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Prelims - Northeast Quiz

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Prelims - Northeast Quiz

  1. 1. KVS SOCIAL SCIENCE EXHIBITION 2015-16 Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 1, Ishapore Quiz Contest Research, Presentation & Conduction by: Somnath ChandaSomnath Chanda
  2. 2. Rules * 20 questions. * Each question carries 1 mark. * Star-marked questions (Q. No. 5, 10, 15 & 20) will be counted to break the ties. * Every decision of the QM is final.
  3. 3. Jyoti Prasad Saikia was a noted journalist,Jyoti Prasad Saikia was a noted journalist, who later joined the Govt. of Assam as awho later joined the Govt. of Assam as a Civil Servant. He is mostly rememberedCivil Servant. He is mostly remembered for coining a phrasefor coining a phrase (very relevant with today’s(very relevant with today’s quiz)quiz) to coincide with the inauguration ofto coincide with the inauguration of the new Indian states in January, 1972.the new Indian states in January, 1972. Which phrase? Which phrase?  1 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  4. 4. The name of which North Eastern capital cityThe name of which North Eastern capital city comes from the name of this brick-built fort,comes from the name of this brick-built fort, built in the 14built in the 14thth Century by King RamchandraCentury by King Ramchandra of Mayapur?of Mayapur? (vis – next slide)(vis – next slide) 2 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  5. 5. 2 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  6. 6. Which is the only Indian state to have onlyWhich is the only Indian state to have only four districts, namely – East, West, Northfour districts, namely – East, West, North and South?and South? 3 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  7. 7. Which legendary sportsperson’sWhich legendary sportsperson’s autobiography, released in 2013, isautobiography, released in 2013, is titled – ‘Unbreakable’?titled – ‘Unbreakable’? 4 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  8. 8. This is the State-Seal of whichThis is the State-Seal of which north-eastern state?north-eastern state? 5 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  9. 9. Once a thrivingOnce a thriving community, today therecommunity, today there are only around 50,000are only around 50,000 of them left. Theyof them left. They themselves claim thatthemselves claim that they are the children ofthey are the children of Kanchenjunga.Kanchenjunga. Which tribe?Which tribe? 6 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  10. 10. What is the name of the story?What is the name of the story? 7 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  11. 11. The hills, literally meaning ‘to cut chicken’The hills, literally meaning ‘to cut chicken’ in local dialect, are situated on India’sin local dialect, are situated on India’s north-eastern border with Myanmar. Theynorth-eastern border with Myanmar. They were created by the same tectonic processeswere created by the same tectonic processes that resulted in the formation of thethat resulted in the formation of the Himalayas in the Mesozoic Age.Himalayas in the Mesozoic Age. Which hill is this?Which hill is this? 8 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  12. 12. Recognized as one of the oldest dances ofRecognized as one of the oldest dances of Mizoram, it has become an integral partMizoram, it has become an integral part of almost every festival of the state.of almost every festival of the state. Name this dance form.Name this dance form. 9 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  13. 13. Located at an elevation of 3,753 m (12,313 ft),Located at an elevation of 3,753 m (12,313 ft), thisthis ethereally beautiful lake is a must on everyethereally beautiful lake is a must on every visitor’s itinerary. It is believed that in oldenvisitor’s itinerary. It is believed that in olden times, Buddhist monks would study the colourtimes, Buddhist monks would study the colour of the water of the lake to forecast the future.of the water of the lake to forecast the future. Which waterbody is this?Which waterbody is this? (vis – next slides)(vis – next slides) 10 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  14. 14. 10 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  15. 15. 10 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  16. 16.   As per Hindu mythology, when Lord ShivaAs per Hindu mythology, when Lord Shiva was going to Kashi along with one crore godswas going to Kashi along with one crore gods and goddesses including him, he made a nightand goddesses including him, he made a night halt at this place. He told all of them to wakehalt at this place. He told all of them to wake up before sunrise and proceed for Kashi. Butup before sunrise and proceed for Kashi. But in the morning, except Shiva himself, no onein the morning, except Shiva himself, no one else could get up. So he alone set out for Kashielse could get up. So he alone set out for Kashi himself cursing the others.himself cursing the others. What resulted from this story?What resulted from this story? 11 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  17. 17. After whom,After whom, this boy-wonderthis boy-wonder was named bywas named by his grandfather?his grandfather? 12 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  18. 18. The BrahMos Missile is named afterThe BrahMos Missile is named after combining the names of two waterbodies.combining the names of two waterbodies. One is the River Moskva of Russia.One is the River Moskva of Russia. Which is the Indian one?Which is the Indian one? 13 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  19. 19.   Chhurpi is a traditional cheese found in theChhurpi is a traditional cheese found in the nook and corner of the north-east.nook and corner of the north-east. What is the main ingredient of Chhurpi?What is the main ingredient of Chhurpi? 14 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  20. 20.   Popularly known as goat-antelope, thisPopularly known as goat-antelope, this animal is the State Animal of Mizoram.animal is the State Animal of Mizoram. Which animal is this?Which animal is this? 15 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  21. 21. This is the theme song of …….This is the theme song of ……. 16 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  22. 22.    This traditional headgear, features a birdThis traditional headgear, features a bird which is highly revered in the north-easternwhich is highly revered in the north-eastern states, especially Nagaland. The bird can bestates, especially Nagaland. The bird can be spotted in the logo of Bombay Naturalspotted in the logo of Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS).History Society (BNHS). Which bird?Which bird? (vis – next slide)(vis – next slide) 17 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  23. 23. 17 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  24. 24. According to the latest govt. report, whichAccording to the latest govt. report, which state (with 94.65%) toppled Kerala (withstate (with 94.65%) toppled Kerala (with 93.91%) as the ‘most literate state in India’?93.91%) as the ‘most literate state in India’? 18 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  25. 25. For what unfortunateFor what unfortunate reason, this premierreason, this premier institution, came intoinstitution, came into news recently?news recently? 19 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  26. 26. Arguably, the most famous voice of theArguably, the most famous voice of the north east…..name this Dadasaheb Phalkenorth east…..name this Dadasaheb Phalke Awardee.Awardee. 20 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  27. 27. Jyoti Prasad Saikia was a noted journalist,Jyoti Prasad Saikia was a noted journalist, who later joined the Govt. of Assam as awho later joined the Govt. of Assam as a Civil Servant. He is mostly rememberedCivil Servant. He is mostly remembered for coining a phrasefor coining a phrase (very relevant with today’s(very relevant with today’s quiz)quiz) to coincide with the inauguration ofto coincide with the inauguration of the new Indian states in January, 1972.the new Indian states in January, 1972. Which phrase? Which phrase?  1 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  28. 28. The Land of Seven SistersThe Land of Seven Sisters 1 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  29. 29. The name of which North Eastern capital cityThe name of which North Eastern capital city comes from the name of this brick-built fort,comes from the name of this brick-built fort, built in the 14built in the 14thth Century by King RamchandraCentury by King Ramchandra of Mayapur?of Mayapur? (vis – next slide)(vis – next slide) 2 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  30. 30. 2 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  31. 31. Itanagar (from Ita Fort)Itanagar (from Ita Fort) 2 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  32. 32. Which is the only Indian state to have onlyWhich is the only Indian state to have only four districts, namely – East, West, Northfour districts, namely – East, West, North and South?and South? 3 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  33. 33. SikkimSikkim 3 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  34. 34. Which legendary sportsperson’sWhich legendary sportsperson’s autobiography, released in 2013, isautobiography, released in 2013, is titled – ‘Unbreakable’?titled – ‘Unbreakable’? 4 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  35. 35. M.C. Mary KomM.C. Mary Kom 4 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  36. 36. This is the State-Seal of whichThis is the State-Seal of which north-eastern state?north-eastern state? 5 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  37. 37. Arunachal PradeshArunachal Pradesh 5 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  38. 38. Once a thrivingOnce a thriving community, today therecommunity, today there are only around 50,000are only around 50,000 of them left. Theyof them left. They themselves claim thatthemselves claim that they are the children ofthey are the children of Kanchenjunga.Kanchenjunga. Which tribe?Which tribe? 6 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  39. 39. LepchaLepcha 6 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  40. 40. What is the name of the story?What is the name of the story? 7 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  41. 41. The hills, literally meaning ‘to cut chicken’The hills, literally meaning ‘to cut chicken’ in local dialect, are situated on India’sin local dialect, are situated on India’s north-eastern border with Myanmar. Theynorth-eastern border with Myanmar. They were created by the same tectonic processeswere created by the same tectonic processes that resulted in the formation of thethat resulted in the formation of the Himalayas in the Mesozoic Age.Himalayas in the Mesozoic Age. Which hill is this?Which hill is this? 8 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  42. 42. Patkai HillsPatkai Hills 8 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  43. 43. Recognized as one of the oldest dances ofRecognized as one of the oldest dances of Mizoram, it has become an integral partMizoram, it has become an integral part of almost every festival of the state.of almost every festival of the state. Name this dance form.Name this dance form. 9 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  44. 44. Cheraw DanceCheraw Dance 9 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  45. 45. Located at an elevation of 3,753 m (12,313 ft),Located at an elevation of 3,753 m (12,313 ft), thisthis ethereally beautiful lake is a must on everyethereally beautiful lake is a must on every visitor’s itinerary. It is believed that in oldenvisitor’s itinerary. It is believed that in olden times, Buddhist monks would study the colourtimes, Buddhist monks would study the colour of the water of the lake to forecast the future.of the water of the lake to forecast the future. Which waterbody is this?Which waterbody is this? (vis – next slides)(vis – next slides) 10 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  46. 46. 10 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  47. 47. 10 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  48. 48. Tsomgo Lake / Changu LakeTsomgo Lake / Changu Lake 10 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  49. 49.   As per Hindu mythology, when Lord ShivaAs per Hindu mythology, when Lord Shiva was going to Kashi along with one crore godswas going to Kashi along with one crore gods and goddesses including him, he made a nightand goddesses including him, he made a night halt at this place. He told all of them to wakehalt at this place. He told all of them to wake up before sunrise and proceed for Kashi. Butup before sunrise and proceed for Kashi. But in the morning, except Shiva himself, no onein the morning, except Shiva himself, no one else could get up. So he alone set out for Kashielse could get up. So he alone set out for Kashi himself cursing the others.himself cursing the others. What resulted from this story?What resulted from this story? 11 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  50. 50. Unakoti HillUnakoti Hill 11 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  51. 51. After whom,After whom, this boy-wonderthis boy-wonder was named bywas named by his grandfather?his grandfather? 12 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  52. 52. Sachin Dev BurmanSachin Dev Burman 12 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  53. 53. The BrahMos Missile is named afterThe BrahMos Missile is named after combining the names of two waterbodies.combining the names of two waterbodies. One is the River Moskva of Russia.One is the River Moskva of Russia. Which is the Indian one?Which is the Indian one? 13 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  54. 54. River BrahmaputraRiver Brahmaputra 13 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  55. 55.   Chhurpi is a traditional cheese found in theChhurpi is a traditional cheese found in the nook and corner of the north-east.nook and corner of the north-east. What is the main ingredient of Chhurpi?What is the main ingredient of Chhurpi? 14 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  56. 56. Yak MilkYak Milk 14 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  57. 57.   Popularly known as goat-antelope, thisPopularly known as goat-antelope, this animal is the State Animal of Mizoram.animal is the State Animal of Mizoram. Which animal is this?Which animal is this? 15 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  58. 58. SerowSerow 15 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  59. 59. This is the theme song of …….This is the theme song of ……. 16 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  60. 60. North East United F.C.North East United F.C. 16 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  61. 61.    This traditional headgear, features a birdThis traditional headgear, features a bird which is highly revered in the north-easternwhich is highly revered in the north-eastern states, especially Nagaland. The bird can bestates, especially Nagaland. The bird can be spotted in the logo of Bombay Naturalspotted in the logo of Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS).History Society (BNHS). Which bird?Which bird? (vis – next slide)(vis – next slide) 17 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  62. 62. 17 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  63. 63. HornbillHornbill 17 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  64. 64. According to the latest govt. report, whichAccording to the latest govt. report, which state (with 94.65%) toppled Kerala (withstate (with 94.65%) toppled Kerala (with 93.91%) as the ‘most literate state in India’?93.91%) as the ‘most literate state in India’? 18 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  65. 65. TripuraTripura 18 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  66. 66. For what unfortunateFor what unfortunate reason, this premierreason, this premier institution, came intoinstitution, came into news recently?news recently? 19 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  67. 67. Death of A.P.J. Abdul KalamDeath of A.P.J. Abdul Kalam 19 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  68. 68. Arguably, the most famous voice of theArguably, the most famous voice of the north east…..name this Dadasaheb Phalkenorth east…..name this Dadasaheb Phalke Awardee.Awardee. 20 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore
  69. 69. Dr. Bhupen HazarikaDr. Bhupen Hazarika 20 A quiz by Somnath ChandaK.V. No.-1, Ishapore

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