Wednesday, July 07, 2010

The Indian Navy - Part I

Infosys conducts a company wide quiz along the format of the BBC Mastermind every year. I hosted the quiz for the second time in 2009 and these are some of the questions from the specialization topics chosen.

For the questions from other specialization topics click here 

The Indian Navy

1. Which Ship , which served as the flagship of the Royal Navy task force during the Falkland Wars has as its motto -- Jayema Sam Yudhi Sprdhah meaning I completely defeat those who dare fight me.

a. INS VIRAAT ( earlier known as HMS Hermes)

2. In the Hierarchy of Indian Navy Personnel -- What rank would a person hold , if he had been promoted from the position of Captain?

a. Commodore

3. The Far Eastern Command -- a joint Navy, Army and Air Force Command was setup in 2001 with its headquarters at which location?

a. Port Blair 

4. Which Indian Naval captain , a co-founder of the Himalayan Environment Trust , led a 1965 expedition  which put 9 men on the summit of Mount Everest

a. Captain Mohan Singh Kohli

5. The double headed eagle used on the crest of INS Mysore , comes from the sigil of which Royal House?

a. Wodeyor House of Mysore.

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