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Daily Question # 112 January 30, 2009

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How has he been immortalised in the cricketing world ?

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Ellis  Achong , the  only  Chinese  to  have  played  cricket , was  the  reason  behind  the  name  ‘Chinaman’  for  a  Left  arm  unorthodox  spin  delivery .

Cracked  by  Vikas , Rithwik , Sumo , Varma , Incognito and  Darksideofchand .

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Daily Question # 111 January 30, 2009

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Connect A and B with regards to C .

A

A

B

B

C

C

Thomas  Jefferson ( A )  and  John  Adams ( B )  are  the  only  American  presidents  to  have  signed  the  Declaration  of  Independence ( C ) .

Nobody  got  the  funda . But  full  marks  to  all  who  managed  to  identify  all  three  visuals . Cracked  by  Rithwik , Vikas , Sumo , Kamal  Rathi , Shijil  and  Deepu . Half  points  to  Raziman .

Daily Question # 110 January 28, 2009

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The  Big  Fat  Panda  returns  with  yet  another  intoxicating  question .

All  non-hydrophobic  gents (and ladies) are  grateful  to B  +  C  for  introducing  us  to  the  wonders  of  A . If  they are  not  yet  grateful, they  most  definitely ought  to  be.

Identify  and  put  fundaes.

A

A


B

B


C

C

Daily Question # 109 January 26, 2009

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Today’s  question  comes  from  Arun AS , who  is  currently  on  a  holiday  in  the  north east .

Connect .

A

A

B

B

C

C

D

D

E

E

F

F

 

All  parodies  of   the  Beatles’  “White  Album”  cover .

Cracked  by  Anil  Raghavan , Jyothi , Shijil , Wasi  Manazir , Johny  Walker , Raziman , Rithwik , Vikas , Deepu , Malcaluffin and  Ranjana  Ninan ( giving  her  the  benefit  of  the  doubt 🙂 )

Scores  will  be  updated  on  the  1st .

Daily Question # 108 January 25, 2009

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Connect .

A

A

B

B

The  Apollonian  Gasket  featured  in  the  xkcd  comic  no. 17 ( B )  was  postulated  by  Apollonius  of  Perga ( A ) .

Cracked  by  Deepu , Shijil  and  Raziman . Good  job  guys !!

Daily Question # 107 January 24, 2009

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What  was  apparently  inspired  by  the  title  character  of  this  movie ?

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Victor  of  Aveyron , the  first  ever  documented  feral  child , who  was  the  subject  of  Francois  Truffaut’s  l’Enfant Sauvage, has  been  described  as  one  of  the  inspirations  for  the  charcter  Quasimodo  from  Victor  Hugo’s  ”The  Hunchback  of  Notre Dame”

Goes  uncracked  yet  again !

Daily Question # 106 January 23, 2009

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Find  the  Monthly  Set – 2  here .

 A  and  B  are  connected ( seperately ) to  C . The  connection  between  B  and  C  prompted  D  to  introduce  the  concept  E .

Identify  A – E  and  explain  the  connections .

A

A

B

B

C

C

D

D

 

See  Kamal  Rathi’s  answer  for  details .

Cracked  fully  by  Rithwik , Malcaluffin , Kamal  Rathi , Johny  Walker , Jyothi , Deepu  and  Anil  Raghavan  &  partly  by  Vishnu  and  Shijil .

The Monthly Set – 2 January 22, 2009

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Presenting  the  Monthly  Set – 2 . Find  it  here .

Daily Question # 105 January 22, 2009

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Simple  one  for  the  day.

Connect .

A

A

B

B

 

Rocio octofasciata ( B ) was  named  the ‘Jack  Dempsey’  because  of  its  aggressive  nature  and  strong  facial  features  similar  to  that  of  Jack  Dempsey ( A ) .

 

 
Cracked  by  Rithwik , Deepu , Wasi  Manazir , Vikas , Pappan , Anil  Raghavan , Deepthi  Mani , Arun  Warrier , Kamal  Rathi  and  Jyothi .

Daily Question # 104 January 21, 2009

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Who  are  they ? What  is  their  historic  achievement ?

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The  Lesbian Gay  Band  Association ( LGBA ) , on  the  20th  of  Jan , bacame  the  first  ever  Lesbian , Gay , Bisexual  and  Transgender ( LGBT )  group  to  take  part  in   a  US  presidential  inaugural  parade .

Went  uncracked  !!