IQL Indian Quiz League – Episode 2

Questions from Episode 2 (19 Feb 2013) of India Quiz League (IQL) being shown on National Geographic Channel India.

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(R1)Solar, Gregorian and Julian are all types of what?
a. Chants b. Heaters c. Calendars d. Batteries
Ans. Calendars

(R1)Which of these states was not carved out fro the erstwhile Punjab Province?
a. Haryana b. Punjab c. Himachal Pradesh d. Jammu & Kashmir
Ans. Jammu & Kashmir

(R1)What is the nationality of the international pop star Shakira?
a. Colombian b. Venezuelan c. Argentinian d. Spanish
Ans. Colombian

(R1)Which cosmetic company’s tagline is, ‘Because, you’re worth it’?
a. Garnier b. L’Oreal c. Revlon d. Maybelline
Ans. L’Oreal

(Geography)In which town in Switzerland does the world economic forum have an annual meeting?
a. Zurich b. Lausanne c. Bern d. Davos
Ans. Davos

(Science & Nature)Both the richter and mercalli scales are associated with which of these calamities?
a. Tornadoes b. Earthquakes c. Tsunamis d. Landslide
Ans. Earthquakes

(Technology)Brahmos, India’s flagship missile and Nokia both take their name from what?
a. Mountain b. River c. Glacier d. Pass
Ans. River

(R3)Kisab Baburao is a part of the real name of which of these personalities?
a. Arvind Kejriwal b. Anna Hazare c. Baba Ramdev d. Swami Agnivesh
Ans. Anna Hazare

(R3)Which popular chain takes it names from the Italian word for ‘Bartender’?
a. Costa Coffee b. Barista c. Mocha d. Starbucks
Ans. Barista

(R3)Usain Bolt won 3 gold mdelas at the London 2012 Olympics, 2 ofwhich were in the 100 m and the 200 m. In which oif these events did he win the third?
a. 400 m b. 4*400m Relay c. 4*100m Relay d. 110 Hurdles
Ans. 4*100m Relay

(R3)In email parlance, if CC is Carbon Copy, then what is BCC?
a. Blank Carbon Copy b. Blind Carbon Copy c. Business Carbon Copy d. Beep Carbon Copy
Ans. Blind Carbon Copy

(R3)Where would one find the ‘Sea of Tranquility’?
a. Mars b. Earth c. The Moon d. The Sun
Ans. The Moon