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1

Which country is most populated?

china

2

When is India estimated to surpass China in population?

2030

3

Which countries make up south Asia?

India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan and the Maldives

4

Which body of water is west of India?

Arabian Sea

5

Which body of water is eat of India?

Bay of Bengal

6

What countries border India to the northeast?

China and Nepal

7

Which countries border India to the East?

Myanmar and Bangladesh

8

Which country border India to the northwest?

Pakistan

9

Which empire united India in 1526?

Mughal Empire

10

Where does India rank among populated countries?

second

11

This is the rule of one group of people by another without complete permission and on unequal terms

colonialism

12

Which country ruled India in the 18th century using the ideas of colonialism?

great britain

13

When did India gain its independence from Great Britain,

August 1947

14

What northern region does Pakistan and India dispute today?

Kashmir

15

What are the official languages of India?

Hindi and English

16

How many religions are official in India?

20

17

Name India's largest country

Mumbai

18

Mumbai is the home of India's film industry, what's Mumbai's nickname?

Bollywood

19

This is a rule of land and people that fall outside the boundaries or territories of the rulers

empire

20

Name the last local empire of India before the British

Mughal Empire

21

This is a government rule by the people

democracy

22

In which city can the gateway to India be found

Bombay or Mumbai

23

Name two of the oldest democracies in the world

US and India

24

Which political majority has reached a majority in Tripura and West Bengal

communist

25

This is a nation that consist of people who share a common bond in culture, religion, ethnicity, language, location or history

nation-state

26

Is India a nation-state?

yes

27

Why are borders of a nation-state drawn in colonial nations?

for economic gain and exertion of power

28

This is a political idea which establishes the nation as a unique and unifying characteristics of people

nationalism

29

Which group in India believes that Hinduism is a vital part of India's identity and should be valued in decisions concerning government and economy?

Hindu Right

30

India has the largest political system on the planet. What is it?

democracy