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  1. 1. How well do we know India?
  2. 2. How many people live in India? <ul><li>What is the current population </li></ul><ul><li>of India? </li></ul><ul><li>A. 500 million </li></ul><ul><li>1000 million </li></ul><ul><li>C. 1500 million </li></ul>
  3. 3. Which is the capital city of India? <ul><li>Bombay </li></ul><ul><li>Calcutta </li></ul><ul><li>New Delhi </li></ul>
  4. 4. Which is India’s largest city? <ul><li>Bombay </li></ul><ul><li>Calcutta </li></ul><ul><li>New Delhi </li></ul>
  5. 5. By what name is Bombay more often known now?
  6. 6. Who is India’s Prime Minister?
  7. 7. What is the main language of India? <ul><li>Punjabi </li></ul><ul><li>Hindi </li></ul><ul><li>Urdu </li></ul>
  8. 8. 1 2 3 Name the cities 1 2 3
  9. 9. Which is India’s longest river? A Ganges B Indus C Brahmaputra
  10. 10. What is the “teardrop island” and what was its former name?
  11. 11. How many people live in India? <ul><li>What is the current population of India? </li></ul><ul><li>A. 500 million </li></ul><ul><li>1000 million (1,027,096, 000 </li></ul><ul><li>or 1 billion) </li></ul><ul><li>C. 1500 million </li></ul>
  12. 12. Which is the capital city of India? <ul><li>Bombay </li></ul><ul><li>Calcutta </li></ul><ul><li>New Delhi </li></ul>
  13. 13. Which is India’s largest city? <ul><li>Bombay 17 million </li></ul><ul><li>Calcutta </li></ul><ul><li>New Delhi </li></ul>
  14. 14. By what name is Bombay more often known now? The name Bombay was changed to Mumbai by an Act of Parliament in 1997
  15. 15. Who is India’s Prime Minister? Manmohan Singh May 2004 First Sikh PM
  16. 16. What is the main language of India? <ul><li>Punjabi </li></ul><ul><li>Hindi 20% of population </li></ul><ul><li>Urdu </li></ul>
  17. 17. 1 2 3 Name the cities 1 Bombay / Mumbai 2 Calcutta 3 Madras
  18. 18. Which is India’s longest river? A Ganges – 1557 miles long B Indus C Brahmaputra – a tributary of the Ganges, but is 1800 miles long
  19. 19. What is the “teardrop island” and what was its former name? Sri Lanka Ceylon

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