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Meghalaya GK & Current Affairs 2017
- The following Meghalaya General Knowledge & Current Affairs 2017 Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) question answers will be updated every month. This will helps all the candidates for preparing any Meghalaya govt. Jobs 2017 even Meghalaya state basis exam, where question comes from Meghalaya states only like ML-TET .
Meghalaya GK (General Knowledge).
21 January 1972
Number of Districts
Name of Governor
Current Chief Minister
|Area||8,660 sq mi|
Meghalaya GK Question Answers
What is the meaning of Meghalaya?
- The name means “the abode of clouds” in Sanskrit.
Which city of Meghalaya is known as Scotland of the East?
- The capital “Shillong” is known as the “Scotland of the East”.
Before 21 January 1972 Meghalaya was a part of which state?
- Meghalaya was previously part of Assam, but on 21 January 1972, the districts of Khasi, Garo and Jaintia hills became the new state of Meghalaya.
What’s the official language of Meghalaya?.
- English is the official language of Meghalaya. The other principal languages spoken include Khasi, Pnar and Garo. Unlike many Indian states.
What’s the Meghalaya matrilineal system?
- Meghalaya has historically followed a matrilineal system where the lineage and inheritance are traced through women; the youngest daughter inherits all wealth and she also takes care of her parents.
Which place holds the world record for most rain in a calendar month?
- The town of Sohra (Cherrapunji) in the Khasi Hills south of capital Shillong
Which place holds the world record for most rain in a calendar year?
- The village of Mawsynram, near Sohra (Cherrapunji), holds the record for the most rain in a year.
Which places are considered to be the most biodiversity-rich sites in Meghalaya?
- The Nokrek Biosphere Reserve in the West Garo Hills and the Balphakram National Park in the South Garo Hills
Current Affairs 2017 Question Answers
Which programme is launched by the Meghalaya Governor V.Shanmuganathan in the East Khasi Hills District of Meghalaya? (July)
- Ans: PMSMA
Meghalaya Governor V.Shanmuganathan inaugurated the launch of Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA) in the East Khasi Hills District of Meghalaya at a programme organized by the office of the District Medical & Health Officer, East Khasi Hills District, under the aegis of the National Health Mission
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