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India Quiz Prelims, 2nd October 2012

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Prelims

  1. 1. PrelimsIndia Quiz-2012 K-circle
  2. 2. 1.• Lalit Bhasin a leading lawyer in India has taken upon himself to prevent an attempt for commercial exploitation of the name ______. Bhasin has filed an opposition to a request for trademark registration by one Valverde Munoz of Ecuador before the Trademark Office, Ecuador seeking registration of the name and label “Arroz ________” as a trademark in Ecuador in international class 30. Indian law protects “_______ “ as a national emblem under the Emblems and Names Act of India – no one, but the government, can use the name or pictorial representation of _______ in trademark or design without authorization of the Government of India.
  3. 3. 2.• X is a small town in the Dhanbad district in the state of Jharkhand.The names of rival dons Sabir Alam and Fahim Khan, lords of two mafia families are associated with X. Though out on bail after spending eight years in jail, Sabir Alam rarely stays at home due to the threat to his life. Fahim Khan, who is still alive and in the Hazaribagh jail currently, is son of Shafi Khan, who had a rivalry with Surya Dev Singh.The foundation of X was laid by the two brothers - late M A X Sahab and M A Jabbar Sahab in 1955-56. They were known contractors of Dhanbad.
  4. 4. 3.• When he was born he was supposed to have born with a full set of teeth which was a sign that he would become a king or an emperor. Since he was a born in a Brahmin family his teeth were broken but it was predicted that he would make another a person king and rule through him. He is also supposed to have poisoned his King to make him immune to it. Identify
  5. 5. 4. What’s X ?• Words in Hindustani are analysed in traditional Hindi pedagogy as falling into the following categories:• Tadbhava ( derived from): There are words that are derived from Sanskrit or Prakrit, but often with much transformation.• Tatsama ( identical): Words that are in exactly the same form (when written) as standard Sanskrit.• Deshaja ( local): words that are unrelated to any Sanskrit words, and of local origin.• X: Loan words from non-Indian languages that include Persian, Turkish, Arabic, Portuguese, or English.
  6. 6. 5. Where did Nissim Ezekiel write this poem?• “No talking to cashier/No smoking/ No fighting/ No credit/ No outside food/ No sitting long/ No talking loud/ No spitting/ No bargaining/ No water to outsiders/ No change/ No telephone/ No match sticks/ No discussing gambling/ No newspaper/ No combing/ No beef/ No leg on chair/ No hard liquor allowed/ No address enquiry/ — By order.”
  7. 7. 6.• In Jainism, what will be the good word for :1) . “SKY-CLAD”2) .”WHITE-CLAD”
  8. 8. 7. uchchishtam (in Sanskrit) entho (in Bengal) aitha (in Orissa) ushta (in Western India) echal (in Tamil Nadu) echil (in Kerala) enjalu (in Karnataka)engili (in Andhra Pradesh) X (in North India)
  9. 9. 8.Connect
  10. 10. 9. Fill in the blanks. (Order Important)a) _________ ______ Queen Maud Landb) _____________ Schirmacher Regionc) Bharathi Larsemann Hills
  11. 11. 10.• The Royal Bengal tiger represents all the terrestrial animals. It also represents the Indian wild life.• The Dolphin represents the ocean. They are found all over the world and thus it represents the aquatic life.• The woman represents The Mother Earth, who provides us with food, shelter and every basic necessity of human and other living creatures.• The leaf and the bird stand for flora and fauna.What has been described above?
  12. 12. 11. Make-up session for which serial ?
  13. 13. 12.• The _________ Manuscript is an Ancient Indian mathematical manuscript written on birch bark which was found near the village of ___________ in 1881 in what was then the North-West Frontier Province of British India (now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, in Pakistan). Its written in Śāradā script and in Gatha dialect.
  14. 14. Contd…• ????
  15. 15. 13.• The Pseudois nayaur, is a caprid found in the high Himalayas of Nepal, Tibet, China, India, Pakistan, and Bhutan. The X has horns that grow upwards, curve out and then towards the back, somewhat like an upside down mustache.
  16. 16. Contd…
  17. 17. 14. Emblem of which empire ?
  18. 18. 15. Id the man in the inset (a celebrity tailor)
  19. 19. 16. FITB• The ex chief minister of Tamil Nadu, M.Karunanidthi renamed Semmai Paddy, a special type of high productivity paddy variant, as _________ to mark the millennial year of the creation of Brihadeeswarar Temple
  20. 20. 17.• _______ means "(military) camp" in the Hindustani language, and is derived from Turkish word meaning "army“• _____ language was also the language of the camp when Nader Shah of Persia (Iran) invaded India. The word ______ is derived from the same Turkish word that has given English horde
  21. 21. 18. What’s X ?• The Goan Muslims are a minority community who are commonly referred as Moir by Goan Catholics and Hindus. Moir is derived from the word X.
  22. 22. 19. What has been blocked out ?
  23. 23. 20.Born as X Abhaji Palav to a textile mill worker, he wasobsessed with films and later went on to get his break in silentmovies. He rose to fame in a 1951 movie Albela that hewrote, produced and directed. Y, a cult figure who had adopted his dance style and admitted that “It was after I watched X dancing in that typical style of his, that I decided to dance like him”.Identify X who later lived and died in the chawls of Mumbai and also Y
  24. 24. 21.Complete the list• Bhishma• Ashwathama• Kripacharya• ___________
  25. 25. 22.• Name the first and latest Indian sites adjudged as UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE
  26. 26. 23.A certain list in test cricket•Rahul Dravid – 55•Alan Border – 53•Sachin – 51•Kallis – 45•John Redi – 44•G R Viswananth – 41•Mark Boucher and Alec Stewart – 40•Steve Waugh and VVS – 39
  27. 27. 24. ID the dance form
  28. 28. 25. What has been blocked out ?
  29. 29. 26.ID the voice…
  30. 30. 27.Id the two flags
  31. 31. 28.• X disclosed in an interview,"I consider “Aakhri Khat” a memorable film of my initial days. It was out and out a directors project and Chetan Anand, highly imaginative and sensitive director handled the film with expertise. I still clearly remember how cinematographer Jal Mistry shot the song sequence, “Ab Na Ja” on me and Indrani Mukherjee in five to six close ups also picturising the natural panorama of the Himalayas with rare aesthetics and perfection. My most challenging scene in “Aakhri Khat” was the last one where I am in a pensive mood in silence till I recognise my son, Bunty. Chetan Anand used to wake me up with late night phone calls so that my face had the ideal pathos oriented look."
  32. 32. 29.• X originates from the Hindi word ra`īyat and the Arabic word ra`īyah, translated as "flock" or "peasants", in turn originating from the word ra`ā, meaning "pasture".
  33. 33. 30.• Mediastinal and other extragonadal germ cell tumors are metastases from an inapparent gonadal primary site. Unlike benign germ cell tumors of the mediastinum, malignant mediastinal tumors are usually symptomatic at the time of diagnosis. Most mediastinal malignant tumors are large and cause symptoms by compressing or invading adjacent structures, including the lungs, pleura, pericardium, and chest wall. Which famous Indian(back in action after treatment) had been suffering from this disease?
  34. 34. Prelims-Answers India Quiz-2012 K-circle
  35. 35. ……….India Quiz-2012 K-circle
  36. 36. 1.• Lalit Bhasin a leading lawyer in India has taken upon himself to prevent an attempt for commercial exploitation of the name ______. Bhasin has filed an opposition to a request for trademark registration by one Valverde Munoz of Ecuador before the Trademark Office, Ecuador seeking registration of the name and label “Arroz ________” as a trademark in Ecuador in international class 30. Indian law protects “_______ “ as a national emblem under the Emblems and Names Act of India – no one, but the government, can use the name or pictorial representation of _______ in trademark or design without authorization of the Government of India.
  37. 37. Gandhi
  38. 38. 2.• X is a small town in the Dhanbad district in the state of Jharkhand.The names of rival dons Sabir Alam and Fahim Khan, lords of two mafia families are associated with X. Though out on bail after spending eight years in jail, Sabir Alam rarely stays at home due to the threat to his life. Fahim Khan, who is still alive and in the Hazaribagh jail currently, is son of Shafi Khan, who had a rivalry with Surya Dev Singh.The foundation of X was laid by the two brothers - late M A X Sahab and M A Jabbar Sahab in 1955-56. They were known contractors of Dhanbad.
  39. 39. Wasseypur
  40. 40. 3.• When he was born he was supposed to have born with a full set of teeth which was a sign that he would become a king or an emperor. Since he was a born in a Brahmin family his teeth were broken but he was predicted that he would make another a person king and rule through him. He is also supposed to have poisoned his King to make him immune to it. Identify
  41. 41. Chanakya
  42. 42. 4. What’s X ?• Words in Hindustani are analysed in traditional Hindi pedagogy as falling into the following categories:• Tadbhava ( derived from): There are words that are derived from Sanskrit or Prakrit, but often with much transformation.• Tatsama ( identical): Words that are in exactly the same form (when written) as standard Sanskrit.• Deshaja ( local): words that are unrelated to any Sanskrit words, and of local origin.• X: Loan words from non-Indian languages that include Persian, Turkish, Arabic, Portuguese, or English.
  43. 43. Videshi
  44. 44. 5. Where did Nissim Ezekiel write this poem?• “No talking to cashier/No smoking/ No fighting/ No credit/ No outside food/ No sitting long/ No talking loud/ No spitting/ No bargaining/ No water to outsiders/ No change/ No telephone/ No match sticks/ No discussing gambling/ No newspaper/ No combing/ No beef/ No leg on chair/ No hard liquor allowed/ No address enquiry/ — By order.”
  45. 45. Irani Cafe
  46. 46. 6.• In Jainism, what will be the good word for :1) . “SKY-CLAD”2) .”WHITE-CLAD”
  47. 47. 1).Digambar and 2). Svetambar
  48. 48. 7. uchchishtam (in Sanskrit) entho (in Bengal) aitha (in Orissa) ushta (in Western India) echal (in Tamil Nadu) echil (in Kerala) enjalu (in Karnataka)engili (in Andhra Pradesh) X (in North India)
  49. 49. Jutha(Contamination with saliva)
  50. 50. 8.Connect
  51. 51. Old and New “Agent Vinod”
  52. 52. 9. Fill in the blanks. (Order Important)a) _________ ______ Queen Maud Landb) _____________ Schirmacher Regionc) Bharathi Larsemann Hills
  53. 53. • Dakshin Gangotri and Maitri
  54. 54. 10.• The Royal Bengal tiger represents all the terrestrial animals. It also represents the Indian wild life.• The Dolphin represents the ocean. They are found all over the world and thus it represents the aquatic life.• The woman represents The Mother Earth, who provides us with food, shelter and every basic necessity of human and other living creatures.• The leaf and the bird stand for flora and fauna.What has been described above?
  55. 55. • The logo for CoP11 or Convention on Biological Diversity to be held in Hyderabad
  56. 56. 3. Make-up session for which serial ?
  57. 57. Sigma
  58. 58. 12.• The _________ Manuscript is an Ancient Indian mathematical manuscript written on birch bark which was found near the village of ___________ in 1881 in what was then the North-West Frontier Province of British India (now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, in Pakistan). Its written in Śāradā script and in Gatha dialect.
  59. 59. Contd…• ????
  60. 60. Bakhshali
  61. 61. 13.• The Pseudois nayaur, is a caprid found in the high Himalayas of Nepal, Tibet, China, India, Pakistan, and Bhutan. The X has horns that grow upwards, curve out and then towards the back, somewhat like an upside down mustache.
  62. 62. Contd…
  63. 63. Bharal
  64. 64. 14. Emblem of which empire ?
  65. 65. Hoysala
  66. 66. 15. Id the man in the inset (a celebrity tailor)
  67. 67. A.K. Hangal
  68. 68. 16. FITB• The ex chief minister of Tamil Nadu, M.Karunanidthi renamed Semmai Paddy, a special type of high productivity paddy variant, as _________ to mark the millennial year of the creation of Brihadeeswarar Temple
  69. 69. Rajarajan 1000
  70. 70. 17.• _______ means "(military) camp" in the Hindustani language, and is derived from Turkish word meaning "army“• _____ language was also the language of the camp when Nader Shah of Persia (Iran) invaded India. The word ______ is derived from the same Turkish word that has given English horde
  71. 71. Urdu
  72. 72. 18. What’s X ?• The Goan Muslims are a minority community who are commonly referred as Moir by Goan Catholics and Hindus. Moir is derived from the word X.
  73. 73. Moor
  74. 74. 19. What has been blocked out ?
  75. 75. Lakshmanrekha
  76. 76. 20.Born as X Abhaji Palav to a textile mill worker, he wasobsessed with films and later went on to get his break in silentmovies. He rose to fame in a 1951 movie Albela that he wrote,produced and directed.Y, a cult figure who had adopted his dance style and admittedthat “It was after I watched X dancing in that typical style ofhis, that I decided to dance like him”. Identify this guy wholater lived and died in the chawls of Mumbai.
  77. 77. X- Bhagwan Dada, Y- Amitabh Bacchan
  78. 78. 21.Complete the list• Bhishma• Ashwathama• Kripacharya• ___________
  79. 79. Kritwarma(Survivors on the side of Kauravs after Mahabharat)
  80. 80. 22.• Name the first and latest Indian sites adjudged as UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE
  81. 81. Id1983 – Agra Fort and Ajanta Caves2012 – Western Ghats
  82. 82. 23.A certain list in test cricket•Rahul Dravid – 55•Alan Border – 53•Sachin – 51•Kallis – 45•John Redi – 44•G R Viswananth – 41•Mark Boucher and Alec Stewart – 40•Steve Waugh and VVS – 39
  83. 83. Bowled out descending order
  84. 84. 24. ID the dance form
  85. 85. Chow Dance
  86. 86. 25. What has been blocked out ?
  87. 87. The Underachievers
  88. 88. 26.ID the voice…
  89. 89. Dhanush
  90. 90. 27.Id the two flags
  91. 91. Azad Kashmir(POK) and J&K
  92. 92. 28.• X disclosed in an interview,"I consider “Aakhri Khat” a memorable film of my initial days. It was out and out a directors project and Chetan Anand, highly imaginative and sensitive director handled the film with expertise. I still clearly remember how cinematographer Jal Mistry shot the song sequence, “Ab Na Ja” on me and Indrani Mukherjee in five to six close ups also picturising the natural panorama of the Himalayas with rare aesthetics and perfection. My most challenging scene in “Aakhri Khat” was the last one where I am in a pensive mood in silence till I recognise my son, Bunty. Chetan Anand used to wake me up with late night phone calls so that my face had the ideal pathos oriented look."
  93. 93. Rajesh Khanna
  94. 94. 29.• X originates from the Hindi word ra`īyat and the Arabic word ra`īyah, translated as "flock" or "peasants", in turn originating from the word ra`ā, meaning "pasture".
  95. 95. Ryot
  96. 96. 30.• Mediastinal and other extragonadal germ cell tumors are metastases from an inapparent gonadal primary site. Unlike benign germ cell tumors of the mediastinum, malignant mediastinal tumors are usually symptomatic at the time of diagnosis. Most mediastinal malignant tumors are large and cause symptoms by compressing or invading adjacent structures, including the lungs, pleura, pericardium, and chest wall. Which famous Indian(back in action after treatment) had been suffering from this disease?
  97. 97. Yuvraj Singh
  98. 98. Jana Gana Mana(National Anthem)

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