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GK Questions: Indian Geography(Surnames) – Set 6

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  1. Scotland of the east is nickname of ……………………………
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Shillong
    Explanation :
    Shillong is often called “Scotland of the East” because of its resemblances with Scottish lands. Shillong’s undulating landscape is a constant.

  2. .…………………………. is surname of  Manipur
    1.Lake city
    2.City of Castles
    3.Soya Region
    4.Jewel of India
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.Jewel of India
    Explanation :
    Manipur is called the jewel of India because of the historical Kangla Palace and the uniqueness of its culture.

  3. .………………… is also known as Cathedral city of India
    4. Bhuvaneswar
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4. Bhuvaneswar
    Explanation :
    Bhubaneswar, which is called as the ‘Cathedral City’ was once the capital of an ancient Kalinga kingdom.

  4. Which of the following is nickname of  Assam ?
    1.Heaven of India
    2.Tea garden of India
    3.Garden city of India
    4.Detroit of India
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2. Tea garden of India 
    Explanation :
    The first English tea garden was established at Chabua in Upper Assam.

  5. Which state is called as Land Of Five Rivers  ?
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Punjab
    Explanation :
    Punjab literally means “(The Land of) Five Waters” referring to the following rivers: the Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi, Sutlej, and Beas.

  6. .………………… is the surname of Himachal Pradesh
    1. All Seasons State
    2.Mini Switzerland
    3.Apple State
    4.Both 1 and 2
    5.All of these
    Answer – 4.Both 1 and 2
    Explanation :
    Himachal Pradesh has thus something of interest for everyone who holds the fancy for hills. The State has naturally been projected as ‘All Seasons State ‘.Khajjiar – Switzerland of Himachal Pradesh.

  7. Which of the following is true ?
    1.Granary of India – Gujarat
    2.Bihar’s sorrow – Kosi
    3.Assam’s sorrow– Raipur
    4.Pearl of Orient – Cochin
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.Bihar’s sorrow – Kosi
    Explanation :
    The Koshi or Kosi River known as the “Sorrow of Bihar” as the annual floods affect the Bihar

  8. Which of the following is nickname of Goa ?
    1.Queen of Arabian Sea
    2.Heaven of India
    3.Soya Region
    4.Pearl of the Orient
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.Pearl of the Orient
    Explanation :
    Goa, also known as the ‘Pearl of the Orient’, is located on the western coast of India

  9. .…………………….. river is called as Old Ganga
    1.The Yamuna
    2.The Godavari
    3.The Narmadha
    4.The Kaveri
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.The Godavari
    Explanation :
    The Godavari is very old river and it is also called dakshinganga cauz of it’s length which is 1200km

  10. Which of the following Stateis called as Milk Pail of India ?
    4.J & K
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Haryana
    Explanation :
    Haryana is known as Milk Pail of India. The milk production in Haryana is as follows: Buffalo Milk: 32,19,000 tonnes