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Sunday, January 22, 2012

OQ #81

And the final set. Thanks for the participation folks!


1. Their name came from their home state being the “Land of 10,000 _____”. However, in 1960, they moved to a new city in a different state, but retained their name even though their new home city had no _____. What am I talking about?

2. Catherine of Braganza was the Portuguese queen consort of England, Scotland and Ireland who married King Charles II in 1662. What was given as the dowry in this marriage?

3. _______ most often means a more-or-less equal exchange or substitution of goods or services. People often use the term to mean "a favour for a favour" and the phrases with almost identical meaning include: "give and take", "tit for tat", "this for that", and "you scratch my back, and I'll scratch yours". This phrase was extensively used in a famous 1991 movie. Give me the phrase and the movie.

4. Amritlal Thakkar was a famous social reformer. The Government of India even issued a stamp in his honor in 1969. He was a very knowledgeable person and an expert in many fields, to such a level that he would promptly answer any question that was fired at him. Why is he famous to us/What is his popular nickname?

5. Coin vending machines  are  very  popular today from dispensing beverages to checking weights. But  what was the first  coin vending  machine created  to dispense?

7 comments:

Sudhan said...

1.
2.Bombay
3.Hasta la vista baby !! Terminator2
4. Thakkar bapa
5.Post cards

Adhithya said...

1. The basketball team Los Angeles Lakers

2. The cities of Tangier and Bombay

3. Quid pro quo, The Silence of the Lambs

4. Known as Thakkar Bhapa, worked for upliftment of tribal people

5. Holy water

aravind jk said...

1.lakes ??
2.bombay
3.quid pro quo,,Silence of lambs
4.Appa-takkar :D
5.chewing gum

unknown visitor said...

2.The Dowry given was sugar, plate and jewels which valued 4000000 crowns.
3. The phrase was "Quid pro quo" and the movie was The silence of the Lambs".
4. He is popularly known as Thakkur Bapa. He is famous being a Engineer, fought against untouchability.He found Bhil Seva Mandal.
5. The first coin vending machine used for dispense was the machine found in work of "Hero of Alexandria". It dispensed Holy Water.
By unknown visitor

Mohsin said...

1. los angeles lakers. (land of 10000 LAKES - minessota" got that easily. then los angeles has no lakes and "lakers had to have a reason for it". :-))
2.tangers and bombay. (simple one)
3. aasthalavistha baby??? movie - terminator 2
4. thakkar bapa - backward people stuff (nice 1)
5. postcards (read it in the omgfacts)

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