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This is an another quiz on India. I hope you all will enjoy! May this quiz help you to enhance your knowledge about India! Have fun! :-)

A multiple-choice quiz by LoveAnimals555. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
372,722
Updated
Feb 04 23
# Qns
10
Difficulty
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Avg Score
7 / 10
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Awards
Top 10% Quiz
Last 3 plays: Guest 152 (8/10), Guest 5 (4/10), Guest 49 (4/10).
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Question 1 of 10
1. Kalpana Chawla was the first Indian woman to go into space.


Question 2 of 10
2. Which state is known as India's Spice Garden? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. Name the oldest mountain range in India. Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. According to the census of 2014, what was the literacy rate of India? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. Who was the finance minister of Akbar (1542-1605)? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. In which year did India became a republic?

Answer: (3 years after India's Independence)
Question 7 of 10
7. What is the smallest state of India in terms of area?

Answer: (One word~ famous for beaches)
Question 8 of 10
8. Who founded the Indian National Congress? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. Which Indian president is the author of the book "Ignited Minds"? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. Mahatma Gandhi is unofficially known as the "Father of the Indian Nation".



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Jan 31 2024 : Guest 152: 8/10
Jan 30 2024 : Guest 5: 4/10
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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Kalpana Chawla was the first Indian woman to go into space.

Answer: True

Kalpana Chawla was born on March 17, 1962 at Karnal, Haryana. She moved to the United States in 1982. She was the first female Indian-American astronaut. She spent 31 days, 14 hours, and 54 minutes in space. She had been awarded with the Congressional Space Medal of Honor. She died on February 1, 2003, aged 40, in the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster.
2. Which state is known as India's Spice Garden?

Answer: Kerala

Kerala is the southernmost state of India. It was formed on 1 November 1956. The capital of Kerala is Thiruvananthpuram. Per the 2011 census, the population of Kerala was 34.8 million people. The most common and popular festival celebrated in Kerala is Onam.
3. Name the oldest mountain range in India.

Answer: Aravalli

Aravalli is the oldest mountain range in India. It has an elevation of about 1,722 m (5,650 ft). Aravalli literally means "Line of Peaks". It is also called Mewat Hills. It is a folded mountain. The highest peak on this mountain is Guru Shikar.
4. According to the census of 2014, what was the literacy rate of India?

Answer: 74.01%

According to the census in 2014, the literacy rate of India was 74.01%. This rate was 12% during the British imperial period. In India, Kerala is known as the most literate state.
5. Who was the finance minister of Akbar (1542-1605)?

Answer: Raja Todar Mal

Raja Todar Mal was the Finance Minister in Akbar's court. He was born in a Hindu family at Laharpur, Uttar Pradesh. He was one of Nine Gems of Akbar.
The other nine gems of Akbar were:

1. Abul Fazal- Akbar's chief advisor and author of "Akbarnama" (Book on the life of Akbar)
2. Faizi- Poet of Akbar's court.
3. Tansen- Legendary musician, well known for his voice and music.
4. Birbal- Celebrated as the "most intelligent person of his time".
5. Raja Todar Mal- Akbar's finance minister and guardian, Bairam Khan.
8. Fakir Aziao-Din- Mystic and advisor to the Emperor.
6. Raja Man Singh- Akbar's trusted general and Commander-in-chief.
7. Abdul Rahim Khan-I-Khana- Poet and son of Akbar's trusted protector and
9. Mullah Do Piaza- Advisor.
6. In which year did India became a republic?

Answer: 1950

India became a republic on 26 January 1950. India became a republic after its constitution came into effect on 26 January 1950. After India became a republic, Dr. Rajendra Prasad became the first President of India.
7. What is the smallest state of India in terms of area?

Answer: Goa

Goa is the smallest state of India, having an area of 3,702 kmē. It was founded on May 29, 1987. The capital of Goa is Panaji. Goa is best known for its beaches.
8. Who founded the Indian National Congress?

Answer: A.O. Hume

The Indian National Congress was founded by Allan Octavian Hume in 1885. A.O. Hume was a member of the Theosophical Society. After INC was formed, W.C. Banerjee became the first President of the Indian National Congress. Its headquarters are located at 24 Akbar Road in New Delhi, India. It emerged as the biggest party to fight for the independence of India.
9. Which Indian president is the author of the book "Ignited Minds"?

Answer: A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam was the 11th President of India. He was born on October 15, 1931. He has been awarded with Bharat Ratna, Padma Bhusan, Padma Bivhushan, Hovers Medal, Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration, IEEE Honorary Membership, Ramanujan Award, Veer Savarkar Award, King Charles II medal and International Von Karman Wings Award.

He has written several books, such as "Wings of Fire", "India 2020", "Indomitable Spirit", "Target 3 Billion", "Turning Points", "Guiding Souls", "Scientific India", "The Family and The Nation", "Spirit of India", "Inspiring Thoughts" and many more.
10. Mahatma Gandhi is unofficially known as the "Father of the Indian Nation".

Answer: True

Mohan das Karamchand Gandhi is popularly known as the "Father of the Indian Nation" and "Bapu". He was born on 2nd October 1869 at Porbandar in Gujrat. His parents were Karamchand Gandhi (father) and Putlibai Gandhi (mother). He was married to Kasturba Gandhi at the age of 13.

He is the Indian who chose ahimsa as his main weapon. He has also written many books such as "My Experiments With Truth", "Indian Home Rule", "Non-Violent Resistant", "The Essence of Hinduism", and more.
Source: Author LoveAnimals555

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