Assam GK MCQ:
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#1. Which of the following is the state bird of Assam?
The Assam state bird — white-winged wood duck, also known as ‘deo hah’, is facing an extinction threat due to human activities, habitat loss, hunting and sheer neglect by the governmen.
#2. Which of the following is the state flower of Assam?
#3. Which of the following is the state animal of Assam?
#4. Which of the following is the state anthem of Assam?
It was written by Lakshminath Bezbarua and attuned by Kamala Prasad Agarwala. The song itself is from among the finest poems created by Laxminath Bezbaroa. It was first published in 1909 in an Assamese magazine named Bahi. It was officially adopted as the Assam’s state song in 1927 at “Assam Student Conference” held in Tezpur. The song is also included in Kadamkali authored by Bezbaroa
#5. Which of the following is the state motto of Assam?
Answer: Zoy ai oxom
Meaning: Hail mother Assam.
#6. Which of the following is a bird sanctuary?
Dipor Bil, also spelt Deepor Beel, is located to the south-west of Guwahati city, in Kamrup district of Assam, India It is a permanent freshwater lake, in a former channel of the Brahmaputra River, to the south of the main river. A Designated as Ramsar Site from 19 August 2002.
#7. When UNESCO declared Kaziranga as a World Heritage Site?
In 1954, the government of Assam passed the Assam (Rhinoceros) Bill, which imposed heavy penalties for rhinoceros poaching. Fourteen years later, in 1968, the state government passed the Assam National Park Act of 1968, declaring Kaziranga a designated national park. The 430 km2 (166 sq mi) park was given official status by the central government on 11 February 1974. In 1985, Kaziranga was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO for its unique natural environment.
#8. According to 2011 census literacy rate of Assam is ____?
Literacy rate of Assam increased by 8.9 per cent, from 63.3 per cent in 2001 to 72.19 per cent in 2011, but it has failed to touch the national average of 73 per cent. According to the census, a person aged seven and above is considered literate if he or she can read and write, with understanding in any language. While Kamrup (metro), Jorhat and Sivasagar top the list with literacy rates of 88.71, 82.15 and 80.41 per cent respectively, Dhubri, Darrang and Chirang remained at the bottom with literacy rates of 58.34, 63.08 and 63.55 per cent respectively. Assam has also succeeded in lowering its gender gap in literacy rate (literacy rate of male minus that of female). It is 11.50 per cent in Assam compared to the national average of 16.3 per cent.
#9. Assam Hindustan Fertilizers Corporation is situated in_____?
The Namrup Fertilizer Complex was renamed as Brahmaputra Valley Fertilizer Corporation Limited after bi-furcation from Hindustan Fertilizer Corporation Limited from 01/04/02. It is located on the bank of dilli river in the south-western border of Dibrugarh District in Assam. It is the first factory in India, who use natural gas as basic raw material for producing nitrogenous fertilizer.
#10. Which place of Assam is famous for cement factory?
Bokajan is a town in Karbi Anglong district in the state of Assam, India. Merely 15 km from Dimapur partially it borders Assam and Nagaland. Cement Corporation of India (C.C.I), Bokajan, is one of the 3 functional unit out of a total of 10 units of cement industries in India,which are fully owned by the Central Govt. of India, is located in the Town.