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Qn) Draw a line connecting all the dots,without taking the pen out of the paper. From the answer you have to tell me what unique word/phrase very relevant to quizzing has come out of it?

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Qn 2) What do all these publications deal with? Metamagical Themes by Douglas R. Hofstadter contains two insightful chapters regarding _____, "On Crossing the Rubicon", originally published as articles in the March 1981 and July 1982 issues of Scientific American; ISBN 0-465-04566-9 Four-Axis Puzzles by Anthony E. Durham Handbook of Cubik Math by Alexander H. Frey, Jr. and David Singmaster; Enslow Publishers, Hillside, NJ, USA, 1982, ISBN 0-7188-2555-1

Qn 3) A translation from Pliny’s Historia Naturalis, written c. 77 A.D   “After the defeat of that mighty monarch, Mithridates, Gnaeus Pompeius found in his private cabinet a recipe for an antidote in his own handwriting; it was to the following effect: Take two dried walnuts, two figs, and twenty leaves of rue; pound them all together, and take it ____-_____-_____-____-____; if a person takes this mixture fasting, he will be proof against all poisons for that day.” Fill in the blanks?

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Qn 4) He was born at Jalandhar in 1931, at the height of the freedom movement led by Mahatma Gandhi, demanding ______, He has a master's degree in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US. He has been a member of the MCC (Marylebone Cricket Club ) for the past 30 years, as well as a life member of the Cricket Club of India since 1952 Who am I talking about?

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Qn 5) X was named after the 'Parable of the Pearl' from the Gospel of Matthew in Bible viz "Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking goodly pearls:Who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had, and bought it" Something related to it, published by O'Reilly Media, features a picture of a camel on the cover and is commonly referred to as The Camel Book.This image of a camel has become a general symbol of X

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Qn 7)Why did this marked japanese island invite global attention a few months back? : 

Qn 7)Why did this marked japanese island invite global attention a few months back?

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Qn 8) Who filed the following patent and what is it all about? Contd…

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Qn 9) Apart from his most famous position this person was the founder of The Asian Kabaddi Federation . He also served as the President of Maharashtra Wrestling Association, Maharashtra Kabbadi Association, Maharashtra Kho Kho Association and Maharashtra Olympics Association Who?

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Qn 10) Percival Christopher X was a British writer, mostly of adventure fiction. He is remembered best for Beau Geste, a much-filmed book of 1924 involving the French Foreign Legion in North Africa, and its sequels, Beau Sabreur and Beau Ideal. But his most claim of fame across the world and especially in India is because of something he had Written primarily for the children of British officers resident in India. This was primarily associated with the color red. Who/Why?

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Qn 11) I am Marlin and Coral's son, and the sole survivor of a barracuda attack. I am technically an amphiprion ocellaris also known as the ocellaris clownfish. My life journey takes me to Sydney where i meet my "Tank Gang". I am approximately 1.2 inches in length but still i help my gangleader Gill to escape. Who am ‘I’ ?

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Qn 12) First her dress was changed to a unicolor, usually blue drape. In 1936, she appeared with shimmering light behind her in place of the more artificial-looking rays of light projecting from the torch. In 1976 the camera zoomed in on the torch, and the torch-light rays then formed an abstract blue semicircle depicting the top half of the rays of light. In 1993, she was repainted digitally by New Orleans artist, Michael Deas. Although the woman closely resembles Dorothy Kilgallen and it has been rumored that Annette Bening was the model, in fact, Deas used a model named Jenny Joseph, and said he used a composite for the face.

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