Sunday, 22 January 2017

India Quiz 20


1. The last vow prescribed by the Jain ethical code of conduct that is observed by the Jain ascetics and lay votaries at the end of their life by gradually reducing the intake of food and liquids. This "death by fasting" is known as
Santhara
Aparigraha
Asteya
Samayika

2. "Years of Pilgrimage" is the autobiography of an Indian physicist best known for his role in India's nuclear program. Who is he?
Homi J Bhabha
Raja Ramanna
V R Ramamurthy
P K Iyengar

3. Who was the first Indian body builder to be awarded a Mr. Universe title?
Manohar Aich
Prem Chand Degra
Varinder Ghuman
Monotosh Roy

4. Name the first Indian woman to win Miss Earth, the annual international environmental-themed beauty pageant.
Aishwarya Rai
Priyanka Chopra
Nicole Faria
Reita Faria

5. Lavani is the popular dance form of which Indian state?
Manipur
Maharashtra
Madhya Pradesh
Gujrat

6. Nongin (Mrs. Hume's pheasant) is the state bird of which one of the following states
A. Manipur
B. Mizoram
C. Madhya Pradesh
D. Meghalaya
A and B
A and C
Only A
Only B

7. Which harvest festival celebrated by the Garo tribe is known as "Hundred Drums"?
Wangala
Nongkrem
Behdienkhlam
Shad-Suk Mynsiem

8. In which state of India the Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary is located?
Bihar
Chattisgarh
Jharkand
Mahrashtra

9. Pragyotishpura was the ancient name of which Indian city?
Allahabad
Guwahati
Pathankot
Pratapgarh

10. Who played the role of Phoolan Devi in the 1994 Indian biographic film, Bandit Queen?
Shabana Azmi
Sharmila Tagore
Smita Patil
Seema Biswas

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