General Knowledge of India

Nicknames of famous Indian cities and towns

City State Nickname(s)
Ahmedabad Gujarat Manchester of India
Amritsar Punjab Golden City of India
Bengaluru Karnataka Silicon Valley of India / Science city of India /Garden City of India /Electronic City of India /Space City /IT Capital of India
Bhagalpur Bihar Silk City of India
Bhopal Madhya Pradesh City of Lakes
Bhubaneswar Odisha The Temple City
Chennai Tamil Nadu Detroit of Asia /Automobile Capital of India /Healthcare Capital of India
Coimbatore Tamil Nadu Manchester of South India
Darjeeling West Bengal Queen of Hills
Delhi Delhi City of Rallies
Hyderabad Telangana City of Pearls/ City of Nizams / Hi-tech City
Jaipur Rajasthan Pink City
Jamshedpur Jharkhand Steel City of India
Jodhpur Rajasthan Blue City of India / Sun City
Kakinada Andhra Pradesh Pensioner's Paradise
Kochi Kerala Queen of Arabian Sea
Kolhapur Maharashtra City of Wrestlers
Kolhapur Maharashtra City of Wrestlers
Kolkata West Bengal City of Joy /Cultural Capital of India /City of Palaces /Heaven of Aged
Kollam Kerala Cashew Capital of the World
Lucknow Uttar Pradesh City of Nawabs / Shiraz-e-Hindi
Madurai Tamil Nadu Athens of the East/City of Festivals /Sleepless City /Temple City /City of Four Junctions
Mangalore Karnataka Rome Of The East
Mumbai Maharashtra City of Dreams / Hollywood of India / Financial Capital of India
Muzaffarpur Bihar The Land of Leechi
Nagpur Maharashtra Orange City ,tiger city
Panipat Haryana City of Weavers
Patiala Punjab Royal City
Piduguralla Andhra Pradesh Lime City
Pondicherry Puducherry Paris of the East
Pune Maharashtra Queen of Deccan / Oxford of East
Rajahmundry Andhra Pradesh Cultural Capital of Andhra Pradesh
Rishikesh Uttarakhand City of Sages
Siliguri West Bengal Gateway to the Dooars
Tenali Andhra Pradesh Andhra Paris
Thoothukudi Tamil Nadu Pearl City
Tirunelveli Tamil Nadu City of paddy fields
Tirupati Andhra Pradesh Spiritual Capital of Andhra Pradesh
Trivandrum Kerala Evergreen City of India
Udaipur Rajasthan City of Lakes/Venice of the East
Vadodara Gujarat Banyan City/Cultural Capital of Gujarat/ Sanskari Nagari/Power Equipment Manufacturing Hub of India
Visakhapatnam Andhra Pradesh City of Destiny / Financial Capital of Andhra Pradesh/The Jewel of the East Coast/Goa of the East

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Ratio and Proportion

A certain sum of money is divided between A and B in the ratio of 5/4 : 5/3 and A got Rs. 360/-. Find the total sum of money and B’s share?

In an office, the ratio of the salaries of an officer and a clerk is 15:7. If the salary of a clerk is Rs. 720/- less than the salary of the officer, find the salary of each?

In an election to a municipal council, the votes secured by two candidates are in the ratio 13:19. The elected candidates gets 312 votes more than the second candidate. How many votes are secured by the second candidate?

A certain sum of money is divided between Murthy and Prasad in the ratio 22/7 : 8/3. If Murthy gets Rs. 120/- more than Prasad, find the share of each?

In a cricket test series, the runs made by Raju and Tendulkar are in the ratio 5:9 and Tendulkar and Azar are in the ratio 6:7. What are the runs made by them if Azar makes 187 runs more than Raju?

If A:B = 2:3 and B:C = 9:5 find A:B:C?

If A:B = 3/5:5/7 and B:C = 3/4:2/5, find A:B:C?

If R:S = 0.01:0.11 and S:T = 2.2:1, Find R:S:T?

In a school, Under a Saving Scheme, Rekha saves 3/2 times the savings of Bindu, Geeta saves 4 times the savings of Rekha. Find the ratio of the savings of all the three in least terms?

Simplification

A man left 1/3 rd of his property to his wife and 3/5 th of the remainder to his daughter. He gave the rest to his son who received Rs. 6400/-. How much was his original property worth?

Ratio and Proportion

In a school 4/9 of the pupils are boys. There are 125 girls. How many boys are there?

If A:B = 3:4 and B:C = 5:6, find A:C?

IF X:Y = 3:4 AND Y:Z = 4:5, FIND X:Y:Z?

Area

A house site is in the shape of a square. Its area is 1225 sq metres. What is its perimeter?

The area of a square field is 7396 sq metres. Find its perimeter?

Numbers

Twice the first of three consecutive even integer is 6 more than the second integer. What is the third integers?

Ratio and Proportion

If 2x=3y and 4y=5z, then what is x:z=?

What quantity must be added to each term of the ratio a + b : a – b to make it equal to (a + b)2 : (a – b)2 ?