Punjab GK & Current Affairs 2020 Question Answers PDF

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Punjab General Knowledge (GK) 2020 PDF

Punjab GK & Current Affairs 2020

Punjab GK & Current Affairs 2020

The following Punjab General Knowledge & Current Affairs 2020 Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) question answers will be updated every month. This will helps all the candidates for preparing any Punjab govt. Jobs 2020 even Punjab state basis exam, where question comes from Punjab states only like PS-TET.

Punjab GK (General Knowledge)


15 August 1947



Largest city


Number of Districts


Name of Governor

V P Singh Badnore

Current Chief Minister

Amarinder Singh

 Area & Rank 19,445 sq mi- 20th Rank

Population (2011)


External Link

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Punjab GK Question Answers

Which place is the summer residence of the Governor of Punjab?

  • The summer residence of the Governor of Punjab is at Shimla.

What’s the meaning of Punjab?

  • The term Punjab comprises two words: punj meaning five and ab meaning water, thus the land of five rivers.

Who is the the founder of the Sikh Empire?

  • Maharaja Ranjit Singh (13 November 1780 – 27 June 1839) was the founder of the Sikh Empire, which came to power in the Indian subcontinent in the early half of the 19th century.

During the 800–400 BCE what was the name of Punjab?

  • During the period when the epic Mahabharata was written around 800–400 BCE, Punjab was known as Trigarta and ruled by Katoch kings.

Who was the founder Prophet of Sikhism?

  • Guru Nanak was the founder Prophet of Sikhism and the first of the ten Sikh Gurus.

What’s PEPSU?

  • The Patiala and East Punjab States Union (PEPSU) was a state of India between 1948 and 1956.

What was the temporary capital of the Punjab?

  • Shimla was the temporary capital of the Punjab until Chandigarh was completed in 1960.

What’s the state bird of Punjab?

  • The state bird of Punjab is the Baz (northern goshawk)


  • The state animal is the blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra),


  • The state tree is the shisham (Dalbergia sissoo)

On which year the first Punjabi film was made?

  • The first Punjabi film was made in 1936


  • Punjab is the only state in India with a majority Sikh population.
  • Agriculture is the largest industry in Punjab.
  • Punjab also has the largest number of steel rolling mill plants in India, which are located in “Steel Town”—Mandi Gobindgarh in the Fatehgarh Sahib district.
  • In worldwide terms, Indian Punjab produces 2% of the world’s cotton, 2% of its wheat and 1% of its rice.
  • According to the India State Hunger Index, Punjab has the lowest level of hunger in India.
  • Punjab has highest dalit population in India which is 31.9% including both Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST).
  • Punjab has the second lowest sex ratio amongst all Indian states.  Ratio 895 females per 1000 males (2011 census).

Punjab Current Affairs 2020 Question Answers

Punjab Government had initiated a special fund named as “Mukh Mantri Punjab” for which disease affected person? (July  2016)

  • Ans: Hepatitis C

The Union Government gave approval to Rs. 2070 crore highways Project in which state under its hybrid annuity mode for faster movement of traffic? (July)

  • Answer –  Punjab

Union Government gave nod for the establishment of new AIIMS at which state under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY)? (July)

  • Answer –  Punjab

What is the name of system inaugurated by Punjab’s deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal to ensure the safety of the rural areas of Punjab? (June)

  • Ans: RRPRS
    Punjab’s deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Flagged off an intense rural patrolling system, RRPRS – Rapid Rural Police Response System, in order to ensure the safety of the rural areas of Punjab, which comprises of around 12,000 villages.

Who resigned recently from the Upper House at a time speculations were rife that he might join the AAP party? (June)

  • Ans: Navjot Singh Sidhu

Which of the following state/UT not involved in UIDAI special enrollment drive to enroll left over population? (May 2016) 

  • Answer –Punjab

Union Government released the funder under various sections of Swachh Bharat Mission to enhance the quality of Sanitation of urban areas of which state? (May 2016)

  • Answer –Punjab

The President presented the Malti Gyan Peeth Puraskars to which Government School Teachers for the year 2016? (May 2016)

  • Answer –Punjab

Which state has become the seventh state in the country to join the UDAY scheme? (March 2016)

  • Answer : Punjab -Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) is the financial package and the turnaround and revival package for electricity distribution companies of India (DISCOMs) initiated by the Government of India.

Identify the state that in March 2016 passed a bill specifying that the interest payable on debt shall be calculated at such rate as may be notified by the government. (March 2016)

  • The Punjab Assembly has a passed a bill that provides relief to the farmers. The Punjab Settlement of Agricultural Indebtedness Bill, 2016. The bill specifies that the interest payable on debt shall be calculated at such rate as may be notified by the government.

Birth anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai observes on which date?

  • Answer – D. January 28, celebrated as the 150th birth anniversary of the greatest Indian freedom fighter Lala Lajpat Rai. He was born in Dhudike, Punjab on 28 January 1865.

Which bank has launched host of digital banking solutions including green PIN and enrichment of its mobile app?

  • Answer –Punjab National Bank

Manpreet Akhtar, who has been recently passed away was related to which of the following field?

  • Answer – Singing
    Noted Punjabi folk singer Manpreet Akhtar passed away due to brain hemorrhage at a local hospital in Patiala.  She was 55.

Which State Govt has made cashless health insurance scheme mandatory for all govt employees and pensioners?

  • Answer – Punjab

Which team has won 32nd Indian Oil Surjit Hockey Tournament held at Jalandhar in Punjab?

  • Answer – Punjab

Punjabi has become Canada’s third most common language in the Parliament of Canada. First two languages are respectively.

  • Answer – English, French