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Daily Question # 230 May 31, 2009

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The  brilliant  ad  for  Il  Manifesto , an  Italian  left-wing  newspaper .

Cracked  by  Anil  Raghavan , Kamal  Rathi , Sumo  and  Chithananda .

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Daily Question # 229 May 30, 2009

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Find  the  Answers  and  Scores  for  the  Monthly  Set – 6  here .

Today’s  question  comes  from  Kamal  Rathi .

What  is  this ?

229

Katanga  Cross, a  former  currency  of  Congo .

Goes  uncracked .

Daily Question # 228 May 29, 2009

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Identify  all  and  connect .

A

A

B

B

C

C

D

D

E

E

F

F

Sully  Prudhomme ( A ) , Tagore ( B ) , Sinclair  Lewis ( C ) , Gabriela  Mistral ( D ) , Patrick  White ( E )  and  Wole  Soyinka ( F ) – the  first  Nobel  Literature  winners  from  various  continents .

Cracked  by  Vishnu , Arun  Warrier , Rithwik , Kamal  Rathi , Nishanth  Raman  and  Anil  Raghavan . Half  credits  to  Abhi .

Daily Question # 227 May 28, 2009

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Last  day  to  attempt  the  monthly  set . Find  it  here .

Initially , she  followed  A’s  style . Later , she  found  B’s  style  more  appealing  and  copied  it , staying  with  it  for  the  rest  of  her  life .

Which  record  holder ?

A

A

B

B

A – Colleen  Moore , B – Anna  May  Wong , the  first  Chinese  American  movie  star . Legendary  costume  designer  Edith  Head  initially  wore  a  Colleen  Moore   Dutch  boy cut, but  in  the  1930s  she  noticed  Anna  May  Wong’s  style and copied it : flat bangs  with  a  chignon  at  the  back . The  hairstyle  became  as  legendary  as  her  and  she  went  on  win  more  Oscars  than  any  other  woman  in  movie  history .

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Daily Question # 226 May 27, 2009

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Last  couple  of  days  to  attempt  the  monthly  set . Find  it  here .

Connect .

A

A

B

B

C

C

Gold ( A ) , Frankincense ( B )  and  Myrrh ( C ) – The  gifts  of  the  Magi  to  infant  Jesus .

Cracked  by  Abhi , Anil Raghavan and  Rahul Girish Kumar .

Daily Question # 225 May 26, 2009

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Just  identify .

225

Veluppillai  Prabhakaran’s  family .

Cracked  by  Anil  Raghavan , Yadhu , Ranjana  Ninan , Shijil , Johny  Walker  and  Vishnu .

Daily Question # 224 May 25, 2009

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Find  the  monthly  set  here  and  send  in  your  answers  asap .

A’s  swansong  X  was  modelled  on  B .

Solve  for  A , B  and  X .

A

A

B

B

The  protagonist  of  F  Scott  Fitzgerald’s ( A )  final  work , The  Last  Tycoon ( X )  was  modelled  on  the  life  of  Irving  G  Thalberg ( B ) .

Cracked  by  Jyothi , Sumo , Rithwik  and  partially  by  Anil  Raghavan . Well  done !

Daily Question # 223 May 25, 2009

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Claim to  fame  of  this  tech  savvy?

223

Quoting  Gautam  Jayasurya ,

“Ankit Fadia, he became the youngest author for Macmillan India in their 110 years of history and author of the book ‘the Unofficial Guide to Ethical Hacking”

Cracked  by  AndersonCouncil , Abhijeet , Ranjana  Ninan , Varun, Raklodram , Alagu , Gautam Jayasurya ,Shijil, and  Jyothi .

Daily Question # 222 May 24, 2009

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Connect the building A with the man B .

212 a

A

212 b

B

Quoting  Rithwik ,

“Connect-Starbucks Corporation,an international coffee and coffeehouse chain based in Seattle, Washington, USA and the largest coffeehouse company in the world

The Starbucks Center, Seattle(A) The company HQ, in the old Sears, Roebuck and Co. catalog distribution center building and the company is named in part after Starbuck, Captain Ahab’s first mate in the book Moby-Dick written by Herman Merville (B)”

Cracked  by  Rithwik , Johny Walker  and  Anil Raghavan .

Daily Question # 221 May 22, 2009

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Simple  one  for  the  day .

Just  identify  both .

221

221-b

Kim  Phuc , the  Napalm  Girl  and  Nick  Ut , the  man  who  took  the  iconic  snap .

Cracked  by  Vishnu , Manjith , Abhi , Deepthi  Mani , Yadhu , Jubair , The  Editor , Rabi  Sankar  Saha , Anil  Raghavan , Jyothi  and  couple  of  Anons .