GK – India Nyayapati Gautam
Quiz • In a world cup match played at Lord’s in 1975, Sunil Gavaskar played through the innings (facing 174 balls) and scored .... how much? 36 with a strike rate of 20.68 • He hails from Dombivili and made a name for himself by taking a wicket with his first ball in Test cricket. He is also the only Indian bowler to achieve this feat. Identify him. Nilesh Kulkarni
Quiz • What are the official languages of Andhra Pradesh? Telugu and Urdu • What is common to Monpa, Miji, Aka and Sherdukpen? Languages of Arunachal Pradesh • Hindi, Garhwali, Kumaoni. Official languages of… Uttarakhand • Bengali and Kokborok are spoken in this state. Identify the state. Tripura
Quiz • A certain Ramtanu Mishra was in the employment of the Raja of Rewah. He later moved to another court for employment. How do we better know him? Tansen • King Charles II of England married the Portuguese princess Catherine of Braganza. How did this event affect Indian history? The Portuguese transferred the islands that make up modern day Mumbai to the British as the dowry of Catherine. • The Hindu kingdom of Champa flourished outside the present boundaries of India. Where would the kingdom be located in today’s context? Vietnam.
Quiz • “A boy is born, A boy is born, A boy is born”. What message was being conveyed here? The signing of the Simla Agreement. • What was unique about the personal bodyguards of the Maurya rulers? They were all women.