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Travel finals

  1. 1. Travel
  3. 3. WRITTEN
  4. 4. ANSWERS
  6. 6. 1) The Kingfisher logo was changed a few years back. Give funda
  7. 7.  Launch of Kingfisher Airlines
  8. 8. 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
  9. 9.  It is the bridge connecting the prisons of Venice.
  10. 10. 3) Hotels are very costly in Japan. So most people stay in this kind of hotels. What are they called?
  11. 11.  Capsule hotels
  12. 12. 4) Connect
  13. 13. 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?
  14. 14.  Salvador Dali
  15. 15. 6) When it happened, Outlook Magazine called it “The biggest sex change in the History of Modern India”. What?
  16. 16.  Victoria Terminus became Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
  17. 17. 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 called? Hint: The word is in Hindi
  19. 19.  Chadar Trek
  20. 20. 8) This is a painting by William Simpson showing Robert Gill drawing portrait(s) of something. Robert Gill dedicated 30 years of his life on this project. What is he drawing?
  21. 21.  Paintings of the Ajanta Caves
  22. 22. 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
  23. 23.  Amsterdam
  24. 24. 10) When the event is about to start, the king of X can be seen sweeping This event is the single biggest event occuring in this city and is broadcast live by Doordarshan Give X and the event
  25. 25.  Puri Rathyatra
  26. 26. 11) What is common to : Lake Dal Chad Lake Lake Gaube Lake Nyassa Lake Tahoe Lake Hayq
  27. 27.  All mean lake lake in their native languages
  28. 28. 12) This is Aristotle Square in Thessaloniki, a Greek city. What did creative director, Evangelia Refene use this square for?
  29. 29. 13  Chernobyl  Ground Zero, New York  Auschwitz Birkenau  If you were going to these kinds of places, what kind of tourism are you participating in?
  30. 30.  Dark Tourism
  31. 31. 14) This is a new service launched by the Virgin group in London for faster transit of high class citizens. What is the service called? Hint: Think portmanteau
  32. 32.  Limobike
  33. 33. 15) Name the country Hint: One of the first countries to fall prey to Arab Spring
  34. 34. SVC
  35. 35. +25/-12.5
  36. 36. +20/-10
  37. 37. +15/-7.5
  38. 38. +10/-5
  39. 39. +5/0
  40. 40. WRITTEN RAILWAY ROUND 5-6 TEAMS – 0 3-4 TEAMS – 10 1-2 TEAMS – 15
  41. 41.  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
  42. 42.  Hutatma
  43. 43.  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
  44. 44.  Akal Takht
  45. 45.  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
  46. 46. Falaknama Express
  47. 47.  X is called “The Niagara of India” and is located in Chattisgarh.  The X express connects Lucknow with Jabalpur
  48. 48.  Chitrakut Express
  50. 50. 16) X helps to transport Katra to Vaishno Devi temple via airlift. Give me the name of the company
  51. 51.  Pawan Hans
  52. 52. 17) This exact frame approximately is used in something in India. In fact, it has been seen by everyone of us. Give me where you have seen this pic.
  53. 53. FUN WITH FLAGS 18) The flag of USA has the maximum number of stars with 50. Which country’s flag has the second highest with 27?
  54. 54.  Brazil
  55. 55. 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.
  56. 56.  X- Walt Disney  Y- Disneyland
  57. 57. 21) Connect
  58. 58. 22
  59. 59.  Most check ins on facebook in india
  60. 60. 23
  61. 61. 24) Where would you find such paintings on the walls of houses as these are considered good luck in the country?
  62. 62.  Bhutan
  63. 63. 25) Maldives has set up a sovereign savings account to buy land in Australia. Why?
  64. 64.  Threat of island going underwater due to global warming
  65. 65. 26
  66. 66. 27) Commissioned 18 Dec 1969, INS Kursura S20 was a submarine of the Indian Navy. 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?
  67. 67. 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?
  69. 69. 29) This is a resort island off the coast of UAE being created by one of the most famous entities in the world. A partial logo can be visible in the picture. Identify the entity
  70. 70. 30) While it is illegal to put elephant ivory in a coin, one country actually (god knows how) brought out a special edition of coins containing mammoth ivory. Which country?