Election Quiz #1 - Answers - The Business Quiz - TBQ
TBQ - The Business Quiz
What was once called by Sukumar Sen
as “curious senseless relic of the
Many women in Northern India were reluctant
to register under their own names, wishing
instead to identify themselves as A’s mother
or B’s wife. Sukumar Sen was appalled by a
practice and called it a curious senseless relic
of the past.
Sitter. Identify this movie, and why is this a question
in this quiz?
With a famous courtroom scene that lasted five
minutes, Parashakti starring the legendary
Sivaji Ganesan, had its dialogues crafted by
future Tamil Nadu chief minister M.
Karunanidhi. The film was also considered a
DMK-vehicle as it dispersed the party's ideals
and made Ganesan a DMK icon.
Among the innovative ideas implemented during the
1951 General Elections were the use of indelible ink,
the use of multiple ballot boxes, one for each party —
voters were supposed to drop their paper into the
ballot box of their choice. Something else was a real
stroke of genius — a trend that we continue even
Use of large pictorial symbols by which the
illiterate voters could identify their party of
choice. Drawn from daily life, these symbols
were easily recognisable: a pair of bullocks, a
hut, an elephant, an earthen lamp, and so on.
This move by Sukumar Sen helped save Rs. 4.5
Crores during India’s second General Election
Sukumar Sen had safely stored the 3.5 million
ballot boxes used during the first General
Elections. They were reused.
Identify this man, and the party he lead in the 1951
General Elections. What was his party’s symbol?
Ramachandra Sakharam Ruikar of All India
Forward Bloc (Ruikar)
Their symbol was ‘Hand’, now used by the