Assam Geography MCQ Set-3

Practice Assam Geography MCQ for APSC CCE, UPSC, Other APSC Recruitment examination, Assam Police Recruitment, Junior Assistant recruitment by Government of Assam or any other government job recruitment examination in Assam and rest of the India.

Q.1 Which of the following is not a tiger reserve in Assam?

A. Manas Wildlife Sanctuary

B. Nameri Wildlife Sanctuary

C. Kaziranga National Park

D. Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

Answer: D. Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

Note: Assam has four (4) nos of tiger reserves viz. Kaziranga Tiger Reserve (TR), Orang TR, Nameri TR and Manas TR.

Q.2 Which among the following is/are the biosphere reserve(s) of Assam?

A. Manas

B. Manas & Kaziranga

C. Manas & Dibru-Saikhowa

D. Orang & Nameri

Answer: C. Manas & Dibru-Saikhowa

Q.3 Which of the following is the only Ramsar site of Assam?

A. Deepor Beel

B. Morikolong Beel

C. Maguri Beel

D. Borsola Beel

Answer: A. Deepor Beel

Note: Deepor Beel or Deepor Bil has been designated as a Ramsar site in November 2002.

Q.4 Which among the following is CORRECT about the river Brahmaputra?

I. It is a single thread sinuous rivers

II. Brahmaputra is a anastomosing river

III. After entering Assam, Brahmaputra becomes a braided river

A. Only I

B. Only II

C. Only III

D. Both II & III

Answer: C. Only III

Note: A braided river consists of a network of river channels separated by permanent or often temporary islands.

Q.5 Which among the following is the climate type of Assam?

A. Tropical and subtropical grasslands

B. Humid subtropical climate

C. Tropical Monsoon Rain forest Climate

D. None of these

Answer: C. Tropical Monsoon Rain forest Climate

Q.6 The Assam Tea company was established in which of the following year?

A. 1839

B. 1856

C. 1956

D. 2014

Answer: A. 1839

Q.7 How many country(s) shares international border with Assam?

A. 1

B. 2

C. 3

D. 4

Answer: B. 2

Note: Assam shares international border with Bhutan and Bangladesh.

Q.8 How much percentage land of Assam has been occupied by forests?

A. 34.21%

B. 56.56%

C. 20.56%

D. 19.65%

Answer: A. 34.21%

Note: As per the official website of the forest department of Assam (, 26,832 sq km of Assam has been recorded as forest area. According to their legal status, Reserved Forests constitute 66.58% and Unclassed Forests 33.42% of the total forest area.

Q.9 Assam has how many national park and wildlife sanctuary?

A. 6 national park and 18 wildlife sanctuary

B. 5 national park and 18 wildlife sanctuary

C. 6 national park and 10 wildlife sanctuary

D. None of these

Answer: A. 6 national park and 18 wildlife sanctuary

Note: As on May, 2021; Assam has 7 national park and 18 wildlife sanctuary; where Dehing Pataki is the latest addition to the national park category. The Government of Assam has recently declared Dehing-Patkai and and Raimona as national park.

Q.10 How many elephant reserves are located in Assam?

A. 4

B. 5

C. 6

D. 7

Answer: B. 5

Note: As per the official website of forest department, government of Assam ( as on May, 2021; Assam has six (6) Elephant Reserves (ER). The elephant reserves of Assam are Chirang-Ripu ER, Dining Patkai ER, Kaziranga-Karbi Anglong ER, Dhansiri-Lungding ER and Sonitpur ER.

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