State Quiz - Uttar Pradesh

Can you guess these facts about the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh?
Quiz by Aaron197
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Last updated: February 28, 2021
First submittedFebruary 28, 2021
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India's most famous landmark
Taj Mahal
Empire that built the above
Mughal Empire
City where that landmark is located
Agra
River on which the above is located
Yamuna
State capital
Lucknow
State that was carved from
Uttar Pradesh in 2000
Uttarakhand
Longest river
Ganges
Holy Hindu city on that river
Varanasi
"City of Prime Ministers"
Allahabad
Prime Minister who was born in that
city in 1917
Indira Gandhi
City whose metropolitan area
includes Ghaziabad and Noida
Delhi
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Official language
Hindi
Additional language
Urdu
"Leather City of the World"
Kanpur
Meaning of state's name
Northern Province
UP was known by this name
during British rule, 1921–37
United Provinces
Top cash crop
Sugarcane
State animal
Swamp Deer
What is Kathak?
Type of a dance
Language mainly spoken in
state's central (starts with A)
Awadhi
Actor born Inquilaab Srivastava
Amitabh Bachchan
Auto-racing championship
hosted in Noida
Indian Grand Prix
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Level 75
Mar 17, 2021
Only got 10 but found all the questions reasonable and learned something about this important state. Great quiz, nominated!