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Dr. Campbell, a civil surgeon of the Indian Medical Service, was transferred from Kathmandu to a region in West Bengal in 1839 as Superintendent. What did he introduce to attract settlers?

Darjeeling Tea

It is named after Maharana ______ Singh who made a number of additions to it. Legend has it that the future Emperor Shah Jahan of Mughal dynasty took refuge here in 1623 when he was hiding from his father and was inspired to build the Taj Mahal. Id Please

Jag Mandir Palace in Udaipur

The Scoutmaster should collect on a tray a number of articles - knives, spoons, pencil, pen, stones, book and so on - not more than about fifteen for the first few games, and cover the whole over with a cloth. He then makes the others sit round, where they can see the tray, and uncovers it for one minute. Then each of them must make a list on a piece of paper of all the articles he can remember. The one who remembers the most wins. Originally used by Lord Baden Powell in the Scouts organisation after due permission by the author this game is used in the military and montessori courses as an effective tool to observe and remember details. Whom is it named after?


4. Connect

Legion of Honor Awardees

In 1942 at the height of the World War II a fierce battle was raging in Myanmar, then Burma, at the Sittang Bridge. A company of the Indian Army was engaged in hand-to-hand combat with the invading Japanese forces for the capture of a position, which was critical for the control of the bridge. The young company commander was exhorting his troops when his stomach was riddled by a machine gun burst. Afraid that his company would be left leaderless if he were evacuated, he continued fighting till he collapsed. His company won the day and the general commanding the Indian forces arrived at the scene to congratulate the soldiers. On seeing the critically wounded commander, he announced the immediate award of the Military Cross -- the young officer was not expected to survive much longer and the Military Cross is not awarded posthumously. However the young man did survive. Id please

Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw

In 1904 Viceroy Lord Curzon, on behalf of the King Emperor bestowed upon X the Kaiser-i-Hind Gold Medal. However objections were raised by Maharajah Moolam Thirunal of Travancore. X however defended the title stating that his ancestors had been the Rajahs of Beypore in Malabar. He has been known by the world by that name ever since. Id Please

Raja Ravi Varma

My heart is not happy in this despoiled land Who has ever felt fulfilled in this transient world The nightingale laments neither to the gardener nor to the hunter Imprisonment was written in fate in the season of spring Tell these emotions to go dwell elsewhere Where is there space for them in this besmirched (bloodied) heart? I had requested for a long life a life of four days Two passed by in pining, and two in waiting. The days of life are over, Its evening of death, Now I can sleep without any stress forever in my tomb How unlucky is _______! For burial Even two yards of land were not to be had, in the land (of the) beloved. In a marble enclosure, adjoining the dargah of Sufi saint, Qutbuddin Bakhtiar Kaki, at Mehrauli, an empty grave marks the site, where he had willed to be buried. Id please

Bahadur Shah Zafar The Last Mughal Emperor

Whoever cheats and thereby dishonestly induces the person deceived any property to any person, or to make, alter or destroy the whole or any part of a valuable security, or anything which is signed or sealed, and which is capable of being converted into a valuable security, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, and shall also be liable to fine. What does this describe?

Section 420 of the Indian Penal Code

In 1977, which Padma Vibhushan awardee (2008) led the first ever jetboat expedition, titled "Ocean to Sky“ from the mouth of the Ganges River to its source?

Sir Edmund Hillary

In 1962 who was the college queen of Mooljee Jaitha College in Jalgaon?

Pratibha Patil

Which sect founded by Guru Jambheshwar after a drought in the Marwar region of India is named after the 29 principles they have to follow?

Bishnois Bish=Twenty Noi=Nine

Write Bhaiyya

1. 12 questions connected to one theme 2. +5 for each correct answer 3. Scoring for : Slides 1-4 : +20 and -10 Slides 5-8 : +15 and -5 Slides 9-12: +10 and no negatives

1.Made of rich,sweet condensed milk for the first time by the Joshi family of Gajanan Mithaiwala over 100 years ago and available in almost all sweet shops, the Kunda is synonymous with which place in India?

2.Located in Oahu,Hawaii it served as the venue for whose first summer job?

3. ID Please

4.Which famous author escaped arrest by the Tsarist secret police during a raid on his house in 1862 when his wife concealed a sheaf of letters from the banned thinker Alexander Herzen by sitting down on them and refusing to move until the police left?

5. For what honor was Adolf Hitler nominated in 1939 by Erik Brandt, a member of the Swedish Parliament?

6. Composed of 700 verses what forms a major part of the Bhishma Parva in the Mahabharata?

7.The first cover of which magazine?

8. Which ground

9. ID Please

10. The first meeting of which organisation?

11. After whom is this car named?

12. In 2002, which organisation established the all-time world record price for a wristwatch at auction when it sold a unique platinum Patek Philippe from 1939 for an astounding US$ 4,026,524?


1. Belgaum

2. Barack Hussein Obama

3. Ghanshyam Das Birla

4. Leo Tolstoy

5. Nobel Peace Prize

6. Bhagavad Gita

7.Time Magazine

8. Pietermaritzburg Oval

9. Ben Kingsley

10. Indian National Congress

11. VJM01-Vijay Mallya

12. Antiquorum


Rules for Simple Quizzing: 1.No negatives 2.Starred questions to be used to resolve ties 3.Your Quizmaster is always right


1. Two disparate themes not connected to each other 2. Set of slides shown sequentially shall give you the answer 3. Scoring for each theme : Slides 1-4 : +20 and -10 Slides 4-6 : +15 and -5 Slides 7-10: +10 and no negatives






STN Code STN Name Depat ure Destination, Code Arriv al Distance covered






634 Kms






1. Matsyasana and Alphonse Capone

2. Sri Kurmam Temple and Amrapali

3. Shri Ram and Langda Tyagi

4. Narasimha and Bombay

5. Pandurang Vaman Kane and Neelam Kothari

6. Parasuram Express and Himsagar Express
STN Code STN Name Depat ure Destination, Code Arriv al Distance covered






634 Kms

7. Varaha and Lal Bagh

8. Krishna River and Malda District

9. Buddhadeb Bhattacharya and Kesar

10. Kalki Koechlin and Mallika Sherawat

SET A (on your left)
ANSWER- The 10 avatars of Vishnu 3. Matsya 4. Kurma 5. Varaha 6. Narasimha 7. Vaman 8. Parasuram 9. Shri Ram 10.Shri Krishna 11.Buddha 12.Kalki

SET B (on your right)
ANSWER-Types of Mangoes 2. Alphonso 3. Amrapali 4. Langda 5. Bombay 6. Neelam 7. Himsagar 8. Lalbagh 9. Krishna 10.Kesar 11. Mallika

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