Punjab General Knowledge MCQ GK Questions Answers


We have compiled some simple objective questions (mcq) related to Punjab GK. This information will be useful for anyone having an interest in Punjab. If you want to know about Punjab or you are someone having an interest in history, politics or current affairs of Punjab, then this page is for you. The questions presented here will help you to improve your general knowledge about Punjab. Do you think you have enough knowledge about general topics, let’s go through this online quiz of questions about the state of Punjab.


Q.1. Which state / union territory have been declared kerosene free from April 1, 2016?

(a) Rajasthan
(b) Delhi
(c) Chandigarh
(d) Goa

(c) Chandigarh


Q.2. Including all the villages and schools, the first state of the 4G network in the country?

(a) Punjab
(b) Haryana
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Jharkhand

(a) Punjab


Q.3. Which one of the following is state flower of Punjab?

(a) Lilium Candidum
(b) Rohira
(c) Lotus
(d) Noble Orchid

(a) Lilium Candidum


Q.4. Which one of the following is state animal of Punjab?

(a) Camel
(b) Red panda
(c) Blackbuck
(d) Deer

(c) Blackbuck


Q.5. Which one of the following is the state tree of Punjab?

(a) Sal
(b) Mango
(c) White teak
(d) Indian Rosewood

(d) Indian Rosewood


Q.6. The largest city of Punjab is

(a) Amritsar
(b) Ferozepur
(c) Ludhiana
(d) Jalandhar

(c) Ludhiana


Q.7. In old Temple Punjab sun-Temple was situated at

(a) Hoshiarpur
(b) Amritsar
(c) Peshawar
(d) Multan

(d) Multan


Q.8. Punjab leads in the production of Which citrus fruit

(a) Orange
(b) Lemon
(c) Grapes
(d) Kinnow

(d) Kinnow


Q.9. What are the fodder crops of Punjab

(a) Barley and gram
(b) Bajra and Jowar
(c) Maize and Jowar
(d) None of these

(b) Bajra and Jowar


Q.10. Total literacy rate of Punjab is

(a) 69.72%
(b) 69.69%
(c) 69.71%
(d) 76.7%

(d) 76.7%


Q.11. Sex Ration in Punjab is

(a) 933
(b) 877
(c) 893
(d) 970

(c) 893


Q.12. When was the Punjab annexation with the british Rule?

(a) 1829
(b) 1849
(c) 1839
(d) 1859

(b) 1849


Q.13. When was SGPC established in Punjab?

(a) 1970
(b) 1920
(c) 1922
(d) 1924

(b) 1920


Q.14. Which city is the Manchester of Punjab?

(a) Jalandhar
(b) Ludhiana
(c) Chandigarh
(d) Amritsar

(b) Ludhiana


Q.15. What is the old name of Punjab?

(a) Sapta Sindhu
(b) Sapta Rishi
(c) Sapta ABA
(d) Punj Ab

(a) Sapta Sindhu


Q.16. Which city was the capital of Punjab before India got independence?

(a) Chandigarh
(b) Amritsar
(c) Lahore
(d) Delhi

(c) Lahore


Q.17. Which is the biggest grain market of Punjab?

(a) Marinda
(b) Mansa
(c) Kotkpoora
(d) Khanna

(d) Khanna


Q.18. When was the treaty of Amritsar held on

(a) 1805
(b) 1806
(c) 1807
(d) 1809

(d) 1809


Q.19. When was the Punjab and Papsu meged?

(a) 1950
(b) 1952
(c) 1953
(d) 1956

(d) 1956


Q.20. Who is the Punjabi Poetess to get Jananpith Award?

(a) Ms. Amrita Shergil
(b) Ms. Amrita Pritam
(c) Dilip KaurTiwana
(d) Ms. Sharmila Panday

(a) Ms. Amrita Shergil


Q.21. How many divisions of Punjab State?

(a) 5
(b) 4
(c) 6
(d) 7

(a) 5


Q.22. What is the old name of Punjab?

(a) Sapta Sindhu
(b) Sapta Rishi
(c) Sapta-Aba
(d) Panj-Ab

(a) Sapta Sindhu


Q.23. Who was the first Chief Minister of Punjab?

(a) M. Ajit Singh
(b) Gurmel Singh
(c) Tota Singh
(d) Gopi Chand Bhargva

(d) Gopi Chand Bhargva


Q.24. How many Border State of Punjab?

(a) 3
(b) 4
(c) 5
(d) 6

(b) 4


Q.25. Who is the first IPS lady of Punjab?

(a) Ms. Surinder Kaur
(b) Bibi Jagir Kaur
(c) Ms. Rajinder Kaur
(d) Ms. Kiran Bedi

(d) Ms. Kiran Bedi


Q.26. In which year the current state of Punjab was created

(a) 1960
(b) 1966
(c) 1970
(d) 1972

(b) 1966


Q.27. Which one is the largest district by areawise in Punjab

(a) Hoshiarpur
(b) Gurdaspur
(c) Sangrur
(d) Firozpur

(d) Firozpur


Q.28. In which year the Battle of the Hydaspes was fought between Alexander and King Porus

(a) 312 BC
(b) 326 BC
(c) 335 BC
(d) 352 BC

(b) 326 BC


Q.29. Le Corbusier who was the architect of the India’s first planned city Chandigarh, was from

(a) England
(b) Canada
(c) Franch
(d) Holland

(c) Franch


Q.30. Who had established the Amritsar city

(a) Guru Ram Das
(b) Guru Amar Das
(c) Guru Arjan
(d) Guru Hargobind

(a) Guru Ram Das


Q.31. Which one is recognised as State Bird of Punjab

(a) Pigeon
(b) Baaz
(c) Koel
(d) Peacock

(b) Baaz


Q.32. In which year, the Amritsar city was founded

(a) 1574
(b) 1589
(c) 1592
(d) 1603

(a) 1574


Q.33. Who is known as the founder of the Sikh Empire

(a) Maha Singh
(b) Duleep Singh
(c) Kharak Singh
(d) Maharaja Ranjit Singh

(d) Maharaja Ranjit Singh


Q.34. The Akal Takht was built by

(a) Guru Nanak
(b) Guru Arjun Dev
(c) Guru Har Krishan
(d) Guru Hargobind

(d) Guru Hargobind


Q.35. The Panjab University was first established in

(a) 1942
(b) 1947
(c) 1951
(d) 1955

(b) 1947


Q.36. First Punjabi writer to received Jnanpith Award (Gyanpeeth Award)

(a) Amrita Pritam
(b) Gurdial Singh
(c) Surjit Paatar
(d) Khushwant Singh

(a) Amrita Pritam


Q.37. The leads of five rivers Punjab was named in Purans as

(a) The Brahmnad
(b) The Aeropious
(c) Devbhumi
(d) Panchand

(d) Panchand


Q.38. Punjab is Rich in

(a) Gold
(b) Coal
(c) The Rock Salt
(d) Oil

(c) The Rock Salt


Q.39. Which is the State Tree of Punjab?

(a) Shisham
(b) Deodar
(c) Banyan Tree
(d) Maple

(a) Shisham


Q.40. Which is the most popular game of Punjab?

(a) Hockey
(b) Kabaddi
(c) Kho-Kho
(d) Badminton

(b) Kabaddi


Q.41. The total number of seats of Punjab in lok sabha is

(a) 9
(b) 10
(c) 14
(d) 13

(d) 13


Q.42. The total number of seats of Punjab in Vidhan Sabha is

(a) 112
(b) 107
(c) 113
(d) 117

(d) 117


Q.43. The total number of seats of Punjab in Rajya Sabha is

(a) 9
(b) 10
(c) 7
(d) 12

(c) 7


Q.44. Who was the first chief Minister of Punjab?

(a) M.Ajit Singh
(b) Gurmel Singh
(c) Tota Singh
(d) Gopi Chand Bhargva

(d) Gopi Chand Bhargva


Q.45. Who was the first Governor of Punjab?

(a) MR. Chandu Lal Trivedi
(b) Bansilal
(c) Gopi Chand
(d) Amrinder Singh

(a) MR. Chandu Lal Trivedi


Q.46. Which one of the following is state bird of Punjab?

(a) Asian koel
(b) Northern Goshawk
(c) Indian roller
(d) Hill myna

(b) Northern Goshawk


Q.47. What is the total area of Punjab state?

(a) 60,362 Sq.Km
(b) 50,362 Sq. Km
(c) 52,336 Sq.Km
(d) 40,663 Sq.Km

(b) 50,362 Sq. Km


Q.48. Which one of the following is the smallest district of Punjab State?

(a) Patiala
(b) Rupnagar
(c) Fathegarh
(d) Gurdaspur

(c) Fathegarh


Q.49. The musical instrument played by Guru Nanak’s faithful attendant Mardana was

(a) Rabab
(b) Tanpura
(c) Sitar
(d) Veena

(a) Rabab


Q.50. Who is the longest serving Chief Minister of Punjab

(a) Darbara Singh
(b) Parkash Singh Badal
(c) Beant Singh
(d) Amarinder Singh

(b) Parkash Singh Badal


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