1] As usual we start off with a sitter. Who owns the copyright for the Google search technology?
2] "Death to the French is Italy's cry" this translated to some language gives us a word used very often to describe a collective of a particular band of people. What?
-Mafia, "Morte Alla Francia Italia Anela"
3] The Great Dictator was the dictator of which country?
4] During W.W. II, the head of Hitler's Luftwaffe, Hermann Goring, offered a $5,000 reward to anyone who could kill or capture a famous American airman. Who was this airman?
-Clark Gable, he was a tail gunner and aerial photographer on B-17
5] An alternate nam for these islands is the "Island of Dogs".How do we know these Islands better? Can you explain the funda?
-Canary Island, the Latin name for the islands is Canariae insulae. I got a very inventive answer for this one.
6] There is a name given to the wood stump that you see in the picture. What? (think fossils)
7] An ancient Roman architect wrote this about the human body "A palm is the width of four fingers, a foot is the width of four palms, a cubit is the width of six palms..." and so on describing the proportions of the body. How was this and a further description of the body immortalised? (I want the exact answer for this one, details if possible)
- The architect was Vitruvius, in Leonardo's Vitruvian Man.
8] I know its evil to do this but this is the only known photograph of this famous person. Name him
- Fredric Chopin
9] This Scandinavian king has lent his name to something that is used very freely today. Name the King and the 'tool' that I am talking about here?
- Harald Bluetooth of Denmark circa 930 AD
10] How were hurricanes in the Carribean named in the early 20th century that is before people likened their tempestuous behaviour to that of the fairer sex?
- They were named after the saints' days on which they struck.
Bonus one for the day Who has said the following? (the type of 'sentence' is a giveaway)
I will not dissect things unless instructed
I will not strut around like I own the place
My name is not Dr. Death
I will not expose the ignorance of the faculty
Five days is not too long to wait for a gun
-I thought this was the easiest. The answer is.....