Assam Geography Quiz

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Assam Geography Quiz

Assam Geography Quiz

Assm Geography Quiz

Assam Geography Quiz

Q: What is the meaning of the word ‘Assam’?

A. Uneven.

Q: When did the name of this state come to be known as ‘Assam’?

A. From the thirteenth century (after the Ahoms took over Assam).

Q. What was the oldest name of Assam?

A. Pragjyotishpur.

Q. In the Mahabharata, what is the ancient name of Assam?

A. Pragjyotishpur.

Q: What is the meaning of the name ‘Pragjyotishpur’?

A.  City of  Astrology of the East.

Q: What period of ancient Assam is known as the ‘Dark Ages’?

A. Fourth century.

Q. What was the ancient name of Assam?

A. Kamarupa. Assam Geography Quiz

Q: In terms of geographical location, Assam extends from how many degrees axis to how many degrees axis?

A. It extends from 24 degrees north latitude to 28 degrees north latitude.

Q: What are the natural divisions of Assam and what are they?

A. There are four natural divisions of Assam as- the Brahmaputra Valley, Barak Valley, Karbi Anglong Valley and the Hilly Areas to the north.

Q: In terms of geographical location, Assam extends from how many degrees of longitude to how many degrees of longitude?

A. It extends from 90 degree east longitude to 95 degree east longitude.

Q. Which Indian state is located in the north of Assam?

A. Arunachal Pradesh.

Q: What are some of the Indian states situated in the south of Assam?

A. Mizoram, Tripura and Meghalaya.

Q: What percentage of India’s total land area is occupied by Assam?

A. 2.4 per cent.

Q. What is the position of Assam among the states of India from the land area?

A. Twelfth.

Q: Where is the current capital of Assam?

A. In Dispur, Guwahati.

Q. How many development blocks are there in Assam?

A. 219 d.

Q: How many Gaon Panchayata are there is Assam?

A. 2202. Assam Geography Quiz

Q: What is the total number of villages in Assam?

A. 26,395 min.

Q. How many statutory cities in Assam?

A. 88.

Q: What is the total number of Piyal Nagar in Assam?

A. 126

Q: What is the total number of cities in Assam?

A. 214. Assam Geography Quiz

Q: What is the total number of police stations in Assam?

A. 126.

Q: What is the total population of Assam according to the 2011 census?

A. 3,11,69,272.

Q: What is the total number of males in Assam according to the 2011 census?

A. 1,59,54,927.

Q: What is the total number of women in Assam according to the 2011 census?

A. 1,52,14,345. Assam Geography Quiz.

Q: What is the population density of Assam according to the 2011 census?

A. 397 persons per square kilometre.

Q: What is the number of females per thousand males in Assam according to the 2011 census?

A. 954 people.

Q: What is the rate of population growth in Assam according to the 2001-2011 census?

A. 16.93%

Q. How many districts are there in Assam?

A. 32.

Q: What is the total subdivision of Assam?

A. 65. Assam Geography Quiz.

Q: How many Rajchakras in Assam?

A. 184.

Q: What is the rate of education in Assam according to the 2011 Census?

A. 73.18%

Q. What is the rate of educated women in Assam according to the 2011 census?

A. 67.27% Q. What

Q. What is the percentage of the total population of Assam living in cities as per the 2011 census?

A. 14%. Assam Geography Quiz

Q. What percentage of the total population of Assam lives in rural areas according to the 2011 census?

A. 86%

Q. What are the main rivers of Assam?

A. Brahmaputra and Barak.

Q: What is the largest river island in Assam?

A. Majuli. 

Q: What is the maximum number of subdivisions in the largest number of districts in Assam?

A. 3.

Q. In which district of Assam is the ratio of males to females highest?

A. Goalpara. Assam Geography Quiz.

Q. In which district of Assam is there a hot water source?

A. Golaghat district.

Q. In which district of Assam is the world’s largest river island Majuli located?

A. In Jorhat district.

Q. Badarpur is a major junction of the North-Eastern Railway. In which district of Assam is it located?

A. In Karimganj district.

Q. How many members from Assam are elected and sent to Rajya Sabha?

A. 7 people. Assam Geography Quiz.

Q: What percentage of the total population of Assam is Scheduled Tribes according to the 2011 census?

A. 12.41%

Q: What percentage of the total population of Assam has Scheduled Castes as per the 2011 census?

A. 6.85%

Q. Which is the most populous district in Assam?

A. Nagaon. Assam Geography Quiz.

Q: What is the average winter temperature in Assam?

A. 5 degrees Celsius to 12 degrees Celsius.

Q. What is the average summer temperature in Assam?

A. 30 c  to 33 c.

Q. Which is the highest peak in Assam?

A. Namcha Baruah.

Q: What is the annual rainfall in Assam?

A. 178 cm to 305 cm. Assam Geography Quiz.

Q: What is the amount of soil in Majuli, the largest river island in the world?

A. About 886 sq. Km.

Q: How many square kilometres are there in forestland in Assam?

A. 27,692 sq. Km. Assam Geography Quiz

Q: How many meters high Assam is from sea level? 

A. About 79.5 m.

Q: Assam is called the land of what river?

A. The land of  Red River.

Q: Assam is called the land of what hills?

A. The land of the Blue Hills.

Q: Which is the longest river in Assam?

A. The Brahmaputra.

Q. Which is the most semi-arid region of Assam?

A. Lidu-Lekhapani.

Q: Where in Assam is the ‘Lekhapukhuri’  located?

A. Chanddubi.. Assam Geography Quiz

Q. In which hill is Jatinga in the northern district located?

A. In the Barail hills.

Q: Which hills have separated the Brahmaputra and Barak valleys?

A. Barail Hills.

Q: What is the local name for the strong winds and hailstorms in Assam?

A. Bardaichila.. Assam Geography Quiz

Q. What is the main source of the Brahmaputra, the main river of Assam?

A. Tamchuk Khambab.

Q. What is the other name of the river Brahmaputra?

A. Luit.

Q. What is the height of the hilly region of Assam?

A. From 1000 meters to 1200 meters.

Q. Which of these valleys of Assam fell below 15 feet in the earthquake of January 10, 1869?

A. Barak Valley.

Q. What is the total length of the Brahmaputra river?

A. 2900 km.. Assam Geography Quiz

Q. Which is the largest tributary of the Brahmaputra river?

A. Swanshiri.

Q. Which region of Assam is the driest?

A. Lanka-Hojai.

Q: How many kilometres is the length of Barakar, the second main river of Assam?

A. 900 km.

Q: From which snow river has the Brahmaputra River originated?

A. Chemayung Dong.. Assam Geography Quiz

Q. From which hill did the Barak river of Assam originate?

A. From the Barail Hills.

Q. Guwahati city is located on which riverbank?

A. Brahmaputra.

Q. Brahmaputra valley is located on which mountain foot?

A. The Himalayas.

Q: What is the climate of the plains of Assam like?

A. wet.

Q: What is the only hill station in Assam?

A. Hufflong. Assam Geography Quiz

Q: Which is the smallest district in Assam?

A. Hailakandi.

Q. Which is the largest district of Assam?

A. Karbi Anglong. *0 0 0*

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