Republic of India Trivia Questions & Answers

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.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?

5.What film set in India won 8 Oscars in 2009?

6.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?

7.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?

8.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?

9.Veegaland Park, Essel World and Nicco Park are Indian what?

10.What is the web address of the Indian Department of Science and Technology?

11.Indian Rakesh Sharma has been somewhere very few people have been to, where has he been?

12.Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, Premchand, Mulk Raj Anand and Vikram Seth are famous Indian what?

13.Fauja Singh competed in what sporting event at age 92?

14.Which of the following religions does NOT have its roots in India?

15.In what year did India gain independence from the United Kingdom?

16.Who was India's first prime minister?

17.What is the national sport of India?

18.What is the informal, popular term used for the Hindi language film industry based in Mumbai? [B--------]

19.The Taj Mahal is located where?

20.What is the name of the "festival of lights" celebrated in late Ashvin and early Kartika? [D-----]

21.Whose birthday is commemorated on October 2 as a national holiday in India?

22.Although she adopted Indian citizenship, what humanitarian was born in the Republic of Macedonia? [M----- T-----]

23.What city is nicknamed both "The Garden City" and "Silicon Valley of India"?

24.What is the primary colour of the Indian National Cricket Team?

25.Who is the first woman to serve as President of India?

26.Which of the following countries does NOT have control over a portion of the Kashmir region?

27.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?

28.What is the national anthem of India? [J--- G--- M---]

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