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10 Question Online Quiz on India | Guest Post

Did you Know? 10 Question Online Quiz on India

Thousands of people from all around the world travel to foreign countries whether it is for leisure or business travel. India is one of the largest populated countries in the world with over 1 billion residents.

Here is a True / False quiz about India for you to test your knowledge, some of the answers may surprise you:

  1. India accounts for more than 20% of the world’s overall population.
  2. India has 3 companies listed on the NASDAQ.
  3. Checkers was invented in India.
  4. The value of “pi” used in mathematics was first calculated by the Indian mathematician Budhayana in 6th century.
  5. In 1600AD, Muhammad Ghori defeated Prithiviraj.
  6. The official Sanskrit name for India is Bharat.
  7. The Watson hotel is the oldest standing cast iron building / hotels in India.
  8. The University of Nalanda built in the 2nd century.
  9. It wasn’t until 1947 that India received its freedom. Nehru is India’s FIRST Prime Minister.
  10. India has only invaded 1 country within the last 10k years of history.

Answers:

  1. False. India accounts for 19.23%, not quite 20% as of 2011.
  2. True.
  3. False. Chess was invented in India.
  4. True.
  5. False. Muhammad Ghori defeated Prithiviraj in 1192AD
  6. True.
  7. True.
  8. False. University of Nalanda was built in the 4th century.
  9. True.
  10. False. India has never invaded another country.
This quiz was provided by Erica Gustafson who is a freelance writer and consultant for Expedia. Gustafson has traveled to India many times which is where this quiz derived from.

Quizzing starts Early!

By now, I think this video has become quite a viral hit but all the same I wanted to share it with all of you. The moment I saw it I just couldn’t help laughing! Only a South Indian mother could every force their child to ‘MUG’ so much.. Would love to know the incentive this little cute girl got to Pose in front of the camera!

Watch the entire video and you’ll know that Parents are now training their children for Brand Equity and Tata Crucible really early! Dont miss the video and if you love it, share the post! She deserves the eye-balls! 🙂

 

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Rohit Nair is an IT Developer turned Entrepreneur. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Quizzing.in– India’s most visited Quiz Site. Following his passion for Q&As, he co-founded QuizWorks and is today one of the country’s most popular Quizmasters having hosted over 100 shows for both Corporates and Students!
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Weekly Wrap-Up: BQC! Tata Crucible Controversy, TCS IT Wiz, Brands, Questions & More

Live Quiz Update: BQC IS BACK!! READ NOW!!

 

Quiz Updates

The Tata Crucible Updates!!

The Tata Crucible has kicked off in style and Quizzing.in as usual have covered all the cities’ questions for our readers.

Kochi was the most interesting start with Malayala Manorama winning the Kochi Edition comfortably followed by Swadisht Foods, who later got into controversy of mixed team allegations (Follow the allegation chain here) We were also aided by FACT’s Anil Raghavan who provided us the Kochi Finals questions as well

The Crucible juggernaut then went into Coimbatore where Chennai Silks won the contest for the third time in a row and were very unfortunately dragged into a mixed team controversy by one Mr ‘Honest Quizzer’ – These ‘controversies’ are now being checked by the Tata Crucible team.

The Tata Crucible then moved into Nagpur where AIMA quiz hosts – SPS Jaggi & Chandrashekhar had a thumping win representing Bhilai Steel Plant

 

TCS IT Wiz Updates!!

The Tatas & Greycaps seem to be totally caught up this month as they host the famed TCS IT Wiz for school students everytime they get a break from the Crucible.

The TCS IT Wiz rolled out in Bangalore with a lot of fanfare and St.Paul’s won the quiz followed Sri Kumaran’s CBSE. Questions from the prelims and Videos from the finals are available here

And while all this happens in the offline Quizzing World, over 500 people have played The Bollywood Quiz and are waiting for more!! Have you participated yet? If not, do NOW and win prizes!!

Beyond Quiz -zing

And as the days pass by , the Brand Section gets more and more data flowing in .

This week we saw how the brands Smirnoff, Guiness and Johnnie Walker are connected to Diageo? Is Bacardi also linked to Diageo- Find out..

We then followed the Goldman Sachs history from its rise to its fall. From Finance, we jumped to FMCG where we discussed Kraft Foods and its subsidiary Cadbury’s

 

And in the midst of all this, we have some Quizzes coming up across the country

Although restricted to college students, The Illuminati Quiz will make the students from Kerala wrack their brains on August 6th while IIFT Kolkata will do that through InQuizition on 13th.

The Corporates in Bangalore will have a chance to battle the rest in Corporate Classroom- A Concern India Foundation Quiz

While QuizWorks will rev Mahindra AQ’s gears in 20 cities across the country for college students!

This is ofcourse to add to the Tata Crucible for Corporates , TCS IT Wiz for Schools and the  Mahindra Auto Quiz for Campus Students

And to end on an interactive note- some questions from the Quizzing.in Facebook Page

1)      Hero Honda has roped in which Bollywood director to direct a series of commercials as part of the company’s new corporate identity?

2)      This product was marketed under the brand name Luxor. This product was produced by Chesebrough Manufacturing Company until it was bought by the Unilever company.The founder of this product named it from the German language word from water and Greek language word for oil.This product is making news these days fro all the wrong reasons in the ongoing India-England Test series. Identify the product??

3)      PVH Corp (earlier Phillip Van Heusen) has agreed to buy the Indian rights of Tommy Hilfiger from whom?

4)      After the launch of its new model, which car is being advertised as ‘India drive khulke’

For clarifications, suggestions & feedback ,  feel free to mail us at info@quizzing.in

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