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100 Punjab GK MCQs (Important For all Upcoming Punjab Govt Exam)

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Q-1 Which State known as ‘Steel City of Punjab’?
(a) Mandi Gobindgarh
(b) Ludhiana
(c) Amritsar
(d) Ropar

Q-2 Total Population Punjab in the year 2011 is
(a) 27,704,236
(b) 19,871,392
(c) 22,41(b)782
(d) 30,967,352

Q-3 The largest city of Punjab is
(a) Amritsar
(b) Ferozepur
(c) Ludhiana
(d) Jalandhar

Q-4 The total population density of Punjab is
(a) 482/sq Km
(b) 550/sq Km
(c) 503/sq Km
(d) 450/sq Km

Q-5 The total area of Punjab is
(a) 50632 km2
(b) 50840 Km2
(c) 66250 Km2
(d) 42480 Km2

Q-6 When Akal Takht was built
(a) 1606
(b) 1609
(c) 1607
(c)1608

Q-7 What is the greek name of river Jhelum
(a) Hydaspes
(b) Hydroatis
(c) Hyphasis
(d)Hesidros

Q-8 Whose bani is included in Shr Guru Granth Sahib
(a) Shah Hussain
(b) Pilu
(c) Bhagat Chajju
(d)Bhagat Kabir-

Q-9 Who is propounder of Miri and Piri
(a) Guru Hargobind ji
(b) Guru Nanak Dev ji
(c) Guru Teg Bahadurji
(d)Guru Gobind Singh ji

Q-10 Chitta Lahu is written by
(a) Gurbax Singh
(b) Khuswant Singh
(c) Shiv kumar Batalavi
(d)Nanak Singh

Q-11 What is the script in which Dasam granth is written
(a) Devnagri
(b) Urdu
(c) Gurmukhi
(d)Persian

Q-12 In old Punjab Sun-Temple was situated at
(a) Hoshiarpur
(b) Amritsar
(c) Peshawar
(d)Multan

Q-13 Jhoomar dance belongs to
(a) Lahore
(b) Amritsar
(c)Sandalbar
(d) Mintgumri

Q-14 Punjab leads in the production of which citrus fruit
(a) Orange
(b) Lemon
(c) Grapes
(d)Kinnow

Q-15 What is operation flood related to
(a) Fish production
(b) Flood control
(c) Milk Production
(d)Kinnow production

Q-16 What was Sindh hilly terrain called in the Puranic Period
(a) Vahlik
(b) Gandhar
(c) Vahika
(d)Panch Nad

Q-17 Where are the masterpieces of Gandhar style preserved
(a) Chandigarh
(b) Ferozepur
(c) Jalandhar
(d)Ludhiana

Q-18 Where is Chhatbir zoological Park
(a) Patiala
(b) Sangrur
(c) Mohali
(d)Roopnagar

Q-19 What are the fodder crops of Punjab
(a) Barley and gram
(b) Bajra and jowar
(c) Maize and Jowar
(d)None of these

Q-20 Which river flows through Malwa regions
(a) Chenab
(b) Sutlej
(c) Ghaggar
(d)Ravi

Q-21 Sirhind Canal is connected with river
(a) Satluj
(b) Beas
(c) Ghaggar
(d)Ravi

Q-22 In which districts are the chos situated
(a) Hoshiarpur
(b) Moga
(c) Gurdaspur
(d)Pathankot

Q-23 Which type of soil is predominant in Doab regions in Punjab
(a) Laterite soil
(b) Red Soil
(c) Alluvial Soil
(d)Black Soil

Q-24 What is the net sown area of punjab?
(a) 80%
(b) 93%
(c) 83%
(d)90%

Q-25 Bhakra Dam is situated at which river
(a) Beas
(b) Saltuj
(c) Ravi
(d)Chenab

Q-26 The Confluence of Satluj and Beas is at
(a) Nangal
(b) Roopnagar
(c) Sirhind
(d)Harika Patan

Q-27 Bachitra Natak is autobiography of which of the following guru
(a) Guru Hargobind Singh ji
(b) Guru Angad Dev ji
(c) Guru Gobind Singh ji
(d)Guru Nanak Dev ji

Q-28 Town of Taran Tarn was founded by
(a) Guru Amar Das ji
(b) Guru Arjun Dev ji
(c) Guru Ram Das Ji
(d)Guru Angad dev ji

Q-29 Which guru is known as Hind di Chader
(a) Guru Teg Bahadur ji
(b) Guru Nanak dev ji
(c) Guru Hargodind ji
(d)Guru Arjan dev ji

Q-30 Which guru wrote Adi Granth
(a) Guru Hargobind ji
(b) Guru Gobind Singh ji
(c) Guru Angad dev ji
(d)Guru Arjun dev ji

Q-31 Who laid the foundation of Bhangi Mis
(a) Jai Singh
(b) Hari Singh
(c) Phoola Singh
(d)Kapoor Singh

Q-32 In which fair are donkeys worshipped
(a) Kurali da mela
(b) Jagraon di roshini
(c) Jarag da mela
(d)Chappar da mela

Q-33 Which dance is only performed by females
(a) Julli
(b) Jhumar
(c) Sammi
(d)Luddi

Q-34 The Child hood name of Guru Ram Das was
(a) Lehna
(b) Jetha
(c) Hari Das
(d)Suraj mal

Q-35 Who wrote Delhi diyan Galiyan
(a) Amrita Pritam
(b) Puran Singh
(c) Nanak Singh
(d)Dalip Kaur Tiwana

Q-36 Goga naumi festival celebrated in which month
(a) Phagun
(b) Bhadron
(c) Chetra
(d)Vishakh

Q-37 Hola Mohalla fair celebrated at
(a) Hoshiarpur
(b) Amritsar
(c) Anadpur Sahib
(d)Fatehgarh Sahib

Q-38 Festival of Basant Panchami celebrated in which month
(a) Poh
(b) Chetar
(c) Magh
(d)Phagun

Q-39 Who is the founder of Modern Punjabi literature
(a) Nanak Singh
(b) Bhai Veer Singh
(c) Professor Mohan Singh
(d)Amrita Pritam

Q-40 Who laid the foundation stone of Durgiana mandir
(a) Madan mohan Malviya
(b) Pt Jawahar Lal Nehru
(c) Lala Lajpat Rai
(d)Gopal Krishan Gokhale

Q-41 Total literacy rate of Punjab is
(a) 69.72%
(b) 69.69%
(c) 69.71%
(d)76.7%

Q-42 Sex ratio in Punjab is
(a) 933
(b) 877
(c) 893
(d)970

Q-43 What is Sarpesh
(a) An ornament worn in arms
(b) An ornament worn on scree
(c) An ornament worn in front of turban
(d)An ornament worn around neck

Q-44 What is the old name of Chenab
(a) Veyasa
(b) Rupasa
(c) Sindhu
(d)Akisini

Q-45 Who lead the sikh revolt of 1848 at Lahore
(a) Ranjit Singh
(b) Chattar Singh Attriwal
(c) Rani Jindan
(d)Badan Singh

Q-46 Who was made the regent of Punjab state by treaty of Lahor
(a) Ranjit Singh
(b) Chattar Singh Attriwal
(c) Rani Jindan
(c)Badan Singh

Q-47 Which movement know as Namdhari mission
(a) Kuka Movement
(b) Khilaft Movement
(c)Radhaswami Movement
(d) Satwari Movement

Q-48 Who was head of Kuka Movement
(a) Ram Singh
(b) Daya Ram
(c) Sohan Singh
(d)Lala Hardiyal

Q-49 Punjabi Sahit Academy Suited at
(a) New Delhi
(b) Patiala
(c) Jalandhar
(d)Chandigarh

Q-50 Which among of Guru introduce the Masand System
(a) Guru Ramdas Ji
(b) Guru Arjun Dev Ji
(c) Guru Angad Dev Ji
(d)Guru Amardas Ji

Q-51 When was the Punjab annexation with the British Rule?
(a) 1829
(b) 1849
(c) 1839
(d) 1859

Q-52 Fateh-Burj (Victory Tower), constructed in the memory of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur, is situated in which city?
(a) Mohali
(b) Amritsar
(c) Anandpur Sahib
(d) Patiala

Q-53 Who is the first Punjabi novelist to get Jananpith Award?
(a) Sr. Nanak Singh
(b) Sr. Gurdial Singh
(c) Sr. Gurdial Duggal
(d) Sr. Nanak Duggal

Q-54 Which type of the following soil type not found in the Punjab?
(a) Desert soils
(b) Loamy soils
(c) Black soils
(d) None of these

Q-55 Who was the 1st president of the SGPC ?
(a) Master Tara Singh
(b) Baba Kharak Singh
(c) Sardar Baldev Singh
(d) Baba Sohan Singh

Q-56 who is considered to be a pioneer of Punjabi literary tradition?
(a) Bulle Shah
(b) Sheikh Farid
(c) Guru Nanak
(d) Guru Angad

Q-57 Punjabi language is considered to be a successor of which language?
(a) Hindawi
(b) Urdu
(c) Sauraseni prakrit
(d) Pali

Q-58 when was the Rajiv-Longowal Accord (Punjab Accord) signed ?
(a) 1984
(b) 1989
(c) 1966
(d) 1985

Q-59 When was SGPC established in Punjab?
(a) 1970
(b) 19251920
(c) 1922
(d) 1924

Q-60 Which is the biggest grain market of Punjab?
(a) Marinda.
(b) Mansa
(c) Kotkpoora
(d) Khanna

Q-61 When was the treaty of Amritsar held on
(a) 1805
(b) 1806
(c) 1809
(d) 1807

Q-62 When was the Punjab and Pepsu merged?
(a) 1950
(b) 1952
(c) 1953
(d) 1956

Q-63 Yadavindra Gardens is located at
(a) Patiala
(b) Nabha
(c) Pinjore
(d) Sangrur

Q-64 Which city is the Manchester of Punjab?
(a) Jalandhar
(b) Ludhiana
(c) Chandigarh
(d) Amritsar

Q-65 When was the use of Punjabi made compulsory in the year?
(a) 1990
(b) 1991
(c) 1992
(d) 1994

Q-66 Which city of Punjab is famous for furniture goods?
(a) Kirtpur
(b) Mansa
(c) Kartarpur
(d) Khanna

Q-67 Where are mini Olympics are held
(a) Mandi Gobindgarh
(b) Ropar
(c) Patiala
(d) Ludhiana

Q-68 Where are mini Olympics are held
(a) Mandi Gobindgarh
(b) Ropar
(c) Mansa

Q-69 Which of following the Punjabi Poetess to get Jananpith Award?
(a) Ms. Amrita Shergil
(b) Ms. Amrita Pritam
(c) Dilip KaurTiwana
(d) Ms. Sharmila Panday

Q-70 What is the old name of Punjab?
(a) Sapta Sindhu
(b) Sapta Rishi
(c) Sapta-Aba
(d) Panj-Ab

Q-71 Who amoung the following is related with anjuman-i-mohsiban-i-watan ?
(a) Bhai Paramanand
(b) Sardar Ajit Singh
(c) Khizr hyat khan

Q-72 Where was the country’s 1st solar power plant commissioned ?
(a) Bathinda
(b) Anandpur Sahib
(c) Fatehgarh Sahib
(d) Kapurthala

Q-73 When was the present Punjab came into Existence?
(a) 1866
(b) 1966
(c) 1766
(d) 1867

Q-74 The land of five rivers Punjab was named in Purans as
(a) The Brahmnad
(b) The Aeropious
(c) Devbhumi
(d) Panchand

Q-75 The capital of ‘Punjab and East Punjab States Union’ (PEPSU) was at
(a) Amritsar
(b) Nabha
(c) Faridkot
(d) Patiala

Q-76 The greater part of Punjab is covered with
(a) The alluvial soil
(b) The desert soil
(c) The grassy lands
(d) None of these

Q-77 Punjab is rich in
(a) Gold
(b) Coal
(b) The rock salt
(b) Oil

Q-78 Name the District which is situated on the bank ofthe river
(a) Patiala
(b) Ferozpur
(b) Moga
(b) Jalandhar (Phillaur)

Q-79 Among the various passes of Himalayas, which was the most frequently visited by the external
invaders
(a) The Kurram pass
(b) The Khyber pass
(b) The Gomal pass
(b) The Bolan pass

Q-80 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

Q-81 Who wrote Anand Karaj
(a) Guru Angad Dev Ji
(b) Guru Angad Dev ji
(c) Guru Amar das ji
(d)Guru Ram Das ji

Q-82 Who wrote Sukhmani sahib
(a) Guru Teg Bahadur Ji
(b) Guru Arjan Dev ji
(c) Guru Ram das Ji
(d)Guru Gobind Singh ji

Q-83 Who founded Dallawalia misl
(a) Sardar Gulab Singh
(b) Sardar Nand Singh
(c) Sardar Jassa Singh Ahluwalia
(d)Sardar Nawab Kapur

Q-84 Who founded Goindwal Sahib
(a) Guru Angad Dev ji
(b) Guru Amar das ji
(c) Guru Ram Das ji
(d)Guru Arjan ‘Dev ji

Q-85 Which Guru built Ayurvedic herbal medicine hospital and a research centre at Kiratpur Sahib
(a) Guru Gobind Singh ji
(b) Guru Har Rai ji 
(c) Guru Hargobind Singh ji
(d)Guru Ram Das ji

Q-86 Which is the State Tree of Punjab?
(a) Shisham
(b) Deodar
(c) Banyan Tree
(d) Maple

Q-87 The State Animal of Punjab is
(a) Tiger
(b) Cow
(c) Elephant
(d) Blackbuck

Q-88 Sheesh Mahal is Developed by
(a) Maharaja Ranjit Singh
(b) Narinder Singh
(c) Maninder Singh
(d) Raghubir Singh

Q-89 The State Bird of Punjab is
(a) Baz
(b) Peacock
(c) Sparrow
(d) Parrot

Q-90 What is the Greek name of river Ravi
(a) Hyphasis
(b) Hydaspes
(c) Hydroatis
(d)Hesidros

Q-91 In 1805, Ranjit Singh won Amritsar from _______ misl
(a) Nihang
(b) Ahluwalia
(c) Attri
(c)Bhangi

Q-92 Which of the following was not the contemporary of Guru Nanaks era
(a) Babar
(b) Bahlol Lodhi
(c) Sikandar Lodhi
(d)Akbar

Q-93 Which city is know as Sifti da Ghar
(a) Amritsar
(b) Jallandhar
(c) Damdama Sahib
(d)Anandpur Sahib

Q-94 How many times Mohammed Ghazini attack Punjab
(a) 11
(b) 17
(c) 15
(d)10

Q-95 Which is the most popular game of Punjab?
(a) Hockey
(b) Kabaddi
(c) Kho-Kho
(d) Badminton

Q-96 The Total number of seats of Punjab in lok Sabha is
(a) 9
(b) 10
(c) 14
(d) 13

Q-97 The Total number of seats of Punjab in vidhan Sabha is
(a) 112
(b) 107
(c) 113
(d) 117

Q-98 The Total number of seats of Punjab in Rajya Sabha is
(a) 9
(b) 10
(c) 7
(d) 13

Q-99 Who was the first Chief Minister of Punjab?
(a) M. Ajit Singh
(b) Gurmel Singh
(c) Tota Singh
(d) Gopi Chand Bhargva

Q-100 Who was the first Governor of Punjab?
(a) Mr. Chandu Lal Trivedi
(b) Bansilal
(c) Gopi Chand
(d) Amrinder Singh

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    • You are right, SGPC first meeting meeting of the SGPC – Akal Takht Amritsar on 12 December 1920. It formed on 15 Nov 1920. Thanks, I changed question option. I am really thank you very much, You are great.

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