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Credits
• Tony, Harry, King • Avinash, Jose, Prashant, Gautam

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Prelims
• 31 questions. Starred questions to break ties • Starred questions to break ties • Top 6 teams make it to finals

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1) MONO is a post-rock instrumental group from Tokyo, Japan. Mono put together its first full length album, X in 2001 on Tzadik Records. X, along with the EP, introduced Mono's style, which is focused on layered guitar melodies. Stuff.mp3

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*2) What’s blanked out?

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3) The X River is mentioned in the Rig Veda 8.19.37 as the Suvastu river. X has been inhabited for over two thousand years and was known in ancient times as the Udyana. Around the 2nd century BC, the area was occupied by Buddhists, the Indo-Greeks, and the Kushans who were attracted by the peace and serenity of the land. In 1023 Mahmood of Ghazni attacked X and crushed the last Buddhist King, Raja Gira in battle. The invasion of Mahmood of Ghazni is of special importance because of the introduction of Islam as well as changing the Chronology.

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4) Who?

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*5) Conne ct

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6)

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7) Identify person speaking and what he’s talking about

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*8) Horton Hears a Who! is a 1954 book by Dr. Seuss. It is the second Seuss book to feature Horton the Elephant, the first being Horton Hatches the Egg. The book (most notably Horton the Elephant's recurring phrase "a person's a person, no matter how small") has found its way to the center of the recurring debate

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9)What is this Physics professor talking about?

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10) The following is the opening to an Anime series. It stars 2 very popular fictional characters. Identify.

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11) ID award winning movie

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*12) Logo of which international organisation?

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*13) Map Depicting what?

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14) Connect

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15) Connect

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*16) Connect

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17)__________is awarded annually to the best offensive player at each position in both the American League and the National League, as determined by the coaches and managers of Major League Baseball (MLB). These voters consider several offensive categories in selecting the winners, including batting average, on-base percentage, in addition to "coaches' and Under the Peepal Tree 2009

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18) X is a series of video games taking place in Italy starting in 1300. You play the part of head of a merchant trading family in Venice, and compete with the other three Venetian trading families using a range of methods, some fair, some foul. The games focus mainly on trading and skulduggery. The object is to end the game with more money (including assets) than any of your rivals. How you go about it (naughty and/or nice) doesn't directly affect who wins or loses, but actions do have consequences in the games. X is a direct reference to a Y and his greatest work. Give me X or Y. • The game's series ran like this: Under the Peepal Tree 2009 • 1993 X Open Audio Visual Quiz Prelims

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19) O-Zone was a Moldovian pop music trio. Its members were Dan Bălan (Crazy Loop), Radu Sîrbu, and Arsenie Todiraş (also known as Arsenium). Compared to its multiplatinum status in Europe, O-Zone never entered the charts in the United States. With the advent of the X Dance, O-Zone had Under the Peepal Tree 2009 a burst of popularity Quiz Prelims Open Audio Visual in

*20) The name comes from the Greek word: "means of passing a river, ford, ferry“. It is the world's narrowest strait used for international navigation.

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21) The Simpsons’ new opening theme. Why the change?

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22)

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*23) Id. (Be specific)

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*24) Alex is an author whose writer's block and gambling debts have landed him in a jam. In order get loan sharks off his back, he must finish his novel in 30 days or wind up dead. To help him complete his manuscript he hires stenographer Emma. As Alex begins to dictate his tale of a romantic love triangle to the charming yet somewhat opinionated stenographer, Emma challenges his ideas at every turn. Her unsolicited yet intriguing input begins to inadvertently influence Alex and his story and soon real life begins to imitate art. Under the Peepal Tree 2009 Open Audio Visual Quiz This movie is loosely based Prelims a famous on

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Stage 2 begins here

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25) Theme for which famous series?

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26) Two Dozen and One Greyhounds" is the 20th episode of The Simpsons' sixth season and originally aired on April 9, 1995. In the episode, Santa's Little Helper has puppies with a dog that he met at the greyhound racetrack. Montgomery Burns steals the puppies from the Simpsons, and decides to make a tuxedo out of them. Before he can do so, however, Bart and Lisa Simpson save the puppies from Mr. Burns. Mr. Burns’ character is a direct reference to Under the Peepal Tree 2009 which Open Audio Visual Quiz Prelims other famous ficitional

27) X is a 1965 film based on the 1964 novel of the same name by Elleston Trevor. Pilot Frank Towns (James Stewart) and navigator Lew Moran (Richard Attenborough) are ferrying a mixed bag of passengers out of the Sahara Desert, among them oil workers, a couple of British soldiers and a German who was visiting his brother. An unexpected sandstorm forces the aircraft down, damaging it, killing two of the men, and Under the Peepal Tree 2009 severely injuring a Open Audio Visual Quiz Prelims third.

28) Simon Jones played this character in the first TV adaptation of the seminal science fiction series. Torn away from the world around him, he spends the next several years, still wearing his dressing gown, helplessly launched from crisis to crisis while trying to straighten out his lifestyle. Under the Peepal Tree 2009 Open Which character? Audio Visual Quiz Prelims

29) X was E. B. White's first children's story. It is the tale of a young New Yorker named X, with a shy

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30)Shore explained that he was always a Sherlock Holmes fan, and found the character's traits of indifference to his clients unique. The resemblance is evident in various elements of the series' plot, such as X's reliance on psychology to solve a case, his reluctance to accept cases he does not find interesting and X's home address. Other similarities between X and Holmes include the playing of an instrument, drug addiction Shore has said that X name is meant as "a subtle homage" Under the Tree 2009 to Holmes. Open Audio PeepalQuiz Prelims Visual

31) Stage 2?

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Now, for the Answers

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1) MONO is a post-rock instrumental group from Tokyo, Japan. Mono put together its first full length album, X in 2001 on Tzadik Records. X, along with the EP, introduced Mono's style, which is focused on layered guitar melodies. Stuff.mp3

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• Under the Pipal (Peepal) Tree

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*2) What’s blanked out?

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3) The X River is mentioned in the Rig Veda 8.19.37 as the Suvastu river. X has been inhabited for over two thousand years and was known in ancient times as the Udyana. Around the 2nd century BC, the area was occupied by Buddhists, the Indo-Greeks, and the Kushans who were attracted by the peace and serenity of the land. In 1023 Mahmood of Ghazni attacked X and crushed the last Buddhist King, Raja Gira in battle. The invasion of Mahmood of Ghazni is of special importance because of the introduction of Islam as well as changing the Chronology.

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The now infamous Swat Valley

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4) Who?

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Natalie Dylan, selling her virginity on Ebay

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*5) Conne ct

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The Bradley effect, less commonly called the Wilder effect, is a theory proposed to explain observed discrepancies between voter opinion polls and election outcomes in some US government elections where a white candidate and a non-white candidate run against each other.
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6)

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7) 2 pointer: Identify person speaking and what he’s talking about

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Eddie Perfect talking about the Shane Warne Musical

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*8) Horton Hears a Who! is a 1954 book by Dr. Seuss. It is the second Seuss book to feature Horton the Elephant, the first being Horton Hatches the Egg. The book (most notably Horton the Elephant's recurring phrase "a person's a person, no matter how small") has found its way to the center of the recurring debate

.

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Abortion Several pro-life groups have adopted the phrase in support of their views. uch appropriations were not supported by the late doctor (despite his being a Lutheran) and are frowned upon by Dr. Seuss' widow, Audrey Geisel, who "doesn't like people to hijack Dr. Seuss characters or material to front their own points of view."

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9)What is this Physics professor talking about?

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10) The following is the opening to an Anime series. It stars 2 very popular fictional characters. Identify.

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Poirot and Miss Marple

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11) ID award winning movie

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Man on Wire
• Oscar winner for Best Documentary, 2009.

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*12) Logo of which international organisation?

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Smile Train

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*13) Map Depicting what?

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Vote on the Bailout

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14) Connect

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Tarsem Singh

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15) Connect

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Uncle Tom’s Cabin

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*16) Connect

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Sarin

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17)__________is awarded annually to the best offensive player at each position in both the American League and the National League, as determined by the coaches and managers of Major League Baseball (MLB). These voters consider several offensive categories in selecting the winners, including batting average, on-base percentage, in addition to "coaches' and Under the Peepal Tree 2009

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The Silver Slugger

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18) X is a series of video games taking place in Italy starting in 1300. You play the part of head of a merchant trading family in Venice, and compete with the other three Venetian trading families using a range of methods, some fair, some foul. The games focus mainly on trading and skulduggery. The object is to end the game with more money (including assets) than any of your rivals. How you go about it (naughty and/or nice) doesn't directly affect who wins or loses, but actions do have consequences in the games. X is a direct reference to a Y and his greatest work. Give me X or Y. • The game's series ran like this: Under the Peepal Tree 2009 • 1993 X Open Audio Visual Quiz Prelims

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19) O-Zone was a Moldovian pop music trio. Its members were Dan Bălan (Crazy Loop), Radu Sîrbu, and Arsenie Todiraş (also known as Arsenium). Compared to its multiplatinum status in Europe, O-Zone never entered the charts in the United States. With the advent of the X Dance, O-Zone had Under the Peepal Tree 2009 a burst of popularity Quiz Prelims Open Audio Visual in

Numa Numa

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*20) The name comes from the Greek word: "means of passing a river, ford, ferry“. It is the world's narrowest strait used for international navigation.

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Bosphorus/ Bosporus Strait

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21) The Simpsons’ new opening theme. Why the change?

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HDTV

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22)

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Roger Bannister (of the 4 minute mile fame)

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*23) Id. (Be specific)

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The new Terminal 5 of the Heathrow Airport, London

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*24) Alex is an author whose writer's block and gambling debts have landed him in a jam. In order get loan sharks off his back, he must finish his novel in 30 days or wind up dead. To help him complete his manuscript he hires stenographer Emma. As Alex begins to dictate his tale of a romantic love triangle to the charming yet somewhat opinionated stenographer, Emma challenges his ideas at every turn. Her unsolicited yet intriguing input begins to inadvertently influence Alex and his story and soon real life begins to imitate art. Under the Peepal Tree 2009 Open Audio Visual Quiz This movie is loosely based Prelims a famous on

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Gambler, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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Stage 2 begins here

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25) Theme for which famous series?

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Black Adder

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26) Two Dozen and One Greyhounds" is the 20th episode of The Simpsons' sixth season and originally aired on April 9, 1995. In the episode, Santa's Little Helper has puppies with a dog that he met at the greyhound racetrack. Montgomery Burns steals the puppies from the Simpsons, and decides to make a tuxedo out of them. Before he can do so, however, Bart and Lisa Simpson save the puppies from Mr. Burns, and ultimately convince him never to wear fur again. Under the Peepal Tree 2009 Mr. Burns’ characterOpen Audio Visual Quiz Prelims is a

Cruela De Vil

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27) X is a 1965 film based on the 1964 novel of the same name by Elleston Trevor. Pilot Frank Towns (James Stewart) and navigator Lew Moran (Richard Attenborough) are ferrying a mixed bag of passengers out of the Sahara Desert, among them oil workers, a couple of British soldiers and a German who was visiting his brother. An unexpected sandstorm forces the aircraft down, damaging it, killing two of the men, and Under the Peepal Tree 2009 severely injuring a Open Audio Visual Quiz Prelims third.

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28) Simon Jones played this character in the first TV adaptation of the seminal science fiction series. Torn away from the world around him, he spends the next several years, still wearing his dressing gown, helplessly launched from crisis to crisis while trying to straighten out his lifestyle. Under the Peepal Tree 2009 Open Which character? Audio Visual Quiz Prelims

Arthur Dent

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29) X was E. B. White's first children's story. It is the tale of a young New Yorker named X, with a shy

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30)Shore explained that he was always a Sherlock Holmes fan, and found the character's traits of indifference to his clients unique. The resemblance is evident in various elements of the series' plot, such as X's reliance on psychology to solve a case, his reluctance to accept cases he does not find interesting and X's home address. Other similarities between X and Holmes include the playing of an instrument, drug addiction Shore has said that X name is meant as "a subtle homage" Under the Tree 2009 to Holmes. Open Audio PeepalQuiz Prelims Visual

House M.D.

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31) Stage 2: Hugh Laurie

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