Ask Questions on INDIAN FREEDOM – Independence Day Contest – Aug 2011

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  1. IL_Admin

    IL_Admin Administrator Staff Member IL Hall of Fame

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    [JUSTIFY]Dear IL-tes,

    History is a fascinating subject !! And for kids, it's a boring subject and to teach them is a big deal. Now it’s time for parents to learn Indian History.

    Let’s have an exciting contest for August - Month of Freedom !!

    "At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom. A moment comes, which comes but rarely in history, when we step out from the old to the new...India discovers herself again." - Jawaharlal Nehru

    A commemoration of 64 Years of Independence!! India will be celebrating her 65th Independence Day on 15th August, 2011. It’s a celebration of our culmination of long struggle for freedom.

    The contest for August 2011 is....


    Ask Questions on Indian Freedom – Independence Day Contest – Aug 2011


    Contest is all about Indian Freedom. Post answer to the Questions asked about INDIAN FREEDOM and gets to win a point. Answer more questions correctly and win more points and get to win the contest.

    Some sample Questions, but not limiting to :

    • Who said “Swaraj is my birth right and I must have it”?
    • Indian National Anthem ‘Janaganamana’ first sung in?
    • Who presided over congress sessions three times?
    Guidelines for the Contest:

    • An IL-ite posting a question will get 1 point.
    • Any IL-ite who answers first and correctly, gets to win 1 point.
    • The next question can then be posted by any IL-ite.
    • Only after the previous question is answered CORRECTLY it is allowed to post the next question.
    • Editing your answer is not allowed. In case your post has "Edited by <your name>", it is considered invalid. Hence ensure before you post your answer. Once posted, no editing allowed.
    • In case of stalemate question, one that is tough to answer or one that is hard to find answers, the next question can be posted 4 hours after the previous question. The previous question can then be passed without answering.
    • All questions should be related to INDIAN FREEDOM.
    • An IL-ite can post as many questions as she likes, but only after the previous question is answered or after 4 hours of posting of the previous question, if it is unanswered.
    • Questions should be posted in this contestthread to qualify. Do NOT start new threads.
    • Winner of the contest is one who has more points to her credit.
    • Only specific questions like what, when, where, who on INDIAN FREEDOM is allowed
    • Generic questions that might not have a unique answer like why is not allowed.
    Contest starts on: 1st August 2011
    Contest Ends on:
    15th August 2011 (IST)

    Any questions about participation in the contest, do post it here in this thread and we will respond to it.

    Here comes the first Question on INDIAN FREEDOM….

    When was the first war of Independence started?
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  2. Saraswathipv

    Saraswathipv IL Hall of Fame

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    10th May 1857
     
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    Dear Saraswathipv,

    Your answer is correct. Now you can post your question.

    Thank you.
     
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    Can anyone post their question now...or should it be only the one who answers ?
     
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    Dear Saraswathipv,

    Please refer the below points given in the guidelines for the contest:

    • The next question can then be posted by any IL-ite.
    • Only after the previous question is answered CORRECTLY it is allowed to post the next question.
    Thank you.
     
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    Oh ok...Thanks IL_Admin.
     
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    When was the India's National song "Vandemathram" first sung in?
     
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    It was first sung by Rabindranath Tagore at the 1896 session of the Indian National Congress
     
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    Correct answer mathu....
     
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    Next question from my side.

    Who was known as the Bismark of India?
     
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