ICQC presents
The Politics Quiz
Rules
• Keep calm and keep guessing
• The quizmaster is always right
CONNECT ROUND
Connect (Exhaustive list)
• Only three people to get Nobel peace prize
while incarnated by their own governments
Connect (Non-
Exhaustive list)
Politicians from Hollywood
• Ancient books on statecraft
Connect (Hint:
Think London)
• Residents of Kensington road
• Famous political sex scandals
• Politicians assassinated by their own
bodyguards
• Cricket stadiums named after them
• Senkaku / Diayou islands and their former
owner Kunioki Kurihara
• Battle of trafalgar
CONNECT (star marked)
Practice of editing out dissidents
pics.
Author of this, and
why is it named so?
• Ramchandra guha, named it to sync with his
bestseller india after gandhi
Wats this?
• Countries attending moscow olympics
At least two TV channels made similar mistakes while reporting an
event that occurred on April 8, 2013, in the UK. One was...
• Death of Margaret thatcher, they put wrong
pics
This Act passed by the United States
government and signed into law in March 2010
is called "Patient Protection and Afford...
• Obamacare
Which geopolitical event in Croatia was
welcomed with great enthusiasm on the
midnight of 1st July, by celebrations in the...
• Croatia joined EU
After a vote in the General Assembly, Palestine
was recently granted "non-member observer
state" status. Which is the only...
• Vatican city
As is customary with visiting chinese dignitaries,
Li Keqiang (the Chinese Premier) made and kept
an appointment with a Mu...
• Dr Dwarkanath Kotnis
The X movement is an African-based spiritual ideology that arose
in the 1930s in Jamaica. It is sometimes described as a r...
Rastafarianism
Excerpt from a report the Acworth Committee published in 1921:
"We recommend that the finance department should cease to c...
XXX - Indian Railways;
creation of the separate Railway
Budget
EMS Namboodripad famously claimed in 1957
that he had spearheaded the first instance of
X ever happening. However, he was ...
First democratically elected communist
government.
In his book Breaking Cover, Bill Gulley, the former director of the White House Military
Office described the Football in ...
A briefcase, the contents
of which are to be used
by the President of the
United States to
authorize a nuclear
attack whil...
Wats
this,
and
when
was it
built?
• Spring temple buddha in china, tallest statue
in the world at present (420 ft tall)
• built after destruction of bamiyan...
XXX - 10
P. Chidambaram - 8
Pranab Mukherjee, Yashwant Sinha, Y B Chavan, C D Deshmukh -7
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, T...
Morarji Desai
(Number of times each of them has presented
the Union Budget)
A 19th century British
artist’s depiction of what?
The Suez Canal
Title Name Country
Sultan Qaboos of Oman[11]* Oman
President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo Equatorial Guinea
President Yow...
Exhaustive list of what?
Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama Fiji
President Mohamed Ould Abdel
Aziz***
Mauritania
President (...
Current heads of state who came to power
through a coup d’etat
7 terms, +5 for each
Bonus +5 for getting them all
Written Round
Easy one
Origin: The French word for ‘walled city’, as the artisans,
merchants and craftsmen used to sell their goods in a...
The term was introduced by Wired magazine in
the 90s, as they felt the term Y (answer to the
previous question) was becomi...
Posters such as this one led to the coining of this term.
The Times called a particular situation that Britain faced in the
70s a ‘balance of power situation’. The phrase never cau...
The term has its origin in a report prepared by a subcommittee
of the United States Senate Foreign Relations Committee,
ch...
ID the luxury brand (Hint: This is a
Politics Quiz)
In medieval Venice, decisions on local issues
were always taken by a council that met every
Sunday. Consensus amongst the ...
Answers
1. Bourgeoisie
2. Netocracy
3. Agitprop
4. Hung assembly
5. Narcokleptocracy
6. Banana Republic
7. Ballot
Sujatha (May 3, 1935 – February 27, 2008) was the pseudonym of the Tamil writer S.
Rangarajan, author of over 100 novels, ...
During his time at
BHEL, he was one of
the key people
behind the
conceptualization
and design of EVMs.
Despite all their ideological differences, the
Republican Party of the USA and the Bahujan
Samaj Party of India share a ke...
Symbol: Elephant
What is this an exhaustive list of?
Balrampur
Gwalior
New Delhi
Vidisha
Gandhinagar
Lucknow
Constituencies A.B Vajpayee has been elected
from.
Balrampur - 1957, 1967, Gwalior - 1971, New Delhi - 1977, 1980, Vidisha...
Connect
House of Cards
Dobbs is the UK
Conservative Party MP
who wrote the novel
that BBC created a TV
series on, which Netflix
ha...
YYY is an IAS officer of the 1984 batch, who was embroiled in controversy in the
MHADA Scam in 2004. He tried his hand at ...
Uttam Khobragade, father of Devyani.
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Politics quiz finals

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Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Transcripts - Politics quiz finals

  • 1. ICQC presents The Politics Quiz
  • 2. Rules • Keep calm and keep guessing • The quizmaster is always right
  • 3. CONNECT ROUND
  • 4. Connect (Exhaustive list)
  • 5. • Only three people to get Nobel peace prize while incarnated by their own governments
  • 6. Connect (Non- Exhaustive list)
  • 7. Politicians from Hollywood
  • 8. • Ancient books on statecraft
  • 9. Connect (Hint: Think London)
  • 10. • Residents of Kensington road
  • 11. • Famous political sex scandals
  • 12. • Politicians assassinated by their own bodyguards
  • 13. • Cricket stadiums named after them
  • 14. • Senkaku / Diayou islands and their former owner Kunioki Kurihara
  • 15. • Battle of trafalgar
  • 16. CONNECT (star marked)
  • 17. Practice of editing out dissidents pics.
  • 18. Author of this, and why is it named so?
  • 19. • Ramchandra guha, named it to sync with his bestseller india after gandhi
  • 20. Wats this?
  • 21. • Countries attending moscow olympics
  • 22. At least two TV channels made similar mistakes while reporting an event that occurred on April 8, 2013, in the UK. One was Thailand's Channel 5, while the other was Taiwan's CTi Cable channel. The former chose to go with the actress Meryl Streep, the latter with Queen Elizabeth II. What event, and what was the error?
  • 23. • Death of Margaret thatcher, they put wrong pics
  • 24. This Act passed by the United States government and signed into law in March 2010 is called "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act". In 2013, it became embroiled in bringing the shutters down in that country. By what eponymous nickname, possibly coined by Republican politicians, is this Act often referred to in the media?
  • 25. • Obamacare
  • 26. Which geopolitical event in Croatia was welcomed with great enthusiasm on the midnight of 1st July, by celebrations in the main square in the capital Zagreb, including fireworks, cannon fire, and a rendition of Beethoven's Ode To Joy?
  • 27. • Croatia joined EU
  • 28. After a vote in the General Assembly, Palestine was recently granted "non-member observer state" status. Which is the only other "non- member" state?
  • 29. • Vatican city
  • 30. As is customary with visiting chinese dignitaries, Li Keqiang (the Chinese Premier) made and kept an appointment with a Mumbai family at the Taj Mahal hotel during his visit to India in May 2013. The family members consisted of someone's sister, grand-nieces and grand- nephews. Who’s family?
  • 31. • Dr Dwarkanath Kotnis
  • 32. The X movement is an African-based spiritual ideology that arose in the 1930s in Jamaica. It is sometimes described as a religion but is considered by many adherents to be a "Way of Life".Its adherents worship Haile Selassie I, Emperor of Ethiopia (ruled 1930–1974), some as Jesus in his Second Advent, or as God the Father. The X way of life encompasses themes such as the spiritual use of cannabis and the rejection of the degenerate society of materialism, oppression, and sensual pleasures, called Babylon Identify X
  • 33. Rastafarianism
  • 34. Excerpt from a report the Acworth Committee published in 1921: "We recommend that the finance department should cease to control the internal finances of XXX,; that the XXX should be responsible for earning and expending their own income and for providing such net revenues as is required to meet the interest on debt incurred on or to be incurred by the government for XXX purposes. What is XXX? What did this lead to the creation of?
  • 35. XXX - Indian Railways; creation of the separate Railway Budget
  • 36. EMS Namboodripad famously claimed in 1957 that he had spearheaded the first instance of X ever happening. However, he was wrong as the PCI party in San Marino had beaten him to that record by 12 years. What was X?
  • 37. First democratically elected communist government.
  • 38. In his book Breaking Cover, Bill Gulley, the former director of the White House Military Office described the Football in some detail. “There are four things in the Football,” he wrote. “The Black Book containing the options, a book listing classified site locations, a manila folder with eight or ten pages stapled together giving a description of procedures and a three-by-five inch card with authentication codes.” What is the significance of the Football?
  • 39. A briefcase, the contents of which are to be used by the President of the United States to authorize a nuclear attack while away from the White House.
  • 40. Wats this, and when was it built?
  • 41. • Spring temple buddha in china, tallest statue in the world at present (420 ft tall) • built after destruction of bamiyan buddhas.
  • 42. XXX - 10 P. Chidambaram - 8 Pranab Mukherjee, Yashwant Sinha, Y B Chavan, C D Deshmukh -7 Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, T T Krishnamachari - 6 R. Venkatraman, H M Patel- 3 Jawahar Lal Nehru, Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi, Charan Singh, N D Tiwari, Madhu Dandwate, S B Chavan Sachindra Chaurdhuri - 1 Identify XXX.
  • 43. Morarji Desai (Number of times each of them has presented the Union Budget)
  • 44. A 19th century British artist’s depiction of what?
  • 45. The Suez Canal
  • 46. Title Name Country Sultan Qaboos of Oman[11]* Oman President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo Equatorial Guinea President Yoweri Museveni Uganda President Blaise Compaoré Burkina Faso President Omar Hasan Ahmad al-Bashir Sudan President Idriss Déby Chad President Yahya Jammeh[12]** The Gambia President Denis Sassou Nguesso Republic of the Congo Prime Minister Hun Sen Cambodia
  • 47. Exhaustive list of what? Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama Fiji President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz*** Mauritania President (of the High Transitional Authority) Andry Rajoelina Madagascar President (Acting) Manuel Serifo Nhamadjo**** Guinea-Bissau President Michel Djotodia Central African Republic President (Acting) Adly Mansour[13]***** Egypt
  • 48. Current heads of state who came to power through a coup d’etat
  • 49. 7 terms, +5 for each Bonus +5 for getting them all Written Round
  • 50. Easy one Origin: The French word for ‘walled city’, as the artisans, merchants and craftsmen used to sell their goods in a walled market-place.
  • 51. The term was introduced by Wired magazine in the 90s, as they felt the term Y (answer to the previous question) was becoming obsolete). X is defined as a set of people who gain an advantage due to their superior social networking and internet skills. What?
  • 52. Posters such as this one led to the coining of this term.
  • 53. The Times called a particular situation that Britain faced in the 70s a ‘balance of power situation’. The phrase never caught on. Simon Hoggart in The Guardian in 1974 called it X and the rest, as they say, is history. What phrase? Hint: Widely used by the Indian media in recent weeks.
  • 54. The term has its origin in a report prepared by a subcommittee of the United States Senate Foreign Relations Committee, chaired by Massachusetts Senator John Kerry. The term was used specifically to describe the regime of Manuel Noriega in Panama, as Noriega allegedly was responsible for the lion’s share of drug trade in Panama. Some allege that the reason he joined politics in the first place was to promote his trade.
  • 55. ID the luxury brand (Hint: This is a Politics Quiz)
  • 56. In medieval Venice, decisions on local issues were always taken by a council that met every Sunday. Consensus amongst the council was gauged by the dropping of a ball- a white one if they were in favour of a decision and a black one if they were against. What was the terms that was created due to this practice?
  • 57. Answers 1. Bourgeoisie 2. Netocracy 3. Agitprop 4. Hung assembly 5. Narcokleptocracy 6. Banana Republic 7. Ballot
  • 58. Sujatha (May 3, 1935 – February 27, 2008) was the pseudonym of the Tamil writer S. Rangarajan, author of over 100 novels, 250 short stories, ten books on science, ten stage plays, and a slim volume of poems.His popularization of technology was one of his greatest contributions - starting with his Silicon Chip writing in Dinamani Kadhir and Yen, Yedharku, Eppadi in Junior Vikatan. Prior to his writing career, he worked first in the Civil Aviation Department of Government of India and later for Bharat Electronics Limited in Bangalore, India before his retirement to Chennai, India, where he lived till his last days. What was his contribution to Indian democracy?
  • 59. During his time at BHEL, he was one of the key people behind the conceptualization and design of EVMs.
  • 60. Despite all their ideological differences, the Republican Party of the USA and the Bahujan Samaj Party of India share a key detail. What? (Be creative)
  • 61. Symbol: Elephant
  • 62. What is this an exhaustive list of? Balrampur Gwalior New Delhi Vidisha Gandhinagar Lucknow
  • 63. Constituencies A.B Vajpayee has been elected from. Balrampur - 1957, 1967, Gwalior - 1971, New Delhi - 1977, 1980, Vidisha- 1991, Gandhinagar - 1996, Lucknow - 1991, 1996, 1998 !"
  • 64. Connect
  • 65. House of Cards Dobbs is the UK Conservative Party MP who wrote the novel that BBC created a TV series on, which Netflix has recently adapted.
  • 66. YYY is an IAS officer of the 1984 batch, who was embroiled in controversy in the MHADA Scam in 2004. He tried his hand at politics in the past and failed. However, his relation to XXX, an Indian Foreign Service employee has made him one of the most coveted people in Indian politics. He has created a bidding war among political parties by announcing his decision to contest the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, regardless of which party backs him. “My struggle against the injustice meted out to XXX will continue, but I can also confirm that I'll be in politics and will be part of the next elections," Who?
  • 67. Uttam Khobragade, father of Devyani.

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