Punjab GK

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Punjab General Knowledge
In the year 2017, who won the Sahitya Akademi Award for Punjabi language?
A) Nachhattar
B) Darshan Buttar
C) Dr. Jaswinder Singh
D) Swaraj Bir
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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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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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Which of the following is a Police district in Punjab?
A) Batala
B) Phagwara
C) Abohar
D) Kot Kapura
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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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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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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 river divides the Malwa and Doaba regions of Punjab?
A) Satluj
B) Beas
C) Ravi
D) Chenab
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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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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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According to the Punjabi calendar (Vikram Samvat), which is the first month of the year?
A) Vaisakh
B) Chet
C) Sawan
D) Poh
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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 smallest district of Punjab?
A) Fazilka
B) Fatehgarh Sahib
C) Mohali
D) Pathankot
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Which of the following Punjabi folk dances is not a dance form for females?
A) Jaago
B) Jugni
C) Giddha
D) Kikli
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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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Which of the following cities of Punjab has an international cricket stadium?
A) Ludhiana
B) Mohali
C) Patiala
D) Bathinda
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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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When was S. Parkash Singh Badal became chief minister of Punjab for the first time?
A) 1970
B) 1977
C) 1980
D) 1999
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Do you know the name of HIL (Hockey India League) team having the word Punjab in its name?
A) Dabang Punjab
B) Punjab Warriors
C) Punjab Hockey XI
D) Kings XI Punjab
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There is a railway link between New Delhi and Lahore (Pakistan). On this route, which is the last railway station on Indian side?
A) Amritsar
B) Wagha
C) Attari
D) Jalandhar Cantt
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Which of the following crops is shown in the official seal of Punjab government?
A) Paddy
B) Sugarcane
C) Maize
D) Wheat
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Which is only city of Punjab that is not a district headquarter but is a Municipal Corporation?
A) Phagwara
B) Khanna
C) Batala
D) Abohar
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There is a village in Punjab known as Nursery of Hockey Olympians. What is the name of that village?
A) Kila Raipur
B) Sansarpur
C) Dosanjh
D) Haripur Khalsa
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Which of the following is the largest railway junctions of Punjab?
A) Jalandhar Cantt
B) Bathinda
C) Ludhiana
D) Pathankot
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Punjab has international border with which of the following countries?
A) Afganistan
B) Pakistan
C) Nepal
D) China
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The railway station of Punjab, from where largest number of trains originate, is?
A) Amritsar Jn.
B) Jalandhar Cantt
C) Firozpur Cantt
D) Ludhiana Jn.
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Which of the following Commands of Indian Army is responsible for the external security of India in the Punjab region?
A) Northern Command
B) Central Command
C) Western Command
D) Eastern Command
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The name of IPL cricket team, which is named after the state of Punjab, is?
A) Kings XI Punjab
B) Punjab Warriors
C) Punjab Cricket XI
D) Dabang Punjab
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The international border between India-Pakistan along Punjab is known as which line?
A) Line of Control
B) Mannerheim Line
C) McMahon Line
D) Radcliffe Line
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