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ExQuiz Me - 2016 Grand Finale

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ExQuiz Me - 2016 Grand Finale

  1. 1. Grand Finale
  2. 2. RoundsRounds
  3. 3. Round 1
  4. 4. • 5 questions.5 questions. • Each question carries 5 marks.Each question carries 5 marks. • Full house ensure 5 bonus.Full house ensure 5 bonus.
  5. 5. *
  6. 6. ItanagarItanagar *
  7. 7. 1
  8. 8. 2
  9. 9. 3
  10. 10. 4
  11. 11. 5
  12. 12. 1
  13. 13. MumbaiMumbai 1
  14. 14. 2
  15. 15. BengaluruBengaluru 2
  16. 16. 3
  17. 17. BhopalBhopal 3
  18. 18. 4
  19. 19. ThiruvananthapuramThiruvananthapuram 4
  20. 20. 5
  21. 21. KolkataKolkata 5
  22. 22. Round 2
  23. 23. • 15 questions.15 questions. • Infinite Bounce + PounceInfinite 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.
  24. 24. While addressing students at the American University,While addressing students at the American University, Canadian PM Justin TrudeauCanadian PM Justin Trudeau, a student laughingly, a student laughingly mentioned that it was really great to see so many ___s inmentioned that it was really great to see so many ___s in his cabinet, a ripple of laughter ran through the room.his cabinet, a ripple of laughter ran through the room. Trudeau responded by saying,Trudeau responded by saying, ‘I have more ___s in my‘I have more ___s in my Cabinet than Modi does.’Cabinet than Modi does.’ In fact,In fact, Canadian govt. has 4Canadian govt. has 4 compared tocompared to 2 in Indian govt.2 in Indian govt. What is it all about?What is it all about? (Clue - Maneka Gandhi is one of the two Indians mentioned(Clue - Maneka Gandhi is one of the two Indians mentioned in the question)in the question) *
  25. 25. Sikhs in the CabinetSikhs in the Cabinet *
  26. 26. Rene Francois ArmandRene Francois Armand, son of a, son of a French shopkeeperFrench shopkeeper,, wanted to become anwanted to become an engineerengineer, but an eye disease, but an eye disease terminated his training at a polytechnic institute. Heterminated his training at a polytechnic institute. He then turned tothen turned to philosophyphilosophy and finally to the subject forand finally to the subject for which became famous, he once declared to put sciencewhich became famous, he once declared to put science in his field of expertise.in his field of expertise. He is theHe is the first personfirst person in ain a prestigious listprestigious list which tillwhich till date hasdate has 112 names112 names.. WhoWho was he?was he? 1
  27. 27. Sully PrudhommeSully Prudhomme (1st Noble Laureate in Literature) 1
  28. 28. X, a picteresqueX, a picteresque islandisland located in thelocated in the Tyrhennian SeaTyrhennian Sea, is, is well known for the villas owned by Norman Douglas,well known for the villas owned by Norman Douglas, Emil von Behring, Mariah Carey and Maxim Gorky. X’sEmil von Behring, Mariah Carey and Maxim Gorky. X’s another claim to fame is aanother claim to fame is a popular dress-itempopular dress-item introducedintroduced in 1948 by designer Sonja de Lennart. But in recent times,in 1948 by designer Sonja de Lennart. But in recent times, a person with the surname Y has put this place ina person with the surname Y has put this place in globalglobal attentionattention as Y etymologicallyas Y etymologically originates from Xoriginates from X too. Atoo. A group of people (having the family name Y) originallygroup of people (having the family name Y) originally belonged to X.belonged to X. WhichWhich family namefamily name is being talked about?is being talked about? 2
  29. 29. DicaprioDicaprio (from Capri Island) 2
  30. 30. As per theAs per the recently signedrecently signed three-year deal, described asthree-year deal, described as aa marriage between two iconic namesmarriage between two iconic names, if Mr. Sanjay-, if Mr. Sanjay- helmedhelmed Gulf OilGulf Oil is the bride who/what is the groom?is the bride who/what is the groom? 3
  31. 31. Manchester UnitedManchester United 3
  32. 32. Rock hyraxRock hyrax, a small, a small furry mammalfurry mammal that lives in rockythat lives in rocky landscapes across sub-Saharan Africa and along the coastlandscapes across sub-Saharan Africa and along the coast of the Arabian peninsula, superficiallyof the Arabian peninsula, superficially resembling aresembling a guinea pigguinea pig with short ears and tail.with short ears and tail. WhichWhich land animalland animal is theis the closest living relativeclosest living relative to it?to it? 4
  33. 33. ElephantElephant 4
  34. 34. As per historical records, it wasAs per historical records, it was invented in the Middleinvented in the Middle EastEast – probably in Persia,– probably in Persia, for horsemenfor horsemen to keep theirto keep their feet firmly in the stirrups. It made its way to Europe infeet firmly in the stirrups. It made its way to Europe in the 16the 16thth Century, when men started to wear them asCentury, when men started to wear them as fashion statementsfashion statements.. Louis XIVLouis XIV had them decorated withhad them decorated with battle scenes to show his manliness. Hisbattle scenes to show his manliness. His courtiers usedcourtiers used red-coloured onesred-coloured ones to show they belonged to the court.to show they belonged to the court. WhichWhich fashion accessoryfashion accessory, in news because of a 2016, in news because of a 2016 bolly-venture, is being talked about?bolly-venture, is being talked about? 5
  35. 35. High HeelsHigh Heels 5
  36. 36. Breaking away from aBreaking away from a 90-year old tradition90-year old tradition, it has been, it has been decided to implement thedecided to implement the full versionfull version from thefrom the halfhalf onesones. The. The colour schemecolour scheme is also going to be changedis also going to be changed from something which was originally prepared fromfrom something which was originally prepared from aa dye made from the native mazari palmdye made from the native mazari palm to somethingto something whichwhich ‘‘looks good and is available in all places’looks good and is available in all places’. The. The acceptability factor to the younger generation is alsoacceptability factor to the younger generation is also projected as a major reason.projected as a major reason. What theWhat the changechange is all about?is all about? 6
  37. 37. RSS has decided to introduce brown fullRSS has decided to introduce brown full pants in place of khaki half pantspants in place of khaki half pants 6
  38. 38. Consisting of half gas and half rock and ice,Consisting of half gas and half rock and ice, Kepler-16bKepler-16b is anis an extrasolar planeextrasolar planet which orbits the start which orbits the star Kepler-16 and is theKepler-16 and is the first of a particular kindfirst of a particular kind of planetof planet due to a very special feature.due to a very special feature. To explain this unique case ofTo explain this unique case of reality-imitating-fictionreality-imitating-fiction,, whatwhat nickname for Kepler-16bnickname for Kepler-16b has been proposed byhas been proposed by the Smithsonian Center?the Smithsonian Center? (graphics – next slide)(graphics – next slide) 7
  39. 39. 7
  40. 40. TatooineTatooine 7
  41. 41. This song from aThis song from a critically acclaimed moviecritically acclaimed movie whichwhich shares its name withshares its name with a laboratory devicea laboratory device used toused to connectconnect the oxidation and reduction half-cellsthe oxidation and reduction half-cells of a galvanic cell,of a galvanic cell, is one of seven songs from its soundtrack that wereis one of seven songs from its soundtrack that were submitted in thesubmitted in the Original Song category for the 88Original Song category for the 88thth Academy AwardsAcademy Awards. This is the highest number of songs. This is the highest number of songs submitted from any film this year.submitted from any film this year. NameName the singer & the film.the singer & the film. 8
  42. 42. Subhamita & Salt BridgeSubhamita & Salt Bridge 8
  43. 43. According to one theory, which annual sporting eventAccording to one theory, which annual sporting event is supposed to have got it’s name from this toy?is supposed to have got it’s name from this toy? *
  44. 44. * Super BowlSuper Bowl
  45. 45. 9 Loosely based on aLoosely based on a traditional Inuit greetingtraditional Inuit greeting calledcalled kunikkunik, the act of, the act of pressing the tip ofpressing the tip of one’sone’s nose against another’snose against another’s was was documented for the firstdocumented for the first time in time in Robert Flaherty’sRobert Flaherty’s 1922 docu-film 1922 docu-film Nanook ofNanook of the Norththe North.. WhatWhat is it called?is it called?
  46. 46. Eskimo KissEskimo Kiss 9
  47. 47. One of the main reasons for not using any harmfulOne of the main reasons for not using any harmful gases during WWII was the widespread publicgases during WWII was the widespread public abhorrence. After the huge no. of casualties in WWI,abhorrence. After the huge no. of casualties in WWI, gas masksgas masks were produced and distributed generouslywere produced and distributed generously by both the sides. Theby both the sides. The shape and sizeshape and size of these gasof these gas masks was said to bemasks was said to be chiefly responsiblechiefly responsible for a subtlefor a subtle change in appearancechange in appearance of someone which gainedof someone which gained iconiciconic statusstatus in the years to come.in the years to come. Put funda.Put funda. 10
  48. 48. Hitler’s MoustacheHitler’s Moustache (Earlier it used to be very bushy and ‘Kaiser Style’. He had to trim it to fit it into the mask) 10
  49. 49. Through this number, Lady Gaga paid herThrough this number, Lady Gaga paid her tribute totribute to two geniusestwo geniuses – one through the– one through the lyricslyrics and anotherand another through thethrough the imageryimagery.. Identify both of them.Identify both of them. 11
  50. 50. Stanley Kubrick & Alfred HitchcockStanley Kubrick & Alfred Hitchcock 11
  51. 51. As the legend goes,As the legend goes, VenusVenus - the goddess of love, once- the goddess of love, once stayed at the local tavernstayed at the local tavern in the town of Castelfrancoin the town of Castelfranco Emilia. The innkeeper spied on his guest through theEmilia. The innkeeper spied on his guest through the keyhole of her room and got akeyhole of her room and got a partial glimpsepartial glimpse of herof her beautiful body. Struck by what he saw, he rushed tobeautiful body. Struck by what he saw, he rushed to his kitchen and made something.his kitchen and made something. WhichWhich variation of a popular food itemvariation of a popular food item is thus born?is thus born? 12
  52. 52. Tortellini PastaTortellini Pasta 12
  53. 53. AroundAround 4,500 people4,500 people inhabiting in one of theinhabiting in one of the remotestremotest placeplace havinghaving world’s most isolated hospitalworld’s most isolated hospital,, policepolice stationstation, prison, distillery, cathedral and a cricket, prison, distillery, cathedral and a cricket ground is going to have it’s ownground is going to have it’s own international airportinternational airport after mooting the idea for 70 years.after mooting the idea for 70 years. Identify this place ofIdentify this place of historical importancehistorical importance whosewhose residents are known as ‘Saints’residents are known as ‘Saints’.. 13
  54. 54. St. HelenaSt. Helena 13
  55. 55. In countries likeIn countries like MalaysiaMalaysia,, suchsuch arrow-marksarrow-marks are seen onare seen on the ceilings and/or at otherthe ceilings and/or at other prominent places in the hotelprominent places in the hotel rooms. These are known as therooms. These are known as the QiblahQiblah, also transliterated as, also transliterated as QiblaQibla,, KiblahKiblah, Kible, Kiblat or, Kible, Kiblat or Kibla.Kibla. What do these signsWhat do these signs indicateindicate?? 14
  56. 56. Fixed as the direction of the Kaaba inFixed as the direction of the Kaaba in Mecca, the arrow shows the direction thatMecca, the arrow shows the direction that a Muslim should face while prayinga Muslim should face while praying 14
  57. 57. Evidently disturbedEvidently disturbed by the alleged anti-by the alleged anti- national activitiesnational activities at the JNU, whichat the JNU, which Padma ShriPadma Shri awardee hasawardee has written thiswritten this heartheart touching poemtouching poem??   15
  58. 58. Yogeshwar DuttYogeshwar Dutt 15
  59. 59. Round 3
  60. 60. • Non-exhaustive clues.Non-exhaustive clues. • One try for the theme answer after each clue.One try for the theme answer after each clue. • Marks for theMarks for the Theme-AnswerTheme-Answer is given in everyis given in every slide.slide. • Individual answers will fetch 5 marks each.Individual answers will fetch 5 marks each.
  61. 61. 1 +30/-15+30/-15
  62. 62. 2 +25/-12+25/-12
  63. 63. 3 +20/-10+20/-10
  64. 64. 4 +16/-08+16/-08
  65. 65. 5 +12/-06+12/-06
  66. 66. 6 +08/-04+08/-04
  67. 67. 7 +04/-02+04/-02
  68. 68. 8 +02/-00+02/-00
  69. 69. 1
  70. 70. Steve JobsSteve Jobs 1
  71. 71. 2
  72. 72. Muammar GaddafiMuammar Gaddafi 2
  73. 73. 3
  74. 74. Whitney HoustonWhitney Houston 3
  75. 75. 4
  76. 76. David BowieDavid Bowie 4
  77. 77. 5
  78. 78. Osama Bin LadenOsama Bin Laden 5
  79. 79. 6
  80. 80. Robin WilliamsRobin Williams 6
  81. 81. 7
  82. 82. Alan RickmanAlan Rickman 7
  83. 83. 8
  84. 84. Nancy ReaganNancy Reagan 8
  85. 85. And the ‘Theme Answer’ isAnd the ‘Theme Answer’ is *
  86. 86. Round 4
  87. 87. • 5 questions.5 questions. • Each question carries 5 marks.Each question carries 5 marks. • Full house ensure 5 bonus.Full house ensure 5 bonus.
  88. 88. *
  89. 89. Van GoghVan Gogh *
  90. 90. 1
  91. 91. 2
  92. 92. 3
  93. 93. 4
  94. 94. 5
  95. 95. 1
  96. 96. RembrandtRembrandt 1
  97. 97. 2
  98. 98. Leonardo da VinciLeonardo da Vinci 2
  99. 99. 3
  100. 100. Frida KahloFrida Kahlo 3
  101. 101. 4
  102. 102. Eugene DelacroixEugene Delacroix 4
  103. 103. 5
  104. 104. Eugene DelacroixEugene Delacroix 4
  105. 105. Round 5
  106. 106. • 15 questions.15 questions. • Infinite Bounce + PounceInfinite 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.
  107. 107. * A phrase traditionally used in U.S. prisons toA phrase traditionally used in U.S. prisons to announceannounce a condemned prisoner being taken to thea condemned prisoner being taken to the place of executionplace of execution, has come into prominence for, has come into prominence for whichwhich eponymously titled venture in 1995eponymously titled venture in 1995??
  108. 108. * Dead Man WalkingDead Man Walking
  109. 109. As revealed in an official enquiry, a split-secondAs revealed in an official enquiry, a split-second decision to decision to replace David Blairreplace David Blair with more experiencedwith more experienced Charles LightollerCharles Lightoller started the whole drama asstarted the whole drama as BlairBlair forgot to hand over a keyforgot to hand over a key to him. The key, auctionedto him. The key, auctioned in 2014 with similar remaining artefacts,in 2014 with similar remaining artefacts, forced Fredforced Fred Fleet not to use a particular itemFleet not to use a particular item which could havewhich could have avoided a history-changing event.avoided a history-changing event. What was it all about?What was it all about? 1
  110. 110. 1 Titanic Disaster might be avoided ifTitanic Disaster might be avoided if the key to the locker room havingthe key to the locker room having binocular was available to the crewbinocular was available to the crew
  111. 111. According to some sources, theseAccording to some sources, these emotionsemotions were thewere the responsible factors : anger, pride, jealousy, happiness,responsible factors : anger, pride, jealousy, happiness, sadness, fear, selfishness, passion, ambition andsadness, fear, selfishness, passion, ambition and intellect. Some other sources said, these wereintellect. Some other sources said, these were symbolization ofsymbolization of 6 Shastras6 Shastras andand 4 Vedas4 Vedas.. Put funda.Put funda. 2
  112. 112. Ten Heads of RavanaTen Heads of Ravana 2
  113. 113. On 16On 16thth Dec, 1965, asDec, 1965, as US astronauts Wally Schirra andUS astronauts Wally Schirra and Tom StaffordTom Stafford were preparing to re-enter the Earth’swere preparing to re-enter the Earth’s atmosphere inatmosphere in Gemini VIGemini VI, Stafford contacted Mission, Stafford contacted Mission Control to report an UFO. Before any reply from theControl to report an UFO. Before any reply from the Control Room, they startedControl Room, they started playing X on harmonica,playing X on harmonica, accompanied by sleigh bellsaccompanied by sleigh bells. Thus, X,. Thus, X, originallyoriginally commissioned for Thanksgiving Day celebrationscommissioned for Thanksgiving Day celebrations,, became the first tune played live in space.became the first tune played live in space. What is X?What is X? 3
  114. 114. Jingle BellsJingle Bells 3
  115. 115. The cities ofThe cities of HalifaxHalifax andand WindsorWindsor in Nova Scotia bothin Nova Scotia both stake a claim of thestake a claim of the first recorded instancefirst recorded instance, as do, as do MontrealMontreal andand KingstonKingston. But the earliest record is an. But the earliest record is an engravingengraving which showed somewhich showed some activities on theactivities on the ThamesThames. Some of the earliest known exponents were. Some of the earliest known exponents were Charles DarwinCharles Darwin,, Prince AlbertPrince Albert andand Edward VIIEdward VII.. Soldiers later took it to Canada.Soldiers later took it to Canada. What?What? 4
  116. 116. 4 Ice HockeyIce Hockey
  117. 117. TheThe first Earlfirst Earl was given a choice of towns to namewas given a choice of towns to name himself when he washimself when he was offered a peerageoffered a peerage. He couldn’t. He couldn’t pick thepick the city of Portsmouthcity of Portsmouth as there had already beenas there had already been an existing Lord Portsmouth. So he went for hisan existing Lord Portsmouth. So he went for his second choicesecond choice, a, a coastal towncoastal town, because his fleet was, because his fleet was anchored nearby.anchored nearby. This particular incident, years laterThis particular incident, years later came intocame into consideration during the namingconsideration during the naming of what in theof what in the gastronomicalgastronomical world?world? 5
  118. 118. SandwichSandwich 5
  119. 119. One suggestion is thatOne suggestion is that lower temparature during thelower temparature during the Little Ice AgeLittle Ice Age of the late 17of the late 17thth Century lad to slower treeCentury lad to slower tree growth, producinggrowth, producing denser wooddenser wood. Others believe that a. Others believe that a secret ingredient was addedsecret ingredient was added to the varnish. Anotherto the varnish. Another school of thought wasschool of thought was magically endowed wood frommagically endowed wood from ancient churchesancient churches were responsible.were responsible. All these areAll these are probable reasonsprobable reasons for what?for what? 6
  120. 120. High quality of Stradivarius ViolinsHigh quality of Stradivarius Violins 6
  121. 121. Tennis sensation Johanna Konta whoTennis sensation Johanna Konta who represents Britain,represents Britain, was born in Australia to Hungarian parentswas born in Australia to Hungarian parents. She. She jokingly refers herself as thejokingly refers herself as the female version offemale version of David WebbDavid Webb whom we first heard of in a 1980 novel.whom we first heard of in a 1980 novel. How is David WebbHow is David Webb better knownbetter known to us?to us? 7
  122. 122. Jason BourneJason Bourne 7
  123. 123. Named because of aNamed because of a 100-ft bronze statue100-ft bronze statue of anof an Emperor in the vicinity, this place has had a variedEmperor in the vicinity, this place has had a varied career. Starting from its use as acareer. Starting from its use as a ChurchChurch and aand a CemeteryCemetery, it became a, it became a quarryquarry, a, a rubbish pitrubbish pit and alsoand also an earlier form of aan earlier form of a shopping mallshopping mall. Moreover, Pope. Moreover, Pope Sixtus V tried to convert it into aSixtus V tried to convert it into a wool factorywool factory toto address employment issues of the local prostitutes.address employment issues of the local prostitutes. WhichWhich well-known landmarkwell-known landmark is this?is this? 8
  124. 124. 8 ColosseumColosseum
  125. 125. * ‘‘‘‘Everything was shut down for four days. NoEverything was shut down for four days. No newspapers, no radio, no TV...and the athletesnewspapers, no radio, no TV...and the athletes weren’t allowed outside their rooms, so I guess thereweren’t allowed outside their rooms, so I guess there was me’’was me’’ --- which--- which Olympic medal winnerOlympic medal winner, in a, in a lighter veinlighter vein, said these words about himself/herself?, said these words about himself/herself?
  126. 126. * Leander Paes talking about MunichLeander Paes talking about Munich Olympics where Vaes Paes & JenniferOlympics where Vaes Paes & Jennifer Paes both represented IndiaPaes both represented India
  127. 127. First used in the 1960s, it was theFirst used in the 1960s, it was the doctor’s slangdoctor’s slang forfor elderly femaleselderly females. At times, doctors extended it to show. At times, doctors extended it to show that thesethat these ladies were in not any kind of distressladies were in not any kind of distress.. NASA’s Apollo mission computers in the 1960s & 1970sNASA’s Apollo mission computers in the 1960s & 1970s usedused ___ Memory___ Memory, named thus for the former, named thus for the former femalefemale textile workerstextile workers who literally wove the software togetherwho literally wove the software together out of copper wireout of copper wire.. What, from theWhat, from the world of lexiconworld of lexicon that has been part ofthat has been part of OED since 2011OED since 2011 because of itsbecause of its modern usagemodern usage, is being, is being referred to?referred to? 9
  128. 128. LOLLOL 9
  129. 129. Contrary to popular belief –Contrary to popular belief – a metronome, a buzzer, aa metronome, a buzzer, a harmonium and even electric shocksharmonium and even electric shocks were used butwere used but not the most popular itemnot the most popular item the venture was mostlythe venture was mostly associated with. British philosopher Bertrand Russellassociated with. British philosopher Bertrand Russell hailed this particular venture ashailed this particular venture as essential to ouressential to our understanding of the philosophy of mindunderstanding of the philosophy of mind. Aldous. Aldous Huxley used it as aHuxley used it as a major theme inmajor theme in ‘Brave New‘Brave New World’.World’. WhichWhich projectproject was this?was this? 10
  130. 130. Pavlov’s ExperimentPavlov’s Experiment 10
  131. 131. It began as a ‘It began as a ‘small garden structuresmall garden structure’, but ambitions’, but ambitions soared as the local authorities realised that it couldsoared as the local authorities realised that it could makemake SwiebodzinSwiebodzin, a sleepy town, a site of, a sleepy town, a site of pilgrimagepilgrimage for Polish Catholicsfor Polish Catholics. Finally, the town-people decided. Finally, the town-people decided to make itto make it 108 ft tall108 ft tall which eventually make it to top awhich eventually make it to top a certain list.certain list. What is theWhat is the significance of 108 ftsignificance of 108 ft mentioned in thismentioned in this question?question? 11
  132. 132. 108 ft is equal to 33 mts, which was the108 ft is equal to 33 mts, which was the age of Jesus Christage of Jesus Christ 11
  133. 133.   ThisThis model-cum-best selling author-cum-lifestylemodel-cum-best selling author-cum-lifestyle guruguru’s love affair was’s love affair was strangely cut shortstrangely cut short because ofbecause of her thenher then boy friend’s Oscar winning performanceboy friend’s Oscar winning performance as aas a ‘good man, trapped in an insane mind’‘good man, trapped in an insane mind’.. Identify theIdentify the actor-boyfriendactor-boyfriend of this lady.of this lady. (Clue - The film became the 3(Clue - The film became the 3rdrd , and so far the last, movie, and so far the last, movie in a certain elite list of achievers.in a certain elite list of achievers.)) (vis of the lady during her modelling days – next slide)(vis of the lady during her modelling days – next slide) 12
  134. 134. 12
  135. 135. Anthony HopkinsAnthony Hopkins 12
  136. 136. X once told that he was writing copy for a St. LouisX once told that he was writing copy for a St. Louis ad-agency and came across an invoice ofad-agency and came across an invoice of NationalNational Association of Retail DruggistsAssociation of Retail Druggists (now known as(now known as National Community Pharmacists Association). TheNational Community Pharmacists Association). The namename of the organisationof the organisation sounded pretty appealingsounded pretty appealing toto him and afterhim and after a little changea little change to it he tried to put in histo it he tried to put in his latest work.latest work. Who/what was thusWho/what was thus createdcreated?? 13
  137. 137. Narda (in Mandrake)Narda (in Mandrake) 13
  138. 138. According to one school of thought, this geographicalAccording to one school of thought, this geographical entity isentity is namednamed after theafter the sounds of parrotssounds of parrots thatthat inhabited the region. Others say, that it got its nameinhabited the region. Others say, that it got its name from thefrom the Sanskrit word for Lobster or crabSanskrit word for Lobster or crab.. Identify this entity which can also be found in a veryIdentify this entity which can also be found in a very celebrated work of artcelebrated work of art.. 14
  139. 139. KrakatoaKrakatoa 14
  140. 140. DespiteDespite losing the first matchlosing the first match of the ICC T20of the ICC T20 versusversus New ZealandNew Zealand, the ever-hopeful Indian supporters are, the ever-hopeful Indian supporters are wishing that the losswishing that the loss will bring good resultswill bring good results in future.in future. Their predictions areTheir predictions are based on India’s performancesbased on India’s performances in two earlier premier championshipsin two earlier premier championships which Indiawhich India won.won. Precisely, what are thePrecisely, what are the two specific incidentstwo specific incidents cited bycited by the fans?the fans? 15
  141. 141. In 2011 50-overs WC, India lost just 1In 2011 50-overs WC, India lost just 1 game, that to South Africa. It wasgame, that to South Africa. It was played inplayed in NagpurNagpur.. && In 2007 WC, the only team India lostIn 2007 WC, the only team India lost on the way to winning theon the way to winning the inaugural World T20, wasinaugural World T20, was NZNZ.. 15

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