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FLAMES Quiz as conducted at Indraprastha College for Women, Delhi University as a part of Shruti 2019. PPT including prelims questions and final questions + answers. Another PPT including prelims answers may be found on profile.

FLAMES Quiz as conducted at Indraprastha College for Women, Delhi University as a part of Shruti 2019. PPT including prelims questions and final questions + answers. Another PPT including prelims answers may be found on profile.


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  2. 2. Rules and Regulations ALL THE BEST! ● There are 20 questions in total. ● Questions 2, 6, 9 , 12 & 16 are star marked. ● There is no negative marking ● If there is no all girls team in the finals the highest scoring all girls team will automatically qualify.
  3. 3. Q1. 'Kate Middleton has a nice silhouette and she is the right girl for that boy. I like that kind of woman, I like romantic beauties. On the other hand, her sister struggles. I don't like the sister's face. She should only show her back.' ‘The thing at the moment is Adele. She is a little too fat, but she has a beautiful face and a divine voice.’ ‘“I am no dermatologist but I wouldn’t want Seal’s skin. Mine looks better than his. He is covered in craters.” ID the controversial figure responsible for the above comments.
  4. 4. Q2. X is a 1998 song recorded by Y, for their 22nd album. X went on to achieve widespread success, making Y the oldest singer to top the Billboard Hot 100 charts at the time. However, it is most noted for being the first mainstream song to use AutoTune to deliberately distort vocals - also known as the “Y Effect.” ID X and Y.
  5. 5. Q3. The following advertisement was a collaboration between the Budweiser Clydesdales and X. It encountered a significant amount of controversy when it aired for the first time. Intended to pay tribute to an event, the advertisement’s only time on air was during another annual event of note. X, the director of the advertisement, faced the chagrin of viewers more than a decade later due to a scene in his 2016 film that disrespected the same event the ad wished to commemorate. i. ID X. ii. Which event was the ad paying tribute to? iii. Which annual event did the ad air during for the only time?
  6. 6. Q4. X is an English genre of written and performed arts in the Restoration period from 1660 to 1710. After public stage performances had been banned for 18 years by the Puritan regime in England, the re-opening of the theatres in 1660 signalled a renaissance of English drama. It was marked by typically having a complicated plot marked by wit, cynicism, and licentiousness. Sexually explicit language was encouraged by Y (1660–1685), the then monarch, personally and by the rakish style of his court. ID X and Y.
  7. 7. Q5. @chivexp is a photography page on Instagram, nearing 500,000 followers as of February 2019. The handle is run by X, who is professionally involved in a different, albeit not entirely unrelated, field of work. The handle name is a variation of X’s nickname in his first language. His authorship of the photos and the account are however, markedly downplayed. The captions on the photos are scant. X has received, among other honors, 3 Academy Awards and 4 BAFTAs. ID X.
  8. 8. Q6. X was born on March 31, 1685 in Thuringia, Germany. His father was a 7th generation musician, and carried on the tradition by teaching him how to play the violin. In 1700, he was granted a scholarship at St. Michael’s School in Luneburg for his fine voice. In 1708, he was appointed the court organist in Weimer, for Duke Wilhelm Ernst. It was here that he composed his very famous Toccata in D Minor, which remains one of the most recognisable pieces of classical music in history. His works have inspired many pop hits such as the trumpet solo in the song Y by The Beatles. ID X and Y.
  9. 9. Q7. Where have you heard this rendition of this popular romantic track? https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Y4Z6TiuAMNqrI5vVfTOIgbHJPwHP4hn5
  10. 10. Q8. X is an Indian author best known for her novel The House That Spoke. She is the daughter of Y, a famed film director-screenwriter-producer, and Z, a journalist and film critic. ID X, Y and Z.
  11. 11. Q9. Which collection - that came under sharp criticism in early 2019 - were the following photographs released under? Also ID the photographer.
  12. 12. Q1O. X was born to Richard Walmsley Blair and Ida Mabel Limouzin on 25 June, 1903 in Motihari, present day Bihar. Considered one of the greatest authors of all time and a pioneering voice in modern political and literary discourse, X is noted for having a distinctive style of commentary - enshrined in his very popular neologisms such as ‘unperson’, ‘thought police’, ‘room 101’ etc. ID X.
  13. 13. Q11. X was an American painter a major figure in the abstract expressionist movement. He was widely noticed for his technique of pouring or splashing liquid household paint on to a horizontal surface (‘drip technique’), enabling him to view and paint his canvases from all angles. He married the artist Lee Krasner, who became an important influence on his career and on his legacy. A reclusive and volatile personality, he struggled with alcoholism for most of his life and died in a drunk driving car accident. In 2000, the biographical film X, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning biography, X: An American Saga, directed by and starring Ed Harris, was released. Y won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of his wife, Lee Krasner. ID X & Y
  14. 14. Q12. X, was a German Jewish, Oscar-winning cinematographer and film director best known for photographing Metropolis (1927), Dracula (1931), and television's I Love Lucy (1951-1957). He was an innovator in the field of cinematography and is credited with the invention of the unchained camera technique. The unchained camera was a revolution in early film as for the first time, the camera was free of the tripod and could move around the set. Because it was no longer confined to one position, thousands of new shots were possible. He designed the Y system for shooting sitcoms that is still in use today. Since sitcoms were shot in front of a live audience, this technique helped maintain uniformity and eliminated the need to modify the set for every scene. ID X&Y.
  15. 15. Q13. X is a Spanish novel by Miguel de Cervantes. Published in two parts, in 1605 and 1615, it is the most influential work of literature from the Spanish Golden Age and the entire Spanish literary canon. As a founding work of modern Western literature, it regularly appears high on lists of the greatest works of fiction ever published, such as the Bokklubben World Library collection that cites it as the authors' choice for the "best literary work ever written". The story follows the adventures of a noble (hidalgo) who reads so many chivalric romances that he loses his sanity and decides to become a knight-errant (caballero andante), reviving chivalry and serving his country. He recruits a simple farmer, as his squire, who often employs a unique, earthy wit in dealing with it's rhetorical orations on antiquated knighthood. He, in the first part of the book, does not see the world for what it is and prefers to imagine that he is living out a knightly story. Throughout the novel, Cervantes uses such literary techniques as realism, metatheatre, and intertextuality.
  16. 16. Q14. The X Caves are twenty rock-cut caves near Vidisha, Madhya Pradesh from the early years of the 5th century CE. They contain some of the oldest surviving Hindu temples and iconography in India. It is also regarded as the first tangible proof of Hinduism. One of India's most important archaeological sites, the X hills and its caves are protected monuments managed by the Archaeological Survey of India. Some historians have suggested that the iron pillar in the courtyard of Quwwat-ul-Islam site in Delhi originally stood at X. This theory is based on multiple pieces of evidence such as the closeness of its design and style with pillars found in Udayagiri-Vidisha region,
  17. 17. Q15. What is common amongst the following :- ● Ram Mahal, Churchgate ● Seksaria Building, Marine Drive ● Eros Cinema, Churchgate ● Edward Cinema, Kalbadevi ● Liberty Cinema, Marine Lines ● Keval Mahal, Marine Drive ● Shelleys Hotel, Colaba ● Soona Mahal, Marine Drive
  18. 18. Q16. On 12th August 2018 a beauty youtuber by name of Gabriel Zamora posted a picture dissing a fellow youtuber in a picture with 3 other friends. This picture was a recreation of Kylie Jenner’s photograph with her sisters from her 21st birthday party and had the caption “B*tch is bitter because without him we’re doing better.” This caused extreme backlash from fans of the dissed youtuber, and ended with the resurfacing of past racist tweets by the 4 people in the photo. This caused on of the people to lose over 537,000 subscribers in a week from their channel. And a total of 1.5M lost among the 4 of them. Identify the Youtuber being dissed and the one who lost 500k subs
  19. 19. Q17. Arguably the most iconic moment in boxing history, the “Fight of the Century” refers to the first meeting between X and Muhammad Ali. The fight took place on March 7, 1971, at MSG in New York. After Ali had been banned from the sport for his refusal to join the military, X became a rising force. When they met on this day, the two were both undefeated heavyweight champions, but something had to give. At the end of a grueling 15 rounds, X won the fight with a unanimous decision. The fight between the two boxers was later replicated two more times, with Ali winning each of them. Who is X?
  20. 20. Q18. Odette Vetter, a french sportswoman, was recently featured in an ad for the Nike campaign ‘Dream Crazier’. She illegally participated in an event that hitherto women were banned from participating in. She notably wore a t-shirt with the words “et les femme?” which means “and women?” What did she do?
  21. 21. Q19. St. Philomena’s Cathedral is a Catholic church that is the cathedral of the Diocese of Mysore, India. The full name is the Cathedral of St. Joseph and St. Philomena. It is also known as St. Joseph's Cathedral. It was constructed in 1936 using a _ style and its architecture was inspired by the Cologne Cathedral in Germany.[6] This is one of the tallest churches in Asia. Fill in the blank.
  22. 22. Q20. X is a stepwell situated in the village of Abhaneri in the Indian state of Rajasthan. X is said to be named after a local ruler of the region. The oldest parts of the step-well date from the 8th century onwards, but the upper stories were built around the 18th century during the Mughal era. X consists of 3,500 narrow steps over 13 stories. It extends approximately 30 m (100 ft) into the ground making it one of the deepest and largest stepwells in India. X has been used as a filming location for a number of films such as Bhoomi, The Fall, Bhool Bhulaiyaa, and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. What is X?
  23. 23. FinaL(AME)S
  24. 24. RULES AND REGULATIONS 1. The finals will consist of three rounds.
  25. 25. ROUND 1: 1. This round will consist of 12 questions. 2. No negative marks for direct. 3. Pounce +10/-10; Bounce +5
  26. 26. Q1. ● This poster was released by Manchester United in April 2014, following a certain announcement. What is the poster supposed to indicate?
  27. 27. Ryan Giggs’ 150 teammates during his 24 years at Manchester United
  28. 28. Q2. X is an Indian film producer, BAFTA nominee and the founder of Sikhya Entertainment - a boutique film production house that produced notable films like Gangs of Wasseypur, The Lunchbox, Masaan and Zubaan. At the 91st Academy Awards, X’s production Y won the Academy Award for Best Documentary (Short Subject). Y is about Indian women leading a quiet sexual revolution and stars Arunachalam Muruganantham, Shabana Khan and Gouri Choudhari among others. ID X and Y.
  29. 29. X - Guneet Monga Y - Period. End of Sentence.
  30. 30. Q3. Link the two.
  31. 31. Lyrical references to Michelle Pfieffer
  32. 32. Q4. He is a former India cricketer, who had been a regular member in the Indian cricket team between 1992 and 2000. He played 15 Test matches and 196 One Day Internationals for India. His cricketing achievements were overshadowed by a 5-year ban for match- fixing. The ban was later quashed by the Delhi High Court on 27 January 2003, making him eligible to play domestic and international cricket. He was most remembered for hitting and quick finishing of the overs in late 1990s. He has since appeared in the films Khel,
  33. 33. Q5. After months of foreshadowing between the two, X finally hosted a very popular segment on Y’s YouTube channel in February 2019. During the segment, X and his companion (who was not Y) rated various pictures of a certain variety while providing funny commentary and quips, in Y’s signature style. Y has also been a fixture in the Indian news due to some reason since late 2018. Identify X and Y, and give me the name of the segment I’m talking about.
  34. 34. Elon Musk (X) hosted ‘Meme Review’ for PewDiePie (Y)
  35. 35. Q6. X and Y are a Kuchipudi dancing couple, gurus and choreographers. Their names are synonymous with Kuchipudi dance and are regarded solely responsible for bringing it on the cultural map of the world. The two are first cousins and were married at the age of 11 & 5 respectively in 1959. In 1979, X fell in love with Y’s younger sister Z and decided to get married to her. The family currently live together - husband, 2 wives and 2 daughters (one from each wife) and continue to propagate and perform Kuchipudi. They told the world about their unique situation in a tell all interview with Karan Thapar in 2003 Who are the X, Y &Z?
  36. 36. Raja, Radha & Kaushalya Reddy
  37. 37. Q7. An almost alumna of Indraprastha College for women, she left her English honours here to pursue leather design at NIFT Delhi. Recently, she became an overnight internet sensation with her renditions of parodies of personalities in the city. Her sketches went viral and currently have over a million views across YouTube and Instagram. Who is the person being talked about? What is the name of her eccentric alter ego?
  38. 38. Kusha Kapila & Billi Masi
  39. 39. Q8. X is an Italian skydiver, BASE jumper, wingsuit flyer and international model. She has participated in more than 10,000 skydives and won several accolades and holds multiple world records. In 2017, X made her film debut in XXX: Return of Xander Cage. However, her mainstream claim to fame came in 2010, when the global sports media took notice of the uncanny and hilarious similarity between her name and that of former Manchester City manager Y. ID X and Y.
  40. 40. X - Roberta Mancino Y - Roberto Mancini
  41. 41. Q9. She was an eminent Hungarian-Indian painter. She has been called "one of the greatest avant-garde women artists of the early 20th century" and a "pioneer" in modern Indian art. She first gained recognition at the age of 19, for her oil painting titled Young Girls(1932). Her work is deemed to be so important to Indian culture that when it is sold in India, the Indian government has stipulated that the art must stay in the country – fewer than ten of her works have been sold globally. In 2006, her painting Village Scene sold for ₹6.9 crores at an auction in New Delhi which was at the time the highest amount ever paid for a painting in India. Who is she?
  42. 42. Village Scenes Young Girls
  43. 43. Amrita Sher Gil
  44. 44. Q10. X (January 15, 1926 – August 14, 1984) was an Indian athlete and wrestler. His achievement has been one of the biggest landmarks in Indian sports history. Born in a village called Goleshwar in Karad taluka of District Satara in Maharashtra State, X was the youngest of five sons of a renowned wrestler. For years, he was neglected by the sports federation and had to live the final stages of his life in poverty. He was posthumously honoured with the Arjuna Award in 2001. The newly-built wrestling venue for the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games was named after him to honour his achievement. ID X. What was his achievement?
  45. 45. He was the first individual athlete from India to win a medal at the Olympics
  46. 46. Q11. ___ is a novella by a renowned English author and was first published in london in 1843. It is arguably the work which has been adapted to screen most in English language. It has been adapted to film atleast 28 times and oover a dozen times to television. It has its renditions with mickey mouse and the muppets. It is also adapted into a popular romcom starring Matthew Mcconaughey. Fill in the blank.
  47. 47. A Christmas Carol
  48. 48. Q12. The following was posted by comedian Rohan Joshi on his Instagram story: “My favourite musician of the year is the guy who said X nahi Y rakhte hain copyright ka paisa bach jaega.” Which recent and extremely popular rendition of a Jagjit Singh ghazal is being talked about?
  49. 49. Lambherghini
  50. 50. ROUND 2 1. One member from each team will participate. 2. The member must answer as many questions as possible within the stipulated time limit of one minute. 3. There is no upper limit as to how many questions can be answered. 4. +10 for each correct answer. 5. -10 for each wrong answer 6. Member may choose to skip a question if they do not know the answer. RAPID FIRE
  51. 51. ROUND 3 CONNECT 1. It is a written round 2. The round consists of 5 separate questions and one long connect connecting all the answers. 3. +10 for each correct answer.
  52. 52. Q1. X is a widely known chain of cafes located in New Delhi, India. Owned and operated by Aseem Grover and Fawzia Ahmed, the cafe started out with an outlet in South Delhi’s Kailash Colony market in the year 2000. Presently, it has 7 outlets across the capital. ID X.
  53. 53. The Big Chill
  54. 54. Q2. X is a French epistolary novel by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, first published in 1782. It is the story of two rivals who use seduction as a weapon to socially control and exploit others, all the while boasting about their manipulative talents. It has been claimed to depict the decadence of the French aristocracy shortly before the French Revolution, thereby exposing the perversions of the so-called Ancien Régime. Give me the name of the novel, or its English translation, which came into widespread public consciousness due to a 1988 adaptaion.
  55. 55. Les liaisons dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons)
  56. 56. Q3. X were a professional wrestling tag team made up of Andy Douglas and Chase Stevens. They were best-known for their work in Total Nonstop Action (TNA) Wrestling, where they were former three-time World NWA World Tag Team Champions. ID X.
  57. 57. The Naturals
  58. 58. Q4. This is a song from a 2011 Bollywood soundtrack, composed by Salim-Suleiman. ID the song. https://drive.google.com/open?id=1j1Ua9gbv0pSflsSra7YmA84djklmW_Cq
  59. 59. Fatal Attraction (Ladies vs. Ricky Bahl)
  60. 60. Q5. ___ Good ____ is an American drama series created by Robert and Michelle King and premiered on CBS on September 2, 2009. FIITB.
  61. 61. The, Wife
  62. 62. CONNECT Answer: Glenn Close’s losing acting nominations at the Academy Awards.