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In which one among the following districts is the highest point of Eastern Ghats located?

A) Ganjam B) Visakhapatnam
C) Kurnool D) North Arcot

Answer:   B) Visakhapatnam

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Q:

The only active volcano of India is located in which State/Union Territory ?

A) Andaman & Nicobar Island B) Gujarat
C) Haryana D) Maharashtra
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Andaman & Nicobar Island

Explanation:

A team of scientists led by Abhay Mudholkar, from CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography (CSIR-NIO) in Goa on February 17, 2017 informed that India’s only live volcano, the barren island volcano in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands has started erupting smoke and lava again. The Barren Island volcano last erupted in 1991 after lying dormant for 150 years. Again the volcano has started showing sporadic activity in small intervals of 5-10 minutes. As per the scientists, during the day only ash clouds were observed, but after sunset red lava foundations were erupting from the crater into the atmosphere and hot lava streamed down the slopes.

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Indian Water falls "Kunchikal falls" is in which state ?

A) Odisha B) Maharastra
C) Rajasthan D) Karnataka
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Karnataka

Explanation:

Kunchikal falls of India is of height 1493 ft is in Karnataka state of the river Varahi.

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In terms of territorial extent, the largest district of India is located in which of the following states ?

A) Rajasthan B) Tamil Nadu
C) Jammu & Kashmir D) Gujarat
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Gujarat

Explanation:

Kachchh district is the largest in India in terms of territorial extent, located in the state of Gujarat.
The second largest district is Leh in Jammu & Kashmir.

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The chosen date for the observance of the Earth Hour 2017 is ?

A) 25th March B) 26th March
C) 27th March D) 28th March
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 25th March

Explanation:

Earth Hour is a people's movement inspiring individuals from more than 7000 cities across the globe to take a stand against climate change, making it the largest voluntary movement ever witnessed in history.

On 25 March 2017, Switch Off and Switch Onto Solar Energy

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When and by whom the PIN coode system was introduced in India ?

A) Savinder Singh B) Shriram Bhikaji Velankar
C) D.R. Khullar D) Mahesh Barnwal
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Shriram Bhikaji Velankar

Explanation:

The PIN code system was introduced on 15 th August 1972 by Shriram Bhikaji Velankar. Currently India has six digit post code and soon it will be converted in eight digits.

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