Q 116 - Dream on!!

Easy one for the day, Question sent in by Sandeep

Who did they replace?

Jude Law, Colin Farrell and Johnny Depp replaced Heath ledger in "The Imaginirium of Doctor Parnassus" after Ledger's untimely death . The role was recast and was played by the three of them !

Cracked by Suraj, Abhiram, Captain, Bipin and Johny Walker!


Q 115- Yummy!!

Wat eez diz? :D - You have surely heard the name in another context!

Only Mojo ka Bheja gets it spot on!! Cool work!

This is "Bertie Bott's every flavor Beans"- Dedicated by the Jelly belly company to all Harry Potter fans! :)


Q 114 - One n Only! :)

Painting of a lady who holds a unique distinction, Who? What?

Betty Boothroyd, the only female speaker ever of the House of Commons, UK


Question # 113 - WWLIM ! :D

What do they top?

Sir George Solti (31 ) , Quincy Jones (27) and Alisson Krauss (26) top the list of people with most no. of Grammy awards !

Well done Captain, Rithwik and Bipin!

- V I K

Question # 112- Go for a HOME RUN !!

They share a distinction, What?

  • Paul Molitor of Twins
  • David Ortiz of Red Sox
  • Edgar Martinez of Mariners
Connect: Tied for Most Silver Slugger awards as a designated hitter. Award for the most offensive player in various positions in baseball.

Cracked by Captain and Bipin! Good job!

-V I K

Question # 111 - Cloud TEN !

All the marked locations are home to a famous peak- Identify and tell me what do these mountains collectively form?

  • Ojos del Salado
  • Mount Damavand
  • Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Pico de Orizaba
  • Mount Sidley
  • Mount Giluwe
  • Mount Elbrus
Connect: The Volcanic Seven Summits- The Highest Volcanoes on each continent constitute what is called the Volcanic Seven!!

Cracked by Captain and Rithwik!!


Question # 110 - RockeFeller!! :D

Who connects ??

Connect: Aristotle Onassis , the famous Shipping magnate- synonymous with "richness"! :)

  • Olympic Tower, NY was financed by Onassis
  • Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis , who married Onassis after the death of John F Kennedy
  • One of the world's longest yachts , Christina O , owned by Onassis family
  • Colonel George Papadopoulos, who was involved in the famous Omega project along with Onassis . Colonel was on Onassis' extensive bribe list!
Cracked by Captain and Suraj - Good work!! :D

-V I K

Question # 109 - WHAADUp!!??

What is happening??

Quoting Jyothi

"The Treaty of Waitangi is a treaty first signed on by representatives of the British Crown, and various Māori chiefs from the northern North Island of New Zealand. The Treaty established a British governor in New Zealand, recognised Māori ownership of their lands and other properties, and gave Māori the rights of British subjects"

Cracked by Jyothi and Bipin(Welcome!! )

-V I K

Question # 108 - Betke jawaab de do bhai!!

What one defines a SITTER!! :-)

Just connect !

A - Marie Tussaud of Madame Tussaud's fame

B - Merlin Ent. Ltd. , the current owners of Madame Tussaud's/Tussaud's group

So the connect -- Madame Tussaud's/Tussaud's group

Cracked by Captain, Jyothi, Vineesh, Malcaluffin and Rithwik!


Question # 107 - Sorry, had a wrong caption! ;-)

Connect A-C and explain !! D is a BIG clue !





A- Transformers character - Overlord
B- Poseidon, whose equivalent is Roman mythology is Neptune!!
C- Cobra

Connect: Normandy Invasion in WW II :: Operation "Overlord" was the codename for the Invasion of Normady in June 1944 , which had two sub operations Operation "Neptune" and Operation "Cobra"

D - The clue is the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in France honoring the American Soldiers who died in Europe during WW II

Awesome work Rithwik !! Jw gets half a point for that commendable effort!

-V I K

Question # 106- Mere Dil Vich...

Today's q is framed on an idea sent in by Jyothi ! :-)


Connect: Parzan Dastur( Remember the silent sikh child in Kuch Kuch Hota hai with the famous line "Tussi Jaa rahe ho, Tussi na jaao!" )

  • Amul , Parzan Dastur flung to popularity with the famous ad of "Dhara Oil" branded by Amul
  • He voiced "Hum" in the blockbuster movie "Hum Tum"
  • Director of "Parzania" - Rahul Dholakia- He acted as Parzan in Parzania , the multiple award winning movie of 2005.


Question # 105- Rapper style!

What/Who connects the two movies?!

Gumnaam , Hindi Movie and Desyat Negatriyat, Russian movie are both based on Agatha Christie's "And then there were None" (Earlier called Ten Little Niggers)

Cracked by Captain and Jyothi!

-V I K

Q 104- keep moving..

Connect the visuals !

Connect: Jules Verne's works

The coin is one commemorating Jules Verne's 20,000 leagues under the sea.

The two mountains are Snæfellsjökull in Iceland and Stromboli in Italy which is the entrance and exit to centre of Earth as per Jules Verne's "A journey to the Centre of Earth"

Rithwik and Johny Walker gets full credits. malcaluffin/ Jyothi gets half credits


Q 103- Too lazy 4 a long q! :-)

Sitter for the day, What is this mega structure?

The Falkirk Wheel in Scotland - A rotating boat lift connecting Forth and Clyde Canal with Union Canal .

Cracked by Ajay and Suraj! Good work!

-V I K

Question # 102- Gatehouse

Connect them !!

They are
  • President Dwight D Eisenhower
  • Magnolia, a flowering plant
  • Legendary golfer Byron Nelson
  • Golfer Gene Sarazen
  • Golfer Ben Hogan
Connect: Augusta National Golf Club , the location of the Masters tournament , one of the 4 majors in golf !
Eisenhower Cabin, Magnolia lane , Nelson bridge, Sarazen Bridge and Hogan bridge are the famous architectural features in the club .

Full points to Rithwik , Half credits to Abhiram

-V I K

Question # 101 - Phase II

/ * Question cancelled since I published an answer by mistake, Sorry */
New Q will be updated tonight !

Complete the list !

The Twilight Series by Stephanie Mayer

Given pics are New moon(2006) , Eclipse(2007) and Breaking Dawn(2008)

So missing one is Twilight!

Cracked by Rithwik and Jyothi


and ... 100 !!

/* Answers and Scores published */

The Blog of the Peninsular Quizzing Circle , "Q u I z Z i C o 100.00 FM " has tuned into its full frequency and finally reached the most exciting of landmarks - "100" !

Its really been awesome authoring the blog, reading lots of new trivia and information and imparting some information every other day to each and everyone of you ! Any blog is a failure without its followers , and my blog is no exception ! I thank everyone of you who supported me all through - I hope this is just the begining!

Today, I've lined up a special question for you! (Click on the pics to enlarge it !! )

6 questions , 1 theme - Open for 3 days !


Points- 1 for each answer and 1 for the theme !(Potential points at stake: 7)

Q-1 : Whose Statue? Where?

Hint: This is a university- The person has many things named after him!

Q-2: Connect !!!

Hint: Connect to a famous statue of a famous emperor!

Q-3 : What connects?

Hint: This one's easy enough once u identify all !! ( Google kar le!)

Q-4 : Logos used by the predecessors of X - Who is X??

Hint: A Not too famous football club!

Q-5 : What weird post-death distinction connects them?

Hint: Famous People and post death always point to the same !!

Q-6: Who is missing in this "prestigious" list?

Hint: This list isnt complete, I can still add some more stadiums, but i skipped one in the particular order! Id that!

Q-7 : Theme?


1. Alexander Von Humboldt Statue outside Humboldt University , Berlin

2. - Alexander Pushkin, the poet who wrote "Bronze Horseman"
- Peter the great, Former Russian Emperor
- A statue of Peter the great at the banks of Moskva River
Connect: The Statue "Bronze Horseman" of Peter the Great - One of the most famous statues in the world at Saint Petersburg , Russia

3. BET Awards, ESPY Awards, American Idol and Academy awards- All hosted at the Kodak Theatre , Los Angeles

4. The logo of the predecessors of the club VfB Stuttgart - shown here are the logos of historical sides Stuttgarter FV 93 and Kronen-Club Consttatt

5. Oliver Cromwell, General Robert Blake , John Pym and George Peabody- Their budies were initially buried at Westminster Abbey,London and then later removed , a unique distinction.

6. 1990 WC Final : Stadio Olimpicio, Rome
1994 WC Final : Rosebowl, Pasadena - USA
1998 WC Final : Stade de France, Paris
2002 WC Final(the missing one!) : International Stadium Yokohoma
2006 WC Final : Olympiastadion, Berlin

7. Theme :-

Berlin, Germany
St. Petersburg , Russia
Los Angeles , USA
Stuttgart, Germany
London, England
Yokohoma, Japan

They are the sister cities of "MUMBAI"

Theme went UNCRACKED!!

Scores :-

Suraj S- 4
Jyothi- 3.5
Rithwik- 3.5
Malcaluffin- 3.5
Vineesh- 1.5
Vigneshwar- 1

Hope all of you loved the set!