Answer These Basic Questions On India! Trivia Quiz

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Answer these basic questions on Indian this trivia quiz of you are looking for a quick way to test your knowledge about this great country. The quiz just tests you on the basics like states in India and the government. Give it a try and keep a lookout for other quizzes that will test your knowledge about India. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who is the Railway Minister of India?

    • A.

      Mamta Banarjee

    • B.

      Ram Vilash

    • C.

      Lalu

    • D.

      Sharad Power

    Correct Answer
    C. Lalu
    Explanation
    Lalu Prasad Yadav was the Railway Minister of India. He held this position from 2004 to 2009. During his tenure, he implemented various reforms and initiatives in the Indian Railways, including the introduction of new trains, improvement of passenger amenities, and modernization of railway infrastructure. Lalu Prasad Yadav is known for his innovative ideas and effective management of the Indian Railways, which led to significant improvements in its functioning and financial performance.

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  • 2. 

    How many languages are there in India?

    • A.

      1615

    • B.

      1616

    • C.

      1617

    • D.

      1618

    • E.

      1619

    Correct Answer
    D. 1618
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1618. This suggests that there are 1618 languages in India.

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  • 3. 

    What is the Capital Of India?

    • A.

      Delhi

    • B.

      Kolkata

    • C.

      Chennai

    • D.

      Mumbai

    • E.

      None

    Correct Answer
    A. Delhi
    Explanation
    Delhi is the correct answer because it is the capital of India. Delhi is a city in northern India and serves as the political and administrative center of the country. It is home to the Parliament of India, the President's residence, and various government offices. Delhi is also a major cultural and historical hub, with numerous landmarks and monuments that attract tourists from around the world.

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  • 4. 

    Which city is known as Pink City?

    • A.

      Banglore

    • B.

      Maysore

    • C.

      Jaipur

    • D.

      Kochi

    • E.

      Panjim

    Correct Answer
    C. Jaipur
    Explanation
    Jaipur is known as the Pink City because of the pink-colored buildings and architecture found throughout the city. This unique color scheme was adopted in 1876 to welcome the Prince of Wales and Queen Victoria, and it has since become a distinctive feature of Jaipur's identity. The pink color represents hospitality and is a symbol of the city's rich cultural heritage.

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  • 5. 

    Which state is called as a Five Sister?

    • A.

      Delhi

    • B.

      Ap

    • C.

      MP

    • D.

      Punjab

    • E.

      Jaipur

    Correct Answer
    D. Punjab
    Explanation
    Punjab is called the "Five Sister" because it is divided into five regions: Majha, Doaba, Malwa, Pothohar, and Jech Doab. These regions are culturally distinct and have their own unique characteristics, contributing to the diversity of Punjab as a whole.

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  • 6. 

    How many religions are there in India?

    • A.

      6

    • B.

      7

    • C.

      8

    • D.

      9

    • E.

      10

    Correct Answer
    A. 6
    Explanation
    India is known for its religious diversity, with various religions coexisting in the country. The answer of 6 suggests that there are six major religions in India. These religions include Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Sikhism, Buddhism, and Jainism. Each of these religions has a significant presence and followers in India, contributing to the cultural and religious fabric of the country.

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  • 7. 

    How many Union Territory in India?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      9

    • D.

      7

    • E.

      12

    Correct Answer
    B. 6
    Explanation
    There are currently 9 Union Territories in India. However, the given answer is incorrect.

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  • 8. 

    How many States are in India?

    • A.

      28

    • B.

      29

    • C.

      31

    • D.

      31

    Correct Answer
    C. 31
    Explanation
    The given answer is incorrect. There are actually 28 states in India.

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  • 9. 

    How many festivals are there in India?

    • A.

      26

    • B.

      27

    • C.

      28

    • D.

      29

    • E.

      30

    Correct Answer
    D. 29
    Explanation
    There are 29 festivals in India.

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