• 64 normal questions, 2 written rounds and 6
• Infinite Pounce on all normal questions
• (-1) on pounce on providing incomplete
• Connect scoring scheme differs between
• Headings connect. Scores for connect
• Logos of organisations/projects/companies. ID
for one point each
• The oldest Christian presence in India can be
traced back to the evangelical activities of
Thomas the Apostle in the first century. The
converts, locally called the Nazranis in Kerala
differ from other Christians. It is oft
quoted, "Nazranis are Hindu in
culture, Christian in faith and Syrian in liturgy”
as they observe Hindu Caste practices and
chant an ancient Aramaic prayer which is now
famous in another form.
• However, they are popular by another name
(also the official designation used by the govt)
which might lead people to believe that they
were originally from ______. However, ______
Christians are named such due to their
connection with the Church of the East or the
East _____ Church.
• How are the Nasranis popularly known as?
• Syrian Christians
• The prayer goes into the connect
• According to John Travolta, X was inspired by
1997 English film Mad City. In an interview
with The Hindu, he stated that he was astonished
to learn that India's official entry for the Oscars
this year, X, was inspired by Mad City, his best
film as an actor.
• X was a box office hit in India but was centre to
many controversies like demands by VJAS
(Vidarbha Janandolan Samiti) to ban the movie
for false depiction of some serious issues, and
lyrics copyright issues with folk singers.
As the song begins, it seems to praise one
‘Ranaji’. However as it progresses references
to 9/11 twin tower attacks and American ‘War
against terrorism’ take the centre stage.
Sung by Rekha Bharadwaj, this funny sounding
song appears in the latter part of the movie
• Another song, dominated by vocals, from the
movie goes into the connect
• Officials say ‘X’ was actually called "Ginger"
(because of his colour). But a force fed on
Bollywood and ______ found “X" easier to
pronounce than the firang name and that was
how the wrong name stuck.
• X became famous in 1993 after an incident in
which he played an important role, becoming
a ‘hero’ in this process.
• Who is ‘X’
• Zanjeer, from Mumbai police Canine squad
• Mumbai blasts and a movie based on it goes
into the connect
• Connect- Indian Ocean songs
• Des mera among others for Peepli Live
• Yaara Maula from Gulaal
• Black Friday
• It is rumored that the transparent plastic shed
that covers the exit from MS towards SBI was
constructed at a price of more than 28 lacs (or
some other huge amount) some 10 years ago.
Naturally some people smelled corruption, and
informally began calling it ____ ______ probably
influenced by a scam that was unfolding in UP
around the same time.
• (There is no confirmation of the above)
• On his return to active service, Roy achieved ten victories (two
shared) in thirteen days. His first was a Hannover over
Drocourt[disambiguation needed] on 6 July 1918. This was followed
by three victories in the space of four hours on 8 July 1918 (two
Hannover Cs and a Fokker D.VII); two on 13 July 1918 (a Hannover C
and a Pfalz D.III); two on 15 July 1918 (two Fokker D.VIIs); and one
on 18 July 1918 (a DFW C.V). Roy's final victory came the following
day when he shot down a Hannover C over Cagnicourt.
He was killed over Carvin on 22 July 1918 while flying in formation
with two other S.E.5a in a dog fight against Fokker D.VIIs of
Jagdstaffel 29. Roy was posthumously awarded the Distinguished
Flying Cross (DFC) in September 1918 for his actions during the
period of 6–19 July 1918. He is buried at Estevelles Communal
His nephew Subroto Mukerjee too was a fighter pilot who later
became the first Indian Chief of Air staff of the Indian Air Force.
• What distinction does he hold?
• First(and maybe the only depending upon
definition) flying ace from India
• Kashyap explains, “There is only one Indian serial-
killer film which was made before Y where
violence was animated, and that was X.” Kamal
Haasan, who starred in X, has his own take on the
compliment. “When I did the animation action
sequence 12 years ago it was seen as self-
indulgent and odd by a lot of people. Now that it
has been endorsed by a filmmaker of such
brilliance, critics will be kinder to some of the
things I attempt in my films.
• Y and X, please
• The _________ campaign is a nonviolent protest
movement launched by Consortium of Pub-
Going, Loose and Forward Women in February 2009 in
response to notable incidences of violent conservative
and right-wing activism against perceived violations
ofIndian culture, when a group of women were
attacked in a pub in Mangalore. The campaign was a
brainchild of Nisha Susan, an employee
ofTehelka political magazine. The campaign was
conceived particularly in protest against a threat
by Pramod Muthalik of the Sri Ram Sena (also spelled
as Sri Ram Sene and Sriram Sena), an
orthodox Hindu group based in Mangalore
• Ostensibly, the _________ had been chosen
as a symbol, since right wing groups like
the RSS of India are derogatively called “X"
which is part of the uniform that RSS members
wear during their meetings.
Name the campaign and what is X?
• UK- Chris Tarrant
• Australia- Eddie Mcguire
• France- Jean-Pierre Foucault
• Arab World- George Kurdahi
• Italy- gerry scotti
• New Zealand- Mike Hosking
• Germany- Gunter Jauch
• India- ?
• Connect. Hint: Something to do with quizzing
• Amitabh Bacchan or Shah Rukh Khan
• Hosts of ‘who wants to be a millionaire’
franchise shows in their countries.
• A spymaster and the first chief of R&AW, he was
the man responsible for the creation of NSG. An
intensely private man, he was rarely seen in
public post-retirement, and was photographed
only twice throughout his life.
• A book by B Raman cleverly named ‘The _____ of
RAW’, detailing intelligence history and the
functioning of RAW, pays obeisance to the man
responsible for most of India’s spy program.
• R N Kao
• The book is named ‘The Kaoboys of R&AW’
• Started in 1942 in Germany to encourage
Indians to fight for freedom, X referred
the British Broadcasting Corporation as
the Bluff and Bluster Corporation and the All
India Radio as the Anti Indian Radio.
• X was a renowned music conductor who
recorded the signature tune of AIR
• In June 1994, his son Y performed the Mozart
Requiem, along with the members of
the Sarajevo Symphony Orchestra and Chorus at
the ruins of Sarajevo's National Library, in a fund
raising concert for the victims of armed conflict
and remembrance of the thousands of people
killed in the Yugoslav wars. Y has been in news
recently for similar activities.
• ID X and Y
• A ____ minar is a medieval milestone built by Sher Shah
Suri and the Mughal rulers who followed. These Minars
were erected by the Mughal Emperors on the main
highways across the empire to mark the distance. The ____
Minar is a solid round pillar,around 30 feet in height that
stands on a masonry platform built with bricks and
plastered over with lime. Though not architecturally very
impressive, being milestones, they were an important part
of communication and travel in a large empire.
• The blank, as one would guess is a unit of distance popular
in northern india and equals roughly 3.2 km.
• Films by prakash jha
• Kidnap (apaharan)
• Loudspeaker: His voice is diabolical. His whispers creates
storms, his walk has the effect of exploding bombs and his
shriek can cause all hell to break loose. It takes a lot to
• Sir Fode: Sir Fode is a headcracker. He loves anything that
brings a mighty bill. He pays it with a skull-cracker bang on
the head of the bill presenter with his own steely head.
• Speed Breaker: He creates phony speed breakers on the
roads to benefit goods carriers. The bumps make the
carriers spill some of their wads. Speed Breaker lived on
spilled goods until ____ intervened.
• Whose enemies are these?
• Abhijeet (after watching a recent 2012 movie):
Uncle, aap X ko jaante ho?
• Uncle: Beta, X ko kaun nahi jaanta. Jis movie
mein X hota tha, samajh lo hero ki maa, behen
beti, wife, kisi ka toh rape hona hi tha
• ID X
• *This is an actual conversation
• Vrishakethu (son of Karna)
• Some persons are missing on this list. Who are
they and give me the funda?
• The pandavas
• Survivors of mahabharatha
Conscience doth make cowards of us
• When presenting 2012 budget, then Finance
Minister, Pranab Mukherjee quoted
Shakespeare, aiming to soften the impact of
his ‘tough’ measures, saying some "painful"
policy measures which are good in the long
run have to be taken by the Finance
Minister whose life is "not easy.“
• What exactly did he say?
• ‘I must be cruel, only to be kind’ from Hamlet
• The X is a popular ’Vallam Kali’ held in the Punnamada
Lake near Alappuzha, Kerala, India conducted on the
second Saturday of August every year and is a major
• The rolling trophy that is awarded to the winner was
donated by Y after whom X is named
• The trophy is a replica of a _______ in silver, placed on
wooden abacus on which the following words are
• “To the winner of the______which is a unique feature
of community life in Travancore-Cochin.”
• What is X?
What a fitting response(23)
• The Battle of _____ ______ was fought from
September 8 through September 10, 1965, when
thePakistan Army thrust
its tanks and infantry into Indian territory, capturing
the Indian town of Khem Karan 5 km from the
International Border. The Indian troops retaliated, and
after three days of bitter fighting, the battle ended
with the Pakistani forces being repulsed near ____
_____. Factors that contributed to this were the
conditions of the plains, better Indian tactics and a
successful Indian strategy
• After this war a town named ____ Nagar was created.
It was so named after a piece of equipment that had
garnered a fearsome reputation before the war.
• Battle of ‘Asal Uttar’ (fitting response)
• ‘Patton Nagar’, so name due to the large
number of Patton tanks destroyed here
• Abused Goddesses Campaign against
• According to conspiracy theories, Vikram
Sarabhai and JC Bose were members of this
secret society, and often foreigners who have
done something astounding after a stay in India
have been rumored to be in touch with this
• Established more than 2000 years ago, this
society was founded by X with an aim of
preserving and developing knowledge which
would be dangerous to humanity if it fell into
• This society is believed to have hidden great
knowledge in nine books dealing with
warfare, physiology, microbiology, alchemy, co
mmunication, gravitation, cosmology, light
and sociology. One proof of their advanced
knowledge that is often cited is the rust
resistant iron pillar of delhi.
• ID X and give me the name of the society
• ________, is a study in human expression. As X
puts pen to paper, he looks like he’d rather be
dead. Y watches soberly. His wife causes some
commotion as she tries to peek at the
document, eyebrows raised in curiosity. The
_____ _____ appear torn between amusement
and surprise. On the far right, one man stands
proudly, looking straight ahead and smiling as if
at a private joke. His eyes are sunken from lack of
sleep, but they have the satisfied gleam of a man
who has achieved the impossible. That officer is
__________Rafael Jacob. What is being described
• One person from this picture goes into the
• Dear Sir _________
• I have been trying to find courage to write to you ever since I heard
that you were in London - but the desire to tell you something is
finding its way into this letter today. The letter may never reach
you, for I do not know how to address it, tho' I feel sure your name
upon the envelope will be sufficient. It is nearly two years ago, that
my dear eldest son went out to the War for the last time and the
day he said Goodbye to me - we were looking together across the
sun-glorified sea - looking towards France with breaking hearts -
when he, my poet son, said these wonderful words of yours - 'jabar
diney ei kawthati boley jeno jai - ja dekhechi, ja peyechi tulona tar
nai' - 'when I leave, let these be my parting words: what my eyes
have seen, what my life received, are unsurpassable.' And when his
pocket book came back to me - I found these words written in his
dear writing - with your name beneath. Would I be asking too much
of you, to tell me what book I should find the whole poem in?
• Who is writing to whom?
• Wilfred Owen’s mother toRabindranath
• According to specious accounts in the late
nineteenth and early twentieth century, the
original form of the X was stolen from an eye of a
sculpted statue of the goddess Sita, the wife
of Rama, the seventh Avatar of Vishnu. However,
much like the "curse of Tutankhamun", this
general type of "legend" was most likely the
invention of Western authors during the Victorian
era and the specific legends about the X's "cursed
origin" were invented in the early 20th century to
add mystique to the stone and increase its sales
appeal as well as increase newspaper sales
• In its infancy, the project that came up with this
aircraft was aptly called Y, for it reflected both the
shape of the aircraft and its seemingly lost
• Y was a play on X. X and Y, please
• Designed to celebrate the “diversity of Indian
religions”, the main entrance of the temple, has a
facade influenced by Buddhist style. The structure
which rises over the entrance is modelled on the Hindu
temples of South India with their lofty towers. The
windows and balconies inside the temple draw upon
the Rajput (Hindu) and Mughal(Islamic) style of north
India. The central dome is derived from European
architecture of the Renaissance period. The ground
plan is in the shape of Christian cross.
• Which structure designed by Swami Vijnananand am I
• Simon commission and its rejection by Indians
• The parent body wants _______ to frame rules that
would disqualify any person charged in court for a
criminal or corruption-related case, from running for
• However _____ has refused to comply citing that the
law of the land allowed such persons to contest
• This tussle has left a certain group without the
umbrella they need to compete abroad under the
Indian flag. For the past eight months they have been
competing under the ______ flag, which has caused a
lot of anguish and heartburn among them.
• What is this controversy about or what is the current
scenario which has deprived these people from
competing under the Indian flag?
• IOA suspended by IOC for not complying with
its guidelines on its constitution.
• Unbearable, nasty and mean are how people
have described the show. "The show is not
mean," says ____, defending her stern style.
"People come up to me and joke about
it, nobody says I am nasty. My wink at the end
conveys the sarcastic playfulness of the
• During 2002, something created terror among
villagers in UP which led to the panic-stricken
government appointing a team from IIT
Kanpur to investigate this matter. Finally, it
was settled that this was just hyping incidents
related to the images and nothing to do with
• The X comprises of top 25 stocks having
minimum carbon footprint along with market
capitalization and turnover from the BSE 100.
It assesses the energy efficiency of firms. ITC
Ltd is the weightiest scrip in the
index, followed by Infosys Ltd, ICICI Bank Ltd
and Housing Development Finance Corp.
Reliance Infrastructure Ltd is the scrip with the
• The Y, according to the BSE website, is a “tilted”
version of the S&P BSE 100. Constituents are over
or underweighted compared with the benchmark
based on their performance in the assessment
process. The areas in which the companies are
assessed are reporting and disclosure, strategy
and governance, performance and achievement
and ecosystem action. The companies in the
BSE100 are weighed as per these parameters for
• X and Y are indices developed by BSE, with
help from IIM-A, that reflect enegry efficiency
of the listed companies and carbon emissions.
• The Panchtantra stories (The first one with the
monkey and the wedge)
• On August 29, 2011 Reliance Entertainment procured a
'John Doe' order from the Delhi High Court to prevent
the illegal broadcast or streaming of its upcoming
film Bodyguard. This order gives protection to the
intellectual property owner, Reliance
Entertainment, from copyright violation by prospective
• John Doe orders in India are given under a more Indian
sounding name which also is the name of an actor who
is best remembered for films like
‘Pareeneeta’, ‘gumrah’ and ‘Khoobsurat’
• From Dandi, if you follow Mother Teresa you’ll
meet the three from Jodhpur, Hyderabad and
Mysore, and here you can find most amazing
collection of books on Indian history or simply
gaze at the stars.
• What am I talking about?
• Main hoo na
• Andaaz Apna Apna
• Jab We Met
• Pyar ka panchnama
• Kaala Patthar
• Hum Paanch
• Mr. and Mrs. Khiladi
• Office office
• In stark contrast to ______'s later poem “X,"
Ganga Din is named after the native, and
portrays the native Indian as the hero while
the British soldiers are portrayed as callous
and shallow, and ultimately inferior to Ganga
• The sovereignty of X is a major point of
contention in Anglo-Spanish relations as Spain
asserts a claim to the territory. Xians rejected
proposals for Spanish sovereignty in a 1967
referendum and again in 2002. Under the X
constitution of 2006,X governs its own
affairs, though some powers, such as defence and
foreign relations, remain the responsibility of the
UK Government. X's defence is the responsibility
of the tri-service British Forces Gibraltar.
• ID X
• Ayodhyā Mathurā Māyā Kāsi Kāñchī
Avantikā IPurī ________ chaiva saptaitā
moksadāyikāh II – Garuḍa Purāṇa I XVI .14
• The above sloka from garuda purana descibes the
seven most holy places for Hindus in India
where Varanasi is considered as the holiest of the
seven holy cities.
• Which city has been blanked out?
• Temujin’s father was killed by neighbouring tatars while he
was returning home. Upon learning this, Temujin returned
home to claim his father's position as chieftain of the tribe;
however, his father's tribe refused to be led by a boy so
• During one hunting excursion 10-year-old Temujin killed his
half-brother Behter during a fight which resulted from a
dispute over hunting spoils
• In another incident, around 1177, he was captured in a raid
and held prisoner by his father's former allies,
the Tayichi'ud but he escaped.
• Temujin married Borte who was kidnapped by the Merkits.
After Temujin rescued her, he brutally murdered everyone
involved in her kidnapping.
• These are some incidents from Temujin’s life before he
became famous. How do we know him better
• baseball- home run with all three bases occupied,
thereby scoring four runs (the maximum)
• horse(1995–2012), American thoroughbred
• golf-(in use from 1930), one player winning all
four major annual golf tournaments
• Explorers or Adventurers- one person reaching
the North Pole, the South Pole, and all of the
Seven Summits during an adventuring career, first
completed in 1998
• War Operations by Pakistan against India
• Op Gibraltar, covert ops,1965
• Op Dwarka, shelling of Dwarka in1965
• Op Chengiz Khan, Moshe Dayan style attacks
on Air Bases in 1971
• Op Grand Slam,1965 War main assault
(43)Somebody gonna get a hurt real
• "Filthy Downloaders" – 2:48
• "Two Types of Asians" – 4:10
• "Speaking English" – 4:50
• "Traveling in Vietnam" – 2:27
• "Catherine & Vincent" – 6:22
• "Beijing KFC" – 3:05
• "Lost Luggage" – 3:03
• "Passport Photo" – 2:13
• "Terrorists vs. Indians" – 3:07
• "Latinos in the House" – 4:19
• "Cultural Names" – 7:11
• "Convincing Indians" – 2:19
• "Embarrassing Parents" – 1:42
• "English Accents" – 3:55
• "White People" – 4:01
• Mano Majra, the fictional village on the border of Pakistan and
India in which the story takes place, is predominantly Muslim and
Sikh. _____ shows how they lived in a bubble, surrounded by mobs
of Muslims who hate Sikhs and mobs of Sikhs who hate
Muslims, while in the village they had always lived together
peacefully. Villagers were in the dark about happenings of larger
scope than the village outskirts, gaining much of their information
through rumor and word of mouth. This made them especially
susceptible to outside views. Upon learning that the government
was planning to transport Muslims from Mano Majra to Pakistan
the next day for their safety, one Muslim said, “What have we to do
with Pakistan? We were born here. So were our ancestors. We have
lived amongst *Sikhs+ as brothers” (126). After the Muslims leave to
a refugee camp from where they will eventually go to Pakistan, a
group of religious agitators comes to Mano Majra and instills in the
local Sikhs a hatred for Muslims and convinces a local gang to
attempt mass murder
• Our object should be peace within and peace without. We
want to live peacefully and maintain cordial and friendly
relations with our immediate neighbors and with the world
at large. We have no aggressive designs against any one.
We stand by the United Nations Charter and will gladly
make our full contribution to the peace and prosperity of
• Muslims of India have shown to the world that they are a
united nation, their cause is just and righteous which
cannot be denied. Let us, on this day, humbly thank God for
His bounty and pray that we might be able to prove that we
are worthy of it.
• Who is the speaker and what is the occasion?
• Founded in 1994 by the visionary social
activist, Sanjoy Ghose, _______ Development
Communication Network is an innovative non-
profit organization that works towards the social
and economic inclusion of rural marginalized
communities through the creative use of media.
• The X,, was a period of severe _____ causing major ecological
and agricultural damage to American and Canadian prairie lands in
the 1930s. The phenomenon was caused by
severe drought combined with a failure to apply dryland
farming methods to prevent wind erosion. Extensive deep
plowing of the virgin topsoil of the Great Plains in the preceding
decade had displaced the natural deep-rooted grasses that
normally kept the soil in place and trapped moisture even during
periods of drought and high winds. Rapid mechanization of farm
implements, especially small gasoline tractors and widespread use
of the combine harvester, were significant in the decisions to
convert arid grassland (much of which received no more than 10
inches (250 mm) of precipitation per year) to cultivated cropland.
• Since the flower of Ficus carica is
invisible, there are various idioms related to it
in languages around the world. In Hindi, this
has inspired an idiom used for something rare
• “For thousands of years, I have been vilified
and my death is celebrated year after year in
every corner of India. Why? Was it because I
challenged the Gods for the sake of my
daughter? Was it because I freed a race from
the yoke of caste-based Deva rule? You have
heard the victor’s tale, the Ramayana. Now
hear the Ravanayana, for I am Ravana, the
______, and my story is __ ___ _ ___
• Filmed entirely on location in
Kabul, Afghanistan, _______ ___tells the coming
of age story of two best friends – a street urchin
and a blacksmith’s son - who dream of a better
life. Rafi, whose family has long worked in
blacksmith trade, bridles under his father's
insistence that he follow in his footsteps, and his
best friend Ahmed.
• It was considered and later nominated for
the Academy Award for Best Live Action Short
• ________ is an avant-
garde theatrical revue, created by British drama
critic Kenneth Tynan. The show, consisting of
sketches on sex-related topics, debuted Off-
Broadway in 1969 and then in London in 1970. As
of 2012, its revival was still the seventh longest-
running show in Broadway history, the second
longest-running revival, after Chicago, and the
fourth longest-running American production ever
on Broadway. The title is taken from a painting
by Clovis Trouille, itself a pun on "O quel cul
t'as!" French for "What an arse you have!".
• Every time I crossed this memorial, it reminded
me of Dandi march statue or the Iwo Jima
memorial. It is really surprising how memorials
commemorating an event with several people
involved tend to look the same, a man leading
others with a staff or the raising of a flag. On a
broad scale, they appear similar to a child’s mind.
• However, this memorial was erected to
commemorate an event during the 1942 August
Kranti movement. Which memorial am I talking
about.Or what was the event?
(56)• The two brothers
inherited their love for
nature from their father
who was a noted
scholar of Indian
• Their photos of a king
cobra eating a monitor
lizard in the Corbett
was the most recent of
their amazing wildlife
• X won the Panda or the ‘Green Oscar’ for Best Wildlife
Cameraman at the International Wildlife Film and
Television Festival, “Wildscreen 1984”. He won the
Silver Medal in the 28th Annual International Film and
TV Festival of New York in 1985 for their film The
Ganges Gharial. Their two Tiger films were nominated
for the British Academy Awards 1987. Y was adjudged
the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 1986 in a
worldwide competition in England. Y was the
cinematographer of an hour long film on ‘Child
Prostitutes’; for a Canadian Broadcasting
Corporation. It was awarded the world’s highest
television award the ‘Emmy’.
• Selaginella species are creeping or ascendant plants with
simple, scale-like leaves (microphylls) on branching stems
from which roots also arise. The plants
are heterosporous (megaspores and microspores), and
have structures called ligules, scale-like outgrowths near
the base of the upper surface of each microphyll and
sporophyll. Under dry conditions, some species
of Selaginella roll into brown balls (a phenomenon known
as poikilohydry). In this state, they may be uprooted. Under
moist conditions the brown balls become green, because of
which these are also known asresurrection plants (as
in Selaginella bryopteris also known as _______ in Hindi).
• What myth is associated with selaginella bryopteris
• Jailed during the nationalist movement, Indian
leaders utilized their time in prisons pretty
well. The first PM of India, Nehru, wrote many
letters that now make up three pretty great
books. His successor as PM, Shastri also
translated the autobiography of a scientist and
Nobel laureate whose name has now been
immortalized in several ways.
• Whose autobiography did he translate?
• The first ______ became operational in Curitiba, Brazil,
in 1974. While it is known as X in US and China along
with other countries, there is an extra ‘S’, standing for
system, in India.
• Greatly criticised for its difficult access and creating
choke points, XS was challenged in High Court. The
court ruled in favour of XS stating "a developed country
is not one where the poor own cars. It is one where the
rich use public transport“
• TRIPP IIT Delhi were appointed as technical and
conceptual advisors for XS and a professor who
awarded me a lower grade for having 74% attendance
was also involved.
• One would not hesitate to call him Steve Irwin or Brady
Barr of India. National Geographic featured him in
its Croc Chronicles:
Snakes, Karma, Action special. Mysorecity has named a
street for him and has dedicated its first "urban forest"
to him and fellow environmentalist Hyder Ali Khan
• Described by the Hindu as “easily the most
recognisable characters [sic] of Mysore, complete with
his sun hat, overflowing beads and multiple rings that
adorn his fingers”
Some part of the logo on the left has
been erased. Name the event
The pic on the bottom is just a clue and
not very helpful
• The cashew apple, also called cashew fruit, is the
fleshy part of the cashew fruit that is attached to
the cashew nut. Unlike the cashew nut, the
cashew apple is soft and quickly degrades.
However, it is rich in nutrients and considered a
delicacy in some parts of the world, especially S
• To utilize this nutrient rich portion of the
plant, Goans have transformed it into something
which gets its name due to its frothy appearance.
• In 1998, he played the role of Mahatma
Gandhi in the play Mahatma Vs.
Gandhi, (which looked at the Mahatma's
relation with Harilal Gandhi, his first son).
With this, he achieved his objective of
portraying Mahatma Gandhi, a role he had
auditioned for Richard Attenborough's
Gandhi. Incidentally, in 2000, he again
portrayed the Mahatma, this time on film, in
Hey Ram. Who is he?
• Mat kaho aakaash mei.n kohra ghana hai
Yeh kisii ki vyaktigat aalochana hai
Raqt varsho.n se naso.n mei.n khaulta hai
Aap kahte hai.n kshanik uttejana hai
Dosto.n! Ab manch par suvidha nahi.n hai
Aajkal nepathya mei.n sambhaavana hai
• Targeting political corruption, these lines by a famous Hindi poet
are not as popular as another set which has been used a lot
recently, especially in Delhi.
• Name the poet. Stamp issued in his honor in next slide
• _________ is a popular Indian standup comedy show
made exclusively for the internet platform. It was
originally launched on August 15, 2009. Due to its huge
popularity on and beyond the internet, the concept is
translated and simultaneously aired on television
under a new name - The Late Night Show on Colors TV.
It debuted on television on 3 March 2012 and aired
every Saturday and Sunday at 11pm.
• The show is a brave effort by Indian standards where
the anchor and the characters openly create dark
humor around some most powerful people of the
society. Some prominent people like Anupam
Kher and Prasoon Joshi have featured in this show.
• The woman with bow and arrow was a
Gandhian and freedom fighter, and a very
close friend of Nehru. You need to tell me who
is her brother (obviously more famous than
• Whose release is she demanding?
• Naseeruddin Shan. His wife is Ratna Pathak
• Dushyant, played by Deven Bhojani (who also
is the director) often says I’ll explain
• Sumeet Raghavan’s Jai Hind
• Vikram Sarabhai is her (Mridula Sarabhai’s)
Brother and she is demanding the release of