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India’s first indigenously built floating dock (FDN-2) has launched on which shipyard  ?

A) Kattupalli Shipyard B) Goa Shipyard
C) Hindustan shipyard Ltd D) Bombay Dockyard

Answer:   A) Kattupalli Shipyard



Explanation:

India’s first indigenously built Floating Dock (FDN-2) for the Indian Navy has launched at the L&T Shipbuilding Yard at Kattupalli near Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The Floating Dock is 185 metres long and 40 metres wide and will enable docking of all kinds of vessels, including Naval ships and submarines (excepting aircraft carriers and tankers) of up to 8,000 tonnes displacement, with draughts of up to seven metres, during both day and night. FDN-2 was designed and built by Larsen & Toubro Ltd. (L&T) at a cost of Rs 468 crore.

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According to Assocham Report, ____________ is second best state in attracting investments.

A) Gujarat B) Maharashtra
C) Odisha D) Madhya Pradesh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Gujarat

Explanation:

Maharashtra bagged top position in total live investments attracted by different public and private sources across India as of FY17 stated the ASSOCHAM report. While Gujarat is in the second position followed by Odisha on the third slot, Gujarat at 8.5% and Odisha at 7%. Maharashtra led the pack to top as the best state to attract the investments.

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Which Temple has been named as the cleanest iconic place in India under the 'Swachhata Hi Seva' Programme ?

A) Vaishno Devi Temple B) Tirupathi Temple
C) Golden Temple D) Meenakshi Temple
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Meenakshi Temple

Explanation:

The Meenakshi Temple in Tamil Nadu's Madurai has been named the cleanest iconic place in India under the 'Swachhata Hi Seva' programme.

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Which state has won the 'Best Tourism State' national award 2017 ?

A) Maharashtra B) Karnataka
C) Tamilnadu D) Madhya Pradesh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Madhya Pradesh

Explanation:

Madhya Pradesh has won the 'Best Tourism State' national award for the third consecutive year. President Ram Nath Kovind handed over the award, named as 'Hall of Fame Award', to Minister of State for Tourism Surendra Patwa at a ceremony held at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.

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In which state have Indian Railway introduced " Palace on Wheels" to promote tourism ?

A) Punjab B) Kerala
C) Rajasthan D) Andhra Pradesh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Rajasthan

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In which city the world's tallest sandcastle has been built  ?

A) Duisburg B) Berlin
C) Havana D) Paris
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Duisburg

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