Friday, August 11, 2006

India Quiz - 2

Here is the next batch of questions. Please put down the answers in the comments section and get back here for the right answers on April 17, 2006.

1. Mythological heroes in India often had more than one name. Which very famous personality was also known as: Krishna, Kapidhvaja, Bibhatsu, Dhananjaya, Savyasachi, Kiriti.

2. Which Indian ruler was a so impressed by the French Revolution that he even became a member of the Jacobin Club?

3. Who did General Hugh Rose refer to, after the Revolt of 1857, as “the only man among the rebels”?


4. The name of which Indian deity has made its way into the English language and has come to mean “a massive inexorable force or object that crushes whatever is in its path”?

5. How do we better know Mihr-un-nisa in Indian history?

Answers:
1.Arjuna
2.Tipu Sultan.
3.Rani Lakshmibai.
4.Lord Jaggannath of Puri. The word is Juggernaut
5.Nur Jahan

3 comments:

Raghu said...

1. Arjuna
2. Jhansi Laxmibai
4. Jagannath

At some point, I knew #5 but will resist the temptation to Google it

Prateek Vijayavargia said...

Hi Nyayapati,
Prateek here...am an avid quizzer and will be taking ur quizzes from now on regularly. Keep up the good work.
Great Idea....something on India.
My answers -
1. No idea
2. Tipu Sultan
3. Rani Laxmi Bai
4. Juggernaut
5. Nur Jahan

It wud be great if you join my SportsQuiz Group at - www.groups.yahoo.com/group/sportsquiz

Regards
Prateek Vijayavargia

Saikrishna Budamgunta said...

Dood are you preparing for civilservice entrance or doing a P.hD in indian history.. Anyways Hatsoff to your patience..

I just love answering your questions.. Keep them coming..and just ignore what others say :)