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Punjab Current Affairs

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Punjab Current Affairs

Punjab Current Affairs Highlights:

  • Amarinder Singh seeks probe into AAP’s ‘nexus’ with militants
  • Head to this pet trade fair for a fun day out with your furry friends
  • Earthquake jolts Punjab
  • After AAP alleges breach of EVMs in Punjab, EC to send review team
  • Assembly Elections: Arvind Kejriwal says Punjab EVMs being moved; officials deny charge
  • Punjab Assembly polls: EC orders re-polling at 48 polling stations
  • BSF recovers 5 kg heroin in Punjab
  • AAP harbouring criminals, militants in Punjab: BJP
  • Shootout in Punjab’s Ferozepur: Five gangsters arrested
  • BSF guns down Pakistani intruder in Gurdaspur sector of Punjab
  • Tension prevails in Punjab’s Majitha as Congress-Akali Dal clash
  • Ensuring foolproof security of EVMs in Punjab, says EC
  • Assembly elections: Repolling ordered in 48 stations in Punjab
  • Mercury hovers above normal in Punjab and Haryana
  • SAD asks for performance report of rank and file during polls
  • Amritsar shivers at five to seven degrees in Punjab
  • Mercury hovers above normal in Punjab and Haryana
  • Save Punjab from drug menace: BJP leader to Rajnath Singh
  • Assembly elections: Repolling ordered in 48 stations in Punjab
  • Ensuring foolproof security of EVMs in Punjab, says EC

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Latest Punjab Question and Answers

Ques 1: During the recent assembly elections in Punjab, what was the approximate voting percentage?

  1. 86%
  2. 77%
  3. 72%
  4. 68%

Answer: 77%

Ques 2: In the year 2016, who won the Sahitya Akademi Award for Punjabi language?

  1. Gurdial Singh
  2. Darshan Buttar
  3. Jaswinder Singh
  4. Swaraj Bir

Answer: Swaraj Bir

Ques 3: This year (2017), which famous personality of Punjab was given Padma Shri award?

  1. Balbir Singh Seechewal
  2. Parkash Singh Badal
  3. Manmohan Waris
  4. Sardara Singh Johal

Answer: Balbir Singh Seechewal

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Ques 4: An Ethanol Bio-Refinery is being setup near which city of Punjab?

  1. Jalandhar
  2. Bathinda
  3. Ropar
  4. Patti

Answer: Bathinda

Ques 5: What is the name of the memorial built by Punjab govt at Kartarpur?

  1. Jang-e-Azadi Memorial
  2. Virasat-e-Khalsa
  3. Punjab State War Heroes Memorial
  4. Vadda Ghallughara Memorial

Answer: Jang-e-Azadi Memorial

Ques 6: To prevent the construction of SYL Canal, which is the latest step of the state government?

  1. Punjab Termination of Agreements Act
  2. Punjab SYL Land (Transfer of Proprietary Right) Bill, 2016
  3. Denotify Land Acquired for SYL
  4. None of these

Answer: Punjab SYL Land (Transfer of Proprietary Right) Bill, 2016

Ques 7: The insurance scheme of Punjab govt for the poor people is named after which person?

  1. Guru Harkrishan ji
  2. Mother Teresa
  3. Bhagat Puran Singh
  4. Master Tara Singh

Answer: Bhagat Puran Singh

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Ques 8: Who is the current governor of Punjab?

  1. Gurdial Singh
  2. Parkash Singh Badal
  3. Shivraj V. Patil
  4. Kaptan Singh Solanki

Answer: Kaptan Singh Solanki

Ques 9Which town of Punjab is known as ‘Guru Ki Kashi’?

  1. Amritsar
  2. Talwandi Sabo
  3. Kiratpur Sahib
  4. Dera Baba Nanak

Answer: Talwandi Sabo

Ques 10: When was S. Parkash Singh Badal became chief minister of Punjab for the first time?

  1. 1970
  2. 1977
  3. 1980
  4. 1999

Answer: A

Ques 11According to the Punjabi calendar (Vikram Samvat), which is the first month of the year?

  1. Vaisakh
  2. Chet
  3. Sawan
  4. Poh

Answer: Vaisakh

Ques 12: The only stock exchange of Punjab is located in which city?

  1. Chandigarh
  2. Ludhiana
  3. Amritsar
  4. Hoshiarpur

Answer: Ludhiana

Ques 13: Which country has the largest number of Punjabi speaking people?

  1. Canada
  2. India
  3. Australia
  4. Pakistan

Answer: Pakistan

Ques 14Which of the following cities of Punjab has an international cricket stadium?

  1. Ludhiana
  2. Mohali
  3. Patiala
  4. Bathinda

Answer: Mohali

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Ques 15What is the literal meaning of the name Punjab?

  1. Land of five rivers
  2. Land of seven rivers
  3. Area near Mount Abu
  4. Kingdom of five Pandavs

Answer: Land of seven rivers

Ques 16: Who became the chief minister of Punjab most number of times?

  1. Partap Singh Kairon
  2. Parkash Singh Badal
  3. Shivraj V. Patil
  4. Justice Gurnam Singh

Answer: B

Ques 17Jalandhar city is famous for which of the following industry?

  1. Sports Goods Manufacturing
  2. Cycle Parts Industry
  3. Information Technology
  4. Electronics

Answer: Sports Goods Manufacturing

Ques18After Independence, which city became the capital of Punjab?

  1. Ludhiana
  2. Amritsar
  3. Shimla
  4. Nabha

Answer: Shimla

Ques 19When was Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) established?

  1. 1947
  2. 1966
  3. 1962
  4. 1969

Answer: 1969

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Ques 20: How many districts are there is Punjab?

  1. 17
  2. 20
  3. 22
  4. 27

Answer: 22

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