Jaipur is the capital city of India’s Rajasthan state. Due to its trademark building color Jaipur is known as “Pink City”. If you are participating in the National level online quiz competition on National Constitution Day then general knowledge is very important to win the competition. You must know very thing about your city and this Jaipur Quiz will help you to know each and every thing of your city.
So this article is for you and you can also do practice free of cost. All the types of questions are included in this article. So, lets start.
Answers are in BOLD
#1. What is Jaipur’s nickname?
“The Spanish Fly”
“The Pink City”
#2. Sawai Mansingh Cricket stadium in Jaipur is a popular venue for many International matches and for ________ matches.
2008 Indian Premier League
2009 Indian Premier League
Indian Premier League
#3. The Palace quarter encloses a sprawling palace complex, (________), formal gardens, and a small lake.
City Palace, Jaipur
#4. In an era when most of the ________ were busy fighting with each other, Jaipur’s kings diplomatically broadened their control sphere maintaining good relations with the Mughals.
#5. Jaipur has been ranked 31 among the 50 Emerging Global Outsourcing cities. Genpact and ________ have their BPO already established and running successfully.
#6. What is the postcode of Jaipur?
#7. What type is thing is Jaipur?
Rifle / Dangerous Game
#8. For what is Jaipur a first planned city?
None of these
#9. What state is Jaipur in?
#10. What is the leader of Jaipur called?
None of these
#11. Jantar Mantar is a name from two Sanskrit words meaning what?
#12. Which Hindu Rajput ruler was responsible for the construction of Jantar Mantar in the early 18th century?
Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II
Abu’l-Fath Jalal-ud-din Muhammad Akbar
#13. This is the Vrihat Samrat Yantra at Jaipur. Although the structure on the right may remind you of the stairway to nowhere seen briefly in an episode of ‘The Simpsons’, it actually has a very specific function. Which of these describes it?
It is the gnomon of the world’s largest sundial.
It provides access to the telescope room.
It allows supervisors a good view of the work on the instruments below.
It allows better precision through elevation when making observations.
#14. On days when the Samrat Yantra cannot provide accurate sun position measurements, another structure called the Dakshin Bhitti Yantra is used. On which day or days does it get pressed into service?
When the cloud cover exceeds 90%
Vernal and autumnal equinoxes
Whenever there is a solar eclipse
Summer and winter solstices
#15. This is the Narivalaya Yantra, another monumental sundial that can be seen at Jantar Mantar. It consists of a circular dial, which is situated at an angle, on which a thin rod in its centre is pointed at one of the earth’s poles. What determines the angle of inclination needed for this instrument to produce accurate measurements of time?
The longitude at which it is located
The time of the year
The phase of the moon
The latitude at which it is located
#16. The Chakra Yantra, pictured, is used for measuring the position of celestial objects that can be seen during the night.
#17. The Unnatasha Yantra at Jaipur, seen here, is designed to be used for observation of solar eclipses.
#18. Here is part of the Rama Yantra, another device for locating celestial objects. It consists of two open-roofed cylindrical structures, each with a pole at the centre. The radius of each cylinder, the height of its walls, and the height of the central pole, all need to be precisely constructed to allow accurate measurements. How are these three dimensions related to each other?
The central pole must be half again the wall height of the cylinder.
The radius of the cylinder must be half of the other two measurements.
The wall height must be half again the radius of the cylinder.
All three are the same.
#19. The Rashi Valaya Yantra is a set of twelve (12) sundials whose orientation is unusual – they do not point due north. This is because they are not used to measure solar (sun) time, but are rather based on sidereal time. With what astronomical entities are they aligned?
Planets of the solar system
Constellations of the Zodiac
Moons of Jupiter
Article last re-published on July 7, 2020.