Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Questions asked to Kannada's 1st Crorepathi Hussain Basha

On 29th April 2013, Hussain Basha from Gangavathi became the first person to win one crore in Kannadada Kotyadhipati. Here are the questions(from Question 5) which Hussain answered right to achieve the feat.

Q5 (for Rs.10,000)
Which of these pests form, dirt or mud-like tubes or trails on outside walls or wooden beams?
A. Lizard
B. Cockroach
C. Termite
D. Fly

Q6 (for Rs.20,000)
On the onset of which of these diseases does the joints become painfull, stiff and swollen?
A. Arthritis
B. Paralysis
C. Dementia
D. Asthma

Q7 (for Rs.40,000)
Identify the play back singer (audio clip played)
A. Hariharan
B. S P Balasubrahmanyam
C. Hemanth Kumar
D. P B Sreenivas

Q8 (for Rs.80,000)
The village Sangolli, where Sangolli Rayanna was born, is situated in which district?
A. Bijapur
B. Bidar
C. Belagavi
D. Bagalakote

Q9. (for Rs.1,60,000)
According to Mahabharata, who among the following is the wife of Pandu apart from Kunti?
A. Madri
B. Aditi
C. Gandhari
D. Satyavati

Q10. (for Rs.3,20,000)
Which poet is also known as Karnatakada Kabira?
A. K S Nissar Ahmad
B. Asadulla Baig
C. Shishunala Sharif
D. S K Karim Khan

Q11. (for Rs.6,40,000)
Which of these Indus Valley Civilization sites is in Pakistan?
A. Rakhighari
B. Dholavira
C. Lothal
D. Harappa

Q12. (for Rs.12,50,000)
The first person to go to outer space in 1961 was a citizen of which of these countries?
A. France

Q13. (for Rs.25,00,000)
In 1983, based on the life of which of these philosophers did G V Iyer make a film in Sanskrit?
A. Madhvacharya
B. Shankaracharya
C. Ramanujacharya
D. Purandaradasa

Q14. (for Rs.50,00,000)
What was the name of the first women's regiment of the Indian National Army formed by Netaji Subash Chandra Bose to fight for independence?
A. Razia Sultana Regiment
B. Rani Padmini Regiment
C. Rani Tarabai Regiment
D. Jhansi Rani Regiment

Q15. (for Rs.1 Crore)
Who translated John Ruskin's 'Unto this last' into Gujarati under the title 'Sarvodaya'?
A. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
B. Jawahar Lal Nehru
C. Mahadev Desai
D. Mahatma Gandhi

Answers :
Q5. C. Termite
Q6. A. Arthritis
Q7. B. S P Balasubrahmanyam
Q8. C. Belagavi
Q9. A. Madri
Q10. C. Shishunala Sharif
Q11. D. Harappa
Q12. C. USSR
Q13. B. Shankaracharya
Q14. D. Jhansi Rani Regiment
Q15. D. Mahatma Gandhi

Monday, 11 March 2013

2013 Episode 1 Questions Kannadada Kotyadipathi

Fastest Finger First Question 1:
Starting from north to south arrange the following classical dances according to their states of origin :
A. Bharata Natyam
B. Odissi
C. Kuchipudi
D. Manipuri

Fastest Finger First Question 2:
Arrange the following words to form the first line of the song in the film Gandhada Gudi
A. Nudiye
B. Kannada
C. Naavaduva
D. Nudi

Hot Seat Questions :
  1. Which of the following words commonly used to say 'Good bye'? Bata, Kata, Mata, Tata
  2. Which of these games does not require the use of stones? Kuntebille, Lagori, Buguri, Anekallu
  3. Which of the following spices is not a seed? Cinnamon, Fennel Seed, Cumin Seed, Poppy Seed
  4. The term Gastric is usually used in context of which of these organs? Kidney, Stomach, Appendix, Tongue
  5. Which of these would not be issued to a person by his own country? Ration Card, Driving License, Passport, Visa
  6. Identify the person whose voice is played  - Aindritha Ray, Nidhi Subbaiah, Neethu, Radhika Pandit
  7. Which of the following is generally used for moisture removal? Silica Gel, Mercury Gel, Calcium Gel, Magnesium Gel
  8. According to Mahabharatha, where did the Pandavas and Kauravas spent their childhood? Indraprastha, Hastinapura, Varanavata, Virata Nagara
  9. Which of these films released in 2012 is love story of Achchu and Rachchu? Dandupalya, Drama, Yaare Koogaadali, Adduri
  10. If one third of a school having 120 students are girls, what is the number of girls in the school? 60,40,30,80
  11. Which of the following musical instruments resembles earthen pot? Mridanga, Kanjira, Ghata, Morsing(Jaw Harp)
  12. Which of the following districts does not have a coastline? Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Shivamogga
  13. Lionel Messi represents which of these countries in FIFA world cup? England, Argentina, France, Brazil
Answers :
Fastest Finger Questions : 1.DBCA , 2. CABD
Hot Seat Questions : 1. Tata, 2. Buguri, 3. Cinnamon, 4. Stomach, 5. Visa, 6. Neethu, 7. Silica Gel, 8. Hastinapura, 9. Adduri, 10. 40, 11. Ghata, 12. Shivamogga, 13. Argentina