Each correct answer gets 2 points
Questions 15-20 are D- marked questions
D-marked questions will be used to settle tie
Persons wearing clothes predominantly
yellow in colour get +3 points
In Asterix the Legionnary, the real name of
Julius Caesar’s spy is given as Vitriolix. What
was his code name given as?
Fill in the blanks.
quot;Anyway, I keep picturing all these little kids playing some
game in this big field of rye and all. Thousands of little kids, and
nobody's around — nobody big, I mean — except me. And I'm
standing on the edge of some crazy cliff. What I have to do, I
have to catch everybody if they start to go over the cliff — I
mean if they're running and they don't look where they're going
I have to come out from somewhere and catch them. That's all
I'd do all day. I'd just be the _______ __ ___ ___ and all. I know
it's crazy, but that's the only thing I'd really like to be. I know it's
In Japan, a group of people known as the
hibakusha and their children face severe
discrimination as people are afraid to
contract the genbaku from them. Who are the
hibakusha, and what is genbaku?
This is a sculpture by
artist Guy Portelli,
titled ‘Excess’. Who is
The Financial Times turned 100 years old on
4th Jan 1993. How did it celebrate this
In the early '70s, some British music shops
banned or fined patrons for playing this song
because it was played so often. What song?
Upon calling 022-61424800, callers are
greeted by a husky female voice. Upon
confirming that you are over 18 years of age,
the voice proceeds to say all the things you
want to hear out of a woman’s mouth.
Who is the woman, or why is she doing it?
X wrote and article for The Wisden as a tribute to Y titled ‘Trying to
melt the Iceman’.
I can't say I have ever got to know Y well. He never let his guard slip
for fear of letting anything penetrate his veneer of inscrutability.
The nearest I came to cracking it was in a bar in Adelaide [….],
when I picked Y's brain over his attitude to batting. Now for me
there is no point in trying to talk to Lara or Tendulkar about things
like that; to them it is just natural.
But I have always found Y intriguing. How did he make himself so
good? He told me that the most important aspect to him was body
language. He liked to almost sprint to the crease to emphasise
that he was relishing the battle ahead; he liked to give off an aura
Identify X and Y.
designed by him
in his own
When Ferdinand Magellan and his 18
remaining crew members returned to Spain
after their successful circumnavigation of the
earth, they had experienced one fewer night
than they had expected to, and that their
calendars were infact a day behind.
What did this lead to the creation of?
Born on the first day of the last
quot;Timeless Testquot;, between
England and South Africa,
which became the longest Test
ever played (the game was
abandoned after 9 days' play
spread over 12 days. )
Funeral took place on 13
February 2009, the day of the
shortest Test; the second Test
between England and the West
Indies was abandoned after just
Identify this doyen of statisticians.
Plato's answer to this famous question:
“ …themselves. We must tell them a ‘noble lie’.
The noble lie will inform them that they are
better than those they serve and it is therefore
their responsibility to guard and protect those
lesser than themselves. We will instill in them a
distaste for power or privilege; they will rule
because they believe it right, not because they
What is the question being referred to here?
What is the symbol of the United Kingdom's
National Lottery, as well as the Oregon
Lottery and Virginia Lottery in the United
“_______ always reminds me of an old
maiden lady, very prim and proper, who is
shocked if a naughty word is used in her
presence. … eminently of the bourgeois,
comfortably settled in life. Not for it is the
shady side of existence, the rough and
tumble and conflict of public life. “
Jawaharlal Nehru’s words about?
Lifted straight from +tin. Fill in the blank.
“The Dutch in general prefer their french fries
Which (recently) popular activity is also called
l'art du déplacement (the art of movement)?
Thank you to Larry Charles, thank you to Jay Roach,
thank you to Isla Fisher, my fiancee. Thank you to
Peter Baynham, Anthony Hines and Dan Mazer;
thank you to Ari Emanuel; Matt Labov; Erran, my
brother who did the music; and to Jason Alper. And
thank you to every American who has not sued me
so far. Thank you.”
If you receive this video, you have been
Published in the New York Times, October 19, 1931
“He had no hobby, cared for no sort of amusement of
any kind and lived in utter disregard of the most
elementary rules of hygiene ... His method was inefficient
in the extreme, for an immense ground had to be covered
to get anything at all unless blind chance intervened
and, at first, I was almost a sorry witness of his
doings, knowing that just a little theory and calculation
would have saved him 90 percent of the labor. But he had
a veritable contempt for book learning and mathematical
knowledge, trusting himself entirely to his inventor's
instinct and practical American sense.”
Who wrote this about who?
Famous lines of which Indian actor?
quot;Sweetheart, I didn't try for the Time cover,
these things just happen to me,quot;
Where would you find this?
We did not invent the algorithm. The
algorithm consistently finds Jesus. The
algorithm killed Jeeves. The algorithm is
banned in China. The algorithm is from
Jersey. The algorithm constantly finds Jesus.
This is not the algorithm. This is close.
Connect, and give the most recent addition to the list.
* Diego Latorre
* Ariel Ortega
* Juan Román Riquelme
* Pablo Aimar
* Andrés D'Alessandro
* Javier Saviola
* Carlos Marinelli
* Carlos Tevez
* Sergio Agüero
* Ezequiel Lavezzi
* Mauro Zarate
* Franco Di Santo