Assam State Portal History Quiz

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What does the name ‘Pragjyotishpura’ mean?

City of Eastern Astrology

In which literary works is Assam mentioned?

Mahabharata and Ramayana

What is the ancient name for Assam as mentioned in the text?

Kamarupa

Which river is mainly mentioned as flowing through Assam?

Brahmaputra

What does the word ‘Prag’ mean in the context of ‘Pragjyotishpur’?

Former or Eastern

Who is credited with establishing the Ahom dynasty in Assam?

Sukaphaa

What is the main characteristic of Assam mentioned in the text?

All of the above

What was the result of Kamdev's attempt to break Shiva's penance?

Shiva was enraged and burnt Kamdev to ashes

Which piece of Sati's body fell in Nilachal hills near Gauhati?

Head

Who used his discus to cut Sati's body into pieces?

Vishnu

When did the Ahoms come to Assam?

1228 A.D.

What is the meaning of the name 'Kamarupa'?

Where Kama regained his form

What ended the rule of the Ahom dynasty?

Burmese invasion of Assam

Which tribal group was prominent during the medieval times of Assam?

Chutias

What is one of the main geographical features of Assam mentioned in the text?

Lush greenery and hills

What are the ancient names used to designate Assam as mentioned in the text?

Pragjyotisha and Kamrupa

In which literary works is Assam mentioned according to the text?

The Mahabharata and the Ramayana

What does the name 'Pragjyotishpur' mean according to the text?

City of Eastern Astrology

What is the meaning of the name 'Kamarupa' as mentioned in the text?

Formless Land

Who used his discus to cut Sati's body into pieces according to the text?

Vishnu

What led to the establishment of the Ahom dynasty in Assam?

The Sati-Kamdev incident

What eventually ended the rule of the Ahom dynasty in Assam?

The Burmese invasion

Who was responsible for cutting Sati's body into pieces according to the text?

Vishnu

What is one of the main geographical features of Assam mentioned in the text?

Tropical rainforests

What is the meaning of the name 'Kamarupa' as mentioned in the text?

Place where Kama regained his form

When did several tribal communities come into historical prominence in Assam?

Between 13th and 19th century

Who came to Assam after crossing the Patkai Mountains?

Sukaphaa

What is the ancient name for Assam as mentioned in the text?

'Kamarupa'

Which river is mainly mentioned as flowing through Assam?

'Brahmaputra'

What does the word ‘Prag’ mean in the context of ‘Pragjyotishpur’?

Ancient

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