KBC 12: Amitabh Bachchan, the host of popular quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati 12 kicked off this week’s episodes yesterday by introducing a new set of contestants. The first contestant to grace the hot seat was Mohit Kumar Jaiswal from Rajasthan. By the time he reached the 10th question, he exhausted all of his lifelines. He lost the game after giving the wrong answer to the 11th question.
After him, IPS officer Mohita Sharma won the Fastest Finger Round and made her way to the hot seat. She answered the first eight questions without using any lifeline.
WHO IS MOHITA SHARMA?
Mohita is from Kangra, Himachal Pradesh and is currently posted in the Jammu Kashmir Cadre as an Assistant Superintendent of Police in Bari Brahmana (Samba). She is married to an Indian Forest Service officer and credited her husband for encouraging her to be on the show.
WHAT WERE THE QUESTIONS FACED BY MOHITA SHARMA?
Question: What are the names of the two blocks of the Secretariats Building on either side of the Rajpath in New Delhi known as?
The correct answer was: North and South Blocks
The options were Right and Left Blocks, East and West Blocks, North and South Blocks, and Up and Down Blocks.
Question: The Baghjan oil filed is located in which state?
The correct answer was: Assam
Question: Identify the breed of this animal
The correct answer was: Bulldog
The options were Bulldog, Beagle, Pug, and St. Bernard.
Question: To which of these sports does the term “off” or “offside” not apply?
The correct answer was: Badminton
The options were Cricket, Football, Ice hockey, and Badminton
Question: What word when added to the movie title “Shubh Mangal Saavdhan” gives the title of another Hindi movie?
The correct answer was: Zyada
The options were Aadha, Ati, Baadha, and Zyada
Question: Which of these rulers’ reign did Amir Khusro not witness during his lifetime?
The correct answer was: Qutb ud-Din Aibak
The options were Alauddin Khilji, Ghiyasuddin tughluq, Ghiyasuddin Baldan, and Qutb ud-Din Aibak.
MOHITA SHARMA’S BIG WIN
Sony TV had earlier released the first promo which showed Mohita winning the coveted Rs 1 crore prize money. In the video, Amitabh Bachchan was seen asking the contestant to proceed with caution as the Rs 1 crore question approaches. Mohita said that whatever prize money she wins, she would feel happy about playing a good game when she would go to sleep at night. After this, we get a glimpse of Mohita’s victory as Big B in his inimitable style announces “ek crore”. The promo then showed Mohita proceeding towards the 16th question for Rs 7 crore jackpot.
In tonight’s episode of KBC 12, the IPS officer will be seen facing the Rs 7 crore question. Mohita Sharma is the second crorepati of season 12.