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This Union Territory possesses a coastal stretch of about 45 km with 28 marine fishing villages. However 45% of the population is engaged in agricultural and allied products.
Which among the following Union Territories is referred to in the above passage

A) Lakshadweep B) Pondicherry
C) Andaman and Nicobar D) Daman

Answer:   A) Lakshadweep



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Subject: Indian Geography
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Coral Reefs in India can be found in

A) Rameshwaram B) Trivandrum
C) The coast of Orissa D) Waltair
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Rameshwaram

Explanation:

Coral reefs in India are one of the most ancient and dynamic ecosystems of India. The coral reefs not only provide a sanctuary to a myriad of marine life but also play a key role in protecting the coastline from erosion.

 

Coral reefs are diverse underwater ecosystems held together by calcium carbonate structures secreted by corals. Coral reefs are built by colonies of tiny animals found in marine water that contain few nutrients.

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Which language has been declared as the second official language by the Telangana state government?

A) English B) Urdu
C) Tamil D) Hindi
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Urdu

Explanation:

The Chief Minister of Telangana, K. Chandrashekar Rao, has declared Urdu as the state’s second official language. All competitive examinations will also be conducted in Urdu. As per reports, the state government will appoint Urdu officers in all the offices over the next 60 days to receive petitions from public and reply them in Urdu.

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Which organisation among the following gave a slogan "Hyderabad for Hyderabadies" ?

A) Ittehadul Musleemeen B) Jameeyat Riya Mame Nizam
C) Deccan-e-Shabbir D) Jamia Islamia
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Jameeyat Riya Mame Nizam

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The Sivasamudram Falls is on which river ?

A) Ganga B) Saryu
C) Cauvery D) Krishna
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Cauvery

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The 'Puttingal Temple' is located in which of the following states ?

A) Tamilnadu B) Bihar
C) Uttar Pradesh D) Kerala
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Kerala

Explanation:

Puttingal Temple was a Hindu temple in the coastal town of Paravur, India. The temple was founded after the presence of the goddess was experienced on an ant hill with Puttu being the Malayalam word for ant Hill.

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