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Daily Question # 198 April 30, 2009

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X , in the  state  of  Y  is  named after  A , the  wife  of  B .  Solve for all .

198-a1

A

198 b

B

 Quoting  Arun  Hiregange ,

” Ledikeni ( X ) , a  popular  sweet  in  West Bengal  ( Y ) aka  Pantua,  after  Lady Canning ( A ),  wife  of  Lord  Canning ( B ) ”

Cracked  by  Jyothi  and  Arun  Hiregange . Khoob  Bhalo  guys !!

Daily Question # 197 April 28, 2009

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Attempt  the  Monthly  Set – 5  here .

A , B and  C  are  connected  by  a  medical  condition / term  X . D  shows  Y  ‘infected’  with  X . 

Solve  for  A , B , C , X  and  Y .

A

A

197b

B

C

C

D

D

 

The  connect  is  Plague .

A – Daniel  Defoe ; wrote  the  novel ” A  journal  of  the  Plague  year ”  ,  account  of  one  man’s  experiences  of  the  year  1665, in  which  the  Great  Plague  struck  the  city  of  London 

B – Thomas  Malthus ; Plague  is  often  cited  as  an  example  of   Malthusian  check / catastrophe

C – Illustration  of  the  nursery  rhyme  ” Ring  a  Ring  o’  Roses ” , which  is  associated  with  the  Great  Plague  of  1665  and  the  lyrics  describe  the  symptoms  of  the  disease

D – Leaking  capacitors , known  as  Capacitor  Plague

 

Cracked  fully  by  Jyothi ,  Abhi , Ajay  Parasuraman , Deepthi  Mani , Arun  Hiregange , Deepu and  Anil Raghavan .Half  credits  to  Rithwik , Abhishek , Manjith , Shounak , Jubair , Nogu , Bobby and  Johny  Walker .

Daily Question # 196 April 27, 2009

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Attempt  the  monthly  set  here .

What ? Take  the  last  pic  as  a  clue .

196a

196b

196-c

 

Quoting  Deepu ,

“A  modified  Mil  V-12  helicopter (the  largest  helicopter  ever  built) that’s now  called  “The Hotelicopter” and  is  being  hailed  as  the  first  flying  hotel. It  was  later  revealed to be  a marketing  hoax .

Nickname  of  Mil  V-12  was  Homer ,the  man  in  the  picture ”

Ctacked  by  Rithwik , Deepu , Jyothi , Abhi , Arun  Hiregange , Martin , Anubhav , Jubair , Anil  Raghavan  and  Vikas .

Daily Question # 195 April 26, 2009

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Who / What  is  the  missing  member  in  this  list ?

A

A

B

B

 

A – The  Retreat  Building , Mashobra , near  Shimla

B – Rashtrapathi  Nilayam , Secunderabad

The  missing  one  is  Rashtrapathi  Bhavan , New  Delhi . All  are  the  Presidential  residences  of  the  President  of  India .

Cracked  by  Jyothi , Kamal  Rathi , Anil  Raghavan , Arun  Hiregange  and Deepu .

Daily Question # 194 April 25, 2009

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A’s   most  famous  creation  X  served  as  an  inspiration  for  another  character  Y . The  movie  adaptation  of  Y  has  something  which  has  attained  iconic  status  and  is  supposedly  inspired  by  B’s  most  famous  work .

Solve  for  A, B , X  and  Y .

A

A

B

B

 

Quoting  Jyothi ,

” Sax  Rohmer (A) created  the  character  Dr. Fu  Manchu (X) which  served  as an  inspiration  for Dr. No ( Y ) by Ian  Fleming.

The  movie  Dr.No  has  Ursula  Andress  rising  from  the  sea  like  “The  Birth  of  Venus”  by  Sandro  Botticelli ( B ) ”

Cracked  by  Rithwik , Jyothi , Anil  Raghavan  and  Varun . Half  credits  to  Ajay  Parasuraman  and  Abhishek .

Daily Question # 193 April 24, 2009

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Find  the  Monthly  Set – 5  here .

Who  is  he ? Where  can  one  find  him ?

193

The  demon  Apasmara  who  symbolises  Epilepsy  and  Ignorance . He  is  the dwarf  on  whom  Shiva  dances  in  his  Nataraja depiction. In  most  Nataraja depictions ,Apasmara  is  shown  as  being crushed  by Shiva’s  foot . However , the  image  above  is  a  rare  one  where  he  is  depicted  as  sitting . Find  the complete  image  here .

Goes  uncracked !

Daily Question # 192 April 23, 2009

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What  was  named  after  B  by  the  man  in A?

191-a

A

191-b

B

 

Carlo  Collodi’s ( A )  character  Pinocchio  translates  into  ‘Pine  Nut’ ( B )  in  Tuscan .

Cracked  by  Jyothi , Arun  Hiregange , Varun , Anil  Raghavan , Moid  Siddiqui  and  Ajay  Parasuraman .

The Monthly Set – 5 April 23, 2009

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Presenting  The  Monthly  Set – 5 .

FIND  IT  HERE .

All  the  best !!

Daily Question # 191 April 23, 2009

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What  connects ?

A

A

B

B

C

C

 

Quoting  Arun  Hiregange ,

“Douglas  Adams  ( B ) suggested  the  album  name  Division  Bell  to  Pink  Floyd’s  Dave  Gilmour  on  condition  that  a  donation  be  made  to  the  Save  The  Rhino foundation ( A ) which  he  had  co-founded, and  the  Ely Cathedral ( C )  can  be  seen  on  the  cover  of  the  album”

Fully  cracked  by  Varun , Arun  Hiregange , Ajay  Parasuraman , Anil Raghavan and  Malcaluffin . Half  credits  to  Error  404 , Abhi , Rohit  Pisharoty , Rithwik , Abhishek , Deepu , Jyothi  and  Gryphusnick .

Daily Question # 190 April 21, 2009

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Which  world  famous  location ?

190-a

190-b

The  Rock  and  Roll  Hall  of  Fame .

Cracked  by  Deepu , Jyothi , Error 404 , Abhi , Nishanth  Raman , Arun  Hiregange , Arun  Warrier , Anil  Raghavan , Arun AS , Varun , Hrishikesh  Varma , Moid  Siddiqui  and  Ajay  Parasuraman .