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Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Name please......

The Japanese word is usually translated as "divine wind". The word originated as the name of major typhoons in 1274 and 1281, which dispersed Mongolian invasions fleets. What am I talking about?

Sunday, October 26, 2008

Connect them all...

Old Logo.....

Name the company which had this as an old logo.

Friday, October 24, 2008


It started as a dry goods store, shifted to cotton trading, then shifted to cigar manufacture and sale. Name the company.

Thursday, October 23, 2008


Identify him and his claim to fame?

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

What epidemic is this poster spreading awareness against?

This is a french poster warning against the spread of an epidemic. What was the epidemic?

Sunday, October 19, 2008

Connect the pics to the lines given below............

"Get set!--get set!" cried the boxer, lolling in his seat with a nonchalant air; and in a twinkling a bright heap of silver lay in front of each player, the wagers made with the gaffers opposite. The spinner handed his stake of five shillings to the boxer, who cried "Fair go!"

Religion meets Science....It happens only in India

“Tatha cha smaryate yojnanam sahastre dwe dwe shate cha yojane ekain nimishardhen kramamana namo.stute iti”

This is a prayer to the Sun God mentioned as a commentary by Sayanacharya on the 4th verse of the hymn of Rig Veda 1.50.

What is the significance in scientific terms of this prayer?

Friday, October 17, 2008

Thursday, October 16, 2008


These people influenced something, or someone... Explain how you connected them to your answer.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Monday, October 13, 2008

What is this and what purpose does it serve?

This is the replica of the very first of a very important modern device. It was made by a Chinese Chan Deng(78-139 AD). It is a bronze vessel about 2m in diameter. At 8 points around the top are dragons heads holding bronze balls. The mechanism was that the ball would fall from the dragon's mouth into the toad's open mouth. What was the use of this device??

Try to think of a good answer if you do not know this. Googling will give you the answer but not the satisfaction.

Sunday, October 12, 2008

Logo Of??

This logo was the 1st logo of which famous hardware manufacturer?

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Easy One!!

Identify This Gentleman!!!

Sunday, October 5, 2008

An Easy One

Name the only person who is an Oscar winner as well as a noble prize winner?Give details.

Statutory warning:"googling may give u the answer but not the satisfaction"

Who are these people?

The first picture shows the original team. The second picture, of a later period shows the new as well as the old members. What is this infamous group known as, which was born to destroy another group?

Friday, October 3, 2008

The Term

Originally this term was coined to criticize the action of  U.S. Senator Joseph . Later it took on a more general meaning, not necessarily referring to the conduct of Joseph alone.
This cartoon published in 1950,Wasington Post was one of the first cartoon to have coined this term.
Name the term and what it meant?

Wednesday, October 1, 2008


Siyaram’s, Godrej-Hershey’s, NDTV, Exide Industries, Lafarge.............

Not exhaustive.......

What is this list all about?

Claim To Fame!!!!

"I used to live in an orphanage. It was dark and cold and lonely. At night, I looked up at the sparkly sky and felt better. I dreamed I could fly there. In America, I can make all my dreams come true. Thank you for the 'Spirit' and the 'Opportunity."

What is the claim to fame of the 2 lines given above??

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