IQL Indian Quiz League – Episode 17

Questions from Episode 17 (12 Mar 2013) of India Quiz League (IQL) being shown on National Geographic Channel India.

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(R1)In 2009, Vijay Mallya bought personal artefacts belonging to which great Indian freedom fighter?
a. Jawaharlal Nehru b. Mahatma Gandhi c. Subhash Chandra Bose d. B.R.Ambedkar
Ans. Mahatma Gandhi

(R1)To visit which of these countries would one require a Schengen Visa?
a. Australia b. France c. Canada d. Algeria
Ans. France

(R1)What type of a creature is a Bombay Duck?
a. Duck b. Chicken c. Fish d. Lobster
Ans. Fish

(R1)Which of these dance forms originates from the state of TamilNadu?
a. Kuchipudi b. Bharatanatyam c. Mohiniyattam d. Kunitha
Ans. Bharatanatyam

(Literature)Which musician’s autobiography is titled ‘My Music, My Life’?
a. Bismillah Khan b. Ravi Shankar c. Zakir Hussain d. Shivkumar Sharma
Ans. Ravi Shankar

(History & Mythology)Arjuna in the Mahabharata was also known as Sabyasachi, What does Sabyasachi mean?
a. Victorious b. Zealous c. Ambidextrous d. Elegant
Ans. Ambidextrous

(Entertainment)Which legendary singer was known as ‘Old Blue Eyes’?
a. Ray Charles b. Frank Sinatra c. James Brown d. Billie Holiday
Ans. Frank Sinatra

(R3)Which of these writers co-directed and wrote the film Sin City?
a. Neil Galman b. Alan Moore c. Frank Miller d. Art Spiegelman
Ans. Frank Miller

(R3)If we are talking about gadgets, then what are AA, AAA, C and D types of?
a. SIM Cards b. Digital Music Players c. batteries d. Memory Cards
Ans. batteries

(R3)Which Indian has written a book called ‘A Shot at History’?
a. Vishwanathan Anand b. Rajyavardhan Rathore c. Abhinav Bindra d. Gagan Narang
Ans. Abhinav Bindra

(R3)What does the abbreviation ATM expand to?
a. Automated Transfer of Machine b. Automated Transaction Machine c. Any Time Money d. Automated Teller Machine
Ans. Automated Teller Machine

(R3)Mirra Alfasa, a spiritual leader, is famously known as what?
a. The Sister b. The Mother c. The Daughter d. the God Mother
Ans. The Mother