Geography of India

Can you answer these random questions about the geography of India?
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What is the capital of India?
New Delhi
What is considered to be Hinduism's most sacred river?
Ganges
What bay can be found between India and Myanmar?
Bay of Bengal
What famous mausoleum was built in Agra to house the tomb of Shah Jahan’s wife?
Taj Mahal
What is the nickname for the Indian film industry based in Mumbai?
Bollywood
What region, starting with the letter P, is shared by India and Pakistan?
Punjab
On what peninsula is most of India located?
Indian Subcontinent
What language is mainly spoken in Chennai?
Tamil
What Indian state was once a Portuguese colony but was invaded and
recaptured by India in 1961?
Goa
What is the national flower of India?
Lotus
What is the longest river in northeastern India?
Brahmaputra
What sea touches Yemen, Oman, Pakistan, and India?
Arabian Sea
What island has the nickname "Teardrop of India"?
Sri Lanka
What Indian state is world's most populous subdivision?
Uttar Pradesh
What religion, started around 500 BC, practices non-violence against
all people and animals?
Jainism
What disputed region have China, India, and Pakistan battled to control?
Kashmir
In what language were the Hindu Vedas written?
Sanskrit
What city in northeast India has the namesake of a famous tea?
Darjeeling
What is the name of the highest caste in Indian society?
Brahmin
By what other name is the Great Indian Desert known?
Thar Desert
To what ethnic group did Mahatma Gandhi belong?
Gujaratis
What is the most populous state in northeastern India?
Assam
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Level 56
May 21, 2020
Nice Quiz , albeit Easy. Can you accept Kanchenjunga as a type in?
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Sep 14, 2020
Seconded on Kanchenjunga, I couldn't figure out why it wasn't working.