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India A-Z

For each letter A-Z, guess the answer that pertains to the country of India.
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First submittedOctober 24, 2015
Last updatedAugust 28, 2019
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Clue
Answer
A
Sea which lies to India's west
Arabian
B
Tree under which Buddha
gained enlightenment
Bodhi
C
Most popular sport
Cricket
D
Largest metro area
Delhi
E
One of India's two official languages
English
F
Diwali: ________ of Lights
Festival
G
God with an elephant's head
Ganesha
H
One of India's two official languages
Hindi
I
Female Prime Minister Gandhi
Indira
J
Non-violent religion
Jainism
K
Region disputed with Pakistan
Kashmir
L
What dahl is made from, often
Lentils
M
Title for Gandhi meaning "Great Soul"
Mahatma
N
Powerful political family
Nehru
 
Clue
Answer
O
Vegetable often used in Indian cuisine
also known as bhindi
Okra
P
Region of India and Pakistan
Punjab
Q
Gandhi speech: ____ India
Quit
R
Currency of India
Rupee
S
Traditional women's garment made
with 5-9 yards of fabric
Sari
T
Language of southeast India
Tamil
U
The U in UP
Uttar
V
The oldest scriptures of Hinduism
Vedas
W
Domesticated animal: _____ Buffalo
Water
X
Spanish missionary who traveled
to Goa: Francis ______
Xavier
Y
Indian spiritual practice exported to
the West as a form of exercise
Yoga
Z
Number "invented" in India
Zero
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level 58
Oct 25, 2015
Just saying, Jai Hind!
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level 82
Nov 4, 2015
I read it as non-violet region. Never mind, couldn't come up with a religion either.
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level 55
Nov 22, 2015
I also read region :(
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level 46
Nov 19, 2016
Accept Bodh Gaya
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level 72
Aug 3, 2019
Banyan tree starts with B too.
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level 71
Aug 29, 2019
Bodh Gaya is the place, not the tree.

Banyan trees are not the same as bodhi trees. Same genus, different species.

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level 47
Jun 15, 2017
I feel ashamed. I'm 11 and from India yet i only got 14. Ant bty Ganesha is also called Ganpati so can you also accept that.
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level 47
Dec 19, 2017
Psst if you guys are interested in a quiz about Indian food, I have one here: https://www.jetpunk.com/user-quizzes/123600/indian-foods
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level 38
Nov 26, 2018
JAI HIND say loud with me
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level 58
May 2, 2019
Quit India was rather a MOVEMENT than a speech. If I'm wrong blame the history textbooks.
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level ∞
Aug 28, 2019
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quit_India_speech
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level 71
Sep 10, 2019
'Bodhi and Dhal' - Bollywood's take on 'The Professionals'. (1970s UK TV reference for the happily unaware)