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Daily Question # 56 November 30, 2008

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The  celebrations  on  us  hitting  50  is  open  for  one  more  day . Find  them  here  and  send  in  your  answers  by  tomorrow  evening .

Today’s  question – The  woman  A  on  the  right  in  X  was  the  only  lady  with  a  particular  distinction . However , she  was  relegated  to  the  2nd  spot  recently  by  B .

Identify  A  and  B .

X

X

B

B

Michael ‘The  Baltimore  Bullet’  Phelps ( B )  overtook  Larissa  Latynina ( A )  as  the  athlete  with  the  maximum  number  of  Gold  medals  at  the  Summer  Olympics .

Cracked  by  Deepu , Anoop  Koshy , Johny  Walker , Nishanth  Raman , Jyothi  and  Kamal  Rathi .

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Daily Question # 55 November 29, 2008

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What’s  happening ?

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The  Freemasonry  Initiation  Ceremony .

Cracked  by  Kamal  Rathi , Ajay  Parasuraman  and  Deepu . Good  job  guys !!

Daily Question # 54 November 27, 2008

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Things  they  own  are  in  news . Explain .

( Clue  to  work  out  the  identity  of  C – In  1971 , D  did  something  and  that’s  the  name  of  what  C  owns / runs  now )

A

A

B

B

C

C

D

D

 Quoting  Nishanth  Raman ,

” A. Chabad House. In this case Mumbai Chabad House, i.e Nariman House (owned  by  the  Chabad  Lubavitch  Jews  shown  in  A )

B. Ratan Tata, who owns the Taj group of Hotels.

C. P.R.S.Oberoi, who is the Chairman and CEO of Oberoi Group of Hotels.

D. The motif of the Indian Navy, which famously attacked Karachi Harbour, during the 1971 war. The operation was codenamed Operation Trident.

Connection – The Mumbai Terrorist Attack. Nariman House, The Taj Mahal and Palace Hotel and The Oberoi-Trident Hotel ”

Cracked  by  Manjith , Nishanth  Raman , Kamal  Rathi , Immigrant  Kitchen , Deepu , Anoop  Koshy , Sreeram  and  Varun R .

Daily Question # 53 November 26, 2008

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Claim  to  fame  of  the  following  image ?

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Peter  Sellers – first  man  on  the  cover  of  Playboy !

Cracked  by  playboys  Johny  Walker , Siddhartha  Mohapatra , Arun AS , Kamal  Rathi , Nishanth  Raman , Sana  and  Ajay  Parasuraman .

Daily Question # 52 November 25, 2008

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A  said  something . B  wrote  a  book  based  on  what  A  said . C  is  a  movie  adaptation  of  B’s  book .

Solve  for  A , B  and  C .

A

A

B

B

C

C

Oliver  Wendell  Holmes ( A ) gave  the  term  ” Clear  and  Present  Danger ”  which  inspired  Tom  Clancy’s ( B ) book  of  the  same  name  and  C  is  the  movie  version  featuring  Harrison  Ford .

Cracked  by  Nishanth  Raman , Manjith , Siddhartha  Mohapatra , Conga , Ajay  Parasuraman , Jyothi  and  partially  by  Vikas .

Daily Question # 51 November 25, 2008

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A  is  the  only  person  to  have  won  B , C  and  D  which  together  constitute  E . Identify  all .

A

A

B

B

C

C

D

D

Graham  Hill ( A )  is  the  only  person  to  have  won  the  Indy  500 ( B ) , the  Le  Mans  24  hr  race ( C )  and  the  Monaco  Grand  Prix ( D ) . These  three  together  constitute  the  Triple  Crown  of  Motorsport ( E ) .

Cracked  by  Sreeram , Anil  Raghavan , Anon , Nishanth  Raman , Deepu , Conga  and  Varma .

50 Not Out ! November 24, 2008

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We’ve  hit  50  on  the  blog . Thanks  to  everyone  who’s  made  this  possible . Find  here  the  celebrations  that  we’ve  lined  up  for  this  occasion .

Post  your  answers  as  comments  or  mail  them  to  captain.chandrakant@gmail.com .

Daily Question # 50 November 24, 2008

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What ? Where ?

A

A

B

B

China  Mobile  constructed  the  world’s  highest  telecommunications  transmission  tower ( A )  and  cybercafe ( B )  atop  Mt.Everest  in  the  lead-up  to  the  Beijing  olympics  to  assist  in  the  Torch  Relay  to  the  summit.

Cracked  ( partially )  only  by  Deepu .

Daily Question # 49 November 23, 2008

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Connect .

A

A

B

B

C

C

The  Biblical  Tribe  of  Judah  is  represented  by  The  Lion  of  Judah  which  is  also  a  representation  of  Jesus . Emperor  Haile  Selassie  of  Ethiopia ( A )  was  referred  to  as  the  Lion  of  Judah  by  the  Rastafari . B  shows  the  Lion  of  Judah  on  the  emblem  of  Jerusalem . Aslan  ( C )  from  the  Chronicles  of  Narnia  was  also  a  representation  of  Jesus  and  hence  the  Lion  of  Judah .

Cracked  only  by  Nishanth  Raman . Way  to  go !!

Daily Question # 48 November 22, 2008

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48-b1

A

48-a

B

48-c

C

48-d

D

Identify A ,B and the woman in C & connect with D .

Quoting  Manjith ,

“A=Ottavio Quattrochi
B=Alfred Nobel
C=Chitra Subramaniam.
D=Bofors gun.

A is one of the chief accused in the Bofors controversy.
B founded the company in Sweden. C, a journalist exposed the scam. D is ofcourse the hardware ”

Cracked  by  Conga , Johny  Walker , Manjith , Jyothi , Kamal  Rathi , Rajesh M , Varma  and  Deepu .