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In India, which festival coincide with the festivals of Songkran in Thailand, Thingyan in Myanmar and Aluth Avurudda in Sri Lanka ?

A) Guru Poornima B) Makar Sankranti
C) Holi D) Baisakhi

Answer:   D) Baisakhi



Explanation:

The harvest festival of Baisakhi popularly celebrated in North India coincides with the Songkran festival of Thailand, the Thingyan in Myanmar and the Aluth Avurudda in Sri Lanka. In all the latter three festivals, the coming of a New Year is the central theme and involves various indigenous ways of celebrations.

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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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Which city has been named as the world's most liveable city for the seventh year in a row by The Economist in its Global Liveability Report ?

A) Hyderabad B) Vienna
C) Melbourne D) New Delhi
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Melbourne

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Which city ranks 40 among top 50 global cities for women entrepreneurs listing ?

A) Hyderabad B) Chennai
C) Delhi D) Bangalore
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Bangalore

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Which city is known as "City of Blood" in India ?

A) Jaisalmar B) Jodhpur
C) Yavatmal D) Tezpur
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Tezpur

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Tezpur is the city in the state of Assam is known as City of Blood.

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