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Bihar General Knowledge Questions

1.

Which district of Bihar is known as “Lychee (litchi) Kingdom”?
[A]Muzaffarpur
[B]Bhagalpur
[C]Gaya
[D]Madhubani

Muzaffarpur
Muzzaffarpur district of Bihar is known as “Lychee or litchi Kingdom”

2.

Which of the following district of Bihar does not shares border with Nepal?
[A]Madhubani
[B]Kishanganj
[C]Sitamarhi
[D]Purnia

Purnia
Purnia district is located in eastern Bihar.It is a part of Purnia Division.The district extends northwards from the Ganges river but does not share border with Nepal.

3.

The famous ‘Sonepur Cattle Fair’ of Bihar is organised at confluence of which two rivers?
[A]Ganges and Gandak
[B]Ganges and Kosi
[C]Mahananda and Gandak
[D]Gandak and Kosi

Ganges and Gandak
The famous ‘Sonepur Cattle Fair’ of Bihar is organised at confluence of Ganges and Gandak rivers.The festival is celebrated in the month of November every year.

4.

Tomb of Sher Shah Suri is situated in which district of Bihar?
[A]Banka
[B]Patna
[C]Nalanda
[D]Rohtas

Rohtas
Tomb of Sher Shah Suri is located in Sasaram in Rohtas district of Bihar.The tomb is made up of red sandstone in the Indo-Afghan style.

5.

Which of the following is the only UNESCO World Heritage Site,present in Bihar state of India?
[A]Mahabodhi Vihar
[B]Buddhist monastery in Nalanda
[C]Ancient site of Vikramashila Monastery
[D]Tomb of Sher Shah Suri

Mahabodhi Vihar
The Mahabodhi Vihar located in Gaya district of Bihar is the only UNESCO World Heritage Site from the state.It is a Buddhist temple in Bodh Gaya, marking the location where the Buddha, is said to have attained enlightenment.

6.

What is the rank of Bihar state (as per census 2011) in terms of population in the country?
[A]Third
[B]Fourth
[C]Fifth
[D]Sixth

Third
Bihar is the 13th largest state, with an area of 94,163 km2 (36,357 sq mi) and the 3rd largest by population of 103,804,637 next only to Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra.

7.

Which district of Bihar has the highest Literacy rate in the state?
[A]Rohtas
[B]Patna
[C]Bhagalpur
[D]Siwan

Rohtas
Highest Literacy Rate of the state is in Rohtas district, 75.59%

8.

Which of the following is not a dance form from Bihar state of India?
[A]Ghoomar
[B]Bidesia
[C]Jhijhian
[D]Kajari Dance

Ghoomar
Ghoomar is a folk dance from Rajasthan state of India.

9.

Who was the founder of the the Bihar Provincial Kisan Sabha (BPKS) in 1929?
[A]Sahajanand Saraswati
[B]N. G. Ranga
[C]Karyanand Sharma
[D]Ram Manohar Lohia

Sahajanand Saraswati
Sahajanand Saraswati formed the Bihar Provincial Kisan Sabha (BPKS)in 1929 in order to mobilise peasant grievances against the zamindari attacks on their occupancy rights, and thus sparking the Farmers’ movement in India.

10.

Which of the following district of Bihar does not shares border with Uttar Pradesh?
[A]Saran
[B]Muzaffarpur
[C]Gopalganj
[D]Buxar

Muzaffarpur
Muzaffarpur is a district of Tirhut region of Bihar located in North-Central part of Bihar and does not share border with UP.

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