• "...we came across the word X, and it was just
perfect. The definition was 'a short burst of
inconsequential information,' and 'chirps from
birds'. And that's exactly what the product
was." One of the founders describing how
they came across the name – which company?
He was a French tennis
player and businessman.
He was nicknamed "the
Crocodile" by fans
because of his tenacity on
the court. He started a
company in 1933 that
deals with clothing,
perfumes etc. Name the
• It is estimated that 75 million people waste
their time behind this. 200 million minutes are
spent everyday by people – equivalent to 16
years per hour. Three trillion ___have been
popped. It has filled billions of those
interstitial moments spent riding the bus, on a
plane, or in important work meetings.
• What is being talked about here ?
• X was formed in Kyoto in 1889. From
producing handmade playing cards, to a cab
company, to a love hotel, the business went
through a variety of incarnations, but held on
to its original name. In 1974 the company
ventured into the electronics world, and a
year later it entered the video game arcade
industry. The name can be roughly translated
as ‘leave luck to heaven.’ Id X.
• X is a brand name frequently used for divisions of The
Walt Disney Company, whose primary studios and
offices are located on X Street in Burbank, California.
Its logo features the “X" wordmark superimposed over
the Disney Castle image, making clear the affiliation
between the brands. It was originally used for X
Distribution company by Walt Disney in 1953 after the
release of Peter Pan to distribute his film and television
• The name means, literally, "good view" in Spanish.
• Give X.
• X is a superhero created by writer-artist Mike Mignola.
The character first appeared in San Diego Comic-Con
Comics #2 (Aug. 1993). The character has been
adapted into two live-action feature films in 2004 and
2008 as well as two video games – Asylum Seeker and
The Science of Evil.
• X’s true name is Anung Un Rama. He has been
described as smelling of dry-roasted peanuts and has a
strong sense of humor.
• X works for the Bureau for Paranormal Research and
Defense (BPRD) , an international non-governmental
• Give me X.
• These specific type of
strings used to control
puppets are famous
because of an artform
practiced in Italy, especially
in Sicily. This artform
doesn’t come under the
• There is a poster for a
famous movie featuring
• Give the movie name.
• Some Basic Rules of Nomenclature -
• a)Names can only be taken from a pre-approved list.
• b)Names alternate between male and female.
• c)Names are taken alphabetically from the list in chronological order.
Thus the first one has a name that starts with A, next B and so on, using
alphabets from A to W, excluding Q and U.
• d)There are six lists that rotate.
• e)Only when the shit gets serious, that a name is retired, and another
takes its place.
• What the flying f*** are we going on about?
• Before this term, words like 'bite' or 'hit' were
used. The term most probably owes its origin
to the 'Punch and Judy' puppet shows, which
feature a guy called Punch and his wife Judy
alongwith some recurring minor characters.
Punch would exhibit outrageous behaviour
and say unexpected and shocking lines of
dialogue that would throw the audience out
of the window with laughter.
• The symbol preserves unique and essential features of
Devanagari script. It explicitly states the Indianess of
• The two horizontal lines with an equal negative white
space between them create a foreground and
background effect of three strips subtly representing
the tricolor of our Indian national flag flying at the top.
• The horizontal lines also denote the arithmetic sign
• The symbol is designed with minimal of three strokes
making it very easy to write, construct, reproduce and
• In 1896 the reference book : The International
Cloud Atlas was published following the
International Meteorology Conference held in
Paris where the standard for the classification
for clouds was finalised.
• What common phrase traces its origin back to
the number given to the Cumulonimbus cloud
in this earlier classification of clouds ?
According to Motion Picture Association
of America, these highly condensed
series of movie shots cannot exceed
2.5 minutes, usually start with a green
or a red band and include rating cards.
The name comes from the fact that they
were originally shown at the end of a
feature film screening.
What term are we talking about?
• This term traces its origin to an opera by
French composer Edmond Audran in 1880.
The plotline revolves around a farm girl who is
believed to bring good luck to whoever
possesses her, so long as she remains a virgin.
• The term has now become integral to sports
and sporting events. What term ?
• “I came in with Halley's Comet in 1835. It is
coming again next year, and I expect to go out
with it. It will be the greatest disappointment
of my life if I don't go out with Halley's Comet.
The Almighty has said, no doubt: 'Now here
are these two unaccountable freaks; they
came in together, they must go out together.'”
• This was used for marking trees and cattle and
ranch boundaries in America in the late 1970s.
However the Nelson Copany promoted it as a
sport. It really caught on when Sports
Illustrated wrote an article about this in its
June 1980 edition. What are we talking about ?
The title of this movie is taken from the poem Eloisa to
Abelard by Alexander Pope, the story of a tragic love
affair, where forgetfulness became the heroine's only
How happy is the blameless vestal's lot!
The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
_______ ________ __ ___ ________ ____!
Each pray'r accepted, and each wish resign'd;
The ____are small, yellow, cylindrical, creatures
who have one or two eyes and are one of the most
notable characters in the films.
They are impulsive creatures with little self-control,
but with a wide-eyed wonder and odd innocence
that endears them to viewers and makes them
relatable. They can be pesky when they are doing
weird interactions with other people, animals, or
• The following are various tests done (in serial
order) for what?
• The Circumference test
• The Sphericity test
• Rebound Test (Bounce) test
• Water Resistance and absorption test
• Weight Check test
• Loss of Pressure test
• Shape and Size Retention Test
• Legend has it that the mountain is based on a
doodle made by W. W. Hodkinson during a
meeting with Adolph Zukor. Some claim that
Utah's Ben Lomond or Pfeifferhorn is the
mountain Hodkinson doodled, and that Peru's
Artesonraju is the mountain in the live-action
logo; while others claim that the Italian side of
Monviso inspired the logo. All in all the true
inspiration is a mystery.
• What is being described ?