Questions from Episode 12 (5 Mar 2013) of India Quiz League (IQL) being shown on National Geographic Channel India.
(R1)Which Indian hill station’s name means ‘Land of the thunderbolt’?
a. Ooty b. Darjeeling c. Siliguri d. Kodiakanal
(R1)A leukocyte is also known as
a. WBC b. RBC c. Nephron d. Neuron
(R1)Complete this promotional tagline using the name of a country , ‘Amazing _____’.
a. Indonesia b. Malaysia c. Thailand d. Laos
(R1)Which of these personalities was born at Talwandi in present day Pakistan on April 15, 1469?
a. Buddha b. Amir Khusro c. Guru Nanak d. Kabir
Ans. Guru Nanak
(Sports)Who was the first Indian cricketer to score a century in each of the three formats, i.e. tests, ODIs and T20s?
a. Sachin Tendulkar b. Virendar Sehwag c. Gautam Gambir d. Suresh Raina
Ans. Suresh Raina
(Geography)In which Italian city would you find the Leonardo da Vinci airport?
a. venice b. Florence c. Milan d. Rome
(Entertainment)Events in the film ‘The Rock’ take place on which notorious American location?
a. Roswall b. Alcatraz c. San Quentin d. Guantanamo Bay
(R3)Which country is going to host the 2014 FIFA world cup as well as the 2016 Summer Olympics?
a. Russia b. USA c. Japan d. Brazil
(R3)According to popular belief, what was created for the first time for King Umberto I and his wife and resembled the Italian Flag?
a. Pasta b. Pizza c. Carpaccio d. Tiramisu
(R3)The title of which of Agatha Christie’s works features the name of a luxury train?
a. The Mystery of the Blue Train b. Destination Unknown c. Passenger to Frankfurt d. Murder on the Orient Express
Ans. Murder on the Orient Express
(R3)Where is the Aguada Fort located?
a. jaisalmer b. Goa c. Cochin d. Bikaner