India : Questions and Answers

Question 1 : What is the official name of India ?

Answer : Republic of India.

Question 2 : Where is India located?

Answer : It is located in South Asia.

Question 3 : How large is India?

Answer : It is the seventh largest country by area.

Question 4 : Is India the most populated country in the world?

Answer : India is the second most populous country in the world.

Question 5 : Is India the most populous democracy in the world.

Answer : Yes. India is the most populous democracy in the world.

Question 6 : Which ocean lies in the south of India?

Answer : Indian Ocean.

Question 7 : Which water body lies on the southwest of India?

Answer : Arabian Sea.

Question 8 : Which water body lies on the southeast of India?

Answer : Bay of Bengal.

Question 9 : With which countries does India share her borders?

Answer : India shares her borders with Pakistan to the west, China, Nepal and Bhutan to the north, and Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east.

Question 10 : India shares her maritime borders with which countries?

Answer : India’s Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia.

Question 11 : When did humans arrive the Indian subcontinent?

Answer : Modern humans arrived on the Indian subcontinent from Africa no later than 55,000 years ago.

Question 12 : Which is the largest city of India?

Answer : Mumbai.

Question 13 : Which is the Official Language of India?

Answer : India has two official languages; English and Hindi.

Question 14 : Which is the National language of India?

Answer : India doesn’t have a National language.

Question 15 : When did India gain Independence?

Answer : 15th August 1947.

Question 16 : When did India become Republic?

Answer : 26 January 1950.

Question 17 : How much is the geographical area of India?

Answer : 3,287,263 square kilometeres.

Question 18 : What is the population of India?

Answer : 1,352,642,280 (2018 estimate)

Question 19 : What is the population density of India?

Answer : 405.1/Km2

Question 20 : What is the GDP of India?

Answer : $2.9 Trillion (2019 estimate)

Question 21 : What is the HDI rank of India?

Answer : 129th.

Question 22 : What is the currency of India?

Answer : Indian Rupee.

Question 23 : What is the Time Zone of India?

Answer : UTC+5:30 (IST)

Question 24 : What is the calling code of India?

Answer : +91

Question 25 : What percentage of India is covered by forests?

Answer : 21.4%