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PARDEY KE PEECHE

Shubhang Shukla
PRELIMS
• 20 Questions.
• One point per variable.
• Top 8 teams into the finals.
• Hints on my discretion.
• Galtiyo ke liye maafi, if any.
1.
• Ila Arun and Alka Yagnik shared the best female playback award for
‘X’ in ‘Khalnayak.’ This was the only time when two playback singers
shared an award in the history of Bollywood awards.
• X has also had has its fair share of controversy.
• What was the name of the song?
2*. Which movie?
• The title of the cult novel and the eponymous movie is inspired by Act
1, Scene 2 of Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar, in which the
nobleman Cassius says to Brutus: “___ _____, dear Brutus, is not __
___ ____, / But in ourselves, that we are underlings.“
3. What is blanked out?
4.
• The phrase was originated by the announcer Ed McMahon's as his
famous introduction of Johnny Carson on U.S. network NBC-TV's long-
running late night television program The Tonight Show Starring
Johnny Carson.
• However it has since been ad-libbed in a very famous work and
because of that achieved huge popularity.
• Identify X.
5. What product/brand is X?
• In the 1980s, sales of X had sunk to an abysmal 18,000 a year. In an
effort to turn things around, the company offered the producers
of Risky Business $50,000 to feature the _____model in the teen
comedy starring Tom Cruise and, just as importantly, on the movie
poster.
• Sales of ______ immediately took off. By 1989, X had sold more than
4 million pairs of the now-iconic model. Three years after Risky
Business, X and Cruise struck product-placement gold again when he
and Val Kilmer battled it out for king douche of the sky and the sand
in the box office hit/Navy recruitment propaganda film Top Gun.
6. Connect and FITB.
• Heartsbane.
• Ice
• Oathkeeper
• Widow’s Wail
• Lady Forlorn
• ________
• Brightroar
• Blackfyre
• Dark Sister
7. Identify and why in the news pretty
recently.
8*. Which famous character (Y) ?
• Despite __ and X being the most famous and popular insult of Y, it’s
worth noting that Y almost never uses the word to describe women.
It's no surprise that Y does quite well for himself with the ladies. The
two notable exceptions are when he used the word to describe
______ _____(not in her presence) and when he called his mother
the word to her face. Also, despite his copious use of the word, he
does not use it in the Pilot nor in the finale.
9.
• The term X was a added to the Merriam-Webster dictionary database
in 2017 which defines it as a favourite pastime of millennials(although
this is not it’s main definition).
• What is X with which all of us familiar now because all of us do it,
especially after the advent of Netflix.
10. Identify what is blanked out?
11.
• This famous movie character resides on an island modeled after the
island of Dr. No which is a self contained colony, having advanced
communications, weapons, and laboratories to build various high-
tech devices.
• All his subordinates salute him in a manner typical of a “Heil Hitler”
style gesture.
• One of this character’s lines which he recites when he is pleased has
become synonymous with the actor who played the role.
• Name the character.
12*. Reference to which series?
• In the episode Inferno of the 2005/2006 cartoon series Transformers:
Cybertron, the pilot of a military jet fighter identifies himself as
"Oceanic Flight 815, requesting clearance for landing" right before the
Decepticon Thundercracker scans the plane and adopting its form as
his new disguise. The plane's ID code was one of many pop-cultural
in-jokes explicitly added for the English dub of the show.
• This is a reference to which extremely successful, both critically and
commercially, TV series.
13*. FITB.
• ________'s fifth season was filmed in Berlin; the first time that an
entire season of an American TV show had been filmed on foreign
soil. There was some on-location shooting in other countries, but
most scenes were filmed at Berlin's Babelsberg Studios, which
happens to be the world's oldest large-scale studio and the place
where Fritz Lang filmed his groundbreaking science-fiction
epic Metropolis (which was Hitler’s favourite film).
• What show which also happens to be one of Obama’s favorites.
14. What is the list and who is X?
• X- 19 times
• Billy Crystal- 9 times
• Johnny Carson-5 times
• Whoopi Goldberg- 4 times
• Jack Lemmon- 4 times
15. This is a screen grab from Harvard’s mathematics department in which they
provide the solution to a problem. What problem?
16. This is a synopsis of which movie?
• After surviving a near fatal bovine attack, a disfigured cafeteria chef
(____ ______) struggles to fulfill his dream of becoming Mayberry’s
hottest bartender while also learning to cope with his lost sense of
taste. Searching to regain his spice for life, as well as a flux capacitor,
____ must battle ninjas, the yakuza, and a pack of sexually aggressive
canines, as he journeys around the world to discover the importance
of family, friendship, and flavor – finding a new taste for adventure
and earning the coveted coffee mug title of World’s Best Lover.
17. FITB.
• The long-running ____ franchise has generated loads of wacky and
wonderful fan theories, ranging from a grisly guess as to why ____
never fathered a child with any of his romantic conquests, to a theory
that _____ is merely a flashy distraction to cover the work of real X’s.
• One of the most persistent fan theories is that ____ is a Time Lord
who keeps dying and regenerating.
18*.
• The acronym EGOT was coined by actor Philip Michael Thomas. When
coining the acronym, Thomas stated that it also means "energy,
growth, opportunity and talent". However the acronym was intended
to mean something else, which is its colloquially understood meaning
as of now.
• EGOT is a very exclusive ‘club’ of members with only 30 or so people,
including the likes of Whoopi Goldberg, Mel Brooks, Audrey Hepburn
etc.
19.
• The 2011 Bollywood musical Rockstar has developed a cult feeling in
recent years. However, not many people know that the movie was
shot backwards i.e. the climax was shot first and the opening scenes
at the last?
• What was the reason behind this unusual schedule?
20*.
• Izzat ("Respect") is a 1968 Indian Hindi-language drama film directed
by T. Prakash Rao. It stars Dharmendra, Tanuja and X in the lead roles.
• A critical and commercial disaster, Izzat is mostly remembered for
being X’s first Hindi film in a full-fledged role, and second Hindi film
overall, following a three-minute appearance in Man-Mauji (1962).
ANSWERS TO PRELIMS
1.
• Ila Arun and Alka Yagnik shared the best female playback award for
‘X’ in ‘Khalnayak.’ This was the only time when two playback singers
shared an award in the history of Bollywood awards.
• X has also had has its fair share of controversy.
• What was the name of the song?
Choli ke Peechey.
2*. Which movie?
• The title of the cult novel and the eponymous movie is inspired by Act
1, Scene 2 of Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar, in which the
nobleman Cassius says to Brutus: “___ _____, dear Brutus, is not __
___ ____, / But in ourselves, that we are underlings.“
The fault in our stars.
3. What is blanked out?
TARS
4.
• The phrase was originated by the announcer Ed McMahon's as his
famous introduction of Johnny Carson on U.S. network NBC-TV's long-
running late night television program The Tonight Show Starring
Johnny Carson.
• However it has since been ad-libbed in a very famous work and
because of that achieved huge popularity.
• Identify X.
Here’s Johnny
5. What product/brand is X?
• In the 1980s, sales of X had sunk to an abysmal 18,000 a year. In an
effort to turn things around, the company offered the producers
of Risky Business $50,000 to feature the _____model in the teen
comedy starring Tom Cruise and, just as importantly, on the movie
poster.
• Sales of ______ immediately took off. By 1989, X had sold more than
4 million pairs of the now-iconic model. Three years after Risky
Business, X and Cruise struck product-placement gold again when he
and Val Kilmer battled it out for king douche of the sky and the sand
in the box office hit/Navy recruitment propaganda film Top Gun.
Rayban Sunglasses
6. Connect and FITB.
• Heartsbane.
• Ice
• Oathkeeper
• Widow’s Wail
• Lady Forlorn
• ________
• Brightroar
• Blackfyre
• Dark Sister
Valyrian Steel Swords
Longclaw
7. Identify and why in the news pretty
recently.
Riddhi Sen
National Award for best actor male 2018
8*. Which famous character (Y) ?
• Despite __ and X being the most famous and popular insult of Y, it’s
worth noting that Y almost never uses the word to describe women.
It's no surprise that Y does quite well for himself with the ladies. The
two notable exceptions are when he used the word to describe
______ _____(not in her presence) and when he called his mother
the word to her face. Also, despite his copious use of the word, he
does not use it in the Pilot nor in the finale.
Jesse Pinkman (X is ‘bitch’)
9.
• The term X was a added to the Merriam-Webster dictionary database
in 2017 which defines it as a favourite pastime of millennials(although
this is not it’s main definition).
• What is X with which all of us familiar now because all of us do it,
especially after the advent of Netflix.
Binge-watching.
10. Identify what is blanked out?
The Office
11.
• This famous movie character resides on an island modeled after the
island of Dr. No which is a self contained colony, having advanced
communications, weapons, and laboratories to build various high-
tech devices.
• All his subordinates salute him in a manner typical of a “Heil Hitler”
style gesture.
• One of this character’s lines which he recites when he is pleased has
become synonymous with the actor who played the role.
• Name the character.
Mogambo
12*. Reference to which series?
• In the episode Inferno of the 2005/2006 cartoon series Transformers:
Cybertron, the pilot of a military jet fighter identifies himself as
"Oceanic Flight 815, requesting clearance for landing" right before the
Decepticon Thundercracker scans the plane and adopting its form as
his new disguise. The plane's ID code was one of many pop-cultural
in-jokes explicitly added for the English dub of the show.
• This is a reference to which extremely successful, both critically and
commercially, TV series.
Lost
13*.
• ________'s fifth season was filmed in Berlin; the first time that an
entire season of an American TV show had been filmed on foreign
soil. There was some on-location shooting in other countries, but
most scenes were filmed at Berlin's Babelsberg Studios, which
happens to be the world's oldest large-scale studio and the place
where Fritz Lang filmed his groundbreaking science-fiction
epic Metropolis (which was Hitler’s favourite film).
• What show which also happens to be one of Obama’s favorites.
Homeland
14. What is the list and who is X?
• X- 19 times
• Billy Crystal- 9 times
• Johnny Carson-5 times
• Whoopi Goldberg- 4 times
• Jack Lemmon- 4 times
No. of times they hosted Oscars.
X= Bob Hope
15. This is a screen grab from Harvard’s mathematics department in which they
provide the solution to a problem. What problem?
Good Will Hunting problem.
16. This is a synopsis of which movie?
• After surviving a near fatal bovine attack, a disfigured cafeteria chef
(____ ______) struggles to fulfill his dream of becoming Mayberry’s
hottest bartender while also learning to cope with his lost sense of
taste. Searching to regain his spice for life, as well as a flux capacitor,
____ must battle ninjas, the yakuza, and a pack of sexually aggressive
canines, as he journeys around the world to discover the importance
of family, friendship, and flavor – finding a new taste for adventure
and earning the coveted coffee mug title of World’s Best Lover.
Deadpool 2
17. FITB.
• The long-running ____ franchise has generated loads of wacky and
wonderful fan theories, ranging from a grisly guess as to why ____
never fathered a child with any of his romantic conquests, to a theory
that _____ is merely a flashy distraction to cover the work of real X’s.
• One of the most persistent fan theories is that ____ is a Time Lord
who keeps dying and regenerating.
James Bond
18*. What is EGOT?
• The acronym EGOT was coined by actor Philip Michael Thomas. When
coining the acronym, Thomas stated that it also means "energy,
growth, opportunity and talent". However the acronym was intended
to mean something else, which is its colloquially understood meaning
as of now.
• EGOT is a very exclusive ‘club’ of members with only 30 or so people,
including the likes of Whoopi Goldberg, Mel Brooks, Audrey Hepburn
etc.
Winners of Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and
Tony(EGOT)
19.
• The 2011 Bollywood musical Rockstar has developed a cult feeling in
recent years. However, not many people know that the movie was
shot backwards i.e. the climax was shot first and the opening scenes
at the last?
• What was the reason behind this unusual schedule?
So as not to mess with Ranbir’s hair.
20*. X?
• Izzat ("Respect") is a 1968 Indian Hindi-language drama film directed
by T. Prakash Rao. It stars Dharmendra, Tanuja and X in the lead roles.
• A critical and commercial disaster, Izzat is mostly remembered for
being X’s first Hindi film in a full-fledged role, and second Hindi film
overall, following a three-minute appearance in Man-Mauji (1962).
Jayalalitha
FINALE
1.
As we speak RDB is being
screened in the Audi. A minor
detail in the movie is that In a
scene Sue (Alice Patten)
looks at the watch of her
grandfather and the time is
displayed as 7:30.
Why is the time 7:30, what is
it’s significance?
The time at which Bhagat Singh was hanged
2. Identify the theorem X, which shares its
name with the TV series.
• The X theorem is a real-life mathematical theorem invented by X
writer Ken Keeler (who holds a PhD in applied mathematics), purely
for use in the Season 6 episode "The Prisoner of Benda".
• It is the first known theorem to be created for the sole purpose
of entertainment in a TV show, and, according to Keeler, was included
to popularize math among young people.
• The theorem proves that, regardless of how many mind switches
between two bodies have been made, they can still all be restored to
their original bodies using only two extra people, provided these two
people have not had any mind switches prior (assuming two people
cannot switch minds back with each other after their original switch).
Futurama
3.
• One highly speculative theory put forward by writer Mary Katharine
Ham claims that the 2010 Disney Frozen animation is inspired by the
classic X.
• The evidence is compelling. For example, take the comparison
between Frozen's Elsa, and X’s ____ _______. Both films have "a
menacing main character who is a danger to family members, whose
volatility increases after a long isolation inside a giant, ornate, high-
ceilinged building in a cold, desolate landscape."

The Shining.
4.
• X studied world cinema including film makers such as Majid
Majidi, Fateh Akın and Akira Kurosawa. X has worked in the genre of
Bollywood crime films. His film "Revolver Rani" was directed by Sai
Kabir and starred Kangana Ranaut and vir Das. His first film as a
director and producer was 'Meeruthiya Gangsters'.
• He also co wrote Gangs of Wasseypur and received countless
accolades for best dialogues.
• However we know him as something else from a very famous role.
Who is X?
Definite.
5.
• In Greek mythology, ____was the ship on which Jason and
the Argonauts sailed from Iolcos to Colchis to retrieve the Golden
Fleece.
• According to a variety of sources of the legend, ____ was said to have
been planned or constructed with the help of Athena. According to
certain sources, ____ was the first ship to sail the seas. It was Athena
who taught Tiphys to attach the sails to the mast, as he was the
steersman and would need an absolute knowledge of the workings of
the ship.
Argo
6.
• After Rocky Balboa defeated Ivan Drago and brought together the
United States and Russia at the end of Rocky IV, there was a joke in
Hollywood that Rocky was running out of people to box and would
have to fight a space alien if there was ever a Rocky V. Screenwriters
Jim and John Thomas took the joke seriously and started to write the
script for ________, which was originally titled Hunter. Producer Joel
Silver really liked the story and picked it up for 20th Century Fox in
1985. Instead of casting Sylvester Stallone in the leading role, Silver
cast X as Major Alan "Dutch" Schaefer after working with him
on Commando a few years earlier.
Predator
7. Name of the trilogy.
• Shaun of the Dead famously kicks off what’s become known as the “X
Trilogy,” which also includes Hot Fuzz and The World’s End. The trilogy
is so named because the films share certain thematic concerns
(they’re all in some way about men who have to learn to grow up and
move on with their lives, for example) and because ______ snacks
appear in all three. So, how did that start? According to Wright, it’s
because he once ate a ________ to get over a hangover, and thought
it would be funny if Nick Frost’s character, Ed, did the same after a
night of drinking.
• “It’s the weirdest thing you would want to eat at that time in the
morning,” Wright said. “When I was in college, I got very, very drunk
once, and I had a ________ in the morning and I felt a lot better
Three flavours Cornetto trilogy.
8.
• Amitabj Bachchan and Shashi Kapoor have starred in countless films
together like Deewar, Suhaag, Do Aur Do Paanch, Namak Halaal,
Silsila etc.
• However of all the movies they’ve starred together in, Silsila holds a
unique distinction. What?
Shashi Kapoor was AB’s elder brother.
9. What is X?
• Even though they existed before, 1952-1954 is generally dubbed as
the first golden era of X. But it fell out of popularity by the middle of
the decade. The reasons for the decline were mostly technical. For
example small errors in synchronization could easily lead to eye strain
and headaches among viewers. Keeping reels in good repair was also
an ongoing concern. Coupled with the advent of unique and
expensive equipment, theatres saw X as a less than ideal investment.
• However the 90s and 2000s saw a resurgence in X and now X is
almost ubiquitously present.
3D Movies
10.
• X is the story of eternal love set against the battle and strife between
two kingdoms Naugarh and Vijaygarh. Virendra Vikram Singh (Prince
of Naugarh) and X (Princess of Vijaygarh) are deeply in love but long
for each other due to the enmity between their kingdoms. The two
kings, who used to be good friends, become sworn enemies when
Virendra Singh is accused of killing Prince Shakti Singh of Vijaygarh.
X's exquisite beauty and poise makes her the object of desire for
every King and Villain who resort to war and black magic to win her
hand in marriage.
Chandrakanta
11.
• While reading the LA Times, Craven came across a series of articles
detailing a condition called sudden unexpected nocturnal death
syndrome (SUNDS) which was killing young men. The victims were
largely of Southeast Asian descent, many of them refugees from
conflicts like the Vietnam War and the deadly reign of the Khmer
Rouge in Cambodia. According to cardiology professor Matteo Vatta,
the deaths occur during sleep because the heart slows down, making
any inherent issues more likely to occur. Unfortunately, very little is
known about the condition, and testing for it is nearly impossible.
• This inspired Craven to create what iconic character?
Freddy Kruger.
12.
In the TV series X, ____ and
his friends frequented Y and
drank many cups
of coffee while talking about
their plans. It’s arguably the
most recognizable New York
City location on the TV show,
and it was modeled after
Tom’s Restaurant. Tom’s is
located in the Upper West
Side of Manhattan, but most
of the filming of the
restaurant was completed on
a set in California.
Monk’s Café, Seinfeld.
13. What did Ben Burns use for the iconic A
new Hope TIE battle sounds?
• https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fBagc1Ww0_Y
Elephant Voices (Elongated)
14.
• During the shooting of the highly controversial “Passion of the Christ”,
a certain phenomena which happened during the crucifixation scene
in the movie made headlines around the world.
• The major protestors of the movie began to preach the phenomenon
as a sign that “God is watching”.
• What happened?
The lead actor was hit by lightning.
15.
• One afternoon, a sun-tanned 21-year-old actor named Sean Penn
sauntered into a store in Santa Monica, Calif. Penn, who had recently
landed a movie part playing a SoCal stoner dude named Jeff Spicoli, in
the widely admired cult classic ‘Fast Times at Ridgemond High’ picked
out a wearable. Back on the set, Penn liked his new ______so much
he told director Amy Heckerling he wanted to wear them on camera.
• The film made the wearable brand extremely famous among
teenagers.
• Today, over three decades later, the inexpensive _____remain a staple
of the countercultural uniform.
Vans sneakers.
16.
• Crystal Lindell makes candy. In 2008 she started making a cotton-
candy flavored blue rock candy It didn’t take long for the media
spotlight to shine down.
• It took some time for the media to notice them but when they did,
her business hit top gear.
• She has since sold more than 20,000 bags of the candy, and done too
many interviews to count, including many for international
publications.
• Why did the candy became such a success?
The Meth in Breaking Bad.
17. This is Julian Glover in Star wars: the empire strikes back and Indiana Jones:
The Last Crusade. However, he came to fame recently for another portrayal and
that is how almost all of us would know him. What portrayal?
Grand Maester Pycelle.
18.
• Maungakiekie / X is a 182-metre
(597 ft) volcanic
peak in Auckland, New Zealand.
It is an important memorial
place for both Māori and other
New Zealanders. The suburb
around the base of the hill is
also called X.
• It provided the name X to a U2
song which in turn provided the
name X to a very famous series.
• What is X (its very literal)?
One Tree Hill
19. Following is an excerpt from Romeo and Juliet Act 2 Scene
6. FITB.
ROMEO - Amen, amen. But come what sorrow can, It cannot
countervail the exchange of joy. That one short minute gives me in her
sight. Do thou but close our hands with holy words, then love-
devouring death do what he dare; It is enough I may but call her mine.
FRIAR LAWRENCE - _____ _______ _______ ____ _______ ____. And
in their triumph die, like fire and powder, Which, as they kiss, consume.
The sweetest honey Is loathsome in his own deliciousness And in the
taste confounds the appetite. Therefore love moderately. Long love
doth so. Too swift arrives as tardy as too slow.
These violent delights have violent ends
20
Sana Saeed will be playing
playing the role of the
protagonist’s younger sister in
Sony Entertainment
television’s new serial “Babul
Ka Aangann Chootey Na”.
Since her debut, she has also
acted in Fox Kids, Kachche
Papad Pakke Papad, and the
Bobby Deol RaniMukherji
starrer Badaal.
How do we better know her?
Anjali in Kuch Kuch Hota h
21.
• When a player holds two kings (KK) the hand is also called Cowboys
due to the association of cowboys and poker and also because of the
K in Kings and C in Cowboys and the fact that they are male
characters.
• However, this hand has another very famous name connected to the
world of movies . What ?
Brokeback Mountain
22.
• Persis Khambatta (2 October 1948 – 18 August 1998) was
an Indian model, actress and author. She was known for her role as
Lieutenant Ilia in the 1979 feature film Star Trek: The Motion Picture.
• She entered and won the Femina Miss India contest in 1965. She was
the second winner of Femina Miss India and third Indian woman to
participate in the Miss Universe pageant.
• However she holds a unique distinction as an Indian
• What?
First Indian to present an Oscar
23.
• X is a fictional character created by Patricia Highsmith. He is often
dubbed as a ‘likeable psychopath’.
• Highsmith's first three X novels have been adapted into
films. As Purple Noon (French: Plein Soleil) in 1960, starring Alain
Delon as X. X Under Ground was adapted into a 2005 film,
starring Barry Pepper. X's Game was filmed in 1977 as The American
Friend, starring Dennis Hopper, and under its original title in 2002,
starring John Malkovich.
• However the most famous portrayal of X came in 1999 in Matt
Damon starrer Y.
• X and Y?
Tom Ripley and the Talented Mr. Ripley
24. Exhaustive connect.
• It happened one night (1934)
• One flew over the cuckoo’s nest(1975)
• The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Only movies to win the Big-5 at Oscars
25. Find the odd one out.
• LOTR - Fellowship of the Ring
• Equilibrium
• Black Death
• Troy
• Golden Eye
• The Hitcher
• The Island
• X (A TV Show)
Troy, Sean Bean lives.
Game of Thrones
26.
• X almost persistently claims that the role of Lance, the drug dealer in
Pulp Fiction, was initially offered to Y, her husband. If he had taken it,
X would have played the role of his wife.
• But her claims have been severely rebuffed by certain media outlets
and Quentin Tarantino himself.
• Give me X and Y.
X= Courtney Love
Y= Kurt Cobain
27.
• During the shooting of X, a scene required Y to hold Z from behind
and teach her how to shoot.
• Y however, enticed by Z, payed the spotboy to botch the shot
everytime so he can hold Z again and again.
• This bordering on assault notion was however considered attractive
by Z; which lead to Y and Z getting married.
• Give me X, Y and Z.
X= Sholay, Y= Dharmendra, Z= Hema Malini
28. What is blanked out?
Whiplash
Written round 1
• Social relations curves in movies.
eg.
Donnie Darko
1.
2.
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10.
ANSWERS
1.
2001 – A space Odyssey
2.
Basic Instinct
3
Titanic.
4
Dumb and Dumber
5
The Big Lebowski
6
Kill Bill vol 1
7
Fight Club
8
Saving Private Ryan
9
Schindlers List
10
127 Hours
Farewell.

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