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Welcome to the Finals
Format
Round 1 : SHARE Sheets (8 Questions)
Round 2 : MICRO Robin (12 Questions)
Round 3: Reel PRIME (Cinema, 6 Questions)...
Last Words
SHARE Sheets
1.
The image to the right is the 2016 Libertarian Party
Logo for president of the United States. A
Cyber/Tech entreprenuer...
Answer
John McAfee
2.
A 911-acre Arkansas state park in Pike County, Arkansas,
in the United States is the world’s only one of a kind park.
T...
Image
Answer
Crater of Diamonds Park.
Free Public Access
3.
Media plaudits tell that the film is important because it tries to
celebrate the long struggle against unjust system of...
Answer
Parched
4.
Volume One, Number One of X, printed in New Haven,
Connecticut, with a cover price of 50 cents, was a very low key
affa...
Image
Answer
National Geographic
5.
The pic has the following Air Force
members in 1957, standing 65 miles
NW to Las Vegas
Col. Sidney Bruce
Lt. Col. Frank...
Image
Answer
Safety of Nuclear Blasts; US
Propaganda
6.
In 2014, nearly 46 years after the death of this political stalwart,
his family members want Prime Minister Narendra Mo...
Image
Answer
Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya
7.
This trophy stands 18-and-a-half
inches high and has a diameter of 7-
and-a-half inches. Strangely enough,
no one quite...
Answer
Wimbledon
8.
The toy has been described as originating in China, as
being found in King Tut's tomb, though unmentioned in its
invent...
Image
Answer
Jacob’s Ladder
MICRO Robin
1.
After some investigations it was found that a human error
did actually lead to 160 liters of hydrogen peroxide being
mi...
Answer
Olympic Pools turned Green
2.
The word “X” was originally used to describe the wooden
board carriage makers attached to the front of carriages
to pre...
Image
Answer
Dashboard
3.
The insects are various families of
bees (Lasioglossum gotham) native
to Thailand. The photographs were
taken by a grou...
Answer
Drinking Sweat/Tears
As a form of rich protein
4.
Having only 40
employees, but making
nearly $400 million each
year this co. generates
the max ROI per
employee in the c...
Image (Current Office)
Answer
Craigslist
5.
X cuisine is a practice engaged in by a small subculture in
the United States, southern Canada, the United Kingdom
and ...
Answer
Road-Kill Cuisine
6.
Diairesis (Ancient Greek: diaíresis, "division") is a form of
classification used in ancient (especially Platonic) logi...
Answer
Two Dots over a Letter
naïve
7.
De La Rue is a banknote manufacturer, security
printing, and papermaking company with
headquarters in Basingstoke, Hamp...
Answer
Jim Laker
8. Video Ad for?
Image
Answer
MP Tourism
9.
A Wooden Ship’s remains
(claimed) were found at a very
improbable site in July 2010 and
historians, after research, owe...
Image
Answer
Ground Zero (WTC)
10.
Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva is a progressive genetic
disorder that turns soft tissues into bone over time. M...
Image
Answer
Stone Man Syndrome
11.
Hundreds of poor children in the Indian state of Bihar
make a living by selling these things to Buddhist pilgrims
from...
Image
Answer
Leaves of the Bodhi Tree
12.
13 music industry giants want X to pay up to $75 Trillion
in damages after losing a copyright infringement claim.
When...
Answer
LimeWire
Scores
Reel PRIME
1.
Bourton-on-the-water is a small village in Gloucestershire,
England. It has a population of 3,296, lies within the
Cots...
Images (1/3)
Images (2/3)
Images (3/3)
Answer
Village within a Village
Within a Village…...
2.
X is an opera in two acts by the French
composer Albert Roussel. The libretto, by
Louis Laloy, is based on Théodore-Mar...
Answer
Padmavati/Padmini of
Chittor
3.
By linguistic coincidence, the name
__________ may also be seen as a hybrid
word of the Japanese words meaning the
numb...
Answer
Kubrick/ Kyu + Brick
4.
Prakash Jha’s movie 'Aarakshan' revolves around the
subject of education and had sought a particular math
teacher’s hel...
Image
Answer
Anand Kumar, Super 30s
5.
X solution, also known as X etch, is a mixture of sulfuric
acid (H2SO4) and hydrogen peroxide (H2O2), used to
clean org...
Answer
Piranha
6.
It has been claimed that when this movie was in post-
production in early 1968, NASA secretly approached the
film team ...
Image
Answer
2001: A Space Odyssey
Reverse RENTALS
1.
One of the earliest forms of the
invention, as in 1885 is to the
right and is attributed to one E.J
Claghorn. In 1959, ...
Answer
Seat Belts/Volvo Engineer
2.
The images are of
Airbnb’s Halloween
Campaign in Oct 2015
and was indeed all about
spending lives with about
6 million ...
Image (1/2)
Image (2/2)
Answer
Paris Catacombs
3.
This is Piper, a 7-year-old
border collie and K-9 wildlife
manager at Cherry Capital
Airport in Traverse City,
Michigan...
Image
Answer
Chasing Birds
4.
This Wrestlemania-1 match was a tag team contest
between Hulk Hogan and Mr. T against “Rowdy”
Roddy Piper and Paul Ornd...
Answer
Muhammad Ali
5.
HMS Birkenhead, also
referred to as Steam Frigate
Birkenhead, was one of the
first iron-hulled ships built for
the Roya...
Image
Answer
‘Women and Children First’
protocol
6.
Craig Glenday, Editor-in-Chief of Guinness World
Records says the Banzai _________Category is the
most dangerous to att...
Answer
Skydiving (Parachute First!)
7.
In the field of aviation for many routes connecting US
to Europe/East, the ‘Santa’s Shortcut’ is usually the
shortest b...
Answer
Flying over the North Pole
8.
It has a unique alphabet consisting of 33 letters said to
mimic the shapes of vine tendrils as viticulture is of great
...
Image
Image
Answer
Georgia/St. George
9.
Chris Skaife is the _______master at the Tower of
London. His job is to care for the tower’s creatures, which
he has be...
Answer
Raven Master and Ravens
10.
What color led from the North Germanic and Austria Army
Regiments of the 16- late 19th century?
Answer
Prussian Blue
11.
This Scot businessman boasted that
his secret for success was selling
the best goods at the cheapest
prices,harnessing...
Image
Answer
Thomas Lipton
12.
X was an ancient Roman
festival in honour of the god
Y, who presided over
boundaries. His statue was
merely a stone or...
Image
Answer
Answer
Scores
AUTO peak rounds
1.
Among several alternative theories, however, is the belief
that this symbol evolved from the Eye of Horus, an
ancient E...
Image
Answer
Rx
2.
In 2005, MIT students recreated the mirror defense
and managed to set a wooden “ship” ablaze. On the
roof of a Cambridg...
Image
Answer
Archimedes
3.
A X in mid-18th-century England was a fashionable fellow
who dressed and even spoke in an outlandishly affected
and ema...
Image
Answer
Macaroni
4.
Moritz Frey's account provides the first substantial
challenge to historians' perceived wisdom on the subject,
which ha...
Image
Answer
Adolf Hitler
5.
What caused these tattoo-like
marking or scars known as
‘Lichtenberg’ figures. The
patterns created are known to
be exa...
Answer
Lightning
6.
Answer
Its Over Now!
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  1. 1. Welcome to the Finals
  2. 2. Format Round 1 : SHARE Sheets (8 Questions) Round 2 : MICRO Robin (12 Questions) Round 3: Reel PRIME (Cinema, 6 Questions) Round 4: Reverse RENTALS (12 Questions) Round 5: AUTO Peak Rounds (2X points, 6 Questions)
  3. 3. Last Words
  4. 4. SHARE Sheets
  5. 5. 1. The image to the right is the 2016 Libertarian Party Logo for president of the United States. A Cyber/Tech entreprenuer first announced his presidential run as a member of the "Cyber Party" on September 8, 2015 and on December 24, 2015, he announced he would instead run for president as a member of the Libertarian Party. In an interview with Hit & Run Blog, this candidate said that running for president is "not something I really want to do, I think I see it as an obligation" to do what I can to straighten out "a country in crisis. Who?
  6. 6. Answer
  7. 7. John McAfee
  8. 8. 2. A 911-acre Arkansas state park in Pike County, Arkansas, in the United States is the world’s only one of a kind park. The park features a 37.5-acre plowed field and it is completely accessible to the public. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) lists the site as a Class III Natural Monument or Feature in its registry. A particular product has been continuously been discovered in the field since 1906 and each year till date we note new discoveries. What? <Image of people engaging in the act is next>
  9. 9. Image
  10. 10. Answer
  11. 11. Crater of Diamonds Park. Free Public Access
  12. 12. 3. Media plaudits tell that the film is important because it tries to celebrate the long struggle against unjust system of forced patriarchy. A PIL was filed in the Gujarat High Court seeking a ban on this movie claiming that it had projected the Rabari/Maldhari (traditional cattle-breeders) community in "bad light". Taking a strong objection to the portrayal of the community, especially the women, Marasubhai Rabari, a chief, claimed that the film could create a "wrong impression" among the masses about the Maldhari community as it contained "semi-nude" scenes. Which movie released initially in 12th Sep 2015, at the Toronto Film Festival is this?
  13. 13. Answer
  14. 14. Parched
  15. 15. 4. Volume One, Number One of X, printed in New Haven, Connecticut, with a cover price of 50 cents, was a very low key affair. Its chestnut brown paper cover lacked the distinctive yellow border (that wouldn't appear until 1910), and not a single photograph was included within its 98 pages (that wouldn't happen until 1905). Considered the father of American geography, William Morris Davis introduced an influential theory on the cycle of erosion ("young" and "old" landscapes), which he lays out in thorough detail in X’s first feature. Solve <Image of X>
  16. 16. Image
  17. 17. Answer
  18. 18. National Geographic
  19. 19. 5. The pic has the following Air Force members in 1957, standing 65 miles NW to Las Vegas Col. Sidney Bruce Lt. Col. Frank P. Ball Maj. Norman "Bodie" Bodinger Maj. John Hughes Don Lutrel George Yoshitake (the cameraman, not seen) What are they doing?
  20. 20. Image
  21. 21. Answer
  22. 22. Safety of Nuclear Blasts; US Propaganda
  23. 23. 6. In 2014, nearly 46 years after the death of this political stalwart, his family members want Prime Minister Narendra Modi to order a thorough probe into his mysterious death at Mughalsarai railway station in UP. In 2013, Arvind Menon, a senior BJP leader from Madhya Pradesh alleged Congress' hand behind the assassination and claimed that rising popularity of this stalwart had sent jitters to the then Congress leaders. Which Political leader, 100th Birth Centenary celebrated this year in 2016 and led to many prefixes of the Modi Govt. in yojanas ? <Image of his dead body in railway tracks, 1968>
  24. 24. Image
  25. 25. Answer
  26. 26. Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya
  27. 27. 7. This trophy stands 18-and-a-half inches high and has a diameter of 7- and-a-half inches. Strangely enough, no one quite seems to know what the carving of a pineapple is doing atop this magnificent cup. One theory says it has to do with the tradition of navy captains putting a pineapple atop their gateposts on returning home from sea. Which one?
  28. 28. Answer
  29. 29. Wimbledon
  30. 30. 8. The toy has been described as originating in China, as being found in King Tut's tomb, though unmentioned in its inventory, and as one of the few toys allowed on Sunday by Puritans in colonial America. Many slight variants have been patented in the United States, one from the 1940s having in one block an indentation to hold a penny, which then appeared to dis- and re- appear. The etymology (the common one) comes from the biblical passage steps to heaven, mentioned in Genesis 28:12. Name the Toy which incidentally shares the name with the Tim Robbins thriller in 1990? <Toy’s Image>
  31. 31. Image
  32. 32. Answer
  33. 33. Jacob’s Ladder
  34. 34. MICRO Robin
  35. 35. 1. After some investigations it was found that a human error did actually lead to 160 liters of hydrogen peroxide being mistakenly dumped on these sites on Aug. 5, the New York Times reports. Olympics officials said that the hydrogen peroxide "neutralized" the chlorine and made way for the growth of "organic compounds" that possibly included algae. What blunder, a reason for much shame in Rio Olympics 2016 ?
  36. 36. Answer
  37. 37. Olympic Pools turned Green
  38. 38. 2. The word “X” was originally used to describe the wooden board carriage makers attached to the front of carriages to prevent mud and rocks from being splashed onto drivers and their passengers by the horses that pulled them about. In essence, X served as mud flaps for horses’ hooves. Now ubiquitous in all automobiles and used widely in corporate parlance, What is X? <Image follows>
  39. 39. Image
  40. 40. Answer
  41. 41. Dashboard
  42. 42. 3. The insects are various families of bees (Lasioglossum gotham) native to Thailand. The photographs were taken by a group of entomologists who used their own eyes as bait while studying the a particular sustenance of these bees from both animals and humans. The researchers also used meat, Ovaltine(biscuits), cheese, and other foods to attract the bees to no avail.These bees seem to be clung on something and are doing what?
  43. 43. Answer
  44. 44. Drinking Sweat/Tears As a form of rich protein
  45. 45. 4. Having only 40 employees, but making nearly $400 million each year this co. generates the max ROI per employee in the coporata parlance. That's $10 million per employee. Name the co., a precursor to the JustDials and OLX’s
  46. 46. Image (Current Office)
  47. 47. Answer
  48. 48. Craigslist
  49. 49. 5. X cuisine is a practice engaged in by a small subculture in the United States, southern Canada, the United Kingdom and other Western countries as well as in other parts of the world like Australia. It is also a subject of humor and urban legend owing to cafes promoting lines as “From Your Grill to Ours”. These cuisine constitute large animals including deer, kangaroo, Elk and moose, bear and as well as smaller animals such as armadillos, raccoons, skunks and birds. What is X? (Or Put Funda)
  50. 50. Answer
  51. 51. Road-Kill Cuisine
  52. 52. 6. Diairesis (Ancient Greek: diaíresis, "division") is a form of classification used in ancient (especially Platonic) logic that serves to systematize concepts and come to definitions. When defining a concept using diairesis, one starts with a broad concept, then divides this into (at least) two more specific sub-concepts, and this procedure is repeated until a definition of the desired concept is reached. The founder of Diairesis was Plato. Where, while writing or reading, have you encountered the Diairesis/Diaeresis?
  53. 53. Answer
  54. 54. Two Dots over a Letter naïve
  55. 55. 7. De La Rue is a banknote manufacturer, security printing, and papermaking company with headquarters in Basingstoke, Hampshire, England. They created a board game called STUMPZ in the 1930’s and used playing cards as a component of the set. They celebrated and cherished an English cricket act of 1956 in Manchester by giving a cricketer 190 Sterling Pounds (10 for each feat). What did they do?
  56. 56. Answer
  57. 57. Jim Laker
  58. 58. 8. Video Ad for?
  59. 59. Image
  60. 60. Answer
  61. 61. MP Tourism
  62. 62. 9. A Wooden Ship’s remains (claimed) were found at a very improbable site in July 2010 and historians, after research, owed it to the River Hudson’s raw course and scenic changes in 1800’s and confirmed that the findings were actually of a ship. Which Site?
  63. 63. Image
  64. 64. Answer
  65. 65. Ground Zero (WTC)
  66. 66. 10. Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva is a progressive genetic disorder that turns soft tissues into bone over time. Mutations of ACVR1, this gene can allow ossification to go unchecked throughout a sufferer's life, even turning skeletal muscle into bone and causing joints to fuse together. This disorder occurs in about 1 in 2 million people, and there are currently no treatments or cures. Trauma exacerbates the condition, so attempts to remove bone surgically just results in the body producing even more bone in the area. Also the popular name of a notorious Serial Killer of Kolkata/Mumbai in 1980’s, Commonly known as?
  67. 67. Image
  68. 68. Answer
  69. 69. Stone Man Syndrome
  70. 70. 11. Hundreds of poor children in the Indian state of Bihar make a living by selling these things to Buddhist pilgrims from the Mahabodhi tree - under which Gautam Buddha is said to have attained enlightenment. These cost Indian pilgrims only 10 rupees but to foreign pilgrims, they are sold from anywhere between $1 and $10. Every year as hundreds of thousands of pilgrims visit the Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya town it’s a good business for the locals. What do they sell? <Image>
  71. 71. Image
  72. 72. Answer
  73. 73. Leaves of the Bodhi Tree
  74. 74. 12. 13 music industry giants want X to pay up to $75 Trillion in damages after losing a copyright infringement claim. When the companies won a ruling against X in May 2013, they requested damages that could now end up totaling the aforementioned ridiculous amount, which is five times our national debt of US! The GDP of the entire world is between 59 and 62 Trillion. What is X, a precursor to the Peer-to-Peer file sharing websites, in the 2000s?
  75. 75. Answer
  76. 76. LimeWire
  77. 77. Scores
  78. 78. Reel PRIME
  79. 79. 1. Bourton-on-the-water is a small village in Gloucestershire, England. It has a population of 3,296, lies within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and has 117 buildings with Grade II or higher listed status. It is so beautiful that in 1937, local craftsmen decided to build a 1:9 scale replica of the village. This practice by craftsmen repeated and the Britons and Tourists know this village by another name, a very filmy connection. What? <Images>
  80. 80. Images (1/3)
  81. 81. Images (2/3)
  82. 82. Images (3/3)
  83. 83. Answer
  84. 84. Village within a Village Within a Village…...
  85. 85. 2. X is an opera in two acts by the French composer Albert Roussel. The libretto, by Louis Laloy, is based on Théodore-Marie Pavie's La légende de X, reine de Tchitor, which retells the legend recounted in Malik Muhammad Jayasi's poem X (1540). It was first performed at the Paris Opéra on June 1, 1923. Roussel styled the work an opéra- ballet and there are many dance numbers and opportunities for spectacle. The composer was inspired by his visit to the ruined city of Y. Solve X and Y
  86. 86. Answer
  87. 87. Padmavati/Padmini of Chittor
  88. 88. 3. By linguistic coincidence, the name __________ may also be seen as a hybrid word of the Japanese words meaning the number nine, and a brick. Nine is the number of tools (a toy industry term for parts of a figure) used in a standard _______figure: head, torso, hips, two arms, two hands, and two legs; the English word brick is collector’s jargon for LEGO elements, and refers to the similarity of ________ to LEGO Minifigures. Manufactured by Japanese toy company MediCom Toy Inc, Fill in the Blanks <Sample Toy, 1st of its line>
  89. 89. Answer
  90. 90. Kubrick/ Kyu + Brick
  91. 91. 4. Prakash Jha’s movie 'Aarakshan' revolves around the subject of education and had sought a particular math teacher’s help in imparting teaching skills to Big B and Saif. The math teacher shot a video at Jha's office in Mumbai and conducted as many as three to four simulated classes at Jha's office over a period of two days in December in 2011. Which Teacher, almost having a smiliar storyline in the education sphere? <Image of Big B>
  92. 92. Image
  93. 93. Answer
  94. 94. Anand Kumar, Super 30s
  95. 95. 5. X solution, also known as X etch, is a mixture of sulfuric acid (H2SO4) and hydrogen peroxide (H2O2), used to clean organic residues off substrates. Because the mixture is a strong oxidizing agent, it will remove most organic matter, and it will also hydroxylate most surfaces (add OH groups), making them highly hydrophilic (water- compatible). It is extensively used in the micro electronics and the glassware industries. Due to its ability to almost eat out every residue almost instantly, what is this an ode to a 1978 movie name?
  96. 96. Answer
  97. 97. Piranha
  98. 98. 6. It has been claimed that when this movie was in post- production in early 1968, NASA secretly approached the film team to direct the first three Moon landings. As this movie was released before the first Apollo landing (1969) and the film’s depiction of the Moon's surface is much different from its appearance in Apollo video, film, and photography this led to a leading cause of the moon landing conspiracy. Which Iconic Movie? <Image of the Movie Snapshot of Moon>
  99. 99. Image
  100. 100. Answer
  101. 101. 2001: A Space Odyssey
  102. 102. Reverse RENTALS
  103. 103. 1. One of the earliest forms of the invention, as in 1885 is to the right and is attributed to one E.J Claghorn. In 1959, this was improved to a 3 point system called as the “click-clack front and back” by an engineer Nils Bohlin and was granted free to use for all to save millions of lives. What?
  104. 104. Answer
  105. 105. Seat Belts/Volvo Engineer
  106. 106. 2. The images are of Airbnb’s Halloween Campaign in Oct 2015 and was indeed all about spending lives with about 6 million dead bodies. Its there in 191 countries as of now, which City/Town?
  107. 107. Image (1/2)
  108. 108. Image (2/2)
  109. 109. Answer
  110. 110. Paris Catacombs
  111. 111. 3. This is Piper, a 7-year-old border collie and K-9 wildlife manager at Cherry Capital Airport in Traverse City, Michigan. Piper came on as wildlife manager in January 2015, and works a full-time shift from 4 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. What is his primary work, often a reason for many airplane crashes and turbulence
  112. 112. Image
  113. 113. Answer
  114. 114. Chasing Birds
  115. 115. 4. This Wrestlemania-1 match was a tag team contest between Hulk Hogan and Mr. T against “Rowdy” Roddy Piper and Paul Orndorff. The special referee simply observed for most of the match and kept himself out of trouble until chaos ensued. Everyone ended up in the ring whaling away on each other and this special referee managed to restore order and even cracked Piper with a signature move. Who, in March 1985, was this referee?
  116. 116. Answer
  117. 117. Muhammad Ali
  118. 118. 5. HMS Birkenhead, also referred to as Steam Frigate Birkenhead, was one of the first iron-hulled ships built for the Royal Navy. Immortalized by the “Birkenhead Drill” of a Rudyard Kipling’s poem, the image is by Charles Dixon and is called the Wreck of the Birkenhead(1901). What, in old naval parlance, is a Birkenhead drill ?
  119. 119. Image
  120. 120. Answer
  121. 121. ‘Women and Children First’ protocol
  122. 122. 6. Craig Glenday, Editor-in-Chief of Guinness World Records says the Banzai _________Category is the most dangerous to attempt. They still accept entries because contesters only risk their life, not the life of others. The word ‘Banzai’ comes from a Japanese desperate military strategy and also from a famous mass suicide sliff, thus indicating bravery and foolishness. Which Sport? Fill in the Blanks
  123. 123. Answer
  124. 124. Skydiving (Parachute First!)
  125. 125. 7. In the field of aviation for many routes connecting US to Europe/East, the ‘Santa’s Shortcut’ is usually the shortest but one of the riskiest routes owing to the crossing of the 78th parallel. Prevailing winds and low visibility are often the official reasons given for not taking this route, although we have had example of Etihad flights covering them from the Abu Dhabi- LA route. What fulfills a Santa’s Shortcut?
  126. 126. Answer
  127. 127. Flying over the North Pole
  128. 128. 8. It has a unique alphabet consisting of 33 letters said to mimic the shapes of vine tendrils as viticulture is of great importance to its people. In fact it has one of the oldest history of viticulture in the world. Evidence of wine-making has been found dating back 8000 years ago. Other than wine the national drink is Chacha, which also uses the grape plant. It's made from the left overs from the wine making process. Which country, deriving its name from a certain Saint? <Images>
  129. 129. Image
  130. 130. Image
  131. 131. Answer
  132. 132. Georgia/St. George
  133. 133. 9. Chris Skaife is the _______master at the Tower of London. His job is to care for the tower’s creatures, which he has been doing for the past 11 years. Legend has it that there must always be six of the creatures at the Tower of London. If they leave, the kingdom and the tower will fall. There are currently six main creatures at the tower, and one reserve. It is also said that these creatures at the Tower of London are listed as soldiers or guards. What creatures? What is Chris Skaife currently?
  134. 134. Answer
  135. 135. Raven Master and Ravens
  136. 136. 10. What color led from the North Germanic and Austria Army Regiments of the 16- late 19th century?
  137. 137. Answer
  138. 138. Prussian Blue
  139. 139. 11. This Scot businessman boasted that his secret for success was selling the best goods at the cheapest prices,harnessing the power of advertising, and always being optimistic. He was also the most persistent challenger in the history of the America's Cup. He visited Sri Lanka in 1890 and made business deals with James Taylor, who introduced tea to Sri Lanka. Who? <Image of X’s Seat>
  140. 140. Image
  141. 141. Answer
  142. 142. Thomas Lipton
  143. 143. 12. X was an ancient Roman festival in honour of the god Y, who presided over boundaries. His statue was merely a stone or post stuck in the ground to distinguish between properties and at which every year sacrifices were to be offered at the festival of the X. Solve Both
  144. 144. Image
  145. 145. Answer
  146. 146. Answer
  147. 147. Scores
  148. 148. AUTO peak rounds
  149. 149. 1. Among several alternative theories, however, is the belief that this symbol evolved from the Eye of Horus, an ancient Egyptian symbol associated with healing powers. The practice of pharmacy, the preparation and dispensation of drugs, has been around for thousands of years and the world’s first recorded prescriptions were etched on a clay tablet in Mesopotamia around 2100 B.C. What symbol am I talking about? <Eye or Horus>
  150. 150. Image
  151. 151. Answer
  152. 152. Rx
  153. 153. 2. In 2005, MIT students recreated the mirror defense and managed to set a wooden “ship” ablaze. On the roof of a Cambridge parking garage, they scorched the ship, but their test required ideal weather conditions and a stationary target. Who invented such a contraption, and the subject of the MIT tests involving mirrors, intially to sink Roman Ships? <Image>
  154. 154. Image
  155. 155. Answer
  156. 156. Archimedes
  157. 157. 3. A X in mid-18th-century England was a fashionable fellow who dressed and even spoke in an outlandishly affected and emasculate manner. The term pejoratively referred to a man who "exceeded the ordinary bounds of fashion”. The X were precursor to the dandies, who came as a more masculine reaction to the excesses of the X, far from their present connotation of effeminacy. <X: Real charactrer by the late masquerade, by P. Dawe, 1773>
  158. 158. Image
  159. 159. Answer
  160. 160. Macaroni
  161. 161. 4. Moritz Frey's account provides the first substantial challenge to historians' perceived wisdom on the subject, which has generally been that this soldier was simply following the fashion of the period. This soldier was only obeying orders when he shaped something into its tightly- clipped style. He was instructed to do so in order that it would fit under the respirator masks, introduced in response to WW 1 mustard gas attacks. Which soldier? <Image>
  162. 162. Image
  163. 163. Answer
  164. 164. Adolf Hitler
  165. 165. 5. What caused these tattoo-like marking or scars known as ‘Lichtenberg’ figures. The patterns created are known to be examples of fractals and are heavily complex geometrical patterns. What causes them?
  166. 166. Answer
  167. 167. Lightning
  168. 168. 6.
  169. 169. Answer
  170. 170. Its Over Now!
  171. 171. Thanks
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