Himachal Pradesh Geography General Knowledge Questions-69

961. Shashur monastry is in Lahaul. The word “Shashur” means:

  • a) In the Blue Pines
  • b) In the red Pines
  • c) The Red Hat
  • d) The Blue Hat

962. The local deity of Malana village in Kullu is Jamlu Devta, and is personified as:

  • a) Rishi Jamadagini
  • b) Rishi Vashishth
  • c) Rishi Vyas
  • d) Rishi Sringi

963. Devta Dom is considered to be the adopted son of the devi Hatkoti. Where is the temple of Dom Devta located?

  • a) Guthal (Theog in Shimla district)
  • b) Hatkoti
  • c) Deotsidh in Hamirpur
  • d) Targel in Bilaspur

964. The temple of Bagulamukhi is also located at:

  • a) Pandoh (Mandi)
  • b) Kasauli
  • c) Badusahib
  • d) Swarghat

965. The worst ever tragedy occured at a temple complex in Himachal Pradesh in August, 2008 in which 142 people died. Even before this, in 1983 at the same place a tragedy took place and 55 people were killed. The name of the temple complex is:

  • a) Chamunda
  • b) Naina Devi
  • c) Chintpurni
  • d) Tarna Devi

966. In the trans-Giri area the custom “reet katai” is associated with:

  • a) to sacrifice the eldest son in maternal uncle’s house
  • b) to arrange a common wife for all brothers
  • c) Propiating God’s at the time of harvesting
  • d) social function at the time of first birthday to the bride

967. “Bakarmala” festival is famous of district –

  • a) Kangra
  • b) Chamba
  • c) Mandi
  • d) Bilaspur

968. “Basa Khayad Nalwar” mela is organized at:

  • a) Banjar sub division Kullu
  • b) Barsar sub division Hamirpur
  • c) Dehra sub division Kangra
  • d) Gohar sub division Mandi

969. Malla Singh Katoch was a famous :

  • a) Social worker
  • b) Warrior
  • c) Commander of INA
  • d) Courtier of Sansar Chand

970. Mian Kashmir Singh of Mandi was a famous:

  • a) Commander in Army
  • b) Educationist
  • c) Missionary
  • d) Social worker and Administrator

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