India questions This is a list of recently added questions about India. Play India quiz and see all the questions. Which country has the largest number of English speakers?India's English-speaking population has surpassed that of the United States and the United Kingdom. It is estimated that about a third of India's population of over a billion people has the ability to carry on a conversation in English.Created by: modassircountries riddles »very hard 35% United statesUnited states286IndiaIndia265ChinaChina59United KingdomUnited Kingdom147 What is the second most spoken language in India (by number of native speakers)?Bengali. Number of native speakers is highest for Hindi (41.1% people) followed by Bengali (8.11%), Telugu (7.19%), Marathi (6.99%), Tamil (5.91%), Urdu(5.01%).Created by: Palash Chakrabortylanguages riddles »hard 42% TamilTamil46MarathiMarathi40BengaliBengali232UrduUrdu224 What is the national aquatic animal of India?Dolphin. Gangetic dolphin (Platanista gangetica) is found in the holy Ganga River. It is said to represent purity, as it can only survive in pure and fresh water.Created by: piyushsymbols riddles »hard 49% DolphinDolphin612Whale Whale 222SharkShark63EgretEgret336 What does the name of Brahmaputra river literally mean?Son of Brahma. While most rivers on the Indian subcontinent have female names, this river has a rare male name, as it means "son of Brahma" in Sanskrit (putra means "son").Created by: globalquiz.orgrivers riddles »hard 47% Lord BrahmaLord Brahma579Water of BrahmaWater of Brahma613Son of BrahmaSon of Brahma1773Large cold riverLarge cold river776 What gave the name to the indium chemical element?Indigo dye. In 1863, the German chemists Ferdinand Reich and Hieronymous Theodor Richter found a blue line in the spectrum of tested minerals. As no element was known with a bright blue emission, they concluded a new element was present, and they named it from the indigo color in its spectrum.Created by: Luca Biaggichemical elements riddles »hard 44% country of Indiacountry of India943city of Indianapoliscity of Indianapolis471Indigo dyeIndigo dye2159its chemical indifferenceits chemical indifference1241 What sport is that?Cricket is very popular in India and Pakistan, and families and teenagers play numerous variants of the game in suburban yards or narrow streets. The rules are often improvised to adapt the game to limited space or limited number of players: e.g. it may be agreed that fielders can catch the ball with one hand after one bounce and claim a wicket. Created by: globalquiz.orgsport riddles »very easy 80% baseballbaseball167cricketcricket3959croquetcroquet429softballsoftball379 What is muslin made of?Cotton. Muslin is a delicate cotton fabric. It has been imported to Europe from India since the Roman times. A legend has it that an ounce of muslin used to sell in Rome for an ounce of gold. The word "Muslin" is derived from the ancient port town "Maisolos", today Machilipatnam in Andra Pradesh, India.Created by: Kate Pierrickfabrics riddles »hard 43% cottoncotton1486silksilk1491synthetic fiberssynthetic fibers213woolwool252 Who was the first European navigator to reach India?Vasco da Gama. The sum of the distances covered in the outward and return voyages made this expedition the longest ocean voyage ever made until then, longer than the circumference of the Earth. Created by: Kantapat Rassameehistory of India riddles »hard 58% Christopher ColumbusChristopher Columbus578Bartolomeu DiasBartolomeu Dias907Ferdinand MagellanFerdinand Magellan1201Vasco da GamaVasco da Gama3817 Which word is used as the name of India in India's local languages?Bharat. The geographical term Bharat is recognised by the Constitution of India as an official name for the country. It is is used by many Indian languages in its variations (Bhārat in Hindi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Konkani and Marathi; Bharôt in Assamese and Bengali etc.). The eponym of Bharat is Bharata, a theological figure that Hindu scriptures describe as a legendary emperor of ancient India.Created by: globalquiz.orggeography of India riddles »hard 41% BharatBharat2742HindiHindi1839IndiaIndia727There is no such termThere is no such term1280 In 1947, British Indian Empire was partitioned into the Dominion of Pakistan and the Union of India. What was the division line based upon?Religious lines between Hindu and Muslim. British India was partitioned along religious lines into two states: the Muslim-majority Dominion of Pakistan (comprising what is now the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the People's Republic of Bangladesh) and the Hindu-majority Union of India (later the Republic of India). This led to mass rioting amongst Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs. About twelve million refugees moved between the newly founded nations.Created by: ex-terminatorAsia riddles »hard 53% watershed areas of Ganges and Induswatershed areas of Ganges and Indus1180religious lines between Hindu and Muslimreligious lines between Hindu and Muslim356938th parallel38th parallel1231language lineslanguage lines741 Play India quiz and see all the questions.