HP GK Questions with Answers & Quiz

Q. When Kalka Shimla rail track included in UNESCO world heritage?

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July 2008

Q. Indrahar Pass connects Kangra with which district?

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Chamba

Indrahar Pass connects Kangra with Chamba district. Quick facts about Indrahar Pass:

  1. Indrahar pass forms the border between Kangra and Chamba districts.
  2. Indrahar Pass is a mountain pass in the Dhauladhar range
  3. Indrahar Pass is at an altitude of 4,342 meters (14,245 feet)
  4. Indrahar Pass is near the tourist town of Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh
  5. Indrahar Pass part of a very popular trekking route from Dharamshala.
  6. It attracts thousands of tourists from across the world during the trekking season between April – October every year.

Q. Which is the highest peak in Himachal Pradesh?

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Shilla (7025 mts in Kinnaur)

Description: Shilla (7025 mts) is a highest mountain peak in Himachal Pradesh. It’s close to Spiti Valley, part of the Himalaya mountains. The name may be derived from: Shi = death, Shi-la = range or peak death. Other meanings locally offered are ‘a place of monastery’ or ‘a gateway to heaven’. The Shilla peak is on the divide between Lingti and Shilla Nullah/nala.

Q. What is area-wise rank of HP in India?

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17th

Description: Prior to India’s independence from the British, Himachal comprised the hilly regions of Punjab Province of British India. After independence, many of the hilly territories were organized as the Chief Commissioner’s province of Himachal Pradesh which later became a union territory. In 1966, hilly areas of neighbouring Punjab state were merged into Himachal and it was ultimately granted full statehood in 1971.

Q. Which pass separates Mandi from Kullu?

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Dulchi Pass

Description: Dulchi Pass is one oldest and important Pass that connect Mandi with Kullu region of Himachal Pradesh. Dulchi Pass is situated at an altitude of 2,788 metres. With new roads connectivity, now a days, Dulchi Pass isn’t used much.

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