India quiz

PUBLISHED : Monday, 15 August, 2005, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 15 August, 2005, 12:00am

1 What is the southernmost point of India? 2 Which Indian city is known for its French culture? 3 Which Indian state produces the most tea? 4 Who was captain of the Indian cricket team when it won the cricket World Cup in 1983? 5 Who was named 'Star of the Millennium' in India? 6 Who played the male lead in the Indian movie Lagaan? 7 Which Indian state has the only Asiatic lion sanctuary in the world? 8 Which Indian state has the most stupas (Buddhist shrines)?

9 What is Kerala's most important festival? 10 What is India's national flower?

ANSWERS1. Indira point, on the Nicobar Islands. 2. Pondicherry in the southeastern coast. It was a former French colony. 3. Assam. 4. Kapil Dev led India to victory against the West Indies. 5. Amitabh Bacchan, who has appeared in more than 100 films in three decades. He was voted star of the millennium by BBC News Online users. 6. Amir Khan, who also produced the film. 7. Gujarat. 8. Madhya Pradesh. 9. Onam, a harvest festival celebrated in August or September with four to 10 days of feasting, boat races, song and dance and fireworks. 10. Lotus.