Manipur GK Questions [General Knowledge] MPSC Quiz

Manipur GK Questions and Answers

  1. In which year did Manipur merge with the Indian union?
  • Answer:1949
  1. Who was Manipur’s last ruling king?
  • Answer:Bodhchandra Singh
  1. Which dance form originated in Manipur?
  • Answer:Ras Lila
  1. What is Manipur’s state animal?
  • Answer:Sangai (brow-antlered deer)
  1. What is the state flower of Manipur?
  • Answer:Shirui lily
  1. Which hill range separates Manipur Valley from the Kabaw valley?
  • Answer:Naga Range
  1. Who was the first Manipuri to be nominated to the Rajya Sabha?
  • Answer:Rishang Keishing
  1. Name Manipur’s largest freshwater lake?
  • Answer:Loktak Lake
  1. Which schedule tribe tribe has been granted district status in Manipur?
  • Answer:Kuki
  1. Which Manipuri social reformer played a key role in abolition of Sati?
  • Answer:Nongpok Ningthouja
  1. Name the prime festival, which marks beginning of New Year in Manipur?
  • Answer:Lai Haraoba
  1. Who was first Manipuri recipient of the Padma Shree?
  • Answer:R.K. Jhaljit Singh
  1. Which city was the traditional capital of the Manipur kingdom?
  • Answer:Kangla
  1. In which district is Keibul Lamjao National Park located?
  • Answer:Bishnupur District
  1. Name Manipur’s State fruit?
  • Answer:Kachai lemon
  1. Who was Manipur’s first Olympian?
  • Answer:Kunjarani Devi
  1. Which bird sanctuary is located in Thoubal district?
  • Answer:Kakching
  1. Which Manipuri martial arts uses sword and spear?
  • Answer:Thang-ta
  1. What Manipuri hand woven shawl worn by women called?
  • Answer:Innaphi
  1. Which Manipuri festival is centered around Krishna and Radha?
  • Answer:Ras Lila
  1. Who is the Chief Minister of Manipur as of 2022?
  • Answer:N. Biren Singh
  1. What is the state sport of Manipur?
  • Answer:Polo
  1. What is the state tree of Manipur?
  • Answer:Uningthou (Phoebe hainesiana)
  1. What percentage of Manipur’s population are Scheduled Tribes?
  • Answer:35%
  1. Which folk instrument is played along with Pena?
  • Answer:Pena is a string instrument of the lute category. It’s played solo without any accompanying instrument.
  1. Which district of Manipur borders Myanmar?
  • Answer:Chandel
  1. Who is known as the father of Manipuri dance?
  • Answer:Atomba Shinyen
  1. What is the state bird of Manipur?
  • Answer:Nongyin (Mrs. Hume’s pheasant)
  1. Which peak located in Ukhrul district is the highest point in Manipur?
  • Answer:Mount Iso or Mt. Koubru
  1. What is Manipuri classical dance drama called?
  • Answer:Jagoi
  1. What is the alternative name of Manipur?
  • Answer:Kangleipak
  1. Which Manipuri leader led the women’s war or Nupi Lan of 1904?
  • Answer:Thangal Ningol Rongmei (Boby) and Thokchom Ramani
  1. Who wrote the iconic Revolutionary song “Chakumei Lairike”?
  • Answer:Hijam Anganghal Singh
  1. Which district of Manipur has the Dzuko Lily Valley?
  • Answer:Senapati
  1. What is the electoral politics called in Manipur?
  • Answer:Money bags politics
  1. What is the literal meaning of ‘Manipur’?
  • Answer:Land of gems
  1. Which tribe makes Hojagiri or wave dance?
  • Answer:Maiba and Maibi (Traditional Manipuri male and female dancing priest)
  1. Which form of polo played in Manipur?
  • Answer:Sagol Kangjei
  1. Who led the famous “Women’s War” in Manipur?
  • Answer:Thangal Ningol Rongmei (Boby) and Thokchom Ramani
  1. Who wrote the famous poem “Africa-gi Diary”?
  • Answer:Robin S Ngangom
  1. What percent of Manipuri people speak “Meitei Language”?
  • Answer:67%
  1. Which dance form is based on the Ras Lila theme?
  • Answer:Pung cholom
  1. Which missiles are test fired from Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur, Odisha to targets in Wheeler Islands of Bay of Bengal in the Indian Ocean?
  • Answer:The missiles tested from ITR Chandipur are short range and medium range missiles developed indigenously by DRDO.
  1. Who was first chief minister of Manipur?
  • Answer:M.K. Priyobarta Singh
  1. Who started the insurgency movement in Manipur?
  • Answer:The first violent insurgency group United National Liberation Front (UNLF) was founded in 1964.
  1. Who were called “Sunset of the idyllic gods” by Jawaharlal Nehru?
  • Answer:Manipuri classical dancers
  1. Which Manipuri social reformer fought against untouchability?
  • Answer:Ibopishak Sharma
  1. What is Zeme Naga tribe known for rich collection of?
  • Answer:Bead work and wood curving
  1. Who wrote patriotic poem “Our Martyred Heroes”?
  • Answer:Kamal Singh
  1. Which park conserves endangered brow antlered deer or Sangai?
  • Answer:Keibul Lamjao National Park
  1. What percent of Manipuri people speak “Tangkhul Language”?
  • Answer:8%
  1. What is the state nickname of Manipur?
  • Answer:Switzerland of the East or Jewel of India
  1. Who created the Ras Lila dance drama tradition?
  • Answer:Maharaj Bhagyachandra (18th century ruler)
  1. Which year Manipur achieved full statehood?
  • Answer:1972
  1. What is the main occupation of the Manipuri people?
  • Answer:Agriculture
  1. What percent of Manipuri people speak “Mizo Language”?
  • Answer:5%
  1. Who led the “No Tax Campaign” in Manipur in 1939-40?
  • Answer:Jadonang and Gaidinliu
  1. What is the kids folk dance called in which they balance on each other’s thighs?
  • Answer:Pansa Laam
  1. Which ethnic cleansing of 1993-94 led Irom Sharmila’s 16 year long hunger strike?
  • Answer:Naga-Kuki ethnic riots
  1. What is the state animal of Arunachal Pradesh?
  • Answer:Mithun / Gayal

The state animal of Arunachal Pradesh is Mithun (Bos frontalis), also known as Gayal.

Let’s get back to Manipur GK questions.

  1. Which university’s main campus located in Canchipur near Imphal?
  • Answer:Manipur University
  1. Who wrote patriotic poem “Wake Up”?
  • Answer:Akhel
  1. What is Kabui Naga tribe famous for?
  • Answer:Making finest wood curvings
  1. Who led the historic “Nupi Lal” women’s agitation in 1939?
  • Answer:Lourembam Nganbi
  1. Who wrote the short story collection named “Phibee”?
  • Answer:Arambam Kamala Devi
  1. Who was the ruler of Manipur when it became part of India in 1949?
  • Answer:Bodhchandra Singh
  1. Which dance drama depicts the cosmic love story of Radha and Krishna?
  • Answer:Ras Lila
  1. What is nickname of Manipur’s Moreh town bordering Myanmar?
  • Answer:Gateway of South East Asia
  1. What is the literal meaning of Manipuri classical dance, the ‘Ras Lila’?
  • Answer:Dance of Divine Love
  1. Who wrote famous patriotic poems “Sagol Kanba” and “Thabal Chongba”?
  • Answer:Lamyanba Irabot
  1. Which district has highest literacy rate in Manipur?
  • Answer:Imphal West district
  1. What percent of Manipuri people follow “Hinduism”?
  • Answer:41%
  1. Who led the revolt to overthrow British rule in 1891?
  • Answer:Tikendrajit and Thangal General
  1. Which peak located in Ukhrul district is the highest point in Manipur?
  • Answer:Mount Iso/Mt. Koubru
  1. Which committee report led to the creation of a Hill Areas Committee in Manipur?
  • Answer:States Reorganisation Commission Report
  1. Name the dance drama based on the Manipuri god’s journey to Kangla?
  • Answer:Goura Lila
  1. Which fest celebrates planting of grains held in haorang month?
  • Answer:Lai Haraoba
  1. Who wrote iconic patriotic poem “Chahi Taret Khuntakpa Mapu”?
  • Answer:Hijam Irabot Singh
  1. What is Zeme Naga tribe known for rich collection of?
  • Answer:Bead work and wood curving
  1. Which glacial lake considered sacred by Manipuri Hindus?
  • Answer:Loktak Lake
  1. What percent of Manipuri people follow “Islam”?
  • Answer:8%
  1. Who composed Maha Ras Lila based on Bhagavata Purana?
  • Answer:Atomba Shinyen in early 18th century
  1. Where are Manipuri Sankirtana archives preserved?
  • Answer:Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy
  1. Which Manipuri gained fame as “Jungle Queen of India”?
  • Answer:Gaidinliu Zeliang
  1. Who led the revolt against British following the Anglo-Manipuri War of 1891?
  • Answer:Tikendrajit and Thangal General
  1. Who established object theatre tradition called Shumang Leela?
  • Answer:Chongtham Khuba and Leishram Nemai
  1. Which dance uses brightly coloured wide umbrella like skirts?
  • Answer:Pung cholom
  1. What is nickname of Manipuri classical dance?
  • Answer:Jewel of India
  1. What do locals call the floating biomass vegetation in Loktak Lake?
  • Answer:Phumdis
  1. Which district has lowest literacy rate in Manipur?
  • Answer:Ukhrul district
  1. What type of sword used in Manipuri martial arts Thang Ta?
  • Answer:Thang (double edged straight sword)
  1. Which institution promotes research on Manipuri dance and music?
  • Answer:Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy
  1. Who wrote famous poem “Africa gi Yatra Amada”?
  • Answer:Rajkumar Bhubonsana Singh
  1. What is the state game or indigenous sport of Manipur?
  • Answer:Yubi lakpi (a version of rugby played with greased coconut)
  1. Which insurgent group signed historic memorandum with GOI in 1973?
  • Answer:United National Liberation Front (UNLF)
  1. Who wrote the short story named “Ingagi Nongma”?
  • Answer:M.K. Binodini Devi
  1. What is the state dress for men in Manipur called?
  • Answer:Surkhaa with Pagri
  1. What is state dress for women called in Manipur?
  • Answer:Innaphi and Phanek
  1. Who led the revolt following the Anglo-Manipuri War of Khongjom?
  • Answer:Tikendrajit and Thangal General
  1. Which classical Manipuri dance drama depicts Krishna’s childhood pranks?
  • Answer:Basanta Ras
  1. What percent of Manipuri people speak “Paite Language”?
  • Answer:4%
  1. What is traditional Manipuri male folk dance called?
  • Answer:Thang Ta
  1. What percent of Manipuri people speak “Thadou Language”?
  • Answer:4%
  1. Who led the historic women’s uprising “Nisha Bandh” of 1970?
  • Answer:Ibetombi Devi
  1. Which literary genre translated Hindu epics into Manipuri?
  • Answer:Pundamala
  1. What is traditional girls’ coming of age ceremony called?
  • Answer:Nupi Khumang Chatpa
  1. Who among the following foreigners introduced Polo to the western world?
  • Answer:Joseph Ford Sherer
  1. What percent of Manipuri people speak “Hmar Language”?
  • Answer:3%
  1. Who was the main architect of Manipur’s merger with India?
  • Answer:Maharajkumar (MK) Priyobrata Singh
  1. What sweet local brew called “Yu” is offered to Pena player in Lai Haraoba?
  • Answer:Rice Beer
  1. Who wrote the Verrier Elwin award winning book “Imagi Ningthem”?
  • Answer:Mamang Dai
  1. Who founded and led the revolutionary Hijam Irabot group?
  • Answer:Hijam Irabot Singh
  1. What is the state slogan or motto of Manipur?
  • Answer:Unity, Integrity and Development
  1. Who is the Father of Modern Vaishnavite Culture in Manipur?
  • Answer:Bhagyachandra (Maharaja from 1759-1798)
  1. What is the state nickname of Manipur due to its Leimaram river?
  • Answer:Land of Polo
  1. What is the estimated population of Manipur state in 2022?
  • Answer:Approximately 3 million
  1. Who introduced the fusion Manipuri dance form called Bharatnatyam?
  • Answer:Guru Amudon Sharma
  1. Which tribal insurgent group observe Nov 13 as Martyrs day?
  • Answer:United National Liberation Front (UNLF)
  1. Who wrote famous poem “O Lairembi gi Mese”(My Motherland)?
  • Answer:H. Anganghal
  1. Which martial arts guru formed HUYI group to revive arts?
  • Answer:Awang Kipgenpok Ikgopol
  1. Which historic fort is located on the western bank of Imphal river?
  • Answer:Kangla Fort
  1. Name the royal chronicle describing Manipur’s history?
  • Answer:Cheitharol Kumbaba
  1. Who led the revolutionary India Independence League in Manipur?
  • Answer:Keisham Tomal Singh
  1. Which Manipuri texts are recited with Pena music?
  • Answer:Pena Issaklibi
  1. Who led the revolt against British in early 1890s?
  • Answer:Tikendrajit and Thangal General
  1. Name the foundational text providing genealogy of Manipuri gods?
  • Answer:Numit Kappa
  1. What is the literal meaning of ‘Assam Rifles’?
  • Answer:Armed Force of Assam Province of British India
  1. Who wrote Manipuri poetry magnum opus called “Kanchi Sheireng”?
  • Answer:Lamyanba Irabot
  1. Name the umbrella organization of valley insurgents formed in 1994?
  • Answer:CORCOM or Coordinating Committee
  1. What is traditional Manipuri female folk dance called?
  • Answer:Lai haraoba
  1. Which historic accord paved the way for Manipur’s statehood?
  • Answer:The 1972 Delhi Accord
  1. Which Manipuri gained fame as “Gandhi of Northeast”?
  • Answer:Rani Gaidinliu
  1. What is the state song called composed by Minaketan in 1976?
  • Answer:Meeyamgi Numit (Gift of Love)
  1. Who pioneered Vaishnavite Bhakti tradition of Sankirtana in Manipur?
  • Answer:Shandilya and Madhav Das
  1. Which dance form uses brilliantly coloured costumes and fans?
  • Answer:Ras Lila
  1. What is the nickname of Manipur due its rich art traditions?
  • Answer:Switzerland of the East
  1. Which Manipuri gained fame as “Joan of Arc of India”?
  • Answer:Ibetombi Devi
  1. Where is the circular mud wall surrounding Kangla Fort located?
  • Answer:Imphal
  1. Which district of Manipur has highest tribal population?
  • Answer:Churachandpur
  1. Who wrote famous poem “Sagol Kangjei(Polo)”?
  • Answer:Elangbam Tompok Singh
  1. Who organized and led banned political party Nikhil Manipuri Hindu Madhuri Jaatiya Sangha?
  • Answer:Laikhuram Bhubon Singh
  1. Which Manipuri revolutionary died in Mandalay prisons fighting British?
  • Answer:Taralipika Angouba
  1. Which Manipuri gained fame as “Iron Lady of Manipur”?
  • Answer:Irom Sharmila
  1. Who wrote the iconic lines “No suppressive or oppressive regime lasts for ever”?
  • Answer:Hijam Irabot
  1. Which agreement gave birth to Naga Peoples Convention in Manipur?
  • Answer:The Imphal Agreement of August 1947
  1. What is the state dress for men called in Manipur?
  • Answer:Surkhaa with Pagri
  1. What percent of Manipuri people speak “Kabui Language”?
  • Answer:4%
  1. Which historic site located near Bishnupur has archaeological traces?
  • Answer:Ningthoukhong
  1. What is the state game or indigenous sport of Manipur?
  • Answer:Yubi lakpi
  1. Who founded Manipuri theatre called “Shumang Lila”?
  • Answer:R.K. Chandra Singh
  1. What is the state insect of Manipur?
  • Answer:Common peacock or Papilio bianor
  1. What is traditional Manipuri male folk dance called?
  • Answer:Thang Ta
  1. What is full form of KYKL, the insurgent group active in Manipur?
  • Answer:Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP)
  1. What is the literal meaning of Manipur?
  • Answer:Land of Jewels
  1. What percent of Manipuri people speak “Anal Language”?
  • Answer:1%
  1. What is Imphal’s Tulihal Airport named after?
  • Answer:Bir Tikendrajit – Hero of Anglo-Manipuri War
  1. What is Manipur’s cultural symbol called ?
  • Answer:Kanglei Haraoba
  1. Which classical Manipuri dance drama depicts creation of Universe?
  • Answer:Panshei Ningshaba
  1. Who established Meetei Mayak stream of Vaishnavism?
  • Answer:Meidingu Chingthangkhomba
  1. Which historic site has megaliths dating back to 1st century BC?
  • Answer:Maram Khullen
  1. What is the bihu dance of Assam called when it travelled to Manipur?
  • Answer:Jagoi
  1. Name the umbrella body of Meitei outfits demanding ST status formed in 2021.
  • Answer:CORE or Coordinating Committee on ST Demand
  1. Which historic site located in Imphal has tools of early humans?
  • Answer:Takmu waterfalls
  1. What is the famous Manipuri Polo ground located in Imphal called?
  • Answer:Mapal Kangjeibung
  1. Which Manipuri gained fame as “Red Meeitei Communist”?
  • Answer:Ibotombi Longjam Nanjesh
  1. What is full form of PREPAK insurgent group active in Manipur?
  • Answer:People’s Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak
  1. What is the state animal of Nagaland?
  • Answer:Mithun (gayal)
  1. Which Manipuri writer pioneered western style plays called drasis?
  • Answer:Gourachandra Sharma
  1. Who established the patriotic cultural club called “Naharup Amasung Chatleela Amasung Samlong”?
  • Answer:Hijam Irabot
  1. Which peak located in Ukhrul district is the highest point in Manipur?
  • Answer:Mount Iso/Mt. Koubru
  1. Who gained fame as pioneer of Vaishnavite Bhakti movement in Manipur?
  • Answer:Shandilya and Madhav Das
  1. Which ancient text contains genealogy of Manipuri gods and creation myths?
  • Answer:Numit Kappa
  1. What are two components of CORCOM, conglomerate of Manipur insurgents?
  • Answer:UNLF and PREPAK
  1. Which rebel group celebrate 13 Aug as Patriots Day or Observation Day?
  • Answer:UNLF
  1. What is full form of KNF, the major insurgent group operating from Myanmar?
  • Answer:Kuki National Front
  1. Who went to Cachar to bring Chaitanya’s Vaishnavism to Manipur?
  • Answer:King Pamheiba
  1. Which god does Pena music and Lai Haraoba rituals pay obeisance to?
  • Answer:Umanglai (forest god of boundaries)
  1. What is the nickname of Loktak Lake due to lake’s phumdis?
  • Answer:The Floating paradise
  1. Where is world’s only floating park located in Manipur named?
  • Answer:Keibul Lamjao National Park in Loktak Lake
  1. What is the alternative folk name of Loktak Lake?
  • Answer:Kilanglambi
  1. Who led the revolt against British in early 1890s?
  • Answer:Tikendrajit and Thangal General
  1. Which rebel group celebrate 7 Sep as Martyr’s Day in Manipur?
  • Answer:PREPAK – People’s Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak
  1. Where is the recent mysterious Loktak Lake “blaze” incident reported?
  • Answer:Sendra Island
  1. Which Manipuri cultural motifs depict gods playing Polo?
  • Answer:Kangjei kangba
  1. Which rebel group was founded by Daodin Chothe, Yangmaso Shaiza in 1977?
  • Answer:PREPAK or People’s Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak
  1. What does Pangal community call Ras Lila dance performance?
  • Answer:Ras
  1. Which Manipuri script is used write Meitei language?
  • Answer:Meitei Mayek
  1. Where is the National Institute located promoting Sankirtana heritage?
  • Answer:Imphal, Manipur
  1. Which Manipuri gained fame as pioneer of Adult Franchise movement?
  • Answer:Bodhachandra Singh
  1. Who penned lyrics of Manipur’s state song, “Rongmei Kuiru”?
  • Answer:Atomba Wari
  1. Which erstwhile princely state does present Tamenglong district belong to?
  • Answer:None of these
  1. Gaidinliu jhankar festival is named after freedom fighter of which state?
  • Answer:Nagaland
  1. Who established Nata Sankirtana cultural heritage depicting Krishna Rasleela?
  • Answer:Chauron Singh
  1. Who wrote famous poem “Africa-gi Yatra Amada”?
  • Answer:Rajkumar Bhubonsana Singh
  1. What is abbreviation of UNC umbrella group of Nagas active in Manipur?
  • Answer:United Naga Council
  1. Which historic site located in Imphal valley has ancient megaliths?
  • Answer:Maram Telongjem
  1. Who wrote iconic play depicting plight of Manipur called “Bor Kur”?
  • Answer:Sadananda Singha
  1. What is speciality of Lainingthou Khubam rice variety?
  • Answer:Strong aroma
  1. Who coined term “Hao Goijing Meeitei” to praise brave Manipuri soldiers?
  • Answer:Chongtham Khuba Singh
  1. Which agreement led to creation of Manipur Hill Areas Autonomous Council?
  • Answer:The Manipur State Hills People Regulation of 1947
  1. Who wrote famous patriotic poem “Chatriba Beiseina”?
  • Answer:Arambam Dorendrajit Singh
  1. Who penned the famous lines “No repressive or oppressive regime lasts for ever”?
  • Answer:Lamyanba Hijam Irabot
  1. What is Chaoba culture related to –
  • Answer:Food produced from Laksh crops
  1. Which historic site located in Imphal valley has megaliths dating to 1st Century BC?
  • Answer:Maram Khullen
  1. What is the most popular Manipuri folk song?
  • Answer:Khullong Ishing
  1. Which Manipuri cultural symbol literally means “simple rejoicing of gods”?
  • Answer:Laiharaoba
  1. Who composed and scored the iconic song “Anouba Thunglaba Eshei Maramda”?
  • Answer:R.K. Hemochandra Singh
  1. Who led the revolt to overthrow British rule in 1891?
  • Answer:Tikendrajit and Thangal General
  1. Which institution promotes research on classical Manipuri dance and music?
  • Answer:Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy
  1. In which year was Manipur Mahasabha, a political party in Manipur, founded?
  • Answer:1946
  1. Who wrote the novel “Manipur ki Devi”?
  • Answer:Aheibam Koireng Singh
  1. Which ethnic cleansing of 1993-94 led Irom Sharmila’s 16 year long hunger strike?
  • Answer:Naga-Kuki clashes
  1. Which rebel group celebrate Martyrs day or Patriots day on April 23?
  • Answer:PREPAK – Peoples Revolutionary Party of Kangleipak
  1. What are two components of CORCOM, conglomerate of Manipur insurgents?
  • Answer:UNLF and PREPAK
  1. What is the most popular Manipuri folk song depicting nature?
  • Answer:Khullong ishei
  1. What is full form of PLA insurgent group active in Manipur?
  • Answer:Peoples Liberation Army
  1. Who was known as pioneer of political theatre movement called IPTA?
  • Answer:A. Samarendra Singha
  1. Who composed the iconic revolutionary song “Chakumei Lairik Yengmada”?
  • Answer:Anganghal Singha
  1. What is full form of KNO insurgent group fighting for Kuki nationalism?
  • Answer:Kuki National Organisation
  1. What is traditional female Meitei dress worn during Lai Haraoba called?
  • Answer:Kumil Samjabi
  1. Who sang famous patriotic song “Luiraba Numitar Thaloi”?
  • Answer:T. Langol Ibopishak Sharma
  1. What is the name of archaeological site dating back to 1st Century BC?
  • Answer:Maram Khullen
  1. Which agreement led to creation of Manipur Hill Areas Autonomous Council in 1947?
  • Answer:The Manipur State Hills People (Administration) Regulation, 1947
  1. Who created the Rasa Lila dance drama tradition depicting Radha-Krishna Ras Leela?
  • Answer:Maharaj Bhagyachandra in 18th century
  1. Which Manipuri gained fame as pioneer of Vaishnavite Bhakti tradition?
  • Answer:Shandilya and Madhav Das in 15th century
  1. Who wrote famous poem called “Wake Up”?
  • Answer:Anganghal Singh
  1. Which institution in Imphal promotes research on Manipuri dance and music?
  • Answer:Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy
  1. Who wrote the iconic poem “Our Martyred Heroes”?
  • Answer:Kamal Singh
  1. Who compiled royal chronicle Cheitharol Kumbaba detailing Manipur’s history?
  • Answer:Yangmasho Shaiza
  1. What does term Meitei mean literally?
  • Answer:People who settled in valley
  1. What percent of Manipuri people speak “Anal dialect”?
  • Answer:Less than 1%
  1. What percent of Manipuri people are followers of Islam?
  • Answer:8%
  1. What percent of Manipuri people speak “Maring dialect”?
  • Answer:Less than 1%
  1. What percent of Manipuri people speak “Moyon dialect”?
  • Answer:Less than 1%
  1. What percent of Manipuri people speak “Monsang dialect”?
  • Answer:Less than 1%
  1. Which historic site located in Chandel district has ancient megaliths?
  • Answer:Together with Koubru peak forms Yangoupokpi-Lokchao Wildlife Sanctuary
  1. What is the state animal of Mizoram?
  • Answer:Serow (mountain goat antelope)
  1. Which body administers Hindu religious sites and temples in Manipur?
  • Answer:Shree Shree Govindaji Temple Board Imphal
  1. Who inspired Nata Sankritana theatrical tradition depicting Radha-Krishna story?
  • Answer:Pancha Sakha from 14th-15th century
  1. Who led eponymic revolt against British imperialism called Kheleicha Insurgency?
  • Answer:Tikendrajit
  1. Which agreement in 1947 led to Hills Area Committee creation?
  • Answer:Manipur State Hill Peoples Administration Regulation 1947
  1. Who created archetypal Lainingthou seeds producing scented rice?
  • Answer:Phouoibi peasant
  1. Who gained fame as pioneer of Vaishnavite Bhakti movement in Manipur?
  • Answer:Shandilya and Madhav Das in the 15th century
  1. Who created Nata Sankirtana traditions depicting Radha Krishna Rasleela?
  • Answer:Chauron Singh
  1. Who penned lyrics for iconic songs “Anouba thunglaba Eshei Maramda”?
  • Answer:RK Hemochandra
  1. Who created the Manipuri classical dance called the Rasleela?
  • Answer:Maharaj Bhagyachandra in 18th century
  1. Which dance form uses brightly colored wide umbrella like skirts?
  • Answer:Pung cholom
  1. Which agreement paved way for Imphal Agreement of 1947?
  • Answer:Cabinet Mission’s Memorandum on Northeast
  1. Who was known as pioneer of political theatre called IPTA movement?
  • Answer:A. Samarendra
  1. What are the two umbrella groups of Manipur insurgents active now?
  • Answer:UNLF and PREPAK
  1. Who gained fame as pioneer of Adult Franchise movement in Manipur princely state?
  • Answer:Maharaj Bodhachandra Singh
  1. What is full form of URF Manipuri insurgent outfit active earlier?
  • Answer:United Revolutionary Front
  1. Who wrote iconic play named “Bor Kur” on socioeconomic problems in Manipur?
  • Answer:Sadananda Singha
  1. When was legendary patriotic poem “Africa-gi Diary” published?
  • Answer:1946
  1. What is the literal meaning of “Lai Haraoba” festivity?
  • Answer:Merrymaking of the Gods and Goddesses
  1. Which historic revolt followed Anglo-Manipuri war of 1891?
  • Answer:The Kheleicha Insurgency
  1. Who created archetypal scented rice variety called Lainingthou?
  • Answer:Phouoibi peasant woman
  1. What is traditional costume called Riza-Kak adorned with magic charms?
  • Answer:Traditional attire of Tangkhul and Hmar tribes in Manipur
  1. What is the most famous Manipuri indigenous sport? -Yubi Lakpi
  2. What is full form of PULF, a Manipuri insurgent outfit active earlier?
  • Answer:People’s United Liberation Front
  1. Which agreement led to Hills Area Committee creation in Manipur?
  • Answer:Manipur State Hill Peoples Administration Regulation, 1947
  1. What is traditional set of drums used in Lai Haraoba festival called?
  • Answer:Pung cholom
  1. What is the full form of ZRA insurgent outfit active earlier in Manipuri hills?
  • Answer:Zomi Revolutionary Army
  1. What type of traditional habitat is Sangai found in Keibul Lamjao National Park?
    Wetland habitat with floating biomass
  2. Which historic site has relics of 1st century AD King Kang Likhomba?
  • Answer:Kangla Fort Archaeological Complex
  1. Which historic site has ancient megaliths belonging to legendary King Khamba?
  • Answer:Khamba Thoibi legendary site
  1. What is the nickname of Manipur due to vibrant traditions of arts?
  • Answer:Switzerland of the East
  1. What is the state animal of Tripura?
  • Answer:Phayre’s Leaf Monkey
  1. Which rebel group celebrate Jul 14 as “Martyrs Day” or “Patriots Day”?
  • Answer:UNLF
  1. What does the term Kangleipak mean?
  • Answer:Land of the Kangla
  1. Who created Lainingthou scented rice seeds as gift for nature goddess?
  • Answer:Phouoibi peasant woman
  1. Where is world’s one and only floating park located?
  • Answer:Keibul Lamjao National Park, Manipur
  1. Which historic battle of 1891 led to British occupation of Manipur?
  • Answer:The Battle of Khongjom
  1. What is traditional female Meitei dress during Lai Haraoba called?
  • Answer:Kumil Samjabi
  1. What is the traditional set of Pung drums depicted on Manipur’s state emblem?
  • Answer:Pung cholom
  1. Which reform movement demanded revision of Manipur State Durbar Act 1907?
  • Answer:Nisha Bandh Satyagraha
  1. What does the term Kanglei mean?
  • Answer:Cradle of Civilization
  1. Which historic site located in valley has ancient megaliths?
  • Answer:Maram Telongjem
  1. What is traditional name of tournament played for Kangjei Polo sticks?
  • Answer:Sagol Kangjei
  1. Where is mysterious floating island called Phumdis located? -Loktak Lake
  2. What does term Meitei mean etymologically?
  • Answer:People who settled permanently in the valley
  1. What is traditional set of drums used for Ras Lila dance musical ensembles?
  • Answer:Pung Cholom
  1. What is the literal meaning of Kangjei, indigenous sport of Manipur?
  • Answer:Hockey on horseback
  1. What is iconic traditional female dress worn during Lai Haraoba festival?
  • Answer:Kumil Samjabi
  1. What is traditional male folk dance depicting martial skills called?
  • Answer:Thang Ta
  1. What is traditional female Manipuri folk dance called?
  • Answer:Lai Haraoba
  1. Whose photographs adorned currency notes issued by Azad Hind Bank?
  • Answer:Subhash Chandra Bose

Let’s continue with Manipur questions.

  1. Which agreement led to Hills Area Committee creation in Manipur?
  • Answer:Manipur State Hill Peoples Administration Regulation, 1947
  1. Where is mysterious floating island called Phumdis located?
  • Answer:Loktak Lake
  1. What is iconic male dress worn during Lai Haraoba fest called?
  • Answer:Surkhaa and Pagri
  1. Where is mysterious “floating island” called Phumdis located in Manipur?
  • Answer:Loktak Lake
  1. Which historic revolt followed Anglo-Manipuri war of 1891?
  • Answer:Kheleicha Insurgency
  1. What is traditional female dress worn during Lai Haraoba feast called?
  • Answer:Kumil Samjabi
  1. What does term Kangleipak literally mean?
  • Answer:Cradle of Civilization
  1. What percent of Manipuri people speak Thadou language?
  • Answer:4%
  1. What is the state animal of Assam?
  • Answer:One horned rhinoceros
  1. Where is mysterious floating island called Phumdis located?
  • Answer:Loktak Lake
  1. What does the term Kangleipak mean etymologically?
  • Answer:Land or Cradle of ancient Civilization
  1. What is traditional female attire worn during Lai Haraoba festival called?
  • Answer:Kumil Samjabi

Manipur GK Questions

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