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1-The Rath Yatra at Puri is celebrated in honour of which Hindu deity ?

Ans-  Jagannath

2-The National Song of India was composed by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

3- Boat races are a special feature in Onam festival

4-Lucknow  is famous for Chikankari work, which is a traditional art of embroidery.

5-Kathak is a classical dance of North India.

6-The national anthem of India is ‘Jana-gana-mana’, composed originally in Bengali, by Rabindranath Tagore. ‘Jana-gana-mana’ was first sung on 27th December 1911, at the Calcutta Session of the Indian National Congress.
The full version of the national anthem will take up approximately 52 seconds and short version will take 20 seconds.

7-Zend Avesta is the book of Parsis.

8-Ratio of width of our national flag to its length is  2:3

9-National Library is India’s largest library with a collection of over 190 million volumes of reading and information material,

10-Indian satellite Aryabhatta had a main function to perform X-ray experiments in space and send back data to earth.

11-Vallabhbhai Patel stadium located in Mumbai.

12-Indian Museum, Kolkata is India’s Oldest museum

13-Assam Rifles is the oldest paramilitary force in the country

14- India  hosted the first Asian Games.

15-The words ‘Satyameva Jayate’ inscribed below the base plate of the emblem of India are taken from Mundak Upanishad

16- Badminton is the national sport of Malaysia.

17-Gabba Cricket Stadium is located in  Brisbane (Australia)

18-Rory Mcllroy is associated with Golf.

19-Stroke, Butterfly are the terms associated with Swimming

20- Makhali Gosala was the contemporary Mahavir Swami and founder of the sect of Ajivika

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