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General Knowledge on States and Union Territories of India

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1.  How many states are there in India?
a.  29
b.  28
c.  27
d.  26

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2.  Which of the following is the capital of Andhra Pradesh?
a.   Guntur
b.   Amaravati
c.   Vijayawada
d.   Hyderabad

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3.   Bhopal is the capital of
a.   Bihar
b.   Odihsa
c.   Madhya Pradesh
d.   Jharkhand

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4.  Which of the following cities is the capital of Maharashtra?
a.   Mumbai
b.   Chennai
c.   Kolkata
d.   New Delhi

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5.  Name the capital of Rajasthan.
a.  Udaipur
b.  Jaipur
c.  Jaisalmer
d.  Bikaner

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6.  Dehradun is the capital of
a.  West Bengal
b.  Uttarakhand
c.  Uttar Pradesh
d.  Himachal Pradesh

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7.  The capital of Odisha is
a.   Brahmapur
b.   Bhubaneswar
c.   Bhopal
d.   Sambalpur

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8.  Which of the following is the capital of Manipur?
a.   Imphal
b.   Aizwal
c.   Agartala
d.  Gangtok

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9.  Panaji (Panjim) is the capital of
a.  Karnataka
b.  Maharashtra
c.  Goa
d.  Daman & Diu

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10.  The capital of Karnatak…

A Day in Nehru Zoological Park in Hyderabad

About Zoo Park Nehru Zoological Park is one of the top attractions of Hyderabad. Animal lovers, children and people of other age groups enjoy moving around in the zoo. It is a good place for a family picnic.

The zoo is located at Kishan Bagh Main Road, Bahadurpura West,  Hyderabad. The zoo is nearer to the old city. There are direct TSRTC (Telangana State Road Transport Corporation) buses from all the important areas of the city. There are special buses to the zoo but the fare is slightly higher.

The zoo is spread over a large area. Visitors have to walk long distances which is tiresome, especially on a hot sunny day. There are battery operated vehicles (BOV) to move around inside the zoo. The charge for these motor vehicles is Rs.30/- per head for children below 12 years and Rs.50/- per head for adults. (Rates subject to change).


Hyderabad Zoo Park Ticket Price and Timings The Zoo remains closed on Mondays. It remains open from 8.00 a.m to 5.30 p.m during the months from April to Ju…

Vikramarka Stories - The Most Delicate Queen

As King Vikramaditya answered the question in Story 1, the corpse flew back to the peepul tree. King Vikram walked to the tree and slung the corpse on his shoulder and again walked silently to the fake mendicant. Bhetal that was possessed in the corpse started telling the 2nd story 'The Most Delicate Queen' to King Vikrama.

Once upon a time, there lived a king named Dharmadhwaja. He had three beautiful queens who were very delicate in their own way. One day the king was walking in his royal garden along with this three wives. As they walked they came across a pond that is full of beautiful lotuses. The king was so attracted with the lovely flowers that he ordered his men to pluck few flowers. The kings men brought few lotus flowers in a basket.

The king wanted to offer the flower to his beautiful queens. He took one flower from the basket and gave it to his first wife. By chance the flower slipped off his hand and fell on the queen's foot. "Ouch!" the queen yell…

Vikramarka Stories - Two Friends and a Girl

After slinging the corpse on his shoulder, King Vikramaditya walked to the fake mendicant through the dark woods. The king of ghosts called Betal who was possessed in the corpse spoke to Vikram who was walking silently. Betal asked Vikram to listen to the stories told by him and answer the questions at the end of the story.

He further said if Vikram do not answer the questions knowingly, then his head break into 1000 pieces. Thus Betal started telling the first story of 'Two Friends and a Girl'.

Once upon a time there lived two friends named Chandrasena and Suryamal. One fine day they travelled to the city of Pataliputra to worship Lord Shiva. On reaching the place, they had a holy dip in the temple tank and offered prayers to Lord Shiva in the temple. After worship the two friends sat in the temple to take rest.

As they were resting a beautiful lady entered inside the temple to worship Lord Shiva. Suryamal fell in love on seeing the girl and told his friend that he wanted to…

Best General Knowledge Questions on India - 2

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1. Who among the following is popularly known as 'Mahamana'?
a.  Lala Lajpat Rai
b.  Subash Chandra Bose
c.  Madan Mohan Malaviya
d.  Bal Gangadhar Tilak

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2. Who is the author of the Bengali novels 'Anand Math' and 'Kapalakundala'?
a. Rabindranath Tagore
b. Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay
c. Sarojini Naidu
d. Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

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3. What is the correct order of the 3 colors, from top to bottom (in descending order), in our National Flag?
a. Green, Saffron and White
b. Saffron, Green and White
c. Saffron, White and Green
d. White, Saffron & Green

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4. Where is Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary located?
a. Chennai, Tamil Nadu
b. Mandya, Karnataka
c. Thekkady, Kerala
d. Nallamala, Andhra Pradesh

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5. The largest Buddhist Monastery in India is
a. Twang Monastery in Arunachal Pradesh
b. Rumtek Monastery in Sikkim
c. Ghum Monastery in West Bengal
d. Namdroling Monastery in Karnataka

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6. Chanaky…

Science Quiz for Primary Class: Part 1

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1.  Things that have life are called
a.  Natural things
b.  Non-living things
c.  Man-made things
d.  Living things

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2.  Which of the following is different from the others? (Tick the odd one).
1.  Peacock
2.  Ant
3.  Rock
4.  Fish

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3. Which of the following is a man-made thing?
a.  Stars
b.  Television (TV)
c.  Puppy
d.  Mango tree

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4.  A building is a
a.  Natural thing
b.  Living thing
c.  Man-made thing
d.  None of the above

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5.  Things that do not have life are called
a.   Non-living things
b.   Man-made things
c.   Living things
d.   Natural things

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6.  Big and tall plants are called
a.  Shrubs
b.  Herbs
c.  Trees
d.  Creepers

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7.  The thick stem of a tree is called
a.   Log
b.   Trunk
c.   Branch
d.  Stick

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8.  Which of the following is climber?
a.  Money plant
b.  Rose plant
c.  Mango tree
d.  Marigold plant

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9.  Small plants with hard and woody stem are called
a.  Shrubs
b.  Trees
c.  Cli…

G.K for Primary Class: Part - 3

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1.   Which is the National Game of India?
a.   Cricket
b.   Kabbadi
c.   Hockey
d.   Kho Kho

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2.   Name the National Fruit of our country (India).
a.   Mango
b.  Coconut
c.  Banana
d.  Papaya

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3.  Which is the National Tree of India?
a.  Peepal tree
b.  Neem tree
c.  Coconut tree
d.  Banyan tree

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4.  Name the National River of India?
a.  Ganga
b.  Yamuna
c.   Saraswati
d.   Sindhu (Indus)

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5.  Which is our National Flower?
a.   Rose
b.   Lily
c.   Marigold
d.  Lotus

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6.  Name the National Animal of India.
a.   Tiger
b.   Lion
c.   Elephant
d.   Bull

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7.  Which is the National Bird of our country (India)?
a.  Parrot
b.  Peacock
c.  Pigeon
d.  Sparrow

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8.  Which is the National Song of India?
a.   Jana Gana Mana
b.   Sare Jahan Se Achcha
c.   Vande Mataram
d.   Ai Mere Watan ke logon

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9.  How many colors are there in our National Flag?
a.  3
b.  4
c.  5
d.  2

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10. When do we celebrate our Inde…