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shillong GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where did Dr. Kalam pass away (died)?
A
Tamil Nadu
B
Ghuwati
C
Shillong
D
Himachal Pradesh
Question 1 Explanation: 
APJ Abdul Kalam Death Anniversary: On July 27, 2015, Dr Kalam was delivering a lecture at the IIM, Shillong, where he collapsed and passed away due to a cardiac arrest.
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Shillong is called the Rock Capital of India because its citizens love-
A
Rabindra Sangeet
B
Carnatic music
C
Rock n Roll
D
Ballads
Question 2 Explanation: 
Shillong is a city that is famous for music, its unique culture and cheerful people. Hence, it is known as the "Rock Capital Of India". The hills surrounding Shillong are said to have resembled the view of Scotland, therefore, the Britishers referred to it as "Scotland of The East".
Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The place, where former President of India Dr A. P. J. Abdul Kalam died
A
Shillong
B
Mumbai
C
Rameshwaram
D
Kolkata
Question 3 Explanation: 
APJ Abdul Kalam Death Anniversary: On July 27, 2015, Dr Kalam was delivering a lecture at the IIM, Shillong, where he collapsed and passed away due to a cardiac arrest.
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
If it is 10 am IST then what would be the local time at shillong on 92$^\circ$E longitude
A
9:38 am
B
10:38 am
C
9:22 am
D
10:22 am
Question 4 Explanation: 
If Shillong is on 92°E longitude, it is 9°30' ahead of 1ST. To travel 1°, it takes 4 minutes for earth. So for 9° 30', it takes 38 minutes. If 1ST is 10:00 a.m.,-the local time at Shillong is 10:00 + 38min, = 10:38 a.m.
Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Among the following places, the average annual rainfall is highest at :
A
Chennai
B
Kolkata
C
Shillong
D
Thiruvananthapuram
Question 5 Explanation: 
Among the following places, the average annual rainfall is highest at Shillong. The average annual temperature in Shillong is 17.1° C. Precipitation here averages 3385 mm.
Question 6 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Name the Rock capital of India
A
Shillong
B
Guwahati
C
Itanagar
D
Imphal
Question 6 Explanation: 
Shillong is a city that is famous for music, its unique culture and cheerful people. Hence, it is known as the "Rock Capital Of India". Before Meghalaya was an independent state, Shillong was the capital of Assam.
Question 7 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
..... (Mawsynram) , situated on the southern slopes of the Eastern Himalayas in Shillong, India.
A
Cherrapunji
B
Mysore
C
Dharawad
D
None of the above
Question 7 Explanation: 
Māwsynrām
StateMeghalaya
DistrictEast Khasi Hills
TalukasMawsynram C.D. Block
Area
Question 8 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
CAPITAL OF MEGALAYA
A
GANGTOK
B
SHILLONG
C
AIZWAL
D
ITNAGAR
Question 8 Explanation: 
Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya is located at an altitude of 1496 metres above sea level. Shillong, which was made Assam's capital in 1874, remained so till January 1972, following the formation of Meghalaya.
Question 9 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The drive from Guwahati to Shillong takes ..... hours.
A
Five
B
Three
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 9 Explanation: 
Distance between Guwahati to Shillong by Road is99 Kms
Travel Time from Guwahati to Shillong by Road is1:57 hrs
Nearest Airport in GuwahatiLokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi (26.14, 91.74)
Nearest Airport in ShillongUmroi Airport (25.58, 91.89)
Question 10 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is the capital of Meghalya?
A
Aizwal
B
Kohima
C
Shillong
D
Bhopal
Question 10 Explanation: 
Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya is located at an altitude of 1496 metres above sea level. Shillong, which was made Assam's capital in 1874, remained so till January 1972, following the formation of Meghalaya.
Question 11 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
what is apj kalam death place?
A
delhi
B
tamil
C
shillong
D
mumbai
Question 11 Explanation: 
APJ Abdul Kalam Death Anniversary: On July 27, 2015, Dr Kalam was delivering a lecture at the IIM, Shillong, where he collapsed and passed away due to a cardiac arrest.
Question 12 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Arrange the following in chronological order from oldest to youngest 1 Aravali 2 Eastern Ghats 3 Shillong Shelf 4 Deccan trap
A
2, 3, 1, 4
B
1, 2, 3, 4
C
3, 2, 1, 4
D
4, 3, 2, 1
Question 12 Explanation: 


The following is the correct sequence of the age of formation-from the youngest to the oldest-of the given mountain ranges are Himalayas, Vindhyas, Western Ghats and Deccan Traps.
Question 13 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Shillong is a popular ..... spot
A
Tourist
B
Monastery
C
Hilly
D
Mountain
Question 13 Explanation: 
What are the famous local sightseeing attractions in Shillong? The local sightseeing attractions in Shillong are Don Bosco Museum, All Saints Cathedral, Ward's Lake, Airforce Museum, Police Bazar, Shillong peak, Elephant Falls and many more.
Question 14 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The Geographical location mentioned in order of their numbers are:
A
Satpura Range, Vindhya Range, Western Ghats, Eastern Ghats, Chota Nagpur Plateau, Dandakaranya Plateau, Shillong Plateau
B
Vindhya Range, Satpura Range, Western Ghats, Eastern Ghats, Chota Nagpur Plateau, Dandakaranya Plateau, Shillong Plateau
C
Satpura Range, Vindhya Range, Western Ghats, Eastern Ghats, Dandakaranya Plateau, Chota Nagpur Plateau, Shillong Plateau
D
Vindhya Range, Satpura Range, Western Ghats, Eastern Ghats, Dandakaranya Plateau, Chota Nagpur Plateau, Shillong Plateau
Question 14 Explanation: 
Geographic location refers to a position on the Earth. Your absolute geographic location is defined by two coordinates, longitude and latitude. Relative location, on the other hand, defines a location in terms of another. For example, Lille is north of Paris.
Question 15 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
How many states one has to cross and if one has to travel from Thoothukudi key to Shillong
A
A- 4 states
B
B-5 states
C
C- 6 states
D
D- 7 states
Question 16 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Scotland of East
A
Shillong
B
Coorg
C
Indore
D
Chennai
Question 16 Explanation: 
Shillong is known for its serene and natural beauty. Also, known as the Scotland of the East, it's one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. If you are in need of a detox and peaceful vacation, Shillong is the place for you.
Question 17 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Tick the waterfall in Shillong
A
The Eagle Falls
B
The Tincha Falls
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 17 Explanation: 
The Elephant Falls are a two-tier waterfall in Shillong, Meghalaya, India.
Question 18 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Choose the correct word.
A
Silong
B
Shilong
C
Shillong
D
Shillonj
Question 18 Explanation: 
When something is true, legitimate or right, you can say it's correct, using the word as an adjective. It can also be a verb; to correct wrong answers is to adjust them to make them right.
Question 19 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Name the three famous waterfalls in Shillong?
A
Falcon Falls, Sweet Falls, Elephant Falls
B
Spread Eagle Falls, Sweet Falls, Elephant Falls
C
Spread Eagle Falls, Elephant Falls, Birds Falls
D
Spread Eagle Falls, Sweet Falls, Tiger Falls,
Question 19 Explanation: 
The Elephant Falls are a two-tier waterfall in Shillong, Meghalaya, India.
Question 20 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The place where Abdul Kalam past away is .....
A
Shillong
B
Delhi
C
Chennai
D
Rameshwaram
Question 20 Explanation: 
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Died27 July 2015 (aged 83) Shillong, Meghalaya, India
Resting placeDr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Desiya Ninaivagam, Pei Karumbu, Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India
NationalityIndian
Other political affiliationsNDA
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