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  • Headrush Mega Quiz Mains -Dhruv Bhatnagar
  • Fairly Short Quiz 2 Infinite Pounce 1 Written Round 1 Connect
  • Infinite Pounce 1 8 Questions on the Pounce +10/-10 on the Pounce 8 Directs to Everyone (+10/0) Do not pounce if you know Part Answers as will have to neg you then.
  • Lets Begin!
  • 1. X is deeply passionate about sailing and joined the crew of a Y (a team that he partly owns) for the second leg of the Americas Cup race. The Yacht ended the race 5 mins 25 seconds ahead of the second place finisher and brought back the 159 Year old Americas Cup back to the United States for the first time in 15 years. Give me X and the name of his team Y
  • And the answer is.
  • 1. X- Larry Ellision Y- Team Oracle
  • 2. This is Pere Lachaise Cemetery and is the largest cemetery in the City of Paris. The cemetery houses more than one million bodies and many of them are famous people. It is very difficult to get buried in the cemetery these days as there is a waiting list and very few plots are available, with a rule that only people who died in the Paris can be buried . It attracts a lot of tourists as they visit to see the graves of some of the most famous personalities in the world. Despite the presence of Moliere, Chopin, Proust, Oscar Wilde and Edith Piaf, Xs grave draws the most visitors. So much that the a permanent guard is stationed there so as to prevent acts of vandalism and graffiti which have occurred frequently before. Who is X?
  • And the answer is.
  • 2. Jim Morrison
  • 3. Why is there a new proposal to start a vulture sanctuary in Doongerwaadi, Malabar Hill, Mumbai? Spin a story.
  • And the answer is.
  • 3. Tower of Silence Mumbai
  • 4. X is a grass-roots activism organization based in the deprived neighborhood of Sundar Nagri, New Delhi, India. X was started by Y and Z. It focused on assisting citizens in navigating income tax, electricity and food ration matters in parts of Delhi. The organization exposed a fake ration card scam in 2008 but, according to a founder member, did not have a great impact generally and was largely dying by 2012. Y noted in 2012 that the success of the organization was limited, saying that it was "ephemeral and delusionary in nature. We got success on the issue till the time we worked on it in that area but as we moved on to next issue the old issue became even worse than before. Give me X,Y and Z.
  • And the answer is.
  • 4. . X- Parivartan Y- Arvind Kejriwal Z- Manish Sisodia
  • 5. Writing Credits of ________. Fill in the Blanks. 1. Press Gang 1989-1993 2. Joking Apart 1991-1995 3. Chalk 1997 4. Murder Most Horrid 1994-1999 5. Coupling 2007-2008 6. ________ 2005-2013 7. ________ (Screenplay) 2011 8. Sherlock 2010 2014
  • And the answer is.
  • 5. Steven Moffat 6. Dr Who 7. The Adventures of Tintin
  • 6. In Finance,______ refers to October 19,1987 when stock markets around the world crashed which led to the shedding of a huge value in a very short time. Began in Hong Kong and spread west to Europe, hitting the US after other markets. The name ________ was also applied to October 28,1929 as it was this day which started the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Fill in the Blank.
  • And the answer is.
  • 6. Black Monday
  • 7. Several Months after Ys book was published, X sent a letter to his former pupil Y. Although Y sent a copy to X, X couldnt finish the book for several months because of his poor eyesight. In a letter to Y, X wrote "Good book, but the future will be more like what I wrote in _________, not ______. Give me X and Y.
  • And the answer is.
  • 7. X- Aldous Huxley Y- George Orwell
  • 8. 2 months back McDonalds, in order to compete with growing competition introduced a new concept at two of its stores in California and Illinois. As part of the revamp they added new signage and custom wall mounted iPads. What change was introduced which led to a food blog commenting.. This McDonald's is the McDonald's of the future. I'm not saying that just because it's really clean and people are happy. I'm saying that because this McDonald's has iPads! What do these iPads do? ..
  • And the answer is.
  • 8. Bring your own Burger
  • End of Round 1. Scores Please.
  • Written Round 8 Famous Quotes Give me who said it. +5 for each correct. +10 if all correct.
  • Example-1 Let them eat cake.
  • Answer Marie Antoinette
  • 1. "Give me a museum and I'll fill it."
  • 2. "C makes it easy to shoot yourself in the foot; C++ makes it harder, but when you do, it blows away your whole leg."
  • 3. "Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go."
  • 4. "It is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring."
  • 5. "Now I am becoming death, the destroyer of worlds."
  • 6. "You can get more with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone."
  • 7. The United States Government has placed me on no-fly lists.
  • 8. Ever since that day when I was 11 years old, and I wasn't allowed in a photo because I wasn't wearing a tennis skirt, I knew that I wanted to change the sport.
  • Exchange Sheets
  • 1. "Give me a museum and I'll fill it. Pablo Picasso
  • 2. "C makes it easy to shoot yourself in the foot; C++ makes it harder, but when you do, it blows away your whole leg.- Bjarne Stroustroup
  • 3. "Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go. Oscar Wilde
  • 4. "It is far better to grasp the Universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.- Carl Sagan
  • 5. "Now I am become death, the destroyer of worlds.- Robert Oppenheimer on witnessing the worlds first nuclear explosion
  • 6. "You can get more with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone.- Al Capone
  • 7. The United States Government has placed me on no-fly lists.Edward Snowden
  • 8. Ever since that day when I was 11 years old, and I wasn't allowed in a photo because I wasn't wearing a tennis skirt, I knew that I wanted to change the sport.- Billie Jean King
  • End of Written Round
  • Infinite Bounce 2 Same Rules as Infinite Bounce 1 Goes Anti Clockwise
  • 1. Indias largest public art programme, bidding to become the most visited museum in the world, with a 3km long display of 7,000 art works from the 8th to the 19th Century, Bollywood murals and even a wall plastered with cow dung will be curated on these walls. Titled Jaya He (Glory to India), it captures the expanse, depth and beauty of Indian art, craft & cultural heritage. Where is it this set