Quiz On Indian States And Their Establishment

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  • 1. 

    In which year was Andhra Pradesh established?

    • A.

      1980

    • B.

      1999

    • C.

      1956

    • D.

      1940

    Correct Answer
    C. 1956
    Explanation
    Andhra Pradesh was established in the year 1956. This was the result of the States Reorganization Act, which was passed by the Indian government in 1956. The act aimed to reorganize the states in India based on linguistic and administrative factors. As a result, Andhra Pradesh was formed by merging the Telugu-speaking areas of the Madras Presidency with the Telugu-speaking areas of the Hyderabad State. Therefore, 1956 is the correct answer.

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  • 2. 

    Uttarakhand was established in the year 2000.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Uttarakhand was indeed established in the year 2000. This means that the state of Uttarakhand was formed and officially recognized as a separate entity within India in the year 2000.

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  • 3. 

    Match the following states with their year of establishment: 1. Haryana           (i)1956 2. Orissa              (ii) 1966 3. Tamil Nadu     (iii) 1947 4. Gujarat             (iv) 1960

    • A.

      1(ii), 2(iii), 3(i), 4(iv)

    • B.

      1(iii), 2(i), 3(iv), 4(i)

    • C.

      1(iv), 2(ii), 3(i), 4(iii)

    • D.

      1(i), 2(ii), 3(iii), 4(iv)

    Correct Answer
    A. 1(ii), 2(iii), 3(i), 4(iv)
    Explanation
    The correct matching of states with their year of establishment is: Haryana (1966), Orissa (1947), Tamil Nadu (1956), Gujarat (1960).

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  • 4. 

    Tripura was established in the year 1960.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Tripura was not established in the year 1960. Tripura became a part of India on October 15, 1949, and it became a union territory in 1956. Later, on January 21, 1972, Tripura became a full-fledged state of India. Therefore, the statement that Tripura was established in the year 1960 is false.

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  • 5. 

    In which year was Nagaland established?

    • A.

      1980

    • B.

      1999

    • C.

      1962

    • D.

      1940

    Correct Answer
    C. 1962
    Explanation
    Nagaland was established in the year 1962. This is evident from the fact that it became a state of India on December 1, 1963, after being separated from the state of Assam. The establishment of Nagaland as a state in 1962 marked a significant milestone in the history of the region and its people.

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