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201 to 300 Expected Questions on Tourist and Historical Places of J&K

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Till Now, we have share 200 Expected Questions for JKSSB Exam and Today in this post, we will be Sharing the Next 100 Questions (201 to 300) for JKSSB Exam. In our previous posts we have covered various Topics, Like Indus Water Treaty, Constitution of J&K, Power Projects etc

Today in this post, we will be sharing the Expected Questions from the following Topics

1) Tourist Places of J&K
2) Historical Places of J&K
3) Famous Personalities of J&K
4) Climate, Crops and Transport of J&K.

And In our upcoming post, we will be sharing the Expected Questions from the History of J&K.


(II) Tourist and Historical Places of J&K


This is an important topic weighatge wise, as every year, 6-7 Questions are asked from Tourist and Historical Places of J&K. As the Syllabus for this topic is very limited. So if you read the below mentioned Questions, you can easily score marks in this section.

Some of the Commons Types of Questions from this section are:


  • Location of Tourist and Historical Places.
  • Reason for being popular  etc
  • Persons associated with these Tourist Places etc.



1) Who was the First European to visit Ladakh?

Ans Jesuit Father, Hippolyte Desideri in AD 1715


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

Ans Jammu Kashmir Tourist Development Corporation (JKTDC)

3) When was JKTDC established?

Ans: 13th Feb, 1970.

4) The City of Jammu is popularly known as?

Ans City of Temples

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

Ans: Jammu

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

Ans: Vaishno Devi Shrine Board

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

Ans Purmandal

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

Ans: Dhandidhar fort

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

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?

Ans: Akbar

11) Who renovated the Bhimgarh fort ?

Ans Maharaja Gulab Singh

12) Bahu Fort in Jammu has the shrine of ?

Ans Bawe wali Mata

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

Ans Pond of the princess

14) Where the world famous Tulip garden is situated?

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?

Ans Tawi River

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

Ans Gulmarg

17) Which is the only domed mosque in Srinagar ?

Ans Hazratbal

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

Ans Gulmarg

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

Ans Lord Surya

20) Martand Sun Temple was built by ?

Ans Lalitaditya Muktapida in 8th Century BC

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

Ans Srinagar

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

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?

Ans Tsomoriri lake

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

Ans Ladakh

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

Ans Leh

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

Ans King Senge Nampar Gyalva

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

Ans Guru Hargobind

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

Ans Bhimgarh fort

29) Jahangir built the Shalimar temple in Srinagar for ?

Ans Nur Jahan

30) Which monastery has a statue of Shakyamuni Buddha?

Ans: Shey Monastery

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

Ans: Lord Shiva

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

Ans: Trikuta Hills

33) Who started the Construction of Raghunath Mandir ?

Ans Maharaja Gulab Singh 

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

Ans Baba Ghulam shah

35) For which Hazratbal shrine is famous for?

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

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

Ans Ranbir Singh

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

Ans Shankracharya temple

38) Who constructed the Hari Parbat fort in Srinagar?

Ans Afghan Governor Atta Mohammad Khan

39) Who built Chashma i Shahi ?

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 ?

Ans Akbar in 1590

41) Who constructed the Shankaracharya temple ?

Ans Raja Gopaladitya.

42) Who established the Nagal Sahib gurudwara of Poonch ?

Ans Sant Bhai Mela singh

43) Hari Parbhat has the Shrines of ?

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?

Ans Guru Har Gobind

45) What are the other names for Hari Parbat?

Ans Durani fort Or Koh-e-Maran

46) Who built stone stairs at the Shankaracharya temple ?

Ans Raja Gulab Singh

47) Who built Shalimar Bagh ?

Ans Jahangir for his wife Noor Jahan in 1619

48) Who built Nishat Bagh ?

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

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

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?

Ans Tawi River

51) Who constructed the Famous Bahu fort ?

Ans Raja Bahu Lochan

52) Who constructed the Ranvishewar temple in Akhnoor?

Ans Ranbir Singh

53) Which place is known as “Meadow of Flowers?”

Ans Gulmarg

54) Which Place is known as Meadow of Gold?

Ans Sonamarg

55) Which town in located in the Foot hill of Mata Vaishno Devi Temple?

Ans Katra

56) Who built Jama Masjid of Srinagar?

Ans Sultan Sikander in AD 1400 and enlarged by Zain-ul-Abidin

57)  Which Place is J&K has tourism all-round the year?

Ans Vaishno Devi Temple

58) The present fort located on Hari parbat was built under the reign of?

Ans Shuja Shah Durani in 1808

59) Who constructed the famous Bhimgarh fort in Reasi?

Ans Maharaja Rishipal Rana

60) The famous Hill Resort Patnitop has its name derived from?

Ans Patan Da Talab meaning Pond of Princesses

61) Bahu fort has a nearby Shine of?

Ans Goddess Kali also known as Bawe wali mata

62) Where is Dhandidhar fort Located?

Ans Rajouri

63) Which place is popularly known as “Venice of East”?

Ans Srinagar

64) In which district Gulmarg in Located ?

Ans Baramulla.

65) Charar-e-sharif is popularly known as?

Ans Hazrat Shiekh. The shine is built to commemorate Shiekh Noor-ud-din Noorani, a sufi saint also known as Nund Rishi

66) Which is the First Mosque ever built in Srinagar?

Ans Khhanqah of Shah Hamadan

67) Phyang Monastery in Ladakh is also known as ?

Ans Gompa Monastery

68) Which king established Hemis Monastery of Leh?

Ans Senge Nampar Gyalva

69) Who built the Alchi Monastery ?

Ans Ringen Zangpo

70) Which Pass divides the Zanskar valley with the Suru valley

Ans Penzella pass

71) which Place is known for Mural art?

Ans Zanskar

72) King Avanti Varman belong to which dynasty?

Ans Utpala Dynasty

73) Which temple was early known as Gopadri?

Ans Shankaracharya Temple

74) The word Khanqah refers to ?

Ans A wooden Structure

75) Which ruler built an outer wall of the fort Hari Parbat and planned a new capital called Nager Nagor to be built with in the wall?

Ans Akbar

(II) Expected Questions on Famous Personalities, Crops, Transport of J&K


In this topic, we can expect 2-3 Questions in the upcoming JKSSB Exam. 

For that, we have compile 25 Questions and we expected 1-2 Questions to be asked from these Questions. However, it is highly advisable, that you should bo through the complete topic and don't reply on these Questions.

These questions are meant only for revision and should not be taken as a book substitute.


76) Which politician from J&K became the Home Minister of India in 1989-90?

Ans Mufti Mohammded Sayeed

77) Who was the First Sadr-e-Riyasat of Jammu and Kashmir?

Ans Karan Singh

78) Which eminent personality for J&K was awarded Saraswati Samman 2015 for her autobiography “Chit-chete”?

Ans Padma Sachdev

79) Who is the first Kashmiri writer awarded with Gyanipath Award, India’s highest literary award?

Ans Rehman Rahi

80) Who is considered to be the Father of Dogri by bringing the language on the National Stage?

Ans Ramnath Shastri

81) Who was awarded with Padma Shri and Sahitya Akademi prestigious award, 2011 for Dogri translation of famous Urdu Novel “Do Gaz Zameen?

Ans Dr.  Jitendera Udhampuri

82) Who was the First Kashmiri Poet to write in Blank verse?

Ans Dinanath Nadim

83) Who was Known as Lal Sahib?

Ans Swami Lakshman Joo

84) What is the Full form of JKSPDCL?

Ans Jammu and Kashmir State Power Development Corporation Limited

85) What is the full form of SSRB?

Ans Service Selection and Recruitment Board

86) Who is considered to be the First Kashmiri Historian?

Ans Pt. Kalhana

87) Which famous personality made the Primary Education Compulsory in J&K?

Ans Raja Hari Singh

88) Who was known as the “Architect of Modern Kashmir” because of his constructive work in the state?

Ans Bakshi Ghulam Mohammad

89)  Who was the First Prime Minister of Jammu and Kahsmir?

Ans Mehar Chand Mahajan

90) Who was the First Chief Minister of J&K ?

Ans GM Sadiq


(II) Questions on climate, Crops and Roads & Transport.


91) Which is the most expensive crop, grown in J&K also known as Golden Harvest?

Ans Saffron

92) Which of the  places or region of the valley known for the cultivation of saffron crop?

Ans Pampore

93) Which is the Staple food of Kashmiris?

Ans Rice

94) Jammu and Kashmir is the leading producer of which cash crop?

Ans Saffron

95) Which cropping pattern is followed in the state of Jammu and Kashmir?

Ans Two crops a year

96) Which Pass connects the Valley of Kashmir with Jammu?

Ans Banihal pass

97) Which National highway links Kashmir valley and Jammu with other parts of India?

Ans NH 1A

98) Which National Highway connects Katra with Domel

Ans NH 1C (Distance is 8 Km only)

99) Which national highway entirely in J&K and connects Srinagar with Leh also known as Srinagar-Leh Highway?

Ans NH-1D

100) Which National Highway entirely within J&K connects Batote with Khanabal ?

Ans NH-1C




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8 comments:

  1. i am not able to download the questions sir, if you could suggest me away please.

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  2. Q no. Ans 100 is incorrect. It is actually 1B

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  4. some of the questions are doubtful.

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