Punjab GK Questions for PPSC Examinations

1. The Punjab National Bank (PNB) has signed an agreement with which telecom company to roll out open mobile wallet Speedpay?

[A] Vodafone India
[B] BSNL
[C] Reliance Jio
[D] Idea Cellular

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2. 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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3. Which of the following city of Punjab was known as Ramdaspur?

[A] Patiala
[B] Amritsar
[C] Jalandhar
[D] Ludhiana

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4. 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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5. Who among the following members of State Reorganisation Commission in 1953 was not in favour of merger of Himachal Pradesh with Punjab?

[A] Justice Fazi Ali
[B] K.M Panikar
[C] H.N Kunzru
[D] None of the above

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6. 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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7. 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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8. Regarding distribution of the Scheduled Tribe Population in India, consider the following statements:
1. Among states and Union territories, the maximum share of tribal population in total population is of Madhya Pradesh
2. Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Odisha account for more than half of total tribal population of India
3. There are no scheduled tribes in Punjab and Haryana Which among the above is / are correct statements?

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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9. Consider the following Canals of India with their connecting states:

  1. Munak Canal – Haryana and Delhi
  2. Indira Gandhi Canal – Punjab and Rajasthan
  3. Buckingham Canal – Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka
  4. Narmada Canal – Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat

Which of the above are correctly matched?

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1, 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

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10. Consider the following pairs of Indian martial arts with states where they are practised:

  1. Gatka martial art – Punjab
  2. Mardani khel – Maharashtra
  3. Kathi Samu – Andhra Pradesh

Which of the above is/are correct?

[A] 1 & 2 Only
[B] 3 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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