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Daily Question # 279 July 21, 2009

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Find  the  Monthly  set – 8  here .

How  do  we  better  know  what  he  was  holding  when  he  was  murdered ?

( To  cover  up  for  yesterday , 2 points  to  everyone  cracking  this  question )

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James  Butler  Hickok/Will  Bill  Hickok  was  playing  poker  when  he  was  murdered  and  was  holding  a  pair of  aces  and  a  pair  of  eights . Since  then , this  combination  has  come  to  be  known  as  the  ‘Dead  Man’s  Hand’ .

Cracked  by  Hrishikesh  Varma , Shrey  Goyal , Gautam  Jayasurya , Manjith , Anil  Raghavan , Arun  AS , Kamal  Rathi , Ajay  Parasuraman , Ijaz  Aslam , Bobby , Ameya , Rithwik , Arun  Warrier  and  Johny  Walker .

The Monthly Set – 8 July 20, 2009

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The Monthly Set -8

Daily Question # 278 July 20, 2009

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What  (in)famous  first  is  he  credited  with  in  the  world  of  literature ?

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Apologies  folks , cos  ive  goofed  up  once  again    .

The  answer that  I  was  looking  for  was  John  Cleland , author  of   Fanny  Hill , the  first  modern  English  erotic  novel . However , the  guy  in  the  pic  is a  totally  different  John  Cleland . As  a  compensation , 2  points  to  everyone  cracking  Question  no. 279 .

Daily Question # 277 July 20, 2009

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Identify  the  location . What  is  its  claim  to  fame ?

277a

277b

Qumran  caves , where  the  Dead  Sea  scrolls  were  discovered .

Cracked  by  Rand  al’Thor , Arun  Hiregange , Deepthi  Mani , Nishanth  Raman and  Raghuvansh ( via  Facebook ) .

Daily Question # 276 July 19, 2009

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A’s  most  famous  work  X   was  the  inspiration  for  one  of  the  most  recognizable  features  Y  of  B .

Solve  for  A , B , X  and  Y .

A

A

B

B

Harold  Gray’s  ( A )  ‘Little  Orphan  Annie’  series ( X )  gave  rise  to  the  term  ‘Orphan  Annie  Eye’  Nuclei ( Y ) , one  of  the  most  identifiable  histological  features  of  Papillary  Carcinoma  of  Thyroid ( B ) . These  nuclei  are  stained  uniformly  throughout  and  therefore  appear  empty , just  like  the  title  character’s  eyes .

Goes  uncracked !

Daily Question # 275 July 17, 2009

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What’s  happening ?

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Quoting  Nishanth  Raman ,

“Sacheen Littlefeather aka Marie Cruz presented a speech on behalf of actor Marlon Brando, when he boycotted the 45th Academy Awards ceremony on March 27, 1973 in protest of the treatment of American Indians by the film industry”

Cracked  by  Rithwik , Johny  Walker , Hrishikesh  Varma , Shrey  Goyal , Deepu , Arun  Hiregange , Nishanth  Raman , Deepthi  Mani , Vishnu , Arun  AS , Ijaz  Aslam , Kamal  Rathi , Ajay  Parasuraman , Pradeep  Ramarathnam , Varun , Manjith , Yadhu , Abhra  Das , Chithananda  and  Raghuvansh ( through  Facebook ) .

Daily Question # 274 July 16, 2009

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Connect .

A

A

B

B

C

C

D

D

E

E

The  connect – All  these  fabrics  are  named  after  places .

A – Muslin , from  Mosul , Iraq

B – Denim , from Nimes , France

C – Suede , from  Sweden

D – Calico , from  Calicut

E – Cashmere , from  Kashmir

Cracked  by  Rithwik , Manjith , Praveen VR ( via  facebook ) , Abhi  and  Kamal  Rathi . Great  work !

Daily Question # 273 July 16, 2009

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What ?

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The  Baghdad  Battery ,widely considered  to  be  the  first  ever  Galvanic  Cell .

Cracked  by  Kamal  Rathi , Arun  Hiregange , Ameya , Rithwik , Siddharth  Jain  and  Ajay  Parasuraman .

Daily Question # 272 July 14, 2009

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Why  was  this  event  unique ?

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The  pic  depicts  the  Indian  Armed  Forces  contingent  ( comprising  of  Army  men  from  the  Maratha  Light  Infantry , the  Navy  and  the  Air  Force ) marching  down  the  Champs  de  Elysees  on  the  occasion  of  Bastille  Day  2009 . This  was  the  first  ever  time  an  Indian  contingent  took  part  in  the  National  day  parade  of  another  country . It  was  also the  first  time  ever  a  foreign  leader ( Manmohan  Singh  in  this  case )  was  the  guest  of  honor  at  the  Bastille  Day  Parade .

Cracked   by  Nikhil , Varun , Arun  Hiregange , Solitary  Reaper , Johny  Walker , V  Chandrasekhar , The  Editor , Ohmygodtheykilledkenny , Saurabh  Arora , Deepu , Anil Raghavan , Nishanth  Raman , Ajay  Parasuraman , Me , Bobby , Jithin , Kamal  Rathi , Achyuth , Manish  Daryani , Chaitra , Yadhu , Ameya , Rithwik , Shijil , Ramanand , Subin , Jerin Philip , Vishnu , Siddharth  Jain , Abhi , Anon , Mayug  , Praveen VR ( via  facebook ) and  Jubair .

Phew !! The  most  cracked  question  on  this  blog  ever !

Daily Question # 271 July 14, 2009

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Connect the cook (A) with the man (B) whose statue is seen.

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A

271 b

B

A – Ali  Maow  Maalin , the  last  known  person  in  the  world  to  be  infected  with  naturally  occurring  Small  Pox

B – Edward  Jenner , inventor  of  the  small  pox  vaccine .

The  connect – Small  Pox

Cracked  only  by  Rithwik . Fantastic  work !