India Quiz for Kids





India Quiz Questions

  1. On which large continent is India?
  2. Do you know what the most popular sport in India is?
  3. Which animal is the national animal of India?
  4. What is the capital of India?
  5. True or false? India produces more films than any other country in the world?
  6. What name is given to the seasonal periods of heavy rain?
  7. There are two official languages spoken in India, English is one, can you name the other?
  8. Can you name the famous ivory-white marble mausoleum in the Indian city of Agra?
  9. Which famous Indian lawyer lead the successful campaign for India's independence from British Rule?
  10. The Ganges river flows into which large bay - it's the largest bay in the world?
  11. The Golden Temple is located in which city in the Punjab region?
  12. True of false? There are over 1 billion people living in India?
  13. What is the largest land animal in India?
  14. Which large mountain range, partly in India, has several of the highest mountains in the world?
  15. Which island country at the southern tip of India is separated from India by the Palk Strait?
  16. Can you name the 3,500-year old language of ancient India which scriptures and classical Indian epic poems are written in?
  17. Why is Jawaharlal Nehru famous in Indian history?
  18. India is a very spiritual country - it is the birthplace of which ancient form of exercise that focuses on strength, flexibility and breathing to boost mental and physical wellbeing?
  19. The American movie industry in Los Angeles is called Hollywood, what similar name is given to the Indian movie industry based in the city of Mumbai?
  20. Which children’s board game was first played in Ancient India and was used to teach children about good and bad deeds?




Answers:

  1. Asia
  2. Cricket
  3. Tiger (Panthera Tiger)
  4. New Delhi
  5. TRUE
  6. Monsoon
  7. Hindi
  8. Taj Mahal
  9. Gandhi (or Mahatma Gandhi)
  10. Bay of Bengal
  11. Amritsar
  12. TRUE (India has the second largest population in the world, after China)
  13. Elephant (the Asian elephant)
  14. Himalayas
  15. Sri Lanka
  16. Sanskrit
  17. He became the first Prime Minister of India (in 1947)
  18. Yoga
  19. Bollywood
  20. Snakes and ladders