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In which year, Sri lanka got Independence ?

1947
1948
1949
1950

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Sri Lanka got independence from the United Kingdom on February 4, 1948 .

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The name Ceylon was given by

Portuguese
Arabs
French
English

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Ceilao was the name given to Sri Lanka by the Portuguese when they arrived in 1505, which was transliterated into English as Ceylon.

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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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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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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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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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