Bihar Samanya Gyan : Basics Bihar General Knowledge: Established, Area, Population, districts
Q.1:- When did Current Bihar state came into existence (formation day of Bihar)?
Ans:- 22 March 1912
Q2. What is total area of Bihar?
Ans: 94,163 Sq Km (12th biggest states of India in terms of area)
Q3. What is Total population of Bihr?
Ans:- 103,804,637 as per 2011 census. The state ranks at 3rd most position in terms of population).
Q4:- What is population density of Bihar?
Ans:- 1,106 per sq km.
Q5:- What are the number of districts in Bihar?
Ans: At present the state has 38 Districts.
Q6: What is total forest area of Bihar?
Ans: Bihar’s 6,764.14 km² area is covered with forests. It comprises of 7.1 percent of its total geographical area.
Q7:- Which is the largest city of Bihar in terms of population?
Ans: Patna city has largest population in Bihar. It counts 2,046,652 as per year 2011.
Q8:-Which is Area wise Largest City of Bihar?
Ans:- Patna (Area- 135 sq km)
Q9:- Most populous city of Bihar?
Q10:- What is the name of capital of Bihar?
Q11:- Which is Bihar’s Official Language?
Ans:- Hindi is first official language. Urdu was accorded the status of the second official language.
Q12:- Local language spoken in Bihar?
Q13: When Bihar was created a separate state?
Ans: Currently existing Bihar was part of Bengal Presidency before creation. On 22 March 1912 both Bihar and Orissa division were separated from the Bengal Presidency. On 1 April 1936 Bihar and Orissa became separate provinces.
Q.14: Total number of divisions in Bihar?
Ans:- Nine Divisions:-
Q15:- How many districts are in Patna division?
Ans:- Six districts – Patna, Nalanda, Bhojpur, Buxar, Rohtas and Kaimur
Q16:- Saran division has how many districts?
Ans: Saran, Siwan, Gopalganj District
Q17:- How many districts are in Tirhut division?
Ans: Six- Muzaffarpur, West Champaran (headquartered at Bettiah), East Champaran (headquartered at Motihari), Vaishali (headquartered at Hajipur), Sitamarhi and Sheohar.
Q18:- What are the number of Districts in Purnia division?
Ans:- Four – Purnia, Katihar, Araria, and Kishanganj.
Q19:- Famous lakes of Bihar?
Ans:- Bihar famous lakes are Ghora Katora lake, Mangal Talab, Baraila Lake, Kharagpur Lake, North Tank, Muchalinda Lake, Sita Kund
Q20:- Number of villages in Bihar?
Q21:- Number of Tehsils, Panchayats in Bihar state.
Ans: 1. Tehsils – 534
2. Panchayats- 8,406
Literacy Rate in Bihar (Education growth)
Q22:- What is Literacy Rate of Bihar?
Ans:- Literacy rate in Bihar is 63.82%. The male literacy rate is 73.39% and female literacy rate is at 53.33%. Rohtas district of Bihar is at top in literacy rate with 73.37 % while Purnia with 51.08 % literacy rate stands at lowest place.
Sex ratio in Bihar
As per latest census, sex ratio in Bihar is 918/1000. This is below national average of 940 as per census 2011.
Political GK of Bihar – General Knowledge
Q22:-Type of legislature in Bihar ?
Q23:- Who is governor of Bihar?
Ans: Phagu Chauhan
Q24:- Assembly seats in Bihar?
Q25:- How many Lok Sabha seats comes from Bihar?
Q26:- How many Rajya Sabha seats are from Bihar?
Ans:- 16 seats.
Q27: What is the number of Bihar Legislative Council member?
Ans – 75
Q28:- Current Chief minister of Bihar?
Ans:- Sh Nitish Kumar.
Q29:- Who was first Chief minister of Bihar?
Ans:- Shri Krishna Sinha (1946–61)
Q30 :- Who was the first woman chief minister of Bihar?
Ans:- Rabri Devi
Q31:- Longest serving CM of Bihar?
Ans:- Sri Krishna Sinha.
Q32:- Who was first governor of Bihar?
Ans:- Jairamdas Daulatram
General Knowledge on State bird, animal, tree, Flower of Bihar
Q33:- Which is the State animal of Bihar?
Q34: Who is State bird of Bihar?
Ans: House sparrow
Q35:- State Official tree of Bihar?
Ans: Sacred fig.
Q36:- Name of State flower of Bihar?
Q37: When was Jharkhand separated from Bihar?
Q38: In which city of Bihar Sher Shah Suri tomb is located
Q39: For which God, Bihar Chhath puja is dedicated?
Q40: Which Sikh gurus was born in Patna?
Ans: Sh. Guru Gobind Singh Ji.
Q41: River Kosi meet the Ganga river at which place?
Q42:- Founder of Nalanda University?