Marquee Collection #94 June 4, 2011Posted by Gyaniz in Marquee Collection.
Tags: Beatles apple corps, caesar cardini, caesar salad, charlotte canning, ding Baozhen, granny ramsey smit, kung pao chicken, ledikeni, simon bolivar, sole bolivar
Ans.: Food Items named after People.
Sole Bolivar – named after Simon Bolivar
Caesar salad – named after Caesar Cardini
Granny Ramsey Smith green apple – named after Maria Ann Ramsey Sherwood Smith
Ledikeni – named after Countess Charlotte Canning
Kung Pao chicken – named after Ding Baozhen
Trivia Gyaan: The Beatles’ Apple Corps adopted a Granny Smith apple as its logo.
Marquee Collection#93 May 21, 2011Posted by Gyaniz in Marquee Collection.
Identify 3 and also connect the images:
Ans: Corbett National Park
It was initially called Hailey National Park, named after Malcolm Hailey, 1st Baron Hailey (Pic 1), then renamed in 1954–55 as Ramganga National Park and was finally renamed in 1955–56 as Corbett National Park.
Marquee Collection#92 May 15, 2011Posted by Gyaniz in Marquee Collection.
Tags: air force one, air force one livery, coca cola logo, coke logo, coldspot refrigerator, electrolux, greyhound bus, Raymond loewy, Time Magazine, time magazine cover
Ans.: The connect is Raymond Loewy, an industrial designer. he designed the greyhound buses, cold spot- Electrolux refrigerator, redesigned coke bottle and logo plus the first design of the coke can with diamond motif and the Air Force One livery.
Trivia: He was the first industrial designer to be featured on the Time magazine cover.
Well answered Richa and Pallavi.
Marquee Collection#91 May 8, 2011Posted by Gyaniz in Marquee Collection.
Tags: borduria, fictional nations from tinitin, herge, san teodoros, syldavia, tintin
Identify the nations from the flags below & what’s peculiar about them:
Ans.: Fictional Nations from the world of Tintin.
Flag and coat of arms of Syldavia (featuring a pelican)
Flag of San Teodoros (Green/Black with red circle)
Flag of Borduria (black with red circle and “moustache of Marshal Kurvi-Tasch” device)
These are all symbols of fictional nations from the Tintin universe.
Marquee Collection#90 April 30, 2011Posted by Gyaniz in Marquee Collection.
Tags: beer, brewing, hops
What are these and where are they used?
Ans.: Hops –They are used primarily as a flavoring and stability agent in beer, to which they impart a bitter flavor.
Marquee Collection#88 April 16, 2011Posted by Gyaniz in Marquee Collection.
Tags: czechoslovakia, Heidi, quaker oats, Quaker puffed wheat, Shirley temple, Shirley temple cocktail
Connect: (Hint: Personality)
Ans.: Shirley Temple.
She was US Ambassador to Czechoslovakia, the cocktail named after her ,acted in the film version of ‘Heidi’ and endorsed Quaker Puffed wheat.
Marquee Collection#87 April 9, 2011Posted by Gyaniz in Marquee Collection.
Tags: consumer durables, Siemens, siemens refrigerators, white goods
Identify the advertiser. (Clue: The yesteryears meet today)
Ans.: Siemens Refrigerators
Marquee Collection#86 April 3, 2011Posted by Gyaniz in Marquee Collection.
Tags: AID, Aravinda Pillalamarri, Ravi Kuchimanchi, swades
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How do we know their story in the popular form?
Ans.: Swades inspired by the story of Aravinda Pillalamarri and Ravi Kuchimanchi.
Marquee Collection#85 March 27, 2011Posted by Gyaniz in Marquee Collection.
Tags: chandramohan, indian painting, k asif, m f hussain, mughal-e-azam, nargis, Shapoorji Pallonji Mistry, sterling investment corporation
Connect: (Hint: Legendary)
1. K. Asif : Director of the movie
2. M.F. Hussain : Has paid his personal tribute to K. Asif’s epic film “Mughal-E-Azam” by recreating the movie’s fabulous scenes in a series of exquisite paintings.
3. Nargis : Was originally chosen to play Anarkali against Chandramohan, which got shelved due to the latter’s death.
4. Shapoorji Pallonji Mistry: The film was produced under the banner of Sterling Investment Corporation Pvt Ltd. (a firm owned by Shapoorji Pallonji Mistry).