Monday, January 19, 2015

December 2014-January 2015-Current Affairs

1.    New Chief Election Commissioner of India: Hari Shankar Brahma.
2.     New ISRO chairman: Alur Selin Kiran Kumar. He is ISRO’s eighth chairman.
3.     Grabar-Kitarovic elected Croatia’s first woman president. Ms Grabar-Kitarovic is a politically conservative member of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ), which pushed the country towards independence from the former Yugoslavia in 1991. 
4.    Portugal and Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo won the Ballon d’Or world footballer of the year award for the second year in a row. 
5.    The inaugural FIFA Player of the Year award went to German midfielder Lothar Matthaus. The first Ballon d’Or world footballer award went to Stanley Mathews. 
6.     Coach of 2014 FIFA world cup winning German team, Joachim Low won men’s coach of the year. 
7.    Wolfsburg and Germany midfielder Nadine Kessler was named women’s player of the year. Colombia’s James Rodriguez won goal of the year.
8     Madhu became the first transgender person to get elected as Mayor in India. Independent candidate Madhu, won the mayor election of the Raigarh Municipal Corporation (Chhattisgarh) by defeating BJP candidate Mahaveer Guruji by a margin of 4,537 votes.
9.    New Sri Lankan President: Maithripala Sirisena. 
10.   Arvind Panagariya appointed as vice chairman of Niti Aayog. BK Debroy and VK Saraswat as full time members. 
11.  Brazil President Dilma Rousseff (leftist Worker’s Party) got re-elected. She defeated Aecio Neves. She has been in power since 2003. 
12.      BJP candidate Pritam Munde won in Beed (Maharashtra) with 6.9 lakh majority – highest ever in the history of Lok Sabha polls. She has beaten the record of Anil Basu (West Bengal CPM leader). 
13.   2014 Man Booker Prize winner: Richard Flanagan (Australia) for “The Narrow Road to the Deep North” novel. 
14. Rajiv Mehrishi is the new Economic affairs secretary. Arvind Subramanian is the next Chief Economic Advisor.
15. Germany beat Pakistan to win the 2014 Champions Trophy hockey tournament in Bhubaneswar.
16.  Rohit Sharma scored highest runs in a One day international match. He scored 264 runs against Sri Lanka at Eden Gardens and broke the record of Virender Sehwag (219). He is the only player to score two double centuries in one day cricket.
17. BJP leader Manohar Lal Khattar was sworn in as the chief minister of Haryana by Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki. He is the 10th Chief Minister of Haryana. He represents Karnal Assembly constutuency.
18. June 21: International Yoga day.
19.  October 16: World Food Day. The World Food Day theme for 2014 is Family Farming: “Feeding the world, caring for the earth”. October 16 is the foundation day of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. FAO was established in 1945.
20.  5-year old Indian child, Harshit Saumitra became the youngest to reach the Everest Base camp. He broke the record of Aryan Balaji who reached at the age of 7.
21.Rashtriya Eekta Divas (National Unity Day) is celebrated on- October 31 – Birth anniversary of Sardar VallabhbhaI Patel.
22.October 21: Global Iodine Deficiency disorders prevention day. 
23. Dadabhai Naoroji awards given by UK – to those who strenghten relations between UK and India.
   24.  Arvind Panagariya took charge as vice chairman of Niti Aayog.
   25.     South African batsman AB de Villiers scored the fastest             century and half-century in International One Day cricket.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

National Level QuizOHolic Quizard Winners

DLDAV Model School Pitampura has won National Level QuizOHolic Quizard Inter-school Quiz Contest under the category of Maximum Students Participation.The online quiz contest was held by Chifro Studios for students of classes VIII onwards. The school has been awarded a Trophy along with individual prizes for students.

Teacher Coordinator: Ms. Neeta Chhabra

THOMAS COOK-Travel Quest quiz-Classes VI-IX-Tuesday,30th Dec,2014


CLASS VII Inquisitive Hour


Inquisitive Hour

Inter House G-K Quiz

Conducted on 29-12-2014


Round 1 - Who's Who? Current Affairs

Round 2 - English Vocabulary - (a) Spell Check

                                                    (b) Books and Authors

Round 3 – Sports - (a) Latest News

                               (b) Stadiums, Sports Names, Famous Personalities

Round 4 – Heritage (a) Historic

                                (b) Visual

Round 5 – Rapid Fire (10 Questions)-Abbreviations, capitals, geographical, surnames, currencies, etc

                                                              CLASS VII




POSITION       HOUSE                    TEAM MEMBERS

       I                DIGNITY                 7E - Sawan Kapoor

                                                          7B - Lucky 
Points Obtained – 71                        7A - V-Kalyani

      II              FREEDOM               7C - Harshit  

                                                          7D - Sarthak

                                                          7G - Ankur
Points Obtained - 70

       III            ENTERPRISE          7F - Iliesha
                                                          7E - Saloni

                                                          7D - Yatin
Points Obtained - 66

Active Participants amongst the audience

7C Gautam

7D Akshobhaya

7D Anushka

COURAGE HOUSE: Points Obtained – 46

MODESTY HOUSE: Points Obtained - 44 

CLASS – VII Inquisitive Hour


Inquisitive Hour


(Conducted on 29-12-2014)

Team- A:  Freedom House:
7C - Harshit                                                                                      
7G – Ankur                                                                                        
7-G Sarthak Tripude                                                                        

Team B : Courage House:                                                                                
7B – Prasang                                                                                     
7G – Sameer                                                                                       
7C - Gautam                                                                                      

Team C: Modesty House:

7F Arjun
7A Pratha
7C Nishit

Team-D:  Enterprise House

7D -Yatin
7F - Iliesha
7E – Saloni

Team E:  Dignity House:

7A Kalyani
7E Sameer
7B Lucky

Inter Class Inquisitive Quiz was held on 11-12-2014 and the above five teams were selected



Inquisitive Quiz

(14th Aug 2014)

Topic – Current; Affairs; Books and Authors

Winning Team Team D (Lucky – 7B; Isha– 7F) Total 19 points

Conducted by – Iliesha and Prisha - 7F; Keshav 7G

Inquisitive Quiz

(9th November 14)

Topic – Current Affairs; Books and Authors; Capitals and Currencies

Winning Team – Team C (Keshav – 7G; Muskaan and Kalyani – 7A; Mehar – 7D)

Conducted By – Lucky – 7B; Isha 7-F




(For Inter School Quizzes)
CLASS – VI:                                                                

6G - Puja Arora                                                                
6G - Vaibhav Gupta                                                          
6G - Aryan Gupta                                                            
6H - Shubh Sharma                                                          
6H - Arnav Maheshwari                                                  

CLASS – VII:                                                               

7D Sarthak Tripude                                                         
7-D Shashank                                                                     
7-E Vighnesh                                                                     
7-E Gautam                                                                        
7F - Iliesha                                                                        
7G - Keshav


8B - Abhisht Rastogi
8D - Tushar Singh
 8D -  Astha Chaudhary
 8G - Devesh Singh
8G - S Madhumita


 9A – Aditi Khandelwal
9E - Samarpan Jain
 9E – Aditya
9E Sanyam Agrawal
  9G Anubhav