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UTPT 2018 India Quiz Finals

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The Finals of the India quiz (Indi-Genius) conducted at Under The Peepal Tree, the annual quiz fest of RV QuizCorp, on 23rd March 2018.

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UTPT 2018 India Quiz Finals

  1. 1. Indi-genius FINALS DRIES (CLOCKWISE)
  2. 2. Rules • 8 questions • Infinite Bounce • +10/0 on direct • +10/-10 on pounce
  3. 3. Q1 “Badlu Ram ka badan zameen ke neechein hai” is a galvanizing marching song of the Assamese Regiment. This song narrates the story of how Badlu Ram helped his regiment survive the Japan War during WW II. Incidentally, this story is reminiscent of the sacrifice that was made by X’s brothers for X, so that X may survive prison time and could later go on to take revenge against his captors. X was chosen among his brothers as he was known to be the most cunning among them. Put funda as to how Badlu Ram (indirectly) and X’s brothers (directly) make a sacrifice ? ID X
  4. 4. ANSWER The rations meant for Badlu Ram saved the lives of the other soldiers The brothers of Shakuni donated their grains of rice to him so that he survives the imprisonment
  5. 5. Q2 _______ was the one of the famous students of Abanindranath Tagore, whose originality of ideas and contribution toward the rise of a new wave of Indian modern art remain incontestable. He started exploring the local and tribal art forms, and his exploration shaped his own art form. His style was a rejoinder to Bengal School of Art and Western forms and he was regarded as the artist of the masses. In 1954, he received India’s third highest civilian award Padma Bhushana. He was one of two people who received Padma Bhushan in the field of Arts, the other being M.S. Subbulakshmi. ID the painter. (paintings on next slide)
  6. 6. ANSWER Jamini Roy
  7. 7. Q3 When the British received Bombay from the Portuguese as part of the dowry of Princess Catherine, they thought little of it and leased it out to the East India company for £10 a year. However, the British East India company wanted to develop the city and to that end, one industry in particular was of special importance to them. They invited Lowji Nusserwanji to the city in 1736, who brought along with him ten workmen, including a brother. Their undertaking in Bombay got off to a great start, so much so that the family became associated with the business they were in. This was such an influence on the family, that Nusserwanji took on as his surname the business he was engaged in. Which business was he engaged in and what surname did he take up?
  8. 8. ANSWER Shipbuilding Wadia
  9. 9. Q4 There are numerous speculations as to why this temple was spared during the Muslim invasion of the region in the Deccan plateau: ● The previous Hindu kingdom was a Vaishnava promoter while this temple was Shivaite and the invaders destroyed only Vaishnava symbols ● The construction of the temple dates to the kingdom preceding the defeated one and the invaders only destroyed the temples constructed by the defeated kingdom ● The temple had boar markings on its exterior and destroying it would be a sin for the Muslim invaders ● The shrine simply couldn’t be seen as it is in a very obscure location within the temple Put funda
  10. 10. ANSWER The Virupaksha temple at Hampi was not destroyed while the other temples were destroyed by the Muslim invaders
  11. 11. Q5 The word X traces its etymology to “sthagati”, which roughly translates to “he covers or conceals”. Y was a secret cult whose members, both Muslims and Hindus, worshipped Mother Kali, the goddess of destruction. They operated as gangs of highway robbers, tricking and later strangling their victims. X is finally an English corruption of Y, and is often used as a statement. A life in which one has to go through many struggles, like that of poor gangstas.
  12. 12. ANSWER Thug
  13. 13. Q6 Rifleman Jaswant Singh Rawat, the protagonist of Rakyesh Omprakash Mehra’s upcoming biopic, was awarded the Mahavir Chakra for his act of valour in repelling the approaching Chinese forces single-handedly in the Indo-China war of 1962 at Nuranang, Arunachal Pradesh. An action which - according to local legend - killed 300 enemy soldiers. The Indian Army, recognizing his efforts in the war, continues to award him promotions on time and has allocated personal staff to serve him bed tea at 4:30 AM, breakfast at 7 AM and dinner at 9 PM. Put funda as to what is special about these honours and services bestowed upon him by the Indian Army.
  14. 14. ANSWER Jaswant Singh Rawat is dead He is regarded as a saint in Nuranang and his spirit is deemed to continue to protect the motherland. In lieu of this the army continues to regard him as a serving soldier.
  15. 15. Q7 Before the partition of India, X and Y (President of Pakistan during ________) were friends and on the staff of Field Marshall Sir Claude Auchinleck. X owned a red James motorcycle, which Y had his eye on. He offered to buy the motorcycle for Rs. 1000 and X agreed to sell the motorcycle. The Partition happened and Y took the motorcycle to Pakistan, never paying the Rs. 1000 he owed X. After the Instrument of Surrender was signed following the event blanked in question, Gen. X was heard saying, “Y never paid me the Rs. 1000 for my motorbike, but now he has paid with half his country.” ID X, Y and FITB
  16. 16. ANSWER X - Sam Maneckshaw (General of the Indian Army) Y - Yahya Khan (President of Pakistan 1971 war) Blank - The 1971 Indo Pak war
  17. 17. Q8 Post the annihilation of __________, X continued to survive, roaming around red eyed and angry. To pacify X, Shiva sends Virabhadra, following which X assumes another birdlike form. Shiva then assumed the form of Sharabha, a deity part man, part bird, part animal, and fought X's form for 18 days, following which, some legends say X's form devours Sharabha, while others say Sharabha captures X, calms him down, skins him and uses it as a garment. Nevertheless, the story has a deep ethos in Kannada folklore and is very popular for a reason. ID X and why would this story currently be very popular among Kannadigas?
  18. 18. ANSWER X: Narasimha Popularity is because of the birdlike form of Narasimha being the Gandaberunda, the symbol of Karnataka. Recently, it was added to the new flag of Karnataka.
  19. 19. Indi-genius FINALS WRITE BROS
  20. 20. Rules • 7 RK Laxman cartoons • Give the situation described in the cartoons • +5 for each correct • +5 bonus for all correct
  21. 21. Q0
  22. 22. Q1
  23. 23. Q2
  24. 24. Q3
  25. 25. Q4
  26. 26. Q5
  27. 27. Q6
  28. 28. Q7
  29. 29. Rollback
  30. 30. Q1
  31. 31. Q2
  32. 32. Q3
  33. 33. Q4
  34. 34. Q5
  35. 35. Q6
  36. 36. Q7
  37. 37. Exchange Sheets
  38. 38. Answers
  39. 39. Q1
  40. 40. ANSWER Betting/ Match fixing in cricket
  41. 41. Q2
  42. 42. ANSWER Abolition of Privy Purses
  43. 43. Q3
  44. 44. ANSWER Assassination of Indira Gandhi
  45. 45. Q4
  46. 46. ANSWER Surat Plague
  47. 47. Q5
  48. 48. ANSWER Harshad Mehta scam
  49. 49. Q6
  50. 50. ANSWER Bhopal Gas Tragedy
  51. 51. Q7
  52. 52. ANSWER Abdul Kalam vs Lakshmi Sehegal / 2002 Presidential Elections
  53. 53. Indi-genius FINALS LIST IT
  54. 54. Rules • +2 for each correct • One minute time • No negatives
  55. 55. List all leaders in the picture on the next slide
  56. 56. Time’s up ! Exchange sheets
  57. 57. ANSWER • Mahatma Gandhi • Bal Gangadhar Tilak • Jawaharlal Nehru • Lal Bahadur Shastri • Rajiv Gandhi • Indira Gandhi • Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan • Bhagat Singh • Subhash Chandra Bose • Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
  58. 58. Indi-genius FINALS CHAKRAVYUHA
  59. 59. Rules • Written round • 6 questions in increasing order of difficulty • +5 for first correct answer, +10 for second consecutive correct, +15 for subsequently consecutive correct answers • One incorrect answer will reset the scoring system and the above rule follows for subsequent correct answers • Unanswered questions will be considered as an incorrect answer • No negatives
  60. 60. Q1 The entire scene was supposed to feature a safety harness as the protagonist was on a moving vehicle, but X denied it suggesting that the scene could not be shot well with the safety harness. Only in this case, the moving vehicle was painted brown, else the colour on this vehicle is blue. No camera tricks were involved and no backlight projection as well. One of the unit members fell off the vehicle, but it was not tragic. The entire shot had to be done in 5 minutes over the course of 4 and a half days. The government in charge decided that time allotted over these 4 and a half days was restricted between 6 AM and 7 AM. Which iconic scene that is one of the most talked about shots in cinematic history?
  61. 61. Q2 Over the past five years, Maruti Suzuki has sold about 20,000 units of the Gypsy. Mahindra has sold only about 13,000 units of the Mahindra Thar CRDe 4X4, this despite offering a diesel engine, air conditioning and independent rear suspension all of which the Gypsy lacks. Popular review channels and comparison portals all portray Thar as a better vehicle. All of this suggests Thar should commercially be more successful, however it is overshadowed by its competitor. Put funda
  62. 62. Q3 The St George’s cross is a red cross on a white background, which from the Late Middle Ages became associated with Saint George, the military saint, often depicted as a crusader. It is seen on the flags of England, Georgia and the Italian city of Genoa, where it originated. The cross is also found in the flag of the entity X from India, which is obviously a remnant of British rule in India. Steps were taken by the government only in 2001 to remove any British emblems and the flag was replaced by the Indian flag along with the Ashoka lions. However it caused a problem when this flag was blending with the background and it could not be recognized from afar leading to the government changing the flag back to the St George’s cross with the Ashoka lions in the centre. ID the entity X
  63. 63. Q4 In September, 1975 one of the first special camps was held at Kasturba Gandhi Hospital, better known as the Victoria Zanana Hospital, in the Jama Masjid area. A maternity and child care hospital, the Kasturba Zanana was specially patronized by the burqa-clad Muslim women of Old Delhi. Doctors performed 425 surgeries in a stretch of fifteen days. “This is a record,” said a press release from Raj Nivas, the Lt. Governor’s official residence. Lt. Governor’s Krishan Chand personally came to the Kasturba Gandhi Hospital again on the day after Christmas, 1975. A special camp was organized again to break a previous record. To get more patients, the motivators were told they would from now get Rs. 10/- for every person they could bring to the camp. It was quite a jump. All nurses and doctors on the staff were put on the job. House surgeons and registrars were sent “two each to each” operation theatre. What is being described here ?
  64. 64. Q5 X was called the "Black Pagoda" in European sailor accounts as early as 1676 because its great tower appeared black. X was made from three types of stone: Chlorite, laterite, Khondalite which weather over time and probably lead to X being given the sobriquet. Around 30 km from X, Y which was referred to as “White Pagoda” due to similar reasons. Both temples served as important landmarks for sailors in the Bay of Bengal. The _____ that exists today was partially restored by the conservation efforts of British India-era archaeological teams and was declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1984. ID X & Y ?
  65. 65. Q6 "The passengers of the ________ ____ like millions of immigrants to X were seeking refuge and better lives for their families. With so much to contribute to their new home, they chose X and we failed them utterly. As a nation, we should never forget the prejudice suffered by the _______ community at the hands of the government of X of the day. We should not and we will not," Y said at an event to celebrate Baisakhi in the capital of X. "That is why next month, on May 18th, I will stand in the House of Commons and offer a full apology for the ________ ____ incident," he added. FITB, ID X and Y
  66. 66. Rollback
  67. 67. Q1 The entire scene was supposed to feature a safety harness as the protagonist was on a moving vehicle, but X denied it suggesting that the scene could not be shot well with the safety harness. Only in this case, the moving vehicle was painted brown, else the colour on this vehicle is blue. No camera tricks were involved, no backlight projection as well. One of the unit members fell off the vehicle, but it was not tragic. The entire shot had to be done in 5 minutes over the course of 4 and a half days. The government incharge decided that time alloted over these 4 and a half days was restricted between 6am and 7am. Which iconic scene that is one of the most talked about shots in cinematic history?
  68. 68. Q2 Over the past five years, Maruti Suzuki has sold about 20,000 units of the Gypsy. Mahindra has sold only about 13,000 units of the Mahindra Thar CRDe 4X4, this despite offering a diesel engine, air conditioning and independent rear suspension all of which the Gypsy lacks.Popular review channels and comparison portals all do portray Thar as a better vehicle. All of this suggests Thar should commercially more successful, however it is overshadowed by its competitor. Put funda
  69. 69. Q3 The St George’s cross is a red cross on a white background, which from the from the Late Middle Ages became associated with Saint George, the military saint, often depicted as a crusader. It is seen on the flags of England, Georgia and the Italian city of Genoa where it originated. The cross is also found in the flag of the entity X from India obviously a remnant of British rule in India. Steps were taken by the government only in year 2001 to remove any British emblems and the flag was replaced by the Indian flag along with the Ashoka lions. However it caused a problem when this flag was blending with the background and it could not be recognized from afar leading to the government changing the flag back to the St George’s cross with the Ashoka lions in the centre. ID the entity X
  70. 70. Q4 In September, 1975 one of the first special camps was held at Kasturba Gandhi Hospital, better known as the Victoria Zanana Hospital, in the Jama Masjid area. A maternity and child care hospital, the Kasturba Zanana was specially patronized by the burqa-clad Muslim women of Old Delhi. Doctors performed 425 surgeries in a stretch of fifteen days. “This is a record,” said a press release from Raj Nivas, the Lt. Governor’s official residence. Lt. Governor’s Krishan Chand personally came to the Kasturba Gandhi Hospital again on the day after Christmas, 1975. It was a Friday. A special camp was again being organized to break a previous record. To get more patients, the motivators were told they would from now get Rs. 10/- for every person they could being to the camp. It was quite a jump. For persuading a woman to attend the camp, a motivator had so far got only Rs. 2. All nurses and doctors on the staff were put on the job. House surgeons and registrars were sent “two each to each” operation theatre. What is being described here ?
  71. 71. Q5 X was called the "Black Pagoda" in European sailor accounts as early as 1676 because its great tower appeared black.X was made from three types of stone: Chlorite, laterite, Khondalite which weather over time and probably lead to X being given the sobriquet.Around 30 km from X, Y which was referred to as “White Pagoda” due to similar reasons.Both temples served as important landmarks for sailors in the Bay of Bengal.The _____ that exists today was partially restored by the conservation efforts of British India-era archaeological teams and was declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1984. ID X & Y ?
  72. 72. Q6 "The passengers of the ________ ____ like millions of immigrants to X were seeking refuge and better lives for their families. With so much to contribute to their new home, they chose X and we failed them utterly. As a nation, we should never forget the prejudice suffered by the _______ community at the hands of the government of X of the day. We should not and we will not," Y said at an event to celebrate Baisakhi in the capital of X. "That is why next month, on May 18, I will stand in the House of Commons and offer a full apology for the ________ ____ incident," he added. Put Funda.
  73. 73. Exchange Sheets
  74. 74. Answers
  75. 75. Q1 The entire scene was supposed to feature a safety harness as the protagonist was on a moving vehicle, but X denied it suggesting that the scene could not be shot well with the safety harness. Only in this case, the moving vehicle was painted brown, else the colour on this vehicle is blue. No camera tricks were involved, no backlight projection as well. One of the unit members fell off the vehicle, but it was not tragic. The entire shot had to be done in 5 minutes over the course of 4 and a half days. The government incharge decided that time alloted over these 4 and a half days was restricted between 6am and 7am. Which iconic scene that is one of the most talked about shots in cinematic history?
  76. 76. ANSWER Chaiya Chaiya
  77. 77. Q2 Over the past five years, Maruti Suzuki has sold about 20,000 units of the Gypsy. Mahindra has sold only about 13,000 units of the Mahindra Thar CRDe 4X4, this despite offering a diesel engine, air conditioning and independent rear suspension all of which the Gypsy lacks.Popular review channels and comparison portals all do portray Thar as a better vehicle. All of this suggests Thar should commercially more successful, however it is overshadowed by its competitor. Put funda
  78. 78. ANSWER The Gypsys are ordered by the Indian Army
  79. 79. Q3 The St George’s cross is a red cross on a white background, which from the from the Late Middle Ages became associated with Saint George, the military saint, often depicted as a crusader. It is seen on the flags of England, Georgia and the Italian city of Genoa where it originated. The cross is also found in the flag of the entity X from India obviously a remnant of British rule in India. Steps were taken by the government only in year 2001 to remove any British emblems and the flag was replaced by the Indian flag along with the Ashoka lions. However it caused a problem when this flag was blending with the background and it could not be recognized from afar leading to the government changing the flag back to the St George’s cross with the Ashoka lions in the centre. ID the entity X
  80. 80. ANSWER Indian Navy
  81. 81. Q4 In September, 1975 one of the first special camps was held at Kasturba Gandhi Hospital, better known as the Victoria Zanana Hospital, in the Jama Masjid area. A maternity and child care hospital, the Kasturba Zanana was specially patronized by the burqa-clad Muslim women of Old Delhi. Doctors performed 425 surgeries in a stretch of fifteen days. “This is a record,” said a press release from Raj Nivas, the Lt. Governor’s official residence. Lt. Governor’s Krishan Chand personally came to the Kasturba Gandhi Hospital again on the day after Christmas, 1975. It was a Friday. A special camp was again being organized to break a previous record. To get more patients, the motivators were told they would from now get Rs. 10/- for every person they could being to the camp. It was quite a jump. For persuading a woman to attend the camp, a motivator had so far got only Rs. 2. All nurses and doctors on the staff were put on the job. House surgeons and registrars were sent “two each to each” operation theatre. What is being described here ?
  82. 82. ANSWER Sanjay Gandhi’s mass forcible sterilization scheme in 1975
  83. 83. Q5 X was called the "Black Pagoda" in European sailor accounts as early as 1676 because its great tower appeared black. X was made from three types of stone: Chlorite, laterite, Khondalite which weather over time and probably lead to X being given the sobriquet. Around 30 km from X, Y which was referred to as “White Pagoda” due to similar reasons. Both temples served as important landmarks for sailors in the Bay of Bengal. The _____ that exists today was partially restored by the conservation efforts of British India-era archaeological teams and was declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1984. ID X & Y ?
  84. 84. ANSWER Black Pagoda : Konark White Pagoda : Jagannath Puri
  85. 85. Q6 "The passengers of the ________ ____ like millions of immigrants to X were seeking refuge and better lives for their families. With so much to contribute to their new home, they chose X and we failed them utterly. As a nation, we should never forget the prejudice suffered by the _______ community at the hands of the government of X of the day. We should not and we will not," Y said at an event to celebrate Baisakhi in the capital of X. "That is why next month, on May 18, I will stand in the House of Commons and offer a full apology for the ________ ____ incident," he added. Put Funda.
  86. 86. ANSWER X: Canada Y: Justin Trudeau Double Blank: Komagata Maru Single Blank: Punjabi
  87. 87. Indi-genius FINALS DRIES (ANTI-CLOCKWISE)
  88. 88. Rules • 8 questions • Infinite Bounce • +10/0 on direct • +10/-10 on pounce
  89. 89. Q1 Karma is a 1933 bilingual film starring Devika Rani and Himanshu Rai. The film was directed by J.L. Freer Hunt and was a joint production among India, Germany and United Kingdom. The story is about a princess (played by Devika Rani) who falls in love with a neighbouring prince much to the disapproval of his father. The movie is also the first English language film to be produced and directed in India. The filmmakers of that movie insisted on keeping a particular scene in the movie because they claimed that the movie needed that scene since it was released for an international audience and the scene was necessary to appeal internationally. Incidentally this particular scene holds a record which hasn’t been broken to this day. What was the scene about and what is the record it holds ?
  90. 90. ANSWER First on screen kiss in India It still holds the record of being the longest such scene (4 mins)
  91. 91. Q2 A paradise for war veterans in the early 1900’s, the city also hosted events for men and women’s dances and wine in the evening. Due to something which was established a few hundred kilometres away from the city, the war veterans were greatly benefitted in addition to the party goers who were able to extend their revelry late into the night. This establishment also benefited a certain raw material extraction area (again a few hundred kilometres away) by increasing the output many times due to the increasing use of heavy machinery and decreasing the cost of labour. What was established ? (5) Which city ? (2.5) What was the area where the raw material was extracted ? (2.5)
  92. 92. ANSWER Shivanasamudra Hydel Power Plant (5) Bangalore (2.5) Kolar Gold Fields (2.5)
  93. 93. Q3 When questioned by Prince Uttar, the eunuch was forced to reveal his identity. When he admitted that he indeed, was X, Uttar doubts him and asks him to list the 10 popular names X went with. This is one of the first times we come across _______. _______ in Sanskrit translates to ambidextrous, or rather, "the one who can use all hands". X gets this name due to his light handedness and nimble fingers, making him popular all over the fabled world of Indian mythology. _________ is also the name of a very famous Indian fashion designer and a fashion label based in India who came into news for his controversial statement last month. FITB
  94. 94. ANSWER Sabyasachi (No points for X)
  95. 95. Q4 X was a king in south India in the 1600’s. X waged a war against the Vijayanagara empire where he emerged victorious. The routed emperor retired to a place near Srirangapatna where his wife was a staunch devotee of the nearby temple. Due to a conflict in the ownership of the jewellery of the temple between X and the originals owners, the wife of the routed emperor uttered a curse which to this day holds true. As a result of the curse, there exists a definite pattern in the scions of X which repeats every few years. Which dynasty does X belong to ? What is the pattern which is being referred to ?
  96. 96. ANSWER Wadiyar Every alternate king has naturally born children
  97. 97. Q5 BPPA was a project taken up by the Government of Andhra Pradesh to improve infrastructure, tourism, ecotourism, water parks and theme parks. This project however is the reason for leaving an outstanding mark in the “heart” of its then capital, Hyderabad. What is this outstanding mark?
  98. 98. ANSWER The Buddha statue in Hussain Sagar lake
  99. 99. Q6 ____ was born in 1894 and was, by contemporary reports, extraordinarily gifted in mathematics. Some of his records set at Presidency College, Calcutta, still stand and he was once awarded 110 out of 100 on a maths exam for solving complex problems by more than one method. He went on to teach and research at universities in Calcutta and Dhaka. To recognize his “part” in the discovery of _____ _____, the Government of India insisted that his contribution be equally credited by making a change in the way the discovery was written. FITB and what was the change proposed.
  100. 100. ANSWER Capital B in Higgs Boson
  101. 101. Q7 According to legend, Girika persuaded Ashoka to design this structure based on the suffering endured by people reborn in Buddhist Hell. The Ashokavadana documents, a long list of torture acts Girika designed and planned to force upon his prisoners including "prying open their mouths with an iron and pouring boiling copper down their throats". Innocent people were not exempt from such treatment either, the condition being any person who entered, was not allowed to leave this structure alive. In the narrative of Ashokavadana, Ashoka asked Girika to disguise this structure as a beautiful and "enticing" palace full of amenities such as exclusive baths and to decorate it with flowers, fruit trees and many ornaments. The palatial torture chamber was artfully designed to make people long to just look at it, and even attract them to enter, and was referred to as the "beautiful gaol". Which structure is described in the question above?
  102. 102. ANSWER Ashoka’s Hell (His prison and torture chamber)
  103. 103. Q8 The Aari embroidery technique is a thin needle embroidery technique originating in Bhuj, Gujarat. In this artwork beads and ‘muthia’, a sharp edged needle is put to work, which creatively gives rise to chain stitch kind of imprints. This work is popular for its delicate and finest threadwork which enhances the essence of hand embroidery. Two brothers, Kasam and Juma, brought fame to this technique around a year ago for some contribution of theirs that garnered the interest of embroidery artists worldwide. Their art was chosen because it lent itself very nicely to resemble a particular French floral design. ID the reason it shot to fame referring to the pictures in the next slide.
  104. 104. ANSWER Costumes in Beauty and the Beast
  105. 105. Indi-genius FINALS THE GREAT INDIAN CUSTARD
  106. 106. Rules • Written Round • Each question consists of a duo • First half of the question is a refreshment (either sweet or a drink) • Second half contains an Indian classical instrument • Both halves share a common part (either a syllable or a set of letters) • +5 for each part • +5/-5 for stake
  107. 107. Example (AB-CA) Ghungroo Rooh Afza
  108. 108. Q1 (AB-CB) X is an Indian beverage. It is flavoured with a spice mix known as ______. It is still a common drink at Indian cultural events. It derives its name from the Hindi words for water and cumin. It is a popular summer drink in India and sometimes served as an appetizer, as it is intended to "startle" the taste buds. The Y also called the taal, jalra, or gini is a pair of clash cymbals, which make high-pitched percussion sounds. In its simplest form, it consists of a pair of small hand cymbals. The word taal comes from the Sanskrit word Tālà, literally means a clap.
  109. 109. Q2 (AB-BC) X is a type of traditional lemonade from Punjab. It is also known as nimboo pani. While the base ingredients include lemon or lime juice, ginger juice, ice and water, X often contains other ingredients such as salt, saffron and cumin. The Y, a South Indian frame drum, is an instrument of the tambourine family. As a folk and bhajan instrument, it has been used in India for many centuries. It was modified to a frame drum with a single pair of jingles. It is used primarily in concerts of Carnatic music (South Indian classical music) as a supporting instrument for the mridangam.
  110. 110. Q3 (AB-CB) X is a spirit produced exclusively in Goa, India. There are two types of X; cashew X and toddy palm X, depending on the original ingredient. The small batch distillation of X has a fundamental effect on its final character; still retaining some of the delicate aromatics, congeners and flavour elements of the juice from which it was produced. Y is a plucked string musical instrument invented and patented by Pandit Niranjan Haldar along with Pandit Kamal Kamle. It was named Y because it combines 3 materials (metal, wood and leather) and produces a mixed tone of 3 instruments (Sarod, Veena and Guitar).
  111. 111. Q4 (AB-BC) X is a popular traditional yogurt-based drink from the Indian Subcontinent. X is a blend of yogurt, water, spices and sometimes fruit. Traditional X is a savoury drink, sometimes flavoured with ground and roasted cumin. Sweet X, however, contains sugar or fruits, instead of spices. X is corrupted with every other ice cream flavour these days. Y is a plucked stringed instrument used in Hindustani classical music. The instrument is believed to have been modified by a Mughal court musician to conform with the tastes of his Mughal patrons and named after a Persian instrument called the _____ (meaning three strings). It derives its distinctive timbre and resonance from sympathetic strings, bridge design, a long hollow neck and a gourd-shaped resonance chamber. In appearance, X is similar to the tanpura, except that it has frets.
  112. 112. Q5 (AB-AC) X is an Indian sweet served primarily in Gujarat, Maharashtra. It is a sweetened condensed milk made by boiling milk on low heat until the milk is reduced by half. In North India, it is often made on Hindu festivals such as Kali Chaudas and Bhaubeej (Bhai Dooj). Different styles of X are also prepared, such as sitaphal (custard apple) and an angoor variant which is X with smaller kinds of rasgullas. Y is a side blown ___1__ found in many parts of India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal, and a musical instrument that is common in the North Indian or Hindustani classical music. It is an aerophone produced from___2___, and a similar ___1___ is called Venu in the South Indian or Carnatic classical music. Y is also used in a Hindi saying which means to eliminate the problem at its source, which literally means there would be no X without ___2___
  113. 113. Q6 (AB-AC) X , also known as zulbia, is a sweet popular food in some parts of South Asia, West Asia, North Africa, and East Africa. It is made by deep-frying maida batter in pretzel or circular shapes, which are then soaked in sugar syrup. They are particularly popular in Iran and in the Indian subcontinent. This dessert can be served warm or cold, and sometimes with rabdi. They have a somewhat chewy texture with a crystallized sugary exterior coating. Y is an Indian melodic percussion instrument. It consists of a set of ceramic or metal bowls tuned with _____. The bowls are played by striking the edge with beaters, one in each hand. It is considered that one with 22 cups is complete and one with 15 cups is of mediocre status.
  114. 114. Rollback
  115. 115. Q1 (AB-CB) X is an Indian beverage. It is flavoured with a spice mix known as ______. It is still a common drink at Indian cultural events. It derives its name from the Hindi words for water and cumin. It is a popular summer drink in India and sometimes served as an appetizer, as it is intended to "startle" the taste buds. The Y also called the taal, jalra, or gini is a pair of clash cymbals, which make high-pitched percussion sounds. In its simplest form, it consists of a pair of small hand cymbals. The word taal comes from the Sanskrit word Tālà, literally means a clap.
  116. 116. Q2 (AB-BC) X is a type of traditional lemonade from Punjab. It is also known as nimboo pani. While the base ingredients include lemon or lime juice, ginger juice, ice and water, X often contains other ingredients such as salt, saffron and cumin. The Y, a South Indian frame drum, is an instrument of the tambourine family. As a folk and bhajan instrument, it has been used in India for many centuries. It was modified to a frame drum with a single pair of jingles. It is used primarily in concerts of Carnatic music (South Indian classical music) as a supporting instrument for the mridangam.
  117. 117. Q3 (AB-CB) X is a spirit produced exclusively in Goa, India. There are two types of X; cashew X and toddy palm X, depending on the original ingredient. The small batch distillation of X has a fundamental effect on its final character; still retaining some of the delicate aromatics, congeners and flavour elements of the juice from which it was produced. Y is a plucked string musical instrument invented and patented by Pandit Niranjan Haldar along with Pandit Kamal Kamle. It was named Y because it combines 3 materials (metal, wood and leather) and produces a mixed tone of 3 instruments (Sarod, Veena and Guitar).
  118. 118. Q4 (AB-BC) X is a popular traditional yogurt-based drink from the Indian Subcontinent. X is a blend of yogurt, water, spices and sometimes fruit. Traditional X is a savoury drink, sometimes flavoured with ground and roasted cumin. Sweet X, however, contains sugar or fruits, instead of spices. X is corrupted with every other ice cream flavour these days. Y is a plucked stringed instrument used in Hindustani classical music. The instrument is believed to have been modified by a Mughal court musician to conform with the tastes of his Mughal patrons and named after a Persian instrument called the _____ (meaning three strings). It derives its distinctive timbre and resonance from sympathetic strings, bridge design, a long hollow neck and a gourd-shaped resonance chamber. In appearance, X is similar to the tanpura, except that it has frets.
  119. 119. Q5 (AB-AC) X is an Indian sweet served primarily in Gujarat, Maharashtra. It is a sweetened condensed milk made by boiling milk on low heat until the milk is reduced by half. In North India, it is often made on Hindu festivals such as Kali Chaudas and Bhaubeej (Bhai Dooj). Different styles of X are also prepared, such as sitaphal (custard apple) and an angoor variant which is X with smaller kinds of rasgullas. Y is a side blown ___1__ found in many parts of India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal, and a musical instrument that is common in the North Indian or Hindustani classical music. It is an aerophone produced from___2___, and a similar ___1___ is called Venu in the South Indian or Carnatic classical music. Y is also used in a Hindi saying which means to eliminate the problem at its source, which literally means there would be no X without ___2___
  120. 120. Q6 (AB-AC) X , also known as zulbia, is a sweet popular food in some parts of South Asia, West Asia, North Africa, and East Africa. It is made by deep-frying maida batter in pretzel or circular shapes, which are then soaked in sugar syrup. They are particularly popular in Iran and in the Indian subcontinent. This dessert can be served warm or cold, and sometimes with rabdi. They have a somewhat chewy texture with a crystallized sugary exterior coating. Y is an Indian melodic percussion instrument. It consists of a set of ceramic or metal bowls tuned with _____. The bowls are played by striking the edge with beaters, one in each hand. It is considered that one with 22 cups is complete and one with 15 cups is of mediocre status.
  121. 121. Exchange Sheets
  122. 122. Answers
  123. 123. Q1 (AB-CB) X is an Indian beverage. It is flavoured with a spice mix known as ______. It is still a common drink at Indian cultural events. It derives its name from the Hindi words for water and cumin. It is a popular summer drink in India and sometimes served as an appetizer, as it is intended to "startle" the taste buds. The Y also called the taal, jalra, or gini is a pair of clash cymbals, which make high-pitched percussion sounds. In its simplest form, it consists of a pair of small hand cymbals. The word taal comes from the Sanskrit word Tālà, literally means a clap.
  124. 124. ANSWER Jaljeera-Manjeera (AB-CB)
  125. 125. Q2 (AB-BC) X is a type of traditional lemonade from Punjab. It is also known as nimboo pani. While the base ingredients include lemon or lime juice, ginger juice, ice and water, X often contains other ingredients such as salt, saffron and cumin. The Y, a South Indian frame drum, is an instrument of the tambourine family. As a folk and bhajan instrument, it has been used in India for many centuries. It was modified to a frame drum with a single pair of jingles. It is used primarily in concerts of Carnatic music (South Indian classical music) as a supporting instrument for the mridangam.
  126. 126. ANSWER Shikanji-Kanjira (AB - BC)
  127. 127. Q3 (AB-CB) X is a spirit produced exclusively in Goa, India. There are two types of X; cashew X and toddy palm X, depending on the original ingredient. The small batch distillation of X has a fundamental effect on its final character; still retaining some of the delicate aromatics, congeners and flavour elements of the juice from which it was produced. Y is a plucked string musical instrument invented and patented by Pandit Niranjan Haldar along with Pandit Kamal Kamle. It was named Y because it combines 3 materials (metal, wood and leather) and produces a mixed tone of 3 instruments (Sarod, Veena and Guitar).
  128. 128. ANSWER Feni-Triveni (AB-CB)
  129. 129. Q4 (AB-BC) X is a popular traditional yogurt-based drink from the Indian Subcontinent. X is a blend of yogurt, water, spices and sometimes fruit. Traditional X is a savoury drink, sometimes flavoured with ground and roasted cumin. Sweet X, however, contains sugar or fruits, instead of spices. X is corrupted with every other ice cream flavour these days. Y is a plucked stringed instrument used in Hindustani classical music. The instrument is believed to have been modified by a Mughal court musician to conform with the tastes of his Mughal patrons and named after a Persian instrument called the _____ (meaning three strings). It derives its distinctive timbre and resonance from sympathetic strings, bridge design, a long hollow neck and a gourd-shaped resonance chamber. In appearance, X is similar to the tanpura, except that it has frets.
  130. 130. ANSWER Lassi-Sitar (AB-BC)
  131. 131. Q5 (AB-AC) X is an Indian sweet served primarily in Gujarat, Maharashtra. It is a sweetened condensed milk made by boiling milk on low heat until the milk is reduced by half. In North India, it is often made on Hindu festivals such as Kali Chaudas and Bhaubeej (Bhai Dooj). Different styles of X are also prepared, such as sitaphal (custard apple) and an angoor variant which is X with smaller kinds of rasgullas. Y is a side blown ___1__ found in many parts of India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal, and a musical instrument that is common in the North Indian or Hindustani classical music. It is an aerophone produced from___2___, and a similar ___1___ is called Venu in the South Indian or Carnatic classical music. Y is also used in a Hindi saying which means to eliminate the problem at its source, which literally means there would be no X without ___2___
  132. 132. ANSWER Basundi-Bansuri (AB-AC)
  133. 133. Q6 (AB-AC) X , also known as zulbia, is a sweet popular food in some parts of South Asia, West Asia, North Africa, and East Africa. It is made by deep-frying maida batter in pretzel or circular shapes, which are then soaked in sugar syrup. They are particularly popular in Iran and in the Indian subcontinent. This dessert can be served warm or cold, and sometimes with rabdi. They have a somewhat chewy texture with a crystallized sugary exterior coating. Y is an Indian melodic percussion instrument. It consists of a set of ceramic or metal bowls tuned with _____. The bowls are played by striking the edge with beaters, one in each hand. It is considered that one with 22 cups is complete and one with 15 cups is of mediocre status.
  134. 134. ANSWER Jalebi-Jal Tarang (AB-AC)

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