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Literally The Hardest India Trivia Quiz You Will Ever Take

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  1. Rudyard Kipling
    Salman Rushdie
    V.S. Naipaul
    George Orwell
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    V.S. Naipaul.

    Unlike the other authors on this list, the author of "A House Of Mr. Biswas" was born in Trinidad.

    V.S. Naipaul.
    Via Pierre-Philippe Marcou/ Getty Images
  2. Correct!
    Wrong!

    Himachal Pradesh.

    The world's highest post office is in the village of Hikkim, located 14,400 feet above sea level.

    Himachal Pradesh.
  3. 1950
    1954
    1962
    1970
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    1950.

    Although India qualified for the 1950 World Cup, they withdrew without playing, citing travel cost and lack of practice time.

    1950.
    Via wikipedia.com
  4. Charan Singh
    Via en.wikipedia.org
    Charan Singh
    I.K. Gujral
    Via en.wikipedia.org
    I.K. Gujral
    H.D. Deve Gowda
    Via en.wikipedia.org
    H.D. Deve Gowda
    Gulzarilal Nanda
    Via pmindia.gov.in
    Gulzarilal Nanda
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Gulzarilal Nanda.

    Nanda, who was acting Prime Minister following the deaths of Jawaharlal Nehru and Lal Bahadur Shastri, was in office for a total of 26 days.

    Gulzarilal Nanda.
    Via pmindia.gov.in
  5. Shah Alam II
    Ahmad Shah Bahadur
    Bahadur Shah II
    Jahandar Shah
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Bahadur Shah II.

    The last Mughal ruler of India was dethroned and exiled to Burma during the 1857 Revolt, and died five years later.

    Bahadur Shah II.
    Via en.wikipedia.org
  6. Correct!
    Wrong!

    Brahmaputra.

    Also known as the Tsangpo-Brahmaputra, the river originates in the Angsi glacier, which is located in Tibet.

    Brahmaputra.
    Via en.wikipedia.org
  7. A.R. Rahman
    R.D. Burman
    Ravi Shankar
    Naushad Ali
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Ravi Shankar.

    Shankar was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Music Score for his work on the 1982 movie Gandhi, but lost to John Williams' ET.

    Ravi Shankar.
    Via Express Newspapers / Stringer/ Getty Images
  8. Madhubala – Dilip Kumar
    Via Sterling Investment Corp.
    Madhubala – Dilip Kumar
    Via Sterling Investment Corp.
    Rekha – Amitabh Bachchan
    Via Yash Raj Films
    Rekha – Amitabh Bachchan
    Via Yash Raj Films
    Kajol – Shah Rukh Khan
    Via Dharma Productions
    Kajol – Shah Rukh Khan
    Via Dharma Productions
    Nargis – Raj Kapoor
    Via R. K. Films
    Nargis – Raj Kapoor
    Via R. K. Films
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Rekha – Amitabh Bachchan.

    Starting with 1973's "Namak Haraam", the duo have appeared in 18 films together.

    Rekha – Amitabh Bachchan.
    Via Sippy Films
  9. Mohammad Farooq
    Maqbool Fida
    Mohammad Faisal
    Michael Fassbender
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Maqbool Fida.

    The famous artist died in 2011, at the age of 95.

    Maqbool Fida.
    Via Chris Jackson/ Getty Images
  10. Correct!
    Wrong!

    Ghaziabad.

    All the other cities were included in a May 2016 WHO report of the top 20 most polluted cities on the planet.

    Ghaziabad.
    Via indiataxionline.co.in
  11. Kathak
    Kathakali
    Kuchipudi
    Bharatanatyam
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Kathak.

    The name of this dance form, which traces its roots back to ancient North India, comes from the Sanskrit word "katha'", meaning story.

    Kathak.
    Via Flickr: kamalaakarsh
  12. New Delhi
    Via Matt King/ Stringer / Getty Images
    New Delhi
    Via Matt King/ Stringer / Getty Images
    Hyderabad
    Via Noah Seelam/ Stringer / Getty Images
    Hyderabad
    Via Noah Seelam/ Stringer / Getty Images
    Mumbai
    Via Pal Pillai/ Stringer / Getty Images
    Mumbai
    Via Pal Pillai/ Stringer / Getty Images
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Mumbai.

    Media and television personality Pritish Nandy opened India's first cyber café in 1996 at Hotel Leela Kempinski in Mumbai.

    Mumbai.
    Via Punit Paranjpe/ Stringer/ Getty Images
  13. Roger Binny
    Mohinder Amarnath
    M.L.K. Pataudi
    Vinoo Mankad
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Vinoo Mankad.

    In 1948, Mankad controversially ran out a batsman on the bowler's end before delivering the ball, which is now known as "Mankading".

    Vinoo Mankad.
    Via ICC
  14. Atal Bihari Vaypayee
    Via RAVEENDRAN/AFP/Getty Images
    Atal Bihari Vaypayee
    Via RAVEENDRAN/AFP/Getty Images
    Amitabh Bachchan
    Via Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images
    Amitabh Bachchan
    Via Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images
    A.R. Rahman
    Via AFP photo/ AFP/ STR
    A.R. Rahman
    Via AFP photo/ AFP/ STR
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Amitabh Bachchan.

    Bachchan was initially named "Inquilaab", but his father Harivansh Rai eventually changed his name to Amitabh.

    Amitabh Bachchan.
    Via Tim P. Whitby / Stringer/ Getty Images
  15. WhatsApp
    SHAREit
    Facebook
    UC Browser
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    SHAREit.

    According to a report from Jana, SHAREit ousted apps like WhatsApp and Facebook amongst India's Android users in 2015.

    SHAREit.
    Via play.google.com

Literally The Hardest India Trivia Quiz You Will Ever Take

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You know a decent amount about India after all.
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You know wayyyy more than most people!
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