Languages in India – Multiple Choice Questions – MCQ

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There are total 22 languages in India which are included in 8th schedule of Indian constitution. Part XVII of the Indian constitution deals with the official languages in Articles 343 to 351.

Currently there are six Classical languages  in India: Tamil , Sanskrit , Kannada , Telugu , Malayalam , and Odia .

The Eighth Schedule to the Constitution consists of the following 22 languages: Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi,Sanskrit, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, Bodo, Santhali, Maithili and Dogri. Sindhi language was added by the 21st Amendment Act.

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Konkani, Manipuri, and Nepali were included by the 71st Amendment Act of 1992. Bodo, Dogri, Maithili, and Santhali were added by the 92nd Amendment Act of 2003 . Malayalam is also official language of Lakshadweep. Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand has their official language as Hindi. Daman and Diu also has Konkani as its official language.

Bengali is also considered as official language of Tripura. Bodo language is also used in Assam. Dogri language is also used in Jammu and Kashmir. Gujarati is also official language of Dadar and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu

1. Which article declares Hindi as official language ?

  1. Article 343
  2. Article 345
  3. Article 340
  4. Article 351

2. When was Hindi declared as official language ?

  1. 1951
  2. 1950
  3. 1947
  4. 1945

3. When was Tamil declared as classical language ?

  1. 2004
  2. 2005
  3. 2008
  4. 2007

4. When was Sanskrit declared as classical language ?

  1. 2004
  2. 2005
  3. 2006
  4. 2008

5. When was Kannada declared as classical language ?

  1. 2004
  2. 2005
  3. 2006
  4. 2008

6. When was Telugu declared as classical language ?

  1. 2005
  2. 2006
  3. 2007
  4. 2008

7. When was Malyalam declared as classical language ?

  1. 2014
  2. 2015
  3. 2013
  4. 2011

8. When was Odia declared as classical language ?

  1. 2014
  2. 2015
  3. 2016
  4. 2018

9. When was Sindhi added in Indian constitution ?

  1. 1967
  2. 1960
  3. 1971
  4. 1980

10. When was Manipuri added as official language ?

  1. 1993
  2. 1992
  3. 1991
  4. 1994

11. When was Santhali added as official language ?

  1. 2002
  2. 2004
  3. 2005
  4. 2003

12. Malayalam is official language of which state?

  1. Kerala
  2. Tamil Nadu
  3. Karnataka
  4. West Bengal

13. Telugu is official language of which state?

  1. Kerala
  2. Tamil Nadu
  3. Karnataka
  4. Andhra Pradesh

14. English is official language of which state?

  1. Meghalaya
  2. Nagaland
  3. Arunachal Pradesh
  4. All the above

15. Hindi is official language of which state ?

  1. Jharkhand
  2. Bihar
  3. Uttar Pradesh
  4. All the above

16. Konkani is official language of which state?

  1. Kerala
  2. Goa
  3. Puducherry
  4. Tamil Nadu

17. Kannada is official language of which state ?

  1. Kerala
  2. Tamil Nadu
  3. Karnataka
  4. Jharkhand

18. Kokborok is official language of which state?

  1. Telangana
  2. Nagaland
  3. Tripura
  4. Meghalaya

19. Assamese is official language of which state?

  1. Assam
  2. Kerala
  3. Bengal
  4. Sikkim

20. Urdu is official language of which state ?

  1. Uttar Pradesh
  2. Jammu and Kashmir
  3. Karnataka
  4. Andaman Nicobar

21. Gujarati is official language of which state?

  1. Gujarat
  2. Karnataka
  3. Sikkim
  4. Maharashtra

22. Chattisgarhi is official language of which state?

  1. Chattisgarh
  2. Gujarat
  3. West Bengal
  4. Haryana

23. Haryanvi is official language of which state?

  1. Harayana
  2. Gujarat
  3. Chandigarh
  4. Rajasthan

24. Marathi is official language of which state ?

  1. Maharashtra
  2. Karnataka
  3. Rajasthan
  4. Gujarat

25. Manipuri is official language of which state?

  1. Manipur
  2. Sikkim
  3. Odisha
  4. Karnataka

26. Mizo is official language of which state?

  1. Mizoram
  2. Meghalaya
  3. Sikkim
  4. Assam

27. Oriya is official language of which state?

  1. Odisha
  2. Sikkim
  3. Assam
  4. Meghalaya

28. Népali is official language of which state?

  1. Sikkim
  2. Assam
  3. Meghalaya
  4. Mizoram

29. Tamil is official language of which state ?

  1. Tamil Nadu
  2. Karnataka
  3. Kerala
  4. Rajasthan

30. Bengali is official language of which state?

  1. Karnataka
  2. West Bengal
  3. Rajasthan
  4. Gujarat

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