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Roorkee: Quiz


Question 1: Roorkee (Hindi: रुड़की Rūṛkī) is a City and a Municipal council in the Indian state of ________.

Question 2: [12] It has an average elevation of 268 ________ (879 feet).
1 decametre10 megametres100 megametresMetre

Question 3: The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport in ________, though the preferred one is Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi.

Question 4: It is also known for Roorkee Cantonment, one of country's oldest cantonments [1], and the headquarters of ________ (Bengal Sappers) since 1853 [2][3].
Bengal Engineer GroupHaridwarDelhiBombay Engineer Group

Question 5: With a population of about 2,52,784 inhabitants, it is the third largest Municipal Council in the state of Uttarakhand, after Haridwar & ________.
HaldwaniNainitalKashipur, UttarakhandRamnagar, Uttarakhand

Question 6: The municipality of Roorkee was created in 1868 [6], when it was already home to the ________ since 1853, and two artillery units were stationed here [6].
Bombay Engineer GroupDelhiHaridwarBengal Engineer Group

Question 7: Vernacular belief amongst villagers around Roorkee is that it got its name from "Roron ki" i.e a dwelling of ________.

Question 8: Languages spoken are ________, English, Urdu and Punjabi.
PaliHindiHindustani languageSanskrit

Question 9: As of 2001 India ________[14], Roorkee had a population of 252,784.

Question 10: Roorkee comes under Northern Railway region of ________ and is connected to major Indian cities.
Indian RailwaysResearch Design and Standards OrganizationDuronto ExpressKolkata Metro


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