Friday, January 30, 2009

    Paanch Sawaal No.2

    1. Name this painting, look at it closely and put fundae.(Hint: Think English Literature)

    2. Poster of which movie?

    3. Print Ad for which brand?

    4. Who painted these?

    5. Identify the band.(considered by some as one of the notorious bands)

    Answers will be out by next week...
    Happy Quizzing!!!

    Answers to Paanch Sawaal No.1

    Its been ages since i had uploaded those questions, but neverthless here are the answers...
    1. The city is Samarkand
    2. This is a painting showing Raja Harishchandra sacrificing his son
    3. This is an annual tomato festival in Spain called "Tomatina"....
    4. The Connect is Dow Jones & Company. On the right is Rupert Murdoch who recently bought the company from the Bancroft Family(shown on the left), hence ending their 105 years of ownership.
    5. This is the logo of Harlem Globetrotters

    I promise to get a set new set of questions very soon....

    Wednesday, January 28, 2009

    Youth Quiz at Spring Fest 2009

    A Few Samplers From the Youth Quiz Prelims at Spring Fest conducted by Satyajit Chetri......

    1. Who is this and as what?

    2. What are these people collectively known as?

    3.   3. Who is missing? The list is not exhaustive.



    Ana Maria Orozco



    Riki Blich






    Ozlem Conker



    America Ferrerra



    Bea Alonzo

    4. Surya : Aamir Khan

    Asin : Asin

    Giah Khan : ???

    5.  5. Which movie was released with this tagline? 

    The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist. And like that, poof. He's gone.”

          6. Who is this character soon to be portrayed on screen by Johnny Depp?

    7. This film was recently remade as??(Hint: utterly forgettable!)

    8.   8. The pair’s last collaboration was the 1983 movie “Sadma”. They will be working together again in the upcoming film “S.R.K.”.Identify them. 

    9.   9. E=MC² is a studio album released in 2008. E stands for Emancipation; what does M and C stand for? 

    10 10. X and Y, working together after 11 years said the following comparing their new movie B to their old movie A: “If A was the ultimate romantic tragedy, then B is the ultimate anti-romantic tragedy”. Identify A, B, X, Y.

    11.11. In April 1967, 18-year-old Susanna Kaysen is admitted to McLean Hospital, in Belmont, Massachusetts, after half-heartedly attempting suicide. She denies that it was a suicide attempt to a psychiatrist, who suggests she take time to regroup in McLean, a private mental hospital. Susanna is diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, and her stay extends 18 months. She later drew on this experience for her 1993 memoir which was made into a film of the same name in 1999. Name the memoir/film.

    12. Identify the historical character. A Bollywood film on her life has been announced and put on hold for quite some time now because of casting issues.

    13 13. His first bit roles include movies like Fire and Hum Dil de Chuke Sanam. He also co-hosted a perhaps lesser-known show "House Arrest" on Channel V and a show called "Duniya Goal Hain" on ESPN-STAR. He starred as the English teacher Vinny Sir in the television series Hip Hip Hurray. Who?

    14 14.  __________, New Moon ,Eclipse , Breaking Dawn

    Which is the first in this series of books by Stephanie Meyers?

    15 15. The original book first portrayed them as black pygmies from "the very deepest and darkest part of the African jungle where no white man had been before". After the book's U.S. release, complaints of racism caused the author to rewrite the characters as dwarves with "golden-brown hair" and "rosy-white" skin. In the 1971, the characters were again reinterpreted as orange-skinned and green-haired, very similarly to the Munchkins of 1939's The Wizard of Oz. In the 2005 adaptation they are small, with short dark hair and bronzed skin. What?

    16 16. This is one of a line of inexpensive automobiles manufactured in the United Kingdom in the 1950s. However it has been immortalized first as a radio show, on TV , in a book and a subsequent movie.What is it called?

    17 17. The 2 old films have the same name (1956 and 1978). The new film had the name shortened because the directors thought that audiences don’t like to watch films with long names. Name the old film and the new film.

          18. Which singers face is shown using Lego bricks?

    19 19. Which recent  movie gets its name from the names of these two people?

    20. "Sentai" is the Japanese word for "task force" or, literally, “fighting squadron" and was also a term used for Japanese squadrons in WWII.Super” refers to their use of mecha and the Super Sentai Series is the name given to the long running Japanese superhero team genre of shows produced by Toei Company Ltd., Toei Agency and Bandai, and aired by TV Asahi. This was adapted in the US as X who is a fictional individual who "Morphs" from an unpowered form into a powerful superhero usually wearing a color-coded battle suit usually made of spandex or other skin-tight material and a helmet with an opaque visor. What is X?