• O wonder!
How many goodly creatures are there here!
How beauteous mankind is! O __________,
That has such people in‘ t.
• The following is an excerpt from Shakespeare’s
Tempest. The lines have immensely contributed
to popular culture with the references ranging
from a modern literary masterpiece to an album
by a British heavy metal band. What has been
• A smart guy who was once the owner of X tried
to buy Y, a set of two different companies under a
single conglomerate for a sum of $1.6 billion. The
move was later rejected as the institutional
shareholders of X protested that the move would
render the company penniless, in fact $400
million in debt.
Y , not surprisingly, is an anagram of X. Y has
ceased to exist and X has now undergone a
radical transformation. X and Y please.
• Joaquín Archivaldo Guzmán Loera (born April 4, 1957)
nicknamed "El Chapo"for his 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) stature
worked in an organization named after the Mexican
Pacific coast state of Sinaloa where it was initially
formed. He became Mexico's top ranked in something
in 2003 after dethroning Osiel Cárdenas. In November
2010, Joaquín Guzmán was regarded as the 60th of 68
most powerful people in the world by Forbes Magazine
He was also listed by Forbes as the world's 937th
• • Much like Osiel, he became the top of a list after May
2nd,2011 which has kept him in the news. Why?
• No.1 on FBI’s Most Wanted List. Osama Bin
Laden’s successor for that post
• On January 8, 1991, _______ Delle Wade, a 15-year-old
sophomore who had recently transferred to the school,
killed himself with a .357 revolver in front of his
second-period English class. He was described by
schoolmates as "acting sad". After coming into class
late that morning, he was told to get an attendance slip
from the school office. He left and returned with a
revolver. He walked to the front of the class and
announced, "Miss, I got what I really went for." Delle
then put the gun into his mouth and pulled the trigger.
The question is what did Delle inspire ?
• These are some landmarks
that Wikipedia provided me
with when I searched for the
city of Chongqing in China.
However, despite it’s beauty
approximately 1.5 million of
the people living in the city
had to be relocated. What
marvel was the reason for
this relocation ?
• The Indroda National Park in Gandhinagar
claims to be the first of it’s kind in India. One
who takes a trip may se artifacts from the
neighboring towns of Kheda, Panchmahal and
Vadodara. What would one find here ?
• “Cheeka and Jayaram made an excellent duo”
said Mahesh V. and Rajeev Rao, Senior
Creative Directors at Ogilvy & Mather,
Mumbai. After all it was Mahesh’s brainchild
to put them together in the lush greens of Goa
and create what can be described as the one
of the few things that all of us remember. An
unknown Rupert Fernandez from Borivali set
score for this work taking inspiration from
Louis Armstrong. What work ?
• Bhavna Thakur is the Founder and artistic
director of Alter Ego Productions, which
staged David Freeman's play "A First Class
Man" in New York. It is based on the
relationship between an Indian and a British
guy. Whose famous fame and fortune story?
• And taught it thus anew to
'I hate' she alter'd with an
That follow'd it as gentle
Doth follow night, who like
From heaven to hell is
'I hate' from hate away she
And saved my life, saying
• Anne Hathaway.
• Shakespeare’s sonnet on Anne Hathaway(his
wife) on the left and on the right is a picture of
Fantine from Les Miserables
A rich businessman who constantly amuses himself
by making fun of his wife and picking on his
younger son by always belittling his poetry. He
always sides with his daughter-in-law in
disagreements between her and his wife, which
always turn out to be one of the sources of
humor. He often drags his son in law into the
arguments. He does not listen to his wife, which
often includes not following the health and diet
regimen she draws up for him. He is gregarious by
nature. He is mischievous and still a child at
heart. He likes playing pranks. Who ?
• X is a humorous term used mainly in the
aerospace industry. It describes a material that is
perfect for an application, but does not exist, is
extremely expensive, or violates the laws of
physics. It is also a general concept term used by
sci-fi enthusiasts for any fictional substance that
is needed to build a certain device that is crucial
to the plot of a sci-fi story. “X" is also an anti-
gravity element in the online multi-player video
• That’s the pic of the
Raffles Hotel in Perth
and the Canning
highway leading up
to it. Because the
Hotel is at the
bottom of a steep
hill, the intersection
there has had many
crashes. This served
as the inspiration for?
John Emil List (September 17, 1925 - March 21, 2008) was an American
murderer. On November 9, 1971, he murdered his wife, mother, and three
children in Westfield, New Jersey, and then disappeared. He had planned
everything so meticulously that nearly a month passed before anyone
noticed that anything was amiss. A fugitive from justice for nearly 18 years,
he was finally apprehended on June 1, 1989 after the story of his murders
was broadcast on America's Most Wanted. List was found guilty and
sentenced to five consecutive terms of life imprisonment, dying in prison
custody in 2008 at age 82.
• What famous fictional character did he inspire?