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Inquizzitive General Quiz, held at Dr. Sudhir Chandra Sur Degree Engineering College
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  • 1. MANTHAN 14 Dr. Sudhir Chandra Sur Degree Engineering College Inquizzitive

2. Eduard Poln (1861-1930), founded this company in 1865. It began as a paper mill. In the latter half of the 19th century, it moved into producing rubber and also started a footwear section in 1990. In the 1900's it began producing telegraph and telephone cables and is now a frontrunner in telecommunication devices. Can you guess which company ? 3. Founded in 1916, the logo of this automobile company is said to be a homage to the State Of Bavaria. Others speculate it resembles a spinning airplane propeller. Which company are we talking about ? 4. Id the show 5. ANSWER True detective 6. At 6.14-metre (20.1 ft) tall, 6.6-metre (22 ft) diameter bell with a weight of 433,356 pounds (196,567 kg), making it the largest and heaviest bell on display on the grounds of the Moscow Kremlin. Name this largest and heaviest existing bell in the world 7. The Tsar Bell, also known as the Tsarsky Kolokol, Tsar Kolokol III, or Royal Bell 8. The character Barsad, Bane's right- hand-man played by Josh Stewart, is a sniper and heavy arms expert. He is always shown wearing a bulletproof vest which has large bullets on it and a red scarf. This character is a take on which DC comics super villain ? 9. DeadShot, a character which co-writer David S. Goyer had expressed interest in bringing to the big screen 10. CONNECT: 1 P versus NP 2 The Hodge conjecture 3 The Poincar conjecture (Upto November 2002) 4 The Riemann hypothesis 5 YangMills existence and mass gap 6 NavierStokes existence and smoothness 7 The Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer conjecture 11. ANSWER Millennium Prize Problems 12. CrixusDeathstroke 13. ANSWER Azog, the defiler (Role played by Manu Bennett) 14. Put Funda!! 15. ANSWER Punnett Square 16. Identify the company from the logo 17. What method well-known to sports fans was used for the first time in a rugby union match in the Heineken Cup semi-final which saw the Leicester Tigers beat the Cardiff Blues 27-26 on May 3, 2009? 18. ANSWER Penalty shootout 19. X was inspired by and gets his famous nickname from Adam Worth, a Jewish born German who moved to the USA at the age of 5. When 17, Worth enlisted in the Union army during the civil war, was injured in the Second Battle of Bull Run on August 30, 1862 and was shipped to a Georgetown Hospital in Washington DC. In the hospital, Worth learned he had been listed as "killed in action" and left. Worth then became a criminal, starting as a bounty jumper, joining regiments under false names, taking pay, and deserting. After the war, Worth became pickpocket, forming his own gang of pickpockets. Later Worth partnered up with a safecracker he had broken out, and after stints in Liverpool and Paris, he reached London. Here Worth formed his own criminal network and organized major robberies and burglaries through several intermediaries. Those who worked in his schemes never knew his name. In 1876, Worth personally stole Thomas Gainsborough's recently rediscovered painting of Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire, from a London gallery of Thomas Agnew & Sons with the help of two associates. He was taken with the painting and did not try to sell it. Scotland Yard detective, Robert Anderson nicknamed Worth __________________________________ , from which X gets his nickname. ID X and FITB. 20. ANSWER X- Professor Moriarty The Napoleon of crime 21. This is a meme about the meaning of a very popular website with comic content! ID. 22. ANSWER XKCD 23. A selfie, taken way before selfies became cool.. ID this true visionary in the literal meaning of the word 24. ANSWER Satyajit Ray 25. What has been blanked out here ? 26. Proposed worlds highest statue in Gujarat, that of Sardar Vallabhai Patel 27. Vibranium (Captain Americas Shield) 28. Born on February 13, 1966 into a Jewish family in Chicago, he is the founder of Freeloader Inc., Tribe Networks, and Support.com. In April 2007 he founded his most famous company under the name Presidio Media, which was then changed to X in July 2007 in memory of his deceased pet. ID him and give me X 29. ANSWER Mark Pincus X- Zynga 30. Mathematician known for his brilliant contributions to contributions to mathematical analysis, number theory, infinite series and continued fractions. Identify him. 31. Srinivasa Ramanujan 32. This film takes its title from one of Kabeers Dohas. Pothi pad pad jag moha, pandit bhaya na koye, ---- ------ ---- -- pade, so pandit hoye. The sub-title, Love is the only inspiration echoes Kabeer's sentiments that without love life is meaningless. FITB! 33. ANSWER Dhai Akshar Prem Ke 34. EinsteinRosen bridge popularly known as wormhole 35. ID Voice 36. ANSWER Rabindranath Tagore 37. Dry Round - 1 Infinite bounce and pounce rule will be followed. Bounce: +10 for correct answer, no negative marking. Pounce: +20 for correct answer, -10 for incorrect. Quizmasters decision is final. 38. Method used to hold a computer mouse 39. This chemist discovered two new elements by careful distillation of 40 tons of water. He is also associated with the invention of a necessary equipment used in every chemistry lab. Name this chemist. 40. Robert Wilhelm Eberhard Bunsen (30 March 1811 16 August 1899), a German chemist 41. Founded by AMAR GOPAL BOSE (1929-2013) 42. ALBERTO FALCONE, SON OF CARMINE FALCONE, WAS CAUGHT BY BATMAN WHO ADMITTED OF COMMITTING ALL OF THE HOLIDAY MURDERS EVEN THE ONES COMMITTED BEFORE HIM BY GILDA DENT, WIFE OF HARVEY DENT. 43. JOHN CONSTANTINE, AS PLAYED BY KEANU REEVES 44. Before Android announced that its latest version would be code named Kit Kat, Indians had launched an online campaign saying that the version should be code-named with something related to India as Android was growing big time in India. What was the codename they suggested? 45. A 1970 feature film based on a 1968 novel by Richard Hooker was televised into an American television series by Larry Gelbart. The series premiered in the U.S. on September 17, 1972, and ended February 28, 1983 (11 seasons), with the finale "Goodbye, Farewell and Amen" becoming the most watched television episode in U.S. television history at the time. In 2013, the Writers Guild of America ranked it as the fifth best written TV series ever and TV Guide ranked it as the eighth greatest show of all time. Name this highly acclaimed television series. 46. M*A*S*H 47. It started with the set designer peppering several scenes of The Godfather with certain items to give the somber sets a dash of colour. But because of the events of these scenes, the coincidence took on a new meaning entirely. Since then, this symbologism has been used in other series and movies such as Requiem For a Dream, Family Guy, Lost, Breaking Bad and The Sopranos. PUT FUNDA! 48. The presence of oranges or the colour Orange signifying the death of a character/characters 49. In the early minutes of each movie in The Dark Knight trilogy, there is a significant similarity between the movies concerning the main villain. Can you guess the funda ? 50. In the early minutes of each film in the trilogy the main villain (Ra's Al Ghul, Joker, Bane) disguises himself as one of his own henchmen and there is a conversation about said villain in each scene. 51. A loanword from the Japanese (), X can be translated as "pleasant savory taste". This particular writing was chosen by Professor Kikunae Ikeda from ____() "delicious" and ___ () "taste". People taste X through receptors for glutamate, commonly found in its salt form as the food additive monosodium glutamate (MSG). For that reason, scientists consider X to be distinct from saltiness. Name X. 52. UMAMI - A.K.A THE FIFTH TASTE 53. A stylised portrayal of Guy Fawkes face with an over-sized smile and red cheeks, a wide moustache upturned at both ends, and a thin vertical pointed beard, designed by illustrator David Lloyd, came to represent broader protest after it was used as a major plot element in V for Vendetta, published in 1982, and its 2006 film adaptation. After appearing in Internet forums, the mask became a well- known symbol for the online hacktivist group Anonymous, used in Project Chanology, the Occupy movement, and other anti-government and anti-establishment protests around the world. What is Guy Fawkes famous for ? 54. Guy Fawkes is the best-known member of the Gunpowder Plot, an attempt to blow up the House of Lords in London in 1605. in 1605 55. This body in space is named Chariklo. It belongs to a family of large space bodies known as Centaurs. What is so special about Chariklo? 56. Chariklo is the first asteroid with rings. 57. Old Logo of what? 58. Windows 1 59. WHO THE FIRST NON EUROPEAN FOOTBALLER TO WIN THE PREMIER LEAGUE PLAYER OF THE MONTH AWARD? 60. Tony Yeboah who played as a striker from 1981 to 2002. Yeboah won the player of the month award during his second season with leeds united 61. LORD NELSON! LORD BEAVERBROOK! SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL! SIR ANTHONY EDEN! CLEMENT ATTLEE! HENRY COOPER! LADY DIANA! MAGGIE THATCHER - CAN YOU HEAR ME, MAGGIE THATCHER! YOUR BOYS TOOK ONE HELL OF A BEATING! YOUR BOYS TOOK ONE HELL OF A BEATING! BJORGE LILLELIEN A TV COMMENTATOR SAID THESE HISTORIC WORDS. WHAT WAS THE OCCASION ? 62. On Norway's 2-1 victory against England in a World Cup qualifier in Oslo on 9 September 1981. At the end of the match, he proclaimed (in Norwegian) "We are best in the world! We have beaten England! England, birthplace of giants", before taunting a roll call of famous English people. 63. Devised and created in the early 1870s by Christopher Latham Sholes, a newspaper editor, this invention was used to avoid jams when neighbouring arms were pressed at the same time. In 1873 Sholes's backer, James Densmore, successfully sold the manufacturing rights to E. Rem

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