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India Decoder

Answer these questions about India, and use the initial letters of the answers to create the capital city of Kerala State, population about a million, where we ate at India's 3rd best restaurant, Villa Maya, this week - perfect, just perfect.
With one, famous, exception, all answers are a single word
Quiz by Jerry928
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Last updated: October 21, 2019
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clue
answer
T
Shah Jahan's wife's mausoleum
Taj Mahal
H
हिन्दी, the national language
Hindi
I
Kashmir's (and Pakistan's) main river
Indus
R
one of two great ancient epic poems
(the other is the Mahabarata)
Ramayana
U
northern state, pop 200 million
Uttar Pradesh
V
city on the Ganges, also known as Benares
Varanasi
A
city of Taj Mahal
Agra
N
India's first prime minister (1947 to 1964)
Jawaharlal Nehru
A
eastern state
Andhra Pradesh
N
Tamil for state, hence the state Tamil ____
Nadu
 
clue
answer
T
crop grown mostly in hill country
tea
H
mountain range of Kangchenjunga,
India's highest peak
Himalaya
A
city of the Sikh Golden Temple
Amritsar
P
country created by 1947 partition
Pakistan
U
Dalits, the lowest caste
untouchables
R
national currency
rupee
A
world's biggest city that starts with A
Ahmedabad
M
city where Slumdog Millionaire was set
Mumbai
 
capital city of Kerala state
Thiruvananthapuram
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Level 60
Jan 5, 2017
Nice quiz. Missed the Dalit one, haven't heard them being called that for a long time now. Hope your overall visit to my country was good!
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Level 75
Jan 5, 2017
It still is! We go home on 16 January. Here in Varkala Beach it's yoga-meets-sun-and-surf-meets-chill-out-meets-lots-of-Tibetan-cuisine.
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Level 51
Oct 21, 2019
Arunanchal Pradesh hoga chakke!
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Level 75
Oct 21, 2019
यस!
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Level 67
Oct 27, 2020
It's ARUNACHAL PRADESH! Not ARUNANCHAL PRADESH!

And yes, Arunachal Pradesh is the eastern state while Andhra Pradesh is one of the southern ones.

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Level 27
Sep 25, 2020
There is a factual inaccuracy in one of the questions. India does not have a national language as such. Hindi is used for parliamentary purposes and is one of the official languages. Hope this comment did not seem rude. Great quiz BTW