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Updated on: September 13th, 2023

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Haryana GK includes the following topics:

(i) Haryana History,

(ii) Haryana Geography,

(iii) Haryana Economy,

(iv) Haryana Polity,

(v) Haryana Art & Culture

(vi) Haryana Environment

Haryana GK (Hindi & English)

Which civilization is also known as Seeswal civilization in Haryana?

Harappan Civilization

Who discovered the Mitathal site of Harappan civilization in Haryana?

Dr. Surajbhaan

_____is the largest site of Indus Valley Civilization after Mohenjodaro.

Rakhi Garhi

All the three stages of Harappan civilization (in Haryana) were found in ___?

Mitathal, Bhiwani

Who discovered the three sites of Harappan civilization at Madina, Girawad and Farmanakhas (Rohtak, Haryana)?

Dr. Vivek Dangi

Where did the bangles made of copper and glass excavate in Haryana?


Which pre-Harappan site was found in Haryana?


Jogankheda site of IVC is in which district of Haryana?


Where are the evidence of ploughed land found in Haryana and India?

Banawali (Fatehabad)

All three stages of development of houses from pit houses to rectangular to the square dwelling was found in ___district of Haryana.

Kunal (Fatehabad)

Haryana was named as Brahmavedi in Panchvish Brahman of ____veda.


In Sathpath Brahmana, Haryana was named as ____?

Kuru Jangal

The two Yaksh– Kapil and Tarantuk are believed to be situated on which river bank?

Dhrashtadhati River

Which was the capital of king Parikshit, the last of the kuru ruler?

Asandh (Karnal)

Rohitika was the older name of which district of Haryana?


Traces of rice and wheat both were found at which site of Haryana?

Rakhi Garhi (Hisar)

Capital of Yaudreya republic was ___. It constitutes which parts of Haryana?

Prakritnak, (Naurangabad, Bhiwani) and it constituted jat belt of Haryana (Hisar, Rohtak, Sonipat)

The word ‘dwi’ was used for which of the two republics?

Yaudreya and Arjunayan

Which of the two republics were mentioned by Panini in his book Astadheyey?

Agreya and Arjunanyana

After the destruction of republic Agreya (capital Agroha), who reconstructed the city of Agroha?

Maharaja Agrasen

As per Divya Vadan, which were the centres of Buddhism in Haryana?

Rohtak and Agroha

According to Buddhist literature, Vinay Pitak, Vaid Jeevak belonged to which place of Haryana?


The idols of Buddha were found at which sites of Haryana?

Brahmanavas, Rohtak and Naurangabad, Bhiwani

The idols of Jainism were found at which places of Haryana?

Hansi (Hisar) and Ranila (Charkhi Dadri)

Along with Ashoka, which another Indian ruler is also mentioned at Topra inscription?

Bisaldeva Chauhan (His victory over Malecha is mentioned; 12 CAD)

Which is the only inscription (found in Haryana) written in Kharosthi script?

Karnal inscription (Ashoka’s)

Who read the Topra inscription at the earliest?

James Princep in 1837

The idols of Sunga dynasty were found at______ in Yamunanagar.


Indo-Greek coins were found at ______ (Rohtak)and_____(Bhiwani).

Khokracoat (Rohtak) and Naurangabaad (Bhiwani))

The inscription found at Laos is about ____ Indian ruler?

Maharajadhiraj Shreedeva of Thanesar, Kurukshetra

Seals depicting shloka regarding jatayu, sita, ram, Lakshman and Ramayana, found at Nacharkheda, Jind. These belong to which ancient dynasty?

Gupta period

Samudragupta’s coins were found at ____and ____ places of Haryana.

Jagadri (Yamunanagar) and Mitathal (Bhiwani)

The idol of Lord Vishnu at Shes Saiyan/shesnaag was found at ____(Sonipat).

Kajiliput (Sonipat)

Who built Staneshwar Mahadev temple at Thanesar (Kurukshetra)?

Pushyabhuti Vardhan

It was renovated by ____.

Sadashivrao Bhao

Harshavardhan changed his capital from Thanesar to ____.


Banabhatt, Mayur, Divakar, Huein Tsang and Kalidas; Out of these poets, which did not belong to the court of Harshvardhan?


Who wrote the biography of Harshavardhan?


___-,____and___ were written by Harshavardhan himself.

Nagananda, Priyadarshani and Ratanawali

Harsha collected one-sixth of produce as tax. True/False.


According to Colonel James Todd, ____and local tribes gave birth to the modern day Rajputs.


The evidences of Mihir Bhoj were found at ____ in Haryana.

Pehowa, Kurukshetra

Three types of tax collected by Harshavardhan administration were ____,____ and ____.

Hirnaya (cash), bhag (share of grains) and bali (gifts or services)

____ of Ajmer defeated Gopal of Tomar and Delhi became seat of Chauhans.

Annauraj of Ajmer

Who wrote the biography of Prithviraj III (as Prithviraj Raso)?

Chand Bardai

Tarain is in ____district of Haryana.


_____of Hansi helped Prithviraj Chauhan during the first battle of Tarain.

Govind Rai

______of Garhwal helped Mohammad Gauri during the second battle of Tarain.

Raja Jai Chandra

____ of Hansi and _____ of Rewari tried to stop Mohammad Ghori after the defeat of Chauhans in Delhi.

Jatwa of Hansi and Governor Rao Tejpal of Rewari

Third battle of Tarain was fought between _____ and ____ in 1215.

Shamshuddin and Yalduz

___ was the smallest IQTA of slave dynasty.


Balban was the Iqtedar of _____.


Jalaluddin Khilji was the iqtedar of _____.


Hisar, Junagarh and Fatehabad cities were established by which ruler?

Firoz Shah Tughlaq

When did Taimur attack Haryana?

1398 AD

Only two rulers were left unaffected by the attack of Taimur. Who were they?

Hasan Khan Mewati and Mohan Singh Bhandar of Kaithal (they had good relations with Sayyids)

_____ and ____ revolted during the reign of Sikander Lodi.

Kalayat (Kaithal) and Jind

Before the 1st battle of Panipat, Which areas were attacked by Babur?

Hisar and Mewat

Hemachandra (Hemu) was a trader of _____. He has opted for the title of Vikramaditya XIV.


Who established a new city Faridabad named after Sheikh Baba Farid, treasurer of Mughals?


Who built Mughal bridge and Mama-bhanja Mughal sarai at Gharonda (Karnal)?

Shah Jahan

Hisar was known by the name ____ during Mughals which was under the control of Kriparam Gaur.


Which was the capital of Charles Thomas?


On 23rd September 1857 ______ died at Kabul. His death anniversary is observed as Martyrs’ day of Haryana.

Rao Tula Ram

Who gave information of revolt to British?

Shyam Singh Sainik

Who started the swadeshi movement in Haryana?

Lala Lajpat Rai

____ of ___ wrote a satire against separate electorate, namely, “Shivshambu ka Chittha”.

Bal Mukund Gupta of Rewari

Who was the leader of Home rule league in Haryana?

Pt. Nekiram Sharma

Which was the first jail arrest of Gandhiji?

At Palwal railway station

Due to the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, who surrendered the title of Sir and Rai Bahadur in Haryana?

Lala Murlidhar

In Haryana, who were the Khilafat leaders?

Sufi Iqbal and Khair Mohammad

Which two Haryana revolutionaries made a bomb at Rohtak laboratory and threw it on Irwin to take the revenge of death of Lala Lajpat Rai on lathi charge?

Vaid Lekhram Sharma and Yashpal

Which is the only ISO certified school in Haryana?

Rajkiya madhyamik vidhyalaya Biwan at Nuh

Where is India’s biggest Ashoka Chakra unveiled in Haryana?

Topra (Yamunanagar)

Where is VVPAT machines used in Haryana for the first time?

Jind by-elections

Modern Automatic Analyzer for pollution monitoring is procured from which country?


Where is the pollution control board of Haryana situated?


Where did SCERT organize state level 46th Jawaharlal Nehru Maths, Science and Environment exhibition?


Theme country for Surajkhand Craft Mela 2019 is ____.


Swampy soil is found in which part of Haryana?


Which is the smallest district of Haryana after Faridabad?


Which is the largest district of Haryana?


Which is the 22nd district of Haryana?

Charkhi Dadri

Which district is also known as ‘heart of Haryana’?


__ district(s) of Haryana touches boundary with Chandigarh (State Capital/ which is also a Union Territory)

Only one- Panchkula

Which are the two only districts of Haryana which do not share its boundary with any other state or UT?

Charkhi Dadri and Rohtak

Which city of Haryana is also known as Brass capital of Haryana?


Which city is known by the name ‘Choti Kashi’?


Haryana Government organized ____ to create awareness about aadhar card.

Aadhar rath

The book “Flora of Morni Hills” written by _____.

Acharya Bal Krishan

Who was the first elected chief minister of Haryana?

Rao Virendra Rao

Haryana is ___state of India.

17th (seventeenth)

Which four districts of Haryana were carved out simultaneously?

Yamunanagar, Rewari, Kaithal and Panipat (on 1st November, 1989)

Who is the state ambassador of Haryana?

Baba Ramdev

Who wrote the book “Narendra Modi-A charismatic visionary and statesman”?

Aadish Aggarwal

Who is the chairman of Haryana State Women Commission?

Srimati Pratibha Suman

Which divyang woman of Haryana hosted the national flag at Antartica’s Mount Winson for the first time?

Anurima Sinha

First napkin pad unit of Haryana is at____.


Which of the chief ministers of Haryana took the oath for CM for the maximum number of times?

Chaudhary Om Prakash Chautala

How many seats are reserved in Haryana Vidhan Sabha?

Out of 90 seats, 17 are reserved.

Which are the four districts of Haryana with no reserved seats?

Panchkula, Mahendragarh, Nuh and Faridabad

Who was the president of Haryana Rural conference held in 1921?

Lala Lajpat Rai

Who is the state ambassador for the national scheme ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padao Yojana’?

Sakshi Malik

Where is ‘Lakadhara temple’ on lines of Konark temple of Orissa?

Jagadari, Yamunanagar

Where was Nathu Ram Godse hanged?

Ambala jail

Who is known as Shakespeare of Haryana?

Deep Chand Brahmin

Who is known as the illiterate poet of Haryana?

Pt. Lakhmi Chand

When and between whom did the battle of Ambala take place?

In 1709 between Sikhs and Mughals (where Sikhs won the battle)

Ambala is known for the cultivation of ______and______.

Turmeric and mango

Who is the longest-serving governor of Haryana?

B N Chakraborty

When did Karnal-born Kalpana Chawla die in a plane crash?


Which city is also known as the city of scientific instruments?


Where is Saraswati Wildlife sanctuary located?


Which city is also known as ‘Land of war heroes’?


Which is the most populous city of Haryana after Faridabad?


Where is ‘star temple’ located?


Iron Man of Haryana

Sh. Bansi Lal

Who is the guru of Baba Ramdev?

Acharya Baldev

Who started the newspaper ‘jat Gazette’?

Sir Chotu Ram

Where is Cement Corporation of India located?

Charkhi Dadri

Which is the largest village of Haryana?

Sisai (Hisar)

Where is the steam locomotive museum located in Haryana?


____ app is launched by the govt to solve vehicle theft-related issues.

Match and catch app

Battle of Rezang La is related to which district of Haryana?


When did the Badkal Lake of Faridabad build?


Where is Shree Krishna Museum located in Haryana?


Which is the only museum of Haryana which is under Chandigarh wing of Archeological Survey of India?

Thanesar Museum

Who is also known as the father of modern Saang?

Deep Chand Brahman

Which is the largest artificial lake of Haryana?

Damdama Lake (Sohna, Gurugram)

Where is Basai wetland situated in Haryana?

Basai Village, Gurugram

Which state is known as a wheat bowl of India?


Where are Narayangarh hills situated in Haryana?


Which is also known as twin city?

Ambala (Ambala city and Ambala cantonment area)

Which is also known as tricity?

Chandigarh, Panchkula and Mohali.

Aravalis constitutes__ percentage of total area of Haryana.


Regional name of Khadar soil in Jagadari (Yamunanagar) is ____.

Solar clay

Regional name of Bhabhar soil in Jagadari (Yamunanagar) is ____.

Kandi soil

Maximum cultivation of rice is done in which district of Haryana?


The state of Haryana has the maximum cover of ____ soil.

Alluvial soil

Ancient name of river Markanda is ____.


The ancient name of river Ravi is ____.


Where does the river Ghaggar meet the river Markanda in Haryana?

Pehowa, Kurukshetra

What is the origin of river Tangri?

Morni Hills, Panchkula

Which new district of Haryana was made before the formation of Charkhi Dadri?


Who was the first speaker of Haryana State Legislative Assembly?

Rao Birender Singh

Dancing stones are found in ___village of ___district of Haryana.

Kaliyana village of Charkhi Dadri

So far how many times, Haryana was drawn under President’s rule?

Three times (1967, 1977 and 1991)

Where is Tajewala barrage located?


In which district of Haryana Rajiv Gandhi Thermal Power Station located?


Where is Arjun stadium located in Haryana?


Which city is also known as ‘education city’ of Haryana?


Which place in Haryana is also known by names like “Boxing Cuba”; “Little Cuba” or “Mini Cuba”?


Where did the first Saangi of Haryana, Krishan Lal Bhatt hail from?

Meerut (UP).

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