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AUGUST 15,
JIAGANJ B.S.S. HIGH
SCHOOL (H.S.)
QM: SASWATA
ROUND 1(FULL HOUSE)
WRITTEN ROUND
A SONG WOULD BE PLAYED
THERE ARE 12 SINGERS/ARTISTS WHO HAVE SUNG THE SONG
LIST THE ...
SUBMIT YOUR ANSWERSHEETS
Kabir Suman, Kaushiki Chakraborty,
Rupankar Bagchi, Lopamudra Mitra,
Rupam Islam, Babul Supriyo, Sraboni Sen,
Siddharta Sa...
ROUND 2 (INDIA TRIVIA -I)
 10 QUESTIONS ON BOUNCE (CW)
 +10 / NO NEGATIVES
20 SEC / 10 SEC / 5 SEC
FEEL FREE TO ANSWER...
After contributing a new word
to the English language,
which Indian city
decided to officially change
its name on
1 Novemb...
Bangalore was renamed Bengaluru which has
been the city's name in the local dialect for
years. On December 11, 2005, the
G...
Jollywood refers to the
film industry of Jharkhand state.
In which language
the films are basically shot
in Jollywood?
2
Nagpuri
dialect.
Which specific breed of lotus
is the national flower of India,
which is scientifically named as
"Nelumbo Nucifera"
3
The 8-petalled
lotus
India has two national soups.
One is Mulligatawny
(also the national soup
of Sri Lanka).
What is the other national soup?
4
Shorbet
It rises in the western Aravallis,
flows southwest through the Thar desert,
before dissipating in the Rann of Kachchh,
a l...
Luni
The World’s first known Republic was
Arwad (modern day Syria).
The World’s Second Republic was in
Ancient India.
Name it.
...
Lichchaavi
Karnataka is one of the
29 states of India.
What was it known as
before being renamed in 1973?
7
Mysore
The name of a type of
cotton textile was derived from
the former name of the
coastal city of Kozhikode.
What is the name o...
Calico
Roger Gottlieb in his book ‘The Sacred Earth’
describes this community founded by
Guru Maharaj Jambaji in the 15th century...
Bishnois and the
Chipko Movement.
They were given rights to protect
all the trees and animals
in their area
(which they us...
“Mother of Cities to me,
For I was born in her gate,
Between the palms and the sea,
Where the world-end steamers wait.”
A ...
Rudyard Kipling
on Bombay
ROUND 3 (INDIA TRIVIA -II)
 10 QUESTIONS ON BOUNCE (ACW)
 +10 / NO NEGATIVES
20 SEC / 10 SEC / 5 SEC
FEEL FREE TO ANSW...
Lala Hardayal, a noted freedom fighter,
was one of the founders of the Gadar Party in 1913.
In his days at Lahore Universi...
According to the Nilamat Purana
The Sage Kashyapa, came to this place
to rescue the people from
an oppressive demon called...
Kashmir from, Kashyapa and Mira
or the Mountain of Kashyapa.
Varahamula is Baramulla
which we keep hearing about in the
ne...
The Hoover medal has been awarded
since 1930 for outstanding extra-career services by
engineers to humanity.
The prize is ...
It was developed in Ayodhya,
with part of its name derived from
the Sanskrit word mavya.
It is referred to as the
"Science...
There are only two airports in India
named after women.
One is the Indira Gandhi
International Airport, New Delhi.
What is...
Connect the railway stations of:
Gondia Jn,
Deula,
Jalna,
Srirangapatna,
and Yeliyur.
6
All have single-lettered codes.
G = Gondia Jn.
D = Deula
J = Jalna
R = Raipur
S = Srirangapatna
Y = Yeliyur.
BroadVision is an international software vendor
of self-service web applications for
enterprise social software,
electroni...
Who was the
official flag bearer
of India at
Sochi winter Olympics 2014?
8
No One.
Initially 3 athletes
competed
under independent
Olympic flag
It is known by different names
in various countries such as, Zoo in Iran,
Guddo in Sri Lanka
and Techib in Indonesia.
It r...
In 180 BCE, Brihadratha
while inspecting his army was assassinated
by his commander Pushyamitra.
The latter then usurped t...
ROUND 4 (AUDIO ROUND)
 6 QUESTIONS ON BOUNCE
STARTING FROM LOWEST TOTAL (CW)
NEXT FROM NEXT LOWEST TOTAL (ACW)
 +10 / ...
Identify the singer
1
Identify the singer and the film
2
Identify the singer
3
Identify the film
4
Identify the composer
5
Identify the lyricist & music director
6
THANK YOU ALL !
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INDEPENDENCE DAY QUIZ (FINALS) 2016
DATE : AUGUST 15, 2016
VENUE : JIAGANJ BIRENDRA SINGH SINGHI HIGH SCHOOL (H.S.)
QM : SASWATA CHAKRABORTY

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INDEPENDENCE DAY QUIZ (FINALS) 2016

  1. 1. AUGUST 15,
  2. 2. JIAGANJ B.S.S. HIGH SCHOOL (H.S.)
  3. 3. QM: SASWATA
  4. 4. ROUND 1(FULL HOUSE) WRITTEN ROUND A SONG WOULD BE PLAYED THERE ARE 12 SINGERS/ARTISTS WHO HAVE SUNG THE SONG LIST THE NAMES OF THE SINGERS/ARTISTS 1 MARK FOR EACH NAME +5 IF ANY TEAM LISTS 10 NAMES FULL HOUSE (12 NAMES) MEANS 20 MARKS!
  5. 5. SUBMIT YOUR ANSWERSHEETS
  6. 6. Kabir Suman, Kaushiki Chakraborty, Rupankar Bagchi, Lopamudra Mitra, Rupam Islam, Babul Supriyo, Sraboni Sen, Siddharta Sankar Roy (Sidhu), Srikanto Acharya, Anupam Roy, Annwesha, Indraadip Das Gupta
  7. 7. ROUND 2 (INDIA TRIVIA -I)  10 QUESTIONS ON BOUNCE (CW)  +10 / NO NEGATIVES 20 SEC / 10 SEC / 5 SEC FEEL FREE TO ANSWER ONLY THE FIRST ANSWER ACCEPTED  PART MARKING AT QM’S DISCRETION!
  8. 8. After contributing a new word to the English language, which Indian city decided to officially change its name on 1 November 2006? 1
  9. 9. Bangalore was renamed Bengaluru which has been the city's name in the local dialect for years. On December 11, 2005, the Government of Karnataka accepted the proposal of U. R. Anathamurthy, a Jnanpith Award winner regarding the name change. On 1 November 2006 ten different cities in the state of Karnataka were renamed. To be 'Bangalored' is a recently coined term to refer to a job layoff due to outsourcing.
  10. 10. Jollywood refers to the film industry of Jharkhand state. In which language the films are basically shot in Jollywood? 2
  11. 11. Nagpuri dialect.
  12. 12. Which specific breed of lotus is the national flower of India, which is scientifically named as "Nelumbo Nucifera" 3
  13. 13. The 8-petalled lotus
  14. 14. India has two national soups. One is Mulligatawny (also the national soup of Sri Lanka). What is the other national soup? 4
  15. 15. Shorbet
  16. 16. It rises in the western Aravallis, flows southwest through the Thar desert, before dissipating in the Rann of Kachchh, a large, salty marsh between northern Gujarat and Pakistan. It is very saline and is the primary resource for irrigation in Rajasthan. This is the main river of the primarily-desert state of Rajasthan. Flowing south-westerly, it is a fine example of a river with inland drainage. Which river is this? 5
  17. 17. Luni
  18. 18. The World’s first known Republic was Arwad (modern day Syria). The World’s Second Republic was in Ancient India. Name it. (Hint: Vaishali was its Capital) 6
  19. 19. Lichchaavi
  20. 20. Karnataka is one of the 29 states of India. What was it known as before being renamed in 1973? 7
  21. 21. Mysore
  22. 22. The name of a type of cotton textile was derived from the former name of the coastal city of Kozhikode. What is the name of the textile? 8
  23. 23. Calico
  24. 24. Roger Gottlieb in his book ‘The Sacred Earth’ describes this community founded by Guru Maharaj Jambaji in the 15th century. During a drought he observed how people and animals died due to starvation despite the cutting down of trees for fodder. He issued a number of injunctions to his followers. While following these injunctions, in a particular incident over 300 members of the community were massacred by the soldiers of the King of Jodhpur. The king on hearing this granted them special rights as compensation. Name the community and what did it inspire? 9
  25. 25. Bishnois and the Chipko Movement. They were given rights to protect all the trees and animals in their area (which they used when they filed a case against Salman Khan)
  26. 26. “Mother of Cities to me, For I was born in her gate, Between the palms and the sea, Where the world-end steamers wait.” A British author about an Indian city. Identify both. 1 0
  27. 27. Rudyard Kipling on Bombay
  28. 28. ROUND 3 (INDIA TRIVIA -II)  10 QUESTIONS ON BOUNCE (ACW)  +10 / NO NEGATIVES 20 SEC / 10 SEC / 5 SEC FEEL FREE TO ANSWER ONLY THE FIRST ANSWER ACCEPTED  PART MARKING AT QM’S DISCRETION!
  29. 29. Lala Hardayal, a noted freedom fighter, was one of the founders of the Gadar Party in 1913. In his days at Lahore University, he was the student leader, and once, on being refused membership to the YMCA he formed a rival youth association. He invited his Professor of English Literature, who was also an acclaimed poet, to inaugurate the club. The Professor, who was given only a few hours notice composed a poem instead of writing a speech for the inauguration. Who was the Professor and what was the poem? 1
  30. 30. According to the Nilamat Purana The Sage Kashyapa, came to this place to rescue the people from an oppressive demon called Jalod Bowa. He cut the mountain near Varahamula and released the lake called Satisar that was there. The lake was drained and the demon was killed. The draining of the lake brought out a new mountainous land. How do we know this place? 2
  31. 31. Kashmir from, Kashyapa and Mira or the Mountain of Kashyapa. Varahamula is Baramulla which we keep hearing about in the news every other day now. Satisar is supposedly an allusion to the mythological river Saraswathi!
  32. 32. The Hoover medal has been awarded since 1930 for outstanding extra-career services by engineers to humanity. The prize is given jointly by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers, Inst. of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and American Society of Mechanical Engineers. In 2009, who became the first Asian to win the Hoover medal? 3
  33. 33. It was developed in Ayodhya, with part of its name derived from the Sanskrit word mavya. It is referred to as the "Science Of Eight Limbs" because it makes use of punches, kicks, elbows and knee strikes, thus using eight "points of contact", as opposed to "two points" (fists) in Western boxing and "four points" (hands and feet) used in sport-oriented martial arts. Which national sport? 4
  34. 34. There are only two airports in India named after women. One is the Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi. What is the other one? 5
  35. 35. Connect the railway stations of: Gondia Jn, Deula, Jalna, Srirangapatna, and Yeliyur. 6
  36. 36. All have single-lettered codes. G = Gondia Jn. D = Deula J = Jalna R = Raipur S = Srirangapatna Y = Yeliyur.
  37. 37. BroadVision is an international software vendor of self-service web applications for enterprise social software, electronic commerce, Enterprise Portals etc. The company provides applications (such as e-commerce) to unify e-business, infrastructure and facilitate transactions between employees, partners, and customers. Which famous high traffic website Indian did this company develop and now maintains? 7
  38. 38. Who was the official flag bearer of India at Sochi winter Olympics 2014? 8
  39. 39. No One. Initially 3 athletes competed under independent Olympic flag
  40. 40. It is known by different names in various countries such as, Zoo in Iran, Guddo in Sri Lanka and Techib in Indonesia. It received international exposure in 1936. It was probably invented to ward off group attacks. The British Army used it as a fitness exercise and as an enticement to recruit soldiers from the British Asian community. 9
  41. 41. In 180 BCE, Brihadratha while inspecting his army was assassinated by his commander Pushyamitra. The latter then usurped the throne establishing the Sunga dynasty. The possible reason for this act was the hatred for Brihadratha after he capitulated under the invasion of Greco-Bactrian king Demetrius. What empire / dynasty came to an end with the assassination of Brihadratha? 1 0
  42. 42. ROUND 4 (AUDIO ROUND)  6 QUESTIONS ON BOUNCE STARTING FROM LOWEST TOTAL (CW) NEXT FROM NEXT LOWEST TOTAL (ACW)  +10 / NO NEGATIVES ANSWER IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE AUDIO ONLY THE FIRST ANSWER ACCEPTED  NO PART MARKING!
  43. 43. Identify the singer 1
  44. 44. Identify the singer and the film 2
  45. 45. Identify the singer 3
  46. 46. Identify the film 4
  47. 47. Identify the composer 5
  48. 48. Identify the lyricist & music director 6
  49. 49. THANK YOU ALL !

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