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His father was a count, his mother a descendant of theVisconti family in Milan. His family was killed by the Nazis, and he was the lone survivor. In 1970¶s he started his psychiatric practice in Baltimore, Maryland. He is described as being short with maroon colored eyes and 6 fingers on his left hand. He has the habit of tilting his head to one side while listening, and his former caretaker Barney Jackson spotted him last in Buenos Aires in 1993. HANNIBAL LECTER
2. Based on real life serial killer Ed Glein, he first appeared in a novel by Robert Bloch. Emotionally dependent on his mom, he killed her when she had a lover. He suffered from Multiple Personality Disorder, and often assumed his mother¶s identity. Who is he? NORMAN BATES
3. He is a man of good birth and excellent
education, endowed by nature with a phenomenal mathematical faculty. At the age of 21 he wrote a treatise upon the binomial theorem, which has had a European vogue. He won the mathematical chair at one of the smaller universities in Britian and had a great career in front of him. His choice of weapon was the ³air rifle´, which was made for him by a blind German mechanic Von Herder and used by his employee Col Sebastian Moran. PROF MORIARTY 4. Born and raised in the fictional Applachian town of Crikkside,KY, he was subjected to systematic abuse as a child turning him into a sociopath. A brilliant student noted for his talents in acting, he hated the small town mentality. He went down into the mine with his father and from then on developed a fear of darkness. At the age of 16 he ran away to Boston, where he was taken in by Richard Rushman the city¶s archbishop. Rushman was
a paedophile and forced him to take part in child pornography,along with his girlfriend Linda. He brutally murdered Rushman and the case created a sensation in the city. His case was handled by Martin Vail. This character appeared in a novel and movie of the same name. Who is he? AARON STAMPLER
5. One of the most notorious fictional pirates, he served under Captain Flint of the Walrus. Capt Flint himself a notorious pirate was afraid of this man. He had a parrot named Flint. Name this guy. LONG JOHN SILVER 6. He was responsible for ³the delivery of prisoners to the court, collection of rents and taxes, and generally keeping the ³King¶s Peace´. From 1450 to 1835, this position was shared by two people. The current person who holds this position is Derek Cresswel. What am I referring to here?
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7. He was born on May 28,1908 to a Polish father and Greek mother in Gdynia. He studied economics at the University of Warsaw. He later studied radionics at the Warsaw Institute of Technology. During WW2, he worked for Turkish radio and set up an intelligence organization. He headed one of the most notorious fictional criminal organization which spread terror across the globe. His birthdate is in fact the author¶s birthdate and his name was inspired by the surname of the father of a well known English cricket commentator, with whom the author went to school. Who is he and what is the organization?( 2 points) ERNEST BLOFELD, SPECTRE 8. His German name is Merkwurdigliebe. He was modeled after Herman Kahn, Werner Von Braun, Henry Kissinger and Edward Teller. His speeches are interrupted by struggles
One of the most popular screen villains of all time. His surname is derived from the former name of Zabkowice Slaskie a city in the Silesian province of Germany after whom one of the city¶s families is also named. His crimes were discovered by the cops and he was dubbed the ³Springwood Slasher´. FRANKENSTEIN 10. He is the spirit of a child . During his high school days he met a waitress Loretta Johnson and married her. His first name is Viktor. He is a self taught disciple of medeieval alchemy. He leaves his family in Geneva to study modern science at Ingolstatdt in Germany. Who? DR. who later became a nun and changed her name to Sister Mary Helena.to gain control over the affliction of alien hand syndrome. Born to Amanda. He has often been called the Modern Prometheus. He was a serial killer and used to prey on kids.STRANGELOVE 9.
It has been adapted to an English term meaning the ghostly double of a living person. Pilsner are some popular varieties of this drink. The literal meaning of this German word means ³double goer´. NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET (20 Comments |Comment on this) 10:22 am English Words of German Origin 1. And this dog was achieved by the cross breeding of many breeds like Rottweiler.serial killer and has the tendency to attack kids in their dreams. DOBBERMAN 3. Great Dane. Very much used in . Helles. malted barley and water between 5 C and 15 C that causes bottom fermentation. Fill in the blanks to give the full name of the dog. Dortmund. was a tax collector in 1890 who needed a protection dog to guard him. intelligent and fierce. German Shepherd Dog and ««««. loyal. Name this character and the series of movies in which he was the central villain. Greyhound. Louis ««««. Brewed primarily from hops. Which one? LAGER 2.( 2 points) FREDDY KRUGER. He wanted a dog that was strong. Another meaning of this word is where you catch your own image out of corner of your eye. This beverage takes it¶s name from a German word meaning ³to store´..
8cm X 18.36 or 37. which is also used in English language in another context also. It was a series of anti aircraft guns which were referred to officially as 8. Which term ? DOPPELGANGER 4. KITSCH 7. its literal meaning is ³ to take pleasure from some one else misfortune´. From a German expression meaning ³damage and joy´. It appealed to the crass tastes of the noveau riche Munich bourgeoisie who tried to ape the culture of the traditional German elite. ACK ACK 6. Also used as an expression of disgust. Literally meaning ³substitute´ in German. This word is believed to have originated in the Munich art markets of the 19th century to describe cheap but easily marketable pictures or sketches. The word eventually came to mean ³to slap a work of art together´. During WW2 the German 88 was one of the best known artillery pieces. which is of much inferior quality compared to the original one.Hollywood horror movies. X is a short form of the German word for anti aircraft gun. It is commonly characterized as a ³sick pleasure´ or the . Which word? ERSATZ 5. Another theory holds that it is connected to a German verb meaning ³to scrape up mud from the street´. the term in English refers to any cheap replacement for a product. What is X.
Also an abbreviation of the German designation for tanks during WW2 which when translated into English meant ³Armored Combat Vehicle´. If you are a WW2 buff. January 16th. So awaiting ur replies in 2006 and once more WISH U ALL A HAPPY NEW . rapping. 2006 1:11 pm Hollywood Biopics Quiz I round off my list of quizzes for 2005 with another one on my fav topic-Hollywood. LEITMOTIF 9. Also called as rapelling. It basically describes the process of descending down a fixed rope. snapelling. SCHAUDENFREUDE 8. ABSEIL 10. The literal meaning of this German word means ³the leading theme´. and keeping the year end spirit in mind. And this term is used in music. i have made it quite easier. PANZER (Comment on this) Monday. literature basically to represent a repeating musical score or a recurring theme in a literary work. It is the German word for ³armor´. This time its on Hollywood biopics. this should be a sitter for you.human tendency to make fun of people less fortunate than us. This term used mostly in mountaineering means ³to rope down´ in German.
YEAR. Name the movie VERONICA GUERNIN 3. usually seen as the bad guy in Hollywood movies. The 1992 biopic ³Hoffa´ about the controversial Teamsters Union leader ³Jimmy Hoffa´ starred Jack Nicholson in the title role. played the role of Valera? ALAN RICKMAN 4. 1. The 1996 movie Michael Collins about the Irish revolutionary leader who was later assassinated had Liam Neeson playing the title role. 1963: ? . 1934: Claudette Colbert. Jerry Bruckheimer and Joel Schumacher are usually remembered for all those typical Hollywood action blockbusters. The movie however was criticized for showing Collin¶s rival Eamon De Valera in a negative light. This 2003 movie starring Cate Blanchett was however a serious biopic about a real life Irish journalist who takes on the Dublin drug mafia and ultimately was gunned down by them. 1917: Theda Bara. Which actor. Which actor directed the movie and also played the role of Hoffa¶s associate Bobby Ciaro? DANNY DE VITO 2.
had Denzel Washington in the lead role. This 1992 movie Malcolm X about the controversial American Black leader who later converted to Islam. to make it look broken. The 1939 movie Jesse James starring Henry Fonda as the outlaw became notorious after the death of a horse on it¶s sets. What started as a result of it? DISCLAIMER ABOUT ANIMALS NOT BEING HARMED 7. This British actor who played the role of Pope Julius II however refused to grow a beard for the role. In the 1965 movie The Agony and The Ecstasy . Which real life political leader played a cameo in the movie as a teacher? NELSON MANDELA 8. and even put a rod in his nose. The 1999 movie Man on the Moon starring Jim Carey was about real life American comedian Andy Kauffman. The movie gets it¶s title from a song by a well known rock band which in turn is taken from the album .ELIZABETH TAYLOR 5. Which actor? REX HARRISON 6. Charlton Heston played the role of Michaelangelo.
E. and all my Quizzes would be appearing out on here. What was his claim to fame? HE PLAYED THE ROLE OF BLACK MAN TOM ROBINSON WHOM PECK DEFENDS IN TO KILL A MOCKING BIRD 2. Malcolm Johnson a reporter with the now defunct New York Sun won a Pulitzer Prize in 1949 for a series . Halle Berry and Whitney Houston were considered for playing the role of Tina Turner in the 1993 biopic Whats Love Got to Do with It. Name the band. the eulogy was delivered by a relatively unknown actor Brock Peters. before Angela Basset finally played the role. Should be a sitter. MOTORCYCLE DAIRIES 10. Which black actor turned down the role of her abusive husband Ike Turner and finally accepted when he learnt that Basset was playing the role? LAURENCE FISHBURNE (Comment on this) 1:04 pm Hollywood Quiz 2K6 From now onwards i would be posting answers and scores on my blog out here.M 9.Automatic for the People. 1. who traveled along with Alberto Granado on the La Poderosa which means the ³Mighty One´ and what resulted because of it? CHE GUEVARA. R. When Gregory Peck died in 2003.
He had a none too impressive start to his career with duds like You are a Big Boy Now.called Crime -------------. Finian¶s Rainbow. However with no major studio wanting to risk this movie. He however couldn¶t convince movie studios to produce this movie and years later X transferred the rights to Y who co produced the movie along with Saul Zentz of United Artists. Who? FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA 5. Ford approached Republic Studios which was noted for it¶s B Grade movies. The . Name the movie. Who are X & Y? KIRK AND MICHAEL DOUGLAS 4. After the success of the ³cavalry´ trilogy John Ford & John Wayne came together for this very unlikely movie which was a romantic comedy set in Ford¶s native country of Ireland. X starred in the stage version of One Flew Over the Cuckoo¶s Nest as Murphy and bought the rights to the novel. He got his first major break when he won the Best Screenplay Award along with Edmund North for Patton in 1970. ON THE WATERFRONT 3. This series would be the basis for an all time great American classic. He however shot into fame as a director of a movie regarded as a classic in it¶s genre.
where her Highness dedicated the new International Aid Building and christened an ocean liner. where the . Nick Nolte and Peter Coyote were some of the other choices. THE QUIET MAN 6.movie was a success in spite of John Wayne not playing his typical cowboy role. And Republic Studios had their first Oscar nomination in 17 years for Best Movie. the first stop on her much-publicized. where she attended many official functions designed to cement trade relations between her country and the Western European nation. Ann flew to Amsterdam. as thousands cheer the gracious young member of one of Europe's oldest ruling families. And so to Rome. Which role am I referring to? INDIANA JONES 7. Name the movie. Then went to Paris. the Eternal City. Tom Selleck was originally considered for this role. She gets a royal welcome from the British. After three days of continuous activity and a visit to Buckingham Palace. Selleck would later appear in a similar sort of movie called High Road to China. Tim Matheson. but he declined as he was busy with his TV serial Magnum PI. goodwill tour of European capitals. ³Paramount News brings you a special coverage of Princess Ann's visit to London.
Breathless. Name the movie. FROM HERE TO ETERNITY THE SCORES Tuppence-5 . As a rebuttal to this liberal and un American movie Howard Hawks and John Wayne came up with a typical Western in 1959.Princess' visit was marked by a spectacular military parade´ Opening sequence of which movie? ROMAN HOLIDAY 8. Colombia Picture¶s head Harry Cohn took it upon himself to convert the book into a movie and the project was nicknamed as ³Cohn¶s Folly´. and The Man on Lincoln's Nose were some of the titles considered for this thriller classic. The 1952 Western movie High Noon was seen by many as an attack on Mc Carthyism and the cowardly townspeople who refuse to bail out the embattled sheriff as representing the co operative witnesses before House of Un American activities Committee. Before taking the final title from a quote in Shakespeare¶s Hamlet. However released in 1953 the movie was a major box office success and won 8 Academy awards. Which movie was that? RIO BRAVO 9. Name the movie NORTH BY NORTH WEST 10. Based on James Jones 1951 novel it was considered unfit for movies due to it¶s violence and raw sexual content.
December 30th. CHARIOTS OF FIRE 2) The 1989 movie ³Born on the 4th of July´ starring Tom Cruise and directed by Oliver Stone was based on the life of this real like Vietnam war veteran who was paralyzed in the war and later became an anti war activist.5 Hitler-5 Arindam-5 Ramanujam-4 Shafeek-7 Vijay-3 Sri Harsha-10( Thanks for comments) K. unfold! Bring me my «««´.5 Neelakantan-10 Rajesh-4 (Comment on this) Friday.Balasubramaniam-7 Balaji-3 Priyananda-4 Harikrishnan-5 Tipu-10 Karthik-7 Madhav-7 Dhananjay-3. 1) ³Bring me my bow of burning gold! Bring me my arrows of desire! Bring me my spear! O clouds. Whom am I referring to? . The above is a quote from poem New Jerusalem by William Blake.A.5 Raja Manoor-10 Sumnanth-10 Vikram-9 Sid Menon-5 Sreeram-6. The title of the movie derives it¶s name from the autobiography of this person. Complete it to get the name of the Academy award winning movie based on a real life event. 2005 4:17 pm Real Life to Reel Life Quiz This Quiz is about well known Hollywood movies based on real life incidents or persons. Hope you enjoy this quiz well.Rajnish-5.
QUIZ SHOW . Which talented but often under rated actor won the Best Supporting Actor Award for his performance as Tommy De Vito which was based on the real life gangster Tommy De Simone? JOE PESCI 5) The 1991 movie JFK about Kennedy¶s assasination details the investigation done by New Orleans attorney Jim Garrison( played by Kevin Costner). it ironically had the real life Jim Garrison playing the role of a person to whom he was bitterly opposed.RON KOVIC 3) This 1975 Al Pacino movie was based on the real life story of John Wojtowicz who held 7 Chase Manhattan bank employees in New York hostage in 1972 to finance his boy friend¶s sex change operation. Often criticized as ³Dances with facts´ for it¶s wild conspiracy theories. this 1994 movie starring Ralph Fiennes was about a _________ scandal of the 1950¶s. Name this movie. Which movie? DOG DAY AFTERNOON 4) The 1990 gangster movie Godfellas was based on the novel Wiseguy by Nicholas Pelligi starring Robert De Niro as Jimmy Conway and Ray Liotta as Henry Hill. Which real life person did he play? EARL WARREN 6) One of Robert Redford¶s best movies as a director. Apart from the Elton John song Amoreena in the credits of the movie. It chronicles the rise and fall of Charles Van Doren one of the most popular contestants on this TV program. it does not have any background score at all.
Who? AMON GOETH (Comment on this) 4:12 pm Cold War Novels Quiz This quiz is about novels from the good old days of Cold War. Roger Moore and David Niven is based on the novel Boarding Party. This man was one of the cruellest of the Nazis it was said about him ³ When you saw ««. The novel itself is based on a real life incident during the war when a group of British expatriates track down a German U Boat in Goa then under Portugese rule and find a secret transmitter on it. The movie is also about this notorious Nazi camp commandant of Plaszow who was played by Ralph Fiennes. I tried to make up a decent quiz over this and dont feel its very good. and i am sure there r many like me out here. Name the movie. THE SEA WOLVES 8) Henri Charriere was also nicknamed as «««. PAILLION 9) This was a really good if somewhat under rated movie starring Clint Eastwood as Frank Morris who along with the Anglin brothers has the distinction of being the only persons to ««««« ESCAPE FROM ALCATRAZ 10) Schindler¶s List is about the efforts of Oskar Schindler to save the Jews from the Nazi camps. The Cold war might be over. the French word for ³Butterfly´.. Anyway all the best. Name the movie. The 1973 movie starring Steve Mc Queen and Dustin Hoffman was based on his memoirs of his detention at Devil¶s Island in French Guiana... you saw death´.but i still love these novels. .7) The 1980 WW2 movie starring Gregory Peck.
House Under Water. This 1978 spy thriller by Craig Thomas is about a Vietnam vet Maj Mitchell Grant who has to infiltrate into the Soviet Union to steal a highly advanced Soviet fighter plane known as «««. THE 4TH PROTOCOL 2. Complete the series( 2 points): «. IPCRESS FILE.SPY 5. chief of the London Branch Roy Bland. The US Navy is eager to develop a nuclear defense system using a very rare mineral called Byzanium.1. Bill Haydon¶s second in command George Smiley the lead character. it get¶s it name from it¶s location at Cambridge Circus in London ? And the codenames of the above characters make up the name of this Cold War novel? ( 2 points) CIRCUS IS M16. Billion Dollar Brain. Identify X to get the name of this novel by Clive Cussler which is quite a . Also made into a movie starring Michael Caine and Pierce ³Bond´ Brosnan. Percy Alleline. FIREFOX 4. One of the best Cold War series of novels. Code named as ³Plan Aurora´ ..TAILOR..it is ultimately foiled by the British secret service.SOLDIER.FUNERAL IN BERLIN 3. TINKER. What is the Circus referred to here. The only known source of this lies in X.«. From the fictional air base of Bilyarsk. This Forsyth novel deals with a KGB plot masterminded by Kim Philby to detonate a nuclear device in London. Also made into a movie starring Clint Eastwood.. the current head of the Circus Bill Haydon.
Name it. Lawrence Fasset a CIA agent suspects the others in the party are KGB agents. One of Maclean¶s lesser known novels. Leon Uris generally known for his historical themes covering Israel( Exodus). Its notable for it¶s climax on the snow swept roof of a train. but who is in reality being manipulated by George Smiley to infiltrate the East German secret service. TOPAZ 10. John Tanner. Richard Tremayne and Maxwell Danforth meet for the weekend at Tanner¶s country home.popular thriller bestseller. dealing with the 1962 Cuban Missile crisis. Which novel am I speaking about? THE OSTERMANN WEEKEND 9. This Jack Higgins novel gets it¶s name from a French anti ship missile which get¶s it name from the French word for Flying Fish. Which novel? THE SECRET WAYS 8.it deals with a British agent Michael Reynold¶s attempt to help a Hungarian scientist defect from Budapest. The movie however was a major turkey at the B. the Warsaw Ghetto( Mila 18). THE SPY WHO CAME IN FROM THE COLD (Comment on this) 4:07 pm Hollywood Movie Directors . Also made into a 1965 movie starring Richard Burton. Another well known Cold War novel tells the story of Alec Lemas a British spy who defects to East Germany. EXOCET 7. RAISE THE TITANIC 6. These missiles were used for the first time extensively in the Falklands war.O. came up with this novel.
He received an Academy nomination for High Noon. Name the director and the movie.This is a Quiz on famous English movie directors and the movies which made em famous(or even infamous). He started his career as an extra in Danny Kaye¶s ³The Secret Life of Walter Mitty´. ROBERT ALTMAN. He started his career as a screen writer in Hollywood. He directed some of the episodes of Alfred Hitchcock Presents. Due to his constant fights with Jack Warner. he joined the American Left in 1930. when he was offered this movie script rejected by 15 other directors and it went on to become a critical and commercial success also. Ironically we in India. A leading light of the naturalistic movement in Hollywood. 1. Born to a working class Jewish family in Chicago. He however had his major breakthrough in 1969. MASH 2. the wrote the script for The Bridge on the River Kwai. which itself is taken to be a satire on Mc Carthyism. In 1950 he joined the Calvin Company. he developed a dislike for the Hollywood system which was to be seen in one of his later movies The Player in 1992. he was blacklisted due to his early years in the Communist Party and his refusal to testify. the largest industrial film production company and during this time directed a series of industrial short movies to promote their products. However due to Hollywood¶s boycott. In 1955 he came up with his first feature ³The Delinquents´ a low budget flick on teenage crime. this director was born to a Catholic family in Missouri. During the Mc Carthy years in the 1950¶s. He directed the 1963 anti war movie The Victors. would remember him for giving the . he migrated to England where along with another blacklisted writer Michael Wilson.
BEN HUR 4. He won Academy Awards in 1942 and 1946 for his movies Mrs. One of his favorite movies is Jaws and he adopted a line from that movie to name his production company as Bad Hat Harry productions. Born in France. Jewish and gay. he served in US Army Air Corps as a major and won an Academy for his documentary The Fighting Lady. he was the nephew of Carl Leammle. . Known for his perfectionism and total control over story. the founder of Universal Pictures. who is this all time great director and which movie remains his landmark? WILLAM WYLER. however he would always be remembered for this 1954 classic for which he won his 3rd Oscar. He started his career with Universal and later relocated MGM for which he directed classics like Jezebel and Wuthering Heights. He often said that his experience of growing up as a minority. He also directed Roman Holiday which made Audrey Hepburn a major star. It however won only two Oscars for Best Original Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor. During the War. CARL FOREMAN.Miniver and The Best Years of Our Lives. Name the director and the movie. Name this script writer and the movie I am referring to. influenced his development of this series of sci fi movies. GUNS OF NAVARONNNE 3. he discussed this story idea with his friend Christopher Mc Quarrie.location and crew. And the outcome was this 1995 movie regarded as one of the best movies in the thriller genre.screenplay for a movie regarded as a classic in the war genre and which is quintessentially Hollywood.During the 1993 Sundance movie festival.
And in 1964 he won his first Academy Award for Best Director. He however shot to fame when he adapted two well know Stephen King novella into two great movies of the 90¶s and he received Academy nominations for both. He left Paramount and joined RKO where he directed a series of hits like David Copperfield and Little Women. Born in France. His first movie as a director was Burried Alive a TV movie. His current project is Fahrenheit 451 based on Ray Bradbury¶s novel of same name. He is also known to have written the scripts for Saving Private Ryan and Minority Report. his parents fled Hungary after the 1956 revolution there. His last movie was 1981 Rich and Famous saw the debut of Meg Ryan into Hollywood. Name the director and the 1964 movie I am referring to. USUAL SUSPECTS 5. In 1954 he made his first color movie A Star is Born starring Judy Garland.SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION. THE GREEN MILE . JAMES DARAPONT. Born to Hungarian parents in New York.Name the director and any one of those landmark movies. but due to his gay habits he was removed. he started his Hollywood career in 1929 with Paramount Pictures as a co director before he made his debut with Tarnished Lady in 1931. He was originally supposed to direct Gone With the Wind. In 1939 he directed The Woman with an all female star cast and the 1940 classic The Philadelphia Story starring his favorite Katherine Hepburn. He also directed Greta Garbo in her last screen appearance 2 Faced Woman. for his screen adaptation of a well known play.BRYAN SINGER.MY FAIR LADY 6. GEORGE CUKOR.
His next movie Meet Joe Black was nothing great. His 1992 movie however bought him acclaim as well as helping the hero of this movie to win a Best Actor award after 20 years. MOTORCYCLE DIARIES . In 1951 as a medical student. Scott was introduced to a bright enthusiastic video store clerk called X. After the twin debacles of The Last Boy Scout and Hudson Hawk.he traveled along with his friend Alberto Granado on a 1939 500 cc motorcycle nicknamed La Poderosa II meaning ³The Mighty One´ all over South America. Though Scott liked both. X refused to part with one of his scripts as he wanted to direct that movie himself. Who is he and what was the name of the book he wrote based on his travels? CHE GUEVERA. X offered him samples of his scripts to read. Scott ended up directing the other one True Romance which established himself as an auteur himself. RESERVOIR DOGS (2 Comments |Comment on this) 4:04 pm Mixed Bag Quiz-II Another mixed bag Quiz from me. Name both those movies. Martin Brest was well known as a director due to Beverly Hills Cop and the often underrated Midnight Run. 1. Name X and the movie. wanted to get out from the image of a Hollywood Big Bang director and turned to a much more smaller budget movie which was technically polished. SCENT OF A WOMAN.7. but he found himself on the other extreme in 2003. when this movie directed by him was a critical and financial disaster and it won a record 6 Razzies.GIGLI 8. brother of Ridley Scott. QUENTIN TARANTION. Tony Scott.
Which famous playwright plays the role of the mastermind Mr Bridger who runs his entire Mafia empire from the jail? NOEL COWARD . In the movie The Italian Job. The city gained a lot of notoriety during the World War. From 1933 to 1938 it was a center for holding Nazi congress. This word is originally derived from a Greek word meaning ³A Burnt sacrifice ordered to Gods´. It was a center for Renaissance in 15th and 16th centuries. This German city gained notoriety for being the first city in the Medieval ages to have Iron Maiden torture device. He boasted to his friend and partner Arthur Hastings. EK RUKA HUA FAISLA 5. We are familiar with this word in a totally different context. about a lone juror played by Fonda who believes in the innocence of the defendant. This fictional character¶s address is 56B Whitehaven Mansions. Name it. Name the Hindi version. This is from the Greek and Roman pagan custom where burnt animals were offered to Gods of the earth and nether world. Who? HERCULES POIROT 6. Name this place.2. HOLOCAUST 3. that he could solve a case by using his little gray cells. Another origin is from the sacrifice Jews were required to make on Torah. NUREMBERG 4.Sandhurst Square. Michael Caine plays the role of the thief Charlie Crocker who leads the team.London W1. It was remade into an equally good Hindi movie by Basu Chatterjee and premiered as a TV movie. The 1957 movie 12 Angry Men directed by Sidney Lumet and starring Henry Fonda is one of the finest Hollywood movies.
and random acts of extreme violence. ANTHONY BURGESS 9. the movie starts off with Richard Strauss¶s ³Thus Spake Zarathusthra´. This Quiz is dedicated to movies which have achieved a cult status of their own. Like them or hate em. 1.8. rape. In the by now famous cult sci fi classic 2001: A Space Odyssey. Also made into a critically acclaimed movie. So for all fans of Burton. you cant ignore em. Hint: The word means Peacock and also the name of a popular Indian college Youth Fest. Napoleon the lead Pig is clearly modeled on Josef Stalin.Kubrick here comes your quiz. Name the book. In the book Animal Farm by George Orwell. His main pleasures in life are classical music. Which equally famous composition of Johan Strauss¶s was used for the spectacular space station rendezvous and lunar landing sequences? WALTZ OF BLUE DANUBE 2. He tells his story in a teen slang called Nadsat which combines 18th century Russian and English slang. Tarantino. on which real life character is the other Pig Snowball modeled on? LEON TROTSKY 10. This novel deals with career of a 15 year old teen Alex DeLarge. A CLOCKWORK ORANGE. The setting used for the 1986 movie . SAARANG (Comment on this) 4:01 pm Cult Movies Quiz There are movies and there are cult movies. If Surya Kiran is the fixed wing aerobatic display team of IAF. then what is the name given to the helicopter formation display team of IAF.
Travis Bickle an alienated.´The Bonnie Situation´. sexually frustrated young man of 26 from the Midwest. Based on a novel by Chuck Palahniuk. Should be a sitter. In which cult comedy classic would you find ³Hawkeye´. Name the movie. Jackrabbit Slims. The Diner(Part II)Connect all these events to come up with the name of a cult classic movie. Directed by Dennis Hopper who played one of the lead roles in the movie. BATMAN 3. FIGHT CLUB 6. Vince & Jules. X gives the name of .It lay unused for some time and was again reused as a major set piece in this 1989 movie. ´Trapper John´. Bickle spends his spare time watching pornography in seedy theaters.´Hot Lips´ and ³Dago Red´? M. has recently been discharged from the Marines. its considered a cult movie of it¶s genre. EASY RIDER 7. He suffers from insomnia and consequently takes a job as a X in New York City. anywhere". who works as an accident investigator for an automobile firm. The narrator later meets Tyler Durden at a bar and discusses with him about materialism and the modern male.H 5. This 1969 road movie is about two youngsters Wyatt and Billy who go on a road trip to ³look for America but couldn¶t find it anyway´. ³Duke´. PULP FICTION 4. Name this cult movie. and volunteers to work the overnight shift "anytime. The Diner(Part 1).´The Gold Watch´.A.Aliens depicting the Alien nest was not dismantled after the movie was shot. this 1999 movie revolves around an anonymous narrator.S.
This 1995 cult sci fi movie was directed by former Monty Python member Terry Gilliam and based on French short movie La Jetee. It¶s the story of Douglas Quaid a construction worker who purchases a virtual vacation to Mars. Awaiting replies and feedback. The movie takes it¶s title from the name of a bio terrorism group called ³The Army of the ----------³. TAXI DRIVER 8. TWELVE MONKEYS 10. Name the movie. this play was originally written in French as En attendant____. Two ghosts Adam Maitland and his wife Barbara seek the help of a bio exorcist named X to remove the Deetz family-city yuppies who occupy their old home. Hope all you people enjoy it out here.the movie. BEETLEJUICE (Comment on this) 3:59 pm BiblioMania II In line with my passion for reading. The entire play revolves around two tramps Vladimir and Estragon. ´Catch that Rabbit´. Name the movie. Name the play. ³Robbie´. ³Runaround´. Written in the late 1940¶s and published for the first time in 1952 by an independent publisher called Grove Press. 1. Bibliomania-II. This 1990 sci fi movie is based on a short story by Philip k Dick ³We Can Remember It for You Wholesale´. TOTAL RECALL 9. ´Liar´ are some of the stories in this collection of 9 sci fi . i am comming up with my second Quiz on books. WAITING FOR GODOT 2. X was directed by one of the masters of the cult movie Tim Burton. Name the movie. ´Reason´.
a failure in life.Naipaul was his first work to get critical acclaim worldwide. Garcia was the inspiration for the character of James Wormwold a vacuum cleaner salesman who works as a British double agent. The book starts with Rocket Summer(January1999) and ends with The Million Year Picnic(October 2026). The basic theme of the novel is that independent. This 1961 novel by V. the title was later changed to that of short story by Eando Binder by the publisher. Originally titled as Mind and Iron. Graham Greene met a double agent called Garcia in Lisbon during his tenure with M16.Ohio and The Grapes of Wrath as influences for the structure of the book. I. Name this book. This 1950 sci fi book by Ray Bradbury was titled as The Silver Locusts in UK.ROBOT 3.stories by Isaac Asimov. pretending to control a ring of agents all over England. In August 1941. THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES 4. Name the book. It¶s the story of Mohun _______. a Trinidadian of Indian origin.. This novel centers around 3 main characters Dagny Tagart. a steel tycoon and Francisco D¶Anconia. rational thought is the machine driving the world. a rail road executive who has to struggle with the frustrations of the world around her. OUR MAN IN HAVANA 6. who marries into .S. a prodigy and a heir to a fortune in copper industry. Bradbury has credited Winesberg. ATLAS SHRUGGED 5. Name the novel in which Wormwold appears. Hank Rearden.Garcia fed the Nazis with false information.
and revolves around it¶s founder Jose Arcadio Buendia. Also made into a 1980 movie. a strong willed leader who becomes interested in mysteries of universe. which was also made into a succesful movie. Which book? A HOUSE FOR MOHUN BISWAS 7. Name the book. tell them of us and say: for your tomorrow. Name this incident. He has loosed the fateful lightning of his terrible. ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SOLITUDE 8. BOMBING OF DRESDEN 9. He has trampled out the vintage where the ______ are stored. we gave our today" Yes this Quiz is dedicated to the Indian military an institution which every Indian can be justifiably proud of.the family of Tulsi. This 1979 novel by Robin Cook is his only book which doesn¶t deal with a medical topic and centers around an archaeological search. swift sword. His Truth is marching on!" Just fill in the blank to get the name of the book. The book starts off with this infamous incident during WW2 which forms the backdrop. SPHINX (Comment on this) 3:57 pm Jai Jawan Quiz When you go home. This all time great novel is set in the fictional Colombian town of Macondo. "Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord. GRAPES OF WRATH 10. An . Kurt Vonnengut¶s 1969 best seller novel Slaughter House 5 revolves around an American POW captured by the Nazis.
an emergency operation these people are always in the forefront. this military service has the Sanskrit motto ³Vaayam Rakshaamah´ meaning ³We Protect´ on it¶s coat of arms. LADAKH SCOUTS 2. Originally called USS Diablo.1978.institution which really makes me and i hope every Indian on Quiznet. Name the regiment. and i salute those men in uniform who rise to the occasion without fail. In 1961 the Param Vir Chakra was . which military operation carried out by Indian Navy was codenamed as Operation Trident? BOMBING OF KARACHI HARBOR 4. this regiment was raised on June 1. Created on Aug 19. this was one of the first regiment to take part in Kargil and Major Sonam Wangchuk of this regiment received a MVC for his role. every time they have come forward and laid their lives so that we can sleep peacefully. Also known as Snow Warriors. Name this. proud to be born as an Indian. Which one? INDIAN COAST GUARD 3. Jai Jawan. PNS GHAZI 5. this Pakistani submarine was sunk off the coast of Vishakapatnam on Dec 3. i hava first hand experience of the tough lives they lead. And this is my humble tribute to these people. Be it a natural calamity. During the 1971 Indo Pakistan war.1971 by the destroyer INS Rajput and was a major loss for Pakistan. Following the 1962 Indo China War. 1. Rated as one of the best armies in the world. a war.1963 with 8 companies drawn from 7th and 14th battalions of J&K militia. As my bro in law himself serves in the Army.
In which country was the operation held? CONGO 6. 109 men died. Gen K. This has often been called as the Indian Alamo.M.awarded posthumously to Capt Gurbachan Singh Salaria of 1st Gorkha Rifles. This Indian military regiment is the only one to produce 3 Army ChiefsGen S.E. Name the division.13 Kumaon Regiment fought a last stand under the command of Major Shaitan Singh.Asia during WW2 and were nicknamed after a mythical Burmese beast.Raina. This division was founded by a British army officer Charles Wingate and their official name was the 77th Indian infantry brigade. KUMAON REGIMENT 8. SAM MANECKSHAW . During the 1962 Indo China war.Sriganesh. Name the regiment noted for it¶s fighting prowess. Its motto is ³Parakramo Vijayate´ meaning Valor alone Triumphs and their war cry is Kalika Mata ki Jai. CHINDITS 9.N. Out of 118 men. They played a major role in the jungle battles of S.S. In 1973 he became independent India¶s first and only officer in active service to be appointed as Field Marshal. by Indira Gandhi in recognition of his leadership during the 1971 Indo Pak war. Name him. This was the first time the award went to a person who was involved in a military operation outside India. LA REANG 7. 5 were captured and only 4 survived. the highest honor.Thimayya and Gen T. Name this place which has gone down as one of the 10 most heroic stands in history. Company C.
PINAKA (Comment on this) Friday. Who served as the Prime Minister of the provisional Bangladesh Government? 5. Named after Lord Shiva¶s mythical bow. 1971? 4. I am pasting the quiz out here. This Multi Barrel Rocket System developed by DRDO for the Indian army was developed in 1983. What this guy has done is simply copy paste the entire set of 30 questions which Siddartha Basu had asked for Mastermind India 2000 on same topic. what is it. Me being a war afficionado. Over which border town in 24 Paragnas district of Bengal did 3 Gnat pilots shoot down 3 Sabre aircrafts of the Pakistan Air force on 22 November? . i was just dumbstruck. 2005 4:03 pm A straight Lift There was this Quiz on Quiznet by a bloke called Saxena claiming that this would be his first Quiz on Quiznet and the topic would be the Indo Pak War of 1971. In which Pakistani city was the hijacked Indian Airlines plane blown up on 30 January. 1971? 2. What name was given to the seat of the provisional government of Bangladesh formed in exile on 17 April. I sent a mail to Quiznet but due to some technical problem it has bounced back. who took over as the acting President of the provisional Bangladesh Government? 3. 1. It was a straight lift. Anyway i am putting up this Quiz out here for u guys to See it. and as i walked through the Quiz. Which former officer of the Royal Indian Army Service was appointed the Commander-in-Chief of the Bangladeshi armed forces in April 1971? 6.10. i promptly opened up the Quiz. what we call in our language "makki-ki-makki" copy. After Sheikh Mujibur Rahman¶s arrest in March 1971. December 23rd.
in . was later renamed after the Pakistani officer who captured it? 10. Which division of the Indian Army was holding Longewala when it was attacked on 4 December? 8. commanded by Lt. sank the PNS Ghazi off the coast of Vishankaptnam? 17. ceded to Pakistan at the Shimla Agreement. along with its compatriot µShah Jahan¶. was sunk by the Indian navy? 12. Which important Bangladesh city was the first to be helicopter borne Indian troops? 16. which 2500 ton Pakistani destroyer. between the Chenab and the Chander Bagher.7. On which town famous for its saris. Which Pakistani Captain¶s defense of Kamalapur in the Meghalaya sector earned a special mention by Field Marshall S H F J Manekshaw? 15. Which town on the banks of the Munawar Wali Tawi. Commander Inder Singh. Which commander of the 300 Sea Hawk squadron of the aircraft carrier Vikrant was awarded the Maha Vira Chakra? 9. On 3 December. based in Jaislamer. named? 13. were Indian paratroopers first dropped on 11 December? 11. After which part of a bird¶s anatomy was the strategic salient in Jammu. Which 16000 strong wing of the Mukti Bahin blew up all bridges between Tangail and Dhaka and was named after its leader? 14. which Indian naval ship. decimated Pakistani tanks troops on 4 December. Which fighter-bomber aircraft of the IAF. On 4 December.
Which µJawan¶ of the 14 Guards posthumously earned a Param Vir Chakra for his role in the battle of Gangasagar? All the 24 Questions have been just copy pasted without even a change in the word. The Navy Day commemorates the Indian Navy¶s first attack on which Pakistani city on 4 December? 21. Name the East Pakistan Governor who on 14 December.i assumed that there could be something common. When i was looking through first few questions. Current Mood: angry (Comment on this) Thursday. 2005 12:09 pm IT Pioneers Quiz This is one more IT quiz. took asylum with the International Red Cross in Dhaka? 20. At what point did Indians first breach the Padma River? 19. The motivation for this quiz was due to the fact that most of the rooms in the GE John F Welch Tech Center division where I work are . Which future Bangladesh ambassador to India represented the Mukti Bahini at the surrender ceremony in Dhaka? 23. Who was awarded the Param Vir Chakra posthumously for his inspired leadership during the battle for Basantar? 24. but all 24 questions and i knew I was looking at a con job of the first order. The American naval task force TG-74 to the Bay of Bengal was spearheaded by which aircraft carrier? 22.the battle of Longewala? 18. December 8th. but this time its about those pioneers who created most of the early ground work and who made some of the most path breaking discoveries.
1900 he obtained his PHd in Physics from Harvard in 1939. in 1930 was invited to Princeton where he worked as a Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study till his death. as i earn my bread as an IT professional today. Born in England he was a pilot in the RAF during WW2. In 1947 he remarked ³Only 6 electronic digital computers would be needed to satisfy the computing needs of entire US´. JOHN VON NEUMANN 3. After doing his Phd in Maths from Budapest at the age of 23. Born on March 9. The architecture used in non parallel processing computers is named after him and he also founded the field of cellular automata. 1. He invented an electro mechanical computing device to solve differential equations. So hope you guys find it interesting enough. and also my way pf saying thanks to em. Born Janos Lajos Margittai in Budapest to a Jewish family. He later improvised on the Harvard Mark series of computers.named after these people. Along with Hans Bethe and Victor Weisskopf he was in the Theory division of the Manhattan project. One of the initators of Game Theory he along with Oskar Morgenstern published Theory of Games and Economic Behavior. In 1948 he started his career with IBM as a mathematical programmer. And this quiz is my very humble tribute to em. He later left for Canada as a protest against the Mc Carthy witch hunts and on his return to US in the 60¶s he began work at IBM¶s research . It was originally called as Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator(ASCC) and later renamed as Harvard Mark 1. HOWARD AIKEN 2. he was nicknamed as ³Jancsi´.
While working at HP he met Steve Jobs and in 1975 he dropped out from UCAL.CODD 4. Along with Denis Ritchie he co authored the book on C. VINCENT CERF 7. He worked on the design of AWK and AMPL languages. He also coined the term OLAP and wrote the 12 laws of online analytical processing. At the age of 11 he built his own HAM radio set. He also did pioneering research work on Unix environment. In fact the K in AWK stands for his name. He invented the Ethernet in 1973 when he was working with Xerox PARC. a computer networking firm. In 1924 his firm became part of IBM. In 1979 he founded 3 Com.F. In 1896 he started Tabulating Machine Company and invented first automatic card feed mechanism which laid the foundation for the modern IT industry. US to German parents he did his Phd from Columbia in 1890.1976 he founded Apple along .center in San Jose.782 for this invention. HERMAN HOLLERITH 5. Berkeley and made his own computer. Name this Harvard alumni who gave his name to a law which says ³The utility of a network equals approximately the square of number of users of the system´. After he quite 3Com he worked as a columnist for Info World. Along with Jobs he created the Apple 1 in 1975 and on April 1. He developed Jacquard¶s punched card idea to represent census data and then to read and collate data using automatic machine. He was inspired by his father and Tom Swift. Born in Buffalo. During this period he worked on the paper ³A Relational model of Data for large shared data banks´ published in 1970. E. In 1889 he filed Patent 395. BRIAN KERNIGHAN 6.
But both lost out to this John Ford movie about life in a Welsh mining town.with Steve Jobs. Not exactly true. This quiz is for movies and performances that lost out on deserving Oscars. One of the Academy¶s biggest goof up was in 1941 when Citizen Kane was not even nominated for an Oscar. while his classic Blade Runner. The only movie that could have ousted it that year was The Maltese Falcon. Unfortunately due to lack of time and the slow system in this cyber café. He made it to Fortune 500 at a very young age of 27.I am forced to restrict this to just 5 questions. In 1969 he was one of the principal creators of Unix along with Ritchie. Berkeley. Born in New Orleans. Louisiana he did his Masters from UCAL. He also wrote the Unix ed editor and the MULTICS programming language. But I still welcome ur comments and feedback. Name the movie. doesn¶t even get a second look. 2005 8:09 pm And the Oscar Never Goes To Hollywood often markets the Oscars as a touchstone for excellence. While the movie was good in it¶s own way. Ridley Scott gets an Oscar for Gladiator. STEVE WOZNIAK 8. And Hollywood often goes for marketing hype. And this when this movie was acclaimed as a landmark movie in American movie history. Well could go on and on. . 1. as down the years there have been many choices that have been down right stupid. who didn¶t get to hear ³And the Oscar goes to´. which is certainly not his best. So just check out these unlucky ones. November 30th. see the way Titanic and LOTR have swept the Oscars. And I assure u of more on this topic. it was in no way a match to these two classics. KEN THOMPSON (1 Comment |Comment on this) Wednesday. and got just one award for Best Editing.
The tagline for this movie read ³He thought his love was dead. First you hate 'em. played by one of the most underrated actors but brilliant actor. Who is X and the movie in question? ALFRED HITCHCOK. ±Name the actor and the movie. That was his power. This all time great classic was based on the 1954 French mystery novel D¶Entre Les Morts by Pierre Bolieau and Thomas Narjecac.Todd Hockney. Nobody believed he was real.´ Micheal Mc Manus. The movie is narrated by a character Red. anyways´ In 1994 this movie was nominated for 7 awards including Best Movie and Best Actor. MORGAN FREEMAN. anybody could have worked for Soze. that's exactly what they take. but to hear Kobayashi tell it. Nobody ever saw him or knew anybody that ever worked directly for him. the Academy obviously didn¶t think so as it was not even nominated and the Award that year ultimately went to Gigi. gets so you depend on them. but again the feel good Americana of Forrest Gump ensured that this movie would go empty handed. a typical Hollywood candy floss musical. Some say his father was German. Fred Fenster. Verbal Kint. Most of X¶s other great movies also were never nominated and X not getting an Oscar sounds more like Ripley¶s Believe it or Not. Dean Keaton. ³These walls are kind of funny.until he found her in another woman´. SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION 4. The part that counts. ³Who is Keyser Soze? He is supposed to be Turkish.HOW GREEN WAS MY VALLEY 2. Enough time passes. Dave . VERTIGO 3. They send you here for life.. then you get used to 'em. Regarded as one of X¶s all time great masterpieces. That's institutionalized. The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist. You never knew.
There are jobs aplenty.. Enjoy and have a rocking time. LA CONFIDENTIAL (Comment on this) 8:03 pm The English Songs Quiz This quiz is about some great English songs which i love listening again and again. which didn¶t even get nominated by the Academy. like other deserving movies it was washed away by the Titanic wave that year.. and land is cheap. THE USUAL SUSPECTS 5. and most of these songs have attained a cult status of their own. become a movie star. Name this movie... in this wonderful thriller of the 1995. a happy. That's what they tell you. or at least see one. it's paradise on Earth. and who knows. pop. anyway.. you could even be discovered. ³Come to X! The sun shines bright.What is X.. which makes up part of the movie title? LA. Yes it was also the year when Braveheart won over other contenders like Apollo 13 and Il Postino. But many interpret it as a statement against the excesses of the American materialism and more . Down the line many interpretations have been given to this song. And none of the 3 actors in this movie were even nominated for an Oscar. You can have all this. The opening beats are just too good. the beaches are wide and inviting. country.Cujan and Kobayashi are «««««. soul this quiz is for u all. and the orange groves stretch as far as the eye can see. 1." Ha ha ha ha. One of my all time favorite songs is ³Hotel California´ by the Eagles. Every working man can have his own house. Unfortunately. So to all those who love their rock.´ Thus begins the opening voiceover of this 1997 thriller which is again acclaimed as one of the best film noir thrillers. Life is good in X.. all-American family. and inside every house. including charges of Satanism.
which also had Andy Summers and Stuart Copeland. And it was also performed by this band on .POLICE.EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE 3. STING. Name X. MARIJUANA 2. The theme song for Rocky III. this was the band¶s biggest hit song and the #1 song of 1982. PHIL COLLINS.Y and the song. Name this plant whose name is often taken in a different context. One of the best songs of all time and rated as one of the greatest British rock songs. The song is actually a call to the protagonist to get back the edge and his hunger for being the champion. X was a member of band Y. This singer was on a visit to Washington DC when he saw people sleeping on the streets in the bitter cold and snow. EYE OF THE TIGER 4. which by the way also featured in a Philips ad in 1991.ANOTHER DAY IN PARADISE 5. Colitas is a spanish word meaning ³Little Buds´ referring to the tiny buds found on this plant. X insisted that the song in reality was about an obsessive stalker. and though many consider it as a love song. After separating from his first wife Frances Tomelty. But X¶s insistence on singing the song alone led to the break up of the band.so on drugs. Name this song. That proved to be an inspiration for this song. Name the singer and the song. The song was the biggest hit of the year. And it is considered as one of the best motivational songs in many boxing sessions. X wrote this song. In the opening lines we have this statement ³Warm smell of colitas rising up in the air´. it was considered as a commentary on the quality of school education then prevalent.
who fell to death from the window of his 53rd floor apartment. This band was at a casino in Montreux. Switzerland to record their album Machine head. Some one fired a flare gun and the entire casino was on fire. featured in the MTV video version of this song. Name this song. the other one was The Pros and Cons of Hitchiking.. in dedication of his 4 year old son Conor. 59 secs. this song is one of the longest Top 10 hits and also contains the longest guitar solo played in a hit song. This song was one of two ideas proposed by Roger Waters to the band. BORN IN THE USA 8.1990. WE DONT NEED NO EDUCATION 6. This song won the Grammy for Record of the Year. SMOKE ON THE WATER 10. One of the lead member¶s girlfriend.The band later relocated to another studio. Lovely solo written by Eric Clapton himself. TEARS OF HEAVEN 7. to celebrate the fall of the Berlin Wall. Stephanie Seymour. Though promoted as a patriotic song. Name this song. This song was originally titled as ³Vietnam´ and it got it¶s name from the original title of the 1987 movie Light of Day directed by Paul Schrader.July 21. Name this song. but this incident formed the basis for the band¶s all time hit song. At 8 minutes. Name the song. Name this song. which later became a solo song.Song of the Year and Best Male Pop vocal. in reality it was meant to protest against the way the Vietnam veterans were treated in US after they arrived back from the war. And ending with a sitter. NOVEMBER RAIN 9. Elton John . an actress herself.
THE 3 COGS WHO CAN SEE THE FUTURE 2) Spielberg¶s 1977 sci fi classic ³Close Encounters of the 3rd Kind´ dealt with aliens visiting the earth and the UFO phenomenon. But to whom was this song originally dedicated to? MARILYN MONROE (4 Comments |Comment on this) 7:58 pm The Sci Fi Quiz This Quiz is again dedicated to one of my favorite topics Sci fi movies or Science Fiction movies more specifically. ³Dashiell´ and ³Arthur´ apart from being names of famous detective writers. The climax of the movie is shot around a famous natural landmark of the US. And I assure fans of special quizzes dedicated to Star Wars and Matrix series. Identify X. are also the nicknames of characters in a sci fi movie. 1) ³Agatha´. ³Z would not have been possible without copies of my script being available in US´-X.performed ³Candle in the Wind´ at the time of Diana¶s death. So I am restricting this Quiz to well known and not so well known Sci fi movies. Which landmark is this? DEVILS MOUNTAIN 3) ³I was a kid in high school when X¶ s script was circulating in Hollywood´-Y.Y . considering that some of them had real great stories and scripts. I find it surprising that to date not a single sci fi movie won the Best Picture Award. Sci fi itself is a very generic term and could cover a vast area. Well not many questions regarding the Star Wars and Matrix series but they are a whole category by themselves. Which all time great sci fi movie I am referring to and who are these characters?( 2 Points) MINORITY REPORT.
SPHERE 5) In which sci fi movie would you find ³Dutch´. Name this movie. the plot revolves around a group of elderly citizens in an old age home. was about the discovery of a spaceship on the ocean floor and the mysterious vibrations emitted by it. Name the movie. COCOON 8) Ridley Scott¶s Alien featured around an alien attacking members of a space ship. PREDATOR 6) Pretty good but somewhat underrated sci fi movie directed by Robert Zemeckis starring Jodie Foster as a scientist searching for SETI . CONTACT 7) Another good sci film of the 80¶s directed by Ron Howard. ³Hawkins´. JOSEPH CONRAD 9) This word refers to the 30 denarius received by Judas for betraying Jesus Christ and is the name of one of the . One of my favorite ones.it is based on a novel of the same name by Carl Sagan. ³Dillon´. The name of the spaceship ³Nostromo´ is derived from the name of a character in a novel of the same name by a very famous author. thanks to it¶s energetic pace and of course one of the best background scores. who are rejuvenated by alien presence in their swimming pool. Samuel Jackson and wonder of wonders a fully clothed Sharon Stone in a totally different role. this 1998 movie starring Dustin Hoffman. X-SATYAJIT RAY.´Blain´ and ³Mac´.Z-ET 4) Based on Michael Crichton¶s 1987 novel.and Z.Y-STEVEN SPIELBERG. Name the author.
Yes its the IT field. The character in the movie is a traitor and in fact his full name rhymes with a name of Satan. What is the sub title given to the first of the Star Wars movies released in 1977? This was done by George Lucas after the release of ³The Empire Strikes Back´. Who is this character? LUCIFEROUS 10) Morpheus the character played by Laurence Fishburne in The Matrix is the Greek God of «««.characters in the Matrix. BLADE RUNNER 13) This 1995 sci fi movie stars Rusell Crowe as SID 6. Name this movie. though the Academy in it usual fashion refused to even consider it. He escapes from the virtual facility and has to be tracked down by the cop played by Denzel Washington. ³TMA-1´.7 a particularly vicious virtual villain character created by LETAC to train cops. Agent Smith refers to him as´ Mr Reagan´. A NEW HOPE 12) One of the best sci fi movies. DIFFERENT PARTS OF 2001 A SPACE ODYSSEY (Comment on this) 2:27 pm Cybermania Quiz This quiz is dedicated to what i do for a living.. SLEEP 11) Sitter. ³Jupiter Mission 18 months later´ and ³Jupiter and Beyond the Infinite´. Name the movie. and being an IT professional myself this topic . VIRTUOSITY 14) Ok just connect the following ³Dawn of Man´. and gives me my daily bread. The name of this movie is taken from a novel by Alan Nourse and refers to a smuggler of black market surgical implements.
MARE NOSTRUM 2. Connect ³Nashville´. . he worked on one of the earliest computersManchester Mark 1 at University of Manchester. Born to a British civil servant in the Indian town of Chatrapur in 1911. he showed inclination towards math and science at an early age. ALAN TURING 3. It is currently the name of the world¶s 4th most powerful super computer and Europe¶s most powerful super computer. Name this brilliant computer scientist. And considering that a sizeable amount of quizzers are geeks. as i have not made it too technical. John Barlow and had its genesis in a raid on Steve Jackson Games by US Government. This word means ³Our Sea´ as how the Romans used to refer to the Mediterranean affectionately.During WWII he played a major part in breaking the Enigma code.is dear to me. He proposed a test for computing the Artificial Intelligence of a computer. Name this computer which was unveiled on April 12. EFF 5. John Gilmore. After the War. In 1990 the US Government launched a nation wide crackdown on ««««.. He made an impact with his paper ³On Computable Numbers. 1.2005. ³Cairo´ and ³Neptune´ with respect to Windows OS. He finally comitted suicide in 1954 and his later part of his career was crippled by the fact that he was a gay. This organization was also mentioned in Dan Brown¶s ³Digital Fortress´.. TEST VERSIONS OF WINDOWS 4. with an Application to the Entscheidungsproblem´ in 1936. It runs on Linux and features Blade Center JS20 blade servers and is currently located in Barcelona. What was founded by Mitch Kapor. this should appeal to all and even for non geeks i hope this is interesting enough.
Andy Becholsteim . SPRINT 8. Connect AT&T¶s Globe logo with Star Wars series. After its tie up with Southern Pacific Communications Company. It was merged with US Telecom and in 1991 the company changed its official name too. but remember it's a sin ------------" TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD 2) Connect the books "Death in the Afternoon" by Ernest Hemmingway and "Or I'll dress You In Mourning" by Domnique Lapierre and Larry Collins. In the Dilbert comic strip. when Dogbert was asked to design a new company logo.which was dubbed as Operation Sundevil. Abilene. it . founded as Brown Telephone Company by Cleyson Brown in 1899. This above quote is taken from the Hemmingway classic The Old Man and the Sea. he takes a piece of paper that his coffee cup was sitting on. Kansas. Complete the list Scott MC Nealy. Name this telecom giant. Identify this telecom company. Bill Joy. Maybe he was poor as we are and would understand". and calls it the Brown Ring of Quality. Which telecom companies logo is being parodied here? LUCENT 9. HACKING 6. It changed it¶s name to United Telecom in 1972.««««« VINOD KHOSLA-FOUNDERS OF SUN (Comment on this) 2:22 pm Bibliomania Quiz ) Complete this quote "Shoot all the bluejays you want .Which real life sportsperson is being referred to in this quote? JOE DI MAGGIO 4) One of my favorite books as a child. it choose it¶s current brand name in 1986. BOTH DEAL WITH BULL FIGHTING 3) "They say his father was a fisherman. DEATH STAR IS PATTERENED ON AT&T'S LOGO 10. if you can hit 'em.
an artist who dissatisfied with the Western Civilization leaves for Tahiti and spends his last days there.purple in north. Name this novel. MILA 18 10) Apart from being famous as a novelist. Leon Uris was also a Hollywood screenplay writer. The book uses a character Phaedrus as the central character of those stories. OZ 7) W. Which one? KIDNAPPED 5) A piece of trivia. Leon Uris next novel was about the uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto against the Nazis in 1943.yellow in the east and blue in the west.deals with the adventures of David Balfour and highlander Alan Breck in the Scottish moors. who is as much a part of France as Napoleon. Seems like a pretty Derek O Brien type of question. but his first original screenplay was for an all time classic Western starring Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas.red in south.Somerset Maugham's novel The Moon and The Six Pence deals with the story of Charles Strickland. On which artist's real life story is this based? PAUL GAUGUIN 8) This bestseller book has the narrator using the concept of Chautaquas or short stories to convey his thoughts as he undertakes a cross country journey in US on his bike. but this novelist was considered one of the original sci fi writers along with H.G. the restaurant atop the Eiffel Tower is named after a very famous French novelist. Which place. Which book? ZEN AND ART OF MOTORCYCLE MAINTENANCE 9) After Exodus.Wells. The novel took it's title from the address of the command post of Jewish resistance in the city. Its capital is Emerald City. Which movie? . He wrote the screenplay for movie version of Topaz. JULES VERNE 6) This fictional place is divided into 4 color coded countries.
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