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Bootup Quiz Prelims 2020

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This is the prelims of BOOTUP Quiz conducted by Quiz Club IITJ, especially designed for the freshmen students coming to the college attending the quiz for the first time.
The Quiz was held on 13th December, 2020

Bootup Quiz Prelims 2020

  1. 1. Bootup Quiz Quiz Masters Anish Anand Arjun Hurket Sandesh Singh
  2. 2. Rules ● A team can consist of upto 3 members. ● There will be 2 rounds-Prelims and Finals. ● Total of 8 teams will be selected for the finals-5 slots are open for all and 3 slots are especially fixed for the freshers. ● The meeting link shall be shared to the registered participants before the quiz along with the google forms in which the answers shall be submitted with other specific instructions. ● The verdict of the Quiz Master is all abiding and shall be final. ● It is expected from all our participants not to indulge in any unfair means be it:using internet for searching,discussing with people other than your teammates or other foul means. ● No prerequisites whatsoever,we just request you all to fill the form,in which one person shall fill the form on behalf of his/her entire team.
  3. 3. Rules ● The Quiz comprises of 21 questions out of which some are star marked to resolve ties. ● If there any issues do not unmute yourself,instead write it out in the chat box but be sure not to give any answers or hints which will lead to disqualification. ● We may ask for certain questions if hints are required or not,so if you do not need a hint type no in the chat box and if we receive enough no’s we shall not divulge any hints.
  4. 4. *Question 1. (0.5+0.5): X(team) was the former winner of the Hero Cup but was challenged by Y(team) in year 2003 for it. In the first half X dominated the game and there was no way that Y could make a come back in the game but in the second half something happened and Y was scoring points insanely. At the last second of the game Y took a lead of one point and won the hero cup with a score of 50-49. (The game was basketball) Identify X and Y
  5. 5. Question 2 What is the map showing? Image in next slide.
  6. 6. Question 3 What is being advertised here?
  7. 7. *Question 4 In West Africa, ------ cubes are used as part of the local cuisine. Throughout Latin America, ------- products, especially bouillon cubes, are widely sold with some repackaging to reflect local terminology. In the German, Dutch and Danish languages, lovage has come to be known as “------ herb“ because of a supposed resemblance to the taste of ------- sauce. Fill in the blanks with a popular brand name.
  8. 8. Question 5 In one of his books, he discusses his undergraduate career thus : "After I graduated from the New York Military Academy in 1964, I flirted briefly with the idea of attending film school...but in the end I decided real estate was a much better business. I began by attending Fordham University...but after two years, I decided that as long as I had to be in college, I might as well test myself against the best. I applied to the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and I got in “. Who am I talking about?
  9. 9. Question 6 In 2012 when this software giant was about to unveil a new product, they thought of redesigning its logo which would reflect their new design language- Metro used in the product. Pentagram was chosen as the design agency and during one of its meeting with the executives of the company, Paula Scher asked one question which left the company baffled. Your name is _______. Why are you a flag? So the company did less of a re-design and more to return it to its original meaning and bringing _______ back to its roots. Identify the Company whose logo redesign is being talked about.
  10. 10. Question 7 As per research scholars, this gentleman got his popular nickname from the fact that he used to practice his sport a lot under the moonlit sky. Identify this well known Indian Player.
  11. 11. Question 8 It has become a tradition for all Olympics to have a mascot which represents the basic values that the Olympics stand for at that time. The 2021 Olympics scheduled in Japan have also pre-decided a mascot for the same,name the mascot.
  12. 12. *Question 9 What's new’ was the early concept for the website's name which later led to the creation of the mascot which is actually the shortened version of the phrase. The mascot is described as a genderless, timeless and digitless alien to avoid offending anyone. Identify the website.
  13. 13. Question 10 ● Roller Coaster ● Life size remote controller car ● World’s biggest ice cream maker ● Miniature Golf Course ● Animal translator to listen to their pet. All these things and many more were made by two guys but almost every time these object somehow disappear. Tell me those two guys.
  14. 14. Question 11 ● Friends like us ● Six of One ● Across the hall ● Once upon a time in the west village ● Insomnia Cafe This is a list of rejected names of something. What was the final name?
  15. 15. Question 12 (0.5 + 0.5) 2020 most tweeted about people worldwide : 1. Donald Trump 2. Joe Biden 3. ? 4. ? 5. Barack Obama 6. BTS 7. Narendra Modi 8. Kanye West Identify 3 and 4.
  16. 16. *Question 13 X a sports car is the only automatic car manufactured by X’s company. The production of the car X was started in year 1981 and was stopped after two years in 1982. About 9,100 X were made before production halted in late December 1982 shortly after X’s company filed for bankruptcy. An estimated 6,000 X are still on the road The surprising thing to be noted here is that though the car x was having a very basic design and very poor build quality it was widely used in movies and video songs. Identify X
  17. 17. Question 14 Identify the city in the photo.
  18. 18. *Question 15 ● This brand was introduced in 1932 and the manufacturer owned by Anglo-Dutch company Reckitt-Benckiser. ● In Germany, it is sold under the name Sagrotan. ● Chloroxylenol is the active ingredient in this product . It comprises 4.8% of its total admixture. ● Soon after it was created parachlorometaxylenol was then called PCMX, but this was thought to be a poor name and it was renamed by a brand name. ● Id the famous brand.
  19. 19. Question 16 According to the most credible account, X and Y first met in 1930, thereafter, they became one of the most famous criminal couple in the history. Their life story has also been adopted in a 1967 movie named ‘X and Y ‘ glamorizing the couple with romantic aura. Their names “X and Y” is often used to describe the couple that is extremely loyal to each other and willing to do anything for each other, even in the face of danger. Identify X and Y.
  20. 20. Question 17 Identify the lake and it’s claim to fame.
  21. 21. *Question 18 The consistent saddle shape of X is mathematically known as a hyperbolic paraboloid. Their designers reportedly used supercomputers to ensure that ‘X’ aerodynamics would keep them in place during packaging and that X would not break when being stalked on top of each other. In 1956, X’s parent company assigned a chemist Y: to develop a new kind of product because the old one was getting a lot of complaints. Identify X
  22. 22. Question 19 Few days ago in UK, a certain company came up with a pre- release stunt to mark the launch of their new product. The company replaces various iconic London Underground ‘roundels’ with shapes seen on their product. What is the inspiration behind these roundels? Image on next slide.
  23. 23. Question 20 Before Lionel Messi, Ronaldinho and Johan Cruyff, there was a refugee from Hungary. The Hungarian's time at Barcelona came well before the days of YouTube or even colour television, but his legend at the club persists strongly to this day, marked most clearly by the towering bronze statue of him that stands in the grounds of the Camp Nou. Identify this footballer and his unique record in the history of football..? Image on next slide.
  24. 24. Question 21 Connect: ● Nearly Headless Nick ● The Bloody Baron ● The Grey Lady ● The Fat Friar Exhaustive list
  25. 25. Answers
  26. 26. *Question 1. (0.5+0.5): X(team) was the former winner of the Hero Cup but was challenged by Y(team) in year 2003 for it. In the first half X dominated the game and there was no way that Y could make a come back in the game but in the second half something happened and Y was scoring points insanely. At the last second of the game Y took a lead of one point and won the hero cup with a score of 50-49. (The game was basketball) Identify X and Y
  27. 27. Answer X: Kasauli Tigers Y: Pandavas
  28. 28. Question 2 What is the map showing? Image in next slide.
  29. 29. Answer The British Empire
  30. 30. Question 3 What is being advertised here?
  31. 31. Answer Simpsons the movie
  32. 32. *Question 4 In West Africa, ------ cubes are used as part of the local cuisine. Throughout Latin America, ------- products, especially bouillon cubes, are widely sold with some repackaging to reflect local terminology. In the German, Dutch and Danish languages, lovage has come to be known as “------ herb“ because of a supposed resemblance to the taste of ------- sauce. Fill in the blanks with a popular brand name.
  33. 33. Answer Maggi
  34. 34. Question 5 In one of his books, he discusses his undergraduate career thus : "After I graduated from the New York Military Academy in 1964, I flirted briefly with the idea of attending film school...but in the end I decided real estate was a much better business. I began by attending Fordham University...but after two years, I decided that as long as I had to be in college, I might as well test myself against the best. I applied to the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and I got in “. Who am I talking about?
  35. 35. Answer Donald Trump
  36. 36. Question 6 In 2012 when this software giant was about to unveil a new product, they thought of redesigning its logo which would reflect their new design language- Metro used in the product. Pentagram was chosen as the design agency and during one of its meeting with the executives of the company, Paula Scher asked one question which left the company baffled. Your name is _______. Why are you a flag? So the company did less of a re-design and more to return it to its original meaning and bringing _______ back to its roots. Identify the Company whose logo redesign is being talked about.
  37. 37. Answer Windows
  38. 38. Question 7 As per research scholars, this gentleman got his popular nickname from the fact that he used to practice his sport a lot under the moonlit sky. Identify this well known Indian Player.
  39. 39. Answer Dhyan Chand
  40. 40. Question 8 It has become a tradition for all Olympics to have a mascot which represents the basic values that the Olympics stand for at that time. The 2021 Olympics scheduled in Japan have also pre-decided a mascot for the same,name the mascot.
  41. 41. Answer Miraitowa has been declared as the official mascot of the Tokyo Olympics.
  42. 42. *Question 9 What's new’ was the early concept for the website's name which later led to the creation of the mascot which is actually the shortened version of the phrase. The mascot is described as a genderless, timeless and digitless alien to avoid offending anyone. Identify the website.
  43. 43. Answer Reddit
  44. 44. Question 10 ● Roller Coaster ● Life size remote controller car ● World’s biggest ice cream maker ● Miniature Golf Course ● Animal translator to listen to their pet. All these things and many more were made by two guys but almost every time these object somehow disappear. Tell me those two guys.
  45. 45. Answer Phineas and Ferb
  46. 46. Question 11 ● Friends like us ● Six of One ● Across the hall ● Once upon a time in the west village ● Insomnia Cafe This is a list of rejected names of something. What was the final name?
  47. 47. Answer Friends
  48. 48. Question 12 (0.5 + 0.5) 2020 most tweeted about people worldwide : 1. Donald Trump 2. Joe Biden 3. ? 4. ? 5. Barack Obama 6. BTS 7. Narendra Modi 8. Kanye West Identify 3 and 4.
  49. 49. Answer 3. George Floyd 4. Kobe Bryant
  50. 50. *Question 13 X a sports car is the only automatic car manufactured by X’s company. The production of the car X was started in year 1981 and was stopped after two years in 1982. About 9,100 X were made before production halted in late December 1982 shortly after X’s company filed for bankruptcy. An estimated 6,000 X are still on the road The surprising thing to be noted here is that though the car x was having a very basic design and very poor build quality it was widely used in movies and video songs. Identify X
  51. 51. Answer DMC DeLorean
  52. 52. Question 14 Identify the city in the photo.
  53. 53. Answer Barcelona
  54. 54. *Question 15 ● This brand was introduced in 1932 and the manufacturer owned by Anglo-Dutch company Reckitt-Benckiser. ● In Germany, it is sold under the name Sagrotan. ● Chloroxylenol is the active ingredient in this product . It comprises 4.8% of its total admixture. ● Soon after it was created parachlorometaxylenol was then called PCMX, but this was thought to be a poor name and it was renamed by a brand name. ● Id the famous brand.
  55. 55. Answer Dettol
  56. 56. Question 16 According to the most credible account, X and Y first met in 1930, thereafter, they became one of the most famous criminal couple in the history. Their life story has also been adopted in a 1967 movie named ‘X and Y ‘ glamorizing the couple with romantic aura. Their names “X and Y” is often used to describe the couple that is extremely loyal to each other and willing to do anything for each other, even in the face of danger. Identify X and Y.
  57. 57. Answer Bonnie and Clyde
  58. 58. Question 17 Identify the lake and it’s claim to fame.
  59. 59. Answer Kankaria Lake, SBI logo is inspired from this lake
  60. 60. *Question 18 The consistent saddle shape of X is mathematically known as a hyperbolic paraboloid. Their designers reportedly used supercomputers to ensure that ‘X’ aerodynamics would keep them in place during packaging and that X would not break when being stalked on top of each other. In 1956, X’s parent company assigned a chemist Y: to develop a new kind of product because the old one was getting a lot of complaints. Identify X
  61. 61. Answer Pringles
  62. 62. Question 19 Few days ago in UK, a certain company came up with a pre- release stunt to mark the launch of their new product. The company replaces various iconic London Underground ‘roundels’ with shapes seen on their product. What is the inspiration behind these roundels? Image on next slide.
  63. 63. Answer Launch of PS5
  64. 64. Question 20 Before Lionel Messi, Ronaldinho and Johan Cruyff, there was a refugee from Hungary. The Hungarian's time at Barcelona came well before the days of YouTube or even colour television, but his legend at the club persists strongly to this day, marked most clearly by the towering bronze statue of him that stands in the grounds of the Camp Nou. Identify this footballer and his unique record in the history of football..? Image on next slide.
  65. 65. Answer Laszlo Kubala Only person, who has officially played for 3 countries recognised by Fifa. ● Czechoslovakia ● Hungary ● Spain
  66. 66. Question 21 Connect: ● Nearly Headless Nick ● The Bloody Baron ● The Grey Lady ● The Fat Friar Exhaustive list
  67. 67. Answer House ghost of different houses of Hogwarts.
  68. 68. (H)Question God was the second most thanked person in the Oscars acceptance speeches in the last 50 years having been thanked 34 times. Who has been thanked the most number of times in the last 50 years?
  69. 69. Answer Steven Spielberg-43 times till 2016
  70. 70. Question The word originates from Persian , and literally means “a collarless shirt” and was 1st used in English in the 20th century. Which word?
  71. 71. Answer Kurta
  72. 72. (X)Question Stefanie Maria "Steffi" Graf is a German former professional tennis player. She was ranked world No. 1 for a record 377 weeks and won 22 Grand Slam singles titles, which ranks second since the introduction of the Open Era in 1968 and third all-time behind Margaret Court (24) and Serena Williams (23). As we all have know there could be many funny moments in sports same goes for a moment of her. Identify the context. Video in next slide.
  73. 73. Answer Someone from the crowd proposed her. In reply she said how much money do you have.
  74. 74. Question In which city is the statue is situated?
  75. 75. Answer Dili, Capital of East Timor
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This is the prelims of BOOTUP Quiz conducted by Quiz Club IITJ, especially designed for the freshmen students coming to the college attending the quiz for the first time. The Quiz was held on 13th December, 2020

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