Trivia Facts Quiz: How Much Do You Know About India?

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Trivia Facts Quiz: How Much Do You Know About India?

India is the seventh-largest and second most populous country in South Asia, which is surrounded by the Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal. Since time immemorial, spiritual knowledge, bhakti and the teachings of Vedas have always fascinated people of foreign countries. It is a federal republic which consists of 29 states and 7 union territories and home to pluralistic, multilingual and multi-ethnic society. Test your knowledge and learn about the culture, history, and people of India. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following popular form of exercise originates in India and is practiced worldwide?
    • A. 

      Yoga

    • B. 

      Feng Shui

    • C. 

      Tai Chi

    • D. 

      Pilates

  • 2. 
    This great Indian freedom fighter had unshakable faith in truth and non-violence. He is popularly known as 'Mahatma _________ ' around the world. His contribution towards the fight for freedom from British rule for India is significant in Indian history.
  • 3. 
    Indians greet others by saying a word which means 'Hello/Welcome'. Which is this word?
    • A. 

      Sayonara

    • B. 

      Alvida

    • C. 

      Namastey

    • D. 

      Shukriya

  • 4. 
    What is the most common last name among Indian-Americans in the US?
    • A. 

      Patel

    • B. 

      Shah

    • C. 

      Patil

    • D. 

      Kavumtholil

  • 5. 
    Which of these is/are a part of Indian Cuisine?
    • A. 

      Mughlai

    • B. 

      Gujarati

    • C. 

      Punjabi

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Which ancient Indian medical science is famous as a holistic approach to healing and prescribes the use of natural herbs for prevention and/or cure of physical or mental diseases?
    • A. 

      Ayurveda

    • B. 

      Samveda

    • C. 

      Rigveda

    • D. 

      Atharvaveda

  • 7. 
    _____________is India's leading Bollywood movie star and a former Miss World. She is an ambassador of Loreal Cosmetics and also has the distinction of being the first Indian actress to be on the jury of Cannes Film Festival 2003, and is a regular at the event since then.
  • 8. 
    In Indian History where did Portuguese merchants first came?
    • A. 

      Goa

    • B. 

      Mumbai

    • C. 

      Alibhag

    • D. 

      Kanyakumari Coast

  • 9. 
    What, approximately, is the area of India, in square kilometres?
    • A. 

      3000000

    • B. 

      1500000

    • C. 

      2000000

    • D. 

      4000000

  • 10. 
    Which are the oldest mountain ranges in India?
    • A. 

      Aravallis

    • B. 

      Himalayas

    • C. 

      Nilgiris

    • D. 

      Vindhvas