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India Quiz: How well do you know your motherland?

Last updated on: April 02, 2014 19:33 IST

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Take this quiz and find out how well you know the country you live in.

The seventh largest country in the world has always tickled our imagination with its gorgeous history and cultural lineage.

From its large population to its high literacy rate, India never ceases to surprise you with its facts and statistics. 

Take the quiz and find out how much you really know about this amazing country.

1. How many states and union territories does India have?
1) 27 states and 6 union territories
2) 28 states and 7 union territories
3) 26 states 8 union territories

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2. Which of these places in India receives the highest annual rainfall?
1) Cherrapunji
2) Mawsynram
3) Agumbe

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3. Which of these Indian cities is known as the 'Venice of the East'?
1) Goa
2) Alleppey
3) Munnar

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4. What does the term ‘Seven Sisters of India’ refer to?
1) The seven rivers of India
2) The seven mountains comprising the Himalaya
3) The seven north-eastern states of India

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5. What is India’s national fruit?
1) Apple
2) Mango
3) Banana

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6. Which of these Indian states is the largest in terms of size?
1) Madhya Pradesh
2) Rajasthan
3) Maharashtra

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7. Which of these Indian cities is the largest in terms of population?
1) Delhi
2) Mumbai
3) Bangalore

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8. Which of these is India’s national emblem?
1) The four lions of Sarnath
2) The blooming lotus
3) The chakra (wheel) with 24 spikes

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9. Which of these cities is known as the 'City of Palaces?'
1) Mysore
2) Jaipur
3) Udaipur

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10. India is the world's largest buyer of one of the following...
1) Gold
2) Tea
3) Armed weapons


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