The original company came into existence in 1872 in Switzerland, when Julius took over his father’s mill. At that time during industrial revolution in Switzerland created factory jobs for women, who were therefore left with very little time to prepare meals. This gave birth to what?
This scale uses these following categories: Flawless, Internally Flawless, Very Very Slightly Included, Very Slightly Included, Slightly Included, and Included? What are we talking about?
Indices of diamond perfection
I love chewing tobacco. I don't brush my teeth often. I love the colorful Indian festival. My father was "Green Lion" in English. Who am I?
In 1925, a young American physicist was doing graduate work at Cambridge University. He was depressed as he had just broken up with his girl-friend. In the fall of that year, he dosed an apple with toxic chemicals and put it on the desk of his tutor, ________. ________ luckily did not eat the apple but the authorities found out about this and put the student on probation. Which famous physicist are we talking about?
On 21st February 2006, the verdict was announced for an incident that had taken place seven years ago sparking off nationwide protests. The next day, Times of India reported the news with a headline that went on to become the title of a movie. Identify the incident and the headline/movie.
The murder of Jessica Lall,which prompted the headline “No One Killed Jessica”
This syndrome is characterized by multiple, symmetric, circumferential skin creases, or bands, on the forearms, lower legs, and often the neck that are present at birth. The creases disappear later in life. Associated abnormalities vary and may include facial dysmorphism, upslanting palpebral fissures, hypertelorism, cleft palate, genital anomalies, mild developmental delay, ureterocele, smooth muscle hamartoma, nevus lipomatosus and other defects. It was originally described by Ross in 1969. Twenty cases of this disorder have been reported. What is this syndrome known as?
Michelin Tyre Baby Syndrome
This product was supposedly made at the behest of the Nazis when the ingredients for the actual product were scarce during wartime. It was named so when the company employees were asked to think of a name and they led their imagination run wild.
Id the logo
Identify the person
Robert Buckminster Fuller
Initially, it was 18, but was rejected as 18 has a special importance in Judaism. 11 was suggested, but was rejected due to the release of Ocean's Eleven in 1960. The next numbers to be rejected were 17 & 14, as 17 could be confused with the World War II movie "Stalag 17" and 14 wasn't funny enough. The number X was finally chosen, as it referred to deja-vu like events common with the work. ID the work in question.
This legendary jewel is depicted in Buddhism as being in possession of bodhisattvas and by holding it one attains the Wisdom of Buddha,able to understand the truth of the Buddha and turn afflictions into Bodhi. It is also depicted on Buddhist prayer flags and Lung Tas. Hindus believe it is held by Lord Ganesh and that it fulfill one's wishes and is an equivalent of Philosopher's Stone. Name the jewel.
X was born in Turin, Italy, in 1967 and is heiress to the fortune created by the Italian tire manufacturing company CEAT, founded in the 1920s by her grandfather. Their family moved to another country in 1975 reportedly to escape the threat of kidnapping by mafia group. Subsequently she became famous as a singer. Her first album was Quelqu'un m'a dit.
On the official posters for this 2008 film, the title and names of the actors were pronted in mirror writing as a nod to the film's plot. Which film?
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
“ If only fifty men, good and true, can be found to join as founders, the thing can be established and the further development will be comparatively easy. ...”
Id the writer and the context.
A.O Hume in his letter to the graduates of Calcutta University.These 50 men went on to become the founding members of The Indian National Congress
What is so important about this photograph?
It was the first ever photograph of a living being
This lady was born in Germany to a strict Catholic family. She had a normal childhood until in 1968, at the age of 16, she suffered a severe convulsion and was diagnosed with grand mal epilepsy. i dont want her name . just tell me why she is famous??
Her life was the inspiration for the movie “The exorcism of Emily Rose”
Id the speaker and the context.
“ Friends, I shall ask you to be as quiet as possible. I don't know whether you fully understand that I have just been shot; but it takes more than that to kill a Bull Moose. But fortunately I had my manuscript, so you see I was going to make a long speech, and there is a bullet - there is where the bullet went through - and it probably saved me from it going into my heart. The bullet is in me now, so that I cannot make a very long speech, but I will try my best.”
Theodore Roosevelt.He was shot in the chest before he was to deliver a speech during campaigning.He spoke for 90 minutes without medical aid.
In the 1966 Football world cup final,England led 2-1 until the very end of the game, when a German goal leveled the scores and took the match into extra time. With eleven minutes of extra time gone, Alan Ball put in a cross to England striker Geoff Hurst, who swivelled and shot from close range. The ball hit the underside of the cross bar, bounced down - apparently on or just over the line - before being cleared away by the German defenders.
The England players celebrated a goal, but the referee Gottfried Dienst was uncertain if it had been a goal. He consulted his linesman, Tofik Bakhramov from the Soviet Union, after nonverbal communication, as they had no common language, the Swiss referee awarded the goal to the home team. The crowd and the audience of 400 million television viewers were left arguing whether the goal should have been given or not. Which football term originated out of this incident?
A photograph of a young couple kissing in the empty street between rioters and police during the Stanley Cup riot in Vancouver on 15 June. This photograph has become an iconic image of the riots
The story goes that when X visited Y at the latter's place of residence after his victory in election, the notoriously laconic X and the notoriously tongue-tied Y stood for some minutes in silence, before X finally volunteered the remark "I've won the election." Y replied "I know. I heard it on the Six O'Clock News."Id X and Y