160+ Meghalaya GK Multiple Choice Questions For MPSC (2021)

Meghalaya GK

Last Updated: 19 April 2021

Meghalaya is one of the most beautiful states in Northeast India. In various exams, Meghalaya GK is asked, as it plays a very important to Indian Tourism because of its diverse Flora & Fauna, Caves, Waterfalls, etc.

The state of Meghalaya was formed by carving out two districts from the state of Assam; the United Khasi Hills & Jaintia Hills, and the Garo Hills.

In this article, You’ll learn many fascinating facts about Meghalaya and what makes this state tourist attractive.

We have covered a huge syllabus on Meghalaya’s

  • History
  • Geography
  • Districts
  • Government
  • Politics
  • Cultures
  • Transportation
  • Tourism
  • Borders
  • Nicknames
  • State Symbols

Meghalaya GK can be really helpful for applying to Meghalaya Public Service Commission and various other State Competitive Exams.

Meghalaya GK Multiple Choice Questions


1. What is the total area of Meghalaya?
a) 42,429 km2
b) 12,429 km2
c) 22,429 km2
d) 32,429 km2

2. Which country is comparable to the size of Meghalaya?
a) El Salvador
b) Bhutan
c) Belize
d) Austria

3. What is the capital of Meghalaya?
a) Imphal
b) Shillong
c) Cherrapunji
d) Mawsynram

4. What was the capital of Assam before Dispur?
a) Shillong
b) Guwahati
c) Jorhat
d) Kaziranga

5. When was Meghalaya separated from Assam?
a) 21 January 1972
b) 21 January 1971
c) 21 January 1969
d) 21 January 1973

6. How many Districts are in Meghalaya?
a) 10 Districts
b) 9 Districts
c) 11 Districts
d) 12 Districts

7. How many Divisions is in Meghalaya?
a) 1 Division
b) 4 Divisions
c) 2 Divisions
d) 3 Divisions

8. Which is the largest district of Meghalaya?
a) East Khasi Hills
b) West Garo Hills
c) Ri Bhoi
d) West Khasi Hills

9. What is the Sanskrit meaning of Meghalaya?
a) Rain Forest
b) Abode of Mountains
c) Abode of Clouds
d) Wettest Place

10. Which two district of Assam was carved out to form the state of Meghalaya?
a) Khasi Hills and Garo Hills
b) United Khasi Hills & Jaintia Hills, and Garo Hills
c) United Khasi Hills & Ri-Bhoi and Garo Hills
d) Khasi Hills and Ri-Bhoi


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11. What is the length-to-breadth ratio of Meghalaya?
a) 1:1
b) 2:1
c) 4:1
d) 3:1

12. Which is the only country that borders Meghalaya?
a) China
b) Bangladesh
c) Nepal
d) Myanmar

13. Which is the only Indian state that borders Meghalaya?
a) Assam
b) Tripura
c) Manipur
d) Mizoram

14. Which Bangladeshi division borders Meghalaya to the southern side?
a) Khulna Division and Rajshahi Division
b) Mymensingh Division and Sylhet Division
c) Rajshahi Division and Chittagong Division
d) Rangpur Division and Dhaka Division

15. Which Bangladeshi division borders Meghalaya to the western side?
a) Dhaka Division
b) Rangpur Division
c) Khulna Division
d) Chittagong Division

16. What nickname did the British imperial authorities give to Shillong during the British rule of India?
a) Gateway To Bangladesh
b) Land Of Warriors
c) Scotland of the East
d) Manchester of the East

17. What is the official language of Meghalaya?
a) English
b) English and Hindi
c) Garo
d) Khasi

18. Which system is followed in Meghalaya?
a) Zamindar System
b) Ryotwari System
c) Matrilineal System
d) Patrilineal System

19. Which is the wettest state of India?
a) Meghalaya
b) Ladakh
c) Kerala
d) Himachal Pradesh

20. Which is the wettest region in Meghalaya?
a) Debundscha
b) Lloró
c) Mawsynram
d) Quibdo


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21. What is the length of national highways in Meghalaya?
a) 3,170 km
b) 2,170 km
c) 1,170 km
d) 4,170 km

22. Which is the tallest plunge waterfall in India?
a) Dudhsagar Falls
b) Mawsmai Falls
c) Kunchikal Falls
d) Nohkalikai Falls

23. Which is the smallest district of Meghalaya?
a) East Khasi Hills
b) South West Garo Hills
c) North Garo Hills
d) West Garo Hills

24. What is the Area rank of Meghalaya amongst the Northeastern state?
a) 3rd
b) 4th
c) 5th
d) 7th

25. What is the State code of Meghalaya?
a) MLA
b) ML
c) MG
d) MGL

26. What is the State Motto of Meghalaya?
a) Unity
b) The Dragon Lord
c) Satyameva Jayate
d) May None Suffer Any Pain

27. What is the State Animal of Meghalaya?
a) Sambar Deer
b) Clouded Leopard
c) Himalayan Serow
d) Mithun

28. What is the State Bird of Meghalaya?
a) Nongin
b) Emerald Dove
c) Blyth’s Tragopan
d) Hill Myna

29. What is the State Flower of Meghalaya?
a) Glorosa Lily
b) Lady’s Slipper Orchid
c) Tangidi Puvvu
d) Indian Rose Chestnut

30. What is the State Tree of Meghalaya?
a) Alder
b) Gamhar
c) Agarwood
d) Uningthou


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31. Who was the first Chief Minister of Meghalaya?
a) Williamson A. Sangma
b) B. B. Lyngdoh
c) P. A. Sangma
d) Darwin Diengdoh Pugh

32. Who is the longest-serving chief minister of Meghalaya?
a) B. B. Lyngdoh
b) Mukul Sangma
c) D. D. Lapang
d) S. C. Marak

33. Who was the first Indian National Congress Chief Minister of Meghalaya?
a) Williamson A. Sangma
b) P. A. Sangma
c) S. C. Marak
d) J. D. Rymbai

34. Which political party did Donkupar Roy, the 10th Chief Minister of Meghalaya belong to?
a) All Party Hill Leaders Conference
b) Indian National Congress
c) United Democratic Party
d) Hill People’s Union

35. Who became the 12th Chief Minsiter of Meghalaya?
a) Mukul Sangma
b) Conrad Sangma
c) D. D. Lapang
d) Donkupar Roy

List Of Chief Ministers Of Meghalaya


No.Chief MinisterFromUp ToParty
1Williamson A. Sangma02 Apr 197003 Mar 1978APHLC
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INC
2Darwin Diengdoh Pugh10 Mar 197806 May 1979APHLC
3B. B. Lyngdoh07 May 197907 May 1981APHLC
~Williamson A. Sangma(1)07 May 198124 Feb 1983INC
~B. B. Lyngdoh(3)02 Mar 198331 Mar 1983APHLC
~Williamson A. Sangma(1)02 Apr 198305 Feb 1988INC
4P. A. Sangma06 Feb 198825 Mar 1990INC
~B. B. Lyngdoh(3)26 Mar 199010 Oct 1991HPU
~President’s Rule11 Oct 199105 Feb 1992
5D.D. Lapang05 Feb 199219 Feb 1993INC
6S. C. Marak19 Feb 199310 Mar 1998INC
~B. B. Lyngdoh(3)10 Mar 199808 Mar 2000UDP
7E. K. Mawlong08 Mar 200008 Dec 2001UDP
8Flinder Anderson Khonglam08 Dec 200104 Mar 2003IDP
~D.D. Lapang(5)04 Mar 200315 Jun 2006INC
9J. D. Rymbai15 Jun 200610 Mar 2007INC
~D.D. Lapang(5)10 Mar 200719 Mar 2008INC
10Donkupar Roy19 Mar 200818 Mar 2009UDP
~President’s Rule18 Mar 200912 May 2009
~D. D. Lapang(5)13 May 200919 Apr 2010INC
11Mukul Sangma20 Apr 201006 Mar 2018INC
12Conrad Sangma06 Mar 2018IncumbentNPP
Acronym’s Used:
1) APHLC– All Party Hill Leaders Conference
2) INC– Indian National Congress
3) HPU– Hill People’s Union
4) UDP– United Democratic Party
5) IDP– Independent
6) NPP– National People’s Party

36. Under which constituency Conrad Sangma fought for the election of 2018?
a) Sohra
b) Shella
c) Ampati
d) Tura

37. Who was elected as the Deputy Chief Minister of Meghalaya when Conrad Sangma was elected as the Chief Minister?
a) Bindo Lanong
b) Prestone Tynsong
c) Mukul Sangma
d) D. D. Lapang

38. When did Meghalaya become an autonomous state within Assam?
a) 1st April 1969
b) 1st April 1970
c) 21 January 1971
d) 21 January 1972

39. Who was the first Governor of Meghalaya?
a) Lallan Prasad Singh
b) Prakash Mehrotra
c) Braj Kumar Nehru
d) Tribeni Sahai Misra

40. Who is the 19th Governor of Meghalaya?
a) Ganga Prasad
b) R. N. Ravi
c) Tathagata Roy
d) Satya Pal Malik


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41. How many seats does the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly contain?
a) 60 Seats
b) 66 Seats
c) 56 Seats
d) 64 Seats

42. How many seats does Meghalaya have in the Rajya Sabha?
a) 1 Seat
b) 2 Seats
c) 3 Seats
d) 4 Seats

43. How many seats does Meghalaya have in the Lok Sabha?
a) 4 Seats
b) 3 Seats
c) 2 Seats
d) 1 Seat

44. When was Meghalaya High Court established?
a) March 2011
b) March 2012
c) March 2013
d) March 2014

45. Who was the first Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court?
a) T. Meena Kumari
b) Uma Nath Singh
c) Prafulla C. Pant
d) Tarun Agarwala

46. When did Meghalaya receive the status of a full-fledged State by the North-Eastern Areas Act?
a) 1970
b) 1971
c) 1972
d) 1973

47. When did Shillong become the capital of Assam?
a) 1864
b) 1874
c) 1884
d) 1894

Meghalaya is a mountainous state with stretches of valleys and highland plateaus. It has Archean rock formations which result in formations that contain rich deposits of valuable minerals like coal, limestone, uranium, and sillimanite.

48. Who coined the term “Meghalaya”?
a) Amartya Sen
b) S.P. Chatterjee
c) Kazi Nazrul Islam
d) Rabindranath Tagore

49. Which is the highest point in Meghalaya?
a) Mawryngkneng
b) Rableng Hill
c) Nokrek Peak
d) Shillong Peak

50. Which is the longest River of Meghalaya?
a) Barapani River
b) Simsang River
c) Umtrew River
d) Umngot River

Important Rivers Of Meghalaya


No.Garo Hills RegionNo.Central and Eastern Region
1Bandra1Digaru
2Bhupai2Khri
3Bugai3Kynshi (Jadukata)
4Dareng4Mawpa
5Daring5Myntang
6Ganol6Myntdu
7Nitai7Umiam or Barapani
8Sanda8Umtrew
9Simsang9Umngot

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51. Which River divides Garo Hills into two parts?
a) Ganol River
b) Dareng River
c) Simsang River
d) Bugai River

52. Which section of the plateau in the Garo Hills Region is nearly plain?
a) Western Section
b) Eastern Section
c) Northern Section
d) Southern Section

53. Which is the highest point in the Garo Hills?
a) Tura Peak
b) Nokrek Peak
c) Maryngsih Peak
d) Sellm Peak

54. What is the elevation of Tura Peak?
a) 872 meters
b) 772 meters
c) 672 meters
d) 572 meters

55. What is the highest average rainfall in some areas of Meghalaya?
a) 12,000 mm
b) 10,000 mm
c) 8,000 mm
d) 4,000 mm

Cherrapunji or Sohra received 9,300 mm (370 in) in July 1861 and 26,461 mm (1,041.8 in) between 1 August 1860 and 31 July 1861

56. Where is Nokrek National Park located?
a) West Garo Hills District
b) North Garo Hills District
c) East Garo Hills District
d) South Garo Hills District

57. Where is Balphakram National Park located?
a) North Garo Hills District
b) South Garo Hills District
c) East Garo Hills District
d) West Garo Hills District

58. How many wildlife sanctuaries are in Meghalaya?
a) Two
b) Three
c) Four
d) None

59. What is the species name of “Me’mang Koksi” a local name for the ‘Pitcher Plant’ found in Meghalaya?
a) Nepenthes
b) Caryophyllales
c) Nepenthaceae
d) Nepenthes khasiana

60. What is Siju Cave known in English?
a) Bat Cave
b) Mineral Cave
c) Mineral Cave
d) Limestone Cave


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61. Which is the largest bird found in Meghalaya?
a) Deo Haah
b) Great Indian Hornbill
c) Rama Chiluka
d) Grey Peacock Pheasant

62. What is the population growth of Meghalaya from 2001 to 2011 as per the census report of “Census of India”?
a) 32.0%
b) 30.6%
c) 31.6%
d) 27.8%

63. Which is the largest group in Meghalaya?
a) Jaintias
b) Khasis
c) Garos
d) Nepali

64. Which religion is mostly found in Meghalaya?
a) Christianity
b) Hinduism
c) Islam
d) Buddhism

65. Where are the Muslims of Meghalaya mostly concentrated?
a) South West Khasi Hills
b) West Khasi Hills
c) West Garo Hills
d) East Khasi Hills

66. Where is “Nartiang Durga Temple” located in Meghalaya?
a) West Khasi Hills
b) East Khasi Hills
c) West Jaintia Hills
d) East Jaintia Hills

67. Where is the Head Quarter of East Garo Hills District?
a) Resubelpara
b) Tura
c) Baghmara
d) Williamnagar

68. When was Union Christian College, Meghalaya established?
a) 1942
b) 1952
c) 1962
d) 1972

69. What is the Motto of North-Eastern Hill University?
a) Work Is Worship
b) True Knowledge Liberates
c) Work Maketh A Man
d) Rise Up And Build

70. When was North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU) established?
a) 1973
b) 1975
c) 1963
d) 1979

Districts And Head Quarters Of Meghalaya


No.DistrictHeadquarter
1West Jaintia HillsJowai
2East Jaintia HillsKhliehriat
3East Khasi HillsShillong
4West Khasi HillsNongstoin
5South West Khasi HillsMawkyrwat
6Ri-BhoiNongpoh
7North Garo HillsResubelpara
8East Garo HillsWilliamnagar
9South Garo HillsBaghmara
10West Garo HillsTura
11South West Garo HillsAmpati

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71. Which two universities were born through North-Eastern Hill University?
a) Mizoram University and Sikkim University
b) Tripura University and Mizoram University
c) Manipur University and Nagaland University
d) Nagaland University and Mizoram University

72. How many campuses does NEHU have?
a) One
b) Two
c) Three
d) Four

73. Where in Shillong is the North-Eastern Hill University located?
a) Jani Mawiong
b) Mawkynroh Umshing
c) Mawiong Umjapung
d) Mawlai Umthlong

74. Where in Tura is the North-Eastern Hill University located?
a) Chandmari
b) Sohiong
c) Mawlyndun
d) Mawdngiem

75. Which is the most spoken language in Meghalaya after English?
a) Khasi
b) Garo
c) Pnar
d) Bengali

76. When was Jaintia Hills District created?
a) 22 February 1982
b) 22 February 1972
c) 22 February 1976
d) 22 February 1992

77. When was Jaintia Hills District divided into West Jaintia Hills District and East Jaintia Hills District?
a) 31 July 2012
b) 31 July 2012
c) 31 July 2012
d) 31 July 2012

78. What was the total area of Jaintia Hills District?
a) 4,819 Km2
b) 3,819 Km2
c) 2,819 Km2
d) 1,819 Km2

79. When was the East Khasi Hills District carved out of the Khasi Hills?
a) 28 October 1972
b) 28 October 1974
c) 28 October 1976
d) 28 October 1978

80. Where is the Headquarter of East Khasi Hills District located?
a) Shillong
b) Mawjrong
c) Mawsynram
d) Pynsursla


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81. When was Ri-Bhoi District formed by the further division of East Khasi Hills district?
a) 4th June 1992
b) 4th June 1994
c) 4th June 1996
d) 4th June 1998

82. When was the West Khasi Hills district carved out of Khasi Hills District?
a) 28 October 1972
b) 28 October 1974
c) 28 October 1976
d) 28 October 1978

Meghalaya District Foundation Date & Area


Data As Given On The Meghalaya Official Website
No.DistrictFoundationArea
1West Jaintia Hills31 Jul 20121,693 km2
2East Jaintia Hills31 Jul 20122,115 km2
3East Khasi Hills28 Oct 19762,748 km2
4West Khasi Hills28 Oct 19765,247 km2
5South West Khasi Hills03 Aug 20121,341 km2
6Ri-Bhoi04 Jun 19922,378 km2
7North Garo Hills22 Oct 19761,113 km2
8East Garo Hills22 Oct 19761,490 km2
9South Garo Hills22 Oct 19761,887 km2
10West Garo Hills22 Oct 19763,714 km2
11South West Garo Hills07 Aug 2012822 km2

83. Which district of Meghalaya has the most number of Development blocks?
a) East Khasi Hills District
b) Ri-Bhoi District
c) East Garo Hills District
d) West Khasi Hills District

84. Which district of Meghalaya has the least number of Development blocks?
a) South West Khasi Hills District
b) West Jaintia Hills District
c) Ri-Bhoi District
d) South West Garo Hills District

85. How many total Development Blocks are in Meghalaya?
a) 42
b) 46
c) 56
d) 52

List Of Development Blocks In Meghalaya


No.DistrictDevelopment Block
1West Jaintia Hills1) Mylliem C&RD Block
2) Mawphlang C&RD Block
3) Mawsynram C&RD Block
4) Shella Bholaganj C&RD Block
5) Pynursla C&RD Block
6) Khatarshnong Laitkroh C&RD Block
7) Mawkynrew C&RD Block
8) Mawryngkneng C&RD Block
9) Sohiong C&RD Block
10) Mawpat C&RD Block
11) Mawlai C&RD Block
2East Jaintia Hills12) Mairang C&RD Block
13) Mawthadraishan C&RD Block
14) Nongstoin C&RD Block
15) Mawshynrut C&RD Block
3East Khasi Hills16) Mawkyrwat C&RD Block
17) Ranikor C&RD Block
4West Khasi Hills18) Umsning C&RD Block
19) Umling C&RD Block
20) Jirang C&RD Block
21) Bhoirymbong C & RD Block
5South West Khasi Hills22) Thadlaskein C&RD Block
23) Laskein C&RD Block
24) Amlarem C&RD Block
6Ri-Bhoi25) Khliehriat C&RD Block
26) Saipung C&RD Block
7North Garo Hills27) Dambo Rongjeng C&RD Block
28) Songsak C&RD Block
29) Samanda C&RD Block
8East Garo Hills30) Rongram C&RD Block
31) Dadenggiri C&RD Block
32) Selsella C&RD Block
33) Tikrikilla C&RD Block
34) Gambegre C&RD Block
35) Dalu C&RD Block
36) Demdema C & RD
9South Garo Hills37) Resubelpara C&RD Block
38) Kharkutta C&RD Block
39) Bajengdoba C&RD Block
10West Garo Hills40) Betasing C&RD Block
41) Zikzak C&RD Block
42) Damalgre C & RD Block
11South West Garo Hills43) Baghmara C&RD Block
44) Gasuapara C&RD Block
45) Ronggara C&RD Block
46) Chokpot C&RD Block

86. Which group of people are mostly found in Meghalaya?
a) OBC
b) SC
c) ST
d) General

87. How many Parliamentary Constituencies are in Meghalaya?
a) One
b) Two
c) Three
d) Five

88. How many Vidhan Sabha Constituencies are in Meghalaya?
a) 60 Constituencies
b) 56 Constituencies
c) 70 Constituencies
d) 64 Constituencies

89. Which Northeastern state has the same number of constituencies as Meghalaya?
a) Assam
b) Sikkim
c) Mizoram
d) Tripura

90. Which district has the largest number of constituencies in Meghalaya?
a) East Jaintia Hills
b) East Khasi Hills
c) East Garo Hills
d) West Garo Hills

Constituencies Of The Meghalaya Legislative Assembly


No.DistrictVidhan Sabha Constituencies
1West Jaintia Hills~
2East Jaintia Hills2
3East Khasi Hills17
4West Khasi Hills10
5South West Khasi Hills~
6Ri-Bhoi5
7North Garo Hills4
8East Garo Hills2
9South Garo Hills3
10West Garo Hills11
11South West Garo Hills6
Total: 60

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91. How many councils of ministers are in the Government of Meghalaya?
a) 16 Ministers
b) 14 Ministers
c) 12 Ministers
d) 10 Ministers

92. Who is the Education Minister of Meghalaya as of 2021?
a) Hamletson Dohling
b) Alexander Laloo Hek
c) Lahkmen Rymbui
d) Kyrmen Shylla

93. Who is the Minister of Forests & Environment Department as of 2021?
a) Kyrmen Shylla
b) James Pangsang Sangma
c) Alexander Laloo Hek
d) Renikton Lyngdoh

94. Who is the Health Minister of Meghalaya as of 2021?
a) Dr. Conrad Sangma
b) Lahkmen Rymbui
c) Prestone Tynsong
d) Alexander Laloo Hek

95. When did Conrad Sangma become the Cabinet Minister?
a) 2008-2009
b) 2009-2010
c) 2010-2013
d) 2016-2018

Council Of Ministers Of Meghalaya


Data Taken From Official Website
No.MinisterPartyPortfolio
1Conrad Sangma
Chief Minister
NPP1) Cabinet Affairs
2) Finance
3) Personnel & A.R.
4) Planning
5) Home (Political)
6) And other portfolios not allotted to any Minister
2Prestone Tynsong
Deputy Chief Minister
NPP1) Animal Husbandry and Veterinary
2) Cooperation
3) Food Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs
4) Housing
5) Labour
6) Parliamentary Affairs
7) Public Works Department (Roads)
3James SangmaNPP1) Forests & Environment
2) Information & Public Relations
3) Law
4) Power
5) Taxation
4Alexander Laloo HekBJP1) Arts & Culture
2) Health & Family Welfare
3) Home (Passport)
4) Home (Prisons)
5Sniawbhalang DharNPP1) Commerce & Industries
2) Transport
3) Urban Affairs
4) Municipal Administration
6Lahkmen RymbuiUDP1) Border Areas Development
2) District Council Affairs
3) Education
4) Home (Police)
7Kyrmen ShyllaUDP1) Revenue & Disaster Management
2) Social Welfare
3) Excise
8Banteidor LyngdohPDF1) Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare
2) Sports & Youth Affairs
3) Textiles
4) Horticulture
9Hamletson DohlingPDF1) Community & Rural Development
2) Information Technology & Communication
3) Soil & Water Conservation
10Brolding NongsiejUDP1) Home (Civil Defense and Home Guards)
2) Printing & Stationery
3) Water Resources
11Renikton LyngdohHSPDP1) Legal Metrology
2) Public Health Engineering
3) Secretariat Administration
12Dasakhiatbha LamareNPP1) Fisheries
2) General Administration
3) Public Works (Buildings)
Acronyms Used:
1) BJP– Bharatiya Janata Party
2) HSPDP– Hill State People’s Democratic Party
3) NPP– National People’s Party
4) PDF– People’s Democratic Front
5) UDP– United Democratic Party

96. Who was the second Chief Minister of Meghalaya after Mr. Williamson A. Sangma?
a) P. A. Sangma
b) Darwin Diengdoh Pugh
c) B. B. Lyngdoh
d) D.D. Lapang

97. How many MLA’s forms the Government of Meghalaya?
a) 56 MLA’s
b) 31 MLA’s
c) 32 MLA’s
d) 60 MLA’s

98. When was the first college established in Shillong by the Christian Brothers of Ireland?
a) 1934
b) 1956
c) 1924
d) 1944

99. When was the National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya established?
a) 2005
b) 2010
c) 2013
d) 2012

100. What was the former name of the Indian Institute of Management Shillong?
a) Indira Gandhi Indian Institute of Management Shillong
b) Jawaharlal Nehru Indian Institute of Management Shillong
c) Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management Shillong
d) Debananda Gogoi Indian Institute of Management Shillong


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101. When was the Indian Institute of Management Shillong established?
a) 2007
b) 2009
c) 2010
d) 2011

102. When was the National Institute of Fashion Technology established?
a) 1992
b) 1986
c) 1988
d) 1996

103. What is the full form of NEIGRIHMS?
a) North East Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences
b) North Eastern Institute Regional Institute of Health and Medicine Sciences
c) North-East India Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences
d) North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences

104. What is the Motto of NEIGRIHMS?
a) Knowledge Is The Supreme Power
b) Success Is Born Out Of Action
c) Towards Knowledge and Life
d) Labour Triumphs

105. When was NEIGRIHMS established?
a) 1987
b) 1983
c) 1997
d) 1989

106. Who is the Leader of the Opposition in the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly from 2018?
a) Lahkmen Rymbui
b) Banteidor Lyngdoh
c) Mukul Sangma
d) Alexander Laloo Hek

107. Who is the Speaker of the 10th  Legislative Assembly of Meghalaya?
a) Conrad Sangma
b) Metbah Lyngdoh
c) Timothy Shira
d) Mukul Sangma

108. When was Meghalaya High Court separated from the Gauhati High Court making the state has its own High Court?
a) March 2013
b) March 2012
c) March 2011
d) March 2010

109. How many Autonomous District Councils (ADCs) are in Meghalaya?
a) Two ADCs
b) Three ADCs
c) Four ADCs
d) One ADCs

110. What is the percentage of the total state population Below the Poverty Line (BPL) as per the record of the Reserve Bank of India in 2012?
a) 12%
b) 14%
c) 7%
d) 4%


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111. Where is ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region located?
a) Umsawli
b) Mawdiangdiang
c) Mawlai-Mawïong
d) Umiam

112. Which Lake is known as ‘Barapani’?
a) Umhang Lake
b) Thadlaskein Lake
c) Umiam Lake
d) Ward’s Lake

113. What is the Catchment area of Umiam Lake?
a) 120 km2
b) 220 km2
c) 320 km2
d) 92 km2

114. Which River is related to Khandong Dam?
a) Myntdu
b) Umiam
c) Umtru
d) Kopili

115. When was Umiam Dam completed?
a) 1965
b) 1975
c) 1985
d) 1995

116. Which district does Umtru Dam belong to?
a) South West Khasi Hills District
b) West Khasi Hills District
c) East Khasi Hills District
d) Ri Bhoi District

117. Which district does Shillong Cantonment belong to?
a) East Garo Hills District
b) East Khasi Hills District
c) West Khasi Hills District
d) North Garo Hills District

118. How many Municipalities are in Meghalaya?
a) Two
b) Three
c) Four
d) None

119. How many census towns are in Meghalayan Urban Area?
a) 4 Towns
b) 7 Towns
c) 9 Towns
d) 11 Towns

120. As per the Matrilineal society of Meghalaya, which daughter inherits all the property & takes care of aged parents and any unmarried siblings?
a) Youngest Daughter
b) Eldest Daughter
c) Middle Daughter
d) Anyone


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121. On which month is the Den’bilsia festival celebrated?
a) August
b) February
c) September
d) January

122. On which month is the Rongchugala festival celebrated?
a) August
b) June
c) April
d) March

123. Which tree had been used in the making of the Living Root Bridges in Meghalaya?
a) Ficus Elastica Tree
b) Quercus Alba Tree
c) Platanus Occidentalis Tree
d) Juglans Microcarpanigra Tree

124. What was the total road length of Meghalaya when Meghalaya was carved out of Assam as an autonomous state in 1972?
a) 4786.68 km
b) 3786.68 km
c) 2786.68 km
d) 1786.68 km

125. Which state is not connected with Meghalaya through National Highways?
a) Assam
b) Mizoram
c) Tripura
d) Manipur

126. Where does Meghalaya have its Railhead?
a) Chokpot
b) Nongpoh
c) Mowkaiaw
d) Mendipathar

127. What is the ICAO of Baljek Airport (Tura Airport)?
a) VETU
b) BLJ
c) TUA
d) NETA

128. When was Baljek Airport inaugurated?
a) 2004
b) 2006
c) 2008
d) 2010

129. What is the IATA of Shillong Airport?
a) SHL
b) SLG
c) SHG
d) SLA

130. Which district is the Nongriat Village, famous for Living Root Bridges located in?
a) East Khasi Hills District
b) West Khasi Hills District
c) South West Khasi Hills District
d) Ri-Bhoi District


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131. Which District is Dawki located in?
a) West Garo Hills District
b) East Garo Hills District
c) West Jaintia Hills District
d) East Jaintia Hills District

132. Which lake is known as ‘Pung Sajar Nangli’, a man-made historical Lake in Meghalaya?
a) Umhang Lake
b) Ward’s Lake
c) Thadlaskein Lake
d) Umiam Lake

133. Which is the longest cave in Meghalaya?
a) Krem Lymput Nongjri
b) Krem KotSati Kotsati
c) Krem Tyngheng Diengjem
d) Krem Liat Prah

134. What does “Krem” mean in the local Khasi language?
a) Clouds
b) Cave
c) Limestone
d) Hills

List Of Longest Caves In Meghalaya


No.Cave NameLengthLocation
1Krem Liat Prah30,957 mJaintia Hills
2Krem Kotsati21,530 mJaintia Hills
3Krem Tyngheng Diengjem21,250 mJaintia Hills
4Krem Synrang Pamiang18,181 mJaintia Hills
5Krem Chympe12,434 mJaintia Hills
6Krem Shrieh Tangnub8,862 mJaintia Hills
7Krem Tyngheng8,671 mJaintia Hills
8Krem Mawkhyrdop7,194 mKhasi Hills
9Krem Lymput6,641 mKhasi Hills
10Krem Rongdangngai Mondil5,831 mJaintia Hills
11Krem Shyrong Labbit5,715 mJaintia Hills
12Tetengkil Balwakol5,681 mGaro Hills
13Krem Umsynrang5,612 mJaintia Hills
14Siju Cave4,772 mGaro Hills
15Krem Risang4,565 mJaintia Hills
16Krem Synrang Ngap4,172 mJaintia Hills
17Krem Synrang Labbit3,933 mJaintia Hills
18Krem Wah Ryngo3,416 mJaintia Hills
19Krem Iawe3,398 mJaintia Hills
20Krem Mawshun3,339 mKhasi Hills

135. The nine-hole course of the Shilong Golf Course was later converted into how many hole courses by Captain Jackson and C. K. Rhodes?
a) 16-hole course
b) 21-hole course
c) 18-hole course
d) 12-hole course

136. Which river can be found under the Dawki Bridge?
a) Kulsi River
b) Kopili River
c) Dawki River
d) Umngot River

137. What is the border length of Meghalaya with Bangladesh?
a) 262 km
b) 856 Km
c) 318 km
d) 443 km

138. What is the Inter-State border length of Meghalaya with Assam?
a) 884.9 Km
b) 127.0 Km
c) 46.3 Km
d) 204.1 Km

139. Who is the shortest-serving Chief Minister of Meghalaya?
a) D.D. Lapang
b) Darwin Diengdoh Pugh
c) E. K. Mawlong
d) J. D. Rymbai

140. Which Chief Minister of Meghalaya served the term for Chief Minsiter for only 30 days?
a) Flinder A. Khonglam
b) B. B. Lyngdoh
c) D. D. Lapang
d) Darwin Diengdoh Pugh

141. Which is North-East India’s oldest English-Language daily newspaper?
a) The Shillong Times
b) The Meghalaya Times
c) The Tura Times
d) Mawphor

142. What is the Khasi name for “Elephant Falls”?
a) Ka Kshaid Dakerlang
b) Banri Rida Riakor
c) Ka Kshaid Lai Pateng Khohsiew
d) Abandahun Wanborlang

143. What is the size of Shillong Town?
a) 54.36 km2
b) 64.36 km2
c) 74.36 km2
d) 84.36 km2

144. Which National Highway connects Meghalaya with Tripura?
a) NH-8
b) NH-2
c) NH-15
d) NH-12

145. What is the height of Shillong Peak above sea level?
a) 1525 m
b) 1956 m
c) 1966 m
d) 1991 m

146. Which National Park of Meghalaya is included in the tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites?
a) Siju Bird Sanctuary
b) Baghmara Reserve Forest
c) Balphakram National Park
d) Nongkhyllem Sanctuary

147. Out of the 60 Constituencies of Meghalaya Legislative Assembly, how many Areas are ST?
a) 55
b) 59
c) 52
d) 54

148. Who was elected as the Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court on 27 April 2020?
a) Tarun Agarwala
b) Ajay Kumar Mittal
c) Biswanath Somadder
d) Mohammad Rafiq

149. What is the height of Nokrek Peak above sea level?
a) 1,412 m
b) 1,512 m
c) 1,612 m
d) 1,712 m

150. Which Autonomous District Council does ‘Tura’ fall into?
a) GHADC
b) JHADC
c) KHADC
d) None


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151. Which Village of Meghalaya was declared the cleanest in Asia in 2003 and 2005 by the travel magazine “Discover India”?
a) Mawsynram
b) Mawlynnong
c) Mawkynrew
d) Mawphlang

152. What is the vehicle registration code for Jowai?
a) ML-06
b) ML-05
c) ML-04
d) ML-03

153. Which famous river is present in Baghmara?
a) Digaru River
b) Someshwari River
c) Myntdu River
d) Kopili River

154. Ampati the District HQ of South West Garo Hill is surrounded by which District of Assam?
a) South Salmara District
b) Nalbari
c) Goalpara
d) Chirang

155. What is the Vehicle registration code for Nongpoh?
a) ML-06
b) ML-08
c) ML-12
d) ML-10

RTO Codes Of Meghalaya


No.RTO LocationRTO Code
1MeghalayaML01
ML02
ML03
2Jaintia HillsML04
3ShillongML05
4West Khasi HillsML06
5East Garo HillsML07
6West Garo HillsML08
7South Garo HillsML09
8Ri-BhoiML10

156. What was the former name of Williamnagar?
a) Nengmandal
b) Mrik Wari
c) Simsanggre
d) Bansamgre

157. Where is the Mawlynnong Village located?
a) West Garo Hills District
b) West Khasi Hills District
c) East Khasi Hills District
d) West Jaintia Hills District

158. When was Nokrek National Park added to the UNESCO list of Biosphere Reserves?
a) May 2008
b) May 2009
c) May 2007
d) May 2006

159. Where is Nohkalikai Falls located?
a) Cherrapunji
b) Shillong
c) Mawsynram
d) Tura

160. Which country’s Golf Association Museum considered Shillong Golf Course as the “Glen Eagle of the East”?
a) Ireland
b) United States
c) Canada
d) United Kingdom

161. Who is the only person from Meghalaya to receive Padma Vibhushan Award?
a) Nanadro B Marak
b) Erasmus Lyngdoh
c) Purno Agitok Sangma
d) Mrinal Miri

162. Who received Padma Bhusan Award from Meghalaya for Public Affairs?
a)  Trinity Saioo
b) Helen Giri
c) Inderjit Kaur Barthakur
d) Theilin Phanbuh

Full-Form Related To Meghalaya


No.AcronymFill Form
1AFSPAArmed Forces Special Powers Act
2APHLCAll Party Hill Leaders Conference
3GHADCGaro Hills Autonomous District Council
4GSUGaro Students’ Union
5HPUHill People’s Union
6JHADCJaintia Hills Autonomous District Council
7JSUJantia Students’ Union
8KHADCKhasi Hills Autonomous District Council
9KSUKhasi Students’ Union
10MBOSEMeghalaya Board of School Education
11MCSMeghalaya’s Civil Society
12MGLMeghalaya Cements Limited
13NEAANorth-Eastern Areas Act
14NEHUNorth-Eastern Hill University
15NEIAHNorth Eastern Institute of Ayurveda & Homoeopathy
16NEIGRIHMSNorth Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences
17NPPNational People’s Party
18PBPolice Bazar
19PDFPeople’s Democratic Front
20RUFCRangdajied United Football Club
21RWDCRoyal Wahingdoh Football Club
22SLFCShillong Lajong Football Club
23UDPUnited Democratic Party
24USTMUniversity of Science and Technology, Meghalaya
25UTMUniversity of Technology and Management
26WCUMWilliam Carey University, Meghalaya
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