Odisha General Knowledge

31.

What percentage of Odisha state land is covered by Forest?
[A]33.3%
[B]27.4%
[C]31.38%
[D]32.4%

31.38%
As per the report of Forest Survey of India, the forest cover in the state is 48,855 sq.kms, which constituents 31.38% of the geographical area.

32.

Where is Central Rice Research Institute located in Odisha?
[A]Bhubaneswar
[B]Cuttack
[C]Deburi
[D]Puri

Cuttack
The Central Rice Research Institute is located in Cuttack. Its is the Asia’s largest Rice Research Institute.

33.

Who among the following poet of Odisha has written Mahabharata?
[A]Sarala Das
[B]Jagannatha Das
[C]Arjun Das
[D]Achyutananda Das

Sarala Das
The first great poet of Odisha Sarala Das has written Mahabharata.

34.

Juang in Odisha is a name of____?
[A]Cuisine
[B]Music
[C]Tribe
[D]Dance

Tribe
Juang is a name of tribe concentrated in Keonjhar and Dhenkanal district of odisha.

35.

In which of the following district of Odisha the river Brahmani does not flow?
[A]Kendujhar
[B]Dhenkanal
[C]Cuttack
[D]Rayagada

Rayagada
Brahmani is a major seasonal river in the Odisha which flows through Sundargarh, Kendujhar, Dhenkanal, Cuttack and Jajapur districts.

36.

Which among the following river originate inside the Odisha state?
[A]Subernarekha
[B]Mahanadi
[C]Baitarani
[D]Brahmani

Baitarani
Only Baitarani river originates in in Odisha. Remaining rivers originate outside of the Odisha state.

37.

Recently, in which district of Odisha is Diamond deposit has been discovered?
[A]Naupad
[B]Jastangirpur
[C]Ganjam
[D]Balasore

Naupad
Diamond deposite has been discovered in Dharamabandha a place in Naupad district.

38.

As per 2011 census, which is the most populous district in Odisha?
[A]Mayurbhanj
[B]Ganjam
[C]Bolangir
[D]Balasore

Ganjam
Ganjam continued to be the most populous district of Odisha with 35,20,151 people reside in the district comprising 8.39% of State’s total population.

39.

Tatapani hotspring is located in which district of Odisha?
[A]Naupada
[B]Koraput
[C]Ganjam
[D]Boudh

Ganjam
Tatapani hotspring famous for its sulfur water is located in Ganjam district of Odisha

40.

Who among the following is well known as “Prince of Poets in Odisha”?
[A]Sarala Das
[B]Krishna Chandra Das
[C]Gangadhar Meher
[D]Upendra Bhanja

Upendra Bhanja is considered as the greatest poet of Oriya literature and awarded the tittle “Price of Poets in Odisha”.

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