Sikkim GK

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Sikkim GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is the State Tree of Sikkim?
A
Burans
B
Deodar
C
Burans
D
Rhododendron
Question 1 Explanation: 
State Tree: Hiun-pate Gurans Botanical Name: Rhododendron niveum Hook. f. Family: Ericaceae Vernacular Names: Rhododendron (English); Burans (Kumaoni); Gurans (Nepali).
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is the least populous state in India?
A
Goa
B
Uttarkhand
C
Meghalaya
D
Sikkim
Question 2 Explanation: 
Sikkim is India's most un-crowded/least populated state, with 610,577 occupants as per the 2011 census.
Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Sikkim became a part of Indian union on
A
May 16, 1975
B
May 9, 1890
C
April 1, 2000
D
April 10, 1999
Question 3 Explanation: 
The kingdom finally opted to become full fledged State of the Indian Union with effect from 26 April, 1975 vide the Constitution 36th Amendment Act 1975 with special provision laid for the State under article 371(F) of the Constitution of India.
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Who is the Current Governer of Sikkim?
A
Nar Bahadur Bhandari
B
Prem Singh Tamang
C
Pawan Kumar Chamling
D
None of these
Question 4 Explanation: 
Incumbent. Ganga Prasad

This is a list of the governors of Sikkim, a state in northeast India.
Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Identify the state and its Capital at number 12
A
Arunachal Pradesh - Itanagar
B
Assam - Dispur
C
Nagaland - Kohima
D
Sikkim - Gangtok
Question 5 Explanation: 
S. No.State NamePopulation (As per Census 2011)
1Uttar Pradesh199,812,341
2Maharashtra112,374,333
3Bihar104,099,452
4West Bengal91,276,115
Question 6 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which is the neighbouring Indian state of Sikkim?
A
Bihar
B
West Bengal
C
Jharkhand
D
None of the above
Question 6 Explanation: 
Sikkim is bordered by the Tibet Autonomous Region of China to the north and northeast, by Bhutan to the southeast, by the Indian state of West Bengal to the south, and by Nepal to the west.
Question 7 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Long ago, Buddhism began to spread southwards from its place of origin in Northern India to Sri Lanka, Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, Indo-China and other South East Asian countries. It also moved Northwards through Kashmir Afghanistan along the 'Silk road' into the Himalayan kingdoms (Sikkim, Bhutan, Nepal), Tibet, Mongolia and other parts of Central Asia, and also into China, and later Korea and Japan. Which of the following helped to cause the developments described in this passage?
A
the unification of the Middle East under the Persian Empire
B
monastic organizations that helped organize missionaries
C
the relative cultural isolation of South Asia
D
the lack of ship-building technology in the Classical period
Question 7 Explanation: 
How did Buddhism spread from India and to other parts of Asia? Buddhism spread from india to other parts os Asia by the missionaries who traveled to the Sri Lanka, Myanmar, other parts of Southwest Asia central Asia Perisa, Syria, Egypt and eventually China and then Korea and Japan.
Question 8 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
THE STATE WITH THE SMALLEST POPULATION IS?(INDIA)
A
GOA
B
SIKKIM
C
MIZORAM
D
MANIPUR
Question 8 Explanation: 
The Smallest State As Per Population Sikkim is the least populated state in India. The population of this state is 6,07,688.
Question 9 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
How many states are there in North-East India?
A
Manipur
B
Nagaland
C
Sikkim
D
None of these
Question 9 Explanation: 
eight States viz. Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura.
Question 10 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Population wise rank of Sikkim in India
A
29th
B
25th
C
28th
D
27th
Question 10 Explanation: 
Sikkim
• Total7,096 km2 (2,740 sq mi)
Area rank27th
Population (2011)
• Total610,577
Question 11 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which highest mountain is located in Sikkim
A
Nanda Devi
B
Kanchenjunga
C
Yalung kang
D
Kangbachen
Question 11 Explanation: 
Kangchenjunga
Kangchenjunga from Pelling, Sikkim, India
Highest point
Elevation8,586 m (28,169 ft) Ranked 3rd
Prominence3,922 m (12,867 ft) Ranked 29th
Question 12 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of these is the Capital City of Sikkim?
A
Gangtok
B
Shillong
C
Itnanagar
D
Imphal
Question 12 Explanation: 
Sikkim
CountryIndia
Admission to Union16 May 1975
CapitalGangtok
Largest cityGangtok
Question 13 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The State which has the least population in India is
A
Sikkim
B
Kerala
C
Goa
D
Manipur
Question 13 Explanation: 
As per consensus of India 2011, the population of India is 1,210,193,422. According to the numbers, Uttar Pradesh is the most populous state and Sikkim is the least populous state in India.
Question 14 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which is the famous Lord Hanuman Temple in Sikkim?
A
Bajrang Bali Temple
B
Hanu Temple
C
Hanuman Tok
D
Bajrangi Tok
Question 14 Explanation: 
Thakurbari Temple
LocationGantok
StateSikkim
CountryIndia
Location in Sikkim
Question 15 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
..... dance of sikkim
A
Mask dance
B
Bamboo dance
C
Bihu dance
D
None of the above
Question 15 Explanation: 
The traditional dances of Sikkim go together with the tunes of many musical instruments. Mask Dance is the renowned dance of Sikkimese people. Singhi Chaam and Yak Chaam are the popular Tibetan dance forms. Maruni, Tamang Selo, Dhaan Naach, Dau Ra Jane and Sebru Naach are different dance forms of the Nepalese.
Question 16 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
How many districts are there in Uttarakhand
A
10
B
12
C
13
D
15
Question 16 Explanation: 
There are 13 districts in Uttarakhand which are grouped into two divisions— Kumaun and Garhwal. S.No. Density- per sq. km.
Question 17 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following states was not captured by Prithvi Narayan Shah.
A
Bhaktapur
B
Kirtipur
C
Patan
D
Sikkim
Question 17 Explanation: 
Prithvi Nārāyaṇ Shah, (born 1723? —died 1775), member of the ruling Shah family of the Gurkha (Gorkha) principality, Nepal, who conquered the three Malla kingdoms of Kāthmāndu, Pātan, and Bhādgaon in 1769 and consolidated them to found the modern state of Nepal. He also established the capital of Nepal at Kāthmāndu.
Question 18 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Trekking Association of Sikkim and Nepal has code of conduct for....., educating them on waste management and wildlife protection
A
guiders
B
tours
C
private organisation
D
trekkers
Question 19 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Sikkim has how many districts?
A
3
B
4
C
5
D
None of these
Question 19 Explanation: 
Districts of Sikkim. Sikkim has four districts – East Sikkim, North Sikkim, South Sikkim and West Sikkim. The district capitals are Gangtok,Mangan, Namchi and Gyalshing respectively.
Question 20 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which one is recognised sikkim state animal?
A
Red panda
B
Snow leopard
C
Gayal
D
None of the above
Question 20 Explanation: 
The red panda is the state animal of Sikkim.
There are 20 questions to complete.