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  2. 2. COMMANDMENTS • Thou shalt get 20 questions, 4 starred/Bonus. • Thou shalt note that starred questions have a bonus question. In case of tie, one shall consider the bonus answers. • Any complaints/law suits regarding connection to India must be directed towards Sergey and Larry. • Thou shalt not succumb to the use of mobile phones. • Thou shalt be bound by the quizmaster‟s verdict.
  3. 3. 1. „DOODLE‟ INDIA G-Doodle for what particular occasion and when?
  4. 4. 15TH AUG. 2013, TODAY
  5. 5. 2.‟SAATHI‟ INDIA Connect these countries to India in a very Special way.
  7. 7. 3.‟COOL‟ INDIA • He was a Train Ticket Examiner (TTE) at Kharagpur railway station from 2001 to 2003,under South Eastern Railway in Midnapore (W), a district in West Bengal. • Later X joined as Vice-President of India Cements Ltd after resigning from Air India. • However he is on a medical leave now. • Who?
  8. 8. • MSD
  9. 9. 4. „THARKI‟ INDIA Id Vishal‟s Target and the situation
  10. 10. • Honey Singh and Lungi Dance
  11. 11. 5.‟FLIRTY‟ INDIA Yeh hai kya??? The full video was given. Couldn‟t give.
  12. 12. • Micromax Aisha
  13. 13. 6.‟SANSKKRITIK‟ INDIA It has been used by Indians since time immemorial. It is found to contain lead tetra oxide and is derived from cinnabar an ore of mercury. The uniqueness of this item is attributed to its very generic usage among the Indian household as a symbol of Prosperity. Which thing of great cultural/traditional significance is being talked about?
  14. 14. • Vermilion / Sindhur
  15. 15. 7.‟POWER‟ INDIA • X is an evil scientist. His earlier intention was not that of becoming evil, but when he was denied scholarship for research, Y provided him with funds and labs, thus making him a supporter of him & an evil scientist. • Though he is overall a brilliant scientist, his specialization is cloning and various energy rays. His creations include a clone formed by fusing cells of Crab & human, followed by a clone using leech, Plastica, Super-heroine Sunanda and others. He also invented a height control solution and EC- rays. • ID X and Y
  17. 17. 8. „BHUKHA‟ INDIA • During the Mughal period it occupied a unique place in the emblem of the royalty of Oudh. This was usually used like a cloth to wipe off the excess oil off the hands after the completion of an oil rich food laden with meat and fat. In short it served as a substitute for a „Handkerchief‟ . • What am I talking about?
  18. 18. • Rumali Roti
  19. 19. 9. „ALGORITHMIC‟ INDIA • There is a history about an Indian temple in Kashi Vishwanath which contains a large room with three time-worn posts in it surrounded by 64 golden disks. Brahmin priests, acting out the command of an ancient prophecy, have been moving these disks, in accordance with the immutable rules of the Brahma, since that time. The puzzle is therefore also known as the Pillar of Brahma puzzle. • According to the legend, when the last move of the puzzle will be completed, the world will end. • If the legend were true, and if the priests were able to move disks at a rate of one per second, using the smallest number of moves, it would take them 264−1 seconds or roughly 585 billion years or 18,446,744,073,709,551,615 turns to finish, or about 127 times the current age of the sun. • How do we better know the puzzle as??
  20. 20. • Tower of Hanoi
  21. 21. 10. „PYARA‟ INDIA • This song has an unusual history to it: • it cost 10lakh bucks to make, at a time when most movies were made at a lesser cost. • It was written and re-written 105 times until the music director approved. • It was shot at the Sheesh Mahal, and in those days there was no way to provide reverberation of sound. • Lata Mangeshkar had to sing the song in the studio bathroom! • This song was one of the three sequences to be shot in Technicolor while the rest of the movie was in Black & white. • What is the Song and Movie?
  22. 22. • Pyar kiya to darna kya… Moghul-e-Azam
  23. 23. 11. „JHALAK‟ INDIA ID „the Man‟
  24. 24. • Birju Maharaj
  25. 25. 12. „NOBLE‟ INDIA • This genre X of Indian music is derived almost exclusively from a collection called Y (garden of songs) which consists of four major parts Puja(worship), Prem(love), Prakriti(Nature) and Bichitra(Diverse) and Swadesh (patriotism). • Name this genre of Indian Music,X.
  27. 27. 13.‟ASHLIL‟ INDIA There is a Punjabi folklore, about the Pandavas, which depicted the way in which the Pandavas shared their time with Draupadi. According to the folktale the Pandav brothers were expected to leave their footwear outside Draupadi‟s bedchamber to indicate their presence inside. If anyone was to enter the Chamber during that time, he would have to spend an Exile of 12 years. Arjun had once Entered the chambers to retrieve his bow and arrow when a Brahmin requested him to help him find his cow. Due to this Arjun had to spend 12 years of exile, during which he toured Manipur and married Chitrangada. However, the reason Arjun dared to enter the Chambers was because he didn't see Yudhishtira footwear because a dog had stolen it. A furious Draupadi cursed the dog which was responsible for her favorite husband's exile. What was the curse?
  28. 28. Ever since Dogs perform coitus publicly.
  29. 29. 14.‟CHURNING‟ INDIA • In botanical terms, ____________ is known as Adansonia digitata and has been kept in a special category, because it does not produce either its fruit or its seeds, neither can its branch cuttings can be planted to reproduce a second tree. • This is a unisex male tree, that there is no such tree anywhere else to be found in the world. • The leaves of this tree in the lower portion has five tips like the fingers of a hand, while at the upper reaches it has seven. • Its flower is very beautiful and white in colour, on drying out it takes on golden tinge. This flower has five petals. This tree blossoms very occasionally, with very few flower, but when it does, spreads its fragrance far and wide. • The age of this tree is said to be 1000 to 5000 years. The perimeter of the trunk of this tree is around 50 feet and height of around 45 feet What is it?
  30. 30. • Paarijaat
  31. 31. A recent Bollywood movie is inspired from the classic work of O.Henry „The Last Leaf‟.. Name the Movie 15. „ROBBER‟ INDIA
  32. 32. LOOTERA
  33. 33. 16.‟FOODIE‟ INDIA • In September 1997, USA company RiceTec was granted U.S. Patent on "X”. • The patent secures lines of X and X-like rice and ways of analyzing that rice. • RiceTec, owned by Prince Hans-Adam of Liechtenstein, faced international outrage over allegations of bio piracy. • It had also caused a brief diplomatic crisis between India and United States with India threatening to take the matter to WTO as a violation of TRIPS which could have resulted in a major embarrassment for the United States. • Inevitably RiceTec lost or withdrew most of the claims of the patent, including, most importantly, the right to call their rice lines "X.“ • ID X.
  34. 34. BASMATI
  35. 35. 17.‟DUA‟ MEIN INDIA Coca-Cola‟s Ad Celebrating which worldwide Festival?
  36. 36. EID-UL-FITAR
  37. 37. 18. „QUIRKY‟ INDIA The gap between the value of both the $ and €, compared to the Rupee is widening. According to an urban legend, for what particular reason are $ and € taking revenge on the Rupee? The reason is the same for both $ and €'s assault on the Rupee.
  39. 39. 19. „FEMINIST‟ INDIA • The band made their first public appearance on December 10, 2012 when they won the „Battle of Bands‟ in Srinagar. • Shortly after their win, the group began to receive death and rape threats via their cell phones and Facebook profiles. • On February 3, 2013 he issued a fatwa against the group, stating that music was "not good for society" and that all of the "bad things happening in the Indian society are because of music". • The band has received a large amount of global online support. The group initially received expressions of support and offers of security for the band from Chief Minister Omar Abdullah via Twitter, but he later deleted his tweets. • Which Band??? Giving in to the threats, the band members moved to _________ city from Kashmir to continue their musical journey and later split up.
  40. 40. PRAGAASH
  41. 41. 20.‟PROCRASTINATING‟INDIA Minimalistic Poster of Which Indian Movie?