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  1. 1. . 6. This structure is called Deekshabhoomi and wads erected as a tribute to an event that took place on 14 April 1956. Indian Railways named a train Deekshabhoomi Express after the event. What event?
  2. 2. Answers in the next slide
  3. 3. ANSWERS Ambedkar led several thousands of his followers in a mass- conversion to Buddhism at this place.
  4. 4. . 7 What name familiar to all of us was originally a term used in the communications industry to denote the redistribution of radio and television signals through wired relay networks?
  5. 5. Answers in the next slide
  6. 6. ANSWERS Rediffusion
  7. 7. . 8 This industry came to India via two sources—Sweden and Japan. In the early 20th century, Iya Nadar and Shanmugha Nadar travelled to Kolkata and figured out how the Japanese model worked. They transplanted it to their hometowns. The industry they seeded is now controlled by 18 families based out of two small towns in South India. Name either the industry or one of the small towns
  8. 8. Answers in the next slide
  9. 9. ANSWERS Match Industry The towns are Sivakasi and Kovilpatti
  10. 10. . 9. This assembly resulted in a now ubiquitous technique or practice. The effort won the experimenter the Nobel Prize in Physics for 1971. Name person or technique/ practice.
  11. 11. Answers in the next slide
  12. 12. ANSWERS Denis Gabor and the hologram/holography equipment
  13. 13. . 10 In the early 1900s, the use of this fashion accessory started to become more widespread, especially among the pioneering stars of silent movies. This was because they often needed shielding from the powerful arc lights that were used due to the extremely slow speed film stocks of those times. Which accessory?
  14. 14. Answers in the next slide
  15. 15. ANSWERS Wearing ‘cooling-glasses’ or sunglasses
  17. 17. The Rules 6 questions Answer in writing 10 points for every correct answer 25 points for cracking the theme on the first three questions. 15 points for cracking the theme on Qns 4, 5 and 6. Negatives of -5 for wrong guess on theme. No negatives for wrong answers to individual questions Raise your hand at any point to attempt theme: WRITE down your guess.
  18. 18. 1.Which river was formed when Lopamudra threw herself off a peak named Brahmagiri after a disagreement with her husband, the sage Agastya? 25/-5
  19. 19. 2. The Tamil epic Silappathikaram begins in this once-famous port city before moving on to events in Madurai and thence to events in the Chera country. Which port city? 25/-5
  20. 20. 3. The 15th century X is a monument to the love of Raja Mansingh Tomar for his intrepid consort Y. Identify X and Y. 25/-5
  21. 21. 4. Seen below is the temple complex X, built by the Vijayanagar kings. It takes its name from the small village in which it is located, in Anantapur District . Identify. 20/-5
  22. 22. 5 This Bollywood movie tells a story that was narrated in the Hindi novel Vaishali ka Nagarvadhu. The same story also inspired an Amar Chitra Katha comic. Identify. 20/-5
  23. 23. 6. The source that this temple celebrates is actually ten miles away. It was built late in the 19th century by a Jaipur king. Identify the place. 20/-5
  24. 24. Answers in the next slide
  25. 25. ANSWERS 1. The River Kaveri 2. Poompuhar 3. Gurjari Mahal and Mrignayani 4. Lepakshi in A.P. 5. Amrapali 6. Gangotri
  26. 26. THEME: Handicrafts Emporiums of various Indian states. 1. Kaveri, Karnataka 2. Poompuhar, TN 3. Gurjari Mahal and Mrignayani, Gujarat and MP 4. Lepakshi in A.P. 5. Amrapali, Bihar 6. Gangotri, UP
  27. 27. PHASE IV Anticlockwise
  28. 28. The Rules 10 Questions Infinite Bounce 10 points
  29. 29. . 1 This sporting accessory was made available in a fluorescent shade known as optic yellow after research proved that it was more visible on TV. The only other allowed shade is white. Which accessory that takes its name from the sport?
  30. 30. Answers in the next slide
  31. 31. ANSWERS The tennis ball
  32. 32. 3. What are they talking about: concentrate on Panel 2! 2. What questionable business practice are they discussing?
  33. 33. Answers in the next slide
  34. 34. ANSWERS Ponzi Schemes
  35. 35. 3. This idea was applied for the first time in 1988 to coffee, originating from the UCIRI cooperative in Mexico that was imported by the Dutch company Van Weely. What idea?
  36. 36. Answers in the next slide
  37. 37. ANSWERS The Fairtrade label, indicating that no questionable business practices were followed.
  38. 38. 4. Ad for?
  39. 39. Answers in the next slide
  40. 40. ANSWERS Ad for Red Bull
  41. 41. . 5. Which 20th century American president is caricatured here? Also identify the bald man in the suit.
  42. 42. Answers in the next slide
  43. 43. ANSWERS Harry S Truman in the towel and George Gallup who predicted that Truman would lose the elections.
  44. 44. .6. Richard Stephen Heyser died in 2008 October. Of his moment of fame in 1962, he later said that he was relieved that it didn’t cause World War III. What did he do to become so famous?
  45. 45. Answers in the next slide
  46. 46. ANSWERS He was the U-2 pilot whose photographs of secret Soviet missile sites in Cuba caused the Cuban Missile Crisis in the 1960s
  47. 47. . 7. Which country in Africa takes its name in tribute to this ancient empire (area in green)? The word translates to ‘warrior king’.
  48. 48. Answers in the next slide
  49. 49. ANSWERS Ghana
  50. 50. 8 The family that made a fortune of this product now runs Granta magazine. It advertises under the slogan “Protects What’s Good” and uses the logo of a Greek alpha within a triangle. What?
  51. 51. Answers in the next slide
  52. 52. ANSWERS Tetrapak
  53. 53. . 9 What process, patented by Kusuma Rangaiah, works by extracting material after the Bombyx mori pupa has outgrown its chrysalis rather than by extracting it beforehand?
  54. 54. Answers in the next slide
  55. 55. ANSWERS Ahimsa Silk
  56. 56. . 10. This psychological disorder is a hyphenated phrase often abbreviated to a three letter form. The first two words are often used by themselves to dismiss people who tend to be perfectionists. What disorder?
  57. 57. Answers in the next slide
  58. 58. ANSWERS OCD or Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.