Sunday, January 22, 2006

My Quiz Blog

This post marks the debut of my quiz blog titled Quizzing Nirvana.

Sports quizzing is one of my weaker areas. Took it up as a personal challenge and have posted a Sports Quiz. Here are a couple of questions:

1. He played baseball for New York Giants, Cincinnati Reds and Boston Braves. In his lackluster career, he amassed a .252 batting average over 289 games. He continued to play with teams in minor leagues until 1922. He also played Amercian football for Canton Bulldogs and went on to become the first President of American Professional Football Association, the predecessor of National Football League. Who?

2. She was initially a ballet artist, but turned to gymnastics after her choreographer moved out of town. At the age of 19, she debuted internationally at the 1954 Rome World Championships. She won a total of 18 Olympic medals (still unbeaten) including 9 gold, 5 silver and 4 bronze). Who?

Read the rest of the questions here.


Anonymous Anonymous said...


How STAR TV and Siddhartha Basu duped people

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Blogger hesslei said...

Rinse beef bones, chicken and chicken wings under running water. When clean, place in large soup pot with four quarts cold water, onion, leek, carrot and celery. If you can get chicken feet, add them as well. Make a bouquet garni, tying bay leaf, thyme,peppercorns, parsley, and garlic in cheese cloth sack. Add to soup.Stir in salt.Bring soup to a boil. Once boiling, reduce heat and simmer for two and a half to three hours, skimming frequently.Strain soup through a fine sieve or several lairs cheesecloth. Discard bones, bouquet garni and vegetables. Shred chicken and add meat to soup. Check for flavoring, adding more salt and pepper if necessary.


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