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8 - India Quiz:
Q) Subhash Chandra Bose renamed what as “Shaheed” and “Swaraj”?
The Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Q) By what name was the women’s regiment of the INA known?
Rani Jhansi Regiment
Q) Which political party was founded by Subhash Chandra Bose?
The Forward Bloc
Q) Which nationalist slogan of India was coined by Netaji?
Q) In which city was the INA found?
Q) The Gadag Co-operative Society is the only one in the whole country licensed to manufacture what?
The National Flag
Q) Which Kannada author wrote under the pen name ‘Srinivasa’?
Masti Venkatesha Iyengar
Q) Why did Kempegowda name the two tanks he built in Bangalore as Kempambudhi and Dharmambudhi?
It was after his two wives
Q) The GPO circle near Vidhana Soudha was renamed as Meese Thimmaiah Circle. Why?
In honour of the traffic constable ‘meese Thimmaiah’ who was killed in an mishap on duty
Q) Where in Bangalore would you find the lines ‘Government’s work is God’s Work’?
On the Vidhana Soudha
Q) The person who built Cubbon Park has something else named after himself in the city. Who?
Q) If you went to a bar in Bombay and asked for a Sunil Gavaskar what would you get?
A bottle opener
Q) What is the name of the jackal in Tinkle comics?
Q) Pt. Ravishankar set ‘Saare jahan se achcha‘ to tune. Who wrote it?
R) Which Kannada film won the National Award for Best Film this year?
Q) Which Kannada writer said ‘Naane Kannadakke kaavalu naayi’?
Q) Whom did the British refer to as “Typical Ass’
Q) Which Indian wrote a treatise on mathematics called ‘Lilavati’?
Q) What in the Indian constitution is called the 52 second rule?
That the duration of the National Anthem is 52 seconds
Q) What was renamed as Rajiv Gandhi National Park?
Q) She was the first woman president of the INC and the first woman Governor of India. Who?
Q) He was the first Indian to be the member of the British Parliament and President of INC thrice. Who?
Q) Her real name was Agnes Gonha Bojaxhiu. She won a Nobel Prize in 1979 and died in 1997 and before her death said ‘Love others as I have loved you’.Who?
Q) The foremost Maratha patriot, his real name was Ramachandra Pandurang. He got his nickname from the fact that he was in charge of the firing of cannons. Who?
Q) This place gets its name because it was here that Lakshmana cut of the nose of Shurpanakha. Which place?
Q) When Ravana set fire to Hanuman’s tail, he set fire to entire Lanka. How was the fire put out?
Ravana played the Amruthavarshini raga on his
Veena and brought forth rain
Q) What was the principle of peace and friendship enunciated by Nehru called?
Q) Two famous Indian cricketers starred in a movie called ‘Kabhi Ajnabi The’. Who?
Syed Kirmani and Sandeep Patil
Q) According to Hindu myth who was the first mortal to die?
Q) In the Mahabharatha other than the Kauravas who else had a 100 brothers?
Q) Whose residence is called ‘Matushri’?
Q) What does the M.F. in M.F.Hussain’s name stand for?
Q) What well known verse is actually part of an over all poem titled ‘Bharat Vidhatha’ ?
Jana Gana Mana
Q) Who sang the theme song of France’98?
Q) Whose last words were ‘Don’t worry, relax’?
Q) Who is the only Indian to win a Grand Slam title ?
Q) Which place would be the Indian equivalent of the Pakistani Chagai Hills?
Q) What is common to Clinic All Clear, Pepsi,
Rahul Dravid endorses all of them
Q) Who made the popular T.V. serial Malgudi Days?
Q) Who owns a little known software company in Bangalore called D’n’A Systems?
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