2) This bridge in Venice is called The Bridge of Sighs. It is one of the most
famous spots of Venice considered to be lucky for couples who kiss under the
bridge. However, the name of the bridge is a reference to the building it
connects. Give funda
It is the bridge connecting the prisons of Venice.
3) Hotels are very costly in Japan. So most people stay in this
kind of hotels. What are they called?
5) In 1967 Air India commissioned X to produce a limited edition
ashtray which was to be given to a select group of lucky first-class
passengers. X produced a small unglazed porcelain ashtray
composed of a shell-shaped centre with a serpent around its
perimeter. This was supported by three stands, two of which point
in the same direction and resemble an elephant's head. The third
stand was inverted so that it resembled swan's head. X was
initially paid no more than a few hundred dollars for his design but
when they received the design the airline bosses were so
delighted that they made X the surprise gift of an elephant. X
lived with the elephant for a few days at his home before
donating the beast to the local zoo. Who is X?
6) When it happened, Outlook Magazine called it “The biggest
sex change in the History of Modern India”. What?
Victoria Terminus became Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
7) This is a trek that takes place in Ladakh/Zanskar in
December/January and its name is derived from the
fact that the river freezes and makes it possible to
walk on the layer of ice above the water. What is it
The word is in Hindi
9) Although considered green in a totally unrelated
context, this city is considered one of the greenest cities
with more than 30 parks and public gardens. As an
urban area dedicated to environmental innovation, the
European Commission named X one of the eight finalists
(of 35 nominees) for the first-ever European Green
Capital Awards in 2009. Name the city
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X Chowk is located in the busy financial district of South
Mumbai. It derives its present name from an incident in 1960
when a peaceful demonstration by Samyukta Maharashtra
Samiti (United Maharashtra Committee) was fired upon by the
police resulting in 105 deaths. The incident was part of ongoing
struggles of the Samyukta Maharashtra Samiti, amongst others,
for the creation of the State of Maharashtra. The shooting
proved to be a major impetus for the creation of Maharashtra
on May 1, 1960.
The X Chowk square is lined on all sides by buildings
constructed during the British Raj. An ornate fountain
surrounded by delicately carved figures forms the center of
the huge square. This was the Flora Fountain.
The X Express runs between Pune and Solapur
The X meaning “Throne of the Timeless One” is the
highest seat of temporal authority of the Khalsa.
The X is located in the Harmandir Sahib in
Amritsar, Punjab. It was built by the Guru
Hargobind Sahib, stands witness to the Sikh idea
of sovereignty. It symbolizes the interlocking of the
temporal with the spiritual in Sikhism
The X Express runs between Sealdah in Kolkata
and Amritsar in Punjab
X was built by Nawab Vikrar-ul-Umra, the thenprime minister of Hyderabad and the uncle and
brother-in-law of H.H. The Nizam VI, Nawab Mir
Mahboob Ali Khan Bahadur. X means "Like the
Sky" or "Mirror of the Sky" in Urdu.
Since 2010, it has been serving as a hotel under
the management of TAJ.
X Express connects Howrah to Secunderabad
19) The concept for Y began when X was visiting Griffith Park in
Los Angeles with his daughters Diane and Sharon. While
watching them ride the merry-go-round, he came up with the
idea of a place where adults and their children could go and
have fun together. ID X & Y.
27) Commissioned 18 Dec 1969, INS Kursura S20 was a submarine of the
It was one of the Soviet Foxtrot class submarines that were sold to India. It
played a crucial role in the 1971 Indo-Pak war and was decommissioned from
service in 2001. Where would you find this submarine now?
28) These are two roads – one in Ladakh and one in Sikkim. While they have their
own fancy names, both are called something affectionately by the locals. What?