WELCOME QUIZ COMPETITION
Round I• (forward) – Each team gets 1 question  each• (reverse) - Each team gets 1 question  each
Round II• Each team gets 5 questions  consecutively.
Rounds III• Each team gets 1 question eachPictures of Monuments
Round IV• There will be 10 questions, anybody can  answer
Round V – IDENTIFY THE            COUNTRY• Each team gets 1 question each• Identify the city from the picture
ROUND I
1. This tomb was built by a Mughal  Emperor’s widow, Haji Begum, nine years  after his death. Name this monument
• Humayun’s Tomb
2. This site is the last resting place of  Mahatma Gandhi – the Father of the  Nation
• Raj Ghat
3. Also known as Sansad Sadhantoday, this building during Britishperiod was called as the circularHouse. Which building ar...
• Parliament House
4. This observatory was built by Sawai  Jai Singh II of Jaipur and is located in  the centre of Delhi
• Jantar Mantar
5. The name Karnataka itself derives   from what type of terrain, which   abounds in this state?
The name Karnataka, comes from the word "Karu-nadu" in the local tongue, Kannada, which means, "hilly land".
REVERSE
5. Second Largest city in Jharkhand –
• Jamshedpur
4. What is The Chickens  Neck
• Siliguri Corridor is a narrow  stretch of land which connects  Indias north-eastern states to the  rest of India. This s...
3. The seven states of the North East,   including Sikkim, also known as the   seven sisters. Which is the largest   state...
• Arunachal Pradesh
2. Full form of MC Road in   Kerala? –
• Main Central Road  (Angamaly to  Kesavadasapuram)
1. Capital of Uttaranchal –
• Dehradun
ROUND IIEach team gets 5 questions
Team I1. Granary of India -
Punjab
Team I2. This westward river originates in Madhya    Pradesh in Central India, sandwiched    between the Vindhya Range in ...
NARMADA
Team I3. This is one of the two biggest rivers in the    tiny state of Goa, along with the Zuari. It    is famous for boat...
• The Mandovi River, also known  as Gomati, has its origin at  Bhimgad in the Sahyadri range  of the Western Ghats. It ent...
Team I4. In which country do the Ganga (Ganges)    and the Brahmaputra meet? -
• Bangladesh
Team I5. This place was once a French trading    centre. It is also the home of the famous    Aurobindo Ashram. Name the p...
• Pondicherry
TEAM II
TEAM II1. How many districts is Goa divided into?
• 2. The districts are North Goa and South  Goa
TEAM II2. Goa is the smallest state in India   interms of area. Second smallest   is-
Sikkim
TEAM II3. The largest cricket stadium in Asia which    is located in West Bengal
• The Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium- has a seating capacity of more than a lakh  spectators
TEAM II4. This is the first planetarium to be set up in    India. The largest planetarium in south    East Asia. Second la...
• The M. P. Birla Planetarium, Calcutta,  which started functioning on September  22, 1962 and was formally inaugurated on...
TEAM II5. Vizag is better known as   Visakhapatnam. But the Colonial   British built another settlement away   from the po...
• Waltair
TEAM III
TEAM III1. A museum stands on a beach of Vizag. It    is the only one of its kind in Asia. Only    the USA, the UK and Rus...
• A Submarine Museum. - INS Kursura, built  in the USSR and commissioned in the  Indian Navy as its fourth submarine on  D...
TEAM III2. These simple tiffin carriers have become    famous for their efficiency with Forbes    business magazine giving...
• The Dabbawallas. They have devised their  own method to accurately deliver the  lunch boxes (or "tiffins") that they col...
TEAM III3. Which is the capital of Lakshadweep? –
• Kavaratti
TEAM III4. What is the most common religion in   the state of Meghalaya? -
• Christianity
TEAM III5. Which Indian city is the capital of two   states? –
• Chandigarh
TEAM IV
TEAM IV1. The famous Pushkar Fair is held   every year. What is its specialty? –
• Largest live stock fair,  especially camels.
TEAM IV2. After independence, Indian leaders   decided to divide Indian states on   the basis of the language spoken   the...
• Andhra Pradesh - Telugu is the official  language of Andhra Pradesh. It was  separated from the Madras Province  where T...
TEAM IV3. Four of Indias first thirteen Prime   Ministers are from which Indian   state?
• Uttar Pradesh - Four of the first thirteen  Indian Prime Ministers of India belong to  the state - Uttar Pradesh, especi...
TEAM IV4. In what way the names, The Nina, The    Pinta and The Santa Maria is associated    with Christopher Columbus –
• Name of the three ships,  he got from Queen  Isabella
TEAM IV5. In 1849 some people were swept up    in the excitement of what is called    The Gold Rush. In which state in    ...
• California - In 1848 Joseph Marshall  found some pieces of gold in a  stream on the property of a man  named Joseph Sutt...
TEAM V
TEAM V1. OFFICIAL language of United States of   America –
• None
TEAM V2. Who was the first person to   perform a "space walk?"
Alexei Leonov. - Soviet cosmonaut Leonov  performed the first space walk during the  Voskhad II mission on March 18, 1965....
TEAM V3. “Welcome a guest. Send back a friend” is    often found on the copy of an    advertisement of the Ministry of Tou...
• India’s first Prime Minister  Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
TEAM V4. He built the first world-class hotel in India    by an Indian for Indians, (which today is    counted upon as one...
• Jamshedji Nusservanji  Tata, The Taj Mahal Hotel  at Bombay,  commissioned in  December 1932
TEAM V5. Her grave is the most popular and most   visited tourist site in North India and very   famous across the globe. ...
• The Taj Mahal, Agra the  tomb of Arjumand Banu  nee Mumtaz Mahal
END OF ROUND II
ROUND III-Identify the Monuments
1
1. Stonehenge
2
2. Hawamahal, Jaipur
3
3. Humayuns Tomb
4
4. Red fort
5
Akshardham Temple Monument to          World PeaceThe Akshardham monument, built without steel, isentirely composed of san...
ROUND IVANYBODY CAN ANSWER THESE 10 QUESTIONS
1. Deccan Odyssey, Royal Orient, Fairy   Queen India – What are they?
• the most luxurious trains  in the country.
2. What is the endangered wildlife   common to Sariska, Corbett &   Nagarhole sanctuaries? –
• Tiger
3. One horned rhinoceros are the USP of   this national park in this Indian state. The   other place we can find it is Nepal
• Kaziranga National Park, Assam
4. And in this town, you will find the only   temple dedicated to Lord Bharatha of the   Ramayana -
• Koodal Manikyam temple,  Irinjalakuda, Trissur
5. Which annual festival is celebrated in   “Chowpatty Beach” -
Ganeesh Chaturthi
6. Name of the garden in Rashtrapati    bhavan? –
• Mughal Garden
7. Which river runs beside India Gate? -
• Yamuna
8. What was the importance of the Red Fort   during British rule? -
• Red Fort was the head  quarters of the British  army
9. Named after the roman goddess of    flowers, this fountain is situated at the    heart of Mumbai, Hutatma Chowk or    M...
Flora fountain
10. In the courtyard of the mosque there is a   7m high ancient iron pillar. The amazing   thing about this 2000-year-old ...
• Qutab Minar
ROUND VIDENTIFY THE COUNTRY
1
• AUSTRALIA
2
• BRAZIL
3
• CHINA
4
• JAPAN
5
• ENGLAND
END OF ROUND IV
• Ustad Ahmah Lahori is  renowned because ?
He is considered to be the  chief architect of Taj Mahal
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  1. 1. WELCOME QUIZ COMPETITION
  2. 2. Round I• (forward) – Each team gets 1 question each• (reverse) - Each team gets 1 question each
  3. 3. Round II• Each team gets 5 questions consecutively.
  4. 4. Rounds III• Each team gets 1 question eachPictures of Monuments
  5. 5. Round IV• There will be 10 questions, anybody can answer
  6. 6. Round V – IDENTIFY THE COUNTRY• Each team gets 1 question each• Identify the city from the picture
  7. 7. ROUND I
  8. 8. 1. This tomb was built by a Mughal Emperor’s widow, Haji Begum, nine years after his death. Name this monument
  9. 9. • Humayun’s Tomb
  10. 10. 2. This site is the last resting place of Mahatma Gandhi – the Father of the Nation
  11. 11. • Raj Ghat
  12. 12. 3. Also known as Sansad Sadhantoday, this building during Britishperiod was called as the circularHouse. Which building are we referringto .
  13. 13. • Parliament House
  14. 14. 4. This observatory was built by Sawai Jai Singh II of Jaipur and is located in the centre of Delhi
  15. 15. • Jantar Mantar
  16. 16. 5. The name Karnataka itself derives from what type of terrain, which abounds in this state?
  17. 17. The name Karnataka, comes from the word "Karu-nadu" in the local tongue, Kannada, which means, "hilly land".
  18. 18. REVERSE
  19. 19. 5. Second Largest city in Jharkhand –
  20. 20. • Jamshedpur
  21. 21. 4. What is The Chickens Neck
  22. 22. • Siliguri Corridor is a narrow stretch of land which connects Indias north-eastern states to the rest of India. This strip of land of land is only 21 to 40 km in width, with the countries of Nepal and Bangladesh lying on either side of the corridor.
  23. 23. 3. The seven states of the North East, including Sikkim, also known as the seven sisters. Which is the largest state among the seven sisters?
  24. 24. • Arunachal Pradesh
  25. 25. 2. Full form of MC Road in Kerala? –
  26. 26. • Main Central Road (Angamaly to Kesavadasapuram)
  27. 27. 1. Capital of Uttaranchal –
  28. 28. • Dehradun
  29. 29. ROUND IIEach team gets 5 questions
  30. 30. Team I1. Granary of India -
  31. 31. Punjab
  32. 32. Team I2. This westward river originates in Madhya Pradesh in Central India, sandwiched between the Vindhya Range in the North and the Satpura Range in the South. It flows through a tiny bit of northern Maharashtra, before emptying itself in the Arabian sea. What is the name of this river?
  33. 33. NARMADA
  34. 34. Team I3. This is one of the two biggest rivers in the tiny state of Goa, along with the Zuari. It is famous for boat cruises, dolphins, and even an off-shore casino! It finally empties itself into the Arabian sea near Panaji (Panjim), the capital of Goa. What is the name of this river?
  35. 35. • The Mandovi River, also known as Gomati, has its origin at Bhimgad in the Sahyadri range of the Western Ghats. It enters Goa from the north and flows for 77 kilometres in the state
  36. 36. Team I4. In which country do the Ganga (Ganges) and the Brahmaputra meet? -
  37. 37. • Bangladesh
  38. 38. Team I5. This place was once a French trading centre. It is also the home of the famous Aurobindo Ashram. Name the place:
  39. 39. • Pondicherry
  40. 40. TEAM II
  41. 41. TEAM II1. How many districts is Goa divided into?
  42. 42. • 2. The districts are North Goa and South Goa
  43. 43. TEAM II2. Goa is the smallest state in India interms of area. Second smallest is-
  44. 44. Sikkim
  45. 45. TEAM II3. The largest cricket stadium in Asia which is located in West Bengal
  46. 46. • The Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium- has a seating capacity of more than a lakh spectators
  47. 47. TEAM II4. This is the first planetarium to be set up in India. The largest planetarium in south East Asia. Second largest in the world.
  48. 48. • The M. P. Birla Planetarium, Calcutta, which started functioning on September 22, 1962 and was formally inaugurated on July 2, 1963 by the first Prime Minister of India, Pundit Jawaharlal Nehru. With a capacity for 500 people
  49. 49. TEAM II5. Vizag is better known as Visakhapatnam. But the Colonial British built another settlement away from the port. It housed their residence and the University. What was the name of this settlement. –
  50. 50. • Waltair
  51. 51. TEAM III
  52. 52. TEAM III1. A museum stands on a beach of Vizag. It is the only one of its kind in Asia. Only the USA, the UK and Russia have such museums. What are we talking about here?
  53. 53. • A Submarine Museum. - INS Kursura, built in the USSR and commissioned in the Indian Navy as its fourth submarine on December 18, 1969, played a crucial role in the 1971 Indo-Pak war. Decommissioned in February 2001,
  54. 54. TEAM III2. These simple tiffin carriers have become famous for their efficiency with Forbes business magazine giving them a Six Sigma rating. What are they called?
  55. 55. • The Dabbawallas. They have devised their own method to accurately deliver the lunch boxes (or "tiffins") that they collect from each house to the correct office.• They have been invited to give lectures by premier institutes like the Confederation of Indian Industry. On his recent visit to India, Prince Charles met the Dabbawallas to congratulate them on their efficient methods. They were also the only Indians invited to his wedding with Camilla Parker Bowles on April 8th, 2005 as his personal guests.
  56. 56. TEAM III3. Which is the capital of Lakshadweep? –
  57. 57. • Kavaratti
  58. 58. TEAM III4. What is the most common religion in the state of Meghalaya? -
  59. 59. • Christianity
  60. 60. TEAM III5. Which Indian city is the capital of two states? –
  61. 61. • Chandigarh
  62. 62. TEAM IV
  63. 63. TEAM IV1. The famous Pushkar Fair is held every year. What is its specialty? –
  64. 64. • Largest live stock fair, especially camels.
  65. 65. TEAM IV2. After independence, Indian leaders decided to divide Indian states on the basis of the language spoken there, for their development and progress. Which was the first state to be created on this basis?
  66. 66. • Andhra Pradesh - Telugu is the official language of Andhra Pradesh. It was separated from the Madras Province where Tamil is spoken.
  67. 67. TEAM IV3. Four of Indias first thirteen Prime Ministers are from which Indian state?
  68. 68. • Uttar Pradesh - Four of the first thirteen Indian Prime Ministers of India belong to the state - Uttar Pradesh, especially the district Amethi. J. L. Nehru, his daughter Indira Gandhi and her son Rajiv Gandhi were all from Amethi. Prime Minister A. B. Vajpayee is from Allahabad
  69. 69. TEAM IV4. In what way the names, The Nina, The Pinta and The Santa Maria is associated with Christopher Columbus –
  70. 70. • Name of the three ships, he got from Queen Isabella
  71. 71. TEAM IV5. In 1849 some people were swept up in the excitement of what is called The Gold Rush. In which state in USA was gold found?
  72. 72. • California - In 1848 Joseph Marshall found some pieces of gold in a stream on the property of a man named Joseph Sutter. Some estimate that over 300,000 people came to California. They were given the name, the "49ers".
  73. 73. TEAM V
  74. 74. TEAM V1. OFFICIAL language of United States of America –
  75. 75. • None
  76. 76. TEAM V2. Who was the first person to perform a "space walk?"
  77. 77. Alexei Leonov. - Soviet cosmonaut Leonov performed the first space walk during the Voskhad II mission on March 18, 1965. He made this historic space walk as he flew over Siberia.The first American to perform a space walk was Edward White in June of 1965. He flew in the Gemini IV mission along with James McDivitt.
  78. 78. TEAM V3. “Welcome a guest. Send back a friend” is often found on the copy of an advertisement of the Ministry of Tourism and hotels. Name the great visionary, who said this:
  79. 79. • India’s first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
  80. 80. TEAM V4. He built the first world-class hotel in India by an Indian for Indians, (which today is counted upon as one of the finest hotels in the world) & commissioned it pre- independence during the British rule. Name this man (full name please).
  81. 81. • Jamshedji Nusservanji Tata, The Taj Mahal Hotel at Bombay, commissioned in December 1932
  82. 82. TEAM V5. Her grave is the most popular and most visited tourist site in North India and very famous across the globe. Name the memorial, its location. -
  83. 83. • The Taj Mahal, Agra the tomb of Arjumand Banu nee Mumtaz Mahal
  84. 84. END OF ROUND II
  85. 85. ROUND III-Identify the Monuments
  86. 86. 1
  87. 87. 1. Stonehenge
  88. 88. 2
  89. 89. 2. Hawamahal, Jaipur
  90. 90. 3
  91. 91. 3. Humayuns Tomb
  92. 92. 4
  93. 93. 4. Red fort
  94. 94. 5
  95. 95. Akshardham Temple Monument to World PeaceThe Akshardham monument, built without steel, isentirely composed of sandstone and marble. Itconsists of 234 ornately carved pillars, 9 ornatedomes, 20 quadrangled shikhars, a spectacularGajendra Pith (plinth of stone elephants) and20,000 murtis and statues of Indias great sadhus,devotees, acharyas and divine personalities.
  96. 96. ROUND IVANYBODY CAN ANSWER THESE 10 QUESTIONS
  97. 97. 1. Deccan Odyssey, Royal Orient, Fairy Queen India – What are they?
  98. 98. • the most luxurious trains in the country.
  99. 99. 2. What is the endangered wildlife common to Sariska, Corbett & Nagarhole sanctuaries? –
  100. 100. • Tiger
  101. 101. 3. One horned rhinoceros are the USP of this national park in this Indian state. The other place we can find it is Nepal
  102. 102. • Kaziranga National Park, Assam
  103. 103. 4. And in this town, you will find the only temple dedicated to Lord Bharatha of the Ramayana -
  104. 104. • Koodal Manikyam temple, Irinjalakuda, Trissur
  105. 105. 5. Which annual festival is celebrated in “Chowpatty Beach” -
  106. 106. Ganeesh Chaturthi
  107. 107. 6. Name of the garden in Rashtrapati bhavan? –
  108. 108. • Mughal Garden
  109. 109. 7. Which river runs beside India Gate? -
  110. 110. • Yamuna
  111. 111. 8. What was the importance of the Red Fort during British rule? -
  112. 112. • Red Fort was the head quarters of the British army
  113. 113. 9. Named after the roman goddess of flowers, this fountain is situated at the heart of Mumbai, Hutatma Chowk or Martyrs Square as it is built in commemoration of those martyrs in the birth of Maharashtra sate. –
  114. 114. Flora fountain
  115. 115. 10. In the courtyard of the mosque there is a 7m high ancient iron pillar. The amazing thing about this 2000-year-old pillar is that it has not rusted till date. This complex also house a 72.5 metre tower which is the tallest sandstone tower in India. Which is this tower?
  116. 116. • Qutab Minar
  117. 117. ROUND VIDENTIFY THE COUNTRY
  118. 118. 1
  119. 119. • AUSTRALIA
  120. 120. 2
  121. 121. • BRAZIL
  122. 122. 3
  123. 123. • CHINA
  124. 124. 4
  125. 125. • JAPAN
  126. 126. 5
  127. 127. • ENGLAND
  128. 128. END OF ROUND IV
  129. 129. • Ustad Ahmah Lahori is renowned because ?
  130. 130. He is considered to be the chief architect of Taj Mahal
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