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Literally The Hardest India Trivia Quiz You Will Ever Take

If you get an "A" in this quiz, consider yourself a goddamn genius.

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  1. Correct
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    Rudyard Kipling
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    Salman Rushdie
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    V.S. Naipaul
    Correct
    Incorrect
    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
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    Sikkim
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Flickr: sandeepachetan
    Himachal Pradesh
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Flickr: sandeepachetan
    Jammu and Kashmir
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Flickr: richardbogle
    West Bengal
    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.
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    1950
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    1954
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    1962
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    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. Correct
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    Via en.wikipedia.org
    Charan Singh
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    Incorrect
    Via en.wikipedia.org
    I.K. Gujral
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via en.wikipedia.org
    H.D. Deve Gowda
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    Incorrect
    Via pmindia.gov.in
    Gulzarilal Nanda
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    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. Correct
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    Shah Alam II
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    Ahmad Shah Bahadur
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    Bahadur Shah II
    Correct
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    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
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    Ravi
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    Via Flickr: paulfagan
    Chenab
    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
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    A.R. Rahman
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    R.D. Burman
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    Ravi Shankar
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    Incorrect
    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. Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Sterling Investment Corp.
    Madhubala – Dilip Kumar
    Via Sterling Investment Corp.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Yash Raj Films
    Rekha – Amitabh Bachchan
    Via Yash Raj Films
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Dharma Productions
    Kajol – Shah Rukh Khan
    Via Dharma Productions
    Correct
    Incorrect
    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
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    Mohammad Farooq
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    Maqbool Fida
    Correct
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    Mohammad Faisal
    Correct
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    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
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    Kanpur
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    Lucknow
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    Allahabad
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Flickr: mohit_k
    Ghaziabad
    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
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    Kathak
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    Kathakali
    Correct
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    Kuchipudi
    Correct
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    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. Correct
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    Via Matt King/ Stringer / Getty Images
    New Delhi
    Via Matt King/ Stringer / Getty Images
    Correct
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    Via Noah Seelam/ Stringer / Getty Images
    Hyderabad
    Via Noah Seelam/ Stringer / Getty Images
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via Pal Pillai/ Stringer / Getty Images
    Mumbai
    Via Pal Pillai/ Stringer / Getty Images
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via upload.wikimedia.org
    Bengaluru
    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
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    Roger Binny
    Correct
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    Mohinder Amarnath
    Correct
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    M.L.K. Pataudi
    Correct
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    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. Correct
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    Atal Bihari Vaypayee
    Via RAVEENDRAN/AFP/Getty Images
    Correct
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    Via Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images
    Amitabh Bachchan
    Via Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Via d30opejq2nzots.cloudfront.net
    Dilip Kumar
    Correct
    Incorrect
    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. Correct
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    WhatsApp
    Correct
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    SHAREit
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    Facebook
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    UC Browser
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    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
 
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