Manipur General Knowledge Questions And Answers

Manipur General Knowledge Questions And Answers

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Manipur is one of the Beautiful State of Northeast India, It also happens to be one of the 7 Sisters States of the Northeast.

There is much more to learn bout this fascinating Indian state Manipur than just going through the books.

In this article, I have Included a huge syllabus of all the topics that would be very useful to learn and also sit for state competitive exams like the Manipur Public Service Commission, State Exams, etc

Some of the Highlights of the Contents on this article are:

  1. History
  2. Geography
  3. Governments & Politics
  4. Chief Ministers & Governors
  5. Wildlife, Parks & Stadiums
  6. Rivers, Dams, Flora, & Fauna
  7. State Symbols
  8. Tourism and Heritage Sites
  9. Festival, Dance, Music
  10. Culture & Language, etc

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Manipur General Knowledge Questions And Answers


1. Which Country is comparable to the size of Manipur?

Answer: Slovenia

2. Which State is to the South of Manipur?

Answer: Mizoram

3. Who was the first Chief Minister of Manipur?

Answer: Mairembam Koireng Singh

4. What is the Area of Manipur?

Answer: 22,327 km²

5. What is the State Code of Manipur?

Answer: MN

6. What is the Area Rank of Manipur?

Answer: 23rd

7. How many Districts are in Manipur?

Answer: 16

8. How many Rajya Sabha seats does Manipur have?

Answer: 1

9. How many Lok Sabha seats does Manipur have?

Answer: 2

10. When did Manipur attain full-fledged Statehood?

Answer: 21 January 1972

11. What is the capital of Manipur?

Answer: Imphal

12. When was Manipur University founded?

Answer: 5 June 1980

13. Who was the first Chief Minister of Manipur from the Janata Party?

Answer: Yangmasho Shaiza

14. Which state is to the North of Manipur?

Answer: Nagaland

15. How many times President’s Rule was imposed in Manipur?

Answer: 10 Times

16. Who is the first BJP Chief Minister of Manipur?

Answer: Nongthombam Biren Singh

17. Which Country is on the East of Manipur?

Answer: Myanmar

18. Which Ethnic Group of Manipur has the Majority in Population?

Answer: Meitei

19. Who was the last king of Manipur?

Answer: Maharaja Budhachandra

20. When was Manipur University converted into a Central University?

Answer: 13 October 2005

21. Who is the Longest-Serving Chief Minister of Manipur?

Answer: Okram Ibobi Singh (15 Years, 11 Days)

22. Where is the modern game of Polo derived from?

Answer: Manipur

23. What is the other name of Manipur Airport?

Answer: Bir Tikendrajit International Airport

24. What does “Sana Leibak Manipur”

Answer: Manipur, Land of Gold

25. What is the Emblem of Manipur?

Answer: Kangla Sha

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26. When was Manipur High Court established?

Answer: 25 March 2013

27. Who was the First Governor of Manipur?

Answer: B. K. Nehru

28. Who was the First Female Governor of Manipur?

Answer: Najma A. Heptulla (21 August 2016)

29. Which is the only International Destination that Manipur Airport Connects?

Answer: Mandalay (Myanmar)

30. What does “Mani” means in Manipur?

Answer: Jewel

31. What was Manipur known as during the “Langbachak Era”?

Answer: Tilli Koktong Leikoiren

32. Who is regarded as the First and Foremost king of Manipur?

Answer: Ningthou Kangba

33. Which Period was referred to Manipur as a “Disturbed Area” by the Indian Government?

Answer: 1980–2004

34. What is the Classical Dance of Manipur known as?

Answer: Jagoi

35. Which is the largest Lake of Manipur?

Answer: Loktak Lake

36. Which State shares its border with Manipur on the west?

Answer: Assam

37. What are the 4 Major River basins of Manipur?

Answer:
1) North: Lanye River
2) Central: Manipur River Basin
3) East: Yu River Basin
4) West: Barak River Basin (Barak Valley)

38. Which is the Largest River of Manipur?

Answer: Barak River

39. What is Polo known as in Manipur?

Answer: Sagol Kangjei

40. Which Manipur King signed an Instrument of Accession for joining India?

Answer: Maharaja Bodhchandra Singh (11 August 1947)

41. What is the Official Language of Manipur?

Answer: Meitei (Manipuri)

42. What are the State Symbols of Manipur?

Answer:
1) Bird: Nongin
2) Flower: Shirui lily
3) Mammal: Sangai
4) Song: Sana Leibak Manipur
5) Tree: Uningthou

43. Who was the first Chief Justice of Manipur High Court?

Answer: Abhay Manohar Sapre

44. What type of Legislature does Manipur have?

Answer: Unicameral

45. Which is the highest peak in Manipur?

Answer: Mount Tempü (2,994 m)

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46. Which type of soil is abundantly found in the valleys of Manipur?

Answer: Alluvium Soil

47. Which Region of Myanmar is to the east of Manipur?

Answer: Sagaing Region

48. What percentage of Natural Vegetation occupies Manipur?

Answer: 64%

49. What is the Staple Food of Manipur?

Answer: Rice

50. What is the IATA of Bir Tikendrajit International Airport?

Answer: IMF

List Of Chief Ministers Of Manipur


No.Chief MinisterFromUptoParty
1Mairembam Koireng Singh1 July 196311 Jan 1967INC
President’s Rule(1)12 Jan 196719 Mar 1967
(1)[2]Mairembam Koireng Singh20 Mar 19674 Oct 1967INC
2Longjam Thambou Singh13 Oct 196724 Oct 1967MUF
President’s Rule(2)25 Oct 196718 Feb 1968
(1)[3]Mairembam Koireng Singh19 Feb 196816 Oct 1969INC
President’s Rule(3)17 Oct 196922 Mar 1972
3Mohammed Alimuddin23 Mar 197227 Mar 1973MPP
President’s Rule(4)28 Mar 19733 Mar 1974
(3)[2]Mohammed Alimuddin4 Mar 19749 July 1974MPP
4Yangmasho Shaiza10 Jul 19745 Dec 1974MHU
5Raj Kumar Dorendra Singh6 Dec 197415 May 1977INC
President’s Rule(5)16 May 197728 Jun 1977
(4)[2]Yangmasho Shaiza29 June 197713 Nov 1979JP
President’s Rule(6)14 Nov 197913 Jan 1980
(5)[2]Raj Kumar Dorendra Singh14 Jan 198026 Nov 1980INC
6Rishang Keishing27 Nov 198027 Feb 1981INC
President’s Rule(7)28 Feb 198118 Jun 1981
(6)[2]Rishang Keishing19 June 19813 Mar 1988INC
7Raj Kumar Jaichandra Singh4 Mar 198822 Feb 1990INC
8Raj Kumar Ranbir Singh23 Feb 19906 Jan 1992MPP
President’s Rule(8)7 Jan 19927 Apr 1992
(5)[3]Raj Kumar Dorendra Singh8 Apr 199210 Apr 1993INC
President’s Rule(9)31 Dec 199313 Dec 1994
(6)[3]Rishang Keishing14 Dec 199415 Dec 1997INC
9Wahengbam Nipamacha Singh16 Dec 199714 Feb 2001MSCP
10Radhabinod Koijam15 Feb 20011 Jun 2001SP
President’s Rule(10)2 June 20016 Mar 2002
11Okram Ibobi Singh7 Mar 200214 Mar 2017INC
12Nongthombam Biren Singh15 Mar 2017IncumbentBJP
Acronyms Of Political Parties
No.AcronymFull Form
1INCIndian National Congress
2MUFManipur United Front
3MPPManipur Peoples Party
4MHUManipur Hills Union
5JPJanata Party
6MSCPManipur State Congress Party
7SPSamata Party
8BJPBharatiya Janata Party

51. Which Chief Justice of Manipur High Court was elected on 18 May 2018?
Answer:
Ramalingam Sudhakar

52. What was Manipur Known as during the Khunungchak Period?
Answer:
Meera Pongthoklam

53. When was Manipur made a Union Territory?
Answer: 1956

54. Who is known as the “Iron Lady of Manipur”?
Answer: Irom Chanu Sharmila

55. Which is the first Armed Opposition Group in Manipur?
Answer: United National Liberation Front (UNLF)


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56. What is the Full Form of PREPAK?
Answer: People’s Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak

57. After the Meitei Groups which tribes contribute to Maipur’s Population?
Answer: Nagas and Kukis

58. Which is the Largest District of Manipur?
Answer: Churachandpur (4,574 km2)

59. Which is the Smallest District of Manipur?
Answer: Jiribam (232 km2)

60. How many districts of Manipur shares its border with Myanmar?
Answer: 5 Districts

Districts Of Manipur That Share Its Border With Neighbouring States


No.Neighboring StateDistricts
1AssamJiribam
Pherzawl
Tamenglong
2MizoramChurachandpur
Pherzawl
3NagalandSenapati
Tamenglong
Ukhrul
4Myanmar*Chandel
Churachandpur
Kamjong
Tengnoupal
Ukhrul

61. How many members are in the Manipur Assembly?
Answer: 60 Members

62. How many seats are reserved for Scheduled Tribes in the Manipur Assembly?
Answer:
19 Seats

63. What is the Full Form of SHADC?
Answer: Sadar Hills Autonomous District Council

64. What is the Full Form of MNPF?
Answer: Manipur Naga People Front

65. Which state is known as “Gateway to the East”?
Answer: Manipur


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66. What is the Full Form of MANIREDA?
Answer:
Manipur Renewable Energy Development Agency

67. When did the Government create 7 new Districts in Manipur?
Answer: 9 December 2016

68. Which Airport was renamed as Bir Tikendrajit Airport?
Answer:  Tulihal Airport

69. What is the Floating Island of Manipur known as?
Answer: Phumdi

70. Where is the Floating Island of Manipur located?
Answer: Loktak Lake

Important Full Forms Of Manipur


No.AcronymFull Form
1AFSPAArmed Forces Special Powers Act
2CKRFChin Kuki Revolutionary Front
3HPCHmar Peoples Convention
4KCPKangleipak Communist Party
5KDFKuki Defence Force
6KDMKuki Democratic Movement
7KNAKuki National Army
8KNFKuki National Front
9KNOKuki National Organisation
10KRPCKom Rem Peoples Convention
11KSFKuki Security Force
12KYKLKanglei Yawol Kanba Lup
13MDUManipur Dramatic Union
14MLFAManipur Liberation Front Army
15MNPFManipur Naga People Front
16NSCNNational Socialist Council of Nagaland
17PLAPeople’s Liberation Army
18PREPAKPeople’s Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak
19PULFPeoples United Liberation Front
20RJCRevolutionary Joint Committee
21RPFRevolutionary Peoples Front
22SATPSouth Asia Terrorism Portal
23TARTrans-Asian Railway
24UKLFUnited Kuki Liberation Front
25UNLFUnited National Liberation Front
26ZRAZomi Revolutionary Army
27ZROZomi Reunification Organisation
28ZRVZomi Revolutionary Volunteers

71. When was the Khuman Lampak Main Stadium built?
Answer: 1999

72. What is the Literal meaning of “Loktak”?
Answer: End of the Streams

73. Which hillock is located about 921 meters above sea level that is considered as a sacred place for Manipuri Hindus?
Answer: Kaina

74. Name the National Park of Manipur?
Answer: Keibul Lamjao National Park

75. Which waterfall is located in the Senapati District?
Answer: Sadu Chiru Waterfall


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76. Which Historical Cave is located in the Tamenglong District?
Answer: Thalon Cave

77. When was the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) established?
Answer: 14 September 1972

78. How many seats are reserved for Scheduled Castes in the Manipur Assembly?
Answer: 1 Seat

79. Which is the first Railway Station of Manipur?
Answer: Jiribam Railway Station

80. Which Districts of Manipur Shares Its Border with Myanmar?
Answer: Chandel, Churachandpur, Kamjong, Tengnoupal, Ukhrul

81. What is the Full Form of MDU?
Answer: Manipur Dramatic Union

82. Which Institution was founded by Bhaktisvarupa Damodara Swami in 1989?
Answer: Ranganiketan Manipuri Cultural Arts Troupe

83. Is Manipuri Dance considered one of the 8 Classical Dances of India?
Answer: Yes

84. Name the Martial Art form of Manipur?
Answer: Thang-Ta

85. Who founded the Chorus Repertory Theatre?
Answer: Ratan Thiyam

86. Which game combines the arts of Mukna (wrestling hockey) and Kangjei (Cane Stick) to play the ball made of seasoned bamboo roots?
Answer: Mukna Kangjei

87. What does Yubi lakpi” literally mean?
Answer: Coconut Snatching

88. When is “Ningol Chakouba” celebrated?
Answer: Second Lunar Day of Hiyangei (October-November)

89. Who inaugurated the 2017 Sangai Festival?
Answer: President Ram Nath Kovind

90. Who is the 6th Chief Minister of Manipur?
Answer: Rishang Keishing


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91. Who is the first IAS officer of Manipur?
Answer: Kaikhokam Kipgen

92. Which Festival is known as the New Year of Manipur?
Answer: Cheiraoba

93. Name the Mono String Instrument of Manipur Which falls in the lute category?
Answer: Pena

94. When was the first President’s Rule imposed in Manipur?
Answer: 12 January 1967

95. Who was the first person to receive the Arjuna Award from Manipur?
Answer: N. Kunjarani Devi (1990)

96. When did Mary Kom receive the Arjuna Award?
Answer: 2003

97. Name the festival of Manipur where married women are invited to a feast at their Parental Home?
Answer: Ningol Chakouba

98. Who is the first recipient of the Dhyanchand Award from Manipur?
Answer: L. Anita Chanu

99. Who is the first Olympian of Manipur?
Answer: Pangambam Nilakomol Singh

100. Who inaugurated Khuga Dam?
Answer: Sonia Gandhi

101. How many Autonomous Councils are in Manipur?
Answer: 6 (Six)

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