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Quiz: Name, Place, Animal, Thing

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It is simple. Tell me what I am talking about. Is it a name, a place, an animal or a thing. There is more stuff too!

It is simple. Tell me what I am talking about. Is it a name, a place, an animal or a thing. There is more stuff too!

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  • 1. Name Place Animal Thing And more
  • 2. NAME
    • a British novelist, short story writer, dramatist, essayist, biographer, and travel writer, best known for her novel.
    • She was part of quite a family!
    • She was married to a Romantic poet and philosopher.
    • Her father was the political philosopher William Godwin, and her mother was the philosopher and feminist Mary Wollstonecraft.
  • 3. NAME 3-2-1
    • His paternal grandfather had twice been asked by Queen Victoria to form a government, serving her as Prime Minister in the 1840s and 1860s.
    • In 1950, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, "in recognition of his varied and significant writings in which he champions humanitarian ideals and freedom of thought".
    • Along with the The Principles of Mathematics and Principia Mathematica, (with A N Whitehead) he produced a body of work that covers logic, the philosophy of mathematics, metaphysics, ethics and epistemology. His ideas led to the dominance of analytical logic on western philosophy in the 20th century.
  • 4. NAME
    • X journalism is a style of journalism which is written subjectively, often including the reporter as part of the story via a first person narrative. The style tends to blend factual and fictional elements to emphasize an underlying message and engage the reader. The word X was first used in 1970 to describe an article by Mr A, who later popularized the style. The term has since been applied to other subjective artistic endeavors.
    • Mr A has written a novel which has been made into a movie starring Johnny Depp.
  • 5. NAME 3-2-1
    • He said,” O God, I could be bounded in a nutshell, and count myself a king of infinite space
    • — were it not that I have bad dreams.”
    • His life and his words have been source of material for every artist and he has been called “a man who could not make up his mind”
    • This Shakespearean member of Royalty wanted revenge on his uncle for the murder of his father.
  • 6. NAME
      • Who is
      • very short, wears thick semi-circular glasses, and has short orange hair. He is normally shown wearing black pants, a white lab coat, purple gloves, and black boots. On occasion, and in certain circumstances, he is shown naked (with a leaf covering his genitals) or wearing briefs; his butt is rear view as a joke and in these situations, more often than not, he appears in front of a large or unfriendly crowd which laughs at him (pointing and jeering) until he runs away.
  • 7. NAME 3-2-1
    • 1987: The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
      • 1997: The Calcutta Chromosome by Amitav Ghosh
      • 2004: Quicksilver by Neal Stephenson
      • 2008: Black Man by Richard Morgan among others
    • 1: When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong.
    • 2:The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
    • 3:Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
    • His most important scientific contribution may be his idea that geostationary satellites would be ideal telecommunications relays. He described this concept in a paper titled Extra-Terrestrial Relays —
    • I'm often asked why I didn't try to patent the idea of communications satellites. My answer is always, ‘A patent is really a license to be sued.
  • 8. NAME 3-1
    • Connect
      • William Morris's poem "Earthly Paradise"
      • Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
      • Lars and the real Girl
      • Woody Allen’s Mighty Aphrodite
    • He was a sculptor who carved a woman out of ivory. His statue was so realistic that he falls in love with it. He offers the statue presents and eventually prays to Venus. She takes pity on him and brings the statue to life. They marry and have a son.
  • 9. PLACE
    • Bran Castle , situated near Bran and is a national monument and landmark in _______. The fortress is situated on the border between _______ and ________, on Highway 73. Commonly known as “__________", it is marketed as the home of the titular character in ‘s ________. There is, however, no evidence that the writer knew anything about this castle.
  • 10. PLACE 3-2-1
    • Because of a controversial translation of “_______" as wormwood, some believe that the incident that happened here was foretold in the Bible.
    • Many scientists say Andrei Tarkovsky's 1979 film, Stalker based on Roadside Picnic is prophetic, foretelling of what happened in this place
    • Humans are not supposed to live within 30 km (19 miles) of the disaster site, giving rise to a 2800 km 2 (1,100 square mile) region formally referred to as the Zone of alienation.
  • 11. PLACE
  • 12. PLACE 3-1
    • The airport was originally known as Idlewild Airport and it was later renamed " Major General Alexander E. Anderson Airport .“ In 1948, the airport was renamed this time on its city, though the original name remained in common use. Then it had another name change which still stands and is the most commonly used to descibe it.
    • Connect
      • Breakfast At Tiffany’s
      • Live and Let Die
      • Dog Day Afternoon
      • Catch me if You Can
      • And many more…
  • 13. PLACE
    • _______ is believed to be one of the oldest continuously-inhabited cities in the world, with evidence of settlement dating back to 9000 BC, providing important information about early human habitation in the Near East.The first permanent settlement was built near the Ein es-Sultan spring between 8000 and 7000 BC by an unknown people
    • Jesus healed two blind men as he and his disciples were leaving ______. In Mark 10:46-52, Mark tells the same story, except he only mentions one of the men, Bartimaeus. Like Mark, Luke only mentions one man, but he differs in his account by saying that Jesus and his apostles were approaching _______
    • It lends its name to a lot of fictional and non fictional entities. People, places, TV shows, missiles and Bands.
  • 14. PLACE 3-2-1
    • The industrialisation of the _____ was similar to Industrial Revolution in rural Worcestershire, especially the deleterious consequences thereof. The rebellion of the ______ and the restoration of the pre-industrial _______ is seen as a prescription of voluntary simplicity as a remedy to the problems of modern society.
    • Green Hill Country, Hardbottle, The Yale, Stock, Sarn Ford, Little Delving, Bywater, Tuckborough
    • ______is located at about the same position as England is on modern European maps and has been cited as an example of Merry England ideology. Throughout the narrative, the author also implies numerous points of similarity between the two, such as weather, agriculture and dialect.
  • 15. ANIMAL
    • _____
    • Ox
    • Tiger
    • Rabbit
    • ______
    • Snake
    • Horse
    • _______
    • Monkey
    • _______
    • Dog
    • Pig
  • 16. ANIMAL 3-2-1
    • Argos
    • Bulls-eye
    • Fluffy
    • Odie
    • Toto
    • Timmy
  • 17. ANIMAL
    • Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres, Ho-oh, Lugia, Suicune, Entei, Latias, Latios, Dialga, Palkia, Regigigas, Raikou, Kyogre, Groudon, and the Rayquaza are the legendary ones.
    • Officially there 493 of them
  • 18. ANIMAL 3-2-1
    • Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Falconiformes (or Accipitriformes, q.v.) Family: Accipitridae
    • The modern English name of the bird is derived from the Latin term aquila by way of the French _______ . The Latin aquila may derive from the word aquilus , meaning dark-colored, swarthy, or blackish Old English used the term Earn , related to Scandinavia's Ørn / Örn . The etymology of this word is related to Greek ornis , literally meaning "bird".
    • Albania, Austria, Czech Republic, Egypt, Iceland, Indonesia, Iraq, Mexico, Panama, Phillipines, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Syria, Yemen and Zambia among others
  • 19. THING
    • The modern pattern for an ____  ______ was invented by Romanian inventor Anastase Dragomir and its design was succesfully tested on August 25, 1929 near Paris and in October 1929 at Băneasa, near Bucharest.
    • The design was perfected during World War II. The first ____ ____ were developed independently during World War II by Heinkel and SAAB. Early models were powered by compressed air. In Sweden a version using compressed air was tested in 1941. A gunpowder _____ _____was developed by Bofors and tested in 1943.
    • After World War II, the need for such systems became pressing, as speeds were getting ever higher and they had to find better ways to make it using springs and solid propellants.
  • 20. THING 3-2
    • Chapter 16 of the novel clearly states what it stands for however Many film viewers, however, thought it was a one-letter-ahead cypher for a famous company in that field.
    • In fact, its original name was Athena, goddess of war, wisdom and fertility and should have sported a woman’s voice, but the director of the movie decided to go with a male personality and voice with neutral, unctuous tones.
  • 21. THING
    • It was first used as a weapon by Fenian terrorists in the 19th century. Although it can be used as an incendiary, these days it is more commonly used to produce smokescreens as it produces very thick white smoke.  It causes terrible injuries, burning right through skin and flesh.
    • Though it is not classed as a chemical weapon, victims have more to worry about than agonizing burns. Getting burned means absorbing associated compounds. This results in death turned due to hypocalcaemia (low calcium in the blood).
    • Recently in the news due to the Israel’s attacks on Gaza
  • 22. THING 3-2-1
    • It was a 15th-century Spanish unit of weight: arroba = jar.
    • The abbreviated Greek preposition ανά , ana , meaning _________ , its commercial usage.
    • An Italian academic claims to have traced the ____to the Italian Renaissance, in a Venetian mercantile document signed by Francesco Lapi on May 4, 1537. The document is about commerce with Pizarro, in particular the price of an _____ of wine in Peru from its unit of weight meaning.
    • It is now widely used in the field of
      • commerce (comes from norman french and shorthand)
      • internet for which Ray Tomlinson is credited with introducing this usage in 1971
    • Its current use other than it historical
      • In modal logic, specifically when representing possible worlds, _____is sometimes used as a logical symbol to denote the actual world
      • On some online forums ___ used to denote a reply
      • The___ is used in various programming languages though there is not a consistent theme to its usage.
  • 23. THING
    • X is an image combining a photograph, most frequently of a ____, with a humorous and idiosyncratic caption in (often) broken English—a dialect which is known as “______,” ”______,” or “______” and which parodies the poor grammar typically attributed to Internet slang.
    • The X’s have had some history dating back to 1905 and they resurfaced as an internet meme sometime around 2005. Their popularity was spread through usage on forums such as Something Awful. The News Journal states that "some trace the ______back to the site 4chan, which features bizarre ____ pictures on Saturdays, or ‘_____'.
    • They didn't become a sensation until early 2007 with the advent of I Can Has Cheezburger?
  • 24. AND MORE
    • George V
    • Kublai Khan
    • Alexander II
    • King Charles III
    • Hisham ibn Abd al-Malik
    In that order What order am I talking about?
  • 25. AND MORE
    • The 5 largest empires of all time
    • British Empire - 36.6 million km² (under George V in 1922) - 24.6% of the Earth's total land area
    • Mongol Empire - 33.2 million km² (under Kublai Khan in 1268)
    • Russian Empire - 24.8 million km² (under Alexander II in 1866) - including Alaska
    • Spanish Empire - 20 million km² (under King Charles III r. 1759-1788)
    • Umayyad Arab Caliphate - 13.2 million km² (under Hisham ibn Abd al-Malik r. 723-743)
  • 26. AND MORE 2-1
    • Nintendo DS - Purple/Red
    • Apple Xbox -Green
    • Playstation Portable - Red
    • Mac OS X - Gray
    • OS/2 or Windows 3.x -Black
    • Newer Windows - Blue
  • 27. AND MORE
    • Songkran
    • Tết Nguyên Đán
    •   Nowruz  
    • Shōgatsu
    •   zhēng yuè  
    • Seollal
    •   Enkutatash  
    Are all the same thing. What exactly?
  • 28. AND MORE
    • songkran thai new year
    • Tết Nguyên Đán vietnamese new year
    •   Nowruz  Iranian new year
    • shōgatsu japanese
    •   zhēng yuè  chinese new year
    • Seollal korean new year
    •   Enkutatash  ethiopian
  • 29. AND MORE 3-2-1
    • The “______-______ phenomenon" was coined by a reader of the St. Paul Pioneer Press. The term was coined when a reader submitted a story around 1986, about how he or she first heard about the terrorist group known as the ____-___ gang and then heard about it again a short while later from a different source.
    • The _______-_______ phenomenon occurs when a person, after having learned some (usually obscure) fact, word, phrase, or other item for the first time, encounters that item again, perhaps several times, shortly after having learned it. This is a specialised version of the effect of serendipity.
    • A movie with this phenomenon in its title was nominated for the Best Foreign Film category in the Golden Globes and the Oscars this year.
  • 30. AND MORE 3-2-1
    • The term _____ _______ was coined by a Harvard Business School professor, Jeffrey Rayport, in December 1996 article for Fast Company.
    • In 2001, Business Week described web-based campaigns for Hotmail and The Blair Witch Project as striking examples of ____ ____, but warned of some dangers for imitation marketers.
    • Other Notable examples being
      • The BMW films (The Hire) which launched the career of Clive Owen
      • And more recently in 2008, it was used by the makers of Cloverfield and Dark Knight
  • 31. AND MORE
  • 32. AND MORE Nietzche And Heresy By NIN ie Nine Inch Nails The words immediately after were GOD IS DEAD
  • 33. AND MORE
    • This_____ protocol was developed in May 2005 by Brad Fitzpatrick, creator LiveJournal. It was soon implemented on Live Journal and fellow community Dead Journal for blog post comments, and quickly gained attention in the digital community.
    • The _______ Foundation was formed to help manage copyright, trademarks, marketing efforts and other activities related to the success of the _____ community.Google, IBM, Microsoft, Verisign and Yahoo are the corporate members.
    • This protocol is now adopted by a large number of websites and is in the form of a url, and is unique in that the user is authenticated by their ‘______provider'
  • 34. AND MORE
    • The first usage of ______in reference to a group of colleges is from sportswriter Stanley Woodward
    • “ A proportion of our ______colleges are meeting little fellows another Saturday before plunging into the strife and the turmoil. ”
    • — Stanley Woodward, New York Tribune, October 14, 1933, describing the football season
  • 35. By Vemana Madasu NAME PLACE ANIMAL THING And More