• WE WILL BE HAVING A TOTAL OF SIX ROUNDS.
• EACH ROUND HAS ITS OWN SCORING PROCEDURE.
• PHINEAS HAS THE FINAL DECISION.
• ALSO, AT THE END OF EACH ROUND, YOUR SCORE AND POSITION WILL BE NOTIFIED.
• SUPPOSE ALL THE TEAMS HAVE HAD THEIR CHANCES AND STILL NO ONE ANSWERED THE
QUESTION, THE ANSWER WILL BE DISCLOSED WITHOUT CHANGING YOUR CURRENT
• YOU NEED TO STAY WITH YOUR CAMERA TURNED ON, TILL THE END OF THE CONTEST.
• AFTER THE END OF ROUND 3, THERE WILL BE A SHORT BREAK FOR 10 MINUTES.
• WE ARE TRYING HARD TO MAKE THE CONTEST FAIR, DESPITE ONLINE MODE.
QUESTIONS DIRECTED TO TEAMS ONE AT A TIME IN ORDER.
POUNCING : ONCE PER TEAM. JUST RAISE HAND AND DM TO PHINEAS.
DO NOT SPEAK. +25/-15
IF QUESTION IS ANSWERED BY THE DIRECT TEAM. +20 / NO NEGATIVES
IF THE QUESTION IS PASSED, IT COMES AROUND IN ORDER SKIPPING
THE POUNCER. +10 FOR THE ANSWERING TEAM/ NO NEGATIVES
5. Question 1
Just tell me the missing animal (This is an exhaustive list)
Corbett’s Tiger (Indo-Chinese Tiger)
7. GIANT PANDA
are National Animals of the Countries that share International Land Border with Ind
Snow Leopard – Afghanistan
Cow - Nepal
Bengal Tiger - Bangladesh
Corbett’s Tiger - Myanmar
Takin – Bhutan
Markhor - Pakistan
Giant Panda - China
8. Question 2
Identify X, Becoming the first of a kind in India, X is
just another common human being,
X works as a photographer for a daily newspaper
and later a reporter, but has got his internal spiritual
powers ignited with the continuous practice of
Kundalini meditation and yajna.
On May 2016, it was reported that X might be back
16. PALE BLUE DOT
The photograph of ‘Earth’ was taken by NASA’s
Voyager 1 back in 1990.
It was taken from about 6 billion kilometres from
17. Question 5
This recently introduced high-tech pen can be used
both in ‘Calligraphy Mode’ as well as in
This pen is already creating a huge debate among
the educationists that whether it is encouraging or
discouraging bad penmanship.
What is so special about this pen?
23. Question 7
Identify X, In ancient times, Greek and Roman
doctors used to make bandages for their
patients as it supposedly have natural antiseptic
and antifungal properties which can help clean
wounds and prevent infections also rich in
Vitamin K, which helps promote clotting.
A X-meter is a non-imaging radiometer installed on
reconnaissance and navigation satellites to detect
atmospheric nuclear detonations and determine the yield
of a nuclear weapon.
X is a popular Indian preparation used typically in food
The name was given as a pun by nobel prize winning
physicist Fred Reines as only a person who would have
consumed X would believe that the X-meter actually
What is X?
A Chinese journalist from Tianjin, Tseng sailed to India in 1937
to meet Mahatma Gandhi.
He stayed several months in India during which time Gandhi
was quite taken in by the young fellow, giving him the nickname
Tseng came back to India in 1977 and died here leaving behind
a granddaughter who would marry an Indian.
Their daughter made huge strides in the world of sports, and is
now considered one of the country’s best doubles specialists in
Who is Tseng’s great granddaughter?
X's _______ (Magic Wand) is an Israel Defense
Forces military system.
The name X's _____ comes from the biblical
story of X and Y.
X hurls a stone from his ____ and hits Y in the
centre of his forehead.
50. The name David's Sling comes from the biblical story of
David and Goliath.
David hurls a stone from his sling and hits Goliath in
the centre of his forehead, Goliath falls on his face to
the ground, and David cuts off his head.
51. INDIAN HISTORY
Raghu Nayak, a gardener from Odisha, rose to fame in
1948, and was recognised for his heroics by Rajendra
Prasad in 1952, who then offered him a cash prize of 500
He continued his profession and eventually died, facing
However, his name came up in the news in 2016, when the
CM of Odisha announced a cash prize of 5 lakh to his
What did he do in the Birla house gardens in 1948, for which
he used nothing but his khurpi?
54. POP CULTURE
Bad Movie Plot is something that explains the main plot of a movie badly.
Here is one such Bad movie plot, Identify the movie that is being trolled!
“Older Sister ruins Younger Sister’s
chance to appear on Television.”
59. • JUST A SIMPLE BUZZER ROUND.
• THE FIRST TEAM BUZZING IS GIVEN A CHANCE TO ANSWER.
• IF NO TEAM CAME UP WITH THE ANSWER, WE MOVE ON TO ANSWER
• SCORES WILL BE +25/-10.
• YOU CAN USE THE RAISE HAND OPTION IN THE MEET.
• SOFTWARE WILL ARRANGE THE ORDER OF RAISING AUTOMATICALLY,
THAT WILL BE FOLLOWED.
• PHINEAS DECISION IS FINAL.
60. Question 1
This office at Doha, Qatar, just opened a few weeks ago,
is creating a lot of buzz internationally. Why?
63. Question 2
Located 23 kilometers from the main site, this village is
open to no one but it’s residents.
However, the only profession in this village, which
employs all the villagers, is a business which produces
products, serving more than 1 crore people across the
year, who visit the main site mentioned above.
Identify the business.
66. Question 3
Pursuing her hobby in music, she made her name in
Indian Film Industry.
Born in Madurai, she was also approached for being an
Despite of being belonged to the glamorous industry,
she then worked U.N. in security council.
She led a simple life as a social worker in New York.
Name the Personality.
69. Question 4
Identify the Country
This country hired alcoholics to pick-up
litter/trash among the country.
They paid beer for their service.
72. Question 5
As per reports in 2005, worldwide sales of
wooden-pencils, which were thought to be out-
dated, suddenly increased up to 700%,
especially in airports and railway stations.
What was the reason behind this sudden
75. Question 6
After 163 years’ service in India, ‘it’ was finally
stopped on 15th July, 2013.
Modern Technology is said to be the main reason for
its pull off.
‘It’ has a special place in Indian Freedom struggle as
it is said that ‘it’ played an important role in the 1857
What is ‘it’?
80. PENNY BLACK
The Cancellation Seals and also the Stamp were of Black
colour, due to which all the letters that were cancelled
went to wrong address.
Also, this caused a major economic slowdown.
Hence, they changed the colour of Stamp to RED.
81. Question 8
A Danish TV Channel has mistakenly used
this image of a city’s skyline on a report
covering the Political Crisis in Syria.
What is this image actually of?
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