Assam Geography MCQ Set-1
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Q.1 Non-coking coal is found in which of the following coal field of Assam?
A. Margherita Coal-field
B. Singraimari Coal-field
C. Makum Coal-field
D. Mikir Hills Coal-field
Answer: B. Singraimari CoalField
Note: Non-coking coal is used for thermal power generation. Except for Sigraimari coalfield, High sulphur coal is found in all other below mentioned coalfields.
Q.2 Rudrasagar oilfield of Assam was discovered in which of the following year?
Answer: C. 1960
Q.3 Which among the following is NOT a major tectonic element of the Assam-Arakan Basin?
A. Assam Shelf
B. Naga Schuppen belt
C. Assam-Arakan Fold belt
D. Tectonic Setting of Mizoram
Answer: D. Tectonic Setting of Mizoram
Q.4 The occurrence of Gypsum was reported from which of the following location of Assam?
A. Mahur, Dima Hasao
B. Geleki, Sibsagar
C. Lakwa, Sibsagar
D. None of these
Answer: A. Mahur, Dima Hasao
Note: Minor occurrences of gypsum within shales have been reported from Badarpur and Mahur in Dima Haso district as per the report of Geological Survey of India, Miscellaneous Publication No. 30 Part IV Vol 2(i) Assam
Q.5 Which among the following is CORRECT about the Manas National Park?
I. Manas National Park was declared as a sanctuary in 1928
II. Manas biosphere reserve was created in 1950
III. It was removed from the list of world heritage in danger in 1992
A. Only I
B. Only II
C. Only III
D. Both I & II
Answer: A. Only I
Note: Manas was declared as UNESCO world heritage site in 1985, further in 1992, it was added to the list of world heritage in danger due to increased poaching and terrorist activities. However, it was removed from the list of world heritage in danger in 2011.
Q.6 Who among the following is the chairman of the Assam Project on Forest and Biodiversity Conservation Society (APFBC Society)?
A. Principal Chief Conservator of Forest of Assam
B. Chief Secretary of Assam
C. Chief Minister of Assam
D. Forest Minister of Assam
Answer: B. Chief Secretary of Assam
Note: Assam Project on Forest and Biodiversity Conservation Society (APFBC Society) was formed 0n 18th June 2012
Q.7 Which of the following is the funding pattern (Central Govt : State Govt) of the Command Area Development and Water Management (CADWM)?
C. 30: 70
Answer: A. 50:50
Note: Common Area Development and Water Management is a centrally sponsored Programme was launched in the State in 1974-75 with the main objective for bridging the gap between potential created and potential utilized through efficient transportation of irrigation water to farmer’s field through field channels.
Q.8 The percentage of the Indian landmass is covered by the state of Assam?
Answer: C. 2.39%
Q.9 The Assam-Arakan Basin covers an area of:
A. 116000 km2
B. 9000 km2
C. 12049 km2
D. None of these
Answer: A. 116000 km2
Q.10 Which of the following is the correct geographical location of Assam?
A. Latitude 24-28 degree (North) and Longitude 90-96 degree (East)
B. Latitude 34-30 degree (North) and Longitude 90-99 degree (East)
C. Latitude 14-30 degree (North) and Longitude 90-99 degree (East)
D. None of these
Answer: A. Latitude 24-28 degree (North) and Longitude 90-96 degree (East)
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