25 Questions 10 points eachPart points given on the corresponding slide Enjoy!
1• It’s no secret that The Beatles experimented with many kinds of drugs in their primetime; some of their best songs had clever, if not obvious, implications of the substances they’ve used, which included Benzedrine, Amphetamines, Cannabis and X. It had a “profound effect” on the band’s songwriting and recording, namely ‘Day Tripper’, ‘Revolver’ and ‘Tomorrow Never Knows’. But the song most associated with X in their discography is John Lennon’s Y. Shortly after the songs release, speculation arose that the nouns of the song Y had X hidden in it intentionally. Although Lennon denied this, the BBC banned the song.• Give me X and Y?
(5/5) 2These are two recreations of a particular photothat caused some waves. The woman portrayedon the right tried to upstage the one on the leftby arranging a near wardrobe malfunction atdinner hosted in honour of the latter. Id both thewomen.
4. What ‘good’ word?• The Oxford English Dictionary states that the ultimate etymology is uncertain, but that the word is "probably cognate" with a number of native Germanic words with meanings involving striking and rubbing a particular part.• There have been other urban legends surround its etymology. It’s said that during the Black Death in England, towns were trying to control populations and their interactions. Since uncontaminated resources were scarce, many towns required permission to have children. Hence, the legend goes that couples that were having children were required to first obtain royal permission and then place a sign somewhere visible from the road in their home that said something. What word is believed to have originated from this?• William Dunbars 1503 poem "Brash of Wowing" includes the lines: "Yit be his eiris he wald haue _________/ Ye brek my hairt, my bony ane"
• A record of everyone that the six titular characters on F.R.I.E.N.D.S. have ever slept with.
8.According to the Discovery Channels hour-long documentary called “How _______Saved the World,” ____ was responsible for the birth and development of human civilization, and is the “greatest invention of all.” It outlines how the agriculture revolution was started because of the need to make _______, which led to many inventions such as the plow, the wheel, and irrigation. Cities were built in an effort to produce more _______ for the growing number of people who craved it. Other lesser known inventions were math, which needed to be mastered by farmers as their fields grew and needed to be quantified, as well as written language, which was vital to keep records of the expanding ________ trade. The documentary goes on to demonstrate that every invention, innovation, and milestone of human history was, at the core, because of the human love for _______.
10 Continuum was a pseudoscientific magazine published by an activist group of the same name who denied the existence of HIV/AIDS. It addressed issues related to HIV/AIDS, AIDS denialism, alternative medicine, pseudoscience and themes of interest to the LGBT community. It ran from December 1992 until February 2001, when it shut down under ironically unfortunate circumstances. What?
• All the editors/contributors died from HIV- related illnesses
11_____s primary subject was the female body, his works are marked by a frank eroticism. The artist was known for painting his models nude first, and then painting on clothes and surrounding them with the atmospheric blood of ______ detail, as discovered after his death when his painting, The Bride, was left unfinished and exposed. Similarly, he himself was known for wearing a long robe with no undergarments.Who are we talking about?
12In 2004, The Federal Communications Commission(FCC) fined CBS a record $550,000 fora particular incident. The incident was ridiculed both abroad and within the UnitedStates, with some American commentators seeing the incident as a sign of decreasingmorality in the national culture.Given below is a graph of the years and the complains filed in FCC. You can see themajor increase in the complaints in 2004. What event/incident triggered this?
• Janet Jackson’s wardrobe malfunction at the 2004 Superbowl
5/5 13 X was a coffee table book written by Y. It was shot in early 1992 and released in October the same year. X depicted photographs with softcore pornographic content as well as simulation of sexual acts, which included sadomasochism and analingus. Y wrote the book as a character named Mistress Dita, inspired by 1930s actress Dita Parlo. X is noted for its impact on society, culture as well as on Y, and is considered a bold, post-feminist, work of art. Give X and Y.
15According to its designer, Gilbert Baker, each of the ________ on the original Xcreated in 1978 was assigned a special meaning, these meanings being, in order:Sexuality, Life, Healing, Sunlight, Nature, Magic/Art, Serenity/Harmony, and Spirit.What is X?
• Gay Pride Flag hot pink: sexuality red: life orange: healing yellow: sunlight green: nature turquoise: magic/art indigo/blue: serenity/harmony violet: spirit
16________ ____ is a subculture and subgenre of hardcore punk whose adherents refrain from using alcohol, tobacco, and other recreational drugs. It was a direct reaction to the sexual revolution, hedonism, and excess associated with punk rock.For some, this extends to not engaging in promiscuous sex, following a vegetarian or vegan diet, and not using caffeine or prescription drugs. The term was adopted from the song of the same name by Minor Threat.The letter X is the most known symbol of ________ ____, and is sometimes worn as a marking on the back of both hands, though it can be displayed on other body parts as well.A variation involving a trio of Xs, XXX, is often used in show flyers and tattoos to show that an adherent is extremely straight edge. It can be ironic based on the fact that three Xs was popularized in cartoons and television shows to signify alcohol or poison. Historically, moonshiners used an "X" to notate how many times a particular batch of moonshine ran through the still adding additional irony.
18Henry & June is a 1990 American biographical drama film directed by Philip Kaufman and stars Fred Ward, Maria de Medeiros, and Uma Thurman. It is loosely based on the book of the same name by the French author Anaïs Nin, and tells the story of Nins relationship with Henry Miller and his wife, June.The film holds the distinction of being the first in a certain category, and also the only Academy Award-nominated movie of the category. What?
19X never got a proper funeral as the privateceremony that his mother had planned wascancelled at the last minute. The next day, hewas cremated, and his friends and associatesmixed his ashes with marijuana andessentially smoked him. Who is X?
5/5 20• X perfectly manifested the phrase “struggling artist”, spending most of his adult life as a depressed and mentally ill man. According to the X Gallery, an addiction to absinthe and a prescribed drug Digitalis (used to ease his epilepsy) may have been one of the reasons why the color yellow is such a prominent presence in his paintings – take the painting Y. Chemicals in absinthe and Digitalis can cause one to see in yellow or see yellow spots.
• X – Vincent Van Gogh• Y – Starry Night/Yellow House
5/5 21 X’s lust for Y was so strong that he dreamed of knocking off her husband, so he could marry her. According to a book by a former X mistress, he was hoping to woo Y with a mansion in Khartoum, Sudan. “He told me Y was the most beautiful woman he’d ever seen,” Sudanese author Kola Boof wrote in her 2006 autobiography, “Diary of a Lost Girl.” “He said that he had a paramount desire for [Y] and although he claimed music was evil, he spoke of someday spending vast amounts of money to go to America and try to arrange a meeting,” Boof wrote. X would rave about “what a nice smile she has, how truly Islamic she is, but is just brainwashed by American culture and by her husband, whom X talked about having killed, as if it were normal to have women’s husbands killed,” Boof wrote.
22- The French call it „wood mouth.‟- Germans refer to it as „wailing of the cats.‟- Italians call it „out of tune.‟- Malaysians call it „lo.‟- Norwegians identify it as „carpenters in the head.‟- Spaniards call it „backlash.‟- Swedes refer to it as „pain in the hair roots.‟What is it in English?
23X was a Vedic ritual drink of importance among the early Indo-Iranians, and the subsequent Vedic and greater Persian cultures. It is frequently mentioned in the Rigveda, whose X Mandala contains 114 hymns, many praising its energizing qualities.It is described as being prepared by extracting juice from the stalks of a certain plant.In the 19th century, John Greenleaf Whittier wrote a poem called The Brewing of X. The last part speaks of how Christians should draw near to God without such things as XIn the books Junkie and Naked Lunch, author William S. Burroughs refers to X as a non- addictive, high-quality form of opium said to exist in ancient India.In Neil Gaimans novel American Gods, X is referred to as "concentrated prayer", a drink enjoyed by the gods, such as Odin.X is the name of a fictional drug in Aldous Huxleys novel, Brave New World. In the novel the government rations the drug to citizens to maintain control, it produces both intoxicating and psychoactive properties and is used in religious services.
24.The Moloko Plus, also called Knifey Moloko is a highball cocktail drink.. There are many variations, all of which use a large milk base and may have drugs, such as barbiturates added. it has been stated one may have moloko plus with "vellocet" (opiate), "synthemesc" (sythetic mescaline), or "drencrom" (adrenochrome), or other hallucinogen substances. Minors may be served this drink since it contains drugs that have not been declared illegal by the law. In one (apocryphal) commercial incarnation, it is created by combining 1 oz Absinthe, 1 oz Anisette Liqueur, 2 oz Irish Cream Liqueur, 1 Tablespoon sugar, and 5 oz milk in a shaker with ice; the ingredients are then shaken and strained into a tall glass. The drinks name originates from the "Nadsat" word for milk, translated as "milk plus".Where did this drink originate?
25The game got its common nickname, X, from a practice in illegalcasinos in the early 1900s. Some casinos paid a bonus if a two-card sum was made up of an ace and ____ of spades. Others paidbonuses if an ace of spades was accompanied by a ____ of eitherclubs or spades.The X was the key to the bonus, and became the name of thegame.