India--how Much Do You Know?!

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India--how Much Do You Know?! - Quiz

IAT Friends and Family- The following is a fun trivia game to see how much you know about India. Submissions are due by May 7, 2010. Winner and prize will be announced at the same time, but I can assure you the prize is GREAT! Good luck =)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Describe the National Flag of India?
  • 2. 
    What is Malgudi?
  • 3. 
    Which famous monument was built to commemorate the end of plague in Hyderabad in the year 1591?
  • 4. 
    What is India's official name?
    • A. 

      Bollywood

    • B. 

      Republic of India

    • C. 

      Indonesia

  • 5. 
    What is the National Currency of India?
    • A. 

      Dollar

    • B. 

      Pesos

    • C. 

      Rupee

    • D. 

      Rocks

  • 6. 
    Which is the capital of India?
    • A. 

      Topeka

    • B. 

      Hyderabad

    • C. 

      Mumbai

    • D. 

      New Delhi

  • 7. 
    What is the full name of the Indian President?
    • A. 

      George Bush

    • B. 

      Pratibha Patil

    • C. 

      P. J. Abdul Kalam

  • 8. 
    Who is the Prime Minister of India?
    • A. 

      P. V. Narasimha Rao

    • B. 

      Dr. Manmohan Singh

    • C. 

      H. D. Deve Gowda

    • D. 

      Atal Bihari Vajpayee

  • 9. 
    National Song of India is __________________.
  • 10. 
    National Anthem of India is _______________. It is written by _____________.
  • 11. 
    What is the National Bird of India?
    • A. 

      Eagle

    • B. 

      Peacock

    • C. 

      Ostrich

    • D. 

      Pigeon

  • 12. 
    What is the National Animal of India?
    • A. 

      Tiger

    • B. 

      Monkey

    • C. 

      Giraffe

    • D. 

      Indian Elephant

  • 13. 
    National Flower of India is __________________.
  • 14. 
    What is the National Fruit of India?
    • A. 

      Papaya

    • B. 

      Mango

    • C. 

      Coconut

    • D. 

      Guava

  • 15. 
    Where is the tomb of Emperor Akbar located?
  • 16. 
    The first partition of Bengal took place in _____________.
  • 17. 
    President ____________ declared a state of emergency in 1975?
  • 18. 
    Taj mahal and the Lal Qila were built by ____________.
  • 19. 
    The first Indian woman president of the Indian National Congress was ___________________________.
  • 20. 
    In which modern State of India was the ancient university of Nalanda located?
  • 21. 
    When was the Indian National Congress founded?
    • A. 

      1990

    • B. 

      1885

    • C. 

      1888

    • D. 

      1890

  • 22. 
    Which classical Indian dance is traditionally performed by men? 
    • A. 

      Bharatnatyam

    • B. 

      Kuchipudi

    • C. 

      Kathakali

    • D. 

      HipHop

  • 23. 
    Which Indian States are known for their bandhani work?
    • A. 

      Hyderabad

    • B. 

      Mumbai

    • C. 

      Gujarat and Rajasthan

    • D. 

      Goa

  • 24. 
    How many Indians have won the Nobel prize?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      2

  • 25. 
    Which famous Indian film personality produced, directed, and acted in the film Aag?
    • A. 

      Raj Kapoor

    • B. 

      Govinda

    • C. 

      Amitabh Bachchan

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