Punjab State General Knowledge Questions For Government Job exams.
When did Punjab come in to existence ?
Ans – 15th Aug 1947
What is the Capital of Punjab ?
Ans – Chandigarh
How many districts are there in the state ?
Ans – 22
Which is the largest city of Punjab ?
Who is the Governor of the state ?
Answer – VP Singh Badnore took the charge from Kaptan Singh Solanki
Q. Current CM of Punjab ?
Chief Minister of Punjab is Capt Amarinder Singh ( Congress ). He has become the 26th CM of the state when he took oath on 16th March 2017. Congress bagged 77 seats by dethroning SAD-BJP.
How many Legislative Assembly seats are here ?
Ans – 117
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How many candidates does the state send to the Parliament ?
Ans – 13
What is the nature of the Punjab Assembly ?
Ans – Unicameral
What is the total area of Punjab State ?
Ans – 50,362 Sq km
What is the rank of Punjab in the country as far as area is concerned ?
Ans – 19th rank.
Total Population of the State is –
20,704, 236 as per the Punjab 2011 Census
What is the official language of the state ?
Ans – Punjabi
What is the literacy rate of the state ?
Ans – 76.68 %
What is the emblem of Punjab ?
Ans – Lion Capital of Ashoka
What is the state animal of Punjab ?
Ans – Black buck
The state bird is – Baaj
State Tree is – Tahli
Which is the chief river of Punjab ?
Ans – Indus
What is the state Game ?
Ans – Kabaddi ( In Circle )
State Dances are – Bhangra ( Men ), Giddha ( Women )
Which Mughal Emperor had visited the langar of Guru Amar Das ?
Ans – Akbar
Which Mughal Emperor had arrested Guru Arjun Dev Ji ?
Ans – Jahangir
Which Guru moved the Sikh community to Anandpur ?
Ans – Guru Tegh Bahadur
Who is the chairman of Punjab Kala Parishad ?
Answer – Surjit Patar