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Poyla boishakh trivia game show

  1. 1. A trivia game show
  2. 2. A trivia game show Srijan Sengupta Poyla Boishakh, 1419
  3. 3.  Please raise you hand if you want to answer, and please wait till we prompt you to answer.
  4. 4.  Please raise you hand if you want to answer, and please wait till we prompt you to answer. The first person to answer correctly will be given a numbered token. You can have only one token even if you answer multiple questions!
  5. 5.  Please raise you hand if you want to answer, and please wait till we prompt you to answer. The first person to answer correctly will be given a numbered token. You can have only one token even if you answer multiple questions! At the end, we’ll have a lottery to select two lucky winners who get a shiny new i-pod!
  6. 6.  Please raise you hand if you want to answer, and please wait till we prompt you to answer. The first person to answer correctly will be given a numbered token. You can have only one token even if you answer multiple questions! At the end, we’ll have a lottery to select two lucky winners who get a shiny new i-pod! A game of deduction, rather than knowledge or information.
  7. 7.  Bangla o Bangali (On Bengal and Bengalis)
  8. 8.  Bangla o Bangali (On Bengal and Bengalis) Oh, Calcutta! (The City of Joy and the British Raj)
  9. 9. Literature:Which famous Bengalifictional characterintroduces himself for thefirst time as Atul ChandraMitra, a young man insearch for a job in Kolkata?
  10. 10. Literature:Which famous Bengalifictional characterintroduces himself for thefirst time as Atul ChandraMitra, a young man in Hint: This is a picture of old Burra Bazaarsearch for a job in Kolkata? (erstwhile Harrison Road). He used to live in a Mess in this part of Kolkata.
  11. 11. Literature:Which famous Bengalifictional characterintroduces himself for thefirst time as Atul ChandraMitra, a young man in Hint: This is a picture of old Burra Bazaarsearch for a job in Kolkata? (erstwhile Harrison Road). He used to live in a Mess in this part of Kolkata. Byomkesh Bakshi (Satyanweshi)
  12. 12. Literature:Literary style or contentsapart, what is unique aboutthe poem “The Child”/“Shishu Tirtha” , among allpoems written by Tagore?
  13. 13. Literature:Literary style or contentsapart, what is unique aboutthe poem “The Child”/“Shishu Tirtha” , among allpoems written by Tagore?Hint: The uniqueness is from a linguistic aspect.
  14. 14. Literature:Literary style or contentsapart, what is unique aboutthe poem “The Child”/“Shishu Tirtha” , among allpoems written by Tagore?Hint: The uniqueness is from a linguistic aspect. It’s his only poem that was originally written in English, and later translated to Bengali.
  15. 15. Movies:
  16. 16. Movies:
  17. 17. Movies: Madhumati (1958) one of the most popular and stylistically distinct movies of that time..
  18. 18. Five Bengali stalwarts of cinema came together for thefirst and only time in making Madhumati…
  19. 19. Five Bengali stalwarts of cinema came together for thefirst and only time in making Madhumati…
  20. 20. Five Bengali stalwarts of cinema came together for thefirst and only time in making Madhumati… Clock-wise: Bimal Roy (Direction) Hrishikesh Mukherjee (Editing) Salil Choudhury (Music) Dilip Gupta (Cinematography)
  21. 21. Five Bengali stalwarts of cinema came together for thefirst and only time in making Madhumati… Bimal Roy (Direction) Who was the fifth? Hrishikesh Mukherjee (Editing) Salil Choudhury (Music) Dilip Gupta (Cinematography)
  22. 22. Five Bengali stalwarts of cinema came together for thefirst and only time in making Madhumati… Bimal Roy (Direction) Who was the fifth? Hrishikesh Mukherjee (Editing) Hint: He wrote the screenplay of Salil Choudhury (Music) the movie. Dilip Gupta (Cinematography)
  23. 23. Five Bengali stalwarts of cinema came together for thefirst and only time in making Madhumati… Bimal Roy (Direction) Who was the fifth? Hrishikesh Mukherjee (Editing) Ritwik Ghatak (Screenplay) Salil Choudhury (Music) Dilip Gupta (Cinematography)
  24. 24. “I have ventured to send you the accompanying article for yourperusal and opinion. I am anxious to know what you think ofit…I do not know sufficient German to translate the paper. If youthink the paper worth publication I shall be grateful if youarrange for its publication in Zeitschrift für Physic.Though a complete stranger to you, I do not feel any hesitationin making such a request. Because we are all your pupilsthough profiting only by your teachings through your writings.….. somebody from Calcutta asked your permission to translateyour papers on _________ in English. You acceded to therequest. The book has since published. I was the one whotranslated your paper on __________________.”
  25. 25. “I have ventured to send you the accompanying article for your perusal and opinion. I am anxious to know what you think of it… I do not know sufficient German to translate the paper. If you think the paper worth publication I shall be grateful if you arrange for its publication in Zeitschrift für Physic. Though a complete stranger to you, I do not feel any hesitation in making such a request. Because we are all your pupils though profiting only by your teachings through your writings. ….. somebody from Calcutta asked your permission to translate your papers on _________ in English. You acceded to the request. The book has since published. I was the one who translated your paper on __________________.”Name the sender and the recipient of this historic letter
  26. 26. “I have ventured to send you the accompanying article for your perusal and opinion. I am anxious to know what you think of it… I do not know sufficient German to translate the paper. If you think the paper worth publication I shall be grateful if you arrange for its publication in Zeitschrift für Physic. Though a complete stranger to you, I do not feel any hesitation in making such a request. Because we are all your pupils though profiting only by your teachings through your writings. ….. somebody from Calcutta asked your permission to translate your papers on _________ in English. You acceded to the request. The book has since published. I was the one who translated your paper on __________________.”Satyendra Nath Bose to Albert Einstein (the birth of Bose-Einstein Statistics)
  27. 27. Madhuri Dixit made her debut in the 1984 movieAbodh against which Bengali actor?
  28. 28. Madhuri Dixit made her debut in the 1984 movieAbodh against which Bengali actor?Hint: He later moved into politics and was elected as an MLA
  29. 29. Madhuri Dixit made her debut in the 1984 movieAbodh against which Bengali actor?Hint: He later moved into politics and was elected as an MLA Tapas Pal
  30. 30. Eminent Bengalis:1. ______?______ 21 Mar 1950 to 19 Dec 19582. K. Sundaram 20 Dec 1958 to 30 Sep 19673. S. P. Sen Verma 1 Oct 1967 to 30 Sep 19724. N. Singh 1 Oct1972 to 6 Feb 19735. T. Swaminathan 7 Feb 1973 to 17 Jun 19776. S. L. Shakdhar 18 Jun 1977 to 17 Jun 19827. R. K. Trivedi 18 Jun 1982 to 31 Dec 19858. R. V. S. Peri Sastri 1 Jan 1986 to 25 Nov19909. V. S. Ramadevi 26 Nov1990 to 11 Dec199010. T. N. Seshan 12 Dec 1990 to 11 Dec 199611. M. S. Gill 12 Dec 1996 to 13 Jun 200112. J. M. Lyngdoh: 14 Jun 2001 to 7 Feb 200413. T. S. Krishnamurthy 8 Feb 2004 to 15 May 200514. B. B. Tandon 16 May 2005 to 29 Jun 200615. N. Gopalaswami 30 Jun 2006 to 20 Apr 200916. Navin Chawla 21 Apr 2009 to 29 Jul 201017. S Y Quraishi 30 Jul 2010 - present
  31. 31. Eminent Bengalis:1. ______?______ 21 Mar 1950 to 19 Dec 19582. K. Sundaram 20 Dec 1958 to 30 Sep 19673. S. P. Sen Verma 1 Oct 1967 to 30 Sep 1972 Name the person4. N. Singh 1 Oct1972 to 6 Feb 1973 who should come5. T. Swaminathan 7 Feb 1973 to 17 Jun 19776. S. L. Shakdhar 18 Jun 1977 to 17 Jun 1982 first in this list!7. R. K. Trivedi 18 Jun 1982 to 31 Dec 19858. R. V. S. Peri Sastri 1 Jan 1986 to 25 Nov19909. V. S. Ramadevi 26 Nov1990 to 11 Dec199010. T. N. Seshan 12 Dec 1990 to 11 Dec 199611. M. S. Gill 12 Dec 1996 to 13 Jun 200112. J. M. Lyngdoh: 14 Jun 2001 to 7 Feb 200413. T. S. Krishnamurthy 8 Feb 2004 to 15 May 200514. B. B. Tandon 16 May 2005 to 29 Jun 200615. N. Gopalaswami 30 Jun 2006 to 20 Apr 200916. Navin Chawla 21 Apr 2009 to 29 Jul 201017. S Y Quraishi 30 Jul 2010 - present
  32. 32. Eminent Bengalis: 1. ______?______ 21 Mar 1950 to 19 Dec 1958 2. K. Sundaram 20 Dec 1958 to 30 Sep 1967 3. S. P. Sen Verma 1 Oct 1967 to 30 Sep 1972 Name the person 4. N. Singh 1 Oct1972 to 6 Feb 1973 who should come 5. T. Swaminathan 7 Feb 1973 to 17 Jun 1977 6. S. L. Shakdhar 18 Jun 1977 to 17 Jun 1982 first in this list! 7. R. K. Trivedi 18 Jun 1982 to 31 Dec 1985 8. R. V. S. Peri Sastri 1 Jan 1986 to 25 Nov1990 9. V. S. Ramadevi 26 Nov1990 to 11 Dec1990 10. T. N. Seshan 12 Dec 1990 to 11 Dec 1996 11. M. S. Gill 12 Dec 1996 to 13 Jun 2001 12. J. M. Lyngdoh: 14 Jun 2001 to 7 Feb 2004 13. T. S. Krishnamurthy 8 Feb 2004 to 15 May 2005 14. B. B. Tandon 16 May 2005 to 29 Jun 2006 15. N. Gopalaswami 30 Jun 2006 to 20 Apr 2009 16. Navin Chawla 21 Apr 2009 to 29 Jul 2010 17. S Y Quraishi 30 Jul 2010 - presentHint: What‟s the most popular „Adda‟ topic for Bengalis? Okay, second most popular!
  33. 33. Eminent Bengalis: 1. Sukumar Sen 21 Mar 1950 to 19 Dec 1958 2. K. Sundaram 20 Dec 1958 to 30 Sep 1967 3. S. P. Sen Verma 1 Oct 1967 to 30 Sep 1972 Name the person 4. N. Singh 1 Oct1972 to 6 Feb 1973 who should come 5. T. Swaminathan 7 Feb 1973 to 17 Jun 1977 6. S. L. Shakdhar 18 Jun 1977 to 17 Jun 1982 first in this list! 7. R. K. Trivedi 18 Jun 1982 to 31 Dec 1985 8. R. V. S. Peri Sastri 1 Jan 1986 to 25 Nov1990 List of Chief 9. V. S. Ramadevi 26 Nov1990 to 11 Dec1990 Election 10. T. N. Seshan 12 Dec 1990 to 11 Dec 1996 Commissioners of 11. M. S. Gill 12 Dec 1996 to 13 Jun 2001 12. J. M. Lyngdoh: 14 Jun 2001 to 7 Feb 2004 India 13. T. S. Krishnamurthy 8 Feb 2004 to 15 May 2005 14. B. B. Tandon 16 May 2005 to 29 Jun 2006 15. N. Gopalaswami 30 Jun 2006 to 20 Apr 2009 16. Navin Chawla 21 Apr 2009 to 29 Jul 2010 17. S Y Quraishi 30 Jul 2010 - presentHint: What‟s the most popular „Adda‟ topic for Bengalis? Okay, second most popular!
  34. 34. Eminent Bengalis:The following pictures all relate to the life of this legendary Bengali. Canyou identify him from the pictures?(Remember: the pictures are „chronological‟, in the sense that they relate toevents in this person‟s life in this order.)
  35. 35. Eminent Bengalis:The following pictures all relate to the life of this legendary Bengali. Canyou identify him from the pictures?(Remember: the pictures are „chronological‟, in the sense that they relate toevents in this person‟s life in this order.)
  36. 36. Eminent Bengalis:The following pictures all relate to the life of this legendary Bengali. Canyou identify him from the pictures?(Remember: the pictures are „chronological‟, in the sense that they relate toevents in this person‟s life in this order.)
  37. 37. Eminent Bengalis:The following pictures all relate to the life of this legendary Bengali. Canyou identify him from the pictures?(Remember: the pictures are „chronological‟, in the sense that they relate toevents in this person‟s life in this order.)
  38. 38. Eminent Bengalis:The following pictures all relate to the life of this legendary Bengali. Canyou identify him from the pictures?(Remember: the pictures are „chronological‟, in the sense that they relate toevents in this person‟s life in this order.)
  39. 39. Eminent Bengalis:The following pictures all relate to the life of this legendary Bengali. Canyou identify him from the pictures?(Remember: the pictures are „chronological‟, in the sense that they relate toevents in this person‟s life in this order.)
  40. 40. ?
  41. 41. Netaji Subhash Chandra BoseClock-wise: (1)Scottish Church, Netaji‟s alma mater.(2) The car in which he fled Kolkata(3) In meeting with Heinrich Himmler, Germany. (4) With Japanese sub-marine crew duringjourney from Germany to Japan. (5) Chair used during INA days (Red Fort museum)
  42. 42. Music: This super hit song from 1975 employs the talent of three maleplayback singers. Two of them are Kishore Kumar and Md Rafi.Identify the third.
  43. 43. Music: This super hit song from 1975 employs the talent of three maleplayback singers. Two of them are Kishore Kumar and Md Rafi.Identify the third.Hint: This was one of his first major hits in Bollywood. He went on to become one ofthe most successful music directors of the industry, famous for his signature style, inboth music and accessories.
  44. 44. Music: This super hit song from 1975 employs the talent of three maleplayback singers. Two of them are Kishore Kumar and Md Rafi.Identify the third.Hint: This was one of his first major hits in Bollywood. He went on to become one ofthe most successful music directors of the industry, famous for his signature style, inboth music and accessories. BAPPI LAHIRI!!
  45. 45. Who am I? (I am not a Bengali, but I’m very famous in Bengal)
  46. 46. Who am I? (I am not a Bengali, but I’m very famous in Bengal) • I was born on 8 Sep 1926 to Nilakanta and Shantipriya
  47. 47. Who am I? (I am not a Bengali, but I’m very famous in Bengal) • I was born on 8 Sep 1926 to Nilakanta and Shantipriya • I came to New York with a scholarship from Columbia University and earned a Ph.D. (1952) on "Proposals for Preparing Indias Basic Education to use Audio-Visual Techniques in Adult Education".
  48. 48. Who am I? (I am not a Bengali, but I’m very famous in Bengal) • I was born on 8 Sep 1926 to Nilakanta and Shantipriya • I came to New York with a scholarship from Columbia University and earned a Ph.D. (1952) on "Proposals for Preparing Indias Basic Education to use Audio-Visual Techniques in Adult Education". • At New York I met Paul Robeson, who influencedme immensely as a musician. My most famous song, about an Indianriver, is based on the imagery and theme of Robesons Ol‟ Man River
  49. 49. Who am I? (I am not a Bengali, but I’m very famous in Bengal) • I was born on 8 Sep 1926 to Nilakanta and Shantipriya • I came to New York with a scholarship from Columbia University and earned a Ph.D. (1952) on "Proposals for Preparing Indias Basic Education to use Audio-Visual Techniques in Adult Education". • At New York I met Paul Robeson, who influencedme immensely as a musician. My most famous song, about an Indianriver, is based on the imagery and theme of Robesons Ol‟ Man River• Recently, in 2012, I became one of the first persons to receive a Padma Vibhushan posthumously.
  50. 50. Who am I? (I am not a Bengali, but I’m very famous in Bengal) • I was born on 8 Sep 1926 to Nilakanta and Shantipriya • I came to New York with a scholarship from Columbia University and earned a Ph.D. (1952) on "Proposals for Preparing Indias Basic Education to use Audio-Visual Techniques in Adult Education". • At New York I met Paul Robeson, who influencedme immensely as a musician. My most famous song, about an Indianriver, is based on the imagery and theme of Robesons Ol‟ Man River• Recently, in 2012, I became one of the first persons to receive a Padma Vibhushan posthumously. Bhupen Hazarika
  51. 51. Identify this voice
  52. 52. Identify this voiceUttam Kumar (Mahishasura Mardini, 1976)
  53. 53. How is “Surman’s Nullah” better known to us?
  54. 54. How is “Surman’s Nullah” better known to us?Hint: in 1775, Colonel William Tolly carried out comprehensive renovationof this water body, and consequently its name was changed to honor him.
  55. 55. How is “Surman’s Nullah” better known to us?Hint: in 1775, Colonel William Tolly carried out comprehensive renovationof this water body, and consequently its name was changed to honor him. Adi Ganga or Tolly’s Nullah
  56. 56. This list relates to which popular event in Kolkata?
  57. 57. This list relates to which popular event in Kolkata?1991 Assam 2002 Netherland1992 Tripura 2003 Cuba1993 Orissa 2004 Chile1994 Zimbabwe 2005 France1995 West Bengal 2006 Spain 2007 Australia1996 Bihar 2008 USA1997 France 2009 Scotland1998 Great Britain 2010 Mexico1999 Bangladesh 2011 USA2000 Brazil 2012 Italy2001 India
  58. 58. This list relates to which popular event in Kolkata?1991 Assam 2002 Netherland1992 Tripura 2003 Cuba1993 Orissa 2004 Chile1994 Zimbabwe 2005 France1995 West Bengal 2006 Spain 2007 Australia1996 Bihar 2008 USA1997 France 2009 Scotland1998 Great Britain 2010 Mexico1999 Bangladesh 2011 USA2000 Brazil 2012 Italy2001 India Kolkata Book Fair (theme country/region by the years)
  59. 59. Where, in Kolkata, can you meet the followingdignitaries?
  60. 60. Where, in Kolkata, can you meet the followingdignitaries?Ram Gopal Ghose, Peary Chand Mitra, Raja SirRadhakanata Dev, Sir Rajendranath Mookerjee, LordClive, Queen Victoria, James Outram, LordBentinck, Lord Ripon, King Edward VII
  61. 61. Where, in Kolkata, can you meet the followingdignitaries?Ram Gopal Ghose, Peary Chand Mitra, Raja SirRadhakanata Dev, Sir Rajendranath Mookerjee, LordClive, Queen Victoria, James Outram, LordBentinck, Lord Ripon, King Edward VII Victoria Memorial
  62. 62. The British Raj and the Beer problem:
  63. 63. The British Raj and the Beer problem: During the British Raj, the beer-loving Englishmen in the tropics had a problem, when the beer exported from England got sour/flat during the months-long journey to Mumbai and Calcutta.
  64. 64. The British Raj and the Beer problem: During the British Raj, the beer-loving Englishmen in the tropics had a problem, when the beer exported from England got sour/flat during the months-long journey to Mumbai and Calcutta. To solve this, brewers finally arrived at a new kind of beer that will not only survive the journey, but actually improve during the shipping! Due to its peculiar origin, it got an unique name.
  65. 65. The British Raj and the Beer problem: During the British Raj, the beer-loving Englishmen in the tropics had a problem, when the beer exported from England got sour/flat during the months-long journey to Mumbai and Calcutta. To solve this, brewers finally arrived at a new kind of beer that will not only survive the journey, but actually improve during the shipping! Due to its peculiar origin, it got an unique name. 250 years later, this type of beer is still very popular (particularly in the US!) and still carries the name that it got during the 1750’s. What’s this type of beer called (the FULL name!)?
  66. 66. The British Raj and the Beer problem: During the British Raj, the beer-loving Englishmen in the tropics had a problem, when the beer exported from England got sour/flat during the months-long journey to Mumbai and Calcutta. To solve this, brewers finally arrived at a new kind of beer that will not only survive the journey, but actually improve during the shipping! Due to its peculiar origin, it got an unique name. 250 years later, this type of beer is still very popular (particularly in the US!) and still carries the name that it got during the 1750’s. What’s this type of beer called (the FULL name!)?Hint: Boulevard Single Wide, Brooklyn East India, Dogfish head, SierraNevada Torpedo, Lagunitas, Breckenridge Lucky U, New Belgium Ranger, MarbleBrewery, Goose Island…
  67. 67. The British Raj and the Beer problem: During the British Raj, the beer-loving Englishmen in the tropics had a problem, when the beer exported from England got sour/flat during the months-long journey to Mumbai and Calcutta. To solve this, brewers finally arrived at a new kind of beer that will not only survive the journey, but actually improve during the shipping! Due to its peculiar origin, it got an unique name. 250 years later, this type of beer is still very popular (particularly in the US!) and still carries the name that it got during the 1750’s. What’s this type of beer called (the FULL name!)? IPA or India Pale Ale
  68. 68. Dr Kishori Mohan Bandyopadhay was an active member in the Indianfreedom struggle and also a reputed medical practitioner of his time.In 1902, he was awarded a Gold Medal by the King of the UnitedKingdom, Edward VII for his role is assisting a famous Britishphysician in a breakthrough medical discovery.Who was this British physician and what was this discovery?Hint: Consider the year, and put things together!
  69. 69. Dr Kishori Mohan Bandyopadhay was an active member in the Indianfreedom struggle and also a reputed medical practitioner of his time.In 1902, he was awarded a Gold Medal by Edward VII ,the King of theUnited Kingdom, for his role is assisting a famous British physician ina breakthrough medical discovery.Who was this British physician and what was this discovery?Hint: Consider the year, and put things together!
  70. 70. Dr Kishori Mohan Bandyopadhay was an active member in the Indianfreedom struggle and also a reputed medical practitioner of his time.In 1902, he was awarded a Gold Medal by the King of the UnitedKingdom, Edward VII for his role is assisting a famous Britishphysician in a breakthrough medical discovery.Who was this British physician and what was this discovery?Hint: Consider the year, and put things together!
  71. 71. Dr Kishori Mohan Bandyopadhay was an active member in the Indianfreedom struggle and also a reputed medical practitioner of his time.In 1902, he was awarded a Gold Medal by the King of the UnitedKingdom, Edward VII for his role is assisting a famous Britishphysician in a breakthrough medical discovery.Who was this British physician and what was this discovery?Hint: Consider the year, and put things together!
  72. 72. Dr Kishori Mohan Bandyopadhay was an active member in the Indianfreedom struggle and also a reputed medical practitioner of his time.In 1902, he was awarded a Gold Medal by the King of the UnitedKingdom, Edward VII for his role is assisting a famous Britishphysician in a breakthrough medical discovery.Who was this British physician and what was this discovery?Hint: Consider the year, and put things together! Ronald Ross, discovering the cause of malaria (for which he got the Nobel Prize in medicine in 1902)
  73. 73. Thank you..(and hope you had fun!)
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