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In which year, Sri lanka became republic ?

1956
1968
1972
1979

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Sri lanka became republic on May 22, 1972 .

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What is the time zone of Sri Lanka ?

UTC+5:30
UTC+6:00
UTC+6:15
UTC+6:30

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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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Which community forms the majority of the Sri Lankan population ?

Tamils
Sinhalese
Moors
Burghers

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The Sinhalese are the majority ethnic group of Sri Lanka, constituting 74% of the Sri Lankan population. They speak Sinhala, an Indo-Aryan language.

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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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How many districts are in Sri Lanka ?

12
18
22
25

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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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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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R. Premadasa Stadium is located in

Kandy
Dambulla
Colombo
Galle

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It is a cricket stadium situated on Khettarama Road, Maligawatta, Colombo, Sri Lanka. The inaugural one day international match was played on April 5, 1986 between Sri Lanka and New Zealand.

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