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Punjab General Knowledge 2021

The only stock exchange of Punjab is located in which city?

Answer: Ludhiana

Which river flows along the international boundry of India and Pakistan in Gurdaspur district of Punjab?

Answer: Ravi

Which of the following Punjabi folk dances is not a dance form for males?

Answer: Sammi

Shiv Kumar Batalvi got Sahitya Akademi Award for which book?

Answer: Loona

Which musical instrument is used by Dhadies , Who sing traditional ballads of brave warriors and heroes drawn from Sikh History ?

Answer: Dhad

Which town of Punjab is known as ‘Guru Ki Kashi’?

Answer:  Talwandi Sabo

Which river divides the Malwa and Doaba regions of Punjab?

Answer: Satluj

Which is the smallest district of Punjab?

Answer: Pathankot

There is a railway link between New Delhi and Lahore (Pakistan). On this route, which is the last railway station on Indian side?

Answer:  Attari

There is a village in Punjab known as Nursery of Hockey Olympians. What is the name of that village?

Answer:  Sansarpur

Arasi’ is an ornament of which part of body ?

Answer: Hand

The international border between India-Pakistan along Punjab is known as which line?

Answer:  Radcliffe Line

Who is the current Chief Minister(CM) of Punjab ?

Answer : Amarinder Singh(Political party- Indian National Congress)

Who is the current Governor of Punjab ?

Answer : Vijayendra Pal Singh Badnore

Who is the current Finance Minister of Punjab as of 2017?

Answer : Manpreet Singh Badal

Who is the current Technical Education Minister of Punjab as of 2017?

Answer : Charanjit Singh Channi

Who is the current Higher Education and School Education Minister of Punjab as of 2016-2017?

Answer : Aruna Chaudhary

Who is the first female Chief Minister of Punjab?

Answer : Rajinder Kaur Bhattal

Who is the Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister of Punjab as of 2017?

Answer : Navjot Singh Sidhu, Indian cricketer

Which Punjabi personality became the 13th Indian Prime Minister before Narendra Modi?

Answer : Manmohan Singh

Who is the 10th Chief Minister of Punjab?

Answer : Beant Singh(1992-1995)

Who is the 2nd Chief Minister of Punjab?

Answer : Bhim Sen Sachar

Who was the first Punjabi woman to win Sahitya Akademi Award in 1956?

Answer : Amrita Pritam for Magnum Opus

Which Indian Punjabi Musician was honoured Padma Shri in 1967?

Answer : Mohammed Rafi

List of important Museums in Punjab:-

Ans:- There are many Museums  in Punjab but below are the nine important ones:

  1. Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum – Amritsar.
  2. Anglo Sikh War Memorial – Ferozepur
  3. Sanghol Museum – Fatehgarh Sahib
  4. Rural Museum – Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana
  5. Govt. Museum – Hoshiarpur
  6. Guru Teg Bahadur Museum – Anandpur Sahib.
  7. Museum of Armory & Chandeliers, Qila Mubarak – Patiala.
  8. Sports Museum – National Institute of Sports, Patiala
  9. Art Gallery – Shish Mahal, Patiala

 List of fairs and festivals of Punjab with location of celebration?

Ans:- Punjab is a state where fairs and festivals are celebrated with full spirit. Below are the names of famous fairs and festivals of Punjab:-

  1. Maghi Mela – Muktsar
  2. Rural Olympic – Kila Raipur, Ludhiana
  3. Fair of Light – Jagraon, Ludhiana
  4. Jarag Mela – Pail Village, Ludhiana
  5. Kisan Mela – PAU, Ludhiana
  6. Chhapar Mela – Ludhiana
  7. Mela Gadri Babian Da – Desh Bhagat Yadgaar Hall, Jalandhar
  8. Baba Sodal Mela – Jalandhar
  9. Harballabh Classical Music Fest – Devi Talab Temple, Jalandhar
  10. Hola Mohalla – Shri Anandpur Sahib
  11. Urs of Sheikh Ahmed, Rauza Sarif – Sirhind
  12. Shaheedi Jor Mela – Sirhind
  13. Shaikh Farid Fair – Faridkot
  14. Vaisakhi Fair – Talwandi Sabo, Amritsar

How many Municipal Corporations are there in Punjab?

Answer: There are total 10 Municipal Corporation of Punjab. The list of all 10 Municipal Corporation of Punjab is as under:

  1. Ludhiana
  2. Patiala
  3. Amritsar
  4. Jalandhar
  5. Bhathinda
  6. Mohali
  7. Pathankot
  8. Moga
  9. Phagwara
  10. Hoshiarpur

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List of important forts in Punjab:-

Ans:- Punjab was the favourable place for many kings and rulers. So there are many forts in Punjab. Below is the list of major forts of Punjab:

  1. Gobindgarh Fort- Amritsar
  2. Bathinda Fort – Bathinda
  3. Qila Mubark – Faridkot Fort
  4. Qila Mubark – Patiala
  5. Anandpur Sahib Fort – Rupnagar
  6. Phillaur Fort – Ludhiana
  7. Shahpur Kandi Fort – Pathankot

Names of Panj Takhts of Punjab:-


  1. Akal Takht Sahib – Amritsar
  2. Takht Sri Damdama Sahib – Talwandi (Guru ki kashi)
  3. Takht Sri Keshgarh Sahib – Anandpur Sahib
  4. Takht Sri Hazur Sahib – Nanded (Maharastra)
  5. Takht Sri Patna Sahib – Patna (Bihar)

The ruler of Punjab during first and second Anglo-Sikh wars was

Answer: Dalip Singh

Kamagata Maru’ was Name of a :

Answer: Ship

When did the British annex Punjab ?

Answer: March 1849

How many districts are there in the state ?

Ans – 22

Which is the largest city of Punjab ?


What is the state animal of Punjab ?

Ans – Black buck

What is the state Game ?

Ans – Kabaddi ( In Circle )

What is the state animal of Punjab?

Answer : Blackbuck

 What symbolise the state bird of Punjab?

Answer : Baaz

 Which symbolise the state dance of Punjab?

Answer : Bhangra, Giddha

How many writing scripts are there in Punjabi language?

Answer : There are two categories in Punjabi language are used. One is Gurmukhi and other is Shahmukhi

Which country uses Punjabi as their third most spoken native language?

Answer : Canada uses Punjabi after English and French

Which are the major dialects of Punjabi language?

Answer : Majhi, Powadhi, Pothohari, Malwai, Multani, Doabi

Which region of Punjab known by Steel Town?

Answer : Mandi Gobindgarh, Fatehgarh Sahib district

Which is the largest city in Punjab?

Answer: Ludhiana

Which country shares a border to the west of Punjab?

Answer : Pakistan on west

State of Haryana lies to which direction of Punjab?

Answer : South

What rivers flows within Pathankot district?

Answer : Beas and Ravi river

Shalimar garden is seen at which city of Punjab?

Answer : Kapurthala

Moti Bagh Palace is located in which city of Punjab?

Answer : Patiala

Where the Shamsher Khan’s tomb located at?

Answer : Gurdaspur

Anandpur Sahib is famous for which thing?

Answer : Virasat-e-Khalsa

Kila Raipur is located near which city in Punjab?

Answer : Ludhiana

how many districts in Punjab?

Answer : 22 Districts

Who was the ‘Rajpramukh’ of PEPSU at the time of its Creation in 1948 ?

Answer: Yadavindra Singh

Gugga Naumi Fair is held in the month of ?

Answer: Bhadon

Where is the ‘Gadri Babian da mela’ held ?

Answer: Jalandhar

where the biggest art gallery of punjab located ?


Largest city of Punjab ?


What is the state tree of Punjab ?

Answer: Shisham

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