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‘Kaun Banega Crorepati 12′: Can You Answer These 20 Questions For Which The Contestants Used Their Lifelines?


New Delhi: One of the most popular reality shows ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ is back with its 12th season. Amitabh Bachchan’s show has a plethora of intellectual content and also provides an equal amount of fun and entertainment. Sony TV’s ‘KBC 12’ has been grabbing millions of eyeballs and the megastar being the host of the show has been the icing on the cake.

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‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ provides the audience with a lot of general knowledge. The show comes with a set of questions for the contestants which they need to answer to win the money. While some questions are easy to answer, some questions required the contestants to take the help of their lifelines. Are you up for a test? Here is the list of questions which required lifelines to be answered-

  1. In which of these universities did the Chinese traveller Huan Tsang study when he visited India during Emperor Harsha’s reign?

  • Nalanda
  • Takshashila
  • Somapura
  • Vikramashila

Answer – Nalanda

  1. Indian-American business executive Arvind Krishna became the CEO of which American multinational technology company in 2020?

Answer – IBM

  1. Who is the only person to have won a Booker Prize and two Oscar awards?

  • Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
  • Salman Rushdie
  • Arthur C Clarke
  • Eleanor Catton

Answer – Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

  1. Which is the single largest internal organ by mass in the human body?

  • Liver
  • Gallbladder
  • Kidney
  • Stomach

Answer – Liver

  1. The historic character seen in this video clip spent her childhood in which city?

(A video clip from Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi, starring Kangana Ranaut was shown)

  • Jhansi
  • Gwalior
  • Jaipur
  • Varanasi

Answer – Varanasi

  1. Who wrote the poem “Jantantra Ka Janm” that features the line ‘Singhasan Khaali Ke Janata Aati Hai’?

  • Bhawani Prasad Mishra
  • Ramdhari Singh Dinkar
  • Rambriksh Benipuri
  • Namvar Singh

Answer – Ramdhari Singh Dinkar

  1. Which of these is a non-renewable source of energy?

  • Solar power
  • Hydro power
  • Wind power
  • Natural gas

Answer – Natural gas

  1. Which novel by Dharamvir Bharati is about a young student, Chander, who falls in love with Sudha, the daughter of his college professor?

  • Gunahon Ka Devta
  • Suraj Ka Satwan Ghoda
  • Gyarah Sapno Ka Desh
  • Prarambh Va Samapan

Answer – Gunahon Ka Devta

  1. Malala Yousufzai, the youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner, has graduated from which of these universities?

  • Harvard
  • Princeton
  • Oxford
  • Cambridge

Answer – Oxford

  1. At an event during which movement during the freedom struggle did Aruna Asaf Ali hoist the Indian independence flag at Gowalia Tank Maidan in Bombay?

  • Non-cooperation movement
  • Civil Disobedience Movement
  • Kheda Satyagraha
  • Quit India Movement

Answer – Quit India Movement

  1. Which of these does the carpenter use to smoothen the surface of a wooden furniture?

  • Butter paper
  • Silver paper
  • Tissue paper
  • Sandpaper

Answer – Sandpaper

  1. Identify this political personality

(An audio clip was played where a man was heard saying that he is a 41-year-old congressman who had joined politics when he was 26 and had also served as the Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan at one point)

  • Milind Deora
  • Jyotiraditya Scindia
  • Sachin Pilot
  • Jitin Prasada

Answer – Sachin Pilot

  1. According to the Brahmananda Purana, which of these sages was born out of the anger of Lord Shiva?

  • Parashurama
  • Durvasa
  • Vishwamitra
  • Atri

Answer – Durvasa

  1. Which of these Chief Justices of India also served as an acting President of India?

  • Deepak Misra
  • Mirza Hameedullah Beg
  • Mohammad Hidayatullah
  • K Subba Rao

Answer – Mohammad Hidayatullah

  1. Bidhya Devi Bhandari and Chandrika Kumaratunga were the first women of their respective countries to hold which of these posts?

  • Prime Minister
  • Chief Justice
  • President
  • Chief Election Commissioner

Answer – President

  1. Widal Test is used to diagnose which of the following diseases?

  • Polio
  • Typhoid
  • Hepatitis
  • Cholera

Answer – Typhoid

  1. Who formally inaugurated the city of Chandigarh on 7 October 1953?

  • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
  • Pt Jawaharlal Nehru
  • Dr Rajendra Prasad
  • Sardar Gian Singh Rarewala

Answer – Dr Rajendra Prasad

  1. Which of these father and son pairs have both served as Union Ministers?

  • Ved Prakash and Piyush Goyal
  • Sanjay and Varun Gandhi
  • Ram Vilas Paswan and Chirag Paswan
  • Sheikh Abdullah and Farooq Abdullah

Answer – Ved Prakash and Piyush Goyal

  1. According to Mahabharata, who among these was an incarnation of Chandra Dev’s son, who was sent to the earth for only 16 years?

  • Abhimanyu
  • Ghatotkacha
  • Parikshit
  • Pandu

Answer – Abhimanyu

  1. Who has written this poem from the movie ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’?

  • Yash Chopra
  • Gulzar
  • Javed Akhtar
  • Aditya Chopra

Answer – Aditya Chopra

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