Wednesday, June 4, 2008


X was born in a sleepy hamlet called Umreth.X was a chartered accountant.X had a brief stint with journalism writing for Times of India,magazine Surya .He use to earn Rs.600 for his assignment with Surya which was having Maneka Gandhi as its editor.Computer graphics was also his passion.An Imperial College,London, alumni had interest in film and advertising film making.He worked with Shyam Benegal for Manthan as a spot boy to understand nuances of film making behind the camera.He served as General Manager of OCL.He formed the 'Asian Travel Writers Association', to promote Indian writing on travel and tourism. He accomplished a lot in his short life span; short of his two other dreams, one of owning a commercial pilot's license and the other-directing his own masala movie. His friend Harish was turning point who got X to a different role in an organisation and from there he changed the face of the industry with which the organisation deals.X helped many a Indian states to draft their IT policy. Identify X.

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FUN-FACTS UNKNOWN CONTEST-4th Edition-Results/Answer


The picture-1 is of the person X.Y,is the second picture which is a manuscript of the famous person X's creation.
X stopped performing at the concerts if the audience chatted among themselves, or afforded him less than their full attention.He had a hearing loss.This led to a unique historical record.This was of his conversation books. His friends wrote in the book so that he could know what they were saying, and he then responded either verbally or in the book. The books contained discussions about music and other issues, and give insights into his thinking; they are a source for investigation into how he felt his music should be performed, and also his perception of his relationship to art. Unfortunately, 264 out of a total of 400 conversation books were destroyed after his death.Identify X-The person and Y-The manuscript(looking at what is this manuscript about?).X belong to which nation-Z?Thus identify X,Y & Z.

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X --Ludwig van Beethoven
Y --Symphony No.9, composed when he was completely deaf. His most famous work and the most complicated also
Z -- Born in Germany .. than moved to Vienna(Austria)

Total correct answer entries were 13.

The names are:-

Prateek Vijayvargia 11.51am
Rahul Singhal 00.20am
Bharath -00.02am
Ninad 12.05pm
Sylvian Patrick 11.57am
Sunny Manchanda 00.34am
Shubhendu Saha 11.35am
Ankesh Agarwal 11.44am
Ashish Lath 12.35pm
Vishnu Mohan Menon 00.23am
Deepjyoti Deka 8.58am
Anubhav Rastogi 2.29pm
Nambissan 3.46pm

Today's Fastest correct answer entry was from Bharat.You should get your prize money Rs.100/- in a week's time.


Deepak Harsha 1.33
Ashish Bhatt 2
Abhishek Kumar 1
Krishna Bhargav 1
Biswajit Pattanayak 1
Prateek Vijayvargia 4
Prateek Rath 2
Kalikivayi Suresh 2
Sricharan Iyer 1
Varun Krishna 1
Rahul Singhal 4
Bharath 4
Subhomay 1
Debashish Mishra 1
Aravindan Vijayakumar 1
Ashish Kumar 2.66
Aparna Ganesh 1
M Suresh Kumar 2
Ninad 2.33
Sylvian Patrick 3
Sunny Manchanda 3
Aravind-Tiruchi 0.66
Nambirajan 2.66
Sharat 3
Kamal Rathi 3
Shubhendu Saha 3
Abhishek Chandak 1
Tanuj Sethi 1
Navneet Bal 0.75
Wasi Manazar 1
Anindya B 1
Prabal Chaudhri 1
Gaurav Dasgupta 1.66
Shreyas Joshi 1
Sriram A 1
Asish Agrawal 1
Archana Venugopal 1
Ankesh Agarwal 1.75
Ashish Lath 1
Nrupal Choudhari 1
Vishnu 1
Vishnu Mohan Menon 1
Deepjyoti Deka 1
Sunil Singh 1
Dhanvanthari Manjunath 0.66
P George 1
Prashant Mannur 0.66


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