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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Gk related to Prithvi Narayan Shah.

  1. When and where was Prithvi Narayan Shah born? 1779 B.S Poush 27, Gorkha
  2. Name the father and mother of Prithvi Narayan Shah :Narabhupal Shah and Kausalyabati
  3. How many queens did Narabhupal Shah had ? 4(Chandraprabhawati,Kausalyabati,Buddhimati, and Subhadrawati)
  4. After how many months of pregnancy,Prithvi Narayan Shah was born ? 7 months
  5. Name the father of first wife of Prithvi Narayan Shah? Hemkarna Sen (King of Makwanpur)
  6. When did Prithvi Narayan Shah married to Indra Kumari? 1794 B.S
  7. Indra Kumari was first wife of Prithvi Narayan Shah,name the second one ?Narendra Laxmi
  8. Prithvi Narayan Shah married to Narendra Laxmi in 1796 B.S , name the father of Narendra Laxmi ?Ahiman Singh, Banaras
  9. Prithvi Narayan Shah changed his Gotra form Kashyap to Bhardwaj. 
  10. Who raised Prithvi Narayan Shah ? Chandraprabhawati
  11. When did Prithvi Narayan Shah first attacked Kritipur ?1814 B.S
  12. When did Prithvi Narayan Shah made second attack in Kritipur ?1821 B.S
  13. When did Prithvi Narayan Shah made victory over Kritipur ?1822 B.S
  14. Prithvi Narayan Shah victory over Makwanpur :-Asoj 24.1825
  15. Prithvi Narayan Shah victory over Nuwakot :-1801 B.S
  16. Prithvi Narayan Shah victory over Kathmandu,Lalitpur and Bhaktapur ?Asoj 13,1825/Asoj 24,1825/Mangsir 1,1826 B.S respectively. 
  17. Prithvi Narayan Shah victory over Sindhuligadi?1819 B.S
  18. Prithvi Narayan Shah victory over Dhulikhel :-1820 B.S
  19. When did Prithvi Narayan Shah made Kathmandu as capital city of Nepal ? Chaitra 10,1826 B.S
  20. When and where Prithvi Narayan Shah died ?1831 B.S, Devighat, Nuwakot. 

Gk Five questions.

  1. When did Fidel Castro died and to which country did he belongs to ? 25 Nov 2016. He was president of Cuba. 
  2. When and where G-20 ,11th summit was held ?Sep 4-5 ,2016, China
  3. Where in the world we find highest number of Lions? India
  4. ZIA ZIA is related to ROBOT
  5. In how many field Nobel Prize is distributed ? 6

Saturday, April 29, 2017

GK Nepal

  1. Saipal Mountain is located in which district ? :-Bajhang
  2. Biggest wooden temple of Nepal ? :-Kasthamandap
  3. From when Five years Development Plan started in Nepal ? 2013 B.s
  4. Which mountain is called "Technical Mountain" in Nepal ? :-Amadablam
  5. How much fund did Leonardo Dicaprio donated in the sake of  Lions ? :-30 Lakh Dollar
  6. Where is Helambu? Sindhupalchowk

Current Affairs April 2017-Current Affairs Nepal-April-gk nepal-loksewa gk-nepal gk in english

1. When did USA dropped Mother of All Bombs, Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb (MOAB) in Afghanistan? =13 April 2017 Thursday. The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb (MOAB), 21,000-pound (9,525 kg) bomb was dropped on a tunnel complex in the Achin district of the Nangarhar province in eastern Afghanistan near the Pakistani border.
2. No HORN in Kathmandu become effective from 01 Baisakh 2074 i.e 14 April 2017
3. Nepal President Mrs. Vidya Devi Bhandari visit to India: 17 April 2017
4. MOAB: Massive Ordanance Air Blast Bomb
5. Renowned computer pioneer Robert W. Taylor passed away. He belong to which country?- USA.He was dedicated in creating the internet and the modern personal computer.
6. Emma Martina Luigia Morano (117), the world’s oldest woman, passed away at Verbania in Italy on April 15, 2017.
7. World Hemophilia Day: 17 April. Theme for 2017 is "Hear the Voices"
8. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Wins TIME 100 Reader Poll 2017.
9. Nepal-China first ever joint military drill named "Sagarmatha Friendship-2017" started form 17 April
10. Theme of 2017 World Heritage Day? "Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Tourism"
11. World Heritage Day is celebrated 18 of April every year.
12. Who has won the 2017 Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix tournament?-Sebastian Vettel
13. Free Kidney transplant started in Nepal from the beginning of New Year 2074.
14. Accused of Maina Sunuwar death Colonel Boby Khatri ,Captain Amit Pun and Sunil Adhikari sentenced to 20 years jail.
15. Which airline will become the world’s first airline to adopt new satellite-based airplane tracking system? - Malaysia Airlines
16. Winner of “Felix Houphouet-Boigny Peace Prize 2017” - Giuseppina Nicolini, Mayor of Lampedusa (Italy)
17. The IMF has predicted that the global economy would grow at 3.5% in 2017, up from 3.1 % last year, and 3.6% in 2018
18. Australia abolished the 457 Visa Programme used by thousands of temporary foreign workers also many Nepalese.
19. The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) will feature Video gaming as a full sport at the 2022 Asian Games.
20. The UPCOMING Asian Games is GOING to be held in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia in August 18 – September 2, 2018.
21. UN Chinese Language Day is celebrated on? April 20
22. Which country will host first ever World Ocean Festival? United States
23. President Vidya Devi Bhandari returned to home after 5 days royal visit of India on 21 April 2017.
24. Two-phase election to be held on May 14(Baisakh 31) and June 14(Jestha 41). State 3, 4 and 6 will cast vote on May 14 rest state 1, 2, 5 and 7 on June 14.
25. What is the theme of the 2017 International Mother Earth Day (IMED)? Environment and Climate Literacy
26. Who has won the 2017 Men’s Singles title of Monte Carlo Masters Tennis tournament? Rafel Nadal
27. What is the theme of the 2017 World Malaria Day (WMD)? End Malaria for Good
28. Which country has appointed Hana Khatib as first female judge in its Muslim sharia court system? Israel
29. The World Book and Copyright Day is celebrated on 23 April.
30. As per “Migration and Development Brief” released by World Bank, which country is the world’s largest remittance recipient for the year 2016. ? India
31. Who has been crowned Miss Teen Universe 2017? Srishti Kaur
32. India Actor Vinod Khanna died on 27 April 2017.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Geographical Nicknames of Different country.

Land of Lakes: Finland
Land of Golden Fleece:Russia
Land of Marbles: Italy
Land of Cakes:Scotland
Land of Rising Sun: Japan
Land of Setting Sun: UK
Land of White Elephant: Thailand
Land of Thunder Storm: Bhutan
Land of Golden Temple: Amritsahar (India)
Land of Morning Calm: Korea
Land of Midnight Sun: Norway
Land of Seven Rivers: Punjab(India)
Lamp of History:Greece
Sorrow of Bengal: Damodar River
City of Seven Hills: Rome, Italy
City of Sky Crappers: New York
Pearl of Orient: Singapore
Sickman of Europe: Turkey
Holly Land :Jerusalem
Cockpit of Europe: Belgium
Forbidden City: Lhasa (Tibet)
Playground of Europe: Switzerland.
Dwarf City: Netherlands
Roof of the World: Tibet
City of Temples: Kathmandu

Computer Storage Units

Bit = 0,1
8 Bits = Bytes
1024 Bytes = 1 Kilobytes(KB)
1024 KB = 1 Megabytes(MB)
1024 MB = 1 Gigabytes(GB)
1024 GB = 1 Terabytes (TB)
1024 TB = 1 Petabytes (PB)
1024 PB = 1 Exabytes (EB)
1024 EB = 1 Zettabytea(ZB) 

Bit is the smallest unit of data storage. 

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wildlife Reserves of Nepal

There are three wildlife reserves in Nepal. 
  1. Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserves
  2. Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserves
  3. Parsa Wildlife Reserves
.................Questions related to Wildlife reserves ......................................................................
  1. In which district Shulaphanta Wildlife Reserves lies ? Kanchanpur ,Mahakali
  2. When was  Shulaphanta Wildlife Reserves established ? 1976 AD (2033 BS)
  3. Total area covered by  Shulaphanta Wildlife Reserves is 305 Sq. KM
  4. The reserves range from 90 m to 270 m in height above mean sea level. 
  5. How many types of Bird Species are found in  Shulaphanta Wildlife Reserves ? More than 375.
  6.  Shulaphanta grassland in Nepal's biggest grassland area of 54 Sq. Km
  7. When was Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve Established ? 1976 A.D (2032 BS)
  8. Koshi Tappu lies in between Sunsari and Saptari. The place is called Kusaha. 
  9. Total area covered by Koshi Tappu ? 175 Sq. KM
  10. The height range from 100m to 150 m above MSL. 
  11. More than 490 bird species are found in Koshi Tappu Wild life reserves. 
  12. Koshi Tappu Wildlife reserves is listed in Ramsar protection area, when was it listed ? 1987 AD
  13. Parsa Wildlife Reserves is spread along Parsa,Makwanpur, and some area of Chitwan. 
  14. When was Parsa wildlife reserve established ? 1984 A.D (2041 B.S)
  15. Area of Parsa Wildlife Reserves ?499 Sq. KM
  16. Altitude variation of Parsa Wildlife Reserve : 500 m to 950 m
  17. Biggest Wildlife Reserve of Nepal? Parsa Wildlife Reserves. 
  18. Smallest wildlife reserve ? Koshi Tappu
  19. Which reserve of Nepal is famous for bird habitat ? Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserves.
  20. Before Parsa Wildlife Reserve was named it was called CharKoshe Jhadi. 



Tuesday, April 25, 2017

National Parks of Nepal

The National Park is the area established to protect is resources and habitat. There are 10 National Parks in Nepal, 3 Wildlife Reserves,6 conservation area and 1 Hunting Reserve. 

National Parks:
  1. Chitwan National Park
  2. Shey-Phoksundo National Park
  3. Langtang National Park
  4. Sagarmatha National Park
  5. Rara National Park
  6. Khaptad National Park
  7. Bardiya National Park
  8. Makalu Barun National Park
  9. Shivapuri National Park
  10. Banke National Parkes
Wildlife Reserves: 
  1. Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserves
  2. Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserves
  3. Parsa Wildlife Reserves
Conservation Area: 
  1. Annapurana Conservation Area
  2. Kanchanjunga Conservation Area
  3. Manaslu Conservation Area
  4. Krishnasar Conservation Area
  5. Api Conservation Area
  6. Gaurishankar Conservation Area
Hunting Reserve
  1. Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve
  • Which is the first national park of Nepal ? Chitwan National Park. 
  • When was Chitwan National Park established ?1973 A.D(2030 B.s)
  • Area of CNP ? 932 sq. KM
  • When was CNP listed in World Heritage site  by UNESCO ? 1984 AD
  • What is the total area  of Nepal covered by 10 National Parks ? 10835 sq. km
  • Biggest national park of Nepal: Shey Phoksundo National Park
  • Total area of Shey Phoksundo National Park :-3555 Sq KM
  • Shey Phoksundo national park was established in 1984 A.D(2040B.S)
  • Shey Phoksundo national park lies in Dolpa and Mugu Districts. 
  • When was langtang national park established? 1976 AD (2031 BS) 
  • Area of LNP ? 1710 Sq.Km
  • Langtang national park is the first national park established in Himalaya region. 
  • Sagarmatha national park was established in 1976 AD (2032 BS)
  • Area of SNP ? 1148 Sq Km
  • When was SNP listed in world heritage site ? 1979 AD
  • Sagarmatha National Park is highest altitude national park in the World due mount everest. 
  • Where is Rara National Park ? Mugu with major area and Jumla with least area of Karnali Zones.
  • Area of Rara National Park ? 106 Sq. KM
  • When was Rara national park established ?1976 AD (2032 BS)
  • Where is Khaptad National Park ? Bhajang, Bajura,Doti and Accham
  • When was Khaptad National Park established ?1984 (2042 BS)
  • Area covered by Khaptad National Park ? 225 Sq. Km
  •  When was Bardia National Park established ? 2032 BS
  • Bardia National Park is located in Bardia district of Bheri Zone. 
  • Area of BNP ? 968 Sq. KM
  • Makalu Barun national park was established in 1991 AD (2049 BS)
  • Area of MBNP ? 1500 Sq. KM
  • Total area of Shivapuri-Nagarjun National Park ? 159 Sq. KM
  • SNNP was established in 2002 AD (2058)
  • Banke National Park was established in 2067 BS
  •  Total area of Banke National Park: 550 Sq. KM

Information about Water Resources of Nepal- Links

Wetlands of Nepal

There are 9 places which are included in Ramsar, as wetlands of Nepal. 
  1. Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserves
  2. Bishazari Lake,Chitwan
  3. Ghodaghodi Lake,Kailali
  4. Jagadispur Reservoir,Kapilvastu
  5. Sagarmatha National Park (Gokyo Lake),Solukhumbu 
  6. Shey-Phoksundo,Dolpa
  7. Rara National Park(Rara Lake), Mugu
  8. Gosaikunda Lake,Rasuwa
  9. Maipokhari,Illam. 
What is Ramsar Convention ? 
The Ramsar Convention is formally the convention on the conservation of wetlands of international importance and it was signed on February 2, 1971 in the Ramsar city of Iran.
  1. How many countries are the part of Ramsar Conventions ?169
  2. World's first Ramsar site was ? Cobourg Peninsula in Australia, designated in 1974
  3. The largest site of wetlands are ? The largest Sites are Ngiri-Tumba-Maindombe in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Queen Maud Gulf in Canada; these Sites each cover over 60,000 square kilometres.
  4. The countries with maximum number of wetlands site ? United Kingdom with 170 and Mexico with 142. 
  5. Which country have largest area under Ramsar Protections? Bolivia, 148,000 Sq. Km
  6. How many wetland area are noted in Nepal? 327
  7. How much area is covered by 9 area listed from Nepal in Ramsar Protection area? 34455 Hector
  8. When is World Wetland Day celebrated ? Feb 2
  9. World wetland day was celebrated from 1985, from when Nepal started celebrating this day? 1991
  10. Where is the head office of Ramsar ?Switzerland
  11. How much percent of world land is wetland? around 9%



Major Waterfall of Nepal

Which is the biggest waterfall of Nepal ? -Hyatrung . 365 M long. 
Where is the biggest waterfall in Nepal? Terathum District. 
Others Waterfall are: 

  1. Tiptala Waterfall: Taplejung
  2. Rupse (Jharna)Water fall: Myagdi
  3. David Falls: Pokhara,Kaski
  4. Waterfall of Panch Pokhari:: Ramechap
  5. Waterfall of Mewa river:
  6. Todkeko (Jharna) Waterfall: Illam

Lakes in Nepal ad their locations.

Lakes
District or Place
Fewa,Rupa,Begnas,Dipang,Maidi
Kaski
Gosaikunda,Dudhkunda
Rasuwa
Satyawati,Suke
Palpa
Rara
Mugu
Baraha Pokhari,Rautaha Pokhari
Udaypur
Phoksundo
Dolpa
Bishazari,Gaduwa ,Nandabhauju,Lami
Chitwan
Padena Daha
Argakhachi
Giri Daha,Bista Daha
Jumla
Rani Pokhari,Kamal Pokhari,Nag Pokharai,Taudaha,Gahana Pokhari
Kathmandu
Kamini Daha
Bara
Bhairav Kunda
Nuwakot
Suke Pokhari,Jor Pokharai
Panchthar
Bulbule
Surkhet
Rudra .Jalpa
Baglung
Jakhira Taal
Dang
Siddha Pokhari
Bhojpur
Mai Pokhari
Illam
Kuvinde Daha
Salyan
Raja Rani Pokhari
Dhankuta
Jata Pokhari and Bhoot Pokhari
Ramechap
Jhilmile Taal ,Naini Taal
Kanchanpur
Surma Sarovar
Bhajang
Ghodaghodi Taal
Kailali
Jalim Pokhari
Solukhumbu
Damodar Kunda
Mustang




Glaciers of Nepal

  1. Glaciers at highest altitude of the world ? Khumbu
  2. How much deep is Khumbu Glacier ? 400m
  3. Hanku,Nagumpa,Dholamba,Gojumpa,Tharpuchuli Amadablam,Langtang,Nopchu,Yalung,Hidden Valley are other glaciers of Nepal. 
Image of Khumbu Glacier

Monday, April 24, 2017

Some information about Lakes in Nepal

  1. Where is Fewa lake? Pokhara,Kaski District
  2. Area of Fewa lake ? 435 Hector
  3. Length,Breadth and Height : 4.8 K.M,1.5 K.M and 24 m respectively.
  4. Fewa lake is famous for its scenery and boating
  5. Which temple is located in middle of Fewa Lake ? Barahi
  6. Where is Rara lake situated ? Mugu Districts 
  7. Altitude of Rara lake from Mean Sea Level ? 3200 m
  8. Rara lake is also called Mahendra lake. 
  9. Area covered by Rara lake :- 10.8 Sq K.M
  10. Length,Breadth and Height of Rara lake:-5.2 k.m,2.4 k.m,167 m in height.
  11. Where is Gosaikunda lake situated ? Rasuwa District
  12. At what altitude Gosaikunda is located from MSL ? 4602 m
  13. Gosaikunda lake if famous for religious values. 
  14. Which lake is located on highest altitude of Nepal? Tilicho Lake
  15. Where is Tilicho Lake ? Manang District
  16. At what height Tilicho  lake is located ?4919m
  17. Tilicho lake is 4 km long and 1.2 km wide.
  18. Where is Bishazari lake ? Chitwan
  19. Area covere by Bishazari lake ? 150 Hector
  20. Where is Rupa Lake and Begnas Lake :Kaski
  21. Area of Rupa Lake ? 120 Hector
  22. How deepest is Rupa Lake ? 4.5 m
  23. Begnas lake is 7.5 m deep,at what altitude is located ?677m
  24. Where is Phoksundo lake?Dolpa
  25. Where is Indrasarowar lake located ?Makwanpur
  26. Who built Rani Pokhari? Pratap Malla
  27. Where is Bulbule Lake:Surkhet
  28. Where is Jhilmila Lake ? Kanchanpur
  29. Where is Nag Daha ? Lalitpur
  30. Bahula Pokhari is located at Sindupalchowk
  31. Jakhira lake is biggest lake of Lumbini zone and is located in which district ? Kapilvastu
  32. Where is Rani Lake ? Kanchanpur
  33. Gajedi Lake is located in Gajedi VDC of Rupandehi district.
  34. Where is Surma SArowar ?Bajhang
  35. Dudh Pokhai is located at Lamjung
  36. Where is Mai Pokhari ? Illam

Places of Nepal in River Banks

             Cities:Rivers
  1. Kathmandu:Bagmati
  2. Damak:Ratuwa
  3. Dhanusha:Hardinath
  4. Bhadrapur:Mechi
  5. Pokhara:Seti
  6. Mahendranagar:Mahakali
  7. Tumlingtar: Arun
  8. Jumla:Tila
  9. Butwal:Tinau
  10. Dhangadi:Mohana
  11. Birendranagar:Nikash Khola
  12. Biratnagar:Bakraha
  13. Tulsipur:Patukhola

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Historical and Ancient names of some Rivers of Nepal

  1. Arun:Mahaprabha
  2. Karnali:Pancheswori
  3. Manohara:Manimati
  4. Dhobikhola: Rudramati
  5. Trishuli:Haraganga ,Dharmadhara
  6. Tukucha:Ichumati
  7. Daraudi:Biswadhara
  8. Hanumante: Hanumanti
  9. Marshyangdi: Sitprabha
  10. Budigandaki:Yasodhara

Major Rivers of Nepal -Karnali

  1. Longest River of Nepal :- Karnali
  2. Second biggest river after Saptakoshi : Karnali
  3. Total length of Karnali :-507 K.M
  4. Coverage of Karnali River: Dhaulagiri Mountain on East to West of Nepal
  5. Assistant River of Karnali: Total 7 (Humla Karnali,Mugu Karnali,Thulo Bheri,Sano Bheri,Seti,Tila and Budiganga)
  6. Smallest and Biggest assiting rivers:
  7. Origin of  Humla Karnali:Tibet
  8. Origin of Mugu Karnali : Ladhak Mountain
  9. Origin of river Seti :Api,Saipal and Byas Mountain
  10. Origin of Kaligandaki:-Kanjirowa Mountain
  11. Origin of Sano Bheri :- Dhaulagiri Mountain
  12. Annual water flow Capacity:-1316 Cubic Meter Per Sec
  13. Karnali river in India is called :-Ghagra
  14. Electricity generating capacity:-32000 MW

Other two major Rivers are Saptakoshi and Saptagandaki

Major rivers of Nepal-Saptagandaki

  1. Total length of Satagandaki:338 k.m
  2. Deepest river of Nepal;-Saptagandaki
  3. Assistant Rivers:Total 7(Kaligandaki,Budigandaki,Setigandaki,Madi,Daraudi,Marshyangdi and Trishuli)
  4. Biggest and smallest assisting rivers: Kaligandaki and Trishuli respectively.
  5. Coverage of Satagandaki :Lantang in the East to Dhaulagiri Mountain in the West.
  6. Origin of Kaligandaki: Mustang Bhot Mountain
  7. Origin of Madi:Annapurna Mountain
  8. Origin of Daraudi: Manaslu Mountain
  9. Historical name of Kaligandaki :Hariganga
  10. Historical  name of river Trishuli: Haraganga
  11. Kaligandaki and Trishuli mixes in place Devghat and is called Harihar Area (Religious Place)
  12. The only river where we can find Shaligram in the world ? Kaligandaki
  13. The deepest gorge of the World ?:-The gorge of Kaligandaki (18000 ft),Myagdi,Dana VDC
  14. Electricity generating capacity of Saptagandaki ? -21000 MW
  15. Annual water flow Capacity :-1713 Cubic Meter Per Sec
Other 2 main rivers of Nepal are Saptakoshi and Karnali

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