Preliminary selection round – india quiz Jai ho !
Rules No negative markings Switch off your mobiles Don’t copy answers anyone found doing it will be disqualified and person showing it will also be disqualified Quiz master decision is final and binding Number the questions from 0 to 19
0.) What three words do you see below the Doordharshan emblem? Clue : a film has been made in that same three name !
1.) This song, a single phrase repeated in 14 Indian languages, was composed by Louis Banks and P Vaidyanathan, and was written by Piyush Pandey. It was first telecast on the Independence Day in 1988, and it stands as a symbol of national integration with an anthem-like status. Which song are we talking about?
'Ek Sur' popularly known as 'Mile Sur Mera Thumara'
2.) Who was the first recipient of Rajeev Gandhi KhelRatna Award?
M.k. gandhi It was not awarded. Mahatma Gandhi was nominated. But, he was assassinated. The committee considered awarding him posthumously, but decided against it and instead with held the prize that year with the explanation that "there was no suitable living candidate".
5.) What is the motto of the Indian Navy and what does it mean?
Shano Varuna ("May the Lord of the Oceans be auspicious unto us")
6.) X wanted to be a disciple of Y but was refused. X, then, went on to become a disciple of Z. Y was also a disciple of Z. Z is a part of 3 incarnations of Lord Vishnu. Identify X, Y and Z.
19.) Only Person to decline the Bharat Ratna award.
abulkalamazad Abul Kalam Azad – he was a member of the then selection committee and declined it saying that the award should not be awarded to one in the committee. He was later awarded posthumously in 1992.