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Posted on 24 Oct 2017

Only A True Genius Can Score 13/15 In This India Trivia Quiz

Brush the dust off your GK books rn.

  1. Who was the first Asian woman to win Miss World?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Reita Faria

    Born to Goan parents in Mumbai, Reita Faria, became the first Asian woman and Indian to win a Miss World title. She later went on to become a practising doctor in Dublin.

    Via Getty Images
  2. Which of these states was NOT formed after 2000?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Arunachal Pradesh

    The state was established on February 20, 1987. Uttarakhand, Jharkhand and Chattisgarh were established in November, 2000.

    Via Getty Images
  3. Which state has the highest forest cover in the country?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Andhra Pradesh

    According to the Forest Survey of India in 2015, Andhra Pradesh had the highest forest cover in the country with 1,60,204 sq. km. of forest in the state.

    Via indiantourist-spots.blogspot.in
  4. Which state are Kurukshetra, Panipat, Hisar, Rohtak, and Ambala a part of?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Haryana

    Yep, they're all from there.

  5. Who was the first woman to win a Bharat Ratna?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Indira Gandhi

    Indira Gandhi was the first woman to win a Bharat Ratna in 1971.

    Via Getty Images
  6. What was the textile whose name was derived from the former name of Kozhikode?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Calico

    Calico, a type of cotton textile, was one of the first exports from India. The name was derived from "Calicut", which is Kozhikode's old name.

  7. Which of these mountains is on the border of India and Nepal?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Kanchenjunga

    K2 is on the China-Pakistan border, Kailasa is in Tibet, and Everest is on the China (Tibet Autonomous Region)-Nepal border.

    Via Getty Images
  8. Where is India's only floating post office located?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Jammu & Kashmir

    India's first floating post office was inaugurated at Dal Lake, Srinagar in August 2011.

    Via qz.com
  9. Which district of Kerala was the first to achieve full literacy?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Ernakulam

    Ernakulam was the first district in the country to achieve full literacy by 1990. At the moment, it has the seventh highest literacy rate in the country of 95.89%.

    Via ernakulam.nic.in
  10. Which Hindi film was the remake of An Affair To Remember?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Mann

    Pyaar Toh Hona Hi Tha was a remake of French Kiss. Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin was a remake of It Happened One Night. Har Dil Jo Pyaar Karega was based on While You Were Sleeping.

    Via Maruti International
  11. Which author won the Booker Prize, after their own mother had been shortlisted for it thrice?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Kiran Desai

    Anita Desai (L), Kiran Desai's (R) mother, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize for Fiction thrice for her novels Clear Light of Day (1980), In Custody (1984), and Fasting, Feasting (1999).

    Via belindaotas.com
  12. Which country did the filmWater represent at the Oscars?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Canada

    Though the director — Deepa Mehta — is Indian, the submission was made by her Canadian producers.

  13. Which actor's real name is Jai Hemant?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Tiger Shroff

    His real name is Jai Hemant Shroff.

  14. In which city did Anil Kumble take his iconic 10-wicket haul?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Delhi

    Kumble took all 10 wickets in a single innings against Pakistan in 1998-99 at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in Delhi.

    Via cricketcountry.com
  15. Which of these was not invented/discovered in India?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Coffee

    The coffee plant was first traced back to Ethiopia, but its origins as a drink made its way to the world through Egypt and Yemen. The word "coffee" itself originates from the Arabic word "qahwa".

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