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1 The Entertainment Quiz

2 Format 9 Questions. 8 Simpsons. 9 Questions. 1 Visual(s), Video, Audio Connect.

3 1. Two parts, NO PART POINTS: – Id the film. – Id the persona who inspired the character singing in the video, OR the actor who plays the persona, NOT the actor.

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5 Shree 420 Charles Chaplin’s The Tramp.

6 2. Song from Khoon Bhari Maang. Id the film whose theme music is plagiarised.

7 Watch!

8 The Chariots Of Fire

9 3. Blue-screening or green-screening is the process where the subject is filmed against a background consisting of a single colour. The portions of the video which match the pre- selected color (either blue or green) are replaced by the alternate background video. What problems did it cause in the filming of action scenes of a famous 2002 film between the characters played by Tobey Maguire and William Defoe? Funda Credits: Arun Hiregange & Anustup Dutta

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11 The film in question is Spiderman. Tobey Maguire, as Spiderman wore a costume with blue in it, while Defoe, as the Green Goblin, wore green. Hence, they could not BOTH be shot in front of either a green screen (Green Goblin would go) or a blue screen (Spiderman would turn into a set of red splotches). Hence, they were filmed separately, although the should have both been together in the scenes.

12 4. The song Human Again, was not present in the theatrical release of the movie X. It was however added for the Special Edition DVD and VCD releases of X. The movie itself is a remake of a famous 1946 French film, by Jean Cocteau. Till date, X was the first film of its genre to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture, where it lost out to The Silence Of The Lambs. Id X.

13 Watch!


15 5. In the Commander Keen franchise, the name of the protagonist is Billy Blaze, so named after William J. Blazkowicz, a character of an earlier computer game. The game in which Blazkowicz was the protagonist was banned in some parts of Europe. Why? Also, id the game.

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17 Wolfenstein 3D Nazi iconography

18 6. Id the song / film.



21 7. Id the conductor / film.

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23 Bernard Hermann The Man Who Knew Too Much

24 8. "There have been adverse things happen in my own life, but there are balances out there. And the movie itself has affected my life so much because I have George Bailey's philosophy … that friendships and caring and loving will carry you through anything... I really feel like Zuzu is kind of a mission maybe, I don't know. I think that there is a higher power at work and that I had to go through a lot of adverse situations in my life to understand other people's pain." Quote by Karolyn Grimes on her role as Zuzu Bailey in the film X. Id X. Pic. on next slide.


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28 9. Id the song / film.

29 Watch!


31 Round II The Simpsons

32 Rules 8 Simpsons parodies of famous films. Id the film. +5 for each correct id. +10 for ALL correct ids.


34 Exchange

35 Answers

36 10. Song played at the end of IPL 2009. Who / what is Joanna?

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38 Johannesburg OR the South African government.

39 11. X is a phrase which was used to excite dogs while hunting. It is originally derived from French, from a phrase meaning raise swords. In Bollywood, it appeared in the song Y from the film Z (1962). Z in turn served as the inspiration for the film Don as well as its remake. Id the song Y / film Z.

40 Listen!

41 Chinatown Baar Baar Dekho

42 12. Song from a famous Bollywood film X. In the song, we see footage from the actor’s (who is singing), from a couple of earlier films, say Y, and Z. The footage from Y is the song A. Id X, Y, Z, and A.

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44 Answer X = Mera Naam Joker Y = Awaara Z = Shree 420 A = Awaara Hoon

45 13. Song called Ave Maria. Sung some time at the start of the 20 th century (c. 1904), by Alessandro Moreschi. He was the world’s last ________. Fill in the blank.

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47 Answer Moreschi was the world’s last of the castrati.

48 14. Two parts, NO PART POINTS: – Id the film. – What is the film inspired by?

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50 Ghosts Of Girlfriends Past A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens

51 15. Film adaptation of a Broadway musical, based on a collection of poems. 3 parts, full points for getting any 2: – Id the musical. – Id the collection of poems on which it is based. – Id the poet of the collection.

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53 Answer Cats Old Possum’s Book Of Practical Cats T.S. Elliot

54 16. Dialogue from a film adaptation. Id the film. Id the writer on whose work this film is based.

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56 Answer The Grinch Dr. Seuss

57 17. “In 1972, a crack commando unit was sent to prison by a military court for a crime they did not commit. These men promptly escaped from a maximum security stockade to the Los Angeles underground. Today, still wanted by the government, they survive as soldiers of fortune. If you have a problem, if no one else can help, and if you can find them, maybe you can hire …… …” Opening lines for which TV show?

58 Listen!

59 The A–Team

60 18. Opening THEME for the anime series Romeo X Juliet. On which song is it based?

61 Listen!

62 You Raise Me Up

63 Round IV Connect

64 Rules 3 sets of visuals connected by a theme. Points for getting the THEME right / wrong will be shown on each slide. After the visuals, a clue will be given. No points for iding what you see. They are mostly generic.

65 +20 / –10

66 3b +15 / –10

67 +10 / –5

68 +5 / LAST GUESS

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70 Answer

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