Daily Question – 45


Visual 1 was the cover showing “This Is the House That Jack Built”, a popular British nursery rhyme, first popularized by Randolph Caldecott. Visual 2 showed Yankee Stadium, also known as ‘The House That Ruth Built’, after Babe Ruth.

15 of you managed to crack it! In order – bobo, Thomas Masun, citybank(rupt), Dinesh, Diwakar Pingle, Thejaswi Udupa, Ludwig, Rajiv Rai, Priya, ganesh, Anil, TKB, Rohan, complicateur, and Arjun Rangarajan.

No one got seven, but three people managed to get six answers right – Thejaswi Udupa, ganesh and the ever-present Thomas Masun. Submitting the answer quicker on more occasions (4) and winning this week’s title, was Thejaswi Udupa. So, presenting the fourth QFI Chennai Super King – Thejaswi Udupa.

18 thoughts on “Daily Question – 45

  1. Dear Uncle:

    Up on top is an illustration for the popular rhyme “This is the house that Jack built.” Yankee Stadium, seen below, is popularly known as “the house that Ruth built,” referring to Babe Ruth.

    Kind regards,
    Thomas Masun

  2. The house that Jack built
    The house that Ruth built
    The house that sumo will build..43 crores!!
    The house that Thomas masun will built..priceless

    for eveything theres visa
    for panjimittai and goli-soda there is city(bank)rupt cards

  3. 1st pic is the illustration for the nursery rhyme “The house that Jack built”. 2nd is the Yankee stadium nicknamed “The house that Ruth built” based on the rhyme.

  4. The house that ruth built – play on the nursery rhyme The house that jack built – NY Yankees Stadium

  5. The House that Jack Built

    sort of lends its name to Yankee Stadium in the following manner

    The House that Ruth Built

    The Yankees suck.

  6. Illustration from Caldecott’s ‘The House that Jack built’. This phrase has been used and parodied numerous times over the centuries including the moniker for the Yankee Stadium – ‘the house that ruth built’

  7. The Yankee Stadium is also called “The House That Ruth Built” which is a play on “The House That Jack Built”, a nursery rhyme popularised by Randolph Caldecott. The first image is the cover of Caldecott’s illustrated version of the rhyme.

  8. Yankee Stadium name “the House that ruth built” inspired from “The House that Jack built” nursery rhyme by Randolph Caldecott.

  9. The Yankee Stadium known as ‘the house that Ruth built’ (after Babe Ruth) – a play on ‘the house that Jack built’ – the first is an illustration depicting the rhyme/story

  10. Yankee Stadium is called – The House that Ruth Built (after Babe Ruth) – a play on The House that Jack Built – a nursery rhyme. A little bit of Googling reveals that the illustration in the first picture is by Randolph Caldecott.

  11. naaiiice question!

    this is the house that ruth built, yankees stadium

    1st visual: this was the house that jack built

  12. Pic1.Yankee Stadium -” The house that Ruth built” a play on “this is the house that jack built”.
    Pic2.Randolph Caldecott’s illustration for the nursery rhyme “The house that jack built” .

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