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Uttarakhand General Knowledge

1.
Chandi Prasad the dignity of Uttarakhand, was awarded the international prize, what is that prize?
 
Ramon Magsaysay Prize
2.
Who led the Chipko Movement?
 
Gaura Devi
3.
Who was the founder of Katorieas dynasty?
 
Basant Dev
4.
Who were Kaluwa and Bija Singh?
 
Freedom Fighters
5.
Who is known as Garh Kesharia of state?
 
Ansuiya Prasad Bahuguna
6.
Which one of the following was the summer capital during the British period?
 
Nainital
7.
Who founded Nainital ?
 
Berro
8.
Kalsi Inscription related to
 
Emperor Ashok
9.
From where bronze inscriptions(Tamra Patra) of King Kartikeypur's found in Uttarakhand
 
4 from Pandukeshwar, 1 from Kandara, 1 from Champawat
10.
Dynasty of King Ajaypal
 
Panwar Dynasty
11.
Name of Garhwal in Purana's
 
Kedarkhand
12.
Name of Kumaon in Purana's
 
Manaskhand
13.
Which Queen of Mountains defeat the Royal Army of Mughals
 
Queen Karnavati
14.
Who was the king of Mughals whose army defeated in Garhwal
 
King Shahjaha
15.
Who was the General of Mughal Royal Army
 
Najavat Khan
16.
When Mughal Army defeated in Garhwal
 
1635
17.
From which king of Panwar Dynasty, Mughal prince Suleman Sikhow requests for help
 
Prithvipati Shah
18.
Which city was the the third and last capital of Panwar Dynasty
 
Tehri
19.
Who established this city
 
King Sudarshan Shah
20.
When the last capital of Panwar Dynasty, Tehri was established
 
28 December 1915
21.
When Ruhela Attack happened on Kumaon
 
1743-1745
22.
Which Garhwal King help Kumaon that time
 
Pardipshah
23.
Who was the king of Kumaon that time
 
Kalyanchand IV
24.
Which king martyr in Khudbhuda war
 
King Pardhumanshah Panwar
25.
Who was the Hero of Peshawar Kand on 23 april 1930
 
Vir Chandra Singh Garhwali
26.
Which magzines or news paper of Kumaon help in Freedom Fight
 
Almora Akhbar and Shakti
27.
Which magzines or news paper of Garhwal help in Freedom Fight
 
Garhwali and Karmabhoomi
28.
Which writers of Uttarakhand take part in Freedom Fight by their writings
 
Gumani, Molaram, Bhajan Singh, Dr. Hemchandra Joshi
29.
From where coins of Yodheya's found in Uttarakhand
 
Jaunsar Bawar(Dehradun), Kallo Danda(Pauri)
30.
Who was the ancient king of Panwar Dynasty whose Tamra Patra found
 
King Jagatpal - 1455 A.D.
31.
Almora Coins relaated to which Dynasty
 
Kunind
32.
Chipko Andholan starts
 
1 March 1973 in Gopeshwar
1.
Where is the China peak situated?
 
Nainital
2.
Where Badrinath is situated?
 
Chamoli
3.
Corbett National Park is situated in which district of Uttarakhand ?
 
Nainital
4.
Where is the Sat-tal lake situated at Uttarakhand ?
 
Nainital
5.
Which of the following passes is in Uttarakhand?
 
Mana
6.
Which of these is the Mini Switzerland according to Mahatma Gandhi?
 
Almora (Kausani)
7.
At the bank of which river is Rishikesh pilgrim centre in Uttarakhand situated?
 
Ganga
8.
Which is the small Kashmir of Uttarakhand ?
 
Pithoragarh
9.
The origin of Pindar river is?
 
Pindari glacier
10.
Where is the Tiffin Top situated?
 
Nainital
11.
In which district of Uttarakhand is the state forest services college situated?
 
Dehradun
12.
Which of the following countries, boundaries touch the Uttarakhand state?
 
China, Nepal
13.
Where is High court of Uttrakhand situated?
 
Nainital
14.
Where is the Central Building Research Institute situated?
 
Roorkee
15.
How many districts are there in Uttarakhand ?
 
13
16.
What is the percentage of forested area in Uttarakhand ?
 
63%
17.
The specific identity of Uttarakhand is
 
Natural Beauty
18.
Antibiotic medicines manufacturing factory with the collaboration of Russia ts located in which of the following districts?
 
Rishikesh
19.
Which of the following pilgrimage centres is a place of re-establishment of Hindu religion by Shankracharya ?
 
Badrinath
20.
Where is the Survey Department of India situated in Uttarakhand ?
 
Dehradun
21.
Which one of the following is known as the queen of hills of Uttarakhand ?
 
Mussoorie
22.
Where is the China peak situated?
 
Nainital
23.
Where is the Heavy Electrical Limited situated?
 
Haridwar
24.
From Geographical point of view in how many regions can the Uttarakhand be divided?
 
3
25.
How many types of forests are found in Uttarakhand ?
 
4
26.
Tiger project is related with
 
Corbett National Park
27.
Which is the highest peak of Uttarakhand
 
Nanda Devi
28.
Where is the copper found in Uttarakhand
 
Almora
29.
First national park of S.E. Asia was Haily National Park, what is its present name
 
Corbett National Park
30.
From the point of view of earthquakes, the Uttarakhand has been kept in zone
 
Zone 4 and 5
31.
Which is the first state in the country, which established Hazard Management Ministry
 
Uttarakhand
32.
Main Rivers of the state are
 
Ganga, Yamuna, Tons, Kali, Ramganga
33.
Which is the city of lakes?
 
Nainital
34.
Gate of Kumaon
 
Kathgodam
35.
How many passes in Uttarakhand
 
30
36.
Thagla Pass situated at the height of
 
6079 m
37.
Niti Pass situated at the height of
 
5000 m
38.
Mana Pass situated at the height of
 
5608 m
39.
Lipulekh Pass situated at the height of
 
5334 m
40.
Which pass situated at the heighest point in Uttarakhand
 
Thagla Pass
41.
Which type of Mountains Himalaya are
 
Folded Mountains
42.
What is Bugyal
 
Slopes of Grass in Uttarakhand at the height of 3500 m to 6000 m
43.
Who found valley of flowers
 
British Mountaineer Frank Smaith in 1931
44.
What is Auli Gurso
 
Gurso Bugyal of Grass
45.
At what height Bedni Bugyal is situated
 
3300 m
46.
What is Bandarpoonch Himani
 
12 km long Glacier
47.
What is alpine paschars soil
 
This soil found at the plains of grass at higher latitudes which is known as Bugyal
48.
What is pre-mountain soil
 
This soil found at the slopes of mountains where forests of Devdar and sproos situated
49.
Colour of pre-mountain soil
 
Red-Brown or Yellow
50.
At what height the tree of Chir are found
 
700 to 1400 m in Garhwal and Kumaon Region
51.
Height of Chir Tree
 
20 to 30 m
52.
Height of Nanda Devi
 
7817 m
53.
What is Kingri-Bingri, Niti, Shellshall, Dharma
 
Passes situated at North-East region of Garhwal which ways to Tibet
54.
Where and when first national park of India established
 
Heli Park in 1936 at Kumaon and Garhwal
55.
What is the new name of Heli Park
 
Jim Corbett National Park
56.
Where is trail pass
 
At the height of 5312 m in Johar Valley,Kumaon
57.
Which tree give Lisa
 
Chir, Lisa is used in making of Tarpin and Biroza
58.
Which rivers famous with name of Saas-Bahu in Devprayag
 
Bhagirithi(Saas) and Alaknanda(Bahu) - Local Names of these rivers
59.
When forest conservation start in Uttarakhand
 
1800 A.D.
60.
When scientific management of forests start in Uttarakhand
 
1884 A.D.
1.
Who is the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand?
 
Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank
2.
Who is the Governer of Uttarakhand?
 
Smt. Margaret Alva
3.
When was the U.P. reorganisation Bill passed in Lok Sabha ?
 
1st August, 2000
4.
What is the main cause of the formation of Uttarakhand ?
 
Backwardness, poverty, inconvenience and migration
5.
Who was the first Chief Minister of Uttarakhand?
 
Nityanand Swami
6.
Among the High Courts of the country, the Uttarakhand High Court ranks is?
 
20th
7.
Total no. of seats in Lok Sabha for Uttarakhand is
 
5
8.
Total number of seats in Rajya Sabha for Uttarakhand is
 
3
1.
Where is Lal Bahadur Shastri Academy situated?
 
Mussoorie
2.
Where has an I.I.T. in collaboration with I.I.T. Switzerland been opened?
 
Nainital
3.
When did H.N.B. Garwal University get the status of Central University?
 
January 15, 2009
4.
The first Chief Justice of Uttarakhandl High Court is
 
Justice A.A. Desai
5.
What type of education is given at Forest School of Dehradun ?
 
Ranger
6.
Where is the three metre diameter telescope, the biggest in Asia being established in Uttarakhand in collaboration with Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Mumbai ?
 
Devsthal(Nainital)
7.
What is the field of activity Sunder Lal Bahuguna in the state
 
Environment
8.
Female literacy in Uttarakhand is
 
around 57%
9.
Among the literacy of the country, the Uttarakhand ranks is?
 
14
10.
Nehru Institute of Mountaining
 
Uttarkashi
11.
Nehru Institute of Mountaining established in
 
1965
12.
When and where Woodstock School was established
 
In 1854 at Dehradun
13.
World famous Doon School established
 
24 October 1935
14.
Maximum literacy district in Uttarakhand
 
Dehradun (79%)
15.
Where Uttarakhand Administration Training Academy situated
 
Nainital
16.
Where State Council of Education Research and Training (SCERT) esablished
 
Narendernagar in 2002
17.
First Agriculture University of the Nation established
 
17 November 1960 in Pantnagar
18.
Agriculture University is known as
 
Govind Ballabh Pant Agriculture and Technology University
1.
Where is the tradition of Long and Bhella dance in Uttarakhand ?
 
Garhwal
2.
What is Chanchari ?
 
Dance