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Sunday, December 28, 2008

Long Connect

1. X is an Australian professional beach volleyball player and Olympic gold medallist. She partnered with Kerri Pottharst, and together, they represented Australia at the Atlanta Olympics in 1996, winning a bronze medal - the very first time that beach volleyball had been an Olympic sport.X and Pottharst won the Gold Medal at the Sydney Olympic Games. X and Pottharst were included in the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball's Team of the Decade. Who is X?

2. Y's Hebrew name is Shabtai Zisel ben Avraham. He was born in St. Mary's Hospital on May 24, 1941, in Duluth, Minnesota. His paternal grandparents, Zigman and Anna Zimmerman, emigrated from Odessa in the Russian Empire to the United States following the antisemitic pogroms of 1905.His parents, Abram and Beatrice, were part of the area's small but close-knit Jewish community. He changed his birth name to what we are more familiar to. This is what he said his assumed name, "I'd seen some poems by ______ Thomas. ______ and Allyn sounded similar. Robert ______. Robert Allyn. The letter D came on stronger.". Who is Y?

3. Name the guy on the logo.


4. Z was an African Grey Parrot and the subject of a thirty-year experiment by animal psychologist Irene Pepperberg, initially at the University of Arizona and later at Harvard and Brandeis University. Pepperberg bought Z in a regular pet shop when he was about one year old. The "Avian Learning Experiment" carried out on Z indicated that birds may be able to reason on a basic level and use words creatively.Pepperberg wrote that Z's intelligence was on a par with that of dolphins and great apes. She also reported that Z had the intelligence of a five-year-old human and had not even reached his full potential by the time he died. She said that the bird had the emotional level of a human two-year-old at the time of his death. Name Z.

5. What are "dies lunae", "Pazartesi", "lunedì", "Montag", "segunda-feira", "Maandag" all different names for?
Connect Ques 1 and Ques 2+3 and Ques 4+5.
ANSWERS
1.Natalie Cook
2.Bob Dylan
3.Harland Sanders
4.Alex
5.Monday
Connect-Charlie's Angels

7 comments:

Debasish said...

2. Bob Dylan
3. Colonel Sanders

Ankit Mahendru said...

1.X= Natalie Cook
2.Y= Bob Dylan
3.Colonel Harland Sanders
4.Z= Alex
5.Monday
Connect = Charlie's Angels
Cameron Diaz = Natalie Cook
Drew Barrymore = Dylan Sanders
Lucy Liu = Alex Munday
Good one :)

The Doors Of Perception said...

2. Bob Dylan
3. Col Saunders or Sanders or something like that
4. Alex

Anonymous said...

1.Natalie Cook
2.Bob Dylan
3.Harland Sanders
4.Alex
5.Monday

Connect - Charlie's Angels

- Ankit Dhul

Abhimanyu said...

2. Bob Dylan
3. Colonel Sanders
4. lunedi - french for Monday

Can't figure out the connect.

Abhimanyu said...

Ok 2+3 -> Dylan Sanders
Connect - Charlie's Angels.

Anonymous said...

1.Natalie Cook
2.Bob Dylan
3.Harland Sanders
4.Alex
5.Monday

Connect-Charlie's Angels


- Ankit Dhul

Sunday, December 28, 2008

Long Connect

1. X is an Australian professional beach volleyball player and Olympic gold medallist. She partnered with Kerri Pottharst, and together, they represented Australia at the Atlanta Olympics in 1996, winning a bronze medal - the very first time that beach volleyball had been an Olympic sport.X and Pottharst won the Gold Medal at the Sydney Olympic Games. X and Pottharst were included in the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball's Team of the Decade. Who is X?

2. Y's Hebrew name is Shabtai Zisel ben Avraham. He was born in St. Mary's Hospital on May 24, 1941, in Duluth, Minnesota. His paternal grandparents, Zigman and Anna Zimmerman, emigrated from Odessa in the Russian Empire to the United States following the antisemitic pogroms of 1905.His parents, Abram and Beatrice, were part of the area's small but close-knit Jewish community. He changed his birth name to what we are more familiar to. This is what he said his assumed name, "I'd seen some poems by ______ Thomas. ______ and Allyn sounded similar. Robert ______. Robert Allyn. The letter D came on stronger.". Who is Y?

3. Name the guy on the logo.


4. Z was an African Grey Parrot and the subject of a thirty-year experiment by animal psychologist Irene Pepperberg, initially at the University of Arizona and later at Harvard and Brandeis University. Pepperberg bought Z in a regular pet shop when he was about one year old. The "Avian Learning Experiment" carried out on Z indicated that birds may be able to reason on a basic level and use words creatively.Pepperberg wrote that Z's intelligence was on a par with that of dolphins and great apes. She also reported that Z had the intelligence of a five-year-old human and had not even reached his full potential by the time he died. She said that the bird had the emotional level of a human two-year-old at the time of his death. Name Z.

5. What are "dies lunae", "Pazartesi", "lunedì", "Montag", "segunda-feira", "Maandag" all different names for?
Connect Ques 1 and Ques 2+3 and Ques 4+5.
ANSWERS
1.Natalie Cook
2.Bob Dylan
3.Harland Sanders
4.Alex
5.Monday
Connect-Charlie's Angels

7 comments:

Debasish said...

2. Bob Dylan
3. Colonel Sanders

Ankit Mahendru said...

1.X= Natalie Cook
2.Y= Bob Dylan
3.Colonel Harland Sanders
4.Z= Alex
5.Monday
Connect = Charlie's Angels
Cameron Diaz = Natalie Cook
Drew Barrymore = Dylan Sanders
Lucy Liu = Alex Munday
Good one :)

The Doors Of Perception said...

2. Bob Dylan
3. Col Saunders or Sanders or something like that
4. Alex

Anonymous said...

1.Natalie Cook
2.Bob Dylan
3.Harland Sanders
4.Alex
5.Monday

Connect - Charlie's Angels

- Ankit Dhul

Abhimanyu said...

2. Bob Dylan
3. Colonel Sanders
4. lunedi - french for Monday

Can't figure out the connect.

Abhimanyu said...

Ok 2+3 -> Dylan Sanders
Connect - Charlie's Angels.

Anonymous said...

1.Natalie Cook
2.Bob Dylan
3.Harland Sanders
4.Alex
5.Monday

Connect-Charlie's Angels


- Ankit Dhul