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Jammu and Kashmir GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kashmiri drink ..... to keep their body warm from cold
A
Green tea
B
Coffee
C
Kehwa
D
Milk
Question 1 Explanation: 
The warm beverage helps cure congestion in the chest, further curing cold and cough. So, if you have a severe cold, look no further, because kahwa tea is perfect solution to your problem.
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which are the rivers found in jammu and kashmir?
A
ravi , beas , satluj
B
ganga , yamuna , gomti
C
indus , jhelum , tawi
D
alaknanda , bhagirathi
Question 2 Explanation: 
Significant rivers that flow through Jammu & Kashmir from the Himalayas are Jhelum, Chenab, Sutlej, Ravi and Indus.
Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The Kashmir region of India is primarily known for
A
its allocational border dispute
B
its unusual territorial morphology
C
its postcolonial frontier border dispute
D
its annexation of Pakistan
Question 3 Explanation: 
The Kashmir Valley is famous for its beautiful mountainous landscape; Ladakh is renowned for its remote mountain beauty. Mountain ranges include the Pir Panjal range, the Himalayas, the Zanskar range, Karakoram range, the Nun Kun range and the Shivalik range. The main Kashmir valley is 62 miles (100km) wide.
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is the climate of Jammu And Kashmir
A
Hot and Humid
B
Moderative Hot and wet
C
Wet
D
Hot
Question 4 Explanation: 
The Jammu region has a sub tropical climate and the summer is hot. The temperature starts soaring in the month of March and is at its peak in the month of April. The maximum temperature in summer can go as high as 45 degree Celsius. Kashmir is quite pleasant with the temperature varying from 14 to 30 degree Celsius.
Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Salim Ali NP is located in which state?
A
Jammu and Kashmir
B
Karnataka
C
Goa
D
Uttar Pradesh
Question 5 Explanation: 
Salim Ali National Park or City Forest National Park was a national park located in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India.
Question 6 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The river Indus flows from the state of -
A
Punjab
B
Hariyana
C
Jammu and Kashmir
D
Uttarakhand
Question 6 Explanation: 
Indus Sindhu
States and ProvincesLadakh, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh, Gilgit-Baltistan, Tibet
CitiesLeh, Skardu, Dasu, Besham, Thakot, Swabi, Dera Ismail Khan, Sukkur, Hyderabad, Karachi
Physical characteristics
SourceLake Manasarovar
Question 7 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The houses of the Kashmiris are built with.....
A
stones
B
woods
C
bricks
D
woods and bricks
Question 7 Explanation: 
The Kashmir house has developed with the use of local materials stone, and timber.
Question 8 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The world's highest railway bridge is being constructed in Jammu and Kashmir , across the river.....
A
Chenab
B
Ganga
C
Yamuna
D
Satluj
Question 8 Explanation: 
The world's highest rail bridge being constructed across Chenab River in J&K likely to be commissioned by December 2022. The arch of the bridge once fully constructed would be around 35 meters higher than the iconic Eiffel Tower in Paris.
Question 9 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Jammu Kashmir highway passes through
A
Nathu. La pass
B
Banihal pass
C
Shipki La pass
D
None of the above
Question 9 Explanation: 
The highway starts from Lal Chowk, Srinagar and passes through Pulwama district, Anantnag district, Kulgam district, Ramban district, and Udhampur district, and ends in Jammu city. The highway lies in the Kashmir valley for the first 68 km (up to Qazigund), then passes through a series of mountains up to Udhampur.
Question 10 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which is the Wettest season in Kashmir Valley?
A
Summer
B
Winter
C
Spring
D
Autumn
Question 10 Explanation: 
The months of July and August are the wettest at Jammu, recording an average monthly rainfall of about 275 and 250 mm respectively.
Question 11 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which state of India share longest border with Pakistan?
A
Rajasthan
B
Punjab
C
Jammu and Kashmir
D
Gujarat
Question 11 Explanation: 
Jammu and Kashmir shares the longest border with Pakistan which has a length of 1222 km. Jammu and Kashmir is followed by Rajasthan which has a length of 1179 km, after this comes Gujarat with 506 km and finally Punjab with 425 km long border.
Question 12 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In Kashmir, the width of the Himalayan mountains is ..... long.
A
400 km
B
400 m
C
150 km
D
150 m
Question 12 Explanation: 
The width of the Himalayas from south to north varies between 125 and 250 miles (200 and 400 km). Their total area amounts to about 230,000 square miles (595,000 square km). Nanga Parbat.
Question 13 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In Jammu and Kashmir men and women wear
A
Kangri
B
Caps
C
Phiran
D
Dhazu
Question 13 Explanation: 
Traditional Dresses of Jammu and Kashmir for Men : The traditional 'Pheran' is the most popular form of dress among both men and women. Pheran exhibits a lot of beautiful embroidery work comprising of floral motifs. Pheran : Traditional dress for both male and female in Kashmir.
Question 14 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Pakistan has been in conflict with ..... over the Kashmir region for decades.
A
Turkey
B
Great Britain
C
India
D
Maldives
Question 14 Explanation: 
The dispute between India and Pakistan over Kashmir was sparked by a fateful decision in 1947, and has resulted in decades of violence, including two wars. Since 1947, India and Pakistan have been locked in conflict over Kashmir, a majority-Muslim region in the northernmost part of India. India in a 1962 war.
Question 15 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is the Kashmiri red stag also known as?
A
Kanguli
B
Hanguli
C
Hangul
D
Kangul
Question 15 Explanation: 
The Kashmir stag (Cervus hanglu hanglu), also called hangul, is a subspecies of Central Asian red deer endemic to Kashmir, India. It is found in dense riverine forests in the high valleys and mountains of the Kashmir Valley and northern Chamba district in Himachal Pradesh.
Question 16 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The North-south extent of India is from
A
Arunachal Pradesh to the Rann Of Kuchchh
B
Kashmir to Kanyakumari
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 16 Explanation: 
The north-south extent of India in terms of distance is 3214 km from Ladakh to Cape Comorin, near Kanyakumari. The longitudinal extent of India is 68°7'E and 97°25'E. The east-west extent of India in terms of distance is 2993 km from Sir Creek in Gujarat to Chaukan Pass in Arunachal Pradesh.
Question 17 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Jammu And Kashmir Is a
A
Union Territory
B
State
C
District
D
Country
Question 17 Explanation: 
The act re-constituted the former state of Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories, Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, with effect from 31 October 2019.
Question 18 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The Rajtarangini shed light primarily on the history of
A
Bengal
B
Kashmir
C
Rajasthan
D
Maharashtra
Question 18 Explanation: 
Rajatarangini, work of Kalhana, a 12th century CE poet, is a work of great importance in knowing the history of Kashmir. It is an unbiased work of the past that possesses great historical insight. It is a Sanskrit account of the various advent of Islam.
Question 19 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What two countries are fighting to control Kashmir?
A
India and Pakistan
B
Pakistan and Bangladesh
C
Tibet and Nepal
D
India and Thailand
Question 19 Explanation: 
The U.N. has made many failed attempts to restore dialogue after fighting between India and Pakistan over Kashmir, which today is home to a diverse population of 13.7 million Muslims, Hindus and people of other faiths. In 1949, the U.N. sent a peacekeeping mission to both countries. U.N.
Question 20 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Tick the odd one out.....
A
Jharkhand
B
Arunachal pradesh
C
Jammu and Kashmir
D
Madhya Pradesh
Question 20 Explanation: 
a person or thing that is different from or kept apart from others that form a group or set: Guess which number of the following sequence is the odd one out. She was always the odd one out at school - she didn't have many friends. misc.
There are 20 questions to complete.

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