General Studies of Punjab MCQs | Punjab GK Objective Question Bank for PPSC Exams

General Studies of Punjab MCQs | Punjab GK Objective Question Bank for PPSC and other exams: Punjab General Knowledge Questions for Punjab Public Service Commission Exams.

Punjab GK & Current Affairs for PPSC Examinations: Punjab General Studies – Punjab History, Geography, Polity, Culture and Economy Multiple Choice Questions for all Punjab Examinations.

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Most important Punjab GK Multiple Choice Questions covered from the following mentioned topics:

History of Punjab

Art, Culture, Literature and Heritage of Punjab

Geography of Punjab

Political and Administrative System of Punjab

Economy of Punjab

Current Affairs of Punjab, India & World (Major Contemporary Events and Issues of Punjab, India & World)

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General Studies of Punjab MCQs | Punjab GK Objective

Q. Which state is Punjab bordered by to the south?

(A) Himachal Pradesh

(B) Haryana

(C) Jammu and Kashmir

(D) Rajasthan

Answer: B

Q. What is the official language of Punjab?

(A) Hindi

(B) Punjabi

(C) Urdu

(D) Gurmukhi

Answer: B

Q. Which river does not flow through Punjab?

(A) Sutlej

(B) Beas

(C) Ravi

(D) Yamuna

Answer: D

Q. Which religious group is dominant in Punjab?

(A) Christians

(B) Hindus

(C) Sikhs

(D) Muslims

Answer: C

Q. What is the area of Punjab in square kilometers?

(A) 50,362

(B) 30,362

(C) 10,000

(D) 70,000

Answer: A

Q. What is the population of Punjab in millions?

(A) 27

(B) 10

(C) 15

(D) 35

Answer: A

Q. Which Indian state is Punjab’s state capital located in?

(A) Jammu and Kashmir

(B) Rajasthan

(C) Chandigarh

(D) Haryana

Answer: D

Q. What is the historical name of Punjab?

(A) Haryana

(B) Rajasthan

(C) Panchanada

(D) Pentapotamía

Answer: C

Q. In Punjab the sites of Palaeolithic Age are found in the valley of river?

(1) Soan

(2) Ravi

(3) Betwa

(4) Sutlej

Ans: (1)

Q. No sites of ………… Age in Punjab has discovered so far.

(1) Paleolithic

(2) Mesolithic

(3) Neolithic

(4) Both (1) and (2)

Ans: (2)

Q. Which Stone Age’s sites are discovered in Daulatpur, Dher, Majra and Hoshiarpur?

(1) Palaeolithic Age

(2) Mesolithic Age

(3) Neolithic Age

(4) None of the above

Ans: (1)

Q. Where in Punjab a settlement of protohistoric period was found?

(1) Chandigarh

(2) Rampura

(3) Nalagarh

(4) None of the above

Ans: (1)

Q. Which of the following is/are features of the Neolithic settlements in the Punjab?

(1) A notable advance in agriculture.

(2) Use of shell, semi-precious stones and metals for ornaments.

(3) Use of the two-wheel ox-cart.

(4) All of the above

Ans: (4)

Q. the most common features of all Indus valley sites are?

(1) Elaborate drainage system and use of baked bricks

(2) Desert and zoological features

(3) Building and burial system

(4) Climate, flora and fauna

Ans: (1)

Q. Harappan civilisation belongs to which of the following periods?

(1) Stone Age period

(2) Bronze Age period

(3) Copper Age period

(4) Iron Age period

Ans: (2)

Q. Which of the following is/are the outermost sites of the settlements of the urban Harappan culture?

(1) Manda

(2) Ropar

(3) Chandigarh

(4) All of the above

Ans: (4)

Q. Features of the urban Harappan culture found in Punjab is/are?

(1) Wheel made pottery of distinctive kind

(2) Planned cities and towns

(3) Standard weight and seals bearing a script

(4) All of the above

Ans: (4)

Q. Kotla Nihang Khan in Rupnagar district was discovered in?

(1) 1928

(2) 1920

(3) 1929

(4) 1930

Ans: (3)

Q. Who excavated the Harappan remains at Rupnagar of Punjab?

(1) YD Sharma

(2) Daya Ram Sahni

(3) Rakhal Das Bandopadhyay

(4) None of them

Ans: (1)

Q. Arrange the following rulers of Punjab chronologically:

1. Huns

2. Palas

3. Mauryan

4. Indo-Greek


(1) 3, 4, 2, 1

(2) 1, 2, 3, 4

(3) 3, 4, 1, 2

(4) 4, 3, 2, 1

Ans: (4)

Q. Name some tribal republics of Vedic period

(1) Trigartas, Kulutas, Malanas

(2) Kunindas, Yakdeyas

(3) Huns, Shakas

(4) Both (1) and (2)

Ans: (4)

Q. Which of the following ruler of Indo-Greek established independent kingdom centred at Taxila and later moved his capital to Sakala, modern Sialkot of Punjab?

(1) Menander

(2) Demetros II

(3) Demetros I

(4) None of them

Ans: (1)

Q. The discussion between King Menander who ruled Punjab (160-140 BCE) and Buddhist philosopher, Nagasena has been compiled in?

(1) Dipavamsa

(2) Mahavamsa

(3) Milindapanha

(4) None of these

Ans: (3)

Q. Who wrote the famous Sanskrit play ‘Mudrarakshasa, Which is a valuable source of the history of Punjab?

(1) Kalidasa

(2) Bhavabhuti

(3) Kalhana

(4) Visakhadatta

Ans: (4)

Q. The war between Chandragupta Maurya and Nanda King is described in?

 (1) Dipavamsa

(2) Puranas

(3) Mudrarakshasa

(4) None of these

Ans: (3)

Q. Which of the following script was introduced in the Western Part (Punjab) by the Mauryan emperor Asoka through his inscriptions?

(1) Greek

(2) Kharosthi

(3) Sanskrit

(4) Brahmi

Ans: (2)

Q. Deimachus, a Greek ambassador, visited Punjab during the time of?

(1) Chandragupta Maurya

(2) Bindusara

(3) Ashoka

(4) Kunal

Ans: (2)

Q. Name the king who captured Punjab from the Mauryas and established Sunga dynasty.

(1) Heraios

(2) Kujula Kadphises

(3) Pushyamitra Sunga

(4) None of them

Ans: (3)

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