Feb 3, 2016

Q.1952

A tweet by this celebrity in Jan 2016 read:
Eat bread. Lose weight. Whaaatttt? #ComeJoinMe [...]

Containing a link to diet company Weight Watchers (in which she has a stake), this tweet is said to have influenced its share price going up by 20% by the end of that day.

Which influencer?

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Feb 2, 2016

Q.1951

James Burrows is an American TV director, who helped make shows like "Cheers" and "The Big Bang Theory". A group of actors from a TV sitcom will be reunited for a special episode in Feb 2016. Burrows had famously directed its pilot in 1994.

Which sitcom?

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Feb 1, 2016

Q.1950

In Jan 2016, the Indian government announced its annual list of "Padma" awards. 10 people were awarded India's second highest civilian honour, the Padma Vibhushan.

Two of them have the word 'Rao' in their name and both are from the film world. Who are these two?

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Jan 4, 2016

Q.1922

What is the missing word in this extract from the Sherlock Holmes story "The Musgrave Ritual":

"Yes, my boy, these were all done prematurely before my biographer had come to glorify me." He (Sherlock) lifted bundle after bundle in a tender, caressing sort of way. "They are not all successes, Watson," said he.

"But there are some pretty little problems among them. Here's the record of the Tarleton murders, and the case of Vamberry, the wine merchant, and the adventure of the old Russian woman, and the singular affair of the aluminium crutch, as well as a full account of Ricoletti of the club-foot, and his _____ wife. And here--ah, now, this really is something a little recherche.


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Jan 3, 2016

Q.1921

A special edition of this tournament will be held in June 2016, in the USA for the first time. 16 teams will take part in this, the centenary commemoration of which tournament?

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