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Slide 1

Grand Finale

RoundsWritten (5)

Mixed Bag (18)

SVC

Written (5)

Mixed Bag II (18)

Round1

Getting Inspired

5 questions. Each question carries 5 marks.Full house ensure 5 bonus.

For the Audience

Which entertainer modelled his look after getting inspired from this toon-character?

A quiz by Somnath Chanda*Prahelika - 2016

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The Answer is..

A quiz by Somnath ChandaPrahelika - 2016

*Elvis Prisley

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Two simpletonpeasants, Tahei and Matashichi in the Kurosawas The Hidden Fortress, supposedly, inspired a filmmaker to create which two iconic movie characters?

A quiz by Somnath Chanda1Prahelika - 2016

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Which iconic artwork is said to have been inspired by the melting of a Camembert Cheese after getting exposed to the sun?

A quiz by Somnath Chanda2Prahelika - 2016

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What did this recruitment poster of WWI, reportedly, inspire?

A quiz by Somnath Chanda3Prahelika - 2016

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Who is said to be the inspiration for the physical features of the Super-Clone in Asterix and the Falling Sky?

A quiz by Somnath Chanda4Prahelika - 2016

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On 23rd July 2013, Yeovil Town FC announced the signing of Alan Tate on loan from Swansea City.

This peculiar way of announcing the signing is inspired from which age-old tradition?

A quiz by Somnath Chanda5Prahelika - 2016

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Exchange your papers

Two simpletonpeasants, Tahei and Matashichi in the Kurosawas The Hidden Fortress, supposedly, inspired a filmmaker to create which two iconic movie characters?

A quiz by Somnath Chanda1Prahelika - 2016

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A quiz by Somnath ChandaPrahelika - 2016

1R2D2 & C3PO

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Which iconic artwork is said to have been inspired by the melting of a Camembert Cheese after getting exposed to the sun?

A quiz by Somnath Chanda2Prahelika - 2016

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A quiz by Somnath ChandaPrahelika - 2016

2Persistence of Memory by Dali

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What did this recruitment poster of WWI, reportedly, inspire?

A quiz by Somnath Chanda3Prahelika - 2016

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A quiz by Somnath ChandaPrahelika - 2016

3ClimacticscenefromDr.Strangelove, where Major Kong straddles the atomic bomb

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Who is said to be the inspiration for the physical features of the Super-Clone in Asterix and the Falling Sky?

A quiz by Somnath Chanda4Prahelika - 2016

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A quiz by Somnath ChandaPrahelika - 2016

4Arnold Schwarzenegger

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On 23rd July 2013, Yeovil Town FC announced the signing of Alan Tate on loan from Swansea City.

This peculiar way of announcing the signing is inspired from which age-old tradition?

A quiz by Somnath Chanda5Prahelika - 2016

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A quiz by Somnath ChandaPrahelika - 2016

5Buckingham Palaces traditional way of announcing the birth of the Royal Baby

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Round2

Mixed Bag

18 questions. Infinite Bounce + Pounce.Flat scoring of 10 points.Half points, if any, is totally QMs discretion.

For the Audience

Though its roots can be found in a noted institution based in Central Kolkata, it was relocated to a new address named Amrapali in the early 50s.

What?A quiz by Somnath Chanda*Prahelika - 2016

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The Answer is..

A quiz by Somnath ChandaPrahelika - 2016

*Indian Statistical Institute

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To please Ganeshas constant demand of marriage, Brahma created two beautiful women Riddhi (representing wealth and prosperity) and Siddhi (representing intellectual and spiritual powers).

Who are the two sons of Ganesha from them representing auspiciousness and profit?

A quiz by Somnath Chanda1Prahelika - 2016

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The Answer is..

A quiz by Somnath ChandaPrahelika - 2016

1Shubh - Labh

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The question was What do you know about the textile heritage of India and whats your wardrobe like? The answer was As far as I know, the textile heritage of India dates back to Gandhi and the khadi movement. And no, my wardrobe has no khadi in it, although I love ethnic clothes.

What was decided by this apparently, not-so-intelligent answer?

A quiz by Somnath Chanda2Prahelika - 2016

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The Answer is..

A quiz by Somnath ChandaPrahelika - 2016

2 The 1994 Miss India winner was decided. Sush prevailed over Ash, courtesy this reply

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Fill in the blank with a 10-letter word from thisextract from the Holmes story The Musgrave Ritual, which came into news in the recent times : He (Sherlock) lifted bundle after bundle in a tender, caressing sort of way. They are not all successes,Watson, said he. But there are some pretty littleproblems among them. Heres the record of the Tarleton murders, and the case of Vamberry, the wine merchant, and the adventure of the old Russian woman, and the singular affair of the aluminium crutch, as well as a full account of Ricoletti of the club-foot, and his _____ wife.A quiz by Somnath Chanda3Prahelika - 2016

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The Answer is..

A quiz by Somnath ChandaPrahelika - 2016

3 Abominable

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Using techniques typically used to solve crimes, retired medical artist Richard Neave recently created a portrait of a person whose original physical description is not found in any written records.

Whose portrait did he create?(vis next slides)

A quiz by Somnath Chanda4Prahelika - 2016

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A quiz by Somnath Chanda4Prahelika - 2016

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A quiz by Somnath Chanda4Prahelika - 2016

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The Answer is..

A quiz by Somnath ChandaPrahelika - 2016

4Jesus Christ

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Just a few years back, Aditya Pratik Singh went to attend the wedding reception of one of his relatives in a remote village in Haryana. Amidst all the fun and frolic in that Punjabi-wedding, he saw an old lady was feeling very irritated and vehemently requesting the village musicwala to play a particular Hayanvi folk song.

What came out of this funny incident?

A quiz by Somnath Chanda5Prahelika - 2016

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The Answer is..

A quiz by Somnath ChandaPrahelika - 2016

5

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Though mens list is pretty longer, womens list has only two names - Canada-bornNicola Payneand New Zealand-bornRowan Milburn.

What is the eligibility criteria to get into this list?

A quiz by Somnath Chanda6Prahelika - 2016

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The Answer is..

A quiz by Somnath ChandaPrahelika - 2016

6Played cricket for two different countries

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On the penultimate day of the Kurukshetra War, after Arjuna killed Karna, Kunti requested the Pandavas to perform the rites for Karna. When they protested, she revealed the true identity of Karna. They were shocked to find that they had committed fratricide. Yudhishtira, furious with his mother, then cursed all the women of this universe.

This story is said to be the reason behind what common saying/occurence?

A quiz by Somnath Chanda7Prahelika - 2016

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The Answer is..

A quiz by Somnath ChandaPrahelika - 2016

7Women would never be able to keep a secret

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Said to have been invented in the 1860s by British potterHarvey Adams, this new item spread all over the European continent and soon, every famous potter-house was making them. Some of the well-known manufactories were Meissen, Royal Crown Derby, Imari, Royal Bayreuth and Limoges.

Which common health-related hazards did these items help to prevent during that era?(vis next slide)

A quiz by Somnath Chanda8Prahelika - 2016

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A quiz by Somnath Chanda8Prahelika - 2016

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The Answer is..

A quiz by Somnath ChandaPrahelika - 2016

8These were Moustache CupsOften,moustache waxwas applied to the moustache to keep it nice and stiff, with every hair in place. When steaming hot cups of tea or coffee were carried up to the mouth for sipping, the steam melted the wax and sent it right into the cup and caused stomach-ache.

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In May, 2015, accepting an invitation by a Turkish band to sing a last song for peace at a dinner hosted by Turkey near the Mediterranean city of Antalya, foreign ministers from NATOs member states linked arms on a stage and sang a karaoke rendition of a song which won threeGrammy Awards, oneAmerican Music Award, and aPeoples Choice Award among many others.

Which song is that?

A quiz by Somnath Chanda9Prahelika - 2016

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The Answer is..

A quiz by Somnath ChandaPrahelika - 2016

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For the Audience

Which animal is being de-skinned by Laxmana, as depicted in this mythological painting?

A quiz by Somnath Chanda*Prahelika - 2016

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The Answer is..

A quiz by Somnath ChandaPrahelika - 2016

*Blackbuck

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In the world of sports, what lasted 14 seconds (on Feb 28), 34 seconds (on Aug 1) and 59 seconds (on Nov 14) in 2015?

A quiz by Somnath Chanda10Prahelika - 2016

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The Answer is..

A quiz by Somnath ChandaPrahelika - 2016

10Ronda Rousseys fights

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Akbar Shah II was the penultimate Mughal Emperor of India. After he was ill treated by the EIC, he had sent someone to the British Parliament to argue on his behalf. In the process, he did something for which he is mostly remembered.

Whats his most important contribution?

A quiz by Somnath Chanda11Prahelika - 2016

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The Answer is..