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4. X, Y?
Y was an Indian Politician and Freedom fighter.
He was a member of the Muslim League, and after
partition he became the first President of the Indian part
of the Muslim League.
He was extremely patriotic and re-affirmed this by
offering to enlist his son into the Indian Army during the
India-Pakistan war of 1965.
His hometown, the Nagapattinam district was named
“Nagai X” in his honour.
Give X, Y?
5. GIVE FUNDA
Common in areas like Lakshwadeep or Maldives, in January 2016, this
phenomenon occurred at Juhu beach.
"Wherever we placed our feet, the surrounding area started glowing. It
was like watching an animation film. We asked a few people on the
beach to confirm whether it was real. We had never witnessed
something as spectacular as this before”
The scientific explanation of this is as follows :
“_______________ usually occurs when a living organism emits light
such as phytoplanktons. These tiny organisms - around 0.5 mm in
size - activate a protein known as luciferase when triggered by tidal
waves, leading to a chain of chemical reactions that emit the X”
Around 2010, Punjabi replaced X as the second official
language of the state of Haryana.
When Haryana was formed in 1966 out of Punjab, Bansi Lal,
the first CM felt that “Let any language except Punjabi be the
second language of the state”
X was chosen as a rebuff to Punjabi to say Haryanvi culture
had more in common with _________ than with Punjab.
Blank size NOT indicative.
Band of Brothers was a novel written by Stephen E
Ambrose and later adopted into a mini series in 2001.
Interestingly, an incident mentioned in the novel went
on to inspire a famous 1998 film.
The “incident” mentioned is that of Franz Niland, a
paratrooper from the 501st PIR, who was shipped back
to the US days after D Day for sentimental reasons.
Give the movie.
Saudi Arabia, among the most conservative Islamic
states in the world, recently re-issued a fatwa against
This fatwa was initially issued in 2001, but a recent
phenomenon has led to the re-popularity of X.
X has been accused of "possessing the minds" of
children while promoting Zionism and gambling due
to the presence of the six pointed star.
X Jetfoil is a passenger carrying hydrofoil ship
operating in Hong Kong and Japan.
Give the manufacturer, whom you wouldn’t
associate with ships, but the video should give
you a hint.
_____ founder Ingvar Kamprad showed entrepreneurial promise from
a young age. At age 5, he began buying matches in bulk from
Stockholm and selling them to neighbors for a profit. He later moved
on to selling flower seeds, greeting cards, Christmas tree
decorations, and more. In 1943, when he was 17, Kamprad founded
_____ from his uncle's kitchen table. It began as a mail-order
business, selling a variety of items like stockings, jewelry, watches,
pens, and picture frames. Kamprad added the first piece of
furniture to the company's offerings a few years later. Furniture sales
got even bigger with the introduction of the famous ____ catalog in
1951 and the first showroom in 1953. _____ furniture soon became
the focal point of the company as it began phasing out all other
products over the next few years.
Give the company
X is heavily adhesive, hypoallergenic, stretchy
___ that comes, as we have seen, in an array of
colors and patterns. It is designed to
approximate the weight and thickness of skin
and can be stretched over any part of the body.
Made of cotton fiber, X has an acrylic, heat-
activated backing and can stay attached for up
to five days. When adhered, X lifts the upper
layers of the skin away from the muscle,
relieving pressure and pain in the affected area.
What are we talking about?
17. X & Y?
X was the biblical giant defeated against the odds by the shepherd Y.
Described in the Book of Samuel, X was a Philistine Champion from
the city of Gath, which was where an ancient race of giants were said
to originate. The exact size of X is debated, but it seems he was
either 6 foot 8 or 9 foot 7; either way, he was a lot bigger than his
seemingly puny opponent, Y.
In a classic story of the plucky underdog, Y strides out to face X with
nothing but a humble slingshot, the fate of his people in his hands. Y
launches a stone from his slingshot, which hits X right between the
eyes and he falls down dead. In a rather gruesome turn of events, Y
then cuts off X’s head with the giant’s own sword. The story of Y
versus X has since come to represent the ultimate victory of the
As well as giving John Steinbeck the title for his 1937 novella, the Scots poet Robert Burns
penned down the phrase __________ in his 1785 poem, "To A Mouse":
But Mousie, thou art no thy lane [not alone]
In proving foresight may be vain:
Gang aft agley, [Often go awry]
An’ lea’e us nought but grief an’ pain,
For promis’d joy!
The phrase has been used ever since as a proverbial reminder that things don’t often go to
William Moulton X was a psychologist, lawyer and inventor amongst other
X is credited as the creator of the systolic blood pressure test, which became
one component of the modern polygraph invented by John Augustus Larson.
Marston's wife Elizabeth Holloway X is said to have suggested a connection
between emotion and blood pressure to William, observing that, "when she
got mad or excited, her blood pressure seemed to climb”. X set out to
commercialize Larson's invention of the polygraph when he subsequently
embarked on a career in entertainment and comic book writing. Some have
linked the device to the ______ associated with the comic book character Y.
What character did X create?
The dash being the ‘Lasso of Truth’
Athletes who have successfully completed the X
Yelena X - Russia
Yamilet Peña – Dominican Republic
Fadwa Mahmoud - Egypt
Oksana Chusovitina - Uzbekistan
_______ - _______
Vault of Death
Dipa Karmakar – India
X – Produnova