The illustration depicts a form
of social anxiety, whereby one
is compulsively concerned
that one might pass up an
opportunity for social
interaction, a novel
investment or other satisfying
And ___________ we make for three causes,
The first cause is to make the body spiritual.
The second is that the spirit may be corporeal,
And become fixed with it and consubstantial.
The third cause is that from its filthy original.
It may be cleansed, and its saltiness sulphurious
May be diminished in it, which is infectious.
A passage from ‘The Eighth Gate’, by George Ripley, which
featured in his 1591 book ‘Compound of Alchemy’, goes thus:
Fill in the blank, which is still in scientific use today
As a part of its cost cutting measures, the Italian food restaurant chain
‘Olive Garden’ adopted this culinary measure in September 2014
This measure rendered its pasta generally unpalatable, and garnered
severe criticism and consequent damage to the chain’s reputation.
What was the measure adopted? Give me the justification for brownie
Olive Garden stopped adding salt to its pasta
water, with the intention of preserving the
warranty of its pots and pans
X is a breed of cattle first bred in the US.
It was imported from India, and was produced by cross-breeding the Kankrej,
Gujarat, Ongole, and the Gir (or Gyr) strains.
X acquired its popular name on account of its sacred status in India.
X is also the adopted nickname of a Hollywood celebrity ‘Y’ as a reference to his
ID X and Y
This term was inadvertently coined by the feminist critic Rosalind Coward in
She described it thus:
"Cooking food and presenting it beautifully is an act of servitude. It is a way
of expressing affection through a gift... That we should aspire to produce
perfectly finished and presented food is a symbol of a willing and enjoyable
participation in servicing others. “X” exactly sustains these meanings relating
to the preparation of food.“
Recognizing the need to handle the maturity of X with due gravitas (or lack
thereof) the company Y launched a website dedicated to X in 2011
Give me X and Y
The molecule depicted here has been described by the food scientist
Harold McGee as "a molecular sandwich of one pigment molecule
with a sugar molecule attached at each end"
This chemical is incidentally what gives saffron its saffron hue.
The chemical’s namesake is also commercially successful in a
different field, and its famous ambassador is Kapil Dev.
The people depicted here
have redefined modern
economics as we know it,
by leading innovations in
taxation, amongst other
It led to the coinage of a
specific term, which has
been blanked out
Give me the term
The Oxford English dictionary defines the word X as a derogatory term for
people of a particular ethnicity.
X however, is used with playful alacrity in Australia and New Zealand.
One of the origins of X is believed to be Australian slang for a settler in a
Another origin is an allusion to the deep-red color the skin of the people from
the ethnicity in question takes on, when exposed to the Australian summer sun .
Shown here is a plane
belonging to an
The name of the
airline refers to an art
form based on wax-
resist dyeing, which
originated over 2000
years in India.
Give me the art form.
When we hear the phrase 'XY' we
actually think that the thing described
was invented by X.
This is not true. In fact, X's name is
included in the phrase to mock him.
The Finns coined this phrase, and said it
was a drink to go with 'X bread baskets'
or simply 'drink to go with the food'.
This is a reference to the fact that when
X was asked about bombing missions
over Poland, he said the missions were
actually humanitarian aid.
Identify X, whose image is attached.
The language shown here is spoken by approximately 40
million people in India
The Anglicized version of this language is immediately
recognizable in the name of a 109 year old institution
Give me the name of the institution.
GoodWeave International, formerly known as
Rugmark, is a network of non-profit organizations
dedicated to ending illegal child labour in the rug
It was founded in 1994 by children's rights activist
and Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi
1987 book 2011 movie 2015 movie
All these pertain to the kidnapping of one of Europe’s wealthiest businessmen. Give me the name.
Shown here is a screenshot of X, which was one of the predecessors for Y, a famous single-player
puzzle game, which has been written for many computer platforms in use today.
Give me X and Y.
The blanked out part refers to an army
cantonment in Indore
It was renamed Dr. Ambedkar Nagar in
One possible origin of the earlier name
could be on account of the Madhuca
longifolia which grows abundantly in the
forests near this area
Another alleged origin is a backronym,
which refers to the fact that the town was
once a military headquarters.
Give me the good name.
Shown here is an artwork
based on the second part
of Dante’s Divine
It contributed the word X
to the English language.
X refers to a place
between Heaven and Hell.
In Catholic doctrine,
sinners go to X in the
afterlife, before they can
be admitted into Heaven.
Give me X
___________, a company owned by the Rostec Corporation, underwent a major
rebranding exercise in 2014.
The new brand’s creators allude a double meaning to its slogan, ‘Protecting Peace’
The company’s products are the most popular around the world, surpassing closes
competitors by orders of magnitude based on units manufactured;
At the same time, at the same time, they allude, these products are made to maintain
peace around the world, regionally and in particular countries -- they help nations protect
their sovereignty, their right for peaceful existence, their right to pick their own historic
Give me the company’s name.
“X” is a semi-professional football club based in Manchester,
England Northern Premier League Premier Division
Its club badge, shown here, borrows from that of the
Manchester City council.
X was formed in 2005 by Manchester United supporters
opposed to American businessman Malcolm Glazer's
controversial takeover of the club.
The club is owned and democratically run by its supporters
It was during the unsettling phase of the Sepoy
Mutiny of 1857 that a Frenchman, Mr. Emili Edward
Moreau, came to the sanctified pilgrim town of
Prayag , to seek his fortune.
20 years later, he co-founded a company, that is fully
Indian owned today.
Its first outlet was at Prayag railway station, but it has
now expanded operations India-wide.
The company was named after an immensely
successful London counterpart in the 19th century
This company also gave a break to a certain Anglo-
Indian author by first publishing his work as a
Give me the name of the company, and the author
The Seventh Seal (Det sjunde inseglet) is a 1957 Swedish drama-fantasy film
written and directed by Ingmar Bergman. Set in Sweden, in the middle ages, it
tells of the journey of a medieval knight and a game of chess he plays with the
X. This film is considered a major classic in world cinema.
X is also a character in the popular ‘Discworld’ series of Terry Pratchett, and
has appeared in several books. The character is credited with the quote:
“IF I HAD A FIRST NAME, 'DUTY' WOULD BE MY MIDDLE NAME”
The interesting thing is that all of us are intimately linked with this character,
which is perhaps it has spawned innumerable references to it in culture so
much so that it appears in Hindu mythology and culture too in the name of Y.
In the Rig Veda he is mentioned as the son of Vivasvat and of Saranya, with a
famous twin sister.
Please id X and how do we know him in Hindu mythology as Y?
Hybristophilia is a term derived from the greek word ὑβρίζειν hubrizein,
meaning "to commit an outrage against someone" (ultimately derived from ὕβρις
hubris), and philo, meaning "having a strong affinity/preference for”.
In popular culture it is also referred to as the ‘Bonny and Clyde’ syndrome.
The woman in the photo can be construed to display this tendency. She also
participated in the reality television show ‘Big Boss’.
Tell me what Hybristophilia means and identify the woman.
Hybristophilia: The tendency to be attracted to criminals
The woman in the photo is Nihita Biswas, the wife of Charles Sobhraj
* Q. 25
The actual name of this work derives from the Old testament’s Book of Isaiah, 21:6:
“For thus hath the Lord said unto me, _________________________, let him
declare what he seeth.”
When the news of this work’s impending release broke on the internet, there were
some innovative reactions to its name:
Give me the work in question.