Dima Hasao is known for which mineral?

Dima Hasao is known for Limestone. Assam has rich limestone reserves and a large number of limestone reserves are in Dima Hasao. Others are in Karbi Anglong district of Assam. A total reserve of 97 million tonnes of limestone has been found in these two districts. Dima Hasao is known for which mineral? (a) Graphite … Read more

Panidihing Bird Sanctuary is located in which of the following districts of Assam?

Panidihing Bird Sanctuary is located in Sivasagar district of Assam. Established in 1996, the sanctuary covers a total area of 33.93 km2. There are 267 species of birds identified and recorded in the Panidihing Bird Sanctuary including 70 species of migratory birds. Panidihing Bird Sanctuary is located in which of the following districts of Assam? … Read more

Geography of Assam – Part 2

Assam is one of eight North-Eastern states of India. The state shares its boundary with Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh to the north; Nagaland and Manipur to the east; Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram and Bangladesh to the south; and West Bengal to the west. Assam comprises of two river valley i.e. Brahmaputra valley from east towards west and Barak valley in the southern most part and hills areas of Karbi … Read more

Assam’s Behali Reserve Forest announced as a Wildlife Century

The Assam Environment and Forest department has issued a preliminary information for granting wildlife sanctuary status to Behali reserve forest located in Biswanath district. “The Governor of Assam hereby appoints the Deputy Commissioner of Biswanath District to act as a Collector under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972, to inquire into and determine the existence, nature … Read more

Where is the Singhason Peak located?

The Singhason is the highest peak in the district of Karbi Anglong in Assam. It is about is at about 1360 metres above the sea level. Where is the Singhason Peak located? (a)    Dima Hasao (b)    Karbi Anglong (c)     West Karbi Anglong (d)    Kamrup Ans: (b) Karbi Anglong  

Which is the highest peak in Assam?

The Thumjang is the highest peak located in the district of Dima Hasao of Assam.  The height of the peak is 1,866 meters from the sea level. It is in the Borail range. Which is the highest peak in Assam?  (a)    Thumjang (b)    Hempeupet (c)     Singhason (d)    Dambusho Ans: (a) Thumjang  

Which of the following national parks/wildlife sanctuaries of Assam is related with Tiger Project?

There are four Tiger Projects in Assam. Those are- Manas Tiger Project, Nameri Tiger Project, Kaziranga Tiger Project and Orang Tiger Project. Nameri National Park is located in the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas in the Sonitpur District of Assam, India. Nameri shares its northern boundary with the Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary of Arunachal Pradesh. It was declared … Read more

The Gai, A tributary to the Brahmaputra is situated in between ?

Gai is a tributary on the north bank of the Brahmaputra. The river, which originated in the Himalayas, flows through Dhemaji district of Assam. The Gai, A tributary to the Brahmaputra is situated in between- (a)    The Dibang and the Simen (b)    The Simen  and the Subansiri (c)     The Subansiri and the Bharali (d)    The Bharali and the Bornadi … Read more