Assam General Knowledge for Competitive Exam set 3



Assam General Knowledge for Competitive Exam set 3

Assam General Knowledge for Competitive Exam set 3

Assam general knowledge

Assam General Knowledge for Competitive Exam set 3

51. Who is the first Assamese translator of Ramayana?

(a) Ananta Kandali

(b) Ram Saraswati 

(c) Madhav Kandali

(d) Bhattadev

Answer: Madhav Kandali

52. Who was the writer of "Banphool", the first poetry book to be award with Sahitya Akademi?

(a) Radha Nath Baruah

(b) Padmanath Gohain Baruah

(c) Jatindranath Duarah

(d) Mafizudeen Ahmed Hazarika

Answer: Jatindra Nath Duarah

53) What is the meaning of "Hasao" in the word "Dima Hasao"?

(a) Jungle

(b) Hills

(c) River

(d) Community


54) In which of the following places of Assam the biggest refinery is situated 

(a) Bangaigaon

(b) Noonmati

(c) Digboi

(d) Numligarh

Answer: Numligarh

55. Which one of the following refinery in Assam is known as Assam Accord Refinery?

(a) Numligarh

(b) Digboi 

(c) Bangaigaon  

(d) Noonmati

Answer: Numligarh

56.Which of the following years Digboi Oil Field were discovered?

(a) 1689

(b) 1789

(c) 1889

(d) 1901

Answer: 1889

57) Which of the following Refinery is the oldest of Asia?

(a) Bombay High oil Refinery

(b) Mathura oil Refinery

(c) Dubai oil Refinery

(d) Digboi oil Refinery

Answer; Digboi oil Refinery

58.Which of the following places Asia's first tea Research Centre in located?

(a) Dibrugarh

(b) Namrup

(c) Moran

(d) Jorhat

Answer: Jorhat

59. In which of the following years Guwahati Tea Auction Centre was established-

(a) 1970

(b) 1960

(c) 1965

(d) 1962

Answer: 1970

60.In which district of Upper Assam has maximum number of Tea Garden?

(a) Jorhat 

(b) Dibrugarh

(c) Sivasagar

(d) Tinsukia

Answer: Dibrugarh

61.Which of the following district  showed highest rate of population in 2011 census?

(a) Dibrugarh

(b) Nalbari

(c) Nagaon

(d) Sivasagar

Answer: Nagaon

62.In which district literacy rate is highest?

(a) Sivasagar

(b) Nalbari

(c) Kamrup Metro

(d) Golaghat

Answer: Kamrup Metro

63. The literacy rate of Assam is?

(a) 72.15%

(b) 73.18%

(c)  65.32%

(d) 67.50%

Answer: 73.18%

64. In which places of Assam the Paddy Research Centre is located?

(a) Titabar

(b) Sanari

(c) Sapekhati

(d) Margherita


65. Sarthebari is famous for?

(a) Silk Industry

(b) Bell-metal Industry

(c) Ivory Industry

(d) Textile Industry

Answer: Bell-metal Industry

66.Which district was famous for ivory carving in Assam?

(a) Sivsagar

(b) Dhubri

(c) Dibrugarh

(d)  Barpeta

Answer: Barpeta

67. The first Assamese magazine to have introduced  cartoon was?

(a) Jonaki

(b) Bahi

(c) Bijuli

(d) Surabhi

Answer: Bahi

68.How many lines does a Shakespearen sonnet have?


(b) 10

(c) 13

(d) 14

Answer: 14

69.Orang National Park is renamed as Rajiv Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary in-


(b) 1982

(c) 1993

(d) 1999

Answer: 1992

70.The first tea planter in India was

(a) Dadabhai Naroji

(b) Moniram Dewan

(c) Radhakanta Handique

(d) Robert Scott

Answer: Moniram Dewan

71.'Danveer' title was given to a tea planters of Assamese person whose name was

(a) Radhakanta Handique

(b) Moniram Dewan

(c) Bholaram Baruah

(d) Jagan Nath Baruah

Answer: Radhakanta Handique

72. The main transaction of dry fish for Asian Countries held at 

(a) Morigaon

(b) Nagaon

(c) Jagiroad

(d) Barpeta

Answer: Jagiroad

73. Jagiroad is famous for 

(a) Sugar Industry

(b) Jute Industry 

(c) Cane Industry

(d) Paper Industry

Answer: Paper Industry

74. Who was the person said to be an economist and social reformer during the Ahom reign?

(a) Atan Buragohain

(b) Momai Tamuli  Borbaruah

(c) Purnananda Buragohain

(d) Badan Barphukan 

Answer: Momai Tamuli Barboruah

75. How many constituencies are in the Lok Sabha from Assam

(a) 14

(b) 18

(c) 10

(d) 9

Answer : 14

76.Who was the first Assamese Sportsman to receive 'The Arjun Award'?

(a) Bidyut Goswami

(b) Bitopan Saikia

(c) Bhogesswar Baruah

(d) Monalisa Baruah Mehta

Answer:Bhogeswar Baruah

77. What was the ancient name of Assam mentioned in "Ramayana" & "Mahabharata"?

(a) Kamrup

(b) Pragjyotispur

(c) Indraprasta

(d) Assam

Answer: Pragjyotispur

78. Who was the first lady chief minister of Assam?

(a) Dr. Kamala Roy

(b) Nalinibala Devi

(c) Anowara Taimur

(d) Parul Das

Answer: Anowara Taimur

79. Who was the first Chinese tourist to visit Assam?

(a) Hieun Tsang

(b) Qin Shihnang 

(c) Fa Hien

(d) Mian Zenein

Answer: Hien Tsang

80. Who was the first Governor of Assam?

(a) B .K. Nehru

(b) Lok Nath Misra

(c) Shiv Charan Mathur

(d) Sir Akbar Hydari

Answer: Sir Akbar Hydari

81. Which of the following is from Assam?

 (a) Giddha

(b) Kathak

(c) Jhumaur

(d) Rasieela

Answer: Jhumur

82. Dibru Saikhowa is declared as Biosphere in-

(a) 1997

(b) 1998

(c) 1999

(d) 2000

Answer: 1997

83. Assam shares international Border with which of the following two nations?

(a) China & Russia

(b) Nepal & Bhutan

(c) Bhutan & Bangladesh

(d) Nepal & China

Answer: Bhutan & Bangladesh

84. Which is the largest district  of Assam on terms of the area?

(a) Karbi-Anglong

(b) North Cachar Hills

(c) Tinsukia

(d) Sonitpur

Answer: Karbi-Anglolng

85. Dibru Saikhowa is declared as a National Park in -

(a) 1990

(b) 1999

(c) 2000

(d) 2001

Answer: 1999

86. Who was the first Assamese Justice in Supreme Court of India?

(a) Parbati Kumar Goswami

(b) Haliram Deka

(c) Mahananda Das

(d) Ranjan Gogoi

Answer: Parbati Kumar Goswami 

87. Who was the first Assamese President of India?

(a) VV Giri

(b) Dr. Zakir Hussain

(c) Fakhruddin Ali  Ahmed

(d) Giani Zail Sing

Answer: Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed

88. Who was the first Assamese film maker ?

(a) Nip Baruah

(b) Prabhat Mukherji

(c) Jyoti Prasad Agarwala

(d) Ali Ahmed

Answer: Jyoti Prasad Agarwala

89. How many districts are the in Assam ?

(a) 20

(b) 30

(c) 32


Answer: 34

90. Which National Park of Assam is in the list of World heritage Site?

(a) Pabitora

(b) Manas National Park

(c) Kaziranga National Park

(d) Both (b) & (c)

Answer: d.

91. When did Assam become British Protectorate?

(a) 1824

(b) 1826

(c)  1822

(d)  1817

Answer: 1826

92. For what Sualkuchi is famous ?

(a) Silk Industry

(b) Leather Industry

(c) Steel Industry

(d) Cotton Industry

Answer: Silk Industry

93. How many National Parks in Assam?

(a) 4

(b) 5

(c) 6

(d) 7

Answer: 7

94. Who among the following represented  Assam in Round Table Conference 1937?

(a) Chandradhar Baruah

(b) Bishnuram Medhi

(c) Gopinath Bordoloi

(d) Hemchandra Baruah

Answer: Chandradhar Baruah

95. The Bodo Sahitya Sabha was formed in

(a) 1960

(b) 1955

(c) 1952

(d) 1954

Answer: 1952

96. What is the literal meaning of the word 'Ambubachi'?

(a) Prayer of Rain God

(b) Purification of Ma Kamakhya

(c) Pouring of rain water 

(d) Marriage ceremony of Shiva & Uma Devi

Answer: Pouring of rain water

97. National Highway -54 joins

(a) Shillong with Agartala

(b) Makum with Lekhapani

(c) Silchar with Lunglie, ( Mizoram)

(d) Barahi with Pandu

Answer: Silchar with Lunglie, (Mizoram)

98.  Assam University is situated at

(a) Guwahati 

(b) Jorhat 

(c) Tezpur 

(d) Silchar 

Answer: Silchar 

99. Who among the following  was the first  editor of  'Ramdhenu'? 

(a) Dinanath Sarma

(b) Indrakamal Bezbaruah

(c) Hemchandra Goswami

(d) Chandra Kumar Agarwala

Answer: Indrakamal Bezbaruah 

100. Who among the following was the daughter of the Sankardeva? 

(a) Mala

(b) Bhanu

(c) Manu

( d) Padma

Answer: Manu.

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