Thursday, October 31, 2013

Random Question (October 31, 2013)

Q. In which town in New York state would you find this 18-foot-high steel sculpture?

A. Sleepy Hollow

This statue stands near the grave of Washington Irving, who wrote 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' in 1819. The story, about the revenge of a headless horseman (seen in  the sculpture about to fling his jack-o-lantern pumpkin head at one of his victims), has been revisited in the 1999 Johnny Depp starrer "Sleepy Hollow" and an ongoing TV series with the same name.

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Random Question (October 26, 2013)

Q. Whose logo is this?

A. Zimbabwe Cricket.

This one's easily workoutable from the cricketing symbols and and the image of the Zimbabwe bird. 

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Random Question (October 22, 2013)

Q. Six thousand of these papal medals issued by the Italian State Mint to honour Pope Francis have had to be recalled. The medals feature a portrait of Francis on one side and on the other, an image depicting the story of Jesus and the publican surmounted by a Latin phrase which means "Jesus, therefore, saw the publican, and because he saw by having mercy and by choosing, He said to him, 'Follow me'". Why did they have to be recalled?

A. Because the word 'Jesus' was misspelt 'Lesus'.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Random Question (October 15, 2013)

Q. What is this? What's the name that comes in the blanked-out area?

A. Deaths in the recently-concluded TV series 'Breaking Bad'. The 'W' stands for Walter White. 

'Breaking Bad' is the story of White (played by Bryan Cranston), a struggling high school chemistry teacher who is diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer at the beginning of the series. He turns to a life of crime, producing and selling methamphetamine, in order to secure his family's financial future before he dies. 

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Random Question (October 10, 2013)

Q. The Chessington World of Adventures, a theme park and zoo in Surrey, England has recently banned visitors from wearing what kind of clothing "to avoid confusing or scaring the animals"?

A. Animal print clothing.

Banned prints include zebra, giraffe, leopard, cheetah, tiger, spotted and striped hyena, and African wild dog.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Random Question (October 2, 2013)

Q. Whose logo is this?

A. The German Green Party