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Meghalaya GK & Current Affairs 2017 Question Answers

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Meghalaya GK & Current Affairs 2017

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).

Formation



21 January 1972

Capital

Shillong

Largest city

Shillong

Number of Districts

11

Name of Governor

Banwarilal Purohit

Current Chief Minister

Mukul Sangma

 Area 8,660 sq mi

Population (2011)

3,211,000

External Link

Meghalaya wikipedia

Meghalaya State Portal

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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