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India is a land of a very attractive culture and a lot of important people in world history did come from India such as Mahatma Gandhi and Mother Theresa. India is considered one of the most populated countries in the world. What facts do you know about India, its history and leaders? Take up this challenging quiz to find out!


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  • 1. 
    Who among the following is said to have witnessed the reigns of eight Delhi Sultans?
    • A. 

      Minhaj-us-Siraj

    • B. 

      Ziauddin Barani

    • C. 

      Amir Khusro

    • D. 

      Shams-i-Siraj Afif

  • 2. 
    The mausoleum of Babar is located in
    • A. 

      Iran

    • B. 

      Pakistan

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      Afghanistan

  • 3. 
    The National Stadium in Delhi was earlier known by the name
    • A. 

      Irwin Stadium

    • B. 

      Mountbatten Stadium

    • C. 

      Wellington Stadium

    • D. 

      Canning Stadium

  • 4. 
    The fine step-well complex of 'Agrasen ki Baoli' is located at
    • A. 

      Gwalior

    • B. 

      Amritsar

    • C. 

      Agra

    • D. 

      New Delhi

  • 5. 
    The term 'Nastaliq' refers to
    • A. 

      A raga composed by Tansen

    • B. 

      Persian script used in Medieval times

    • C. 

      Cess levied by the Mughal rulers on cultivators

    • D. 

      Manual of code of conduct for the Ulemas

  • 6. 
    The Tallest Buddha statues at Bamiyan in Afghanistan that were destroyed by the Taleban zeolots were carved in
    • A. 

      Hindukush Mountain ranges

    • B. 

      Aravalli Mountain ranges

    • C. 

      Siwalik Mountain ranges

    • D. 

      Kanchenjunga Mountain ranges

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      An unknown Indian

    • B. 

      Aryabhatta

    • C. 

      Varahamihira

    • D. 

      Bhaskara I

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Vrindachal

    • B. 

      Uttaranchal

    • C. 

      Jharkhand

    • D. 

      Chattisgarh

  • 9. 
    Christianity was first introduced in India at
    • A. 

      Malabar Coast

    • B. 

      Chennai Coast

    • C. 

      Mumbai Coast

    • D. 

      Gujarat Coast

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      P.T.Usha

    • B. 

      Kunjarani Devi

    • C. 

      Bachendri Pal

    • D. 

      Karnam Maleshwari

  • 11. 
    Which Mughal Emperor was deported to Rangoon by the British?
    • A. 

      Shah Jahan

    • B. 

      Bahadur Shah II

    • C. 

      Akbar Shah I

    • D. 

      Bahadur Shah I

  • 12. 
    The Book 'Big Egos, Small Men' is written by
    • A. 

      Mani Shankar Iyer

    • B. 

      Ram Jethmalani

    • C. 

      Kapil Sibal

    • D. 

      Soli Sorabjee

  • 13. 
    How many 'World Cultural Heritage Sites' are there in India?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      17

    • D. 

      14

  • 14. 
    Rabindra Nath Tagore composed the National Anthem of
    • A. 

      India

    • B. 

      Bangladesh

    • C. 

      India and Bangladesh

    • D. 

      India, Bangladesh and Nepal

  • 15. 
    Which one of the following pairs represent the ancient 'tala' instruments?
    • A. 

      Muzhavu-Tabla

    • B. 

      Tumburu-Kinnaram

    • C. 

      Thudi-Tabla

    • D. 

      Muzhavu-Thudi

  • 16. 
    Who is the founder of the political party Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK)?
    • A. 

      C.N.Annadurai

    • B. 

      M.Karunanidhi

    • C. 

      M.G.Ramachandran

    • D. 

      Jayalalitha

  • 17. 
    Which of the following musical instruments is NOT of foreign origin?
    • A. 

      Tabla

    • B. 

      Flute

    • C. 

      Sitar

    • D. 

      Violin

  • 18. 
    Who among the following was killed during 'Operation Bluestar' of 1984?
    • A. 

      Baba Santa Singh

    • B. 

      Haji Mastan

    • C. 

      Jarnail Singh Bhindrawale

    • D. 

      Homi Jehangir Bhabha

  • 19. 
    In which year was the Air India launched?
    • A. 

      1947

    • B. 

      1942

    • C. 

      1950

    • D. 

      1932

  • 20. 
    "DHANUSHKODI" is the meeting point of
    • A. 

      The Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal

    • B. 

      Ganga and Yamuna

    • C. 

      The Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea

    • D. 

      The Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      Bhopal

    • B. 

      Jaipur

    • C. 

      Mysore

    • D. 

      Gwalior

    • E. 

      Hyderabad

  • 22. 
    The largest Buddhist Monastery in India is located at
    • A. 

      Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh

    • B. 

      Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh

    • C. 

      Dharmashala, Himachal Pradesh

    • D. 

      Gangtok, Sikkim

  • 23. 
     Which one of the following places is famous for the Great Vishnu Temple?
    • A. 

      Bordubar, Indonesia

    • B. 

      Bamiyan, Afghanistan

    • C. 

      Panja Sahib, Pakistan

    • D. 

      Ankorvat, Cambodia