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GEOGRAPHY OF PUNJAB

1. The total area of Punjab is:        

a.50362 sq.kms.

b. 50673 sq.kms.

c. 44212 sq.kms.

d. 83743 sq.kms.

Ans. a

2. The total number of rivers in the present Punjab is:

a. 2

b. 4

c. 2.5

d. 5

Ans. c

3. Which of the following rivers does not flow through the present Punjab:

a. The Jhelum

b. The Sutlej

c. The Ravi

d. The Beas

Ans. a

4. Which of the following states is located in the south of Punjab?

a. Jammu and Kashmir

b. Himachal Pradesh

c. Haryana

d. Pakistan

Ans. c

5.What is known as the triangular region in between the river Sutlej and Beas?

a. Majha

b. Malwa

c. Doaba

d. Pothohar

Ans. c

6. Which of the following districts does not come under the Doaba region?

a. Ludhiana

b. Jalandhar

c. Hoshiarpur

d. Kapurthala

Ans. a

7.  Which of the following pair of the rivers does the Doaba region in Punjab fall in between?

a. The Ravi-Beas

b. The Beas-Sutlej

c. The Sutlej-Ghaggar

d. The Jhelum-Ravi

Ans. b

8. Which belt or region of Punjab does come under the Ravi and the Beas rivers?

a. Majha

b. Malwa

c. Doaba

d. Pothohar

Ans. a

9. Which town in Punjab is famous for the textile industry?

a. Ludhiana

b. Amritsar

c. Patiala

d. Dhariwal

Ans. b

10. Which of the following rivers has the Upper-Bari Doab canal or tributary been diverted from?

a. The Sutlej

b. The Ravi

c. The Beas

d. The Chenab

Ans. b

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Historical Geography Of The Colonial Punjab1849_1947

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11. What is the name of the soil found in the Mid-plains in Punjab?

a. Sandy soil

b. Alluvial soil

c. Clayey soil

d. Black soil

Ans. b

12. Which crop is cultivated almost in every district?

a. Millet

b. Gram

c. Barley

d. Wheat

Ans. d

13. Which of the following districts, is cotton grown in the maximum quantity?

a. Faridkot

b. Gurdaspur

c. Ferozepur

d. Hoshiarpur

Ans. c

14. Which river-bank is Haridwar situated at?

a. The Bein river

b. The Jamuna

c. The Saraswati river

d. The Ganga river

Ans. d

15. How many districts are there in Punjab in all?

a. 20

b. 22

c. 32

d. 19

Ans. b

16. The flow of river water made the unlevlled soil?

a. Hilly

b. Mountainous

c. Peaks

d. Plains

Ans. d

17. Total Population Punjab in the year 2011 is_

a. 27704236

b. 19871392

c. 22413782

d. 30967352

Ans. a

18. Who is the first lady Chief Minister of Punjab?

a. Bibi Jagir Kaur

b. Kiran Bedi

c. Rajinder Kaur Bhattal

d. Ms. Seema Roy

Ans. c

19. Who was the first Governor of Punjab?

a. Mr. Chandu Lal Trivedi

b. Bansilal

c. Gopi Chand

d. Amrinder Singh

Ans. a

20. Who is the first lady Deputy Commissioner of Punajb?

a. Ms. Vini Chohan

b. Ms. Vini Mahajan

c. Ms. Kiran Bedi

d. None of these

Ans. b

21. Which is the biggest District of Punjab?

a. Fatehgarh Sahib

b. Mansa

c. Morinda

d. Ferozepur

Ans. d

22. Which is the smallest District in Punjab?

a. Moga

b. Mansa

c. Fatehgarh Sahib

d. Bhatinda

Ans. c

23. When was the Punjab annexation with the British Rule?

a. 1829

b. 1839

c. 1859

d. 1849

Ans. d

24. Which is new created city in Punjab?

a. Fatehgarh Sahib

b. Anandgarh

c. Garshankar

d. Nawanshahar

Ans. b

25. When was Punjabi University established?

a. 1930

b. 1940

c. 1950

d. 1960

Ans. d

26. When was the Punjab School Education Board established in Punjab?

a. 1969

b. 1959

c. 1949

d. 1939

Ans. a

27. Which is the biggest grain market of Punjab?

a. Marinda

b. Mansa

c. Kotkpoora

d. Khanna

Ans. d

28. When was the treaty of Amritsar held on:

a. 1805

b. 1806

c. 1807

d. 1809

Ans. d

29. When was the Punjab and Pepsu merged?

a. 1950

b. 1952

c. 1953

d. 1956

Ans. d

30. According to 2001 census, the total population of Punjab was:

a. 24389296

b. 24289296

c. 24489296

d. 24488296

Ans. b

31. Where is the Punjabi University located?

a. Chandigarh

b. Ludhiana

c. Jalandhar

d. Patiala

Ans. d

32. Who is the pioneer of Punjabi suba?

a. Master Tara Singh

b. Master Kapoor

c. Master Akesh

d. Master Mohan

Ans. a

33. Which city of Punjab is famous for furniture goods?

a. Kirtpur

b. Mansa

c. Kartarpur

d. Khanna

Ans. c

34. How many divisions of Punjab State?

a. 5

b. 4

c. 6

d. 7

Ans. b

35. Where is Punjab Agriculture University located?

a. Chandigarh

b. Amritsar

c. Ludhiana

d. Jalandhar

Ans. c

36. What is the old name of Punjab?

a. Sapta Sindhu

b. Sapta Rishi

c. Saapta-Aba

d. Panj-Ab

Ans. a

37. Who is the President Chief Minister of Punjab?

a. Parkash Verma

b. C. Amrinder Singh

c. Prakash Singh Badal

d. M. Surjeet Singh

Ans. b

38. Who was the first Chief Minister of Punjab?

a. M. Ajit Singh

b. Gurmel Singh

c. Tota Singh

d. Gopi Chand Bhargva

Ans. d

39. How many Border State of Punjab?

a. 3

b. 4

c. 5

d. 6

Ans. b

40. Which is the famous and biggest Airport of Punjab?

a. Amritsar

b. Chandigarh

c. Bhatinda

d. Ludhiana

Ans. a

41. ‘Chos’ are mainly found in which of the following districts?

a. Hoshiarpur

b. Nawanshahar

c. Ropar

d. All of the above

Ans. d

42. Which of the following animals is not found in Punjab?

a. The Wolves

b. The Revive

c. The Leopard

d. The Elephant

Ans. b

43. How many total Districts are there in Punjab?

a. 20

b. 22

c. 24

d. 25

Ans. b

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44. Punjab is rich in:

a. Gold

b. Coal

c. The rock salt

d. Oil

Ans. c

45. What is the shape of the Punjab State?

a. Triangular

b. Square

 c. Rectangular

d. Rombus

Ans. a

46. The land of five rivers Punjab was named in Purans as:

a. The Brahmnad

b. The Aeropious

c. Devbhumi

d. Panchand

Ans. c

47. Front How many states of India is Punjab One of them?

a. 30

b. 25

c. 15

d. 45

Ans. b

48. How many Tehsils are there in Punjab?

a. 65

b. 57

c. 81

d. 40

Ans. c

49. The capital of ‘Punjab and East Punjab State Union’(PEPSU) was at:

a. Amritsar

b. Nabha

c. Faridkot

d. Patiala

Ans. d

50. How many rivers flowed in Punjab?

a.4

b. 6

c. 3

d. 5

Ans. d

51. How many Sub-Tehsils are there in Punjab?

a. 70

b.68

c. 67

d. 76

Ans. d

52. The number of Dental Colleges in Punjab is?

a. 3

b. 5

c. 6

d. 2

Ans. d

53. The number of females per thousand males in Punjab is:

a. 888

b. 923

c. 933

d. 930

Ans. d

54. On which side of India Punjab situated?

1. North West

b. South West

c. East west

d. North South

Ans. b

55. The Rachna Doab comprises the areas including:

a. Wazirabad, Sialkot, Gujranwala and Sheikhupura

b. Gujarat, Bheramk, Shahpur, Miami

c. Attock, Rohtak and Jehlum

d. Lahore, Amritsar and Multan

Ans. a

56. How many Vidhan Sabha Constituencies are there in Punjab?

a. 120

b. 188

c. 117

d. 119

Ans. c

57. Ranjit Sagar Dam was previously known as:

a. Thein Dam

b. Pong Dam

c. Patiala

d. Amritsar

Ans. a

58. Bhakra Dam was completed in the year

a. 1952

b. 1962

c. 1961

d. 1967

Ans. c

59. The greater part of Punjab is covered with:

a. The alluvial soil

b. The desert soil

c. The grassy soil

d. None of these

Ans. a

60. Name the District which is situated on the bank of the river:

a. Patiala

b. Ferozepur

c. Moga

d. Jalandhar(Phillaur)

Ans. d

61. What is the number of hospitals in Punjab?

a. 207

b. 208

c. 210

d. 200

Ans. b

62. The rocky barren lands of Punjab are:

a. The region of Multan and Hissar

b. The region of Bari Doab

c. The region of Bist Jalandhar

d. None of these

Ans. a

63. How many villages are there in Punjab?

a. 12888

b. 12342

c. 13000

d. 13425

Ans. a

64. Among the various passes of Himalayas, which was the most frequently visited by the external invaders:

a. The Kurran pass

b. The Khyber pass

c. The Gomal pass

d. The Bolan pass

Ans. b

65. The total population density of Punjab is:

a. 482/sq Km

b. 483/sq Km

c. 503/sq Km

d. 450/sq Km

Ans. a

66. The total number of seats of Punjab in Lok Sabha is

a. 9

b. 10

c. 14

d. 13

Ans. d

67. Literacy rate of Punjab is:

a. 66.68%

b. 76.68%

c. 72.68%

d. 71.68%

Ans. a

68. The largest Railways Station of Punjab is in

a. Ferozepur

b. Ludhiana

c. Gurdaspur

d. Amritsar

Ans. d

69. The largest Railway Junction in Asia is

a. Ferozepur

b. Ludhiana

c. Gurdaspur

d. Bhatinda

Ans. d

70. The main road of Punjab located on NH1 is

a. Baba Farid Road

b. Grand Trunk Road

c. Maharaja Ranjit Singh Road

d. Bhattal Road

Ans. b

71. Which is the State Tree of Punjab?

a. Shisham

b. Deodar

c. Banyan Tree

d. Maple

Ans. a

72. The State Animal of Punjab is:

a. Tiger

b. Cow

c. Elephant

d. Blackbuck

Ans. d

73. Area wise Punjab Stands on which rank?

a. 19th

b. 17th

c. 18th

d. 20th

Ans. a

74. Which is the most famous city in Punjab?

a. Ludhiana

b. Amritsar

c. Jalandhar

d. Patiala

Ans. b

75. Punjab University is Located at

a. Patiala

b. Chandigarh

c. Ropar

d. Fatehgarh Sahib

Ans. b

76. Which State known as ‘Steel City of Punjab’?

a. Mandi Gobindgarh

b. Ludhiana

c. Ropar

d. Jalandhar

Ans. a

77. Which State known as ‘City of Garden’ of Punajb?

a. Amritsar

b. Jalandhar

c. Patiala

d. Sangrur

Ans. c

78. According to area, Punjab is India’s _ smallest state?

a. 5th

b. 7th

c. 8th

d. 9th

Ans. b

79. Which of the following districts is not situated in the hilly areas of Punjab?

a. Hoshiarpur

b. Gurudaspur

c. Roopnagar

d. Jalandhar

Ans. d

80. Which one of the following river is not in India Punjab?

a. Sutlej

b. Chenab

c. Beas

d. Ravi

Ans. b

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Historical Geography Of The Colonial Punjab1849_1947

Off to Punjab (Discover India)


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