‘The Idli,vadai,pongal’ quiz<br />By popular demand/request, I decided to have a separate India based quiz…<br />(Un)fortu...
A<br />This district of TamilNadu gets it’s name meaning ‘the place where Vishnu stayed’. Currently this is the second yo...
Ariyalur<br />HariNindraoor<br />The train disaster in 1956 and LB Shashtri resigned from his minister post owing moral re...
B<br />Story, Screenplay, Direction, Dialogue of <br />1) Rules Rangachari –DD<br />2) AppadiPodu – Jaya TV<br />3) Thooka...
The drumstick man<br />
C<br />is a historical city in the state of Gujarat, in western India. It is located in Panchmahal district, 47 kilometres...
Champaner<br />
D<br /> is depicted as Vishnu with four hands and Puranas state that emerged from the 'Ocean of Milk' and appeared with th...
D<br />
Dhanavantri<br />The Danavanthri temple at Ramanathapuram<br />
E<br />Big B, SRK , Chiranjeevi , Govinda , Surya,<br />PreityZinta, Bebo<br />God , MSD(and yes for all those sixth sense...
Emami<br />
F<br /> appears to have been introduced in India by the Parsis of Iran. The community makes this drink to celebrate the sp...
Falooda<br />
G<br />In Hinduism, the ---- are male nature spirits, husbands of the Apsaras. Some are part animal, usually a bird or hor...
Gandharvas<br />
H<br />A brand launched in 1975.<br />Endorsed by Kapil Dev in 1995 and now by Amitabh<br />Contains Black pepper,black s...
Hajmola<br />
I<br />She was born in 1990 and died at the age of 18 (Jan 4 , 2009)<br /> Contrary to popular belief she was named aft...
India<br />
J<br />The campaign in its present form was started in 2004 by an Australian man known only by the pseudonym "Juan Mann". ...
Jiya Se Jiya<br />Free Hugs campaign<br />
K<br />
Kajol<br />
L<br />Movie : TikTikTik (1981)<br />Lead role : Aandavar<br />Direction : Bharathiraja<br />Music : God<br />Singer?<br />
LathaRajinikanth<br />
M<br />Video.. Identify the sport.<br />
Michael westmore<br />
N<br />
Kadhavaithira..kaatruvarum<br />
O<br />This famous brand shares it’s name with a city in South Dakota US<br />It’s name is derived by jumbling the city it...
Onida<br />
P<br /> born on 25 January 1920 as Balasubramanian in Coimbatore to parents Alamelu and SundaramIyer of a devout brahmin ...
PitthukuliMurugadhas<br />
Qwiky’s<br />ShashiChimala is one of the founding members of Covansys; founder of Indigo Technologies (which was later ac...
R<br />According to one theory the name ‘R' is obtained from the root word meaning 'one who makes people cry by his violen...
Raavana<br />
Salem<br />What place (City?) in TN is supposed to have got it’s name from the corruption of the Sanskrit word for Mountai...
T<br /> The largest theatre in Asia is in Madurai which is more than 50 years old. It was closed for about 12 years due t...
Thangam Theatre<br />
U<br />U (meaning roughly "being pawed" or "hoofed animal") are several groups of mammals, most of which use the tips of t...
Ungulates<br />
V<br />Dialogue writer please….<br />
W<br /> W’s entire family is scattered across India and the Middle East. W spent his younger years in Darjeeling, Calc...
Wilbur ..The man<br />
X<br />What was founded in 1949 by Fr Quinn Enright. Enright visualized ---- to be a partner in the liberation and develop...
Y<br />Y central prison in Pune is the first place to have an open jail for women in India.<br />This very famous prison a...
Z<br />is a privately-held, online gaming portal, with browser games, promoted by the Anil DhirubhaiAmbani Group's subsidi...
Zapak.com<br />
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Namma quiz answers

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  • 1. ‘The Idli,vadai,pongal’ quiz<br />By popular demand/request, I decided to have a separate India based quiz…<br />(Un)fortunately people have branded me as a ‘local’ quizzer..<br />Content:100% Indian flavour<br />Hope you guys have fun with my 2nd edition of Namma quiz…<br />Saar..chaai…chaai..chaai…<br />
  • 2. A<br />This district of TamilNadu gets it’s name meaning ‘the place where Vishnu stayed’. Currently this is the second youngest district of TN after Tirupur. This was also in the news for a big disaster in 1956. Name the district.<br />
  • 3. Ariyalur<br />HariNindraoor<br />The train disaster in 1956 and LB Shashtri resigned from his minister post owing moral responsibility.<br />
  • 4. B<br />Story, Screenplay, Direction, Dialogue of <br />1) Rules Rangachari –DD<br />2) AppadiPodu – Jaya TV<br />3) Thookanaamkuruvi<br />4)IdhuoruKadhaiyinKadhai – DD megaserial<br />5) Anubhavangal – Rendaamtharam<br />
  • 5. The drumstick man<br />
  • 6. C<br />is a historical city in the state of Gujarat, in western India. It is located in Panchmahal district, 47 kilometres from the city of Vadodara. The city was briefly the capital of Gujarat.<br />It was founded by VanrajChavda, the most prominent king of the Chavda Kingdom, in the 8th century. He named it after the name of his friend and general ----<br />is today the site of the C----Pavagadh Archaeological Park, which UNESCO designated a World Heritage Site in 2004.<br />Became famous in 2001 for a different reason.<br />
  • 7. Champaner<br />
  • 8. D<br /> is depicted as Vishnu with four hands and Puranas state that emerged from the 'Ocean of Milk' and appeared with the pot of nectar during the story of the Samudra or Sagarmanthan whilst the ocean was being churned by the devas and asuras, using the Mandara mountain and the serpent Vasuki. The pot of Amrita was snatched by the Asuras or Demons, and after this event another avatar, Mohini, appears and takes the nectar back from the Asuras. Obviously this question has got a Coimbatore Connection.<br />
  • 9. D<br />
  • 10. Dhanavantri<br />The Danavanthri temple at Ramanathapuram<br />
  • 11. E<br />Big B, SRK , Chiranjeevi , Govinda , Surya,<br />PreityZinta, Bebo<br />God , MSD(and yes for all those sixth sense MI fans, I am a CSK supporter. Chennai rules:D), Veeru, AmitMishra , DineshKarthik<br />Connect<br />
  • 12. Emami<br />
  • 13. F<br /> appears to have been introduced in India by the Parsis of Iran. The community makes this drink to celebrate the spring equinox on March 21. Though it is more like a sundae is named after the noodles that are used in making it and is made primarily by mixing rose syrup with vermicelli and tapioca seeds along with either milk or water.<br />
  • 14. Falooda<br />
  • 15. G<br />In Hinduism, the ---- are male nature spirits, husbands of the Apsaras. Some are part animal, usually a bird or horse. They have superb musical skills. They guarded the Soma and made beautiful music for the gods in their palaces.<br />In Hindu theology, ---- act as messengers between the gods and humans. In Hindu law, a ---- marriage is one contracted by mutual consent and without formal rituals.<br />
  • 16. Gandharvas<br />
  • 17. H<br />A brand launched in 1975.<br />Endorsed by Kapil Dev in 1995 and now by Amitabh<br />Contains Black pepper,black salt, ginger and cummin seeds<br />Flavours include lemon ,raw mango, pudina , tamarind <br />
  • 18. Hajmola<br />
  • 19. I<br />She was born in 1990 and died at the age of 18 (Jan 4 , 2009)<br /> Contrary to popular belief she was named after nickname of the famous baseball player Ruben Sierra during his stint with the Texan Rangers<br /> She is supposed to have created a furore in 2004, in Trivandram where protests were held and effigies burnt - to ‘prove a point’.<br /> Her middle name : Willie<br />
  • 20. India<br />
  • 21. J<br />The campaign in its present form was started in 2004 by an Australian man known only by the pseudonym "Juan Mann". The campaign became famous internationally in 2006 as the result of a music video on YouTube by the Australian band Sick Puppies, which is one of the most popular on the site, having been viewed over 50,000,000 times. I need the name of the Indian version of this song for the same campaign in India.<br />
  • 22. Jiya Se Jiya<br />Free Hugs campaign<br />
  • 23. K<br />
  • 24. Kajol<br />
  • 25. L<br />Movie : TikTikTik (1981)<br />Lead role : Aandavar<br />Direction : Bharathiraja<br />Music : God<br />Singer?<br />
  • 26. LathaRajinikanth<br />
  • 27. M<br />Video.. Identify the sport.<br />
  • 28. Michael westmore<br />
  • 29. N<br />
  • 30. Kadhavaithira..kaatruvarum<br />
  • 31. O<br />This famous brand shares it’s name with a city in South Dakota US<br />It’s name is derived by jumbling the city it was initially started in early 80s.<br />
  • 32. Onida<br />
  • 33. P<br /> born on 25 January 1920 as Balasubramanian in Coimbatore to parents Alamelu and SundaramIyer of a devout brahmin family. At the age of seven, the boy’s religious bent took him to practice yoga in the caves of Palani. Has also participated in Satyagaraha campaign.<br />1956 : SangeethaSamrat  1984 : Kalaimamani"  -Conferred by MGR.<br />His name is also mentioned in the movie AyuthaEzhuthu by Madhavan while discussing about baby names                                     <br />
  • 34. PitthukuliMurugadhas<br />
  • 35. Qwiky’s<br />ShashiChimala is one of the founding members of Covansys; founder of Indigo Technologies (which was later acquired in a 2-way deal between SSI and Nasdaq); of Q, a pioneering retail venture in Asia; and of CricTV.com, the first social video network for cricket. In 2007 he also started a gaming portal called knibble.com. I want the Q , which was a completely revolutionary idea in India.<br />
  • 36. R<br />According to one theory the name ‘R' is obtained from the root word meaning 'one who makes people cry by his violent actions.’<br />Another theory is that the name roughly implies Uncontrolled forest fire.<br />Name please<br />
  • 37. Raavana<br />
  • 38. Salem<br />What place (City?) in TN is supposed to have got it’s name from the corruption of the Sanskrit word for Mountain indicating the hilly regions around it. I have to research more on the legend that this place is believed to be the birth place of Avvayaar<br />
  • 39. T<br /> The largest theatre in Asia is in Madurai which is more than 50 years old. It was closed for about 12 years due to some dispute and was acquired by GV films group in 2006. The 1999 National award winning movie Housefull directed by Parthiban (it even had chiyaanvikram in the cast) was shot here. Just name the theatre.<br />
  • 40. Thangam Theatre<br />
  • 41. U<br />U (meaning roughly "being pawed" or "hoofed animal") are several groups of mammals, most of which use the tips of their toes, usually hoofed, to sustain their whole body weight while moving. Common examples include horse , sheep, goat, pig, camel, donkey and deer. (That’s my Indian connection for you!!)<br />
  • 42. Ungulates<br />
  • 43. V<br />Dialogue writer please….<br />
  • 44. W<br /> W’s entire family is scattered across India and the Middle East. W spent his younger years in Darjeeling, Calcutta and Benares. Then his family came down to TN where he had his schooling in Ooty and then Jeevana school, Madurai. W’s talent led to receiving endorsements from small companies like vater, Pearl drums and Evanheads. W’s relatives run a destitute home in Virudhunagar district with his support voted as the best by local people in that area. W says his motto is ‘to make the common man extraordinary’ and is famous for some other reason.<br />
  • 45. Wilbur ..The man<br />
  • 46. X<br />What was founded in 1949 by Fr Quinn Enright. Enright visualized ---- to be a partner in the liberation and development journey of the independent India with a vision of "renewing the face of the earth". Fr. Bill Tome joined hands with him to bring that vision to fruition. What are we talking about?<br />
  • 47. Y<br />Y central prison in Pune is the first place to have an open jail for women in India.<br />This very famous prison also housed Gandhi for many years during the freedom struggle.<br />Sanjay Dutt was also imprisoned in this prison following his conviction in the 93 bomb blasts.<br />This prison is also in the news this week as Kasab is likely to be executed in this prison<br />
  • 48. Z<br />is a privately-held, online gaming portal, with browser games, promoted by the Anil DhirubhaiAmbani Group's subsidiary company Reliance Big Entertainment. Launched in 2006, the site provides a very large collection of casual games, including some famous games like Bejeweled from PopCap Games & Diner Dash from PlayFirst. They claim to host the largest collection of online casual games, compared to any gaming website in India and are also among the top 50 portals according to Alexa ratings. This gaming site is meant for all kids and teenagers between the age of 8-25 years. Reliance group got the idea of a mass gaming website when its designers noticed the Internet boom in China since 2001. The portal?<br />
  • 49. Zapak.com<br />

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