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 Anglong and Dima Hasao district in the central part. Mighty Brahmaputra is the lifeline of Assam. Here we have presented some questions on the geography of Assam, which will be helpful for candidates preparing for different competitive examinations.
1. Total area of Assam is-
(a) 80,645 km2
(b) 78,438 km2
(c) 75,234 km2
(d) 87,438 km2
2. Terai Zone is situated at Assam’s
(a) North zone
(b) East zone
(c) South zone
(d) West zone
3. The National Park situated in Assam where the white-winged duck (Deohanh) is found is
(b) Dibru Saikhowa
4. Of the total geographical area of Assam the total area under forest is
5. 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
6. Which of the following national parks/wildlife sanctuaries of NE India is related with Tiger Project?
(a) Dibru-Saikhowa National Park
(b) Nameri National Park
(c) Sonai-Rupai Wildlife Sanctuary
(d) Dihing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary
7. The drainage that separates the Meghalaya Plateau from the Barail Range is
8. The Inter-State boundary between Assam and Tripura is Marked by a river called
9. The Singhasion Peak is located in
(a) Dima Hasao
(b) Karbi Anglong
(c) West Karbi Anglong
10. The Tribe of Assam having largest size of population next to the Bodo’s is
11. In respect of sediment carriage the rank of Brahmaputra river among the rivers of the world is
12. How much percent of Indian landmass is covered by the by the state of Assam?
13. Panidihing Bird Sanctuary is located in which of the following districts of Assam?
14. Arrange the National Parks of Assam in order of descending size.
(a) Kaziranga, Manash, Nameri, Dibru Saikhowa, Orang
(b) Manash, Kaziranga, Dibru Saikhowa, Nameri, Orang
(c) Dibru Saikhowa, Kaziranga, Manash, Nameri, Orang
(d) Manash, Dibru Saikhowa, Kaziranga, Orang, Nameri
15. Dima Hasao is known for
(b) Rock Salt
16. In Assam, ‘red soil’ is main feature of
(a) Bodoland area
(b) Dima Hasao
(c) Brahmaputra Valley
(d) Barak Valley
17. Baksa district of Assam was created from the part of which of the following districts?
(a) Kamrup, Nalbari and Barpeta
(b) Kamrup, Nalbari, Barpeta and Bongaigaon
(c) Kamrup and Nalbari
(d) Nalbari, Barpeta, Kamrup and Darrang
18. Which one of the following Wildlife Sanctuaries of Assam is a habitat of golden langur?
19. Which one of the following is a south bank tributary of the Brahmaputra?
20. Which one of the following districts of Assam does not share its boundary with Bangladesh?