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July 22, 2008

Kings from the east.

srikanth @ 8:53 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1216759987 ) Play

This (awesome) question comes from sidsen.

Identify and connect the three images:

(Thanks a bunch for all the questions, mate! Really great stuff! I had a hard time picking one…)

Cracked by: Goyal, Tathagata Chatterjee , Guneet , udupendra , gammafunction , Rohan , duriel , malcaluffin and rajeshvj.

Answer: (more…)


July 21, 2008

Twin sisters would’ve been _much_ more interesting

srikanth @ 11:40 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1216683602 ) Play

The GQG goes on! This question is from duriel.

Identify the character in (1) and the old chap on the left in (2).

Also, who/what did (1) eventually become?

Only (partially) cracked by Tathagata Chatterjee!

Answer : (more…)


July 20, 2008

I’m afraid I can’t let you do that…

srikanth @ 9:35 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1216589756 ) Play

(On with the GQG – This question comes from shenoyvarun86)

Who is this famous computer scientist, and what term did he coin?

Here’s a clue to narrow in on the term a bit: the man caricatured below wanted to make a movie about it, but couldn’t.

Cracked by sidsen , Goyal , Rohan , udupendra , insufferablejake , Guneet , Srivats , gudanggurum , bobo , rajeshvj , Atul Mathew , duriel , malcaluffin , jayanth , gammafunction and Tathagata Chatterjee.

Answer: (more…)


July 19, 2008

Quiz oddity

srikanth @ 9:00 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1216501230 ) Play

(Carrying on with the GQG – Here’s a question from jayanth )

Who’s the guy in the pic below and what did he win?

Clue:

Cracked by rajeshvj , akhi , insufferablejake (nice catch! I didn’t notice it…) , Rohan , gudanggurum , svgreatest , Dibyo , Apurva , Atul Mathew , udupendra , duriel , malcaluffin , sidsen and Goyal.

Answer: (more…)


July 18, 2008

Eureka?

srikanth @ 9:33 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1216416789 ) Play

(Question from Dibyo)

Oceanography got a boost from a storm that hit in Jan 1992. The flow of events is depicted in this image:

What happened during the storm?

Cracked by WikiWaki , sidsen , gudanggurum , Srivats , Guneet , rajeshvj , akhi , malcaluffin , insufferablejake , madhur , Ananth and shenoyvarun86.

Answer: (more…)


July 17, 2008

Too good to be true

srikanth @ 9:04 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1216328663 ) Play

(Question sent in by Udupendra. Thanks a lot amigo!)

Connect the equation (x + y)n = xn + yn to these identities:

Cracked by Goyal , p vs np , Ajay Parasuraman , Rohan , insufferablejake , Tathagata Chatterjee , gammafunction , sidsen , malcaluffin , rajeshvj , Srivats and shenoyvarun86.

Answer:
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Guest question gala…

srikanth @ 9:04 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1216328643 ) Play

Greetings intrepid quizzers,

For the next week (or so) we’ll be posting questions sent in by some Boiledbeans toppers (Some of you probably already know about this). Thanks a lot for sending in your questions guys!

Please keep the questions coming to boiledbeans[at]gmail[dot]com !


July 16, 2008

I don’t believe you…

srikanth @ 9:16 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1216242968 ) Play

Who is this man, and what is he talking about?

 

Cracked by udupendra , priyananda , WikiWaki , rajeshvj and Goyal!

(more…)


July 15, 2008

Kinetic Energy

devadutta @ 9:11 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1216156309 ) Play

Identify this “cool” thing

1. 2.

2 is just a closeup of 1.

Cracked by: udupendra , Goyal , insufferablejake , rajeshvj. “Cool” job, guys!

Answer: (more…)


1 up

srikanth @ 2:09 am, GMT +0000 ( 1216087787 ) Play

Ladies and gents,

Lord Devadutta king of the knurds, crown prince of computing and patron saint of all things geeky turns a year older today!

Happy birthday dude! May you be blessed by many more gadgets and toys to tinker with this year!

(Leave your wishes here, folks)


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