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 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 26% HinduismHinduism4%BuddhismBuddhism26%ChristianityChristianity52%IslamIslam16%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3224 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 27% IndusIndus27%GangesGanges21%Syr DaryaSyr Darya14%Jordan RiverJordan River36%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 815 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 28% CalcuttaCalcutta30%BombayBombay24%MadrasMadras15%HyderabadHyderabad28%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 5343 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 38% endangered cattle raceendangered cattle race23%vanishing Indian initiation ritevanishing Indian initiation rite16%banned Indian rodeobanned Indian rodeo38%traditional yoghurt of zebu milktraditional yoghurt of zebu milk21%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 582 answers in 2 languages »cattle 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 39% in southern Indiain southern India18%in northwestern Indiain northwestern India19%in northeastern Indiain northeastern India39%in Ceylonin Ceylon22%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5149 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 39% SpainSpain30%SwedenSweden8%DenmarkDenmark39%GermanyGermany21%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 4454 answers in 2 languages »Denmark riddles » Which country has the largest number of English speakers?United states. It is estimated that only about a 12% of India's population speak English.hard 40% United statesUnited states40%IndiaIndia35%ChinaChina7%United KingdomUnited Kingdom17%Created by: modassir. Statistics based on 2138 answers in 2 languages »countries 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 41% 12%12%41%25%25%18%50%50%18%90%90%21%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 474 answers in 9 languages »languages riddles » 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.hard 42% BharatBharat42%HindiHindi27%IndiaIndia10%There is no such termThere is no such term18%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8531 answers in 2 languages »geography of India riddles » In what ocean are the Nicobar Islands?Indian Ocean. The Nicobar Islands are located between India and Thailand. The islands were colonised by the Danish East India Company in 1754 and sold to Britain in 1864. Then, the islands were made a part of British India. hard 42% Atlantic OceanAtlantic Ocean20%Indian OceanIndian Ocean42%Arctic OceanArctic Ocean8%Pacific OceanPacific Ocean27%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 1702 answers in 9 languages »Indian Ocean riddles » Play India quiz and see all the questions.