Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Question 403

What's this? Where's it? Why's it quite famous?

Ans: This is indeed the Arthur Road jail situated in Mumbai. the picture clearly shows the more prominent the oval-shaped "anda cell" in the rigth down corner which has housed several celebrities over the years including Abu salem, sanjay dutt and more recently shiney ahuja!Cracked by pushkarand ritwik. keep it up!


Question 402

This question is contributed by our good old friend Saurabh "Sheetal" kulkarni. All you need to do is identify the pic. and tell it's significance!

Ans: This is the cover pic. of 'Bombay Dost' india's first gay magazine which was republished a few days ago. It has come into news due to Celina jaitley promoting it and due to the hype that surronded the section 377 and other stuff. rohan, ritwik and chithananda came agonisingly close but didn't really get it right!


Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Question 401

Former Headquarter's plate of which famous company?

ans: The answer is 'Nintendo'. A good question cracked by most of the people. Great work guys!


Saturday, June 20, 2009

Question 400

Fill in the Blanks -

Warnakulasuriya Patabendige Ushantha Joseph ______ __________ .

Luteru ______ Poutoa Lote ________.

ans: names of Chaminda Vass and Ross Taylor resp.


Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Question 399





Connect the first picture to the second, the third to fourth and all of them to the fifth!

ans: The spanish paper,MARCA annually gives out awards for the best goalkeeper n striker for the season...
the goalkeeper award is called the zamora trophy-hence the picture of zamora- and victor valdez won it...hence him.
diego forlan won the PICHICHI award named after rafael moreno"pichichi".
a rather tricky question. was cracked only by Ryan Colaco brilliant stuff mate.


Question 398

Who is missing in this list? Give funda!

ans: All General Motors holdings...Saab,Vauxhall,Buick,Opel etc... GM filed for bankruptcy this month.
        the missing in this list is Chevrolet. again a bouncer by sanket and was only cracked by Ryan Colaco.


Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Question 397

Who is the lady in the middle and what has happened?

ans: Yes it is Monica Seles . Was stabbed in her back by Günter Parche { a hard core Steffi Graf fan }.
        answered correctly by Nitin Yashas , Rohit & Sanket .


Sunday, June 14, 2009

Quesion 396

Identify the print ad.

Answer: Maggi noodles. Cracked by Alok and Rohit.


Saturday, June 13, 2009

Annual Question Set Answers

Finally, I managed to get on to a internet connected computer.
I would like to thank all for their response to the question set and also for the load of profanities and swear words I received for delaying the date.
1. Mitsubishi
2. Samsonite
3. Beaufort
4. Uncle Sam
5. Alexander Pope and Isaac Newton
6. Steve Irwin and Rene Lacoste. Connect is Crocodile
7. Porsche 911, Reno 911(film) and Fahreneit 9/11. Connect is 9/11
8. Connect is TCS
9. Connect is Vijay Mallya
10. Rotten Tomatoes
11. The people are Vinayak Damodar Savarkar and nathuram Godse and they all are accused for plotting M.K. Gandhi's assassinaion.
12. David Shepherd doing the jig on Nelson's number.
13. Vincent Van Gogh
14. Abhishek Bachchan, who is a Chelsea fan and also played the character of a Chelsea fan in the movie Jhoom Barabar Jhoom. (this question was a toughie)
15. Pentagon
16. Golden Rasberries Awards for worst performances
17. Arnold Schwarznegger (another toughie)
18. Valentina tereshkova, the 1st woman in space
19. Apple's first computer
20. The logo of Dynec, a company which was a part of HP.The fundawas that the logo could be obtained by inverting the HP logo.
21. The village in the internet game Travian
22. Mary Magdalene
23. Eddie the Head of Iron Maiden fame
24. The Bandra-Worli Sea-link
25. Sir Don Bradman's carreer graph


Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Question 395

ok which trophy ?

Ans: yes it is the t20 world cup trophy but women's icc world cup trophy 
        was at least guessed by Balaji Subramanian , Chithananda & Raveesh Mayya .


Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Question 394

ok what are they playing ?

ans: tennis
          cracked by Aditya Datar , Chithananda & Ameya .


Question 393

ok which logo ?

ans: universal serial bus (usb) logo
         cracked by Mihir  , Alok  , Aditya Datar  &  Darshan .k.r


Question 392

question contributed by-Aditya Datar

what or rather who are these?

ans : these are the names of the wifes of great maratha warrior Shivaji
         cracked only by Rohit well done!!!


Friday, June 5, 2009

Question 391

'X'(b. July 31, 1931 in Pelham, New York) is an American coach who is credited with developing many world-class champions, including Andre Agassi, Jim Courie, Monica Seles, and Mary Pierce. Recently, he has worked with 2006 U.S. Open champion Maria Sharapova, Jelena Janković, and Nicole Vaidišová. He has also worked with Tommy Haas, Max Mirnyi, Xavier Malisse, Venus Williams, Serena Williams, Martina Hingis, and Marcelo Ríos. He also coached Boris Becker for two years.he ahs come into news due to this years french open>who is 'x'

ans: Nick Bollettieri 
        cracked by all . Brilliant guys !!!!