Mood Indigo 2011 - India Quiz - Finals

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    1. 1. finals Mood Indica 19.12.2012 j. Ramanand ramanand@gmail.comhttp://infinitezounds.blogspot.com mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    2. 2. guidelines 1: pass2: the kolaveri round 3: pass pass 4: long connect 3 NEWS questions mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    3. 3. NEWS questions: 4 visuals on a theme Identify as many as you canEach element is (roughly) from the North/East/West/South of India Not arranged corresponding to directions, though (you can use this fact to make informed guesses)Scoring: +10 only to the team(s) that identifies the most elements E.g. “Cricket Captains of India” Elements turn out to be: Tendulkar, Kumble, Ganguly, Kapil NEWS.1: BCCI Member Associations mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    4. 4. NEWS 1 : BCCI Members mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    5. 5. NEWS 1 : BCCI Members AnswersDelhi KeralaBengal Saurashtra mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    6. 6. 1. the passmood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    7. 7. This is a 2005 book of fictionThe book has 13 chaptersEach chapters name is prefixed with a number, which are: 1000 2000 5000 10000 50000 100000 200000 500000 1000000 10000000 100000000 1000000000Which book? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    8. 8. “Q&A” by Vikas Swarup“Slumdog Millionaire” also acceptable as the book was alsore-released under that name in the wake of the Oscar-winning film mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    9. 9. A portmanteau word coined in Afghanistan after a spate of bombings using similar modus operandi most famous example of such a bombing: 2011 assassination of former President RabbaniIn India, this word has been associated with a person,since the early 2000sWhich word? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    10. 10. “Turbanator”Bombs are being concealed in the assassin’s turban, as bytradition, these are not touched during security checks.(Note: could not locate the exact first use of the term“Turbanator” for Harbhajan Singh) mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    11. 11. Indias first recorded instance of this occurred in Oct2003 at the Crossroads Mall, Haji Ali, MumbaiRohit Tikmany was responsible for itPolice was immediately called for, but as iscustomary, came too late.Later, Tikmany was questioned and cautioned.What? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    12. 12. India’s first recorded flash mob(the concept has regainedpopularity in India in 2011) mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    13. 13. 4th century AD coinMinted during the reign of SamudraguptaSupposedly commemorates what? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    14. 14. A Ashwamedha yagna; Samudragupta is said to be one ofthe few recorded instances of this. mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    15. 15. The Sami Sisters originated by Indira and UmaLater joined by their younger sisters one of them is Maya what was the name of the fourth? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    16. 16. Usha, who later became Usha Iyer, and finally Usha Uthup mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    17. 17. L.K.Advani’s 2011 yatra was called “The Jan ChetnaYatra”Initially, was to begin from Karamsad (Gujarat)Eventually, began from Sitab Diara (Bihar)What is the symbolic importance of these places? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    18. 18. Birthplaces of Vallabhbhai Patel and Jayaprakash Narayanrespectively mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    19. 19. The famous musician Ustad Allauddin Khan created the“Maihar Band” by teaching music to a group of orphans.Among the many instruments played by the band was theband also played the “nal tarang”, invented by the Ustadhimself.What was this instrument reportedly created from?(photo on next slide) mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    20. 20. mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    21. 21. Gun barrelsmood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    22. 22. The Common-Hawk Cuckoo iscommonly found in the hills of India.The males distinctive and highlyrepetitive cry (hear clip) has led to itbeing dubbed the “__-__” bird.Its English nickname comes from what itseemed to be calling; seems almostdelirious.Also the name of an I. Allan Sealy book.What bird? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    23. 23. The brain-fever bird mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    24. 24. This role had been essayed bySabyasachi Chakraborty in five filmssince 2001By Shashi Kapoor on National TV (thoughAmitabh Bachchan was 1st choice)The only other person to play this role infilms? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    25. 25. Soumitra Chatterjee;The character being“Feluda” mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    26. 26. In which country was the song “hothonmein aisi baat” picturised? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    27. 27. Sikkim, which wasthen an independentcountry mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    28. 28. This phrase was coined by Dr. Raj Krishna, a DSEprofessor and a member of the PlanningCommission in the seventies.Seen a revival of sorts this year in the media.What phrase? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    29. 29. “Hindu Rate of Growth” mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    30. 30. “The ____ Classical Library of India”has been established by an Indian family inassociation with Harvard University PressAim: create English translations of classicIndian texts along with the originallanguage textFamily name? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    31. 31. “Murty”The idea was mooted and fundedby Rohan Murty, son of NarayanaMurty. mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    32. 32. This organisation was created in 1955, based on asuggestion by J Nehru. It was first headed byH.N.Kunzru. It awards the prizes you see in thepicture below.Which organisation? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    33. 33. The Children’s Film Society of IndiaThe prize is the Golden Elephant,during the CFSI film festival. mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    34. 34. “Elaeocarpus ganitrus”(This is the ripe fruit)Seeds used for? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    35. 35. Rudraksha seeds mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    36. 36. A daredevil pilot: helped airlift Indian soldiers into Kashmir during the 1947 war flew out Indonesian leaders in 1948 during their independence battlesAlso a politician at Centre and State has a political party name named after himWho? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    37. 37. Biju Patnaik mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    38. 38. NEWS 2Female CMs of India mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    39. 39. NEWS 2: Female CMs mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    40. 40. NEWS 2: Female CMsNandini JanakiSatpathy Ramachandran(Orissa) (TN)Vasundhara RajinderRaje Scindia Kaur Bhattal(Rajasthan) (Punjab) mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    41. 41. j. ramanand Mood Indica 19.12.2012 finalsThe Kolaveri Quizzing Tour Written 5 points per question mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    42. 42. SOUP SONG mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    43. 43. What Hindustani word for “gravy” or “broth” comes from an Arabic root for “to drink”? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    44. 44. WHY THIS KOLAVERI DI? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    45. 45. Who led the massacre of 22 men in a village in Behmai, UP, on Valentine’s Day, 1981? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    46. 46. DISTANCE-LA MOON-NU MOON-NU mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    47. 47. Wilkie Collins’ Moonstone is considered one of the first detective novels.The story involves a diamond that originated in the forehead of a god’s statue located in which Indian temple? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    48. 48. MAMA NOTES EDUTHUKO mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    49. 49. King Subala’s daughter was married to a goat (for astrological reasons); which was dulysacrificed. She then married to another king. When the son-in-law found out about thegoat episode, he imprisoned Subala and co.Eventually, Subala’s youngest son got out of jail, and made what out of his father’s bones? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    50. 50. COW-WU COW-WU HOLY-COW-WU mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    51. 51. mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    52. 52. LOVE-VU LOVE-VU mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    53. 53. Aisha Bi Chakravarty (29) and Dilawar KhanKewal Krishn (44) got married in 1979 –these names became prominent in the public eye when the latter stood for parliamentary elections in 2004. Who are they? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    54. 54. Answers on next slide mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    55. 55. SOUP SONG: “Shorba”WHY THIS…: Phoolan DeviMOON…: The Somnath TempleMAMA…: An ‘evil’ pair of dice (the son: Shakuni)COW…: Shashi TharoorLOVE…: Hema Malini and Dharmendra mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    56. 56. finalsMood Indica 19.12.2012 j. Ramanand Round 3 mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    57. 57. Round 3 – Pass Pass mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    58. 58. During the event that made X more than world-famous,X was asked: “What historical event would you like to change?”X replied: “the death of Y”X & Y: share same birthdayThis event took place on Ys successors deathanniversaryX & Y? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    59. 59. X: Sushmita SenY: Indira GandhiThe event: Sen’s Miss Universe pageant on May21st, 1994. mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    60. 60. Book by Tatya Tope’s descendant Presents an alternative view of what he calls “The Anglo- Indian War of 1857”. The books title comes from a symbol used in the build-up to the event. (not chapaatis) What symbol?mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    61. 61. Lotus.A soldier would pluck a petal to indicatehis willingness to participate; eventually,this would yield a count of how manypeople were willing. mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    62. 62. This auction happened during National Week, 1930Despite its obviously poor quality, something was soldto a Dr. Kanuga for a handsome sum of Rs. 1600/-What was sold? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    63. 63. The salt manufactured by M.K.Gandhi at Dandi mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    64. 64. Connect; the most famous one has been left out; (All definitions from Wikipedia)or “a family of synthetic polymers known generically as polyamides, first produced on February 28, 1935, by Wallace Carothers” “a category of polymers which contain the ester or functional group in their main chain” “a manufactured regenerated cellulose fiber produced from naturally occurring polymers” “a soft, fluffy staple fiber that grows in a boll, or protective capsule, around the seeds of plants of the genus Gossypium.” mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    65. 65. All alliterative screen sirens* a la ‘Silk’ Smitha ‘Nylon’ Nalini ‘Polyester’ Padmini ‘Rayon’ Revathi ‘Cotton’ Kamini * not the actresses shown in the slide, of course! mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    66. 66. This Raj Comicscreation seems toget his name fromthe man on theright. Who?mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    67. 67. Anthony Gonsalves mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    68. 68. Located in ThrissurA centre for the teaching and practice of performing artsEstablished by the poet Vallathol and Sri MukundarajaBest known for its famous Kathakali dancersThey prefix its name to their ownWhich institution? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    69. 69. Kalamandalam mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    70. 70. India has 21 of these.9 of them are a little differentThese 9 are:Bilaspur, Ahmedabad, Kochi, Allahabad, Cuttack,Guwahati, Jodhpur, Nainital, JabalpurWhat? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    71. 71. High Courts of India; these 9 are not in a state capital mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    72. 72. This term in Jainism translates to “destroyer of enemies” these refer to the enemies within, such aspride, anger, greed etc.Each Tirthankar would have attained thisAlso a class of vehicles in the Indian NavyWhat term? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    73. 73. “Arihanta”; also the name of the navy’s nuclear-class submarines mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    74. 74. Raghu Rai’s is in black and white He was facing itPablo Bartholomew’s is in colour from the sideBoth at the same timethe eyes were bluethe hand was of the fatherWhat? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    75. 75. The iconic Bhopal Gas photos of this little girl being buried by her father mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    76. 76. A stamp (seen on the left) issued earlier this year; unusually shaped as a diamond. But what is unique about this stamp?mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    77. 77. The material is khadi. mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    78. 78. Under the Presidentship of V C Shukla, the only timethis association entered this competition was in 1985.They soon withdrew.There was talk of this once again in 2013, butunsure, given the present whereabouts of the currentPresident.What? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    79. 79. Official bid for hosting the Olympics.In the wake of the successful ‘82 Asiad (and prodded by Samaranch), the IOA was emboldened to enter a bid for the ‘92 Games. But they withdrew it after other problems overtook the then Govt.After the 2008 Commonwealth Games, talk of bidding for the 2020 Games arose. mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    80. 80. This word refers to the art of juggleryIn recent times, associated with some of these people.What term? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    81. 81. “Indrajal”The person is P.C.Sorcar, whose stage showswere (still are, in the case of his son) called Indrajal. Bahadur was a character made famous by the Indrajal publication of the same name mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    82. 82. He spent about 8 days in 1984- doing some multi-spectralphotography of North India- in the practice of yoga-doing some material scienceexperimentsWho? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    83. 83. Rakesh Sharma during his space mission mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    84. 84. On 1st Nov 2000, an army convoy was attacked at Malom. On 2nd Nov 2000, Sinam Chandramani and nine others died at a bus stop.On 3rd Nov 2000, what began, and is regularly punctuated by Nasogastric Intubation? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    85. 85. Irom Sharmila’s protest against the AFSPA in Manipur. mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    86. 86. The first such group was formed by Dr.Madan Kataria in 13th March, 1995, at a park in Mumbai. Now a worldwide movement. What? mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    87. 87. Laughter Yoga mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    88. 88. NEWS 3 National Awards for Best MusicIdentify the respective Music Directors mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    89. 89. NEWS 3: National Award, Best Music Dev.D Hirak Rajar Deshe Ghatashraddha Jogwa mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    90. 90. NEWS 3: National Award, Best Music Amit Satyajit Ray TrivediB.V.Karanth Ajay-Atul mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    91. 91. j. ramanandMood Indica 19.12.2012 finals The connect mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    92. 92. Not exhaustive Not in any order 5 sets of pictures scoringpenalty: miss your next turn +25 +20 +15 +10 +5 mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    93. 93. 25 mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    94. 94. 20 mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    95. 95. 15 mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    96. 96. 10 mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    97. 97. 05 mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    98. 98. Answer on Next Slide mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    99. 99. Indian recipients of the Magsaysay AwardsSlide 1: M.S.Subbulakshmi, Satyajit Ray, JP, R KLaxman, Ravi Shankar2: Vinoba Bhave, Prakash & MandakiniAmbedkar, Banoo Coyaji, J.M.Lyngdoh, MotherTeresa3: Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay. ArunShourie, MahaswetaDevi, M.S.Swaminathan, Rajendra Kumar4: P.Sainath, T.N.Seshan. Baba Amte, PandurangAthavale, P.K.Sethi5: Verghese Kurien, Kiran Bedi, Aruna Roy, ElaBhatt, Arvind Kejriwal mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011
    100. 100. Feedback?ramanand@gmail.com mood indica | j. ramanand | 2011

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