That Quizzy Feeling 20

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  • 1. That Quizzy Feeling -20 (they grow up so fast these days…. sniff,sniff… )
    - AnkitSethi
  • 2. Connect the following movies.
  • 3. All these movies had to re-cast their leading lady due to the unfortunate death of DivyaBharti.
  • 4. 1629. Translation of Thucydides’ History of the Peloponnesian War
    1640. The Elements of Law, Natural and Politic
    1651–8. Elementaphilosophica
    1651. _________, or the Matter, Forme, and Power of a Commonwealth, Ecclesiastical and Civil.
    1656. The Questions concerning Liberty, Necessity and Chance
    1668. Latin translation of the ________
    1675. English translation of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey
    1681. Posthumously Behemoth: the history of the causes of the civil wars of England, and of the counsels and artifices by which they were carried on from the year 1640 to the year 1660.
    Selected Bibliography of?
  • 5. Thomas Hobbes, author of the ‘Leviathan’
  • 6. X is a science fiction novel written by Robert Heinlein which won the Hugo Award in 1960, much to the author’s surprise. It was critically panned for being a vehicle for Heinlein’s political views. Characters refer to Marx as “a pompous fraud” and Plato’s Republic is called “weird in the extreme” which is ironic since the book’s “antagonists” are an accurate representation of the “Republic” as envisioned by Plato.
    Almost half a century after the book’s publication , its influence extends deep into contemporary warfare. Besides setting the tone for the sub genre that would come to be known as military science fiction, it is the only science fiction novel on the reading list at four of the five United States military academies, as well as the United States Army, Marine Corps and the Navy.
  • 7.
  • 8. Greek myth has this to say about the naming of a particular plant.
    _______ was a naiad associated with the river Cocytus. She was dazzled by Hades' golden chariot and was about to be seduced by him had not Queen Persephone intervened and metamorphosed ______ into the pungently sweet-smelling _____, which some call hedyosmus.
    Its most common use is due to its ability to activate the sensitive TRPM8 receptors in the skin.
  • 9. Minthe, or Mint
  • 10. X was thanked in the liner notes of Nirvana's final studio album In Utero although the spelling of his name is incorrect. X returned the favor by thanking Nirvana on the _________ soundtrack, along with the message "RIP Kurt". It is known that Cobain and his wife Courtney Love turned down an offer to act in _________ as Lance & Jody.
  • 11.
  • 12. ___________ is a hip hop group with two members from Philadelphia and one from Camden, New Jersey. The group has sold 250,000 albums in the United States and 400,000 albums worldwide, all of which were released independently. Their debut album was appropriately titled The Psycho-Social, Chemical, Biological & Electro-Magnetic Manipulation of Human Consciousness.
    Name?
  • 13.
  • 14. After repeated requests by X, Y consented to make a distinctive change to one of the props used by X in the movie. What is less well known is that in addition, the prop department also engraved the words "BMF“ on it, in reference to X's famous character in an earlier film Z.
    Expand BMF and ID all.
  • 15. BMF stands for Bad Mother-Fucker, famously imprinted on Samuel L. Jackson’s character Jules’s wallet in Pulp Fiction.
    After much pleading he managed to convince George Lucas to give Mace Windu a purple light saber in the second Star Wars trilogy, making it the only saber that isn’t red, blue or green. On the handle is attached a metal plate that says “BMF”
  • 16. Connect
  • 17. Double roles in “The Parent Trap” and subsequent remakes
  • 18. A Short LVC