Haryana GK Questions

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Haryana was formed on 1st of November 1966. This day is celebrated as Haryana Day.

Q. How many districts were there when Haryana was formed ?

Ans – Seven

Q. Population of Haryana as per 2011 Census –

Ans – 25,351,462

Q. Which is the largest city in population?

Ans – Faridabad

Q. Largest city area-wise ?

Ans – Bhiwani with area 5,140 sq km.

Official Languages – Hindi / Punjabi

Local Language – Haryanvi ( Dialect )

Q. Director General of Police ( DGP) Haryana ?

Answer – B.S Sandhu

Q. Who is DGP ( Prisons) ?

Answer – K.P Singh

Q. Which district is known as Sripad Janapad ?

Ans – Kurukshetra

Q. When did Mahmood Gajnabi attack Thaneshwar ?

Ans – AD 1014

Q. Who had launched Sandesh weekly Magazine ?

Ans – Nekiram Sharma

Q. Who was the Freedom fighter who later became the CM of the State ?

Ans Ch Devilal

Q. Which city is not the Part of Panchkula Police Commissionerate ?

Ans – Ambala

Haryana GK Practice Set – 1

Q. Which district is known as Srikantha ?

Ans – Kurukshetra

Q. Who was the ruler of Rewari at the time of Mughal Emperor Akbar ?

Ans – Hemchandra ( Hemu )

Q. In which district has the Ashoka’s Topra Stambha found ?

Ans – Ambala

Q. What is the script of Ashoka Stambha ?

Ans – Brahmi

Q. After whose name was Kurukshetra christened ?

Ans – King Kuru

Q. At which place of District Bhiwani does the Baba Kherewala’s fair take place at Raksha Bandhan ?

Ans – Naurangabad

Q. How many villages are there in Haryana ?

Ans – 6,841

Q. No of Tehsils, Sub-tehsils, Blocks and cities and towns in Haryana –

Ans – Tehsils – 83, Sub-tehsils – 47, Blocks – 126, Cities and towns – 154

Q. How many districts were there at the time of Haryana’s Birth ?

Ans – Only 7

There are six lakes in Haryana – Bibipur, Najaphgarh, Badkhal, Karan, Jahajgarh, Sultanpur

The height of Shiwalik Mountains varies from 900 to 2,300 Metres and that of Aravallis from 200 to 500 Metres.

By Nov 1970, all the villages of the state were electrified.

Q. Which district of Haryana is known as the Bowl of Rice ?

Ans -Karnal

Q. Who is known as the Architect of Bhakhra Dam ?

Ans -Ch Chhotu Ram

Q. When did Haryana Punjab Boundary Commission come in to existence ?

Ans – 20th April 1966

Q. Who was bestowed with the Title of Haryana Kesari ?

Ans – Nekiram Sharma

Q. Who is known as Haryana’s Iron man?

Ans – Ch Bansilal

Q. Who is Haryana’s humorous poet ?

Ans – Surender Sharma

Q. The Tomb of Chalis Hafij is situated in –

Ans – Hisar

Q. When did the famous Battle of Panipat between Akbar and Hemu take place ?

Ans – In 1556

Q. When did Mehmood Gajnabi attack Thanesar ?

Ans – In 1014

Q. Who had discovered Indus Valley Civilization ?

Ans -R.S. Bist

Q. At what place of Haryana, the Mutiny of 1857 began ?

Ans – Ambala Cantonment

Q. Who was the Nawab of Bahadurgarhat the time of 1857 Mutiny ?

Ans – Mohan Singh

Q. Who had led Patodi during 1857 Mutiny ?

Ans – Akbar Ali

Q. From which district of Haryana was Gandhi arrested on 30th July 1919 ?

Ans – Hisar

National Highways of Haryana :

NH 1 – Delhi to Amritsir – Cities – Amritsir, Jalandhar, Phagwara, Ludhiana, Rajpura, Ambala, Kurukshetra, Karnal, Panipat, Sonipat, Delhi

National Highway 2 – Delhi to Kolkata – The cities of Haryana that fall on this Highways are – Faridabad, Ballabhgarh, Palwal, Hodal

NH 8 – Delhi to Mumbai – Cities are – Gurgaon, Bawal

National Highway 10 – Delhi to Fazilka – Cities Bahadurgarh, Rohtak, Maham, Hansi, Hisar, Fatehabad, Sirsa, Dabwali

NH 22 – Ambala to Shipkila – Important Cities Kalka, Pinjore

National Highway 21 A – Pinjore to Swarghat – Pinjore, Panchkula

NH 65 – Ambala to Pali – Ambala

National Highway 71 – Sangarur to Bawal Road – Sangarur, Narwana, Rohtak, Jhajjar, Bawal Road

National Highway 71 A – Rothak to Panipat – Cities are – Rohtak and Panipat

NH 72 – Ambala to Haridwar – Ambala, Jagadhari

NH 73 – Roorki to Panchkula Road – Yamunanagar, Saha, Panchkula

Note – WE have included only cities from Haryana.

Mandals in Haryana and their Districts –

Haryana is divided in to Four Mandals viz Ambala, Rohtak, Gurgaon and Hisar. Let’s check the no of districts fall under each of them.

Ambala has 5 districts. They are Ambala, Panchkula, Yamunanagar, Kaithal and Kurukshetra
In Rohtak also there are 5 districts which are Karnal, Panipat, Sonipat, Rohtak and Jhajhar
Gurgaon has 6 districts which are Gurgaon, Faridabad, Rewari, Mahendragarh, Mewat and Palwal
In Hisar there are 5 districts. The names of these districts are Hisar, Sirsa, Fatehabad, Jind and Bhiwani

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