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India Quiz by Rashmeet Kaur at Quiz Forum, AMU Quiz Club.
Rashmeet is pursuing Law at Aligarh Muslim University and is interested in India, Mythology and polity.

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  1. 1. India Quiz Quiz Master- Rashmeet Kaur
  2. 2. Rules •Infinite Pounce +15/-10 •Infinite Bounce +10 •Direct Question +10
  3. 3. 1. His claim to fame
  4. 4. 'Kingdom Of Dixit': Indore Man Declares Himself King of Unclaimed Land Between Egypt And Sudan
  5. 5. 2. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Ivanka Trump, launched an indigenous robot which declared the Global Entrepreneurship Summit2017 open on Tuesday in Hyderabad. It walked up to Modi and Ivanka, who were requested to launch the summit logo by the flags of their respective countries on the display one after the other. The robot was programmed to welcome them The 'Made in India' robot has been developed by a Bengaluru based company Invento Robotics, which is going to work on facial recognition technology to identify customers. The Company’s website also claims that the humanoid can become a photographer and a DJ and can live tweet from an event.
  6. 6. Mitra
  7. 7. 3. Connect this non-exhaustive list and give X • Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar (1952-1956) • Sardar Hukam Singh (1962-1967) • Gurdial Singh Dhillon (1969-1975) • Bali Ram Bhagat (1976-1977) • GMC Balayogi (1998-2002) • Somnath Chatterjee ( 2004-2009) • X ( 2014- Till date)
  8. 8. Speakers of Lok Sabha, Sumitra Mahajan
  9. 9. 4. Connect these festivals •Sarang (2017) •India by Nile (2015) • Bonjour India (2017) •Ganges – Danube Cultural Festival (2016) • Rhythm of India (2016) • Namaste France (2016)
  10. 10. Festivals organized by Indian Embassy in abroad
  11. 11. 5. Margaret Elizabeth Noble (28 October 1867 – 13 October 1911) was a Scots-Irish social worker, author, teacher and a disciple of X. She spent her childhood and early days of her youth in Ireland. She met X in 1895 in London and traveled to Calcutta in 1898. X gave her the name Y (meaning "Dedicated to God") when he initiated her into the vow of Brahmacharya on 25 March 1898. In November 1898, she opened a girls' school in Bagbazar area of Calcutta. In1962 Bengali film directed by Bijoy Basu, based on her life, won a national film award in best films category and a presidential medal. Identify X and Y
  12. 12. X- Swami Vivekanand Y- Sister Nivedita
  13. 13. 6.After first war of Independence, the poet was accosted by an English officer who asked him if he was a Muslim, to which he replied- “Half”. The officer sought an explaination to which he said- “In paradise it is true that I shall drink at dawn the pure wine mentioned in the Qur'an, but where in paradise are the long walks with intoxicated friends in the night, or the drunken crowds shouting merrily? Where shall I find there the intoxication of Monsoon clouds? Where there is no autumn, how can spring exist? If the beautiful hours are always there, where will be the sadness of separation and the joy of union? Where shall we find there a girl who flees away when we would kiss her?”
  14. 14. Mirza Ghalib
  15. 15. 7. The word literally means "a ford, a "crossing place" in the sense of "transition or junction“, Junction between "worlds that touch and do not touch each other" Earliest source of the word can be found in Rigveda and are of three kinds- •1st is to a place movable •2nd is to a place immovable •3rd is to a place of mind There are many reasons of performing it but according to Skanda Purana, it is a popular way for redemption of sins in the case of all classes of men and women.
  16. 16. Tirath
  17. 17. Father- Scientist at the Defence Research and Development  Mother- Associate professor and department head of neurochemistry at the Institute of Human Behavior and Allied Sciences  Education- St. Thomas' School Bhagat Phool Singh Medical College  A trained Kuchipudi dancer  Run’s campaign Project Shakti whose objective was to spread awareness about menstrual hygiene Identify the personality
  18. 18. Manushi Chillar
  19. 19. 9. From a mention in the Kalpsutra, a 2000-year- old Jain holy book, to carvings in the Ajanta caves, and numerous folk tales in different languages from Gujrati to Telgue, X make for a fascinating subject. In fact, it took 34 years of constant research for two Swiss writers, Alfred Buhler and Eberhard Fischer, to pen a book The ______of Gujarat. The book was published in 1979. The art of Ikat which is integral to X has been popular in many countries across the world, especially in South East Asia and Central Asia. Thus there have been many variations in the technique of Ikat, but X is counted among the most exquisite and is considered as the ‘ultimate manifestation of weaving perfection’ because the displacement of even one thread can result in a deform pattern.
  20. 20. Patan Patola
  21. 21. 10. Kailash Katkar, was Born in a small village at Rahimatpur in Maharashtra. He started with a job at local radio and calculator repair shop and later went ahead in 1990 to start his own calculator repair business. In 1993 he started a new venture, CAT computer services where around that time his younger brother Sanjay developed a basic model which was later in 2007 was renamed as X. . He achieved all this without any formal education. A few months later , he also managed to break-in to the corporate world by winning the annual maintenance contract for New India Insurance, which was soon followed by another group a month later. And by the end of the first year, the company had made a more-than-decent turnover of Rs. 1 lakh.
  22. 22. 11. In its recently-launched ad film 'Da Da Ding', a part of ‘______ Just Do It' campaign, features Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone and other female cast . The ad has been conceptualized by Wieden+Kennedy Delhi. The ad was initially launched on the digital platform, but from July 11, the same film was rolled out as a TVC on the English entertainment channels such as Comedy Central and Romedy. The campaign aims to inspire young women to take up sports, and has something peculiar about it, an ad film first of its kind in India, which aims to break stereotypes of society perceiving girls as soft and delicate.
  23. 23. Nike, featuring 10 Indian sportswomen on a single screen
  24. 24. 12. The logo has been registered in the name of the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, under the Trademark Act 1999, on 29 March, 2011.The Ministry of Tourism has launched extensive media campaigns in the international and domestic markets under the logo’s byline and it is today one of the most established and recognized brands worldwide. However, the logo was designed as a part of campaign in 2002, by Department of Tourism team involving V.K. Duggal, Rathi Vinay Jha and Amitabh Kant, gained no popularity or appreciation due to its zero level creativity in marketing initiative.
  25. 25. Ans.
  26. 26. 13. It is historical account of the Indian National Army published in 1959 by Col Hugh Toye. The book was published in London by Cassell Publishers, and is considered one of the first Sympathetic Western accounts of the army. This book presents the little known facts about the World War II and the Anglo-Indian relations during those periods. The author vividly describes the life, philosophy, idealism, nationalism and political astuteness of Subhash Chandra Bose.
  27. 27. 14. X is a 2012 Indian historical war drama film directed by Bedabrata Pain. It stars Manoj Bajpayee in the lead role and is based upon events of British India's of a place in undivided Bengal(now in Bangladesh) It is the story of a diffident 14-year-old boy, Jhunku (Subodh Roy) who gets arrested and is beaten badly by Britishers during questioning however he stays’ determined and gets sentenced to Kaala-Paani for life custody, making him the worlds’ youngest rebel leader, This movie won the 60th National Film Award for the Best Debut Film of a Director.
  28. 28. Chittagong (2012)
  29. 29. 15. Founded in 1969 by Vishwanath, it competed with Chandamama, one of the best selling magazines of that time. It is fortnightly magazine for children published by the Delhi Press Group. Available in 8 different Indian languages, the magzine is named after the tropical flower with same name. The magzine unlike others did not focus on a single comic character but a character named Cheeku gained wide popularity because of its witty nature.
  30. 30. 16. Founded in 1948, by Raghunandan Saran, an Indian freedom fighter , who was persuaded by Nehru to invest in a modern industrial venture. it is the 2nd largest commercial vehicle manufacturer in India Today the company is the flagship of the Hinduja Group, a British-based and Indian originated trans- national conglomerate. In 2016, it initiated the ‘Road to School’ programme for 4,108 students at 36 government schools in remote locations of India. (Hint on next slide)
  31. 31. Ashok Leyland
  32. 32. 17. Who coined these slogans ( 5 marks each) • Jai Jawaan, Jai Kisaan •Satyamev Jayathe •Inquilab Zindabad • Sare Jahan Se Acha, Hindustan Hamara •The more we sweat in peace, the less we bleed in war
  33. 33. •Jai Jawaan, Jai Kisaan- Lal Bahadur Shastri • Satyamev Jayathe- Madan Mohan Malviye •Inquilab Zindabad- Hasrat Mohini •Sare Jahan Se Acha, Hindustan Hamara- Allama Iqbal •The more we sweat in peace, the less we bleed in war- Vijaylaksmi Pandit
  34. 34. 18. “I promise to pay the bearer the sum of one rupee” is not written on Re.1 note, Why?
  35. 35. The Coinage act 2011 includes "necessary provisions for inclusion of Government of India one rupee note within the meaning of ‘Coin’ Hence according to the act One Rupee Note is a 'coin'. Also, in accordance with the RBI Act 1934, RBI can not mint coins. One rupee note is signed by the finance secretary of India and it does not have the words " I promise to pay the bearer" since it is already an asset as it is considered as a coin.
  36. 36. 19. In the 1700s, during the invasion of Nadir Shah, his troops passed through Punjab after plundering Delhi and massacring thousands of Hindus and Muslims and taking women captive along the way. The Sikhs strategized to attack Shah's camp and free the captive women. But since they were grossly outnumbered by his huge army, the Sikhs refrained from a frontal attack. Instead, they used to surprise them with guerrilla raids on their settlements and free as many women as they could, and return them to safety. Although, this event did not found any place in history textbooks but gave a sarcastic phrase that is widely used in a negative connotation. What pharse?
  37. 37. Sardar ke 12 baj gye
  38. 38. 20. What has been blanked out?
  39. 39. Thank You!!

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