Kiran Seth, a young graduate from IIT Kharagpur,
studying for his doctorate at the Columbia
University, New York, once went to attend a
Dhrupad concert by Ustad Nasir Aminuddin Dagar
and Ustad Zia Fariddudin Dagar at the Brooklyn
Academy of Music, New York.
This inspired him to form a society to promote
Culture and Classical music & dance among youth.
Name the Society.
(Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical
Music And Culture Amongst Youth)
Which brand’s innovative campaign at the
Maha Kumbh Mela 2013, Allahabad?
• In its earlier formulation, it contained wine instead
of sugar, it was green in color.
• The name means “to make the mouth happy” in
• The selling rights for this brand were sold for $ 1 in
its early years. Now it has transformed into one of
the most commonly known brands across the
• According to a survey, this brand name is also the
most recognized word in English after “OK”.
Which brand are we talking about?
In the 18th century, this group of islands was
called “Frederiksøerne” by its administrators.
Denmark ended its involvement by selling the
rights of this place to the British on October 16,
In 2011, this place made a climactic appearance
on a Sony TV program.
Google Doodle for the 80th anniversary of
80th anniversary of
the first Indian talkie
• X is a lawyer and a former diplomat
• X is often seen on television saying “Please sit
• X left Indian Foreign Services and entered
• A 5 time MP, X has defeated big political
heavyweights like Mayawati & Ram Vilas
Paswan in the past.
Who is this person?
The Maharaja of Mysore laid the foundation
stone of this Institute in early 1911. The initially
proposed name was ‘Tata University'.
The first Indian Director was the Nobel
Laureate Sir C.V. Raman .
How do we know this?
X is on leave of absence as a professor at
the graduate business school at University
• X is a Gold medalist from both IIT Delhi
and IIM Ahmedabad.
• X has served an important role at the
International Monetary Fund during
Who is X?
Raghuram Govinda Rajan
is the current (23rd) Governor of the
Reserve Bank of India
It had its origin in India and was called Mokshapat.
Believed to be created by the 13th century poet saint
Gyandev, it was used to reperesent virtues and vices, to
teach Hinduism and Hindu values to children.
In the original game 12th position was faith, 51 was Reliability,
57 was Generosity, 76 was Knowledge, and 78 was Asceticism
41st position was for Disobedience, 44 for Arrogance, 49 for
Vulgarity, 52 for Theft, 58 for Lying, 62 for Drunkenness, 69 for
Debt, 84 for Anger, 92 for Greed, 95 for Pride, 73 for Murder
The last position represented Nirvana or Moksha.
What we are talking about ?
(Unique Identification Authority of India )
• INDIAN COINS are mainly produced in 4 cities.
The production in city puts an identification
mark under the year of issue.
• Noida: Dot.
• Mumbai: Diamond.
• Hyderabad: Star, Dotted Diamond, Split
• Kolkata: Nothing.
The flag of many countries can be created
from this flag.
Id the Scandinavian nation
A mnemonic is a learning technique that aids
information retention. What is this mnemonic used to
“All The Great Constellations Live Very Long
Since Stars Can't Alter Physics”
In biology, it is an organism, typically a biting
insect, that transmits a disease or parasite from
one animal or plant to another.
It is also a well known term in high school
physics and mathematics.
In many programming languages, it denotes a
one dimensional array.
In aeronautics, it is the course or compass
direction of an airplane.
According to some urban legends, what iconic
product gets its name from the circled portion
of the object shown in the picture??
What is common between
• The Sun
• The rigid rocky shell of earth
• Alfred Nobel
• The Moon
• A mine on a Swedish island
This is X’s first ever Twitter post sent in
2009. It reads :
“I’m 01100110 01100101 01100101
01101100 01101001 01101110
01100111 00100000 01101100
01110101 01100011 01101011
Identify the message and X.
The Latin noun X means "foster son, pupil" .
X is derived from the verb alere which means “to
It can be used like - ‘I am an X of this Institution’.
What is X ??
It was first regularly played in the 1970s by the Pakistani
batsman Mushtaq Mohammad, though Mushtaq's brother
Hanif Mohammad is sometimes credited as the inventor.
Cricket coach Bob Woolmer has been credited with
popularizing the stroke. Andy Flower of Zimbabwe was a
prolific and proficient executor of this stroke. Damien Martyn
of Australia has been said to play "the most brutal X in the
Nowdays, the finest stroke maker of X is an English
Which stroke are we talking about?
This famous radio show sponsored by X began
airing on April 12, 1972 and was hosted first by
Hamid Sayani and later after his death, by Ameen
Sayani, his brother.
The show made a comeback in August 2013 on the
small screen in a new avatar to commemorate its
Name X .
• X is the branch of computer science that aims to
create intelligent machines. Textbooks define the
field as "the study and design of intelligent agents,"
where an intelligent agent is a system that perceives
its environment and takes actions that maximize its
chances of success.
• John McCarthy, who coined the term in 1956,
defines it as "the science and engineering of making
This former Indian Chief Minister's family had the
Soon after a woman gave birth to a child, they were asked
what they would like to eat. The newborn was then
named after that foodstuff.
Over the years, the Chief Minister's mother had chosen the
likes of Paan and Rasgulla.
Name this former CM.
• Joined the NDA, Pune in 1960, and served in the
Indian Air Force (1964-72).
• Received 8 medals in his career.
• Is currently a sitting MP from Pune.
• Was the Minister of State for Railways and
presented the Railway Budget during 1995-96
• Spent 10 months in Tihar Jail on charges of
crimes that he had always denied committing.
SIR U MADE LAKHS
The United Nations General
Assembly declared 2013 as the
United Nations International Year
of ______ Cooperation.
Fill In The Blanks.
• The genus name of the Indian Rhino is
• The species name reflects its appearance, and
is derived from the name of another animal X.
• The animal X is also one of the two national
animals of Scotland and has been featured in
a famous app of Android.
Which animal X??
1. X attended high school in Kolkata.
2. X pursued postgraduate from a highly recognized
university of world.
3. X’s father was posted as part of Indian Railways.
4. X is the Editor-in-Chief of the World Housing
Encyclopedia, under an institute EERI.
5. X was elected as Fellow, Indian National Academy of
Engineering, in September 2006.