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Till the formation of the Chhattisgarh state, Madhya Pradesh was the _______ state in India.
1. Largest
2. Second Largest
3. Third Largest
4. Fourth Largest

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Largest

The correct answer is Largest.

  • Madhya Pradesh used to be the largest state in India till Chhattisgarh was carved out of it in 2000. 
  • Madhya Pradesh is now the second-largest Indian Sate in size with an area of 3,08,000 sq. km.
  • Madhya Pradesh came into being on 1 November 1956.
  • It was reorganized on 1 November 2000 to create a new Chhattisgarh state.


  • Rajasthan is the largest state now with an area of 342,239 sq km.
  • Goa is the smallest state with an area of 3,702 sq km.


As of April 6, 2021



Chief Minister


Madhya Pradesh


Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Anandiben Patel



Pramod Sawant

Bhagat Singh Koshyari



Ashok Gehlot

Kalraj Mishra

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