Tuesday 7 April 2020

Explore India: Quiz Time || Class: 8 || Lesson: 3 || Assam || English Question Answer || Full Notes

Class 8


Explore India: Quiz Time

Explore India Quiz time class 8 Assam English Question Answer,


1.    Check questions in your textbook

1.(a) What is a Quiz?
Answer(a): A quiz is a form of game or competition in which someone tests the participants’ knowledge by asking questions.

1.(b) How many school teams participated in the quiz program for the selection phase?

Answer(b): In the State Level Quiz Programme, five school teams from different parts of Assam participated.

1.(c) Who was the Quizmaster?
Answer(c): The Quizmaster of the quiz program was a renowned personality named Mr. P.K. Baruah.
1.(d) What were the rules of the Quiz as announced by the scorer Aparna?
Answer(d): Aparna was a Class XII student who announced the rules of the quiz competition. The competition was a total of five rounds. Each team of the Quiz competition had to answer one direct question in each round. For correct answers, ten marks were awarded and for Passover questions, another five marks were awarded. As per the quiz rule, The time provided for one answer was ten seconds. The team scoring highest marks were to be the winner of the competition.

1.(e) Which team was the winner of the State Level School Quiz Competition?
Answer(e): Team D with a total mark of fifty was the winner of the State Level Quiz Competition. They were from R.K.M School, Cachar.

2.   Questions

a)    The ancient name of Assam was Kamrup. It was also known as Pragjyotishpur.

b)    Su-ka-pha established the Ahom kingdom in Assam in the year 1228 AD.

c)    Myanmar does not share a border with Assam.

d)    The capital of Assam during the Ahom rule was Rangpur.

e)    The colors of our tricolor National flag are saffron, white and green.

f)    White stands for peace and truth.

g)    Mahatma Gandhi was born in Porbandar in the state of Gujarat.

h)    Amritsar in Punjab is famous for the Golden Temple of the Sikhs.

i)    The largest population of Indian rhinos can be seen in Kaziranga National Park.

j)    The ancient name of Patna, the capital of Bihar, was Patliputra

k)    The Qutub Minar, the world’s tallest free-standing stone tower was built in 1193 by Qutubuddin Aibak.

3. Test your memory. Match the statements under A with correct statements under B without looking at the lesson:
Explore India Quiz time class 8 Assam English Question Answer,

4.  T/F
a)    The announcement is about the incessant rains in Assam.
Answer: False
b)    The announcement is about postponing the quiz program.
Answer: True
c)    The quiz program has been postponed indefinitely.
Answer: False
d)    The quiz program has been rescheduled for next Monday.
Answer: True
e)    The next date of the quiz program has been notified in the announcement.
Answer: True
f)    The participants of other districts are requested to go back.
Answer: True
g)    The new date for the quiz competition will be notified shortly.
Answer: False
h)    Students of the venue school are asked to go to their classes.
Answer: True

5(a). Question | Check Your | Textbook


Gyanweb Tutorials School, Dibrugarh
Date: 25th September 2021

It is hereby notified that the Literary and Cultural of our school is going to organize a Zonal Level Quiz Competition on the 2nd of October, 2021 on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti that falls on Monday. The competition shall begin from 10 a.m. on that notified day. The interested students are required to submit their names to the undersigned latest by 28th of September, 2021. Each team shall have two members each. Joining fee is fixed as rupees fifty only. 

Mr. G. Garg
Literary and Cultural Forum

5(b) Question


Rules for the quiz competition 
  • There shall be two members of each team.
  • There shall be 10 marks for each direct question and 5 marks for each rollover question.
  • For each wrong answer, 5 marks shall be deducted
  • Each team shall get 15 seconds for answering direct questions and 7 seconds for answering rollover questions.
  • The candidates shall not be allowed to carry mobile phones or other objectionable objects to the dice
  • The game will be played in three main rounds and one selection round.
  • The team with the highest marks will be the winner.
  • The decision of the quizmaster shall be full and final.
6. Answers: 
(a) Where are you from?
(b) How many marks will we get for a direct questions?
(c) Who built the Taj Mahal and why?
(d) Who built the Golden Temple?
(e) Where did the historic Salt March start?
(f) Why is Kaziranga famous?
(g) Who is the winner of today's quiz?

7. Answers:
(a) Are you representing the East Zone?
(b) Is Tezpur Academy in Sonitpur?
(c) Will the winning team represent Assam in the National School Quiz Competition?
(d) Was the ancient name of Assam Kamatapur?
(e) Was the capital of Assam during the Ahom rule, Cooch Behar?
(f) Does saffron signify courage and sacrifice?
(g) Is Porbandar not located in Gujrat?

 Explore India : Quiz Time

Quiz is a game or we can say a form of entertainment in which someone tests your knowledge by asking questions. Explore India: Quiz Time is a lesson about a quiz program in which five schools team are taking part. The host of this Quiz program is Anjali Das. She is an assistant teacher at the school. In this competition contestants have come from all over the state. Of which Five school teams from the five zones of the state have reached this selection phase. Only the winner among these teams will represent Assam in the National School Quiz Competition which is to be held in New Delhi next month. Mr. P.K. Baruah the renowned Quizmaster of the state was the quiz master of this program.
Team  A – East zone, from C.R. School, Tinsukia.
Team B – North Zone, from Tezpur Academy, Sonitpur.
Team C – Central Zone, from Dispur H.S. School, Kamrup.
Team D – South Zone, from R.K.M. School, Cachar.
Team E – West Zone, from Govt. H.S. School, Barpeta.