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Daily Question # 171 March 31, 2009

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Find  the  Answers  and  Scores  for  The  4th  Monthly  Set  here .

A , B , C , D  and  E  constitute  a  group  F .

Solve  for  A – F .

G  may  be  taken  as  a  clue .

A

A

B

B

C

C

D

D

E

E

G

G

Stephen  Hawking ( A ) [ snap  from  his  younger  days ] , Nichelle  Nichols ( B ) of  Star  Trek  fame , Al  Gore ( C ) [ again  a  snap  from  younger  days ] , Gary  Gygax ( D )  and  Deep  Blue ( E )  constitute  the  ” Vice Presidential  Action  Rangers” ( F ) in  the  Futurama episode  ‘Anthology  of  Interest  I’ . G  shows  the  Futurama  pavilion  at  the  1939  New  York’s  World  Fair  after  which  the  show  takes  its  name .

Cracked  only  by  Deepu  and  Anil  Raghavan . Bravo !

Daily Question # 170 March 30, 2009

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Scores  have  been  updated . Congrats  to  Deepu  for  becoming  the  first  person  to  score  100  points  on  the  blog . Take  a  bow , buddy !

The  Monthly  Set – 4  closes  tomorrow . Find  it  here and  send  in  your  attempts  before  midnight  tomorrow.

What  world  record  is  held  by  this  gentleman ?

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Ashrita  Furman , who  holds  the  world  record  for  the  most  current  Guiness  World  Records  held  at  the  same  time  by  an  individual .

Cracked  by  Johny  Walker , Arun  AS , Deepu , Jyothi , Painkiller , Abhi , Arun  Hiregange , Jubair , Abhishek , Arun  Warrier  and  Anil  Raghavan .

Daily Question # 169 March 30, 2009

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Identify the  people  in  A  and connect  with B .

169-a

A

169-b

B

Actress  Hedy  Lamarr  and  avant-garde  composer  George  Antheil  ( the  people  in  A ) are  credited  with  the  invention  of  an  early  form  of   the  Speed  Spectrum  Communications  Technology ( B ) and  was  one  of  the  most  celebrated  inventions  of  Frequency  Hopping .

Cracked  by  Debasish , Abhi , Arun  Warrier , Johny  Walker , Painkiller , Arun  Hiregange , Ranjana  Ninan , Varun , Incognito , Ajay  Parasuraman , Jyothi , Anil  Raghavan  and  Dinesh .

Daily Question # 168 March 28, 2009

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The  monthly  set  closes  in  2  days  time . Find  it  here and  send  in  your  attempts  asap .

Simply connect these 3 .

167-a

A

167-b3

B

167-c2

C

Quoting  Abhishek ,

“A –  Theodor Seuss Geisel , American writer and cartoonist, most widely known for his children’s books written under his pen name, Dr. Seuss.

B – 10 Turtles Tall Statue

C –  Adolf Hitler

Connect : “Yertle The Turtle”

The Dr. Seuss National Memorial at The Quadrangle in Springfield, Massachusetts, features a series of bronze sculptures depicting characters born from the fertile imagination of the beloved children’s author. Here’s the top of a 10-turtles-tall statue inspired by Seuss’s “Yertle the Turtle.” The despotic ruler Yertle was intended to parallel the dictator Adolf Hitler ”

Cracked  in  full  by  Painkiller , Jyothi , Abhishek , Arun  Hiregange , Jubair  and  Anil  Raghavan . Half  credits  to  Rithwik , Ajay  Parasuraman  and  Abhi .

Daily Question # 167 March 27, 2009

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This time a sitter.
Connect the writer A  to  B  and  C .

167-a1

A

167-b2

B

167-c1

C

Quoting  Navpreet ,

“A – Dorothy Parker
B – Martin Luther King, Jr.
C – Lillian Hellman

In her will, Parker bequeathed her estate to the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. foundation. Following King’s death, her estate was passed on to the NAACP. Her executrix, Lillian Hellman, bitterly but unsuccessfully contested this disposition ”

Cracked  by  Anil  Raghavan , Navpreet  Singh , Painkiller , Jyothi , Ajay  Parasuraman  and  Arun  Hiregange .

Daily Question # 166 March 26, 2009

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A  was  B’s  alter-ego . B  went  on  to  name  C  after  A .

Solve  for  A-C .

A

A

B

B

C

C

A – Rrose  Selavy

B – Marcel  Duchamp

C – “ Why  not  sneeze , Rrose  Selavy?

Cracked  by  Abhra  Das , Debasish , Dinesh , Painkiller , Anil  Raghavan , Deepu , Navpreet  Singh and  Ajay  Parasuraman . Half  credits  to  Abhijeet .

Daily Question # 165 March 24, 2009

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Toppers , all  of  them . What  do  they  top ?

A

A

B

B

C

C

D

D

Artemis  Fowl ( A ) , Holly ( B ) , Hulk ( C )  and  Jimmy  Neutron ( D ) – All  are  fictional  characters  with  the  highest  IQ  levels  in  various  media – Literature , TV , Comics  and  Movies  respectively  in  this  case .

Fully  cracked  only  by  Painkiller , Anil  Raghavan  and  Jyothi . Well  done  !!

Daily Question # 164 March 24, 2009

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B  shows  a  modern  reconstruction  of  A . What  is  A ?

A

A

B

B

 

Quoting   Deepu ,

” A-The Antikythera mechanism is an ancient mechanical calculator ,also described as the first known mechanical computer, designed to calculate astronomical positions. It was discovered in the Antikythera wreck off the Greek island of Antikythera, between Kythera and Crete, in 1901.

B-Reconstruction of the Antikythera mechanism made by Robert J. Deroski ”

Cracked  by  Malcaluffin , Navpreet  Singh , Debasish , Ajay  Parasuraman , Anil  Raghavan , Sreeram , Painkiller , Ajay  Joy , Deepu , Arun  Hiregange , Jyothi  and  Dinesh .

Scores  will  be  updated  soon .

Daily Question # 163 March 22, 2009

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Still from ?

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“Ghajini – The  Game” , which  is  India’s  first  ever  3D  PC  game .

Cracked  by Abhishek , Deepu , Sandeep , Johny  Walker , Shrey  Gupta , Rohit  Pisharoty  and  Jyothi .

The Monthly Set March 21, 2009

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Presenting  The  Monthly  Set – 4 .

Find  it  here.