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 3202 answers in 4 languages »Buddhism 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 5268 answers in 2 languages »city names 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 28% IndusIndus28%GangesGanges21%Syr DaryaSyr Darya14%Jordan RiverJordan River36%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 747 answers in 9 languages »Pakistan 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.very hard 38% United statesUnited states38%IndiaIndia36%ChinaChina7%United KingdomUnited Kingdom17%Created by: modassir. Statistics based on 1958 answers in 2 languages »countries 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 race22%vanishing Indian initiation ritevanishing Indian initiation rite17%banned Indian rodeobanned Indian rodeo38%traditional yoghurt of zebu milktraditional yoghurt of zebu milk21%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 497 answers in 2 languages »cattle 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% SpainSpain30%SwedenSweden8%DenmarkDenmark38%GermanyGermany21%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 4264 answers in 2 languages »Denmark 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 5049 answers in 2 languages »Buddha 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%17%50%50%19%90%90%22%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 368 answers in 9 languages »languages 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.hard 40% PakistanPakistan20%NepalNepal15%Sri LankaSri Lanka23%FijiFiji40%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 654 answers in 9 languages »geography 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.hard 41% ChinaChina38%IndiaIndia41%JapanJapan7%MongoliaMongolia12%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 1215 answers in 2 languages »chess riddles » Play India quiz and see all the questions.