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In India, which festival coincide with the festivals of Songkran in Thailand, Thingyan in Myanmar and Aluth Avurudda in Sri Lanka ?

A) Guru Poornima B) Makar Sankranti
C) Holi D) Baisakhi

Answer:   D) Baisakhi



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The harvest festival of Baisakhi popularly celebrated in North India coincides with the Songkran festival of Thailand, the Thingyan in Myanmar and the Aluth Avurudda in Sri Lanka. In all the latter three festivals, the coming of a New Year is the central theme and involves various indigenous ways of celebrations.

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Who was the architect of Taj Mahal?

A) Ustad Ahmad Lahouri B) Norman Foster
C) Henry Irwin D) Ustad Ghani Utbuddin
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Ustad Ahmad Lahouri

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Bhakra Nangal Project is constructed across which river?

A) Ganga B) Sutlej
C) Cauvery D) Brahmaputra
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Sutlej

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The Wheeler Island has been renamed as

A) Vikram Sarabhai island B) Satish Dhawan island
C) Abdul Kalam island D) C.V. Raman island
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Abdul Kalam island

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The world's largest and deepest rail tunnel Gotthard Base Tunnel is located in which country?

A) Belgium B) Austria
C) Switzerland D) Sweden
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Switzerland

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The Taj Mahal is called 'a dream in marble'. Which monument is called as 'a dream in stone'?

A) The Rang Mahal B) The Panch Mahal
C) The Red Fort D) The Bahai temple
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) The Panch Mahal

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What is the Mehrauli Pillar in the complex of Qutub Minar primarily famous for?

A) Proverbial heigh B) Skilful stone cutting
C) Excellent quality steel D) Statue of Buddha on top
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Excellent quality steel

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‘Sun Temple’ is situated in the state of __________

A) Rajasthan B) Andhra Pradesh
C) Odisha D) Tamil Nadu
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Odisha

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