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Infinite Bounce Ii

  1. 1. Beyond the rim of the star-light, My love is wand'ring in star-flight, I know He'll find in star-clustered reaches Love, Strange love a star woman teaches. I know his journey ends never, His _____ _____ will go on forever. But tell him while he wanders his starry sea Remember, remember me.
  2. 2. On May 25, 2004, X was shooting scenes for a new film called Bombay Central at a the Mahalaxmi rail station in Mumbai. A crew member called Nadia Khan was hit by a train and killed. A British-Pakistani from London, Khan had been offered a position in the crew by X himself. According to news reports, it was her very first day on the set and that she had been speaking into a walkie-talkie and cueing up the actors when the train hit her. It was alleged that X had attempted to cover up the true nature of her death by telling the film crew to pass it off to the authorities as a road accident, but one of the crew told the truth to the police. It was also alleged that X did not have permission to shoot at the platform and the track where the incident occurred. He was subsequently arrested with his assistants Ashish Udeshi and Hadley D'Mello and put on trial for manslaughter, negligence, and fabrication of evidence. Id X and his last release.
  3. 3. The typeface known as Spencerian script, developed in the mid 19th century was the dominant form of formal handwriting in  the United States during that period. In popular culture, what arguably is the best known representation of this script?
  4. 4. The young musician walked into London's Indica art gallery to check out the avant-garde exhibition. One of the exhibits was a fresh apple on a stand. The young man grabbed the apple & bit into it. The artist who happened to be right there rejoined in anger and he sheepishly grinned and replaced the apple. Who met whom?
  5. 5. In a recent study, scientists from Scotland have shown that, more than 40,000 parasites, 250 types of bacteria, 0.7 grams of protein, and 0.45 grams of fat and 0.19 grams of other organic substances are exchanged typically. Again what am I talking about ???
  6. 6. Originally intended to be a metaphor for the nation including themes like loss of innocence, the dangers of shallow fame & the American dream, it was inspired by a popular landmark in Beverly Hills. However there are a number of conflicting claims by rival buildings most notably the _____ __________ in Todos Santos, Mexico. Fill in the blanks
  7. 7. <ul><li>The title of a Danish Norwegian dance rock groups breakthrough album circa 1997-98 </li></ul><ul><li>A dash of an alcoholic spirit, favoured by pirates </li></ul><ul><li>An alcoholic solution of opiate ( tincture opium) containing approximately 10 milligrams of morphine per milliliter. </li></ul><ul><li>A brief treatment or account of a subject, esp. an extensive subject </li></ul>
  8. 8. -Aquarium -Totorum -Laudanum -Compendium Villages in the Asterix Series
  9. 9. “ In October 1838, that is, fifteen months after I had begun my systematic inquiry, I happened to read for amusement ___ ___ ____, and being well prepared to appreciate the struggle for existence which everywhere goes on from long- continued observation of the habits of animals and plants, it at once struck me that under these circumstances favourable variations would tend to be preserved, and unfavourable ones to be destroyed. The results of this would be the formation of a new species. Here, then I had at last got a theory by which to work“ Who about what?
  10. 10. In 1892, Dr. Washington Sheffield of New London, Connecticut, created this design innovation for a product he created called the Creme Dentifrice. The inspiration for this idea came from a visit to Paris where he found artists benefiting from an innovation for storing paints. What familiar design idea?
  11. 11. This is a painting called the Apotheosis of X . It was made by an Italian artist called Constantino Brumidi. It shows X surrounded by 2 goddesses and 13 maidens. Id X and also where is this painting located?
  12. 12. “… this is not to say that I don’t practice the demo ahead of time - there’s lots of prep that goes into each segment. But I don’t let my cohort in crime know in advance EXACTLY what is going to happen… because I want the viewer to see that person experience the demo for the first time. It’s tough to fake genuine excitement or the element of surprise, and as you can see from the video segment, Kim was surprised. As they say in the business, that makes Good TV.” What did Spangler do?
  13. 13. X initially obtained an M.D. at Stanley Medical College in Madras, India, and subsequently obtained a Ph.D. from Trinity College at the University of Cambridge. He gave the 2003 BBC Reith Lectures, Decade of the Brain lecture for the Silver Jubilee meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, and was conferred the title of Padma Bhushan by the President of India in 2007. Newsweek magazine named him a member of &quot;The Century Club&quot;, one of the &quot;hundred most prominent people to watch&quot; in the 21st century. He is credited for having invented the term “phantom limb”. Who it is?
  14. 14. This is the actor John Mills playing the lead in a 1948 film based on a famous British hero of the early 20 th century. He doesn’t figure in polls of eminent Britons any more, leading people to speculate that the idea of heroic failure is no longer valued by Britons. On whose life was the film based?
  15. 15. A _______________ is the name given to a special kind of computer error. One common example of this is an error that occurs in the released version compile of a program, but not in a debug-mode version. Often, simple mistakes like leaving variables uninitialized leads to a ___________ , typically because these cannot be caught in debug mode but show up while actually executing the program. Thus, the error essentially disappears or alters its characteristics when one tries to look out for it. What is _____________ ?
  16. 16. The Philips curve in macroeconomics relates the inflation in a country’s economy with its unemployment rate. Theory suggests that it is a simple inverse relationship, as depicted in the first figure. However, empirical research has revealed spooky results. A great example of this is the second figure, reported by Gregor Smith at Queens University. This research has been replicated for several economies, and it appears to hold up to a reasonable degree. What’s so weird?
  17. 17. After witnessing a rousing rendition of &quot;You'll Never Walk Alone&quot; at Anfield in a Liverpool v Chelsea Champions League in 2007, a certain gentleman named Alejandro Blanco was inspired to correct what he thought was something of an oddity. In order to do so, Blanco and his organization called for entries from the public – and received more than 7000. An eminent judging panel selected the winning entry, by a certain Paulino Cubero. However, when the contents of this entry were leaked to the press, controversy erupted owing primarily to the divisive nature of society there. Politicians were quick to distance themselves from this, and Blanco has since kept his idea on hold. What was the oddity Blanco sought to correct?
  18. 18. The identity of X has never been officially confirmed. Initially, X was identified by Globe and Mail reporter Peter Cheney as Norberto Hernandez, but further studies showed that it was not Hernandez. Several others claimed to know who X really was, but they all retracted their claims sooner or later. Five years after X came into prominence, Jonathan Briley, a 43-year-old employee of the Windows on the World restaurant, was identified by chef Michael Lomonaco as X. Lomonaco claims that he was able to identify Briley by his body type and his clothes, especially the orange undershirt he wore to work everyday. X is also the name of a 2006 documentary about the story behind it. It was made by American filmmaker Henry Singer and filmed by Richard Numeroff, a New York-based director of photography.
  19. 20. The name of the company in the native language means “ salt warehouse”. It is said that one night, the founder Surya Wonowidjojo had a dream in which the old salt warehouse, which stood across the way from his uncle’s tobacco and sauce company, featured prominently. Subsequently, Sarman, one of his first fifty employees, advised him to put a picture of the warehouse on his products to secure good fortune. Wonowidjojo thought this was a good idea and asked Sarman to design the logo.

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