The name was used at least as far back as 1659, in England— "To prosecute the suit, to witt X and Y “ —and perhaps as early as the reign of England's King Edward III. The Oxford English Dictionary states that X is "the name given to the fictitious lessee of the plaintiff, in the (now obsolete) mixed action of ejectment, the fictitious defendant being called Y ". Since its original use in 1659, X has been used frequently in popular culture. X & Y? Q.1
X- John Doe (also a TV show starring Dominic Purcell) Y-Richard Roe
The brown color that X uses on its vehicles and uniforms is called Pullman Brown . The color is also mentioned in their advertising slogan: "What can Brown do for you?” During the initial expansion into what was then West Germany the Brown Uniform was replaced with a Green Uniform due to sensitivity over the "Brown Shirts" worn by the Nazi SA during Hitler's rise to power. X? Q.2
This 2001 Lincoln Town Car was sold on eBay for $73200. Whose? Q.3
<ul><li>X was a Celtic god worshipped in ancient Gaul and Britain. </li></ul><ul><li>X has been widely interpreted to be a tribal protector. </li></ul><ul><li>X was one of three Celtic gods mentioned by the Roman poet Lucan in the 1st century AD, the other two being Esus ("lord") and Taranis ("thunderer"). </li></ul><ul><li>Victims sacrificed to X were killed by plunging them headfirst into a vat filled with an unspecified liquid. X?? </li></ul>Q.7
<ul><li>Other kids' games are all such a bore! They've gotta have rules and they gotta keep score! X is better by far! It's never the same! It's always bizarre! You don't need a team or a referee! You know that it's great, 'cause it's named after me! </li></ul><ul><li>The X Theme Song </li></ul><ul><li>Id X </li></ul>Q.10
X is an out-of-production solid element having 16 known isotopes, of which Un 238 is the most naturally abundant. Atomic number 9201; atomic weight 23.03; melting point 1,135°C; boiling point -4,151°C; specific gravity 18.95; valences 21, 31, 41, 51, 61. X could also be used to make the world's tallest building, almost one hundred million stories high. However, you'd better be careful not to exceed this critical level, as the building would otherwise suffer unacceptable wear from the moon scraping off the top couple of floors. However this problem is easily solvable by simply building above a latitude of 29.12 degrees. Alternatively, a Very Expensive Sharp And Pointy Thing could be attached to the top of the tower so instead the bottom of the moon is scraped off. - Uncyclopedia on X Id X Q.11
Q.12 X was born in Montclair, New Jersey, to a father who worked as an engineer and a mother who worked as a fragrance evaluator for a perfume company. Both parents are Gujarati immigrants. X attended middle school at Marlboro Middle School in Marlboro, NJ and played baritone saxophone in the jazz band there. X attended The Fine and Performing Arts Academy at Howell High School for freshman, sophomore, and junior years and then transferred to Freehold Township High School for senior year. X attended UCLA, where he double majored in film and sociology. ID X
X was ranked#5 in VH1's list of the "100 Greatest Kid Stars". X was ranked #3 in E's 50 cutest child stars all grown-up. (2005). X was chosen by "People" magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World.  Q.13 X ’s godparents are Steven Spielberg and Sophia Lauren. Quote by X : If I ever start talking to you about my 'craft', my 'instrument', you have permission to shoot me
X is a slang term defined as a stalemate or impasse, a confrontation that neither side can forseeably win. In popular culture, the X is usually portrayed as two or more opponents with guns drawn and ready, creating a very tense situation. Neither side is willing to shoot in fear of being shot in return, and yet, neither side wants to relinquish its weapons for fear that its opponents will shoot them. X? Q.15
Voices in Kung Fu Panda Angelina Jolie – Tigress Jackie Chan – Monkey Seth Rogen – Mantis Lucy Liu – Viper David Cross – Crane
The protagonist of X is an American soldier (Polish descent) named William "B.J." Blazkowicz attempting to escape from the titular Nazi stronghold; there are many armed guards, as well as attack dogs. The building has a number of hidden rooms containing various items that enhance gameplay. X was released as shareware, which allowed it to be copied widely. The shareware release contains one episode, consisting of 10 missions (levels). The commercial release consists of three episodes including the shareware episode, and a mission pack called " The Nocturnal Missions ". Like the shareware episode, each commercial episode contains 10 levels, bringing the game to a total of 60 missions. The Nazi anthem blares away in the background. ID X Q.17
The Men Who Stare at Goats is a book by Jon Ronson about the U.S. Army's exploration of New Age concepts and the potential military applications of the paranormal / psychic powers. The title refers to attempts to kill goats by staring at them. This has been made into a movie of the same name.
The X Theory is used to explain the existence and occurrence of high-impact, hard-to-predict, and rare events that are beyond the realm of normal expectations. The “ X Theory“ refers only to unexpected events of large magnitude and consequence and their dominant role in history. Such events are considered extreme outliers. Almost all major scientific discoveries, historical events, and artistic accomplishments can be regarded as “ X s"—undirected and unpredicted. He gives the rise of the Internet, the personal computer, World War I, and the September 11, 2001 attacks as examples of X Events. Give me X and Put Funda. Q.21
Q.22 The X is a retailing concept describing the niche strategy of selling a large number of unique items in relatively small quantities – selling fewer popular items in large quantities. The distribution costs of businesses applying this strategy allow them to realize significant profit out of selling small volumes of hard-to-find items to many customers instead of only selling large volumes of a reduced number of popular items. X?? Put Funda
Q.25 What is special about this Jorg Gray 6500 Series watch? (It’s priced at $325 and is available online and in the market)
The Official watch of The United States Secret Service, presented by them to The President of the United States of America
The Boulder Pledge is a personal promise not to purchase anything offered through email spam. The pledge is worded as follows: “ Under no circumstances will I ever purchase anything offered to me as the result of an unsolicited e-mail message. Nor will I forward chain letters, petitions, mass mailings, or virus warnings to large numbers of others. This is my contribution to the survival of the online community.” This pledge was subsequently published in the December 1996 issue of Yahoo! Internet Life magazine in a column titled “Enough! A Modest Proposal to End the Junk Mail Plague”. Who coined the term? Q.26
X by Gary Zukav is a popular new age book from 1979 about mysticist interpretations of quantum physics. The phrase ‘ Y’ in the title refers to one possible Chinese translation of the word "physics", as translated by the Tai Chi teacher Al Huang, emphasizing alleged philosophical commonality between western science and eastern mysticism. The chapters of the book are each titled with other alternative translations of Y , such as "Nonsense" and "I Clutch My Principles". X & Y? Q.27
Q.28 Which character’s debut was in ‘The Curse of Capistrano’?
The X effect occurs when an activity to which people devotes sufficient time and attention begins to overshadow their thoughts, mental images, and dreams. A(n) Y is a portion of a song or other music that repeats compulsively within one's mind, known colloquially as "music being stuck in ones head.“ People with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) are more likely to report being troubled by The X Effect and Ys X & Y? Q.29
Q.30 Wheelbase 2896 mm 114 in Track front 1595 mm 62.8 in Track rear 1598 mm 62.9 in Length 5265 mm 207.3 in Width 2014 mm 79.3 in Height 1318 mm 51.9 in Length:wheelbase ratio 1.82 Kerb weight 1645 kg 3627 lb Weight distribution (Front) Fuel capacity 87 litres The base price for this car was $3,094 and production reached a respectable 60,794 What car?
‘ The New Colossus’ by Emma Lazarus on the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty
Q.32 Kissa Kursi Ka (Translated: Tale of the Throne ) is a controversial Hindi movie directed by Amrit Nahata. It was released in 1977. What was so special about this movie?
The plot revolved around a corrupt and evil politician, played by Manohar Singh, trying to woo personified public, depicted as mute and helpless looking (played by Shabana Azmi.) The movie is a humorous comment over the system and the selfishness of the politicians, regarded as a motion picture version of the cartoonist columns that are the most brutal taunt over the politics. It is supposed to be based on the most powerful Indian politician at that time, Sanjay Gandhi. The film was banned by the Indian Government and all prints were confiscated.
Q.33 <ul><li>X was born with macrocephaly, damage to the cerebellum, and, agenesis of the corpus callosum, a condition in which the bundle of nerves that connects the two hemispheres of the brain is missing and secondary connectors such as the anterior commissure were also missing. </li></ul><ul><li>X did not walk until the age of four. He could not button up his shirt and had difficulty with motor skills. </li></ul><ul><li>X ’s reading technique consisted of reading the left page with his left eye and the right page with his right eye (8-10 seconds per page). He could recall the content of at least 12,000 books from memory. </li></ul><ul><li>X died on December 19, 2009 (aged 58) </li></ul><ul><li>X? Put Funda </li></ul>
Kim Peek , the inspiration for the character of Raymond Babbit played by Dustin Hoffman, in the movie Rain Man (1988)
Q.34 X , on his way back to India from Europe, boarded the Sofia Express at Nis, a border town between the then Yugoslavia and Bulgaria, where he struck up a conversation with a girl in the compartment. After about 45 minutes the train stopped, a contingent of police boarded the compartment and took away the girl. They ransacked his backpack and had him locked up in a room that had no mattress and a small window 10 feet above. He was kept there for the next 60 hours before being freed. All that the authorities told him at the time of his release was that since he was from a friendly country, he was being allowed to go. X?
Dr. Gregory House and Sherlock Holmes. They are both fictional residents of 221B, Baker Street
Q.38 <ul><li>2009 – X </li></ul><ul><li>2008 – South Africa </li></ul><ul><li>2007 – India </li></ul><ul><li>2006 – England </li></ul><ul><li>2005 – South Africa </li></ul><ul><li>2004 – X </li></ul><ul><li>2003 – India </li></ul><ul><li>2002 – England </li></ul><ul><li>2001 – South Africa </li></ul><ul><li>2000 – West Indies </li></ul><ul><li>1999 – India </li></ul><ul><li>1998 – England </li></ul><ul><li>1997 – South Africa </li></ul><ul><li>1996 – West Indies </li></ul><ul><li>1995 – Sri Lanka </li></ul><ul><li>1994 – England </li></ul><ul><li>1993 – South Africa </li></ul><ul><li>1992 – West Indies </li></ul><ul><li>1991 – India </li></ul><ul><li>1990 – England </li></ul><ul><li>1988 – West Indies </li></ul><ul><li>1987 – New Zealand </li></ul><ul><li>1986 – England </li></ul><ul><li>1985 – India </li></ul><ul><li>1984 – West Indies </li></ul><ul><li>1983 – X </li></ul>What is this a list of? X?
This is a list of The ‘Boxing Day Test’ matches played by Australia on Boxing Day every year. X – Pakistan
Q.39 X is the first prototype ship to successfully utilize the revolutionary Y . It is 150 meters long and has been represented in various shapes such as: - a sleek white running shoe - spherical with a hole and red brake lights on the rear that form the shape of a heart, a shape derived from a teacup in the brownian motion producer that powers the Y . It also features a mural around the hole which depicts the invention of the Y . It was built as a secret government project on planet Damogran. The ship's cybernetics consist of a new generation of Sirius Cybernetics Corporation robots and computers with Genuine People Personalities. X and Y?
X – SS Heart of Gold Y – Infinite Improbability Drive (Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy)
Q.40 <ul><li>X plays football for FC Echichens. </li></ul><ul><li>X ‘s family- Wife : Corrina Betsch Children : Gina-Maria and Mick Stepbrother : Sebastian Stahl </li></ul><ul><li>X donated $10 million for aid after the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and is a special ambassador to UNESCO and has donated 1.5 million Euros to the organization. He also paid for the construction of a school for poor children and for area improvements in Dakar, Senegal. He supports a hospital for child victims of war in Sarajevo, which specializes in caring for amputees. In Lima, Peru he funded the "Palace for the Poor", a centre for helping homeless street children obtain an education, clothing, food and shelter. </li></ul><ul><li>X? </li></ul>
The Long (tiring, boring, irritating and completely unnecessary) Visual Connect
<ul><li>!@#$%^&* Visuals </li></ul><ul><li>Exhaustive list </li></ul><ul><li>(No. of teams not answered + 1) * 10 </li></ul><ul><li>Quizmaster’s decision is final (Argue if you want to see body parts of your loved ones in the mail) </li></ul><ul><li>Two step connects </li></ul><ul><li>Go for glory m/ (or whatever….) </li></ul>
List of Clubs in the 2009-10 English Premier League (in order as of 25.12.2009)
<ul><li>Chelsea Clinton </li></ul><ul><li>Newton Heath </li></ul><ul><li>Arsenal </li></ul><ul><li>Villa </li></ul><ul><li>Riding Spurs </li></ul><ul><li>Citizen Kane- The Citizens </li></ul><ul><li>Blues (music) </li></ul><ul><li>Scouse </li></ul><ul><li>Cottage- The Cottagers </li></ul><ul><li>Black cats- The Black Cats </li></ul><ul><li>Harry Potter- The Potters </li></ul><ul><li>Wolves </li></ul><ul><li>LandRover- Rovers </li></ul><ul><li>Claret- The Clarets </li></ul><ul><li>Toffee- The Toffees </li></ul><ul><li>Springfield- Wigan Athletic </li></ul>17. The Tigers- Hull City 18. The Trotters 19. The Hammers 20. Pompey
<ul><li>Chelsea </li></ul><ul><li>Manchester United </li></ul><ul><li>Arsenal </li></ul><ul><li>Aston Villa </li></ul><ul><li>Tottenham Hotspur </li></ul><ul><li>Manchester City </li></ul><ul><li>Birmingham City </li></ul><ul><li>Liverpool </li></ul><ul><li>Fulham </li></ul><ul><li>Sunderland </li></ul><ul><li>Stoke City </li></ul><ul><li>Wolverhampton Wanderers </li></ul><ul><li>Blackburn Rovers </li></ul><ul><li>Burnley </li></ul><ul><li>Everton </li></ul><ul><li>Wigan Athletic </li></ul>17. Hull City 18. Bolton Wanderers 19. West Ham United 20. Portsmouth
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