Punjab Static GK for PPSC Exam

Punjab GK covers the state-related general knowledge for various state examinations, especially the state civil services examination. The questions presented here will help you to improve your general knowledge about Punjab. For example chief minister, governor, capital, language, Nick Name of Districts, Airport, Thermal Power Plant, Nuclear Power Plants, National Parks, Wild Life Sanctuary, Stadium Name, Fort Name, lake name, river name, Monuments, Temple Name, Dress Code.

History of Punjab :

Punjab is a state in northern India. Forming part of the larger Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent, the state is bordered by the Indian states of Himachal Pradesh to the north and northeast, Haryana to the south and southeast, and Rajasthan to the southwest, by the Indian union territory of Chandigarh to the east, and by the region of Jammu and Kashmir administered by India as a union territory, to the north. It is bordered by Punjab, a province of Pakistan to the west. The main ethnic group is the Punjabis, with Sikhs and Hindus as the dominant religious groups. The state capital is Chandigarh, a Union Territory and also the capital of the neighboring state of Haryana. The five tributary rivers of the Indus River from which the region took its name are the Sutlej, Ravi, Beas, Chenab, and Jhelum rivers; the Sutlej, Ravi, and Beas rivers flow through the Indian Punjab.

Area50,362 km2
Number of Districts22
State Flower
State Fruit
State AnimalBlackbuck
State BirdBaaz
State GameKabaddi
State TreeIndian rosewood
State DanceBhangra
First in State Chief MinisterGopi Chand Bhargava From 15 August1947 to 13 April 1949
First GovernorSir Chandulal Madhavlal Trivedi From 15 August 1947 to 11 March 1953
Name of the ConstitutionGovernment of Punjab
Assembly constituency117
Parliamentary constituency13

Festival name:

S.NoFestival name
1.Hariballabh Sangeet Mela
2.Jor Mela
3.Guru Pubs
4.Hola Mohalla

Nick Name of District:

S.NoNick Name of District
1.Amritsar-City of Golden Temple, Holy City
2.Patiala-Royal City


Ludhiana Sahnewal AirportLudhiana
Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International AirportAmritsar
Bhatinda AirportLouisiana
Pathankot AirportPathankot

Thermal Power Plants:

Thermal Power PlantsLocation
Guru Nanak Dev Thermal PlantBhatinda
Guru Gobind Singh Super Thermal Power PlantRopar
Guru Hargobind Thermal PlantLehra Mohabbat, Bhatinda

Hydro Power Plants:

Hydro Power PlantsLocation
Ranjit Sagar DamShahpurkandi
Anandpur Sahib Hydroelectric ProjectRopar
Ganguwal & Kotla Hydroelectric ProjectRupnagar
Mukerian Hydroelectric ProjectHazipur
UBDC Hydroelectric ProjectGurdaspur

Wild Life Sanctuary:

Wild Life SanctuaryLocation
Abohar Wild Life SanctuaryPunjab
Bir Aishvan Wild Life SanctuaryPunjab
Harike Lake Wild Life SanctuaryPunjab
Nangal Wild Life SanctuaryPunjab

Stadium Name:

Stadium NameLocation
Guru Gobind Singh StadiumJalandhar
International Hockey StadiumMohali
Punjab Cricket Association Stadium(Bindra Stadium)Mohali

Fort Name:

S.NoFort Name
1.Gobindgarh Fort
2.Phillaur Fort
3.Bahadurgarh Fort
4.Payal Fort
5.Shahpurkandi Fort


1.Rambagh Palace
2.Sheesh Mahal
3.Takht Sri Keshgarh Sahib
4.Wagah border
5.Wagah border

River Name:

S.NoRiver Name
1.Sutlej River
2.Sutlej River
3.Ravi River

Dam Name:

Dam NameLocation
Ranjit Sagar DamPathankot
Siswan DamKharar
Jainti DamKharar

Lake Name:

S.NoLake Name
1.Sukhna Lake
2.Harike Lake
3.Kanji Lake

Temple Name

S.NoTemple Name
1.Mukteshwar Mahadev Temple
2.Panch Mandir
3.Golden Temple
4.Param Pujya Mata Lal Devi Mandir

Dress Code:

Dress Code 
Womensalwar,patiala salwar,Punjabi ghagra
Menkurta pyjama,Sherwani,tehmat

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