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Punjab Current Affairs Highlights

  • World’s largest Single Rooftop Solar Power Plant inaugurated in Amritsar
  • Punjab Legislative Assembly passed the Punjab Settlement of Agricultural Indebtedness Bill, 2016
  • Punjab State Budget 2016-17 presented
  • Punjab Government notified Swine Flu under Epidemic Disease Act
  • Punjab passed Punjab Sutlej Yamuna Link Canal land (Transfer of Proprietary Right) Bill, 2016
  • Punjab imposed ban on sale of Army Uniforms in the state
  • Punjab Government signed MoU to set up bio-ethanol refinery
  • Suresh Arora appointed as DGP of Punjab
  • Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal launched Punjab ePMS portal
  • Industrial Policy 2015 for Chandigarh city launched
  • Indian Railways ink MoU with Haryana and Punjab to plant trees alongside Railway Track
  • Punjab Assembly passes Agriculture Indebtedness Bill, 2016
  • Punjab Government notifies swine flu under Epidemic Disease Act
  • 150th birth anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai
  • NGT bans age-old agricultural practice of straw burning in Northern States

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Punjab Current Affairs

Question 1: Which town of Punjab is known as ‘Guru Ki Kashi’?

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

Answer: B

Question 2: 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

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Question 3: According to the Punjabi calendar (Vikram Samvat), which is the first month of the year?

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

Answer: A

Question 4: The only stock exchange of Punjab is located in which city?

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

Answer: B

Question 5: Which country has the largest number of Punjabi speaking people?

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

Answer: D

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Question 6: Which of the following cities of Punjab has an international cricket stadium?

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

Answer: B

Question 7: What 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: B

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Question 8: 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

Question 9: Jalandhar city is famous for which of the following industry?

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

Answer: A

Question 10: After Independence, which city became the capital of Punjab?

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

Answer: C

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Question 11: When was Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) established?

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

Answer: D

Question 12: How many districts are there is Punjab?

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

Answer: C

Question 13: Who was the founder of Sikh religion?

  1. Guru Nanak Dev
  2. Guru Gobind Singh
  3. Guru Arjan Dev
  4. Guru Teg Bahadur

Answer: A

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Question 14: What is the percentage of agricultural (cultivated) land to the total land area of Punjab?

  1. 43%
  2. 67%
  3. 23%
  4. 82%

Answer: D

Question 15: Which of the following Punjabi folk dances is not a dance form for females?

  1. Jaago
  2. Jugni
  3. Giddha
  4. Kikli

Answer: C

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Question 16: Do you know the name of HIL (Hockey India League) team having the word Punjab in its name?

  1. Dabang Punjab
  2. Punjab Warriors
  3. Punjab Hockey XI
  4. Kings XI Punjab

Answer: B

Question 17: Who was the first woman Punjabi writer to get Sahitya Akademi Award?

  1. Prabhjot Kaur
  2. Amrita Pritam
  3. Dalip Kaur Tiwana
  4. Ajit Cour

Answer: B

Question 18: Who was the first chief minister of Punjab?

  1. Dr. Gopi Chand Bhargava
  2. S. Partap Singh Kairon
  3. S. Lachhman Singh Gill
  4. Shri Bhim Sen Sachar

Answer: A

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Question 19: Who is awarded by Padma Vibhushan Award from the Following?

  1. Bhai Veer Singh
  2. S. Parkash Singh Badal
  3. S. Partap Singh Kairon
  4. Satish Chander Dhawan

Answer:  B

Question 20: Which one of the following officer of Air Force is awarded by ‘Param Vir Chakra’?

  1. Dilbagh Singh
  2. Nirmal Jit Singh Sekhon
  3. Norman Anil Kumar Browne
  4. Pratap Chandra Lal

Answer:  B

Question 21: The total area of Punjab is:

  1. 10,992 square kilometers
  2. 21,231 square kilometers
  3. 50,362 square kilometers
  4. 8,756 square kilometers

Answer:  C

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Question 22: In Malwa and Doaba regions ____ river separates?

  1. Beas
  2. Jehlam
  3. Raavi
  4. Satluj

Answer:  D

Question 23: Which one of the following city of Punjab State was known as “Virat Ki Nagri”?

  1. Dasua
  2. Jalandhar
  3. Pathankot
  4. Sanghol

Answer:  A

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Question 24: Name of Education Minister of Punjab is:

  1. Bhagat Chunni Lal
  2. Dr. Daljit Singh Cheema
  3. S. Ajit Singh Kohar
  4. Sikander Singh Malooka

Answer:  B

Question 25: Firstly who establish the Sikh rule?

  1. Baba Banda Singh Bahadur
  2. Guru Gobind Singh
  3. Maharaja Ranjit Singh
  4. S. Hari Singh Nalua

Answer:  A

Question 26: Who became Most Frequently chief minister of Punjab?

  1. Gurdial Singh
  2. Lal Krishan Advani
  3. Parkash Singh Badal
  4. Shivraj V. Patil

Answer:  C

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Question 27: How many Seats of Lok Sabha are filled by the candidate of Punjab?

  1. 13
  2. 17
  3. 20
  4. 22

Answer:  A

Question 28: Chandigarh, is a capital of Punjab and ­­­­­­______ state.

  1. Haryana
  2. Himachal Pradesh
  3. Jammu and Kashmir
  4. Rajasthan

Answer:  A

Question 29: In Punjab highest number of cities and towns (counted together) are available in which district?

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

Answer:  A

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Question 30: When was the first election of Punjab Assembly held in independent India?

  1. 1947
  2. 1948
  3. 1950
  4. 1952

Answer:  D

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