INDIA TRIVIA QUIZ
#1. In 2010 there were approximately how many people in the Indian Army?
#2. Which one of these countries is the only one with less land area than India?
#3. Which of these cities is not in Maharashtra?
#4. Indian Rakesh Sharma has been somewhere very few people have been to, where has he been?
#5. Which of the following religions does NOT have its roots in India?
#6. In what year did India gain independence from the United Kingdom?
#7. Who was India’s first prime minister?
#8. What is the national sport of India?
#9. The Taj Mahal is located where?
#10. Whose birthday is commemorated on October 2 as a national holiday in India?
#11. What city is nicknamed both “The Garden City” and “Silicon Valley of India”?
#12. What is the primary colour of the Indian National Cricket Team?
#13. Who is the first woman to serve as President of India?
#14. Which of the following countries does NOT have control over a portion of the Kashmir region?
#15. The word Punjab comes from Persian, and translates roughly into “Land of Five Rivers”. Which of the following is NOT one of the five rivers?
#16. I am found in Bangladesh, Nepal, and Bhutan. I am sometimes referred to as Royal. There are about 2000 of me in the wild (as of 2010). The heaviest of me ever found was 258.6 kg. What Am I?
#17. What film set in India won 8 Oscars in 2009?
#18. Indian company Western India Palm Refined Oils began vegetable oil trading in 1947, it later transformed itself into an IT powerhouse, what is it known as today?
#19. I was born on April 3rd, 1914, and died on June 27th, 2008 (aged 94). I am one of only two men to be appointed to the rank of Field Marshal in the Indian Army. I am _ _ _ Maneshaw?
#20. I was constructed by the Mughal emperor Shahjahan in Delhi. My colour makes up part of my name. I am a military building. What am I?
#21. Veegaland Park, Essel World and Nicco Park are Indian what?
#22. What is the web address of the Indian Department of Science and Technology?
#23. Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, Premchand, Mulk Raj Anand and Vikram Seth are famous Indian what?
#24. Fauja Singh competed in what sporting event at age 92?
#25. What is the informal, popular term used for the Hindi language film industry based in Mumbai? [B——–]
#26. What is the name of the “festival of lights” celebrated in late Ashvin and early Kartika? [D—–]
#27. Although she adopted Indian citizenship, what humanitarian was born in the Republic of Macedonia? [M—– T—–]
#28. What is the national anthem of India? [J— G— M—]