Punjab GK, Current Affairs - Latest General Knowledge Questions

Punjab is one of the most affluent states of India. It is situated in the north of the country. The adjoining states are - Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan. The state's contribution in the freedom struggle of the country and now in the development work is commendable. The state is bestowed with rich culture, tradition and history.

Punjab General Knowledge

The people are healthy, wealthy and jovial. It is very important to know about this state not because examinations' point of view but for the sake of interest also.

There are many exams in the state for the Jobs and Admissions and there are a no of Questions of General Knowledge and Current Affairs which are frequently asked in such exams.

So we are preparing some of the Punjab GK Questions for your benefit in the exams. Therefore, get ready to check them.

Punjab State General Knowledge Questions

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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 - 23 ( Malerkotla became 23td district of Punjab on the occasion of Eid-Ul-Fitr on 14th May 2021 )

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. CM of Punjab ?

Chief Minister of Punjab is Charanjit Singh Channi ( Congress ). He has become the 27th CM of the state. Congress bagged 77 seats by dethroning SAD-BJP.

Facts related with 2017 Assembly Election

How many Legislative Assembly seats are here ?

Ans - 117

GK of Punjab with Latest Current Affairs

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

Parabhjot Kaur, a Punjabi poet - Died on 24th Nov 2016

Who is the chairman of Punjab Kala Parishad ?

Answer - Surjit Patar

Who is 1st woman Chief Secretary of Punjab ?

Answer- Smt Vini Mahajan

She got Sahitya Akademi Award for her poetry book Pabbi in 1964. Parabhjot was nominated for Punjab Vidhan Parishad in 1966. She received Padma Shri in 1967.

Her first anthology of poems came out in 1943. Her another anthology of poems called Plateau got published in Paris. She got 24 anthologies of poems and 4 collections of short stories published.

Kartarpur Sahib Corridor 26th Nov 2018 - Connecting Gurdaspur with a historic Gurudwara ( resting place of Gurunanak Dev Ji )

Akali Dal got separated from NDA on 26 Sept 2020 on the issue of Agriculture bill. It was the oldest ally of NDA. The decision was taken in the party meeting. Before that decision Harsimarat Kaur Badal had resigned from the post of cabinet minister. That was a big blow for the BJP in Punjab.

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