Trivia Quiz: How Well Do You Know About The Indian Subcontinent?

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How Well Do You Know About the Indian Subcontinent? This subcontinent is one of the most populated countries in the world, yet it still does produce a lot of skilled professionals due to its amazing sciences schools. India is often called a subcontinent because it is a distinct landmass, not just a country. Give the quiz a try and learn more about historical wonders in India,


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In 1971, East Pakistan broke off to become the independent country of
    • A. 

      Nepal

    • B. 

      Bangladesh

    • C. 

      Sri Lanka

    • D. 

      Diwali

  • 2. 
    The first urban civilization on the Indian Subcontinent was the
    • A. 

      Tamil

    • B. 

      Aryan

    • C. 

      Mauryan

    • D. 

      Harappan

  • 3. 
    The world's highest mountain is
    • A. 

      K2

    • B. 

      Mount Everest

    • C. 

      Ghats

    • D. 

      Hindu Kush

  • 4. 
    Indian troops revolted against British rule in the
    • A. 

      1500s

    • B. 

      1600s

    • C. 

      1800s

    • D. 

      1900s

  • 5. 
    Indian language and culture were greatly influenced by the
    • A. 

      Sinhalese

    • B. 

      Tamil

    • C. 

      Sherpas

    • D. 

      Aryans

  • 6. 
    More than 70 percent of India's population lives
    • A. 

      On mountian farms

    • B. 

      In the suburbs

    • C. 

      In villages

    • D. 

      In cities

  • 7. 
    What country has a larger population than India?
    • A. 

      The United States

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      Pakistan

  • 8. 
    The Indus River flows through
    • A. 

      India

    • B. 

      Bangladesh

    • C. 

      Sri Lanka

    • D. 

      Pakistan

  • 9. 
    What system divided Indian society into groups based on birth or occupation?
    • A. 

      Partition

    • B. 

      Caste

    • C. 

      Colonies

    • D. 

      Urbanization

  • 10. 
    Which Indian leader helped expand the Mauryan Empire?
    • A. 

      Asoka

    • B. 

      Babur

    • C. 

      Akbar

    • D. 

      Gandhi

  • 11. 
    The Harappan civilization was founded around 2300 BC in the _______ River Valley.
  • 12. 
    The capital of Nepal is ______________________
  • 13. 
    The beginnings of India's social system and Hindu religion came from the __________.
  • 14. 
    _____________________ are seasonal winds that bring either moist or dry air to an area.
  • 15. 
    The ________ was a program in India to encourage farmers to adopt modern farming methods.
  • 16. 
    TRUE or FALSE: Millions of people in India have moved out of cities in search of jobs, causing urbanization.
  • 17. 
    TRUE or FALSE: The Indian Subcontinent's most important resource is petroleum.
  • 18. 
    TRUE or FALSE: Bangladesh is one of the world's most densely populated countries.
  • 19. 
    TRUE or FALSE: Mohandas Gandhi was the most important leader of the Indian independence movement.
  • 20. 
    TRUE or FALSE: Most people in Pakistan practice Hinduism.
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