Uttarakhand GK – Uttarakhand General Knowledge 2021


Uttarakhand GK

Here are the topics related to Uttarakhand GK which is important from the point of view of competitive examination. In 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, “Uttaranchal” was renamed as “Uttarakhand”. Uttarakhand is also known as “Devbhoomi” where many religious places are located. Char Dham (Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri, Yamunotri) has special significance in Uttarakhand. In Char Dham, devotees come to worship with their reverence. The climate of Uttarakhand state is very beautiful and scenic. Many people come here to roam in different places. There are total 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. 

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Important questions related to Uttarakhand GK

What is the length of Uttarakhand from east to west

Ans: 358 km

How much is the forest area in Uttarakhand

Ans: 63 percent Harshil Project is in which district Uttarkashi

How much is the average rainfall in Uttarakhand

Ans: 185 cm

What was the major objective of the Chipko movement?

Ans: Preventing indiscriminate felling of trees

Who was the pioneer of the Chipko movement?

Ans: Sundar Lal Bahuguna

Whose work is ‘Beautiful Garhwal’

Ans: Ruskin Bond

What was the purpose of the Meti movement in Uttarakhand? 

Ans: Promotion of plantation

Pamphlets were thrown in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly for the formation of Uttarakhand

Ans: on 19 August 1994

In which Veda is the first mention of Uttarakhand?

Ans: Rigveda

Where is Chhaandev project

Ans: Pithoragarh

What is the number of wildlife sanctuaries in Uttarakhand

Ans: 7

Roorkee Engineering College has got the status

Ans: of the sixth IIT of the country

By what name is Uttarakhand mentioned in Buddhist texts?

Ans: Snowflake

Which committee was formed by Mulayam Singh Yadav for the formation of Uttarakhand

Ans: Kaushik Committee

Where is the largest paper factory of Uttarakhand state located?

Ans: Lalkuan (Nainital)

Hookah Club’ is located in Uttarakhand?

Ans: In Almora

Who led the Civil Disobedience Movement 1930 in Uttarakhand

Ans: Govind Ballabh Pant

Who is the author of the book ‘Garhwal Paintings’?

Ans: Mukundi Lal

Forest movement started in Uttarakhand

Ans: 1977

Who is known as Kumaon Kesari in Uttarakhand?

Ans: Badri Dutt Pandey

Where is Manag Bugyal

Ans: Uttarkashi

Who is known as the first freedom fighter of Uttarakhand?

Ans: Kalu Singh Mahara

Who is the first poet of Kumaon literature?

Ans: Pandit Gumani Pant

Where does Nunai Mela take place

Ans: Jaunsar Dehradun

Which woman of Uttarakhand is known as ‘Badminton Queen’?

Ans: Madhumita Bisht

Which city of Uttarakhand is known as ‘Queen of the mountains’?

Ans: Mussoorie

Who was the first Chief Minister of Uttarakhand? 

Nityananda Swamy

Who was appointed as the first Advocate General of Uttarakhand?

Sudhansu Dhulia

Who was appointed as the first Registrar General of Uttarakhand High Court?

 G. C. S. Rawat

Number of National Parks in Uttarakhand


Who was the first woman to play an important role in the Chipko movement? 

Gaura Devi

By what name was Garhwal known in Skanda Purana?  


The Rishikesh shrine is situated on the banks of which river? 


How many types of forests are found in Uttarakhand?


Where is the Seven Tal Lake in Uttarakhand? 


Where is Lal Bahadur Shastri Academy located?


When were the 5 Scheduled Castes Bhotia, Boksa, Jaunsari Raji and Tharu declared Scheduled Tribes for the first time


The name ‘Litchi Nagar’ is famous in Uttarakhand?


The name ‘Chhota Kashmir’ is famous in Uttarakhand?


Where is the Bhuvaneshwari Devi fair held in Uttarakhand