Punjab GK Questions for PPSC Examinations

1. Which bollywood personality has been honoured with the Living Legend Lifetime award by the Punjab Association?

[A] Kamini Kaushal
[B] Amitabh Bachchan
[C] Dilip Kumar
[D] Shatrughan Sinha

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2. KPS Gill, who was known for rooting out militancy from Punjab, was belonged to which state?

[A] Haryana
[B] Punjab
[C] Himachal Pradesh
[D] Chhattisgarh

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3. Punjab J-34 is the variety of which among the following crops in India?

[A] Cotton
[B] Wheat
[C] Rice
[D] Sugar cane

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4. Which among the following state / union territory got birth with the Punjab Reorganization Act of 1966?

[A] Haryana
[B] Hiamchal Pradesh
[C] Chandigarh
[D] None of the above

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5. Which among the following is a common industry in Bhadravati (Karnataka) , Churk (Uttar Pradesh), Dalmianagar (Bihar), Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh), Okha (Gujarat), Sawai Madhopur (Rajasthan) & Surajpur (Punjab)?

[A] Automobiles
[B] Textiles
[C] Cement
[D] Steel

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6. Consider the following:

  1. Firozabad (UP)
  2. Bhagalpur (Bihar)
  3. Jalandhar (Punjab )
  4. Sanganer (Rajasthan)
  5. Kachh (Gujarat )

Which among the following is the correct set of products for which the above places are famous?

[A] Glass Bangles, Silk, Sports material, Hand Block Printing, Salt
[B] Brassware, Cotton, Hosiery Items, Hand Block Printing, Salt
[C] Spices, Sweets, Sports material, Hand Block Printing, Salt
[D] Glass Bangles, Wood items, Sports material, Handicrafts, Salt

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7. Who among the following was the founder of Sikh empire in Punjab?

[A] Ranjit Singh
[B] Duleep Singh
[C] Sardar Maha Singh
[D] Kharak Singh

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8. Who among the following became the first chief commissoner of Punjab?

[A] Lord Dalhousie
[B] Sir John Lawrence
[C] Sir Henry Lawrence
[D] Sir Frederick Currie

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9. In which year Lord Dalhousie annexed Punjab?

[A] 1847
[B] 1848
[C] 1849
[D] 1850

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10. Who was the editor of the newspaper “Punjab Kesari”?

[A] Lala Jagat Narayan
[B] Motilal Nehru
[C] Sardar Ajit Singh
[D] Both 1 & 2

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