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Prashnottari - Initium 2016 Quiz Finals

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Prashnottari - Initium 2016 Quiz Finals

  1. 1. Research, Presentation & Conduction by : SOMNATH CHANDA Grand FinaleGrand 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. 11stst ever Playboy Coverever Playboy Cover *
  7. 7. 1
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  9. 9. 3
  10. 10. 4
  11. 11. 5
  12. 12. 1
  13. 13. 11stst Budget Speech by Shanmukham ChettyBudget Speech by Shanmukham Chetty 1
  14. 14. 2
  15. 15. 11stst vote was casted by Shyam Sharan Negivote was casted by Shyam Sharan Negi 2
  16. 16. 3
  17. 17. 11stst lady to go into spacelady to go into space 3
  18. 18. 4
  19. 19. 11stst 33rdrd -umpire decision-umpire decision 4
  20. 20. 5
  21. 21. 1st woman on top of Mt. Everest1st woman on top of Mt. Everest 5
  22. 22. Round 2
  23. 23. • 13 questions.13 questions. • Infinite Bounce + PounceInfinite Bounce + Pounce • Score : +10 (B) & +10/-05 (P)Score : +10 (B) & +10/-05 (P) • Half points, if any, is totally QM’sHalf points, if any, is totally QM’s discretion.discretion.
  24. 24. The men in charge wasThe men in charge was Brian TrubshawBrian Trubshaw along withalong with John CochraneJohn Cochrane andand Brian WattsBrian Watts. On. On 99thth April, 1969April, 1969,, after carrying out the specified test items G-BSSTafter carrying out the specified test items G-BSST made its approach to RAF Fairford that had beenmade its approach to RAF Fairford that had been equipped as the main test centre. Despite someequipped as the main test centre. Despite some technical snags,technical snags, Brian Trubshaw completed the taskBrian Trubshaw completed the task with elanwith elan.. What did theWhat did the Brits achievedBrits achieved on that day which theiron that day which their European partners had done few months earlier?European partners had done few months earlier? 1
  25. 25. 11stst Concorde flight by the BritishConcorde flight by the British 1
  26. 26. Garben Zaagsma, a historian of modern Jewish historyGarben Zaagsma, a historian of modern Jewish history has commented about a recent revelation that –has commented about a recent revelation that – ‘Effectively,‘Effectively, X split up the legacy of YX split up the legacy of Y which one couldwhich one could say has created a bit of a mess ever since.’say has created a bit of a mess ever since.’ As a resultAs a result of this whole issue, theof this whole issue, the copyrightcopyright of something hasof something has beenbeen extended upto the end of 2050extended upto the end of 2050 which in earlierwhich in earlier count iscount is about to end on Jan 1, 2017about to end on Jan 1, 2017.. WhatWhat is being talked about?is being talked about? 2
  27. 27. Anne Frank’s DiaryAnne Frank’s Diary 2
  28. 28. AnAn ardent fan of poloardent fan of polo, he was a member of the, he was a member of the FourthFourth Hussars TeamHussars Team in India. Once at a grand dinner toin India. Once at a grand dinner to mark the end of the annual inter-regimental polomark the end of the annual inter-regimental polo tournament, he waxed eloquent on how polo was thetournament, he waxed eloquent on how polo was the “most noble and soul-inspiring contest in the whole“most noble and soul-inspiring contest in the whole universe”.universe”. Identify this polo-fanatic who onceIdentify this polo-fanatic who once came to India incame to India in 18991899 solely to take part in that prestigioussolely to take part in that prestigious Inter-Regimental TournamentInter-Regimental Tournament.. 3
  29. 29. Winston ChurchillWinston Churchill 3
  30. 30. Usually, theUsually, the Parsee surnamesParsee surnames originate from theiroriginate from their family trade or professionsfamily trade or professions. Like,. Like, cloth merchantscloth merchants became Kapadiabecame Kapadia andand wine merchants becamewine merchants became DaruwalaDaruwala.. Likewise, if someone’s surname isLikewise, if someone’s surname is DubashDubash, what would, what would his family profession be?his family profession be? 4
  31. 31. Interpreter or TranslatorInterpreter or Translator 4
  32. 32. TheThe 1892-invention1892-invention by German engineer Philip Hby German engineer Philip H Diehi wasDiehi was modified by Mr. R.S. Sharmamodified by Mr. R.S. Sharma, a cardiologist, a cardiologist in Government Medical College in Jabalpur, MP inin Government Medical College in Jabalpur, MP in 2013 to2013 to address a serious social issueaddress a serious social issue. This modified-. This modified- invention which he completed ‘invention which he completed ‘using plain commonusing plain common sensesense’, recently came into news courtesy a’, recently came into news courtesy a proposed-proposed- solutionsolution by a fiesty lady.by a fiesty lady. WhatWhat is it all about?is it all about? 5
  33. 33. Suicide-Proof Ceiling FanSuicide-Proof Ceiling Fan 5
  34. 34. Classified asClassified as BM-13BM-13,, BM-8BM-8, and, and BM-31BM-31 and also someand also some later versions, it was once given the nicknamelater versions, it was once given the nickname Stalin’sStalin’s organorgan by the Germans. But it got it’sby the Germans. But it got it’s most popularmost popular namename from thisfrom this love-songlove-song which gained famewhich gained fame during WWII as an inspirationduring WWII as an inspiration to defend one’s landto defend one’s land from the enemy.from the enemy. WhatWhat am I talking about?am I talking about? 6
  35. 35. Katyusha Rocket LauncherKatyusha Rocket Launcher 6
  36. 36. These are the twoThese are the two ‘unsuccessful candidates’‘unsuccessful candidates’ amongamong thethe shortlisted-threeshortlisted-three, chosen because of a sudden, chosen because of a sudden matter of concernmatter of concern which affected global market.which affected global market. Who/what is theWho/what is the ‘successful’ one‘successful’ one?? 7
  37. 37. Tata TiagoTata Tiago 7
  38. 38. 5-Year Plans5-Year Plans play an important role in shaping up theplay an important role in shaping up the Indian Economy since itsIndian Economy since its implementation in 1951implementation in 1951.. What is said to be theWhat is said to be the primary inspirationprimary inspiration behind thebehind the formulationformulation of this govt. policy?of this govt. policy? 8
  39. 39. Travelogues of Rabindranath TagoreTravelogues of Rabindranath Tagore 8
  40. 40. * Identify theIdentify the instrumentalistinstrumentalist..
  41. 41. * Pt. Ravi ShankarPt. Ravi Shankar
  42. 42. 9 Built as theBuilt as the country homecountry home of politician-cum-poetof politician-cum-poet JohnJohn SheffieldSheffield, it was, it was upgraded in 1820upgraded in 1820 by architect Johnby architect John Nash. But he got the flak after the completion of theNash. But he got the flak after the completion of the project on the charge of overspending. In 1834, after aproject on the charge of overspending. In 1834, after a massive fire-accidentmassive fire-accident in a nearby building, it wasin a nearby building, it was projected, for a brief period, as it’sprojected, for a brief period, as it’s probableprobable replacementreplacement.. How do we know it today which, in 2009, has been votedHow do we know it today which, in 2009, has been voted asas one of the most disappointing of the national touristone of the most disappointing of the national tourist attractionsattractions of the world?of the world?
  43. 43. Buckingham PalaceBuckingham Palace 9
  44. 44. TheThe ladylady, belonging to a, belonging to a great cultural familygreat cultural family, recently, recently made hermade her bengali-movie debutbengali-movie debut in which movie?in which movie? 10
  45. 45. 10
  46. 46. InIn 20152015, someone said after his, someone said after his strange actionstrange action :: ‘I was‘I was assured it was gluten free, it’s not processed,assured it was gluten free, it’s not processed, completely organic and natural….So I had nocompletely organic and natural….So I had no reaction……It tasted very, very good this year.’reaction……It tasted very, very good this year.’ Who? About what?Who? About what? 11
  47. 47. 11 Djoker eating grass at WimbledonDjoker eating grass at Wimbledon
  48. 48. Originally, as theOriginally, as the mode of transportmode of transport,, ‘Brachiation’‘Brachiation’ (from the Latin word(from the Latin word BraechiumBraechium meaning ‘arm’) wasmeaning ‘arm’) was envisioned. But due toenvisioned. But due to cinematic reasonscinematic reasons,, vine wasvine was introducedintroduced. In reality,. In reality, vines grow from the ground upvines grow from the ground up and only hang down when they are draped over treeand only hang down when they are draped over tree branchesbranches – so, one minute mistake may lead to fatal– so, one minute mistake may lead to fatal consequences.consequences. WhatWhat is being described?is being described? 12
  49. 49. Tarzan’s movement in JungleTarzan’s movement in Jungle 12
  50. 50. The 1932-novelThe 1932-novel Stamboul TrainStamboul Train isis one of a number of works whichone of a number of works which author Graham Greene classifiedauthor Graham Greene classified as ‘entertainment’ so as toas ‘entertainment’ so as to distinguish them from his moredistinguish them from his more serious works. It’sserious works. It’s popularitypopularity,, especiallyespecially in USAin USA, forced the, forced the publisher of a later work to insertpublisher of a later work to insert the namethe name Calais CoachCalais Coach, instead of, instead of thethe original titleoriginal title.. Identify thisIdentify this later worklater work.. 13
  51. 51. Murder on the Orient ExpressMurder on the Orient Express 13
  52. 52. Round 3
  53. 53. • 6 questions.6 questions. • Written Round.Written Round. • DifferentialDifferential Scoring.Scoring. * 16 - if 1 team gets it right* 16 - if 1 team gets it right * 14 - if 2 teams get it right* 14 - if 2 teams get it right * 12 - if 3 teams get it right* 12 - if 3 teams get it right * 10 - if 4 teams get it right* 10 - if 4 teams get it right * 08 - if 5 teams get it right* 08 - if 5 teams get it right * 06 - if 6 teams get it right* 06 - if 6 teams get it right * 04 - if 7 teams get it right* 04 - if 7 teams get it right * 02 - if all the teams get it right* 02 - if all the teams get it right
  54. 54. The news about theThe news about the inventioninvention was made public at awas made public at a Royal Society meeting in Newcastle onRoyal Society meeting in Newcastle on 3 November3 November 18151815. The. The first successful trialfirst successful trial was held at Hebburn onwas held at Hebburn on 9 January 18169 January 1816. For it, the person was awarded the. For it, the person was awarded the Society’sSociety’s Rumford MedalRumford Medal.. WhatWhat is being described?is being described? 1
  55. 55. Shepherd’s HillShepherd’s Hill, the capital of the medieval Sultanate, the capital of the medieval Sultanate of the of the Qutb Shahi dynastyQutb Shahi dynasty is wellknown for the is wellknown for the minesmines that have produced some of thethat have produced some of the world’s most famousworld’s most famous entitiesentities of it’s type. John Keats’ poemof it’s type. John Keats’ poem ‘On receiving a‘On receiving a curious Shell’curious Shell’ also celebrates this fact and opens withalso celebrates this fact and opens with the lines:the lines: ‘Hast thou from the caves of ____, a gem /‘Hast thou from the caves of ____, a gem / pure as the ice-drop that froze on the mountain?’.pure as the ice-drop that froze on the mountain?’. How do weHow do we better knowbetter know this hilly area?this hilly area? 2
  56. 56. Discovered inDiscovered in Bingham CanyonBingham Canyon in 1848 by brothers,in 1848 by brothers, Sanford and Thomas Bingham,Sanford and Thomas Bingham, Kennecott’s BinghamKennecott’s Bingham Canyon MineCanyon Mine is theis the largest man-made excavationlargest man-made excavation in thein the world, and some claim that it isworld, and some claim that it is the only manmadethe only manmade feature visible to the naked eye from an orbiting spacefeature visible to the naked eye from an orbiting space shuttleshuttle. Designated a National Historic Landmark in. Designated a National Historic Landmark in 1966, it experienced a massive landslide in April 2013.1966, it experienced a massive landslide in April 2013. WhichWhich metalmetal is extracted from this mine?is extracted from this mine? (vis – next slide)(vis – next slide)      3
  57. 57. 3
  58. 58. Together with Together with tranquillityitetranquillityite and and pyroxferroitepyroxferroite, it is one, it is one of three new minerals that wereof three new minerals that were discovered at a particulardiscovered at a particular sitesite. It was later found from different sites like -. It was later found from different sites like - GarfieldGarfield County, MontanaCounty, Montana; ; Nördlinger Ries impact craterNördlinger Ries impact crater in Bavaria, Germanyin Bavaria, Germany; Disko Island in Greenland & El; Disko Island in Greenland & El Toro cinder cone, in Mexico.Toro cinder cone, in Mexico. AfterAfter whom/whatwhom/what it has been named?it has been named? 4
  59. 59.       InIn 18671867, Italian Engineers, commissioned by an, Italian Engineers, commissioned by an Indian Railway companyIndian Railway company, to build, to build a railway linea railway line,, accidentally discovered something near the site.accidentally discovered something near the site. Mr. W L LakeMr. W L Lake, after watching, after watching elephants emerging outelephants emerging out of the dense forest with stainsof the dense forest with stains on their feet,on their feet, shoutedshouted atat his men to do their job properly.his men to do their job properly. As per legend,As per legend, this particular shoutthis particular shout ultimately gaveultimately gave thethe namename of whichof which mining citymining city of India? of India?  5
  60. 60. On whichOn which real-life incidentreal-life incident this movie was based?this movie was based? 6
  61. 61. The news about theThe news about the inventioninvention was made public at awas made public at a Royal Society meeting in Newcastle onRoyal Society meeting in Newcastle on 3 November3 November 18151815. The. The first successful trialfirst successful trial was held at Hebburn onwas held at Hebburn on 9 January 18169 January 1816. For it, the person was awarded the. For it, the person was awarded the Society’sSociety’s Rumford MedalRumford Medal.. WhatWhat is being described?is being described? 1
  62. 62. Davy’s Safety LampDavy’s Safety Lamp 1
  63. 63. Shepherd’s HillShepherd’s Hill, the capital of the medieval Sultanate, the capital of the medieval Sultanate of the of the Qutb Shahi dynastyQutb Shahi dynasty is wellknown for the is wellknown for the minesmines that have produced some of thethat have produced some of the world’s most famousworld’s most famous entitiesentities of it’s type. John Keats’ poemof it’s type. John Keats’ poem ‘On receiving a‘On receiving a curious Shell’curious Shell’ also celebrates this fact and opens withalso celebrates this fact and opens with the lines:the lines: ‘Hast thou from the caves of ____, a gem /‘Hast thou from the caves of ____, a gem / pure as the ice-drop that froze on the mountain?’.pure as the ice-drop that froze on the mountain?’. How do weHow do we better knowbetter know this hilly area?this hilly area? 2
  64. 64. GolcondaGolconda 2
  65. 65. Discovered inDiscovered in Bingham CanyonBingham Canyon in 1848 by brothers,in 1848 by brothers, Sanford and Thomas Bingham,Sanford and Thomas Bingham, Kennecott’s BinghamKennecott’s Bingham Canyon MineCanyon Mine is theis the largest man-made excavationlargest man-made excavation in thein the world, and some claim that it isworld, and some claim that it is the only manmadethe only manmade feature visible to the naked eye from an orbiting spacefeature visible to the naked eye from an orbiting space shuttleshuttle. Designated a National Historic Landmark in. Designated a National Historic Landmark in 1966, it experienced a massive landslide in April 2013.1966, it experienced a massive landslide in April 2013. WhichWhich metalmetal is extracted from this mine?is extracted from this mine? (vis – next slide)(vis – next slide)      3
  66. 66. 3
  67. 67. CopperCopper 3
  68. 68. Together with Together with tranquillityitetranquillityite and and pyroxferroitepyroxferroite, it is one, it is one of three new minerals that wereof three new minerals that were discovered at a particulardiscovered at a particular sitesite. It was later found from different sites like -. It was later found from different sites like - GarfieldGarfield County, MontanaCounty, Montana; ; Nördlinger Ries impact craterNördlinger Ries impact crater in Bavaria, Germanyin Bavaria, Germany; Disko Island in Greenland & El; Disko Island in Greenland & El Toro cinder cone, in Mexico.Toro cinder cone, in Mexico. AfterAfter whom/whatwhom/what it has been named?it has been named? 4
  69. 69. ArmArmstrong,strong, AlAldrin &drin & ColCollinslins 4
  70. 70.       InIn 18671867, Italian Engineers, commissioned by an, Italian Engineers, commissioned by an Indian Railway companyIndian Railway company, to build, to build a railway linea railway line,, accidentally discovered something near the site.accidentally discovered something near the site. Mr. W L LakeMr. W L Lake, after watching, after watching elephants emerging outelephants emerging out of the dense forest with stainsof the dense forest with stains on their feet,on their feet, shoutedshouted atat his men to do their job properly.his men to do their job properly. As per legend,As per legend, this particular shoutthis particular shout ultimately gaveultimately gave thethe namename of whichof which mining citymining city of India? of India?  5
  71. 71. DigboiDigboi 5
  72. 72. On whichOn which real-life incidentreal-life incident this movie was based?this movie was based? 6
  73. 73. Chasnala Mine TragedyChasnala Mine Tragedy 6
  74. 74. Round 4
  75. 75. • 5 questions.5 questions. • Each question carries 5 marks.Each question carries 5 marks. • Full house ensure 5 bonus.Full house ensure 5 bonus.
  76. 76. *
  77. 77. Ernest HemingwayErnest Hemingway *
  78. 78. 1
  79. 79. 2
  80. 80. 3
  81. 81. 4
  82. 82. 5
  83. 83. 1
  84. 84. Queen Elizabeth IIQueen Elizabeth II 1
  85. 85. 2
  86. 86. Anand BakshiAnand Bakshi 2
  87. 87. 3
  88. 88. Elvis PrisleyElvis Prisley 3
  89. 89. 4
  90. 90. Ajantha MendisAjantha Mendis 4
  91. 91. 5
  92. 92. Hugh HefnerHugh Hefner 5
  93. 93. Eugene DelacroixEugene Delacroix 4
  94. 94. Round 5
  95. 95. • 13 questions.13 questions. • Infinite Bounce + PounceInfinite Bounce + Pounce • Score : +10 (B) & +10/-05 (P)Score : +10 (B) & +10/-05 (P) • Half points, if any, is totally QM’sHalf points, if any, is totally QM’s discretion.discretion.
  96. 96. * TheThe Bombay Engineer GroupBombay Engineer Group or the more informallyor the more informally knownknown Bombay SappersBombay Sappers, is a regiment of the Corps of, is a regiment of the Corps of Engineers of the Indian Army which owed it’s originEngineers of the Indian Army which owed it’s origin to the erstwhileto the erstwhile Bombay Presidency ArmyBombay Presidency Army of theof the British Raj.British Raj. Apart from his daredevil antics on the field, what isApart from his daredevil antics on the field, what is the most noted contribution of one of thethe most noted contribution of one of the popularpopular jawaanjawaan of this regiment,of this regiment, Lt. Col. Sanjay BanerjeeLt. Col. Sanjay Banerjee??
  97. 97. * SRK’s character in Fauji wasSRK’s character in Fauji was modelled after himmodelled after him
  98. 98. Denise Ann DarvallDenise Ann Darvall, a resident of, a resident of Cape Town, SACape Town, SA met with a horrificmet with a horrific car accident andcar accident and dieddied of her injuriesof her injuries on 3 Dec, 1967.on 3 Dec, 1967. After her deathAfter her death, she, she became the talk of the town becausebecame the talk of the town because of herof her associationassociation with 54 year oldwith 54 year old Louis WashkanskyLouis Washkansky.. Put funda.Put funda. (Her similar association with 10 year old(Her similar association with 10 year old Jonathan Van Wyk brougt heJonathan Van Wyk brougt her a lot of flak atr a lot of flak at the same time)the same time) 1
  99. 99. She donated her heart to Louis – the firstShe donated her heart to Louis – the first instance of Human Heart Trasplantationinstance of Human Heart Trasplantation 1
  100. 100. The EleanorThe Eleanor,, The BeaverThe Beaver andand The DartmouthThe Dartmouth were thewere the three main entities, said to be responsible behind thethree main entities, said to be responsible behind the staging of whichstaging of which noted event in world historynoted event in world history?? 2
  101. 101. Bostn Tea PartyBostn Tea Party 2
  102. 102. Just moments before theJust moments before the Opening CeremonyOpening Ceremony of theof the 19481948 London OlympicsLondon Olympics, it was noticed that the home team, it was noticed that the home team waswas not carrying the national flagnot carrying the national flag with them. Awith them. A teenagerteenager then ran outside the stadium and broke the window ofthen ran outside the stadium and broke the window of anan Army Commandant’s carArmy Commandant’s car to get the flag andto get the flag and hand it overhand it over to the team management just in time.to the team management just in time. Why this lanky teenager, praised very highly for that act,Why this lanky teenager, praised very highly for that act, came into newscame into news few years later?few years later? 3
  103. 103. Roger Bannister – first sub-4 min. mileRoger Bannister – first sub-4 min. mile 3
  104. 104. Widely considered as one of theWidely considered as one of the pioneers of modernpioneers of modern Indian poetryIndian poetry and also theand also the mainstay of Prayogvaadmainstay of Prayogvaad Experimentation MovementExperimentation Movement in hindi literature,in hindi literature, Gajanan Madhav MuktibodhGajanan Madhav Muktibodh had a very painful lifehad a very painful life and eventuallyand eventually lost touch with realitylost touch with reality.. WhichWhich famous Indian decided to do somethingfamous Indian decided to do something inin Gajanan’s honour that became hisGajanan’s honour that became his signature stylesignature style since 1974?since 1974? 4
  105. 105. M.F. Hussain started walking barefootM.F. Hussain started walking barefoot 4
  106. 106. TheThe creator appealed to one million fanscreator appealed to one million fans to be a partto be a part of thisof this musical piecemusical piece which will become a cynosure ofwhich will become a cynosure of all eyes (or ears) inall eyes (or ears) in near futurenear future.. WhatWhat is it?is it? 5
  107. 107. 5 Official song of UEFA Euro-2016Official song of UEFA Euro-2016
  108. 108. TheThe stereotyped portrayalstereotyped portrayal of an actor, one of the mostof an actor, one of the most recognisable actorsrecognisable actors of his generation, in the followingof his generation, in the following films led to thefilms led to the appearance of a particular characterappearance of a particular character ofof a popular comics book series.a popular comics book series. Either, identify theEither, identify the actoractor oror thethe charactercharacter.. 6
  109. 109. Charles LaughtonCharles Laughton oror Surplus DairiprodusSurplus Dairiprodus 6
  110. 110. Established inEstablished in 18611861,, Hakgala Botanical GardenHakgala Botanical Garden is one ofis one of the five botanical gardens inthe five botanical gardens in Sri LankaSri Lanka. Originally. Originally started as an experimental cultivation of cinchona, itstarted as an experimental cultivation of cinchona, it later turned into tea cultivation.later turned into tea cultivation. Why it is such aWhy it is such a pious placepious place for all thefor all the hindu travellershindu travellers toto that country?that country? 7
  111. 111. Mythical setting of Ashok VatikaMythical setting of Ashok Vatika 7
  112. 112. * It was originally namedIt was originally named Saat AnaajSaat Anaaj because of thebecause of the presence ofpresence of seven ingredientsseven ingredients – maize, barley, gram,– maize, barley, gram, arahar, green peas, khesari and kurthi, in equal ratio.arahar, green peas, khesari and kurthi, in equal ratio. How do we know thisHow do we know this food-itemfood-item, pretty popular in, pretty popular in northern India, better?northern India, better?
  113. 113. SattuSattu *
  114. 114. Based on theBased on the first post-Cold War novelfirst post-Cold War novel written by awritten by a famous author, thisfamous author, this tv-seriestv-series has recently come to itshas recently come to its end. But so great has been the acclaim forend. But so great has been the acclaim for dramatisation, there is already a speculation that adramatisation, there is already a speculation that a sequelsequel is on it’s way. BBC is in talks withis on it’s way. BBC is in talks with The InkThe Ink FactoryFactory, the production company run by the author’s, the production company run by the author’s sons for thesons for the 22ndnd seasonseason.. Identify theIdentify the tv-seriestv-series. And, also name the. And, also name the authorauthor.. 8
  115. 115. Night Manager & John Le CarreNight Manager & John Le Carre 8
  116. 116. Critics accuseCritics accuse English HeritageEnglish Heritage ofof DisneyfyingDisneyfying thethe Arthurian legend ofArthurian legend of TintagelTintagel after the plan of aafter the plan of a 72-72- metre footbridgemetre footbridge has won a design contest to replacehas won a design contest to replace the isthmus that crumbled into the Atlantic centuriesthe isthmus that crumbled into the Atlantic centuries ago. Architects have described the design asago. Architects have described the design as representing the transition betweenrepresenting the transition between ‘the known and‘the known and the unknown’, ‘reality and legend’the unknown’, ‘reality and legend’.. To be completed in 2019, what is soTo be completed in 2019, what is so specialspecial about thisabout this footbridge?footbridge? (vis – next slide)(vis – next slide) 9
  117. 117. 9
  118. 118. Bridge with a gap in the centreBridge with a gap in the centre 9
  119. 119. For aFor a biennial worldbiennial world championshipchampionship, if the, if the trophytrophy (vis)(vis) given to thegiven to the women is named afterwomen is named after Espirito Santo, what is theEspirito Santo, what is the trophytrophy given to the mengiven to the men named afternamed after?? (Clue – The man in the question is(Clue – The man in the question is also the answer of an often-repeatedalso the answer of an often-repeated question in Sports Quiz)question in Sports Quiz) 10
  120. 120. 10 Dwight EisenhowerDwight Eisenhower
  121. 121.   The bitterThe bitter disputedispute arose because of the presence ofarose because of the presence of Union JackUnion Jack. Critics say the presence of UJ in the. Critics say the presence of UJ in the corner is anachronistic andcorner is anachronistic and ignores the heritageignores the heritage of theof the country. Supporters argue that removing it would be acountry. Supporters argue that removing it would be a mark ofmark of disrespectdisrespect against servicemen who diedagainst servicemen who died fighting under the flag.fighting under the flag. What the issue is all about?What the issue is all about? 11
  122. 122. Debate over the flag of New ZealandDebate over the flag of New Zealand 11
  123. 123. Hailing from a family ofHailing from a family of actors, being the youngeractors, being the younger sister of actor Richardsister of actor Richard Rishi and actress Shalini, sheRishi and actress Shalini, she has made herhas made her debut as a leaddebut as a lead actressactress in 2009 moviein 2009 movie Oy!Oy! opposite Siddharth. opposite Siddharth. What is herWhat is her claim to fameclaim to fame, till, till date?date? 12
  124. 124. Played the title role in ‘Anjali’Played the title role in ‘Anjali’ 12
  125. 125. Probably for theProbably for the first timefirst time in the history ofin the history of bollywoodbollywood such an example has been set…..such an example has been set….. Identify theIdentify the female singerfemale singer of this song from a criticallyof this song from a critically acclaimed movie of the recent times.acclaimed movie of the recent times. 13
  126. 126. 13 Amruta Fadnavis – wife of MaharasthraAmruta Fadnavis – wife of Maharasthra CM, Devendra FadnavisCM, Devendra Fadnavis
  127. 127. As an athlete, Matthews competes in the javelin throw, andAs an athlete, Matthews competes in the javelin throw, and has represented Barbados in a number of internationalhas represented Barbados in a number of international meets and competitions. She won silver medals atmeets and competitions. She won silver medals at the 2013 and 2014 CARIFTA Games, competing in thethe 2013 and 2014 CARIFTA Games, competing in the under-17 and under-18 categories, respectively. At the 2014under-17 and under-18 categories, respectively. At the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships inCentral American and Caribbean Junior Championships in Athletics, held in Mexico, she won a bronze medal in theAthletics, held in Mexico, she won a bronze medal in the under-18 category, while at the 2015 CARIFTA Games sheunder-18 category, while at the 2015 CARIFTA Games she won her first gold medal, again competing in the under-18won her first gold medal, again competing in the under-18 category.category. Who?Who? 2
  128. 128. 2
  129. 129. Hayley MatthewsHayley Matthews 2
  130. 130. 4
  131. 131. Neil ArmstrongNeil Armstrong 4
  132. 132. Initially started as aInitially started as a corrective measure, it hascorrective measure, it has now become a fashionablenow become a fashionable trend. Instagram has nearlytrend. Instagram has nearly 12,000 posts with the12,000 posts with the hashtag #only______.hashtag #only______. What are these types ofWhat are these types of tattoos called?tattoos called? 15
  133. 133. Blackout TattoosBlackout Tattoos 15

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