Assam GK Question Answer

1. Which among the following islands are located in the state of Assam?

  • 1. Majuli Island
  • 2. Dibru Saikhowa Island
  • 3. Umananda Island

Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

[A] 1 & 2
[B] 1 & 3
[C] 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

D [1, 2 & 3]

Notes:The islands situated in Assam are Majuli, Dibru Saikhowa Island and Umananda Island. Majuli Island is the world’s largest river island.

2. Which among the following pairs are correct?

  1. Cherry Blossoms- Karnataka
  2. Bordoisila- Assam
  3. Norwester- West Bengal
  4. Andhi- Rajasthan

Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] 1 & 2
[B] 2 & 4
[C] 1, 2 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

D [1, 2, 3 & 4]

Notes:Cherry Blossoms- Karnataka. Bordoisila- Assam. Norwester- West Bengal. Andhi- Rajasthan.

3. As per ISFR 2019, the forest cover of northeast states witnessed a decline except which among the following states?

1. Tripura

2. Manipur

3. Sikkim

4. Assam

Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

[A] 1 & 2
[B] 1 & 4
[C] 2 & 4
[D] 1, 3 & 4

B [1 & 4]

Notes:As per ISFR 2019, the forest cover of northeast states witnessed a decline except Tripura and Assam.

4. Which among the following matches of Nuclear Power Stations and their corresponding states are correct?

1. Tarapur Atomic Power Station- Maharashtra

2. Narora Atomic Power Station- Uttar Pradesh

3. Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant- Kerala

4. Kakrapar Atomic Power Station- Assam

Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

[A] 1 & 2
[B] 2 & 3
[C] 2 & 4
[D] 1, 3 & 4

A [1 & 2]

Notes:Tarapur Atomic Power Station- Maharashtra. Narora Atomic Power Station- Uttar Pradesh. Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant- Tamil Nadu. Kakrapar Atomic Power Station- Gujarat.

5. Which among the following matches of farming area and their state are correct?

1. Maidan- Karnataka

2. Char- Assam

3. Doab- Punjab

4. Terai- Uttar Pradesh

Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

[A] 1 & 2
[B] 1, 2 & 3
[C] 1, 3 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

D [1, 2, 3 & 4]

Notes:Maidan- Karnataka. Char- Assam. Doab- Punjab. Terai- Uttar Pradesh.

6. Which among the following statements are correct?

1. Assam produces about 80% of jute in India

2. Jute grows well in the loamy soil

3. Hot and humid conditions are suitable for growing jute

4. Jute is commonly cultivated with wheat in rotation

Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] 1 & 2
[B] 2 & 3
[C] 1, 3 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

B [2 & 3]

Notes:The state West Bengal ranks first in Jute production. It grows well in the loamy soil. Hot and humid conditions are suitable for growing jute. Usually Maize/Moong/Urd -Jute-Rice rotation of cultivation is followed.

7. Which of the following statements are correct regarding the state of Assam?

1. The province of Assam was created in the year 1911.

2. Eleven districts comprising Assam were separated from the Lieutenant Governorship of Bengal and established as an independent administration under a Chief Commissioner in the year 1874.

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 & 2

B [Only 2]

Notes:Assam Province was constituted in the year 1874-1875, when eleven districts comprising it were separated from the Lt. Governorship of Bengal. It was established as an independent administration under a chief commissioner.

8. Which of the following states are among the top five states to have shown an increase in forest cover?

1) Assam

2) Uttar Pradesh

3) Karnataka

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 3
[D] Only 1 & 2

C [Only 3]

Notes:The top five states to have shown an increase in forest cover include:

1) Karnataka (1,025 sq km) 

2) Andhra Pradesh (990 sq km)

3) Kerala (823 sq km)

4) J&K (371 sq km)

5) Himachal Pradesh (334 sq km).

9. Which institution is to provide USD 304 million loan to Assam to enhance Inter-state Power Transmission Project?

[A] ADB
[B] World Bank
[C] AIIB
[D] New Development Bank

C [AIIB]

Notes:India and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) signed a USD 304 million loan agreement for the Assam Intra-State Transmission System Enhancement Project.The project aims to construct transmission substations and lay required transmission lines. It will also upgrade 15 substations, transmission lines and ground wire to optical power ground wire. The remaining project cost USD 61 million would be financed by the state.

10. The United People’s Party of Assam (UPPA) was merged with which of the following organizations ?

[A] Bahujan Samaj Party
[B] Samajwadi Party
[C] BJP
[D] Congress

B [Samajwadi Party]

Notes:The United People’s Party of Assam (UPPA) was a political party of Assam which was an ally of Asom Gana Parishad. It was merged with SP in 2000.

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