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ID this infamous
The swampy land of Fox Tor in Dartmoor,
England is the inspiration for the location in
which famous early 1900s crime novel?
Awful masala flick
“animal” part in its
name from a
character from the
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left for Los
It originated as a ballroom dance. When
rock and roll first emerged in the early
1950s, record companies associated
their releases with it.
Today the dance is customarily
accompanied by big band swing music.
According to the web it is a candid
photograph with a person in the
foreground and a place or object
of interest (such as a tourist
destination or landmark) in the
How do we know this?
Gangopadhyaya means “teacher
from the village of Ganga”.
What is the shorter form of this
name, is also the family name of
an Indian chess grandmaster?
Derived from the Sanskrit word
for “secret” it was the name of a
1997 Rajiv Rai movie.
It is also the moniker for one of
Ancient India’s greatest
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share with the
person who writes
Guru Gobind Singh gave the 5 Ks to
Sikhs. He said that all Sikh men should
have surnames Singh meaning "Lion".
What surname meaning “Princess” did
he want all Sikh women to have?
In 1770, British sea captain
Lieutenant James Cook landed in
Botany Bay on the Kurnell
Peninsula of New South Wales.
The city he founded has lent its
name to Brian Lara’s daughter
among other things. Which place?
Also known as the millennium wheel, what is
the more common name for this contraption?
It is home to the Sambódromo, a
giant permanent parade stand
used during Carnival and
Maracanã stadium, one of the
world's largest football stadiums,
and hotel-lined tourist beaches,
such as Copacabana and
Ipanema. Which city?
This city is one of the four in India
that hosts the massive Kumbh
Mela. It is believed that it got its
name from the Ramayana period.
Shurpanakha, the sister of the
demon Ravana had proposed to
marry Rama. Hearing this Rama
ordered Laxmana to cut off her
nose. Identify the place.
Known for its vehement anti-
establishment stance, the Statesman
in 1911 published this line making its
opinion felt in no uncertain terms:
“The British have gone to the city of
graveyards to be buried there".
What was it referring to?
Called the “gentleman’s personal
gentleman” he is an adorable
fictional character. In the stories it
is noted that "If the call comes, he
can buttle with the best of them.“
To what well known online service
has he lent his name?
it is a music
A a popular figure in the 1001 Nights,
he lived in a village near the forests of
Northern Iran. He and his elder brother
Kassim were the sons of a wealthy
Merchant. After the death of their
father, the greedy brother outcasts
him from their father's inheritance and
What online service is his name