Monday, May 10, 2010

Before we watch Slumdog Millionaire

On Friday we will watch Slumdog Millionaire. But before that, we are going to check how much we know about the film and about India.

For the first questions, go to and answer the following questions:

a) What is the capital of India?
b) What is its population?
c) Which Indian language has the largest percentage of speakers?
d) Go to the economy section. What percentage of the population in Indian live on less than 2 dollars a day?
e) Go to the religions section. What are the two most important religions in India?
f) Search on wikipedia what Bollywood is.
g) Now go to How many nominations did Slumdog Millionaire have? How many did it win?
h) Watch the trailer. What can you tell us about the setting, the characters and the story?