1. Who was the first recipient of the Padma Vibhushan in the Science and Engineering category?
2. Which Indian scientist shared the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1968?
3. Which Punjabi dialect is considered to be the prestigious one and spoken both in India and Pakistan?
4. In which Indian city was Guru Gobind Singh born?
5. Which Indian mountain range was once known as Manak Parbat?
6. In Hinduism, Harihar is the form of the combination of the two major Gods Shiva and Vishnu. What is Harihar also known as?
7. Which Indian freedom fighter’s birth name was Keshav? He was born in 1856 in Ratnagiri, Maharashtra.
8. Which Indian college, established in 1885, is considered to be the first private college in India?
9. Which founding member of the Indian National Congress edited a newspaper called ‘Induprakask’ and was also one of the founding members of the Prarthana Samaj?
10. Which High Court in India was designed by the British architect Col J A Fuller?
1. Satyendra Nath Bose.
2. Har Gobind Khurana.
3. Majhi dialect.
5. Shivalik Hills.
7. Bal Gangadhar Tilak.
8. Fergusson College.
9. Mahadev Govind Ranade (M G Ranade).
10. Bombay High Court.
1. This baseball team was originally formed in 1883 in New York but later shifted their base to Los Angeles. The first African American player to be part of a Major League Baseball team played for this team. The movie Bluetopia is based on them. Which team?
2. This German silent classic film dealt with issues like class discrimination in society. Substantial portions of the film were lost over time, but later restored to a great extent when a copy was found in a museum in Argentina. A remake of the film is currently being undertaken by producer Thomas Schuhly.
3. This German band was named after an airshow disaster, and is known for their use of pyrotechnics in live shows. It was formed by one of its guitarists who escaped from East Germany to Berlin. Ollie, Doom and Flake are the nicknames of three of the band members.
4. This critically acclaimed Japanese animation film was inspired by a series of novels by Japanese author Futaro Yamada. The protagonist of the movie is called Jubei. It also inspired a television series of the same name comprising 13 parts. Name the film.
5. This well known footballer was once diagnosed with growth hormone deficiency. He scored the maximum number of goals in the 2005 FIFA Youth Championships. He is also a UNICEF goodwill ambassador. Name the footballer.
1. Los Angeles Dodgers.
4. Ninja Scroll.
5. Lionel Messi.