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What was the name of Sri Lanka before 1972 ?

Cyron
Cynon
Cyphone
Ceylon

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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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Which lies between the southeastern tip of India and the west coast of Sri Lanka ?

Gulf of Char
Gulf of Miner
Gulf of Mannar
Gulf of Man

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Horton Plains National Park is located in which province of Sri Lanka ?

Central
Eastern
Northern
Uva

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It is a protected area in the central highlands of Sri Lanka. This region was designated a national park in 1988 and is situated 32 kilometres from Nuwara Eliya.

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

92%
79%
87%
65%

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The first railway line was inaugurated on

1860
1867
1886
1899

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The first railway line was inaugurated on April 26, 1867, linking Colombo with Kandy.

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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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Which is the first movie to be submitted from Sri Lanka for the Best Foreign Language film award at the Academy Awards ?

Wekande Walauwa
Rekava
Gamperaliya
Ahasin Polawata

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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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