Round 1 Answers

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Round 1 Answers

  1. 1. ANSWERS – ROUND 1 END OF DAZE 2010
  2. 2. • A – Neil Gaiman • B – Gaim from Battlestar Galactica • C – Thermidor , a story about the French Revolution • D – Maximilian Robespierre , the one year period in question being The Reign of Terror • E – Arthur Dillon , who was guillotined during The Reign of Terror
  3. 3. • F – Jean-Hilaire Belloc ( his son being Louis Belloc ) • G – Joseph Priestley ( yes , the Oxygen guy ;-) ) • H – The London Fog nightclub in LA ( The daughter in question being Marie Belloc Lowndes and her work being The Lodger which was the basis for Alfred Hitchcock’s The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog • I – The Doors , who started their career at H
  4. 4. • J – Venice ( The Doors , the band from Venice ) • K – Josef Masopust , arguably the biggest Star of the 1962 World Cup ( Venice is a sister city of his hometown Most ) • L – European Footballer of the Year • M – ‘Hand of God’ goal by Maradona in the 1986 World Cup ( In 1960 , Luis Suarez of Spain won the award . So , namesake is Luis Suarez of Uruguay . And he proved to be very ‘handy’ in Uruguay’s QF match against Ghana and he described his ‘feat’ as the real ‘Hand of God’ )
  5. 5. • N – A panel from The Bayeux Tapestry • O – Edward the Confessor ( N depicts his funeral . The hand of god is also visible in the panel ) • P – Lady Godiva Device , a nuclear reactor at the Los Alamos lab , named so as it was ‘naked and unshielded’ . The movie is Lady Godiva of Coventry ( 1955 ) . • Q – Clint Eastwood
  6. 6. • R – Master Chief from Halo , as displayed at the Madame Tussauds in Amsterdam • S – Shelley Winters ( The oscar she won for The Diary of Anne Frank is on display at The Anne Frank Museum in Amsterdam . Her other Oscar came from the 1965 flick A Patch of Blue ) • T – The Greatest Story Ever Told
  7. 7. • U – Miss Saigon ( Rapper Saigon’s first album was The Greatest Story Never Told ) • V – Mary T Meagher , nicknamed Madame Butterfly ( Miss Saigon was based on Puccini’s Madame Butterfly ) • W – Louis XVI of France ( The place being Louisville , Kentucky ) • X – Heart of the Ocean from Titanic
  8. 8. • Y – Harlan Ellison , who accused James Cameron of using his works without permission for The Terminator • Z - Loose Cannon , a 200 word piece of flash fiction accompanied by an 800 word introduction by Neil Gaiman .

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