Monthly Archives: September 2009


444: Identify the famous lines that connect the below image with this one. (Content warning – the link will lead to a classical painting with some explicit imagery.)


443: These films are considered to be particularly good remakes of films – made by the same director who directed the original version in each case.


Quizzes this weekend

An announcement and reminder for two quizzes coming up this weekend: The ASAP Sports and Entertainment Quiz and the Shaastra Main Quiz.

The ASAP SpEnt Quiz

Date: 2nd of October, 2009 (Friday – Gandhi Jayanthi)

Venue: Museum Theatre,
Govt. Museum, Pantheon Road,
Egmore, Chennai – 600008

Timings: Prelims – 03:30 p.m. and Finals – 05:00 p.m.

Team Size: Open to All. Maximum of TWO members per team

Quizmasters: Quizzurri (Vinod Ganesh & Krishnamurti Ganesh)

Prizes: 1st place – Rs. 15,000, 2nd place – Rs. 10,000 and 3rd place – Rs. 5,000. Special prizes for the Best School Team and the Best All-Women Team. Attractive audience prizes as well.

For more details, call 9840626500 or mail

The Shaastra Main Quiz

Date: 2nd and 3rd of October, 2009 (Friday – Gandhi Jayanthi)

Venue: IIT Madras

Timings: Prelims – 09:30 a.m, October 2nd. Semifinals – 08:30 p.m. and 11:00 p.m, October 2nd. Finals – 10:30 a.m., October 3rd.

Teams: School and College students only, though all are welcome to watch

For more details, visit

Happy Quizzing!


443: What connects these films?

442: “The Principe Island, where Arthur Eddington proved the theory of Relativity during a solar eclipse. The actors who played Eddington and Einstein in a BBC serial. ” Yep, that’s Dr. Who and Gollum as Eddington and Einstein.


442: Come up with a connection.

441: Taoism. Those ramblings of the comic guru are actual quotes from the Tao Te Ching!


441: What is being mocked here? (Warning: Colourful language. )


440: C.D. Deshmukh, first Indian Governor of Reserve Bank of India and the first Indian whose signature appeared on currency.


440: What first?

439: Answer


439: Come up with a connection for these images.

438: Ita fort, after which Itanagar gets its name.