News India and The Palace School Jaipur come together to Celebrate the Heritage of Rajasthan

The Palace School in collaboration with Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum and News India is organizing an Inter School Quiz ‘Royal Rajasthan Quiz 2019’. The quiz will be based on the rich history, heritage and culture of .. well.. Rajasthan.
Open for teams of 2 from Class 9th and above.
QM: Ajay Poonia
For details, call Ms Bhavna Godha 9928160656 or write to royalrajasthan2019@gmail.com

Some questions that you can put your head around while preparing. Try to answer in comments-

  1.  Approximately 70,000 bullocks, camels and horses are traded every year at this fair. Other attractions include the Mirchi Bazaar, sale of wooden items, iron-crafts and camel leather accessories. Held every year in January and February, which is the 2nd largest cattle-fair of India?
  2. One reason for this is Lord Shiva. Another suggests that Brahmins attempt to differentiate themselves from other castes. Another belief is that a mixture of copper sulphate and limestone is used to keep termites away. And finally, it keeps houses cool. What reason is explained thus?
  3. He fought a gruesome battle in 1576, helping his army inflict some serious damages on the enemy, led by the Mughal commander Man Singh. He died because of fatal wounds inflicted in the battle. Even today his cenotaph exists in Rajsamand District. Who?

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