10 most difficult India riddles A list of ten (out of 36) India related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly India quiz 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 15% PakistanPakistan33%NepalNepal27%Sri LankaSri Lanka24%FijiFiji15%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 66 answers in 9 languages »languages 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.very hard 19% 12%12%19%25%25%18%50%50%27%90%90%34%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 61 answers in 9 languages »geography 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 26% HinduismHinduism4%BuddhismBuddhism26%ChristianityChristianity52%IslamIslam16%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 3035 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 494 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%BombayBombay25%MadrasMadras15%HyderabadHyderabad28%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 4934 answers in 2 languages »city names riddles » 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.very hard 35% United statesUnited states38%IndiaIndia35%ChinaChina7%United KingdomUnited Kingdom18%Created by: modassir. Statistics based on 1476 answers in 2 languages »countries riddles » What is the largest city in India?Mumbai. The four largest cities in India are Mumbai (12.4 million), Delhi (11.0 million), Bangalore (8.4 million) and Hyderabad (6.7 million).very hard 37% BangaloreBangalore2%DelhiDelhi51%HyderabadHyderabad8%MumbaiMumbai37%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 93 answers in 9 languages »Southern Asia 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 4686 answers in 2 languages »Buddha 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 41% BharatBharat41%HindiHindi28%IndiaIndia10%There is no such termThere is no such term19%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 7585 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 44% Atlantic OceanAtlantic Ocean19%Indian OceanIndian Ocean44%Arctic OceanArctic Ocean6%Pacific OceanPacific Ocean28%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 836 answers in 9 languages »Indian Ocean riddles » Play India quiz and see all the questions.