Sikkim GK & Current Affairs 2018 Question Answers

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Sikkim GK & Current Affairs 2018

Sikkim GK & Current Affairs 2018

The following Sikkim General Knowledge & Current Affairs 2018 Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) question answers will be updated every month. This will helps all the candidates for preparing any Sikkim govt. Jobs 2018 even Sikkim state basis exam, where question comes from Sikkim states only like STET .

Sikkim GK (General Knowledge)

Admission to Union



16 May 1975

Capital

Gangtok

Largest city

Gangtok

Number of Districts

4

Name of Governor

Shriniwas Dadasaheb Patil

Current Chief Minister

Pawan Chamling

 Area & Rank2,740 sq mi- 28th Rank

Population (2011)

610,577

External Link

Sikkim wikipedia

Sikkim State Portal


Sikkim GK Question Answers

Which state is known as landlocked state of India?

  • Sikkim is a landlocked state of India, the last to give up its monarchy and fully integrate into India.

Name of world’s third-highest peak?

  • Kangchenjunga, the world’s third-highest peak, is located on Sikkim’s border with Nepal.

Name two National Parks in Sikkim?

  • Khangchendzonga National Park and  Zemu glacier.

How many official languages are there in Sikkim?

  • Sikkim has 11 official languages: Nepali (which is its lingua franca), Sikkimese, Hindi,Lepcha, Tamang, Limbu, Newari, Rai, Gurung, Magar, Sunwar and English.

Which state became India’s first “organic state?

  • Sikkim fully implemented organic farming statewide, becoming India’s first “organic state”.

When Sikkim became the 22nd state of the Indian Union?

  • On 16 May 1975, Sikkim became the 22nd state of the Indian Union.

Name of the four districts of Sikkim and Its capitals?

  • Sikkim has four districts – East Sikkim, West Sikkim, North Sikkim and South Sikkim. The district capitals are Gangtok, Gyalshing, Mangan and Namchi respectively.

What’s the official flower of Sikkim?

  • Noble orchid is Sikkim’s state flower.

What’s The Official Tree Of Sikkim?

  • Rhododendron is its state tree; about 40 species of Rhododendron bloom late April – mid May across the state.

Which is the state animal of Sikkim?

  • The red panda is the state animal of Sikkim.

Which state produced cardamom higher than any other sates in India?

  • Sikkim produces more cardamom (Elaichi) than any other Indian state, and is home to the largest cultivated area of cardamom.

When Sikkim becomes first state to achieve 100% sanitation?

  • On 8 December 2008, it was announced that Sikkim had become the first state in India to achieve 100% sanitation coverage, becoming completely free of public defecation, thus attaining the status of “Nirmal State“.

What’s Losar?

  • Its a Tibetan New Year festival.

Sikkim Current Affairs 2018 Question Answers

Which healthcare has announced that the company will set up three units in Andhra Pradesh, Sikkim and Telangana to expand the business? (July)

  • Answer – Hetero Healthcare

How many Indian heritage sites of Historical importance is announced for the first time by World Heritage Committee?  (July)

  • Ans: 3
    For the first time World Heritage Committee (WHC) announced the adding of three new Indian heritage sites of Historical importance to the World Heritage List by the WHC . They are Khangchendzonga National Park (KNP)- Sikkim, Nalanda Mahavihara (Nalanda University)- Bihar and The Capital Complex in Chandigarh.

Which National Park has been announced as the India’s first mixed world heritage site by the Paris based UNESCO? (June)

  • Answer – Khangchendzonga National Park, Sikkim

Which State become India’s first state to launch open Government data portal to update data regarding organic and Agricultural activities? (June)

  • Ans: Sikkim
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