General Studies of Sikkim MCQs | Sikkim GK Objective Question Bank for SPSC Exams

General Studies of Sikkim MCQs | Sikkim GK Objective Question Bank for SPSC and other exams: Sikkim General Knowledge Questions for Sikkim Public Service Commission Exams.

Sikkim GK & Current Affairs for SPSC Examinations: Sikkim General Studies – Sikkim History, Geography, Polity, Culture and Economy Multiple Choice Questions for all Sikkim Examinations.

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Most important Sikkim GK Multiple Choice Questions covered from the following mentioned topics:

History of Sikkim

Art, Culture, Literature and Heritage of Sikkim

Geography of Sikkim

Political and Administrative System of Sikkim

Economy of Sikkim

Current Affairs of Sikkim, India & World (Major Contemporary Events and Issues of Sikkim, India & World)

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General Studies of Sikkim MCQs | Sikkim GK Objective

Q. Which country borders Sikkim in the north and northeast?

(A) Tibet

(B) Bangladesh

(C) Bhutan

(D) Nepal

Answer: A

It borders Tibet in the north and northeast, Bhutan in the east, Nepal in the west and West Bengal in the south. SIkkim is also located close to India’s Siliguri corridor near Bangladesh. Sikkim is least populous and second smallest among the Indian states.

Q. Which saints is reputed to have blessed the land of Sikkim and introduced Buddhism?

(A) Magars

(B) Lepchas

(C) Padmasambhava

(D) Guru Rinpoche

Answer: C

Q. In which century did Padmasambhava pass through the land of Sikkim?

(A) 8th century

(B) 9th century

(C) 7th century

(D) 10th century

Answer: A

Q. Which districts of Sikkim did the Limbus and the Magars live in?

(A) Inaccessible parts

(B) East and North

(C) Lepchas

(D) West and South

Answer: D

Q. What did Padmasambhava foretell about Sikkim?

(A) The era of monarchy that would arrive centuries later

(B) The arrival of Limbus and Magars

(C) The arrival of Buddhism

(D) The future development of Sikkim

Answer: A

Q. Which is the highest peak in India and third highest on Earth that is located in Sikkim?

(A) Mount Everest

(B) K2

(C) Makalu

(D) Kangchendzonga

Answer: D

Kangchendzonga, the third highest mountain in the world is found in Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim. The Everest, which is the highest mountain in the world, is located in Nepal.

Q. Which Indian state is the least populous and second smallest?

(A) Arunachal Pradesh

(B) Sikkim

(C) Tripura

(D) Manipur

Answer: B

Sikkim is the least populous and second smallest among the Indian states.

Q. What was the ruling title of the Buddhist leaders in Sikkim?

(A) Sultan

(B) Chancellor

(C) Chogyal

(D) Rajmahal

Answer: C

Chogyal means ‘righteous ruler’, and was the title conferred upon Sikkim’s Buddhist kings during the reign of the Namgyal Monarchy.

Q. When did Sikkim become a princely state of the British Raj?

(A) 1890

(B) 1920

(C) 1947

(D) 1975

Answer: A

The Kingdom of Sikkim was founded by the Namgyal dynasty in the 17th century. It was ruled by Buddhist priest-kings known as the Chogyal. It became a princely state of the British Raj in 1890.

Q. Which organization has designated Khangchendzonga National Park as a World Heritage Site?

(A) Greenpeace

(B) Red Cross

(C) World Wildlife Fund


Answer: D

Q. Who founded the Kingdom of Sikkim in the 17th century?

(A) Indian Army

(B) Namgyal dynasty

(C) Chogyal dynasty

(D) British Raj

Answer: B

A fifth-generation descendant of Khye Bumsa, Phuntsog Namgyal, became the founder of Sikkim’s monarchy in 1642, when he was consecrated as the first Chogyal, or priest-king, of Sikkim by the three venerated lamas at Yuksom.

Q. Which country had protectorate status over Sikkim after 1950?

(A) Bhutan

(B) Nepal

(C) China

(D) India

Answer: D

Q. According to folklore, who was asked to name the palace built by Bhutia king Tensung Namgyal?

(A) Bhutias

(B) Lepcha people

(C) Limbu Queen

(D) Tamang Queen

Answer: C

According to folklore, after establishing Rabdentse as his new capital, Bhutia king Tensung Namgyal built a palace and asked his Limbu Queen to name it. The Lepcha people, the original inhabitants of Sikkim, called it Nye-mae-el, meaning “paradise”.

Q. What does the name Nye-mae-el mean, as called by the Lepcha people?

(A) Hidden valley of rice

(B) Paradise

(C) Palace

(D) War god’s garden

Answer: B

One of the most enchanting states in India; the traveller’s much-loved destination, this incredibly beautiful state has been given many names to its inhabitants for all the right reasons. The Lepchas, the original inhabitants called it Nye-mae-el or ‘paradise’.

Q. In historical Indian literature, Sikkim is known as?

(A) Valley of rice

(B) New palace

(C) Indrakil

(D) Paradise

Answer: C

Q. What event led to the dissolution of the monarchy in Sikkim?

(A) Referendum

(B) Britishers Support

(C) Riots

(D) Indian Army takeover

Answer: A

In 1975, after the Indian Army took over the city of Gangtok, a referendum was held that led to the dissolution of the monarchy and Sikkim joining India as 22nd State.

Q. What is the meaning of the Tibetan name Drenjong for Sikkim?

(A) Hidden valley of rice

(B) War god’s garden

(C) New palace

(D) Valley of rice

Answer: D

The Tibetan name for Sikkim is Drenjong, which means “valley of rice”, while the Bhutias call it Beyul Demazong, which means “the hidden valley of rice”.

Q. Who are considered to be the earliest inhabitants of Sikkim?

(A) Padmasambhava

(B) Limbus

(C) Lepchas

(D) Magars

Answer: C

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