Chhattisgarh State Level Quiz - 2013 School Prelims
Chhattisgarh State Level Quiz ‘13
October 2nd, 2013
• Teams of Two Members each, both from the same
• Filling in complete team details in the answer sheet
• No electronic/other material is allowed to be used
during the conduct of the quiz.
• The quiz shall have in-built tie-breakers within the
set of questions (Qns 16-20).
• The top six teams shall make it to the final round.
• Regarding any disputes, the discretion of the
Quizmaster is final.
• Who was the first non-American to be
named Time Magazine's Man of the Year?
• The name of the Indian state X literally
means "land of the hill people”.
• It became a state in 1987.
• It has the second highest literacy rate in
India, second only to Kerala.
What is X?
• Meaning freedom and made famous as part
of a powerful slogan during the Indian
independence struggle, which word was also
the original first name of Amitabh
• When Potti Sriramulu (in the pic) undertook
a fast-unto-death for the creation of a
separate Andhra state, which city did he
demand be made the capital of the Andhra
• In the Mahabharata, where does the 18-day
war between Bhishma and Parashurama
• Upon which politician’s life is this movie
• Which Indian footballer is nicknamed as the
• What is the major language of Pakistan,
accounting for being the lingua franca of
over 45% of the population?
• Of all the Bharat Ratna awardees in history,
only two have been non-Indians. One of
them is Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan, known as
Pride of Afghans. Who is the other one?
• X is an Indian Quiz contest that began on
April 12, 1972.
• In 1992, it became a television show and
continued for almost a decade on Zee TV
and Sony TV.
• The most recent edition started earlier this
year in August on Colors TV, hosted by
What is X?
• Name the creator of the new symbol of the
Indian rupee (in the pic)
• Which is the first state in India to pass a
Food Security Act in December 2012?
• What was Satyajit Ray’s first film, which
was the first movie in the Apu Trilogy, and
which won multiple National and
• What is the current name of the Raipur
airport, earlier known as Mana airport?
• Identify, and how is he connected to the state
• If mortals wash away their sins in the River
Ganga, in Hindu mythology, where does
Ganga in the guise of a black cow- wash
away those sins?
• Selaginella bryopteris is a lithophytic plant
with medicinal properties. grows on the hills
of tropical areas, particularly the Arawali
Mountain terrains from east to west in India.
The dry plants have traditionally been used
as a remedy for several human health
complications for centuries in India,
particularly by tribal peoples.
• How do we know it better?
• X was first created in India in the 1940s
as Band Gale Ka Coat (Closed Neck Coat).
• It was popularized by many including
Beatles and was worn by famous people
such as Johnny Carson etc.
• It was listed on TIME’s ‘Global Political
Fashion List’ in 2012.
What is X?
• Which sporting tournament has the following