Sohra Marathon, Meghalaya - Current Affairs Questions and Answers

1)   Which state’s chief minister laid the foundation stone for the International Centre for performing Arts and Culture in the capital city of the state on 23rd Apr’15?

a. Assam
b. Sikkim
c. Meghalaya
d. Mizoram
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Meghalaya

Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr. Mukul Sangma asserted that the project will make differences in the lives of the people in the State and will give an opportunity to the youth to unleash their talent.

2)   The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated a cultural festival of the North East organized by Government of Meghalaya and sponsored by the North Eastern Council in New Delhi on April 11, 2015. What was the title of the Festival?

a. Songs and Dances of North East
b. Cultural Beauty of North East
c. Dances of North East
d. Cultural Diversity in North East
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Songs and Dances of North East

This initiative is one of the outcomes of the recommendations of the M.P. Bezbaruah Committee on the North East, set up by the Ministry of Home Affairs to work out modalities for building a strong social bond between the people of North East and the rest of the country.