Unvielling The Hidden India!!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The Game that was invented in India?

    • A.

      Badminton

    • B.

      Carrom

    • C.

      Darts

    • D.

      Chess

    • E.

      Football

    Correct Answer
    D. Chess
    Explanation
    Chess is the correct answer because it was indeed invented in India. The game originated in ancient India and was known as Chaturanga. It later evolved into the game of chess that is played worldwide today. Chess is a strategic board game that requires critical thinking and planning, making it a popular game for players of all ages.

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  • 2. 

    Which of these Religions originated in India?

    • A.

      Islam

    • B.

      Judaism

    • C.

      Jainism

    • D.

      Scientology

    • E.

      Christianity

    Correct Answer
    C. Jainism
    Explanation
    The four religions born in India - Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism, are followed by 25% of the world's population.

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  • 3. 

    Our first national flag featured which three colours?

    • A.

      Saffron, White, Green

    • B.

      Red, Yellow, Green

    • C.

      Red, Green, White

    • D.

      Orange, White, Blue

    • E.

      Orange, Green, Blue

    Correct Answer
    B. Red, Yellow, Green
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Red, Yellow, Green." This answer is correct because the question is asking about the colors featured in the first national flag. The colors mentioned in the answer are commonly associated with the flag of India, which was adopted on July 22, 1947, and consisted of a horizontal tricolor of deep saffron (or red), white, and dark green.

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  • 4. 

    The Largest employer in India is?

    • A.

      Reliance

    • B.

      Tata

    • C.

      Indian Railways

    • D.

      Indian Army

    • E.

      Indian Police

    Correct Answer
    C. Indian Railways
    Explanation
    Indian Railways is the largest employer in India because it is a massive organization that operates a vast network of railways across the country. It employs a large number of people in various roles such as engineers, technicians, drivers, station staff, and administrative staff. With its extensive operations and infrastructure, Indian Railways provides employment opportunities to a significant portion of the Indian population, making it the largest employer in the country.

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  • 5. 

    India's National Fruit?

    • A.

      Cashew

    • B.

      Apple

    • C.

      Grape

    • D.

      Fig

    • E.

      Mango

    Correct Answer
    E. Mango
    Explanation
    Mango is the correct answer because it is officially recognized as the National Fruit of India. It is not only popular in India but also holds cultural and religious significance in the country. Mango is widely grown and consumed in India, and it is often referred to as the "King of Fruits" due to its delicious taste and nutritional value. It is also a symbol of summer and abundance in Indian culture.

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  • 6. 

    The number of states and union territories?

    • A.

      26 and 8

    • B.

      28 and 7

    • C.

      28 and 8

    • D.

      26 and 7

    • E.

      26 and 6

    Correct Answer
    B. 28 and 7
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 28 and 7. There are a total of 28 states and 8 union territories in India. The states have their own elected governments while the union territories are governed by the central government.

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  • 7. 

    Which city in India ia called the 'Ancient City'?

    • A.

      Varanasi

    • B.

      Dharamshala

    • C.

      Mysore

    • D.

      Agra

    • E.

      Dehli

    Correct Answer
    A. Varanasi
    Explanation
    Varanasi is called the 'Ancient City' in India because it is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. It has a rich history that dates back thousands of years and is considered a sacred city in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism. Varanasi is known for its ancient temples, ghats, and the Ganges River, which is believed to have the power to cleanse sins. The city is also a center for art, music, and spirituality, attracting millions of tourists and pilgrims every year.

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  • 8. 

    The oldest University in India is?

    • A.

      Banaras University

    • B.

      Punjab University

    • C.

      Nalanda University

    • D.

      Madras University

    • E.

      Calcutta University

    Correct Answer
    C. Nalanda University
    Explanation
    Nalanda University is considered the oldest university in India as it was established in the 5th century CE. Located in present-day Bihar, it was a renowned center for learning and attracted scholars from all over the world. The university had a vast library and offered education in various fields such as mathematics, astronomy, medicine, and philosophy. Nalanda University played a significant role in the development of Buddhism and was a hub of intellectual and cultural exchange. Unfortunately, the university was destroyed in the 12th century by invaders, but its legacy and importance in Indian education history remain significant.

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