Oct 23, 2014


The notorious father, Francois, died in 1971. He was succeeded by his 'baby', Jean-Claude, who was not a medical man like his father. The 'baby' died in 2014. Who are these people?

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This day last year: Q.1119

Oct 22, 2014


The writer Richard Flanagan won the 2014 Man Booker Prize for his novel "The Narrow Road to the Deep North", with an episode during World War II playing a central part in its tale.

Flanagan once collaborated with the film director Baz Luhrmann on a 2008 film. Which film, whose one word title is the name of a country?

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This day last year: Q.1118

Oct 21, 2014


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While the female version of this name made headlines in December 2012, the male version of this name made news in October 2014, owing to a major contribution of India's DRDO.

Which undaunted name?

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This day last year: Q.1117

Oct 20, 2014


The name of this Middle Eastern fighting force is usually translated as "(those who) face death". The force has been a key participant in the region's tussle against the Islamic State.

Which force?

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This day last year: Q.1116

Oct 19, 2014


In Oct 2014, the State of New York designated this food item as the state's 'official snack'. Preceding this decision, which had apparently been proposed by a 4th grade class in a state school, was a debate over whether that item was even a snack, whether this would go against people who were lactose intolerant, and what the difference between its regular and Greek variety was.

A nod to the business fact that New York produces the largest quantity of this item in the US, what food item is this?

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This day last year: Q.1115