Jul 29, 2014


Now a museum docked in California, USA, the USS Hornet was an aircraft carrier from the 1940s till 1970. On June 26, 2014, the museum held an event called "Splashdown 45". What was the event commemorating?

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Jul 28, 2014


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In July 2014, Germany indicated its interest in helping cleaning up something in India, based on its past success in cleaing up the German equivalent.

The proposed Indian project has been one of the major priorities of the new Indian government.

What are the Indian and German entities in question?

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This day last year: Q.1032

Jul 27, 2014


Image: Camphor Cinema

This 2014 biographical film has dialogues in Tamil and English. The films have been shot in locations in Tamil Nadu such as Namakkal, Kumbakonam, and Madras and in England in Cambridge and London.

Who is the film based on?

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Jul 26, 2014


The 2014 Commonwealth Games were flagged off in Glasgow, Scotland in June 2014. In a nice touch, every contingent was accompanied by a little dog. Which breed of dogs were these?

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Jul 25, 2014


David Mitchell is an author, perhaps well-known for his experimental story-telling in works such as "Cloud Atlas" (made into a film in 2012). In 2014, he experimentally (and serially) published a story called "The Right Sort" to promote his upcoming novel "The Bone Clocks".

To do this experiment, he first wrote down sentences of the story in a certain manner which made it easier to publish them. What was the experiment?

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