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Which is the Largest city of Sri Lanka ?

Colombo
Negombo
Moratuwa
Kandy

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In which year , the official name of the country was changed to "Sri Lanka" ?

1972
1974
1976
1978

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Sinhalese people are believed to be the descendants of

Prince Anagarika
Prince Rajasinghe II
Prince Vijaya
Susanthika Jayasinghe

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They are believed to be the descendants of the exiled Prince Vijaya who arrived to Sri Lanka in 5 BCE. Other countries where significant population of the community exists are UK, Australia and Itlay.

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Sirimavo Bandaranaike was the world's first female head of government. First time , she served as Prime Minister of Sri Lanka in

1945-50
1950-55
1955-60
1960-65

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She served as Prime Minister of Sri Lanka three times, 1960-65, 1970-77 and 1994-2000.

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Yala National Park is located in which province of Sri Lanka ?

Central
Eastern
Northern
Southern

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It is the second largest and most visited national park in Sri Lanka. It lies in Southern Province and Uva Province.

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What is the literacy rate in Sri Lanka (2010 estimate) ?

92%
79%
87%
65%

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Which is the largest port in Sri Lanka ?

Trincomalee Harbour
Port of Hambantota
Port of Colombo
Galle Regional Port

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It is the largest and busiest port in Sri Lanka

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Which was the first colour film of Sri Lanka ?

Kadawunu Poronduwa
Wekande Walauwa
Nidhanaya
Ranmuthu Duwa

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The film was produced in Sri Lanka in 1962

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Independent Television Network was launched in

1965
1970
1979
1983

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Independent Television Network Limited is a Sri Lankan state governed television and radio broadcaster located in Wickramasinhapura, Battaramulla, Sri Lanka. ITN Ltd commenced operations on the 13th of April 1979 with the introduction of the ITN television channel.

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Who is known as the 'Father of broadcasting in Sri Lanka' ?

James Smith
John Kandy
Kandy Smith
Edward Harper

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The national radio station, Radio Ceylon was was established in 1923 by Edward Harper.

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