Only A True Indian Can Pass This IQ Test! Trivia Quiz

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Only A True Indian Can Pass This IQ Test! Trivia Quiz

The world's most populous democracy has colorful traditions, rich biodiversity, and a bright future. What's your India IQ? You are going to most certainly be surprised with the results.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      By setting canaries free

    • B. 

      By throwing colored powder at each other

    • C. 

      Adorning windows and doorways with flowers

    • D. 

      Leaving presents for secret admirers

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Swarming of cicadas

    • B. 

      Massive monsoons

    • C. 

      The flowering of bamboo

    • D. 

      A massive die-off of bats

  • 3. 
    In Mumbai, what do people employed as dabbawallahs do?
    • A. 

      Pray for people while they are at work

    • B. 

      Gather water for people engaging in manual labor

    • C. 

      Stand in line for others

    • D. 

      Deliver homemade meals to office workers

  • 4. 
    Traditionally, what do the Parsi people of India do with their dead?
    • A. 

      Set them afloat in the Ganges River

    • B. 

      Mummify them using ancient techniques

    • C. 

      Burn them in funeral pyres

    • D. 

      Leave them to be devoured by vultures

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      An India city that touches all four regions

    • B. 

      India's 50th anniversary celebration

    • C. 

      A symbol Indians traditionally get tattooed on their palm

    • D. 

      A superhighway

  • 6. 
    Mumbai's massive Dharavi slum sits on the land that used to be what?
    • A. 

      A mangrove swamp

    • B. 

      A cemetery

    • C. 

      A toxic landfill

    • D. 

      An abandoned quarry

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Cutting umbilical cords

    • B. 

      Sweeping gutters

    • C. 

      Cremating the dead

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 8. 
    Currently 1/3 of Indians live in poverty. What is the number projected to be in 2025?
    • A. 

      10 percent

    • B. 

      22 percent

    • C. 

      75 percent

    • D. 

      98 percent

  • 9. 
    In 2020, it is expected the average age of an Indian will be what?
    • A. 

      65

    • B. 

      29

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      10

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Veiling is expected in the presence relatives linked by marriage

    • B. 

      Hindu women of conservative families veil their faces and remain silent in the presence of older male in-laws

    • C. 

      It is not necessary for poor or low-status women to participate in veiling if working in the fields

    • D. 

      In northern and central India today, veiling has all but disappeared in progressive circles.