Chandigarh GK Questions and Answers

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Chandigarh GK Questions and Answers

Questions: Who designed the city of Chandigarh?

Ans. Le Corbusier

Questions: Under which national scheme, the central Government has recently sanctioned 670 electric buses to Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat and Chandigarh?


Questions: The newly inaugurated DNA analysis centre in Chandigarh was established under which fund?

Ans. Nirbhaya Fund

Questions: Who was known as the “Miracle Mom from Chandigarh”?

Ans. Man Kaur

Questions: In which year, Chandigarh was declared as Union Territory

Ans. 1966

Question: Where is the Sikh Heritage Complex developed?

Ans. Anandpur Sahib

Question: In which Anglo-Sikh War Lord Dalhousie annexed Punjab?

Ans. Second

Question: Which is the principal cause of soil damage in Punjab and Haryana?

Ans. Salinity and water-logging

Question: Who is the author of the book “The Legacy of Militancy in Punjab: Long Road to Normalcy”?

Ans. Dona Suri

Question: Maharaja Ranjit Singh belonged to which misls of Punjab?

Ans. Sukerchakia Misl

Question: Who is the first person from Punjab to conferred with Padma Vibhushan award?

Ans. Harbaksh Singh

Question: Punjab was divided into how many Subas during the reign of Maharaja Ranjit Singh?

Ans. 4

Question: In 1956, Amrita Pritam won the Sahitya Akademi Award for?

Ans. Sunehe

Question: The Punjab Land Alienation Act was passed in which year?

Ans. 1900

Question: First Anglo-Sikh war was fought in the year?

Ans. 1845-46

Question: During the sixth century BCE the economic and political activity shifted from the North-West, Punjab, Haryana, and Western UP to which area?

Ans. Ganga Basin

Question: Who is the first IPS lady of Punjab?

Ans. Ms. Kiran Bedi

Question: Who was the editor of the newspaper “Punjab Kesari”?

Ans. Lala Jagat Narayan

Question: Which is the first Punjabi film to won National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Punjabi?

Ans. Chaudhari Karnail Singh

Question: “Cova Punjab” mobile app launched by the Punjab government is aimed to spread awareness on which disease?

Ans. Corona virus

Question: When the Punjab Cricket Team won the Ranji Trophy tournament final?

Ans. 1992–93

Question: The Qissa of “Heer Ranjha” was written by?

Ans. Waris Shah

Question: Muhammad Ghori conquered Punjab and Lahore during which period?

Ans. 1179–1186 CE

Question: The Hola Mohalla festival is celebrated for how many days?

Ans. 3

Question: Which style of Kabaddi is known as “Punjabi Kabaddi”?

Ans. Circle style of kabaddi

Question: Which Sikh Guru had aided Kashmiri Hindus in avoiding conversion to Islam and was arrested and confronted by Aurangzeb?

Ans. Guru Tegh Bahadur

Question: In which state/UT, the headquarters of Punjab National Bank (PNB) are situated?

Ans. Delhi

Question: Which one is recognised the official mammal of Punjab?

Ans. Blackbuck

Question: Which is the biggest grain market of Punjab?

Ans. Khanna

Question: Total number of Rajya Sabha seats from Punjab is?

Ans. 7

Question: When was the Punjab and Papsu meged?

Ans. 1956

Question: Who is the longest serving Chief Minister of Punjab?

Ans. Parkash Singh Badal

Question: How many divisions of Punjab State?

Ans. 5

Question: Who is the first Governor of Punjab?

Ans. Chandulal Madhavlal Trivedi

Question: Who was the first Chief Minister of Punjab?

Ans. Gopi Chand Bhargva

Question: The region between the Sutlej and Beas is called?

Ans. Doaba

Question: Which Indus Valley site is located in Montogomery (Punjab) in Pakistan?

Ans. Harappa

Question: The musical instrument played by Guru Nanak’s faithful attendant Mardana was?

Ans. Rabab

Question: Who among the following was the founder of Sikh empire in Punjab?

Ans. Ranjit Singh

Question: The Khalsa Panth was established in which year?

Ans. 1699

Question: Who returned the Knighthood conferred on him by the British Government as a token of protest against the atrocities in Punjab in 1919?

Ans. Rabindra Nath Tagore

Question: Which one is the smallest district of Punjab in terms of area?

Ans. Pathankot

Question: The birth anniversary of which Indian freedom fighter was celebrated on January 28, who was also called as ‘Punjab Kesari’?

Ans. Lala Lajpat Rai

Question: The Panjab University was first established in?

Ans. 1947

Question: When the annexation of Punjab took place by the British?

Ans. 1849

Question: The Akal Takht was built by?

Ans. Guru Hargobind

Question: Who was the Brigadier-General of Punjab who ordered troops of the British Indian Army to fire on unarmed Indian civilians in Jallianwala Bagh?

Ans. Reginald Dyer

Question: In which year, the Amritsar city was founded?

Ans. 1574

Question: The Punjab branch of the Qadiris was founded by which of the following saint?

Ans. Sayyid Muhammad Halabi Uchhi

Question: Who had established the Amritsar city?

Ans. Guru Ram Das

Questions: Sukhna Wildlife Sanctuary was declared a wildlife sanctuary in

Ans. 1998

Questions: Which one is the official language of Chandigarh

Ans. English

Questions: In which year Chandigarh declared as the first smoke-free city of India

Ans. 2007

Questions: Chandigarh was formally inaugurated by India’s first president, Rajendra Prasad on

Ans. 1953

Questions: In which year, Chandigarh’s Capitol Complex was declared as World Heritage site by UNESCO

Ans. 2016

Questions: Who is the first administrator of Chandigarh

Ans. Mohinder Singh Randhawa

Questions: From which year, the Governor of Punjab has acted as the administrator of Chandigarh

Ans. 1984

Questions: Which one is recognised as the official fruit of Chandigarh

Ans. Mango

Questions: Which one was the temporary capital of East Punjab until Chandigarh was completed

Ans. Shimla