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Tochi, Gilgit and Hunza are tributaries of

A) Ganga B) Indus
C) Brahmaputra D) Yamuna

Answer:   B) Indus



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Q:

The Ghodazari Wildlife Sanctuary (GWS) will come up in which state?

A) Maharashtra B) Karnataka
C) Tamil Nadu D) Odisha
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Maharashtra

Explanation:

The Maharashtra Government has recently approved Ghodazari Wildlife Sanctuary in Chandrapur district as a new wildlife sanctuary in the state.

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The Gandhi Sagar Dam is built on which river in Madhya Pradesh?

A) Tapti B) Chambal
C) Narmada D) None
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Chambal

Explanation:

The Gandhi Sagar Dam is built on Chambal river and is located in the Mandsaur & Neemuch district of Madhya Pradesh.

 

The dam’s reservoir area is the second-largest in India (after the Hirakud Reservoir), and attracts a large number of migratory and non-migratory birds throughout the year.

 

It is a masonry gravity dam, standing 62.17 metres (204.0 ft) high.

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Q:

Smallest Taluk in Kerala State?

A) Kunnathur B) Eranad
C) Palakkad D) Alappuzha
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Kunnathur

Explanation:

Kunnathur is the Smallest Taluk in Kerala State.

 

Taluk :

In Kerala, the administrative divisions below the district are called Taluk. There are 77 Taluks in Kerala State.

Eranad is the Largest Taluk in Kerala State.

Palakkad is the Largest District in Kerala State.

Alappuzha is the Smallest District in Kerala State.

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Which city is located on the banks of the river Mula-Mutha?

A) Pune B) Nagpur
C) Ahmedabad D) Surat
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Pune

Explanation:

The Mula-Mutha is a river in India, formed by the confluence of the Mula and Mutha rivers in the city of Pune, which later meets the Bhima River, which itself later meets the Krishna River and finally emptying to the Bay of Bengal.

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Okhla Bird Sanctuary is located in

A) Rajasthan B) West Bengal
C) Maharashtra D) Uttar Pradesh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Uttar Pradesh

Explanation:

Okhla Bird Sanctuary is located in Uttar Pradesh.

Okhla Bird Sanctuary is a bird sanctuary at the Okhla barrage over Yamuna River. It is situated in Noida, Gautam Buddh Nagar district, on Delhi-Uttar Pradesh state border and known as a haven for over 300 bird species.

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Q:

Bijapur is known for its what?

A) Statue of Gomateshwara B) Heavy rainfall
C) Gol Gumbaz D) Severe Drought area
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Gol Gumbaz

Explanation:

Bijapur is known for its Gol Gumbaz. Bijapur city is well known for its historical monuments of architectural importance built during the rule of the Adil Shahi dynasty.

 

What is Gol Gumbaz ::

 

1. It is the tomb of Mohammed Adil Shah. This is the most famous monument in Bijapur. 

2. It is the largest dome ever built in India.

3. A particular attraction in this monument is the central chamber, where every sound is echoed seven times.

4. Another attraction at the Gol Gumbaz is the Whispering Gallery, where even minute sounds can be heard clearly 37 metres away.

 

    • Statue of Gomateshwara - Shravanabelagola in Karnataka.

 

    • Heavy Rainfall - Cherrapunji in Meghalaya.
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Tehri dam is located on which of the following rivers?

A) Brahmaputra B) Godavari
C) Ganga D) Bhagirathi
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Bhagirathi

Explanation:

Tehri dam is located on the river Bhagirathi.

  • It is a multi-purpose rock and earth-fill embankment dam on the Bhagirathi River near Tehri in Uttarakhand, India.

 

  • It is the primary dam of the THDC India Ltd. and the Tehri hydroelectric complex.
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Q:

Which Soil is Suitable for Agriculture?

A) Alluvial Soils B) Red Soils
C) Sandy Soils D) Peaty Soils
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Alluvial Soils

Explanation:

1. Each type of soil benefits different types of crops through their unique physical, chemical and biological properties.

 

2. Alluvial Soils are best suitable for Agriculture. This soil is a fertile soil which is rich in potassium.

 

3. It is best especially for crops such as paddy, sugarcane,...

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