There are many general knowledge questions asked in the competitive exams which candidates are not able give the answers correctly. So, here we present Multiple Choice Questions and Answers based on the general knowledge of Andaman and Nicobar Island.
State level and National level examinations are most probably based on the general knowledge which all the candidates able to attend each and every questions. So, in this article questions like history, economy, current affairs are given. You can be able know your state very clearly. You can also use this article for your practice session also. So, lets start.
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#1. In what body of water, itself a part of the Indian Ocean, are the Andaman and Nicobar Islands located?
Gulf of Mannar
Bay of Bengal
#2. What line of latitude separates the Andaman Islands from the Nicobar Islands?
#3. In what time zone of the Coordinated Universal Time system (UTC) are the Andaman and Nicobar Islands?
#4. What type of sub-national administrative division within India are the Andaman and Nicobar Islands?
Territorial autonomous district
#5. What town is both the capital and the most populous city of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands?
#6. From what language are the names of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands derived?
#7. What chain of islands, belonging to Myanmar, is separated by a narrow 40 kilometer channel from the northernmost Andaman island?
#8. There are a total of 576 islands in the Andaman Islands. Twenty-six of these are inhabited and five of these 26 are considered major islands. Of the following, which is NOT one of the five major Andaman Islands?
#9. The Andaman Islands are separated from the Nicobar Islands by this waterway that has a width of about 150 kilometers.
Strait of Malacca
Ten Degree Channel
#10. The Nicobar Islands comprise an area about one-fourth of that of the Andaman Islands. How many islands are there in total in the Nicobar Islands?
#11. In the 1850s, the indigenous populations of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands came into direct contact with Europeans for the first time. Which of the following ethnic groups became extinct before India achieved its independence in 1947?
#12. What nation invaded the Andaman Islands in 1942 and established a military base at Port Blair that lasted for over three years?
#13. With a height of 732 meters above sea level, this mountain is the highest point of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
#14. An airport located in Port Blair with an IATA airport code of IXZ provides transportation from the Andaman Islands to two major cities of mainland India. What two mainland cities of India does IXZ serve?
Mumbai (Bombay) and Bangalore
New Delhi and Thiruvananthapuram
Jaipur and Hyderabad
Kolkata (Calcutta) and Chennai (Madras)
#15. Which of the following is/are tribes of Andaman and Nicobar Islands?
All the Above
#16. Which tribe of Andaman and Nicobar islands has the largest population?
#17. Total number of districts in Andaman and Nicobar Island?
#18. How many national parks are there in Andaman and Nicobar Island?
#19. Which one is most widely spoken language in Andaman and Nicobar?
#20. Which country established first Euopean Colony in Andaman an Nicobar Island?
#21. Which of the following city is close to Andaman and Nicobar Island?
#22. Which is the state animal of the islands of Andaman and Nicobar?
Article last re-published on July 11, 2020.