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Karnataka Quiz - Finals Pantheon'14 (RNSIT)


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Karnataka Quiz - Finals Pantheon'14 (RNSIT)

  1. 1. BY, Pradeepa Gopinath Amruth C.K
  2. 2. Round-1
  3. 3. Unlimited bounce and pounce. +10 for every correct answer and -5 if wrong answer is given on pounce.
  4. 4. 1) ________ is a well known Kannada humorist who had a bilingual pen name and was motivated towards Kannada literature after reading A.N.Krishna Rao’s novel Sandhyaraga on a long train journey. He said, "I started reading Sandhyaraga by placing the book inside the folds of the Illustrated Weekly paper. I remember only that I started to read. I don't know how many times my eyes went moist and how many times my heart skipped beats” Who is this?
  5. 5. Rayasam Bheemasena Rao - Bechi
  6. 6. 2) Salim Khan and Javed Akthar (Salim-Javed duo) fathers of Salman Khan and Fahran Akthar respectively provided the story for a Kannada movie in 1976. The movie was a thriller released under Jayadevi Films and Poornima Rajkumar won the best child actress award. Name the movie.
  7. 7. Premada Kanike
  8. 8. 3)Arehally(Hassan district) has around 1,600 coffee growers .A brand in 2007 which promised to be "Direct from the growers“ was initiative of Arehally Coffee Cooperative Society which had 300 members. Society's President K M Raje Gowda said “When prices were ruling low for a long-time, we asked ourselves how can we help ourselves as we can’t rely on government always." Members contributed Rs 1,000 each and two bags of coffee each, which enabled them to raise around Rs 26 lakh.
  9. 9. Copsy coffee
  10. 10. 4) X is an 64 acre island formed by river Kaveri near Kushalnagara in the district of Kodagu. It is place with lush foliage of thick bamboo groves,sandalwood and teak trees. The island is accessible through a hanging rope bridge. Name X.
  11. 11. Kaveri Nisarga Dhama
  12. 12. 5) Kannada University also called as Hampi Kannada University is a research oriented public university. The University confers _______ awards, every year, which is equivalent to the Honorary Doctor of Letters degree. The award which has been instituted by the University is given to eminent personalities for their contribution in various fields. Name the award.
  13. 13. ‘Nadoja’
  14. 14. 6) X was an Indian motorcycle company based in Mysore, sold motorcycles in 1960 under the brand name _____ and later Yezdi They exported many of their models to over 61countries around the world. The company was forced to shut down because of increasing levels of pollution control norms which were making the two stroke bikes produced by the company obsolete. Company?
  15. 15. Ideal Jawa
  16. 16. Round -2
  17. 17. +5 for each correct answers. Written round
  18. 18. 1)
  19. 19. 2)This was set up in 1937 by the maharaja of Mysore, Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV. It is very much relevant now because of some event taking place throught the country. How?
  20. 20. 3)
  21. 21. 4)
  22. 22. 5)
  23. 23. 6)
  24. 24. 1) Yashwanth Halebandi 2) Mysore paints and varnish Limited . They provide the voter’s ink. 3) S.V Sunil. 4) Dubare Elephant camp. 5) Dr.Devi Prasad Shetty. 6) Chandrashekhar Kambaar.
  25. 25. Round-3
  26. 26. +5 for every correct answer -2 for every wrong answer Bonus of +10 if all the answers are correct.
  27. 27. 1) Name all the national parks in Karnataka.
  28. 28. Kudremukh National Park Bannerghatta National Park Bandipura National Park Nagarhole National Park (Rajiv Gandhi) Anshi National Park
  29. 29. 2) List all the districts that is taken by this route.This route is a part of NH 4.
  30. 30. (+5/-2) 1)Bangalore Urban 2)Bangalore Rural 3)Tumkur 4)Chitradurga 5)Davanagere 6)Haveri 7)Dharwad/Hubli 8)Belgaum
  31. 31. Round-4
  32. 32. Unlimited bounce and pounce. +10 for every correct answer and -5 if wrong answer is given on pounce.
  33. 33. 1)World space radio launched first ever 24 hours Kannada channel on 3rd September,2004. Chaitanya Hegde, an enthusiastic young creative person was behind ________ as program director who gained an immense popularity as RJ through his program 'Chow Chow Bath' on Bangalore's FM radio station Radio City. Name this add free Radio channel.
  34. 34. Sparsha radio channel.
  35. 35. 2)Traditional Borders of X include (i) Chikki, (ii) Gomi, (iii) Jari and (iv) Gadidadi, and modern Gayathri and the width ranging from 2.5” to 4”. The people from X town are very industrious and are backed by good background of business. The pure X costs anywhere between Rs.4000 – 12000. X enu?
  36. 36. Ilkal silk sarees.
  37. 37. 3) As a child, X once saw the Y being played in the Mysore palace band set. Upon hearing the vibrant tone of the instrument,he decided to master it. It took him nearly 20 years to conquer the complex western instrument, and he was eventually crowned as the “Y Chakravarthy".
  38. 38. Kadri Gopalnath and Saxophone
  39. 39. 4) Logo of which music company?
  40. 40. Lahari music company
  41. 41. 5) This event was started in the year 2006. It was a very popular program with the slogan “Back to the village.” It was held every second Saturday and Sunday in front of the Vidhana Soudha, and every fourth Saturday and Sunday at another place in Bangalore. It was stopped abruptly in 2007. Which is this event?
  42. 42. Janapada Jaatre
  43. 43. 6) “Do not come up, I will handle them”, were the last words told by X to his men as he was hit by bullets while engaging terrorists in Operation Black Tornado. X was a major in Indian Army. His bravery was honoured with the Ashoka Chakra. Name him.
  44. 44. Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan
  45. 45. Round-5
  46. 46. A-Z round +2 for each correct answer and bonus of +18 if at least 24 answers are correct.
  47. 47. A made news by contesting unsuccessfully as an independent candidate in the 2009 Lok Sabha elections. He started a low cost airline in 2003,B and has written the only book C. A’s father D was renowned Kannada writer known for his humour and satire. D’s short story which was based on true events was made into a movie E which saw F and G square off against each other. F actor has the longest road to have an actor’s name. G is son of first Kannada hero H. G’s son I hosts many reality show with ‘Maja with J’ being one of them. E movie was directed by E’. However E’s most famous work is in the movie K (1972) which ran in the theatres continuously for 2 years and made a record. L was the leading actor in K. L also acted in a 1960 movie M about the poet N who belonged to the Dasa Sect. M’s screenplay was written by O.N was P’s young contemporary who addressed social issues in addition to worship in his compositions.Q made a documentary film titled, N- P(English, 1988) on the two medieval Bhakti poets of Karnataka.N’s keerthane was used in the starting of another movie R which won the audience choice award at 4th Indian Film Festival in London (2013).
  48. 48. S was as a notable engineer, scholar, statesman and the Diwan of Mysore during 1912 to 1918. He was responsible for starting an Industry T which in now under the jurisdiction of SAIL in the city of U. U is in V district. V’s most popular tourist spot is W . W is the second highest plunge waterfall in Indian,formed by the river X. A dam Y of length 2.4 kms was constructed stretching across the river X. S’s memorial is in his birthplace Y’.S’s most famous work is Z dam.
  49. 49. A-Z answers
  50. 50. A: Capt G R Gopinath B: Deccan Airlines C: Simply Fly D: Gorur Ramaswamy Iyengar E: Bhootayyana Maga Ayyu E’: Siddalingayya F: Vishnuvardhan G: Lokesh H: Subbaiah Naidu I: Srujan Lokesh J: Sruja K: Bangaarada Manushya L: Dr. Rajkumar M: Bhaktha Kanakadasa N: Kanaka Dasaaru ( Song is Nee MaayeyoLago Maaye ninollago…) O: Hunsur Krishnamurthy P: Purandara Dasaru Q: Girish Karnad R: Lucia
  51. 51. S: Bharatha Ratna Sir M Vishweshwaraiah T: Visvesvaraya(Bhadravathi) Iron and Steel Plant U: Bhadravathi V: Shimoga ( Shivamogga) W: Jog Falls X: Sharavathi Y: Linganamakki Dam Y’: Muddenhalli. Z : Krishna Raja Sagara Dam