1.Identify & Connect:
The connect is Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) also called Lou Gehrig's Disease. Points for both.
a) is actor, Gary Cooper who plays the role of star baseball player Lou Gehrig in the movie, The Pride of the Yankee(which is based on Lou Gehrig's life).
b) is Benedict Cumberbatch starring as Stephen Hawking in the critically acclaimed Televison film, Hawking.(Hawking-victim of ALS)
c)ALS is also called Charcot's disease(named after famous French neurologist, Jean-Martin Charcot - the one in pic c).
I know the question was a toughie or should I say 'arbit'.
2. In Economics, what is 'Monopsony'?
Its a market form with only one buyer, facing many sellers as opposed to Monopoly. Good example is the Arms Industry, where the government is the only buyer.
3.What has been blanked out?
4.Id this Booker Prize winning novelist.(Clue:One of his novels was made into a movie recently)
Ian McEwan and the book(made into a movie) is 'Atonement'(starring James McAvoy and Keira Knightley).
5.In computer science, a _________ _________ is an _________ that gives up finding the optimal solution for an improvement in run time.
Fill in the blanks(2nd & 3rd dash have the same word). The name of which fictional character is derived from this term? (2 points for this one..1 for the term and 1 for the fictional character.)
Heuristic algorithm & the fictional character is HAL 9000.
Only 1 answered..King(firstname.lastname@example.org) - 1