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Sargam 2012

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Sargam 2012

  1. 1. SARGAM 2012 ANSWERS 2 mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
  2. 2. This is a 2005 book of fictionThe book has 13 chaptersEach chapters name is prefixed with a number, which are: 1000 2000 5000 10000 50000 100000 200000 500000 1000000 10000000 100000000 1000000000Which book? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
  3. 3. “Q&A” by Vikas Swarup“Slumdog Millionaire” also acceptable as the book was alsore-released under that name in the wake of the Oscar-winning film mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
  4. 4. A portmanteau word coined in Afghanistan after a spate of bombings using similar modus operandi most famous example of such a bombing: 2011 assassination of former President RabbaniIn India, this word has been associated with a person,since the early 2000sWhich word? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
  5. 5. “Turbanator”Bombs are being concealed in the assassin’s turban, as bytradition, these are not touched during security checks.(Note: could not locate the exact first use of the term“Turbanator” for Harbhajan Singh) mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
  6. 6. Indias first recorded instance of this occurred in Oct2003 at the Crossroads Mall, Haji Ali, MumbaiRohit Tikmany was responsible for itPolice was immediately called for, but as iscustomary, came too late.Later, Tikmany was questioned and cautioned.What? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
  7. 7. India’s first recorded flash mob(the concept has regainedpopularity in India in 2011) mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
  8. 8. This organisation was created in 1955, based on asuggestion by J Nehru. It was first headed byH.N.Kunzru. It awards the prizes you see in thepicture below.Which organisation? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
  9. 9. The Children’s Film Society of IndiaThe prize is the Golden Elephant,during the CFSI film festival. mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
  10. 10. King Subala’s daughter was married to a goat (for astrological reasons); which was dulysacrificed. She then married to another king. When the son-in-law found out about thegoat episode, he imprisoned Subala and co.Eventually, Subala’s youngest son got out of jail, and made what out of his father’s bones? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
  11. 11. SOUP SONG: “Shorba”WHY THIS…: Phoolan DeviMOON…: The Somnath TempleMAMA…: An ‘evil’ pair of dice (the son: Shakuni)COW…: Shashi TharoorLOVE…: Hema Malini and Dharmendra mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
  12. 12. During the event that made X more than world-famous,X was asked: “What historical event would you like to change?”X replied: “the death of Y”X & Y: share same birthdayThis event took place on Ys successors deathanniversaryX & Y? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
  13. 13. X: Sushmita SenY: Indira GandhiThe event: Sen’s Miss Universe pageant on May21st, 1994. mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
  14. 14. This auction happened during National Week, 1930Despite its obviously poor quality, something was soldto a Dr. Kanuga for a handsome sum of Rs. 1600/-What was sold? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
  15. 15. The salt manufactured by M.K.Gandhi at Dandi mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
  16. 16. India has 21 of these.9 of them are a little differentThese 9 are: Bilaspur, Ahmedabad, Kochi, Allahabad,Cuttack, Guwahati, Jodhpur, Nainital, JabalpurWhat? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
  17. 17. High Courts of India; these 9 are not in a state capital mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
  18. 18. This term in Jainism translates to “destroyer of enemies” these refer to the enemies within, such as pride, anger,greed etc.Each Tirthankar would have attained thisAlso a class of vehicles in the Indian NavyWhat term? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
  19. 19. “Arihanta”; also the name of the navy’s nuclear-class submarines mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
  20. 20. A stamp (seen on the left) issued earlier this year; unusually shaped as a diamond. But what is unique about this stamp?mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
  21. 21. The material is khadi. mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
  22. 22. On 1st Nov 2000, an army convoy was attacked at Malom. On 2nd Nov 2000, Sinam Chandramani and nine others died at a bus stop.On 3rd Nov 2000, what began, and is regularly punctuated by Nasogastric Intubation? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
  23. 23. Irom Sharmila’s protest against the AFSPA in Manipur. mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011

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