Saturday, 21 January 2017

India Quiz 19


1. Bhand Jashan, known as the " festival of clowns", is a famous folk dance that has a cultural legacy of 200-300 years. To which Indian state does it belong?
Maharashtra
Gujrat
Assam
Jammu and Kashmir

2. Which one of the following novels by Salman Rushdie is a tale of two cities, one of them Fatehpur Sikri, the centre of power of the Mughal Emperor Akbar the Great?
Midnight's Children
The Enchantress of Florency
Shalimar the Clown
Shame

3. The Gardens of Babur, locally called Bagh-e Babur, is a historic park and the last resting-place of first Mughal Emperor, Babur. Where is it located?
Kabul, Afghanistan
Fatehpur Sikri, India
Lahore, Pakistan
Agra, India

4. Name the Indian cartoonist who is best known for his cartoon character, "The Common man", and the cartoon strip, "You Said It"
K Shankar Pillai
Yesudasan
R K Laxman
Abu Abraham

5. Which drum from Manipur is known as the Manipuri mridang?
Pung
Khol
Kartal
Morsing

6. Which Mughal Emperor was born as Prince Khurram?
Jahangir
Shah Jahan
Akbar
Aurangazeb

7. The primary inflows and the primary outflows to and from this lake in Kashmir is the Jhelum River. Which lake we are talking about?
Satsar Lake
Dal Lake
Wular Lake
Manasbal Lake

8. "Duty Unto Death" is the motto of which Central Armed Police Forces of India?
Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
Border Security Force (BSF)

9. Which sports person is known as the "Tiger of Madras"?
Viswanathan Anand
Vijay Amritraj
Ravichandran Ashwin
Mahesh Bhupathi

10. Which lake in India got its ancient name Mahapadmasaras, from the Naga Mahapadma, who is located in the lake as its tutelary deity?
Chilika Lake
Wular Lake
Dal Lake
Loktak Lake

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