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100 Most Expected Questions of JKSSB : Tourist and Historical Places of J&K

We have already shared 100 Most Expected Questions in JKSSB : Jammu and Kashmir General Knowledge. Today, we are going to share 100 Questions under the Section “Tourist and Historical Places of J&K”. This is once again a scoring option in any competitive Examination especially in JKSSB. The questions have been curated intelligently which comprises of previous question papers and expected questions.

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(I) Tourist and Historical Places of J&K

1) Who was the First European to visit Ladakh?

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Ans Jesuit Father, Hippolyte Desideri in AD 1715

2) Which Organization looks after the Tourism sector in J&K ?

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Ans Jammu Kashmir Tourist Development Corporation (JKTDC)

3) When was JKTDC established?

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Ans: 13th Feb, 1970.

4) The City of Jammu is popularly known as?

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Ans City of Temples

5) Which of the places in known as the “Gateway to the Kashmir valley”?

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Ans Jammu

6) Who looks after the Management of Mata Vaishno Devi Temple?

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Ans: Vaishno Devi Shrine Board

7) Which Place in J&K is known as “Chhota Kashi”?

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Ans Purmandal

8) The fort located on the hill in the vicinity of Rajouri town, constructed by Mughal Emperor Jahangir ?

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Ans: Dhandidhar fort

9) Which of the following places in known as “Chhota Kashmir?”

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Ans Baderwah

10) Which ruler built an outer wall of the fort Hari Parbat and planned a New Capital called ‘Nagar Nagor’ to be built with in the wall?

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Ans: Akbar

11) Who renovated the Bhimgarh fort ?

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Ans Maharaja Gulab Singh

12) Bahu Fort in Jammu has the shrine of ?

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Ans Bawe wali Mata

13) Origin of the name ‘Patnitop’ is a distortion of the original name of ‘Patan da talab’ refers to as?

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Ans Pond of the princess

14) Where the world famous Tulip garden is situated?

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Ans Srinagar

15) Amar Singh Palace built by Raja Amar Singh, A dogra King, which is now converted into a museum, located in banks of which river?

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Ans Tawi River

16) Which place is popularly known as Meadow of Flowers?

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Ans Gulmarg

17) Which is the only domed mosque in Srinagar ?

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Ans Hazratbal

18) The resort known for its golf course, the highest in the world?

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Ans Gulmarg

19) To which Hindu God, is Martand Sun Temple attributed?

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Ans Lord Surya

20) Martand Sun Temple was built by ?

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Ans Lalitaditya Muktapida in 8th Century BC

21) Which place in popularly known as ‘Venice of East’ ?

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Ans Srinagar

22) Which of the regions has been called the “Paradise of the Indies”?

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Ans Kashmir Valley

23) Which of the lakes in the largest of the high altitude lakes in the Trans Himalayan Region, entirely with in India?

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Ans Tsomoriri lake

24) Which place is known as “Moon Land”?

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Ans Ladakh

25) Which place in known as “Land of Lamas” ?

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Ans Leh

26) Hemis Monastery in south east of leh was established by?

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Ans King Senge Nampar Gyalva

27) Which sikh guru visited the gurudwara situated in the Hari Parbat fort?

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Ans Guru Hargobind

28) Which fort is popularly known as “Reasi fort”?

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Ans Bhimgarh fort

29) Jahangir built the Shalimar temple in Srinagar for ?

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Ans Nur Jahan

30) Which monastery has a statue of Shakyamuni Buddha?

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Ans: Shey Monastery

31) Panch Bakhtar Temple, one of the oldest temples of Jammu is attributed to which Hindu deity?

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Ans: Lord Shiva

32) Over which hills, shrine of Mata Vaishno devi is located?

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Ans: Trikuta Hills

33) Who started the Construction of Raghunath Mandir ?

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Ans Maharaja Gulab Singh

34) Shahdra-Sharief in Rajouri has the shrine of ?

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Ans Baba Ghulam shah

35) For which Hazratbal shrine is famous for?

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Ans Moi-e-Muqaddas (Believed to be hair of Muhammad)

36) Under the rule of which king, construction of Raghunath temple completed?

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Ans Ranbir Singh

37) Which temple is also known as Takht E-Suleman?

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Ans Shankracharya temple

38) Who constructed the Hari Parbat fort in Srinagar?

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Ans Afghan Governor Atta Mohammad Khan

39) Who built Chashma i Shahi ?

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Ans Chashma i Shahi was built in  1632 by Ali Mardan Khan on the orders of Shah Jahan as a gift for his elder son Dara Shikhon

40) The First fortification of Hari Parbat was constructed by ?

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Ans Akbar in 1590

41) Who constructed the Shankaracharya temple ?

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Ans Raja Gopaladitya.

42) Who established the Nagal Sahib gurudwara of Poonch ?

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Ans Sant Bhai Mela singh

43) Hari Parbhat has the Shrines of ?

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Ans 1) Shrine of Sharika Mata
2) Makhdoom Sahib, Shrine of Hamza Makhdoom
3) Gurudwara Chatti Patshahi

44) Which sikh guru is believed to occasionally visit the Hari Parbat?

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Ans Guru Har Gobind

45) What are the other names for Hari Parbat?

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Ans Durani fort Or Koh-e-Maran

46) Who built stone stairs at the Shankaracharya temple ?

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Ans Raja Gulab Singh

47) Who built Shalimar Bagh ?

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Ans Jahangir for his wife Noor Jahan in 1619

48) Who built Nishat Bagh ?

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Ans Built in 1633 by Asif Khan, Elder brother of Noor Jahan

49) Who built the Amar Mahal  (Hari Palace)?

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Ans It was built in 19th Century for Dogra King Raja Amar Singh by French Architect on the lines of French Chateu

50) On the banks of which river, Hari Niwas is located?

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Ans Tawi River

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