Chakravyuh
This quiz is dedicated to Indian Navy Day
 
Q 1.   Why is Indian Navy Day celebrated on December 4?  
Q 2.   What was the earlier name of MARCOS (Marine Commando)?  
Q 3.   Who was the first Officer of the Indian Navy to be awarded with Maha Vir Chakra? (PIC-1)  
Q 4.   It is called Blue Angles by US Navy. What is its equivalent in Indian Navy?
Q 5.   What is the equivalent rank in Indian Army of the Indian Navy rank of Chief Petty Officer? (PIC-2)
Q 6.   To which class does the Indian Navy Ship "Mysore" belong? (PIC-3)    
Q 7.   Which was India's first nuclear powered Submarine which was decommissioned and scrapped in 1992?
Q 8.   INS Kursura was a Kalvari Class diesel electric submarine of Indian navy which served during the 1971 war.  Despite being decommissioned she still receives the Navy's "Dressing Ship" honour, which is usually awarded only to an active ship.  What is fate of this ship?  (PIC-4)
Q 9.   Identify this 18th Century Maratha Navy's Admiral of the fleet?  (PIC-5)
Q 10.   Whose logo is this? (PIC-6)
Q 11.   Shown in the picture is INS Mumbai cruising past one of the most famous structures in the world.  Identify this structure? (PIC-7)
Q 12.   The name of this ship sounds similar to the name of the captain of a cricket team which plays at International level.  Identify the ship? (PIC-8)
 
 
Answers
1. Indian Navy Day is celebrated on 04 Dec to commemorate the courageous attack on the Karachi harbour during the India-Pakistan war on 04 Dec in the year 1971 by the Indian Naval Missile boats as well as in reverence to all the martyrs of that war. 2. Marine Commando Force (MCF). 3. Late Commodore Babru Bhan Yadav. 4. Sagar Pawan, the aerobatic team of Indian Navy. 5. Naib Subedar. 6. Delhi Class. 7. INS Chakra (K-43). 8. It is the Museum Ship at RK Beach Visakhapatnam. 9. Kanhoji Angre. 10. Naval Wives Welfare Association (NWWA). 11. Opera House Sydney, Australia. 12. INS Viraat.
- Wg Cdr Samir Gangakhedkar
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