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Medieval History of India

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For a period that has come to be so strongly associated with the Islamic influence and rule in India, Medieval Indian history went for almost three whole centuries under the so-called indigenous rulers, that included the Chalukyas, the Pallavas, the Pandyas, the Rashtrakutas, the Muslims rulers and finally the Mughal Empire. The most important dynasty to emerge in the middle of the 9th century was that of the Cholas.


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Who was the founder of Nalanda University and Vikramashila University ?


The Pala king Dharmpala


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Which King from the SENA Dynasty conquered the whole of Bengal?


The greatest ruler of the SENA dynasty ‘Vijaysena’


Which Dynasty ruled Karnataka vaster than any other and the kings were patrons of art and literature ?

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The Rashtrakutas


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Which was the first Muslim Dynasty that ruled India?


The Slave Dynasty


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Who was the most famous king of the Vijaynagara Empire ?


Krishnadeva Raya


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Which Mughal confronted and defeated Lodhi in 1526 at the first battle of Panipat, and so came to establish the Mughal Empire in India ?


Babar


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Which Sikh Guru revolted against the Governor of Kashmir for forcible conversion of Hindus?


Guru Tegh Bahadur


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Which Maratha king established a small

kingdom known as "HindaviSwaraja"


Chhatrapati ShivajiMaharaj


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The Mughal Empire started disintegrating with the death of which Mughal Emperor?


Aurangazeb in 1707


Which Mughal Emperor is known as the Architect King?

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Shah Jahan


HISTORY – FREEDOM MOVEMENT (1857 – 1947)


HISTORY – FREEDOM MOVEMENT (1857 – 1947)

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All ten questions will be direct, you can pass the question and it will go to the next team.


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Name the personality who worked to eradicate evils like Sati, child marriage, purdah system, and championed widow remarriage and women’s education?


Raja Rammohan Roy (1772-1833) founded the BrahmoSamaj in 1828


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Which leaders launched the “swadeshi” movement ?


Bal GangadharTilak and AurobindoGhose.


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Which act was passed in 1919 wherein the government could put people in jail without a trail?


Rowlatt Act


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The Successful non co –operation movement was pitched under whose leadership? It almost shook up the British Authorities.


Mahatma Gandhi


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During the civil disobedience movement which three brave heroes were arrested on the charge s of throwing a bomb in the Central Assembly Hall?


Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru


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Which Brave hero with the help of Japan, preceded fighting the British forces and freed Andaman and Nicobar Islands from the Britisher’s ?


NetajiSubhas Chandra Bose


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Under whose leadership was Simon Commission boycotted in 1927?


LalaLajpatRai


The Indian Mutiny of 1857 was also known as ?

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First War of Indian Independence


Mahatma Gandhi had developed the novel technique of non-violent agitation, which he called ?

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'Satyagraha'


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During which movement it was decided that India would celebrate 26th January as Independence Day all over the country in 1930?


Civil Disobedience Movement


Monuments


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Monuments

This is the clue round for monuments, try to identify the monument by the clues. You have three clues for each monument.


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Clue # 1

These caves were discovered by an Army Officer of Madras Regiment of the British Army in 1819.

Clue # 2

The caves are famous for its Murals , Indian Art and particularly paintings.

Monuments

Clue # 3

The caves are excavated in a horse shoe shape,

overlooking a narrow stream.


AJANTA CAVES


Clue # 1

A place where you find five Rathas carved after the famous five Pandavas.

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Clue# 2

You have nine monolithic Temples

Clue # 3

In the city known as Mamallapuram


Mahabalipuram


Clue# 1

The temple stands at the shore of the Arabian Sea on the western corner of the Indian Subcontinent in Gujarat State

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Clue # 2

The holy Place of the Aadi Jyotihrling.

Clue # 3

Bhagwan Shri Krishna took his last journey to his Neejdham.


Somnath Temple In Gujarat


Natural Sites

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Clue # 1

10,000 Sq Kilometers of land and water in the Ganges Delta, Located at the mouth of Ganga and Brahmaputra.

Clue # 2

It supports the single largest population of Tigers.

Clue # 3

Worlds largest area of Mangrove Forests.


Sundarbans


Clue # 1

A Wild life sanctuary on the gentle slopes in the foothills of Himalayas .

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Clue # 2

It takes its name from the Goddess.

Clue # 3

Single most important site for the survival of Pigmy Hog, Hispid Hare and Golden Langur


Golden Langur, Pigmy Hog, Hispid Hare

Manas wild life sanctuary.


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Monuments

This is the Visual round for monuments, try to identify the monument .


MONUMENTS IDENTIFICATION ROUNDS

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Identify this Monument


The Great Stupa 1 , at SANCHI. Built by EMPEROR ASHOKA


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Champaner-Pavagarh Archaeological Park, Gujarat


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ANSWER : The Jantar Mantar, in Jaipur,

is an astronomical observation site built in the early 18th century.


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ANSWER: HILL FORTS IN RAJASTHAN.

The serial site, situated in the state of Rajasthan, includes six majestic forts in Chittorgarh; Kumbhalgarh; Sawai Madhopur; Jhalawar; Jaipur, and Jaisalmer.


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ANSWER: JamaMasjid (the mosque of Friday), Delhi

is the country's largest and perhaps its most magnificent mosque. It stands across the road from Red Fort. The great mosque of Old Delhi is the final architectural extravagance of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan with a courtyard capable of holding 25,000 devotees. The mosque measures 65m by 35m, and its court forms a square of 100m. Built in 1656, it is an eloquent reminder of the Mughal religious fervour.


GEOGRAPHY


GEOGRAPHY

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Participants will be given clues pertaining to each state, with the help of the clues try to identify/ figure out the identity of the state by its strengths highlighted.


Clue # 1

City is known for its modern architecture and planning.

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Clue # 2

Common Capital of two states

Clue # 3

Union territory located on the foothills of Himalayas.


Clue # 1

An Eastern State, Narrow neck joins it to its Northern part.

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Clue # 2

A city in this state was declared first capital of British India.

Clue # 3

Durga Puja is the most famous Festival.


WEST BENGAL


Clue #1

Longest dam of India Hirakund has been built across a major River Mahanandi.

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Clue# 2

Name Derived from the Sanskrit word Odra Vishaya or Odra Desa.

Clue # 3

Has the famous Sun Temple


ODISHA


Clue# 1

Largest Eastern State of India.

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Clue# 2

Has many floating Islets on a lake Loktak.

Clue# 3

People enjoy playing Polo.


MANIPUR


Clue# 1

The most cleanest and peaceful state.

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Clue # 2

Land of Coconut, Rubber and Spices.

Clue # 3.

Better known as “ God’s own Country” .


KERALA


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Visual rounds for map of India, Identify the state by studying the shape.


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BIHAR


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Jammu & Kashmir


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ANDHRA PRADESH


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MADHYA PRADESH


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Maharashtra


ARTS AND CULTURE


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ARTS AND CULTURE

. 1ST ROUND. Visual rounds, Identify the artists

SCOND ROUND: DIRECT WITH PASS.


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famous tabla player


ZakirHussain


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world-renowned exponent of the bansuri or bamboo flute.


Pandit HariprasadChaurasia


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sarod player


UstadAmjad Ali Khan


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legendary sitar player


Pandit Ravi Shankar


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world-class musician of India


AR Rahman


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Which is the only classical dance of North India?


KATHAK


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A performance opens with the thunder of drums, which invites the audiences. The performance lasts night long and, till recently, only men were allowed to perform even female roles , Which dance form is this?


Kathakali


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One of the oldest Indian classical dance forms, is in essence of dedicatory dance performed by Devadasis(girls dedicated to a deity or to a temple)in temples .


Bharat Natyam


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A dance form born in the state of Orissa ?


Odissi


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The art form takes its name from the village of its birth, in the Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh.


Kuchipudi


Round on Famous Personalities who played a vital role in shaping Our Nation. Identify them by given clues.


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Round on Famous Personalities who played a vital role in shaping Our Nation. Identify them by given clues.


Clue # 1

First Indian Pilot to qualify for a British Private License.

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Clue # 2

Main person behind the idea to start an Iron and steel Factory .

Clue # 3

Built The Taj Hotels, which ranks as one of the Best.


JehangirRatanjiDadabhoy Tata


Clue # 1

Attained National fame for entering Madras University at the age of 12.

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Clue # 2

First Indian Woman to become the President of Indian National Congress.

Clue # 3

Known as The Nightingale of India


Sarojini Naidu


Clue # 1

Architect of the Indian Constitution.

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Clue # 2

Known as Desh Ratna or Jewel of the Country

Clue # 3

Served as the President for 12 years, subsequently after retirement was awarded Bharat Ratna


Dr. Rajendra Prasad


Clue # 1

Independent India’s first Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister.

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Clue # 2

Credited in Achieving political integrity of India

Clue # 3

He united a scattered Nation without much bloodshed, due to his achievement of massive task – known as “ IRON MAN”.


SardarVallabhaiPatel


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Clue # 1

Social worker, educationalist, jounalist Born to Irish parents

Clue# 2

She founded the Home-Rule League

Clue #3

She received a prestigious award for her work for scouts.


Dr. Annie Besant


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This round is called DIRECT FIVE, with no clues , the only option you have is to pass.


“Aram Haram Hai”; “Rest is a Religious Deviation,” was a slogan given by whom?

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Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru


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The Slogan “Satvameva Jayathe”; “Truth Will Win.” was popularized by which freedom fighter?


Madan Mohan Malaviyawas a famous Indian educationalist and freedom fighter.


Name the famous social worker, educationalist and journalist born to Irish parents , who founded the Home Rule League.

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Dr. Annie Besant


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Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan; Long Live Youth, Long Live Farmer was created by which Leader?


Lal Bahadur Shastri


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The slogan "Swaraj Mera Janam Sidh Adhikar Hai Aur Mai Ise Lekar Hi Rahunga"; “"Swaraj is my birthright, and I shall have it!"” was created by Which fiery Indian Leader


Bal GangadharTilak.


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