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Which of the following is associated with the recent discovery of tungsten by the Geological Survey of India?

A) Agucha in Rajasthan B) Thar Desert in Rajasthan
C) Tuensang in Nagaland D) Sirohi in Rajasthan

Answer:   D) Sirohi in Rajasthan



Explanation:

A big bed of rock salt with the top portion of the bed containing potash (though not the variety used as ferilizer) has been discovered in Thar Desert at a depth of 100 metres. A massive belt of lead and zinc has been found in the Agucha area, while gold bearing rocks have been discovered in the Tuensang district of Nagaland.

Subject: Indian Geography
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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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The Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which state of India ?

A) Kerala B) Haryana
C) Arunachal Pradesh D) Maharashtra
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Arunachal Pradesh

Explanation:

The Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the eight wildlife sanctuaries of Arunachal Pradesh, India.

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