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Daily Question # 28 October 31, 2008

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X  was  originally  supposed  to  be  named  after  A . Y  shows  a  promotional  snap  of  B . Y  is  a  direct  tribute  to  C  who  came  up  with  X . B  did  this  because  B  and  C  belong  to  the  same  town . 

Identify  X , A , B  and  C .

A

A

Y
Y

The  album  Abbey  Road ( X )  by  Beatles ( C )  was  supposed  to  be  called  Everest ( A ) initially . Y  is  a  promotional  ad  brought out  by  Liverpool FC ( B ) as  a  tribute  to  the  Beatles  and  the  ad  is  a  direct  copy  of  the  cover  of  Abbey  Road .

Cracked  fully  by  Manjith  only  . Noufel got  part  of  the  answer  right .

Daily Question # 27 October 30, 2008

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Identify.

The  Guru  Granth  Sahib  with  Mul  Mantra .

Cracked  only  by  Kamal  Rathi . Good  job !

Daily Question # 26 October 30, 2008

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What ?

The  Alexaminos Graffito in Rome – the earliest known pictorial representation of crucifixion of Jesus.

Went  uncracked !

Daily Question # 25 October 29, 2008

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What is this kind of art called ?

Graffiti  way  up  high – termed  GIRAFFITI !!

Cracked  only  by  Jyothi .

Daily Question # 24 October 27, 2008

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Today’s  question  comes  from  Anto  Samson .

Identify  the  place  and  the  event  which  is  taking  place . It’d  help  if  i  tell  you  that  the  place  derives  its  name  from  that  of  a  herb  in  local  language .

Quoting  Ajay  Parasuraman , “Nike-Apache (sounding) rocket being made ready for launch from TERLS, Thumba ” .

Cracked  by  Ajay  Parasuraman , Praveen , Manjith ( got everything  but  the  name  of  the  rocket) and Muni (again , got the  name  of  the  rocket  wrong ) .

Daily Question # 23 October 26, 2008

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It  has  happened  only  twice  in  history . The  first  time  was  in  1984  when  A  and  B  were  involved . C  and  D  gave  a  repeat  performance  in  2000 . What ?

A

A

B

B

C

C

D

D

Nancy  Hogshead (A) and  Carrie  Steinseifer(B)  tied  for  gold  in  the  1984  Olympics  in  the  100 m  freestyle  event . The  only  other  time  the  gold  was  shared  in  a  swimming  event  in  the  Olympics  was  in  2000  when  Gary  Hall Jr (C)  and  Anthony  Ervin (D)  clocked  the  same  time  in  the  50 m  freestyle  event .

Cracked  by  Sreeram , Anoop Koshy , Manjith , Varma  and  Ajay  Parasuraman .

 

 

Daily Question # 22 October 25, 2008

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Today’s  question  comes  from  the  very  charismatic  and  flattered  Hrishikesh  Varma 🙂 .

Connect .

A

A

B

B

C

C

D

D

 Garland , Angular , Arcade  and  Thread – all  main  connecting  strokes  in  Handwriting .

Cracked  by  Ravi Ananthan , Jyothi , Manjith , Aravind  and  Dr Naveen .

Daily Question # 21 October 24, 2008

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It was thought to have been named after A . But , it was actually named as a corruption of the name of B . What ?

A

A

B

B

 The  Mazda  corporation  was  thought  to  have  been  named  after  the  Zoroastrian  deity  Ahura  Mazda (A) , but  the  theory  which  holds  better  ground  is  that  it  is  the  anglicized  pronunciation  of  Jujiro  Matsuda (B) , founder  of  the  company .

Cracked  by  Anon ( who  wants  a  home  away  from  home )  and  the  man  with  the  broken  sword , Varma 🙂 .

Daily Question # 20 October 23, 2008

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A (the bearded figure in the pic) made his mark as a voice actor in Hollywood , but his most famous role was that of X in the original broadway version B which came out in 1965 . He was featured as himself in a 1990 book Y by C .He was later cast as himself in the movie adaptation of Y . This probably is the only instance of a celebrity appearing in a book, and then later cast as himself in the film version.

Identify A , B , C , X and Y .

A

A

B

B

C

C

Richard  Kiley (A)  made  his  mark  as  Don  Quixote (X)  in  ‘The  Man  of  La  Mancha’ (B) . He  was  featured  as  himself  in  a  voice  role  in  Michael  Crichton’s (C)  Jurassic  Park (Y) .

Cracked  by  Varma , Anon , Anoop  Koshy  and  Looney  Tunes .

Daily Question # 19 October 22, 2008

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Identify this virgin comics superhero and who is he based on ?

‘Master  Blaster’  based  on  none  other  than  Sachin  Tendulkar !

Cracked  by  Jyothi , Varma , Martin , Pranietha  and  Visakasimhan .