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  1. 1. 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.
  2. 2. Round 1Round 1
  3. 3. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Dr. B. C. RoyDr. B. C. Roy Satyajit RaySatyajit Ray Pt. Ravi ShankarPt. Ravi Shankar Amartya SenAmartya Sen Aruna Asaf AliAruna Asaf Ali The famous-five are :--The famous-five are :--
  4. 4. Round 2Round 2
  5. 5. Which martial art, involving a long bambooWhich martial art, involving a long bamboo stick (from which its name originated) wasstick (from which its name originated) was traditionally performed by the personaltraditionally performed by the personal bodyguards of the minor Kings andbodyguards of the minor Kings and landlords of medieval Bengal?landlords of medieval Bengal? 1
  6. 6. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups RaibensheRaibenshe
  7. 7.   Having played football & hockey for Sporting UnionHaving played football & hockey for Sporting Union in his hey days, later used to write as a sportsin his hey days, later used to write as a sports correspondent in a Bengali newspaper, but became acorrespondent in a Bengali newspaper, but became a popular figure in his new role where he was thepopular figure in his new role where he was the trendsetter and that proverbial pied piper who wouldtrendsetter and that proverbial pied piper who would mesmerise with his distinctive style.mesmerise with his distinctive style. Just identify the popular figure who was involved inJust identify the popular figure who was involved in his new project from 1957.his new project from 1957. 2
  8. 8. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Ajay BoseAjay Bose
  9. 9. Once upon a time, pilgrims carrying offerings to theOnce upon a time, pilgrims carrying offerings to the Ganga passed through this wooded area and wereGanga passed through this wooded area and were often robbed by lathials and thagis. What began itsoften robbed by lathials and thagis. What began its construction in this area & got completed it in 5 yearsconstruction in this area & got completed it in 5 years and cunningly inserted a binding clause in the trustand cunningly inserted a binding clause in the trust deed to prevent any alteration of the original design?deed to prevent any alteration of the original design? Named by Lord Minto after a visit, by which nameNamed by Lord Minto after a visit, by which name we know it today.we know it today. 3
  10. 10. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Marble PalaceMarble Palace
  11. 11.   Connect these four leading bengalees to a film.Connect these four leading bengalees to a film. 4
  12. 12. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Calcutta 71Calcutta 71
  13. 13. Which term was originally said to be a PersianWhich term was originally said to be a Persian honorific, conferred by the Mughal rulers ofhonorific, conferred by the Mughal rulers of Bengal which continued to be used during theBengal which continued to be used during the early colonial period?early colonial period? It came to signify a jumped-up BengaliIt came to signify a jumped-up Bengali attempting unsuccessfully to imitate hisattempting unsuccessfully to imitate his western superiors.western superiors. 5
  14. 14. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups BabuBabu
  15. 15. Which hand-made or more usually machine-madeWhich hand-made or more usually machine-made paper produced by a group of artists is an uniquepaper produced by a group of artists is an unique documentation of aspects of ordinary life indocumentation of aspects of ordinary life in Calcutta between 1800 and about 1930, when itCalcutta between 1800 and about 1930, when it finally faded away?finally faded away? However, in recent decades it has often featuredHowever, in recent decades it has often featured in the sale catalogues of auction houses and therein the sale catalogues of auction houses and there is a strong demand for it now.is a strong demand for it now. 6
  16. 16. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Kalighat PaintingsKalighat Paintings
  17. 17. Which place synonymous with Bengali wasWhich place synonymous with Bengali was originally built to commemorate the primeoriginally built to commemorate the prime consort’s visit to Calcutta in 1890?consort’s visit to Calcutta in 1890? But when it proved too small for politicalBut when it proved too small for political meetings, it was turned into a place in 1944meetings, it was turned into a place in 1944 which we all know today.which we all know today. 7
  18. 18. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Coffee HouseCoffee House
  19. 19. Where exactly in Kolkata do we have a streetWhere exactly in Kolkata do we have a street name celebrating the passion for books, namedname celebrating the passion for books, named for Nagendranath Basu, a scholar who lived therefor Nagendranath Basu, a scholar who lived there and at the age of 22 years took up the task ofand at the age of 22 years took up the task of compiling a Bengali encyclopedia which ran intocompiling a Bengali encyclopedia which ran into 22 volumes and took 22 years to complete? [Street22 volumes and took 22 years to complete? [Street name required]name required] 8
  20. 20. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Bishwakosh(Encyclopedia) Lane in BaghbazarBishwakosh(Encyclopedia) Lane in Baghbazar
  21. 21. Dr. Harendra Coomar Mookerjee was theDr. Harendra Coomar Mookerjee was the first Indian to receive a Doctor of Philosophyfirst Indian to receive a Doctor of Philosophy degree (from the CU). Among his manydegree (from the CU). Among his many achievements being the Vice-President of theachievements being the Vice-President of the Constituent Assembly of India for drafting theConstituent Assembly of India for drafting the Constitution of India before the Partition.Constitution of India before the Partition. But talking about Bengal he will be rememberedBut talking about Bengal he will be remembered for being the first Bengali infor being the first Bengali in what respect?what respect? 9
  22. 22. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups First Bengali Governor of WBFirst Bengali Governor of WB
  23. 23. Who described the atomic bombings of HiroshimaWho described the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the United States as the worstand Nagasaki by the United States as the worst atrocities of the war, comparable with Nazi crimes?atrocities of the war, comparable with Nazi crimes? A Bengali, remembered by fewer and fewer of hisA Bengali, remembered by fewer and fewer of his own countrymen 48 years after his death, is stillown countrymen 48 years after his death, is still highly revered in other countries.highly revered in other countries. (vis – next slide)(vis – next slide) 10
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  25. 25. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Radha Binod PalRadha Binod Pal
  26. 26. The artists produce images of Hindu gods andThe artists produce images of Hindu gods and goddesses for traditional worship throughout thegoddesses for traditional worship throughout the year, as well as clay models of human figures andyear, as well as clay models of human figures and real life objects.real life objects. It is said that initially it was a king who settled a fewIt is said that initially it was a king who settled a few families of talented clay artists in the area. Sincefamilies of talented clay artists in the area. Since then the colony has grown and flourished.then the colony has grown and flourished. In which locality near the banks of Jalangi, there is aIn which locality near the banks of Jalangi, there is a colony of artists who work with clay?colony of artists who work with clay? 11
  27. 27. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups GhurniGhurni
  28. 28. Which term has come from the name of the KingWhich term has come from the name of the King (landlord) of Pabna, who was a patron of his own(landlord) of Pabna, who was a patron of his own community and encouraged their migration fromcommunity and encouraged their migration from the five ancient villages (lower Ganges) to histhe five ancient villages (lower Ganges) to his territory (Pabna)?territory (Pabna)? The migrants continued their village names toThe migrants continued their village names to distinguish among themselves. The village namesdistinguish among themselves. The village names later became their surnames.later became their surnames. 12
  29. 29. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups BarendraBarendra 1. Bagchi from Bagcha village presently located near Barrackpur of 24 Parganas 2. Bhaduri from Bhadur village presently located near Bangaon of 24 Parganas 3. Lahiri from Lohori village presently located near Jessore district of Bangladesh 4. Moitra from Mohit village - Mohitra –then- Moitra – presently unknown 5. Sanyal from Sen Lal village – Senlal – then- Sanyal
  30. 30. 1. Started legal practice as an apprentice under Ashutosh Mukherjee,1. Started legal practice as an apprentice under Ashutosh Mukherjee, entered govt. service as a Deputy Magistrate. Was the Jt. Secy. of theentered govt. service as a Deputy Magistrate. Was the Jt. Secy. of the INC serving as General Secretary 1918-1919. Was even Mayor ofINC serving as General Secretary 1918-1919. Was even Mayor of Calcutta.Calcutta. 2. Born aristocrat, belonged to the rare breed of politicians, against2. Born aristocrat, belonged to the rare breed of politicians, against whom never a single charge of corruption or misuse of powerwhom never a single charge of corruption or misuse of power levelled, despite of his extended stay in public offices. History willlevelled, despite of his extended stay in public offices. History will remember him as a man of virtue though not great.remember him as a man of virtue though not great. 3. Began his political career as an associate of C.R. Das. However,3. Began his political career as an associate of C.R. Das. However, the Great Calcutta Killing in 1946 and subsequent communal riots inthe Great Calcutta Killing in 1946 and subsequent communal riots in many parts of India wrought a radical change in his outlook as hemany parts of India wrought a radical change in his outlook as he began to realize the dangerous implications of communal politics. Inbegan to realize the dangerous implications of communal politics. In 1947, at the height of the communal violence he worked with1947, at the height of the communal violence he worked with Mahatma Gandhi in his peace mission.Mahatma Gandhi in his peace mission. Connect them.Connect them. 13
  31. 31. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Only 3 Prime Miniters of BengalOnly 3 Prime Miniters of Bengal
  32. 32. Though frequently reported to be a coinage of G.B.Though frequently reported to be a coinage of G.B. Shaw, this term dates back to at least 1855. It is aShaw, this term dates back to at least 1855. It is a respelling of the word Fish and is intended to berespelling of the word Fish and is intended to be pronounced in the same way using sounds for thosepronounced in the same way using sounds for those letters in other words. But we know this word in aletters in other words. But we know this word in a different context in Bengal which is well representeddifferent context in Bengal which is well represented by the people who inherit their origins to districts ofby the people who inherit their origins to districts of modern day WB.modern day WB. What is the good word? What is the good word?  14
  33. 33. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups GhotiGhoti
  34. 34. One can see in the XY the act of balancing of the two onOne can see in the XY the act of balancing of the two on the top of the other which is an unusual feature. Here Y isthe top of the other which is an unusual feature. Here Y is bigger than X and that too lead to a historical story in Zbigger than X and that too lead to a historical story in Z area. According to Rabindra Kabiraj, once upon a time,area. According to Rabindra Kabiraj, once upon a time, two groups of Maithali Brahmins, namely Mahato andtwo groups of Maithali Brahmins, namely Mahato and Nayak used to live in Z. The group of Mahatos were Y andNayak used to live in Z. The group of Mahatos were Y and Nayaks were X as per family relations. Despite beingNayaks were X as per family relations. Despite being relative, they were always fighting each other for money,relative, they were always fighting each other for money, power and fame. In this struggle the Mahatos were thepower and fame. In this struggle the Mahatos were the winners. So local people of Z associated the story with thiswinners. So local people of Z associated the story with this XY as Y is bigger than X.XY as Y is bigger than X. Name all X, Y and Z.Name all X, Y and Z. (No part points)(No part points) 15
  35. 35. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Mama Bhagne Pahar at Dubrajpur, BirbhumMama Bhagne Pahar at Dubrajpur, Birbhum
  36. 36. Round 3Round 3
  37. 37. 1
  38. 38. 2
  39. 39. 3
  40. 40. 4
  41. 41. 5
  42. 42. 1
  43. 43. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Purnendu Patri (Samudragupta)Purnendu Patri (Samudragupta)
  44. 44. 2
  45. 45. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Rajsekhar Basu (Parashuram)Rajsekhar Basu (Parashuram)
  46. 46. 3
  47. 47. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Achintya Kumar Sengupta (Niharika DebiAchintya Kumar Sengupta (Niharika Debi))
  48. 48. 4
  49. 49. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Pramatha Chowdhury (Birbal)Pramatha Chowdhury (Birbal)
  50. 50. 5
  51. 51. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Narayan Sanyal (Bikarna)Narayan Sanyal (Bikarna)
  52. 52. Round 4Round 4
  53. 53. Question no.s 1 - 7
  54. 54. Connect the places, associated with these clues :--Connect the places, associated with these clues :-- * Located at 23.24°N 88.50°E. This is the birth place* Located at 23.24°N 88.50°E. This is the birth place of a poet who translated an epic.of a poet who translated an epic. * Located at the banks of Louhajang River, birth* Located at the banks of Louhajang River, birth place of an eminent Bengali, who reportedly died inplace of an eminent Bengali, who reportedly died in Hokkaido.Hokkaido. * This place located near Tarakeswar, around 49 kms* This place located near Tarakeswar, around 49 kms from Howrah Station and is under the Chinsurahfrom Howrah Station and is under the Chinsurah subdivision.subdivision. 1
  55. 55. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Sarees from BengalSarees from Bengal Tangail Tangail DhaniakhaliPhulia
  56. 56.   ‘  ‘Jiban Je Rakam’ – aJiban Je Rakam’ – a little known bengalilittle known bengali movie of late 70’s starringmovie of late 70’s starring Waheeda Rehman, cameWaheeda Rehman, came into frontpage newsinto frontpage news because of a tragicbecause of a tragic incident related with theincident related with the cultural fraternity ofcultural fraternity of Kolkata.Kolkata. What was that incident?What was that incident? 2
  57. 57. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Death of Keya Chakraborty due to drowningDeath of Keya Chakraborty due to drowning
  58. 58. In which famous novel, we found the character,In which famous novel, we found the character, Hurree Chunder Mookherjee (a.k.a. Hurree BabuHurree Chunder Mookherjee (a.k.a. Hurree Babu or the Babu) – a Bengali intelligence operativeor the Babu) – a Bengali intelligence operative working for the British and the direct superior ofworking for the British and the direct superior of the main protagonist?the main protagonist? 3
  59. 59. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups KimKim
  60. 60. Name this eminentName this eminent Bengali gentlemanBengali gentleman who appeared onlywho appeared only once on the silveronce on the silver screen in a film titledscreen in a film titled ‘Tero Nadir Pare’‘Tero Nadir Pare’.. 4
  61. 61. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Badal SircarBadal Sircar
  62. 62.    He was born ______ __ Majumdar in 1867 to BaradaHe was born ______ __ Majumdar in 1867 to Barada Prasad, a bookseller and publisher. Having raffled away hisPrasad, a bookseller and publisher. Having raffled away his zamindari after a drunken night’s carouse, Barada started azamindari after a drunken night’s carouse, Barada started a new life literally ferrying books on his head and later startednew life literally ferrying books on his head and later started a press called BPM’s Press. Having inherited this businessa press called BPM’s Press. Having inherited this business from his father ______ paid attention to production valuesfrom his father ______ paid attention to production values and bought a large number of Vidyasagar’s textbooks andand bought a large number of Vidyasagar’s textbooks and shortly afterwards set up Dev Sahitya Kutir, a leadingshortly afterwards set up Dev Sahitya Kutir, a leading publishing house. _______ died in 1943 but left behindpublishing house. _______ died in 1943 but left behind something which was almost integral part of middleclasssomething which was almost integral part of middleclass educated bengali for many yearseducated bengali for many years to come.to come. Who was he?Who was he? 5
  63. 63. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups A. T. DevA. T. Dev
  64. 64. According to northAccording to north Kolkata tea shopKolkata tea shop parlance, what isparlance, what is ‘‘DoubleDouble HalfHalf ChaCha’’?? 6
  65. 65. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Highly sugary & milky teaHighly sugary & milky tea It’s a special tea where tea is used in the measure of half a cup but milk& sugar is poured in the measure of a full cup. So it will be highly sugary and milky tea.
  66. 66. X, a Governor of Bengal under the MughalX, a Governor of Bengal under the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb, met and befriended the FrenchEmperor Aurangzeb, met and befriended the French traveler Jean-Baptiste Tavernier. X has been mentionedtraveler Jean-Baptiste Tavernier. X has been mentioned prominently in his book prominently in his book Les Six Voyages de J. B.Les Six Voyages de J. B. TavernierTavernier. X, who in the 1640s had his own ships and. X, who in the 1640s had his own ships and organized merchant fleets that sailed throughout Surat,organized merchant fleets that sailed throughout Surat, Arakan, Ayutha Melaka, Makassar, Ceylon, Mecca,Arakan, Ayutha Melaka, Makassar, Ceylon, Mecca, Jeddah, Basra, Aden, Masqat and Maldives. IncidentallyJeddah, Basra, Aden, Masqat and Maldives. Incidentally Uttam Kumar once portrayed him on silver screen.Uttam Kumar once portrayed him on silver screen. Id. X.Id. X. (vis – next slide)(vis – next slide) 7
  67. 67. 7
  68. 68. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Mir JumlaMir Jumla
  69. 69. Question no.s 8 - 15
  70. 70.    The climax of this movie was shot in NewThe climax of this movie was shot in New Theaters-1, in thirty minutes by capturing two actorsTheaters-1, in thirty minutes by capturing two actors from another film shooting in a stopgap measurefrom another film shooting in a stopgap measure with a makeshift set made with a tamarisk treewith a makeshift set made with a tamarisk tree branch. The shot was intermixed with an earlierbranch. The shot was intermixed with an earlier stock reel of 360 degree panoramic view of Sati fallsstock reel of 360 degree panoramic view of Sati falls and a background music with toy bellows.and a background music with toy bellows. Id. this pathbreaking scene which is still a lesson toId. this pathbreaking scene which is still a lesson to all film school students.all film school students. 8
  71. 71. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups ““Dada, ami banchte chai” – from MDTDada, ami banchte chai” – from MDT
  72. 72. He was an urban folk singer-He was an urban folk singer- lyricist-composer namedlyricist-composer named Gurudas Paul alias SanatanGurudas Paul alias Sanatan Mondal. A jute mill worker andMondal. A jute mill worker and Communist party member, heCommunist party member, he died without getting anydied without getting any treatment. One of his 1948treatment. One of his 1948 creation became almost ancreation became almost an anthem of college-goers of theanthem of college-goers of the 90’s, courtesy another singer.90’s, courtesy another singer. Id. the song.Id. the song. 9
  73. 73. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Thakile Dobakhana…..Thakile Dobakhana…..
  74. 74. This narrow river which was once full of might inThis narrow river which was once full of might in the Jhalkathi District of Bangladesh is thethe Jhalkathi District of Bangladesh is the eponymous symbol of Bengali romance has aeponymous symbol of Bengali romance has a namesake in Golaghat, Assam which is a 352 km.namesake in Golaghat, Assam which is a 352 km. long broad river, though not as famous as thelong broad river, though not as famous as the Bangladeshi one.Bangladeshi one. Identify the Bangladeshi river which has a veryIdentify the Bangladeshi river which has a very important connection with Bengali literature.important connection with Bengali literature. 10
  75. 75. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups DhansiriDhansiri
  76. 76. If we go to Indian Museum, Kolkata, we can find aIf we go to Indian Museum, Kolkata, we can find a fairly large gallery of Lord Ganesha idols offairly large gallery of Lord Ganesha idols of different size and make, which was donated by andifferent size and make, which was donated by an ex-Sheriff of Kolkata.ex-Sheriff of Kolkata. Identify this person who was pretty well-known asIdentify this person who was pretty well-known as a serious collector of Ganesha idols and manya serious collector of Ganesha idols and many other antiques.other antiques. 11
  77. 77. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Basanta ChowdhuryBasanta Chowdhury
  78. 78.    This typical rural Bengal object which is also usedThis typical rural Bengal object which is also used in folk dances, plays a very significant part in twoin folk dances, plays a very significant part in two Saradindu Bandopadhyay stories - one is theSaradindu Bandopadhyay stories - one is the Sahitya Akademi Award winning historical novel,Sahitya Akademi Award winning historical novel, Tungabhadrer TireTungabhadrer Tire and the other one isand the other one is ByomkeshByomkesh O BaradaO Barada.. What’s being talked about?What’s being talked about? 12
  79. 79. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups RonpaRonpa
  80. 80. This Bengali intellectual, scholar, literary figureThis Bengali intellectual, scholar, literary figure once tried his hand to write whodunit in onceonce tried his hand to write whodunit in once popularpopular KanchanjanghaKanchanjangha series. His ‘goenda’ wasseries. His ‘goenda’ was Ranajit Samanta and his sidekick Chanchal Nag.Ranajit Samanta and his sidekick Chanchal Nag. One of the wellknown novels in that series wasOne of the wellknown novels in that series was namednamed ‘Chhaya Kalo Kalo‘Chhaya Kalo Kalo’ and interestingly, in’ and interestingly, in this series the sidekick gradually converted to mainthis series the sidekick gradually converted to main detective in his third story.detective in his third story. Id. the author.Id. the author. 13
  81. 81. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Buddhadeb BasuBuddhadeb Basu
  82. 82. The ‘PugmarkThe ‘Pugmark Census’ techniqueCensus’ technique of counting of tigerof counting of tiger was invented inwas invented in 1966 by this noted1966 by this noted bangalee.bangalee. Who?Who? 14
  83. 83. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Saroj Raj ChowdhurySaroj Raj Chowdhury
  84. 84. An unique connection…..explain.An unique connection…..explain. 15
  85. 85. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Only father-son duo to act in Ray filmsOnly father-son duo to act in Ray films Kumar Roy Indrapramit Roy
  86. 86. Round 5Round 5
  87. 87. 1
  88. 88. 2
  89. 89. 3
  90. 90. 4
  91. 91. 5
  92. 92. 1
  93. 93. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Baksho RahasyaBaksho Rahasya
  94. 94. 2
  95. 95. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Badshahi AngtiBadshahi Angti
  96. 96. 3
  97. 97. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Kailash-e KelenkariKailash-e Kelenkari
  98. 98. 4
  99. 99. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Napoleon-er ChhithiNapoleon-er Chhithi
  100. 100. 5
  101. 101. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Joto Kando KathmanduteJoto Kando Kathmandute
  102. 102. Round 6Round 6
  103. 103.    The exact origin of the word X is unknown, though it isThe exact origin of the word X is unknown, though it is believed to be derived from a Dravidian-speaking tribebelieved to be derived from a Dravidian-speaking tribe that settled in the area around the year 1000 BC. Otherthat settled in the area around the year 1000 BC. Other accounts speculate that X is derived from the Austricaccounts speculate that X is derived from the Austric word meaning the Sun-god. X and the related words areword meaning the Sun-god. X and the related words are also mentioned in ancient Indian texts including thealso mentioned in ancient Indian texts including the Vedas, Jain texts and the Mahabharata. The earliestVedas, Jain texts and the Mahabharata. The earliest reference has been traced in the Nesari plates (805 AD) ofreference has been traced in the Nesari plates (805 AD) of Rashtrakutas. Some accounts claim that X may deriveRashtrakutas. Some accounts claim that X may derive from a preparation of cannabis.from a preparation of cannabis. What is X?What is X? 1
  104. 104. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Bangla / BangaBangla / Banga
  105. 105.    As per folklore, the water of Porabari in Tangail wasAs per folklore, the water of Porabari in Tangail was said to be have unique taste and used to make asaid to be have unique taste and used to make a certain sweetmeat X. Though said to be originatedcertain sweetmeat X. Though said to be originated during the time of Raja Ramgore, originally of Baliaduring the time of Raja Ramgore, originally of Balia district in Uttar Pradesh, Tangail Porabari X wasdistrict in Uttar Pradesh, Tangail Porabari X was once considered to be ‘the king of sweets’.once considered to be ‘the king of sweets’. Identify this popular sweetmeat which nowadaysIdentify this popular sweetmeat which nowadays comes in a variety of colours - mainly light pink, lightcomes in a variety of colours - mainly light pink, light yellow and white.yellow and white. 2
  106. 106. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups ChomchomChomchom
  107. 107. Surjo Deb is a young filmmaker. His filmographySurjo Deb is a young filmmaker. His filmography includes three ventures as director. His 1includes three ventures as director. His 1stst and 3and 3rdrd productions are respectively titled – ‘Twisted, Bitter’productions are respectively titled – ‘Twisted, Bitter’ and ‘Interruptions’ (both are video shorts). But his 2and ‘Interruptions’ (both are video shorts). But his 2ndnd dirctorial venture is about a subject which isdirctorial venture is about a subject which is considered a hallmark of the Bangalees and becameconsidered a hallmark of the Bangalees and became synonymous with this city.synonymous with this city. What is that subject?What is that subject? 3
  108. 108. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups AddaAdda
  109. 109. It started with Rabindranath Tagore and followed byIt started with Rabindranath Tagore and followed by Karl Marx, Cleopetra, Atulya Ghosh, Helen of TroyKarl Marx, Cleopetra, Atulya Ghosh, Helen of Troy and Shakespeare. After a few more eminent names, itand Shakespeare. After a few more eminent names, it finally ended with Mumtaz Mahal.finally ended with Mumtaz Mahal. What am I talking about?What am I talking about? 4
  110. 110. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Memory game sequence in Aranyer DinatriMemory game sequence in Aranyer Dinatri
  111. 111. A cousin to Chittaranjan Das, he was the Advocate-A cousin to Chittaranjan Das, he was the Advocate- General of Bengal and later became the Law MemberGeneral of Bengal and later became the Law Member of the Viceroy’s Executive Council of Lord Irwin. Heof the Viceroy’s Executive Council of Lord Irwin. He also acted as the treasurer of the Boy Scouts ofalso acted as the treasurer of the Boy Scouts of Bengal for a few years. But this prominent member ofBengal for a few years. But this prominent member of the Brahmo Samaj is more famous as the founder ofthe Brahmo Samaj is more famous as the founder of an institution which was the result of his ‘growingan institution which was the result of his ‘growing search for a national Indian identity’.search for a national Indian identity’. What did he found on 10 Sep, 1935? What did he found on 10 Sep, 1935?  (vis – next slide) 5
  112. 112. 5
  113. 113. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Doon SchoolDoon School
  114. 114. This popular song from a mid-90s movie was sung byThis popular song from a mid-90s movie was sung by a bengali singer and also composed by anothera bengali singer and also composed by another bengali composer.bengali composer. As revealed by the composer, the tune is reportedlyAs revealed by the composer, the tune is reportedly based on which bengali folk song?based on which bengali folk song? 6
  115. 115. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups
  116. 116. As per some official records, X, working at the RajAs per some official records, X, working at the Raj Bhavan, Kolkata as the A.D.C. of Lord Curzon,Bhavan, Kolkata as the A.D.C. of Lord Curzon, immersed himself for hours in his private room toimmersed himself for hours in his private room to write his book on Omdurman Campaign. Whilewrite his book on Omdurman Campaign. While informing his mother about his days in the city, Xinforming his mother about his days in the city, X once wrote :once wrote : “I shall always be glad to have seen it for“I shall always be glad to have seen it for the same reason Papa gave for being glad to havethe same reason Papa gave for being glad to have seen Lisbon – namely, that it will be unnecessary forseen Lisbon – namely, that it will be unnecessary for me ever to see it again”.me ever to see it again”. Who was X?Who was X? 7
  117. 117. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Winston ChurchillWinston Churchill
  118. 118.    In ancient Egypt, it was mentioned on the WestIn ancient Egypt, it was mentioned on the West Wall of the Corridor (Section XIII) and of Pepi I, inWall of the Corridor (Section XIII) and of Pepi I, in thethe Spells for Entering the AkhetSpells for Entering the Akhet. In ancient Greece,. In ancient Greece, it was normally performed as a joyful expression orit was normally performed as a joyful expression or when an animal’s throat is cut during sacrifice. Alsowhen an animal’s throat is cut during sacrifice. Also mentioned in Homer’s texts, this social ritual is stillmentioned in Homer’s texts, this social ritual is still widely practiced in different African countries. Thiswidely practiced in different African countries. This practice, ubiquitous to the Bengali culture, is verypractice, ubiquitous to the Bengali culture, is very much part of any pious occasion like wedding.much part of any pious occasion like wedding. What am I talking about?What am I talking about? 8
  119. 119. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Ulu-dhwaniUlu-dhwani
  120. 120. The gentleman (A), receiving the Letona Trophy inThe gentleman (A), receiving the Letona Trophy in 1986, famously inspired the Bengali lady (B) to1986, famously inspired the Bengali lady (B) to attempt something unthinkable which sheattempt something unthinkable which she successfully achieved in 1959.successfully achieved in 1959. Identify both of them.Identify both of them. (Part points going)(Part points going) (vis – next slides)(vis – next slides) 9
  121. 121. 9 A
  122. 122. 9 B
  123. 123. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Brojen Das & Arati SahaBrojen Das & Arati Saha
  124. 124. The highly acclaimed opening film of 2013 BusanThe highly acclaimed opening film of 2013 Busan International Film Festival,International Film Festival,Vara : A BlessingVara : A Blessing is an is an English drama film directed by Bhutanese monkEnglish drama film directed by Bhutanese monk turned moviemaker Khyentse Norbu.turned moviemaker Khyentse Norbu. What is it doing in today’s quiz?What is it doing in today’s quiz? 10
  125. 125. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Based on Sunil Gangopadhyay’sBased on Sunil Gangopadhyay’s Rakta Aar KannaRakta Aar Kanna
  126. 126. St. John’s Church, designedSt. John’s Church, designed by famous architect Jamesby famous architect James Agg after the St. Martin’s-in-Agg after the St. Martin’s-in- the-Fields, is popularlythe-Fields, is popularly known as ‘Pathuria Girja’,known as ‘Pathuria Girja’, though stone was rarelythough stone was rarely available in the late 18available in the late 18thth century Kolkata.century Kolkata. Why it was so called?Why it was so called? 11
  127. 127. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Built from the ruins of GaurBuilt from the ruins of Gaur
  128. 128. If 1 & 2 were the two out of three elements of a veryIf 1 & 2 were the two out of three elements of a very popular saying during the 19popular saying during the 19thth Century Bengal,Century Bengal, which one was the third?which one was the third? 12 1 2
  129. 129. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups IstisenIstisen
  130. 130. Inscribed in the UNESCO’s Inscribed in the UNESCO’s Representative List ofRepresentative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanitythe Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity inin 2010, it is believed by some modern scholars that this2010, it is believed by some modern scholars that this performing art is named to highlight the fact that itperforming art is named to highlight the fact that it was originally practised atwas originally practised at military campsmilitary camps. Others. Others believed that it was derived from a Sanskrit wordbelieved that it was derived from a Sanskrit word meaningmeaning shadowshadow oror imageimage.. What?What? 13
  131. 131. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Chhau DanceChhau Dance
  132. 132. Etymologically, this word is in use, from very earlyEtymologically, this word is in use, from very early times, both as a surname and an honorific title.times, both as a surname and an honorific title. According to sources, the word originated from theAccording to sources, the word originated from the Buddhist monks or Bhikshus and the surname wasBuddhist monks or Bhikshus and the surname was associated with the families of the Buddhists.associated with the families of the Buddhists. Another source quoted that it was a title given toAnother source quoted that it was a title given to Army Administrators. It is also used as a surname ofArmy Administrators. It is also used as a surname of the Punjabis and Kashmiris.the Punjabis and Kashmiris. Which surname, very popular because of a famousWhich surname, very popular because of a famous bengalee, is being referred to?bengalee, is being referred to? 14
  133. 133. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups BakshiBakshi
  134. 134. A noted alumni of this institution, he practised for 10A noted alumni of this institution, he practised for 10 years at different noted hospitals, including – Kothariyears at different noted hospitals, including – Kothari Medical Centre and EEDF, Jadavpur. His passionMedical Centre and EEDF, Jadavpur. His passion forced him to change his profession and this ‘doctor’forced him to change his profession and this ‘doctor’ became a ‘director’ in 2003. Years of experience at thebecame a ‘director’ in 2003. Years of experience at the ad-world made him to decide to make a film andad-world made him to decide to make a film and finally, he made his film-directorial debut in 2011.finally, he made his film-directorial debut in 2011. Who is he?Who is he? (poster of the debut movie – next slide)(poster of the debut movie – next slide) 15
  135. 135. 15
  136. 136. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Kamaleswar MukherjeeKamaleswar Mukherjee

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