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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Mystery Poem

"Many people have asked about the meaning of our name. X was inspired by a poem written more than 800 years ago during the Song Dynasty. The poem compares the search for a retreating beauty amid chaotic glamour with the search for one's dream while confronted by life's many obstacles. '...hundreds and thousands of times, for her I searched in chaos, suddenly, I turned by chance, to where the lights were waning, and there she stood.

X offers around 40 services, which cover an index of over 740 million web pages, 80 million images, and 10 million multimedia files.

X?

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Business as Usual


       X refers to the economic policies advocated by Y since the December 2012 general election, which elected Y to his second term as ____________. X is based upon "three arrows" of fiscal stimulus, monetary easing and structural reforms. The Economist characterized the program as a "mix of reflation, government spending and a growth strategy designed to jolt the economy out of suspended animation that has gripped it for more than two decades.".
       X & Y?

What is wiesn?


Crown Prince Ludwig, later to become King Ludwig I, was married to Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen on October 12, 1810. The citizens of ________ were invited to attend the festivities held on the fields in front of the city gates to celebrate the happy royal event. The fields were named Theresienwiese ("Theresa's meadow") in honor of the Crown Princess, and have kept that name ever since, although the locals have since abbreviated the name simply to the "Wiesn".
What is “Wiesn” more commonly known as?

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

This is a tweet by the famous Mr Ramesh Srivats. What is the third line that has been blanked out?
(the hashtag has intentionally been blanked out )

1.      The following is a snippet of a conversation between 2 friends during their time at university, during the initial stages of the launch of X’s company. 
    Identify X.

    X: Yeah so if you ever need info about anyone at Harvard 
X: Just ask 
X: I have over 4,000 emails, pictures, addresses, SNS 
[Redacted Friend's Name]: What? How'd you manage that one? 
X: People just submitted it. 
X: I don't know why. 
X: They "trust me" 
X: Dumb fucks

Monday, October 27, 2014

 This is the minimalist poster of ?

Id X.

Q1. 

Born in Lucknow, X is a British pop singer, musician and actor. 
X is the third-top-selling singles artist in the UK's history, behind the Beatles and Elvis Presley.
One remembers X’s song when one congratulates someone. X was recently in news when he announced that he will perform on tour in 2015 to mark his 75th birthday.

Id X.  

Sunday, October 26, 2014



Identify the image 






X was an English polymath. An outstanding sportsman, politician, diplomat, academic, teacher, writer, editor and publisher, who is best remembered for his career as a cricketer

X's achievements on the sporting field included representing England at both cricket and football, an FA Cup Final appearance for Southampton F.C. and equalling the then-world record for the long jump. He also reputedly turned down the  throne of Albania

identify the X.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

What are these?

1. Any body passing through solid matter (usually at high velocities) will leave a perforation conforming to its perimeter (the "silhouette of passage").

2. Portable holes work.

3. All principles of gravity are negated by fear.

4. Everything falls faster than an anvil.


5. Any vehicle on a path of travel is at a state of indeterminacy until an object enters a location in the path of travel. 

Identify X.

X was known as the 'desk murderer'.

X famously said that he would "leap laughing into the grave because the feeling that he had five million people on his conscience would be for him a source of extraordinary satisfaction."


Within four hours of his death, X had been cremated at a secret location, and his ashes scattered in international waters in the Mediterranean.

Friday, October 24, 2014

Quite the buzz


X was founded in April 2010 by ex-Kingsoft CEO, as a software company creating a new custom ROM based on Google’s Android. Their aim was to provide additional functionality that Android had yet to offer and an easy to use user interface.The ROM which the team created, became a huge success and has been ported to many devices. As of 2014 the ROM can be downloaded and installed to over 200 devices.Their name literally means “love or passion to mobile internet”.Id X.

Riddle Me This?

Question:Whose abiiities are being dicussed here:1.  Knowledge of Literature – nil.
2. Knowledge of Philosophy – nil.
3. Knowledge of Astronomy – nil.
4. Knowledge of Politics – Feeble.
5. Knowledge of Botany – Variable. Well up in belladonnaopium and poisons generally. Knows nothing of practical gardening.
6. Knowledge of Geology – Practical, but limited. Tells at a glance different soils from each other.
7. Knowledge of Chemistry – Profound.
8. Knowledge of Anatomy – Accurate, but unsystematic.
Knowledge of Sensational Literature – Immense. He appears to know every detail of every horror perpetrated in the century

Thursday, October 23, 2014

X was a courtesan in the city of Vaishali, the capital city of the Lichchavi Clan, one of the eight Kshatriya clans that had united to form the Vajjian confederacy. The Vajjian confederacy is reputed to be the world’s oldest democracy where the King was elected by an electoral college consisting of princes and nobles from the Kshatriya clans. Many young nobles of the republic desired her company. 
later invaded Vaishali due a dispute with his brothers. He was so moved by X's  beauty that when X was imprisoned, he burned the whole of Vaishali. Almost everyone died in the massacre, except his beloved X, but when she saw the condition of her motherland, she renounced her love to him.
Identify X and Y?

This iconic actress X , born on 18 April 1916 was a prolific Indian actress,
who later became famous as a character actress, appearing in over 700 films in Hindi and Marathi cinema ,where she gave hits like, Netaji Palkar (1938),New Hana Pictures’ Sant Damaji, Navyug
Chitrapat’s Amrit,Chhaya Films’ Gora Kumbhar. Her other memorable roles were in film, Anari (1959), Shri 420 and Mr & Mrs 55, and the role of Y, in Ramanand Sagar's television epic serial, Ramayan.
•Id X and Y.
Hint:Festival Connect

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Mystery Poem

"Many people have asked about the meaning of our name. X was inspired by a poem written more than 800 years ago during the Song Dynasty. The poem compares the search for a retreating beauty amid chaotic glamour with the search for one's dream while confronted by life's many obstacles. '...hundreds and thousands of times, for her I searched in chaos, suddenly, I turned by chance, to where the lights were waning, and there she stood.

X offers around 40 services, which cover an index of over 740 million web pages, 80 million images, and 10 million multimedia files.

X?

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Business as Usual


       X refers to the economic policies advocated by Y since the December 2012 general election, which elected Y to his second term as ____________. X is based upon "three arrows" of fiscal stimulus, monetary easing and structural reforms. The Economist characterized the program as a "mix of reflation, government spending and a growth strategy designed to jolt the economy out of suspended animation that has gripped it for more than two decades.".
       X & Y?

What is wiesn?


Crown Prince Ludwig, later to become King Ludwig I, was married to Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen on October 12, 1810. The citizens of ________ were invited to attend the festivities held on the fields in front of the city gates to celebrate the happy royal event. The fields were named Theresienwiese ("Theresa's meadow") in honor of the Crown Princess, and have kept that name ever since, although the locals have since abbreviated the name simply to the "Wiesn".
What is “Wiesn” more commonly known as?

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

This is a tweet by the famous Mr Ramesh Srivats. What is the third line that has been blanked out?
(the hashtag has intentionally been blanked out )

1.      The following is a snippet of a conversation between 2 friends during their time at university, during the initial stages of the launch of X’s company. 
    Identify X.

    X: Yeah so if you ever need info about anyone at Harvard 
X: Just ask 
X: I have over 4,000 emails, pictures, addresses, SNS 
[Redacted Friend's Name]: What? How'd you manage that one? 
X: People just submitted it. 
X: I don't know why. 
X: They "trust me" 
X: Dumb fucks

Monday, October 27, 2014

 This is the minimalist poster of ?

Id X.

Q1. 

Born in Lucknow, X is a British pop singer, musician and actor. 
X is the third-top-selling singles artist in the UK's history, behind the Beatles and Elvis Presley.
One remembers X’s song when one congratulates someone. X was recently in news when he announced that he will perform on tour in 2015 to mark his 75th birthday.

Id X.  

Sunday, October 26, 2014



Identify the image 






X was an English polymath. An outstanding sportsman, politician, diplomat, academic, teacher, writer, editor and publisher, who is best remembered for his career as a cricketer

X's achievements on the sporting field included representing England at both cricket and football, an FA Cup Final appearance for Southampton F.C. and equalling the then-world record for the long jump. He also reputedly turned down the  throne of Albania

identify the X.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

What are these?

1. Any body passing through solid matter (usually at high velocities) will leave a perforation conforming to its perimeter (the "silhouette of passage").

2. Portable holes work.

3. All principles of gravity are negated by fear.

4. Everything falls faster than an anvil.


5. Any vehicle on a path of travel is at a state of indeterminacy until an object enters a location in the path of travel. 

Identify X.

X was known as the 'desk murderer'.

X famously said that he would "leap laughing into the grave because the feeling that he had five million people on his conscience would be for him a source of extraordinary satisfaction."


Within four hours of his death, X had been cremated at a secret location, and his ashes scattered in international waters in the Mediterranean.

Friday, October 24, 2014

Quite the buzz


X was founded in April 2010 by ex-Kingsoft CEO, as a software company creating a new custom ROM based on Google’s Android. Their aim was to provide additional functionality that Android had yet to offer and an easy to use user interface.The ROM which the team created, became a huge success and has been ported to many devices. As of 2014 the ROM can be downloaded and installed to over 200 devices.Their name literally means “love or passion to mobile internet”.Id X.

Riddle Me This?

Question:Whose abiiities are being dicussed here:1.  Knowledge of Literature – nil.
2. Knowledge of Philosophy – nil.
3. Knowledge of Astronomy – nil.
4. Knowledge of Politics – Feeble.
5. Knowledge of Botany – Variable. Well up in belladonnaopium and poisons generally. Knows nothing of practical gardening.
6. Knowledge of Geology – Practical, but limited. Tells at a glance different soils from each other.
7. Knowledge of Chemistry – Profound.
8. Knowledge of Anatomy – Accurate, but unsystematic.
Knowledge of Sensational Literature – Immense. He appears to know every detail of every horror perpetrated in the century

Thursday, October 23, 2014

X was a courtesan in the city of Vaishali, the capital city of the Lichchavi Clan, one of the eight Kshatriya clans that had united to form the Vajjian confederacy. The Vajjian confederacy is reputed to be the world’s oldest democracy where the King was elected by an electoral college consisting of princes and nobles from the Kshatriya clans. Many young nobles of the republic desired her company. 
later invaded Vaishali due a dispute with his brothers. He was so moved by X's  beauty that when X was imprisoned, he burned the whole of Vaishali. Almost everyone died in the massacre, except his beloved X, but when she saw the condition of her motherland, she renounced her love to him.
Identify X and Y?

This iconic actress X , born on 18 April 1916 was a prolific Indian actress,
who later became famous as a character actress, appearing in over 700 films in Hindi and Marathi cinema ,where she gave hits like, Netaji Palkar (1938),New Hana Pictures’ Sant Damaji, Navyug
Chitrapat’s Amrit,Chhaya Films’ Gora Kumbhar. Her other memorable roles were in film, Anari (1959), Shri 420 and Mr & Mrs 55, and the role of Y, in Ramanand Sagar's television epic serial, Ramayan.
•Id X and Y.
Hint:Festival Connect