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Saturday, December 13, 2008

Questions from a school quiz that I conducted

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I recently did a school quiz(india Quiz) as part of an Organization named Bharath Vikas Parishad. The Organization aims to promote knowledge of India among school students and the quiz was for 6th,7th8th school kids. A few questions from that quiz

1.When the Indian National Army created its first female unit, it named the unit after a lady Maratha who fought against the British with her son tied to her back. Who is this person.

--- Rani Lakshmi Bai of Jhansi

2.Which river known as the Yarlung Tsangpo in Tibet flows into India and is known as the “Everest of Rivers” ?

--- Bhramaputra

3.Which dance form developed by Tirath Narain and Sidhendra(Sidh) Yogi is the state dance of Andhra Pradesh?

--- Kuchipudi

4. Which person ,won the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award in 2002, has announced the creation of schools named ABAPS?

--- Abhinav Bindra

5. Which is the tallest mountain peak in South India?

--- Anaimudi in Kerala

6. Who was the first Lady Chief Minister in India?

--- Sucheta Kriplani

7. He is the first person from India to receive a US patent and the father of Bengali Science Fiction. He is also considered one of the fathers of radio science. Who is he?

--- Jagdish Chandra Bose











8. Which place in Chennai has the largest banyan tree in the world  and is an offshoot of the banyan tree under which Buddha got his enlightenment?

--- Theosophical Society at Adyar. The Banyan tree is also called the Adyar Aalamaram

Thursday, December 04, 2008

Tapmi QOTB -- 2009

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TAPMI QOTB -- 2009
QM: Arul Mani

Is the possibility of a recession giving you sleepless nights? Do you
feel like taking some time off and chilling out? How does a visit to a
beach sound? Or would you like to involve yourself in some serious
quizzing? What if you were offered the chance of doing both at the
same time? Sounds interesting???

T. A. Pai Management Institute's annual B-School fest, Atharva invites
you to participate in the Quiz on the Beach (QOTB) to be held at Kaup
Beach, Udupi, Karnataka. QOTB is held on the shores of the magical
Arabian Sea with an old British built lighthouse serving as a
backdrop. So pack your bags and come down to Kaup Beach for some
serious fun!!!

Quiz Flavour: Business Quiz
Host: T. A. Pai Management Institute, Manipal
Quiz Master: Mr. Arul Mani
Date: 10th January 2009
Open to Corporates.

Please check out the links below for further details:
Poster and Rules (link to http://www.tapmi.org/atharva/Qotb.pdf)
Atharva - Picasa Album (link to http://picasaweb.google.com/atharva09.tapmi)
Atharva Website (link to http://www.tapmi.org/atharva)
Quiz On The Beach – Registration for Corporates (link to
http://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?key=poEj6Zaq5kogDVBjn9YxnXw&hl=en)

For further Clarifications contact:
Puneet Kapoor   :       09880885040
S. Gopinath     :       09742353966
Nikhil Bhat     :       09742502691
E- Mail: atharva09.tapmi@gmail.com