80 MCQ GK Questions with Answer on Bangladesh

80 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) with answers on various aspects of Bangladesh:

What is the capital of Bangladesh?
a) Dhaka
b) Chittagong
c) Sylhet
d) Khulna
Answer: a) Dhaka

Which river is the longest in Bangladesh?
a) Ganges
b) Brahmaputra
c) Jamuna
d) Teesta
Answer: b) Brahmaputra

Which year did Bangladesh gain independence from Pakistan?
a) 1965
b) 1971
c) 1980
d) 1990
Answer: b) 1971

What is the national language of Bangladesh?
a) Bengali
b) Urdu
c) Hindi
d) English
Answer: a) Bengali

Who is the founding father of Bangladesh?
a) Sheikh Hasina
b) Khaleda Zia
c) Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
d) Ziaur Rahman
Answer: c) Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

What is the national symbol of Bangladesh?
a) Lotus
b) Royal Bengal Tiger
c) Rose
d) Peacock
Answer: b) Royal Bengal Tiger

What is the currency of Bangladesh?
a) Taka
b) Rupee
c) Riel
d) Yen
Answer: a) Taka

Which sea is located to the south of Bangladesh?
a) Arabian Sea
b) Indian Ocean
c) Bay of Bengal
d) Coral Sea
Answer: c) Bay of Bengal

What is the highest mountain in Bangladesh?
a) Mount Everest
b) K2
c) Cox’s Bazar Hill Tracts
d) Keokradong
Answer: d) Keokradong

What is the national flower of Bangladesh?
a) Water Lily
b) Rose
c) Marigold
d) Tulip
Answer: a) Water Lily

What is the primary religion of Bangladesh?
a) Hinduism
b) Buddhism
c) Islam
d) Christianity
Answer: c) Islam

Which of the following is not a district of Bangladesh?
a) Dhaka
b) Kolkata
c) Chittagong
d) Khulna
Answer: b) Kolkata

Who is the current Prime Minister of Bangladesh as of 2022?
a) Sheikh Hasina
b) Khaleda Zia
c) Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
d) Ziaur Rahman
Answer: a) Sheikh Hasina

Which river delta is one of the world’s largest and is shared by Bangladesh and India?
a) Mississippi River Delta
b) Mekong River Delta
c) Sundarbans Delta
d) Amazon River Delta
Answer: c) Sundarbans Delta

Which traditional Bangladeshi fabric is known for its fine embroidery work?
a) Sari
b) Lungi
c) Panjabi
d) Nakshi Kantha
Answer: d) Nakshi Kantha

What is the largest city in Bangladesh, in terms of population?
a) Chittagong
b) Rajshahi
c) Dhaka
d) Khulna
Answer: c) Dhaka

What is the national sport of Bangladesh?
a) Cricket
b) Kabaddi
c) Football
d) Hockey
Answer: b) Kabaddi

What is the national bird of Bangladesh?
a) Peacock
b) Sparrow
c) Cuckoo
d) Magpie Robin
Answer: d) Magpie Robin

The famous Sundarbans mangrove forest is home to which species of endangered big cats?
a) Lions
b) Leopards
c) Snow leopards
d) Bengal Tigers
Answer: d) Bengal Tigers

Which city in Bangladesh is known as the “City of Mosques”?
a) Sylhet
b) Chittagong
c) Rajshahi
d) Bagerhat
Answer: d) Bagerhat

What is the national instrument of Bangladesh?
a) Tabla
b) Flute
c) Harmonium
d) Dotara
Answer: d) Dotara

Which historical figure is credited with the construction of the Lalbagh Fort in Dhaka?
a) Emperor Akbar
b) Sultan Ahmed Shah
c) Shah Jahan
d) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
Answer: c) Shah Jahan

What is the highest judicial authority in Bangladesh?
a) Supreme Court
b) High Court
c) District Court
d) Magistrate Court
Answer: a) Supreme Court

Which famous poet and philosopher is often referred to as the “Bard of Bengal” and hailed from Bangladesh?
a) Rabindranath Tagore
b) Kazi Nazrul Islam
c) Jasimuddin
d) Mir Mosharraf Hossain
Answer: b) Kazi Nazrul Islam

Which Bangladeshi river is also known as the “Brahmaputra”?
a) Padma
b) Jamuna
c) Meghna
d) Ganges
Answer: a) Padma

What is the main seaport of Bangladesh?
a) Chittagong Port
b) Mongla Port
c) Cox’s Bazar Port
d) Sylhet Port
Answer: a) Chittagong Port

Which festival is the largest and most important in Bangladesh, celebrating the Bengali New Year?
a) Durga Puja
b) Eid-ul-Fitr
c) Pohela Boishakh
d) Diwali
Answer: c) Pohela Boishakh

What is the name of the annual pilgrimage to the shrine of Hazrat Shah Jalal in Sylhet?
a) Holi
b) Urs
c) Ratha Yatra
d) Magh Mela
Answer: b) Urs

Which of the following is not a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Bangladesh?
a) Sundarbans
b) Bagerhat
c) Srimangal Tea Gardens
d) Cox’s Bazar Beach
Answer: d) Cox’s Bazar Beach

What is the traditional musical style of the Chakma people in the Chittagong Hill Tracts?
a) Baul
b) Bhatiali
c) Gomira
d) Sari
Answer: c) Gomira

Which ancient trade route connected Bangladesh to China and other parts of Asia?
a) Silk Road
b) Spice Route
c) Incense Route
d) Tea Trade Route
Answer: a) Silk Road

What is the national tree of Bangladesh?
a) Neem
b) Banyan
c) Mango
d) Coconut
Answer: b) Banyan

What is the official name of the Bangladeshi parliament building?
a) Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban
b) Presidential Palace
c) Supreme Court Building
d) Baitul Mukarram
Answer: a) Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban

Which war took place between India and Pakistan in 1971, leading to the creation of Bangladesh?
a) Kargil War
b) Gulf War
c) Indo-Pakistani War of 1971
d) Siachen Conflict
Answer: c) Indo-Pakistani War of 1971

Which district of Bangladesh is famous for its tea gardens?
a) Sylhet
b) Chittagong
c) Barisal
d) Mymensingh
Answer: a) Sylhet

What is the official name of the Bangladesh cricket team?
a) Tigers
b) Lions
c) Eagles
d) Rhinos
Answer: a) Tigers

Which historical figure is known for introducing the Bengali calendar?
a) Rabindranath Tagore
b) Kazi Nazrul Islam
c) Akbar the Great
d) Shah Jahan
Answer: c) Akbar the Great

Which famous politician served as the President of Bangladesh from 2002 to 2009?
a) Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
b) Sheikh Hasina
c) Khaleda Zia
d) Iajuddin Ahmed
Answer: d) Iajuddin Ahmed

Which major river in Bangladesh is known for its reddish water?
a) Padma
b) Jamuna
c) Teesta
d) Ganges
Answer: c) Teesta

What is the national fish of Bangladesh?
a) Hilsa
b) Salmon
c) Catfish
d) Rohu
Answer: a) Hilsa

Which is the largest sea beach in the world, located in Bangladesh?
a) Miami Beach
b) Copacabana Beach
c) Cox’s Bazar Beach
d) Bondi Beach
Answer: c) Cox’s Bazar Beach

Which political party is often associated with the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP)?
a) Awami League
b) Jatiya Party
c) Bangladesh People’s Party
d) Bangladesh Communist Party
Answer: a) Awami League

What is the traditional rice dish in Bangladesh that includes a mixture of spices and meat?
a) Pulao
b) Biryani
c) Khichuri
d) Pilaf
Answer: b) Biryani

Which famous river island in Bangladesh is known for its serene beauty and river dolphins?
a) Saint Martin’s Island
b) Hatiya Island
c) Manpura Island
d) Nijhum Dwip
Answer: a) Saint Martin’s Island

Who was the first President of Bangladesh?
a) Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
b) Khaleda Zia
c) Iajuddin Ahmed
d) Ziaur Rahman
Answer: a) Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

What is the most common mode of public transportation in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh?
a) Trains
b) Trams
c) Cycles
d) Rickshaws
Answer: d) Rickshaws

What is the traditional music and dance style of the Bauls of Bangladesh?
a) Bhatiali
b) Gomira
c) Baul
d) Rabindra Sangeet
Answer: c) Baul

Which river divides Bangladesh into two distinct regions, the Barind and Madhupur plateaus?
a) Ganges
b) Padma
c) Jamuna
d) Meghna
Answer: b) Padma

What is the second-largest city in Bangladesh and a major port city?
a) Rajshahi
b) Khulna
c) Sylhet
d) Barisal
Answer: b) Khulna

What is the national game of Bangladesh?
a) Cricket
b) Football
c) Kabaddi
d) Field Hockey
Answer: c) Kabaddi

Which river in Bangladesh is known for its muddy waters and is the main distributary of the Ganges?
a) Jamuna
b) Meghna
c) Padma
d) Ganges
Answer: c) Padma

What is the traditional boat used for transportation in the rivers and canals of Bangladesh?
a) Canoe
b) Dinghy
c) Paddleboat
d) Country Boat
Answer: d) Country Boat

Which famous author from Bangladesh won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2006?
a) Kazi Nazrul Islam
b) Rabindranath Tagore
c) Jhumpa Lahiri
d) Muhammad Yunus
Answer: d) Muhammad Yunus

What is the largest river island in the world, located in Bangladesh?
a) Saint Martin’s Island
b) Nijhum Dwip
c) Hatiya Island
d) Majuli
Answer: d) Majuli

What is the name of the longest sea beach in Bangladesh?
a) Inani Beach
b) Saint Martin’s Island
c) Cox’s Bazar Beach
d) Kuakata Beach
Answer: c) Cox’s Bazar Beach

Which river in Bangladesh is known as the “Old Brahmaputra”?
a) Ganges
b) Jamuna
c) Meghna
d) Teesta
Answer: b) Jamuna

Who is known as the “Mother of Humanity” and was the first woman in space, born in Bangladesh?
a) Valentina Tereshkova
b) Rani Padmini
c) Chandrasekhar Azad
d) Bir Protik Jahanara Imam
Answer: a) Valentina Tereshkova

Which of the following animals is the national symbol of Bangladesh?
a) Elephant
b) Bengal Tiger
c) Rhinoceros
d) Crocodile
Answer: b) Bengal Tiger

What is the traditional Bangladeshi fishing method using trained otters?
a) Net fishing
b) Trawling
c) Otter fishing
d) Line fishing
Answer: c) Otter fishing

Which historic event is commemorated on 21st February as International Mother Language Day?
a) Bangladesh Liberation War
b) Adoption of the Bengali language as a national language
c) Independence Day
d) Durga Puja
Answer: b) Adoption of the Bengali language as a national language

What is the traditional attire for Bangladeshi men, often worn during special occasions?
a) Sari
b) Lungi
c) Kurta-Pajama
d) Sherwani
Answer: c) Kurta-Pajama

Which district is known as the “Land of Two Leaves and a Bud” and is famous for tea cultivation?
a) Rajshahi
b) Khulna
c) Sylhet
d) Chittagong
Answer: c) Sylhet

What is the name of the highest waterfall in Bangladesh?
a) Sylhet Waterfall
b) Bandarban Waterfall
c) Boga Lake Waterfall
d) Nafakhum Waterfall
Answer: d) Nafakhum Waterfall

Which Bangladeshi leader was assassinated in 1975, along with his family members, in a coup?
a) Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
b) Sheikh Hasina
c) Khaleda Zia
d) Ziaur Rahman
Answer: a) Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

What is the name of the traditional, hand-woven fabric from Bangladesh?
a) Silk
b) Jute
c) Khadi
d) Muslin
Answer: d) Muslin

What is the name of the popular Bangladeshi folk song and dance style?
a) Baul
b) Bhatiali
c) Gomira
d) Lathi Khela
Answer: b) Bhatiali

What is the name of the ancient Buddhist Vihara in Paharpur, Bangladesh, a UNESCO World Heritage Site?
a) Sompur Mahavihara
b) Mahabodhi Temple
c) Nalanda University
d) Puri Monastery
Answer: a) Sompur Mahavihara

Which district is known for its traditional pottery and terracotta art in Bangladesh?
a) Rajshahi
b) Pabna
c) Bogura
d) Jessore
Answer: c) Bogura

What is the traditional Bangladeshi sweet made from rice flour and jaggery?
a) Rasgulla
b) Rasmalai
c) Sandesh
d) Pitha
Answer: d) Pitha

What is the name of the national park in Bangladesh that is home to the endangered one-horned rhinoceros?
a) Sundarbans National Park
b) Srimangal National Park
c) Lawachara National Park
d) Jaldapara National Park
Answer: d) Jaldapara National Park

Which city in Bangladesh is known as the “Venice of the East” due to its many canals and waterways?
a) Sylhet
b) Chittagong
c) Barisal
d) Khulna
Answer: c) Barisal

What is the name of the traditional Bangladeshi boat race, especially popular during festivals?
a) Regatta
b) Boat Race
c) Dhow Race
d) Nouka Baich
Answer: d) Nouka Baich

Which Bangladeshi poet is often referred to as the “rebel poet” for his revolutionary writings?
a) Rabindranath Tagore
b) Kazi Nazrul Islam
c) Jibanananda Das
d) Jasimuddin
Answer: b) Kazi Nazrul Islam

What is the name of the ancient Buddhist monastery in Mahasthangarh, a UNESCO World Heritage Site?
a) Paharpur Vihara
b) Sompur Mahavihara
c) Lalmai Hills
d) Naogaon Monastery
Answer: b) Sompur Mahavihara

Which famous body of water surrounds the island of Saint Martin’s, a popular tourist destination?
a) Bay of Bengal
b) Indian Ocean
c) Arabian Sea
d) Andaman Sea
Answer: d) Andaman Sea

What is the name of the traditional Bangladeshi boat race, especially popular during festivals?
a) Regatta
b) Boat Race
c) Dhow Race
d) Nouka Baich
Answer: d) Nouka Baich

Which Bangladeshi poet is often referred to as the “rebel poet” for his revolutionary writings?
a) Rabindranath Tagore
b) Kazi Nazrul Islam
c) Jibanananda Das
d) Jasimuddin
Answer: b) Kazi Nazrul Islam

What is the name of the ancient Buddhist monastery in Mahasthangarh, a UNESCO World Heritage Site?
a) Paharpur Vihara
b) Sompur Mahavihara
c) Lalmai Hills
d) Naogaon Monastery
Answer: b) Sompur Mahavihara

Which famous body of water surrounds the island of Saint Martin’s, a popular tourist destination?
a) Bay of Bengal
b) Indian Ocean
c) Arabian Sea
d) Andaman Sea
Answer: d) Andaman Sea

What is the traditional festival celebrated by the Chakma people to mark the beginning of the new year?
a) Eid-ul-Fitr
b) Buddha Purnima
c) Biju
d) Christmas
Answer: c) Biju

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