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Ragnarok
the year end quiz
By
Sandeep, Sudev,
Anupam, Rahul, and
me
Rules
•24 Questions. 10 Points each.
10/-10 on pounce.
•-5 if you say “Pass” on bounce
(no, seriously)
•May the Norse gods...
Finals
The End is near
Brahman-
Shaman
OdiaBoy funda Bengalis cannot
steal
Q1
While Pliny the Elder refuted it in Natural History as early as AD 77, the
phrase originates from the myth that birds o...
Answer Follows
Swansong
Q2
Identify this movie from this minimalist poster
Answer Follows
Answer
Q3
In 1911, French psychologists Alfred Binet and Theodore Simon created the first modern intelligence
test, which calcula...
Answer Follows
Answer
Morons, Imbeciles and Idiots
Q4
First used in a 1951 Gary Cooper western titled Distant Drums, this stock
sound effect began in a scene in which a grou...
Answer Follows
Answer
Wilhelm Scream
Q5
Ben and Jerry’s practice of adding chunks to its ice creams resulted in its
strong or rich taste, that it is famous for...
Answer Follows
The loss of sense of smell
Q6
By the mid 1950s, over 200,000 PLA troops were stationed in Tibet, ready to
launch into India, should the powers that b...
Answer Follows
Got rice from India as part of Panchsheel Treaty
Q7
The image in question was taken in 1839 by an amateur chemist and
photography enthusiast from Philadelphia named Robert...
Answer Follows
First ever Selfie
Q8
The Chain Bridge is a suspension bridge that spans the River Danube in
Hungary. Designed by English Engineer William Ti...
Answer Follows
Buda and Pest, which jointly form the modern
Budapest
Q9
Shah Jahan used to dispense justice in his court due to which he was
often compared to King Solomon. To reinforce his i...
Peacock Throne
Q10
ID/Give Funda
Buzz Aldrin’s travel voucher to the moon
Podu! Podu!
Terrific $h!t ahead
1
Dead of Night is a 1945 British anthology horror film (a gothic or horror anthology) made by
Ealing Studios; the individ...
Steady State Theory
Shown in the next slide is an excerpt of an interview
that the then Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola
gave after his tea...
 Me: "Do you think Manchester United were a little bit negative then by their
tactics of crowding their defence?"
 PG: "...
3
This song ‘_________ ______’ by a Tuvan group called
‘Anda Union’ is supposed to represent or imitate
something often se...
Galloping Horses
Shown in the next slide is the video of the song “Walk with me in hell” by
the American Groove metal band Lamb Of God. Thi...
Pogo Stick/ Pogo
kfc
Kozhi’s fried funda
John Eales AM is an Australian former rugby
union player and the most successful captain in the
history of Australian rugb...
Nobody
2. Id both players
Bobby Fischer and Franz Beckenbover
The first known mention of the
word ___________was in the 2nd
century AD in a poem called De
Medicina Praecepta by Serenus...
Abracadabra
It was widely said that Hitler used to keep framed photo
of X an American millionaire ,on his desk. X also kept a
framed p...
Henry Ford
• move or cause to move in a specified direction
• go past or across; leave behind or on one side in proceeding
• (of time...
Captain
Bullshit
Avenging Nothing
1
The red bird dressed in green that has moved camp from Sherwood to
PU
2
The week‘end’ that comes early because Wednesday and Thursday get
their asses handed to them
Ragnar
3
The itch you cannot scratch even with your skirt up
4
Wise, dark, (un)holy man from Uttar Pradesh who almost always lifts
your spirits
5
Famous throughout the galaxy, this hipster greeting in Chennai English
is
6
The Ice Hockey club that had too much trivia
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  1. 1. Ragnarok the year end quiz By Sandeep, Sudev, Anupam, Rahul, and me
  2. 2. Rules •24 Questions. 10 Points each. 10/-10 on pounce. •-5 if you say “Pass” on bounce (no, seriously) •May the Norse gods be with you (Boy are you fucked…)
  3. 3. Finals The End is near
  4. 4. Brahman- Shaman OdiaBoy funda Bengalis cannot steal
  5. 5. Q1 While Pliny the Elder refuted it in Natural History as early as AD 77, the phrase originates from the myth that birds of the genus Cygnus sing before they die. The Scottish cleric Jon Willison used the expression in one of his Scripture Songs, 1767, where he refers to "King David's ____-____", the first time its use was recorded in print. What phrase?
  6. 6. Answer Follows
  7. 7. Swansong
  8. 8. Q2 Identify this movie from this minimalist poster
  9. 9. Answer Follows
  10. 10. Answer
  11. 11. Q3 In 1911, French psychologists Alfred Binet and Theodore Simon created the first modern intelligence test, which calculated IQ based on whether children could accomplish tasks like pointing to their nose and counting pennies. The concept of "IQ" followed soon after.. Any child with an IQ of above 70 was considered "normal," while kids above 130 were considered "gifted." To deal with kids below 70, psychologists invented a nomenclature of retardation. Those with IQs between 51 and 70 were called ______ (X). Xs had adequate learning skills to complete menial tasks and communicate. _________(Y), with IQs between 26 and 50, never progressed past a mental age of about six. And the lowest of all were the ______ (Z), with IQs between 0 and 24, who were characterized by poor motor skill, extremely limited communication, and little response to stimulus. Give me X, Y and Z
  12. 12. Answer Follows
  13. 13. Answer Morons, Imbeciles and Idiots
  14. 14. Q4 First used in a 1951 Gary Cooper western titled Distant Drums, this stock sound effect began in a scene in which a group of soldiers wade through a swamp, and one of them lets out a piercing scream as an alligator drags him underwater. In the early '70s, a group of budding sound designers at USC’s film school—including future Academy Award-winning sound designer Ben Burtt—recognized that the unique scream kept popping up in numerous films they were watching. They nicknamed it the “_______ Scream” after a character in the first movie they all recognized it from, a 1963 western called The Charge at Feather River in which a character named Private _______ lets out the pained scream after being shot in the leg by an arrow. Name the stock sound effect
  15. 15. Answer Follows
  16. 16. Answer Wilhelm Scream
  17. 17. Q5 Ben and Jerry’s practice of adding chunks to its ice creams resulted in its strong or rich taste, that it is famous for. However, this can be alluded to its founder Ben Cohen, who suffers from a medical condition called anosmia, which resulted in him adding more flavoring. So what exactly is anosmia?
  18. 18. Answer Follows
  19. 19. The loss of sense of smell
  20. 20. Q6 By the mid 1950s, over 200,000 PLA troops were stationed in Tibet, ready to launch into India, should the powers that be command. This resulted in a famine like condition as the country's delicate subsistence agricultural system was stretched beyond capacity. So how did China get rice for its soldiers to tide over the problem?
  21. 21. Answer Follows
  22. 22. Got rice from India as part of Panchsheel Treaty
  23. 23. Q7 The image in question was taken in 1839 by an amateur chemist and photography enthusiast from Philadelphia named Robert Cornelius. Cornelius had set his camera up at the back of the family store in Philadelphia. He took the image by removing the lens cap and then running into frame where he sat for a minute before covering up the lens again. On the back he wrote “The first light Picture ever taken. 1839.” This is the first example of what?
  24. 24. Answer Follows
  25. 25. First ever Selfie
  26. 26. Q8 The Chain Bridge is a suspension bridge that spans the River Danube in Hungary. Designed by English Engineer William Tierney Clark in 1839, it was regarded as one of the modern world's engineering wonders. It connects the former capital of the Kingdom of Hungary and the to its eastern counterpart, which comprises over two-thirds of the modern capital. Name the two cities
  27. 27. Answer Follows
  28. 28. Buda and Pest, which jointly form the modern Budapest
  29. 29. Q9 Shah Jahan used to dispense justice in his court due to which he was often compared to King Solomon. To reinforce his image as a just king, Shah Jahan commissioned it which was comparable to a common motif in Judaism. It did not have any name in the beginning but took on the name of its most prominent motifs It was lost in the eighteenth century and even though it was replicated , the whereabouts of the original remains a mystery. What is it that is most commonly associated with authority figures?
  30. 30. Peacock Throne
  31. 31. Q10 ID/Give Funda
  32. 32. Buzz Aldrin’s travel voucher to the moon
  33. 33. Podu! Podu! Terrific $h!t ahead
  34. 34. 1 Dead of Night is a 1945 British anthology horror film (a gothic or horror anthology) made by Ealing Studios; the individual stories were directed by Alberto Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden and Robert Hamer. Hermann Bondi, Thomas Gold, and Fred Hoyle were 3 Cambridge scientists (shown in the image in the next slide) who once went to watch this movie. This movie had a circular plot, with a recurrent nightmare portion, that gave the movie a never-ending feel - or rather, the movie could be imagined to have no beginning or end because of its circular plot. After the movie ended, these 3 men entered into a discussion about the movie and its nature. This discussion (and further contemplation) led to the them proposing something. What?
  35. 35. Steady State Theory
  36. 36. Shown in the next slide is an excerpt of an interview that the then Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola gave after his team drew 1-1 against Manchester United in the 2014 Champions League Quarterfinal at Old Trafford. FITB. 2
  37. 37.  Me: "Do you think Manchester United were a little bit negative then by their tactics of crowding their defence?"  PG: "Nein [no], nein, nein."  Me: "That's what it sounds like a little bit ... Do you think it's a little bit negative, they're at home, they're the 20-times champions of England?"  PG: [in a low growl]: "I didn't say that."  Me: "No, I'm asking you your opinion.  PG: "I didn't say that. I didn't."  Me: "OK."  PG: "I didn't say that. He's [Moyes] my colleague. I respect my colleague and colleague can play like - look at me when I talk to you."  At this point, I seem to have looked away from Guardiola, which angered him.  Me: [surprised] "Are you talking to me?"  PG: "Yeah, look at me when I talk to you."  Me: "Yeah, OK, I am looking at you."  PG: "Yeah!"  Me: [keen to establish courtesy is a two-way street]: "Are you looking at me?"  PG: "Yeah."  Me: [laughing] "It's like ____ ______ this."  PG: "No, but I'm talking to you, you don't look at me, so I am trying explain."  Me: "Calm down, calm down."  PG: "I am trying to explain. I'm trying to explain."
  38. 38. 3 This song ‘_________ ______’ by a Tuvan group called ‘Anda Union’ is supposed to represent or imitate something often seen and heard in that part of the world. Listen carefully and tell me what they are imitating
  39. 39. Galloping Horses
  40. 40. Shown in the next slide is the video of the song “Walk with me in hell” by the American Groove metal band Lamb Of God. This style of moshing - jumping up and down - gets its name not from a TV Channel but from an object, a patent for which was first registered by two people in 1920 at Hanover, Germany. Which object? 4
  41. 41. Pogo Stick/ Pogo
  42. 42. kfc Kozhi’s fried funda
  43. 43. John Eales AM is an Australian former rugby union player and the most successful captain in the history of Australian rugby. He became one of only twenty dual Rugby World Cup winners. Eales played lock for Queensland Reds and Australia. He was given the nickname “X" because “X is perfect". Eales' 55-cap reign as captain marked an era of Australian success in world rugby. Eales played a major part in Australia's victories at the Rugby World Cup twice in his illustrious career, first in 1991, and later skippering his country to victory in 1999. he took over the captaincy from Rod McCall who replaced Phil Kearns after playing 31 tests. Name X. 1
  44. 44. Nobody
  45. 45. 2. Id both players
  46. 46. Bobby Fischer and Franz Beckenbover
  47. 47. The first known mention of the word ___________was in the 2nd century AD in a poem called De Medicina Praecepta by Serenus Sammonicus, physician to the Roman emperor Caracalla, who prescribed that the sufferer from the disease wear an amulet containing the word written in the form of a triangle. This, he explained, diminishes the hold over the patient of the spirit of the disease. Today this word is used in a quite different context. Which word? ‫א‬-‫ר‬-‫ב‬-‫ע‬-‫א‬-‫ח‬-‫ד‬-‫א‬-‫ר‬-‫ב‬-‫ע‬ ‫ר‬-‫ב‬-‫ע‬-‫א‬-‫ח‬-‫ד‬-‫א‬-‫ר‬-‫ב‬-‫ע‬ ‫ב‬-‫ע‬-‫א‬-‫ח‬-‫ד‬-‫א‬-‫ר‬-‫ב‬-‫ע‬ ‫ע‬-‫א‬-‫ח‬-‫ד‬-‫א‬-‫ר‬-‫ב‬-‫ע‬ ‫א‬-‫ח‬-‫ד‬-‫א‬-‫ר‬-‫ב‬-‫ע‬ ‫ח‬-‫ד‬-‫א‬-‫ר‬-‫ב‬-‫ע‬ ‫ד‬-‫א‬-‫ר‬-‫ב‬-‫ע‬ ‫א‬-‫ר‬-‫ב‬-‫ע‬ ‫ר‬-‫ב‬-‫ע‬ ‫ב‬-‫ע‬ ‫ע‬ Hebrew form 3
  48. 48. Abracadabra
  49. 49. It was widely said that Hitler used to keep framed photo of X an American millionaire ,on his desk. X also kept a framed photo of the Nazi leader on his desk in Dearborn, Michigan. In Mein Kampf, Hitler included some anti- Semitic views attributed to X. The millionare industrialist X, was also a rabid Jew-hater, and started a newspaper to spread his peculiar brand of antisemitism to the world at large. In recognition of X’s industrial prowess and his erstwhile labors against the many realms of Jewish perfidy, the Nazi government chose 1938 to recognize one of its most revered Americans. X? 4
  50. 50. Henry Ford
  51. 51. • move or cause to move in a specified direction • go past or across; leave behind or on one side in proceeding • (of time) elapse; go by • transfer (something) to someone, especially by handing or bequeathing it to the next person in a series • (of a candidate) be successful in (an examination, test, or course) • (of a legislative or other official body) approve or put into effect (a proposal or law) by voting on it • discharge (something, especially urine or faeces) from the body • forgo one's turn in a game or an offered opportunity to do or have something
  52. 52. Captain Bullshit Avenging Nothing
  53. 53. 1 The red bird dressed in green that has moved camp from Sherwood to PU
  54. 54. 2 The week‘end’ that comes early because Wednesday and Thursday get their asses handed to them
  55. 55. Ragnar
  56. 56. 3 The itch you cannot scratch even with your skirt up
  57. 57. 4 Wise, dark, (un)holy man from Uttar Pradesh who almost always lifts your spirits
  58. 58. 5 Famous throughout the galaxy, this hipster greeting in Chennai English is
  59. 59. 6 The Ice Hockey club that had too much trivia
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