CH8 Geography, Meghalaya: Overview, Class 10 - mbose syllabus

Chapter 8 of Geography is about Meghalaya. This is according to the latest mbose syllabus.

Chapter 8: MEGHALAYA - OVERVIEW

Geography Class X MBOSE syllabus 2018

Geography of Meghalaya is quite a long chapter. For the convenience of the students, I divided the whole chapter into 8 different parts. Each part has its own set of questions that may be interested by the question setters. The eight parts are as follows:

  1. General introduction
  2. Geography of Meghalaya
  3. Demography of Meghalaya {add here eduction too}
  4. Governments in Meghalaya
  5. Economy of Meghalaya
  6. Transportation in Meghalaya
  7. Tourism in Meghalaya
  8. Historical elements in Meghalaya


Part 1: General introduction

Summer in Meghalaya
Geography of Meghalaya    |   Summer day

Questions


  1. Before attainment of its statehood, Meghalaya was part of which state?
  2. When did Meghalaya attain statehood?
  3. When did the people start living in Meghalaya?
  4. At the time of Independence, the present day state of Meghalaya had how many districts? Name them.
  5. Trace the history of Meghalaya briefly.


Fill in the blanks

People have lived in Meghalaya since ____________ era [Neolithic]

Multiple choice question

1. State animal of Meghalaya is
    (a) Leopard
    (b) Clouded leopard
    (c) Langur
    (d) Tiger

Part 2: Geography of Meghalaya

Meghalaya overview
Geography of Meghalaya     |   The abode of the Rain

Questions


  1. Meghalaya is made up by which type of rock formation?
  2. Name four important rivers of the Khasi Hills.
  3. Name four rivers of the Garo Hills.
  4. What is the altitude of Meghalaya?
  5. Name the highest point in Meghalaya.
  6. Name the highest point in the Garo Hills.
  7. Which town holds the record for the highest amount of rain in a calendar month?
  8. Which town of Meghalaya holds the record for receiving the highest amount of rain in a year?
  9. What is the wettest place on Earth? [Meghalaya]

Fill in the blank

Most of the rivers in Meghalaya are _______ and ______


Part 3: Demography of Meghalaya 

Meat market
Geography of Meghalaya      |   Beef Market

Questions


  1. What is the population of Meghalaya according to the 2011 census?
  2. What is the sex ratio of Meghalaya as per 2011?
  3. Who made up the majority of the population of Meghalaya?
  4. Which tribe formed the largest group of people in Meghalaya?
  5. What is the largest religion in Meghalaya?
  6. What is the official language of Meghalaya?
  7. Name the principal languages of Meghalaya.
  8. What is the literacy of Meghalaya according to the census 2011?


Fill in the blanks:


  1. Khasis are the largest tribe of _______ Meghalaya      [Khasi]
  2. Majority of people in Meghalaya practice _________ religion. [Christianity]


Multiple Choices Questions

1. The total population of Meghalaya as per census 2011 is
     (a) 29, 66, 889
     (b) 30, 00,07
     (c) 28, 64, 007
     (d) 25, 28, 007

2. Which is the official language of Meghalaya?
    (a) Khasi
    (b) Garo
    (c) English
    (d) None of the these

Part 4: Governments in Meghalaya

Meghalaya secretariat
Meghalaya Secretariat      |     Geography of Meghalaya

Questions


  1. How many districts are there in Meghalaya?
  2. Meghalaya legislative assembly has how many members?
  3. Meghalaya has how many Member of Parliament into the Lok Sabha?
  4. Meghalaya has how many Members of Parliament into the Rajya Sabha?
  5. When did the High Court of Meghalaya form? [March 2013]
  6. How many autonomous district councils are there in Meghalaya? Name them.
  7. Discuss the local self-government in Meghalaya.


Part 5: Economy of Meghalaya

Questions


  1. What is the main occupation of the people in Meghalaya?
  2. What is the main characteristic of Meghalaya?
  3. What is the percentage of the areas of Meghalaya falls under cultivation? [10 %]
  4. What is the dominant food crop of Meghalaya?


Part 6: Transportation in Meghalaya

Vintage  bus service in 21st century
Geography of Meghalaya     |     Vintage  bus service in Meghalaya

Questions


  1. What is the chief means of transportation in Meghalaya? [road]
  2. What is the road density of Meghalaya in 2011?
  3. Name two airports in Meghalaya.
  4. Discuss transportation system in Meghalaya.


Part 7: Tourism in Meghalaya

Natural wonder in Meghalaya
Geography of Meghalaya     |    Meghalaya is famous for her natural beaty and eco tourism


  1. Discuss the tourist spots of Meghalaya.


Part 8: Historical elements in Meghalaya

Which city in Meghalaya is called the Scotland of the East?
(a) Shillong
(b) Tura
(c) Sohra
(d) Jowai



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All Chapter of Geography for Class 10 as per the new syllabus of the Meghalaya Board of School Education, Tura

CHAPTER 1 RESOURCES
CHAPTER 2 WATER RESOURCES
CHAPTER 3 FOREST RESOURCES
CHAPTER 4 MINERALS AND ENERGY RESOURCES
CHAPTER 5 AGRICULTURE
CHAPTER 6 MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES
CHAPTER 7 LIFELINES OF NATIONAL ECONOMY
CHAPTER 8 MEGHALAYA: OVERVIEW
CHAPTER 9 PLANNING AHEAD: BY THE PEOPLE FOR THE PEOPLE

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