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Preliminary selection round – india quiz slides

  1. 1. Preliminary selection round – india quiz<br />Jai ho ! <br />
  2. 2. Rules <br />No negative markings <br />Switch off your mobiles <br />Don’t copy answers anyone found doing it will be disqualified and person showing it will also be disqualified<br />Quiz master decision is final and binding <br />Number the questions from 0 to 19<br />
  3. 3. 0.) <br />What three words do you see below the Doordharshan emblem?<br />Clue : a film has been made in that same three name ! <br />
  4. 4. Sathyamshivamsundaram<br />
  5. 5. 1.) <br />This song, a single phrase repeated in 14 Indian languages, was composed by Louis Banks and P Vaidyanathan, and was written by Piyush Pandey. <br /> It was first telecast on the Independence Day in 1988, and it stands as a symbol of national integration with an anthem-like status. Which song are we talking about? <br />
  6. 6. 'Ek Sur' popularly known as 'Mile Sur Mera Thumara' <br />
  7. 7. 2.)<br />Who was the first recipient of Rajeev Gandhi KhelRatna Award? <br />
  8. 8. Vishyanand ! <br />
  9. 9. 3.) <br />Maheshdas bhat was born in 1528 in Sindhi district, Madhya Pradesh. His title directly translates to 'brain strong'. <br />How do we better know Maheshdas Bhat? <br />
  10. 10. birbal<br />
  11. 11. 4.)<br />Who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1948? <br />
  12. 12. M.k. gandhi<br />It was not awarded. Mahatma Gandhi was nominated.  But, he was assassinated.  The committee considered awarding him posthumously, but decided against it and instead with held the prize that year with the explanation that "there was no suitable living candidate". <br />
  13. 13. 5.)<br />What is the motto of the Indian Navy and what does it mean?    <br />
  14. 14. Shano Varuna ("May the Lord of the Oceans be auspicious unto us")<br />
  15. 15. 6.)<br />X wanted to be a disciple of Y but was refused. X, then, went on to become a disciple of Z. <br />Y was also a disciple of Z.<br />Z  is a part of 3 incarnations of Lord Vishnu. Identify X, Y and Z. <br />
  16. 16. Karna, Drona and Parashurama respectively <br />
  17. 17. 7.) <br />Anagram : Ironhanded high mans<br />Ps what are anagrams ?? – a hair unkind – karunanidhi ;) <br />
  18. 18. Mahendra Singh Dhoni<br />
  19. 19. 8.)<br />Which famous fictional town is located on banks of river Sarayu, near Mempi forest? <br />
  20. 20. Malgudi <br />
  21. 21. 9.)<br />Name the famous mathematician who wrote the book Lilavati  <br />
  22. 22. Bhaskaracharya <br />
  23. 23. 10.)<br />Who has taken over Satyam computers after the accounting scandal in June 2009 <br />
  24. 24. Mahindra <br />Mahindra Group’s IT arm, Tech Mahindra and now Satyam is Mahindra Satyam<br />
  25. 25. 11.)<br />Complete the series: Salman Rushdie, Arundhati Roy, _____________, Aravind Adiga. <br />
  26. 26. Kirandesai<br />Booker prize winners from india ! <br />
  27. 27. 12.)<br />Who is called "The Birdman of India"? <br />
  28. 28. Salim Ali <br />
  29. 29. 13.)<br />What is Nemesis Avenue? <br />
  30. 30. Arr’s band in his early days ! <br />
  31. 31. 14.)<br />Which event usually takes place in the parliament on the last day in February every year?<br />
  32. 32. The presentation of the union budget<br />
  33. 33. 15.)<br />"He won't win! It's not in the small one's destiny" - Who said this and about whom ?<br />
  34. 34. Azharuddin about Tendulkar when Sachin was India's captain in 1996<br />
  35. 35. 16.)<br />First person to win rd burman upcoming music sensation award ?? <br />Ps think the obvious :D <br />
  36. 36. Arr<br />
  37. 37. 17.)<br />Three UNESCO recognized World heritage sites at Agra<br />
  38. 38. Tajmahal , agra fort, fatehpursikiri<br />
  39. 39. 18.)<br />Two provinces divided between India and Pakistan during the Partition<br />
  40. 40. Punjab, Bengal (Bangladesh was East Pakistan) <br />
  41. 41. 19.)<br />Only Person to decline the Bharat Ratna award. <br />
  42. 42. abulkalamazad<br />Abul Kalam Azad – he was a member of the then selection committee and declined it saying that the award should not be awarded to one in the committee.  <br />He was later awarded posthumously in 1992. <br />

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