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Explore this fascinating country through quizzes in categories ranging from Geography and World to Sci-Tech and Religion and everything in between.

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1.
  Renamed in India   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A number of Indian cities and territories have been renamed over the years, mostly in an effort to erase the supposed 'colonial hangover'. This quiz deals with some of the more popular name changes over the years.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Aug 03 20
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Aug 03 20
12154 plays
2.
Enduring Wonders of India
  Enduring Wonders of India   top quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
These monuments have withstood the ravages of time and remain as visible reminders of India's rich cultural heritage. Take a look at some of these which have been designated as UNESCO World Heritage sites due to their historical and cultural importance
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Sep 24 18
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Sep 24 18
678 plays
3.
  Authors from India and of Indian Origin   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Indians have won a number of prestigious literary awards over the years. This quiz deals with some of the more popular authors and their works.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Mar 02 07
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735 plays
4.
  It's a Girl!    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Take a look at some beautiful Indian names for girls and the meanings behind them.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jul 24 15
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849 plays
5.
  Colours in Hindi   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I'll give you the name of a colour in Hindi and you pick the correct English equivalent. There are lots of hints to help you out.
Easier, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jun 01 05
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5712 plays
6.
  Endless Night: Union Carbide Tragedy   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Twenty-five years after the Union Carbide plant at Bhopal, India leaked noxious fumes into the city killing over 15000 inhabitants, the victims had still not received justice or adequate compensation making the tragedy an endless night for those affected
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Apr 10 14
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859 plays
7.
  An Introduction to Sikhism   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Sikhism is a relatively lesser known religion that was founded in India in the 15th century. Take a look at some basic facts about this faith.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Dec 12 15
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692 plays
8.
  Love, Duplicately   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Sometimes Indian film makers are too lazy to come up with an original script and decide to just rent a Hollywood hit and reproduce it scene by scene. I'll give you the plot of a romantic Hindi film and you guess the Hollywood 'inspiration' behind it.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Dec 23 10
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8630 plays
9.
  Born in Bombay   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Like this quiz writer, these ten people were born in Bombay before the city was renamed as Mumbai. Can you match the descriptions with the names?
Easier, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Mar 25 17
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346 plays
10.
  Olympics - The Indian Journey   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
While India may not have a great tally of Olympic medals, Indian sportpersons have given their countrymen reason for cheer at various times. Here are some memorable performances at the greatest sporting event in the world.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Apr 17 12
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476 plays
11.
  Indian Sweets   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here's a quiz on the types of sweets and desserts popular in various parts of India.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Aug 10 16
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3164 plays
12.
  I Got These Words from India   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
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A number of words from Hindi, Sanskrit and other native languages of the Indian subcontinent have found their way to English over the years. Take a look at some of them.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Dec 23 15
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615 plays
13.
  From Bombay to Mumbai   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Let's trace the history of this group of islands from being part of a marriage dowry to its present day status as the financial capital of India.
Tough, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jun 12 14
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1944 plays
14.
  The Wind Stops in India   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
All these places are found in India, some real and some taken from fiction. Can you match them correctly with the descriptions?
Easier, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Mar 11 17
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1214 plays
15.
  Calcutta Calling   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Calcutta was officially renamed as Kolkata on the 1st of January 2001. Take a look at the places you mustn't miss on a visit to this eastern city.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jun 01 23
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Jun 01 23
2609 plays
16.
  Bordering India   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The correct answers to the first nine questions will spell out the answer to the tenth question. All questions deal with the borders of India.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Nov 03 22
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Nov 03 22
805 plays
17.
  Indian Cuisine: Special Edition    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Over the years, different regions in India have developed their own distinctive cuisine. Take a look at some of the delicacies you wouldn't want to miss out on when you come visiting.
Tough, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, May 07 20
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May 07 20
1911 plays
18.
  Zesty Zoroastrians   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
While the Parsis are well known for their joie de vivre, they have also contributed immensely to different areas of public life. Here are just ten of the valuable contributions made by the Parsi community of India.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Aug 20 10
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430 plays
19.
  Born to be Wild   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The Himalayas may be one of the most inhospitable regions of the world but there are still some animals and birds that call this place their home.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Aug 07 18
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Aug 07 18
554 plays
20.
  New to the Neighbourhood editor best quiz   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Your new job requires you to keep moving to different cities in India every few months. See if you can figure out where you are by the spread at the welcoming meals.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Sep 02 23
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Sep 02 23
479 plays
21.
  From Salt to Steel    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The Tata group, which has its roots in India but is now spread across the world, has business interests ranging from salt to steel and everything in between.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Nov 30 15
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294 plays
22.
  Eye on My Plate   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The cuisine of the North eastern part of India is not very well known outside of the region. A taste of some of these dishes may have you asking for more.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jul 19 17
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377 plays
23.
  Goodnight Moon   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
"Goodnight Moon" is a well known American bedtime story. Here's a collection of Akbar-Birbal stories that are popular among children in India. Since they were passed down orally, there may be multiple versions of the same tale with minor variations.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Feb 02 24
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Feb 02 24
727 plays
24.
  How Did I End Up Inside Here?   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
That's probably what Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan, wondered when he found himself buried inside the tomb he had built for his beloved wife. Take a look at some of the facts and myths about this monument of love, the Taj Mahal.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Feb 12 14
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443 plays
25.
  Indians at the Oscars   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Indians haven't made much of an impression at the Academy Awards barring a few exceptions. There was just about enough material for this quiz though.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Feb 28 07
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1217 plays
26.
An Architectural Tour of Bombay
  An Architectural Tour of Bombay    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Bombay (now known as Mumbai) is a potpourri of various different cultures, a fact which is also reflected in the different types of buildings found here. Take a look at some of the architectural styles the city is home to.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Nov 13 14
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507 plays
27.
  Get the Table Set   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Each clue has three dishes associated with a particular Indian state. Pair them up correctly. Note: While a particular dish may seem to fit for more than one state, all three together will only match with the correct answer.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, May 04 17
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849 plays
28.
  The Four Winds Uncover Fossils in India   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Fossils serve an important role in helping to link the past with the present. Here are some important fossil finds of India.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Mar 13 17
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808 plays
29.
  The Winds of Change Blow Through India   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Indian history dates back right up to pre-historical times. Keeping our focus on the 2nd millennium AD, here are a selection of events that left their mark on the country and its people.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Feb 25 17
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1504 plays
30.
  A Tour of Delhi   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Delhi, the capital of India, is a must-visit destination for tourists. Take this quiz and learn a little bit more about its tourist attractions.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Feb 22 18
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Feb 22 18
6853 plays
31.
  Going Out in Style   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Given the numerous cultural and religious ethnicities that make up India, it is not surprising to see the wide diversity in clothing and related fashion items. This quiz presents just a small sample of them.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jun 17 12
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591 plays
32.
  'Inspired' Bollywood Songs   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Quite a few Hindi film songs have been copied from popular English songs. I will give you the Hindi song as well as the original English version and you tell me the artist/band that came up with the English number.
Difficult, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jul 16 07
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1836 plays
33.
Passport Denied
  Passport Denied   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
I wanted to visit some of the beautiful castles of Europe but since my passport didn't come through, I decided to tour some impressive palaces in India instead.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Dec 19 14
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464 plays
34.
  So This is the Man You Want to Marry    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Now that you've finally found a groom for yourself, let's take a look at the different rituals which are a part of the Big Fat Indian wedding.
Tough, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, May 18 10
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844 plays
35.
  Indian Petals in the Wind   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
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Given India's geographical diversity, it is not surprising to find a whole range of flowers and plants here. Take a look and may be you can pick some to wear in your hair.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Feb 17 17
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1549 plays
36.
  The Karmic Perspective   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
India is a land of diverse faiths giving rise to varied religious customs and traditions. All the questions in this quiz deal with four religions that have originated on the Indian subcontinent - Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Jainism.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jul 03 22
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Jul 03 22
554 plays
37.
  Getting into Top Gear in Mumbai    
Multiple Choice
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On the last leg of your Indian holiday, you and a friend decide to drive around Mumbai to get a feel of the local way of life.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Mar 30 10
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1102 plays
38.
  Hope and Despair   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
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When faced with either hope or despair, most people turn to God. India, being home to people of multiple faiths, has numerous pilgrimage and holy sites associated with different religions. Here are ten of them.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Apr 13 12
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480 plays
39.
  The Picture Postcard    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Join Corporal Slag on a trip around India and try to figure out the Hindi words he has picked up on his journey.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Aug 21 13
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351 plays
40.
  Riding the Waves in India    
Multiple Choice
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The Four Winds invite you to try out this India based quiz with a variety of questions all relating to water.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Oct 08 13
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2193 plays
41.
  Wrong Business Moves    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Ten questions on scams and bankruptcies that have rocked Indian companies due to the bad business decisions made by the people heading them.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Nov 11 12
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389 plays
42.
  Follow That Tune    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
...and trace the original song. I will give you a Bollywood song and the more famous international song from which it has been copied. You have to identify the singer of the original hit.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, May 10 14
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401 plays
43.
Indias Golden Triangle
  India's Golden Triangle    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
The cities of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur are popular with both domestic and international tourists. Named after the triangle formed by these cities on the map, this circuit is perfect for a week long vacation.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jul 30 14
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548 plays
44.
  It's Time to Celebrate    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
India being a vast and culturally diverse country, there's always some religious or regional festival celebration going on throughout the year. Take this quiz and join in the celebrations.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Mar 12 07
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494 plays
45.
  Infamous Deeds of the Rich and Famous    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz deals with embarrassing incidents in the lives of Indian film stars, the kind they'd like to pretend never happened. Some are serious offenses while the others are relatively trivial.
Tough, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Mar 02 07
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660 plays
46.
  Television With Subtitles    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Take a look at the different types of shows that have been popular on Indian television. Some of these can be entertaining even without the subtitles.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Feb 26 15
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287 plays
47.
  Mumbai (Bombay) For Visitors    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
If you've visited Mumbai, this quiz should be a piece of cake. If not, a little guesswork and you should do fine.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jan 30 21
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Jan 30 21
3204 plays
48.
  Bombay's Street Treats   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Bombay (Mumbai) is a melting pot of cuisines adapted from different parts of India. Can you correctly match these popular street foods with their descriptions?
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, May 27 17
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1581 plays
49.
  Before They Were Stars - Bollywood Edition    
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Take a look at some of the professions these Bollywood stars tried their hands at before striking gold on the big screen.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jan 30 15
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417 plays
50.
  Fame   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
These ten Indians, all with names that begin with 'S', are known for their achievements in diverse fields. Match the descriptions with the correct name.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Aug 20 17
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301 plays

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