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1. Khidrana was the old name of Muktsar whereas Chak Ram Das was the old name?
Ans. Amritsar
2. Japji Sahib was written by____________
Ans. Guru Nanak Dev Ji
3. Jaap Sahib was written by__________
Ans- Guru Gobind Singh Ji
4. Anand Sahib was written by________
Ans- Guru Amardas Ji
5. Of the 5 Takhts of Sikhism 3 are in Punjab those by
Ans- Akal Takhat Sahib, Anandpur Sahib and Damdama Sahib
6. Which Sikh personality has the distinction of coronation the successors of Guru
Nanak up to the 6th Guru?
Ans- Baba Buddha Ji
7. Sikh Heritage Complex (Virasat-e-Khalsa) is developed at?
Ans- Anandpur Sahib
8. How many Sikh Takhats (Symbolic seats of the temporal and spiritual authority of
Sikhism) are there
Ans- Five


9. Guru Nanak Dev was born at Nankana Sahib Lahore whereas breathed his last in
Ans- Kartarpur Sahib (Pakistan)
10. ‘Guru ka Langar’ was started by
Ans- Guru Nanak Dev Ji
11. How many Udasis (religious tours) were taken up by Guru Nanak Dev Ji
Ans- Four
12. Laavan, the hymans of marriage written by Guru Ram Das whereas Kirtan
Sohila by
Ans- Guru Nanak Dev Ji
13. Guru Nanak Dev was born in year
Ans- 1469
14. “Barah Mah” and “Asa di Vaar” were written by
Ans- Guru Nanak Dev Ji
15. Who was the Father, Mother, Wife & sister of Guru Nanak Dev Ji.
Ans- Kalyan Chand Das Bed, Tripta Devi, Sulakhni & Nanki respectively
16. Which Guru gave the 3 pillers of humanity Naam Japan, Karani & Vand Chakna?
Ans- Guru Nanak Dev ji
17. Where did Guru Nanak Dev ji attain enlightment
Ans- River bein


18. Who was the source of Guru Nanak Dev ji Biography complied by Guru Angand
Dev Ji?
Ans- Bhai Bala
19. Original name of Guru Angad Dev ji
Ans- Bhai Lehna
20. Name the city founded by Guru Angad Dev ji
Ans- Kadoor Sahib
21. Who invented Gurmukhi script
Ans- Guru Angad dev ji
22. The standardization of Gurumukhi was done by
Ans- Guru Angad Dev ji
23. First Biography of Guru Nanak Dev ji was written by
Ans- Guru Angad Dev ji


24. Who constructed the city Goindwal?
Ans- Guru Amardas ji
25. Which Mughal emperor visited Guru Amardas at Goindwal?
Ans- Akbar
26. Pangat & Sangat concept was given by
Ans- Guru Amardas ji
27. Anand Karaj marriage ceremony of the Sikhs was in introduced by
Ans- Guru Amardas ji
28. Anand Karaj marriage ceremony of the Sikhs was introduced by
Ans- Guru Amardas ji
29. Name the Town founded by Guru Amardas ji?
Ans- Goindwal Sahib
30. Name the Sikh Guru who started Manji system
Ans- Guru Amardas Ji


31. Who was the fourth Sikh Guru?
Ans- Guru Ramdas ji
32. City of Amritsar was founded by?
Ans- Guru Ramdas ji
33. Guru Ramdas (4th Sikh Guru) composed 688 Shabads in Guru Granth Sahib and
also composed “Lava” which means
Ans- A Shabad sung at the time of Sikh marriage
34. Who founded the Amritsar & designed the Golden Temple ?
Ans- Guru Ramdas ji
35. Sri Amritsar was founded by___________________
Ans- Guru Ramdas ji
36. Which Sikh Guru started masand system
Ans- Guru Ramdas ji


37. ‘SUKHMANI SAHIB’ was written by which Sikh Guru
Ans- Guru Arjan Dev ji
38. Sikh Guru Arjun Dev was put to martyrdom by which Mughal Ruler?
Ans- Jahangir
39. Foundation of Golden Temple was laid down by
Ans- Guru Arjan Dev ji through the hands of Sufi Sant Mian Mir
40. Which Sikh Guru organized a system of Taxation?
Ans- Guru Arjan Dev ji
41. Name the musical instrument which is believed to have taken birth from Guru
Arjan dev ji’s passion for music
Ans- Saranda
42. Taran Sahib was founded by ___________
Ans- Guru Arjan Dev ji
43. Hamandir Sahib builit by_______________
Ans- Guru Arjan Dev ji


44. Principle of Miri-Piri (two swords representing temporal and spiritual powers)
were established by
Ans- Guru Hargobind ji
45. 1st Guru who wore kalgi on his turban.
Ans- Guru Hargobind Ji
46. The Guru who invented the musician instrument “taus”.
Ans- Guru Hargobind Ji
47. Bandi Chorr Devas is related with
Ans- Guru Hargobind Ji
48. Anandpur Sahib was founded by Guru Teg Bahadur whereas the Kiratpur was
founded by
Ans- Guru Hargobind Ji
49. Which Sikh guruji got Akal Takht constructed
Ans- Guru Hargobind Ji
50. Who started the art of gatka?
Ans- Guru Hargobind Ji


51. Who was appointed as the 7th Guru Ji by the 6th Guru Shri Guru Hargobind Ji?
Ans- Shri Guru Har Rai Ji
52. Sri Guru Har Rai Ji was born in the year 1630. his place of birth was ________
Ans- Kirtpur Sahib
Shri Guru Har Rai Ji was the son of Bhai Gurditta Ji the eldest son of 6th Guru,
Shri Guru Hargobind ji. Name the mother of Sri Guru Har Rai Ji
Ans- Bibi Nihal Kaur
53. Name the Sikh Guru who remained on Gurgaddi from 1645 to 1661.
Ans- 7th Guru Shri Guru Har Rai Ji
54. Bakshishes ___________
Ans- Three important preaching missions started by Guru Har Rai ji


55. Who was the youngest to become Sikh Guru at age of 7
Ans- Guru Har Krishan ji
56. Eighth Sikh Guru Shri Har Krishan Ji was born on 7th July 1656 at which place?
Ans- Kiratpur Sahib (Dist Rupnagar)
57. Shri Guru Har Krishan ji was the son of Guru Har Rai ji. Name the mother of 8th
Guru ji.
Ans- Bibi Sulkhani ji
58. Name the Sikh Guru who remained on Gurgaddi from 1661 A.D. to 1664 A.D.
Ans- Shri Guru Har Krishan ji
59. Shri Guru Har Krishan ji sat on Gurgaddi at the age of only SEVEN years. That is
why he is also remembered as?
Ans- Bal Guru ji


60. Which Sikh Guru was executed by Aurangzeb?
Ans- Guru Teg Bahadur ji
61. Which Sikh Guru attained martyrdom in Delhi at a place now called Sisganj Sahib
Ans- Guru Teg Bahadur ji
62. City Anandpur was founded by ____________
Ans- Guru Teg Bahadur ji
63. 9th Sikh Guru Shri Tegh Bahadur ji (Childhood Name: Shri Tyag Mal ji) was born
on 1st April, 1621. Name the place of birth.
Ans- Amritsar
64. Who identified Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur ji as a Guru at Baba Bakala Sahib(dist
Amritsar) with the saying “Guru Ladho re, Guru Ladho Re”
Ans- Makhan Shah Lubana
65. Name the mughal ruler by whose orders Shri Guru Teg Bahadur was martyred on
Nov 11, 1675
Ans- Aurangzeb
66. Name the three Sikh disciples who were executed before the execution of Guru Teg
Bahadur ji.
Ans- Bhai Mati Das ji, Bhai Sati Das ji and Bhai Dyala ji
67. Shri Guru Teg Bahadur ji sacrificed his life for the sake of Hindu religion. That is
why he is still remembered respectfully as __________
Ans- Hind di Chaadar
68. Shri Anandpur Sahib town was founded by Shri Guru Teg Bahadur Sahib ji on
June 19, 1665. What was is original name?
Ans- Makhowal (Chakk Nanaki )


69. Name the sikh Women who acted as one of the bodyguardas of Guru Gobind Singh
ji & also fought war with Mughals in 1705.
Ans- Mai Bhagho
70. Who was the founder of Damdami Taksal?
Ans- Guru Gobind Singh ji
71. Masand system was started by Guru Arjan Dev ji whereas alolished by
Ans- Guru Gobind Singh ji
72. Language in which Guru Gobind Singh ji created his poetry in
Ans- Brij Basha
73. Who was the court poet of Guru Gobind Singh ji ?
Ans- Bhai Nand Lal
74. Name the poetry written by Guru Gobind Singh ji, filled by Vir Rasa
Ans- Chandi di Var
75. Who wrote ‘Zafarnama’ to Aurangzeb?
Ans- Guru Gobind Singh ji
76. Battle of Chamkaur Sahib was fought between forces of Mughal Empire and that
Ans- Guru Gobind Singh ji
77. Sukhmani Sahib was composed by Guru Arjan Dev ji wheras ‘Savaiye’ & ‘Jaap
Sahib’ was composed by
Ans- Guru Gobind Singh ji
78. Name the two Sahibzadas who were bricked to death by Mughlas.
Ans- Sahibzada Zorawar Singh & Fateh Singh
79. The Birth place of Guru Gobind Singh ji was Patna Sahib wheras the demise place
Ans- Hazoor Sahib {Nanded Sahib}
80. Name the four sons of Guru Gobind Singh ji?
Ans- Ajit Singh, Jujhar Singh, Zorawar Singh and Fateh Singh
81. Which Sikh Guru sent Banda Bahadur to defeat Mughal rulers?
Ans- Guru Gobind Singh ji
82. Dasam Granth was written by __________
Ans- Guru Gobind Singh ji
83. Shri Guru Teg Bahadur ji was the father of 10th Guru Shri Guru Gobind Singh ji.
Name the mother of the 10th Guru.
Ans- Mata Gujri ji
84. 10th Sikh Guru Shri Guru Gobind Singh ji was born on 22nd Dec, 1666 at Patna
Sahib. What was the childhood name of Guru ji?
Ans- Guru Gobind Das ji or Shri Gobind Rai ji
85. Name the eldest son of f Guru Gobind Singh ji.
Ans- Sahibzada Ajit Singh ji
86. Name the youngest Sahibzada.
Ans- Sahibzada Fateh Singh ji
87. Sahibzada Ajit Singh ji and Sahibzada Jujhar Singh ji were martyred by the
Mughals in 1704. Name the battle in which they attained martyrdom.
Ans- Battle of Chamkaur Sahib
88. Nagara was beaten at the time of start of war, whenever 10th Guru ji went on
huntig tours and at the start of Langar. Name the Nagara.
Ans- Ranjit Nagara
89. Name the famous battle that was fought by 10th Guru ji against the joint army of
the kings of hilly states in 1688 in which Guru ji emerged victorious.
Ans- Battle of Bhangani
90. On 30th March, 1699 Guru Gobind Singh ji laid the foundation of which Historical
Panth and Shri Anandpur Sahib ji?
Ans- Khalsa Panth
91. Name the forest where Nabi Khan and Gani Khan the 2 Muslim brothers helped
the Guru ji.
Ans- Machhiwara
92. What is meant by “Paonta Sahib”
Ans- Space for a Foothold
93. 40 Muktas were those Sikhs who got martyrdom fighting for 10th Guru ji who
granted Mukti to them at Khidrana. What is its new name?
Ans- Shri Muktsar Sahib
94. Name the head of the 40 Muktas who got martyrdom in the Battle of Khidrana.
Ans- Bhai Mohan Singh ji
95. Name the Guru ji who wrote the famous compositions- Bachitar Natak.
Ans- Guru Gobind Singh ji
96. Which Mughal Ruler was at peace with Guru Gobind Singh ji?
Ans- Bahadur Shah I
97. Name the place known as Guru ki kasha
Ans- Damdama Sahib


98. Khalsa a collection of the army of Baptized Sikhs was established on 13th April
(Baisakhi day) in 1699 at Anandpur by
Ans- Guru Gobind Singh ji
99. Name the festival which has a special significance due to the birth of Khalsa
Ans- Baisakhi
101. Name the Gurdwara which stands at the place where Khalsa was born.
Ans- Gurdwara Keshgarh Sahib in Anandpur Sahib
102. Name the five disciples who were chosen as “Panj Pyaras” by Guru Gobind Singh
Ans- Daya Singh, Dharam Singh, Himmat Singh, Mohkam Singh, Sahib Singh


103.Akal Takhat is situated at
Ans- Amritsar
104.Name the king who gold plated Sri Harmander Sahib.
Ans. Maharaja Ranjit Singh
105. Which Indian Ruler gave the land for building Golden Temple?
Ans. Akbar
106. Punjab was known in the ancient period by the name of
Ans- Sapta Sidhu
107. In the Epic age Punjab was known as
Ans- Panchnad
108. The Greeks referred to Punjab as
Ans- Penta Potamia
109. Punjab was invaded by Alexander in the year (Battle of Hydespus with Porus)
Ans- 326BC
110. During Mahabharata times Punjab was known by the name of
Ans- Panchananda
111. Name the place where World’s oldest university Takshashila was located?
Ans- Rawalpindi
112. What was the Ancient name of river Indus?
Ans- Sindhu
113. VITASTA was old name of river____________
Ans- Jhelum
114. PURUSNI was old name of river____________
Ans- Ravi
115. Satluj was earlier called __________
Ans- Shatudri
116. Which river was known as Askini in ancient times?
Ans- Chenab
117. Harappa was situated on bank of river____________
Ans- Ravi
118. Moenjodaro, a town of Indus Valley Civilisation was situated on bank of River-
Ans- Ravi
119. The author Arthshashtra was _____________
Ans- Kautilya
120. The number of Puranas is ___________
Ans- 18
121. Who was the founder of Ayurvedic System of Medicines?
Ans- Charak
122. Name the seven rives which flowed in Punjab during ancient times?
Ans- Sindhu, Satluj, Beas, Ravi, Chenab, Jhelum and Saraswati
123. Punjab that had been conquered by Alexander was soon captured by
Ans- Chandragupta Maurya
124. ‘Trigartha’ was old name of city of __________
Ans- Jalandhar
125. What is meant by “Trigartha” ____________
Ans- Watered by three rivers
126. Jalandhar was watered by which three rivers?
Ans- Satluj, Beas and Ravi
127. Seleucus was successor of which ruler?
Ans- Alexander
128. Who wrote Ashtadhyae in Punjab?
Ans- Panini
129. Battle of hydaspes was fought between__________
Ans- Alexander and Porus
130. Punjabi language is considered to be a successor of which language?
Ans- Sauraseni Parkrit
131. Hydaspes & Vitatsa was old name of river____________
Ans- Jhelum
132. At which place in Punjab region (ancient times) were the Ashokan Inscriptions
Ans- Taxilla
133. Harappan civilization belongs to which age
Ans- Bronze age period
134. What is the importance of town of sanghol (dist, fatehgarh sahib)
Ans- Remains of harappan civilization have been found here
135. Others sites in Punjab where remains have been found
Ans- Ropar, Rohirha (dist Sangrur), Sunet(dist Ludhiana)
136. Ramayan, Mahabharata and bhagwad gita were composed during which period
Ans- Aryan period
137. Name the Persian king who is believed to have completed the occupation of Punjab
in 516 bc
Ans- Gustasp
138. Under mauryans the area known as modern Punjab was included in the larger
province of gandhara, its capital was
Ans- Takshila (now in Pakistan)

Punjabi Suba Movement

139. Who were the pioneers of “Punjabi Suba”?
Ans- Master Tara Singh and Sant Fateh Singh
140. Master Tara Singh was associated with which movement in Punjab?
Ans- Punjabi Suba Movement
141. What was the aim of Punjabi suba movement?
Ans- Reorganization of Punjab on linguistic basis


142. The Patiala and East Punjab state Union(PEPSU) was state of India from
Ans- 1948-56
143. Who was the founder of Patiala city in 1763AD?
Ans- Baba Ala Singh
144. PEPSU was inaugurated on _________________
Ans- July 15, 1948
145. Who inaugurated PEPSU WAS_________?
Ans- Sarder Vallabh Bhai Patel
146. The capital of PEPSU was _____________
Ans- Patiala
147. Who was the first Chief Minister of PEPSU?
Ans- Sarder Gian Singh Rarewala
148. Who was the first Rajpramukh(equivalent to Governor) of PEPSU (also last
Maharaja of Patiala)?
Ans- Yadavindra Singh
149. PEPSU was formed after combining eight princely states and these were
Ans- Patiala, Jind, Nabha, Kapurthala, Faridkot, Kalsia, Malerkotla and Nalagarh
150. PEPSU was merged in Punjab state on
Ans- Nov 1, 1956
151. PEPSU High Court had its seat at
Ans- Patiala
152. PEPSU High Court was merged with Punjab High Court in
Ans- 1956
153. The recommendations of which commission led to linguistic reorganization of
Punjab in 1966?
Ans- Shah Commission
154. Who was the chairman of 3 member Punjab boundary commission 1966?
Ans- Justice JC Shah
155. Name of the other two members?
Ans- S Dutt and MM Phillips
156. Name the act that was passed to reorganize Punjab?
Ans- Punjab Reorganization Act
157. When was Punjab Trifurcated?
Ans- On November 1st, 1966, to from Haryana and Himachal Pardesh


158. What was Anandpur Sahib Resolution of 1973?
Ans- It was a comprehensive document of demands framed by a comitte of Akali dal, at
Anandpur sahib on 16-17 October 1973.
159. When was the Rajiv-Longowal accord (Punjab Accord) signed?
Ans- 24th July, 1985
160. Dharm Yudh Morcha was launched by
Ans- Sant Harchand Singh Longowal in 1982


161. Name the operation taken up by Indian Military to remove armed Sikh separatists
from Golden Temple in Amritsar
Ans- Operation Bluestar


180. Arya Samaj Movement was founded by ________
Ans- Sawami Dayanand Sarasvati
181. First unit of Arya Samaj was setup in Bombay and later the headquarters were
moved to _________
Ans- Lahore
182. Views of Dayanand Sarswati were published in his literary work named_____
Ans- Satyarth Prakash
183. Dayanand Saraswati received his education on Vedas from ________
Ans- Swami Virjanda in Mathura
184. Name some freedom fighters who were the supporters of Arya samaj?
Ans- Lala Hansraj, Lala Lajpat Rai etc.


185. Who started the Kuka of Namdhari Movement?
Ans- Baba Balak Singh
186. Who was the successor of baba Balak Singh?
Ans- Baba Ram Singh
187. Baba Ram Singh transferred the centre of Namdhari movement to?
Ans- Village Bhaini near Ludhiana
188. Name some kuka journals?
Ans- Nawan Hindustan, sacha marg and satyug


189. The Dev Samaj Movement was founded by
Ans- Shiv Narayan Agnihotri
190. Dev Samaj was established in 1887 at _________
Ans- Lahore


191. Who started Nirankari Movement?
Ans- Baba dayal, a merchant from Peshawar.
192. When and where was Nirankari darbar founded?
Ans- It was founded at Rawalpindi in 1851


193. Who was the founder of Radha Swami Movement?
Ans- A Hindu banker named Shiv Dayal.
194. When and where was it founded?
Ans- In Agra in 19th century


195. Who was the governor general of India when first Anglo Sikh battle were fought?
Ans- Lord Hardinge
196. The 1st Anglo – Sikh wars took place in_____________
Ans- 1845-1846
197. Name the only first Anglo Sikh war won by the Sikhs?
Ans- Battle of Baddowal on jan 21st 1846
198. Who were the commanders of Sikh and British force in Battle of Baddowal?
Ans- Ranjodh singh Majjithia and sir Henry Smith respectively
199. Which battle established the British Rule in Punjab?
Ans- Battle of Chilianwala(during 2nd Anglo Sikh War)
200. Who was the last Maharaja of Punjab?
Ans- Daleep Singh
201. What was Treaty of bhairowal?
Ans- It was concluded between sir henry hardinge and Maharaja Dalip Singh after first
anglo sikh wars on 16 dec 1846. Under the treaty a council of regency consisting of 8 sardars was formed and it was decided that British toops would stay until Dalip Singh attained majority
202. Who was appointed as the resident after first anglo sikh wars?
Ans- Sir Henry Lawrence
203. Who was the governor general of India when 2nd anglo sikh wars were fought?
Ans- Lord Dalhousie
204. Treaty of Lahore, 1846 was signed between
Ans- Daldeep Singh and Lord Dalhousie
205. What was treaty of Lahore?
Ans- Maharaja Daleep Singh was declared as sovereign of Punjab, Territory between
and satluj annexed by britishers
206. Kashmir; which was once the part of Punjab was handed over to Gulab Singh for
an amount of
Ans- 1 Crore
207. Which 2nd anglo sikh battle is called battle of guns?
Ans- Battle of Gujrat (1849)
208. Name the last anglo sikh war
Ans- Battle of Gujrat, fought in feb, 1849, British forces won the battle
209. Name the Governor-General, who declared 1st Anglo- Sikh war on 18th nov, 1845
and the war which last till February 10, 1846.
Ans- Lard Harding
210. 2nd Anglo-Sikh war was fought during 1848-49. Who was the governor-general of
Punjab at that time?
Ans- Lard Dalhousie
211. Second Anglo Sikh war took place in the year
Ans- 1848-49
212. Punjab was annexed by Britishers in year
Ans- 1849


213. First lieutenant Governor of Punjab was
Ans- Sir john Lawernce
214. Who succeeded sir john Lawrence as the Lt. Governor of Punjab?
Ans- Sir Robert Montgomery
215. First railway line in Punjab was commenced from _______to ______ on 8feb 1859
Ans- Amritsar to multan
216. Penal code was introduced in Punjab in year?
Ans- 1862


217. When was Hindustan association of pacific coast was _______
Ans- In 1912, it was associated with Gardar movement
218. The first president of Hindustan association of pacific coast was at
Ans- Sohan Singh Bhakha
219. Headquarter of Hindustan association of pacific coast was at_________
Ans- San Francisco
220. The paper ‘Ghadar’ was started in year_________
Ans- 1913
221. Who was the chief editor of gadar?
Ans- Lala Hardyai
222. What is the other name of Gadar ashram opened in 1913?
Ans- Yugantar ashram
223. Gadar party raised Indian Independence Army in _______
Ans- Iran
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