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Teotihuacán Pyramids is located in which country?

A) Agentina B) Peru
C) Mexico D) Laos

Answer:   C) Mexico

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How many Indian sites have been mentioned in the report ‘Not For Sale’ by the World Wide Fund for Nature ?

A) 5 B) 7
C) 6 D) 8
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 7

Explanation:

The sites in India named include Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Park, Kaziranga National Park, Manas Wildlife Sanctuary, Keoladeo National Park, Western Ghats, Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area and Khangchendzonga National Park.

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The world's tallest twisted tower is ?

A) Tokyo Sky Tree B) BREN Tower
C) Burj Khalifa D) Infinity Tower
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Infinity Tower

Explanation:

The world's tallest twisted tower, the Infinity Tower was launched in Dubai Marina on 10 June 2013.

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What region is also referred as the  " Garden of southern India " ?

A) Western Ghats B) Nilgiris
C) Cauvery Delta D) Cardamom Hills
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Cauvery Delta

Explanation:

Cauvery river also known as Dakshin Ganga is one of the major rivers in the south Indian region. On its course to Bay of Bengal, Cauvery gets branched into many distributaries forming many fertile deltas. It is for this reason that Cauvery is also known as the “garden of southern India.”

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" Rani ki Vav " an archaeological attraction is located in which of the following states ?

A) Andhra Pradesh B) Telangana
C) Rajasthan D) Gujarat
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Gujarat

Explanation:

Rani ki Vav meaning the Queen’s Stepwell is an archaeological site in the state of Gujarat. Beauitfully structured, the site has been included in the list of international heritage sites by UNESCO. With the help of the ambitious project, The Scottish Ten, Rani ki Vav is among the five heritage sites that would be recreated digitally for managment and conservation.

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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 & Explanation 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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