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Q:

River _______ is called 'The Sorrow of the Bengal'

A) Sone B) Damodar
C) Hooghly D) Kosi

Answer:   B) Damodar



Explanation:

It rises in the hills of the Chhota Nagpur plateau and joins Hooghly after covering 22000 sq km. Its fury has been brought under control by DVC (Damodar Valley Corporation).

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Q:

Which type of forests occupies the highest percentage of area in India  ?

A) Savanna & desert vegetation B) Tropical deciduous
C) Tropical Rainforests D) Equatorial evergreen
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Tropical deciduous

Explanation:

Tropical Deciduous Forests: They are also called the “Monsoon forests”. They grow in the areas with annual rainfall of 70-200 cm. Sandal wood, Shisam, Mahua, Sal, Teak and Bamboo are important species of trees. Moist deciduous and the dry deciduous forests are two major categories of these forests.

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Q:

How many Indian states share border with Myanmar  ?

A) 6 B) 7
C) 3 D) 4
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 4

Explanation:

The four northeast Indian states share 1,643-km border with Myanmar – Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Mizoram and Manipur. It is in news recently, because the Indian Government has set up an expert committee to examine the rules which allow free movement of Indian and Myanmarese citizens within 16 kms of the border, but are exploited by militants for smuggling arms, drugs, and fake Indian currency. The committee will be headed by the special secretary (Internal Security) in the Ministry of Home Affairs. The committee will give its report for uniform and effective implementation of free movement regime within 3 months. It will also prepare standard operating procedures common for all the four states so that militants, criminals and contraband are filtered at the border without causing inconvenience to genuine people.

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What is the capital of Indian Union Territory Lakshadweep  ?

A) Port Blair B) Delhi
C) Pondicherry D) Kavaratti
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Kavaratti

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Q:

The Abohar Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which state  ?

A) Madhya Pradesh B) Haryana
C) Bihar D) Punjab
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Punjab

Explanation:

The Abohar Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Fazilka District of Punjab. The formation of sanctuary relates to a unique success story of wildlife conservation in which people of Bishnoi community united themselves for protecting the Black Buck which is regarded as a sacred animal by them. It is also the State Animal of Punjab. It is home to several varieties of flora and fauna viz. Albizia lebbeck, Acacia nilotica, Azadirachata indica, A. tortilis, Wild Boar, Blue Bull, Porcupines, Hare, Jackal, etc.

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Which is the smallest district of India by size ?

A) Mahe B) Zila
C) Kaushambi D) None
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Mahe

Explanation:

Mahe is the smallest district of India in size which is in Puducherry.

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