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Assam GK

  1. Which river flows through the city of Guwahati? Answer: Brahmaputra River

  2. Who is the first Chief Minister of Assam? Answer: Gopinath Bordoloi

  3. Which is the largest river island in the world? Answer: Majuli Island

  4. Which is the highest peak in Assam? Answer: Unnamed peak in Dima Hasao district (2,690 metres)

  5. Which festival is celebrated in Assam to mark the beginning of the agricultural season? Answer: Bihu

  6. Who is the first Assamese film actor to receive a National Film Award? Answer: Phani Sarma

  7. Who was the first woman Chief Minister of Assam? Answer: Syeda Anwara Taimur

  8. Which is the official language of Assam? Answer: Assamese

  9. Who is the first Assamese to receive the Bharat Ratna award? Answer: Gopinath Bordoloi

  10. Which is the largest tea producing district in Assam? Answer: Dibrugarh

  11. Who is the first Indian woman to win a gold medal in athletics at the Commonwealth Games? Answer: Hima Das (from Assam)

  12. Which wildlife sanctuary in Assam is famous for one-horned rhinoceros? Answer: Kaziranga National Park

  13. Which is the largest city in Assam in terms of population? Answer: Guwahati

  14. Who was the first Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court? Answer: H. J. Kania

  15. Which is the oldest petroleum refinery in India? Answer: Digboi Refinery (located in Assam)

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Assam General Knowladge 

  • What is the capital of Assam? Ans: Dispur

  • In which year was Assam declared a state of India? Ans: 1950

  • Which river is also known as the “Lifeline of Assam”? Ans: Brahmaputra River

  • Which is the largest city in Assam? Ans: Guwahati

  • Which is the official language of Assam? Ans: Assamese

  • Which is the highest peak in Assam? Ans: Unnamed peak in Dima Hasao district (2,669 meters)

  • Which is the largest river island in the world? Ans: Majuli

  • Which is the largest wildlife sanctuary in Assam? Ans: Kaziranga National Park

  • Who is the first Chief Minister of Assam? Ans: Gopinath Bordoloi

  • Which is the most widely celebrated festival in Assam? Ans: Bihu

  • Which is the largest tea-producing district in Assam? Ans: Golaghat

  • Which is the first oil refinery in Assam? Ans: Digboi Refinery

  • Who is the current Governor of Assam? Ans: Prof. Jagdish Mukhi

  • Which is the largest freshwater lake in the Northeast region of India? Ans: Loktak Lake (in Manipur)

  • Which is the first and only woman Chief Minister of Assam? Ans: Syeda Anwara Taimur

  • Who is the first Assamese film director? Ans: Rupkonwar Jyoti Prasad Agarwala

  • Who is the first Assamese woman to receive the Padma Shri award? Ans: Indira Goswami

  • Who is the first Assamese to receive the Bharat Ratna award? Ans: Bhupen Hazarika

  • Which is the largest oil-producing district in Assam? Ans: Dibrugarh

  • Which is the only hill station in Assam? Ans: Haflong

  • Which is the largest city in Upper Assam? Ans: Dibrugarh

  • Who is the first Assamese to receive the Sahitya Akademi award? Ans: Birendra Kumar Bhattacharya

  • Who is the first Assamese to receive the Jnanpith award? Ans: Indira Goswami

  • Who is the first person to climb Mount Everest from Assam? Ans: Tarun Saikia

  • Which is the second largest city in Assam? Ans: Silchar

  • Who is the first Assamese woman to receive the Arjuna award? Ans: Monalisa Baruah Mehta

  • Which is the first wildlife sanctuary in Assam? Ans: Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary

  • Who is the first person to receive the Padma Vibhushan award from Assam? Ans: Bhupen Hazarika

  • Which is the first engineering college in Assam? Ans: Jorhat Engineering College

  • Who is the first Assamese to receive the Ramon Magsaysay award? Ans: Purno Agitok Sangma

  • Which is the first rural bank in Assam? Ans: Pragjyotish Gaonlia Bank

  • Who is the first Assamese to receive the Dadasaheb Phalke award? Ans: Jahnu Barua

  • Which is the first paper mill in Assam? Ans: Cachar Paper Mill

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Here are some Assam General Knowledge questions and answers:

  1. What is the official language of Assam? Answer: Assamese

  2. Which is the largest city in Assam by population? Answer: Guwahati

  3. Which is the highest peak in Assam? Answer: Unnamed peak in the Dapha Bum mountain range (4,164 m)

  4. What is the traditional dance form of Assam called? Answer: Bihu

  5. Which famous Indian singer hails from Assam and is known for his hit song “Dil Hoom Hoom Kare”? Answer: Bhupen Hazarika

  6. Which famous Indian novelist and Sahitya Akademi Award winner is from Assam and wrote the novel “The God of Small Things”? Answer: Arundhati Roy

  7. Which river island in Assam is the largest river island in the world? Answer: Majuli

  8. Which national park in Assam is home to the Bengal tiger? Answer: Manas National Park

  9. Which tea-growing region in Assam is known for producing high-quality tea? Answer: The Brahmaputra Valley

  10. Which international airport in Assam is named after the great Ahom king Swargadeo Chaolung Siu-Ka-Pha? Answer: Dibrugarh Airport

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Assamese book author and book list

Here are some famous Assamese authors and their notable books:

  1. Lakshminath Bezbaroa
  • Miri Jiyori
  • Pita Putra
  • Kaamanar Sukh Dukha
  1. Hem Barua
  • Manusher Adhikar
  • Marubhumir Dharati
  1. Hiren Bhattacharya
  • Samay Asamay
  • Jeevanar Batat
  • Antareep
  1. Birendra Kumar Bhattacharya
  • Mrityunjay
  • Sud-Arka
  • Nayak
  1. Sahityarathi Lakshminath Phukan
  • Janma-Bhumi
  • Jeevanar Batat
  • Sonpokhili
  1. Navakanta Barua
  • Adrista Purush
  • Aseemat Jwala
  1. Jyoti Prasad Agarwala
  • Rupalim
  • Joymoti
  • Sonit Kuwari
  1. Mamoni Raisom Goswami
  • Chinatown Days
  • The Moth Eaten Howdah of the Tusker
  • The Blue Necked God
  1. Homen Borgohain
  • Pita Putra
  • Nishithini
  1. Nirmal Prabha Bordoloi
  • Abhiyatri
  • Bahniman
  • Adrista Aranya
  1. Atulananda Goswami
  • Pratidhwani
  • Asom Aru Asomiya Jatiya Andolan
  1. Bhabendra Nath Saikia
  • Kolahal
  • Antarip
  • Sheser Prishtha
  1. Indira Goswami
  • The Bronze Sword of Thengphakhri Tehsildar
  • Chinatown, and Other Stories
  • The Man from Chinnamasta
  1. Arupa Kalita Patangia
  • Mariam Austin othoba Hira Barua
  • The Story of Felanee
  • The Hour before Dawn
  1. Homen Barua
  • Manusher Adhikar
  • Marubhumir Dharati
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These are just a few examples of the many talented Assamese authors and their books.

Assamese award list

Here are some of the major awards and honors conferred on Assamese people:

  1. Bharat Ratna:
  • Bhupen Hazarika (2019)
  1. Padma Shri:
  • Bhupen Hazarika (1977)
  • Hem Barua (1990)
  • Hiren Bhattacharya (1999)
  • Bhabendra Nath Saikia (2001)
  • Homen Borgohain (2013)
  • Yeshe Dorjee Thongchi (2021)
  1. Padma Bhushan:
  • Indira Goswami (2000)
  • Jnanpith Award:
  • Indira Goswami (2000)
  1. Sahitya Akademi Award:
  • Lakshminath Bezbaroa (1961)
  • Birendra Kumar Bhattacharya (1969)
  • Hem Barua (1980)
  • Bhabendra Nath Saikia (1977 and 2002)
  • Yeshe Dorjee Thongchi (2005)
  1. Sangeet Natak Akademi Award:
  • Bhupen Hazarika (1987)
  1. Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award (East):
  • Jahnu Barua (2013)
  1. Dadasaheb Phalke Award (North East):
  • Jahnu Barua (2021)

These are just a few examples of the awards and honors received by people from Assam.

Assam All Distric Details

Assam is a northeastern state in India with 33 districts. Here are the details of all the districts in Assam:

  1. Baksa:
  • Established: 2004
  • Headquarters: Mushalpur
  • Area: 2,250 sq km
  • Population: 953,773
  • Literacy Rate: 65.34%
  • Major Rivers: Aie, Manas, Beki
  1. Barpeta:
  • Established: 1983
  • Headquarters: Barpeta
  • Area: 3,245 sq km
  • Population: 1,693,733
  • Literacy Rate: 61.47%
  • Major Rivers: Brahmaputra, Barnadi, Pahumara
  1. Biswanath:
  • Established: 2015
  • Headquarters: Biswanath Chariali
  • Area: 1,050 sq km
  • Population: 596,677
  • Literacy Rate: 67.27%
  • Major Rivers: Brahmaputra, Buroi
  1. Bongaigaon:
  • Established: 1989
  • Headquarters: Bongaigaon
  • Area: 1,504 sq km
  • Population: 732,639
  • Literacy Rate: 68.94%
  • Major Rivers: Brahmaputra, Aie, Champamati
  1. Cachar:
  • Established: 1830
  • Headquarters: Silchar
  • Area: 3,786 sq km
  • Population: 1,736,319
  • Literacy Rate: 80.21%
  • Major Rivers: Barak, Sonai, Dhaleswari
  1. Charaideo:
  • Established: 2016
  • Headquarters: Sonari
  • Area: 1,271 sq km
  • Population: 306,511
  • Literacy Rate: 64.46%
  • Major Rivers: Burhi Dihing, Namdang, Digaru
  1. Chirang:
  • Established: 2004
  • Headquarters: Kajalgaon
  • Area: 1,698 sq km
  • Population: 482,162
  • Literacy Rate: 65.62%
  • Major Rivers: Aie, Champamati
  1. Darrang:
  • Established: 1983
  • Headquarters: Mangaldoi
  • Area: 3,481 sq km
  • Population: 928,500
  • Literacy Rate: 68.77%
  • Major Rivers: Brahmaputra, Jiadhal, Tangni
  1. Dhemaji:
  • Established: 1989
  • Headquarters: Dhemaji
  • Area: 3,237 sq km
  • Population: 686,133
  • Literacy Rate: 60.03%
  • Major Rivers: Brahmaputra, Jiadhal, Gainadi
  1. Dhubri:
  • Established: 1983
  • Headquarters: Dhubri
  • Area: 2,838 sq km
  • Population: 1,947,632
  • Literacy Rate: 65.53%
  • Major Rivers: Brahmaputra, Gadadhar, Champamati
  1. Dibrugarh:
  • Established: 1980
  • Headquarters: Dibrugarh
  • Area: 3,381 sq km
  • Population: 1,327,748
  • Literacy Rate: 76.15%
  • Major Rivers: Brahmaputra, Dibru, Disang
  1. Dima Hasao:
  • Established: 1970
  • Headquarters: Haflong
  • Area: 4,888 sq km
  • Population: 214,102
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13. Goalpara:

  • Established: 1983
  • Headquarters: Goalpara
  • Area: 1,824 sq km
  • Population: 1,008,959
  • Literacy Rate: 65.95%
  • Major Rivers: Brahmaputra, Jinjiram, Krishnai

14. Golaghat:

  • Established: 1987
  • Headquarters: Golaghat
  • Area: 3,502 sq km
  • Population: 1,066,888
  • Literacy Rate: 73.17%
  • Major Rivers: Brahmaputra, Doyang, Dhansiri

15. Hailakandi:

  • Established: 1989
  • Headquarters: Hailakandi
  • Area: 1,327 sq km
  • Population: 659,296
  • Literacy Rate: 77.36%
  • Major Rivers: Katakhal, Barak, Singla

16. Hojai:

  • Established: 2015
  • Headquarters: Hojai
  • Area: 1,273 sq km
  • Population: 931,218
  • Literacy Rate: 73.38%
  • Major Rivers: Kapili, Digaru, Kallang

17. Jorhat:

  • Established: 1983
  • Headquarters: Jorhat
  • Area: 2,851 sq km
  • Population: 1,092,256
  • Literacy Rate: 77.48%
  • Major Rivers: Brahmaputra, Bhogdoi, Burhidihing

18. Kamrup:

  • Established: 1983
  • Headquarters: Guwahati
  • Area: 4,345 sq km
  • Population: 1,517,202
  • Literacy Rate: 84.09%
  • Major Rivers: Brahmaputra, Barapani, Kolong

19. Kamrup Metropolitan:

  • Established: 2003
  • Headquarters: Guwahati
  • Area: 1,457 sq km
  • Population: 1,253,938
  • Literacy Rate: 88.42%
  • Major Rivers: Brahmaputra, Basistha, Bharalu

20. Karbi Anglong:

  • Established: 1985
  • Headquarters: Diphu
  • Area: 10,434 sq km
  • Population: 965,280
  • Literacy Rate: 60.81%
  • Major Rivers: Brahmaputra, Dhansiri, Kopili

21. Karimganj:

  • Established: 1983
  • Headquarters: Karimganj
  • Area: 1,809 sq km
  • Population: 1,227,748
  • Literacy Rate: 78.35%
  • Major Rivers: Barak, Longai, Kushiara

22. Kokrajhar:

  • Established: 1983
  • Headquarters: Kokrajhar
  • Area: 3,169 sq km
  • Population: 887,142
  • Literacy Rate: 66.63%
  • Major Rivers: Brahmaputra, Gourang, Sankosh
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23. Lakhimpur:

  • Established: 1989
  • Headquarters: North Lakhimpur
  • Area: 2,277 sq km
  • Population: 1,040,644
  • Literacy Rate: 67.95%
  • Major Rivers: Brahmaputra, Dikrong, Subansiri
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