HP GK Questions with Answers & Quiz

Q. Where is Roerich Art Gallery located in Himachal?

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Naggar (Kullu)

Description: Nicolas Roerich (Nikolai Roerich) was a Russian painter, who made Naggar his home for the last few years of his life. He travelled extensively through Tibet and the Himalayas. Nicolas Roerich lived in Naggar from the late 1920s till 1947. Now his home has been converted into the Roerich Museum.

Q. Who have been conferred with Himachal Gaurav Puraskar-2020?

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Writer and photographer Birbal Sharma, noted singer Balkrishan Sharma, noted Doctor Mangat Ram Dogra and folk singer Narender Thakur

Q. Borasu Pass Connects Himachal with which state?

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Uttrakhand

Description: Borasu Pass (el. 5,450 m or 17,880 ft) connects Kinnaur district of Himachal to Uttrakhand. Borasu pass was an ancient trade route between Har ki Doon valley and Kinnaur valley. Borasu Pass divides Uttarakhand from Himachal Pradesh.

The pass is located only a few kilometers from the Tibet border.

The east part of the Borasu area comes out from Tons valley and the north-west part is merged with Baspa valley. Its north-west range comes down on Jhukia Glacier. The nearest village, Chitkul, is 20.3 km away from the pass on the Himachal (Kinnaur valley) side and Osla village on the Uttarakhand side of the pass.

Q. Marriage by inter-familial exchange in Himachal Pradesh is known as?

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Bata-Sata

Q. Which Panchayat has become 1st Panchayat connected with high-speed internet using satellite-based VSAT link?

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Kolong Gram Panchayat of Lahaul Spiti district

Description: Kolong Gram Panchayat of Lahaul Spiti district has become the first Panchayat connected with the high-speed internet using satellite-based VSAT link.

Total 153 Gram Panchayats of Lahaul Spiti, Kinnaur, Pangi and Bharmour will be connected with high-speed internet. It’s under Bharat Net project – being funded by the government of India and coordinated by Department of Information and Technology of Himachal Pradesh.

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