Thursday, February 16, 2012

Allahabad Quiz - 1

1. What was the old name of Allahabad?

2. Which three rivers converge in Allahabad making it a place of Triveni Sangam?
[A]Ganges, Yamuna, Saraswati
[B]Yamuna, Saraswati, Brahmaputra
[C]Ganges, Yamuna, Brahmaputra
[D]None of the above

3. According to Hindu mythology Allahabad is believed to be the place where one of the Hindu GOD attended a sacrificial ritual. Who is HE?

4. Allahabad(Ilahabad) was renamed from the ancient name of Prayaga by which Mughal emperor?

5. When was Allahabad University, 4th oldest university in India, establishd?
[A]23 Nov 1888
[B]20 Sep 1889
[C]24 Aug 1881
[D]23 Sep 1887

6. Allahabad witnessed the largest human gathering anywhere in the world with more than 70 million people for the last Kumbh Mela festival. When was it held?

7. Which of the following bollywood personality has its birth place in Allahabad?
[C]Amitabh Bachhan
[D]Shahrukh Khan

8. Who among the following Prime Ministers of India was born in Allahabad?
[A]Jawahar Lal Nehru
[B]H D Devegowda
[C]Manmohan Singh
[D]None of the above

9. As per 2011 census, Allahabad stands at which place in terms of most populous city in India?

10. In which year Municipal Corporation of Allahabad (also called Allahabad Nagar Nigam) came into existence?

11. Where Jawahar Planetarium is located in Allahabad?
[A]Civil Lines
[B]Inside Alfred Park
[C]Inside Anand Bhawan
[D]Inside Minto Park

12. India's first cable stayed four lane road bridge in India was buit in Allahabad on which river?

13. What is the name of lone open university of Uttar Pradesh situated in Allahabad?
[B]Uttar Pradesh B R Ambedkar Open University
[C]Uttar Pradesh Rajarshi Tandon Open University
[D]Uttar Pradesh Jyotiba Phule Open University

14. Which of the following company has its manufacturing unit in Naini, Allahabad?
[C]Baidyanath Ayurved
[D]Himalaya Ayurved

15. It is the largest bookstore chain in India and is headquartered in Allahabad. The chain was founded by Emile Moreau, a French author, and TK Bannerjee, an Indian businessman in Allahabad. Name the bookstore chain.
[A]A H Wheeler & Co
[B]Upkar Prakashan
[C]Pustak Mahal

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