Monday, May 30, 2011

Question 1128

This is a US made underwear and the text is written in metallic ink. ID what's blanked out and why is it inscribed on this garment.

Answer: The 4th Amendment. This was a move to protest against TSA's full-body scanners.


Question 1127: Shall We Tell The President?

Which alleged couple is seen here?

Answer: John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe. Half points for each...


Question 1126: Lexic

Which company, founded in 1990, was originally named after this Greek mythological creature; but later the first part of the name was dropped to give the company a higher position in alphabetical listings?

Answer: Asus, which was earlier named as Pegasus.


Sunday, May 29, 2011

Question 1125

Identify him and his company.

Answer: Eugene Kaspersky, founder of Kaspersky Labs.


Thursday, May 26, 2011

Question 1124

 Entrance for what...?

Answer: Pirates of the Caribbean ride, Disneyland. Went uncracked...


Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Question 1123: Ma Heart's Bleedin' Fire!!

So..the answer is basically something hot..and well.. explain.

Answer: Tabasco. The first pic is the coat of arms of the Mexican province, Tabasco. The second pic is the logo of the brand made by McIlhenny.


Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Question 1122

A two-part question; they are somewhat connected.

1. Order A(A is a number) is described as the following. The Great X Purge, also known as Order A, was ordered by Z, who is incidentally the 4th picture of the second question.

In the event of X officers acting against the interests of the Y, and after receiving specific orders verified as coming directly from the Z, GA_ [Grand Army of the Y] commanders will remove those officers by lethal force, and command of the GA_ will revert to the Z until a new command structure is established.

ID X, Y, Z and the number.


Apart from being British, these actors' characters have a specific thing, or title, attached to them. What is it?
The second picture's character is the most famous.)
Answer:1) A - 66, X - Jedi, Y - Republic, Z - the Chancellor.2_ All of them portray Sith Lords, in the Star Wars movie series, so all have the title "Darth" associated with them; Darth Tyranus/Count Dooku Played by Christopher Lee, Darth Vader by David Prowse, Darth Maul by Ray Park, and Darth Sidious/Chancellor Palpatine by Ian MacDarmid.


Monday, May 23, 2011

Question 1121: Not a child anymore!

Id the TV series(I don't think its running).

Also the kid actor in between.

Answer: The TV Series is Doogie Howser M.D., one of the first and famous shows which starred:

Neil Patrick Harris better known as Barney 'Suit Up' 'Awesome' 'Legend-wait for it-ary' Stinson


Sunday, May 22, 2011

Question 1120: Maybe too cheap...


Answer: eBay!


Saturday, May 21, 2011

Question 1119: You may not survive to answer this.

X is a fictional underwater city, which serves as a setting for the Y series of videogames. The city was a means to create a Utopia for mankind's most gifted thinkers, providing them with a censor-free environment away from terrestrial oppressive governments.

It is located in the north Atlantic Ocean somewhere between Greenland and Iceland. It is only accessible by a system of bathyspheres. The city was designed to be self-sufficient, growing and raising its own crops as well as using the surrounding sea life for food, and taking advantage of submarine volcanoes to provide geothermal power to its population.The city consists of many "skyscrapers", inter-linked by walkways and tunnels, with airtight doors between neighboring sections to isolate areas that become flooded from the rest of the city. The buildings, both inside and out, feature a distinctive art deco design motif, reflecting on the era during which they were built (the mid-'40s). In addition to living quarters, X features shopping areas, entertainment venues, laboratories, manufacturing plants, medical facilities, and other common services provided by a functional city.

ID X, and connect to an event which was/is supposed to take place in 1844, 1981, 1988, 1989, 1992, 1993, today, and 2060.

Answer: X - Rapture from the immensely famous Bioshock series. the event is the Rapture which wass supposed to take place on the 21st of May, 2011.


Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Question 1118

At T-15 minutes it was necessary to hold the countdown for launching the first American in space, to make a final check of the real-time trajectory computer. A small electrical part had a problem and this resulted in an hour and twenty six minute delay. Shepard was on top of the Redstone for so long now that __ ___ __ _______. "Gordo!" he said, talking to Gordon Cooper, a fellow Mercury Seven astronaut and principal prelaunch communicator. "Go, Alan." "Man, X." "You what?" "You heard me.X. I've been up here forever."

Shepard wanted to be let out but there wasn't time to reassemble the White Room. Thinking that he could be up there for hours, he told them he was going to __ __ __ ____ ____. Unfortunately, there was no _____ ____________ system and the _____ were concerned he would short-circuit the leads. "Tell 'em to turn the power off!" Alan snapped. Cooper, with a chuckle in his voice said, "Okay, Alan. Power's off. Go to it."

ID the phrase, or sentence rather, X.

Answer: "Man, I got to pee." Alan Shepard, the first to do it in his spacesuit, spurred research into the development of Space toilets.


Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Question 1117: What's in a name?!!!

Well, well hello all! I'm back. Posting after an extremely long overlay. 102 days 21 hours 54 minutes and 32 seconds to be precise!

Here's the comeback question :

Id?!! It might be tough, I guess! All want is a connect between the above personalities and the fundae. Looking for an extremely specific connect! (Hint :The race hots up this time of the year!!)

Answer: Quoting Siddharth Ravi:"ID-Rafael Moreno Pichichi,Ricardo Zamora,Telmo Zarra,Alfredo di Stefano,Miguel Munos..people after whom awards are named after in Spanish football"


Monday, May 16, 2011

Question 1116

What connects these videogames?

Answer: Silent Hill, Prince of Persia, Resident Evil, Hitman, Mortal Kombat and Lara Croft; all these game series have inspired movies.


Sunday, May 15, 2011

Question 1115: Zzzzzzz..zzz...z.z.z...

X was a student at Rockview University (although then he was known as Y). He later quit and joined the army in 1951 and has remained there ever since (quite old he must be!). However army life hasn't taken away X's love to sleep and generally avoid work. His supervisor Z is his nemesis....actually better defined as a love-hate relationship.

Answer: X - Beetle Bailey, Y - Spider, Z - Sergeant Snorkel

Id X,Y and Z


Saturday, May 14, 2011

Question 1114: Can I Play With Madness?

Meme time. What's blanked out from both?



Book Review: Biz World

Ever wished of having a encyclopedia dedicated solely to business/companies/brands? Your wish has come true!
Biz World, a business quizzing book by Ravi Handa and Avinash Maurya, is the ultimate one-stop guide for any aspiring business quizzer. It is filled with all the facts about all the major global as well as Indian companies form every sector of business tabulated in a very simple manner. You don't even need to read this book at a stretch, you can just flip through the pages and absorb as much as you can. Biz World is good value for money and is rightly called the "Complete Business Awareness Guide".

You can download the synopsis from here -
For the Facebook addicts, the page is - 
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Question 1113

David Silverman is the recently elected president of the American Atheists group. Silverman has been with the organization since 1996, holding positions of NJ State Director, Communications Director, National Spokesperson, Board Member, and Vice President. He hosts the Atheist Viewpoint TV program, blogs on the NoGodBlog, has appeared on numerous public affairs and news programs, and has debated religious apologists across the country.

Yao Ming, a professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the NBA, is currently the tallest NBA player standing at 2.29 m.

What 'funny' connection may you find between these two personalities?

Answer: They are the only two actual people whose faces are extensively used as memes.

I don't give a damn face:

The are you serious face.


Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Question 1112:Take the information...and go.

What did the Canadians say?

Answer: "This is an lighthouse."!


Monday, May 9, 2011

Question 1111: Why me??

These guys have something very unfortunate attached to them:

Of course they aren't the only ones but these pics are all I could find...I'm too lazy you see.

Oh don't forget the latest one:

Answer: Mostly quoting indian: "highest runs scored against the bowlers by the batsmen.
gary sobers -- m nash.
Andrew Flintoff -- alex tudor.
herschelle gibbs -- dan van bunga.
yuvraj singh -- stuart broad.
chris gayle -- prashant parmeshwaran."


Sunday, May 8, 2011

Question 1110

Easy one. Map depicting what?

Answer: connections between facebook users.


Saturday, May 7, 2011

Question 1109: Tippy Tippy Tap Tap

What is this? What is its significance?
Sorry for making it sound like an NCERT question...


Friday, May 6, 2011

Question 1108

Quizlexic's 3rd birthday is today! Yippee!

So proud!

Change of perspective maybe?

A new announcement: Will be starting theme rounds soon, sorry for the delays...

Moving on to today's question:

X(who, conveniently, shares his birthday with Quizlexic!) was awarded the Goethe Prize in recognition of his contributions to psychology and to German literary culture. In January 1933, the Nazis took control of Germany, and X's books were prominent among those they burned and destroyed. X quipped: “What progress we are making. In the Middle Ages they would have burned me. Now, they are content with burning my books.” In 1938, Nazi Germany annexed Austria which led to violent outbursts of anti-Semitism in Vienna, and X and his family received visits from the Gestapo. X decided to go into exile "to die in freedom".


Answer: Sigmund Freud it is. Not Hermann Stehr


Thursday, May 5, 2011

Question 1107

This is a poem titled X about a place called X. It was written by Y, the founder, who was moved by the place. Sadly though, The Guardian newspaper named this as one of the worst poems ever written.

I remember the day when I first came here
And smelt the sweet X air

The trees and ground covered with snow
Gave us indeed a brilliant show

To me the place seemed like a dream
And far ran a lonesome stream

The wind hissed as if welcoming us
The pine swayed creating a lot of fuss

And the tiny cuckoo sang it away
A song very melodious and gay

I adored the place from the first sight
And was happy that my coming here was right

And eight good years here passed very soon
And we leave you perhaps on a sunny noon

Oh X we are leaving you now
To your natural beauty do I bow

Perhaps your winds sound will never reach my ear
My gift for you is a few sad tears

I bid you farewell with a heavy heart
Never from my mind will your memories thwart

ID X. Brownies for Y.

Answer: X- Abbottabad Y- James Abbot


Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Question 1106:

X's Y consisted of:

  • Two brothers famed for their poetry.
  • X's finance minister
  • Grandson of X's father in law
  • Son of X's caretaker
  • Two advisors
  • A very talented musician
  • The most famous Z, he wrote poetry under a pen name, 'Brahma' but was more well known for other stuff.
So X,Y,Z please.

Answer: Akbar's Navratnas- Abul Fazl, Faizi, Raja Todar Mal, Raja Man Singh, Abdul Rahim, Fakir Aziao-din, Mullah do Piaza, Tansen and Birbal(Z).


Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Question 1105: I had friends on that...not the ______ you were looking for.

Mimas is a moon of Saturn which was discovered in 1789 by William Herschel. It is named after Mimas, a son of Gaia in Greek mythology, and is also designated Saturn I.
By diameter (396 kilometers) the twentieth largest moon in the solar system, Mimas is the smallest known astronomical body that is thought to be rounded in shape due to self-gravitation.

Mimas' most distinctive feature is a colossal impact crater 130 kilometres across, named Herschel after the moon's discoverer. Herschel's diameter is almost a third of the moon's own diameter; its walls are approximately 5 kilometres high, parts of its floor measure 10 kilometres deep, and its central peak rises 6 kilometres above the crater floor. If there were a crater of an equivalent scale on Earth it would be over 4,000 kilometres in diameter, wider than Canada. The impact that made this crater must have nearly shattered Mimas: fractures can be seen on the opposite side of Mimas that may have been created by shock waves from the impact travelling through the
moon's body.

But what makes the moon special is that when viewed fron certain angles it is said to have an uncanny resemblance to the fictional "X Y".

Connect XY to the movie scene this LOLcat meme is parodying.

Answer: Pac man.

LOL just kidding, that's the Thermal Imaging...It indeed resembles the Death Star of Star Wars fame.

Quoting PSK, "The LOLcat refers to the scene from the empire strikes back where luke pilots the x wing along the death star's central trench similar to the ditch in the lolcat pic and fires his proton torpedo to destroy the death star before it blew up Yavin 4, the rebel's base planet. he uses the Force to guide him instead of the on board targeting computer."


Monday, May 2, 2011

Question 1104

Who's missing from this list? (Well technically he left the list.)
1. Victor Manuel Gerena
2. Glen Stewart Godwin
3. X
4. James J. Bulger
5. Robert William Fisher
6. Alexis Flores
7. Jason Derek Brown
8. Jose Luis Saenz
9. Eduardo Ravelo
10.Semion Mogilevich

Googling it makes it too easy.

Answer: Osama Bin Laden!!


Sunday, May 1, 2011

Question 1103: BAND Baaja aur baaraat

This monument in X was erected over the grave of the Y of X, an elite force comprising of 150 male couples (the logic being that lovers would fight more fiercely than strangers). The Y of X met their destruction at the hands of Z, who upon seeing their bodies, is said to have remarked, "Perish any man who suspects that these men either did or suffered anything unseemly."

Id X, Y, Z.

Answer:X: Thebes
Y: Sacred Band of Thebes
Z: Philip II of Macedon.