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  1. 1. Copyright2013-2014 TEACHERS DAY QUIZ - MAINS SEPTEMBER 5, 2013
  2. 2. Copyright2013-2014 SRS- I Wednesday, September 11, THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 2 FIRST ROUND
  3. 3. Copyright2013-2014 WHAT ARE WE TALKING ABOUT? • Nepal - Ashad Shukla Purnima, which roughly lies in the middle of July. • Ukraine – The first Sunday of October • United States – The Tuesday of the first week of May • Singapore – First Friday of September. • Netherlands, Pakistan, Qatar, Philippines, Serbia Kuwait, Mauritius, Maldives, Macedonia, Lithuania, Estonia, Germany and many others – 5th of October. • India - ?
  4. 4. Copyright2013-2014 TEACHER’S DAY!
  5. 5. Copyright2013-2014 • A celebration was being held on the night of March 14 1951 at the Princeton Club by friends and colleagues of Dr. X. It was the latter’s 72nd birthday. Photographers from all over the United States were there to cover the event much to the chagrin of unassuming professor. • Dr Frank Aydelotte, the former head of the Institute for Advanced Study, and his wife offered to drive X home to 112 Mercer Street. As he entered the auto, the cameramen rushed to make ‘just one more’ picture. UPI photographer Arthur Sasse was trying to persuade him to smile for the camera, but having smiled for photographers many times that day, visibly tired Dr. X did something else instead. On June 19, 2009, the original signed photograph was sold at auction for $74,324. • Who’s X? And what was special about that photo?
  6. 6. Copyright2013-2014 ALBERT EINSTEIN
  7. 7. Copyright2013-2014 • The Indian National Awards for Films for 2013 were awarded by the President of India on May 3rd, 2013. In 2012, it had been announced that these awards would be given away each year on this date. • What significant event in the history of Indian films is being commemorated by the choice of this date? • It’s story, which legend has it, also inspired Mahatma Gandhi into truth-telling.
  8. 8. Copyright2013-2014 • On that day, 100 years ago, the movies Raja Harishchandra was released.
  9. 9. Copyright2013-2014 What happened in 1988 when AMUL released this?
  10. 10. Copyright2013-2014 The death of Raj Kapoor.
  11. 11. Copyright2013-2014 Whose statue is being depicted here?
  12. 12. Copyright2013-2014 Pythagoras.
  13. 13. Copyright2013-2014 • Sholay, one of Bollywood’s most well made films and also one of the greatest hits of all time received only one Filmfare award for editing. Which film swept the other awards that year?
  14. 14. Copyright2013-2014 ANSWER: DEEWAR, it won awards for story, screenplay, dialogue and direction . Shashi Kapoor was best supporting actor
  15. 15. Copyright2013-2014 SECOND ROUND THAPARLYMPICS Wednesday, September THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 15
  16. 16. Copyright2013-2014 What followed after this…?
  17. 17. Copyright2013-2014 ANSWER Umpire Billy Bowden showed a red card to Glen McGrath for bowling underarm. Wednesday, September 11, THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 17
  18. 18. Copyright2013-2014 Name the 2 players involved in this incident… Wednesday, September 11, THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 18
  19. 19. Copyright2013-2014 ANSWER Rudi Voeller from Germany and Frank Rijkaard from Netherlands Wednesday, September THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 19
  20. 20. Copyright2013-2014 • This Olympian was also a five-time member of the Lok Sabha. He developed an interest in this sport only after he shot three partridges and was filled with remorse. • Whom are we talking about? Wednesday, September THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 20
  21. 21. Copyright2013-2014 ANSWER • Dr. Karni Singh of Bikaner. He became an expert clay-pigeon shooter and won many medals for India in International Competitions. Wednesday, September 11, THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 21
  22. 22. Copyright2013-2014 • Which Indian hockey great, winner of two Olympic gold medals, and later a coach, committed suicide in 1978? • A stadium in India is also named after him. Wednesday, September THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 22
  23. 23. Copyright2013-2014 ANSWER • Kunwar Digvijay Singh (KD Singh) Babu. • A dashing forward he represented India in 1948 and 1952 olympics. Wednesday, September THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 23
  24. 24. Copyright2013-2014 • Which test cricketer, who plays the bass, is part of Six and Out, a rock band? The other members are Richard Chee Quee, Brad McNamara, Gavin Robertson and his brother. Wednesday, September 11, THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 24
  25. 25. Copyright2013-2014 ANSWER BRETT LEE, THE AUSTRALIAN FAST BOWLER Wednesday, September 11, THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 25
  26. 26. Copyright2013-2014 • Who holds the world record for best bowling performance by an Indian in a World Cup match? Wednesday, September 11, THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 26
  27. 27. Copyright2013-2014 • ASHISH NEHRA 6 – 23 versus England in Durban in February 2003 Wednesday, September THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 27 ANSWER
  28. 28. Copyright2013-2014 ROUND 3 NOTES Wednesday, September 11, THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 28
  29. 29. Copyright2013-2014 Q.1 Wednesday, September THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 29
  30. 30. Copyright2013-2014 Wednesday, September THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 30 NAME THE LYRICIST OF THE SONG?
  31. 31. Copyright2013-2014 ANSWER • HARIVANSH RAI BACHHAN FATHER OF GREAT ACTOR AMITABH BACHHAN. Wednesday, September 11, THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 31
  32. 32. Copyright2013-2014 Q.2 Wednesday, September THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 32
  33. 33. Copyright2013-2014 Wednesday, September 11, THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 33 NAME THE SINGER WHO HAS SUNG THE FEMALE VERSION OF THE SONG?
  34. 34. Copyright2013-2014 ANSWER • SUKANYA PURKAYASTHA FROM THE MOVIE VICKY DONOR Wednesday, September 11, THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 34
  35. 35. Copyright2013-2014 Q.3 Wednesday, September 11, THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 35
  36. 36. Copyright2013-2014 Wednesday, September 11, THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 36 NAME THE MOVIE FROM WHICH THE SONG HAS BEEN TAKEN?
  37. 37. Copyright2013-2014 ANSWER • DOOR GAGAN KEE CHAON MEIN, DIRECTED BY KISHORE KUMAR Wednesday, September THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 37
  38. 38. Copyright2013-2014 Q.4 Wednesday, September 11, THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 38
  39. 39. Copyright2013-2014 Wednesday, September 11, THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 39 THE MOVIE FROM WHICH THE SONG HAS BEEN TAKEN WAS BASED ON THE LIFE OF A FAMOUS POLITICIAN. WHO?
  40. 40. Copyright2013-2014 ANSWER • INDIRA GANDHI, MOVIE WAS AANDHI. Wednesday, September THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 40
  41. 41. Copyright2013-2014 IDENTIFY THE SINGERS Wednesday, September 11, THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 41
  42. 42. Copyright2013-2014 ANSWER • USHA UTHUP AND REKHA BHARDWAJ Wednesday, September 11, THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 42
  43. 43. Copyright2013-2014 Wednesday, September THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 43
  44. 44. Copyright2013-2014 IDENTIFY THE SINGERS Wednesday, September THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 44
  45. 45. Copyright2013-2014 Wednesday, September 11, THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 45 • UDIT NARAYAN AND SUNIDHI CHAUHAN FROM THE MOVIE AGNEEPATH
  46. 46. Copyright2013-2014 ROUND 4 CONNECT THE DOTS Wednesday, September THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 46
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  48. 48. Copyright2013-2014 ANSWER • AVTARS OF VISHNU • Kalki, Buddha, Varha, Matsya, Narsimha, Kurm a Wednesday, September THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 48
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  50. 50. Copyright2013-2014 ANSWER The Hindustan Times • Mahatma Gandhi inaugurated its first office • Barkha Dutt – columnist • K K Birla – Owner • Wall street Journal –A collaborator • Fever 104 FM – HT FM radio channel Wednesday, September THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 50
  51. 51. Copyright2013-2014 ID this Raj comics’ superhero’s name
  52. 52. Copyright2013-2014 ANSWER • Anthony • Name shared by Anthony Gonzalves, the music composer • Character played by Amitabh Bachhan Wednesday, September 11, THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 52
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  54. 54. Copyright2013-2014 ANSWER Movie - KARZ •The titles of all these movies are songs from this movie Wednesday, September THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 54
  55. 55. Copyright2013-2014 Wednesday, September 11, THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 55
  56. 56. Copyright2013-2014 • Works of Vikram Seth • A Suitable Boy • The Golden Gate • An Equal Music • The Frog and the Nightingale Wednesday, September 11, THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 56 ANSWER
  57. 57. Copyright2013-2014 Wednesday, September THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 57
  58. 58. Copyright2013-2014 ANSWER • STEVE JOBS • Ascent: advertises jobs • Ashton Kutcher: Played Steve jobs in the recently released movie JOBS • Stanford University: Steve Jobs addressed the convocation at this university • Writing Pad: IPAD from apple Wednesday, September THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 58
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  60. 60. Copyright2013-2014 ANSWER AMITABH BACHHAN •The voice over of all these movies was given by him Wednesday, September 11, THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 60
  61. 61. Copyright2013-2014 ROUND 5 • SRS - II Wednesday, September THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 61
  62. 62. Copyright2013-2014 • Invented by Hakeem Ustad Hasan it had Khurfa Seeds, Kasni, Munaqqa, Nilofar, Gaoz aban, Hara Dhania etc. What is it ? Wednesday, September THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 62
  63. 63. Copyright2013-2014 ROOH-AFZA Wednesday, September THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 63
  64. 64. Copyright2013-2014 Greeks called them as the Hydaspes , Hydratos , Hyphasis, Acesines , Hesidoros How do we know them better ?
  65. 65. Copyright2013-2014 • ANSWER: The five rivers of Punjab
  66. 66. Copyright2013-2014 This 2005 book was the inspiration for an Oscar winning movie a few years later. It’s chapters are so named: 1. 1000 2. 2000 3. 5000 4. 10000 5. 50000 6. 100000 7. 200000 8. 500000 9. 1000000 10. 10000000 11. 100000000 12. 1000000000
  67. 67. Copyright2013-2014 ANSWER • Q & A BY VIKAS SWARUP MADE INTO THE MOVIE SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE Wednesday, September 11, THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 67
  68. 68. Copyright2013-2014 A huge library called Dharamganga was housed in three huge buildings – Ratnadodhi (Ocean of Pearls), Ratnasagar (Sea of Pearls) and Ratnaranjak (Pearls of recreation). Where was it situated? Wednesday, September THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 68
  69. 69. Copyright2013-2014 • IN NALANDA, BIHAR. • THE UNIVERSITY EXISTED FROM THE FOURTH TO THE THIRTEENTH CENTURIES BEFORE IT WAS DESTROYED. Wednesday, September 11, THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 69
  70. 70. Copyright2013-2014 • FIRST : After the death of which son of the Pandavas during the great war did Krishna rejoice and embraced Arjuna?
  71. 71. Copyright2013-2014 • ANSWER: Ghatotakacha – Karna killed him with the shakti he had got from Indra, which he had reserved for Arjuna
  72. 72. Copyright2013-2014 • After which major happening did Jawahar Lal Nehru say “A Glory has departed and the sun that warmed and brightened our lives has set, and we shiver in the cold and dark”? Wednesday, September THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 72
  73. 73. Copyright2013-2014 ANSWER • The assassination of Mahatma Gandhi on January 30, 1948. Wednesday, September THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 73
  74. 74. Copyright2013-2014 • It is the largest edible fruit in the world – sometimes weighing up to 45kg. When unripe fruit is eaten as a vegetable. The tree – the Artocarpus heterophyllus – is very common in India. Name the fruit. Wednesday, September 11, THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 74
  75. 75. Copyright2013-2014 ANSWER • THE JACKFRUIT OR KATHAL. THE JACKFRUIT TREE IS EASILY SPOTTED IN DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE SUB-CONTINENT Wednesday, September 11, THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 75
  76. 76. Copyright2013-2014 ROUND 6 END SEMESTER Wednesday, September THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 76
  77. 77. Copyright2013-2014 Which personality is associated with this above picture ?
  78. 78. Copyright2013-2014 ANSWER • ANSWER: SHERLOCK HOLMES • 221 – B Baker Street Wednesday, September 11, THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 78
  79. 79. Copyright2013-2014 Identify the Scientist ?
  80. 80. Copyright2013-2014 ANSWER LEONHARD EULER On a Swiss Ten Franc Note Wednesday, September THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 80
  81. 81. Copyright2013-2014 Which iconic landmark is being depicted here ?
  82. 82. Copyright2013-2014 ANSWER WALL STREET Wednesday, September THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 82
  83. 83. Copyright2013-2014 “With my invention I have changed the face of mankind” IDENTIFY ME
  84. 84. Copyright2013-2014 ANSWER KING C. GILLETTE Wednesday, September 11, THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 84
  85. 85. Copyright2013-2014 IDENTIFY THE TWO MEN Wednesday, September THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 85
  86. 86. Copyright2013-2014 • D SUBBA RAO AND • RAGHURAM RAJAN Wednesday, September 11, THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 86 ANSWER
  87. 87. Copyright2013-2014 Identify the beautiful lady …
  88. 88. Copyright2013-2014 ANSWER SONIA GANDHI Wednesday, September 11, THAPAR UNIVERSITY, PATIALA 88

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