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SPECIAL THEME QUIZ -6.12.2020- FULL SET

  1. 1. Special Theme Quiz Compiled by- PG Quizhouse (Partha Gupta) Date: 6th December, 2020 Time: 10 pm onwards Hello, this is your quiz-friend Partha Gupta. Over the years I have conducted so many quiz contests and got your illustrious presence and appreciation. In this grim situation of Lockdown due to Covid- 19, I have started an online quiz series in my Facebook page titled ‘Theme Quiz Journey’ which has been going on since 10th May, ‘20 the birthday of ‘Father of Indian Quiz’- Neil O’Brien. So, I am going to place a Special Theme Quiz (10 qsn.) in my FB link: https://www.facebook.com/partha.gupta.56. Time- 10 pm. Onwards. Plz give your answer only through WhatsApp-7687842417 or SMS- 9830318721 or in my Messenger. Answering time- 1 hour. So friends, gear up to answer the questions as the earliest!
  2. 2.  In this set you will get 10 questions. Firstly, try to answer them. All the answers have a centralized connection. When you connect the answers, will automatically get the theme or centralized answer. For each correct answer of the regular question you will get 5 points each. If you crack the theme, will be rewarded with the same bonus points i.e; 50 points. Make sure about the 100% correctness of the theme answer otherwise, your score sheet will be nullified! Read through the questions first and try to answer them and finally check out the explanations of the theme.  +50/-25, +40/-20, +30/-15, +20/-10 & +10/-5 for Theme answer after the 2nd, 4th , 6th , 8th & 10th question.  Single attempt. Time: 10 pm onward.  Give the Ans. only through SMS 98 30 31 87 21 or WhatsApp- 76 87 84 24 17 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/partha.gupta.56 E-mail: parthagupta_dmq@yahoo.co.in
  3. 3. Special Theme Quiz ‘X’ was developed, conceptualised and featuring by ‘Y’ and the South African band Freshlyground. Antonio Navas, executive creative director of international marketing agency Ogilvy & Mather played significant role for making ‘X’. In June 2010, it was reported that Dominican musician Wilfrido Vargas had decided to file a lawsuit against ‘Y’ for plagiarising to make ‘X’. The chorus of ‘X’ is borrowed from "Zangaléwa," a 1986 song recorded by Cameroonian band Golden Sounds. ‘X’ became popular on YouTube, receiving 2.5 billion views as of May 2020. Identify ‘X’ and ‘Y’.
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  5. 5. ‘During an expedition through the Amazon Rainforest, João Felipe Bettenford discovered a special fruit. This fruit is used by the native Mawé people as a source of energy. It let their hunters go an entire workday without feeling hungry. German naturalist Carl von Martius starts studying this fruit and its therapeutic qualities and medicinal uses start spreading throughout Europe. In 1905, physician Luiz Pereira Barreto succeeded in processing this fruit to produce food and the idea of creating a drink was born. Finally, a drink was created in 1921 by Pedro Baptista de Andrade for commercial purpose. At present, this drink is produced in four countries: Portugal, Brazil, Argentina and Japan. In Brazil, the fruit is widely used as aphrodisiac. Identify this fruit and the drink. Special Theme Quiz
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  8. 8. ‘X’ is a football magazine published by Future. Issued monthly, it published its 300th edition in May, 2019. Although based in the United Kingdom, the magazine is also available in 16 other languages. Bobby Robson, David Platt, Michel Salgado, Arsène Wenger, Diego Forlán like footballers and managers were its past columnists. It takes its name from the football formation of the same name. Identify ‘X’. Special Theme Quiz
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  10. 10. Cumbia is a style of music popularly existing on the shores of Eastern Colombia, in close sync with the Caribbeans. One of their most popular bands, Los Leales hired ‘X’ as their lead singer for the song named after him. ‘X’ is a die-hard fan of the Lord of the Rings series. He has a tattoo on his right hand in Elvish script, which is a fictional language used in the popular franchise. He won the Olympic Gold Medal in Beijing in a team event. Identify ‘X’. Special Theme Quiz
  11. 11. Special Theme Quiz The song was ‘El Kun Agüero’.
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  13. 13. Special Theme Quiz It is the only stadium in the World to have hosted two FIFA World Cup Finals and a Summer Olympic games. It has also hosted the 1971 Women's World Cup. This stadium witnessed the ‘Game of the Century’ between Italy and Germany with the scores 4-3 in favour of Italy where 5 goals were scored in the extra-time. Michael Jackson, U2, Elton John, Gloria Estefan, Lenny Kravitz like music icons performed here. It is scheduled to host games in the 2026 FIFA World Cup. Name this stadium.
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  15. 15. Special Theme Quiz For the first time, the presence of ‘X’ was felt in the ‘Soma’ in Rig Veda. It has been used in China for more than 5,000 years to treat asthma and hay fever. It was first isolated in 1885 and came into commercial use in 1926. The production of this banned material is effective when administered orally and its effects persist for several hours. Since the 1920s its synthetic version has been used in Western medicine as a bronchodilator and nasal decongestant and in controlling urinary incontinence. It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines. Identify ‘X’.
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  18. 18. Special Theme Quiz This Serbian actor, musician and film-maker has been recognized for several internationally acclaimed feature films, as well as his projects in town-building. He has competed at the Cannes Film Festival on five occasions and won the Palme d'Or twice (‘When Father Was Away on Business’ and ‘Underground’) as well as the Best Director prize for ‘Time of the Gypsies’. He has also won a Silver Bear at the Berlin Film Festival for ‘Arizona Dream’ and a Silver Lion at the Venice Film Festival for ‘Black Cat’, ‘White Cat’. In addition, he was also named Commander of the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. He became UNICEF’s National Ambassador for Serbia along with tennis stars Novak Djokovic and Ana Ivanovic. Name this world famous film-maker.
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  20. 20. Special Theme Quiz His great-great-great-great-grandfather was Patrick Lynch, who emigrated from Ireland in the 1700s. His nickname is a filler word, something like saying dude, mate or pal. If he’d been Canadian, his nickname might have been Eh. Due to his asthma problem, he was home-schooled and it was there that he was first introduced to the poetry he would come to love for the rest of his life. At his death, he was carrying a weathered green book of poetry that he’d copied by hand. After graduating as a physician in 1953, he did an internship at Mexico City's General Hospital. His account of second journey became a New York Times best-seller and a critically acclaimed 2004 film. His image has become a logo as recognizable as the Nike swoosh or golden arches of McDonald’s. TIME magazine named him one of the ‘100 Most Influential People of the 20th Century’. Alberto Korda’s photograph on him was declared – ‘The Most Famous and Sold Photograph’ by the Maryland Institute College of Art as "the most famous photograph in the world". Do you identify him?
  21. 21. Special Theme Quiz  His account was first published in Cuba in 1993 as ‘The Motorcycle Diaries’.  The photograph was named ‘Guerrillero Heroico’.
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  23. 23. Special Theme Quiz This Italian football club was founded in 1904. This football club’s nick-name is ‘Gli Azzurri’ means- The Blues. It won the UEFA Cup and Serie-A league twice in 1989-90. In 2004, this club went bankrupt and subsequently expelled from the professional league but was saved and reformed in 2004. By attendance, it has the 4th fanbase in Italy. In 2018, Forbes estimated that this club is the fifth most valuable club in Italy. Name this football club that’s name is associated with the regional capital of Campania and the third-largest city of Italy. Identify ‘X’.
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  25. 25. Special Theme Quiz This world-famous statesman was born on 13th August, 1926. By profession he is a lawyer. Perhaps, he is the only person in the world who became the Prime Minister (for 18 years) and President (for 32 years) of a country. CIA of USA attempted 638 times to kill him. In this regard, his famous comment was – “If surviving assassination attempts were an Olympic event, I would win the gold medal.” Can you name this statesman?
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  29. 29. 1. Diego Maradona was featured in the music video to the 2010 World Cup song "Waka Waka" by Shakira, with footage shown of him celebrating Argentina winning the 1986 World Cup. 2. One of Guaraná Antarctica’s commercials of 2006, Diego Maradona was featured with wearing Brazil’s jersey and singing national anthem with Kaka, Ronaldinho, Ronaldo. 3. Diego Maradona got the top rank in the FourFourTwo magazine's "100 Greatest Footballers Ever" list in July, 2017.
  30. 30. 4. Sergio Agüero was married to Gianinna Maradona, the youngest daughter of Diego Maradona. Agüero and Gianinna separated in 2012 after four years together. Besides, on 5 July 2003, Agüero became the youngest player to play in the Argentine Primera División on his debut at 15 years and 35 days, breaking the record previously established by Diego Maradona in 1976. 5. Estadio Azteca (Aztec Stadium) hosted the famous England-Argentina match in 1986 World Cup. In that match Diego Maradona scored the controversial ‘Hand of God’ goal and the ‘Goal of the Century’. Besides, this stadium has also a bronze plaque of Maradona with the title – ‘Goal of the Century’.
  31. 31. 6. At the 1994 World Cup in the United States, Diego Maradona played in only two games (both at the Foxboro Stadium near Boston), scoring one goal against Greece, before being sent home after failing a drug test for ephedrine doping. 7. In 2008, Emir Kusturica made a documentary about Diego Maradona's life, entitled ‘Maradona’ which was premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2008. 8. Like Che Guevara, Diego Maradona’s wife Antonella Roccuzzo was also born in Rosario, Argentina. * Besides, Maradona has a tattoo of Guevara in his right arm.
  32. 32. 10. In 2000, Diego Maradona published his autobiography “Yo Soy El Diego”, meaning "I am the Diego." He dedicated the book to various people, including Fidel Castro. He donated the Cuban royalties of his book to the Cuban people through Castro. * Besides, Maradona has a tattoo of Castro on his left leg. He became friends with legendary Cuban leader while receiving treatment on the island. Castro said, "Diego is a great friend and very noble, too”. * Coincidentally, the two died on the same day: November 25th. 9. Diego Maradona played for Napoli club’s golden period. Later on, in honour of Maradona and his achievements during his career at Napoli, the number 10 jersey of Napoli was officially retired. Besides, after Maradona’s death, Napoli renamed its stadium in honour of former legend.
  33. 33. Thank U for participating in this session. Congratulation! Today’s podium finishers are— :Result: 1st: ……………... 2nd: ……………. 3rd: ……………. Special Theme Quiz
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