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  1. 1. ‘64 Khaane’
  2. 2.  Name the social networking site from the Godrej Group.
  3. 3. According to Hindu religion, this was first created in the mind of the Lord Brahma after which it manifested on Earth. The presents name confirms the etymology. This, in Hindu religious belief, is also supposed to be the summer abode of ‘Hamsa’ goose. Considered to be sacred, the Hamsa is an important element in the symbology of the subcontinent, representing wisdom and beauty.  Buddhists also associate this with Anavatapta in Sanskrit and Anotatta in Pali, where Queen Maya is believed to have conceived Buddha. 
  4. 4. 3.Ulhasnagar - a military camp in the pre-Independence era, has transformed into to a major commercial center of Maharashtra by the Sindhis who came over during partition. Given their acumen for business and the demand for imported electronic products, they used a particular label on the products they sold to sustain competition. What did the label read? Xtra Info-The bottom pic shows ULHAS river which gives its name to ULHASNAGAR
  5. 5. 4.She belongs to a place called Tura in Meghalaya and is the youngest among her 4 siblings. After doing her LLB from LS Law College, under Pune University, she joined the Delhi High Court as a lawyer and worked under the law firm - Fox Mandal Little & Co in Noida before plunging into a job which can be safely called her family business and which ultimately made her famous because she was the youngest to do this. Identify this lady in question!!
  6. 6. 6.Santosh Trophy is an annual Indian football tournament which is contested by states and government institutions. The first winners were Bengal, who also lead the alltime winners list with 31 titles till date. The tournament first began in 1941, and was the premier football competition in the country before the National Football League started in the year 1996. But here the question is why is it so named or why it is called Santosh trophy? What is the name of the trophy which is given to the runners up by IFA?
  7. 7. He was also awarded the Olympic Order, the highest award of the Olympic movement, by Juan Antonio Samaranch, IOC president.
  8. 8. 9.Identify this sport. During which festival is this played.
  9. 9. 10.Maruti Udyog was the brainchild of Sanjay Gandhi. Initially the opposition didn’t let Mrs. Gandhi go on with the project. Arun shourie called the project by a certain name in the press basically meaning a child crying for food. What did he call it as?
  10. 10. 11.It is an explosive charge placed on the end of a long, extendible tube. It is used by combat engineers to clear obstacles that would otherwise require them to approach directly, possibly under fire It was first devised by Captain McClintock, of the British Indian Army. It was named after an Indian city.
  11. 11. 12.The Battle Of ___________ (February 13, 1739), was a decisive victory for Nader Shah the emperor of Persia during his invasion of India. Shah's forces defeated the army of Muhammad Shah, the Mughal emperor in little more than three hours thus paving the way for the Persian sack of Delhi. After the battle,Nader entered Delhi with Mohommed Shah as his hostage on March 11. When a rumour broke out that Nader had been assassinated, some of the Indians attacked and killed Persian troops. Nader reacted by ordering his soldiers to plunder the city. During the course of one day (March 22) 20,000 to 30,000 Indians were killed by the Persian troops, forcing Mohammad Shah to beg for mercy, Nader Shah agreed to withdraw, but Mohammad Shah was forced to hand over the keys of his royal treasury and surrender the Peacock Throne to the Persian emperor
  12. 12. 13.X’s(the guy with the sword) image was used in several pamphlets circulated by various Agorakshanasabh (“cow protection leagues”) and “wandering ascetics” as a protest against the Muslim practice of beef-eating during the British raj. These pamphlets were produced in a time when Hindu-Muslim riots over cow slaughter occurred in several areas of India. They portrayed X raising a sword above the head of a sacred cow, whose body was illustrated to be a microcosmic paradise in which all the Hindu gods resided.Id X.
  13. 13.  The ______movement started in the early 1970s in the Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand, with growing awareness towards rapid deforestation. The landmark event in this struggle took place on March 26, 1974, when a group of peasant women in Reni village, Hemwalghati, in Chamoli district, Uttarakhand, India, acted to prevent the cutting of trees and reclaim their traditional forest rights that were threatened by the contractor system of the state Forest Department. Their actions inspired hundreds of such actions at the grassroots level throughout the region. By the 1980s the movement had spread throughout India and led to formulation of people-sensitive forest policies, which put a stop to the open felling of trees in regions as far reaching as Vindhyas and the Western Ghats.
  14. 14.  X, is a satellite mapping tool similar to Google Earth and Wikimapia. It was developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). It offers resolution up to 5.8 meters for the Indian Region.
  15. 15.  This optical illusion strong enough to pull cars uphill and force passing aircraft to increase their altitude. Where in India we can observe such phenomenon and what is it called?
  16. 16.  Muhammad Mahabat Khanji III Rasul Khanji (2 August 1900-7 November 1959) was the last ruling Nawab of the princely state of X in British India from 1911 to 1947. Famed for his extravagance and his love of dogs, his decision to accede his relatively small princely state with the Dominion of Pakistan during partition of India at Independence which led to the Indian Army taking military action. He is credited with successfully continuing the pioneering conservation effort which saved the world's last few Asiatic Lions, that were by then only left on his territory, from almost certain extinction.
  17. 17.   X(born 1970) is an Indian physician turned leadership consultant, mythologist and author whose works focus largely on the areas of myth, mythology, and also management. He has written a number of books related to Hindu mythology, including Myth = Mithya: A Handbook of Hindu Mythology, a novel, The Pregnant King, and Jaya: An Illustrated Retelling of the Mahabharata (2010). He is the Chief Belief Officer of Future Group, one of India’s largest retailers, bringing the wisdom of Indian mythology into Indian business, especifically in human resource management. He also writes a column for the newspaper MiD DAY.
  18. 18.  After the poor performance of Y in the SinoIndian war of 1962 and the India-Pakistani war of 1965 convinced the then government of India that a specialized, independent and competent force was needed so it was formed in September 1968.
  19. 19. 23.Identify the father and the daughter. Which company was founded by him in which daughter is the current ceo?
  20. 20. 24.Little Cumbrae is the smaller of the two Cumbrae islands in Scotland. Thanks to a rocky terrain, it is sparsely inhabited and has seen a few changes in ownership. In 2009, the Poddars, a Scottish-Indian couple bought it with a view to using it as an international base to promote something. There were some rumours that the island would be renamed to "Peace Island". Thanks to their affiliation with an organization, newspaper reports often incorrectly say Little Cumbrae is owned by someone. Who?
  21. 21. Has composed music and choreographed for only the above mentioned four movies.
  22. 22. He obtained his B.A. from Harvard University in 1996 and received his doctorate from Princeton in 2001, working under Andrew Wiles. Princeton hired him at the rank of full professor with tenure just two years after he finished graduate school, making him the second youngest full professor at Princeton, after Charles Fefferman (professor at Princeton at age 24).  He is an accomplished tabla player, having studied under Zakir Hussain.  He was named one of Popular Science Magazine’s “Brilliant 10” in November 2002. He recently won the AMS's Cole Prize in number theory and the $10,000 SASTRA Ramanujan Prize, shared with Kannan Soundararajan, awarded by SASTRA in 2005 at Tanjavur, India, for his outstanding contributions to number theory. 
  23. 23.    In 1917, National Carbon Company merged with Union Carbide to form The Union Carbide and Carbon Company. From 1917 until 1921, Eveready used the trademark "DAYLO" for their flashlights and on their batteries. In 1986, Union Carbide sold its Battery Products Division to Ralston Purina Company for US$1.4 billion, becoming the Eveready Battery Company, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary and is now owned by Energizer Holdings.
  24. 24. He started his career in 1980s, with the India Today magazine and later help found the rival publication, Outlook, where he worked for several years. Meanwhile he also founded a publishing company, India Ink, which published Arundhati Roy's Booker Prize winning novel The God of Small Things in 1998.  He left Outlook magazine in March 2000, to start tehelka.com. 
  25. 25.    Amitabh Kant is presently CEO & MD of the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Development Corporation. Mr. Amitabh Kant is the author of Branding India – An Incredible Story and has been the key driver of the Incredible India and God’s Own Country campaigns which positioned and branded India and Kerala State as leading tourism destinations. Both these campaigns have won several international awards. Mr. Kant also conceptualized and executed the Atithi Devo Bhavah
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  27. 27. X was an English language weekly newsmagazine publication in India. It started publication in 1880 (as Times of India Weekly Edition, later renamed as The Illustrated Weekly of India in 1923) and ceasing publication in 1993. X was considered to be an important English language publication in India for over a century.  Former editors of the magazine include A.S. Raman, M. V. Kamath, and Pritish Nandy. A.S. Raman was the first Indian editor of The Illustrated Weekly of India, succeeding Sean Mandy. Cartoons in the latter half of the magazine were by R. K. Laxman and Mario Miranda. It is now defunct closing down on November 13, 1993. 
  28. 28.  Amrita Pritam is the first recipient of this award conferred upon her by Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh. She is also the first woman recipient of the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1956 for Sunehray. She is most remembered for her poignant poem, Aj Aakhaan Waris Shah Nu. As a novelist her most noted work was Pinjar (The Skeleton) (1950), in which she created her memorable character, Puro.
  29. 29.  A movie based on this novel and having the same title was released in 1998. It was directed by Pamela Rooks and this movie was nominated in Cinequest Film Festival, 1999 in the best feature film category. Nirmal Pandey, Mohan Agashe, Rajit Kapoor, Smriti Mishra, Divya Dutta, Mangal Dhillon were the main cast of this movie. It recounts the Partition of India in August 1947.
  30. 30.    Khushwant Singh was educated at Modern School, New Delhi, Government College, Lahore, St. Stephen's College in Delhi and King's College, London. Singh has edited Yojana, an Indian government journal; The Illustrated Weekly of India, a newsweekly; and two major Indian newspapers. He was awarded the Punjab Rattan Award, The Government of Punjab (2006)
  31. 31.  X was founded by Habil Khorakiwala in the early 1960s. His father Fakhruddin T. Khorakiwala had acquired Worli Chemical Works in 1959. This was incorporated as X Pvt. Ltd., in 1973. X Ltd. was incorporated on July 8.1999. X is often confused as a multinational because of its German sounding name. X is the first company outside of the US and Europe to manufacture recombinant human insulin.
  32. 32. 2.He was a Law member to the Govt. of India and attended the third round table conference at London in 1932. He also served as the AdvocateGeneral of Madras Presidency from 1920 to 1923, Law member of the Executive Council of the Viceroy of India from 1931 to 1936 and the Diwan of Travancore from 1936 to 1947. This is a cartoon appeared in a London news paper at that time. Identify him.
  33. 33. Because of Manipur's cultural similarity, geographic proximity and ethnic ties with Myanmar, it is closely related to banshay. Both can be practiced in three different ways: ritual, demonstration and combat.
  34. 34. 4.___________ is a minor character from the Hindu epic of Mahabharata. The son of Pandava prince Arjuna (one of the main heroes of the Mahabharata) and the Naga princess Ulupi, he is the central god of the cult of Kuttantavar—which is also the name commonly given to him in that cult—and plays a major role in the cult of Draupadi. He is also a patron god of wellknown transgender communities called Ali(most commonly known as HIJRA in South Asia)
  35. 35. 5.The first Indian X was Omdat-ul-Omrah, the Nawab of Carnatic. The second Indian X was M. Bandeh Ali Khan. The first Hindu X was Ranganath Sastry. The first Sikh X was Duleep Singh. Some famous X's from India were Swamy Vivekananda, Motilal Nehru, C. Rajagopalachary, Sir Phirozeshah Mehta, Dadabhoy Naoroji, W.C. Bannerjee, Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed & Sir Jamshedji Tata. What is X???
  36. 36. 6.__________, also known as ESHRAJ is a string instrument found in two forms throughout the north, central, and east regions of India. It is a young instrument by Indian terms, being only about 200 years old. It is found in the north, where it is used in religious music and light classical songs in the urban areas. Its name is translated as "robber of the heart." It originates from the Taus and some argue is the work of the 10th Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh, whilst that of the Taus was the work of Guru Hargobind (the sixth guru of the Sikhs) A. R. Rahman is known as one of the composers in India who has used it, in works like "Dil Se" and "Vande Mataram
  37. 37. 7.On the 50th anniversary of Queen Victoria's rule in 1906,a Jubilee flame was taken all along the country to celebrate her rule. When the flame reached Punjab, Bishna and Manda misheard the word ‘Jubilee’ for X and started writing verses that channelled the anger of the region against the British as symbolised by the Jubilee flame. X became a metaphor for the growing unrest against the British. Today X is used to refer a rebellious, fiery female character in many songs. What’s X?
  38. 38. 8._________________ is a village in Parner taluka of Ahmednagar District, Maharashtra state in western India. It is located at a distance of 87 km from Pune. The village has an area of 982.31 ha (1991). It is considered a model of environmental conservation. Since 1975, led by the noted social activist Anna Hazare, the village has carried out programs like treeplanting, terracing to reduce soil erosion and digging canals to retain rainwater. For energy, the village uses solar power, biogas (some generated from the communal toilet) and a windmill. The project began in 1975, therefore is 36 years old now. It is a sustainable model of a village republic The village's biggest accomplishment is in nonconventional energy. For example, all the village streets are lit by solar lights. Each light has a separate solar panel.
  39. 39. 9.This is an event unique to this place. Every year a tree trunk is placed in the middle of the river Jam which flows through this village. A flag is tied on top of this tree. People from neighbouring village Savargao, and Pandhurna gather on either side of the river banks in the morning. They try to pull the flag on the tree top but are prevented by people throwing stones from either side. The village which is able to pull the flag is the winner. This festival is celebrated every year. This is a very bloody custom and there are usually several deaths and hundreds of injuries every year. The name of the event in English means stone throwing. Identify the event and the place. The pics of the event are on the next page.
  40. 40. 10._______________ (known internationally as The Unmechanical, The Mechanical Man or The Pathetic Fallacy) is a 1958 Indian Bengali film written and directed by parallel filmmaker Ritwik Ghatak. A comedy-drama film with science fiction themes, it is one of the earliest Indian films to portray an inanimate object, in this case an automobile, as a character in the story. It achieves this through the use of sounds, recorded during post-production, to emphasize the car's bodily functions and movements. The protagonist Bimal can be seen as an influence on the cynical cab driver Narasingh (played by Soumitra Chatterjee) in Satyajit Ray's Abhijan (1962), which in turn served as a prototype for the character of Travis Bickle (played by Robert De Niro) in Martin Scorsese's Taxi Driver (1976).
  41. 41.   X is the largest apex cooperative federation of Haryana state in India. It came into existence on November 1st, 1966 with formation of Haryana as a separate state. Since then, it is playing a leading role in serving the farmers of the state as well as customers in India and overseas by providing hygienic and safe quality consumer products. X has largest supply chain network upto the village level in Haryana state for distribution of Agri - Inputs like Fertilizers, Certified Seeds, Pesticides etc. X is the largest Food Grains Procurement agency of the State. X is largest chain of Agro - Processing units in the State. X is major supplier of quality, hygienic and safe Consumer Products, Cattle/Animal The corporate office is situated at Panchkula. The core business operations of X are executed mainly within the state of Haryana while some of the other business activities like sale of its products are spread in various states of India including Delhi. The consumer products are also exported from time to time in the countries like USA, AUSTRALIA etc..
  42. 42.   X (15 July 1925–13 May 2011), was an influential Indian dramatist and theatre director, most known for his anti-establishment plays during the Naxalite movement in the 1970s and taking theatre out of the proscenium and into public arena, when he founded his own theatre company, Shatabdi in 1976. He wrote more than fifty plays of which Ebong Indrajit, Basi Khabar, and Saari Raat are well known literary pieces, a pioneering figure in street theatre as well as in experimental and contemporary Bengali theatre with his egalitarian “ Third Theatre", he prolifically wrote scripts for his Aanganmanch (courtyard stage) performances, and remains one of the most translated Indian playwrights.Today, his rise as a prominent playwright in 1960s is seen as the coming of age of Modern Indian playwriting in Bengali, just as Vijay Tendulkar did it in Marathi, Mohan Rakesh in Hindi, and Girish Karnad in Kannada. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1972, Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1968 and the Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship- Ratna Sadsya, the highest honour in the performing arts by Govt. of India, in 1997.
  43. 43. This now familiar lovable figure first made appearance in way back in 1946, when Bobby Kooka as Commercial Director of the company and Umesh Rao, an artist with J.Walter Thompson Ltd., Mumbai, together created the X. What began as an attempt as a design for a memo pad grew to take company's sales and promotional messages to millions of travellers across the world. Today, this naughty diminutive has become a world figure. He can be a lover boy in Paris, a sumo wrestler in Tokyo, a pavement artist, a Red Indian, a monk... he can effortlessly flirt with the beauties of the world. And most importantly, he can get away with it all. Simply because he is the X.  He has completed 56 years and become the most recognizable mascot the world over. His antics, his expressions, his puns have allowed the company to promote its services with a unique panache and an unmatched sense of subtle humour. In fact he has won numerous national and international awards for the firm for humour and originality in publicity.  And as with all great men, he too has had his critics. But the millions of travellers whose lives he has touched far outnumber them. In fact, to them, the X with his inimitable style, charm and wit is a very real person. 
  44. 44. The Indian armed forces had been equipped with a copy of the famous Belgian FN FAL rifle since the 1950s. This copy was considered to be a distinct weapon, since its parts cannot be interchanged with either the metric or inchpattern versions of the FAL. With the 7.62 mm self-loading rifle becoming obsolete in the 1980s, India began to develop X, incorporating features from several contemporary rifle designs. Although largely based on the ever-popular AKM (Avtomat Kalashnikova Modernizirovanniy or "Kalashnikov's modernized automatic rifle), X has a number of differences, making it a unique weapon.  In 1998 the first Indian army units were observed armed with X for the Republic Day Parade. 
  45. 45. The most lauded appearance of X was in Satyajit Ray's Nayak. It is now widely accepted that Ray wrote the script with X in mind. Many people feel the film bears resemblance to X 's own life - the sense of anxiety and restlessness mirrored his insecurities about his phenomenal success and abiding fear that his superstardom might not last. X made the role of Arindam (Mukherjee) his own and Ray later confessed that if he had refused the film, he would have abandoned the film. He worked with Ray again the following year in Chiriyakhana (1967).  When the Indian Government instituted the National Film Awards in 1967, X was the first ever recipient of the Best Actor Award for his performances in Anthony Firangee and Chiriyakhana in 1967. 
  46. 46. The __________ was an organization founded by Punjabi Indians, primarily Sikhs, in the United States and Canada with the aim to liberate India from British rule. The movement began with a group of immigrants known as the Hindustani Workers of the Pacific Coast.  After the outbreak of World War I, _______ members returned to Punjab to agitate for rebellion alongside the Babbar Akali Movement. In 1915 they conducted revolutionary activities in central Punjab and attempted to organize uprisings but their attempts were crushed by the British Government. After the conclusion of the war, the party in America split into Communist and AntiCommunist factions. The party was formally dissolved in 1948. Name the founder and the party. 
  47. 47.  After enacting in this movie most of the crew of the film had to be rehabilitated. In 1989 the director established an organization called the __________, to rehabilitate the crew. Most of them were eventually helped. The Trust is still in existence, and now lends support to street children in Mumbai, Delhi and Bhubaneshwar.
  48. 48.   X a 1971 Hindi film produced by Raj Kapoor and directed by his son Randhir Kapoor. The film's USP is the appearance of three generations of the famous Kapoor family. It stars Prithviraj Kapoor, his son Raj Kapoor, Raj Kapoor's son Randhir Kapoor (in his acting debut) and Randhir's real-life wife-to-be Babita. Among the non Kapoors in the film are Iftekhar. It was also the last Shankar Jaikishan score in a Raj Kapoor film; it contains hit songs like "AapYahan Aaye Kis Liye" and "Bhanware Ki Gunjan". This film came after the heavy debacle of Y, which was Raj Kapoor's dream project. X more than made up for his loss.
  49. 49.  The Indian Vulture and the Indian White-rumped Vulture, G. bengalensis species have suffered a 99%– 97% population decrease in Pakistan and India. The cause of this has been identified as poisoning caused by the veterinary drug X. X is a non-steroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID) and when given to working animals it can reduce joint pain and so keep them working for longer. The drug is believed to be swallowed by vultures with the flesh of dead cattle which were given X in the last days of life. X causes kidney failure in several species of Vultures. In March 2005 the Indian Government announced its support for a ban on the veterinary use of X.
  50. 50.  X was the only politician who defeated Indira Gandhi, the then Prime Minister of India, in the 1977 Lok Sabha elections in Rai Bareli. (Although he was defeated by her in 1971 elections.) X accused Indira Gandhi of election fraud and filed an election petition against her. The Allahabad High Court, on 12 June 1975, upheld the accusations and set aside the election of Indira Gandhi and also disqualified her from running in the Lok Sabha elections for next 6 years. X joined Socialist Party and held many party positions. He was very close to Y. He is one of the pillars of Socialist movement in India along with Y. He holds a record for going jail the maximum number of times. X was jailed 80 times, spending a total of nearly 17 years in jail in his life of 69 years.
  51. 51. 6.X (August 20, 1896- April 8, 1976) was an Indian professional football player. He was born in Bhojeswar, Faridpore, Bengal Presidency (currently located in Bangladesh). He moved to Kolkata when he was an infant and lived there till his very last days. Football fans around the country respected him and remember him with honour. The great defender, also known as Y, is still remembered with awe as the barefooted man standing tall in the heart of the Mohun Bagan defence He was the first Indian footballer to be honoured with the Padma Shri, on April 27, 1962. (The second was Z in 1970).
  52. 52. 7.X is a popular Indian monthly magazine for children known for its illustrations. It was revamped in November 2008 and has since gone contemporary in terms of language, presentation, artwork, and content. It continues to carry old favourites like Vikram-Vetal and mythological tales but there have been several new additions- contemporary stories, adventure serials, sports, technology, news pages etc The first edition of Chandamama was released in July, 1947. The founder editor of the magazine was Y who later became a leading film producer in South India In August 2006, it was reported that Z was set to buy a stake in Chandamama. In 2007, Chandamama was acquired by technology company W.
  53. 53. 8.X is an Indian company and one of the world's largest Aluminium manufacturing company and is a subsidiary of the Aditya Birla Group. On February 11, 2007, the company entered into an agreement to acquire the Canadian company Y for U$6 billion, making the combined entity the world's largest rolled-aluminium producer. On May 15, 2007, the acquisition was completed with Y shareholders receiving $44.93 per outstanding share of common stock. In July 2007, X announced it is acquiring the stake of Z in the Utkal Alumina Project located in Orissa.Z is the largest aluminium company of the world.

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