Monday, October 21, 2019

Assam State GK - General Knowledge: Know Your State

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In this article, we enlist various important points about Assam from competitive examination point of view. Assam State GK MCQ is one of the most important area for any type of competitive examinations; viz, APSC, Assam Police, Assam TET, PNRD, DHS, Foreigner's Tribunal, etc. 



Capital
Dispur
Statehood
26 January 1950
No of Districts
33
No of sub-divisions
80
No of blocks
219
No of Zilla Parishad
20
No of Anchalik Panchayat
189
No of Gaon Panchayat
2202
No of villages
26395
Lok Sabha
14 seats
Rajya Sabha
7 seats
Governor
Jagdish Mukhi
Chief Minister
Sarbananda Sonowal
High Court
Gauhati High Court
Legislature
126 seats
Area
78,438 km2 (30,285 sq mi)
Population (2011)
31,169,272
Population Density (2011)
397/km2 (1,030/sq mi)
Official Languages
Assamese, Bengali, Bodo
Literacy Rate (2011)
72.19%
Sex ratio (2011)
958 /1000
State Animal
One Horned Rhino
State Tree
Hollong
State Flower
Foxtail orchid
State Bird
White-winged wood duck
Important Minerals
Coal, Petroleum, Limestone, Dolemite, Sillimanite, Iron ore, Glass Sand, Ceramic clay (all varieties), Uranium, Natural Gas
Tribes of Assam
(i) Bodo Kachari, (ii) Mising, (iii) Deori, (iv) Rabha,
(v) Tiwa or Lalung, (vi) Khamti, (vii) Sonowal Kachari, (viii) Tai Phake or Phakial, (ix) Dimasa Kachari, (x) Karbi, (xi) Barmans, (xii) Hmar, (xiii) Kuki, (xiv) Rengma Naga, (xv) Zema Nagas, (xvi) Hajong, (xvii) Garo, (xviii) Khasi, (xix) Jaintia, (xx) Mech
No of Tea Gardens – Small Growers
84577
No of Tea Gardens – Big Growers
767
5
No of Wildlife Sanctuaries
17
  
     All data are based on 2011 census data and 2016 Assam at a glance booklet by Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Assam.

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