1.What is believed to have been introduced by Nur Jehan, Mughal emperor Jahangir's wife, in this city(Lucknow)? Now the city is known for this. www.marchahead.co.in
Chikan is a traditional embroidery style from Lucknow, India. Literally translated, the word means embroidery. Believed to have been introduced by Nur Jehan, Mughal emperor Jahangir's wife, it is one of Lucknow's most famous textile decoration styles. www.marchahead.co.in
2.One of them is Buddha. Who is the other person beside him. Identify him. www.marchahead.co.in
Vajrapāṇi is one of the earliest bodhisattvas of Mahayana Buddhism. He is the protector and guide of the Buddha, and rose to symbolize the Buddha's power. www.marchahead.co.in
3.Identify the famous temple? www.marchahead.co.in
The temple at Ranakpur is one of the holiest Jain sites. This temple is known as the temple of a thousand columns - inside, there are a thousand columns and no two are decorated the same. The renowned Jain temple at Ranakpur is dedicated to Adinatha. www.marchahead.co.in
8.*The earliest recorded Olympic footrace was one stade in length. Which modern race would be the nearest equivalent? www.marchahead.co.in
<ul><li>200 metres A stade was about 190 metres, the length of the stadium. The Games of 776 BC consisted of a single event: the one stade footrace. The victor was Coroibos of Elis. Later Olympics came to include longer races and other events, such as the javelin and the discus, boxing and wrestling, and the long jump. </li></ul>www.marchahead.co.in
9.*Who was Laxmana in MAHABHARATA? www.marchahead.co.in
10.Identify the player and explain the context of the picture. www.marchahead.co.in
The "Blood In The Water" match was a water polo match between Hungary and the USSR at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, the most famous match in water polo history. The match, which took place on December 6, 1956, was against the background of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and saw Hungary defeat the USSR 4–0. The name was coined after Hungarian player Ervin Zádor emerged during the last two minutes with blood pouring from under his eye after being punched by a Soviet player. www.marchahead.co.in
11. Kachkadi, bakkalnali, and pukari what am I talking about?? www.marchahead.co.in
Some of the traditional designs of Kolhapuri chappals include Kachkadi, bakkalnali, and pukari. These chappals are stout, sturdy, day long usable. www.marchahead.co.in
12.*What is David Dixon award? Which Indian had won it? Name him. www.marchahead.co.in
David Dixon Award is named after the former honorary secretary of the Commonwealth Games Federation for 17 years, David Dixon. It is given to the outstanding athlete of each of the Commonwealth Games based on their performance at the Commonwealth Games, fair play, and overall contribution to their team’s participation at the Commonwealth Games. The award was introduced in the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester. SAMRESH JUNG, Shooter in 2006 got this award.. www.marchahead.co.in
www.marchahead.co.in 13.* Which Indian ruler & warrior was a founder member of Jacobin club?
Sultan Fateh Ali Khan Shahab or Tipu Sultan www.marchahead.co.in
14.A famous Indian temple’s name is derived from a Sanskrit word of a sweet fruit whose scientific name is Phoenix Dactylifera? Identify the name of the temple? www.marchahead.co.in
15. Her formal education was limited to one day in the school. On the first day in the school, she started teaching songs to other children. When the teacher stopped her, she was so angry that she stopped going to the school. Who is she? Identify? www.marchahead.co.in
20. Kasinadhuni Nageswararao be tter known as Nageswara rao pantulu was rare combination of a journalist, nationalist, politician, a staunch supporter of Khaddar movement and an enthusiastic pioneer in library movement in Andhra. His participation in Indian independence movement and in Indian National Congress Party was historical. After a brief stint in business in Madras, he went to Calcutta to work in an apothecary for some time. Later, he went to Bombay to work in an office. But, he couldn’t stick around there. He was interested in starting his own business. What did he invent ? www.marchahead.co.in
22.Balwinder Sandhu, Chandrakant Pandit, Vinod Kambli,Sachin Tendulkar, Pravin Amre, Ajit Agarkar, Sanjay Bangar and Ramesh Powar. Connect all of them except the connection that they all had played for Indian National Cricket team. www.marchahead.co.in
Ramakant Achrekar is the coach for all of them. www.marchahead.co.in
23.*Identify the visual. During which festival, we see this. www.marchahead.co.in
The visual shown is Jallikattu a bull taming sport played in Tamil Nadu.It is held in the villages of Tamil Nadu on the eve of Mattu Pongal, one of the four days of Pongal festival. www.marchahead.co.in
24.Why ‘HAMAM’ is named as ‘HAMAM’? www.marchahead.co.in
The name comes from the Arabic/Persian/Hindi word Hammam which refers to a public bathing establishment in the middle-eastern countries. www.marchahead.co.in
www.marchahead.co.in 25.Connect the three images and Explain the funda.
SATRANJ KI KHILADI Premchand had written it. Wajid Ali Shah is one of the main protagonist,Nawab. Amitabh Bacchan was the narrator of this movie. www.marchahead.co.in
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www.marchahead.co.in 12 Questions. Infinite bounce.6 questions clock wise. Another 6 anti-clockwise.(+10 for correct answers.)
www.marchahead.co.in X, a young graduate from IIT Kharagpur, was studying for his doctorate at the Columbia University, New York, when he chanced to attend a Dhrupad concert by Ustad Nasir Aminuddin Dagar and Ustad Zia Fariddudin Dagar at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York. On his return to India in 1976, he started teaching and doing research work at IIT Delhi, where he got together with students and started this non-profit organisation, Y. Identify X & Y?
www.marchahead.co.in X-Dr.Kiran Seth Y-SPIC MACAY( Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music And Culture Amongst Youth)
www.marchahead.co.in Identify the famous type of shot. Which legendary player’s name was synonymous with this shot.Name the player also.
www.marchahead.co.in The hook shot became a trademark of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar , the National Basketball Association's all-time leading scorer. It was called a sky hook , because the ball was so high when the 7-foot, 2-inch center released it. Blocking his sky hook was a rare feat, accomplished by few players.
www.marchahead.co.in He was a reporter for few months. After that, He wanted to join United States Army but failed due to poor vision. Thus became an ambulance driver for the Red Cross. This famous author had received not only the Pulitzer award but also the Nobel for literature. He got two medals for bull-fighting also. Identify the author and name the book written by him about bull fighting.
www.marchahead.co.in Ernest Hemingway DEATH IN THE AFTERNOON
www.marchahead.co.in Why santosh trophy is named as Santosh Trophy? The runner up team also gets a trophy also. What is it named as?
www.marchahead.co.in The tournament first began in 1941, and was the premier football competition in the country before the National Football League started in the year 1996. The trophy as named after the late Maharaja Sir Manmatha Nath Roy Chowdhary of Santosh, which is now in Bangladesh , who had been the President of the Indian Football Association, the football organisation of Bengal and the donators of the trophy.The runners-up trophy, Kamla Gupta Trophy, was also donated by the IFA.
www.marchahead.co.in Identify the person in the stamp? Which is his most notable work and he is often synonymous with his book?
www.marchahead.co.in KHALIL GIBRAN “ THE PROPHET”
Name the famous painting and the painter? www.marchahead.co.in
HIS MASTER’S VOICE Francis James Barraud www.marchahead.co.in
Name the founder of DHOL Foundation? www.marchahead.co.in
Identify this famous personality? www.marchahead.co.in
DENNIS TITO <ul><li>most widely known as the first space tourist to pay for his own ticket. In mid-2001 he spent nearly eight days in orbit on Soyuz TM-32, the International Space Station, and Soyuz TM-31. </li></ul>www.marchahead.co.in
Who is the famous creator of this popular fictional character shown in the picture? www.marchahead.co.in
GEORGE LUCAS <ul><li>George Lucas created the character in homage to the action heroes of 1930s film serials. The character first appeared in the 1981 film Raiders of the Lost Ark , to be followed by Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom in 1984, The Last Crusade in 1989, The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles from 1992 to 1996, and Kingdom of the Crystal Skull in 2008. </li></ul>www.marchahead.co.in
<ul><li>Godrej made its humble beginning from a garage-like shed adjacent to Bombay Gas Company Works. What is their contribution to the first general election in India in 1952? </li></ul>www.marchahead.co.in
<ul><li>surprisingly it was neither locks nor safes nor even storwel but the first products of Godrej plant at Vikhroli were Ballot Boxes — for the first general election of Independent India in 1952.They made around 9 Lakhs of ballot boxes. </li></ul>www.marchahead.co.in
<ul><li>`To Hell with Hockey` is autobiography of which famous Indian hockey player. He was an congress MP after entering politics and later joined BJP during 1997.Identify him. </li></ul>www.marchahead.co.in
Lakshmipat Singhania Academy <ul><li>IIM-LUCKNOW LEADERSHIP AWARD IS NAMED AFTER HIM. </li></ul>www.marchahead.co.in
www.marchahead.co.in ROUND-TWO UP IN THE LADDER
If you answer with first clue only,30 points, if you answer with two clues,20 points and if you answer with the all three clues, you will get 10 points only. www.marchahead.co.in
www.marchahead.co.in "Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara Yuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Piman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit" is the full ceremonial name of this city. The Chao Phraya River is an important part of the city's economy. It is used for transporting goods and people and the site of numerous cultural events. The city has hosted the Asian Games four times, in 1966, 1970, 1978 and 1998. Name the city?
www.marchahead.co.in In 1929 he played in Berlin, under Bruno Walter's baton, three concerti by Bach, Brahms and Beethoven. Albert Einstein is said to have exclaimed at the end of the concert, "Now I know that there is a God!" In 1952, Menuhin met and befriended the influential yogi B. K. S. Iyengar before he had come to prominence outside India . Menuhin arranged for Iyengar to teach abroad in London , Switzerland , Paris and elsewhere. This was the first time that many Westerners had been exposed to yoga . In 1952, he met and befriended the influential yogi B. K. S. Iyengar before he had come to prominence outside India. He arranged for Iyengar to teach abroad in London, Switzerland, Paris and elsewhere. This was the first time that many Westerners had been exposed to yoga. He also had a long association with Ravi Shankar, which began with their 1966 album East Meets West. Name this legendary artist?
www.marchahead.co.in Yehudi Menuhin, Baron Menuhin , was a legendary violinist and conductor.
www.marchahead.co.in Following the attacks on Pearl Harbor in 1941, at the age of 18, he postponed going to college and became the youngest naval aviator in the US Navy at the time. He served until the end of the war, then attended Yale University. Graduating in 1948, he moved his family to West Texas and entered the oil business, becoming a millionaire by the age of 40.He co-founded the Zapata Petroleum Corporation. He was succeeded by the first Baby Boomer president in America. Name this famous leader?
www.marchahead.co.in George Herbert Walker Bush
www.marchahead.co.in A lawyer by profession, he served as a judge, and the Lord President of the Federal Court before becoming the Sultan of Perak. In early 2009, he attracted heavy criticism for his involvement in the toppling of the Pakatan Rakyat state government, which led to the Perak Constitutional Crisis. An annual hockey tournament which is played in Kuala Lumpur named after him. He went to study law at the University of Nottingham where he obtained the degree of Bachelor of Laws in 1953, and was admitted to the English Bar by the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn on 23 November 1954.The airport that serves IPOH is also named after him. Name this person?
The famous photograph of Truman holding the incorrect "Dewey Defeats Truman" headline was taken while the president was standing on the platform of this railcar. Harry Truman gave his "whistlestop" campaign speeches from its platform. During the campaign the car travelled more than 28,000 miles (46,284 km), and Truman gave almost 350 speeches from the rear platform. <ul><li>After the United States entered World War II, it was suggested by Secret Service agent Mike Reilly and White House Press Secretary Stephen Early that President Franklin D. Roosevelt needed a specially equipped and armored car rather than using standard equipment provided by the Pullman Company. This led to selection of this rail car, which was rebuilt by Pullman Company. </li></ul>www.marchahead.co.in It is also named as U.S. Car. No. 1. served as Presidential Rail Car, U.S. Number 1 from 1943 until 1958. The Gold Coast Railroad Museum in Miami-Dade County, Florida acquired it in 1959. Name this rail car?
Ferdinand Magellan Rail Car www.marchahead.co.in
www.marchahead.co.in The Miracle Worker is a cycle of 20th century dramatic works derived from her autobiography The Story of My Life . Her admirer, Mark Twain, had introduced her to Standard Oil magnate Henry Huttleston Rogers, who, with his wife, paid for her education. In 1904, at the age of 24, she graduated from Radcliffe. Anne Mansfield Sullivan Macy , born Johanna Sullivan , was a teacher best known as the instructor and companion of this lady. Name this lady who has been source of inspiration for many of us?
Connect it and explain the funda. www.marchahead.co.in
Most Grammy wins in different category With 31 Grammy Awards, Sir Georg Solti is the male artist with the most Grammy wins. Alison Krauss is the biggest winner among female artists with 26 awards.U2, with 22, holds the record among bands. www.marchahead.co.in
www.marchahead.co.in Connect it and explain the connection?
Garrad & co The Dubai World Cup, The ICC Cricket World Cup, The Premier League Trophy, The America Cup & Webb Ellis cup all are designed by them. www.marchahead.co.in
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The Concert For Bangladesh was the event title for two benefit concerts organized by George Harrison and Ravi Shankar, held at noon and at 7:00 p.m. on August 1, 1971, playing to a total of 40,000 people at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Organized for the relief of refugees from East Pakistan (now independent Bangladesh) after the 1970 Bhola cyclone and during the 1971 Bangladesh atrocities and Bangladesh Liberation War, the event was the first benefit concert of this magnitude in world history. It featured an all-star supergroup of performers that included Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, George Harrison, Billy Preston, Leon Russell, Badfinger, and Ringo Starr. www.marchahead.co.in
Connect & explain to a legend in his field. www.marchahead.co.in
Pandit Birju Maharaj( Brijmohan Nath Mishra ) He composed the music, and sang, for two dance sequences in the Satyajit Ray's Shatranj ke Khilari, and choreographed the song Kaahe Chhed Mohe from the 2002 film version of Devdas. In the movie “GADAR” also the ‘Aan Milo Sajna’group dance choreographed by him.He directed and composed a musical dance piece for “Dil to pagal hain” performed by Madhuri in kathak format. www.marchahead.co.in
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www.marchahead.co.in PABLO PICASSO The Picasso sculpture in Chicago. The massacre in Korea painting. The famous Portrayal of the German bombing of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War.
www.marchahead.co.in 10 points for correct answers, (-5) for wrong answers. You can go for a double if you are confident about your answer, however if you get it wrong, double the negatives.
www.marchahead.co.in QUESTION-1 Identify the advertiser and the film is based upon a dying art of an Indian state namely what in the background?
www.marchahead.co.in Sulekha.com Award winning “arjuna the archer” advertisement based on the dying art of Orissa namely Pattachitra
www.marchahead.co.in QUESTION-2 Identify the video. Why it is in news recently.
www.marchahead.co.in Promo of Marathi movie HARISHCHANDRACHI FACTORY, Nominated for Oscar as an Indian entry
www.marchahead.co.in QUESTION-3 NAME THE MUSIC ALBUM WHERE MICHAEL JACKSON IS DANCING WITH A TRADITIONAL INDIAN DANCER. This dance format originated from another dance form. Name it.
www.marchahead.co.in BLACK OR WHITE ODISSI DANCE ORIGINATED FROM “GOTIPUA” DANCE
www.marchahead.co.in QUESTION-4 The legendary artist along with another great artist won a Grammy for this music which is played. Name the album and the other person along with whom he received the Grammy.
www.marchahead.co.in V. M. Bhatt & Ry Cooder for A Meeting by the River won the Grammy award in 1994 for for "World-Music Album”.
www.marchahead.co.in QUESTION-5 Name this village featured in this advertisement? What is so unique about this village?
www.marchahead.co.in Sanskrit as an everyday spoken language in the village of Mattur near Shimoga in Karnataka.
www.marchahead.co.in QUESTION-6 Who is the singer of this beautiful song? Which football club’s he is an ardent fan and talked about it in many of his interviews. Name the person and his favorite football club.