Archive for August, 2008

#268-No Clue again!!

What is this?( A repeat question 😉 )



The thing as a whole looks like the following image!

This is the Surveyor’s Chain more popularly known as Gunter’s Chain

Cracked by ten quizzers


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#267-No Clue!

Artists impression of which Hindu Deity

This is Indra on his Airawata

Cracked by-Anirudh, Paras,Sana,Prashanth,Srikar,VinayPrasad,Hercules,Dibyo,Guru & Aparna

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What dysfunctional connection exists between these two gentlemen

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#265-The Climb up the ladder

Identify & Connect or put funda

Abraham Maslow and the hierarchy of needs….

Smashed by 42 highly motivated quizzers:)

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#264-“Man” O “Man”

Simple one for the day, put funda

Refer Comments for answers!
The question was smashed by 25 ape human descendants

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#263-Save,O Lord

Shown is a stained glass window from a chapel in the United States,this is a modified version of a very famous painting. Identify the person in the painting shown and give me the theme of the original one.

George Washington on the window at the US Capitol, based on the “The Prayer at Valley Forge”, again Washington depicted by Arnold Friberg

Cracked by 15 quizzers +Anubhav Sarathy(via a text message)

@Ajay- I am sorry:)

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The Guest Question Series formally ends, I have loads of questions which are sent in by Food For Thought regulars,I shall post them in the coming days. You can still send in your questions, just mail them to me

Today’s question…

1 with his brother brought the song in question on stage in 1935, 2 came out with an album with the same name as that of the play and covered the song, 3 with a “lady” also came out with the album(albeit before 2 ) and covered the song, we all know the song because the Goddess shown in 4 has also covered it.

Identify 1, 2, 3, the song and the play

Quoting Hercules “1.George Gershwin and his brother Ira Gershwin performed the 1935 opera “Porgy and Bess” based on the novel “Porgy” and it featured the most famous song Summertime.
2.Miles Davis album ‘Porgy and Bess’
3.Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald’s version of ‘Porgy and Bess’ recorded their versions of Summertime.
4.And the female rock goddess ‘Janis Joplin’ recorded the blues rock version of Summertime.”

Cracked by-Goyal, Hercules, Avais,Siddharth6123(Please use this name),Kamal rathi, Ajay Parusaraman,Anubhav Sarathy,RC, Appu & Dibyo

Siddharth Jain and Siddhart6123 I hope are 2 separate people!

@ Anubhav, Glad that you liked the question:) regarding points, they are purely perfunctory aren’t they? 😉

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