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Riyaz Usman 28-Mar-2012
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• If you’re here for the first time, we meet every Wednesday at 5.30 for trivia quizzing. • For regular updates, send a mail to HydQuizForum@infosys.com • As a general rule, allow QM to finish the question before answering. Raise your hands if you want to answer.
• His Wikipedia page states that ‘He lives in North Hollywood with his wife and six-year-old daughter.’ • He began his career, like many other actors, doing TV commercials, but then built up a fan following after notable roles in Mr. Fix-It and Water for Elephants. • In the run-up to this years Oscars, his fans waged a relentless campaign on Facebook and elsewhere to convince Academy members to "Consider _____".
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• As per 2001 census, with 390,000 believers, ____ ______ was the fourth largest religion in UK. But since they do not have any official recognition, all returns with ____ ______ were classified as ‘no religion’ along with Atheist, Agnostic, Heather and those who did not write any religion. • It is believed the majority of them claimed the religion for their own amusement, to poke fun at the government, or as a protest against the inclusion of the religion question on the census form. • To date, no country has adopted or legally decreed this as an official religion.
for her documentary ‘Saving Face’. • Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy is the first pakistani to win an Oscar. What is the subject of this film? .3.
and we should not always take this in a negative sense”. • Mamta Sharma. on her controversial statement said “____ can mean beautiful or charming. National Council for Women. Chairperson. FITB .4.
and was based in part on the myth of Theseus and the Minotaur. in which seven boys and seven girls from Athens are sent every nine years against their will to be devoured by the Minotaur. • Katniss Everdeen’s name comes from an edible plant called katniss. • What/Where? .5. a cycle that doesn't stop until Theseus kills the Minotaur.
6. What do you have with you? • Connect Madonna Maxim Gorky Nargis Dutt Aureville. Puducherry .
. Findern Flower. the daughter of the courtesan Jaddanbai. • Narcissus poeticus (Poet's Daffodil. ______.7. The hindustani name. and is frequently associated with the Greek legend of Narcissus. as her screen name. Pheasant's Eye. and Pinkster Lily) was one of the first daffodils to be cultivated. probably itself derived from ‘narcissus’ was used by Fatima Rashid. FITB.
8. 1966. 2007 • All three shades are variants of the same feat. What? .
9. Mothers of the believers • Khadija bint Khuwaylid • Sawda bint Zamʿa • Aisha bint Abi Bakr • Hafsa bint Umar • Zaynab bint Khuzayma • Hind bint Abi Umayya • Zaynab bint Jahsh • Juwayriyya bint alHarith • Rayhana bint Zayd • Safiyya bint Huyayy • Ramla bint Abi Sufyan • Maria al-Qibtiyya • Maymuna bint alHarith .
10. Glen or Glenda? .
Funny People • • • • • • • • • Bob Hope _____ _______ Johnny Carson Jack Lemmon Whoopi Goldberg Conrad Nagel Jerry Lewis David Niven Steve Martin 19 9 5 4 4 3 3 3 3 .11.
designed by the Eileen Gray. She decided to make the change in style to simply make “progress”. • What is the name of this design? .12. more traditional work. The chair is very much for lounging in and socializing. The art critics loved the chair and reviews in papers and magazines exclaimed that it was a “triumph of modern living”. • This was one of the 20th century’s most recognizable furniture designs. It was designed as part of the modernist movement which was completely different from her earlier.
• The biological term parthenogenesis describes how many animal species reproduce. takes half of its name from Greek ‘parthenos’. the same word parthenon gets its name from. meaning what? .13.
Z (X’s father) (3) . Also featured in the comic is the great engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel. whom Padua has called “The Wolverine of the early Victorians”. Y.14. in which the Father and the Mother of ________ _______. • Sydney Padua writes the web comic ‘2D Goggles or The Thrilling Adventures of X and Y. have actually built an engine and use it to fight crime by Queen Victoria's request. • X.
15. (2) . Exist-what? • Identify the Intellectual partners with Che.
.16. Permanent Rule: You may not play it the same way twice.
vinegar. sweetening and spices. . lime juice. Its characteristic ingredients are mango. tamarind extract (occasionally). raisins.17. onion. • _____ _____ is a type of chutney. reputedly created by a 19th century British Army officer of the same name who presumably lived in Colonial India.
• First of it’s kind.18. What? .
19. Kiss Kiss Bang Bangalore • Who/What is Homer Parodying? .
The name comes from the old Arabic name for Syria. .20. • _____ kebab literally means Syrian kebab in Arabic. as they were introduced to India by Syrian cooks serving the Mughals.
Lahore Jama Masjid. Delhi Moti Masjid. Lahore Lahore Fort. Agra Red Fort. Delhi . My Love • Identify the missing one and connect (2) Wazir Khan Masjid.21. Lahore Agra Fort.
• Sukanya Roy was the latest Indian-American to win _____ ________ ________ ___. Cymotrichous • Nine of the last thirteen winners have been Indian Americans reflecting the recent dominance of students of this community in this competition.22. It is important to note that Indian Americans make up less than 1% of the population of the USA. .
Boys:Roy Rogers • A X is a non-alcoholic cocktail made with two parts Ginger ale.23. The cocktail may have been invented by a bartender at Chasen's. one part orange juice. garnished with a maraschino cherry. and a splash of grenadine. a restaurant in Beverly Hills. who had requested a cocktail as she was not supposed to drink alcohol. California. in the 1930s to serve to X. .
A song of hot and cold • The X Y was forged by all the swords of all the hundreds of lords who surrendered to the conqueror and offered him fealty were melted down to form a Y of imposing size and appearance. • It is reportedly uncomfortable to use X Y due to the sharp protrusions. occasionally cutting the incumbent. .24.
• However Subhadra dozed off halfway through the stories. Sarpa. • Arjuna explained each story to Subhadra in detail. Kurma. about things like Makara.25. later to be realized her greatest mistake. Why? .
26. • The title is a reference to the urban legend of an Hungarian man . is a collection of essays by Anthony Burgess published in 1986. . • ‘Homage to_____ _____’. also published as ‘But Do Blondes Prefer Gentlemen?’. who supposedly invented the modern English keyboard.
• Connect .27.
George Bernard Shaw claimed to have read the complete 9th edition. • Albert Einstein. the X has maintained British spelling. • References to the X can be found in "The Red-Headed League". It was first published between 1768 and 1771. • The X is the oldest English-language publication of its kind still being produced. • Although publication has been based in the United States since 1901.28. . Carl Sagan and others have contributed to X. Marie Curie.
• Connect (Page 1/2) .29.
(Contd) Jack Hobbes Cambridge Circus. London .29.
Water my farm after this! • Mark Pincus playing poker with his whom? .30.
• Connect to a specific feat. Martina Navratilova Jaroslav Drobny Billie Jean King .31.
• “Home Taping Is Killing Music” was the slogan of a 1980s anticopyright infringement campaign by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI). the BPI feared that people being able to record music from the radio onto cassettes would cause a decline in record sales.32. its logo has been more famous being incorporated in another logo. • With the rise in cassette recorder popularity. • However. Where? .
which happens every year at this time.33. • What? . That meant that solar gravity was stronger than usual too. They didn’t see it in 3D either • On January 4th 1912. the sun and the moon lined up with the earth in such a way that their combined gravity led to a cycle of unusually high and low tides. the moon just happened to make its closest approach to earth in 1. • So the tides on Jan 4th were not just high. This made the Lunar gravitational pull on the earth unusually strong.400 years. • At almost exactly the same. the earth made its closest approach to the sun. • On Jan 3rd. but higher than they’d been in many hundreds of years.
34. Roger Ebert held a birthday party for ___ ____. • Ranked as 13th-greatest film villain in the AFI's 100 Years. So. One wanted ___ ____ to be young. However.. 30 years later. Dave. 100 Heroes and Villains. Illinois in 1997. they decided that they’ll never mention the age. One of the creators did not turn up saying that they missed the party in 1992. and the other wanted ___ ____ to be old. No one knows the age of ___ ____.. The creators had an argument whether it should be 12 January 1997 or 12 January 1992 . Hello. . the date and place of birth according to one of the creators. inviting both the creators in Urbana.
35. This result in developing random crisscrossing fault-lines not dissimilar to that in earth's crust. at the same time moisture at its center causes that portion to contract. • The resulting unpredictability about which faultline will it break along when subjected to external stress given rise to which phrase in English language? . moisture gather at it outer edges and causes it to expand. • When this object cools.
most notably by Nazarenos during the Holy Week in Seville. During the Spanish Inquisition condemned men were forced to wear one and undergo public humiliation before being executed. • A capirote is a conical hat traditionally worn in Spain by flagellants during religious processions. • The modern uniform of which organization is thought to be derived from that of Nazarenos? .36.
Leo Stein. Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Toklas. Scott & Zelda Fitzgerald. Pablo Picasso. Alice B. Henri Matisse. Salvador Dalí. Edgar Degas.37. Man Ray. • Where can you see all of them together? . T. Juan Belmonte. Djuna Barnes. F. Luis Buñuel. Josephine Baker. Eliot. Ernest Hemingway. • Cole Porter. Gertrude Stein. Paul Gauguin. S.
38 • FITB .