Meghalaya GK Questions and Answers 2021: Check 100+ GK Questions on Meghalaya State

Meghalaya GK Questions and Answers 2021: Check 100+ GK Questions on Meghalaya State

Meghalaya is one of the most visited tourist destinations in India. Meghalaya GK questions are asked in various competitive exams at state and national level. We have covered several topics in our set of Meghalaya GK questions and answers 2021 and it also includes Geography, History, Meghalaya Government, Meghalaya Politics, districts of Meghalaya state, tourism, transportation, border, state symbols and many others.

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100+ Meghalaya GK Questions and Answers 2021

100+ Meghalaya GK questions have been updated below with their answers:

Question: What is the capital of Meghalaya?

Ans. Shillong

Question: What is the length of national highways in Meghalaya?

Ans. 1,170 km

Question: Which is recognised as the state bird of Meghalaya?

Ans. Hill myna

Question: How many Divisions are in Meghalaya?

Ans. 3 Divisions

Question: Which is the highest point of the Garo Hills region of Meghalaya?

Ans. Nokrek Peak

Question: Total Numbers of Dams in Meghalaya?

Ans. 7

Question: What is the Sanskrit meaning of Meghalaya?

Ans. Abode of Clouds

Question: Who was the first speaker of Meghalaya Legislative Assembly?

Ans. R. S. Lyngdoh

Question: Which is the only country that borders Meghalaya?

Ans. Bangladesh

Question: How many total Development Blocks are in Meghalaya?

Ans. 46

Question: Which state is not connected with Meghalaya through National Highways?

Ans. Manipur

Question: The Anglo-Khasi War was started in the year?

Ans. 1829

Question: What nickname did the British imperial authorities give to Shillong during the British rule of India?

Ans. Scotland of the East

Question: Which Bangladeshi division borders Meghalaya to the southern side?

Ans. Mymensingh Division and Sylhet Division

Question: Where are the Muslims of Meghalaya mostly concentrated?

Ans. West Garo Hills

Question: Who is the longest serving Chief Minister of Meghalaya?

Ans. Williamson A. Sangma

Question: Which system is followed in Meghalaya?

Ans. Matrilineal System

Question: In which year Shillong was made capital of Assam?

Ans. 1874

Question: Which is the tallest plunge waterfall in India?

Ans. Nohkalikai Falls

Question: Who was the first Governor of Meghalaya?

Ans. B.K. Nehru

Question: What is the State Animal of Meghalaya?

Ans. Clouded Leopard

Question: Mary Help of Christians Cathedral in Shillong was founded in the year?

Ans. 1936

Question: Who was the first Chief Minister of Meghalaya?

Ans. Williamson A. Sangma

Question: Which lake is known as ‘Pung Sajar Nangli’, a man-made historical Lake in Meghalaya?

Ans. Thadlaskein Lake

Question: What is the percentage of the total state population Below the Poverty Line (BPL) as per the record of the Reserve Bank of India in 2012?

Ans. 12%

Question: Who is elected as the first member of Rajya Sabha from Meghalaya?

Ans. Showaless K. Shilla

Question: When did Meghalaya become an autonomous state within Assam?

Ans. 2nd April 1970

Question: Which country is comparable to the size of Meghalaya?

Ans. Belize

Question: Which tree had been used in the making of the Living Root Bridges in Meghalaya?

Ans. Ficus Elastica Tree

Question: PA Sangma elected as the Speaker of the Lok Sabha in the year?

Ans. 1996

Question: Which District is Dawki located in?

Ans. West Jaintia Hills District

Question: When was Meghalaya High Court established?

Ans. March 2013

Question: Who is the first person from Meghalaya to received Padma Shri award?

Ans. Sitamon Sawian

Question: Which is the highest point in Meghalaya?

Ans. Shillong Peak

Question: Purno A. Sangma had been awarded with Padma Vibhushan award in the year?

Ans. 2017

Question: When was Union Christian College, Meghalaya established?

Ans. 1952

Question: Where in Shillong is the North-Eastern Hill University located?

Ans. Mawkynroh Umshing

Question: Which is the largest district by population in Meghalaya?

Ans. East Khasi Hills

Question: Where is Balphakram National Park located?

Ans. South Garo Hills District

Question: The Nohkalikai Falls is located on?

Ans. Cherrapunji

Question: Subansiri dam is situated in-?

Ans. Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh

Question: The Mawlynnong village, which is also known Asia’s cleanest village is located at?

Ans. East Khasi Hills

Question: What is Siju Cave known in English?

Ans. Bat Cave

Question: Which is the longest natural cave in South Asia?

Ans. Krem Liat Prah

Question: Which religion is mostly found in Meghalaya?

Ans. Christianity (74.59%)

Question: The name ‘Meghalaya’ was coined by?

Ans. S.P. Chatterjee

Question: Which district does Shillong Cantonment belong to?

Ans. East Khasi Hills District

Question: What is the species name of “Me’mang Koksi” a local name for the ‘Pitcher Plant’ found in Meghalaya?

Ans. Nepenthes khasiana

Question: Which group of people are mostly found in Meghalaya?

Ans. ST

Question: Which country’s Golf Association Museum considered Shillong Golf Course as the “Glen Eagle of the East”?

Ans. USA
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Question: When was the National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya established?

Ans. 2010

Question: Who is the first person from Meghalaya to received Padma Bhushan award?

Ans. Mrinal Miri

Question: What is the Area rank of Meghalaya amongst the Northeastern state?

Ans. 3rd

Question: What is the full form of NEIGRIHMS?

Ans. North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences

Question: Which section of the plateau in the Garo Hills Region is nearly plain?

Ans. Western Section

Question: What is the literacy rate of Meghalaya according to 2011 census?

Ans. 75.48 %

Question: Which River is related to Khandong Dam?

Ans. Kopili

Question: Total number of members in the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly is?

Ans. 60

Question: On which month is the Den’bilsia festival celebrated?

Ans. February

Question: How many Districts are in Meghalaya?

Ans. 11 Districts

Question: When President Rule was first imposed on Meghalaya?

Ans. 1991

Question: When was Baljek Airport inaugurated?

Ans. 2008

Question: Which two district of Assam was carved out to form the state of Meghalaya?

Ans. United Khasi Hills & Jaintia Hills, and Garo Hills

Question: Williamnagar is the district headquaters of?

Ans. East Garo Hills

Question: What is the official language of Meghalaya?

Ans. English

Question: What is the highest average rainfall in some areas of Meghalaya?

Ans. 12,000 mm

Question: Which is the State recognised tree of Meghalaya?

Ans. Gamhar

Question: Which is the smallest district of Meghalaya?

Ans. South West Garo Hills

Question: North Eastern Space Application Centre was established in the year?

Ans. 2000

Question: Under which constituency Conrad Sangma fought for the election of 2018?

Ans. Tura

Question: In which year, UNESCO added Nokrek National Park to its list of Biosphere Reserves?

Ans. 2009

Question: When did Meghalaya receive the status of a full-fledged State by the North-Eastern Areas?

Ans. 1972

Question: Who was the first Inspector General of Police Meghalaya?

Ans. R.C. Dutt

Question: What was the former name of Williamnagar?

Ans. Simsanggre

Question: Where in Tura is the North-Eastern Hill University located?

Ans. Chandmari

Question: Who is the first Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court?

Ans. T. Meena Kumari

Question: As of 2021, how many person had received Padma Shri award from Meghalaya?

Ans. 17

Question: Which Bangladeshi division borders Meghalaya to the western side?

Ans. Rangpur Division

Question: What is the length-to-breadth ratio of Meghalaya?

Ans. 3:1

Question: How many Municipalities are in Meghalaya?

Ans. Three (Shillong, Tura, Jowai)

Question: Which is the largest district of Meghalaya?

Ans. East Khasi Hills

Question: Where is ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region located?

Ans. Umiam

Question: How many campuses does NEHU have?

Ans. Two (Shillong and Tura)

Question: Which is the only Indian state that borders Meghalaya?

Ans. Assam

Question: Which is the wettest region in Meghalaya?

Ans. Mawsynram

Question: Who is the Education Minister of Meghalaya as of 2021?

Ans. Lahkmen Rymbui

Question: How many wildlife sanctuaries are in Meghalaya?

Ans. Three

Question: How many seats does Meghalaya have in the Lok Sabha?

Ans. 2 Seats

Question: Where is “Nartiang Durga Temple” located in Meghalaya?

Ans. West Jaintia Hills

Question: Which famous river is present in Baghmara?

Ans. Someshwari River

Question: What is the State Bird of Meghalaya?

Ans. Hill Myna

Question: Which is the largest group in Meghalaya?

Ans. Khasis

Question: Which River divides Garo Hills into two parts?

Ans. Simsang River

Question: What is the total area of Meghalaya?

Ans. 22,429 sq km

Question: Which Village of Meghalaya was declared the cleanest in Asia in 2003 and 2005 by the travel magazine “Discover India”?

Ans. Mawlynnong

Question: What is the Khasi name for “Elephant Falls”?

Ans. Ka Kshaid Lai Pateng Khohsiew

Question: Who is the 19th Governor of Meghalaya?

Ans. Satya Pal Malik

Question: Where does Meghalaya have its Railhead?

Ans. Mendipathar