Ladakh GK

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Ladakh GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Mount K2 is located in
A
Ladakh
B
Jammu Kashmir
C
Haryana
D
Delhi
Question 1 Explanation: 
K2 is located in the Karakoram Range and lies partly in a Chinese-administered enclave of the Kashmir region within the Uygur Autonomous Region of Xinjiang, China, and partly in the Gilgit-Baltistan portion of Kashmir under the administration of Pakistan.
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
This religion reached Tibet via Ladakh.
A
Islam
B
Hinduism
C
Buddhism
D
Sikhism
Question 2 Explanation: 
Buddhism reached Tibet form India via Ladakh, leaving a large impression within the artistheritage of the country.
Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is Ladakh known as?
A
Little Tibet
B
Little Island
C
Huge Island
D
Sleeping Giant
Question 3 Explanation: 
Ladakh, the “Land of High Passes”; this saying can be seen everywhere on the internet but very few know about the deep meaning behind it. “La” means Passes and “Dhak” means numerous, and thus Ladakh is known as the “Land of High Passes”.
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Latest U.T made in INDIA
A
Andaman and Nicobar islands
B
Lakshdeep Islands
C
Ladakh
D
None of these
Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
5)What is Lekha?
A
Animal shelter.
B
Human shelter.
C
Shelter for Changpas
D
None.
Question 5 Explanation: 
Lekha is a place where Champs people keep their sheep and coats.
Question 6 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Religion of Ladakh?
A
Bonism
B
Buddhism
C
Hinduism
D
All of the above
Question 6 Explanation: 
The predominant religion in Ladakh is the Tibetan form of Buddhism, although Islamic influences are found from the Kashmir Valley as far as Kargil, and there are some Christian families in Leh.
Question 7 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
River which flows through Ladakh, gilgit and Pakistan
A
Indus
B
Jhelum
C
Chenab
D
Satluj
Question 7 Explanation: 
The Indus river flows through Ladakh, Gilgit and Pakistan.
Question 8 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
HEMIS IN LADAKH IS FAMOUS FOR?
A
Temple
B
Church
C
Monastery
D
Mosque
Question 8 Explanation: 
It is located in the Kharu tehsil, 40 km southeast of Leh town. Hemis is well known for the Hemis monastery that was established in 1672 AD by king Sengge Namgyal. The village hosts a colorful festival held in July. It is close to the Hemis National Park, an area that is home to the endangered snow leopard.
Question 9 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Union territory of Ladakh celebrates its first raising day on .....?
A
1-Nov
B
31Oct
C
2-Nov
D
30-Oct
Question 9 Explanation: 
With a theme of One year of Development, Prosperity and Empowerment the Union Territory administration has planned the first year anniversary celebrations across the region. A series of foundation or dedication of programmes are planned in Leh and Kàrgil districts.
Question 10 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which animal is commonly reared for wool in Ladakh and Tibet?
A
Sheep
B
Camel
C
Goat
D
Yak
Question 10 Explanation: 
Yak (Fig. 3.2) wool is common in Tibet and Ladakh. Mohair is obtained from angora goats, (Fig. 3.3) found in hilly regions such as Jammu and Kashmir.
Question 11 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
..... is the new year of Ladakh.
A
Losar
B
Shrey shupla
C
Kesar Saga
D
None of the above
Question 11 Explanation: 
Losar the Ladakhi New year falls about the time of the winter solstice any time between 8th and 30th December. All Ladakhi Buddhist celebrate it by making offerings to the gods goddesses, both in the Gonpas and in their domestic shrines.
Question 12 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Area wise which is the largest Lok Sabha constituency in India?
A
Karol Bagh
B
Ghaziabad
C
Mumbai Cart
D
Ladakh
Question 12 Explanation: 
Ladakh (Lok Sabha constituency)
Question 13 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
..... is famous for Pashmina wool.
A
Ladakh
B
Kerala
C
Goa
D
Bangalore
Question 13 Explanation: 
While there are many more types of goats found all over the Himalayan region, it is the Changthangi goat of Ladakh which produces the finest fibre or cashmere, also called pashmina wool. And in turn, it is Kashmir, where the best quality Pashmina shawls are found.
Question 14 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Famous shall of Ladakh?
A
Cotton shawl
B
Silk shall
C
Jute shall
D
Pashmina shall
Question 14 Explanation: 
Pashmina shawls are woven from the fleece of domesticated, high altitude Himalayan Capra hircus goat. This special species of goat is found in the Himalayan range at high altitudes in Tibet, Ladakh and Nepal.
Question 15 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following mountain range is to the north of Ladakh?
A
Zanskar
B
Karakoram
C
Aravali Range
D
None of the above
Question 15 Explanation: 
Ladakh Range
Parent rangeKarakoram
Borders onKailash Range
Question 16 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
NAME THE UNION TERRTORRIES
A
ANDA MAN AND NIOBAR ISLANDS
B
DAMAN AND DUE
C
LADAKH
D
All of the above
Question 16 Explanation: 
Union Territories of India
  • Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
  • Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu.
  • Chandigarh.
  • Lakshadweep.
  • Puducherry.
  • Delhi.
  • Ladakh.
  • Jammu and Kashmir.
Question 17 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which cold desert is relatively isolated from the rest of country?
A
Leh
B
Kargil
C
Ladakh
D
Dras
Question 17 Explanation: 
Cold desert of Ladakh is relatively isolated from rest of the country because it is an intermountain located between the karokaram range on north and Himalayas on the south both being world's loftiest mountain ranges.
Question 18 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Ladakh is surrounded by many .....
A
Coastal plains
B
Plateaus
C
Mountain ranges
D
None of the above
Question 18 Explanation: 
Ladakh Range
Borders onKailash Range
Question 19 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Ladakh is a
A
Hot desert
B
Cold desert
C
Plain
D
None
Question 19 Explanation: 
Ladakh, the “Land of High Passes”; this saying can be seen everywhere on the internet but very few know about the deep meaning behind it. “La” means Passes and “Dhak” means numerous, and thus Ladakh is known as the “Land of High Passes”.
Question 20 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Ladakh is a ..... region
A
cold
B
hot
C
dry
D
None of the above
There are 20 questions to complete.