Punjab GK

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Punjab GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
How much population is there in punjab.
A
27.98 million
B
5.78 Thousand
C
1 Lakh
D
None of the above
Question 1 Explanation: 
YearProjected Population
201829,870,6972.99 Crore
201930,162,7993.02 Crore
202030,451,8583.05 Crore
202130,737,8513.07 Crore
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The Sikh diaspora is .....
A
Sikh community in Punjab
B
Sikh immigrants from Punjab/East Africa living in eg UK
C
Sikh emigrants from UK moving to the Punjab
D
Sikhs who have lost their religion
Question 2 Explanation: 
The Sikh diaspora is the modern Sikh migration from the traditional area of the Punjab region of India. Sikhism is a religion, the Punjab region of India being the historic homeland of Sikhism. The Sikh diaspora is largely a subset of the Punjabi diaspora.
Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Maharaja Ranjit Singh earned the title .....
A
Sher-i-Punjab
B
Sher Adal
C
Sher Khan
D
Sher Ka Man
Question 3 Explanation: 
Ranjit Singh was the first Indian in a millennium to turn the tide of invasion back into the homelands of the traditional conquerors of India, the Pashtuns (Afghans), and he thus became known as the Lion of the Punjab.
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is located in Amritsar, Punjab?
A
Hussain Sagar
B
Golden Temple
C
Akshardham Temple
D
None of the above
Question 4 Explanation: 
Amritsar is the largest and most important city in Punjab and is a major commercial, cultural, and transportation centre. It is also the centre of Sikhism and the site of the Sikhs' principal place of worship—the Harmandir Sahib, or Golden Temple.
Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is the dominating language of Punjab
A
Pujabi
B
Dongari
C
Hindi
D
English
Question 5 Explanation: 
Punjabi is the official language of the Indian state of Punjab, and has the status of an additional official language in Haryana and Delhi.
Question 6 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which app is launched by Punjab for the awareness of Coronavirus?
A
Punjab Feed
B
Cova Punjab
C
Corona Free Punjab
D
None of these
Question 7 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
225 New Station Road, Agra - 7March 2, 2007To: The Manager, Navajivan Trading Co.Dear Sir, , In response to your advertisement in "The Times of India" of today that you are on the lookout for enterprising and capable men who can take up market research for you, I respectfully offer myself as candidate for the post. I give below in brief my qualifications and experience in the line for your kind consideration.I am a diploma holder in commercial courses from S.D. College of Commerce, Agra, and had taken marketing as my .special subject of study. I have worked as a field investigator with Messrs Kirpal Marketing and Trading Co., Agra for about two years on a salary of Rs. 1 800/-p.m. and had the privilege of winning laurels from my superiors in regard to my work as well as general conduct.I am a young man of about 24 years and possess good health and personality. I have pleasing manners, hardworking disposition and keenness for outdoor jobs. I am unmarried and can be posted to any area of the country for market study. I can speak, beside Hindi, Punjabi, and English, some southern languages too. I can join immediately.I shall highly appreciate if an opportunity is given to me to explain my experience to you in person during my interview. Would you kindly let me know the time and date when it will be convenient for you? Thanking you, I am looking forward to hearing from you.Yours faithfully, ArunikaThe text is about
A
advertisement for job applicants
B
advertisement for job applicants
C
application letter for an "market researcher" position
D
announcement about "suara rakyat"newspaper
Question 8 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
This equipment has sharp grooves of different sizes meant for grating.
A
Chaku
B
Pauni
C
Channani
D
Kadoo kas
Question 8 Explanation: 
Grater: An equipment which has sharp grooves of different sizes meant for the purpose of grating (reducing to very small size). Hamam–Dasta: Generally known as mortar-pestle, used to pound dry masala.
Question 9 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which provine of Pakistan has " Fasting Buddha" in museum
A
Punjab
B
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
C
Gilgit Baltistan
D
None of the above
Question 9 Explanation: 
Fasting Buddha statue, Gandhara Buddha, Stone Carving, Lahore Museum, Lahore, Punjab Province, Pakistan, South Asia, Asia.
Question 10 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which is the main food in Punjab?
A
Butter chicken and naan) and Lassi
B
Rajma Chawal
C
Roti sabji
D
All of above
Question 10 Explanation: 
Here are the best dishes from Punjab - Butter Chicken - The king of all Punjabi dishes! Shakkar Para - A sweet, indulgent dish of Punjab! Chole-Bhature - Punjabi Food Fiesta! Amritsari Fish - Non-veggie delights!
Question 11 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Woollen garment making factories are located in
A
Punjab
B
Jammu and Kashmir
C
Delhi
D
Himachal Pradesh
Question 11 Explanation: 
The industry is concentrated in the states of Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Gujarat. Around 40 per cent of the woollen units are located in Punjab, 27 per cent in Haryana, 10 per cent in Rajasthan, while the rest of the states account for the remaining 23 per cent of the units.
Question 12 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The word 'Punjab' means
A
5 waters
B
Land of 5 Rivers
C
5 sources
D
Only (A) & (B)
Question 12 Explanation: 
The name Punjab is made of two words Punj (Five) + Aab (Water) i.e. land of five rivers. These five rivers of Punjab are Sutlej, Beas, Ravi, Chenab, and Jhelum.
Question 13 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
THE CONSUMPTION OF CHEMICAL FERTILIZERS IS HIGHEST IN WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING STATES?
A
PUNJAB
B
HARYANA
C
UTTAR PRADESH
D
BIHAR
Question 13 Explanation: 
Punjab consumes the highest amount of chemical fertilizers in India.
Question 14 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Wheat is the major food crops of ..... state.
A
Karnataka
B
Hariyana
C
Punjab
D
Gujarath
Question 14 Explanation: 
Uttar Pradesh It comes under the top wheat producing states in India, followed by Haryana, Punjab, and Madhya Pradesh. Uttar Pradesh has 22.5 million tons of wheat, and the weather condition is appropriate for growing wheat. On 96 lakh hectares, land used to grow wheat in Uttar Pradesh.
Question 15 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
BABOOL AND KIKAR ARE FOUND IN
A
Dry areas of Punjab
B
Hills of eastern ghats
C
Aravali hills
D
None of the above
Question 15 Explanation: 
Babool and kikar trees are mainly found in Rajasthan, Gujarat, and on the leeward side of the Western Ghats.
Question 16 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The second-most spoken language in Britain is .....
A
Welsh
B
Gaelic
C
French
D
Punjabi
Question 16 Explanation: 
Scots is the second most spoken language in the UK with around 1.5 million speakers in Scotland. Some people think Scots is a dialect of English, but it is counted as a separate language in surveys.
Question 17 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Flowing through the plains of Punjab and Sindh, the Indus River falls into the Arabian sea at ..... in Sindh.
A
Thatha
B
Karachi
C
Hyderabad
D
None of the above
Question 17 Explanation: 
The 3,180 km (1,980 mi) river rises in Western Tibet, flows northwest through the Ladakh and Gilgit-Baltistan regions of Kashmir, bends sharply to the left after the Nanga Parbat massif, and flows south-by-southwest through Pakistan, before it empties into the Arabian Sea near the port city of Karachi.
Question 18 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Langar, is said to be a Persian word that translates as
A
A bakar khana
B
An almshouse
C
A mandir
D
A hose of food
Question 18 Explanation: 
'Langar' is basically a Persian word, which translates to 'an almshouse' or 'a place for the poor and needy'.
Question 19 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Giddha is the folk dance of?ഗിദ്ദയുടെ നാടോടി നൃത്തമാണോ?
A
Punjab
B
orissa
C
madhya pradesh
D
haryana
Question 20 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which state's Chief Minister has recently launched the mobile app DigiNest?
A
Haryana
B
Punjab
C
Uttar Pradesh
D
None
Question 20 Explanation: 
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday virtually launched a mobile application 'DigiNest', to give people digital access to the state government's directory, which can be synced with the smart phone with the click of a button.
There are 20 questions to complete.