10 most difficult India riddles A list of ten (out of 41) India related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly India quiz which river flows through DelhiYamuna. The Yamuna river was the historical boundary between Punjab and UP, and its flood plains provide fertile alluvial soil suitable for agriculture but are prone to recurrent floods. The Yamuna, a sacred river in Hinduism, is the only major river flowing through Delhi.very hard 17% IndusIndus26%YamunaYamuna17%GangesGanges49%RaviRavi7%Created by: Normans. Statistics based on 726 answers in 2 languages »rivers riddles » Which of these religions is the least popular in India?Buddhism. Indian Buddhism peaked in the 3rd century BC, during the reign of Asoka the Great, who patronised Buddhism following his conversion. He sent missionaries abroad, allowing Buddhism to spread across Asia. However, Indian Buddhism declined constantly following the loss of royal patronage, and today only 0.8% of Indian population are Buddhists.very hard 25% HinduismHinduism4%BuddhismBuddhism25%ChristianityChristianity54%IslamIslam16%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3546 answers in 4 languages »Buddhism riddles » Which river flows into the Arabian Sea?Indus rises in the Himalayas and flows southwards into the Arabian Sea. Other large rivers of the Indian subcontinent: Ganges or Brahmaputra, flow into the Bay of Bengal.very hard 25% IndusIndus25%GangesGanges21%Syr DaryaSyr Darya14%Jordan RiverJordan River38%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 1347 answers in 9 languages »Pakistan riddles » The renaming of cities in India started after the end of the British imperial period in India and continues to date. Which of the following names is still the official one?Hyderabad. Bombay was renamed to Mumbai in 1995; Madras was renamed to Chennai in 1996; Calcutta changed name to Kolkata in 2001. Bhopal, Bangalore and Mysore are speculated to be renamed in the future.very hard 27% CalcuttaCalcutta31%BombayBombay26%MadrasMadras14%HyderabadHyderabad27%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 6181 answers in 2 languages »city names riddles » What is jallikattu?Banned Indian rodeo. Known from cave paintings jallikattu seems like a cross of rodeo and Basque San Fermin bull run. Men attempt to hold zebu bull around their hump either to knock it down or stand long enough to win. It's a Tamil traditional custom of South India, that was banned on the basis of animal cruelty.very hard 27% endangered cattle raceendangered cattle race36%vanishing Indian initiation ritevanishing Indian initiation rite19%banned Indian rodeobanned Indian rodeo27%traditional yoghurt of zebu milktraditional yoghurt of zebu milk17%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 1207 answers in 2 languages »cattle riddles » Hindi is the official language of two countries: India and ...?Fiji. About 38% of inhabitants of Fiji are descendants of Indian laborers, brought between 1879 and 1916 to work on Fiji's sugar cane plantations. The official languages of Fiji are English, Fijian and Hindi.very hard 29% PakistanPakistan20%NepalNepal21%Sri LankaSri Lanka27%FijiFiji29%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 2822 answers in 9 languages »languages riddles » Where did chess originate from?India. Chess is believed to have originated in India. The game was reported in 6th century as a gift of Indian raja to Persian shah Khosrau I Anushiruwān. Original Indian chaturanga was a base of local chatrang, and after Arab conquest of Persian empire it was brought by them to Europe, where it evolved into current form.very hard 34% ChinaChina36%IndiaIndia34%JapanJapan9%MongoliaMongolia19%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 3962 answers in 2 languages »chess riddles » Where did Gautama Buddha live?In northeastern India. The evidence of the early texts suggests that Siddhartha Gautama was born on the periphery, both geographically and culturally, of the northeastern Indian subcontinent. It was either a small republic, in which case his father was an elected chieftain, or an oligarchy, in which case his father was an oligarch. According to the Theravada Tripitaka scriptures, Gautama was born in Lumbini in modern-day Nepal.very hard 38% in southern Indiain southern India19%in northwestern Indiain northwestern India20%in northeastern Indiain northeastern India38%in Ceylonin Ceylon21%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 6695 answers in 2 languages »Buddha riddles » Which country apart from England, France, Portugal and Netherlands established a colony in India?Denmark. The colony was run by Danish East India Company with headquarters in Tranguebar (currently Tarangambadi) nearby Madras (Chennai) that was later settled by English.very hard 38% SpainSpain33%SwedenSweden7%DenmarkDenmark38%GermanyGermany20%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 6400 answers in 2 languages »Denmark riddles » What percentage of people in India speak English?12%. About 12% of inhabitants of India speak English. This makes India the world's second-largest English-speaking nation (with 125 million of English speakers), after the United States.hard 40% 12%12%40%25%25%25%50%50%16%90%90%16%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 1210 answers in 9 languages »geography riddles » Play India quiz and see all the questions.