GK Questions and Answers on Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK)

Pakistan Occupied Kashmir is illegally occupied by the Pakistan in the 1947. In reality POK is the integral part of Indian state Jammu and Kashmir. India wants that Pakistan should handed over this region to India because POK is integral part of Jammu and Kashmir.
Sep 18, 2019 19:52 IST
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Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) is the ‘Apple of discord’ between India and Pakistan since 1947. To increase the knowledge of general public we have published 6 questions and answers on the POK. So solve this set of quiz and enhance your knowledge about the POK.

1. When Pakistan invaded the Pakistan occupied Kashmir (POK)?



(c) 1971

(d) 1949

Answer: a

Explanation: Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) is that part of Jammu Kashmir state of India which Pakistan had invaded in 1947.

2. How many districts are in the POK?

(a) 5

(b) 6

(c) 8

(d) 12

Answer: c

Explanation: There are 8 districts in the POK. In addition to the 8 districts it has 19 Tehsils and 182 federal councils.

3. Which of the following is not the district of the POK?

(a) Mirpur

(b) Bhimbar

(c) Muzaffarabad

(d) Ramban

Answer: d

Explanation:  In the southern part of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, the name of districts in the POK are; Mirpur, Bhimbar, Kotli, Muzaffarabad, Bagh, Neelam, Rawalakot and Sudhanoti. 4

4. Where is the capital of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK)?


(b) Mirpur

(c) Kotli

(c)None of these

Answer: d

Explanation: Pakistan has divided POK into 2 parts i.e. Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan. The capital of Azad Kashmir is Muzaffarabad & capital of Gilgit-Baltistan is Gilgit.

5. Which of the following statement is NOT correct about the POK?

(a) People of POK mainly cultivate and the main source of income are; maize, wheat, forestry, 
and livestock income.

(b) Languages like Pashto,Urdu, Kashmiri and Punjabi are spoken prominently here.

(c) The area of Azad Kashmir is spread over 90, 000 square kilometers (about 3 times of Indian Kashmir) and its population is about 95 lacs.

(d) Pak Occupied Kashmir (POK) also has its own Supreme Court and High Court.

Answer: c

Explanation: The area of Azad Kashmir is spread over 13,300 square kilometers (about 3 times of 
Indian Kashmir) and its population is about 45 lacs.

6. Which of the following statement is correct about Azad Kashmir?

(a) Azad Kashmir is attached to the western part of Indian Kashmir.

(b)  Azad Kashmir has its own National Flag

(c) Both A and B

(d) Neither A nor B


Explanation: Azad Kashmir is attached to the western part of Indian Kashmir and its true that it has own National Flag while its literacy rate is just 72 percent.

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