Which among the following dance form from Assam is a Classical dance in India? [A]Sattriya [B]Bihu [C]Bodos [D]Bagurumba Show Answer Sattriya The Sattriya dance form was introduced in the 15th century A.D by the great Vaishnava saint and reformer of Assam, Mahapurusha Sankaradeva as a powerful medium for propagation of the Vaishnava faith.It is one […]
Which of the following National Park of India is not located in Assam state? [A]Manas National park [B]Dibru Saikhowa National Park [C]Orang National Park [D]Jaldapara National Park Show Answer Jaldapara National Park Jaldapara National Park is a national park situated at the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas in Alipurduar district in West Bengal and on […]
With context to culture of Assam, what is ‘Jaapi’? [A]Folk dance of Assam [B]Tribe of Assam [C]Conical hat made from bamboo [D]Silk knitted fabrics Show Answer Conical hat made from bamboo Jaapi is a traditional conical hat from Assam state of India, made from tightly woven bamboo.While plain Jaapi were used by ordinary Indians for […]
‘Kamakhya Temple’ a famous hindu pilgrimage site, is located in which district of Assam? [A]Guwahati [B]Dibrugarh [C]Dhubri [D]Jorhat Show Answer Guwahati Kamakhya temple is a famous pilgrimage situated at Guwahati, Assam.The temple is located on the Nilachal hill in Guwahati at about 8 kms from the railway station. The Kamakhya temple is dedicated to the […]
With context to culture of Assam, what is ‘Ankia Nat’? [A]an one act play native to Assam [B]a musical instrument [C]a tribe of Assam [D]a traditional craft made from bamboo Show Answer an one act play native to Assam ‘Ankia Nat’ is an one act play native to Assam.The invention of the Ankia Naat is […]
Which of the following fauna is found only in Assam state of India? [A]Pygmy hog [B]Clouded leopard [C]Gee’s golden langur [D]Sloth bear Show Answer Pygmy hog The pygmy hog is a critically endangered suid, previously spread across India, Nepal, and Bhutan, but now only found in Assam.It is listed under critically endangered species with world […]
Which of following river does not flow through Assam state of India? [A]Mekong river [B]Barak River [C]Brahmaputra [D]Lohit River Show Answer Mekong river The Mekong is a trans-boundary river in Southeast Asia.It rises from the Tibetan Plateau the river runs through China’s Yunnan province, Burma, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam.It does not enters India.
Who among the following has the longest tenure as the Chief Minister of Assam? [A]Gopinath Bordoloi [B]Bimala Prasad Chaliha [C]Tarun Gogoi [D]Prafulla Kumar Mahanta Show Answer Tarun Gogoi Tarun Gogoi is a member of the Indian National Congress and has led the party to a record three consecutive electoral victories in Assam.He is serving the […]
‘Digboi Refinery’ is located in which district of Assam? [A]Tinsukia [B]Nagaon [C]Sonitpur [D]Kokrajhar Show Answer Tinsukia The Digboi Refinery was set up at Digboi in Tinsukia district of Assam in 1901 by Assam Oil Company Ltd.It was the birth place for Indian oil industry.IOCL took over the charge for management and handling of Assam Oil […]
Which of the following state of India does not share border with Assam? [A]Nagaland [B]Meghalaya [C]Sikkim [D]West Bengal Show Answer Sikkim Assam is surrounded by Seven States: Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Meghalaya and West Bengal.