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Bangaliana Quiz Final

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Bangaliana Quiz Final

  1. 1. Grand Finale
  2. 2. A big thank you to……
  3. 3. Rounds • List It.List It. • Mixed Bag.Mixed Bag. • Written Round.Written Round. • Mixed Bag II.Mixed Bag II. • Written Round.Written Round. • Mixed Bag III.Mixed Bag III.
  4. 4. QM no. 1
  5. 5. Round 1 Bangaliana Quiz F.A.Q. - 2016
  6. 6. • 9 names.9 names. • ScoresScores
  7. 7. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World CupsDarjeeling TeaDarjeeling Tea Nakshi KanthaNakshi Kantha Santiniketan Leather goodsSantiniketan Leather goods Laxman Bhog MangoLaxman Bhog Mango Himsagar MangoHimsagar Mango Fazli MangoFazli Mango Santipur SareesSantipur Sarees Baluchari SareesBaluchari Sarees Dhaniakhali SareesDhaniakhali Sarees The Nava-Ratnas are :--The Nava-Ratnas are :-- II
  8. 8. Round 2 Bangaliana Quiz F.A.Q. - 2016
  9. 9. • 12 questions.12 questions. • Infinite Bounce + Pounce.Infinite Bounce + Pounce. • Flat scoring of 10 points.Flat scoring of 10 points. • Half points, if any, is totally QM’sHalf points, if any, is totally QM’s discretion.discretion.
  10. 10. Which Kolkata-street is named after a seniorWhich Kolkata-street is named after a senior East India Company merchant in the days ofEast India Company merchant in the days of Cornwallis and Wellesley, which has been theCornwallis and Wellesley, which has been the haunt of the rich and classy for overhaunt of the rich and classy for over 200 years or so?200 years or so?    * II
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  12. 12. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Camac StreetCamac Street II
  13. 13. St. John’s Churchyard was the first plot of land owned by theSt. John’s Churchyard was the first plot of land owned by the English in Kolkata, having been used by them as burialEnglish in Kolkata, having been used by them as burial ground for those of their number who dies while journeyingground for those of their number who dies while journeying up or down the river between Hooghly and Balasore fromup or down the river between Hooghly and Balasore from 1640 onwards.1640 onwards. Today’s busy Kolkata office-goers use to park their vehiclesToday’s busy Kolkata office-goers use to park their vehicles in the courtyard of St. Johns Church; seldom, any of themin the courtyard of St. Johns Church; seldom, any of them pays a visit to the inside of the Church.pays a visit to the inside of the Church. But, the Master-piece of X presented to Calcutta ChristianBut, the Master-piece of X presented to Calcutta Christian society remain as it is, inside the church, in front of whichsociety remain as it is, inside the church, in front of which viewers till have an uncanny awe mixed surprise. viewers till have an uncanny awe mixed surprise.  Name X & the Master-piece.Name X & the Master-piece. 1 I I
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  15. 15. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups I I The Last SupperThe Last Supper in St. John’sin St. John’s Church, by John ZoffanyChurch, by John Zoffany
  16. 16. Ardhendu Sekhar Mustafi was a great actor in 19Ardhendu Sekhar Mustafi was a great actor in 19thth century Bengal. According to some stories, whilecentury Bengal. According to some stories, while acting for an iconic Bengali work (where he aloneacting for an iconic Bengali work (where he alone played four roles), the role of Mr. Wood who was aplayed four roles), the role of Mr. Wood who was a villain was so overpowering that Ishwar Chandravillain was so overpowering that Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, who was in the audience at that time,Vidyasagar, who was in the audience at that time, was so taken in by the realism of the performancewas so taken in by the realism of the performance that he threw a shoe at Mustafi, who of course tookthat he threw a shoe at Mustafi, who of course took it as a compliment.it as a compliment. Which Bengali work was this?Which Bengali work was this? 2 I I
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  18. 18. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups I I Nil DarpanNil Darpan
  19. 19. The __X__kings formed a successful kingdom in 1510,The __X__kings formed a successful kingdom in 1510, when Chandan Narayan quickly built up an expandedwhen Chandan Narayan quickly built up an expanded area of territory under his control. Chandan's grandsonarea of territory under his control. Chandan's grandson was the last king of a single __Y__ kingdom. Upon hiswas the last king of a single __Y__ kingdom. Upon his death, the territory was greatly divided, with ___X_death, the territory was greatly divided, with ___X_ ___Y__ one of the bigger slices, situated immediately___Y__ one of the bigger slices, situated immediately south of Bhutan and west of the Ahoms. It was ruled bysouth of Bhutan and west of the Ahoms. It was ruled by Laxmi Narayan, great-grandson of Chandan. XY laterLaxmi Narayan, great-grandson of Chandan. XY later became a vassal of the Moghuls and thenbecame a vassal of the Moghuls and then the British East India Company.the British East India Company. Name XY.Name XY.    3 I I
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  21. 21. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups I I Koch Bihar, Cooch BiharKoch Bihar, Cooch Bihar
  22. 22. This street had another name - Harley Street -This street had another name - Harley Street - because this is where some famous Bengalibecause this is where some famous Bengali medical practitioners used to live (Dr. Niharmedical practitioners used to live (Dr. Nihar Munsi, Dr. Kshirode Chaudhury).Munsi, Dr. Kshirode Chaudhury). How do we know this street now, the nativeHow do we know this street now, the native name of which was Dingah Bhangah, becausename of which was Dingah Bhangah, because apparently, a country boat was wrecked there inapparently, a country boat was wrecked there in the cyclone of 1737?the cyclone of 1737? 4 I I
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  24. 24. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups I I Creek RowCreek Row
  25. 25. CONNECT : Not exclusiveCONNECT : Not exclusive 5 I I
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  27. 27. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups I I Balaichand MukhopadhyayBalaichand Mukhopadhyay
  28. 28. In 1920, as viewed by Rabindranath Tagore, without theIn 1920, as viewed by Rabindranath Tagore, without the extreme effort of which I.C.S. Officer, the then DM ofextreme effort of which I.C.S. Officer, the then DM of Birbhum, the developmental activities ofBirbhum, the developmental activities of Visva bharati, Shantiniketan would not have been takenVisva bharati, Shantiniketan would not have been taken place?place? In 1929, as a Magistrate, he refused to issue LathiIn 1929, as a Magistrate, he refused to issue Lathi charge order and also denied firing order against thecharge order and also denied firing order against the agitators who opposed the Salt Act under the leadershipagitators who opposed the Salt Act under the leadership of M Gandhi and ultimately as a matter of fact wasof M Gandhi and ultimately as a matter of fact was transferred from Mymensing to the less importanttransferred from Mymensing to the less important district of Birbhum by telegraphic order.district of Birbhum by telegraphic order.    6 I I
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  30. 30. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups I I Gurusaday DuttGurusaday Dutt
  31. 31. X came from a family of saree traders inX came from a family of saree traders in Rajbalhat, Hooghly. The family was into theRajbalhat, Hooghly. The family was into the production of Dhaniakhali sarees. At only 17 yrs Xproduction of Dhaniakhali sarees. At only 17 yrs X got into the business in which he was to make agot into the business in which he was to make a big name, where there was hardly anybig name, where there was hardly any competetition in the 1930’s.competetition in the 1930’s. Name the popular brand name very famous inName the popular brand name very famous in Kolkata which bears X’s name.Kolkata which bears X’s name. This product acts as a goody remedy for soreThis product acts as a goody remedy for sore throat and ear pain.throat and ear pain. 7 I I
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  33. 33. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups I I Dulal Chandra Bhar-er TalmichhriDulal Chandra Bhar-er Talmichhri
  34. 34. Identify this magnificient batsman who couldIdentify this magnificient batsman who could not take part in the Ranji finals when they wonnot take part in the Ranji finals when they won in 1937-38, although he had handsomelyin 1937-38, although he had handsomely contributed in the earlier matches.contributed in the earlier matches. Represented Indian in an unofficial test matchRepresented Indian in an unofficial test match against the then Ceylon team in 1941-42 .against the then Ceylon team in 1941-42 . 8 I I
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  36. 36. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups I I Nirmal ChatterjeeNirmal Chatterjee
  37. 37. Which Bengali surname comes from theWhich Bengali surname comes from the Sanskrit word which means ‘wheel’ and ‘to rollSanskrit word which means ‘wheel’ and ‘to roll or turn’?or turn’? Literally it means ‘wheels rolling’;Literally it means ‘wheels rolling’; metaphorically, it denotes a ruler whosemetaphorically, it denotes a ruler whose chariot wheels roll everywhere withoutchariot wheels roll everywhere without obstruction.obstruction.    9 I I
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  39. 39. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups I I ChakrabortyChakraborty
  40. 40. A number of towns and large tanks in theA number of towns and large tanks in the following districts of WB still bear his name, afollowing districts of WB still bear his name, a historical figure ,which still bear testimonyhistorical figure ,which still bear testimony to his deeds and the high esteem which theto his deeds and the high esteem which the people held him. The places are --people held him. The places are -- Rangpur district, Rangpur district,  Bogra district, Bogra district,    Dinajpur district ,  Dinajpur district ,   Murshidabad district andMurshidabad district and Dinajpur  district.Dinajpur  district. 10 I I
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  42. 42. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups I I Mahipal IMahipal I
  43. 43. Which three-storeyed building,  has a high centreWhich three-storeyed building,  has a high centre tower, inspired by the “Windsor Castle” a flag staff andtower, inspired by the “Windsor Castle” a flag staff and a clock imported from England, reminiscent of “Biga clock imported from England, reminiscent of “Big Ben”?Ben”? It even had the permission to fly the Union Jack. ItIt even had the permission to fly the Union Jack. It now houses 100 families staying on rent.now houses 100 families staying on rent. It may be the only building of its kind in all over theIt may be the only building of its kind in all over the country. What was once a fantastic building has turnedcountry. What was once a fantastic building has turned into a death trap with only two entrances, illegalinto a death trap with only two entrances, illegal structures which have come up all over the building.structures which have come up all over the building. 11 I I
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  45. 45. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups I I Tagore Castle, PathuriaghataTagore Castle, Pathuriaghata
  46. 46. The name of a borrough in the city of Oslo ,The name of a borrough in the city of Oslo , named after a river there, finds a place almostnamed after a river there, finds a place almost in every Bengali household.in every Bengali household. Name this 4-letter English spelling word,Name this 4-letter English spelling word, which was once a utility domestic thing, iswhich was once a utility domestic thing, is now on the verge of extinction.now on the verge of extinction.    12 I I
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  48. 48. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups I I AlnaAlna
  49. 49. QM no. 2
  50. 50. Round 3 Bangaliana Quiz F.A.Q. - 2016
  51. 51. • 5 questions.5 questions. • Each question carries 5Each question carries 5 marks.marks. • Full house ensure 5 extra.Full house ensure 5 extra.
  52. 52. * I I
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  54. 54. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Joy Baba FelunathJoy Baba Felunath I I
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  61. 61. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups PratidwandiPratidwandi I I
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  63. 63. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups MahanagarMahanagar I I
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  65. 65. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups NayakNayak I I
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  67. 67. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups AgantukAgantuk I I
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  69. 69. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Apur SangsarApur Sangsar I I
  70. 70. Round 4 Bangaliana Quiz F.A.Q. - 2016
  71. 71. • 12 questions.12 questions. (6 clockwise + 6 anti-clockwise)(6 clockwise + 6 anti-clockwise) • Infinite Bounce + Pounce.Infinite Bounce + Pounce. • Flat scoring of 10 points.Flat scoring of 10 points. • Half points, if any, is totally QM’sHalf points, if any, is totally QM’s discretion.discretion.
  72. 72. Adventures of a Brown Man in Search ofAdventures of a Brown Man in Search of CivilizationCivilization -- a documentary made by-- a documentary made by Merchant-Ivory was based on the life andMerchant-Ivory was based on the life and thoughts of which person?thoughts of which person?    * II
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  74. 74. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups N.C.C.N.C.C. II
  75. 75. Question no.s 1 - 6
  76. 76. Eminent humorist Himanish Goswami in his bookEminent humorist Himanish Goswami in his book ‘Ajab Abhidhan’ made an entry of Bengali translation‘Ajab Abhidhan’ made an entry of Bengali translation of ‘Solar Cooker’. His peculiar Bengali versionof ‘Solar Cooker’. His peculiar Bengali version reminds us the pivot of our culture and philosophy.reminds us the pivot of our culture and philosophy. Name the term coined by him.Name the term coined by him. 1 I I
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  78. 78. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Robi ThakurRobi Thakur I I
  79. 79. While X was enjoying gondola ride at the grand canalWhile X was enjoying gondola ride at the grand canal of Venice in a starry evening, he suddenly heard a faintof Venice in a starry evening, he suddenly heard a faint tune of violin coming from a-nearby gondola. The boattune of violin coming from a-nearby gondola. The boat passed away, but the tune made a lsting impression onpassed away, but the tune made a lsting impression on his mind. After returning home, he created a famoushis mind. After returning home, he created a famous song which had an immense effect on Bengali-song which had an immense effect on Bengali- populace during the British era.populace during the British era. Identify both X and his creation.Identify both X and his creation. 2 I I
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  81. 81. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Atul Prasad SenAtul Prasad Sen I I (The song was ---- )(The song was ---- )
  82. 82. According to noted historian Sumit Sarkar, BritishAccording to noted historian Sumit Sarkar, British imperialism had given two ‘gifts’ to India (or rather toimperialism had given two ‘gifts’ to India (or rather to Bengal) on their arrival and before departure from thisBengal) on their arrival and before departure from this country.country. What were those two ‘gifts’?What were those two ‘gifts’? 3 I I
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  84. 84. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Two Great FaminesTwo Great Famines I I ((The Great Bengal Famine of 1770, better known asThe Great Bengal Famine of 1770, better known as ‘Chhittarer Manwantar’ or The Famine of ‘76‘Chhittarer Manwantar’ or The Famine of ‘76 & that of 1943)& that of 1943)
  85. 85. Often dubbed as the first Bengali civil engineer and architect, heOften dubbed as the first Bengali civil engineer and architect, he designed some of the most iconic mansions of 19designed some of the most iconic mansions of 19thth century Kolkata,century Kolkata, such as the building of Sadharan Brahmo Samaj and Metropolitansuch as the building of Sadharan Brahmo Samaj and Metropolitan Institution which he had done at free of cost. He also designed theInstitution which he had done at free of cost. He also designed the building ofbuilding of Indian Association for the Cultivation of ScienceIndian Association for the Cultivation of Science inin Bowbazar not only free of cost, but himself donated one thousandBowbazar not only free of cost, but himself donated one thousand rupees for that noble cause. He was the chief architect of the mansionsrupees for that noble cause. He was the chief architect of the mansions of Nandalal Bose and Pashupatinath Bose in Baghbazar, Kirtichandof Nandalal Bose and Pashupatinath Bose in Baghbazar, Kirtichand Mitra’s Mohun Bagan Villa, the palace of Jatindra Mohan Tagore andMitra’s Mohun Bagan Villa, the palace of Jatindra Mohan Tagore and the Emerald Tower. He also designed the famous Jagannath chariot ofthe Emerald Tower. He also designed the famous Jagannath chariot of Mahesh. Lastly, also played a pioneering role behind the growth ofMahesh. Lastly, also played a pioneering role behind the growth of Bengali settlement in Madhupur. A road at Tallah, behind the R.G. KarBengali settlement in Madhupur. A road at Tallah, behind the R.G. Kar Hospital is named after him.Hospital is named after him. Id. this not-to-be-forgotten Bengali.Id. this not-to-be-forgotten Bengali. 4 I I
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  87. 87. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Nilmani MitraNilmani Mitra I I
  88. 88. Ranger GolamRanger Golam — an unfinished movie, whose— an unfinished movie, whose shooting for a very brief period was held in Bolpurshooting for a very brief period was held in Bolpur and was permanently shelved few days later, could beand was permanently shelved few days later, could be the only cultural partnership between X and Y.the only cultural partnership between X and Y. Id. X & Y.Id. X & Y. 5 I I
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  90. 90. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Ritwik - SuchitraRitwik - Suchitra I I
  91. 91. X, the last influential Hindu king of Gaur, ascended the throne byX, the last influential Hindu king of Gaur, ascended the throne by overthrowing the Iliassahi Sultanate on 1414. During his early days ofoverthrowing the Iliassahi Sultanate on 1414. During his early days of reign, Muslim Chishtis appealed Jaunpur Sultan, Ibrahim Shahreign, Muslim Chishtis appealed Jaunpur Sultan, Ibrahim Shah Sharqi, to invade Bengal. When Ibrahim Shah reached Bengal withSharqi, to invade Bengal. When Ibrahim Shah reached Bengal with his army, X asked Saint Shaikh Nur Qutb-ul-Alam for his forgivenesshis army, X asked Saint Shaikh Nur Qutb-ul-Alam for his forgiveness and protection. The saint agreed and Jadu, the 12-year old son of X,and protection. The saint agreed and Jadu, the 12-year old son of X, was converted to Islam. He was placed on the throne under the titlewas converted to Islam. He was placed on the throne under the title Jalaluddin Muhammad Shah on 1415. Sultan Ibrahim returned toJalaluddin Muhammad Shah on 1415. Sultan Ibrahim returned to Jaunpur. X ascended the throne immediately after the return ofJaunpur. X ascended the throne immediately after the return of Ibrahim Shah for the second time and ruled up to 1435 taking the titleIbrahim Shah for the second time and ruled up to 1435 taking the title DanujamardanadevaDanujamardanadeva. He was assassinated by servants of his son, who. He was assassinated by servants of his son, who re-occupied the throne after his death. Some historians say thatre-occupied the throne after his death. Some historians say that Krittibas Ojha was his court-poet.Krittibas Ojha was his court-poet. Id. X.Id. X. 6 I I
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  93. 93. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Raja GaneshRaja Ganesh I I
  94. 94. X, a right arm fast-medium bowler, played just 8X, a right arm fast-medium bowler, played just 8 tests with only 31* as the highest score but moretests with only 31* as the highest score but more successful in bowling, took 29 wickets in testssuccessful in bowling, took 29 wickets in tests and 101 wickets in 83 ODIs. Best bowling recordand 101 wickets in 83 ODIs. Best bowling record in tests is 5/40 and that in ODIs is 5/14.in tests is 5/40 and that in ODIs is 5/14. Id. X.Id. X.    * II
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  96. 96. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Isa GuhaIsa Guha II
  97. 97. Question no.s 7 - 12
  98. 98. He was the National Champion in 1950 & 1952 andHe was the National Champion in 1950 & 1952 and also the doubles champion with Ranavir Bhandarialso the doubles champion with Ranavir Bhandari from 1952 to ‘54. More importantly, in 1952 hefrom 1952 to ‘54. More importantly, in 1952 he defeated Hiroji Satoh, the reigning world singlesdefeated Hiroji Satoh, the reigning world singles champion.champion. Who was this forgotten sporting great of Bengal?Who was this forgotten sporting great of Bengal? 7 I I
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  100. 100. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Kalyan JayantKalyan Jayant I I
  101. 101. The story behind the naming of this subarbanThe story behind the naming of this subarban town/village comes from mythological sources. It istown/village comes from mythological sources. It is said that when Bhagiratha led the way for Ganga onsaid that when Bhagiratha led the way for Ganga on his chariot, and was forwarding towards the ashramhis chariot, and was forwarding towards the ashram of the sage Kapila, the wheel of his chariot got stuckof the sage Kapila, the wheel of his chariot got stuck to the ground at this place and thus the place got it’sto the ground at this place and thus the place got it’s name.name. Name this place.Name this place. 8 I I
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  103. 103. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups ChakdahaChakdaha I I
  104. 104. X was a poor guy from East Bengal who ran away from his houseX was a poor guy from East Bengal who ran away from his house near the Dhaleswari river on the night of his proposed marriagenear the Dhaleswari river on the night of his proposed marriage date and reached Kolkata. He took shelter at Y alley neardate and reached Kolkata. He took shelter at Y alley near Sealdaha station and got the job of a junior clerk at a mercantileSealdaha station and got the job of a junior clerk at a mercantile firm with a paltry salary of Rs. 25 per month along with a partfirm with a paltry salary of Rs. 25 per month along with a part time tuition in the Dutta’s house. X used to spend his evening attime tuition in the Dutta’s house. X used to spend his evening at the station compound to save the cost of lighting of his rentedthe station compound to save the cost of lighting of his rented house. This almost pauper’s lifestory was scripted in a famoushouse. This almost pauper’s lifestory was scripted in a famous poem by Tagore.poem by Tagore. X is often used as the metaphor of typically hapless, partlyX is often used as the metaphor of typically hapless, partly educated, lower middle class, salaried bengali people and that foreducated, lower middle class, salaried bengali people and that for Y as the dirty, filthy, congested, urban banglitola, in BengaliY as the dirty, filthy, congested, urban banglitola, in Bengali further literature, movie, song - even added in common urbanfurther literature, movie, song - even added in common urban vocabulary.vocabulary. 9 I I
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  106. 106. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Haripada Kerani & Kinu Gowalar GoliHaripada Kerani & Kinu Gowalar Goli I I
  107. 107. He is the second IndianHe is the second Indian (after Binoba Bhabe)(after Binoba Bhabe) andand obviously the firstobviously the first Bengali to receive theBengali to receive the prestigious Ramonprestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award inMagsaysay Award in the year 1961.the year 1961. Id. him.Id. him. 10 I I
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  109. 109. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Amitabha ChoudhuryAmitabha Choudhury II
  110. 110. * Pearl of the Indian Ocean* Pearl of the Indian Ocean * Emperor of the Magadha of Haryanka dynasty from 543* Emperor of the Magadha of Haryanka dynasty from 543 BC .BC . * Devānāmpriya or ‘The Beloved Of The Gods’* Devānāmpriya or ‘The Beloved Of The Gods’ * A city of Madhya Pradesh, was also known as Bhilsa* A city of Madhya Pradesh, was also known as Bhilsa during the medieval period.during the medieval period. * The eastern region of Maharashtra, formerly Berar.* The eastern region of Maharashtra, formerly Berar. * A district of Rajshahi Division located in northern* A district of Rajshahi Division located in northern Bangladesh.Bangladesh. * Located beside the river Rapti, capital of ancient kingdom* Located beside the river Rapti, capital of ancient kingdom of Koshala.of Koshala. * The sea surrounding Malaysian peninsula.* The sea surrounding Malaysian peninsula. Connect the above entities.Connect the above entities. 11 I I
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  112. 112. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Banalata SenBanalata Sen I I
  113. 113. Name two sportspersons, having the same surname,Name two sportspersons, having the same surname, who have beenwho have been born in Bengal and celebrated inborn in Bengal and celebrated in IndiaIndia are the brand ambassadors of a TMT barare the brand ambassadors of a TMT bar company.company. 12 II
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  115. 115. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Chuni & Jhulan GoswamiChuni & Jhulan Goswami II
  116. 116. And finally….
  117. 117. Round 5 Bangaliana Quiz F.A.Q. - 2016
  118. 118. • 5 questions.5 questions. • Each question carries 5Each question carries 5 marks.marks. • Full house ensure 5 extra.Full house ensure 5 extra.
  119. 119. * I I ClueClue –– One of the leading exponents of her field, she has been christened by the ‘Master’ himself.
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  121. 121. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Purabi MukherjeePurabi Mukherjee I I
  122. 122. 1 I I ClueClue -- Completed in 1941 at a cost of Rs 4 lakhs, the locals prefer to call it after a fierce wild animal or one of the most commonly found chemical element.
  123. 123. ClueClue –– Apart from it’s role as the ‘Cradle of Bengal Renaissance’, it is also known for it’s Shell industry which is unfortunately on a downslide in the recent times. 2 I I
  124. 124. ClueClue –– Argued to have the longest driveable area of it’s type in India, it is one of the fastest developing tourist spot in this part of the world.  3 I I
  125. 125. ClueClue –– Associated with a historical first in the history of bengali-entertainment, this iconic landmark regained it’s old status after it re-opened in 1925 after a great fire accident three years earlier. 4 I I
  126. 126. ClueClue -- This vast area of 3,400 sq mi was annexed by the British in 1865. It merged with the Union of India shortly afterwards in 1949. 5 I I
  127. 127. 1 I I ClueClue -- Completed in 1941 at a cost of Rs 4 lakhs, the locals prefer to call it after a fierce wild animal or one of the most commonly found chemical element.
  128. 128. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Coronation BridgeCoronation Bridge (Officially named to commemorate the coronation(Officially named to commemorate the coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, it was alsoof King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, it was also known Baghpul and Lohapul)known Baghpul and Lohapul) I I
  129. 129. ClueClue –– Apart from it’s role as the ‘Cradle of Bengal Renaissance’, it is also known for it’s Shell industry which is unfortunately on a downslide in the recent times. 2 I I
  130. 130. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups JorasankoJorasanko I I
  131. 131. ClueClue –– Argued to have the longest driveable area of it’s type in India, it is one of the fastest developing tourist spot in this part of the world.  3 I I
  132. 132. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups MandarmoniMandarmoni I I
  133. 133. ClueClue –– Associated with a historical first in the history of bengali-entertainment, this iconic landmark regained it’s old status after it re-opened in 1925 after a great fire accident three years earlier. 4 I I
  134. 134. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Minerva TheatreMinerva Theatre I I
  135. 135. ClueClue -- This vast area of 3,400 sq mi was annexed by the British in 1865. It merged with the Union of India shortly afterwards in 1949. 5 I I
  136. 136. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups DooarsDooars I I
  137. 137. Round 6 Bangaliana Quiz F.A.Q. - 2016
  138. 138. • 12 questions.12 questions. • Infinite Bounce + Pounce.Infinite Bounce + Pounce. • Flat scoring of 10 points.Flat scoring of 10 points. • Half points, if any, is totally QM’sHalf points, if any, is totally QM’s discretion.discretion.
  139. 139. Eminent engineer Dr. K.R. Chakravarty & civilEminent engineer Dr. K.R. Chakravarty & civil servant Shri Surendra Kumar Dey were among theservant Shri Surendra Kumar Dey were among the ‘firsts’ to achieve an important recognition in 1954‘firsts’ to achieve an important recognition in 1954 that has so far been achieved by more than 130 notedthat has so far been achieved by more than 130 noted individuals from this state.individuals from this state. What am I talking about?What am I talking about?    * II
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  141. 141. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Padma Shri AwardeesPadma Shri Awardees II
  142. 142. Mughal emperor Akbar established a new calendarMughal emperor Akbar established a new calendar based on the existing Bengali calendar in 1584 tobased on the existing Bengali calendar in 1584 to ease taxation and accordingly, the local traders wereease taxation and accordingly, the local traders were requested to update their ‘papers’requested to update their ‘papers’. They, in turn,. They, in turn, encouraged the local people to clear all their dues byencouraged the local people to clear all their dues by distributing sweets and other goodies.distributing sweets and other goodies. What started as a result?What started as a result?   1 I I
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  144. 144. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Haal KhataHaal Khata I I
  145. 145. Anandaram Nai, a barber by family profession, became aAnandaram Nai, a barber by family profession, became a tantric in later years. He impressed Nawab Alivardi Khantantric in later years. He impressed Nawab Alivardi Khan with his knowledge and was awarded a jagirdari. His sonwith his knowledge and was awarded a jagirdari. His son Dulalchand was the Nawab’s physician and surgeon,Dulalchand was the Nawab’s physician and surgeon, who once saved baby Siraj-ud-Daulah from the jaws ofwho once saved baby Siraj-ud-Daulah from the jaws of death. Dulal had two very talented sonsdeath. Dulal had two very talented sons (X and Kalyan) who later became courtiers of another(X and Kalyan) who later became courtiers of another royal person.royal person. Identify X, an extremely skilled orator who, in real life,Identify X, an extremely skilled orator who, in real life, was pretty handsome contrary to his public image.was pretty handsome contrary to his public image. 2 I I
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  147. 147. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Gopal BhandGopal Bhand II
  148. 148. Two members of this critically-endangered stork familyTwo members of this critically-endangered stork family (video)(video), holding serpents in their beaks and carrying a, holding serpents in their beaks and carrying a Crown on their shoulders, were the centre of attractionCrown on their shoulders, were the centre of attraction since 1896. On 1961, to reflect the new spirit and ideals,since 1896. On 1961, to reflect the new spirit and ideals, the present ‘one’ is adopted which include, among manythe present ‘one’ is adopted which include, among many others, an old Mayurpankshi Boat and a doubleothers, an old Mayurpankshi Boat and a double thunderbolt.thunderbolt. What is being described?What is being described? 3 I I
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  150. 150. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Logo of CMC/KMCLogo of CMC/KMC II
  151. 151. Method of PreparationMethod of Preparation Which ‘airy’ food-item, associated with holy occasions,Which ‘airy’ food-item, associated with holy occasions, is being prepared thus?is being prepared thus? 4 II
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  153. 153. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Batasa / Sugar Drop CandyBatasa / Sugar Drop Candy II
  154. 154. One of the very few to have been given permission byOne of the very few to have been given permission by the Viswa Bharati to sing Rabindra Sangeet…Identifythe Viswa Bharati to sing Rabindra Sangeet…Identify the vocalist who was considered as one of the ‘greatthe vocalist who was considered as one of the ‘great singing stars’ before the playback-era.singing stars’ before the playback-era. 5 II
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  156. 156. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Shanta ApteShanta Apte I I
  157. 157. As it was not that easy to get pure iron from rawAs it was not that easy to get pure iron from raw mineral-iron at that period, famous artisan of Sylhet,mineral-iron at that period, famous artisan of Sylhet, Jagannath Karmakar soldered 63 plate of irons toJagannath Karmakar soldered 63 plate of irons to create it. The final product was so gigantic that herdscreate it. The final product was so gigantic that herds of elephants were used to carry it. According to myth,of elephants were used to carry it. According to myth, the locals still believe that Lord Madanmohan used itthe locals still believe that Lord Madanmohan used it with his own hand to counter the attacks of Marathawith his own hand to counter the attacks of Maratha Borgies.Borgies. What is being talked about? What is being talked about?  96 II
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  159. 159. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Dalmadol CannonDalmadol Cannon II
  160. 160. Identify this occasional actor who after toiling his initialIdentify this occasional actor who after toiling his initial years in Akashvani, made his mainstream debut in 1998years in Akashvani, made his mainstream debut in 1998 with Prasenjit-directed movie ‘Ami Shei Meye’.with Prasenjit-directed movie ‘Ami Shei Meye’. Who? Who?  * II
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  162. 162. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups N.K. SalilN.K. Salil II
  163. 163. The symbol of rebirth in Egyptian art, it was also foundThe symbol of rebirth in Egyptian art, it was also found in hieroglyphsin hieroglyphs (vis – next slide)(vis – next slide). It was one of the three. It was one of the three main types of fish caught in Biblical times from the main types of fish caught in Biblical times from the SeaSea of Galileeof Galilee and commonly known as the ‘St. Peter’s fish’.and commonly known as the ‘St. Peter’s fish’. This freshwater fish, with very high food value is foundThis freshwater fish, with very high food value is found abundantly in many African countries and one African,abundantly in many African countries and one African, even gave credit to a dish of this fish for his goldeven gave credit to a dish of this fish for his gold winning performances in global stage in the 1960s.winning performances in global stage in the 1960s. Which fish, a pretty common one in BengaliWhich fish, a pretty common one in Bengali household, is this? Who is that sportstar? household, is this? Who is that sportstar?  7
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  166. 166. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Tilapia & Abebe BikilaTilapia & Abebe Bikila II
  167. 167. A member of the Asiatic Society, contributing scholarlyA member of the Asiatic Society, contributing scholarly articles on Asian culture to its journalarticles on Asian culture to its journal Asiatic ResearchesAsiatic Researches,, he was also noted for his theory of the origin of chess as ahe was also noted for his theory of the origin of chess as a four-player game. But he is mostly known for dealingfour-player game. But he is mostly known for dealing with a century-old conflict between Arakan refugees andwith a century-old conflict between Arakan refugees and local Rakhains and the subsequent rehabilitation worklocal Rakhains and the subsequent rehabilitation work for the refugees. To pay respect to his work, a market-for the refugees. To pay respect to his work, a market- place, named after him, was established few years afterplace, named after him, was established few years after his death.his death. Which area, a renowned tourist spot, is this?Which area, a renowned tourist spot, is this? (vis – next slide)(vis – next slide) 8 I I
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  170. 170. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Cox’s BazaarCox’s Bazaar (Named after Hiram Cox)(Named after Hiram Cox) II
  171. 171. Adolph Ernst, better known as AdAdolph Ernst, better known as Ad Santel, won admirers worldwide forSantel, won admirers worldwide for his numerous exploits using ‘calf-his numerous exploits using ‘calf- slicer’, ‘neck-scissor’, ‘headlock’slicer’, ‘neck-scissor’, ‘headlock’ and several others which are stilland several others which are still being meticulously practised by abeing meticulously practised by a certain section of the diaspora.certain section of the diaspora. His role in today’s quiz is becauseHis role in today’s quiz is because of his presence at the Coliseum inof his presence at the Coliseum in San Francisco on 30 August 1921.San Francisco on 30 August 1921. What happened on that day?What happened on that day? 9 II
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  173. 173. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Gobor Guha became World ChampionGobor Guha became World Champion (in the Light Heavyweight category)(in the Light Heavyweight category) II
  174. 174. This recently released bilingualThis recently released bilingual anthology consists of 25anthology consists of 25 selected poems, most of whichselected poems, most of which are taken from the book –are taken from the book – ‘Tumi Monosthir Koro’.‘Tumi Monosthir Koro’. Identify both the author and theIdentify both the author and the English translator.English translator. I I 10
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  176. 176. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Nabaneeta Dev Sen & Nandana SenNabaneeta Dev Sen & Nandana Sen II
  177. 177. As part of the modernisation drive, ‘Bird Cage’ wasAs part of the modernisation drive, ‘Bird Cage’ was installed at the initiative of Lord Curzon in 1899. Thisinstalled at the initiative of Lord Curzon in 1899. This highly-decorated ‘cage’ which works with hydraulicshighly-decorated ‘cage’ which works with hydraulics mechanism, still functions with all it’s pomp duringmechanism, still functions with all it’s pomp during important occasions.important occasions. Where can you see this ‘Bird Cage’?Where can you see this ‘Bird Cage’? I I 11
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  179. 179. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Raj Bhavan, KolkataRaj Bhavan, Kolkata II (it’s the Governor’s Lift)(it’s the Governor’s Lift)
  180. 180. Among all the sadness of the inevitable end of theAmong all the sadness of the inevitable end of the most celebrated occasion of the year, this cheerfulmost celebrated occasion of the year, this cheerful slogan has become an integral part of the wholeslogan has become an integral part of the whole festivity.festivity. Which slogan, heard in every nook-and-corner in thisWhich slogan, heard in every nook-and-corner in this part of the world, is this?part of the world, is this? I I 12
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  182. 182. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups II

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