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Uttarakhand Gk (General Knowledge) - GovtVacancy.Net
Posted on 22-08-2022

Brief about Uttarakhand

The state of Uttarakhand was formed on 9 November 2000 and its capital is Dehradun. Uttarakhand was earlier known as Uttaranchal but in 2007 the name of “Uttaranchal” was changed to “Uttarakhand”. Uttarakhand is also known as "Dev Bhoomi" where many religious places are located. The Char Dham (Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri, Yamunotri) have special significance in Uttarakhand.

Devotees come to the Char Dham to worship with their reverence. The environment of the state of Uttarakhand is very beautiful and scenic. Many people come here to roam in different places. There is a total of 13 districts in Uttarakhand which are as follows: Chamoli, Rudraprayag, Uttarkashi, Tehri Garhwal, Dehradun, Pauri Garhwal, Haridwar, Almora, Pithoragarh, Champawat, Bageshwar, Nainital, Udham Singh Nagar.

Uttarakhand General Knowledge (Uttarakhand GK)

⟾ History of Uttarakhand

⟾ First Person in Uttarakhand

⟾ Peaks of Uttarakhand

⟾ Major Glaciers of Uttarakhand

⟾ Bugyals of Uttarakhand

⟾ Major Rivers of Uttarakhand

⟾ Major cities situated on the banks of rivers in Uttarakhand

⟾ Religious Places of Uttarakhand

⟾ Folk Songs of Uttarakhand

⟾ Uttarakhand Folk Dance

⟾ Districts of Uttarakhand

⟾ Major Waterfalls of Uttarakhand

⟾ Major Festivals of Uttarakhand

⟾ Major Dams / Hydro Electric Projects of Uttarakhand

⟾ Major lakes of Uttarakhand

⟾ Major Passes of Uttarakhand

⟾ Temple Styles of Uttarakhand

⟾ Builder of famous temples of Uttarakhand

⟾ Forests of Uttarakhand

⟾ Major Forest Movements of Uttarakhand

⟾ National Parks of Uttarakhand

⟾ Transportation system of Uttarakhand

⟾ Major Tribes of Uttarakhand


Important Questions related to Uttarakhand General Knowledge (Uttarakhand GK Question Answers)

  • Who was the first Chief Minister of Uttarakhand? - Nityananda Swami
  • The number of national parks in Uttarakhand is- 6
  • Who was appointed as the first Advocate General of Uttarakhand? – Sudhansu Dhulia
  • What is the length of Uttarakhand from east to west - 358 km
  • Who was appointed as the first Registrar General of Uttarakhand High Court? - Yes. C. S. Rawat
  • How much is the forest area in Uttarakhand - 63 percent
  • Who was the first woman to play an important role in the Chipko movement? - Gaura Devi
  • Harshil project is in which district- Uttarkashi
  • What is the average rainfall in Uttarakhand - 185 cm
  • What was the main objective of the Chipko movement? - Stop indiscriminate felling of trees
  • Who was the leader of Chipko movement? - Sundar Lal Bahuguna
  • Whose work is 'Beautiful Garhwal' - Ruskin Bond
  • What was the objective of the Meti movement in Uttarakhand? - Promoting tree plantation
  • Pamphlets were thrown in the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly for the formation of Uttarakhand - on 19 August 1994
  • In which Veda the first mention of Uttarakhand is found? - Rigveda
  • Where is Chhadandev Project - Pithoragarh
  • How many wildlife sanctuaries are there in Uttarakhand - 7
  • By what name was Garhwal known according to the Skanda Purana? - Kedarkhand
  • Roorkee Engineering College has got the status - 6th IIT of the country
  • By what name is Uttarakhand mentioned in Buddhist texts? - snowflake
  • Which committee was formed by Mulayam Singh Yadav for the formation of Uttarakhand - Kaushik Committee
  • Where is the largest paper factory of Uttarakhand state located? – Lalkuan (Nainital)
  • Where is 'Hookah Club' located in Uttarakhand? - in Almora
  • Who led the Civil Disobedience Movement 1930 in Uttarakhand - Govind Ballabh Pant
  • Who is the author of the book 'Garhwal Paintings'? - Mukundi Lal
  • The Forest movement started in Uttarakhand - in 1977
  • Which is known as Kumaon Kesari in Uttarakhand? - Badri Dutt Pandey
  • Where is Maneg Bugyal - Uttarkashi
  • Who is known as the first freedom fighter of Uttarakhand? - Kalu Singh Mehra
  • Who is the first poet of Kumaon literature? - Pandit Gumani Pant
  • Where is the Nunai fair - Jaunsar Dehradun
  • Which woman of Uttarakhand is known as the 'Badminton Queen'? Madhumita Bisht
  • Which city of Uttarakhand is known as the 'Queen of Hills'? - Mussoorie
  • Where is Bhuvaneshwari Devi Fair held in Uttarakhand- Pauri
  • Which is famous in Uttarakhand by the name 'Litchi Nagar'? - Dehradun
  • Which is known as 'Little Kashmir' in Uttarakhand? – Pithoragarh
  • When for the first time 5 Scheduled Castes Bhotia, Boxa, Jaunsari Raji, and Tharu were declared Scheduled Tribes- 1967
  • Where is Lal Bahadur Shastri Academy located? - Mussoorie
  • Where is Saat Tal Lake located in Uttarakhand? - Nainital
  • How many types of forests are found in Uttarakhand? - four
  • Rishikesh pilgrimage site is situated on the bank of which river? - the Ganges
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