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Grand Finale - Northeast Quiz

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  1. 1. KVS SOCIAL SCIENCE EXHIBITION 2015-16 Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 1, Ishapore Quiz Contest Research, Presentation & Conduction by: Somnath ChandaSomnath Chanda
  2. 2. Round 1
  3. 3. • 8 questions.8 questions. • Flat scoring of 10 points.Flat scoring of 10 points. • Half points, if any, is totallyHalf points, if any, is totally QM’s discretion.QM’s discretion.
  4. 4. • If you are doubly sure about the answer, then you can double up your score by saying “Double” before giving out the answer. • Marks : Correct answer fetches you  +20 Wrong answer fetches you  - 05 DOUBLEDOUBLE
  5. 5. SohraSohra is the original Khasi name of this littleis the original Khasi name of this little village. The British missionaries found itvillage. The British missionaries found it difficult to pronounce the name and theydifficult to pronounce the name and they changed it to what?changed it to what? (In the recent times, it has again gone back(In the recent times, it has again gone back to its original name)to its original name) 1 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  6. 6. CherrapunjeeCherrapunjee 1 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  7. 7.    Surrounded by lush pine groves, the pictureSurrounded by lush pine groves, the picture postcard Shungetser Lake in Tawang, is apostcard Shungetser Lake in Tawang, is a sacred lake for the Buddhist Monpa tribe.sacred lake for the Buddhist Monpa tribe. Since 1996, the lake lost its original name andSince 1996, the lake lost its original name and started attracting a huge no. of tourists.started attracting a huge no. of tourists. How the lake is popularly known to us?How the lake is popularly known to us? (vis – next slide)(vis – next slide) 2 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  8. 8. 2 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  9. 9. Madhuri LakeMadhuri Lake 2 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  10. 10. Chizmi, a nondescript village in North-EastChizmi, a nondescript village in North-East India, is home to more than 200 varieties, asIndia, is home to more than 200 varieties, as per the latest survey. Some of them are –per the latest survey. Some of them are – Red Caliph, Cruiser, Tawny Emperor,Red Caliph, Cruiser, Tawny Emperor, Wizard and Koh-i-Noor.Wizard and Koh-i-Noor. What am I talking about?What am I talking about? 3 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  11. 11. ButterflyButterfly 3 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  12. 12. Syrmaticus humiaeSyrmaticus humiae, a little known pheasant,, a little known pheasant, is found through out forest habitats ofis found through out forest habitats of northeast, especially in Manipur &northeast, especially in Manipur & Mizoram. It is named after Mary AnnMizoram. It is named after Mary Ann Grindall, wife of a famous British naturalist.Grindall, wife of a famous British naturalist. Who was the famous husband of Mary?Who was the famous husband of Mary? (vis – next slide)(vis – next slide) 4 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  13. 13. 4 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  14. 14. Allan Octavian HumeAllan Octavian Hume 4 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  15. 15. The Ujjayanta Palace, a former palace ofThe Ujjayanta Palace, a former palace of the kings of Tripura also served as thethe kings of Tripura also served as the seat of the Tripura Legislative Assemblyseat of the Tripura Legislative Assembly until 2011.until 2011. Which famous Indian coined the nameWhich famous Indian coined the name ‘Ujjayanta’?‘Ujjayanta’? (vis – next slide)(vis – next slide) A quiz by Somnath Chanda 5 K.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  16. 16. A quiz by Somnath Chanda 5 K.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  17. 17. Rabindranath TagoreRabindranath Tagore A quiz by Somnath Chanda 5 K.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  18. 18. The state flower of Manipur, considered toThe state flower of Manipur, considered to be a very beautiful and shy girl, can’t bebe a very beautiful and shy girl, can’t be planted any where in the world other than aplanted any where in the world other than a particular highland in Manipur.particular highland in Manipur. Which flower?Which flower? (vis – next slide)(vis – next slide) 6 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  19. 19. 6 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  20. 20. Siroi LilySiroi Lily 6 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  21. 21. An integral part of Loktak Lake, thisAn integral part of Loktak Lake, this picteresque National Park is home to thepicteresque National Park is home to the endangered Sangai deer. A place of touristendangered Sangai deer. A place of tourist interest, it also houses exotic species likeinterest, it also houses exotic species like golden cat, bamboo rat and flying fox.golden cat, bamboo rat and flying fox. Apart from its natural beauty, what makesApart from its natural beauty, what makes this NP unique in the world?this NP unique in the world? 7 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  22. 22. Keibul Lamjao National Park,Keibul Lamjao National Park, world’s only floating Nationalworld’s only floating National ParkPark 7 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  23. 23. Founded by Merag Lama Lodre Gyatso, it isFounded by Merag Lama Lodre Gyatso, it is the largest of its kind in India. Its namethe largest of its kind in India. Its name literally means - ‘Horse Chosen’, as its siteliterally means - ‘Horse Chosen’, as its site was chosen by the horse of Merag Lama. It iswas chosen by the horse of Merag Lama. It is also known by a Tibetan name, Galdenalso known by a Tibetan name, Galden Namgey Lhatse, which means ‘celestialNamgey Lhatse, which means ‘celestial paradise in a clear night’.paradise in a clear night’. What is being talked about here?What is being talked about here? K.V. No.-1, Ishapore 8 A quiz by Somnath Chanda
  24. 24. Tawang MonasteryTawang Monastery K.V. No.-1, Ishapore 8 A quiz by Somnath Chanda
  25. 25. Ima Market, also known as Ima Keithel, inIma Market, also known as Ima Keithel, in Imphal with it’s 4000 odd shopkeepers is oneImphal with it’s 4000 odd shopkeepers is one of the busiest markets in the state. It is alsoof the busiest markets in the state. It is also Asia’s second-largest market of its type.Asia’s second-largest market of its type. What is so special about that market?What is so special about that market? K.V. No.-1, Ishapore Aud A quiz by Somnath Chanda
  26. 26. All Woman MarketAll Woman Market K.V. No.-1, Ishapore Aud A quiz by Somnath Chanda
  27. 27. Round 2
  28. 28. • 8 questions.8 questions. • Flat scoring of 10 points.Flat scoring of 10 points. • Half points, if any, is totallyHalf points, if any, is totally QM’s discretion.QM’s discretion.
  29. 29. • If you are doubly sure about the answer, then you can double up your score by saying “Double” before giving out the answer. • Marks : Correct answer fetches you  +20 Wrong answer fetches you  - 05 DOUBLEDOUBLE
  30. 30. Literally means ‘coconut snatching’, thisLiterally means ‘coconut snatching’, this indigenous sport is said to be a precursor ofindigenous sport is said to be a precursor of Rugby.Rugby. What is it’s name?What is it’s name? 1 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  31. 31. Yubi LakpiYubi Lakpi 1 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  32. 32. The dance, performed usually by the teaThe dance, performed usually by the tea garden workers of Assam, gets its name fromgarden workers of Assam, gets its name from the cluster of bells worn round the ankles,the cluster of bells worn round the ankles, which make a clanging noise.which make a clanging noise. Name the dance form.Name the dance form. 2 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  33. 33. JhumurJhumur 2 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  34. 34.   What is this single stringed traditionalWhat is this single stringed traditional musical instrument invented and used bymusical instrument invented and used by the Naga people since time immemorial,the Naga people since time immemorial, called?called? (Clue – The name sounds similar to that of a profession in rural Bengal) 3 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  35. 35. TatiTati 3 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  36. 36. One of theOne of the controversialcontroversial moments in themoments in the history ofhistory of Indian SportsIndian Sports ……………… Identify theIdentify the Indian lady.Indian lady. 4 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  37. 37. L. Sarita DeviL. Sarita Devi 4 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  38. 38. What are these four Rabindrasangeets doingWhat are these four Rabindrasangeets doing in a quiz on North-East of India?in a quiz on North-East of India? 5 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  39. 39. Inspiration was ManipuriInspiration was Manipuri dance and musicdance and music 5 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  40. 40. This is the artistic representation of whichThis is the artistic representation of which martial art form?martial art form? 6 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  41. 41. Thang TaThang Ta 6 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  42. 42. Who is he?Who is he? * He is the 1* He is the 1stst Olympian from northeast;Olympian from northeast; * He is one of the 1* He is one of the 1stst badminton players tobadminton players to represent India in Olympics (he took part inrepresent India in Olympics (he took part in 2 Olympics) &2 Olympics) & * He is the only Senior National Champion* He is the only Senior National Champion from northeast till date.from northeast till date. 7 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  43. 43. Dipankar BhattacharyaDipankar Bhattacharya 7 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  44. 44. The name of whichThe name of which soccer club of NE, insoccer club of NE, in local language meanslocal language means ‘Our Own’?‘Our Own’? K.V. No.-1, Ishapore A quiz by Somnath Chanda 8
  45. 45. Lajong F.C.Lajong F.C. K.V. No.-1, Ishapore A quiz by Somnath Chanda 8
  46. 46. Identify the singer of this song taken fromIdentify the singer of this song taken from the soundtrack of a recent movie.the soundtrack of a recent movie. A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore Aud
  47. 47. PaponPapon A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore Aud
  48. 48. Round 3
  49. 49. • 3 questions per team.3 questions per team. • Correct answer fetches 10 points perCorrect answer fetches 10 points per question.question. • Full house ensures 10 extra.Full house ensures 10 extra.
  50. 50. Team 1
  51. 51. Apart from the animal it is most wellApart from the animal it is most well known for, this World Heritage Site isknown for, this World Heritage Site is home to tiger, elephants, wild waterhome to tiger, elephants, wild water buffalo and swamp deer.buffalo and swamp deer. Which forest area am I talking about?Which forest area am I talking about? K A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  52. 52. Kaziranga ForestKaziranga Forest K A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  53. 53. To mark the centenary celebrations of aTo mark the centenary celebrations of a particular song in 2006, Assam, despite havingparticular song in 2006, Assam, despite having about 37% Muslim population, happens to beabout 37% Muslim population, happens to be one of the first states to issue a blanket orderone of the first states to issue a blanket order to facilitate mandatory singing of which songto facilitate mandatory singing of which song in all educational institutions?in all educational institutions? V A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  54. 54. Vande MataramVande Mataram V A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  55. 55. This is actress Ojas Suniti Vijay performingThis is actress Ojas Suniti Vijay performing her play titledher play titled ‘Le Mashale’‘Le Mashale’ which waswhich was performed in many Indian cities includingperformed in many Indian cities including Hyderabad to great acclaim.Hyderabad to great acclaim. Whose life is this play all about?Whose life is this play all about? I A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  56. 56. Irom Chanu SharmilaIrom Chanu Sharmila I A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  57. 57. Team 2
  58. 58. Just identify the city from thisJust identify the city from this memorial-plaque.memorial-plaque. A quiz by Somnath Chanda K K.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  59. 59. KohimaKohima K A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  60. 60. Introduced on the occasion of the 150Introduced on the occasion of the 150thth birthbirth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, this trainanniversary of Swami Vivekananda, this train runs from Dibrugarh to Kanyakumari. Itruns from Dibrugarh to Kanyakumari. It covers a distance of 4286 km and passescovers a distance of 4286 km and passes through six states in India.through six states in India. Name it.Name it. V A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  61. 61. Vivek ExpressVivek Express V A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  62. 62. Identify this SahityaIdentify this Sahitya Akademi AwardeeAkademi Awardee (1983) and the(1983) and the Jnanpith AwardeeJnanpith Awardee (2001) who used to(2001) who used to write under thewrite under the penname ‘Mamoni’. penname ‘Mamoni’.  I A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  63. 63. Indira GoswamiIndira Goswami I A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  64. 64. Team 3
  65. 65. They are the Tibeto-Burman-Mongoloid-They are the Tibeto-Burman-Mongoloid- Jewish ethnic community inhabiting in allJewish ethnic community inhabiting in all the northeast states other than Arunachalthe northeast states other than Arunachal Pradesh.Pradesh. Identify them.Identify them. A quiz by Somnath Chanda K K.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  66. 66. KukiKuki K A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  67. 67. In Indian mythology, Nagas are primarilyIn Indian mythology, Nagas are primarily serpent-beings living under the sea.serpent-beings living under the sea. However, a hindu god, mentioned in theHowever, a hindu god, mentioned in the Vedas as the God of Storms, is viewed as theVedas as the God of Storms, is viewed as the King of the Nagas, ie. Nagarajah.King of the Nagas, ie. Nagarajah. Which god? Which god?  V A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  68. 68. VarunaVaruna V A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  69. 69.   Kangla Palace, the traditional seat of theKangla Palace, the traditional seat of the Meetei rulers was situated on both sides of theMeetei rulers was situated on both sides of the bank of the main river passing through thebank of the main river passing through the city. But now the ruins can only be found oncity. But now the ruins can only be found on the western side of the river.the western side of the river. In which city, named after that river, wouldIn which city, named after that river, would you find this palace/fort?you find this palace/fort? (vis – next slide)(vis – next slide) I K.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  70. 70. I K.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  71. 71. ImphalImphal I K.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  72. 72. Team 4
  73. 73. Situated on the Nilachal Hill, it is one ofSituated on the Nilachal Hill, it is one of the oldest of the 51 Shakti Pithas. Whichthe oldest of the 51 Shakti Pithas. Which highly revered temple is this?highly revered temple is this? A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore K
  74. 74. Kamakhya Temple, GuwahatiKamakhya Temple, Guwahati A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore K
  75. 75. Known by the sobriquetKnown by the sobriquet ‘Maithil Kavi Kokil’, this‘Maithil Kavi Kokil’, this famous poet’s works onfamous poet’s works on the theme of Radha-the theme of Radha- Krishna has greatlyKrishna has greatly influenced the lyricsinfluenced the lyrics used in Manipuri dance.used in Manipuri dance. Who was he?Who was he? V A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  76. 76. VidyapatiVidyapati V A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  77. 77. As mentioned in the Mahabharata, ArjunaAs mentioned in the Mahabharata, Arjuna met Ulupi, the daughter of the Naga Serpentmet Ulupi, the daughter of the Naga Serpent king Kauravya. Their only son died a heroicking Kauravya. Their only son died a heroic death in the Kurukshetra War.death in the Kurukshetra War. What was his name?What was his name? I K.V. No.-1, Ishapore A quiz by Somnath Chanda
  78. 78. IravanIravan I K.V. No.-1, Ishapore A quiz by Somnath Chanda
  79. 79. Round 4
  80. 80. • 8 topics on the grid.8 topics on the grid. • Points – Direct : 10; Bonus : 15.Points – Direct : 10; Bonus : 15. • Team with the lowest score will getTeam with the lowest score will get the first chance to pick their topic.the first chance to pick their topic.
  81. 81. Topics
  82. 82. To mark his contribution to Indian sports,To mark his contribution to Indian sports, this popular sportsman from Sikkim wasthis popular sportsman from Sikkim was honoured by naming a stadium after him.honoured by naming a stadium after him. He was also one of the lucky few in theHe was also one of the lucky few in the world to get that honour while still playing.world to get that honour while still playing. Who?Who? K.V. No.-1, Ishapore Sikki m A quiz by Somnath Chanda
  83. 83. Which popular sportsman from SikkimWhich popular sportsman from Sikkim has a stadium named after him in honourhas a stadium named after him in honour of his contribution to Indian sports andof his contribution to Indian sports and became the first player to have suchbecame the first player to have such honour while still playing?honour while still playing? Sikki m A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  84. 84. Bhaichung BhutiaBhaichung Bhutia A quiz by Somnath Chanda Sikki m K.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  85. 85.    Situated at an average height of 4,908 feetSituated at an average height of 4,908 feet above sea level, which popular hill stationabove sea level, which popular hill station would you get from the following two clues?would you get from the following two clues? A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore Meghala ya
  86. 86. Which popular sportsman from SikkimWhich popular sportsman from Sikkim has a stadium named after him in honourhas a stadium named after him in honour of his contribution to Indian sports andof his contribution to Indian sports and became the first player to have suchbecame the first player to have such honour while still playing?honour while still playing? Sikki m A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  87. 87. ShillongShillong A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore Meghala ya
  88. 88. If Swami Vivekananda is in Raipur, IndiraIf Swami Vivekananda is in Raipur, Indira Gandhi is in New Delhi, Rajiv Gandhi is inGandhi is in New Delhi, Rajiv Gandhi is in Hyderabad and Netaji Subhas Bose is inHyderabad and Netaji Subhas Bose is in Kolkata, then who is in Guwahati?Kolkata, then who is in Guwahati? Assam A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  89. 89. Gopinath BordoloiGopinath Bordoloi Assam A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  90. 90. This large semi-domesticated bovine foundThis large semi-domesticated bovine found on the official seal of Nagaland, has anon the official seal of Nagaland, has an important place in economic, social andimportant place in economic, social and cultural life of tribal people and owning itcultural life of tribal people and owning it results elevation of social status.results elevation of social status. Identify the animal which shares its nameIdentify the animal which shares its name with the first name of a popular actor.with the first name of a popular actor. (vis – next slide)(vis – next slide) Nagala nd A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  91. 91. Nagala nd A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  92. 92. Which popular sportsman from SikkimWhich popular sportsman from Sikkim has a stadium named after him in honourhas a stadium named after him in honour of his contribution to Indian sports andof his contribution to Indian sports and became the first player to have suchbecame the first player to have such honour while still playing?honour while still playing? Sikki m A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  93. 93. MithunMithun A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore Nagala nd
  94. 94.    Moirang, a sleepy town in Manipur, cameMoirang, a sleepy town in Manipur, came into prominence on April 14, 1944 wheninto prominence on April 14, 1944 when Colonel Shaukat Ali Malik did somethingColonel Shaukat Ali Malik did something extraordinary. It was the very first instanceextraordinary. It was the very first instance of that occurrence in a land liberated fromof that occurrence in a land liberated from the British.the British. What did he do?What did he do? A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore Manipur
  95. 95. Which popular sportsman from SikkimWhich popular sportsman from Sikkim has a stadium named after him in honourhas a stadium named after him in honour of his contribution to Indian sports andof his contribution to Indian sports and became the first player to have suchbecame the first player to have such honour while still playing?honour while still playing? Sikki m A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  96. 96. Raised the Indian National FlagRaised the Indian National Flag A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore Manipur
  97. 97. There are over 600 varieties to be found in thisThere are over 600 varieties to be found in this state. Some of them bear exotic names likestate. Some of them bear exotic names like Sita-Pushpa and Draupadi-Pushpa whichSita-Pushpa and Draupadi-Pushpa which were believed to have been worn by Sita andwere believed to have been worn by Sita and Draupadi for ornamentation. Because of theirDraupadi for ornamentation. Because of their colourful presence, AP is called the ‘____ Statecolourful presence, AP is called the ‘____ State of India’.of India’. Fill in the blank. Fill in the blank.  Ar. Pradesh A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  98. 98. OrchidOrchid Ar. Pradesh A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  99. 99.   What is the Mizo word for the phrase -What is the Mizo word for the phrase - ‘land of the hill people’‘land of the hill people’?? Mizoram A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  100. 100. MizoramMizoram A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore Mizoram
  101. 101.   Tripura has two Official language. One ofTripura has two Official language. One of them is Bengali.them is Bengali. Which is the other?Which is the other? Tripura A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  102. 102. KokborokKokborok A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore Tripura
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