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Jinnah Tonic Pakistan Quiz

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Pakistan Themed quiz conducted by Abhishek Upadhya for KQA in October 2015

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Jinnah Tonic Pakistan Quiz

  1. 1. Jinnah Tonic Pakistan Open Quiz 2015 Logik urf Abhishek Upadhya 25th Oct
  2. 2. Rules • Teams of up to 2 members • Use of mobile phones, and any other Internet connectivity devices during the duration of this quiz, is strictly discouraged, at risk of disqualification. So is collaborative efforts with people not belonging to your team.  • Write your names and team names on the answer sheet. • ‘Star and Crescent’ questions will be used to arbitrate ties. Mentioned on the slides. Please mark them on the answer sheet. • Answers only on the paper, please. No need to shout it out.  • Part points as mentioned on the slides.
  3. 3. 1. • Like how a certain composer is known by the alliterative epithet “Mozart of Madras”, a world-famous singer is known by an alliterative epithet that references the country and another powerful-voiced singer from a different country. • “The Independent” called him “The Fourth and the Largest”. • Give the Epithet in the alliterative X of Y format. (1 point)
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  5. 5. 2. • Predominantly found in Afghanistan, and areas bordering Afghanistan-Pakistan, these trucks are flat-bed vehicles painted with intricate patterns and bright colours. They get their name from the chimes that dangle and ring from base of the vehicle whenever it moves. What are they called?
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  8. 8. 3. • NYTimes bestseller for four years from 2006. • “One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ... One School at a Time” is a book by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin. • Story is of Greg who tries to climb K2, fails and lands in a Village of Korphe and gets inspired to build schools. Many Sources later called him a fraud saying he fabricated the whole thing. • The title of the book comes from a Baltistan saying The first time you share ____ with a Balti, you are a stranger The second time, you are an honoured guest. The third time, you become family. Name the Book.
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  11. 11. 4. • Spike Milligan’s 1969 sitcom “Curry and Chips”. He put on a blackface to play the role of Kevin O’ Grady, a “foreigner” from Pakistan who says that he is Irish. Although the show’s creators claimed that this show fought against prejudice, many of their laughs came from racist jokes. On the show, Kevin O’Grady was mocked by a two-word alliterative name that was doubly racist, using an offensive demonym for each country. Give the alias. (1 point)
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  13. 13. 5. • After Partition, this ethnically diverse group of Muslim, Urdu-speaking Immigrants shifted to Sindh. They became politically dominant in Sindh, and found the X Quami Mahaz ( Immigrant People’s movement). • Prominent members include Pervez Musharaff, Nazia Hassan, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan etc. • What word that means Refugee in Urdu is used to refer to this group?
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  15. 15. 6. • The annual tournament is held on Shandur Top. • The field – the highest polo field in the world at 12,000 feet – was used for centuries in a traditional form of the sport with the two sides playing beneath the moon, until the contest was formalised by Major Evelyn Cobb, a British officer, in 1936. • The event marks the annual rivalry between two polo teams. Shandur Pass lies nearly equidistant between the two towns/regions. • Michael Palin covered this tournament in his 2004 travel series Himalaya. A map follows in the next slide. • Which two towns/regions?(2 points)
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  19. 19. 7. • With the tagline, "Like, Share & Eat“, these snacks have become very popular, a viral sensation of sorts in the Swat valley. • Name the snack.
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  21. 21. 8. • This is known as Kashmiri Chai/Pink Chai and is made using special tea leaves, milk, salt, baking soda, pistachios, almonds, cardamom, and cinnamon and cooked in a samovar. • One popular/proper name for it is Noon Chai, and an ingredient change to the original recipe in recent times might render this name pointless. • Why Noon Chai?
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  23. 23. 9. • Jinnah went to Dhaka in March 1948 and delivered two speeches, and these were to finally address a raging debate that was happening in the Muslim League about a decision. Even though the decision was in favour of less than 10% of Pakistanis, it became official anyway. Protests in Dhaka about this decision. • Put Funda/What Decision?
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  25. 25. 10. • Rumour has it that Field Marshal Ayub Khan’s autobiography was largely ghost-written by his trusted information secretary Altaf Gauhar. It was first published by Oxford University Press in 1967. The book discusses the army, his Diplomacy and Foreign Policy with USA and China, and lots of Internal Politics. • The title of the book is reinforced through his quote “People in Developing Countries seek assistance, but on the basis of mutual respect, they want to have _____ not ______” • Title?
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  27. 27. 11. • Excerpts from Kuldip Nayar’s book Scoop! • Who? • “I had no alternative; the time at my disposal was so short that I could not do a better job. Given the same period I would do the same thing. However, if I had two to three years, I might have improved on what I did”. • “It was impossible to undertake the field survey in June because of the heat” • Four more people involved were Mehar Chand Mahajan, Teja Singh, Din Mohammed and Mohammed Munir – all judges.
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  29. 29. 12. • Sabir Nazar’s (Editorial cartoonist for 'The Friday Times' and daily 'Pakistan Today‘) interpretation of what?
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  31. 31. 13. • In an interview to the BBC, this chap recounted an eventful match. • [ “Every session I went in, he was padded up. Sleeping somewhere in the corner, reading or watching TV”. • He asked “How long should I be padded up”. I said “Just wait”. ] • He waited, padded, for some 7 hours, for a non-show. And everybody laughed at him later. • Who he?
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  33. 33. 14. • View from which Railway Station in India?
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  35. 35. 15. • The basic tune was composed by her, and he was so taken by her rendering of his words that he symbolically gifted her the poem. Asif Siddiqi, a chartered accountant whose family migrated to Sindh from Varanasi, recalls in his book Mani & I: Memoirs of a Banarasi Karachiite that when he asked him to recite the verse at an Annual All India-Pakistan Mushaira, the poet replied, “Bhai, ab who geet mera kahan raha? Unka ho gaya.” That song is no longer mine. It belongs to her. • Who and Who?(2 points) • http://www.nospoiler.com/y/iaVI4U1Trtw
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  37. 37. 16. • He was a Pashtun poet, warrior and scholar, and a Khattak tribe-chieftain. The National Poet of Afghanistan, he is considered the father of Pashto Literature. An express train that runs between Karachi and Peshawar is known by his name (KKK Express). Id this chap whose first name means Happy in Pashtun (and in Hindi ).
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  39. 39. 17. • “Teri hai zameen, Tera aasmaa”, “Ae malik tere bande hum”, and one song that also featured in an early 70s Bollywood/Hindi film are stereotypical variants of this in India. • In Pakistan, it is "Lab pe aati he dua" - played in the audio. This was composed by a poet who also composed Taraana-e-Hind. • http://www.nospoiler.com/y/kBzXqfwqgjo • (2 points) • What is the stereotype/occasion associated with these songs? • Which is the early 70s Bollywood/Hindi film song? • Lyricist/Poet of Lab pe aati he dua? • By What name do Indians know Taraana-e-Hind?
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  41. 41. 18. • Id the two, one on a state visit and the other hosting him (who was soon exiled) • Ok, give what you may think are their surnames – but are actually honorific titles. • (2 points)
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  43. 43. 19. • Despite their lack of background in the game, the project was quite inclusive. Mohinder Amarnath, recruited as their national coach had persuaded nine football clubs to set up cricket teams in the previous three years, which had attracted some 400 active players. Leaflets explaining the lbw law in French were handed out in the city. Which ICC venue that played host to a tournament involving Pakistan, with their home matches effectively shelved after a blast involving NZ team?
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  45. 45. 20. • Cricketer mourning the Death of the first Squash legend from Naway Kalli’s Squash dynasty. He was a seven time British Open champion, and his cousin’s son was Jahangir Khan. • Name the cricketer who hails from the same village, and this Squash legend. (2 points)
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  47. 47. 21. • For the 25th anniversary of this event, Mikko Hypponen, Chief Research Officer at F-Secure, travelled to the city of Lahore in Pakistan to find the authors. • Today they run a successful Internet Service Provider business called ___Telecommunication Ltd. • FITB.
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  50. 50. 22. • U.S Embassy building while under construction in the late 50s. This $2mn building was almost immediately used as the U.S Consulate General’s office, U.S Information office, and Military Assistance Mission etc, instead of the original purpose. This building has gone through multiple bombings and burnings etc. • Why wasn’t it used for its original purpose as the Embassy?
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  52. 52. 23. • L.A Times Cartoon showing a dark ballet interpretation of which event?
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  54. 54. 24. • Since the mid-1980s, this town/city has had its own customs office, which means the manufacturers don't have to transport their goods to the port of Karachi. They call the freight center their "dry port.“. The city opened a modern airport to allow folks from Adidas, Nike, Puma and Co to fly straight to the town and to receive particularly urgently needed supplies per air freight. • According to legend, the success story of this town as world capital of this production started with a man, a poor cobbler, who repaired for British colonial military officers about a century ago, and then began making his own. • Which city?
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  56. 56. 25. • Who describing the inspiration behind what? (1 point) • “Sacchi Mohabbat jo hoti hai, woh aankhon zariyan bayaan hoti hai, aur dil mein utar thi hai” • “True Love starts from the Eyes and transcends to the Heart”
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  58. 58. 26. • In the “50 years of Pakistan” series published in 1998, by Federal Bureau of Statistics, who was officially declared as the “First Citizen of Pakistan”? The idea was to give a proper Islamic foundation to the existence of Pakistan, that was independent and much older than 1947.
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  60. 60. 27. • Three words all starting from the same letter. Name all. (2 points. 2 out of 3 for 1 pt) • English : A) In Arabic Old and Contemporary Poetry, the _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (7) is a symbol of female beauty. Its comparison with the beloved is “one of the major topoi of traditional Arabic Love Poetry”. The virgins of paradise, Houris, are by definition girls with large eyes similar to those of A) • Arabic : B) Some linguists even relate the Arabic origin word of A) with the arabic word B) _ _ _ _ _ _ (6) meaning Love Poetry. So such Love poems exist. • English: C) The Antilopinae Subfamily’s endangered species subgutturosa in Pakistan has a common name _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (8) refers to the male having an enlargement of the neck and throat during the mating season. Though it doesn’t have the disease, it looks like it.
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  62. 62. 28. • Who? Or What incident is this once-unfortunately-turned-celeb, but now-truly-celeb talking about? • Whose movie appearance propelled the above chap to become a proper-celeb now, after his initial moment of infamy? (2 points) • “Many bigwigs in journalism have made mistakes, but they enjoyed impunity. I was targeted because I am a junior. When politicians participate in TV shows, they break glasses, hurl abuses and punch each other, the rating goes up. The same politicians are invited again on TV.” • “It is unfortunate that nothing has been done to train our journalists. I entered the profession after obtaining a Masters degree. I am fluent in many languages spoken in this country, including Urdu, Sindhi, Punjabi, Balouchi, Persian and Arabic, but the right to be hired on merit was denied to me.” • “Today, almost all Pakistani TV channels have offered me a job. I am also being asked to act in Bollywood movies. Some foreign TV channels have sent me contract letters, saying they would be pleased to hire me.”
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  64. 64. 29. • Zohaib Hassan Khan,born and raised in Lahore, is from a long lineage of Sarangi Ustads dating to the 17th century. Trained under the Amritsari Gharana, his extended family includes legends like Ustad Peeru Khan, Ustad Nathu Khan and Ustad Hussain Baksh Amritsari. • The Amritsari Gharana uses a different approach to Sarangi playing compared to other gharanas. An approach said to be its Khasusiyat/Speciality. Here are two renditions of Megh, • By Zohaib Khan : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZ_ccZZGERI • By Sabir Khan from the Sikar Gharana in Rajasthan : • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RPadQ1yFl_Y • What’s this difference in approach that is said to create more combinations?
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  66. 66. 30. • This is Zia Ul Haq’s tomb at Shah Faisal Mosque in Islamabad. The bus-stand next to this tomb is referred to by locals/cabbies as Jabda/Jabra Chowk. • Put funda for the name Jabra chowk.
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  68. 68. 31. • The oldest continuing industrial enterprise of Pakistan is Murree Brewery. It has been brewing at various locations since 1860, chief of them being the hillstation of Murree. The first General Manager of this company is well-known to us from another brewing context. His son, infamous in History, was born in Murree. • Name the father/General Manager.(1 point) • Although Pakistan has strict Prohibition laws, the legal definition allows for two sets of people to be non-punishable consumers. Who are these? (1 point. part pts available)
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  71. 71. 32. • This dish which is originally called ‘Tawa Gurda Kapoora’ is favourite of Lahorites. It is prepared by frying the kidneys and testicles of sheep or goat in a large pan. • The name of the dish refers to the special sound which comes from the pan in which the organs are fried, when it is hit in a special rhythm and pattern by the chef. On the big frying pan, the typical items for are also kept on one side. The eater can select any item of his or her choice from kidney, testicles, heart and brain. • Additional clue is that a Pakistani Death Metal band has the same name as the dish – They used to be known as Brain Masala earlier but changed it because another Pakistani pop-rock band had the same name. Clearly the dish connection runs strong. • http://www.nospoiler.com/y/pVYElxUXuB4 • Give the 7-letter onomatopoeic name.
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  74. 74. 33. • Punjab government (of Pakistan)/Lahore has banned this activity since 2005, on the basis that it resulted in deaths when throats were slit — most notably involving people riding on motorbikes. Festivals, petitions to cancel the ban etc have had no impact, and the ban is still active. Chemicals, Metals, Stiff Competition and Rivalries, Electrocutions, Stray Celebratory Gunshots have been blamed as well. • Paranoid Drivers even keep arched bows on their bikes to prevent such throat-slitting. • What common activity?
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  76. 76. 34. • In 2008, When the controversial video clip showing cartoons of Muhammad was aired in Pakistan, as part of its effort to block YouTube within the country, Pakistan Telecom created a dummy route that essentially discarded YouTube traffic, sending it into what Internet experts call a black hole. • Pakistan Telecom then announced that dummy route to its telecommunications partner, PCCW, based in Hong Kong, since PCCW had to reroute Pakistani Youtube traffic to this dummy route. • What happened next for a short-period of two hours?
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  78. 78. 35. • “Abdul Bari had run out of luck. Like thousands of other people in East Bengal, he had made the mistake - the fatal mistake - of running within sight of a Pakistani patrol. He was 24 years old, a slight man surrounded by soldiers. He was trembling because he was about to be shot.” • So starts one of the most influential pieces of South Asian journalism of the past half century. • Written by a Pakistani reporter, and printed in the UK's Sunday Times, it exposed for the first time the scale of the Pakistan army's brutal campaign to suppress its breakaway eastern province in 1971. • Either name him, or the hard-hitting one-word English title he used as the headline of his Exposé.
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  81. 81. 36. • Identify these two Pakistani official Seals/Logos?( 2 points)
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  83. 83. 37. • Screengrab from the Passport application form in Pakistan. • Whose name has been blanked out? (1 point) [ Name of followers for part points]
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  85. 85. 38. • Developed by the Pakistani Economist Mahbub Ul Haq and influenced by some theories from Amartya Sen, this was created to emphasize that people and their capabilities should be the ultimate criteria for assessing the development of a country, not economic growth alone. What Ranking metric is this?
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  87. 87. 39. • From “Around the World on Pan Am” advertisement series. This featuring Karachi. • Whose work?
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  89. 89. 40. • Independence Day Stamps: What is commonly indicated by some old Pakistani stamps like these, that was eventually changed after a year of Independence.
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  91. 91. Answers Follow
  92. 92. https://www.facebook.com/kqaquizzes https://twitter.com/kqaquizzes KQA on the Interwebz.
  93. 93. 1. • Like how a certain composer is known by the alliterative epithet “Mozart of Madras”, a world-famous singer is known by an alliterative epithet that references the country and another powerful-voiced singer from a different country. • “The Independent” called him “The Fourth and the Largest”. • Give the Epithet in the alliterative X of Y format. (1 point)
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  95. 95. 1. • Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan • Pavarotti of Pakistan
  96. 96. 2. • Predominantly found in Afghanistan, and areas bordering Afghanistan-Pakistan, these trucks are flat-bed vehicles painted with intricate patterns and bright colours. They get their name from the chimes that dangle and ring from base of the vehicle whenever it moves. What are they called?
  97. 97. 2.
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  99. 99. 2. • Jingle Trucks
  100. 100. 3. • NYTimes bestseller for four years from 2006. • “One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ... One School at a Time” is a book by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin. • Story is of Greg who tries to climb K2, fails and lands in a Village of Korphe and gets inspired to build schools. Many Sources later called him a fraud saying he fabricated the whole thing. • The title of the book comes from a Baltistan saying The first time you share ____ with a Balti, you are a stranger The second time, you are an honoured guest. The third time, you become family. Name the Book.
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  103. 103. 3. • Three Cups of Tea
  104. 104. 4. • Spike Milligan’s 1969 sitcom “Curry and Chips”. He put on a blackface to play the role of Kevin O’ Grady, a “foreigner” from Pakistan who says that he is Irish. Although the show’s creators claimed that this show fought against prejudice, many of their laughs came from racist jokes. On the show, Kevin O’Grady was mocked by a two-word alliterative name that was doubly racist, using an offensive demonym for each country. Give the alias. (1 point)
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  106. 106. 4. • Paki-Paddy • The show was cancelled after just 6 episodes, we wonder why.
  107. 107. 5. • After Partition, this ethnically diverse group of Muslim, Urdu-speaking Immigrants shifted to Sindh. They became politically dominant in Sindh, and found the X Quami Mahaz ( Immigrant People’s movement). • Prominent members include Pervez Musharaff, Nazia Hassan, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan etc. • What word that means Refugee in Urdu is used to refer to this group?
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  109. 109. 5. • Muhajir/Mahajir/Mohajir • (All Qaddafi variant spellings are acceptable)
  110. 110. 6. • The annual tournament is held on Shandur Top. • The field – the highest polo field in the world at 12,000 feet – was used for centuries in a traditional form of the sport with the two sides playing beneath the moon, until the contest was formalised by Major Evelyn Cobb, a British officer, in 1936. • The event marks the annual rivalry between two polo teams. Shandur Pass lies nearly equidistant between the two towns/regions. • Michael Palin covered this tournament in his 2004 travel series Himalaya. A map follows in the next slide. • Which two towns/regions?(2 points)
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  114. 114. 6. • Chitral and Gilgit
  115. 115. 7. • With the tagline, "Like, Share & Eat“, these snacks have become very popular, a viral sensation of sorts in the Swat valley. • Name the snack.
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  117. 117. 7. • Facebook snacks
  118. 118. 8. • This is known as Kashmiri Chai/Pink Chai and is made using special tea leaves, milk, salt, baking soda, pistachios, almonds, cardamom, and cinnamon and cooked in a samovar. • One popular/proper name for it is Noon Chai, and an ingredient change to the original recipe in recent times might render this name pointless. • Why Noon Chai?
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  120. 120. 8. • Noon means Salt in multiple languages (Kashmiri, Rajasthani, Bengali etc) • Making a sugary variant of this will make the name useless.
  121. 121. 9. • Jinnah went to Dhaka in March 1948 and delivered two speeches, and these were to finally address a raging debate that was happening in the Muslim League about a decision. Even though the decision was in favour of less than 10% of Pakistanis, it became official anyway. Protests in Dhaka about this decision. • Put Funda/What Decision?
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  123. 123. 9. • Urdu becoming the National Language of Pakistan. • Protests happened when a road-sign in Dhaka was changed from Bengali to Urdu. Incidentally, Jinnah delivered both his speeches in English.
  124. 124. 10. • Rumour has it that Field Marshal Ayub Khan’s autobiography was largely ghost-written by his trusted information secretary Altaf Gauhar. It was first published by Oxford University Press in 1967. The book discusses the army, his Diplomacy and Foreign Policy with USA and China, and lots of Internal Politics. • The title of the book is reinforced through his quote “People in Developing Countries seek assistance, but on the basis of mutual respect, they want to have _____ not ______” • Title?
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  126. 126. 10. • Friends Not Masters
  127. 127. 11. • Excerpts from Kuldip Nayar’s book Scoop! • Who? • “I had no alternative; the time at my disposal was so short that I could not do a better job. Given the same period I would do the same thing. However, if I had two to three years, I might have improved on what I did”. • “It was impossible to undertake the field survey in June because of the heat” • Four more people involved were Mehar Chand Mahajan, Teja Singh, Din Mohammed and Mohammed Munir – all judges.
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  129. 129. 11. • Lord Cyril Radcliffe • More gems from the interview • “I nearly gave you Lahore.But then I realised that Pakistan would not have any large city. I had already earmarked Calcutta for India.“ • "If aspirations of some people had not been fulfilled, the fault must be found in political arrangements with which I am not concerned." • One Muslim member hailing from East Bengal, Radicliffe told me, came to him in private and pleaded for Darjeeling’s inclusion in Pakistan. ‘My family goes to Darjeeling every summer and it would be hard on us if the place went to India.’
  130. 130. 12. • Sabir Nazar’s (Editorial cartoonist for 'The Friday Times' and daily 'Pakistan Today‘) interpretation of what?
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  132. 132. 12. • Arab Spring
  133. 133. 13. • In an interview to the BBC, this chap recounted an eventful match. • [ “Every session I went in, he was padded up. Sleeping somewhere in the corner, reading or watching TV”. • He asked “How long should I be padded up”. I said “Just wait”. ] • He waited, padded, for some 7 hours, for a non-show. And everybody laughed at him later. • Who he?
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  135. 135. 13. • Wasim Akram talking about Waqar Younis during the match against Zimbabwe in which Wasim hit 257*. Waqar waited for 7 hours and eventually got out for a duck.
  136. 136. 14. • View from which Railway Station in India?
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  138. 138. 14. • Attari Railway Station, the last Indian railway station before Pakistan borders.
  139. 139. 15. • The basic tune was composed by her, and he was so taken by her rendering of his words that he symbolically gifted her the poem. Asif Siddiqi, a chartered accountant whose family migrated to Sindh from Varanasi, recalls in his book Mani & I: Memoirs of a Banarasi Karachiite that when he asked him to recite the verse at an Annual All India-Pakistan Mushaira, the poet replied, “Bhai, ab who geet mera kahan raha? Unka ho gaya.” That song is no longer mine. It belongs to her. • Who and Who?(2 points) • http://www.nospoiler.com/y/iaVI4U1Trtw
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  141. 141. 15. • Madam Noor Jehan, and Faiz Ahmed Faiz
  142. 142. 16. • He was a Pashtun poet, warrior and scholar, and a Khattak tribe-chieftain. The National Poet of Afghanistan, he is considered the father of Pashto Literature. An express train that runs between Karachi and Peshawar is known by his name (KKK Express). Id this chap whose first name means Happy in Pashtun (and in Hindi ).
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  144. 144. 16. • Khushal Khan Khattak
  145. 145. 17. • “Teri hai zameen, Tera aasmaa”, “Ae malik tere bande hum”, and one song that also featured in an early 70s Bollywood/Hindi film are stereotypical variants of this in India. • In Pakistan, it is "Lab pe aati he dua" - played in the audio. This was composed by a poet who also composed Taraana-e-Hind. • http://www.nospoiler.com/y/kBzXqfwqgjo • (2 points) • What is the stereotype/occasion associated with these songs? • Which is the early 70s Bollywood/Hindi film song? • Lyricist/Poet of Lab pe aati he dua? • By What name do Indians know Taraana-e-Hind?
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  147. 147. 17. • Sung at School Prayer/Assemblies • Hum ko Monkey Shakti dena • Muhammad Iqbal/ Allama Iqbal • Saare Jahan se Accha
  148. 148. 18. • Id the two, one on a state visit and the other hosting him (who was soon exiled) • Ok, give what you may think are their surnames – but are actually honorific titles. • (2 points)
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  150. 150. 18. • Shah of Iran (Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi) • Iskander Ali Mirza (Mirza is a title not a surname)
  151. 151. 19. • Despite their lack of background in the game, the project was quite inclusive. Mohinder Amarnath, recruited as their national coach had persuaded nine football clubs to set up cricket teams in the previous three years, which had attracted some 400 active players. Leaflets explaining the lbw law in French were handed out in the city. Which ICC venue that played host to a tournament involving Pakistan, with their home matches effectively shelved after a blast involving NZ team?
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  153. 153. 19. • National Cricket Stadium, Tangier, Morocco
  154. 154. 20. • Cricketer mourning the Death of the first Squash legend from Naway Kalli’s Squash dynasty. He was a seven time British Open champion, and his cousin’s son was Jahangir Khan. • Name the cricketer who hails from the same village, and this Squash legend. (2 points)
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  156. 156. 20. • Umar Gul • Hashim Khan
  157. 157. 21. • For the 25th anniversary of this event, Mikko Hypponen, Chief Research Officer at F-Secure, travelled to the city of Lahore in Pakistan to find the authors. • Today they run a successful Internet Service Provider business called ___Telecommunication Ltd. • FITB.
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  160. 160. 21. • Brain, one of the earliest Computer Viruses. Written in Pakistan in 1986 and spread worldwide, they put their Office address in the code – The same address where they still run their company from.
  161. 161. 22. • U.S Embassy building while under construction in the late 50s. This $2mn building was almost immediately used as the U.S Consulate General’s office, U.S Information office, and Military Assistance Mission etc, instead of the original purpose. This building has gone through multiple bombings and burnings etc. • Why wasn’t it used for its original purpose as the Embassy?
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  163. 163. 22. • Pakistan’s capital shifted to Rawalpindi that year, and eventually to the newly designed Capital- city of Islamabad. • This Embassy building in Karachi(non-capital city) would become useless.
  164. 164. 23. • L.A Times Cartoon showing a dark ballet interpretation of which event?
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  166. 166. 23. • Zia Ul Haq executing former Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
  167. 167. 24. • Since the mid-1980s, this town/city has had its own customs office, which means the manufacturers don't have to transport their goods to the port of Karachi. They call the freight center their "dry port.“. The city opened a modern airport to allow folks from Adidas, Nike, Puma and Co to fly straight to the town and to receive particularly urgently needed supplies per air freight. • According to legend, the success story of this town as world capital of this production started with a man, a poor cobbler, who repaired for British colonial military officers about a century ago, and then began making his own. • Which city?
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  169. 169. 24. • Sialkot, hub of the global soccer/football production industry
  170. 170. 25. • Who describing the inspiration behind what? (1 point) • “Sacchi Mohabbat jo hoti hai, woh aankhon zariyan bayaan hoti hai, aur dil mein utar thi hai” • “True Love starts from the Eyes and transcends to the Heart”
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  172. 172. 25. • Taher Shah, of Eye-to-Eye fame.
  173. 173. 26. • In the “50 years of Pakistan” series published in 1998, by Federal Bureau of Statistics, who was officially declared as the “First Citizen of Pakistan”? The idea was to give a proper Islamic foundation to the existence of Pakistan, that was independent and much older than 1947.
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  175. 175. 26. • Muhammad bin Qasim, who defeated the Pirates of Sindh and brought Islam to the subcontinent.
  176. 176. 27. • Three words all starting from the same letter. Name all. (2 points. 2 out of 3 for 1 pt) • English : A) In Arabic Old and Contemporary Poetry, the _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (7) is a symbol of female beauty. Its comparison with the beloved is “one of the major topoi of traditional Arabic Love Poetry”. The virgins of paradise, Houris, are by definition girls with large eyes similar to those of A) • Arabic : B) Some linguists even relate the Arabic origin word of A) with the arabic word B) _ _ _ _ _ _ (6) meaning Love Poetry. So such Love poems exist. • English: C) The Antilopinae Subfamily’s endangered species subgutturosa in Pakistan has a common name _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (8) refers to the male having an enlargement of the neck and throat during the mating season. Though it doesn’t have the disease, it looks like it.
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  178. 178. 27. • Gazelle • Ghazal • Goitered (Goitered Gazelle, Gazella subgutturosa)
  179. 179. 28. • Who? Or What incident is this once-unfortunately-turned-celeb, but now-truly-celeb talking about? • Whose movie appearance propelled the above chap to become a proper-celeb now, after his initial moment of infamy? (2 points) • “Many bigwigs in journalism have made mistakes, but they enjoyed impunity. I was targeted because I am a junior. When politicians participate in TV shows, they break glasses, hurl abuses and punch each other, the rating goes up. The same politicians are invited again on TV.” • “It is unfortunate that nothing has been done to train our journalists. I entered the profession after obtaining a Masters degree. I am fluent in many languages spoken in this country, including Urdu, Sindhi, Punjabi, Balouchi, Persian and Arabic, but the right to be hired on merit was denied to me.” • “Today, almost all Pakistani TV channels have offered me a job. I am also being asked to act in Bollywood movies. Some foreign TV channels have sent me contract letters, saying they would be pleased to hire me.”
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  181. 181. 28. • Chaand Nawab of Cantonment station viral video fame. • “karachi se apno mey eid manane k lea log androoni mulk ja rahe hai, kamera man Muhammad Abdullah k saath CHAND NAWAB KARACHIiii !” fame. • Nawazuddin Siddiqui playing a character based on him in Bajrangi Bhaijaan
  182. 182. 29. • Zohaib Hassan Khan,born and raised in Lahore, is from a long lineage of Sarangi Ustads dating to the 17th century. Trained under the Amritsari Gharana, his extended family includes legends like Ustad Peeru Khan, Ustad Nathu Khan and Ustad Hussain Baksh Amritsari. • The Amritsari Gharana uses a different approach to Sarangi playing compared to other gharanas. An approach said to be its Khasusiyat/Speciality. Here are two renditions of Megh, • By Zohaib Khan : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZ_ccZZGERI • By Sabir Khan from the Sikar Gharana in Rajasthan : • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RPadQ1yFl_Y • What’s this difference in approach that is said to create more combinations?
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  184. 184. 29. • Zohaib Khan is part of the rare breed who still use the four-fingered approach to Sarangi playing. Almost everyone else have switched to the three-fingered approach.
  185. 185. 30. • This is Zia Ul Haq’s tomb at Shah Faisal Mosque in Islamabad. The bus-stand next to this tomb is referred to by locals/cabbies as Jabda/Jabra Chowk. • Put funda for the name Jabra chowk.
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  187. 187. 30. • Jabra/Jabda means Jawbone. The only body part that could be identified as clearly belonging to the dictator following the plane crash, this is said to be placed in his tomb as the only remaining piece of him.
  188. 188. 31. • The oldest continuing industrial enterprise of Pakistan is Murree Brewery. It has been brewing at various locations since 1860, chief of them being the hillstation of Murree. The first General Manager of this company is well-known to us from another brewing context. His son, infamous in History, was born in Murree. • Name the father/General Manager.(1 point) • Although Pakistan has strict Prohibition laws, the legal definition allows for two sets of people to be non-punishable consumers. Who are these? (1 point. part pts available)
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  191. 191. 31. • Edward Dyer (Of Mohan-Meakin Breweries and Old Monk fame), and responsible for the birth of General Reginald Dyer. • Non-Muslim Foreigner • Non-Muslim Citizens of Pakistan • Bonus question: Who is this?
  192. 192. 32. • This dish which is originally called ‘Tawa Gurda Kapoora’ is favourite of Lahorites. It is prepared by frying the kidneys and testicles of sheep or goat in a large pan. • The name of the dish refers to the special sound which comes from the pan in which the organs are fried, when it is hit in a special rhythm and pattern by the chef. On the big frying pan, the typical items for are also kept on one side. The eater can select any item of his or her choice from kidney, testicles, heart and brain. • Additional clue is that a Pakistani Death Metal band has the same name as the dish – They used to be known as Brain Masala earlier but changed it because another Pakistani pop-rock band had the same name. Clearly the dish connection runs strong. • http://www.nospoiler.com/y/pVYElxUXuB4 • Give the 7-letter onomatopoeic name.
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  195. 195. 32. • Takatak
  196. 196. 33. • Punjab government (of Pakistan)/Lahore has banned this activity since 2005, on the basis that it resulted in deaths when throats were slit — most notably involving people riding on motorbikes. Festivals, petitions to cancel the ban etc have had no impact, and the ban is still active. Chemicals, Metals, Stiff Competition and Rivalries, Electrocutions, Stray Celebratory Gunshots have been blamed as well. • Paranoid Drivers even keep arched bows on their bikes to prevent such throat-slitting. • What common activity?
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  198. 198. 33. • Kite-flying. The ban was temporarily lifted during Basant in 2007, but resulted in 11 deaths.
  199. 199. 34. • In 2008, When the controversial video clip showing cartoons of Muhammad was aired in Pakistan, as part of its effort to block YouTube within the country, Pakistan Telecom created a dummy route that essentially discarded YouTube traffic, sending it into what Internet experts call a black hole. • Pakistan Telecom then announced that dummy route to its telecommunications partner, PCCW, based in Hong Kong, since PCCW had to reroute Pakistani Youtube traffic to this dummy route. • What happened next for a short-period of two hours?
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  201. 201. 34. • PCCW accepted that dummy route for YouTube and relayed it to other Internet providers around the world, resulting in a Global Youtube outage for 2 hours. • The BGP chooses longer routes, and around 97 major ISPs and thousands of smaller ones chose the dummy route instead.
  202. 202. 35. • “Abdul Bari had run out of luck. Like thousands of other people in East Bengal, he had made the mistake - the fatal mistake - of running within sight of a Pakistani patrol. He was 24 years old, a slight man surrounded by soldiers. He was trembling because he was about to be shot.” • So starts one of the most influential pieces of South Asian journalism of the past half century. • Written by a Pakistani reporter, and printed in the UK's Sunday Times, it exposed for the first time the scale of the Pakistan army's brutal campaign to suppress its breakaway eastern province in 1971. • Either name him, or the hard-hitting one-word English title he used as the headline of his Exposé.
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  205. 205. 35. • Genocide, by Anthony Mascarenhas
  206. 206. 36. • Identify these two Pakistani official Seals/Logos?( 2 points)
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  208. 208. 36. • Government of Punjab ( Five rivers in the logo) • Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Kabuli Gate in the logo)
  209. 209. 37. • Screengrab from the Passport application form in Pakistan. • Whose name has been blanked out? (1 point) [ Name of followers for part points]
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  211. 211. 37. • Hadrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad / Mirza Ghulam Ahmad Quadiani • Founder of Ahmaddiya movement in Pakistan
  212. 212. 38. • Developed by the Pakistani Economist Mahbub Ul Haq and influenced by some theories from Amartya Sen, this was created to emphasize that people and their capabilities should be the ultimate criteria for assessing the development of a country, not economic growth alone. What Ranking metric is this?
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  214. 214. 38. • Human Development Index/ HDI
  215. 215. 39. • From “Around the World on Pan Am” advertisement series. This featuring Karachi. • Whose work?
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  217. 217. 39. • Norman Rockwell
  218. 218. 40. • Independence Day Stamps: What is commonly indicated by some old Pakistani stamps like these, that was eventually changed after a year of Independence.
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  220. 220. 40. • The date of Independence for Pakistan was also 15th August. Around 1948, it got shifted to 14th August for multiple reasons.
  221. 221. Khuda Hafiz • Insha’Allah, हम अगले साल फिर ममलेंगे

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