Monday, May 28, 2012

D2. In Japanese mythology, Namazu is a giant catfish that lives in the mud beneath the earth, guarded by the god Kashima. Whenever Kashima lets his guard down, Namazu thrashes about. This is a mythical explanation for what natural phenomenon?

A. Earthquakes

Answers I received were split between 'earthquakes' and 'tsunamis'. A few hedged their bets and put both in. I have treated those as multiple answers and, as per standard quizzing rules, taken the first answer as the one to consider. 

16 comments:

  1. earthquakes
    docmurali

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  2. Earthquakes, I'm sure. As is everyone else who even glances at this question :)

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  3. Earthquakes - Kiril

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  4. Tsunami ?
    Pranab M (surname is too long to type :)

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  5. Master answer:
    Jeeves!!!...
    It just hit me that Wodehouse's jeeves used to be a part of the ganymede club so unless thats wonky im pretty sure its our old friend Jeeves

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  6. tsunami

    -raklodramA

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  7. theme C: Bombay

    kaizad gustad: bombay boys
    blood types: bombay blood group

    -raklodramA

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  8. is there negative points for wrong answers??????

    if yes, then read no further.
    if no, then I am taking a shot at G

    theme G: Moons/satellites????

    Ganymede is a moon of jupiter i believe....
    and may be spinoza tooo?????

    -raklodramA

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