2. Quiz about India

Work in groups.

Each group adds a question to the quiz using the following link for inspiration (Take no longer than 5 minutes): http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/country_profiles/1154019.stm.

Then answer as many questions in your group as you can in 10 minutes and find a winner. You may use the internet but remember your time limit.


a) What is the capital of India? (New Delhi, Mumbai, Sydney, Bangalore)

b) What is the national animal of India? (lion, tiger, peacock, elephant)

c) In which year did India win her struggle for freedom and independence? (1932, 1947, 1950, 1967)

d) What was the name of the freedom fighter of India who chose non-violence as his main weapon? (Indira Gandhi, Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Pratibha Patil)

e) Which is the longest river in India? (The actual length in India) (the Indus, the Ganges, the Brahmaputhra, the Son)

f) What are the official languages of India? (English, Hindi, Bengali, Sanskrit)

g) Which city is called "Bollywood City" in India? (Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Raipur)

h) Which of the following statements is true? A. India is a monarchy B. India is an empire C. India is the world’s largest democracy D. India is a dictatorship


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