Former Indian Army Chief of Staff Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw once stated that: "If a man says he is not afraid of dying, he is either lying or he is a Gurkha." Their motto, 'Kaphar hunnu bhanda marnu ramro' means, 'It is better to die than to live like a coward.'
- Gurkhas are closely associated with the khukuri. What is it?
- The Gurkhas are soldiers native to which South Asian country?
- Which British actress is associated with the Gurkha Justice Campaign which fights for the rights of the Gurkhas?
- In 1863 Queen Victoria presented the regiment with a ceremonial staff known as: (a) the Queen's mace, (b) the Queen's Scepter, or (c) the Queen's truncheon?
- The first Victoria Cross awarded to a Gurkha was to Rifleman Kulbir Thapa for his actions at the Battle of Loos in which war?
- In 2009, all retired Gurkhas won the right to do what?
- The Gurkhas celebrated how many years of service in the British Army in 2015?
- The name "Gurkha" comes from Gorkha. What is Gorkha: (a) a hill town, (b) a word meaning 'bravery' in Nepali, or (c) an ancient Nepalese tribe?
- Brigade of Gurkhas refers to all the units in the British Army that are composed of Gurkha soldiers. To the nearest thousand, how many were in this brigade as of 1 April 2021?
- What does their famous war cry, "Ayo Gorkhali" translate to?
- A forward-curving Nepali knife
- Joanna Lumley
- (c) the Queen's Truncheon
- First World War (September 1915)
- Live in the UK
- 200 years
- (a) a hill town
- Four thousand (4,010)
- The Gurkhas are here