Festival Of Cultures: India

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Festival Of Cultures: India

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is(are) the official language(s) of India?
    • A. 

      Hindi

    • B. 

      English

    • C. 

      Tamil

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      A, B and C

  • 2. 
    Who is this famous Indian writer?
    • A. 

      Bankimchandra

    • B. 

      Satyajit Ray

    • C. 

      Vikram Seth

    • D. 

      Rabindranath Tagore

    • E. 

      Salman Rushdie

  • 3. 
    What the national animal of India?
    • A. 

      Tiger

    • B. 

      Lion

    • C. 

      Peacock

    • D. 

      Magpie

    • E. 

      Dragon

  • 4. 
    What is the word for ultimate state of freedom in Hindu religion that is also the title of a Music CD recording held at the library? PN Library Catalogue link
    • A. 

      Sans

    • B. 

      Bhakti

    • C. 

      Moksha

    • D. 

      Karma

    • E. 

      Raga

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is a classical Indian instrument that was not invented in India?
    • A. 

      Tanpura

    • B. 

      Sitar

    • C. 

      Tabla

    • D. 

      Santoor

    • E. 

      Shehnai

  • 6. 
    Who was India’s first female Prime Minister?
    • A. 

      Sonia Gandhi

    • B. 

      Jawarahal Nehru

    • C. 

      Indira Gandhi

    • D. 

      Benazir Bhutto

    • E. 

      Manmohan Singh

  • 7. 
    What is/are the alternative name(s) of India?
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      Sindhstan

    • C. 

      Bharat

    • D. 

      Hindustan

    • E. 

      C and D

  • 8. 
    What is the title of the Indian National Anthem?
    • A. 

      Satyamev Jayate

    • B. 

      Jana Gana Mana

    • C. 

      Vande Mataram

    • D. 

      God Save the Queen

    • E. 

      Amar Sonar Bangla

  • 9. 
    What is the title of the Indian motion picture directed by the Academy-award-winning German director (Florian Gallenberger) that is held in the City library? PN Library Catalogue Link
    • A. 

      Monsoon Wedding

    • B. 

      Shadows of Time

    • C. 

      The Namesake

    • D. 

      Mumbai Salsa

    • E. 

      Bride and Prejudice

  • 10. 
    How many main national languages does India have (excluding minor languages and dialects) as defined by the Rupee note?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      33

    • C. 

      13

    • D. 

      20

    • E. 

      15

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