Don’t forget to join Season 101. The first three questions are:
_____ Day 1:
Category: Arcade Games This simple two dimensional table tennis game
originally released in 1972 was one of the earliest arcade video games on the market. The two player game lets the players control a bat (or rather a bar) that can be moved up and down. The two player's bats are placed on either side of the screen. A point is scored when one player gets the ball (which is just a square) past his opponent's bat. What is the name of this classic arcade game?
_____ Day 2: Category: Explorers What is the name of the Portuguese explorer (1460-1524) who was the first European to reach India by sea? In doing so he kick-started his country’s colonial expansion in the Orient and gave the Crown of Portugal access to the lucrative Indian spice trade without having to go through hazardous journeys through the Mediterranean and the powerful Arabian empires. _____ Day 3: Category: Economists This Scottish economist and philosopher (1723-1790) is known as "The Father of Capitalism". The Scotsman published two major works The Theory of Moral Sentiments (1759) and An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations (1776) commonly referred to as The Wealth of Nations. What is the name of this highly influential economist? _____ And do invite your annoying aunt, your brilliant brother, your clever cousin, your discerning dad, your enlightened electrician, your fastidious friend, your gifted girlfriend, your highbrow hairdresser, your judicious janitor, your keen kitchen helper, your learned librarian, your mischievous mother-in-law, your nimble nanny, your omniscient optician, your perceptive paperboy, your quirky quarry worker, your resourceful reporter, your savvy step-sister, your thoughtful tailor, your understanding uncle, your versatile vicar, your wise waitress, your xenodochial x-ray inspector, your yeasty yard inspector and your zealous zoologist. Game on!
Most important rules:
1) No googling!
2) The answer will be revealed after 3 days (except for the last two questions).