Meghalaya General Knowledge State GK MCQ Questions Answers


Meghalaya is one of the most beautiful states in Northeast India. In various exams, Meghalaya GK is asked, as it plays a very important to Indian Tourism because of its diverse Flora & Fauna, Caves, Waterfalls, etc.The state of Meghalaya was formed by carving out two districts from the state of Assam; the United Khasi Hills & Jaintia Hills, and the Garo Hills.In this article, You’ll learn many fascinating facts about Meghalaya and what makes this state tourist attractive.Meghalaya GK can be really helpful for applying to Meghalaya Public Service Commission and various other State Competitive Exams.


Q.1. Total Number of National park in Meghalya?

(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4

(b) 2


Q.2. Who was the first chief Minister of Meghalaya?

(a) Mukul Sangma
(b) P.A. Sangma
(c) B.B. Lyngdoh
(d) William A.Sangma

(d) William A.Sangma


Q.3. Which Year the East Garo Hills District Was Formed?

(a) 1975
(b) 1976
(c) 1980
(d) 1992

(b) 1976


Q.4. Number of District in the state Meghalaya ?

(a) 8
(b) 10
(c) 11
(d) 14

(c) 11


Q.5. Which is the Indian State that have no Railway line?

(a) Assam
(b) Meghalaya
(c) Nagaland
(d) Manipur

(b) Meghalaya


Q.6. Which one is the largest tribal group in Meghalaya?

(a) Garo
(b) Jaintias
(c) Karbi
(d) Khasis

(d) Khasis


Q.7. Total Number of Lok sabha seats in Meghalaya?

(a) Two
(b) Five
(c) Six
(d) None of These

(a) Two


Q.8. Total Number of Rajya Sabha seats in Meghalaya?

(a) One
(b) Four
(c) Eight
(d) None of These

(a) One


Q.9. What is official language of Meghalaya state?

(a) English Khasi
(b) Hindi
(c) Urdu
(d) None of These

(a) English Khasi


Q.10. What is literacy Rate of Meghalaya

(a) 62.56
(b) 65.26
(c) 78350
(d) None of These

(b) 65.26


Q.11. What is Meghalaya literacy Rank in India

(a) 24th
(b) 4th
(c) 14th
(d) None of These

(a) 24th


Q.12. What is Meghalaya Population Rank in India

(a) 6th
(b) 23rd
(c) 14th
(d) None of These

(b) 23rd


Q.13. Which country is comparable to the size of Meghalaya?

(a) El Salvador
(b) Bhutan
(c) Belize
(d) Austria

(c) Belize


Q.14. What is the capital of Meghalaya?

(a) Imphal
(b) Shillong
(c) Cherrapunji
(d) Mawsynram

(b) Shillong


Q.15. What was the capital of Assam before Dispur?

(a) Shillong
(b) Guwahati
(c) Jorhat
(d) Kaziranga

(a) Shillong


Q.16. When was Meghalaya separated from Assam?

(a) 21 January 1972
(b) 21 January 1971
(c) 21 January 1969
(d) 21 January 1973

(a) 21 January 1972


Q.17. How many Divisions are in Meghalaya?

(a) 1 Division
(b) 4 Divisions
(c) 2 Divisions
(d) 3 Divisions

(d) 3 Divisions


Q.18. Which is the largest district of Meghalaya?

(a) East Khasi Hills
(b) West Garo Hills
(c) Ri Bhoi
(d) West Khasi Hills

(d) West Khasi Hills


Q.19. What is the Sanskrit meaning of Meghalaya?

(a) Rain Forest
(b) Abode of Mountains
(c) Abode of Clouds
(d) Wettest Place

(c) Abode of Clouds


Q.20. Which two district of Assam was carved out to form the state of Meghalaya?

(a) Khasi Hills and Garo Hills
(b) United Khasi Hills & Jaintia Hills, and Garo Hills
(c) United Khasi Hills & Ri-Bhoi and Garo Hills
(d) Khasi Hills and Ri-Bhoi

(b) United Khasi Hills & Jaintia Hills, and Garo Hills


Q.21. Which country shares its international border with Meghalaya

(a) Nepal
(b) Bangladesh
(c) Bhutan
(d) Myanmar

(b) Bangladesh


Q.22. Total number of members in the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly is

(a) 36
(b) 40
(c) 47
(d) 60

(d) 60


Q.23. The Mawlynnong village, which is also known Asia’s cleanest village is located at

(a) Ri Bhoi
(b) East Khasi Hills
(c) West Garo Hills
(d) South Garo Hills

(b) East Khasi Hills


Q.24. Which one s the largest tribal group in Meghalaya

(a) Khasis
(b) Garo
(c) Jaintias
(d) Karbi

(a) Khasis


Q.25. Shillong is also known as the __________ of the East

(a) England
(b) USA
(c) Norway
(d) Scotland

(d) Scotland


Q.26. The Balphakram National Park is located at

(a) Ri Bhoi
(b) West Garo Hills
(c) Garo Hills
(d) South Garo Hills

(c) Garo Hills


Q.27. Which one is the highest peak Of Meghalaya?

(a) Nokrek Peak
(b) Shillong Peak
(c) Tura Peak
(d) None

(b) Shillong Peak


Q.28. Largest City of Meghalaya>??

(a) Shillong
(b) Jowal
(c) Baghmara
(d) Nongstoin

(a) Shillong


Q.29. Which one is the largest district of Meghalaya?

(a) East Khasi Hills
(b) East Garo Hills
(c) Jaintia Hills
(d) West Khasi Hills

(d) West Khasi Hills


Q.30. The Nohkalikai Falls is located on _______.

(a) Shillong
(b) Tura
(c) Cherrapunji
(d) Mawsynram

(c) Cherrapunji


Q.31. In which year, UNESCO added Nokrek National Park to its list of Biosphere Reserves

(a) 1999
(b) 2003
(c) 2005
(d) 2009

(d) 2009


Q.32. Who is the Current Chief Minister of Meghalaya?

(a) Mukul Sangma
(b) S. C. Marak
(c) Conrad Kongkal Sangma
(d) None of These

(c) Conrad Kongkal Sangma


Q.33. Who is the Current Governor of Meghalaya?

(a) Banwarilal Purohit
(b) Ranjit Shekhar Mooshahary
(c) Satya Pal Malik
(d) None of These

(c) Satya Pal Malik


Q.34. Who is the Current Director general of police of Meghalaya?

(a) Shri Kulbir Krishan
(b) Shri Kamakhya Prasad, MPS
(c) Dr. S.B. Singh, IPS
(d) None of These

(b) Shri Kamakhya Prasad, MPS


Q.35. Who is the Current Chief Justice of Meghalaya?

(a) Mr Justice Ved Prakash Vaish
(b) Mr Justice Sudip Ranjan Sen
(c) Justice Biswanath Somadder
(d) None of These

(c) Justice Biswanath Somadder


Q.36. Which is the Meghalaya state Animal ?

(a) Blackbuck
(b) One-horned rhinoceros
(c) Asiatic lion
(d) Clouded leopard

(d) Clouded leopard


Q.37. Which is the Meghalaya state Tree?

(a) Hollong
(b) Sacred fig
(c) White teak
(d) Iron wood

(c) White teak


Q.38. Which is the Meghalaya state Flower?

(a) Lady’s slipper orchid
(b) Kopou phul
(c) Lady’s slipper
(d) Red Vanda

(c) Lady’s slipper


Q.39. Which is the Meghalaya state Bird?

(a) House sparrow
(b) Great hornbill
(c) Hill myna
(d) Blyth’s tragopan

(c) Hill myna


Q.40. Which Bangladeshi division borders Meghalaya to the southern side?

(a) Khulna Division and Rajshahi Division
(b) Mymensingh Division and Sylhet Division
(c) Rajshahi Division and Chittagong Division
(d) Rangpur Division and Dhaka Division

(b) Mymensingh Division and Sylhet Division


Q.41. Which Bangladeshi division borders Meghalaya to the western side?

(a) Dhaka Division
(b) Rangpur Division
(c) Khulna Division
(d) Chittagong Division

(b) Rangpur Division


Q.42. Which system is followed in Meghalaya?

(a) Zamindar System
(b) Ryotwari System
(c) Matrilineal System
(d) Patrilineal System

(c) Matrilineal System


Q.43. Which is the wettest state of India?

(a) Meghalaya
(b) Ladakh
(c) Kerala
(d) Himachal Pradesh

(a) Meghalaya


Q.44. Which is the wettest region in Meghalaya?

(a) Debundscha
(b) Lloró
(c) Mawsynram
(d) Quibdo

(c) Mawsynram


Q.45. On which river is the Khandong Dam built?

(a) Mahanadi
(b) brahmani
(c) Baitarani
(d) Kopili

(d) Kopili


Q.46. On which river is the Kyrdemkulai (Umiam st-III) Dam built?

(a) Godavari
(b) Krishna
(c) Umtru
(d) Penna

(c) Umtru


Q.47. On which river is the Myntdu-Leshka Dam built?

(a) Chenab
(b) Beas
(c) Bhagirathi
(d) Myntdu

(d) Myntdu


Q.48. Who is the first Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court

(a) T. Meena Kumari
(b) Prafulla Chandra Pant
(c) Uma Nath Singh
(d) Dinesh Maheshwari

(a) T. Meena Kumari


Q.49. The name ‘Meghalaya’ was coined by

(a) Ram Charan
(b) S.P. Chatterjee
(c) Devendra Lal
(d) Bhupen Hazarika

(b) S.P. Chatterjee


Q.50. Who was the first speaker of Meghalaya Legislative Assembly

(a) P. R. Kyndiah
(b) E. K. Mawlong
(c) R. S. Lyngdoh
(d) W. Syiemiong

(c) R. S. Lyngdoh


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