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Bangaliana Quiz Prelims

F.A.Q. - 2016 at Calcutta Medical College

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Bangaliana Quiz Prelims

  1. 1. Prelims
  2. 2. A big thank you to……
  3. 3. Rules • 30 questions.30 questions. • Each question carries 1 mark.Each question carries 1 mark. • Qstn no.s 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 & 30 are starQstn no.s 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 & 30 are star marked. They will be considered only tomarked. They will be considered only to break ties, even during the final.break ties, even during the final. • If required, the 1If required, the 1stst mistake committed bymistake committed by the teams will be taken into consideration tothe teams will be taken into consideration to break the tie.break the tie. • QMs’ decisions in all the cases will be final.QMs’ decisions in all the cases will be final.
  4. 4. Which piece of art is being used as the logo ofWhich piece of art is being used as the logo of India’s window to the world for authenticIndia’s window to the world for authentic handloom and handicraft products handloom and handicraft products  since 1952?since 1952? 1 II
  5. 5. Identify the structure and what does itIdentify the structure and what does it commemorate?commemorate? 2 II
  6. 6. This puja X is unique to Kalna & only anotherThis puja X is unique to Kalna & only another such puja in India is organised in Benaras.such puja in India is organised in Benaras. Mythology describes that a businessman of KalnaMythology describes that a businessman of Kalna received debi's order in his dreams & started thereceived debi's order in his dreams & started the puja. The entire expense of the puja is made bypuja. The entire expense of the puja is made by businessmen of the X-tala area. Like Durgapuja,businessmen of the X-tala area. Like Durgapuja, the ceremony continues for four days. A fair on thisthe ceremony continues for four days. A fair on this occasion also draws huge spectators from the townoccasion also draws huge spectators from the town & adjoining areas. & adjoining areas.  3 II
  7. 7. Which Bengali expression signifies a sudden,Which Bengali expression signifies a sudden, unfortunate reversal?unfortunate reversal? Eg. –Eg. – “Poltu toh mone mone onek sopnoi“Poltu toh mone mone onek sopnoi dekchilo, kintu Bulti or ____ _____dekchilo, kintu Bulti or ____ _____ dhoriye dilo.dhoriye dilo.”” 4 II
  8. 8. Which well-known brand is named after theWhich well-known brand is named after the wife of Sagar Chandra Ghosh who gave up hiswife of Sagar Chandra Ghosh who gave up his job to start this new business which hasjob to start this new business which has reached every Bengali household kitchenreached every Bengali household kitchen across the nation?across the nation? 5 II
  9. 9. The family earlier held the title (surname) ofThe family earlier held the title (surname) of Kushari, and hailed from Jessore District, now inKushari, and hailed from Jessore District, now in Bangladesh. Two of the Kusharis, Panchanan andBangladesh. Two of the Kusharis, Panchanan and Sukdeb, settled in Gobindapur, one of the villagesSukdeb, settled in Gobindapur, one of the villages that developed into the city of Kolkata. Beingthat developed into the city of Kolkata. Being Brahmins, the neighbors called them ‘holy sir’.Brahmins, the neighbors called them ‘holy sir’. After the British gained control of the country, “X”After the British gained control of the country, “X” became their family name. In English, it wasbecame their family name. In English, it was Anglicized to “Y”, with some variations in spellingAnglicized to “Y”, with some variations in spelling within the family. They were “Pirali Brahmins”, awithin the family. They were “Pirali Brahmins”, a sort of outcaste in orthodox society.sort of outcaste in orthodox society. 6 II
  10. 10. It is an important port town in medieval Bengal. ItIt is an important port town in medieval Bengal. It served as a main port and commercial complex ofserved as a main port and commercial complex of the area. The ancient place belongs to the age ofthe area. The ancient place belongs to the age of Shah Jahan. It was captured by the MughalShah Jahan. It was captured by the Mughal dynasty and Raghab Datta Roy of Patuli was thedynasty and Raghab Datta Roy of Patuli was the Zamidar of the region. The name of the place hasZamidar of the region. The name of the place has been derived from the myth that Raghab’s sonbeen derived from the myth that Raghab’s son Rameshwar built a fort here by clearing a bambooRameshwar built a fort here by clearing a bamboo grove.grove. Name the town.Name the town. 7 II
  11. 11. Born in a little village called Moshua inBorn in a little village called Moshua in Mymensingh, identify this man who was aMymensingh, identify this man who was a remarkably gifted man - amongst otherremarkably gifted man - amongst other achievements, he pioneered the art of engraving inachievements, he pioneered the art of engraving in India and was the first to attempt colour printingIndia and was the first to attempt colour printing at the time when engraving and colour printingat the time when engraving and colour printing were also being pioneered in the West.were also being pioneered in the West. The hymns he composed for the Brahmo SamajThe hymns he composed for the Brahmo Samaj are sung even today.are sung even today. 8 II
  12. 12. Connect : ExclusiveConnect : Exclusive 9 II
  13. 13. Identify this sweet which is a crowd favouriteIdentify this sweet which is a crowd favourite and meant for any and every occasion. Maida,and meant for any and every occasion. Maida, khoya, nutmeg powder, coconut (grated),khoya, nutmeg powder, coconut (grated), ghee, nuts, raisins, cardamom, cloves andghee, nuts, raisins, cardamom, cloves and sugar blend beautifully to bring forth thissugar blend beautifully to bring forth this heavenly traditional sweetmeat.heavenly traditional sweetmeat. The striking feature is how the pastry is wellThe striking feature is how the pastry is well folded and sealed with a clove.folded and sealed with a clove. 10 II
  14. 14. Which Kolkata auditorium is named after an IndianWhich Kolkata auditorium is named after an Indian Air-Force martyr who was killed in anAir-Force martyr who was killed in an INDO-PAK war?INDO-PAK war? (The auditorium is still in action)(The auditorium is still in action) 11 II
  15. 15. Which post-independence Kolkata landmark wasWhich post-independence Kolkata landmark was sculpted by Nagesh Yoglekar and was unveiled bysculpted by Nagesh Yoglekar and was unveiled by the then Calcutta Municipal Corporation in 1969?the then Calcutta Municipal Corporation in 1969? 12 I I
  16. 16. X, a Pan-Asian scholar, contributed greatly to theX, a Pan-Asian scholar, contributed greatly to the development of arts in his country. Outside his country,development of arts in his country. Outside his country, he is chiefly remembered today as the author of ‘Thehe is chiefly remembered today as the author of ‘The Book of Tea’. In India he was associated with GurudebBook of Tea’. In India he was associated with Gurudeb in Shantiniketan and was controversially linked within Shantiniketan and was controversially linked with Sister Nibedita. Satyanweshi Byomkesh Bakshi onceSister Nibedita. Satyanweshi Byomkesh Bakshi once took his name while in disguise as a foreigner.took his name while in disguise as a foreigner. Who?Who? 13 II
  17. 17. What was the typical significance of the 1980What was the typical significance of the 1980 Fedaration Cup second leg semifinal match betweenFedaration Cup second leg semifinal match between Mohan Bagan and Mohammedan Sporting at EdenMohan Bagan and Mohammedan Sporting at Eden Gardens, which probably have never happened inGardens, which probably have never happened in premier level Indian football?premier level Indian football? 14 I I
  18. 18. This was once the highest structure of Kolkata, whose tallThis was once the highest structure of Kolkata, whose tall pinnacle was destroyed as it suffered major damages in thepinnacle was destroyed as it suffered major damages in the cyclone and earthquake of 1737. By 1813, the tallest part of it wascyclone and earthquake of 1737. By 1813, the tallest part of it was completely destroyed. However, the remaining part can still becompletely destroyed. However, the remaining part can still be seen, though it has gone some modifications over time. It wasseen, though it has gone some modifications over time. It was said that the original structure was more than 165 feet tall andsaid that the original structure was more than 165 feet tall and that way it was taller than the ‘Octerlony Monument’ and was athat way it was taller than the ‘Octerlony Monument’ and was a navigational aid for sailors. ‘Black Pagoda’, as said by thenavigational aid for sailors. ‘Black Pagoda’, as said by the company-people, it was built by the first ‘Black Zamindar’,company-people, it was built by the first ‘Black Zamindar’, Gobindaram Mitra, one of the earliest Indian officials under theGobindaram Mitra, one of the earliest Indian officials under the British rule, in 1730.British rule, in 1730. Name the temple. Where is it located?Name the temple. Where is it located? (vis – next slide)(vis – next slide) 15 I I
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  20. 20. These so-called commercial Bengali movies of 1950-These so-called commercial Bengali movies of 1950- 60s were, once the subject of urban expression to60s were, once the subject of urban expression to denote certain common physiological feature.denote certain common physiological feature. What is that common factor?What is that common factor? (Visuals - next four slides)(Visuals - next four slides) 16 I I
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  25. 25. Id. both the drama and the dramatist.Id. both the drama and the dramatist. 17 I I
  26. 26. Once, the then Collector of Maldaha, Mr. RavenshawOnce, the then Collector of Maldaha, Mr. Ravenshaw was taking rest at a countryside area of Gaur in a hotwas taking rest at a countryside area of Gaur in a hot summer season. He asked for some water to a villagesummer season. He asked for some water to a village belli , that Muslim girl fetched drinking water to himbelli , that Muslim girl fetched drinking water to him along with something to eat in a plate. Eating that Mr.along with something to eat in a plate. Eating that Mr. Ravenshaw was so pleased that he at once gave theRavenshaw was so pleased that he at once gave the name of it in the name of that little village girl.name of it in the name of that little village girl. What was named by that Sahib ?What was named by that Sahib ? 18 I I
  27. 27. In 1889, certain Bengali named Ram ChandraIn 1889, certain Bengali named Ram Chandra Chatterjee, an acrobat-gymnast of Prof. Bose’s CircusChatterjee, an acrobat-gymnast of Prof. Bose’s Circus was the first Indian to do something that made him awas the first Indian to do something that made him a national hero.national hero. What did he do?What did he do? 19 I I
  28. 28. Mumtaj has given lip to the female voice in this duetMumtaj has given lip to the female voice in this duet number.number. a) Simply, identify the male actor on whom this songa) Simply, identify the male actor on whom this song has been picturised.has been picturised. b) Also, name the movie.b) Also, name the movie. 20 II
  29. 29. Two portfolios in the Victoria and Albert Museum inTwo portfolios in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London contain some three hundred and fiftyLondon contain some three hundred and fifty watercolours by one of the most prolific women artists ofwatercolours by one of the most prolific women artists of her era, which were the outcomes of her four major toursher era, which were the outcomes of her four major tours in India. During her tours, she wrote frequently to Queenin India. During her tours, she wrote frequently to Queen Victoria, at one point describing ‘strange and terribleVictoria, at one point describing ‘strange and terrible outbreaks of violence’ in India. outbreaks of violence’ in India.  How is she still being remembered, especially in this partHow is she still being remembered, especially in this part of the world?of the world? (vis – next slides) 21 I I
  30. 30. The paintings…. 21 I I
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  32. 32. This wellknown place, associated with the onlyThis wellknown place, associated with the only unsuccessfulunsuccessful case of Feluda, came into prominence justcase of Feluda, came into prominence just a few years back, courtesy a person who once acted asa few years back, courtesy a person who once acted as the younger brother of the titular character in athe younger brother of the titular character in a particular episode of Sandip Ray directed Feulda-series.particular episode of Sandip Ray directed Feulda-series. Which place is being hinted at?Which place is being hinted at? 22 II
  33. 33. Somewhat inspired by the very-endearing-but-eccentricSomewhat inspired by the very-endearing-but-eccentric Prof. Calculus, how do we better know this elderlyProf. Calculus, how do we better know this elderly character?character? Also, identify his creator.Also, identify his creator. 23 II
  34. 34. This 5′10″ Graduate in Fashion Studies from LondonThis 5′10″ Graduate in Fashion Studies from London College of Fashion worked as a model for differentCollege of Fashion worked as a model for different prestigious magazines - including Vogue, Cosmopolitanprestigious magazines - including Vogue, Cosmopolitan and Harper’s Bazaar. Later on she became a revivalist (ofand Harper’s Bazaar. Later on she became a revivalist (of sorts) and with assistance from UNESCO, she providedsorts) and with assistance from UNESCO, she provided employment to thousands of rural people in course of heremployment to thousands of rural people in course of her mission.mission. Who is she?Who is she? Which, seemingly, menial item did she revive?Which, seemingly, menial item did she revive? (vis – next slide) 24
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  36. 36. ‘‘Merit-Board’ of which meritorious institution is this?Merit-Board’ of which meritorious institution is this? 25 II
  37. 37. After getting inspiration from reading a 18After getting inspiration from reading a 18thth centurycentury literary creation during his school days, 60-years old Mr.literary creation during his school days, 60-years old Mr. Debashish has recently prepared a ‘family-tree’ withDebashish has recently prepared a ‘family-tree’ with names of 4,368 male members. Printed on a 3 ft by 6 ftnames of 4,368 male members. Printed on a 3 ft by 6 ft paper, this painstakingly-researched document have thepaper, this painstakingly-researched document have the names of Krittibas Ojha, Bharatchandra Raygunakar,names of Krittibas Ojha, Bharatchandra Raygunakar, Banaphool and many others.Banaphool and many others. Which famous Bengali, one of the members of that greatWhich famous Bengali, one of the members of that great ‘tree’, has been presented with that document?‘tree’, has been presented with that document? 26 II
  38. 38. Sri Lanka Frogmouth is a species of nocturnal birdsSri Lanka Frogmouth is a species of nocturnal birds commonly found in Western Ghats of India andcommonly found in Western Ghats of India and tropical forest regions of Sri Lanka.tropical forest regions of Sri Lanka. How are these birdsHow are these birds (male-female jodi)(male-female jodi) commonly known tocommonly known to us? us?  27 I I
  39. 39. Find the connection.Find the connection. 28 I I
  40. 40. These are some of theThese are some of the noted names in an elitenoted names in an elite list.list. i) What this list is alli) What this list is all about?about? ii) Who is the missingii) Who is the missing entry in this list?entry in this list? 29 I I
  41. 41. As stated in X’s autobiography, he once went toAs stated in X’s autobiography, he once went to meet his friend Prabodh in Mumbai. His friend, ameet his friend Prabodh in Mumbai. His friend, a self-taught cook, was then busy in the kitchen andself-taught cook, was then busy in the kitchen and requested X to wait for him till he finishedrequested X to wait for him till he finished that dish.that dish. What did X do in that leisure time while waiting forWhat did X do in that leisure time while waiting for his friend?his friend? (It gained iconic status in the days to come)(It gained iconic status in the days to come) 30 I I
  42. 42. Which piece of art is being used as the logo ofWhich piece of art is being used as the logo of India’s window to the world for authenticIndia’s window to the world for authentic handloom and handicraft products handloom and handicraft products  since 1952?since 1952? 1 II
  43. 43. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Bankura HorseBankura Horse II
  44. 44. Identify the structure and what does itIdentify the structure and what does it commemorate?commemorate? 2 II
  45. 45. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups II Shaheed Minar at the University of Dhaka in Bangladesh, commemorates those who were killed in the 21 February 1952 Bengali Language Movement demonstration.
  46. 46. This puja X is unique to Kalna & only anotherThis puja X is unique to Kalna & only another such puja in India is organised in Benaras.such puja in India is organised in Benaras. Mythology describes that a businessman of KalnaMythology describes that a businessman of Kalna received debi's order in his dreams & started thereceived debi's order in his dreams & started the puja. The entire expense of the puja is made bypuja. The entire expense of the puja is made by businessmen of the X-tala area. Like Durgapuja,businessmen of the X-tala area. Like Durgapuja, the ceremony continues for four days. A fair on thisthe ceremony continues for four days. A fair on this occasion also draws huge spectators from the townoccasion also draws huge spectators from the town & adjoining areas. & adjoining areas.  3 II
  47. 47. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Mahishmardini PujaMahishmardini Puja II [Only one puja of the Mahishmardini Debi[Only one puja of the Mahishmardini Debi (Durga) is worshipped at Kalna](Durga) is worshipped at Kalna]
  48. 48. Which Bengali expression signifies a sudden,Which Bengali expression signifies a sudden, unfortunate reversal?unfortunate reversal? Eg. –Eg. – “Poltu toh mone mone onek sopnoi“Poltu toh mone mone onek sopnoi dekchilo, kintu Bulti or ____ _____dekchilo, kintu Bulti or ____ _____ dhoriye dilo.dhoriye dilo.”” 4 II
  49. 49. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Haate HyarikenHaate Hyariken II
  50. 50. Which well-known brand is named after theWhich well-known brand is named after the wife of Sagar Chandra Ghosh who gave up hiswife of Sagar Chandra Ghosh who gave up his job to start this new business which hasjob to start this new business which has reached every Bengali household kitchenreached every Bengali household kitchen across the nation?across the nation? 5 II
  51. 51. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Jharna GheeJharna Ghee II
  52. 52. The family earlier held the title (surname) ofThe family earlier held the title (surname) of Kushari, and hailed from Jessore District, now inKushari, and hailed from Jessore District, now in Bangladesh. Two of the Kusharis, Panchanan andBangladesh. Two of the Kusharis, Panchanan and Sukdeb, settled in Gobindapur, one of the villagesSukdeb, settled in Gobindapur, one of the villages that developed into the city of Kolkata. Beingthat developed into the city of Kolkata. Being Brahmins, the neighbors called them ‘holy sir’.Brahmins, the neighbors called them ‘holy sir’. After the British gained control of the country, “X”After the British gained control of the country, “X” became their family name. In English, it wasbecame their family name. In English, it was Anglicized to “Y”, with some variations in spellingAnglicized to “Y”, with some variations in spelling within the family. They were “Pirali Brahmins”, awithin the family. They were “Pirali Brahmins”, a sort of outcaste in orthodox society.sort of outcaste in orthodox society. 6 II
  53. 53. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups X - Thakur and Y - TagoreX - Thakur and Y - Tagore II
  54. 54. It is an important port town in medieval Bengal. ItIt is an important port town in medieval Bengal. It served as a main port and commercial complex ofserved as a main port and commercial complex of the area. The ancient place belongs to the age ofthe area. The ancient place belongs to the age of Shah Jahan. It was captured by the MughalShah Jahan. It was captured by the Mughal dynasty and Raghab Datta Roy of Patuli was thedynasty and Raghab Datta Roy of Patuli was the Zamidar of the region. The name of the place hasZamidar of the region. The name of the place has been derived from the myth that Raghab’s sonbeen derived from the myth that Raghab’s son Rameshwar built a fort here by clearing a bambooRameshwar built a fort here by clearing a bamboo grove.grove. Name the town.Name the town. 7 II
  55. 55. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups BansberiaBansberia II
  56. 56. Born in a little village called Moshua inBorn in a little village called Moshua in Mymensingh, identify this man who was aMymensingh, identify this man who was a remarkably gifted man - amongst otherremarkably gifted man - amongst other achievements, he pioneered the art of engraving inachievements, he pioneered the art of engraving in India and was the first to attempt colour printingIndia and was the first to attempt colour printing at the time when engraving and colour printingat the time when engraving and colour printing were also being pioneered in the West.were also being pioneered in the West. The hymns he composed for the Brahmo SamajThe hymns he composed for the Brahmo Samaj are sung even today.are sung even today. 8 II
  57. 57. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Upendrakishore Ray ChowdhuryUpendrakishore Ray Chowdhury ll II
  58. 58. Connect : ExclusiveConnect : Exclusive 9 II
  59. 59. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups II Goutam Sarkar, Prashanta Banerjee, Dulal Biswas and Renedy Singh --- Only four players to have captained both Mohun Bagan and East Bengal.
  60. 60. Identify this sweet which is a crowd favouriteIdentify this sweet which is a crowd favourite and meant for any and every occasion. Maida,and meant for any and every occasion. Maida, khoya, nutmeg powder, coconut (grated),khoya, nutmeg powder, coconut (grated), ghee, nuts, raisins, cardamom, cloves andghee, nuts, raisins, cardamom, cloves and sugar blend beautifully to bring forth thissugar blend beautifully to bring forth this heavenly traditional sweetmeat.heavenly traditional sweetmeat. The striking feature is how the pastry is wellThe striking feature is how the pastry is well folded and sealed with a clove.folded and sealed with a clove. 10 II
  61. 61. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Labanga LatikaLabanga Latika II
  62. 62. Which Kolkata auditorium is named after an IndianWhich Kolkata auditorium is named after an Indian Air-force martyr who was killed in anAir-force martyr who was killed in an INDO-PAK war?INDO-PAK war? (The auditorium is still in action)(The auditorium is still in action) 11 II
  63. 63. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Tapan TheatreTapan Theatre II
  64. 64. Which post-independence Kolkata landmark wasWhich post-independence Kolkata landmark was sculpted by Nagesh Yoglekar and was unveiled bysculpted by Nagesh Yoglekar and was unveiled by the then Calcutta Municipal Corporation in 1969?the then Calcutta Municipal Corporation in 1969? 12 I I
  65. 65. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Netaji-Statue at ShyambazarNetaji-Statue at Shyambazar II
  66. 66. X, a Pan-Asian scholar, contributed greatly to theX, a Pan-Asian scholar, contributed greatly to the development of arts in his country. Outside his country,development of arts in his country. Outside his country, he is chiefly remembered today as the author of ‘Thehe is chiefly remembered today as the author of ‘The Book of Tea’. In India he was associated with GurudebBook of Tea’. In India he was associated with Gurudeb in Shantiniketan and was controversially linked within Shantiniketan and was controversially linked with Sister Nibedita. Satyanweshi Byomkesh Bakshi onceSister Nibedita. Satyanweshi Byomkesh Bakshi once took his name while in disguise as a foreigner.took his name while in disguise as a foreigner. Who?Who? 13 II
  67. 67. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Okakura Kakuzo TenshinOkakura Kakuzo Tenshin II
  68. 68. What was the typical significance of the 1980What was the typical significance of the 1980 Fedaration Cup second leg semifinal match betweenFedaration Cup second leg semifinal match between Mohan Bagan and Mohammedan Sporting at EdenMohan Bagan and Mohammedan Sporting at Eden Gardens, which probably have never happened inGardens, which probably have never happened in premier level Indian football?premier level Indian football? 14 I I
  69. 69. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups The match started at 8 a.m. in theThe match started at 8 a.m. in the morningmorning I I
  70. 70. This was once the highest structure of Kolkata, whose tallThis was once the highest structure of Kolkata, whose tall pinnacle was destroyed as it suffered major damages in thepinnacle was destroyed as it suffered major damages in the cyclone and earthquake of 1737. By 1813, the tallest part of it wascyclone and earthquake of 1737. By 1813, the tallest part of it was completely destroyed. However, the remaining part can still becompletely destroyed. However, the remaining part can still be seen, though it has gone some modifications over time. It wasseen, though it has gone some modifications over time. It was said that the original structure was more than 165 feet tall andsaid that the original structure was more than 165 feet tall and that way it was taller than the ‘Octerlony Monument’ and was athat way it was taller than the ‘Octerlony Monument’ and was a navigational aid for sailors. ‘Black Pagoda’, as said by thenavigational aid for sailors. ‘Black Pagoda’, as said by the company-people, it was built by the first ‘Black Zamindar’,company-people, it was built by the first ‘Black Zamindar’, Gobindaram Mitra, one of the earliest Indian officials under theGobindaram Mitra, one of the earliest Indian officials under the British rule, in 1730.British rule, in 1730. Name the temple. Where is it located?Name the temple. Where is it located? (vis – next slide)(vis – next slide) 15 I I
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  72. 72. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Nabaratna Temple at ChitpurNabaratna Temple at Chitpur I I
  73. 73. These so-called commercial Bengali movies of 1950-These so-called commercial Bengali movies of 1950- 60s were, once the subject of urban expression to60s were, once the subject of urban expression to denote certain common physiological feature.denote certain common physiological feature. What is that common factor?What is that common factor? (Visuals - next four slides)(Visuals - next four slides) 16 I I
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  78. 78. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups BaldnessBaldness I I
  79. 79. Id. both the drama and the dramatist.Id. both the drama and the dramatist. 17 I I
  80. 80. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Winkle Twinkle & Bratya BasuWinkle Twinkle & Bratya Basu II
  81. 81. Once, the then Collector of Maldaha, Mr. RavenshawOnce, the then Collector of Maldaha, Mr. Ravenshaw was taking rest at a countryside area of Gaur in a hotwas taking rest at a countryside area of Gaur in a hot summer season. He asked for some water to a villagesummer season. He asked for some water to a village belle, that Muslim girl fetched drinking water to himbelle, that Muslim girl fetched drinking water to him along with something to eat in a plate. Eating that, Mr.along with something to eat in a plate. Eating that, Mr. Ravenshaw was so pleased that he at once gave theRavenshaw was so pleased that he at once gave the name of it in the name of that little village girl.name of it in the name of that little village girl. What was named by that Sahib ?What was named by that Sahib ? 18 I I
  82. 82. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Fajli MangoFajli Mango II
  83. 83. In 1889, certain Bengali named Ram ChandraIn 1889, certain Bengali named Ram Chandra Chatterjee, an acrobat-gymnast of Prof. Bose’s CircusChatterjee, an acrobat-gymnast of Prof. Bose’s Circus was the first Indian to do something that made him awas the first Indian to do something that made him a national hero.national hero. What did he do?What did he do? 19 I I
  84. 84. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups First Balloon-flightFirst Balloon-flight I I
  85. 85. Mumtaj has given lip to the female voice in this duetMumtaj has given lip to the female voice in this duet number.number. a) Simply, identify the male actor on whom this songa) Simply, identify the male actor on whom this song has been picturised.has been picturised. b) Also, name the movie.b) Also, name the movie. 20 II
  86. 86. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Prasenjit ChattopadhyayPrasenjit Chattopadhyay II
  87. 87. Two portfolios in the Victoria and Albert Museum inTwo portfolios in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London contain some three hundred and fiftyLondon contain some three hundred and fifty watercolours by one of the most prolific women artists ofwatercolours by one of the most prolific women artists of her era, which were the outcomes of her four major toursher era, which were the outcomes of her four major tours in India. During her tours, she wrote frequently to Queenin India. During her tours, she wrote frequently to Queen Victoria, at one point describing ‘strange and terribleVictoria, at one point describing ‘strange and terrible outbreaks of violence’ in India. outbreaks of violence’ in India.  How is she still being remembered, especially in this partHow is she still being remembered, especially in this part of the world?of the world? (vis – next slides) 21 I I
  88. 88. The paintings…. 21 I I
  89. 89. The painter…. I I 21
  90. 90. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups LedikeniLedikeni (Named after Lady Charlotte Canning)(Named after Lady Charlotte Canning) I I
  91. 91. This wellknown place, associated with the onlyThis wellknown place, associated with the only unsuccessfulunsuccessful case of Feluda, came into prominence justcase of Feluda, came into prominence just a few years back, courtesy a person who once acted asa few years back, courtesy a person who once acted as the younger brother of the titular character in athe younger brother of the titular character in a particular episode of Sandip Ray directed Feulda-series.particular episode of Sandip Ray directed Feulda-series. Which place is being hinted at?Which place is being hinted at? 22 II
  92. 92. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups ChandannagarChandannagar I I
  93. 93. Somewhat inspired by the very-endearing-but-eccentricSomewhat inspired by the very-endearing-but-eccentric Prof. Calculus, how do we better know this elderlyProf. Calculus, how do we better know this elderly character?character? Also, identify his creator.Also, identify his creator. 23 II
  94. 94. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Chemical Dadu & Narayan DebnathChemical Dadu & Narayan Debnath I I
  95. 95. This 5′10″ Graduate in Fashion Studies from LondonThis 5′10″ Graduate in Fashion Studies from London College of Fashion worked as a model for differentCollege of Fashion worked as a model for different prestigious magazines - including Vogue, Cosmopolitanprestigious magazines - including Vogue, Cosmopolitan and Harper’s Bazaar. Later on she became a revivalist (ofand Harper’s Bazaar. Later on she became a revivalist (of sorts) and with assistance from UNESCO, she providedsorts) and with assistance from UNESCO, she provided employment to thousands of rural people in course of heremployment to thousands of rural people in course of her mission.mission. Who is she?Who is she? Which, seemingly, menial item did she revive?Which, seemingly, menial item did she revive? (vis – next slide) 24
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  97. 97. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Bibi Russell & GamchaBibi Russell & Gamcha I I
  98. 98. ‘‘Merit-Board’ of which meritorious institution is this?Merit-Board’ of which meritorious institution is this? 25 II
  99. 99. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Hare SchoolHare School I I
  100. 100. After getting inspiration from reading a 18After getting inspiration from reading a 18thth centurycentury literary creation during his school days, 60-years old Mr.literary creation during his school days, 60-years old Mr. Debashish has recently prepared a ‘family-tree’ withDebashish has recently prepared a ‘family-tree’ with names of 4,368 male members. Printed on a 3 ft by 6 ftnames of 4,368 male members. Printed on a 3 ft by 6 ft paper, this painstakingly-researched document have thepaper, this painstakingly-researched document have the names of Krittibas Ojha, Bharatchandra Raygunakar,names of Krittibas Ojha, Bharatchandra Raygunakar, Banaphool and many others.Banaphool and many others. Which famous Bengali, one of the members of that greatWhich famous Bengali, one of the members of that great ‘tree’, has been presented with that document?‘tree’, has been presented with that document? 26 II
  101. 101. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Pranab MukherjeePranab Mukherjee I I
  102. 102. Sri Lanka Frogmouth is a species of nocturnal birdsSri Lanka Frogmouth is a species of nocturnal birds commonly found in Western Ghats of India andcommonly found in Western Ghats of India and tropical forest regions of Sri Lanka.tropical forest regions of Sri Lanka. How are these birdsHow are these birds (male-female jodi)(male-female jodi) commonly known tocommonly known to us? us?  27 I I
  103. 103. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Bangoma & BangomiBangoma & Bangomi I I
  104. 104. Find the connection.Find the connection. 28 I I
  105. 105. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups LukochuriLukochuri I I
  106. 106. These are some of theThese are some of the noted names in an elitenoted names in an elite list.list. i) What this list is alli) What this list is all about?about? ii) Who is the missingii) Who is the missing entry in this list?entry in this list? 29 I I
  107. 107. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Arjuna Awardees in Kabaddi &Arjuna Awardees in Kabaddi & Biswajit PalitBiswajit Palit I I
  108. 108. As stated in X’s autobiography, he once went toAs stated in X’s autobiography, he once went to meet his friend Prabodh in Mumbai. His friend, ameet his friend Prabodh in Mumbai. His friend, a self-taught cook, was then busy in the kitchen andself-taught cook, was then busy in the kitchen and requested X to wait for him till he finishedrequested X to wait for him till he finished that dish.that dish. What did X do in that leisure time while waiting forWhat did X do in that leisure time while waiting for his friend?his friend? (It gained iconic status in the days to come)(It gained iconic status in the days to come) 30 I I
  109. 109. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Ami Sri Sri Bhajahori MannaAmi Sri Sri Bhajahori Manna I I

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