MxM Buzzer # 5 | Quiz on Patriotism

17 Aug,2012

Here’s the fifth edition of MxMIndia’s media quiz – MxM Buzzer, that happens every Friday. Our quizmaster is Sorbojeet Chatterjee, Vice President – Marketing at Neo Sports. To enter this quiz, simply email the answers with your personal details (Name, email id and telephone number) and a five-word descriptor for MxM Buzzer at with Buzzer#5 in the subject. Standard contest rules apply (see box below). Note: entries without the descriptor will not be considered for prizes.

There will be two prizes for Buzzer #5. One First Prize of Rs 1001 and One Second Prize of Rs 101.

If there’s a tie, the best descriptor for MxM Buzzer will get the prize (note: tie-breaker question will change every week).
Last date for sending entries: Thursday, August 23. Entries must reach us by 6pm IST.

 Which country celebrates Independence Day on the same day as India?
 Which agency created the award-winning Silent National Anthem for Big Cinemas?
 This television programme derives its name from a famous slogan coined by former Indian Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri and features celebrities visiting army camps and interacting with them. Identify the TV show?
 The Greatest Indian is based on a format owned by BBC and was a joint initiative by 2 television channels in India. Identify both the channels?
 Dhyan Chand (1936), Pargat Singh (1996), Leander Paes (2000), Anju Bobby George (2004), X (2012). Identify X?

 Which Bollywood star is related to the freedom fighter (shown in the image) and has even named his son after the highly respected leader?
 The Indian National Anthem by Rabindranath Tagore was translated in English as the The Morning Song of India. Which celebrated poet penned the English version?
 Which news channel has launched an initiative called ‘Lets Fly The Flag’ leading up to Independence Day?
 Who has been the editor of the following publications – Indian Opinion, Young India, Harijan and Navjivan?
 ‘A Capella’ is a form of music with only words and no musical aid or accompaniments. Which Indian music channel has created special Independence Day programming with this form of music?

Winner of Buzzer # 4 is Meghna Mehta (Tel No xxxxx 04×86). Ms Mehta (who works with Star India) wins a Prize of Rs 1001. There are 2 Second Prizes of Rs 250 each. Mr Himanshu Agarwal (xxxxx 94×24, from Infosys) and Ms Natasha Dhingra (xxxxx 96×29, from Aidem)are the second prize winners. Congratulations, Ms Mehta, Mr Agarwal and Ms Dhingra. Please await our mail, send us your coordinates and we will wire/ courier/ deposit you the prize… within a couple of weeks.


Answers to Buzzer # 4

1. Star News, 2. Times Now, 3. Prannoy Roy, 4. Sagarika Ghose (daughter of Bhaskar Ghose), 5. Bhagwan Allah God, 6. Headlines Today, 7. Sahara Samay, 8. Hindu, 9. NBC News, 10. Jayanthi Natarajan

1. The families and employees of MxMIndia Private Limited and its associates are not eligible to win prizes.
2. You can send as many entries as you would like. There is no entry fee.
3. In case of more than one all-correct entry, the Tie-Breaker will be the decider. Entries without the Descriptor for the Tie-Breaker will not be considered complete.
4. The decision of the Quizmaster and/or the MxMIndia editor will be final.
5. If the winner is not reachable by phone/email, the next best entry will be awarded the prize.
6. By sending your entry, it is assumed that you are in agreement with the rules.
7.  Entries for Buzzer #5 must reach us latest by 6pm IST on Aug 23.

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