India has a diverse linguistic landscape, with over 100 languages spoken in the country. The two official languages of India are Hindi and English, but there are also many other regional languages, such as Bengali, Marathi, Tamil, and Telugu.

Here you are given Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) on the Languages of Indiathe topic of General Knowledge. First of all, you have to read all the GK questions related to Languages of India and click on one correct answer for each question. If your answer is correct, you will be displayed with a ✅ sign, but if your answer is wrong, a ❌ sign will be displayed, so that you can identify the correct answer you have given.

Q. Which language was given the status of classical language by the central government?

 ◉ tamil

✅ Correct

 ◉ Urdu

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Assamese

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Hindi

❌ Incorrect

Q. Which is the second most spoken Indian language after Hindi at the national level?

 ◉ Urdu

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 ◉ English

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 ◉ flag

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 ◉ Telugu

✅ Correct

Q. Khasi and Garo are the languages of which state?

 ◉ Nagaland

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Manipur

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Tripura

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Meghalaya

✅ Correct

Q. Which is the most ancient and prosperous language of South India?

 ◉ Malayali

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 ◉ Telugu

✅ Correct

 ◉ Urdu

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 ◉ Hindi

❌ Incorrect

Q. The first state of India formed on the basis of language is –

 ◉ West Bengal

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 ◉ Andra Pradesh

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 ◉ Maharashtra

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 ◉ Madras

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Q. Malayalam is the language of which state?

 ◉ Andhra Pradesh

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Kerala

✅ Correct

 ◉ Tamil Nadu

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Karnataka

❌ Incorrect

Q. Which language was used more for the propagation of "Buddhism"?

 ◉ Pali

✅ Correct

 ◉ Sanskrit

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 ◉ Maithli

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 ◉ None of them

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Q. Who was the chairman of the States Reorganization Commission set up in 1953 to consider the demand for linguistic states?

 ◉ Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel

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 ◉ fajtan ali

✅ Correct

 ◉ Hridaynath kunjru

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ KM Panikkar

❌ Incorrect

Q. Who is colloquially known as the 'Missile Man of India'?

 ◉ Narendra Modi

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 ◉ Atal Bihari Vajapai

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 ◉ Dr. A. PJ Abdul Kalam

✅ Correct

 ◉ Homi Jahangir Baba

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Q. To whom is the Gaurav Granth named 'Shilappadikaram' and 'Manimekhalai' of Tamil language related?

 ◉ Buddhism

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 ◉ Muslim religion

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Hindu religion

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 ◉ Jainism

❌ Incorrect

Q. Which language do the people of Lakshadweep basically speak?

 ◉ Hindi

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Punjabi

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ English

❌ Incorrect

 ◉ Malayalam

✅ Correct

Q. In which of the Schedules of the Constitution of India, the languages recognized under the Constitution are listed?

 ◉ Second schedule

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 ◉ Third schedule

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 ◉ Eighth Schedule

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 ◉ Fourth schedule

❌ Incorrect

Q. When were the states reorganized on linguistic basis?

 ◉ In 1952 AD

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 ◉ In 1961 AD

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 ◉ in 1956 AD

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 ◉ In 1958 AD

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Q. Which was the first state of independent India which was formed only on linguistic basis?

 ◉ Rajasthan

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 ◉ Andra Pradesh

✅ Correct

 ◉ Madhya Pradesh

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 ◉ Gujarat

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Q. How is the carrying capacity of population defined in India?

 ◉ population density

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 ◉ As a working population found in 2 square kilometers

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 ◉ Sex Ratio

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 ◉ In terms of number of persons per square kilometer

✅ Correct


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