 Each right answer fetches you 10 points.
 Infinite Pounce
 A wrong pounce will result in a deduction of 5 points.
 No...
“Stewart and his team put out several issues of The
Whole Earth Catalogue, and then when it had run its
course, they put o...
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 It’s designer French mechanical engineer Louis
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Pacific Ocean where the ...
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 20 years old who
currently lives in
Italy.
 What did he create
which has found
interest with geeks
and others alike?
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 Lou Gehrig
 Stephen Hawking
 Mao Zedong
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 In a special episode of Top Gear held at the Beaulieu
National Motor Museum in Hampshire, X won the
title for the world’...
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else
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Hindustan Ambassador.
 In computer architecture, a 32 bit integer can encode a
number as high as 2,147,483,647. However, this
company had to ch...
if (answer_provided==TRUE)
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else
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 “Biteman” is a modified version of Pacman based on a
certain famous personality hailing from South
America. Several inci...
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else
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 Which confectionary brand partnered with Japan’s
postal service, to create a post card like product sold at
the post off...
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else
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 In Jan 2015, an American brewery found itself the
subject of Indian protests for the name of one of its
India Pale Ales....
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else
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It had been named "Gandhi-bot",
which led Indians to protest against
the use of Mahatma Gandhi's name
and likeness.
if (answer_provided==TRUE)
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}
else
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 All the directors of the the given movies have directed
all the movies from the famous Harry Porter
Franchise.
 Home Al...
 From Psycho onwards, Alfred Hitchcock’s cameos
began occuring much earlier in his films than before,
so that the audienc...
if (answer_provided==TRUE)
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else
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 He kept Emraan Hashmi’s kissing scenes quite early in
the movie.
if (answer_provided==TRUE)
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else
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Peeche Jao;
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 Three animated features to have been
nominated for the Academy Award for Best
Picture.
 Lunchbox Electronics have recently introduced a new
3D printed add-on to LEGO building models,
something that unusually ...
if (answer_provided==TRUE)
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}
else
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Peeche Jao;
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 LED brick
 Nicknamed Padfoot, is the last heir to the House of
Black. He is a mass murderer incarcerated in prison of
Azkaban for 1...
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else
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 Gary Oldman
 The satirical news site "The Onion" makes a selection
for its "Person of the Year". For the first time, two
people were ...
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else
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Peeche Jao;
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 The WWE wrestler John Cena.
 "The Sixth ________: An unnatural history" won the
2015 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction. The book
by Elizabeth Ko...
if (answer_provided==TRUE)
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else
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Udi baba;
Peeche Jao;
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 "Extinction", referring to Mass Extinction Events.
 NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft was launched in 2004
to study a planet, which it did so until crashing into
the planet in Ap...
if (answer_provided==TRUE)
{
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}
else
{
Udi baba;
Peeche Jao;
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 Mercury - MESSENGER stands for "MErcury Surface,
Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging", and
also refers to Mercu...
 When an asteroid is first discovered, it is given a provisional
designation like “2001 DA42″ The first four digits tell ...
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else
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 Douglas Adams
 A certain scientist was once studying how to stabilize a
heavy, explosive liquid. An explosion due to the
substance led ...
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}
else
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Udi baba;
Peeche Jao;
}
 Alfred Nobel and dynamite
 This word made its first appearance in print media as
part of a joke in the 23 edition on page two of the
Boston Morning...
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}
else
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Peeche Jao;
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 OK
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}
else
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Peeche Jao;
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 All of them have daughters named “India”.
 On Apr 1, 2015, as part of a great April Fool's joke, the non-
profit "Teach For America" announced on its Facebook
page...
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else
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Udi baba;
Peeche Jao;
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 Zayn Malik, the English pop star, who exited from the
boy band "One Direction" in May 2015 to much
teenage heartbreak.
 Also India's second permanent research station in
Antarctica, what was the name of India's operation to
assist Nepal in ...
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else
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Peeche Jao;
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 Maitri
 In March 2015, a 30-member contingent of Indian
Army began preparing to clean one of the most littered
places on earth, ...
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 Mount Everest
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Final round of the quiz for Freshers.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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  • 1.  Each right answer fetches you 10 points.  Infinite Pounce  A wrong pounce will result in a deduction of 5 points.  No negative marking if a question is passed.  Incase of doubts, go for the funny answer.  The quizmaster’s decision is not final, you can coax him into giving you points by bribing him.(Weaknesses include Dairy milk Silk and Five Star) ;-)
  • 2. “Stewart and his team put out several issues of The Whole Earth Catalogue, and then when it had run its course, they put out a final issue. It was the mid-1970s, and I was your age. On the back cover their final issue was a photograph of an early morning country road, the kind you might find yourself hitchhiking on if you were so adventurous. Beneath it were the words: “____ ______. ____ _______." It was their farewell message as they signed off. ____ ______. ____ _______. And I have always wished that for myself. And now, as you graduate to begin anew, I wish that for you. ____ ______. ____ _______.” Which famous phrase?
  • 3. if (answer_provided==TRUE) { Proceed to next slide; } else { Udi baba; Peeche Jao; }
  • 4. if (answer_provided==TRUE) { Proceed to next slide; } else { Udi baba; Peeche Jao; }
  • 5. if (answer_provided==TRUE) { Proceed to next slide; } else { Udi baba; Peeche Jao; }
  • 6.  It’s designer French mechanical engineer Louis Réard named it after the group of islands in the Pacific Ocean where the United States had conducted its first peace-time nuclear weapons test. His hope was that it would create an explosive commercial and cultural reaction, similar in intensity to society's response to the nuclear test. It did, and the name stuck with the media and public. What am I talking about?
  • 7. if (answer_provided==TRUE) { Proceed to next slide; } else { Udi baba; Peeche Jao; }
  • 8. if (answer_provided==TRUE) { Proceed to next slide; } else { Udi baba; Peeche Jao; }
  • 9. if (answer_provided==TRUE) { Proceed to next slide; } else { Udi baba; Peeche Jao; }
  • 10.  20 years old who currently lives in Italy.  What did he create which has found interest with geeks and others alike?
  • 11. if (answer_provided==TRUE) { Proceed to next slide; } else { Udi baba; Peeche Jao; }
  • 12. if (answer_provided==TRUE) { Proceed to next slide; } else { Udi baba; Peeche Jao; }
  • 13.  Lou Gehrig  Stephen Hawking  Mao Zedong
  • 14. if (answer_provided==TRUE) { Proceed to next slide; } else { Udi baba; Peeche Jao; }
  • 15. if (answer_provided==TRUE) { Proceed to next slide; } else { Udi baba; Peeche Jao; }
  • 16. if (answer_provided==TRUE) { Proceed to next slide; } else { Udi baba; Peeche Jao; }
  • 17.  In a special episode of Top Gear held at the Beaulieu National Motor Museum in Hampshire, X won the title for the world’s best taxi. Other competitors included 1997 Fairway Driver, 1970 Volkswagen Beetle, Ford Crown Victoria, Toyota HI Ace, and the Mercedes E-Class.  Identify X.
  • 18. if (answer_provided==TRUE) { Proceed to next slide; } else { Udi baba; Peeche Jao; }
  • 19. Hindustan Ambassador.
  • 20.  In computer architecture, a 32 bit integer can encode a number as high as 2,147,483,647. However, this company had to change its entire architecture from a 32 bit to a 64 bit integer encoding in 2014. Which “occurrence” caused this?
  • 21. if (answer_provided==TRUE) { Proceed to next slide; } else { Udi baba; Peeche Jao; }
  • 22.  “Biteman” is a modified version of Pacman based on a certain famous personality hailing from South America. Several incidents have made him the centre of controversies several time, once in 2010 among many other times when the The Dutch daily newspaper ”De Telegraaf” branded that person, the "Cannibal of Ajax”.  Identify this super controversial superstar.
  • 23. if (answer_provided==TRUE) { Proceed to next slide; } else { Udi baba; Peeche Jao; }
  • 24.  Which confectionary brand partnered with Japan’s postal service, to create a post card like product sold at the post office that could be mailed to students as edible good luck charm?
  • 25. if (answer_provided==TRUE) { Proceed to next slide; } else { Udi baba; Peeche Jao; }
  • 26.  In Jan 2015, an American brewery found itself the subject of Indian protests for the name of one of its India Pale Ales. The name, an ironic choice for a beer label, had been accompanied by a line on its website saying the beer is an "ideal aid for self- purification...".What was the fuss about?
  • 27. if (answer_provided==TRUE) { Proceed to next slide; } else { Udi baba; Peeche Jao; }
  • 28. It had been named "Gandhi-bot", which led Indians to protest against the use of Mahatma Gandhi's name and likeness.
  • 29. if (answer_provided==TRUE) { Proceed to next slide; } else { Udi baba; Peeche Jao; }
  • 30.  All the directors of the the given movies have directed all the movies from the famous Harry Porter Franchise.  Home Alone(Chris Columbus)- Part 1 & 2.  Gravity (Alfonso Cuaron)- Part 3  Four Weddings and a Funeral (Mike Newell)- Part 4  Tarzan (David Yates)- Part 5-8.
  • 31.  From Psycho onwards, Alfred Hitchcock’s cameos began occuring much earlier in his films than before, so that the audience would stop looking out for his cameo and pay attention to the movie. Mahesh Bhatt recently said that he used a very similar technique for a staple feature of his films as well. What feature?
  • 32. if (answer_provided==TRUE) { Proceed to next slide; } else { Udi baba; Peeche Jao; }
  • 33.  He kept Emraan Hashmi’s kissing scenes quite early in the movie.
  • 34. if (answer_provided==TRUE) { Proceed to next slide; } else { Udi baba; Peeche Jao; }
  • 35.  Three animated features to have been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture.
  • 36.  Lunchbox Electronics have recently introduced a new 3D printed add-on to LEGO building models, something that unusually hasn’t come up in anyone’s heads until now. It quite literally, brings the models to life. They only just hit their Kickstarter goal, and have started selling these kits online.  What long missing feature have they helped introduce into LEGO models?
  • 37. if (answer_provided==TRUE) { Proceed to next slide; } else { Udi baba; Peeche Jao; }
  • 38.  LED brick
  • 39.  Nicknamed Padfoot, is the last heir to the House of Black. He is a mass murderer incarcerated in prison of Azkaban for 12 years.  Commissioner of Gotham City.  Ludwig Van Beethoven
  • 40. if (answer_provided==TRUE) { Proceed to next slide; } else { Udi baba; Peeche Jao; }
  • 41.  Gary Oldman
  • 42.  The satirical news site "The Onion" makes a selection for its "Person of the Year". For the first time, two people were chosen: one of them was the teen activist Malala Yousufzai (well, of course). The other was a 'sportsman' who won the most important prize in his 'sport' in 2014, using as the Onion remarks: "[moves] such as the "Attitude Adjustment" and the "STFU"".  Who is this worthy winner?
  • 43. if (answer_provided==TRUE) { Proceed to next slide; } else { Udi baba; Peeche Jao; }
  • 44.  The WWE wrestler John Cena.
  • 45.  "The Sixth ________: An unnatural history" won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction. The book by Elizabeth Kolbert claims that we are currently in the middle of the 6th version of an event that results in a dramatic decrease in life on Earth (some of the previous 5 are Triassic-Jurassic and Late Devonian).  What word completes the title of this book, and what concept is this about?
  • 46. if (answer_provided==TRUE) { Proceed to next slide; } else { Udi baba; Peeche Jao; }
  • 47.  "Extinction", referring to Mass Extinction Events.
  • 48.  NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft was launched in 2004 to study a planet, which it did so until crashing into the planet in Apr 2015. Which planet did it study, hinted by its name?
  • 49. if (answer_provided==TRUE) { Proceed to next slide; } else { Udi baba; Peeche Jao; }
  • 50.  Mercury - MESSENGER stands for "MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging", and also refers to Mercury, the Roman Messenger God.
  • 51.  When an asteroid is first discovered, it is given a provisional designation like “2001 DA42″ The first four digits tell you what year it was discovered. The last four characters tell you when in that year it was discovered.  Some guidelines for naming 2001 DA42:  no more than 16 characters long (including any spaces or punctuation);  preferably one word;  pronounceable (in some language);  written using Latin characters (transliterations of names from languages not written using Latin characters are acceptable);  non-offensive  Given that a certain individual died in 2001, “2001 DA42″ fit him like a glove. Hence the asteroid was named after him. Who is this famous author?
  • 52. if (answer_provided==TRUE) { Proceed to next slide; } else { Udi baba; Peeche Jao; }
  • 53.  Douglas Adams
  • 54.  A certain scientist was once studying how to stabilize a heavy, explosive liquid. An explosion due to the substance led to his brother’s death which encouraged him further. Once, while transporting it he noticed the liquid leak out of the can but the kieselguhr rock covering the can could absorb it perfectly. Later, he used kieselguhr to store the liquid without affecting its power.  Who was the scientist and what was invented as a result of this?
  • 55. if (answer_provided==TRUE) { Proceed to next slide; } else { Udi baba; Peeche Jao; }
  • 56.  Alfred Nobel and dynamite
  • 57.  This word made its first appearance in print media as part of a joke in the 23 edition on page two of the Boston Morning Post, the then most popular newspaper in March, 1839. It can be used as a noun, verb, adverb, adjective or interjection to name a few. Its usage may convey acceptance, mediocrity, agreement, etc. According to a research result, this word is ‘The most frequently spoken and typed word in the planet.’  Identify.
  • 58. if (answer_provided==TRUE) { Proceed to next slide; } else { Udi baba; Peeche Jao; }
  • 59.  OK
  • 60. if (answer_provided==TRUE) { Proceed to next slide; } else { Udi baba; Peeche Jao; }
  • 61.  All of them have daughters named “India”.
  • 62.  On Apr 1, 2015, as part of a great April Fool's joke, the non- profit "Teach For America" announced on its Facebook page that:  "We're excited to welcome ____, who has accepted our offer to join the 2015 corps after announcing his departure from _____ last week. We believe that [his] experiences being both revered and ridiculed by teens and preteens and surviving Simon Cowell's management - not to mention the overall Story of His Life - will equip him well for success in the classroom...  About whom was TFA talking about, and what was the departure from?
  • 63. if (answer_provided==TRUE) { Proceed to next slide; } else { Udi baba; Peeche Jao; }
  • 64.  Zayn Malik, the English pop star, who exited from the boy band "One Direction" in May 2015 to much teenage heartbreak.
  • 65.  Also India's second permanent research station in Antarctica, what was the name of India's operation to assist Nepal in the aftermath of the massive 2015 earthquake?
  • 66. if (answer_provided==TRUE) { Proceed to next slide; } else { Udi baba; Peeche Jao; }
  • 67.  Maitri
  • 68.  In March 2015, a 30-member contingent of Indian Army began preparing to clean one of the most littered places on earth, hoping to come back with about 4000 kg of waste, taking a cue from PM Modi's "Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan".  To be attempted in May 2015, where are they taking the cleanliness campaign?
  • 69. if (answer_provided==TRUE) { Proceed to next slide; } else { Udi baba; Peeche Jao; }
  • 70.  Mount Everest