The final of HT R-Day Quiz is ahead! What were the easiest and hardest questions of the first phase?

While the whole country is busy celebrating India’s 74th Republic Day on January 26, Hindustan Times School also celebrated the day in their own way. On this day, a quiz competition called ‘Class Act 2023’ was organized. Class Act Quiz was first started on Republic Day 2022 the previous year. The number of students participating in the service is much higher this year.

Interestingly, this quiz competition created a record in 2022. The competition recorded the highest participation for any ‘online school quiz’ on the service. 19,625 students participated. No one probably thought then that this record will be broken. This time 21,540 people participated in the initial phase.

In this online quiz, 40,486 students from Class I to Class XII registered their names for the preliminary phase. The competition runs on a platform called Kahoot. Everyone participates in this competition separately in their own time. The winners of this contest are selected in a fully automated manner. From among the first 120 finalists, those in classes 6 to 12 will be selected to compete in the grand finale. The grand finale will be held on February 5 between 10 am and 12 pm.

The preliminary phase consisted of 60 fun and brain-teasing questions, including 30 MCQs. All in all these questions made Republic Day morning very interesting for many students. But there were many questions. Some are very easy, some are quite difficult. And another is of moderate difficulty. But funny at the same time. Among them only 5 easy and 5 difficult questions are selected here.

Out of the number of questions that were asked, the 5 questions which were answered correctly by the maximum number of participants, those 5 questions and their answers were placed first.

Question: Which Indian won the country’s only gold medal at the Olympics in 2020?

Answer: Neeraj Chopra

Question: Rakesh Sharma became the first Indian in space in 1984. What is the name of his biopic?

Answer: Surrey Jaha he is fine

Question: Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM and Jimin are members of which music group?

Answer: BTS

Question: A baker accidentally made this biscuit while experimenting with bread! Do you know the name of this biscuit made in Surat?

Answer: Nankhatai

Question: We know the names of telephone, telegram, telescope, television etc. But what does the prefix ‘Tele’ mean in Greek?

Answer: the distance

Now let’s see what were the 5 toughest questions.

Question: Wearing such a top can be the exact problem, hence the name of this two-word outfit. what is that

Answer: Cold shoulder

Question: Which ‘journey’ is regularly in the news?

Answer: India Joro Yatra

Question: Arrange these satellites of the solar system in order of distance from the sun.

Answer: Moon, Phobos, Ganymede, Titania

Question: Which controversial out in the game of cricket was named after a former cricketer?

Answer: Mankading (now called runout at the non-striker’s end)

Question: A 2007 Disney film sequel released in 2022, the first film’s name is preceded by the prefix ‘Dis-‘.

Answer: Enchanted

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