Thursday, 13 April 2017

India Quiz 35



1. Which was the capital of Madhya Pradesh when the state was created in 1956?
Nagpur
Bhopal
Indore
Gwalior

2. This Indian-American film director and 1999 Academy Award nominee for Best Director and Screenplay was born in Mahe, a town in the Indian Union Territory of Puducherry and was awarded the Padma Shri in 2008. Who is he?
Manoj Night Shymalan
Ashok Amritraj
Prashant Bhargava
Aziz Ansari

3. Which of the following cities gets its name from the temple of Goddess Parvati located near it?
Chandigarh
Vadodara
Madurai
Thiruvananthapuram

4. Who is the first prime minister since Jawaharlal Nehru to be re-elected after completing a full five-year term?
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Rajiv Gandhi
Indira Gandhi
Manmohan Singh

5. Nirmal Kaur was the Indian Women's Volleyball Team Captain who later married a famous Indian sportsperson. Who is he?
Harbhajan Singh
Milkha Singh
Bishan Singh Bedi
Inder Singh

6. With which one of the the following the famous festival Nabakalebara is associated?
Jagannath Temple
Meenakshi Temple
Sabarimala Temple
Somnath Temple

7. The name of which one of these Indian monuments is derived from ancient Sanskrit meaning "the bearer of dates (date palm)"?
Konark
Charminar
Khajuraho
Hampi

8. Which traditional embroidery style from Lucknow is believed to have been introduced by Nur Jehan, the wife of Mughal emperor Jahangir?
Chikankari
Banjara
Gota
Kachobi

9. Name the first prime minister from other than Indian National Congress to serve a full five-year term
Morarji Desai
Narendra Modi
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Charan Singh

10. Chintamoni Kar Bird Sanctuary, named in honour of the renowned sculptor Chintamoni Kar, is located in
New Delhi
Kolkatta
Guwahati
Lucknow





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