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    • 1. finals Mood Indica 19.12.2012 j. Ramanand ramanand@gmail.comhttp://infinitezounds.blogspot.com mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 2. guidelines 1: pass2: the kolaveri round 3: pass pass 4: long connect 3 NEWS questions mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 3. NEWS questions: 4 visuals on a theme Identify as many as you canEach element is (roughly) from the North/East/West/South of India Not arranged corresponding to directions, though (you can use this fact to make informed guesses)Scoring: +10 only to the team(s) that identifies the most elements E.g. “Cricket Captains of India” Elements turn out to be: Tendulkar, Kumble, Ganguly, Kapil NEWS.1: BCCI Member Associations mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 4. NEWS 1 : BCCI Members mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 5. NEWS 1 : BCCI Members AnswersDelhi KeralaBengal Saurashtra mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 6. 1. the passmood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 7. This is a 2005 book of fictionThe book has 13 chaptersEach chapters name is prefixed with a number, which are: 1000 2000 5000 10000 50000 100000 200000 500000 1000000 10000000 100000000 1000000000Which book? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 8. “Q&A” by Vikas Swarup“Slumdog Millionaire” also acceptable as the book was alsore-released under that name in the wake of the Oscar-winning film mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 9. A portmanteau word coined in Afghanistan after a spate of bombings using similar modus operandi most famous example of such a bombing: 2011 assassination of former President RabbaniIn India, this word has been associated with a person,since the early 2000sWhich word? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 10. “Turbanator”Bombs are being concealed in the assassin’s turban, as bytradition, these are not touched during security checks.(Note: could not locate the exact first use of the term“Turbanator” for Harbhajan Singh) mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 11. Indias first recorded instance of this occurred in Oct2003 at the Crossroads Mall, Haji Ali, MumbaiRohit Tikmany was responsible for itPolice was immediately called for, but as iscustomary, came too late.Later, Tikmany was questioned and cautioned.What? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 12. India’s first recorded flash mob(the concept has regainedpopularity in India in 2011) mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 13. 4th century AD coinMinted during the reign of SamudraguptaSupposedly commemorates what? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 14. A Ashwamedha yagna; Samudragupta is said to be one ofthe few recorded instances of this. mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 15. The Sami Sisters originated by Indira and UmaLater joined by their younger sisters one of them is Maya what was the name of the fourth? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 16. Usha, who later became Usha Iyer, and finally Usha Uthup mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 17. L.K.Advani’s 2011 yatra was called “The Jan ChetnaYatra”Initially, was to begin from Karamsad (Gujarat)Eventually, began from Sitab Diara (Bihar)What is the symbolic importance of these places? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 18. Birthplaces of Vallabhbhai Patel and Jayaprakash Narayanrespectively mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 19. The famous musician Ustad Allauddin Khan created the“Maihar Band” by teaching music to a group of orphans.Among the many instruments played by the band was theband also played the “nal tarang”, invented by the Ustadhimself.What was this instrument reportedly created from?(photo on next slide) mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 20. mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 21. Gun barrelsmood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 22. The Common-Hawk Cuckoo iscommonly found in the hills of India.The males distinctive and highlyrepetitive cry (hear clip) has led to itbeing dubbed the “__-__” bird.Its English nickname comes from what itseemed to be calling; seems almostdelirious.Also the name of an I. Allan Sealy book.What bird? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 23. The brain-fever bird mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 24. This role had been essayed bySabyasachi Chakraborty in five filmssince 2001By Shashi Kapoor on National TV (thoughAmitabh Bachchan was 1st choice)The only other person to play this role infilms? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 25. Soumitra Chatterjee;The character being“Feluda” mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 26. In which country was the song “hothonmein aisi baat” picturised? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 27. Sikkim, which wasthen an independentcountry mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 28. This phrase was coined by Dr. Raj Krishna, a DSEprofessor and a member of the PlanningCommission in the seventies.Seen a revival of sorts this year in the media.What phrase? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 29. “Hindu Rate of Growth” mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 30. “The ____ Classical Library of India”has been established by an Indian family inassociation with Harvard University PressAim: create English translations of classicIndian texts along with the originallanguage textFamily name? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 31. “Murty”The idea was mooted and fundedby Rohan Murty, son of NarayanaMurty. mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 32. This organisation was created in 1955, based on asuggestion by J Nehru. It was first headed byH.N.Kunzru. It awards the prizes you see in thepicture below.Which organisation? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 33. The Children’s Film Society of IndiaThe prize is the Golden Elephant,during the CFSI film festival. mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 34. “Elaeocarpus ganitrus”(This is the ripe fruit)Seeds used for? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 35. Rudraksha seeds mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 36. A daredevil pilot: helped airlift Indian soldiers into Kashmir during the 1947 war flew out Indonesian leaders in 1948 during their independence battlesAlso a politician at Centre and State has a political party name named after himWho? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 37. Biju Patnaik mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 38. NEWS 2Female CMs of India mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 39. NEWS 2: Female CMs mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 40. NEWS 2: Female CMsNandini JanakiSatpathy Ramachandran(Orissa) (TN)Vasundhara RajinderRaje Scindia Kaur Bhattal(Rajasthan) (Punjab) mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 41. j. ramanand Mood Indica 19.12.2012 finalsThe Kolaveri Quizzing Tour Written 5 points per question mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 42. SOUP SONG mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 43. What Hindustani word for “gravy” or “broth” comes from an Arabic root for “to drink”? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 44. WHY THIS KOLAVERI DI? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 45. Who led the massacre of 22 men in a village in Behmai, UP, on Valentine’s Day, 1981? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 46. DISTANCE-LA MOON-NU MOON-NU mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 47. Wilkie Collins’ Moonstone is considered one of the first detective novels.The story involves a diamond that originated in the forehead of a god’s statue located in which Indian temple? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 48. MAMA NOTES EDUTHUKO mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 49. King Subala’s daughter was married to a goat (for astrological reasons); which was dulysacrificed. She then married to another king. When the son-in-law found out about thegoat episode, he imprisoned Subala and co.Eventually, Subala’s youngest son got out of jail, and made what out of his father’s bones? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 50. COW-WU COW-WU HOLY-COW-WU mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 51. mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 52. LOVE-VU LOVE-VU mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 53. Aisha Bi Chakravarty (29) and Dilawar KhanKewal Krishn (44) got married in 1979 –these names became prominent in the public eye when the latter stood for parliamentary elections in 2004. Who are they? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 54. Answers on next slide mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 55. SOUP SONG: “Shorba”WHY THIS…: Phoolan DeviMOON…: The Somnath TempleMAMA…: An ‘evil’ pair of dice (the son: Shakuni)COW…: Shashi TharoorLOVE…: Hema Malini and Dharmendra mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 56. finalsMood Indica 19.12.2012 j. Ramanand Round 3 mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 57. Round 3 – Pass Pass mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 58. During the event that made X more than world-famous,X was asked: “What historical event would you like to change?”X replied: “the death of Y”X & Y: share same birthdayThis event took place on Ys successors deathanniversaryX & Y? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 59. X: Sushmita SenY: Indira GandhiThe event: Sen’s Miss Universe pageant on May21st, 1994. mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 60. Book by Tatya Tope’s descendant Presents an alternative view of what he calls “The Anglo- Indian War of 1857”. The books title comes from a symbol used in the build-up to the event. (not chapaatis) What symbol?mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 61. Lotus.A soldier would pluck a petal to indicatehis willingness to participate; eventually,this would yield a count of how manypeople were willing. mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 62. This auction happened during National Week, 1930Despite its obviously poor quality, something was soldto a Dr. Kanuga for a handsome sum of Rs. 1600/-What was sold? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 63. The salt manufactured by M.K.Gandhi at Dandi mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 64. Connect; the most famous one has been left out; (All definitions from Wikipedia)or “a family of synthetic polymers known generically as polyamides, first produced on February 28, 1935, by Wallace Carothers” “a category of polymers which contain the ester or functional group in their main chain” “a manufactured regenerated cellulose fiber produced from naturally occurring polymers” “a soft, fluffy staple fiber that grows in a boll, or protective capsule, around the seeds of plants of the genus Gossypium.” mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 65. All alliterative screen sirens* a la ‘Silk’ Smitha ‘Nylon’ Nalini ‘Polyester’ Padmini ‘Rayon’ Revathi ‘Cotton’ Kamini * not the actresses shown in the slide, of course! mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 66. This Raj Comicscreation seems toget his name fromthe man on theright. Who?mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 67. Anthony Gonsalves mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 68. Located in ThrissurA centre for the teaching and practice of performing artsEstablished by the poet Vallathol and Sri MukundarajaBest known for its famous Kathakali dancersThey prefix its name to their ownWhich institution? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 69. Kalamandalam mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 70. India has 21 of these.9 of them are a little differentThese 9 are:Bilaspur, Ahmedabad, Kochi, Allahabad, Cuttack,Guwahati, Jodhpur, Nainital, JabalpurWhat? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 71. High Courts of India; these 9 are not in a state capital mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 72. This term in Jainism translates to “destroyer of enemies” these refer to the enemies within, such aspride, anger, greed etc.Each Tirthankar would have attained thisAlso a class of vehicles in the Indian NavyWhat term? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 73. “Arihanta”; also the name of the navy’s nuclear-class submarines mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 74. Raghu Rai’s is in black and white He was facing itPablo Bartholomew’s is in colour from the sideBoth at the same timethe eyes were bluethe hand was of the fatherWhat? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 75. The iconic Bhopal Gas photos of this little girl being buried by her father mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 76. A stamp (seen on the left) issued earlier this year; unusually shaped as a diamond. But what is unique about this stamp?mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 77. The material is khadi. mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 78. Under the Presidentship of V C Shukla, the only timethis association entered this competition was in 1985.They soon withdrew.There was talk of this once again in 2013, butunsure, given the present whereabouts of the currentPresident.What? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 79. Official bid for hosting the Olympics.In the wake of the successful ‘82 Asiad (and prodded by Samaranch), the IOA was emboldened to enter a bid for the ‘92 Games. But they withdrew it after other problems overtook the then Govt.After the 2008 Commonwealth Games, talk of bidding for the 2020 Games arose. mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 80. This word refers to the art of juggleryIn recent times, associated with some of these people.What term? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 81. “Indrajal”The person is P.C.Sorcar, whose stage showswere (still are, in the case of his son) called Indrajal. Bahadur was a character made famous by the Indrajal publication of the same name mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 82. He spent about 8 days in 1984- doing some multi-spectralphotography of North India- in the practice of yoga-doing some material scienceexperimentsWho? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 83. Rakesh Sharma during his space mission mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 84. On 1st Nov 2000, an army convoy was attacked at Malom. On 2nd Nov 2000, Sinam Chandramani and nine others died at a bus stop.On 3rd Nov 2000, what began, and is regularly punctuated by Nasogastric Intubation? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 85. Irom Sharmila’s protest against the AFSPA in Manipur. mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 86. The first such group was formed by Dr.Madan Kataria in 13th March, 1995, at a park in Mumbai. Now a worldwide movement. What? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 87. Laughter Yoga mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 88. NEWS 3 National Awards for Best MusicIdentify the respective Music Directors mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 89. NEWS 3: National Award, Best Music Dev.D Hirak Rajar Deshe Ghatashraddha Jogwa mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 90. NEWS 3: National Award, Best Music Amit Satyajit Ray TrivediB.V.Karanth Ajay-Atul mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 91. j. ramanandMood Indica 19.12.2012 finals The connect mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 92. Not exhaustive Not in any order 5 sets of pictures scoringpenalty: miss your next turn +25 +20 +15 +10 +5 mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 93. 25 mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 94. 20 mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 95. 15 mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 96. 10 mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 97. 05 mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 98. Answer on Next Slide mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 99. Indian recipients of the Magsaysay AwardsSlide 1: M.S.Subbulakshmi, Satyajit Ray, JP, R KLaxman, Ravi Shankar2: Vinoba Bhave, Prakash & MandakiniAmbedkar, Banoo Coyaji, J.M.Lyngdoh, MotherTeresa3: Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay. ArunShourie, MahaswetaDevi, M.S.Swaminathan, Rajendra Kumar4: P.Sainath, T.N.Seshan. Baba Amte, PandurangAthavale, P.K.Sethi5: Verghese Kurien, Kiran Bedi, Aruna Roy, ElaBhatt, Arvind Kejriwal mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    • 100. Feedback?ramanand@gmail.com mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011

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