Questions from Episode 3 (20 Feb 2013) of India Quiz League (IQL) being shown on National Geographic Channel India.
(R1)About which historical monument in India did Bill Clinton say, ‘There are two kinds of people in the world, those who have seen the ___ ____, and those whose have not seen it’
a. Red Fort b. Jama Masjid c. Fatehpur Sikri d. Taj Mahal
Ans. Taj Mahal
(R1)When the Imperial Bank of India was nationalized in 1955, what was it renamed as?
a. Allabahad Bank b. Union Bank of India c. State Bank of India d. Central Bank of India
Ans. State Bank of India
(R1)In which 2012 film would you find the Cosmic Cube called ‘Tesseract’?
a. The Dark Knight Rises b. The Avengers c. Total Recall d. Men in Black 3
Ans. The Avengers
(R1)Which popular romance is set in the city of Verona in Italy?
a. Romeo and Juliet b. Jane Eyre c. Sense and Sensibility d. Emma
Ans. Romeo and Juliet
(Science & Nature)In which city would you find the Indian Institute of Science?
a. Bengaluru b. Chennai c. Mumbai d. Kolkata
(Entertainment)Which of these actors currently portrays James Bond?
a. Pierce Brosnan b. Sean Connery c. George Lazenby d. Daniel Craig
Ans. Daniel Craig
(Sports)At the London Olympics of 2012, which of the categories in tennis was reintroduced for the first time since 1924?
a. Women’s Singles b. Women’s Doubles c. Men’s Doubles d. Mixed Doubles
Ans. Mixed Doubles
(R3)In Jainism, what was the name of the 24th and the last Jain teacher or Tirthankara?
a. Parsvanath b. Rishabh c. Mahavira d. Siddhartha
Ans. Mahavira, 1st was Adinath
(R3)Rabindranath Tagore won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1913 for which of his works?
a. Indian National Anthem b. Gitanjali c. Europe Jatrir Patro d. Manusher Dhormo
(R3)International music sensation Beyonce is married to which of these artists?
a. 50 Cent b. Eminem c. Jay-Z d. Snoop Dogg
(R3)Which state in India has the highest representation in Lok Sabha?
a. West bengal b. Maharashtra c. Uttar Pradesh d. Andhra Pradesh
Ans. Uttar Pradesh, 80 seats
(R3)The Tango is the national dance of which country?
a. Brazil b. Argentina c. Spain d. Mexico