Top 100 Most Important Punjab GK MCQ Questions 2021

Hello Friends, If you are searching for the Most Important Punjab GK MCQ Questions for the upcoming Punjab State Govt Competitive Exams, then you are at the right place.

In this article, we will provide you with 100 Most Important Punjab General Knowledge or General Awareness Multiple Choice Quiz Questions which are likely to be asked in the upcoming Exams in 2021. 

The Punjab Government has announced vacancies in many departments of Punjab. These Objective Type General Knowledge Questions are likely to be asked in the upcoming exams for the following posts:

  • PSSSB Patwari and Ziledar
  • PPSC Naib Tehsildar
  • PSPCL Clerk and JE Exam
  • PSTCL Exam
  • PPSC Junior Engineer Exam

So, candidates are advised to go through with all the Punjab GK Objective Questions which are given below for securing good marks in the GK Section. The answers for the below-mentioned MCQs are highlighted with Bold Font and Green Color.

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100 Most Frequently Asked Punjab GK MCQ Questions with Answers

Q.1) Which city is known as the “Steel City of Punjab”?

  1. Jalandhar
  2. Ludhiana
  3. Mandi Gobindgarh 
  4. Patiala

Q.2) Who is the “Governor of Punjab”?

  1. Prakash Singh Badal
  2. V.P Singh Badnore
  3. Captain Amarinder Singh
  4. Prashant Kishore

Q.3) Which is the largest city in Punjab (Areawise)?

  1. Amritsar
  2. Ludhiana
  3. Patiala
  4. Jalandhar

Q.4) What is the average literacy rate of Punjab according to the 2011 census?

  1. 70.24
  2. 59.65
  3. 75.84
  4. 68.74

Q.5) Which bird is recognized as the “State Bird of Punjab”?

  1. Baaz
  2. Peacock
  3. Sparrow
  4. Pigeon

Q.6) In which year, the Amritsar city was founded?

  1. 1592
  2. 1603
  3. 1721
  4. 1574

Q.7) Punjabi Novel “Chitta Lahu” is written by?

  1. Amrita Pritam
  2. Shiv Kumar Batalvi
  3. Nanak Singh
  4. Gurbaksh Singh

Q.8)  Bhakra Dam is situated at which river?

  1. Jhelum
  2. Ravi
  3. Satluj
  4. Chenab

Q.9) Hola Mohalla festival is celebrated at?

  1. Amritsar
  2. Dera Baba Nanak
  3. Hoshiarpur
  4. Anandpur Sahib

Q.10)  Who is known as the Father of modern Punjabi literature?

  1. Munshi Prem Chand
  2. Nanak Singh
  3. Bhai Vir Singh
  4. Amrita Pritam

Q.11) When was SGPC established in Punjab?

  1. 1924
  2. 1964
  3. 1920 
  4. 2000

Q.12) Which is the largest grain market of Punjab?

  1. Moga
  2. Khanna
  3. Ludhiana
  4. Gurdaspur

Q.13) In which year, Punjab and Pepsu merged?

  1. 1934
  2. 1956
  3. 1967
  4. 2003

Q.14) Which city is the Manchester of Punjab?

  1. Moga
  2. Amritsar
  3. Ludhiana
  4. Hoshiarpur

Q.15) What is the old name of Punjab?

  1. Sapta Sindhu
  2. Panj-aab
  3. Panch Dariya
  4. Sapta Rishi

Q.16) Under whom did the Sikhs rebel after Guru Govind Singh’s death?

  1. Nihal Singh
  2. Ranjit Singh
  3. Jindan Kaur
  4. Banda Bahadur

Q.17) Who composed the famous Romantic Epic Heer Ranjha?

  1. Mirza Ghalib
  2. Musim Shah
  3. Warris Shah
  4. Firdausi

Q.18)  When was the treaty of Amritsar signed?

  1. 1805
  2. 1806
  3. 1809
  4. 1707

Q.19) Who led the Sikh Revolt of 1848 at Lahore?

  1. Maharaja Ranjit Singh
  2. Sher Singh
  3. Badan Singh
  4. Chattar Singh Attriwasi

Q.20)  Which movement was known as the “Namdhari Mission”?

  1. Satwandi
  2. Santhal
  3. Kuka
  4. Sanyasin

Q.21) Who was the Guru of Bhai Ram Singh?

  1. Lal Singh
  2. Ram Singh
  3. Balak Singh
  4. Sant Singh

Q.22) Which animal was worshipped in the Kuka movement?

  1. Sheep
  2. Cow
  3. Ox
  4. Horse

Q.23) Which nationalist leader was known as Sher-e-Punjab?

  1. Bhagat Singh
  2. Lala Lajpat Rai
  3. Kartar Singh Sarabha
  4. Sohan Singh Bhakna

Q.24) The native village of Ram Singh was?

  1. Dhoyi
  2. Gurdaspur
  3. Bhaini
  4. Nankana

Q.25) Lala Lajpat Rai began his practice of Law in?

  1. Hissar
  2. Lahore
  3. Multan
  4. Amritsar

Q.26) Who gave the slogan “Home Rule is my birthright and I shall have it”?

  1. Mahatma Gandhi
  2. Jawaharlal Nehru
  3. Annie Besant
  4. B.G. Tilak

Q.27) When was the Ghadar Rebellion Party formed?

  1. 1917
  2. 1893
  3. 1913
  4. 1919

Q.28)  Who composed the song Pagri Sambhal Jatta?

  1. Lal Chand
  2. Bhagat Singh
  3. Banke Dayal
  4. Kartar Singh Sarabha

Q.29) Who informed the Government about the Ghadar Party’s plan of revolt in India?

  1. Satinder Singh
  2. Harpal Singh
  3. Devraj Singh
  4. Satpal Singh

Q.30)  Who was the first president of the Ghadar Party?

  1. Lala Hardyal
  2. Chirag Ali
  3. Sohan Singh Bhakna
  4. Bhagat Singh

Q.31) Lala Lajpat Rai died on __________ 1928?

  1. 1st November
  2. 2nd May
  3. 30th October 
  4. 2nd October

Q.32) Bhagat Singh and Rajguru on December 1928 killed _______?

  1. Rand
  2. Saundres
  3. Hamilton
  4. Curzon Wylie

Q.33) When in 1931 were Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, and Sukhdev executed?

  1. 28th April
  2. 23rd March
  3. 30th May
  4. 23rd April

Q.34) Hilly Area of Punjab is called?

  1. Red Hills
  2. Himalayan Peak
  3. Shivalik Hills
  4. Western Ghat

Q.35) The plains of Punjab are made up of?

  1. Alluvial Soil
  2. Black Soil
  3. Red Soil
  4. Laterite Soil

Q.36) The soils available in the south-west region of Punjab are?

  1. Red Soil
  2. Black Soil
  3. Laterite Soil
  4. Desert Soil

Q.37) How much population of Punjab is directly or indirectly dependent on Agriculture?

  1. 70%
  2. 60%
  3. 80%
  4. 50%

Q.38)  The main industry of Punjab is?

  1. Textile
  2. Cycle
  3. Hosiery
  4. All of these

Q.39) Where is the Majha Region?

  1. Central Punjab
  2. Naini Area
  3. South-West Punjab
  4. The area between Beas and Ravi

Q.40)  How many tehsils are there in Punjab?

  1. 66
  2. 85
  3. 83
  4. 82

Q.41) When was the present Punjab came into existence?

  1. 1958
  2. 1965
  3. 1966
  4. 1969

Q.42) Punjab is rich in?

  1. Goal
  2. Rock Salt
  3. Iron
  4. Coal

Q.43) Who is known as the founder of the Sikh Empire?

  1. Duleep Singh
  2. Maharaja Ranjit Singh
  3. Kharak Singh
  4. Maha Singh

Q.44) Which Sikh Guru ordered to wears the five Kakaars(Kachera, Kara, Kirpan, Kanga, and Kesh)?

  1. Guru Nanak Dev Ji
  2. Guru Hargobind
  3. Guru Gobind Singh
  4. Guru Tegh Bahadur

Q.45) The musical instrument played by Guru Nanak’s faithful attendant Mardana was?

  1. Rabab
  2. Sitar
  3. Veena
  4. Tanpura

Q.46) How many Districts are there in Punjab?

  1. 23
  2. 21
  3. 17
  4. 22

Q.47) Who was Punjab’s chief minister in 1956-1964?

  1. Beant Singh
  2. Prakash Singh Badal
  3. Pratap Singh Kairon
  4. Darbar Singh

Q.48) Who had been the ruler of Punjab at the beginning of the 16th century?

  1. Sikander Lodhi
  2. Ibrahim Lodhi
  3. Daulat Khan Lodhi
  4. Bahlol Khan Lodhi

Q.49) How many compositions have been included in the Dasam Granth?

  1. 16
  2. 18
  3. 15
  4. 10

Q.50)  How many Airports are there in Punjab??

  1. 2
  2. 1
  3. 4
  4. 7

Q.51) Festival of Basant Panchami celebrated in which month?

  1. Poh
  2. Chetar
  3. Magh 
  4. Phagun

Q.52) The Main road of Punjab located on NH1 is ___________?

  1. Baba Farid Road
  2. Grand Trunk Road
  3. Bhattal Road
  4. Ranjit Singh Road

Q.53) Which Guru wrote Anand Karaj?

  1. Guru Angad Dev Ji
  2. Guru Ram Das Ji
  3. Guru Gobind Singh Ji
  4. Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji

Q.54) Which Guru wrote Sukhmani sahib?

  1. Guru Nanak Dev Ji
  2. Guru Angad Dev Ji
  3. Guru Arjan Dev Ji
  4. Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji

Q.55) The State Animal of Punjab is __________?

  1. Blackbuck 
  2. Cow
  3. Elephant
  4. Tiger

Q.56) Which city is known as Sifti da Ghar?

  1. Beas
  2. Jalandhar
  3. Anandpur Sahib
  4. Amritsar

Q.57) Which is the most popular game of Punjab??

  1. Hockey
  2. Football
  3. Kabaddi
  4. Cricket

Q.58)  The Total number of seats of Punjab in Lok Sabha is ____?

  1. 11
  2. 14
  3. 13
  4. 7

Q.59) Who was the first Chief Minister of Punjab?

  1. Ajit Singh
  2. Tota Singh
  3. Beant Singh
  4. Gopal Chand Bhargava

Q.60)  Before building Chandigarh which city is the capital of Punjab?

  1. Bathinda
  2. Patiala
  3. Shimla
  4. Ropar

Q.61) Which city was the capital of Punjab before India got independence?

  1. Amritsar
  2. Islamabad
  3. Lahore
  4. Delhi

Q.62) Who is the first IPS lady of Punjab?

  1. Bibi Jagir Kaur
  2. Kiran Bedi
  3. Gursharan Kaur
  4. Rajwinder Kaur

Q.63) The “Cotton Belt” of Punjab is located in which Physiographic region of Punjab?

  1. Majha
  2. Malwa
  3. Doaba
  4. Bet

Q.64) Where is the Sikh Heritage Complex Developed?

  1. Mansa
  2. Amritsar
  3. Anandpur Sahib
  4. Bathinda

Q.65) Who is the first lady Chief Minister of Punjab?

  1. Rajinder Kaur Bhattal
  2. Kiran Bedi
  3. Bibi Jagir Kaur
  4. Seema Roy

Q.66) Where is the science city of Punjab?

  1. Moga
  2. Gurdaspur
  3. Ludhiana
  4. Jalandhar

Q.67) What are the fodder crops of Punjab?

  1. Maize and Jowar
  2. Barley and Gram
  3. Bajra and Jowar
  4. None of these

Q.68)  Which city of Punjab is famous for manufacturing sports goods?

  1. Pathankot
  2. Ludhiana
  3. Jalandhar
  4. Sangrur

Q.69) Which of the following Punjabi folk dances is not a dance form for males?

  1. Malwai Gidha
  2. Bhangra
  3. Jhumar
  4. Sammi

Q.70)  Which Sikh general conquered Delhi and unfurled a Nishan Sahib at Red Fort?

  1. Hari Singh Nalua
  2. Baba Banda Singh Bahadur
  3. Bhai Baghel Singh
  4. Maharaja Ranjit Singh

Q.71) Which of the following Punjabi folk dances is not a dance form for females?

  1. Kikli
  2. Jago
  3. Jugni 
  4. Giddha

Q.72) Which fruit is produced in the highest quantity in Punjab??

  1. Apple
  2. Kinnow
  3. Lichi
  4. Ber

Q.73) Which is the state tree of Punjab?

  1. Banyan
  2. Sheesham
  3. Peepal
  4. Neem

Q.74) Which of the following city of Punjab has an international cricket stadium?

  1. Amritsar
  2. Patiala
  3. Mohali
  4. Sangrur

Q.75) When did the first Anglo-Sikh war started?

  1. December 1845
  2. September 1857
  3. August 1919
  4. April 1913

Q.76) Which is the birthplace of Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji?

  1. Amritsar (Punjab)
  2. Muktsar (Punjab)
  3. Anandpur Sahib (Punjab)
  4. Patna (Bihar)

Q.77) The insurance scheme of the Punjab govt for the poor people is named after which person?

  1. Master Tara Singh
  2. Shaheed Bhagat Singh
  3. Bhagat Puran Singh
  4. Guru Harkrishan Ji

Q.78)  What is the sex ratio of Punjab?

  1. 879
  2. 786
  3. 857
  4. 895

Q.79) Who laid the foundation stone of Golden Temple?

  1. Guru Angad Dev Ji
  2. Baba Budha
  3. Guru Nanak Dev Ji
  4. Sai Miyan Mir

Q.80)  Gurudwara Dukh Niwaran Sahib in Patiala is associated with?

  1. Guru Gobind Singh Ji
  2. Guru Angad Dev Ji
  3. Guru Teg Bahadur Ji
  4. None of the above

Q.81) Guru Granth Sahib starts from?

  1. Janam Sakhi
  2. Japji Sahib
  3. Mool Mantra 
  4. Sukhmani Sahib

Q.82) Japji Sahib was written by which of the following guru?

  1. Guru Ram Das Ji
  2. Guru Nanak Dev Ji
  3. Guru Gobind Singh Ji
  4. Guru Arjan Dev Ji

Q.83) Whose bani is included in Shri Guru Granth Sahib?

  1. Shah Husain
  2. Bhagat Kabir
  3. Pilu
  4. Bhagat Chajju

Q.84) Town of Taran Tarn was founded by?

  1. Guru Angad Dev Ji
  2. Guru Amar Das Ji
  3. Guru Arjun Dev Ji
  4. Guru Ram Das Ji

Q.85) Which guru is known as Hind di Chader?

  1. Guru Teg Bahadur Ji
  2. Guru Nanak Dev Ji
  3. Guru Arjun Dev Ji
  4. Guru Hargobind Ji

Q.86) Ghorian is related to what?

  1. Individual’s Death
  2. Child’s Birth
  3. Brides Marriage
  4. Bridegroom Marriage

Q.87) Who wrote Awal Allah Noor Upaya, Kudrat de sab bande?

  1. Baba Farid
  2. Guru Nanak Dev Ji
  3. Bhagat Kabir
  4. Bhai Veer Singh

Q.88)  Gulab da ful is written by?

  1. Nanak Singh
  2. Professor Mohan Singh
  3. Bhai Veer Singh
  4. Amrita Pritam

Q.89) Guru Teg Bahadur Ji was martyred at?

  1. Amritsar
  2. Lahore
  3. Anandpur Sahib
  4. Delhi

Q.90)  Nanak Singh was?

  1. Story Writer
  2. Translator
  3. A novelist
  4. Dramatist

Q.91) Rainfall Distribution in Punjab is?

  1. Equal
  2. Unequal
  3. Both
  4. None of these

Q.92) Hot blowing winds before Monsoons arrive in Punjab are called?

  1. Mango Winds
  2. Loo
  3. Chinooks
  4. Western Disturbances

Q.93) How many types of soil are there in Punjab?

  1. 2
  2. 5
  3. 3
  4. 4

Q.94) In which season is Paddy sown in Punjab?

  1. Winter
  2. Autumn
  3. Summer
  4. Spring

Q.95) In which season is wheat sown in Punjab?

  1. Winter
  2. Spring
  3. Summer
  4. Autumn

Q.96) What is the main source of irrigation in Punjab?

  1. Canal
  2. Rainfall
  3. River
  4. Tubewell

Q.97) Out of the five Sikh Takhts, how many are there in Punjab?

  1. 1
  2. 5
  3. 3
  4. 4

Q.98) What is the official language of Punjab?

  1. Hindi
  2. Devnagari
  3. Punjabi
  4. Gurmukhi

Q.99) How many Sugar mills are there in Punjab?

  1. 19
  2. 21
  3. 17
  4. 15

Q.100)  Where is Guru Hargobind Thermal Power Plant?

  1. Nabha
  2. Ropar
  3. Lehra Mohabbat Bhatinda
  4. None of these

So, these were the 100 Most Important and Frequently asked Punjab GK MCQ Objective Type Questions which are equally important for all the upcoming exams in Punjab.

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