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GK Questions: Indian Geography(Surnames) – Set 5

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  1. City of pearls is nickname of ……………………………
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.Hyderabad
    Explanation :
    Hyderabad historically known as a pearl and diamond trading centre, and it continues to be known as the City of Pearls

  2. …………………………. is surname of  Andhra Pradesh
    1.State of five rivers
    2.Egg bowls of Asia
    3.Garden city of India
    4.Pink city
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.Egg bowls of Asia
    Explanation :
    The state is also a largest producer of eggs in the country and hence, it is nicknamed as “Egg Bowl of Asia”

  3. ………………… is also known as Steel city of India
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Jamshedpur
    Explanation :
    Jamshedpur has several nicknames, including “Industrial capital of Jharkhand” , “Steel City” “Tatanagar” after the name of its railway station or simply “Tata” in deference to the presence of Tata companies.

  4. Which of the following is nickname of  Ahmedabad ?
    1.Heaven of India
    2.Boston of India
    3.City of weavers
    4.Deccan Queen
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.Boston of India
    Explanation :
    Ahmedabad is known as the Boston of India. Ahmedabad also called as Amdavad is the largest city and former capital of the western Indian state of Gujarat. It is the administrative headquarters of the Ahmedabad district and the seat of the Gujarat High Court.

  5. Which river is called as Dakshin Ganga ?
    1.The Yamuna
    2.The Godavari
    3.The Narmadha
    4.The Ganga
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.The Godavari
    Explanation :
    The Godavari River is known as ‘Dakshina Ganga’ .It forms the largest river basin in the peninsula as the Ganga in the north.

  6. ………………… is the surname of Bangalore
    1.Garden city of India
    2.Electronic city of India
    3.Space city
    4.Sillicon Valley of India
    5.All of these
    Answer – 5.All of these
    Explanation :
    Bangalore  is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka.Bangalore is also known as Garden city of India or Electronic city of India or Sillicon Valley of India or Space city

  7. Which of the following is true ?
    1.City of  temples – Varanasi
    2.City of festival – Chennai
    3.City of lakes – Raipur
    4.City of weavers – Cochin
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.City of  temples – Varanasi
    Explanation :
    Varanasi is a city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh dating to the 11th century B.C.E. Regarded as the spiritual capital of India, the city draws pilgrims who bathe in the River Ganges’ sacred waters and perform funeral rites. Along its winding streets are some 2,000 temples hence it is called as City of  temples

  8. Which of the following is nickname of Cochin ?
    1.Queen of Arabian Sea
    2.Heaven of India
    3.Soya Region
    4.City of Nawabs
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Queen of Arabian Sea
    Explanation :
    Cochin is Known as the Queen of the Arabian Sea, Kochi was an important spice trading centre on the west coast of India from the 14th century. Occupied by the Portuguese in 1503, Kochi was the first of the European colonies in colonial India.

  9. …………………….. river is called as Sacred River
    1.The Yamuna
    2.The Godavari
    3.The Narmadha
    4.The Ganga
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.The Ganga
    Explanation :
    The Ganga is a trans-boundary river of Asia which flows through the nations of  India  and  Bangladesh. The 2,525 km (1,569 mi) river rises in the western Himalayas in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, The Ganga is the most sacred river to Hindus.

  10. Which of the following city is called as City Of  Joy?
    4.J & K
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Kolkata
    Explanation :
    Kolkata is known for its literary, artistic, and revolutionary heritage, as the former capital of India.It was the birthplace of modern Indian literary, artistic thought and it is rightly called the “City of Joy” for the exuberance and vitality it exudes.