Connect (non-exhaustive) Ans.: Food Items named after People. Clockwise: 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'… Continue reading Marquee Collection #94
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.
Connect: 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… Continue reading Marquee Collection#92
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… Continue reading Marquee Collection#91
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.
Connect: Ans.: No Flying Zones of India (exhaustive list) * The Taj Mahal, Agra, State of Uttar Pradesh, India * Parliament Building, Prime Minister's residence, and other important centers in New Delhi. * The airspace around many Defence and Indian Air Force bases are restricted, although new proposals are suggesting opening them up for civilian… Continue reading Marquee Collection#89
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.
Identify the advertiser. (Clue: The yesteryears meet today) Ans.: Siemens Refrigerators
How do we know their story in the popular form? Ans.: Swades inspired by the story of Aravinda Pillalamarri and Ravi Kuchimanchi.
Connect: (Hint: Legendary) Ans: Mughal-e-Azam 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… Continue reading Marquee Collection#85