The January 4 episode of the quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati 12 commenced by introducing eight new contestants. Host Amitabh Bachchan gave a warm welcome to everyone and wished them a Happy New Year. The game then started with contestant Binod Kumar, a retired Air Force Officer, sitting on the hot seat.
ABOUT BINOD KUMAR
Bindo Kumar was part of the technical team and worked in the missile team in 1983. He talked about his life after retirement that made Amitabh Bachchan emotional. He currently runs a defence coaching academy for students who wish to join the Air Force. Binod revealed that he will construct an even bigger coaching institute with the money he wins at KBC 12. He also talked about helping kids who are not financially sound. Binod’s wife and daughter were with him.
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WHICH QUESTION DID BINOD KUMAR FAIL TO ANSWER?
Binod started the game by swiftly answering the questions. However, he answered the Rs 12,50,000 question incorrectly that made him lose the game. He took home Rs 3,20,000.
The question worth Rs 12,50,000 was:
Maharana Bhupal Singh, first Maha-Rajpramukh of Rajasthan, was the ruler of which princely state before independence?
The options were Alwar, Jaipur, Bharatpur, and Udaipur.
The answer was: Udaipur
Binod chose Jaipur, which was the incorrect answer. He still had a lifeline, Ask The Expert, left.
WHAT WERE THE OTHER QUESTIONS FACED BY BINOD KUMAR?
Here are some of the questions faced by the contestant.
Who became India’s Union Cabinet Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare in May 2019?
The answer was: Narendra Singh Tomar
The options were Thawar Chand Gehlot, Radha Mohan Singh, Dharmendra Pradhan, and Narendra Singh Tomar.
Pavo cristatus is the scientific name of what?
The answer was: Peacock
The options were Peacock, Banyan, Mango, and Tiger.
What is the literal meaning of the word ‘Chaman’ in Chaman Bahar?
The answer was: Garden
The options were Beautiful, Garden, Fragrance, and Water.
Which dance form has been included as an Olympic sport and is set to make its debut in 2024?
The answer was: Breakdancing
The options were Ballet, Breakdancing, Boogie-Woogie, and Bolero.
According to the Ramayana, who among these were each other’s ‘samdhis’?
The answer was: JanakDasharatha
The options were Janak Dasharatha, Bali Sugriva, Nala Neela, and Khara Dushan
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