Quinsignia 2013's 'Down Memory Lane' Round on history

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This is the history based round of NGHSS's intra-school quiz Quinsignia, from 15th Aug, 2013.

Contains : Trivia and Questions on interesting rare photographs

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Quinsignia 2013's 'Down Memory Lane' Round on history

  1. 1. In 1959, this famous leader (whom you wouldn’t really expect to see in this position), went to the Lincoln Memorial to pay tribute to Abe Lincoln, offering a wreath of flowers. Photo by : Alberto Korda Dated : 11th January, 1959 Location : Washington,D.C.
  2. 2. Fidel Castro
  3. 3. Identify the speaker.
  4. 4. Swami Vivekananda at World Parliament of Religions Dated : September 11th 1893 Location : Chicago, IL
  5. 5. Buzzer 1 Who is he?
  6. 6. Stephen Hawking With Jane Wilde Dated : August 1965
  7. 7. Brylcreem Dated : 1955 Photo courtesy : imgur.com
  8. 8. The Japanese feudal system was in decline in the late 19th century. Several Samurai became disillusioned with the traditional Japanese way of life, and left service to essentially become mercenaries, swords-for- hire. What were these disgraced, masterless Samurai called?Dated : 1857 Location : Gunma Prefecture, Japan
  9. 9. Ronin
  10. 10. Who is this WW 2 wartime industrial worker?
  11. 11. Marilyn Monroe Photo Courtesy : US Marine Corps Location : Van Nuys, CA Dated : 1944
  12. 12. The first- ever iteration/ edition of… ?
  13. 13. The first ever Ronald McDonald Portrayed by Willard Scott Photo courtesy : ronald.com Dated: 1963 Location : Washington,D.C.
  14. 14. One of the most iconic images of all time, is also the most reproduced photograph of all time. Where is this? Photo by: Joe Rosenthal Dated : 1945
  15. 15. Iwo Jima, Japan
  16. 16. Who is this person, pictured in his mid 20s?
  17. 17. M.K.Gandhi Dated : 1890

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