Meghalaya GK

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Meghalaya GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Find the odd one ,
A
Arunachal Pradesh - Itanagar
B
Assam - Dispur
C
Manipur-Imphal
D
Meghalaya - shimla
Question 1 Explanation: 
7-1 is the 'odd one out' as the result of subtraction fact 7 - 1 is 6. All the other 3 subtraction facts give a result as number 5. Example: Choose the odd option. 'S' is the 'odd one out' as it is written using a curved line and the other three letters are written using straight lines.
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which one s the largest tribal group in Meghalaya
A
Khasis
B
Garo
C
Jaintias
D
Karbi
Question 2 Explanation: 
The Khasis and Garos are the two largest tribal groups constituting 56% and 34% respectively of the scheduled tribes (ST) in Meghalaya. The Jaintias (also referred to as Synteng) are listed as a sub-tribe under the Khasis, and constitute about 1% of the tribal population.
Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The abode of clouds
A
Meghalay
B
ahmedabad
C
Asansol
D
Agra
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where is the Eastern Air Command located?
A
Shilong, Assam
B
Guwhati, Assam
C
Gandhinagar, Gujrat
D
Shilong, Meghalaya
Question 4 Explanation: 
HISTORY OF EASTERN AIR COMMAND: SENTINELS OF EASTERN SKIES The area of responsibility includes a 6300 km long international boundary with China, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar and Bangladesh. The headquarters of EAC is housed in a spectacular location in Shillong, also called the 'Scotland of the East'.
Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which among these areas get the most rainfall?
A
Karnataka
B
Madhya Pradesh
C
Meghalaya
D
Bihar
Question 5 Explanation: 
Mawsynram of Khasi Hills in Meghalaya, North East India, has the title of being the wettest place of India and of the world. It is located on the top of a hill in the middle of a valley. It has a recorded 11, 872 mm. of rainfall during peak monsoons in India.
Question 6 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The world's heaviest rainfall is recorded around ..... near Cherrapunji in Meghalaya in India .
A
Cropp River
B
Cherrapunji
C
Tutendo
D
Mawsynram
Question 6 Explanation: 
Sohra holds two Guinness world records for receiving the maximum amount of rainfall in a single year: 26,471 millimetres (1,042.2 in) of rainfall between August 1860 and July 1861 and for receiving the maximum amount of rainfall in a single month: 9,300 millimetres (370 in) in July 1861.
Question 7 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following are the prominent hills in Meghalaya?
A
The Garo hills
B
The Jaintia hills
C
The Khasi hills
D
All of the above
Question 7 Explanation: 
  • Garo Hills, Tura. 3.5 /5.
  • Tura Peak, Tura. 3.5 /5.
  • The Mawkdok Dympep Valley View, Cherrapunjee. 3.2 /5.
  • Jaintia Hills, Jowai. 3.5 /5.
  • Khasi Hills, Shillong. 3.0 /5.
Question 8 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following Statements:
  1. Shad Nongkrem dance is for good harvest and prosperity.
  2. Mawsynram in Meghalaya receives the world's highest rainfall.
  3. Khasi and Jaintia tribes of Meghalaya doesn't practice making out a will , custom prescribes the devolution of ancestral property in the female line.
Which of the following statement(s) is/are true?
A
Only 1, 2
B
Only 2, 3
C
Only 1, 2, 3
D
Only 1, 3
Question 9 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The famous dance of Meghalaya is .....
A
Bihu
B
Ka Shad Suk Mynsiem
C
Ponung
D
Popir
Question 9 Explanation: 
The correct answer is Laho. Laho Dance is a folk dance of Meghalaya. This northeastern state is famous for its festivities, jovial atmosphere, and music. The tribal communities gather in groups to celebrate these festivals.
Question 10 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The state of Meghalaya forms a part of which physiographic division of India?
A
Northern Plain
B
Eastern Himalayas/Purvanchal
C
Himalayas
D
Peninsular plateau
Question 10 Explanation: 
The state of Meghalaya forms a part of which physiographic division of India? Meghalaya is a part of the eastern extension of the Peninsular Plateau.
There are 10 questions to complete.

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