All in all, it’s just<br />Another Quiz on the Blog<br />	October 2010<br />AshmitaSengupta<br />
<ul><li> 10 points for every question in the I.R
Muffins shall be gifted to people, if they refrain from making fun of the newbie quiz.</li></li></ul><li>1.<br />In the ea...
	A. 	Mirrors in elevators.<br />
2.<br />X was invented by George Lerner in 1950. Originally, it proved controversial, since the war was still a recent mem...
	A.	 Mr. Potato Head<br />
3.<br />X, one of the founders of this software company, is a teacher of transcendental meditation technique. X was taught...
	A. 		Lotus<br />	X – Mitch Kapoor. <br />‘Padmaasna’ is referred to as the lotus position.<br />
4.<br />IIT Madras achieved this in 2002.<br />BITS- Pilani in 2009 and IIM Calcutta was the latest addition to the list, ...
A. 	ISO Certification for 		cultural/ technical 			fests. <br />
5.<br />X was developed and produced by Nabisco in 1912 at its Chelsea factory in New York City. Created primarily to targ...
	A. 	Oreo<br />
6.<br />   What is the significance of this picture?<br />
     A.  Introduction of the Aviators.<br />The Aviator became a well-known style of sunglasses when General Douglas MacAr...
7.<br />X was founded in 1870, for the purpose of foreign trade.<br /> It played a major part in the development of the el...
A.<br />
8.<br />Id. The list.<br />Alisa Zinov'yevnaRosenbaum<br />Theodor Seuss Geisel<br />Eric Arthur Blair<br />Harold Rubin<b...
A. 	Famous Pseudonyms adopted 	by authors a.k.a Pen Names<br />Alisa Zinov'yevnaRosenbaum		- Ayn Rand.<br />Theodor Seuss ...
9.<br /> <br />According to atheory, the Vikings used to clink their pewter vessels against each others’ as if to slosh po...
A.	 The tradition of ‘Cheers’.<br />
10.<br /> <br />Basmati Rice<br />Darjeeling Tea Kanchipuram Silk Saree<br />Alphanso MangoNagpur OrangeKolhapuriChappal<b...
A.	All have geographical 	indication patent rights.<br />It provides legal protection to Indian Geographical Indications, ...
11.<br />The final design for which logo featured a stylized “L” within an oval, claimed to be rendered using a precise ma...
	A.		   Lexus.<br />
12.<br />Journals is a collection of writings and drawings by X. <br />Though the content is undated, it is arranged in an...
	A.		Kurt Cobain<br />
13.<br />A scene from  Czech writer Karel Čapek in his 1920 play ‘R.U.R’.<br />What did this play introduce the world to?<...
	A.	The word ‘Robots’.<br />
14.<br />X died of a massive coronary attack at the age of fifty in 2004, a short time after delivering his three novels t...
	A.Steig Larsson<br />
15.<br /> GD Pharmaceuticals is the happy outcome of the heady nationalistic wave during the pre-independence era; when it...
	A.		Boroline.<br />
16.<br />The name for which high end PC hardware company  was chosen because of the founders' fondness for the hit televis...
		A.	Alienware<br />
17.<br /> <br />Contrary to popular belief, the concept of _____ ___________ was first ideated to solve Dubai’s beach shor...
	A.		Palm Jumeirah<br />The other two parts of the ‘trilogy’ include Palm Jebel Ali & Palm Deira. <br />Both are still und...
18.<br />Originally owned by the India Book House, the X was acquired by ACK Media in 2007<br />The first issue was launch...
	A.		Tinkle Comics<br />
19.<br /> X played against the East Yorkshire Regiment in the finals, in 1912. They went on to win their first match, desp...
	A.	    Mohan Bagan<br />
20.<br />X is a seedless citrus fruit, which separates easily into seven to fourteen moderately-juicy segments.<br />The t...
	A.		Clementine.<br />
21.<br />One Day Wonders<br />Sunny Days<br />Idols<br /> Runs n' Ruins<br />All are books on cricket.<br />Who is the aut...
	A.	    Sunil Gavaskar.<br />
22.<br />X was born in a small village near Irinjalakuda. After spending the most part of his childhood in Abu Dhabi and c...
	A.	SidinVadukut.<br />
23.<br />Dame Nellie X was an Australian opera soprano. She became one of the most famous singers of the early 20th centur...
	A.		   Melba<br />
24.<br />    Connect<br /> <br />Hint - "A square bottle for a square shooter"<br />
	A.		Jack Daniels.<br />Frank Sinatra adored this whiskey to the extent of being buried with a mini bottle of Jack Daniels...
25.<br />A comedian said, "My dad named after me his favourite author. Don't know if I get his first name or last name tho...
	A.	Jerome “Jerry” Seinfeld. <br />
26.<br /> <br />Pierre de X was born in 1601 in Beaumont de Lomagne in south western France.  He was a French lawyer at th...
	A.	Fermat’s Last Theorem.<br />This theorem was finally proved  by Andrew Wiles in 1993, 358 years after it was conjectur...
27.<br /> <br />X was published in book form in 1944.<br />X is notable for the first appearance of the eccentric and deaf...
A. Red Rackham’s Tressure.<br />
28.<br /> <br />X is a 1941 American drama, directed by John Ford.<br />It is mostly remembered for beating out such class...
	A. How Green was my Valley.<br />
29.<br />A  was an episode of the American radio drama series based on an adaptation of H. G. Wells' A . It was narrated b...
The movie, ‘A’ was released starring Tom Cruise in 2005.<br />Id. A and B.<br />
	A.	A- War of the Worlds.		B- Orsen Welles.<br />
30.<br /><ul><li> An example of a Zeno’s Paradox is:  “In a race, the quickest runner can never overtake the slowest, sinc...
According to the Greek, X was invulnerable in all of his body except for his heel. But due to his ironical death, the term...
A.		X – Achilles.		Y- Tortoise.<br />
31.<br />"The Triplicane Six," lead by. G. SubramaniaAiyer, started X on one British rupee and twelve annas of borrowed mo...
	A.	        The Hindu<br />
32.<br />Snippets of voices between and over the music are notable feature of the album. During recording sessions, random...
The band's road manager Peter Watts said the lines "And I am not frightened of dying, any time will do, I don't mind. Why ...
	A. 	Dark Side of the Moon.				- Pink Floyd.<br />
33.<br />1st : Servant of the king<br />2nd : Cook<br />3rd : Dance Teacher<br />4th : Took care of horses<br />5th : Took...
	A. 	   The Pandavas.<br />
34.<br />Which story is this xkcd doodle referring to?<br />
A. ‘The Gift of the Magi’ by O. Henry<br />
35.<br />Harry Truman, Red China, etc in the 1940s.<br />Sputnik, Marylin Monroe and N&S Korea in the 1950s.<br />Beatles,...
	A. ‘We didn’t start the fire’ 					– Billy Joel.<br />
36.<br />Which 400 year old company has been re-launched through its e-commerce site to sell luxury tea and gift sets, amo...
	A. The Dutch East India Company.<br />
37.<br />Identify this iconic photograph, and the reason behind the celebration.<br />
	A. ‘V-J day in Times Square’.<br />And as the name suggests, the reason for celebration was the surrender of Japan, which...
38.<br />“To X, Y is always the woman. I have seldom heard X mention Y under any other name. In X’s eyes Y eclipses and pr...
	A. 	X-	Sherlock Holmes		Y-	Irene Adler.<br />
39.<br /> <br /> <br />This feature costs Google roughly $110 million a year as 1% of all its searches, which use this fea...
	A.	‘I’m feeling Lucky’.<br />
40.<br />‘10.-22.-38 ASTORIA’ represents a historic breakthrough, which led to the formation of X, by inventor Chester Car...
	A. 	X	-	Electrophotography		Y	-	Xerox.<br />
41.<br /> <br />What does HANS in racing terminology stand for? <br />
	A.	Head and Neck Support.<br />
42.<br />A is a master of virtually all forms of martial art and is experienced in almost every fighting style on Earth.<b...
		A.	Wolverine.<br />
43.<br />X is a song written by Bob Dylan, and long associated with Joan Baez, who has recorded it numerous times, and per...
Hint - There is an interesting wordplay in the name of the song. A play with number as well.<br />
A.	Love is just a four letter word.<br />
44.<br />X originated with the British Army due to the desert climates, and they are still used by the Royal Navy.<br /> D...
A.	Bermuda Shorts<br />
45.<br />Comedian George Carlin first listed a highly controversial list in 1972 in his monologue " X". He was arrested fo...
A.Seven Words You Can Never Say 					on Television <br />A monologue in which he identified these words, expressing amazem...
46.<br />X served as a dessert or a snack throughout India.<br />The batter for X in some areas is prepared by crushing ri...
	A.		Malpua.<br />
47.<br />Philip Morris launched the X brand in 1924 as a woman's cigarette, based on the slogan "Mild As May".<br /> In th...
	A.		Marlboro.<br />
48.<br />"X" is a song first performed and released in October 1978.<br />The song's lyrics describe a narrator who finds ...
	A.	‘I will survive’				 – Gloria Gaynor.<br />
49.<br />Connect.<br />
A.	All these countries share the 	same type of currency, i.e. the rupee.<br />
50.<br />X established in 1901, is a Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) of the Government of India and is India's first pharm...
	A. 	Bengal Chemicals & 		Pharmaceuticals Limited (BCPL)<br />Bengal Chemical Bhavan in Worli, also houses the Regional Pa...
51.<br />X was inspired by the X mountain or, the previously known as Manmad hills. It has a natural top like the X logo a...
	A.		Thums Up.<br />
52.<br />Station				First BusLast Bus<br />AFGHAN CHURCH 		 6.30 		  23.00 CRAWFORD MARKET		 6.50 		  23.20<br />How is th...
A.	The first B.E.S.T bus run on 15th July 1926.<br />This was then regarded as the  first BEST bus route undertaken.<br />
53.	<br />___ ___ _____ appears to have been a development of the earlier line 'So long, ____!', which had been used in 19...
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  1. 1. All in all, it’s just<br />Another Quiz on the Blog<br /> October 2010<br />AshmitaSengupta<br />
  2. 2. <ul><li> 10 points for every question in the I.R
  3. 3. Muffins shall be gifted to people, if they refrain from making fun of the newbie quiz.</li></li></ul><li>1.<br />In the early industrial age, buildings began to spring up all over the east coast. <br />Many of these new buildings were taller than anything ever built before and most had elevators. As buildings got taller and taller, more people began to use elevators.<br />Elevators in those days were pretty darn slow. People were constantly complaining about how slow the elevators were. <br />Elevator companies were challenged with this problem and came up with a solution. <br />What?<br />
  4. 4. A. Mirrors in elevators.<br />
  5. 5. 2.<br />X was invented by George Lerner in 1950. Originally, it proved controversial, since the war was still a recent memory. It was dubbed irresponsible and wasteful. <br />X was launched again in 1952 by the Hasbro company. It was the first of it’s kind to be advertised on television. In 1999, burger King launched their “Try the fry” campaign with the help of X. <br />X is also involved in various movies, and a comic strip.<br />Id X.<br />
  6. 6. A. Mr. Potato Head<br />
  7. 7. 3.<br />X, one of the founders of this software company, is a teacher of transcendental meditation technique. X was taught by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, of the Beatles fame.<br />This background helped him get the name of his company from the term ‘padmasana’.<br />Which company am I talking of?<br />
  8. 8. A. Lotus<br /> X – Mitch Kapoor. <br />‘Padmaasna’ is referred to as the lotus position.<br />
  9. 9. 4.<br />IIT Madras achieved this in 2002.<br />BITS- Pilani in 2009 and IIM Calcutta was the latest addition to the list, on July 2010. <br />To achieve this, a quality management system had to be established, and the organisations involved were assessed based on case study of sites, functions, products, services and processes. <br />They also had to confirm a non profit intention.<br />What did they achieve? <br />
  10. 10. A. ISO Certification for cultural/ technical fests. <br />
  11. 11. 5.<br />X was developed and produced by Nabisco in 1912 at its Chelsea factory in New York City. Created primarily to target the British immigrants living in New York City, the first X’s were sold for thirty cents a pound.<br />There are many theories pointing to the origin of the name 'X', including derivations from the French word __, meaning gold , or the Greek word ____, meaning hill (as the original X was mound shaped).<br /> Other theories are that the word 'just seemed like a nice, melodic combination of sounds'. Nabisco has never said one way or the other.<br /> A TV spot for a campaign showed a false etymology where, when at a board meeting, one of the members is asked for his opinion; the member, who just ate a cookie and does not have any milk to wash it down responds "I don't know," which is heard by the board member as "X".<br />Id. X<br />
  12. 12. A. Oreo<br />
  13. 13. 6.<br /> What is the significance of this picture?<br />
  14. 14. A. Introduction of the Aviators.<br />The Aviator became a well-known style of sunglasses when General Douglas MacArthur landed on the beach in the Philippines in World War II. <br />Photographers snapped several pictures of him wearing them for newspapers, and Americans instantly fell in love with them<br />
  15. 15. 7.<br />X was founded in 1870, for the purpose of foreign trade.<br /> It played a major part in the development of the electrical engineering industry, and gained a strong foothold in Iron and Steel. <br /> <br />During World War II, it provided facilities to the Gestapo and the Auschwitz Camp, for which they contributed $5.2 million compensation to the holocaust survivors in 1999.<br />X now has branches in 72 countries and claims to have the “Passion to Perform”.<br />
  16. 16. A.<br />
  17. 17. 8.<br />Id. The list.<br />Alisa Zinov'yevnaRosenbaum<br />Theodor Seuss Geisel<br />Eric Arthur Blair<br />Harold Rubin<br />Charles Lutwidge Dodgson<br />Samuel Langhorne Clemens<br />William Sydney Porter<br />Neftali Ricardo Reyes Basoalto<br />Harriet Adams<br />
  18. 18. A. Famous Pseudonyms adopted by authors a.k.a Pen Names<br />Alisa Zinov'yevnaRosenbaum - Ayn Rand.<br />Theodor Seuss Geisel - Dr. Suess.<br />Eric Arthur Blair -George Orwell<br />Harold Rubin -Harold Robbins<br />Charles LutwidgeDodgson -Lewis Carrol<br />Samuel Langhorne Clemens -Mark Twain<br />William Sydney Porter - O. Henry<br />Neftali Ricardo Reyes Basoalto -Pablo Neruda<br />Harriet Adams -Carolyne Keene<br />
  19. 19. 9.<br /> <br />According to atheory, the Vikings used to clink their pewter vessels against each others’ as if to slosh poison from one vessel to another.<br /> The “clinking” ritual was a gesture to prove the safety of the drink; that they hadn’t poisoned their rival’s drink. <br /> <br />What did this lead to the origin of?<br />
  20. 20. A. The tradition of ‘Cheers’.<br />
  21. 21. 10.<br /> <br />Basmati Rice<br />Darjeeling Tea Kanchipuram Silk Saree<br />Alphanso MangoNagpur OrangeKolhapuriChappal<br />GoanFeni BikaneriBhujiaAgra Petha<br />Identify the list.<br />
  22. 22. A. All have geographical indication patent rights.<br />It provides legal protection to Indian Geographical Indications, which in turn boost exports.<br />
  23. 23. 11.<br />The final design for which logo featured a stylized “L” within an oval, claimed to be rendered using a precise mathematical formula?<br />
  24. 24. A. Lexus.<br />
  25. 25. 12.<br />Journals is a collection of writings and drawings by X. <br />Though the content is undated, it is arranged in an approximation of chronological order, starting with a letter X wrote in 1988, and ending with a rant about an interview between Sylvester Stallone and Larry King that he wrote perhaps during his final trip to Rome in 1994.<br />It was published in November 2002, where it opened at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list .<br />Its release polarized fans, some of whom felt it constituted an invasion of X's privacy, and others of whom saw it as a unique opportunity to better understand him.<br /> <br />Ironically, the cover page of his journals read “If you read, you will judge.” <br />Id X.<br />
  26. 26. A. Kurt Cobain<br />
  27. 27. 13.<br />A scene from  Czech writer Karel Čapek in his 1920 play ‘R.U.R’.<br />What did this play introduce the world to?<br />
  28. 28. A. The word ‘Robots’.<br />
  29. 29. 14.<br />X died of a massive coronary attack at the age of fifty in 2004, a short time after delivering his three novels to his publisher. <br />Rumours of his death included, that his death was in some way induced, because of death threats he had received as editor of Expo.<br />His trilogy has gone to sell 20 million copies to make him the second bestselling author in 2008.<br />His first book was adopted into a Swedish movie, titled ‘Men who hate women.’ It’s success led to finalisation of a Hollywood adaptation of the book, with Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara as the leads, set to release in 2011.<br /> <br />Id. X.<br />
  30. 30. A.Steig Larsson<br />
  31. 31. 15.<br /> GD Pharmaceuticals is the happy outcome of the heady nationalistic wave during the pre-independence era; when its founder, GourmohonDutta started manufacturing medicines. One of his successes would be the legendary green tube- X. It had a humble beginning in his house in 1929.<br />The logo was carefully chosen for. Elephant signifies steadiness and strength, which would also bestow luck and spell success. The logo caught on. In the rural heart land of India, X is still known as the ‘hathiwala cream’ <br />The name X is derived from its ingredients, i.e from boric powder, and a variant of the Latin word oleum, meaning oil. <br />Id. X<br />
  32. 32. A. Boroline.<br />
  33. 33. 16.<br />The name for which high end PC hardware company was chosen because of the founders' fondness for the hit television series, ‘The X-Files’?<br />
  34. 34. A. Alienware<br />
  35. 35. 17.<br /> <br />Contrary to popular belief, the concept of _____ ___________ was first ideated to solve Dubai’s beach shortage.<br />The Ruler of Dubai then, drew a sketch of _____ , realising its fronds would provide more beach frontage than a traditional circular shape. <br />From this insight, the idea of _____ ___________ was born and the trilogy of islands envisioned.<br />Which islands?<br />
  36. 36. A. Palm Jumeirah<br />The other two parts of the ‘trilogy’ include Palm Jebel Ali & Palm Deira. <br />Both are still under construction.<br />
  37. 37. 18.<br />Originally owned by the India Book House, the X was acquired by ACK Media in 2007<br />The first issue was launched in April 1980, and more than 600 issues have been printed so far. <br />X enjoys great popularity, and has been an integral part of India in the last two decades. <br /> Readers send more than 200 letters with stories and other features to be considered for printing in the magazine. The wholesome combination of educational and entertainment that defines X has many celebrity fans in India, including the former Prime Minister of India, AtalBihari Vajpayee.<br />Id X.<br />
  38. 38. A. Tinkle Comics<br />
  39. 39. 19.<br /> X played against the East Yorkshire Regiment in the finals, in 1912. They went on to win their first match, despite the fact that they played barefooted. This was later described as “One of the biggest boost to Nationalism”.  <br />Newspapers like London Daily, Manchester Guardian, Singapore Times, and local newspapers published the news of victory of X appreciating and complimenting its skill and courage. <br />“For the first time in the history, X won IFA Shield by defeating a competent White team. Though about 80,000 spectators were present on the ground, but most of them could not see the match. By noticing the flying of kites, they were following the actions of the match. And when they came to know about the win of their team, they started tearing off their shirts, waving them, tearing their hairs.”- Reuter, London.<br />X came in the news recently, when they celebrated 100 years since this legendary match.<br />Id X.<br />
  40. 40. A. Mohan Bagan<br />
  41. 41. 20.<br />X is a seedless citrus fruit, which separates easily into seven to fourteen moderately-juicy segments.<br />The traditional story is that it was "originally an accidental hybrid said to have been discovered by Father X Rodier in the garden of his orphanage in  Algeria.” However, there are claims it originated in China much earlier.<br />My Darling Xis a 1946 western movie starring Henry Fonda. It was directed by John Ford, and based on the story of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral between the Earp brothers and the Clanton gang. The title derives from the folk song "Oh My Darling, X", which is the theme song of the movie (sung in parts over the opening and closing credits).<br /> <br />Id. X<br />
  42. 42. A. Clementine.<br />
  43. 43. 21.<br />One Day Wonders<br />Sunny Days<br />Idols<br /> Runs n' Ruins<br />All are books on cricket.<br />Who is the author?<br />
  44. 44. A. Sunil Gavaskar.<br />
  45. 45. 22.<br />X was born in a small village near Irinjalakuda. After spending the most part of his childhood in Abu Dhabi and came back to India to pursue his higher education. An Engineer from National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, he did his MBA from IIM Ahmedabad.<br />X has worked with A.T. Kearney Ltd. and Crompton Greeves Ltd, only to become the deputy editor at JAM in 2007, and then move on to freelance for The Economic Times, The Times of India, The Hindu and Mint.<br /> <br />X published the first part of his trilogy, in January 2010<br />“If all us did what we were best at, I am pretty sure GDP would grow at a pretty Nifty pace (ha!).” - X<br />Id. X<br />
  46. 46. A. SidinVadukut.<br />
  47. 47. 23.<br />Dame Nellie X was an Australian opera soprano. She became one of the most famous singers of the early 20th century. <br />Named after Dame Nellie X , X toast is a very dry, crisp and thinly sliced toast often served with soup and salad or topped with either melted cheese or pâté. Its name is thought to date from 1897, when the singer was very ill and it became a staple of her diet.<br />Also, the Peach X is a classic dessert, invented in 1892 or 1893 by a French chef to honour her. It combines two favourite summer fruits: peaches and raspberry sauce accompanying vanilla ice cream.<br /> <br />Id. X.<br />
  48. 48. A. Melba<br />
  49. 49. 24.<br /> Connect<br /> <br />Hint - "A square bottle for a square shooter"<br />
  50. 50. A. Jack Daniels.<br />Frank Sinatra adored this whiskey to the extent of being buried with a mini bottle of Jack Daniels Whiskey, while Al Pacino obviously loved this drink in his movie ‘Scent of a Woman’.<br />
  51. 51. 25.<br />A comedian said, "My dad named after me his favourite author. Don't know if I get his first name or last name though.”<br />Which comedian?<br />Hint- To Say ‘Nothing’ of the Dog.<br />
  52. 52. A. Jerome “Jerry” Seinfeld. <br />
  53. 53. 26.<br /> <br />Pierre de X was born in 1601 in Beaumont de Lomagne in south western France.  He was a French lawyer at the Parlement of Toulouse, France.<br />In 1637,X wrote in the margin of his copy of the Arithmetica<br />“Cuiusreidemonstrationemmirabilem sane detexi. Hancmarginisexiguitas non caperet.”, which translates to<br />“I have a truly marvellous demonstration of this proposition which this margin is too narrow to contain.”<br /> <br />This line became immortalized in history.<br />Why? <br /> <br />
  54. 54. A. Fermat’s Last Theorem.<br />This theorem was finally proved by Andrew Wiles in 1993, 358 years after it was conjectured.<br />
  55. 55. 27.<br /> <br />X was published in book form in 1944.<br />X is notable for the first appearance of the eccentric and deaf but ingenious Professor Cuthbert Calculus. <br />It is also the best-selling book in its series.<br />In the movie Kramer vs. Kramer, Dustin Hoffman's character reads X to his son.<br />Id. X<br />
  56. 56. A. Red Rackham’s Tressure.<br />
  57. 57. 28.<br /> <br />X is a 1941 American drama, directed by John Ford.<br />It is mostly remembered for beating out such classics as Citizen Kane, The Maltese Falcon for Best Picture, at the Academy Awards.<br />It was based on a 1939 novel by Richard Llewellyn of the same title.<br />In the literary world, the last line of the novel is a classic. “X then, and the Valley of them that have gone.”<br /> <br />Id X<br />
  58. 58. A. How Green was my Valley.<br />
  59. 59. 29.<br />A  was an episode of the American radio drama series based on an adaptation of H. G. Wells' A . It was narrated by B. <br />The first two thirds of the 60-minute broadcast were presented as a series of simulated "news bulletins", which suggested to many listeners that an actual alien invasion by Martians was currently in progress. There was a supposed panic in response to the broadcast. There were reports of people rushing out of their houses, and buying fire arms, which lead to this headline on Oct 31, 1938.<br />This mass hysteria secured B’s fame as he was declared Time’s Radio’s Man of the year in 1938.<br />But, B went on to make bigger headlines three years later with ‘Citizen Kane’. While, an American science fiction film adaptation of H. G. Wells'  novel.<br />
  60. 60. The movie, ‘A’ was released starring Tom Cruise in 2005.<br />Id. A and B.<br />
  61. 61. A. A- War of the Worlds. B- Orsen Welles.<br />
  62. 62. 30.<br /><ul><li> An example of a Zeno’s Paradox is: “In a race, the quickest runner can never overtake the slowest, since the pursuer must first reach the point whence the pursued started, so that the slower must always hold a lead.”</li></ul>Here, the paradox of X and the Y is being explained by Aristotle. <br /><ul><li>“What the Y said to X” written by Lewis Carroll in 1895, is a brief dialogue which playfully problematises the foundations of logic.  In Carroll's dialogue, the Y challenges X to use the force of logic to make him accept the conclusion of a simple deductive argument. Ultimately, X fails, because Y leads him into an infinite regression.
  63. 63. According to the Greek, X was invulnerable in all of his body except for his heel. But due to his ironical death, the term “X' heel" has come to mean a person's principal weakness.</li></ul>Id X and Y.<br />
  64. 64. A. X – Achilles. Y- Tortoise.<br />
  65. 65. 31.<br />"The Triplicane Six," lead by. G. SubramaniaAiyer, started X on one British rupee and twelve annas of borrowed money in September, 1878. This was in an attempt to counter the dominant campaigning against the appointment of the first Indian, T. Muthuswami Iyer, to the Bench of the Madras High Court in 1878.<br /> “Throughout nearly a century of its publication X has exerted wide influence not only in Madras but throughout India. Conservative in both tone and appearance, it has wide appeal to the English-speaking segment of the population and wide reach among government officials and business leaders”<br />X is now family-run, and is now headed by N. Ram, since June 27, 2003 <br />Id X.<br />
  66. 66. A. The Hindu<br />
  67. 67. 32.<br />Snippets of voices between and over the music are notable feature of the album. During recording sessions, random people were asked to answer a series of questions printed on flashcards, in front of a microphone in a darkened studio.<br />Roger Manifold , when asked about his last violent encounter he had had with another motorist, and Manifold replied "... give 'em a quick, short, sharp shock ...“.<br /> Another roadie, Chris Adamson, recorded the explicit diatribe which opens the album: "I've been mad for fucking years—absolutely years".<br />
  68. 68. The band's road manager Peter Watts said the lines "And I am not frightened of dying, any time will do, I don't mind. Why should I be frightened of dying, there's no reason for it, you've got to go some time" .<br /> Paul and Linda McCartney were also interviewed, but their answers were judged to be "trying too hard to be funny", and were not included on the album.<br /> McCartney's band mate Henry McCullough contributed the line "I don't know, I was really drunk at the time“.<br /> <br />Which album am I talking of?<br />
  69. 69. A. Dark Side of the Moon. - Pink Floyd.<br />
  70. 70. 33.<br />1st : Servant of the king<br />2nd : Cook<br />3rd : Dance Teacher<br />4th : Took care of horses<br />5th : Took care of cows. <br />What am I talking about?<br />
  71. 71. A. The Pandavas.<br />
  72. 72. 34.<br />Which story is this xkcd doodle referring to?<br />
  73. 73. A. ‘The Gift of the Magi’ by O. Henry<br />
  74. 74. 35.<br />Harry Truman, Red China, etc in the 1940s.<br />Sputnik, Marylin Monroe and N&S Korea in the 1950s.<br />Beatles, Man on the Moon, Watergate Scandal in the 1960s.<br />AIDS, Cola Wars, Cocaine in the 1980s.<br />Where do they all, among others, figure simultaneously? <br />
  75. 75. A. ‘We didn’t start the fire’ – Billy Joel.<br />
  76. 76. 36.<br />Which 400 year old company has been re-launched through its e-commerce site to sell luxury tea and gift sets, among other things?<br />
  77. 77. A. The Dutch East India Company.<br />
  78. 78. 37.<br />Identify this iconic photograph, and the reason behind the celebration.<br />
  79. 79. A. ‘V-J day in Times Square’.<br />And as the name suggests, the reason for celebration was the surrender of Japan, which effectively ended World War II. <br />V-J day stands for Victory over Japan.<br /> It published a week later in Life magazine among many photographs of celebrations around the country that were presented in a twelve-page section called Victory. <br />
  80. 80. 38.<br />“To X, Y is always the woman. I have seldom heard X mention Y under any other name. In X’s eyes Y eclipses and predominates the whole of Y’s sex. It was not that X felt any emotion akin to love for Y. All emotions, and that one particularly, were abhorrent to X’s cold, precise but admirably balanced mind. X was, I take it, the most perfect reasoning and observing machine that the world has seen, but as a lover X would have placed himself in a false position. X never spoke of the softer passions, save with a gibe and a sneer.”<br />Identify X and Y. <br />
  81. 81. A. X- Sherlock Holmes Y- Irene Adler.<br />
  82. 82. 39.<br /> <br /> <br />This feature costs Google roughly $110 million a year as 1% of all its searches, which use this feature, bypass all advertising. What is being talked about? <br />
  83. 83. A. ‘I’m feeling Lucky’.<br />
  84. 84. 40.<br />‘10.-22.-38 ASTORIA’ represents a historic breakthrough, which led to the formation of X, by inventor Chester Carlson. <br />The upgraded invention, by Haloid and Carlson, later in 1959 was so successful that it sold in only six months the projected sales of its lifetime.<br /> X was renamed to Y in 1961, Y being synonymous with the technology behind the invention.<br />Identify X & Y. <br />
  85. 85. A. X - Electrophotography Y - Xerox.<br />
  86. 86. 41.<br /> <br />What does HANS in racing terminology stand for? <br />
  87. 87. A. Head and Neck Support.<br />
  88. 88. 42.<br />A is a master of virtually all forms of martial art and is experienced in almost every fighting style on Earth.<br /> A is also an accomplished pilot and highly skilled in espionage and covert operations. <br />A is fluent in English, Russian, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, Arabic to name a few.<br /> Some of A’s aliases are Peter Richards, Black Dragon, Captain Terror, Agent Ten, Weapon Chi(among others) .<br />Identify A.<br />
  89. 89. A. Wolverine.<br />
  90. 90. 43.<br />X is a song written by Bob Dylan, and long associated with Joan Baez, who has recorded it numerous times, and performed it throughout her career, though Dylan himself appears to have never recorded the song.<br />Dylan wrote the song at Baez's house in Carmel Valley in the summer of 1964, while Baez first included the song on Any Day Now, her 1968 album of Dylan covers.<br />Apparently she was with Dylan, when he first heard her recording of "X” on the radio. He commented on it, "Hey, that's a great song!", apparently having forgotten that it was he who'd written it.<br />The title line "X" derives from a line in a Tennessee Williams play.<br />X is?<br />
  91. 91. Hint - There is an interesting wordplay in the name of the song. A play with number as well.<br />
  92. 92. A. Love is just a four letter word.<br />
  93. 93. 44.<br />X originated with the British Army due to the desert climates, and they are still used by the Royal Navy.<br /> During the 2nd World War, the General Managers of the two Banks in Bermuda, The Bank of Bermuda Ltd. and The Bank of N.T Butterfield and Sons Ltd were concerned that their male employees would be effected by the shortage of _________. They arranged for a man in Bermuda to create and model _______ based on the British military, for each of their male employees. <br /> <br />This was the beginning of X.<br /> <br />Id X<br />
  94. 94. A. Bermuda Shorts<br />
  95. 95. 45.<br />Comedian George Carlin first listed a highly controversial list in 1972 in his monologue " X". He was arrested for disturbing the peace when he first performed the routine at a show in Milwaukee.<br /> At the time, it was unsuitable for broadcast these on the public airwaves in the U.S, whether radio or television. As such, they were avoided in scripted material, and bleep-censored if ever used; broadcast standards differ in different parts of the world, then and now, although most of the words on Carlin's original list remain taboo on American broadcast television as of 2010. The list was not an official list, but rather was compiled by Carlin. Nonetheless, a radio broadcast featuring these words led to a Supreme Court decision that helped establish the extent to which the federal government could regulate speech on broadcast television and radio in the United States.<br />X is?<br />
  96. 96. A.Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television <br />A monologue in which he identified these words, expressing amazement that these particular words could not be used, regardless of context.<br />
  97. 97. 46.<br />X served as a dessert or a snack throughout India.<br />The batter for X in some areas is prepared by crushing ripe bananas or coconut, adding flour, and water or milk. The mixture is sometimes delicately seasoned with cardamoms. It is deep fried in oil, and served hot. The Bihar version of this dish has sugar added to the batter prior to frying, while the method prevalent in Orissa and West Bengal has the X dipped in syrup after they are fried.<br />It is popular in Bangladesh, West Bengal and Maharashtra.<br />X is a popular sweet to make on the Hindu religious occasion of Holi, it is also enjoyed at large during celebrations of ‘Id’, and has become a staple at most Indian weddings.<br />Id X<br />
  98. 98. A. Malpua.<br />
  99. 99. 47.<br />Philip Morris launched the X brand in 1924 as a woman's cigarette, based on the slogan "Mild As May".<br /> In the 1920s, advertising for the cigarette was primarily based around how ladylike the cigarette was. To this end, the filter had a printed red band around it to hide lipstick stains, calling it "Beauty Tips to Keep the Paper from Your Lips“<br />After scientists published a major study linking smoking to lung cancer in the 1950s, Philip Morris repositioned X to a better market niche. <br />Id X.<br />
  100. 100. A. Marlboro.<br />
  101. 101. 48.<br />"X" is a song first performed and released in October 1978.<br />The song's lyrics describe a narrator who finds personal strength while recovering from a breakup; it has often been used as an anthem of female empowerment, gay empowerment and HIV/AIDS awareness. It is one of the most famous disco songs of all time.<br /> <br />This song also made a brief appearance in the film ‘Rock On’.<br />Sunil Robert also penned down a book published in 2010 about his corporate success story, which was titled X.<br />X is?<br />
  102. 102. A. ‘I will survive’ – Gloria Gaynor.<br />
  103. 103. 49.<br />Connect.<br />
  104. 104. A. All these countries share the same type of currency, i.e. the rupee.<br />
  105. 105. 50.<br />X established in 1901, is a Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) of the Government of India and is India's first pharmaceutical company.<br />It’s inception was in a rented house at 91 Upper Circular Road, Calcutta and started business with a meager capital of Rs 700.00. <br />It was the first Indian Company of its kind to manufacture quality Chemicals, Drugs, Pharmaceuticals and Home Products. Namely Fire Extinguisher, Surgical & Hospital Instruments, Talcum Powder, Tooth Paste, Glycerin Soap, Carbolic Soap, etc. <br />X is a Heritage Company in the area of Indian Industries<br />X has an impressive branch in Mumbai as well, which has proved to be one of the most important buildings for residents of Mumbai. Especially, the USA bound engineers.<br />Id. X.<br />
  106. 106. A. Bengal Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Limited (BCPL)<br />Bengal Chemical Bhavan in Worli, also houses the Regional Passport Office for all the residents of Mumbai, Ratnagiri and well as Daman and Diu.<br />
  107. 107. 51.<br />X was inspired by the X mountain or, the previously known as Manmad hills. It has a natural top like the X logo and is a popular sight from trains. <br />It is also easily visible while approaching Panvel by road.<br />Its famous caption until the early 1980s was, “Happy days are here again”, coined by then famous copywriter Vasant Kumar. <br /> The caption became "I want My _______.”<br />
  108. 108. A. Thums Up.<br />
  109. 109. 52.<br />Station First BusLast Bus<br />AFGHAN CHURCH 6.30 23.00 CRAWFORD MARKET 6.50 23.20<br />How is this significant?<br />
  110. 110. A. The first B.E.S.T bus run on 15th July 1926.<br />This was then regarded as the first BEST bus route undertaken.<br />
  111. 111. 53. <br />___ ___ _____ appears to have been a development of the earlier line 'So long, ____!', which had been used in 1929 Bosko cartoon. <br />It may also, have been influenced by a British cartoon from 1926 in the Jerry The Troublesome Tyke series. This ended with 'And ____ ___!'. <br />The phrase was first used at the end of a 1930 by a Warner Bros. special cartoon and was spoken by the character Bosko.<br />Though it is mostly remembered with the association to a stutter and a certain nervous pig. <br />
  112. 112. A. That’s all folks!<br />

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