What Do You Know About India?

 India is the second most populated country in the world and a vast country of infinite philosophies, religions, commerce and culture. There is no place quite like it. What do you know about this colorful and fascinating place?
 
 
What is the approximate population of India?
2.1 Billion
1.3 Billion
800 Million
1.9 billion
 
 
In India, the ________ is considered a holy animal, not to be harmed.
Sheep
Cow
Horse
Cat
 
 
India's largest city by population is...
Mumbai
Delhi
Chennai
Pune
 
 
How do Indians celebrate the Hindu spring festival called Holi?
By playing pranks
By throwing colored powders
By leaving gifts from secret admirers
By setting doves free
 
 
Traditionally, what do the Parsis people of India do with their dead?
Set them afloat on the Ganges River
Leave them to the vultures
Burn them
Mummify them
 
 
India has the _____ largest Muslim population in the world.
Although known as a predominantly Hindu country, India was estimated to have the world’s third-largest Muslim population in 2017, trailing Indonesia and Pakistan.
3rd
5th
7th
10th
 
 
In what year did India achieve independence from the United Kingdom?
1919
1947
1990
They did not, they took it by coup
 
 
What is India’s system of government?
India’s constitution, adopted in 1949, provides for a parliamentary government with both a president and a prime minister.
Parliamentary Democracy
Monarchy
Hindu Repblic
Military Government
 
 
The oldest Sanskrit literature and Hindu scriptures are called what, meaning 'knowledge' in Sanskrit?
Vedas
Dharmas
Samsaras
Varnas
 
 
In the last 5 years, the worth of the Indian Rupee, converted to US dollars, is about...
1 USD = 120-155 Indian Rupees
1 USD = 60-75 Indian Rupees
1 USD = 40-50 Indian Rupees
1 USD = 250-400 Indian Rupees
 
 
True or False: India is the second-largest consumer of tobacco in the world
After China.
True
False
 
 
In which city is the Bollywood film industry based?
Mumbai
Gwalior
Delhi
Bangalore
 
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