Punjab State Quiz

Q1. In which year the current state of Punjab was created
(A) 1960
(B) 1966
(C) 1970
(D) 1972

Q2. Which one is the largest city in Punjab in areawise
(A) Ludhiana
(B) Amritsar
(C) Mohali
(D) Jalandhar

Q3. What is the average literacy rate of Punjab according to 2011 census
(A) 68.12
(B) 70.08
(C) 72.71
(D) 75.84

Q4. Which one is the largest district by areawise in Punjab
(A) Hoshiarpur
(B) Gurdaspur
(C) Sangrur
(D) Firozpur

Q5. In which year the Battle of the Hydaspes was fought between Alexander and King Porus
(A) 312 BC
(B) 326 BC
(C) 335 BC
(D) 352 BC

Q6. Le Corbusier who was the architect of the India's first planned city Chandigarh, was from
(A) England
(B) Canada
(C) French
(D) Holland

Q7. Which city of the Punjab have largest population
(A) Patiala
(B) Jalandhar
(C) Amritsar
(D) Ludhiana

Q8. Who had established the Amritsar city
(A) Guru Ram Das
(B) Guru Amar Das
(C) Guru Arjan
(D) Guru Hargobind

Q9. Which one is recognised as State Bird of Punjab
(A) Pigeon
(B) Baaz
(C) Koel
(D) Peacock

Q10. In which year, the Amritsar city was founded
(A) 1574
(B) 1589
(C) 1592
(D) 1603

Q11. Who is known as the founder of the Sikh Empire
(A) Maha Singh
(B) Duleep Singh
(C) Kharak Singh
(D) Maharaja Ranjit Singh

Q12. The Akal Takht was built by
(A) Guru Nanak
(B) Guru Arjun Dev
(C) Guru Har Krishan
(D) Guru Hargobind

Q13. Which Sikh Guru ordered to wears the five Kakaars(Kachera, Kara, Kirpan, Kanga and Kesh)
(A) Guru Nanak
(B) Guru Hargobind
(C) Guru Gobind Singh
(D) Guru Tegh Bahadur

Q14. The Panjab University was first established in
(A) 1942
(B) 1947
(C) 1951
(D) 1955

Q15. First Punjabi writer to recived Jnanpith Award (Gyanpeeth Award)
(A) Amrita Pritam
(B) Gurdial Singh
(C) Surjit Paatar
(D) Khushwant Singh

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