Famous Places Questions and Answers


Golden Temple of Amritsar is located in which country?

   A.) China
   B.) India
   C.) Pakistan
   D.) Bangladesh

Answer: Option 'B'



The world's tallest twisted tower is?

   A.) Burj Khalifa
   B.) Infinity Tower
   C.) BREN Tower
   D.) Tokyo Sky Tree

Answer: Option 'B'

Infinity Tower


Which city is known as "City of Blood" in India?

   A.) Yavatmal
   B.) Tezpur
   C.) Jodhpur
   D.) Jaisalmar

Answer: Option 'B'



The International Rice Research Institute is located in

   A.) Philippines
   B.) Indonesia
   C.) Malaysia
   D.) Thailand

Answer: Option 'A'



______ is the largest city in South Africa and very famous for goldmines.

   A.) Kimberley
   B.) Johannesburg
   C.) Cape Town
   D.) Durban

Answer: Option 'B'



According to Assocham Report, ____________ is second best state in attracting investments.

   A.) Odisha
   B.) Gujarat
   C.) Maharashtra
   D.) Madhya Pradesh

Answer: Option 'B'

Maharashtra bagged top position in total live investments attracted by different public and private sources across India as of FY17 stated the ASSOCHAM report. While Gujarat is in the second position followed by Odisha on the third slot, Gujarat at 8.5% and Odisha at 7%. Maharashtra led the pack to top as the best state to attract the investments.


Banaue Rice Terraces in Ifugao is located in which country?

   A.) Burma
   B.) Brunei
   C.) Philippines
   D.) India

Answer: Option 'C'



Virginia is a place in U.S.A. famous for growing _____ .

   A.) Weed
   B.) Tobacco
   C.) Cannabis
   D.) None of the above

Answer: Option 'B'



Which one of the following is a landlocked harbour?

   A.) Vishakapatnam
   B.) Ennore
   C.) Haldia
   D.) Mumbai

Answer: Option 'A'



Minjar Fair is the important fair celebrated in Chamba district. What does 'Minjar' represent for?

   A.) Local Custom
   B.) Lotus flowers
   C.) Maize flowers
   D.) Wheat flowers

Answer: Option 'C'

Maize flowers


How many Indian sites have been mentioned in the report ‘Not For Sale’ by the World Wide Fund for Nature?

   A.) 5
   B.) 6
   C.) 7
   D.) 8

Answer: Option 'C'

The sites in India named include Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Park, Kaziranga National Park, Manas Wildlife Sanctuary, Keoladeo National Park, Western Ghats, Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area and Khangchendzonga National Park.


'Dona Paula' is one of the most famous and striking monuments located in which state?

   A.) Tamil Nadu
   B.) Goa
   C.) Andhra Pradesh
   D.) Telangana

Answer: Option 'B'



India's first cartoon network theme park "Amaazia" will come up in which city?

   A.) Hyderabad
   B.) Surat
   C.) Bangaluru
   D.) Jaipur

Answer: Option 'B'


Broadcaster Turner International India and Gujarat-based Rajgreen Group have entered into a brand partnership to set up India’s first Cartoon Network branded amusement park "Amaazia" in Surat, Gujarat.

The park is expected to be operational by the first quarter of 2019 on a budget of Rs. 450 crore. It will spread across an area of 61,000 sq m and will have family entertainment destination with 33 theme-based attractions as well as 20 unique water-slides. It will be divided into four major sections – a theme park branded by Cartoon Network, a water park, a family recreational hub and a service apartment and retail shopping area. The park has been conceptualised and designed by the Sanderson Group, Australia.

For Turner, this is the third such arrangement globally. It has a similar model in IMG Dubai and CN Amazone Water Park, in Thailand.


India’s first indigenously built floating dock (FDN-2) has launched on which shipyard?

   A.) Hindustan shipyard Ltd
   B.) Bombay Dockyard
   C.) Kattupalli Shipyard
   D.) Goa Shipyard

Answer: Option 'C'

​Kattupalli Shipyard
India’s first indigenously built Floating Dock (FDN-2) for the Indian Navy has launched at the L&T Shipbuilding Yard at Kattupalli near Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The Floating Dock is 185 metres long and 40 metres wide and will enable docking of all kinds of vessels, including Naval ships and submarines (excepting aircraft carriers and tankers) of up to 8,000 tonnes displacement, with draughts of up to seven metres, during both day and night. FDN-2 was designed and built by Larsen & Toubro Ltd. (L&T) at a cost of Rs 468 crore.


The Famous 'Golconda Fort' is located in which state ?

   A.) Telangana 
   B.) Andhra Pradesh
   C.) Punjab
   D.) Goa

Answer: Option 'A'



The Forbidden City is located in which country?

   A.) Bhutan
   B.) China
   C.) Nepal
   D.) Mongolia

Answer: Option 'B'



" Rani ki Vav " an archaeological attraction is located in which of the following states?

   A.) Rajasthan
   B.) Gujarat
   C.) Telangana
   D.) Andhra Pradesh

Answer: Option 'B'

Rani ki Vav meaning the Queen’s Stepwell is an archaeological site in the state of Gujarat. Beauitfully structured, the site has been included in the list of international heritage sites by UNESCO. With the help of the ambitious project, The Scottish Ten, Rani ki Vav is among the five heritage sites that would be recreated digitally for managment and conservation.

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