Wednesday, January 04, 2006

The Answers on the 4th

Here I've put the answers up for everyone to see. Jehangir came close, very close just slipped up at 2 places. Anyway the answers are as follows. So this quiz closes with no winners.

1] This series of experimental homes were built in the late 1970s and early 80s to showcase computation and home automation. By what name were they called?
-Xanadu Homes

2] Pick out the odd one amongst South Dakota, Iowa, New Jersey and Lexington (funda here)
-New Jersey, the other 3 are class of ships in the US Navy while New Jersey is the ame of a ship in the Iowa class. (I said funda connection Jehangir, you've gotta expect something more than the ordinary)

3] Music and Art Fair, An Aquarian Exposition. Add something somewhere and make sense of this.

4] This band's bassist lost several of his front teeth when the bouncers at a concert mistook him for a stage crasher. Name the band and the bassist. If possible also name the concert.
-Greenday, Mike Dirnt, Woodstock 1994 aka Mudstock

5] "It was dangerous to be around. The whole scene was scary.......It was clear we had to get out of there. It was like a concentration camp." who said this and about what?
-MTV host Kurt Loder about Woodstock 1999 after MTV withdrew their entire crew fearing for their safety.

6] Can you identify this symbol?
-The symbol Prince adopted as his name for a bit

7] This multifacted character has been a McDonald's employee, a Rock Star, a Fashion Designer and a Politcian among others. Give me the name. (Sitttter)
-Barbie. Camden Joy????

8] This person's legend appears in the fiction "The Mind-Body Problem" written by Rebecca Goldstein. Name the person and the legend associated with him.
- John Nash, The Phantom of Fine Hall

9] This famous director is the narrator of the TV sitcom Arrested Development, albeit uncredited. Name him.
-Ron Howard

10] This person is said to be a child prodigy who won a large amount of money in a game show when she was 10 years old. Now her claim to fame is that she is an elusive criminal matermind. Who are we talking about?
- Carmen Isabella Sandiego

Bonus One
The quiz has been fairly simple with easily searchable answers. The last one therefore has to be convoluted.

This name was originally an epitheton of the night, from a root that means "to stop"," stay", "rest", "abide". What is the name we are refering to?
-Rama, as in Lord Rama of the Hindus

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