Some Important General Knowledge Questions & Answers for Competitive Exams.

General  Knowledge is a very  important part of various competitive exams. In this  article we provide some question and answer with description. 

Q.1)  The first phase of Moamoria Rebellion was started in?

Ans. 1769

 Description: The Ahom kingdom watched the growth of this sattra with discomfort and heaped insult and repression on the followers of this sattra. The Moamoria Rebellion started during the reign of Swargadeo Lakshmi Singha and ended during the reign of Swargadeo Kamaleswar Singha. It continued up to 36 years, from 1769 to 1805.

Q.2) Which district was separated from Assam and given to Pakistan in 1947?

      Ans.  Sylhet 

Description: The partition of India was to happen along religious lines. The Muslim-majority areas would form Pakistan while the Hindu-majority areas would form India. Sylhet was a Muslim-majority Bengali-speaking district in Assam which was a Hindu-majority Assamese-speaking province.

Q.3) Pani Dihing Bird Sanctuary is located in which one of the following districts?

Ans.  Sivasagar 

Description: Pani Dihing Wildlife Sanctuary is a 33.93-square-kilometre (13.10 sq mi) wildlife sanctuary located in Sivasagar district, Assam. It is 22 km (14 mi) away from Sivasagar town. This protected area was established as a Bird Sanctuary in August 1999 by the Government of Assam.

Q.4) Which state was separated from Assam in 1963?

       Ans.  Nagaland

Description: In 1957, the Naga Hills District was separated from Assam and became a Central Government Administrative Area, and in December 1963, Nagaland was established as the smallest Indian state with the population of 350,000.

Q.5) When was Mizoram separated from Assam?

       Ans.  1972

Description:  With the implementation of the North-Eastern Reorganisation Act in 1972, Mizoram became a Union Territory and as a sequel to the signing of the historic memorandum of settlement between the Government of India and the Mizo National Front in 1986, it was granted statehood on 20 February 1987.

Q.6) The Guwahati Tea Auction was establishment in the year ?

          Ans. 1970

Description:  Then on 25th Sep 1970 Guwahati Tea Auction Centre (GTAC) was  established  at  Guwahati, the fast developed city in North East. The first meeting of Guwahati Tea Auction Committee, the auction  organizer  was held at Shillong, then capital of Assam on August 29, 1970 and the inaugural  sale  was decided  on September 25, 1970.

Q.7) How many times did Mahatma Gandhi visit Assam?

          Ans.  4 times

DescriptionMahatma Gandhi has visited Assam in four times (1921, 1926, 1934 and 1946) and his visit was very prominent for the growth of nationalism  among  the people of Assam.

Q.8) Which Wildlife Sanctuary of Assam boasts of the golden langur?

         Ans.  Chakrashila

Description:  An important sanctuary as it is the second protected habitat for the endangered  Gee’s  golden  langur,  also known as golden langur, in India. This sanctuary straddles  both  Dhubri and Kokrajhar districts.

Q.9)  The Asam Sahitya Sabha was first founded in the year?

         Ans.  1917 

Description:  The Asam Sahitya Sabha is a non Government, non profit, literary organisation of Assam. It was founded in December 1917 in Assam, India to promote the culture of Assam and Assamese literature.

Q.10) Who built the Umananda temple?

          Ans.  Ahom King Swargadeo Gadadhar Singha.

Description:  Umananda Temple is a Shiva temple located at the Peacock Island  in the middle of river Brahmaputra. It was built by the Ahom King  Gadadhar Singha (1681–1696), who was a devout  Shaivaite.

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