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  1. 1. Thirsty Crows League 5.0 Quiz-3 SSS quiz
  2. 2. 1. One of the five great lakes, formed by meteorite impact in the world, is in Maharashtra, India. This is the only lake to be formed by hypervelocity impact crater in basaltic rock which happened 35000 years ago. Identify the lake.
  3. 3. ◈ Lonar Lake
  4. 4. 2. This Moroccan traveller has travelled in the 13th century and mentioned his itinerary in his autobiography. He travelled from the western parts of Asia including parts around Istanbul (then Constantinople) to Guangzhou in China while travelling through various countries in between. Identify the traveller. Who was the ruler of the major part of the Indian subcontinent when he arrived India?
  5. 5. IbnBatuta, Mohammad bin Tughlaq
  6. 6. 3. Connect the following non-exhaustive list : - Cristiano Ronaldo - Lionel Messi - Alessandro Del Piero - Steven Gerrard - Thierry Henry - Andres Iniesta
  7. 7. ◈ Players to receive standing ovation in opposing team’s stadium
  8. 8. *4.Born in the Republic of Florence, X became a naturalized citizen of the Crown of Castile in 1505.X was known for the first successful demonstration in about 1502 that Brazil and the West Indies did not represent Asia's eastern outskirts as initially conjectured from Columbus' voyages, but instead constituted an entirely separate landmass Y unknown to people of the ‘Old World’. Colloquially referred to as the New World, Y was later termed as derived from the Latin version of X’s first name. Identify X and Y.
  9. 9. ◈ X: Amerigo Vespucci, Y: America
  10. 10. 5. The Constituent Assembly of India was made to make the constitution of India in 1946 and it ratified the constitution on 26th of November, 1949. Who was the president of the Constituent assembly? What is the ‘The Constitution (One Hundred and First Amendment) Act, 2016’.
  11. 11. ◈ Dr. Rajendra Prasad, GST
  12. 12. *6. The following scoring criteria is used in which sport ? ● if a hand-stand is required, the length of time and quality of the hold. ● the height at the apex of the movement. ● the distance of the participant from the apparatus throughout the motion (a participant must not be dangerously close, should not be too far away). ● the properly defined body position according to the motion being performed. ● he proper amounts of rotation and revolution upon completion of the motion and entry • the properly defined body position according to the motion being performed.
  13. 13. ◈ Diving
  14. 14. 7. This ruler from the Haryanka dynasty grabbed forcefully Magadha kingdom from his father and was known for his policies of conquest and expansion. He is known for developing the concept of a weaponised chariot which had knives and spikes called as Rathamushala. Identify the ruler.
  15. 15. ◈ Ajatashatru
  16. 16. 8. X was a city, both factual and legendary, located in northwest Anatolia in what is now Turkey, southeast of the Dardanelles and beside Mount Ida. It is best known for being the focus of the war described in the Greek Epic Cycle and especially in the Iliad, one of the two epic poems attributed to Homer. Identify X.
  17. 17. ◈ Troy
  18. 18. 9. Connect these - Andorra - Guatemala - Luxembourg - Singapore - Mexico - Kuwait
  19. 19. ◈ City States
  20. 20. 10. Isthmus is a narrow neck which connects two land masses. X is one such isthmus which has a great strategic importance in the world. In 1967, a war broke out among a group of countries called as Y war which resulted in the capture of Z peninsula associated with X. The war led to complete dominance of one side over the other in which the air force of one country was completely destroyed in 4 hours. Identify X, Y and Z.
  21. 21. ◈ X-Suez Canal,Y- Seven Day War, Z-Sinai peninsula
  22. 22. *11. Widely considered as the best all-rounder of his generation, X made his first- class debut for Sussex in 1845 aged 18 as a fast round arm bowler. In 1850, playing for the South against the North at Lords, he took all 10 wickets in the second innings, all clean bowled which is still the only instance of all ten wickets being taken "bowled" in any first-class match. After retiring from cricket in 1863, he started publishing his annual Cricketers' Almanack the following year. The business grew into a major international sports brand, receiving a Royal Warrant in 1911 as "Athletic Outfitters to the King". Identify X
  23. 23. ◈ John Wisden
  24. 24. 12. Identify the highlighted region which also shares its name with the name of a colour and a wine
  25. 25. Burgundy
  26. 26. 13. X has been accused for winning champions league titles either due to cheating or bending of rules. The first European cup won by the club was through a goal which should have been ruled offside. There were questions raised against the team for fouling players and scoring offside goals in finals of various champions league campaigns. Y said after losing to X that "A human being cannot destroy dreams like that at the end of an extraordinary comeback," to the referee. "Clearly you cannot have a heart in your chest, but a bin.” Identify X and Y
  27. 27. ◈ X : Real madrid ◈ Y : Gianluigi Buffon
  28. 28. ◈ 14. Identify the exhaustive list given below
  29. 29. ◈ World heritage sites in India
  30. 30. 15. At age 19, X joined the Bengal Engineers and spent 28 years in the British service in India, retiring as major general in 1861. Early in his career, X met James Prinsep, a British numismatist and Indian scholar, who ignited his interest in Indian history. In 1837, X excavated at Sārnāth, outside Vārānasi , one of the most sacred Buddhist shrines, and carefully prepared drawings of the sculptures. In 1850,X excavated the site of Y consisting of some of the oldest surviving buildings. Later, Y was Selected as the logo of ASI to commemorate X. Identify X and Y.
  31. 31. ◈ Sir Alexander Cunningham, Sanchi Stupa
  32. 32. 16. An example of the fatal effects of procrastination, the defeat of the Mughals by the Persians in this battle X, fought just 110 kms from Delhi resulted in a plunder of the city of Delhi by the victorious Persians who under the command of their leader Y killed 30000 civilians. The Persians took the Peacock throne, the Kohi-noor and Darya-e -Noor diamonds. The plunder seized from India was so rich that Y stopped taxation in Iran for a period of three years following his return. The Mughal ruler, Muhammad Shah kept delaying the Mughal response to Y’s approach towards Delhi and acted only when he was 110 kms away. This delay in action is often cited as the main reason for Mughal defeat. When asked to act, Muhammad Shah repeated the phrase Z. This phrase is used till date to scare Indian procrastinators. Identify X,Y,Z
  33. 33. ◈ X: Battle of Karnal; Y: Nadir Shah; Z: Abhi Dilli door hai
  34. 34. 17. Facts about what? - Slowest corner in F1 is turn 6 of the track - Senna is the current holder of most number of wins - The track requires 2 months of setting up - Unlike other Grand Prix, the practice day for the race is held the Thursday before the event instead of Friday
  35. 35. ◈ Monaco Grand Prix
  36. 36. *18. In 1513, Spanish explorer Ponce de León, discovered and named X, famously seeking the mythical "Fountain of Youth. Also nicknamed as the ‘Sunshine State’, X is the homestate of Y which is also known as the cruise capital of the world and the place of invention of sun tan lotion. Identify X and Y.
  37. 37. ◈ X : Florida Y: Miami
  38. 38. 19. FUNDA? EARLIER : - Egypt - Babylon - Olympia, Greece - Ephesus, Greece - Halicarnassus, Greece - Rhodes, Greece - Alexandria, Egypt Now: - Jordan - India - China - Peru - Mexico - Rome - Brazil
  39. 39. ◈ 7 Wonders of the World
  40. 40. 20. He was a football player when he was young, later became a FIFA referee in the match between El Salvador and Netherlands Antilles in 1998. Soon after this he had to retire from being a football referee as the age limit was lowered to 45 years. However this allowed him to start as umpire in cricket. - He was known for his long deliberations before making a decision which led to a nickname called ‘slow death’ for him. - He was also a high school mathematics teacher. Identify this all-rounder.
  41. 41. ◈ Steve Buckner
  42. 42. LONG CONNECT Qs. Born as Rolihlahla meaning ‘pulling the branch of a tree’ or ‘troublemaker’, X was given his more famous name by his teacher on his first day of elementary school. It was the 1920s, and African children were given English names so that the colonial masters could pronounce them easily. Even being considered as an inspirational leader in US, he was placed on the U.S. terror watch list until 2008 for the militant fight of his organisation against oppression. Identify X.
  43. 43. Nelson Mandela
  44. 44. Qs. A former intelligence officer, X is so popular in his home nation that his name and image has been used to advertise several products like caviar, T-shirts, Canned food etc. X has also an online comic strip named ‘SuperX’, which portrays X fighting terrorists by judo- chopping them, preventing a bus from bomb blast and even killing an army of zombies! Identify X
  45. 45. ◈ Vladimir Putin
  46. 46. Qs. Duke of Normandy Queen of Jamaica Lord of Mann Queen of Australia Duke of Lancaster To whom/what these titles point to?
  47. 47. ◈ Queen Elizabeth II
  48. 48. Qs. Identify him
  49. 49. ◈ Nicolas Sarkozy
  50. 50. Long Connect- Chief Guests in Republic Day Parade
  51. 51. LONG CONNECT “In 19xx, I gave up women and alcohol- it was the worst 20 minutes of my life”
  52. 52. ◈ George best
  53. 53. ◈ Sir garfield Sobers
  54. 54. ◈ Boris Becker
  55. 55. ◈ Shaquille O’Neal
  56. 56. ◈ Niki Lauda
  57. 57. ◈ Long Connect: Hall of Fame of their respective sports
  58. 58. Thanks!