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    The CommanderGeneral

    QuizPresented by

    Varun B Rao

    Anand M S

    The Department of Telecommunications

    PRESENT

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    Heartfelt Thanks to

    Prof. K R Savithri for ensuring that today happened

    Prof. S V Sathish for his invaluable support and

    guidance to the Quotient Quiz Club

    The Department of Telecommunications

    All the participants

    The World Wide Web for its vast reserve of information

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    BRIEF OVERVIEW

    4 Rounds inclusive of 1 LVC

    Scoring pattern shall be elucidated at the start ofeach round

    The collective IQ of the audience is ALWAYSgreater than the collective IQ of the participants.We need no proof.

    The Quizmasters decision is final, binding, andwill not change even in the face of clinchingevidence to the contrary

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    ROUND 1 : FRIENDLY FIRE

    6 Questions : Clockwise

    Fairplay enabled

    +10/-10 on Fairplay

    +10/0 on a Direct/Pass

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    1. What famous, unsuccessful incident does the following picture

    depict?

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    Operation Valkyrie

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    2. Which European football club

    was founded as a cricket club in1899 by British expatriates Alfred

    Edwards and Herbert Kilpin from

    Nottingham, and in honor of itsorigins, retained the English

    spelling of its city's name, instead

    of changing it to the local spelling?

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    A C Milan

    That is why they call themselves A C Milan and not A C Milano

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    3. In 1982, toothpaste salesman DietrichMateschitz was surprised that certain Mr Taisho

    was in the top 10 list of tax payers in Japan andthat he owned Krating Daeng (water buffalo).This product had listed taurine as one of itsingredients, which was effective for jet lag.

    Mr M, inspired by this idea created his empirebased on Krating Daeng. He said, I was mostfascinated by Zeus the king of Gods - the way

    he came to see Europa and got transformed. Bywhat name is Krating Daeng known to us?

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    Red Bull gives you Wiiings!

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    4.

    S forStupendous!

    T forTiger, ferocity of!

    U forUnderwear, red!

    P for Power, incredible!

    E forExc

    ellentphysique!

    N for umm something... hmmm, well, I'llcome back to that

    D forDetermination!

    U for... wait, how do you spell this? Is it "I"??

    Monologue of the alter ego of which fictionalcharacter?

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    5. Connect (non-exhaustive)

    Mr. Wilson from Home Improvement

    Charles Townsend in Charlies Angels

    Kenny McCormick from South Park

    Dr. Claw from Inspector Gadget

    Mammy Two Shoes in Tom and Jerry

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    Unseen faces on TV

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    6. A Frank Zappa and The Mothers of

    Invention concert was held in the casino'stheatre. In the middle of Don Preston's

    synthesizer solo on "King Kong", the place

    suddenly caught fire when somebody in

    the audience fired a flare gun into therattan covered ceiling, as mentioned in the

    "some stupid with a flare gun" line. The

    resulting fire destroyed the entire casinocomplex, along with all the Mothers'

    equipment. What in the lords name,

    resulted from this?

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    END OF ROUND 1

    Score time!

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    ROUND 2 : ARTILLERY

    6 Questions : Counter - Clockwise

    Fairplay enabled

    +10/-10 on Fairplay

    +10/0 on a Direct/Pass

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    1. The original of this was developed

    after a worker at Rowntree's factory inYork put a suggestion in the suggestion

    box for a snack that a 'man could have

    in his lunch box for work'.

    It was launched in September 1935 in

    the UK as Rowntree's Chocolate Crisp.

    It was later renamed in 1937 to a brand

    that we are all familiar with.

    What?

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    2. It lasts 200 days for an averagefamily of five, uses a combination of

    paddy husk ash and tiny silverparticles.

    The company can afford to producethis on the cheap because Indiaproduces 20 million ton of paddy huskash each year as a byproduct of rice

    milling.

    What are we talking about?

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    3.

    James Bond = Agent 007

    Enemy : GoldFinger

    Boss : Q

    __________ = Agent 000

    Enemy : Yellow Pinkie

    Boss : Double Q

    Fill in the blank.

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    Pretty nostalgic one Cartoon Network

    is just not the same nowadays, is it?

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    4. FIA President Max Mosley instead

    attended the funeral of X which took placeon May 7, 1994 in Salzburg, Austria.

    Mosley said in a press conference ten

    years later, "I went to his funeral becauseeveryone went to Y's. I thought it was

    important that somebody went to his.

    ID X and Y.

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    X Roland Ratzenberger Y Ayrton Senna

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    5. _____ _____ has the looks of James Dean and

    Fonzie (from Happy Days) and the voice of Elvis

    Presley and resides in Aron City.

    The director says that the name _____ _____ was

    inspired from the episode of the Brady Bunch wherein

    Greg Brady wants to be a rock star.

    Many Celebrity guests on the show include Mick Jagger,

    Weird Al Yankovic, Farah Fawcett, Capt. America,

    Velma Dinkley etc.

    Simply. Fill in the blank.

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    6. In medieval England, there was a practice of

    allowing peasants to take any deadwood from

    the royal forest that they could reach with ashepherd's crook or a reaper's billhook.

    What is the significance of this in the modern

    English language?

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    The origin of the expression By hook or crook

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    END OF ROUND 2

    Score time!

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    VENI VIDI VICI THE LVC

    ROUND 3

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    GUIDELINES

    12 slides in 4 slabs of3

    All visuals are related by a theme

    Slab 1 : +40/-20 Slab 2 : +30/-15

    Slab 3 : +20/-10

    Slab 4 : +10/0 Teams can answeronce per slab

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    SLAB 1

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    END OF SLAB 1

    +40/-20

    Who dares wins!

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    SLAB 2

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    END OF SLAB 2

    +30/-15

    Any brain-waves? An epiphany perhaps?

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    SLAB 3

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    END OF SLAB 3

    +20/-10

    Come on now! Think.. Think

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    SLAB 4

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    END OF SLAB 4 +10/0

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    ANSWER SLIDES

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    LIC (Jeevan Bhima Policy) Jeevan Bhima Nagar

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    Soundarya s character - Ganga Ganganagar

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    Jayprakash Narayan JP nagar

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    C. Rajagopalachari Rajajinagar

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    V.V. Giri Girinagar

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    Kamal Nehru Kamalanagar

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