Wednesday, November 25, 2009

121:Just another question

What did this movie inspire in 2009?

The movie, when released in the US was named 'The Inglorious Bastards' and the title for the new Tarantino movie comes from this

Cracked by Anurag, Mrinalini, Tanay and KAKA'

Thursday, November 19, 2009

120:Twinkle Twinkle Little Stars

This place achieved international fame in 22-7-09 and its name is phonetically similart to the hindi for 'counting of stars'. It was where Bhaskaracharya set up a camp to study the movement of stars, which is a strange coincidence since this was the best place to view an event, which was calculated to be the longest in this century. Identify this place.

Answer-Taregna in Bihar.
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Wednesday, November 18, 2009


Which event is depicted in the painting?

Hannibal Crossing the alps. Cracked by rakloDrama and Kamal Rathi

Monday, November 16, 2009

118:Eassssy...Unlike my exams..

What is this?(click on image for better view)

This is the Las Vegas Strip
Cracked by Mrinalini, Rachit and partly by Shrey

Saturday, November 14, 2009

117: Have a bite off....

It was first popularizedby John J. Fitz Gerald in a number of New York Morning Telegraph articles in the 1920s in reference to horse-racing. The earliest of these was a casual reference on May 3, 1921:

J.P. Smith, with Tippity Witchet and others of the L. T. Bauer string, is scheduled to start for _____________ to-morrow after a most prosperous Spring campaign at Bowie and Havre de Grace.

On another instance-

Two dusky stable hands were leading a pair of thoroughbred around the "cooling rings" of adjoining stables at the Fair Grounds in New Orleans and engaging in desultory conversation.

"Where y'all goin' from here?" queried one.

"From here we're headin' for _______________," proudly replied the other.

Fill in the blanks

Answer- 'Big Apple'. The nickname for NewYork being used for the first time. Cracked by Anurag, Shrey, Varun Shenoy and Mrinalini

Friday, November 13, 2009


Fill in the blanks...

Answer- Fish n Chips.Cracked by (O.o) and Mrinalini

115:Search and Rescue?

Put Funda

Illustration of the meeting between David Livingstone and Henry Morton Stanley at Ujjiji, which gave the famous line 'Dr.Livingstone I presume'.Cracked by raklodrama, Anurag and Mrinalini.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

114:Catalan Classic

Identify this structure

This is the 'Sagrada Familia' or 'The Church of the Holy Family', designed by Antonio Gaudi and located in Barcelona.
Answered by Chandrashekhar


This is the route map of whose comings and goings?

The first question of the Travel and Tourism Quiz held during Waves-Winter 09

This is the travels of St.Francis Xavier (vasco da gama is a good guess). Uncracked