INDIA- A mystical land of elephants and coconuts, of gigantic Himalayas and Banarsi Ghats, of Bollywood Tadka and Masala Tea, there are infinite possibilities in India and we think we have explored them all. So, for all the cultural buffs and wandering heads, if you think you have travelled India- Test your knowledge against our sassy little travel Quiz!
Q1. Claimed to be the oldest city, not only in India but also of the world, the city of Lights and enchanting Ghats?
Q2. This site is the last resting place of Mahatama Gandhi?
Q3. What place in India is referred to as “The Chicken Neck”?
Q4. Which Indian city is called the Manchester of India?
Q.5 Richest God of the world is located where in India?
Q.6 Which Bollywood movie has been running in a theatre for 30 years(1000 weeks) now?
Q.7 Which Indian state homes the largest tiger reserve and which state claims to have the maximum number of living tigers?
Q.8 Which Indian city is called “The White City” or “The City of Lakes”?
Q.9 Which famous monument was built to commemorate the end of plague in Hyderabad in the year 1591
Q10. In which Indian state would you be if you are holidaying on “Mandrem” beach?
Ans1. Varanasi is believed to be one of the oldest cities of the world, settlement begin very early and Lord Buddha is believed to have visited the city in 500 BC. Varanasi grew as an important industrial center, famous for silk fabric, ivory carved work and perfumes.
Ans2. Mahatama Gandhi, fondly known as the father of the Nation is buried at the Raj Ghat, in the capital city of India New Delhi.
Ans3. The Siliguri corridor, a narrow stretch of land which connects India’s north-eastern states to the rest of India is called chicken neck. This strip of land is very narrow with the countries of Nepal and Bangladesh lying on either side.
Ans4. Ahmedabad is the biggest city in Gujarat and the sixth biggest in India. This development in Ahmedabad has given the name to this city as Manchester of India.
Ans5. Ananta Padmanabha Swamy, an incarnation of Hindu God Vishnu is the richest god in the world. His treasure reportedly includes hundreds of golden chairs, jars and jeweled crowns, thousands of precious gems, sacks full of gold coins, and an image of Vishnu studded with 1,000 diamonds with a net worth of 22 billion and still counting.
Ans6. No surprise here! None other than the legendary Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge(DDLJ) was declared an all-time blockbuster and is the longest-running film in the history of Indian cinema. The movie is still playing at the Maratha Mandir theatre in Mumbai after 1000 years.
Ans7. India is home to more than 70 percent of Tigers in the world. Nagarjunsagar-Srisailam Tiger Reserve in Andhra Pradesh is the largest tiger reserve in India, with the total area of 3568 km. Karnataka is though the largest when it comes to population of tiger in the country.
Ans8. Udaipur is the city of Lakes and the white city of India. Apart from its history, culture, and scenic locations, it is also known for its Rajput-era palaces. It is also known as “The Venice of the East” for its beauty and tranquility.
Ans9. Charminar was built in Hyderabad to commemorate the end of plague in the city. The landmark has become a global icon, listed amongst the most recognized structures in India.
Ans10. The beach is situated in Goa(North), Mandrem is a tranquil beach and counted among the most beautiful beaches in Asia. Serene and scenic, Mandrem is preferred by honeymooners.