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Crafted by:Literary Quizzing and Debating SocietyIndica: The India Quiz 2zaar16


Say Namaskar to your Quiz MasterSHASHANK TYAGI

Welcome your finalists for the Evening!

Round 1

4 questions, 1 per team.Each question has 3 clues with scoring 18/12/6.One attempt per question. Non passable. We go clockwise in this round.Rules

AudienceClue 2The Bhakti Movement Saint has his work included in Guru Granth Sahib.Clue 1Song by him. [Jhini re Jhini by Indian Ocean]Clue 3Known for his couplets, such as Guru Gobind Dou Khade.


Question 1Clue 2During the Pokhran II, he was code named Prathviraj.Clue 1Started What can I give movement which has a central aim of eradicating corruptionClue 3Missile Man of India.

APJ Abdul KalamAnswer

Question 2Clue 2Works as a photographer in a newspaper Aaj ki AawajClue 1Created by Ghalib Asad Bhopali and Brij Mohan Pandey.Clue 3Pandit Gangadhar Vidhyadhar Mayadhar Omkarnath Shastri


Question 3Clue 2Shyam Narayan Pandey has written a poem on his heroics.Clue 1Clue 3Horse of Maharana Pratap.


Question 4Clue 2Won the Dronacharya Award in 1990.Clue 1He started playing club cricket in 1945 and played his only First Class match for All India State Bank.Clue 3Coached at Sivaji Park, Dadar.

Ramakant AchrekarAnswer


4 questions, anticlockwise.Infinite Bounce/Pounce.+6/0 on bounce.+12/-6 on pounce.Double with pounce scoring on direct.Rules

Xs first regiment was raised in the British Army after the recommendations of Sir David Ochterlony. This regiment was named as the Nasari Regiment which soon became 1st King Georges Own X Regiment. At the time of independence there were 10 X Regiments of which 6 joined Indian Army. Currently there are 7 X regiment and are collectively known as X Brigade.Sam Manekshaw once stated, If a man says he is not afraid of dying, he is either lying or a X.X?Question 1


Which tiger reserve in Asam gets its name from the presiding deity of these temples in Haridwar and Panchkula?Question 2

Mansa DeviAnswer

Its located along the banks of Chambal river and is the third most populous city of the state. In 1631 it became an independent princely state. This city is also famous for its sarees. Which city am I talking about?Question 3


Representing Siddha, Acharya, Arihanta, Upadhyaya and Sadhu, the flag belongs to ____________.Question 4


Round 3

5 + 1 questions, this is written round.Write down the answers on the sheet provided.Scoring for 5 questions: 3n + 2 where n = number of incorrect answers.Scoring for the mega connect as indicated on the slide.


He was the Prime Minister of Assam pre independence, and became the chief minister after the independence. He was conferred with the title of Lokpriya by the then governor of Assam Jayram Das Doulatram. He was also conferred with Bharat Ratna the highest Civilian Award of India in 1999.Question 1+24/-18

He was the ruler of Malwa region from the beginning of the eleventh century and belonged to the royal Parmar Rajput clan. He rebuilt the temple of Somnath between 1026 and 1042. Question 2+18/-12

His portrait hangs in the Central Hall of Indian Parliament, he was an important figure of Indian Independence Movement. He claimed to be the messenger of God, and promoted Hinduism amongst the tribal people. He setup an army against the British and used Guerilla Warfare. He died on June 9, 1900 in the Ranchi Jail.Question 3 +18/-6

His ancestors were from Haryana, where they were the raja of Ballabhgarh. His ancestors were also the part of 1857 revolt of Independence, and moved to Western UP after the defeat from British.He was a prominent freedom fighter, and later a prominent politician. He is also the only Prime Minister of India who didnt face the Lok Sabha during his tenure as the Prime Minister. Question 4+12/-6

Lokbandhu Raj Narain, was the direct descendant of Royal Family of Benaras. He was educated in Banaras Hindu University, and also took part in the struggle of Independence. He is most famously known for the case Raj Narain vs. State of Uttar Pradesh which was the result of his defeat in the Lok Sabha elections of 1971.

Name the person who defeated Raj Narain in 1971, and was later defeated by him in 1977. Question 5+6/0

Gopinath BardoloiRaja BhojBirsa MundaCh Charan SinghIndira Gandhi

AIRPORTS in IndiaAnswer