Swarnim Gujarat Quiz‐2011 Which scientist from Gujarat is considered to be father of space research? Ans: Dr.
Vikram Sarabhai 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 Which award is given in the field of Literature by Govt. of Gujarat? Ans: Adi Kavi Narsinh Mehta Award 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 Which is the tallest mountain peak in Gujarat? Ans: Gorakhnath‐Girnar For how many years did Gujarat have Mauryan rule? Ans: 137 Years Where is the biggest mineral centre in Gujarat? Ans: Ankleshwar Which geographical time is a part of Archien Age? Ans: Dharwad Who has translated Ernest Hemingway's 'The old man and the Sea' to Gujarati? Ans: Rabindranath Thakor Which is the famous beach near Valsad? Ans: Teethal Whose name is associated with Ranji Trophy? Ans: Jam Ranjitsinhji Which place is famous for block printing technique called ‘Ajrakh’? Ans: Kuchchh What was name of the poet Kalaapi? Ans: Sursinhji Takhtasinhji Gohil From which port is salt exported in maximum in Gujarat? Ans: Bedi Port In which collection of poems did Zaverchand Meghani write revolutionary songs about independence and dependance? Ans: Sindhudo Under whose undertaking the cultivation of the salty land has taken place? Ans: Gujarat Rajya Khar Jameen Vikas Mandal What medal did Jyotindra Dave at the age of 40? Ans: Ranjitram Gold medal What is poet Kant's original name? Ans: Manishankar Ratnaji Bhatt Which place in Gujarat has the third largest collection of seal and ceilings after Mohen – jo – Daro and Harappa? Ans: Lothal For which species is the Nal Sarovar a sanctuary? Ans: Migratory birds Name the narrator who played rhythm on Manbhatt. Ans: Vallabh Vyas Which place did poet Bhalan belong to? Ans: Siddhapur Which bird weaves its nest in group and create an entire bird city? Ans: Swifts Who is dearly known as 'Ba' all over the world? Ans: Kasturba Gandhi In which mosque in Ahmedabad is there a separate prayer facility for women? Ans: Juma Mosque What is the pen name of Ramanlal Neelkanth? Ans: Makarand For which poet was there a special day declared in Washington? Ans: Suresh Dalal When was Gujarat University established? Ans: In 1949 Where is the only one Ayurveda University of India in Gujarat? Ans: Jamnagar In which District river Tapi meets the Gulf of Khambhat? Ans: Surat Where Gujarat is Situated in India? Ans: In western part of India Which is the most populated city in Gujarat? Ans: Ahmedabad Which sanctuary in district Panchmahal is known for species of birds? Ans: Ratanmahal Where is the Chitra‐Vichitra Fair organized in Gujarat? Ans: Gunbhakhari Where in Ahmedabad is the Baba Lului mosque that is the symbol of Hindu Muslim unity? Ans: Jamalpur Which is the largest centre for Isabgul in Gujarat? Ans: Unjha Where is the Dudhsarita Dairy located? Ans: Bhavnagar Where is the National Sanctuaries of Neel Cow Located in Gujarat? Ans: Palanpur Who laid the foundation stone of Sardar Sarovar Scheme? When? Ans: Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, 1961
shamalia’. Ans: Premanand 59 Which is the pilgrimage for the Daudi Vhora community in North Gujarat? Ans: Delmaal 60 Who declared Gujarat information technology policy? Ans: Keshubhai Patel 61 On which novel by Darshak is a Gujarati film made? Ans: Jher to pidha che jaani jaani 62 Which saint built the abode known as Satadhar? Ans: Saint Apa Giga Bapu 63 On which river does the city of Sidhdhpur dwell? Ans: Saraswati 64 Which bird takes food with its head upside down? Ans: Flemingo Who first experimented with the Italian sonnet form in Gujarati poetry? Ans: Balvantray K.8 per. How many districts do the bay of Kachchh and the bay of Khambhat connect? Ans: Eight Which Institute in Gujarat is the Asia’s 1st ranked management college ? Ans: IIM‐A Who wrote the Bhajan ‘Ma Baap ne Bhulsho Nahi’? Ans: Saint Punit Maharaj Who editted Kalpasutra? Ans: Dhaneshwarsuri What was the original name of Kavi Kant? Ans: Manishankar Ratnaji Bhatt Who had jointly established ATIRA that works in the field of research in Textile sector? Ans: Dr. Vikram Sarabhai.Thakor 65 Who was the engineer of the Ellis Bridge situated at ahmedabad? Ans: Raobahadur Himmatlal Dhirajram 66 67 Where is the only temple of Sudama. Kasturbhai Lalbhai and Shantiswarup Bhatnagar Where is the normal water lake near Arabic Sea in Gujarat? Ans: Narayan Sarovar In which district is maximum of Isabgul crops taken? Ans: Mehsana Who was the first Ghazalkar in Gujarat? Ans: Balashankar Kantharia Which King made education compulsory while in reign? Ans: Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad‐Vadodara
48 49 Where is the date research centre in Gujarat? Ans: Mundra 50 By which name Kachhi wall paintings of Gujarat are known? Ans: Kamangari Shailee 51 When was Allah Bandh constructed? Ans: After the Earthquake in 1819 Where in Gujarat is the organization which is associated with Vedmurti Satvalekar who edited the 52 compilations of the four Vedas? Ans: Killa Pardi (District Valsad) Aacharya Aanandshankar Dhruv was vice chancellor of which university? Ans: Varanasi Hindu University 53 At which place in Gujarat wooden carvings as per the Vastu Shastra were found? Ans: Somnath 54 55 When did the first girl school start in Gujarat? Where? Ans: In 1849.38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47
What is the literacy rate in Gujarat? Ans: 79. in Ahmedabad Where did Shri Mota establish the Ashram outside Gujarat? Ans: At Kumbhkonam on the banks of river 56 Kaveri 57 Which place in Gujarat is known for ‘Parsi’s Kashi’? Ans: Udwada 58 Name the poet who has written – ‘Maru manekadu risanu re. Lord Krishna’s friend? Ans: Porbandar 68 Which folk dance of Gujarat is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘garbha deep’? Ans: Garba Which famous poem was written by Sundaram for the celebration of the formation of Gujarat state in 69 1960? Ans: Gurjari Bhoo Which Sanctuary in Gujarat is famous for Leopard and Chinkara’s preservation? Ans: Vansda Sanctuary 70 71 Who established Ahmedabad Textile Labour Association? Ans: Mahatma Gandhi Who started the monthly ‘Jan Kalyan’ that got popular in every household in Gujarat? Ans: Sant Punit 72 Maharaj 73 In which district is the Kadana dam situated? Ans: Panchmahal 74 At which place sanctuary set up for the Bear in Gujarat? Ans: Ratanmahal
'Khobo bhari ne ame etlu hasya ke kuwo bhari ne ame roi padya'? Ans: 89 Jagdish Joshi 90 The renowned poet Akho belonged to the reign of which Mughal emperor? Ans: Jahangir 91 Which song has been accepted as emblem of Gujarat? Ans: Jay Jay Garvi Gujarat Vautha fair is held at a meeting place of seven rivers. nahi ghar no ke nahi ghat no'? Ans: Shamal Bhatt 78 79 For how many year Gandhiji stayed in Gandhi Ashram? Ans: 13 years 80 In whose stories do we find the backdrop of Kachchh desert? Ans: Jayant Khatri Which river in Gujarat has a hundred years old bridge with artistic umbrellas? Ans: Vishwamitri 81 Who is the elegy by Narsinhrao Divetia 'Smaran Sanhita' addressed to? Ans: to his died son Nalinkant 82 Which minister of Bhavanagar is remembered till date for his sharp intellect and public welfare works? 83 Ans: Prabhashankar Pattani 84 Who created the poetic form ‘Hadula’ in Gujarati literature? Ans: Poet Dalpatraam 85 Which was Kakasaheb Kalelkar’s mother tongue? Ans: Marathi 86 To which district does the very famous pilgrimage Ambaji belong? Ans: Banaskantha How much is the coast line of Gujarat proportionately in total coast line of India? Ans: One third 87 88 What title has been given to poet Narmad? Ans: Veer Who has written the song. 107 Ahmedabad 108 Which Aadivasi folk singer of Gujarat has been awarded with Padmashri? Ans: Divaliben Bhil
. if six of them are Khari. Shedhi. 'Dhobi no kutro. Vikram Sarabhai In which jail did Indulal Yagnik stay with Gandhiji at the time of Non cooperation movement? Ans: 76 Yervada Jail in Pune 77 Which work has Dalpatram created on Chhand Shastra? Ans: Dalpat Pingal Who has given the adage. 94 Ahmedabad Where is the Hasan Pir’s sacred tomb situated which commonly attracts worshippers from hindu and 95 Muslim religions? Ans: Delmal Which Swami from Swaminarayan sect set a rule of writing a poem a day? Ans: Brahmanand Swami 96 97 What is the name of the biggest island in Nal Sarovar? Ans: Panvad Which organizations were set up by educationalist Nanabhai Bhatt for rural education and for education 98 for all? Ans: Gram Dakshinamurti – Ambla and Lokbharti – Sanosara 99 Which city in Gujarat was known as entrance to Makka? Ans: Surat 100 Which river in Kachchh ends in the small desert? Ans: Machchhu As whose sacred place is Sattadhar – a place for pilgrimage in Gujarat known for? Ans: Sant Data Giga 101 and Apa Giga 102 Who has acknowledged Rani Sipri Mosque as ‘Gem of Ahmedabad’? Ans: James Ferguson 103 What is the 1st May celebrated as in Gujarat? Ans: Gujarat Sthapana Din (Establishment Day) 104 Which bird takes food with its head upside down? Ans: Flemingo 105 What is the birth place of Narsinh Mehta? Ans: Talaja 106 Poetry is not for reading. which is the seventh one? Ans: Sabarmati 93 In which age was Bhadrakali temple in Ahmedabad constructed? Ans: Maratha Age Where was the establishment ceremony of the State of Gujarat held? Ans: Sabarmati Ashram. Majham. Meshwo. 92 Hathmati and Vatrak.75 To whom does the credit of setting up of IIM‐A go? Ans: Dr. but for listening' ‐ who said that? Ans: Ramnarayan Pathak Which is the world known Designing Institute of Gujarat? Where is it? Ans: National Institute of Design.
yaadi bhari tya aap ni' Ans: Poet Kalapi 139 Who is known as Maan Bhatt and Gagariya Bhatt in Gujarati literature? Ans: Premanand 140 Which items is Anjar known for? Ans: Scissors and Knife Which award is given in the field of Fine Arts by Govt.D.109 When was the first silent Gujarati film made and in which year? Ans: Krushn Sudama ‐ 1920 110 In which year the French establish their trading center in Gujarat? Ans: In 1668 111 Which is the largest district in terms of area in Gujarat? Ans: Kachchh Which award does a Gujarati player receive on making an international mark? Ans: Eklavya Award 112 Which sportster from Gujarat won the Table Tennis Junior National title for the first time? Ans: 113 Harmeet Desai 114 Who was the first speaker of Gujarat State Assembly? Ans: Kalyan V Mehta 115 Name the first ruler of Solanki dynasty Ans: Mulraj Solanki Who was appointed in the advisory committee for the historical World religion conference that was held 116 in Chicago in 1893? Ans: Manilal Dwivedi 117 In which book does Gandhiji describe India of his dreams? Ans: Hind Swaraj 118 Which Gujarati cricketer has been a very successful coach also? Ans: Anshuman Gaekwad Which is the reputed university in Gujarat for distance learning? Ans: Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar 119 University 120 Which port of Gujarat is referred to as ‘Bandar‐e‐Mubarak’? Ans: Surat 121 Name the first Gujarati female to go on a space travel. of Gujarat? Ans: Shri Ravishankar Rawal Award 141 142 Which scheme did Keshubhai Patel start off for rural development? Ans: Gokulgram Scheme Which Gujarati for the first time climbed upon the Nandadevi peak in Himalayan mountain range? Ans: 143 Nandlal Purohit 144 Where is the first Law University of Gujarat situated? Ans: Gandhinagar 145 Where is the sanctuary for Kaliyar dear in Gujarat? Ans: Velavadar 146 Who got the marble temple of Adinath constructed in Abu? Ans: Vimal Mantri 147 Which district has the famous Narayan Sarovar Temple? Ans: Kachchh
. 124 Which grain crops are maximum taken in Gujarat? Ans: Millet 125 To which district does Morayo dance belong in Banaskantha? Ans: Vaav 126 Which port in Gujarat has been developed as free trade zone? Ans: Kandala 127 Which fair in Kachchh is believed to be a symbol of communal harmony? Ans: Haji Pir Fair 128 Which sea beach of Valsad is famous for tourist hangout? Ans: Tithal 129 Which renowned Gujarati Cricketer has received Padma Bhushan? Ans: Vinu Mankad Where in Gujarat is the biggest museum on Sardar Patel? Ans: Ahmedabad (The old Rajbhavan) 130 131 Which is the biggest natural lake in Gujarat? Ans: Nal Sarovar 132 Which community dances Thaga dance? Ans: Thakor 133 For how many year Gandhiji stayed in Gandhi Ashram? Ans: 13 years 134 By which name the performers of Bhavai are known? Ans: Bhavaiya Who is remembered with utter respect from the litterateurs of medieval poetry? Ans: 135 Hemchandracharya Which national organization was set up by Ramanlal Neelkanth in the name of Gujarat? Ans: Gujarat 136 Sabha 137 What was the native of poet Premanand? Ans: Vadodara 138 Who wrote 'Jya jya najar mari thare. Ans: Sunita Williams 122 Which politico‐cultural zone is referred to as Adivasi belt of Gujarat? Ans: Nishad 123 When was Gujarat tourism department established? Ans: 1973 A.
where? Ans: Premchand Raychand‐ 177 Ahmedabad 178 In which district in Gujarat are the maximum milking animals? Ans: Anand Which popular form of theater in Gujarat is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Bhava’? Ans: Bhavai 179 180 Who established ‘Harijan Sewak Sangh’? Ans: Gandhiji 181 Who was poet Bhim disciple of? Ans: Poet Bhalan 182 In which district does the teak wood grow maximum? Ans: Valsad In which reference is history of Gujarat delineated? Ans: Prabandh Chintamani and Mirat‐e‐Sikandari 183 184 Who wrote 'Neminath Fagu'? Ans: Poet Rajshekhar In which social play by Kanaiyalal Munshi does he write about breking free from social evils? Ans: Kaka 185 ni Shashi 186 Where is Bapa Sitaram Ashram situated? Ans: Bagdana
. when? Ans: Ranjitram Vavabhai Mehta‐1904 164 Where is the Gopaldas Haveli which is known for its artistic wooden carving? Ans: Vaso Which special trees are found in Ubharat (District Navsari) – a scenic beach in Gujarat? Ans: Cypress 165 trees and Palm trees 166 Who is called the Adi Kavi in Gujarati? Ans: Narsinh Mehta 167 What is the funeral place of Parsees called? Ans: Dakhamu 168 Which travelogue did Mahipatram Neelkanth write? Ans: Ingland ni Musafari nu Varnan 169 Where does Taapi enter into Gujarat from? Ans: Haranfal 170 What well known industrial unit is there in Barejadi? Ans: Paper 171 Where is the Space Application Centre (SAC) in Gujarat? Ans: Ahmedabad 172 Who was the last king of Chavda Dynasty in Gujarat? Ans: Samant Sinh 173 Which tourist beguiling beach in Gujarat is known as ‘Virgin beach’? Ans: Diu 174 How much is the capacity of the Vanakbori Electric House? Ans: 1470 Mega Watt Name the magazine that is published by Gujarat Vernacular Society for one and a half century. 'Madhavanal Kaam Kandla Dogdhak'? Ans: Poet Ganpati By which cast Asait Thakar. 'Short story means Spark'? Ans: Gaurishankar Tripathi 149 Which place in Gujarat is know as ‘The Gateway of Hind’? Ans: Khambhat 150 Who wrote the poetic story. Ans: 175 Budhdhi Prakash 176 Which is the only hill station in Gujarat? Ans: Saputara Who set up the first Teachers’ Training college in Gujarat.148 Who said. Ans: Bal 155 Which poet from west seems to have inspired Narmad's poetry? Ans: Wordworth 156 How many Jyotirling temples are there in Gujarat? Ans: Two: Somnath and Darukavan 157 Who published first Gujarati Weekly ‘Shri Mumbai na Samachar’? Ans: Fardoonji Marzbaan On what did poet Narmad lecture for the first time? Where? Ans: Benefits of group formation meetings ‐ 158 in Mumbai 159 Who established Jyotisangh? Ans: Mrudula Sarabhai 160 Where was Dayanand Saraswati born? Ans: Tankara (Dist. the founding father of Bhavai form was known after migrating to Unza? 151 Ans: Targala 152 In which city the famous ‘Shah – E – Aalam’ fair is organized? Ans: Ahmedabad Who is known as ‘Vividh Dharmanuyayi’ because of his religious understanding? Ans: Poet Bhalan 153 154 Name one pen name of Balashankar Ullasram Kantharia. Rajkot) 161 Which bird of Flycatcher origin comes to Gujarat in Winter? Ans: The Verditer Flycatcher 162 Where is the red coloured Dolomite marble found in Gujarat? Ans: Chhuchhapura 163 Who set up Gujarat Sahitya Sabha.
but for listening' ‐ who said that? Ans: Ramnarayan Pathak 221 Who tried first to write World History in Gujarati language? Ans: Poet Narmad 222 Who started the first Girls’ school in Ahmedabad? Ans: Harkunwar Shethani. 1850 223 Who has written the play. Saraswati and Rupen 215 Where is Gujarat Technology University situated? Ans: Gandhinagar 216 By which name Bhavai Mandali was known in Gujarat? Ans: Peda 217 On which rivers in Gujarat are there two dams? Ans: Taapi and Mahi 218 What is the only heritage route in Gujarat called? Ans: Dandi heritage route Name the magazine that is published by Gujarat Vernacular Society for one and a half century. 'Pencil. shamalia’. Ans: Premanand 206 In which district in Gujarat is Surkhabnagar coming up? Ans: Kachchh 207 Which was the first college of Gujarat? Ans: Gujarat College‐Ahmedabad – 1887 208 Which poem did Mirabai write on Narsinh Mehta’s life? Ans: Narsinh ka Mahyara 209 Give full form of ITCTI.187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198
Which is the famous work by Premanand? Ans: Okhaharan Which poetry collection by Umashankar Joshi received Gnanpeeth Award? Ans: Nishith For the production of which mineral are the rocks in Rajpipla known? Ans: Aget Where are Lion and Ghudkhar found in Asia? Ans: Gujarat What is the Tribals’ festival that is held in Daang every year known as? Ans: Daang Darbar Which leader played instrumental role for merging of Indian states to Government after the independence? Ans: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Which bird can only rest in the nest woven by its own self? Ans: Swifts Which famous merchant of Bhadreshwar on the Kutch coast is known for his gesture of benefactions made when a great famine afflicted the whole country? Ans: Sheth JagaduShah What is the collection of poems by Narsinhrao Divetiya titled? Ans: Kusum Mala What is the pen name of Ramanlal Neelkanth? Ans: Makarand Who has translated Kalidasa's Abhignan Shakuntal to Gujarati? Ans: Umashankar Joshi Who wrote ‘Tare mathe nagara vage mot na re’? Ans: Devanand Swami Which daily did Gandhiji start for the upliftement of the backwards? Ans: Harijan Bandhu (Gujarati)
199 200 Which known Bhavai artist has written poetic story. 'Hansaulli'? Ans: Asait Thaker Who was known as father to the Tribals in Gujarat? Ans: Amrutlal Viththaldas Thakkar (Thakkar bapa) 201 What is the name of Mobile hospital project for emergency service and diagnosis for Cancer in Gujarat? 202 Ans: Sanjeevani Rath 203 Where is the biggest mineral centre in Gujarat? Ans: Ankleshwar 204 Which Satyagraha gave Gandhiji a title of 'Baapu'? Ans: Champaran Satyagraha 205 Name the poet who has written – ‘Maru manekadu risanu re. Kabar ne Minbatti'? Ans: Aadil Mansuri To how many villages and cities does the Sardar Sarovar provide with water? Ans: 8215 villages and 135 224 cities 225 Which profession did Premanand take up for earning livelihood? Ans: Gold Smith 226 Where is the mythology reckoned temple of Lord Brahma in Gujarat? Ans: Khedbrahma
. Ans: Information Technology Centre for Textile Industries 210 Who wrote 'Prithvichandracharit'? Ans: Manikyasundarsuri Who was the reporter of Prajabandhu and Mumbai Samachar who also reported on A to Z of Dandi 211 March? Ans: Kaliprasad Dave 212 Which place is famous for Haliputra embroidery? Ans: Hodka 213 Where in Kachchh is the famous Jesal Toral tomb? Ans: Anjar 214 Which are the Virgin rivers in Gujarat? Ans: Banas. Ans: 219 Budhdhi Prakash 220 Poetry is not for reading.
227 Who set up Gujarat Vidyapeeth? Ans: Mahatma Gandhi 228 Who established world‐known Reliance Industries? Ans: Dhirubhai Ambani 229 Which language did poet Bhalan study in depth? Ans: Sanskrut What did Brahmagupta invent who was born in Bhinnamal once a part of Gujarat? Ans: Zero 230 231 Where is the Sardar Patel Agricultural University? Ans: Banaskantha Who has written the children poetry collection 'Jhabuk vijli jhabuk' and children plays 'Be bhai' and 232 'Taiko'? Ans: Makrand Dave 233 Which languages is second most spoken in Gujarat other than Gujarati? Ans: Marathi 234 Which Gujarati player is known for the sport of Water Polo? Ans: Kamlesh Nanavati 235 How many times in a second does Sunbirds flap its wings? Ans: 175 to 200 times 236 Who has written more than 12000 songs in Gujarati? Ans: Avinash Vyas 237 Which poet was not literate in medieval Gujarati literature? Ans: Poet Bhoja Bhagat Which Gujarati King became the first Governer of the state of Madras? Ans: Maharaja 238 Krishnakumarsinhji 239 By which name the head of Bhavai mandali is known? Ans: Nayak 240 On whose name is Gujarat State Assembly named? Ans: Viththalbhai Patel 241 Which ancient religious place is there near Bhuj? Ans: Koteshwar Temple 242 Which poet from Bhavnagar was given the title of ‘Raj Kavi’? Ans: Poet Dalpatram 243 Where are famous Patola made? Ans: Patan 244 Where is the mineral dolomite produced most in India? Ans: Chhota Udepur Which Gujarati was appointed as the speaker of Independent India’s first Assembly? Ans: Ganesh 245 Mavlankar In which city of Gujarat the relics of the ancient lake on the bank of which 1008 Shivlingams were placed 246 are seen? Ans: Patan 247 What is the full name of the renowned poet ‘Kalaapi’? Ans: Sursinhji Takhtasinhji Gohil What is the characteristic of literature in Sudharak Yug? Ans: Social upliftment & Social change 248 249 Which is the three social oldest extant palace in Baroda? Ans: Nazar Baugh Palace 250 Which part of Gujarat is known as the Garden of Gujarat? Ans: Central Gujarat Which was the first city found in Gujarat that belongs to the Harappan civilization? Ans: Rangpur 251 252 Whose creation is ‘Ek Varyo Gopijan Vallabh’? Ans: Kavi Dayaaram 253 Who has written 'Prithviraj Raso'? Ans: Kavi chand Barot 254 What is the birth place of poet Akho? Ans: Jetalpur 255 Which collection of poems is well known by poet Kalapi? Ans: Kalapi no kekarav How much is the coast line of Gujarat proportionately in total coast line of India? Ans: One third 256 Where is the biggest Mental Health Centre in Gujarat? Ans: B M Institute of Mental Health‐Ahmedabad 257 Who is believed to be the creator of Gujarat’s folk dance style ‘Garba’? Ans: Lord Krishna’s daughter‐in‐ 258 law – Usha 259 Who first used the phrase ‘Gurjar Bhasha’ for Gujarati language? Ans: Bhalan In which village of Gujarat the Afro‐origin tribals are dwelling while preserving their traditional culture 260 and customs? Ans: Sirvan 261 Which type of poems did Narsinh Mehta write into? Ans: Prabhatiya 262 Where was Shri Rang Avdhoot Maharaj born? Ans: Godhara 263 At which places are the Seismographs kept in Gujarat? Ans: Rajkot and Vadodara
D. R. Ambedkar? Ans: Kanaiyalal Munshi 298 299 Why Trinetreshwar fair of the tribal is popular? Ans: Svayamvar 300 What was the group of men called playing female characters in Bhavai? Ans: Kanchalia 301 Which is the biggest fish produce centre in Gujarat? Ans: Veraval
.264 Where was the Mughal king Aurengzeb born in Gujarat? Ans: Dahod 265 Who started poems for children in Gujarati? Ans: Poet Dalpatram 266 Area wise what rank does Gujarat has amongst all Indian States? Ans: 7th Rank Where in Gujarat is the biggest museum on Sardar Patel? Ans: Ahmedabad (The old Rajbhavan) 267 268 In Which year Ahmedabad’s Bhadra Fort built? Ans: 1411 A. 269 Which Sultan used cannon gun for the first time? Ans: Ahmedshah 270 Where did Sayajirao Gaekwad start with free and compulsory education? Ans: Amreli 271 Which river of Gujarat is called ‘Ganga’ in Puranas? Ans: Hiranya 272 Which is the present capital of Gujarat? Ans: Gandhinagar 273 Where in West India did Aadi Shankaracharya establish the hermitage? Ans: Dwarka 274 Where is the only temple of Sudama. is the chitra vichitra fair held? Ans: Gunbhakhari 294 Which rocks are full of minerals in Gujarat? Ans: Pre‐Cambrian 295 Which is the famous play by Dahyabhai Dholshaji? Ans: Veenaveli 296 Which district has maximum number of rivers? Ans: Kachchh 297 By which Padma Award has the Poet Sundaram been felicitated? Ans: Padmabhushan Who contributed to the making of Indian constitution with Dr. B. Lord Krishna’s friend? Ans: Porbandar 275 Where does Taapi enter into Gujarat from? Ans: Haranfal At which place in Gujarat did the earth water research started for the first time? Ans: Mehsana 276 On the bank of which river is the popular picnic spot – Utkantheshwar Mahadev situated? Ans: Vatrak 277 278 What is Vaghodia known for? Ans: Production of cycles When and where was the Gujarati Sahitya parishad's first conference held? Ans: Ahmedabad‐1905 279 Which lake in Kachchh has sweet water even though it is close to the sea? Ans: Narayan Sarovar 280 281 Which is the biggest river in Gujarat? Ans: Narmada In which year did Chandrachud established the rule of Chudasama tribes in Saurashtra? Ans: 875 AD 282 283 Which metal was maximum used by the people of Indus civilization? Ans: bell metal Which Gujarati for the first time climbed upon the Nandadevi peak in Himalayan mountain range? Ans: 284 Nandlal Purohit 285 In which mountain range is Saputara situated? Ans: Sahyadri In which mosque in Ahmedabad is there a separate prayer facility for women? Ans: Juma Mosque 286 287 Who Gandhiji considered as his fifth child? Ans: Jamnalal Bajaj Which government transport facility is available in Gujarat for emergency medical help? Ans: ‘108’ 288 289 Who wrote the social novel 'Sasu vahu ni ladai'? Ans: Mahipatram Rupram Neelkanth 290 Which style of poetry remained limited to poet Nhanalal only? Ans: Dolan Shailee 291 In which district is the Kakrapar atomic power station? Ans: Tapi 292 Which is the oldest museum of Gujarat? Ans: Kachchh Museum 293 Which village near Khedbrahmma.
'Day to Day Gandhi'? Ans: Mahadevbhai Desai 319 How much land area is covered by Gujarat state? Ans: 05.96. 992 Sq.In which forest area of Gujarat the leopard‐alike cat is found? Ans: Shurpaneshwar forests of Narmada 302 District Who has written the children poetry collection 'Jhabuk vijli jhabuk' and children plays 'Be bhai' and 303 'Taiko'? Ans: Makrand Dave Which renowned saint of India sacrificed his bones on banks of River Sabarmati? Ans: Dadhichi 304 305 In which play has C C Mehta expressed his experiences of Railway life? Ans: Aag Gadi Who was ruling Gujarat when East India Company first came to Surat in Gujarat? Ans: Jehangir 306 Name the only region which stands apart for its thick Jungle pulsating with wildlife.m. k. Kausambi and Bhimakshi? Ans: 324 Khedbrahma 325 Which magazine published Aadil Mansuri's first creation? Ans: Kumar What was the tenure of Maha Gujarat Movement that took place for independence of Gujarat? Ans: 326 1956 to 1960 327 Which is the pilgrimage for the Daudi Vhora community in North Gujarat? Ans: Delmaal Which Maharashtriyan poet has contributed noteworthy in Gujarati literature? Ans: Bapusaheb 328 Gayakwad 329 From which language is Gujarati derived? Ans: Sanskrit 330 Which University of Gujarat has 2nd Rank in Asia? Ans: M S University 331 At which places are the Seismographs kept in Gujarat? Ans: Rajkot and Vadodara 332 Which ancient religious place is there near Bhuj? Ans: Koteshwar Temple 333 Who received the first M. Vikram Sarabhai Who was the first president of the Gujarat political conference? Ans: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi 315 316 Which Gujarati female became governor of Karnataka? Ans: Kumudben Joshi 317 Water of which river in Gujarat is more appropriate for the tie‐dye art? Ans: Bhadar 318 Who wrote the diary. Ahmedabad? Ans: Dr.A. 320 Which Gujarati has made achievement in Himalayan Car Rally? Ans: Bharat Dave 321 Which was the first magazine for children in Gujarati? Ans: Gaandiv Which Swami from Swaminarayan sect set a rule of writing a poem a day? Ans: Brahmanand Swami 322 323 Which is the most populated district of Gujarat? Ans: Ahmedabad Which city is situated on the meeting place of the rivers Hiranya. tribal culture & 307 Stunning natural beauty? Ans: Dangs 308 Who gave the first comic novel in Gujarati? Ans: Ramanlal Neelkanth 309 Who wrote the first autobiography in Gujarati titled ‘Mari Haqiqat’? Ans: Poet Narmad 310 Who was the editor of the magazine 'Shala Patra'? Ans: Navalram 311 How long and wide is the fort in Dabhoi? Ans: 1000 yards long and 800 yards in width For which companies did Gandhiji defended in the court of Law in South Africa? Ans: Dada Abdulla & 312 Co. Who did Gandhiji choose as his successor to lead Dandi March if he himself got arrested? Ans: Abbas 313 Taiyabji 314 Who set up B M Institute of Mental Health. degree in Gujarat? Ans: Ambalal Sankarlal Desai 334 Which famous Gujarati industrialist set up Calico Mill? Ans: Ambalal Sarabhai 335 Which is the most well‐known dairy of Surat? Ans: Sumul Dairy 336 To which district does the Hingolgadh nature study sanctuary belong? Ans: Rajkot 337 What is the original name of Sneharashmi? Ans: Zinabhai Desai
Gujarat’s which emperor of Saltanat period known as a ‘Muslim’s Siddharaj’ and ‘Akbar’? Ans: Muhamad Begado What have the sites at Champaner been declared as by UNESCO? Ans: World Heritage site From which century the state got identity as ‘Gujarat’? Ans: 14th Century Who wrote under the pen name of 'Darshak'? Ans: Manubhai Rajaram Pancholi Which Association in Gujarat is active for the spread and development of Athletics? Ans: Gujarat 347 Vyayam Pracharak Mandal Which award is given in the field of Fine Arts by Govt.338 339 340 341 342
To which district is the holy pilgrimage for Muslims known as Haji Pir belongs? Ans: Kachchh How old is the Golden bridge on the river Narmada in Bharuch? Ans: 150 years Which district is the most densely populated district of Gujarat? Ans: Gandhinagar What is the second part of Saraswatichandra titled as? Ans: Gunsundari ni Kutumbjal What was the first asphalt road in Ahmedabad and when? Ans: Richie Road ‐ Gandhi road. of Gujarat? Ans: Shri Ravishankar Rawal Award 348 349 Who inaugurated the state of Gujarat? Ans: Ravishankar Maharaj 350 Who is the Indian fast baller who got hattrick in Test series? Ans: Irfan Pathan Where is the temple of Lord Ghantakarna Mahavir who was the 30th of 52 Jain deities? Ans: Mahudi 351 352 Who got the marble temple of Adinath constructed in Abu? Ans: Vimal Mantri 353 Which royal palace is situated in Gondal? Ans: Naulakha Mahel 354 Where is the Sardar Sarovar in Gujarat? Ans: Kevadiya Colony In which year did Chandrachud established the rule of Chudasama tribes in Saurashtra? Ans: 875 AD 355 In Gujarat’s which temple religious donations are not accepted? Ans: Jalaram Temple of Virpur 356 357 which old temple is there in the Bhujiya fort in Bhuj? Ans: Bhujang temple Who built the Ajayab fort in Jamnagar? When? Ans: Diwan Meraman Khavas‐Between 1784 to 1789 358 Which litterateur start to donate his body for medical research after his death? Ans: Nanabhai Bhatt 359 360 Which is the only lipi preserved in Gujarat’s manuscript collections? Ans: Pandu Lipi 361 In which book are Karsandas Mulji's travel essays are collected? Ans: England ma Pravas 362 How many types of wild mammals are found in Gujarat? Ans: 107 Species 363 Which district has maximum number of rivers? Ans: Kachchh 364 Which is the first solar energized village in Gujarat? Ans: Khandiya 365 Which city of Gujarat has the B S F head quarter? Ans: Gandhinagar 366 In which district in Gujarat is Surkhabnagar coming up? Ans: Kachchh 367 Where is the sanctuary for Bear in Gujarat? Ans: Jessor Which renowned space research centre is proud of Ahmedabad? Ans: Indian Space Application Centre 368 369 Which sport Vijay Hazare was known for? Ans: Cricket At which place do the Arvalli and Vindhya mountain ranges meet on Gujarat’s Eastern border? Ans: 370 Pavagadh 371 Which Rann is situated in Kuchh district? Ans: Desert of Tharparkar 372 Which lake is located in the pilgrim place Dakor? Ans: Gomati Lake 373 What was poet Premanand by profession? Ans: Maan Bhatt (rhythmist) 343 344 345 346
V. L. Pathak written stories? Ans: Dviref To which freedom fighter did Gandhiji allow to keep weapons? Ans: Purnimaben Pakwasa Who set up Vernacular society in Gujarat? Ans: Alexander Kinlok Forbes When and where was Sardar Patel Smarak Bhavan set up? Ans: 1980. Kasturbhai Lalbhai. Ans: H. kone kryo prahar mane kai khabar nathi'? Ans: Aadil Mansuri Which daily did poet Narmad start for social upliftment? Ans: Dandiyo Which is the first autobiography in Gujarati? Ans: Mari Haqiqat Where is the National Sanctuaries of Neel Cow Located in Gujarat? Ans: Palanpur What is the title of Mahatma Gandhi’s autobiography? Ans: Satya na Prayogo Which temple of Gondal is known all over Gujarat? Ans: Bhuvaneshwari temple Where was Asait Thakar. Commerce College‐Ahmedabad – 1937
. Purushottam Mavlankar Where and when did the postal service start in Gujarat? Ans: Ahmedabad – 1838 On which rivers in Gujarat are there two dams? Ans: Taapi and Mahi What is the original name of Swami Anand? Ans: Himmatlal Ramchandra Dave Which is the official state tree of Gujarat? Ans: Mango Tree Which organization was set up for Gujarati language and literature research and studies? Ans: Social and literary association Who started the orphanages in Gujarat? Ans: Mahipatram Rupram Which district of Gujarat has the highest literacy rate? Ans: Ahmedabad Where is the Surpaneshwar Sanctuary that is known for its Fauna? Ans: Dediyapada Based on which scripture has poet Narsinh Mehta written his Pads? Ans: Shrimad Bhagwad Name the first Commerce college of Gujarat. which dance is performed by Dharampur region’s tribal people? Ans: Shikar Dance Who has written the Ghazal. Ahmedabad Where is the only temple of Lord Brahma in Gujarat? Ans: Khedbrahma Which is known as first Barmasi poem in medieval poetry? Ans: Neminath Chatushyadika During which dynasty was the world famous Valabhi Vidyapeedth established in Gujarat? Ans: Maitrak Dynasty Where did Akho stay in Ahmedabad? Ans: Desai ni Pol Which bird is called the royal bird of Gujarat State? Ans: Flamingo What is poet Narmad's pen name? Ans: Prem Shaurya What is the ancient name of Adalaj? Ans: Gadh Patan When did Amul Dairy started? Ans: In 1946 What is the plateau in Saurashtra made of? Ans: Ignatius rocks of Besalt With bow and spear.374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412
Which award was presented to National Handball Championship – 2007 winner Khelan Kahar ? Ans: Sardar Patel Award (Junior) In which Gujarati’s life did the Shivratri festival brought about a turning point? Ans: Swami Dayanand Saraswati Where in Gujarat is the largest plantation cum garden? Ans: Vaghai Wehre is the religious place of Saint Savaiyanath situated? Ans: Zanzarka Who wrote the first female autobiography in Gujarati? Ans: Shardaben Mehta Who inspired the prince of Solanki Dynasty Kumarpal to adopt Jainism? Ans: Hemchandracharya Under which pseudonym has R. 'Pachhal pravasio ma ghana mitro pan hata. the founding father of Bhavai form born? Ans: Siddhapur Late poet Rajendra Shah has been falicitated by which prestigious award in 2001 for his poetic output? Ans: Bhartiya Gyanpith Who all started the first Law college of Gujarat? Ans: Sardar Patel.
413 Which collection of poems is well known by poet Kalapi? Ans: Kalapi no kekarav 414 How many times in a second does Sunbirds flap its wings? Ans: 175 to 200 times 415 For which fabric production is Veraval known? Ans: Rayon Which University did Shri Aurobindo Ghosh serve as a professor of English? Ans: Maharaja Sayajirao 416 University‐Baroda Bassed on Shri Krishna's life who has written the novel. Gandhinagar 431 432 Who started writing Episodic Poem (Khand kavya) in Gujarati literature? Ans: Kavi Kant 433 What is the title of first Gujarati Short story? Ans: Govalani 434 Which river of Gujarat is named after the Union Territory? Ans: Daman Ganga 435 What is poet Kant's original name? Ans: Manishankar Ratnaji Bhatt 436 To which district does Taranga Mountain belong? Ans: Mehsana 437 Which is the main city in the district Daang? Ans: Ahwa 438 Where were Dinosaur eggs found in Gujarat? Ans: Raiyali 439 Which Chemistry scientist invented medicine for Marki? Ans: Tribhovandas Gajjar‐Surat Who won the 20 km. 8‐A 444 Who made the first government of Gujarat take its oath? Ans: Ravishankar Maharaj 445 Who wrote popular allegoric Bhajans on he and she tortoise? Ans: Poet Bhoja Bhagat Which embroidery tradition do the artisans make in the Kathi population villages of Amreli district? 446 Ans: Moti Embroidery 447 On which river is the dam Kankrapaar constructed? Ans: Taapi 448 Which city of Gujarat was known as Manchester of India? Ans: Ahmedabad 449 When did Panchayati Raj Rule come in to action/ implemented? Ans: 1st April‐1963 450 What phrase is used for Manilal Dwivedi in Gujarati literature? Ans: Abhed Marg na Pravasi 451 Whose pen name was thoth nishaliyo ? Ans: Bakul Tripathi 452 Which country does Gujarat share its border with? Ans: Pakistan
. is the chitra vichitra fair held? Ans: Gunbhakhari 426 Narmad’s which poem depicts his autobiographical sketch? Ans: Veersinh 427 Where does Taapi enter into Gujarat from? Ans: Haranfal 428 Into which bay does the Mahisagar river of district of Baroda meet? Ans: Bay of Khambhat 429 Where are the plains of Kanthi? Ans: Kachchh 430 From which port is salt exported in maximum in Gujarat? Ans: Bedi Port Which is the Institute in Ahmedabad for Plasma Research? Ans: Plasma research Institute. 'Madhav kyay nathi'? Ans: Harindra Dave 417 Which organization works for preservation and research for ancient manuscripts and stone inscriptions? 418 Ans: Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Indology 419 Which book is based on the life of Ravishankar Maharaj? Ans: Mansai na Diva 420 When was the the first Gujarati calendar published? Ans: Samvat 1871 421 Which mountain connects the districts Porbandar and Jamnagar? Ans: Bardo 422 Which king got the titles like ‘Barbarakjishnu’ and ‘Avantinath’? Ans: Siddharaj Jaysinh 423 Usually at what time do the lions roar? Ans: In an hour after Sunset Which Jain philosopher from Gujarat did Akbar invite to his kingdom? Ans: Acharya Hirvijaysuri 424 425 Which village near Khedbrahmma. walk in National Interset Athletics Championship in the year 2009? Ans: Babubhai 440 Panocha Who established Bhil Sewa Mandal for the upliftment of the Bhil community in 1922? Ans: Thakkarbapa 441 442 Which is the tallest peak in Gujarat? Ans: Girnar 443 Which national highway connects Ahmedabad and Kandla? Ans: National highway no.
jagat no nath te saheje’? Ans: Balashankar Kantharia
Where in Gujarat is the Lokbharti‐Sanosara institute that was set up by Nanabhai Bhatt? Ans: 473 Bhavnagar 474 Which Gujarati rebel led a movement staying in foreign land? Ans: Sardarsinh Rana Where is ‘Karnavati – a glimpse of the past’ set up in the year 2000? Ans: Sanskar Kendra‐Ahmedabad 475 476 Where is the thermal power station located in Gujarat? Ans: Ukai 477 Name the eminent artiste in the field of poetry and music.453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472
Where is the tomb of Hasan Pir? Ans: Delmal Where is the known Watson museum in Gujarat? Ans: Rajkot What was the name of daughter in law of Gangasati? Ans: Panbai Which was the first magazine for children in Gujarati? Ans: Gaandiv Where did Ahmedashah decide to move capital of Gujarat from Patan? Ans: Ashaval (Ahmedabad presently) Which age is known as Golden age in the history of Gujarat? Ans: Solanki Period What was the Saurashtra known as in ancient times? Ans: Surashtra What is full name of L. D.
. the native of Shamal in medieval ages? Ans: Gomtipur Where in Gujarat the biggest Rath Yatra festival celebrated? Ans: Ahmedabad Which Sanctuary in Gujarat is famous for Leopard and Chinkara’s preservation? Ans: Vansda Sanctuary Which part of Mahabharata is the Tarnetar fair held in Gujarat associated with? Ans: Draupadi Swayamvar By what name the period between 1920 and 1947 referred to according to the literary history of Gujarati? Ans: Gandhi yug Who wrote ‘Bhasha ne shu valge bhur’? Ans: Gyani Kavi Akho In which social play by Kanaiyalal Munshi does he write about breking free from social evils? Ans: Kaka ni Shashi To which district is the holy pilgrimage for Muslims known as Haji Pir belongs? Ans: Kachchh Which district of Gujarat gets minimum rains? Ans: Kachchh Which is the least populated district of Gujarat? Ans: Daang Who suggested to Gandhiji to keep ‘Wheel’ as the symbol of independence movement? Ans: Gangaben Majmudar Who wrote the Ghazal. ‘gujaare je shire tare. Ans: Avinash Vyas 478 Which sect of Hinduism spread in Gujarat at the time of Gupta dynasty? Ans: Vaishnav 479 In which district is maximum of Isabgul crops taken? Ans: Mehsana 480 Where is the famous Akshardham temple in Gujarat? Ans: Gandhinagar 481 Where is the famous Sidi Saiyed Jali in Gujarat? Ans: Ahmedabad Name the place where Rishi Vasistha performed a Yajna to eliminate demons from Gujarat? Ans: 482 Arbudak Mountain 483 Who was the first Ghazalkar in Gujarat? Ans: Balashankar Kantharia 484 What is the average rainfall of Gujarat? Ans: 67cm 485 Who is called the father of Akhyan in Gujarati? Ans: Poet Bhalan 486 Who has written 'Rai no Parvat'? Ans: Ramanlal Neelkanth 487 Which scheme did Keshubhai Patel start off for rural development? Ans: Gokulgram Scheme 488 What is the full form of SAG? Ans: Sports Authority of Gujarat 489 When did Gujarat’s team for the first time enter Ranji Trophy finals? Ans: 1950 A.D. Engineering college? Ans: Lalbhai Dalpatbhai college of Engineering Which area of Ahmadabad was earlier known as Venganpur.
motida parovo Panbai’? Ans: Gangasati 524 Who built the citadel wall of ‘Hissar – I – khas’ at Champaner? Ans: Mohammad Begdo Which is known to be the first story of Gujarati medieval literature? Ans: Hansraj‐Vachhraj Chaupai 525 526 Where are famous Patola made? Ans: Patan 527 How long is the Adalaj step well? Ans: 84 meters 528 Name the area of Kachchh which is not look like islands in the desert.490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508
What is the folk dance form Saurashtra men’s Raas also known as? Ans: Hallisak Which bird lays it’s eggs on hills of sand in the desert of Kuchh? Ans: Flamingo In which district in Gujarat teak wood grows in maximum? Ans: Dang Which village in Gujarat avails electricity for the night by sunlight? Ans: Methan In which district do we find the bird called ‘Ghorad’? Ans: Kachchh Where is Mahadevbhai Desai's tomb situated? What is it known as? Ans: at Pune. Ans: Poet Dalpatram Which part of Gujarat is known as the region of the rising Sun? Ans: Dahod How much is the approximate weight of the huge sperm whale that dwells in Arabic sea at the coastline of Gujarat? Ans: 45 to 70 Tones When did Television start in Gujarat? Ans: 15th August.” Of Mughal‐e‐azaam? Ans: Raghunath 515 Bhrambhatt 516 Where is the central salt and marine chemicals research institute? Ans: Bhavnagar 517 Where is the fishery training centre? Ans: Veraval 518 which is the main language of Gujarat? Ans: Gujarati 519 Where is the Quant Fair organized? Ans: Chhota Udepur 520 Which sea surrounds Gujarat? Ans: Arabic Sea 521 Who has written. 1975 In which script is the rock edict of Girnar engraved? Ans: Brahmi Where is Gujarat Technology University situated? Ans: Gandhinagar Who was the initiator of the folk art – Bhavai? Ans: Asait Thakar In which part of Gujarat a special variety of banana – cardamom banana is grown? Ans: Chorwad
Which Chess player won Women International Masters Tournament for the first time? Ans: Dhyani 509 Dave 510 In which city is the crops of onions taken in maximum? Ans: Mahuva The tomb of which Muslim Saint is situated in Palitana along with Jain Derasar? Ans: Angarsha Peer 511 512 Whose statement is ‘Nishan chuk maaf. Ans: Banni
. Om Samadhi What did Poet Narmad’s friends call him because of his happy nature? Ans: Laalaaji Which place in Kutch is famous for Ahir embroidery? Ans: Dhaneti Which is the most well‐known dairy of Surat? Ans: Sumul Dairy Which king's reign in Gujarat is known as the Golden period? Ans: Sidhdharaj Jaysinh Who created Haaiku‐Tanka‐Sijo poems in Sanskrit? Ans: Harshdev Madhav Name poet Nhanalal's poet father. Anand 513 Which Sanskrit work by poet Baan was translated to Gujarati by Medieval Gujarati poet Bhalan? Ans: 514 Kadambari Who wrote the lyrics of the song “mohe panghat pe nandlal…. 'Aa nabh jhukyu te kanji re'? Ans: Priyakant Maniyar 522 Where and when did the postal service start in Gujarat? Ans: Ahmedabad – 1838 523 Who has written ‘Vijli ne chamkare. Kheda.Thakor Which districts have benefitted out of the dam on the river Mahi? Ans: Panchmahal. Nahi maaf nichu nishan’? Ans: Balvantray K.
Surat In which social play by Kanaiyalal Munshi does he write about breking free from social evils? Ans: Kaka 547 ni Shashi 548 To which district does the very famous pilgrimage Ambaji belong? Ans: Banaskantha A renowned painter Ravishankar Raval of Gujarat has been facilitated by which state level award? Ans: 549 Padmashri Which king got Gujarati Dictionary 'Bhagwadgomandal' written? Ans: Maharaja Bhagwatsinhji 550 551 Which Gujarati female became governor of Karnataka? Ans: Kumudben Joshi 552 Name the palace which is situated in the Ranmal Lake in Jamnagar. Idar and Shamlaji known as? Ans: Arasur hills 565 To which Indian national zone does the rail way of Gujarat belong? Ans: West 566 Which beach is known for fishery in Gujarat? Ans: Veraval
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Which city is known for the Bandhani – tie dye art in entire Nation? Ans: Jamnagar Which Non Gujarati litterateur was known as 'Sawai Gujarati'? Ans: Kakasaheb Kalelkar What is Dandakaranya of olden times known as in modern times? Ans: Daang Where is Asia’s largest dairy situated? Ans: Anand Who was the first Indian president of Ahmedabad Municipal corporation? Ans: Raobahadur Ranchhodlal Chhotalal Who declared Gujarat information technology policy? Ans: Keshubhai Patel Name the university that works on Gandhian ideology. which is the seventh one? Ans: Sabarmati Which district in India produces the maximum of ground nuts? Ans: Junagadh Where is the Tribal Museum that provides information on Tribal folk art and culture? Ans: Dang
538 539 Which is Asia’s largest hospital? Ans: Civil Hospital‐Ahmedabad 540 By which name poet Narmad has written the world history? Ans: Raajyarang Who was known as father to the Tribals in Gujarat? Ans: Amrutlal Viththaldas Thakkar (Thakkar bapa) 541 542 With how many states is Gujarat connected by road? Ans: Three 543 Which literary society did Narmad set up? Ans: Budhdhivardhak Sabha 544 Which is the famous work by Premanand? Ans: Okhaharan 545 Which place is known as ‘Lili nagher’ – the Greenland in Gujarat? Ans: Chorwad – Veraval 546 Where and when did first Gujarati school start? Ans: 1836. Shedhi. Ans: Gujarat Vidyapeeth Vautha fair is held at a meeting place of seven rivers. Hathmati and Vatrak. Meshwo. Majham. Ans: Lakhota Palace 553 Which is the smallest district of Gujarat? Ans: Gandhinagar Where is ‘Karnavati – a glimpse of the past’ set up in the year 2000? Ans: Sanskar Kendra‐Ahmedabad 554 555 By which name the head of Bhavai mandali is known? Ans: Nayak 556 How old is the Golden bridge on the river Narmada in Bharuch? Ans: 150 years 557 Where is the famous Malav Talav in Gujarat? Ans: Dholaka Which poet came to Gujarat from Kashmir at the time of rule of king Karnadev? Ans: Poet Bilhan 558 559 To which city does Rupayatan handicraft industry belong? Ans: Junagadh 560 What was the Saurashtra known as in ancient times? Ans: Surashtra 561 Who established ‘Harijan Sewak Sangh’? Ans: Gandhiji Which Gujarati has won World Children Chess Championship for the first time? Ans: Riddhi Shah 562 563 As per a belief where was Mahatma Dadu Dayal born? Ans: Ahmedabad 564 What are the hills near Khedbrahma. if six of them are Khari.
Ans: Dariyachhoru Which Gujarati gave international repute to Gujarat? Ans: Tejas Bakre Name the children litterateur from Gujarat who is known as ‘Muchchali Maa’ (Mother with moustache) Ans: Gijubhai Badheka Which is the group of coral islands near Jamnagar in Kachchh. in Gujarat? Ans: Pirotan Who has translated Kalidasa's Abhignan Shakuntal to Gujarati? Ans: Umashankar Joshi Who set up Panchmahal Bhil Sewa Mandal? Ans: Thakkarbapa Which is the magazine of Guajarati Sahitya Parishad? Ans: Parab Which is the famous scripture by Shri Rang Avdhoot Maharaj? Ans: Shri Guruleelamrut What is the only daily heritage walk in India? Ans: Ahmedabad Heritage Walk Name the penname of Sursinhji Takhtasinhji Gohil Ans: Kalapi Who made the first government of Gujarat take its oath? Ans: Ravishankar Maharaj What is the title of Ramanlal Neelkanth’s satiric novel? Ans: Bhadrambhadra Who has written the children poetry collection 'Jhabuk vijli jhabuk' and children plays 'Be bhai' and 'Taiko'? Ans: Makrand Dave By which Padma Award has the Poet Sundaram been felicitated? Ans: Padmabhushan Where is the crop of groundnuts taken in maximum in Gujarat? Ans: Saurashtra What is the collection of poems by Narsinhrao Divetiya titled? Ans: Kusum Mala Where is the Nano car plant in Gujarat located at? Ans: Sanand In which city the famous ‘Shah – E – Aalam’ fair is organized? Ans: Ahmedabad Who called the language spoken in Gujarat as 'Gujarati'? Ans: Premanand Where is the first Nature Education Centre of Gujarat? Ans: Hingolgadh Who was the first Gujarati member of the British Parliament? Ans: Dadabhai Navroji Where is the Gujarat Ecological Commission located in Gujarat? Ans: Vadodara Where in Gujarat is the Jhari industry developed? Ans: Surat Which city in Gujarat has a university having the second largest dome in India after that of Bijapur? Ans: M S University‐Vadodara Where is the mythology reckoned temple of Lord Brahma in Gujarat? Ans: Khedbrahma Where do the rivers Saraswati. of Gujarat? Ans: For welfare activities Name the first Gujarati film made in “35 MM cinema scope”. Hiranya and Kapila meet? Ans: Somnath Which three act play by Darshak is based on Mahabharat? Ans: Paritran Where is the biggest biogas plant in Gujarat? Ans: Methan Which zone of the Indian Railways is applied to Gujarat? Ans: Western Zone What was the purpose of building Naginawadi in the middle of Kankariya lake? Ans: for the summer stay for the kings
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In which district in Gujarat are the maximum milking animals? Ans: Anand Which Jain pilgrimage is situated near Narayan Sarovar? Ans: Shankheshwar From which century the state got identity as ‘Gujarat’? Ans: 14th Century For what is the Jaybhikhkhu Award given by Govt.