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Sets on the Beach - A general quiz

A general quiz for all.

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Sets on the Beach - A general quiz

  1. 1. Sets on the Beach
  2. 2. 21 Questions +10/-5 for Pouncing and +10/0 for Bounce -5 for not attempting the question on Bounce Pounce Window will be open for as long as the GODS want If you wanna make Uncle Google your teammate then please, no need to participate. The whole set will be provided to you by GOD himself and that too completely sanitized Keep calm and enjoy the sunset with us.
  3. 3. A X word is a word that carries all the letters of one of its synonyms in itself, the synonym being called a Y word, and arranged such that these letters appear in the same order in both words.For example, the word ‘action’ is a X word carrying the ‘Y’ word act.These words were originally popularized as a word game by Ben O'Dell in an article for The American Magazine.Id X/Y
  4. 4. X - Kangaroo Word Y - Joey Word
  5. 5. Oliwia Dabrowska after acting in this film, confessed that she was horrified when watching the film for the first time at the age of 11, breaking her promise to the director to wait until she was 18. 'I was ashamed of being in the movie and angry with my mother and father when they told anyone about the part,’ she said. Which role is she talking about?
  6. 6. Schindler’s List
  7. 7. In Bhagavad Gita, the name of different Xs of Pandavas and Kauravas are mentioned: Then, Lord Krishna used Panchajanya; Arjuna used his, the Devadatta; and Bhima used his terrific Paundram. King Yudhisthira used his Anantavijaya, and Nakula and Sahadeva used the Sughosa and Manipuspaka. Because of the association of the X with water, nāgas are often named after X. The list of Nāgas in the Mahabharata, the Harivamsha and the Bhagavat Purana includes names like X, MahaX, Xpala and Xchuda. X is also the state emblem of Kerela. Which object are we talking about?
  8. 8. Shankha
  9. 9. Bertrand Russel spent 10 years trying to reinvent Mathematics starting at the most basic, it took him over 360 pages to prove something which we use almost everyday and even a kid from nursery could tell "the proportion" he was trying to prove, it was published in his book Principia Mathematica which is widely considered to be one of the most import and seminal works in logic. What was it that he was trying to prove?
  10. 10. 1+1=2
  11. 11. In high school and National Collegiate Athletic Association(NCAA) Basketball. How does the rule, “Players cannot use the numbers 6, 7, 8, or 9 in either the ones or tens place on their jerseys” help the official?
  12. 12. According to the rule,“The Official shall report fouls to the scorer by using two hands to display the jersey number of the person who committed the foul. The official’s right hand will indicate the first digit of the number or the tens and the left hand will indicate the second digit of the number or the ones. The digits of the number should be displayed at the same time.” Now there are numbers like six that would cause confusion. Depending on which fingers were used, the scorer might think the official meant 15 or 51 rather than six.
  13. 13. In 1870, a German chemist named Erich von Wolf was researching the nutritional benefits of X. In his notes, he accidentally printed the decimal point in X's content of a particular mineral in the wrong spot hence claiming it to contain the mineral 10 times more. In 1930's, America was mired in the Great Depression. The U.S. government was looking for a way to promote meat substitutes and merits of canned foods. To help spread the word, they decided to hire one of America's favorite "celebrity". Id X / put funda
  14. 14. Shankha
  15. 15. This term traces its origin to an opera by French composer Edmond Audran in 1880. The plotline revolves around a farm girl who is believed to bring good luck to whoever possesses her, so long as she remains a virgin. However, the term is now integral to a different field and is present in most of its events. Which term?
  16. 16. Mascot
  17. 17. According to a Hindu legend, X, an avatar of Parvati, was to marry Shiva, who failed to show up on his wedding day. Rice and other grains meant for the wedding feast remained uncooked and unused. As the legend goes, the uncooked grains turned into stones as time went by. Some believe that the small stones on the shore today, which look like rice, are indeed grains from the wedding that was never solemnised. X is now considered a virgin goddess who blesses pilgrims and tourists who flock the town. Her temple located in a city is a Shakti Peetha or a holy shrine. The fact of X's marital status is reflective in the name of the city itself.
  18. 18. Kanyakumari
  19. 19. This wooden block used as a door-stopper went on sale on IKEA in 2016 for appropriate reasons. Give the name of this product.
  20. 20. The Steagles was the team created by the temporary merger of two National Football League (NFL) teams, the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Philadelphia Eagles,in the year 1943. The league's official record book refers to the team as "Phil-Pitt Combine", but the unofficial "Steagles", despite never being registered by the NFL, has become the enduring moniker. What was the reason for the temporary merger of these two teams? Put Funda.
  21. 21. Due to lack of players during the recruitment of World War 2
  22. 22. The Svalbard Vault is a secure bank on the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen in the remote Arctic Svalbard archipelago.The structure is 120 meter high and inside a sandstone mountain and employs robust security systems. This was selected for the purpose it serves because it lacked tectonic activity and had permafrost and is 130 meters above sea level which keeps the site dry even if the ice caps melts. An internationally recommended temperature of -18 degrees is maintained inside. This vault is an attempt to ensure the loss of one of the most essential commodities during large scale regional or global crises. What is the purpose of this vault or simply what samples does it store? *image follow*
  23. 23. Svalbard Global Seed Vault
  24. 24. As they plied their trade in eastern seas 400 years ago, European merchants encountered the newly-risen Mughal Empire of India. It became a place of great culture and art and hence, it helped lots of European artists. Perhaps the greatest of all of these artists was X as precious Mughal drawings, watercolors and other pictures were highly cherished by rich Hollanders. X was interested in Mughal miniatures, especially around the 1650s. He drew versions of some 23 Mughal paintings, and may have owned an album of them. These miniatures include paintings of Shah Jahan, Akbar, Jahangir. These oriental studies raise questions of whether they taught him new techniques, the costumes and other aspects of his works. X?
  25. 25. Rembrandt
  26. 26. Ryan Giggs’ desperate bid to keep his name out of the papers over an alleged secret affair with Imogen Thomas by hiding behind a court gagging order finally came to an end when MP John Hemming in the Commons named him the footballer who had the alleged six-month fling with 28-year-old Big Brother star Imogen. He told MPs: “With about 75,000 people naming Ryan Giggs on Twitter it’s obviously impracticable to imprison them all.” And that is how Ryan’s attempt to keep his affair private finally came to an end, thanks to the sites like twitter who named him. All of this was featured in an article by Mirror. Which pop-culture reference with a wordplay was the title of this article?
  27. 27. "Moonshine" still implies that the liquor is produced illegally, and the term is sometimes used on the labels of legal products to market them as providing a forbidden drinking experience. Once distilled, drivers called bootleggers smuggled the moonshine across the region in specially adapted cars, which were ordinary on the outside but modified with souped-up engines, extra interior room, and heavy-duty shock absorbers to coddle the jars of illicit alcohol. After Prohibition ended, the out-of-work drivers kept their skills sharp through organized races, this lead to the formation of which association?
  28. 28. Kazuto Nakazawa is a Japanese character designer and director of numerous anime series and video games who also goes by the pseudonym Takeshi Tsuji. His directorial work includes Parasite Dolls, the Moondrive segment of Genius Party Beyond, etc. He has also animated the Joe Hahn-directed music video for the Linkin Park song "Breaking the Habit.". For which purpose was he employed in the west in the early 2000s?
  29. 29. Story of Oren-Ishii Kill Bill: Vol 1
  30. 30. In 1994, contemporary artist Tom Sachs was invited to create a scene for Barneys New York Christmas displays and titled it X Nativity. For this scene, the Virgin Mary was replaced by X with an open Chanel bra, the three Kings were all Bart Simpson, and the stable was marked by a McDonald's logo. This contemporary revision of the scene received mostly great attention, and demonstrated Sachs' interest in the phenomena of consumerism. Identify X who, according to her backstory is a perpetual 3rd-grade student who lives outside London. She has no mouth, as its Japanese creators want people to "project their feelings onto the character"
  31. 31. In 'The Odyssey', a Greek epic poem by Homer, Odysseus meets the monster cyclops Polyphemus during the course of his wanderings. Polyphemus asks Odysseus his name, and Odysseus replies that his name is "Utis", which translates as "No Man" or "No One". This pseudonym, in the Latin translation of the Odyssey, is the basis of whose name, who, like Odysseus, wanders the sea in exile and likewise grieves the tragic deaths of his crewmen ?
  32. 32. Captain Nemo, from Jules Verne’s “20000 Leagues under the sea”
  33. 33. In an episode of Rick and Morty, Snuffles,the family dog, develops higher intelligence and wants to enslave the Smith family. After he gets these intention he says he wants to go by the name 'Snowball'. Why was this name chosen or what is this a reference to?
  34. 34. Snowball, from Geogre Orwell’s “Animal Farm”
  35. 35. The XY Alliance is a nonprofit organization founded by comedian Andrew Slack, a rock band named 'X and the Ys' and XY fans in 2005 to draw attention to human rights violations in Sudan. Since then, the organisation's campaigns have focused on topics such as literacy, United States immigration reform, economic justice, gay rights, etc. They have received recognition from many popular figures in the XY community and have been the subject of multiple academic studies on fan activism and civic engagement among youth. XY?
  36. 36. XY - Harry Potter
  37. 37. The word "X" comes from a comment Colonel Neville F.F. Chamberlain made about a player who missed a shot. He called him "a real X", referring to his lack of experience, "X" being a slang term for a first year cadet. The first official set of rules for X were drafted in 1882 at Ootacamund "Ooty" in Madras Province.The BBC began broadcasting in colour and were looking for programmes that could exploit this new technology. The programme first aired on 23 July 1969, on BBC2, which played a large part in the popularisation of the modern game. X?
  38. 38. Snooker
  39. 39. A resident of Southwestern USA has erected a 6-foot-high wrought iron fence around her house to keep out people who come to, among other things, throw a particular object on the roof because they think it’s commemorative. Which object and which incident which may remind you of a Horse without a Name.
  40. 40. Pizza Throwing Incident From the episode Caballo Sin Nombre(Meaning Horse without a Name)