Punjab GK

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Punjab General Knowledge
What is the literal meaning of the name Punjab?
A) Land of five rivers
B) Land of seven rivers
C) Area near Mount Abu
D) Kingdom of five Pandavs
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Which country has the largest number of Punjabi speaking people?
A) Canada
B) India
C) Australia
D) Pakistan
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Who was the first chief minister of Punjab?
A) Dr. Gopi Chand Bhargava
B) S. Partap Singh Kairon
C) S. Lachhman Singh Gill
D) Shri Bhim Sen Sachar
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Which of the following cities of Punjab has an international cricket stadium?
A) Ludhiana
B) Mohali
C) Patiala
D) Bathinda
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Which city is the capital of Punjab?
A) Ludhiana
B) Amritsar
C) Chandigarh
D) Patiala
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Which sikh general conquered Delhi and unfurled a Nishan Sahib at Red Fort?
A) Bhai Baghel Singh
B) Bhai Baaz Singh
C) Hari Singh Nalua
D) Baba Banda Singh Bahadur
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Which town of Punjab is known as 'Guru Ki Kashi'?
A) Amritsar
B) Talwandi Sabo
C) Kiratpur Sahib
D) Dera Baba Nanak
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The relics of the Harappan civilization period were found from which place of Punjab?
A) Pathankot
B) Ludhiana
C) Morinda
D) Sanghol
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After India got independence, PEPSU state was formed by merging some princely states of the Punjab region. How many princely states were part of PEPSU?
A) 7
B) 8
C) 13
D) 14
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Who sat on the throne of Lahore Durbar after the death of Maharaja Ranjit Singh?
A) Lal Singh Dogra
B) Kharak Singh
C) Dalip Singh
D) Kashmira Singh
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Who was the first one to establish Sikh rule?
A) Maharaja Ranjit Singh
B) Guru Gobind Singh
C) Baba Banda Singh Bahadur
D) S. Hari Singh Nalua
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When did the first Anglo-Sikh war started?
A) December 1845
B) March 1849
C) September 1857
D) December 1839
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Which of the following places is famous for arrival of migratory birds?
A) Harike Wetland
B) Sukhna Lake
C) Hoshiarpur
D) Pathankot
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Which city was the capital of Punjab before India got independence?
A) Chandigarh
B) Amritsar
C) Lahore
D) Delhi
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Jalandhar city is famous for which of the following industry?
A) Sports Goods Manufacturing
B) Cycle Parts Industry
C) Information Technology
D) Electronics
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The shape of today's Punjab is similar to which of the following geometrical figures?
A) Rhombus
B) Rectangle
C) Circle
D) Triangle
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Which is the largest district of Punjab?
A) Amritsar
B) Ludhiana
C) Firozpur
D) Gurdaspur
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Who is the current governor of Punjab?
A) VP Singh Badnore
B) Parkash Singh Badal
C) Shivraj V. Patil
D) Kaptan Singh Solanki
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Which is the birth place of Shri Guru Gobind Singh ji?
A) Patna (Bihar)
B) Anandpur Sahib (Punjab)
C) Nanded (Maharashtra)
D) None of the above
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What is the name of the memorial built by Punjab govt at Kartarpur?
A) Jang-e-Azadi Memorial
B) Virasat-e-Khalsa
C) Punjab State War Heroes Memorial
D) Vadda Ghallughara Memorial
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The insurance scheme of Punjab govt for the poor people is named after which person?
A) Guru Harkrishan ji
B) Mother Teresa
C) Bhagat Puran Singh
D) Master Tara Singh
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Who is the current deputy chief minister of Punjab?
A) Navjot Singh Sidhu
B) Brahm Mohindra
C) Rana K.P. Singh
D) None
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Fateh-Burj (Victory Tower), constructed in the memory of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur, is situated in which city?
A) Mohali
B) Amritsar
C) Anandpur Sahib
D) Patiala
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