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X-Quiz-it 2.0 Mains

  1. 1. X-QUIZ-IT 2.0 AN EXQUISITE QUIZZING EXPERIENCE BROUGHT TO YOU BY:JAIDEEP KUMAR DUTTA DWIKUL JYOTI DAS SOUVIK GHOSH
  2. 2. NOT WET
  3. 3. RULES • Pounce and bounce. • Once clockwise once anticlockwise • Standard rules apply
  4. 4. Q1. In the 1880s, Harvey Henderson Wilcox of Kansas and his wife Daeida moved to Los Angeles from Topeka and bought 160 acres of land in the countryside to the west of the city at the foothills and the Cahuenga Pass. On a train trip to the east, Daeida met a woman who spoke of her country home in Ohio named after a Dutch settlement. She liked the sound of it and upon returning to Southern California, bestowed the name to the family ranch. What was it called?
  5. 5. Hollywood
  6. 6. Q2. X is a conception of the afterlife that evolved over time and was maintained by certain Greek religious and philosophical sects, and cults. Initially separate from the realm of Hades, admission was initially reserved for mortals related to the gods and other heroes. Later, it expanded to include those chosen by the gods, the righteous, and the heroic, where they would remain after death, to live a blessed and happy life. Also the name of a 2013 hollywood movie. Identify X.
  7. 7. Elysium
  8. 8. Q3. X is a garment worn to hold and shape the torso into a desired shape for aesthetic or medical purposes. The word X is derived from the Old French word corps and the diminutive of body. The word X came into general use in the English language in 1785. the word was used in The Ladies Magazine to describe a ―quilted waistcoat‖ called un X by the French. What ?
  9. 9. Corset
  10. 10. Q4. • On June 23, 1916, about halfway into one of the bloodiest battles in World War I, The Battle of Verdun, French General Robert Nivelle issued an order to his tired and tattered troops, forced to stand against the impending German forces. The order was simple: • ‗Vous ne les laisserez pas passer, mes camarades‘ • Translated into english, it becomes a phrase, occasionally used in memes, whose usage in Pop culture has reached epic proportions, mainly because of a fantasy movie in which it was used by one of the main characters. • Which phrase ?
  11. 11. You Shall Not Pass
  12. 12. Q5 This island appears often in media and popular culture, including films like The Book of Eli (2010), X-Men: The Last Stand (2006), Catch Me If You Can (2002), The Rock (1996), Murder in the First (1995) etc. It also was featured in the video game Call of Duty: Black Ops II (in a downloadable zombie survival map). It is also featured as a playable racetrack in the 1996 arcade racing video game San Francisco Rush: The Rock. It has also been often portrayed as a safe haven or base of operations in many post-apocalyptic movies, such as The Book of Eli. It gets flattened by the crashing Starship Vengeance in Star Trek Into Darkness(2013). Which island ?? (pic in next slide)
  13. 13. ALCATRAZ ISLAND
  14. 14. Q6. • X is a device used to introduce a stream of water into the body for medical or hygienic reasons, or the stream of water itself. • • X usually refers to the rinsing of any body cavity. X is also a pejorative term used to describe any obnoxious person. Id X.
  15. 15. DOUCHE
  16. 16. Q7. • This famous logo was first sketched by the British designer Gerald Holtom to accompany the Aldermaston march in 1958. He said later: ―I was in despair … I drew myself … with hands outstretched outwards and downwards in the manner of Goya‘s peasant before the firing squad. I formalized the drawing into a line and put a circle around it‖. Which famous logo/symbol?
  17. 17. • Peace / Nuclear Disarmament sign
  18. 18. Q8. • Several camera techniques and special effects have evolved to portray this movie making technique – the most common ones being the edges of the picture may be deliberately blurred, photography may be jarring or choppy, or unusual coloration or sepia tone, or monochrome when most of the story is in full color. • This movie making technique is often used to create a suspense in the story or to develop a character. • Which technique is being talked about?
  19. 19. • Flashback
  20. 20. Q9. • This artifact was built in 1664 in Gottorp, Germany. In 1714, it is given as a gift to Peter the Great but is destroyed by fire in 1747. The reconstructed globe, stolen by the Germans in World War II and recovered by US troops, now resides at the St. Petersburg Kunstkammer. • The Gottorp Globe is considered the world‘s first what?
  21. 21. • Planetarium
  22. 22. Q10. • According to an apocryphal story, it owes its existence to a section of tightly packed seats behind the homeplate at Fenway Parkin Boston. The seseats were so close together that whenever a fan had to stand up to get a beer, it caused annoyance to people nearby. It caught world wideattention in 1986. What phenomenon am I talking about?
  23. 23. • Mexican Wave
  24. 24. Q11 • This flower, called Thistle is the national flower of Scotland and features on many a national symbols of Scotland like coins, awards etc. • The most significant presence of this flower is found on the logo of a company, founded in Scotland in the 1770s. The company claims to have been successful due to contributions from more than 110 Nobel Laureates and five American presidents. Which company?
  25. 25. • Encyclopedia Britannica.
  26. 26. Q12. • The sport of X involves throwing a parachute out of a plane and then jumping after it, the aim being to freefall with the parachute, strap it on and deploy the parachute before hitting the ground. • The longest time ever recorded between skydiver and parachute leaving the plane and linking up is 50 seconds. It was achieved by Yasuhiro Kubo in September 2000. • Craig Glenday, editor of Guinness World Records, has used X as an extreme example of the book's policy to keep records for record categories in which only the life of the participant would be put at risk. • Identify this extreme sport X.
  27. 27. • Banzai Skydiving
  28. 28. SUBLIMINAL LET INSTINCTS TAKE OVER NOW
  29. 29. RULES For the benefit of anyone new to this round. Questions are tweets which might have been put up by some historical figures(needn‘t be human always) had twitter been present. Some questions will require you to give the person tweeting and in some cases I‘ll need the funda aswel.
  30. 30. FAMILIARISATION. (AUDIENCE Q)
  31. 31. BRUTUS (ON CAESAR‘S ASSASSINATION)
  32. 32. 0TH QUESTION(AUDIENCE AGAIN)
  33. 33. ADOLF HITLER (ABOUT HIS PAINTING SKILLS)
  34. 34. 1. TWEET BY WHO/WHAT?
  35. 35. MOUNT VESUVIUS
  36. 36. 2. WHO AND WHICH EVENT?
  37. 37. MARIE ANTOINETTE ON HER FAMOUS, ―LET THEM HAVE CAKE‖ COMMENT
  38. 38. 3. TWEET BY?
  39. 39. MAHATMA GANDHI
  40. 40. 4. TWEET BY.?
  41. 41. MARILYN MONROE (OBVIOUSLY)
  42. 42. 5. KISNE BOLA?
  43. 43. KING SOLOMON
  44. 44. 6. ENOUGH CLUES. WHO ON WHAT EVENT?
  45. 45. JESSE OWENS OFCOURSE.!!
  46. 46. 7. WHICH PERSON AND WHICH EVENT?
  47. 47. ROSAPARKS, ON REFUSING TO LEAVE A SEAT FOR A WHITE PERSON.
  48. 48. 8. WHO TO WHOM?
  49. 49. ADAM ON EVE..
  50. 50. 9. A GIVEAWAY.
  51. 51. DA_REAL_DA_VINCI
  52. 52. 10. WHO?
  53. 53. JOAN OF ARC
  54. 54. 11. FINALE WITH A CHANGE..
  55. 55. BARACK OBAMA
  56. 56. CONNECT-I-CUT CONNECT THE DOTS, GET THE PICTURE
  57. 57. 1.
  58. 58. BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH
  59. 59. 2.
  60. 60. POTRAYAL OF NAAGIN • Naagin(1954), nagin(1976), nagina and hisss…
  61. 61. 3.
  62. 62. CHELSEA
  63. 63. 4.
  64. 64. NASA SPACE SHUTTLES
  65. 65. 5.
  66. 66. TYPES OF CRICKET SHOTS • Scoop Shot • Sweep Shot • Helicopter Shot • Cut Shot • Drive Shot • Switch Hit Shot
  67. 67. 6.
  68. 68. SRK
  69. 69. AUDIENCE
  70. 70. GOD
  71. 71. Comics Cartoons PC Games Harry Potter Aal Baal Cricket Football Mythology MIX-IT-UP Weapons Television Automobiles Movies Landmarks Business
  72. 72. COMICS
  73. 73. Q1. • He is believed to be one of Earth‘s greatest scientific geniuses, and is highly skilled in various sciences. His principal personal weapons are the ten rings which he wears on the fingers of each hand, each having a different power. • But another ‗version‘ says that his real name is Terrence Slattery, an always drunk British Scouser who is a fan of Liverpool FC. • By what name do we commonly know him?
  74. 74. • Mandarin
  75. 75. Q2. Green , Red, Gold, Blue, White, Jewel, Silver, Black, Orange, Anti, X, Slow, Magno, Bizzaro Red, Pink, Gemstone, Hybrid, Periwinkle. These are the various forms of what thing from the world of comics?
  76. 76. Kryptonite
  77. 77. CARTOONS UNLEASH THE CHILD IN YOU
  78. 78. 1. • It was created as a replacement for Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, an earlier cartoon character created by the Disney studio for Charles Mintz of Universal Studios. His body was designed out of circles in order to make the character simple to animate, which is most noticeable in his ears. This made him easily recognizable to audiences and made his ears an unofficial personal trademark. • In 1978, it became the first cartoon character to have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  79. 79. MICKEY MOUSE
  80. 80. CONNECT
  81. 81. AUDIENCE: WHAT?? "Poppadom?" — Stuart "Gelato!" — Unknown "Kanpai!" — Kevin "Pwede na?" — chorus "WHAAAT?" — Jerry. "Para tu" — Phil. "BEE-DO! BEE-DO!" — Carl
  82. 82. MINIONS
  83. 83. GAMES SHOW THE WORLD WHO THE GAMER GEEK IS
  84. 84. 1. Breakout, a discrete logic (non-microprocessor) game, was designed by Nolan Bushnell, Y, and Steve Bristow, all three who were involved with Atari subsidiary Kee Games. They had an idea to turn Pong into a single player game, where the player would use a ball to deplete a wall of bricks without missing the ball on its rebound. Bushnell was certain the game would be popular, and the two partnered to produce a concept. Al Alcorn was assigned as the project manager, and began development with Cyan Engineering in 1975. The same year, Alcorn assigned X to design a prototype. X was offered US$750, with a bonus for every chip fewer than 50. X promised to complete a prototype within four days. X and Y were partners and worked for HP. X wasn‘t much knowledgeable about chips but Y was and it was his brilliance Atari wanted to employ. However X and Y are not famous as Game Developers. (pic on next slide)
  85. 85. STEVE JOBS AND STEVE WOZNIACK
  86. 86. 2. Most of the game is set in a remote desert area of New Mexico in the Black Mesa Research Facility, a fictional complex that bears many similarities to both the Los Alamos National Laboratory and Area 51, at some point between the 2000s. The game's protagonist is the theoretical physicist Gordon Freeman, an MIT graduate who holds a Ph.D. Freeman becomes one of the survivors of an experiment at Black Mesa that goes horribly wrong, when an unexpected "resonance cascade"—a fictitious phenomenon —rips dimensional seams, devastating the facility. Aliens from another dimension known as Xen subsequently enter the facility through these dimensional seams (an event known as the "Black Mesa incident").
  87. 87. HALF LIFE
  88. 88. HARRY POTTER EXQUISITE QUIZZING EXPERIENCE
  89. 89. 1. The Knights of Walpurgis were founded around one thousand years ago to protect witches and wizards from persecution. However, after a while Wizarding society managed to convince everyone that magic does not exist, and the services of the Knights were no longer required. The Etymology of the names comes from a German festival. “Walpurgis Night (in German folklore) the night of April 30 (May Day's eve), when witches meet on the Brocken mountain and hold revels with the Devil...” This origin is not coincidental and is somewhat of a obscure connection to the ideology of the Knights to ideology of Hitler‘s Germany. The knights were defeated in 1945(Second vague connection to Hitler‘s defeat) and went into hiding when their leader was defeated. How do we better know them?
  90. 90. DEATH EATERS
  91. 91. 2. In 2003, at the age of eleven, Evanna had been admitted to the hospital, where she spent two years in treatment for anorexia. She often wrote to Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling, of whom she was a fan and whom she considered a counselor, and got a reply in which Rowling reminded her that anorexia was "destructive, not creative―. Still, she feared that she would miss the release of the fifth Harry Potter book, but the hospital released her for the morning of the book release, and it was arranged for her to receive a copy of the book signed by J.K. Rowling herself. ―The only actor or actress who has ever, ever intruded while writing was Evanna Lynch, who is absolutely perfect as X. And I must admit I have heard her voice in my head when I wrote the book. I love Evanna. She's fantastic. She was perfectly cast, she was… she won't mind me saying this, she is completely cool with this, she is X! She is very X-esque, in personality, and is just spot on for me‖ Before clinching the role, Evanna wrote to J.K. Rowling telling her that she wanted to be X but she came from a sleepy place called Termonfeckin where nothing ever happened. Rowling wrote back encouraging her and told her not to be too disheartened that she herself came from a very sleepy
  92. 92. LUNA LOVEGOOD
  93. 93. AAL BAAL
  94. 94. Q1.
  95. 95. JINGLE BELLS • Written by James Lord Pierpont, it was actually written and sung for Thanksgiving. Jingle Bell is is commonly taken to mean a certain kind of bell
  96. 96. Q2. • In a biblical ceremony called Yom Kippur or The Day of Atonement, a particular animal is chosen, upon whose head, the sins of the people are symbolically placed. This particular animal is then sent away into the wilderness or into the desert, where it would probably perish. • This gave rise to which term ?
  97. 97. • Scapegoat !
  98. 98. CRICKET
  99. 99. 2. X was a FIFA referee between the match between El Salvador and Netherlands Antilles in 1998. Soon after this X had to retire from being a football referee as the age limit was lowered to 45. However this allowed him to start his career as a cricket umpire. ID X.
  100. 100. STEVE BUCKNOR
  101. 101. • X was shortlisted for national hockey and football squads, Captain of SA junior rugby, is still the holder of six SA school swimming records, the fastest 100m time in SA juniors, a member of SA junior Davis Cup team, the National Badminton U-19 champion, received a national medal from Mandela for a science project and has a golf handicap of Scratch. • Known for his unorthodox style of play and the ability to save matches, he says Johnty Rhodes was his main inspiration which made him choose cricket over all the other sports. Possibly the Best Fielder presently, comparable to Rhodes.
  102. 102. AB DE VILLIERS
  103. 103. MYTHOLOGY
  104. 104. 1. Indian Mythology, specifically the Mahabharata has had instances of many modern technologies. One such is the instance of Test-Tube babies. X was not gestated in a womb, but outside the human body in a vessel(droon) Bharadwaja went with his companion to the Ganga to perform his ablution. There he beheld a beautiful apsara Ghritachi who had come to bathe. The sage was overcome by desire, causing him to produce reproductive fluid. It was captured in a vessel and X sprung from this fluid thus preserved. In other words he was born without a womb.
  105. 105. DRONACHARYA
  106. 106. 2. • According to a fable, X married 27 daughters of Daksha,but truly loved only one of them. His other wivescomplained about this negligent behavior to Daksha,who cursed him that he would become ugly forever. Asa penance, X prayed to Lord Shiva to remove the curse.However, Lord Shiva said that he could not remove thecurse completely, but said that whenever X lost hisbeauty completely, he would again gradually gain hisbeauty and the cycle would go on.Who is X, and what resulted thus?
  107. 107. CHANDRA The phases of moons
  108. 108. FOOTBALL SUBTITLE
  109. 109. 1. X nicknamed as "The Black Spider" or "The Black Panther", was a Soviet-Russian football goalkeeper, considered by many to be one of the greatest goalkeepers in the history of the game. He was known for his athleticism in goal, imposing stature and reflex saves. X appeared in four World Cups from 1958 to 1970, and in 2002 was chosen on the FIFA Dream Team of the history of World Cups. He is also a member of the World Team of the 20th Century. He made over 150 penalty saves and kept over 270 clean sheets in his career, winning a Gold medal at the 1956 Olympic football tournament, and won the 1960 European Championships. In 1963, X was named the European Footballer of the Year, the only goalkeeper ever to receive the award. He was voted the best goalkeeper of the 20th century by the IFFHS. In 1994, FIFA established the X Award for the best goalkeeper at the World Cup finals.
  110. 110. LEV YASHIN
  111. 111. • The 1989 X disaster was a human crush which occurred during the FA Cup semi-final match between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest football clubs on 15 April 1989 at the X Stadium in Sheffield, England. The crush resulted in the deaths of 96 people and injuries to 766 others. The disaster remains the worst stadium-related disaster in British history and one of the world's worst football disasters.
  112. 112. HILLSBOROUGH
  113. 113. WEAPONS
  114. 114. Q1. An interesting story of how the contraption got its name comes from a biography of Sir Winston Churchill: to disguise the device, drawings were marked "water carriers for Russia." When it was pointed out this might be shortened to "WCs for Russia," the drawings were changed to "water _____ for Russia." Eventually that's what the device became known as. What?
  115. 115. Tanks
  116. 116. Q2. • X was developed in 1943, in a secret laboratory at Harvard University in Massachusetts. X is a mixture of a thickening/gelling agent and petroleum or a similar fuel for use in an incendiary device. Initially it was used against buildings and later primarily as an anti-personnel weapon. X‘s first recorded use was in the European theatre of war; it was used extensively in incendiary attacks on Japanese cities. • In 1980, the United Nations declared that "the gel's use on concentrations of civilians a war crime―. • Identify X.
  117. 117. Napalm
  118. 118. Q3. • X is the common name for a man-portable recoilless rocket antitank weapon, widely fielded by the US Army. The innovative X was amongst the first-generation of rocket propelled anti-tank weapons used in infantry combat. • The universally-applied nickname arose from the M1 variant's vague resemblance to the musical instrument called a X • The term X continues to be used informally as a genericized term to refer to any shoulder-fired missile weapon (mainly rocket propelled grenades). • Identify X (Pic in next slide).
  119. 119. Bazooka
  120. 120. TELEVISION
  121. 121. 1. • In 2220 A.D. mankind has conquered the solar system and is reaching out into space. Earth is ruled by a World Government. Space stations have been established on many planets of the Solar System. One of these stations is a high security prison on Io, a moon of Jupiter. Here, the twelve most dangerous criminals are held up in suspended animation. Each one of them is an expert in their field. When a meteorite strike hits the base, destroying its security system, these criminals break free and escape. The Earth Government assigns its top law enforcer, X, the mission to arrest these fugitives. X is the son of one of the Earth's top scientists and the grandson of the ruler of the Parajeevs from the thirteenth dimension, a race of beings ten million years ahead of us in civilization. • The main antagonist is inspired from Darth Vader
  122. 122. CAPTAIN VYOM
  123. 123. 2. • X, literally "The Island", is a broadcaster headquartered in Doha, Qatar. Initially launched as an Arabic news and current affairs satellite TV channel, X has since expanded into a network with several outlets, including the Internet and specialty TV channels in multiple languages. • The station gained worldwide attention following the outbreak of war in Afghanistan, when it was the only channel to cover the war live, from its office there. • In the 2000s, it was voted one of the five best news web sites, along with BBC News, National Geographic and The Smoking Gun. It was also voted by Brandchannel readers as the fifth most influential global brand behind Apple, Google, Ikea and Starbucks. • Identify X.
  124. 124. AUTOMOBILES
  125. 125. Q1. • The X is a sports car by the Chevrolet division of General Motors (GM) that has been produced in seven generations. The first model, a convertible, was designed by Harley Earl and introduced at the GM Motorama in 1953 as a concept show car. Myron Scott is credited for naming the car after the type of small, maneuverable warship called a X. Originally built in Michigan and Missouri, the X is currently manufactured in Bowling Green, Kentucky and is the official sports car of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. • A X has been used as the Indianapolis 500 pace car 12 times.
  126. 126. CORVETTE
  127. 127. Q2. • The civilian ______ were manufactured with automotive gloss paint, adding passenger car enhancements such as air conditioning, sound insulation, upgraded upholstery, stereo systems, wood trim, and convenience packages. • The civilian model began in part because of the persistence of Arnold Schwarzenegger, who saw an Army convoy while filming a movie. • FITB.
  128. 128. HUMMER
  129. 129. Q3. • ________ appeared in popular culture as early as 1943, as U.S Army motorized cavalry are pictured in Life magazine performing high speed ________‘s. • There are basically 3 ways to do a _______ -Clutch, power and bounce. • What am I talking about?
  130. 130. WHEELIE.
  131. 131. MOVIES
  132. 132. X is the central character of the Y saga, appearing as one of the main antagonists of the original trilogy and as one of the main protagonists of the prequel trilogy. The character was created by George Lucas and numerous actors have portrayed him. His appearances span all six Y films, and he is an important character in the expanded universe of television series, video games, novels, literature and comic books. Give X and Y.
  133. 133. X = Darth Vader Y = Star Wars
  134. 134. • After the copyright warning, there is another warning on the DVD. This warning is from X, and is only there for a second. "If you are reading this then this warning is for you. Every word you read of this is useless fine print is another second off your life. Don't you have other things to do? Is your life so empty that you honestly can't think of a better way to spend these moments? Or are you so impressed with authority that you give respect and credence to all who claim it? Do you read everything you're supposed to read? Do you think everything you're supposed to think? Buy what you're told you should want? Get out of your apartment. Meet a member of the opposite sex. Stop the excessive shopping and masturbation. Quit your job. Start a fight. Prove you're alive. If you don't claim your humanity you will become a statistic. You have been warned... X" • Which movie ?
  135. 135. FIGHT CLUB
  136. 136. • After Rocky IV's release, a joke was making rounds that since Rocky had run out of opponents, he would have to fight an alien in the fifth instalment. Screenwriters Jim and John Thomas took the joke seriously and wrote a screenplay based on the joke. • What resulted?
  137. 137. • The movie : Predator
  138. 138. LANDMARKS
  139. 139. • James Meadows Rendel, a British civil engineer is well known for the construction of this vintage bridge standing tall for the last 70 years. • Technically speaking, the Bridge is a "Cantilever Truss" bridge, constructed entirely by riveting, without nuts or bolts! • It was the third-longest cantilever bridge at the time of its construction, and is currently is the sixth-longest bridge of its type in the world
  140. 140. HOWRAH BRIDGE
  141. 141. • One theory of collapse of the main sanctum of this temple is given here“It is described that there was a magnetic load stone on the top of the temple and due to its magnetic effects, mariner’s compasses fitted in ships used to show wrong directions, it was a troubling task for the sailors to drive their vessels in right direction. To make shipping safe, the Muslim voyagers took away the load stone from the temple which was working as the central stone keeping all the stones of the temple wall in a balance. Due to its displacement the temple walls lost their balance and fell down in course of time.” • Other theories of collapse include Earthquake, thunderstrike, hasty completion of the temple, a weak foundation and mythical curses. • Referred as the BLACK PAGODA by European sailors, how is it better known to Indians?
  142. 142. • Sun temple
  143. 143. BUSINESS
  144. 144. Q1. • The company was incorporated on 29 December 1945, in Mumbai by 'Western India Vegetables Products Limited', later abbreviated to 'X'. It was initially set up as a manufacturer of vegetable ghee, vanaspati, and refined oils in Amalner, district Jalgaon, Maharashtra, under the trade names of Kisan, Sunflower and Camel. The company logo still contains a sunflower to reflect products of the original business. In 1988, X diversified its product line into heavy-duty industrial cylinders and mobile hydraulic cylinders. Which company ?
  145. 145. Q2. • In 1946, a young entrepreneur opened a small toy balloon manufacturing unit in a shed at Tiruvottiyur, Madras(now chennai). In a shed without any machines, a variety of products, ranging from balloons and squeaking toys to industrial gloves and contraceptives were produced. Which multi billion dollar company had such a humble beginning ?
  146. 146. Q3. • The logo of X is one of the most brilliant logos in the world, a rotationally symmetric chain ambigram. • In 1982, when graduate student Andy Bechtolsheim of Stanford University built his 68000 Unix System for his university network, Vaughan Pratt designed the initial X logo with four interleaved copies of the word ___. • X was acquired by Oracle Corporation in Jan 2010.
  147. 147. CON-CLUE-SION THE FINAL INNINGS
  148. 148. IN-CLUE-D IT There is a belief maintained by the Qur'anic Principle that God has sent prophets and messengers to every nation of the world leaving no region without divine guidance. There is also a saying reportedly of the Islamic prophet Muhammad which says:―There was a prophet of God in India who was dark in colour and his name was Kahan”
  149. 149. SE-CLUE-D IT • He never appears to grow old or age at all in the historical depictions despite passing of several decades, but there are grounds for a debate whether this indicates that he has no material body, since battles and other descriptions show clear indications that he seems to be subject to the limitations of nature. • Megasthenes described an Indian tribe called Sourasenoi, who especially worshipped Herakles in their land, and this land had two cities, Methora and Kleisobora, and a navigable river, the Jobares. As was common in the ancient period, the Greeks sometimes described foreign gods in terms of their own divinities, and there is a little doubt that the Sourasenoi refers to the Shurasenas, a branch of the Yadu dynasty
  150. 150. CON-CLUE-D IT • X belonged to the Vrishni clan of Yadavas from Mathura, and was the eighth son born to the princess. • His abode was what was Lord Vishwakarma‘s creation in the Dvapara Yuga adding to his tally of Swarga and Lanka. • In 1965, the X-bhakti movement had spread outside India when its founder,Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, (who was instructed by his guru, Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura) traveled from his homeland in West Bengal to New York City. A year later in 1966, after gaining many followers, he was able to form the International Society for X Consciousness.
  151. 151. KRISHNA
  152. 152. IN-CLUE-D IT This story is among the very few that combines three mythologies together. The Egyptian Mythology, Norse Mythology and Indian Mythology. Although this combination is a very small part of the story, rather its just the origin story of a major character, it shows the level of power of the story‘s main antagonist. The setting is distinctly futuristic and technological, instances of mythology and supernatural events do occur. Mythologies, like Valhalla, and even supernatural forces, such as demonic enemies, make regular appearances, yet do not seem to stand out amongst the technologically advanced inhabitants
  153. 153. SE-CLUE-D IT ―Before the darkness could do harm to the Universe, it was set upon by the Gods of three religions: Odin, the one-eyed king of Asgard and the Norse gods. Ra, the Sun God and King of the Gods of Egypt Rama, the seventh avatar of Vishnu. Darkness was completely destroyed except a small fragment which falls to Earth to wipe out the dinosaurs. The story has not had a conclusion yet.‖
  154. 154. CON-CLUE-D IT • The story of a young prince from Feudal Japan whose father's empire is destroyed by a demon. As a child, the prince escapes destruction and travels the world training his mind and his body for years until he reaches adulthood. He challenges the demon to a duel and defeats the demon with a weapon of his father‘s creation. However, before the prince can deal the killing blow, the demon creates a time portal and sends his opponent into the distant future, anticipating that he would be able to amass sufficient power to deal with the samurai later. He arrives in a dystopian, futuristic Earth filled with robot minions and a large number of alien immigrant races of various appearances.

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