Jul 6, 2015


In June 2015, the state government of Maharashtra declared the Blue Mormon as the state butterfly of the state, the first such state symbol in India. The butterfly, whose scientific name is Papilio polymnestor, is related to the common Mormon, Papilio polytes.

Why are these called Mormons?

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This day last year: Q.1375

Jul 5, 2015


The 1st ever European Games were held in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. The mascots for this event were a gazelle named "Jeyran" and unusually, as mascots go, a fruit called "Nar".

What type of fruit, which is one of the biggest exports of Azerbaijan?

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This day last year: Q.1344

Jul 4, 2015


This is the character of Robert Brady from a classic American TV series called "The Brady Bunch". What did he inspire in an 2016 American Presidential aspirant?

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This day last year: Q1373.

Jul 3, 2015


What portmanteau word coined by Citigroup economist Ebrahim Rahbari in 2012 has been in most business headlines in mid-2015 and is easily the most commonly used word from something called the "Grexicon"?

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This day last year: Q1372.

Jul 2, 2015


"Inside Out" is Pixar's 2015 film release, about a 11-year old and her 5 key emotions, personified by various characters. Each emotion's character, according to the film's director, was conceptualised based on a shape: if Sadness was based on a teardrop, and Anger by a brick, Disgust was partly based on a stalk of which vegetable?

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This day last year: Q1371.