Pakistan Quiz

PUBLISHED : Friday, 12 August, 2005, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 12 August, 2005, 12:00am

1 What is the national game of Pakistan? 2 How many billionaires does Pakistan have? 3 How much is the tax for computer imports? 4 What are pinds and shahars in Pakistan? 5 Where did Polo originate? 6 How did Pakistan get its name? 7 Can Hindi films be shown in cinemas in Pakistan? 8 What does the Pakistan flag represent? 9 When did Pakistan begin to print its own currency? 10 How many people live in Karachi?


1 Field hockey. 2 None. Pakistan is the largest (by population) nation to have no billionaires. 3 No tax. 4 Villages and cities. 5 In northern Pakistan. 6 PAKISTAN is an acronym of the names of the 'homelands' of Muslims in South Asia, Punjab, Afghan, Kashmir, Sandi, and Baluchistan. It means 'land of the pure' in Persian. 7 No. There has been a ban since the Indo-Pakistan War in 1965. 8 The green represents Muslims and the white, non-Muslim minorities. The crescent represents progress and the star, light and knowledge. 9 In 1948. For the first few months after independence, the Pakistani rupee was Indian currency with 'Pakistan' stamped on it. 10 11.6 million. Karachi is the third most populous city in the world, behind Shanghai and Mumbai (Bombay).