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Thursday, December 28, 2006

This has to be the easiest quiz I've ever made. Salvaged from one our Quiz Club Meets. Anyone getting less than five should give up quizzing and wait for KBC tritiya.

Easy = MC(2)
1. Ted Lawson, an engineer/inventor, built this android for United Robotronics, in an effort to assist handicapped children. It's features include superhuman strength and speed, an AC outlet under the right arm, a parallel port under the left one, and an access panel in the back. Name the android.

2. Which computer game was originally created by Minh "gooseman" Le and Jess Cliffe, as a total conversion mod of Valve Software's first-person shooter Half-Life. Gameplay consists primarily of the following scenarios Bomb Defusal, Hostage Rescue, Assassination and Escape.

3. This nearly half-million square-mile area achieved its current fame largely through the efforts of Charles Berlitz in his 1974 book _________ ___________ and its subsequent film adaptation. Cinematic depictions of this area include an episode of DuckTales (episode #31: "___________ _________ Tangle"), a season-6 The X-Files episode, simply named "__________", a 1978 episode of Scooby-Doo titled "A Creepy Tangle in ___________ __________", and a Jonny Quest adventure.

4. This very popular 1-2 player computer game created by Blitwise Productions enjoys cult status in our college. So much so that the Wikipedia entry mentions that several original cheats and strategies of ___________ were discovered by a student of NSIT. Adapted from an early Atari 2600 game, the newer version features better physics, dozens of weapons ranging from simple explosive shells to homing missiles, and the ability to move. At the moment along with the expansion packs, there are 145 different weapons total. Name the Game.

5. The three main characters in this series are voiced by Cathy Cavadini, Tara Strong and E.G. Daily. They live in the fictional city of Townsville, USA. They were created by Professor Utonium, by combining sugar, spice, and everything nice, when (courtesy of his assistant, Mojo Jojo) he accidentally knocked a glass of "Chemical X" into the mixture. Who?

6. This movie director was initially an ad-film maker for the FCB-Ulka ad agency before he got into movie making. His first movie though touted to be a rip-off of John Woo's "Face/Off" in the media actually turned about to be a rip-off of Denzel Washington starrer "Fallen". Some scenes of his latest movie were shot at the Golden Temple, Amritsar thus making it the first production allowed to film there in fifteen years. Name the director, his first movie and his latest movie. [Latest when the quiz was conducted]

7. Name the second book in this series - The Magician's Nephew, ____________________, The Horse and His Boy, Prince Caspian, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, The Silver Chair, and The Last Battle. Note titles are in chronological order not in the order of publication. _____________ was the first one to be published.

8. Where would you find Bliss, a photograph of a landscape in the Napa Valley outside Napa, California, with rolling green hills and a blue sky with stratocumulus and cirrus clouds?

9. Who lives at these three addresses respectively - 495 Grove St. Apt. 19, 495 Grove St. Apt 20, and 5 Morton St. Apt. 14, in New York.

10. Who is the author of the books The First Time (her debut novel), Love Hurts, The Shooter, and The Analyst among others. All books by her are based on people and incidents that occur in her life.

...Beethoven has alpha apples

7 comments:

abhimanyu said...

Deb says:This has to be the easiest quiz I've ever made. Salvaged from one our Quiz Club Meets. Anyone getting less than five should give up quizzing and wait for KBC tritiya.

BAN ki moon.

Jaideep said...

We should write a wiki entry on the use of Ban Ki Moon as an expletive.

Harish Alagappa said...

I can "proudly" say that I was among the first non-NSITians against whom the pseudo-expletive was used!

oh, answers...

1. Vicky
2. Counter Strike
3. Bermuda Triangle(got it frm the cartoon hints)
4. Pocket Tanks?
5. The Powerpuff Girls
6. Rakesh Omprakash Mehra, Aks, Rang De Basanti
7. *cough cough*
8. Windows Xp default wallpaper
9. Them white friends... they always white, there aint no brother there 'coz we all from da hood, not your white neigbourhoods, y'all!
10. Mona Sax

Nimish Batra said...

You guys should enable trackbacks.

Harish. How Mona Sax? I don't remember Mona writing... anything actually. Granted I played the last of the Payne games 2 years ago, but still...

mechatronicfreak said...

Man i am really out of the loop..good job guys.

Debasish said...

@harish:... all correct except mona sax and *cough cough*. q7 was prepared much before aurora ;-)

Debasish said...

Not that anyone cares now I guess... but it's weird how I never ended up giving the right answers...

1. VICI
2. Counter Strike
3. Bermuda Triangle
4. Pocket Tanks [Wikipedia has been edited since the time the question was prepared]
5. Powerpuff Girls
6. Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Aks, Rang De Basanti
7. The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
8. Default Windows XP Wallpaper
9. Monica and Rachel, Joey and Chandler, Phoebe
10. Catherine Tramell from Basic Instinct

And Nimish, I know questions you can't google/wiki are the ones you can't answer.

Thursday, December 28, 2006

This has to be the easiest quiz I've ever made. Salvaged from one our Quiz Club Meets. Anyone getting less than five should give up quizzing and wait for KBC tritiya.

Easy = MC(2)
1. Ted Lawson, an engineer/inventor, built this android for United Robotronics, in an effort to assist handicapped children. It's features include superhuman strength and speed, an AC outlet under the right arm, a parallel port under the left one, and an access panel in the back. Name the android.

2. Which computer game was originally created by Minh "gooseman" Le and Jess Cliffe, as a total conversion mod of Valve Software's first-person shooter Half-Life. Gameplay consists primarily of the following scenarios Bomb Defusal, Hostage Rescue, Assassination and Escape.

3. This nearly half-million square-mile area achieved its current fame largely through the efforts of Charles Berlitz in his 1974 book _________ ___________ and its subsequent film adaptation. Cinematic depictions of this area include an episode of DuckTales (episode #31: "___________ _________ Tangle"), a season-6 The X-Files episode, simply named "__________", a 1978 episode of Scooby-Doo titled "A Creepy Tangle in ___________ __________", and a Jonny Quest adventure.

4. This very popular 1-2 player computer game created by Blitwise Productions enjoys cult status in our college. So much so that the Wikipedia entry mentions that several original cheats and strategies of ___________ were discovered by a student of NSIT. Adapted from an early Atari 2600 game, the newer version features better physics, dozens of weapons ranging from simple explosive shells to homing missiles, and the ability to move. At the moment along with the expansion packs, there are 145 different weapons total. Name the Game.

5. The three main characters in this series are voiced by Cathy Cavadini, Tara Strong and E.G. Daily. They live in the fictional city of Townsville, USA. They were created by Professor Utonium, by combining sugar, spice, and everything nice, when (courtesy of his assistant, Mojo Jojo) he accidentally knocked a glass of "Chemical X" into the mixture. Who?

6. This movie director was initially an ad-film maker for the FCB-Ulka ad agency before he got into movie making. His first movie though touted to be a rip-off of John Woo's "Face/Off" in the media actually turned about to be a rip-off of Denzel Washington starrer "Fallen". Some scenes of his latest movie were shot at the Golden Temple, Amritsar thus making it the first production allowed to film there in fifteen years. Name the director, his first movie and his latest movie. [Latest when the quiz was conducted]

7. Name the second book in this series - The Magician's Nephew, ____________________, The Horse and His Boy, Prince Caspian, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, The Silver Chair, and The Last Battle. Note titles are in chronological order not in the order of publication. _____________ was the first one to be published.

8. Where would you find Bliss, a photograph of a landscape in the Napa Valley outside Napa, California, with rolling green hills and a blue sky with stratocumulus and cirrus clouds?

9. Who lives at these three addresses respectively - 495 Grove St. Apt. 19, 495 Grove St. Apt 20, and 5 Morton St. Apt. 14, in New York.

10. Who is the author of the books The First Time (her debut novel), Love Hurts, The Shooter, and The Analyst among others. All books by her are based on people and incidents that occur in her life.

...Beethoven has alpha apples

7 comments:

abhimanyu said...

Deb says:This has to be the easiest quiz I've ever made. Salvaged from one our Quiz Club Meets. Anyone getting less than five should give up quizzing and wait for KBC tritiya.

BAN ki moon.

Jaideep said...

We should write a wiki entry on the use of Ban Ki Moon as an expletive.

Harish Alagappa said...

I can "proudly" say that I was among the first non-NSITians against whom the pseudo-expletive was used!

oh, answers...

1. Vicky
2. Counter Strike
3. Bermuda Triangle(got it frm the cartoon hints)
4. Pocket Tanks?
5. The Powerpuff Girls
6. Rakesh Omprakash Mehra, Aks, Rang De Basanti
7. *cough cough*
8. Windows Xp default wallpaper
9. Them white friends... they always white, there aint no brother there 'coz we all from da hood, not your white neigbourhoods, y'all!
10. Mona Sax

Nimish Batra said...

You guys should enable trackbacks.

Harish. How Mona Sax? I don't remember Mona writing... anything actually. Granted I played the last of the Payne games 2 years ago, but still...

mechatronicfreak said...

Man i am really out of the loop..good job guys.

Debasish said...

@harish:... all correct except mona sax and *cough cough*. q7 was prepared much before aurora ;-)

Debasish said...

Not that anyone cares now I guess... but it's weird how I never ended up giving the right answers...

1. VICI
2. Counter Strike
3. Bermuda Triangle
4. Pocket Tanks [Wikipedia has been edited since the time the question was prepared]
5. Powerpuff Girls
6. Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Aks, Rang De Basanti
7. The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
8. Default Windows XP Wallpaper
9. Monica and Rachel, Joey and Chandler, Phoebe
10. Catherine Tramell from Basic Instinct

And Nimish, I know questions you can't google/wiki are the ones you can't answer.