How Well Do You Know Pune?

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How Well Do You Know Pune? - Quiz

A quiz of 16 question to test the Punekar in you!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which is the first flyover of Pune?

    • A.

      University Flyover

    • B.

      Lakdi Pul

    • C.

      Wakad Flyover

    • D.

      Veer Savarkar Flyover

    Correct Answer
    D. Veer Savarkar Flyover
    Explanation
    The Veer Savarkar Flyover is considered to be the first flyover of Pune.

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  • 2. 

    Where did Shahista Khan lost his fingers?

    • A.

      Shaniwarwada

    • B.

      Kesari Wada

    • C.

      Laal Mahal

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Laal Mahal
    Explanation
    Shahista Khan lost his fingers in Laal Mahal.

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  • 3. 

    Who built Shaniwarwada?

    • A.

      Shivaji Maharaj

    • B.

      Sambhaji Maharaj

    • C.

      Bajirao I

    • D.

      Bajirao II

    Correct Answer
    C. Bajirao I
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Bajirao I. Bajirao I, also known as Bajirao Ballal, was a prominent general and statesman of the Maratha Empire in India. He served as the Prime Minister (Peshwa) to the fourth Maratha Chhatrapati (Emperor) Shahu from 1720 until his death in 1740. Bajirao I is credited with expanding the Maratha Empire and establishing its dominance in various regions. He is also known for his military campaigns and strategic alliances. Shaniwarwada, a historical fortification in Pune, Maharashtra, was built by Bajirao I as the residence of the Peshwas.

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  • 4. 

    Which is not a Peth in Pune?

    • A.

      Shaniwar Peth

    • B.

      Guruvaar Peth

    • C.

      Somwar Peth

    • D.

      Naathpaar Peth

    Correct Answer
    D. Naathpaar Peth
    Explanation
    Shaniwar Peth, Guruvaar Peth, and Somwar Peth are all well-known neighborhoods or areas in Pune. However, Naathpaar Peth is not a recognized or commonly known area in Pune.

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  • 5. 

    Where is Veer Savarkar's room located?

    • A.

      Kesari Wada

    • B.

      Fergusson Collge

    • C.

      Garware School

    • D.

      Modern College

    Correct Answer
    B. Fergusson Collge
    Explanation
    Veer Savarkar's room is located in Fergusson College.

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  • 6. 

    Who changed the name of Ray market  named after a Britisher to Phule Mandai?

    • A.

      Babasaheb Ambedkar

    • B.

      Mahatma Gandhi

    • C.

      Savitribai Phule

    • D.

      Acharya Atre

    Correct Answer
    D. Acharya Atre
    Explanation
    Acharya Atre is the correct answer because he was the one who changed the name of Ray market to Phule Mandai. Babasaheb Ambedkar, Mahatma Gandhi, and Savitribai Phule were not involved in changing the name of the market.

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  • 7. 

    Where is Z bridge located?

    • A.

      Sadashiv Peth

    • B.

      Deccan

    • C.

      Shivajinagar

    • D.

      Kothrud

    Correct Answer
    B. Deccan
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Deccan because Z bridge is located in the Deccan area.

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  • 8. 

    Long form of ABC is

    Correct Answer
    Appa Balwant Chowk, Appa balawant chowk, Appa balwant chouk, appa balawant chouk, Appa balvant chouk, Appa balavant chouk
    Explanation
    The long form of ABC is given as "Appa Balwant Chowk, Appa balawant chowk, Appa balwant chouk, appa balawant chouk, Appa balvant chouk, Appa balavant chouk". This means that there are multiple variations of the long form of ABC, all of which are acceptable and correct. The answer provides all the possible variations of the long form, ensuring that any variation is considered correct.

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  • 9. 

    What is the long form of SPDP?

    • A.

      Shahi Puri Dal Puri

    • B.

      Shev Potato Dahi Puri

    • C.

      Shev Puri Dahi Puri

    • D.

      Shev Pulav Dahi Puri

    Correct Answer
    C. Shev Puri Dahi Puri
  • 10. 

    Which is the 1st honoured Ganesha (पहिला मानाचा गणपती) of Pune?

    • A.

      Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati

    • B.

      Guruji Talim Ganapati

    • C.

      Sarasbaug Ganapati

    • D.

      Kasba Ganapati

    Correct Answer
    D. Kasba Ganapati
    Explanation
    Kasba Ganapati is considered the 1st honoured Ganesha of Pune because it is believed to be the Ganesha idol that was worshipped by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. The idol is also known for its historical significance as it was worshipped by the Peshwa rulers during the Maratha Empire. The Kasba Ganapati is considered to be the most revered and oldest Ganesha idol in Pune.

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  • 11. 

    Where do Punekars go to buy books?

    • A.

      Kasba Peth

    • B.

      ABC

    • C.

      Kothrud

    • D.

      Sadashiv Peth

    Correct Answer
    B. ABC
  • 12. 

    Where is Shelar Mama Chowk?

    • A.

      Warje

    • B.

      Nana Peth

    • C.

      Aundh

    • D.

      Deccan Corner

    Correct Answer
    D. Deccan Corner
    Explanation
    Deccan Corner is the location of Shelar Mama Chowk.

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  • 13. 

    Where are Vaishali, Rupali and Wadeshwar restaurants are located?

    • A.

      JM road

    • B.

      SB Road

    • C.

      FC Road

    • D.

      MG Road

    Correct Answer
    C. FC Road
    Explanation
    Vaishali, Rupali, and Wadeshwar restaurants are located on FC Road.

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  • 14. 

    What is the name of Military Academy near Pune?

    • A.

      Indian Military Academy (IMA)

    • B.

      National Defence Academy (NDA)

    • C.

      Indian Army Academy

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. National Defence Academy (NDA)
    Explanation
    The correct answer is National Defence Academy (NDA). The National Defence Academy is a prestigious military academy located near Pune, India. It is the joint services academy of the Indian Armed Forces, where cadets from the Army, Navy, and Air Force are trained together before they go on to their respective service academies for further training. The NDA is renowned for its rigorous training programs and has produced many distinguished military leaders.

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  • 15. 

    Puneri Pagadi has got the Geographical Indication (GI) tag. (Which means no turban made outside Pune region can be legally sold under the name of Puneri Pagadi.)पुणेरी पगडी ला जॉग्रोफीकल इंडीकेशन मिळाले आहे. पुणेरी पगडी ही पुण्याची 'प्रॉपर्टी' झालेली आहे. पुण्याच्या बाहेर ही पगडी किंवा अशा प्रकारची पगडी पुणेरी पगडी म्हणून विकली जाऊ शकत नाही. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Puneri Pagadi has been granted the Geographical Indication (GI) tag, which means that it is recognized as a unique product originating from Pune. This legal protection ensures that no turban made outside the Pune region can be sold under the name of Puneri Pagadi. Therefore, the statement "Puneri Pagadi has got the Geographical Indication (GI) tag" is true.

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  • 16. 

    • A.

      Omkareshwar

    • B.

      Dagadusheth Mandir

    • C.

      Chatushrungi

    • D.

      Parvati

    Correct Answer
    D. Parvati

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