How Many of these Kaun Banega Crorepati Questions Can You Answer Correctly?

Every family’s favourite night time show, Kaun Banega Crorepati, hosted by the unofficial President of India Amitabh Bachchan, has been on the air for 20 whole years. Can you believe it? Every year, for 20 years, there are brilliant people whose general knowledge is tested, amongst whom a lucky few walk away with crores of rupees. But the most fun part of the show was guessing the answers with your family.

So, we decided to put together 10 of the toughest questions from KBC just so you can test your own GK. Don’t worry, we’ve given all the answers at the bottom.

Here they are:

10 / 10

Which bird is the world’s tallest flying bird, standing at six feet tall?

A) Ostrich
B) Sarus Crane
C) Trumpeter Swan
D) Toco Toucan

9 / 10

According to Indian epics, who among the following did not meet his death at the hands of another?

A) Vidura
B) Kumbhakarna
C) Shravan Kumar
D) Putana

8 / 10

Which scientists discovered the inert gas Neon?

A) William Ramsay and Morris Travers
B) Humphry Davy and Davies Gillbert
C) Joseph Priestly and Joseph Black
D) William Perkin and Frederick Donnan

7 / 10

In 1860, which British Official became the first Auditor General of India?

A) Sir AF Fox
B) Sir Proby Cautley
C) Lord Salisbury
D) Sir Edmund Drummond

6 / 10

Who, in 1978, became the first person to be born in the continent of Antarctica?

A) Emilio Parmer
B) James Weddell
C) Nathaniel Palmer
D) Charles Wilkes

5 / 10

Who is the first woman to successfully climb K2, the world’s second highest mountain peak?

A) Junko Tabei
B) Wanda Rutkieweicz
C) Tamae Watanabe
D) Chantal Mauduit

4 / 10

Who commanded the ‘Hector’, the first British trading ship to land at Surat?

A) Paul Canning
B) William Hawkins
C) Thomas Roe
D) James Lancaster

3 / 10

Who is the Head of the National Disaster Management Authority of India?

A) Union Environment Minister
B) President
C) Prime Minister
D) Union Home Minister

2 / 10

Which colonial power ended its involvement in India by selling the rights of the Nicobar Islands to the British on October 16, 1868?

A) Belguim
B) Italy
C) Denmark
D) France

1 / 10

The iconic Ambassador car, produced by Hindustan Motors, was modelled on which of these British cars?

A) Morris Oxford
B) MG Midget
C) Hillman Minx
D) Wolseley 4/44

The Answers

10) B: Sarus Crane

9) A: Vidura

8) A: William Ramsay and Morris Travers

7) D: Sir Edmund Drummond

6) A: Emilio Palma

5) B: Wanda Rutkieweicz

4) B: William Hawkins

3) C: Prime Minister

2) C: Denmark

1) A: Morris Oxford


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