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Assam GK & Current Affairs 2017

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Assam GK & Current Affairs 2017

Assam GK & Current Affairs 2017

The following Assam 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 Assam govt. Jobs 2017 even Assam state basis exam, where question comes from Assam states only like Assam TET .

Assam GK (General Knowledge)

Established

1912 (Assam Province – British India), 15 August 1947

Capital city

Guwahati

Largest city

Dispur

Number of Districts

32

Name of Governor

Banwarilal Purohit

Current Chief Minister

Sarbananda Sonowal

Total Area & Rank

30,285 sq mi & 16th Rank

Population & Rank (2011)

31,205,576 & 14th Rank

External Link

Assam wikipedia

Assam State Govt. Portal

Assam General Knowledge & Current Affairs PDF (Updated on - 16.02.2017)

Assam GK Question Answers 2017

What is Bihu?

  • Bihu is the most important and common and celebrated all over Assam. The day before the each bihu is known as ‘uruka’. The first day of ‘rongali bihu‘ is called ‘Goru bihu’ (the bihu of the cows), when the cows are taken to the nearby rivers or ponds to be bathed with special care.

In which state the First Oil Reserve was discovered?

  • The first oil reserves of India were discovered in Assam in the late 19thCentury and that’s why Assam is one of the large and old petroleum resources.

Which state is the largest tea producing state in India?

  • Assam is the largest tea producing state in India, accounting to almost 50 percent of the total production.
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Assam Current Affairs 2017 Question Answers

In which place, the second Edition of BRICS Youth Summit inaugurated by Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal? (June)

  • Answer : Guwahati

Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport located in? (June)

  • Guwahati, Assam : Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport aka Guwahati International Airport is the primary international airport of the North-Eastern States of India, situated at Borjhar in Guwahati, Assam, named after Gopinath Bordoloi, who was a freedom fighter and also the first Chief Minister of Assam after independence.

Which state assembly has passed Ease of Doing Business Bill, 2016 to make ease of doing business and to attract fresh investment? (June)

  • Answer : Assam

Which district to have its own city animal with district administration announcing the Gangetic river Dolphin as the symbol? (June)

  • Answer : Assam

Achyut Lakhar has passed away in Assam at the age of 85 years old. He belonged to which field? (July)

  • Answer : Cinema

Who has been appointed as the chairperson of the NC Hills Autonomous council in Assam? (July)

  • Answer: Ranu Langthasa

President of Congress Committee Anjan Dutta has passed away due to cardiac failure in New Delhi at the age of 64 years. He belonged to which state? (July)

  • Answer : Assam

Which Government decided to launch Maitree Ek Gyan Yatra Scheme to link Primary schools to Colleges? (July)

  • Answer : Assam

Which temple is announced an aid of Rs. 25 crore over the next two years by the Union petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan for the infrastructure development? (July)

  • Ans: C.Kamakhya temple :
    The Kamakhya Temple is situated on the Nilachal Hill in western part of Guwahati city in Assam is a Hindu temple dedicated to the mother goddess Kamakhya.

Which is to become India’s first river island in the state as district status? (July)

  • Majuli : Assam government has granted a river island named Majuli in the state as district status. The island is sprawl over 400sqkm Island in the river Brahmaputra. Notably Sarbananda Sonowal who is CM of the state had won the assembly election this year from Majuli, a constituency reserved for scheduled tribes.

Who has been appointed as the pro term Speaker of the 14th Assam Legislative Assembly? (May 2016)

  • Correct Answer : Phani Bhusan Choudary

Who has been elected as the Chief Minister of the Assam and maiden victory of BJP in Legislative Assembly in Assam? (May 2016)

  • Answer –  Sarbananda Sonowal

Who has been appointed as the pro term Speaker of the 14th Assam Legislative Assembly? (May 2016)

  • Answers : Phani Bhusan Choudary

The organizing committee of 12th South Asian Games has proposed to set up the Tikhor park in which of the North eastern states? (March 2016)

  • Correct Answer : Meghalaya & Assam

The Union Government has constituted a committee to consider Scheduled Tribe status to six Communities of which state? (March 2016)

  • Assam – The Union Government has constituted a committee to consider Scheduled Tribe status to six Communities of Assam. It will be headed by Mahesh Kumar Singla.

Recently, which Indian state has launched National Food Security Act (NFSA) to address the hunger of people ? (Dec 2015)

  • Answer – Assam

In which of the following Indian States the first exclusive hospital for elephants established ? (Nov 2015)
A, West Bengal
B.Puducherry
C.Odisha
D.Assam

Answer – Assam

  • Where is the 16th national women boxing championship held in November? (Nov 2015)
    A. Tripura
    B. Odisha
    C. West Bengal
    D. Assam

Answer -Assam

  • A lady named Parbati Barua is being appreciated with lifetime achievement award for her stupendous contribution in wildlife conservation. She belongs to
    Nagaland
    B. Kolkatta
    C. Assam
    D. Jharkhand

Answer C. Assam

  • Where is the 16th national women boxing championship held in November? 
    Tripura
    B. Odisha
    C. West Bengal
    D. Assam

Answer D. Assam

  • Which of the following state passed Witch Hunting Bill,2015?
    A. Assam
    B. Manipur
    C. Arunachal Pradesh
    D. Nagaland

Answer A. Assam

  •  Name the former Governor of Assam and three-time Chief Minister of Odisha who died on 21 April 2015 in Tirupati at the age of 89.
  • A. Janaki Ballabh Patnaik
  • B. Harekrushna Mahatab
  • C. Biswanath Das
  • D. Biren Mitra

Correct Answer: A  Janaki Ballabh Patnaik

  • Which State became the first State to legally ban the smokeless tobacco on 13 February 2014?
    A. Sikkim
    B. Mizoram
    C. Bihar
    D. Assam

Correct Answer : Assam

  • Bhasha Shahid Diwas or Language Martyrs Day was observed on 19 May 2014 in a North East State of India. Name the State?
    A. Manipur
    B. Assam
    C. Meghalaya
    D. Sikkim

Correct Answer : B Assam

  • A University recently signed a MoU with ICAR to open 638th Krishi Vigyan Kendra in Baksa district. Name the University?
    A. Junagadh Agricultural University
    B. Assam Agricultural University
    C. Rajendra Agricultural University
    D. Indian Agricultural Research Institute

Correct Answer : Assam Agricultural University

  • Assam State Zoo in Guwahati in the third week of November 2014 
    announced to conserve a critically endangered species of a pig and with this it became the first and only zoo of the world to have this critically endangered species of pigs. Name the species of pig that will be a part of Assam Zoo?
    A. Pygmy Hog
    B. Guinea pig
    C. Choctaw Hog
    D. Aksai Black Pied

Correct Answer : A. Pygmy Hog

  • Name the person who recently became the first recipient of state bravery award of Assam?
    A. Gunjan Sarma
    B. Aditi Sarma
    C. Gayatri Sarma
    D. Haribala

Correct Answers : A. Gunjan Sarma

  • Operation All Out was in news on 23 December 2014. What is it?
    a) International army operation against ISIS militants
    b) International operation to discover AirAsia flight that went missing
    c) Indian Army operation to flush out Bodo militants in Assam
    d) Cricket operation to ban players suspected of betting and fixing

Correct Answers : c) Indian Army operation to flush out Bodo militants in Assam

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