Questions from Episode 8 (27 Feb 2013) of India Quiz League (IQL) being shown on National Geographic Channel India.
(R1)Lateral Epicondylitis’, a condition where the elbow swells up, is also known as
a. Golfer’s elbow b. Cricketer’s Elbox c. Tennis Elbow d. Student’s Elbow
Ans. Tennis Elbow
(R1)Ottawa is the capital of which of these countries?
a. New Zealand b. Malta c. Canada d. Bahamas
(R1)Actor Jim Parsons portrays which of these characters in a popular TV show?
a. Neil Caffrey b. Sheldon Cooper c. Leonard Hofstadter d. Howard Wolowitz
Ans. Sheldon Cooper
(R1)The classical dance Kathak originated in an area which lies in which present day Indian State?
a. Kerala b. Karnataka c. Madhya Pradesh d. Uttar Pradesh
Ans. Uttar Pradesh
(Entertainment)Conrad Murray was sentenced to 4 years in prison for role in whose death?
a. Lady Diana b. Michael Jackson c. Sydney Pollack d. Dennis Hoppe
Ans. Michael Jackson
(Literature)Which fictitious world is balanced on the backs of four elephants who in turn stand on the back of a turtle?
a. Middle Earth b. Narnia c. Discworld d. Muggle World
(Technology)If Apple calls it the App Store, then what does Android call it ?
a. App World b. app Store c. Google Market d. Google Play
Ans. Google Play
(R3)With which game would one associate the terms ‘Alekhine’s gun’ and ‘gambit’?
a. Carrom b. Ludo c. Scrabble d. Chess
(R3)Shylock, Portia and Antonio are names of characters in which popular Shakespearean play?
a. Henry VIII b. Romeo and Juliet c. The Merchant of Venice d. Macbeth
Ans. The Merchant of Venice
(R3)In the NATO Phonetic alphabet, what does ‘I’ stand for?
a. Indonesia b. Iceland c. India d. Iran
(R3)Chernobyl, the site of a nuclear accident in 1986 is located in which present day country?
a. Russia b. Ukraine c. Belarus d. Kazakhstan