Himachal Quiz

Q. In which year Sir Louis Dane crossed Pin Parbati Pass?

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August 1884

Description: Sir Louis Dane had first crossed the Pin Parbati Pass in August 1884 in search of an alternate route to the Spiti valley.

Sir Louis William Dane was an administrator during the time of the British Raj.

Q. Who was the first Governor of Himachal Pradesh?

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S. Chakravarti

Description: S. Chakravarti is first Governor of Himachal Pradesh. He assumed office on 25 January 1971 and left on 16 February 1977

Q. Which company manufactured early locomotives for Shimla-Kalka rail track?  

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Sharp, Stewart and Company

Q. When Shimla was declared as the Summer Capital of British India?

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1864

Description: In 1864, Shimla was declared as the summer capital of British India. Earlier Murree, northeast of Rawalpindi (now in Pakistan) was the summer Capital of British India.

Q. Indrahar Pass connect Kangra with which district?

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Chamba

Description: Indrahar Pass is a mountain pass in the Dhauladhar range of the Himalayas. Indrahar Pass (altitude of 4,342 metres (14,245 ft) above mean sea level, near the tourist town of Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh, Indrahar pass forms the border between Kangra and Chamba districts. It is part of a very popular trekking route from Dharamshala. It attracts substantial tourist traffic during the trekking season between April – October.

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