Thursday, November 29, 2012

airport is located in BoscobelSaint Mary ParishJamaica, 10 km (6.2 mi) east of Ocho Rios, in northern Jamaica. The airport provides service to the United States and to other Caribbean islands.
It is named after a famous person who is in a way connected to Jamaica. 
Id the person or the airport(both are the same)
Ans:Ian Fleming Intl Airport

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Give me the consequences caused by this cartoon

Ans:She is Toms houseoner in the cartoon Tom and Jerry
After this cartoon her face has never been showed again due to racist criticisms 

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Friday, November 23, 2012

Questions from YW 2012 Kochi regionals

This contains assorted questions from both finals and prelims
1)"To old Dame Dob, who patched his nob
With vinegar and brown paper."
Id the nursery rhyme
2)What does the saffir-simpson scale measure?
3)Where is the automobile company FIAT headquartered?
4)Whre will you find the following 
"You will never walk alone"
5)Largest tyre producing company in the world?
6)Id the scientist who was bron 200 years ago and whose google doodle is shown below
7)Id the country and its capital which made a lot of news recently
8)Where does Queen Elizabeth 2 keep her jewels?
9)Id this Barath Ratna
10)Which instrument does Indian grammy winner Vikku Vinyakram play
11)Longest lake in India

Answers
1)Jack and Jill
2)Hurricanes
3)Turain
4)Liverpool
5)Lego
6)Bunsen
7)South Sudan and Juba
8)Tower of London
9)Satyjith Ray
10)Gadham
11)Vembanad



Monday, November 19, 2012

Latest from YW 2012 preparation corner


Aries
Aries
March 21 -
April 19
Taurus
Taurus
April 20 -
May 20
Gemini
Gemini
May 21 -
June 20
Cancer
Cancer
June 21 -
July 22
Leo
Leo
July 23 -
August 22
Virgo
Virgo
August 23 -
September 22
Libra
Libra
September 23 -
October 22
Scorpio
Scorpio
October 23 -
November 21
Sagittarius
Sagittarius
November 22 -
December 21
Capricorn
Capricorn
December 22 -
January 19
Aquarius
Aquarius
January 20 -
February 18
pisces
Pisces
February 19 -
March 20

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Id the poem the name of which is starred and also the poet!!!!!!!

Teri aankhon ki namkeen mastiyan
Teri hansi ki beparwaah gustakhiyaan
Teri zulfon ki leharaati angdaiyaan
Nahi bhoolunga main
**********************

Tera haath se haath chhodna
Tera saayon se rukh modna
Tera palat ke phir na dekhna
Nahin maaf karunga main
**********************

Baarishon mein bedhadak tere naachne se
Baat baat pe bewajah tere roothne se
Chhoti chhoti teri bachkani badmashiyon se
Mohabbat karunga main
***********************

Tere jhoothe kasme vaadon se
Tere jalte sulagte khwabon se
Teri be-raham duaaon se
Nafrat karunga main
*****************************

Ans:Poem-Jab Tak Hai Jaan
Poet-Yash Chopra

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

YW mock prelims

Here is  mock YW prelims.Due to lack of time I am stopping with 10 questions.Send in your answers by any of the three methods shown above.Answers will be posted tomorrow.

1)Who or what won the first Millennium Technology prize.(Think about the usual trend of first questions in YW)
2)If Nicholas Copernicus were to create a website of his own what would be the extension?
3)How do we better know Arthur Stanley Jefferson?
4)If Harry Potter looked up his zodiac sign, what would it be?
5)What distinction does Linus Pauling old in respect to Nobel prizes.
6)What is Epistemophobia.(None of you should probably have this).
7)If it is Matt Murdock to Daredevil, who is Britt Reid to?
8)What does the EPL tems Stoke city,Bolton Wanderers,Hull City and Arsenal have in common
9)If it is Mahatma Gandhi to India,Mujibur Rehmaan to Bangladesh and Simon Bolivar to Bolivia and Columbia, who is it to Pakistan.
10)Which book starts thus- "Call me Ishmael."

Ans:
1)Tim Berness Lee for the Internet
2).pl(For poland)
3)Stanley Laurel(From Laurel and Hardy)
4)Leo
5)Winning the Nobel Prize twice individually
6)Fear of Knowledge
7)Green Hornett
8)They have their home stadiums named aftr their sponsors
9)Muhammad Ali Jinhah
10)Mobby Dick

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Latest from YW preparation corner


  1. What was the name of the young girl who wrote to Abraham Lincoln, the U.S. President, asking him to grow a beard?
  2. This famous boy became Pharaoh of Egypt when he was eight years old. What was his name?
  3. Who was the young girl, whose diary, written during World War II became world-famous?
  4. This French boy invented a system of reading for the blind. What is his name?
  5. This young Indian boy in the U.S. became the world’s youngest medical student at the age of 13 years. His name is?
  6. What was the name of the curly-haired moppet of the U.S. who won a special Oscar Award in 1934 when she was only 6 years old?
  7. The fall of an apple from a tree first suggested the law of gravitation by a young boy of 16. Who was he?
  8. Which composer started composing music at the age of 5?
  9. This teenager became India’s youngest Test cricketer. What is his name and when did he make his test debut?
  10. What was the name of the U.S. girl who wrote to Yuri Andropov, the leader of the U.S.S.R., asking him to stop the nuclear arms race?
  11. Henry VIII is noted for his six wives, but how many children did he have?
  12. What is the name of the teenager who became India’s youngest Chess Grandmaster? At what age did he achieve this feat?
  13. This great poet wrote a 6000 words long epic poem when he was 12 years old. What is his name?
  14. This famed violinist gave his first public performance at the age of 7. Who was he?
  15. In what fields did the following youngsters achieve fame?
    (a) Monica Seles
    (b) Nadia Comaneci
    (c) Leander Peas
    (d) U. Srinivas
  16. What is the name of the Indian girl who won two gold medals in the Asian Games, Bangkok, 1998?
  17. This 5 year old child in the U.S. invented the toy truck. What is his name?
  18. Which novel was written by Mary Shelley at the age of 18?
  19. Name the twins who were thrown into the Tiber by their uncle but survived and are supposed to have been suckled by a she-wolf.
  20. A 10-year old boy became India’s youngest author when his book “England Tours India” was published in 1984. Who was he?

Quiz Answers

  1. Grace Bedell
  2. Tutankhamen
  3. Anne Frank
  4. Louis Braille
  5. Balamurali Krishna Ambati
  6. Shirley Temple
  7. Isaac Newton
  8. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  9. Sachin Tendulkar was 16 years, 205 old, when he made his Test debut against England in November 1989.
  10. Samantha Smith
  11. 3
  12. Viswanathan Anand was 17 years, 17 days old when he became a Chess Grandmaster in 1987.
  13. Lord Alfred Tennyson
  14. Yehudi Menuhin
  15. (a) Tennis
    (b) Gymnastics
    (c) Tennis
    (d) Mandolin Playing
  16. Jyotimoyee Sikdar
  17. Robert Patch
  18. Frankenstein
  19. Romulus and Remus
  20. Ashish Jain of Delhi

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Latest from YW preparation corner

Hero Name
Image
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Civilian Name
Occupation
First Year
Creator
Aquaman
Arthur Curry Orin

king of Atlantis
1941

DC Comics.  Created by Paul Norris and Mort Weisinger
Batman
Bruce Wayne

billionaire industrialist
1939

DC Comics.  Created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger)
The Black Canary
Dinah Drake

florist
1947

DC Comics.  Created by writer Robert Kanigher and artist Carmine Infantino)
The Black Hood
Kip Burland

policeman
1940

MLJ comics
The Cape
Vince Faraday

police detective
2011

NBC Television
Captain America
Steve Rogers

freelance artist
1941

Marvel Comics.  Created by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby
Captain Marvel
Billy Batson

radio broadcaster
1939

Originally published by Fawcett Comics and later by DC Comics.  Created by artist C. C. Beck and writer Bill Parker
Catwoman
Selena Kyle

varingly wife of an abusive man, amnesiac flight attendant, prostitute
1940, 1970s, 1986

DC Comics.  Originally created by Bill Finger and Bob Kane Batman
The Comet (1)
The Comet
John Dickering

scientist, adventurer
1940

MLJ comics.  Created by Jack Cole
The Comet (1)
The Comet
Rob Connors

baseball player want-to-be
1940

DC Comics' Impact Comics series.  Created by Tom Lyle and Mark Waid
Daredevil (old)
Daredevil
Bart Hill

boomerang marksman
1940

Lev Gleason Publications.  Created by Jack Binder
Daredevil (new)
Daredevil
Matt Murdock

lawyer
1964

Marvel Comics Universe.  Created by writer-editor Stan Lee and artist Bill Everett
Doctor Fate
Kent Nelson

archaeologist
1940

All-American Comics.  Created by writer Gardner Fox and artist Howard Sherman
Doll Man
Darrell Dane

research chemist
1940

Quality Comics--now DC Comics.  Created by writer Will Eisner
Durango Kid
Steve (last name varied)

cowboy
1940

Columbia Pictures movies; played by Charles Starrett
Flash (old)
Flash
Jay Garrick

college student
1940

All-American Comics.  Created by writer Gardner Fox and artist Harry Lampert
Flash (new)
Flash
Barry Allen (police scientist), (1956-1986);
Wally West, nephew of Barry Allen, (1986-2006);
Bart Allen, grandson of Barry Allen, (2006-
1956

DC Comics.  Created by writer Gardner Fox and artist Harry Lampert
Green Arrow
Oliver Queen

billionaire
1941

DC Comics.  Created by Mort Weisinger and George Papp
Green Hornet
Britt Reid (2)

newspaper publisher
1936

Radio station WXYZ in Detroit.  Created by Fran Striker
Green Lantern
Alan Scott

engineer
1940

All-AMerican Comics.  Created by writer Bill Finger and artist Martin Nodell
Green Lantern
Hal Jordan

test pilot
1959

DC Comics.  Created by John Broome and Gil Kane
Hawkman
Carter Hall

archeologist
1940

DC Comics.  Created by writer Gardner Fox and artist Dennis Neville
Hourman
Rex Tyler

chemist
1940

DC Comics.  Created by Ken Fitch and Bernard Bailey
The Hulk
Bruce Banner

nuclear physicist
1962

Marvel Comics.  Created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby
Invisible Woman
Susan (Storm) Richards

actress, mother
1961

Marvel Comics.  Created by writer Stan Lee and artist/co-writer Jack Kirby
Ironman
Anthony Stark

inventor
1963

Marvel Comics universe.  Created by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, Don Heck and Jack Kirby
Lone Ranger
John Reid (3)

former Texas Ranger
1933

Radio station WXYZ in Detroit.  Created by George W. Trendle and developed by writer Fran Striker
Metamorpho
Rex Mason

adventurer
1964
DC Comics.  Created by Bob Haney
Miss America (original)
Miss America
Joan Dale

reporter
1941

Quality Comics, DC Comics.  Created by Elmer Wexler
Miss America
Madeline Joyce

heiress, beauty queen
1943

Timely/Marvel Comics.  Created by writer Otto Binder and artist Al Gabriele
The Phantom
Kit Walker

crime fighter
1936

King Features comicstrip.  Created by Lee Falk, also creator of Mandrake the Magician
Plastic Man
Patrick “Eel” O’Brian

former crook turned crime fighter
1941

Quality Comics and later acquired by DC Comics. Created by writer-artist Jack Cole
The Punisher
Frank Castle

war veteran
1974

Marvel Comics Universe.  Created by writer Gerry Conway and artists John Romita, Sr. and Ross Andru
Sandman (4)
The Sandman
Wesley Dodds

financier
1940

DC Comics.  Created by writer Gardner Fox and artist Bert Christman
The Shadow
Born Kent Allard, a famed aviator during World War I, faked his death and became Lamont, wealthy man-about-town
1930

Dectective Stories Magazine.  Created by Walter B. Gibson
The Shield
Joe Higgins

FBI agent
1940

MLJ, now known as Archie Comics.  Created by writer Harry Shorten and artist Irv Novick
Spiderman
Peter Parker

photographer
1962

Marvel Comics.  Created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko
The Sprit
Denny Colt

crime fighter
1940

In newspapers.  Created by Will Eisner
Supergirl (original)
Supergirl
Linda Lee Danvers, alias Kara Zor-El

college graduate, student counseling, news reporting, and TV acting
1958

DC Comics.  Created by Otto Binder and Al Plastino
Supergirl
Linda Danvers

daughter of a policeman
1996

DC Comics.  Created by Peter David and Gary Frank
Superman
Clark Kent, alias Kal-El

newspaper reporter
1938

Detective Comics.  Created by Jerry Siegel and Canadian artist Joe Shuster
The Wasp
Janet Van Dyne

flighty heiress
1963

Marvel Comics.  Created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby
Wonder Man (old)
Wonder Man
Fred Carson

unknown
1939

Wonder Comics.  Created by Will Eisner. One issue only because DC Comics claimed copy infringement with its Superman character and sued.
Wonder Man (new)
Wonder Man
Simon Williams

industrialist
1964

Wonder Comics.  Created by Stan Lee, and artists Don Heck and Jack Kirby
Wonder Woman
Diana Prince (Trevor)

secretary, nurse
1941

All Star Comics.  Created by William Moulton Marston
Yellowjacket
Henry Pym

biochemist
1962

Marvel Comics.  Created by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber and Jack Kirby
Yellowjacket
Vince Harley

unkown
1944

Charlton Comics.  Creators unknown
Zorro
Don Diego de la Vega

wealthy ranchero
1920

All-Story Weekly magazine. Created by Johnston McCulley