India packs an incredible punch – not only via the spices used in the local cuisine, but also with the diverse landscape, and colorful festivals! This large country is varied depending on the regions you visit and thus lends itself to some fascinating and interesting tidbits.
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As a major religious hub in India, how many temples does the holy city of Varanasi have?
The Karni Mata Temple in Rajasthan is dedicated solely to what animal? (Thousands of them call this temple home!)
Where does India rank in the list of the world’s population of English speakers?
Many games were invented in India. Which of the following is NOT one of them?
How many officially recognized languages does India have?
India ranks number 1 in the world for the number of vegetarians. What percentage of the total population of India doesn’t eat meat?
The Hindu festival Holi is also known as the festival of colors and is celebrated with the throwing of colored powder and water balloons. What season does Holi signify the beginning of?
In Varanasi when the rains have been delayed, what of the following are married to each other to please the rain gods?
How many seasons does the Hindu calendar have?
Which city in India is home to the world’s largest sundial?
What is the national beverage of India?
Bollywood is pretty prolific! How many films are typically produced in India each year?
What is India’s national animal?
Found in rural Bihar, Nalanda is known as the first university in India and one of the world’s most ancient universities. When do the ruins of Nalanda date back to?
Shampoo was invented in India and is derived from the Sanskrit word champu, which means to do what?
At nearly 80% of the population, Hinduism is the world’s oldest religion and is the most popular religion in India. What is the second largest religious following in India?
During WWII, the Taj Mahal was covered in what material in order to hide it from bomber planes?
True or False? India is the wettest place on Earth.
True or False? The Khari Baoli market in Delhi is Asia’s largest spice market and has been in operation since the 17th century
True or False? The Chenab Bridge in Jammu is the second-highest rail bridge in the world.