Test Your CQ – 100 Qs on 100 years of Indian Cinema. Quiz by Vibhendu Tiwari

Posted: June 16, 2013 by moifightclub in 100 Years of Indian Cinema, Bet You Didn't Know, cinema, CQ - Cinema Quotient, Quiz
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Vibhendu Tiwari, the well known quizzer on national quizzing circles had put up a 100 question quiz-paper recently on Indian Cinema,  for the Bombay Quiz Club, to commemorate 100 years of Indian Cinema. We are sharing the Quiz Paper here for the film buffs and readers of our blog.  We will share the answers subsequently in a few days.

Till then you can try cracking the quiz and post your answers  in comments section (with respective question number). Get ready to test your Cinema Quotient.

if you are unable to view quiz questions above, try this dropbox link https://www.dropbox.com/s/1uiqzzxa4l0mp3v/VibhenduCinema100yrsQuiz.pdf

[Vibhendu Tiwari can be reached on Twitter at @vibhendu –

The Bombay Quiz Club Blog : http://bombayquiz.blogspot.in/ ]

Comments
  1. […] Test Your CQ – 100 Qs on 100 years of Indian Cinema. Quiz by Vibhendu Tiwari. […]

  2. Nikhil Kumar says:

    Q73- Jennifer Kendal
    Q74- Yeh Nazdeekiyan
    Q76- Noor Jahan
    Q77- Kishore Kumar
    Q81- Mandakini’s scene in Ram Teri GangaMaili
    Q82- Mirch Masala
    Q83- Piravi
    Q85- Om Dar-Ba-Dar
    Q86- Percy
    Q87- Supporting Actor (Female)
    Q90- Rahul Bose
    Q94- Chitra Palekar
    Q95- Milan Luthria
    Q98- Jane Austen
    Q100- Abhishek Kapoor

  3. Rajesh Shah says:

    18 – Aurat
    24- Nicha Nagar
    29 – Do Beegha Zameen by Bimal Roy
    30 – Parasakthi
    34 – Jagte Raho (though not 100% sure)
    39 – Jaya Bhaduri
    42 – Byomkesh Bakshi
    44 – Upkar
    46 – Bhuvan Shome
    49 – Sakyakam
    61 – Saudagar
    67 – Sankarabharanam
    71 – Kranti
    75 – Moondram Pirai
    77 – Kishore Kumar
    81 – The Waterfall bath sequence I assume
    82 – Mirch Masala
    88 – Mani Kaul
    89 – CID
    90 – Rahul Bose
    91 – ‪Aranyer Din Ratri‬
    97 – Deool
    100 – Abhishek kapoor

  4. My Guesses here (without the help of Google of course!)

    2. Prabhat
    6. Daastan-e-Salim-Anaarkali
    7. Minerva Movietone
    8. Indrasabha (Max songs in a movie)
    14. Dadasaheb Phalke
    15. Playback Singing
    16. Marlboro
    18. Aurat (later remade as Mother India)
    19. Mahal
    20. Toofan Mail
    22. P K Nair
    23. Dharti Kahe Pukar Ke
    24. Neecha Nagar
    25. Chitralekha
    28. Balraj Sahni
    29. Do Beegha Zameen
    31. M S Subbalakshmi
    34. Jaagte Raho
    36. Sindhi
    37. Jayalalitha
    38. East of Eden
    39. Simi Garewal
    40. Mujhe Jeene Do
    42. Feluda
    44. Upkar (by Manoj Kumar)
    45. Saraswatichandra
    46. Bhuvan Shome
    48. K K Mahajan
    49. Satyakam
    50. Gulzar
    54. Calcutta Trilogy
    55. Anubhav
    56. Pakeezah
    57. Meena Kumari
    58. The Ramsays
    59. Titash Ek Nadir Naam
    60. Garam Hawa
    61. Saudagar (It could also be Aalap)
    62. Hampi
    63. Alyque Padamsee
    64. Achanak
    66. Umbertha
    67. Sur-Sangam
    68. Sparsh
    70. Chakra
    71. Nilu Phule
    72. Kranti
    73. Jennifer Kendell nee Kapoor
    74. Kamla
    76. John Harrison
    79. Govind Nihalani
    81. Mandakini under a waterfall (Ram Teri Ganga Maili)
    82. Mirch Masala
    83. Piravi
    84. something – Mridangam?
    85. Om Dar-ba-dar
    87. Best Costume Design
    88. Mani Kaul
    90. Rahul Bose
    91. Dhrupad
    92. Shubho Muhurat
    93. Aranyer Din Raatri
    95. Milan Luthria
    97. Deool
    98. Jane Austen’s Emma
    99. Fimistaan
    100. Gattu (Abhishek Kapoor)

    Whattay fun this was! Took me back to my school days.
    Now waiting eagerly for the results 😉

  5. Well this was quite an excercise 🙂
    Here are my guesses –

    1 – 3 Idiots
    2 – Metro
    4 – Dancer
    5 – Mughal-E-Azam
    6 – Shadow dancer or Dancing lady
    7 – Jahan Ara
    8 – Indrasabha
    10 – Premchand
    14- DadaSaheb Phalke
    15 – outdoor song sequence/ item song
    18 – Mother India
    19 – Bombay Rani
    23 – Do Bigha Zamin
    24 – Neecha Nagar
    26 – Suryakant Tripathi ‘Nirala’
    29 – Subarnarekha
    34 – Jaagte Raho
    36 – Sindhi
    38 – Chariots Of Fire
    39 – Sharmila Tagore
    40 – Do aankhen baarah haath
    42 – Byomkesh Bakshi
    43 – Golmaal
    44 – Purab aur Paschim
    45 – Milan
    46 – Mirch Masala
    49 – Satyakam
    50 – Ismat Chugtai/ Manto
    58 – Ramsay brothers
    59 – Ajantrik
    60 – Garam Hawa
    61 – Abhimaan
    63 – Alyque Padamsee
    64 – Achanak
    65 – Bhoomika
    68 – Sparsh
    70 – Mandi
    71 – Amol Palekar
    72 – Trishul
    73 – Shabana Azmi
    74 – Bazaar
    76 – John Lennon
    78 – Nagaraj
    82 – Mirch Masala
    83 – Saaransh
    85 – Om-Dar-Ba-Dar
    87 – Costume design
    90 – Rahul Bose
    91 – Navaras
    95 – Milan Luthria
    96 – DevD
    97 – Deool
    98 – Aisha based on Emma by Jane Austen
    100 – Abhishek Kapoor

  6. Ashoke Mahtani says:

    13. Bimal Roy
    18. Aurat
    21. Ek do teen
    24. Neecha Nagar(Director Chetan Anand).
    25. Chandralekha
    27. M.S. Subbalakshmi
    29. Biraj Bahu
    34. Jagte raho
    35. Mother India
    36. Sindhi
    37. Jayalalitha
    38. Guns of Navarone(Director:J. Lee Thompson NOT Carl Foreman)
    39. Jaya Bhaduri
    41. Chemmeen
    42. Feluda
    44. Shaheed( Director: Manoj Kumar)
    45. Saraswatichandra
    46. Bhuvan Shome
    47.Guru Nanak(Nanak Naam Jahaaz Hai)
    48. Govind Nihalani
    49. Satyakaam
    50. Rajendra Singh Bedi (Dastak)
    55. Aavishkar
    57. Madhubala
    58. Ramsay Brothers
    60. Garm Hawa( Director: M.S. Sathyu)
    61. Saudaagar( Amitabh Bacchan- Nutan Padma Khanna )
    63. Mario Miranda
    64. Achanak
    68. Sparsh
    72. Shakti
    73. Jennifer Kendal Kapoor
    74. Yeh Nazdeekiyan
    76. Noor Jehan
    77.Kishore Kumar
    90.Rahul Bose
    92.Shubho Muhurat
    93. Aranyer Din raatri
    95.Milan Luthria ( Bandhe Haath)
    99. Flimistan

  7. Ashoke Mahtani says:

    26. Suryakant Tripathi “Nirala”
    75. Sadma(Kamlahasaan & Sridevi)

  8. Madhuri says:

    Q.11- Mahatma
    Q.12- Narayanrao Rajahans (Popularly known as Bal Gandharva)
    Q.14- Dadasaheb Falke
    Q.15- First heroin in bikini

  9. 02 Kohinoor Film Co.
    07 Zubeidaa
    11 Mahatma
    12 Narayan Shripad Rajhans a.k.a. Balgandharva
    14 Dadasaheb Phalke
    15 Meenakshi Shirodkar appeared in Swimsuit
    28 Balraj Sahani
    39 Jaya Bhaduri
    53 KPAC Lalitha
    63 Alyque Padamsee ?
    66 Jait Re Jait
    68 Sparsh?
    70 Chakra
    71 Amol Palekar
    72 Kranti
    75 Moondram Pirai (Tamil original of Sadma)
    76 Noor Jehan
    79 Govind Nihalani
    81 Mandakini taking bath under waterfall in a song from Ram Teri Ganga Maili
    82 Mirch Masala
    83 Piravi
    85 Om Darbadar
    86 Percy
    87 Costume Design
    94 Chitra Palekar
    95 Milan Luthria
    97 Deool
    98 Jane Austen’s novel – Emma
    99 Filmistaan
    100 Abhishek Kapoor

  10. who finished first in this very tough quiz and what was the score of person?

  11. Shubham says:

    How can i get the results of the quiz?

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