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Which city in the country has created a new Guinness world record with maximum number of people sweeping the ‘floor’ (single venue)  ?

A) Vadodara B) Surat
C) Hyderabad D) Pune

Answer:   A) Vadodara



Explanation:

Residents of Vadodara, the 10th cleanest city in the country has created a new Guinness world record with maximum number of people sweeping the ‘floor’ (single venue). Vadodara municipal corporation commissioner Vinod Rao said around 5,058 people came together to sweep the venue – a bridge connecting Akota with Dandia bazaar – spread over one kilometre. The record was achieved by participants who swept the place in groups of 50.

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Which is the first metro rail in India?

A) Kolkata B) Hyderabad
C) Delhi D) Mumbai
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Kolkata

Explanation:

Kolkata Metro Rail is the first metro rail operating since 1984 in India.

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Which forests are called "Lungs of the Earth"?

A) Tongass B) Congo
C) Nile D) Amazon
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Amazon

Explanation:

The world’s largest tropical rainforest Amazon rain forests are called "Lungs of the Earth". It is so called because it produces 20% of the Earth's oxygen, and is also a vast carbon sink, absorbs more than 1 billion tons of atmospheric carbon which is emitted by the burning of fossil fuels annually.

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Q:

Which river crosses the equator twice?

A) Yangtze B) Cango
C) Nile D) Amazon
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Cango

Explanation:

The river "Cango" crosses the equator twice.

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Q:

Which continent is known as white continent?

A) Antarctica B) Europe
C) Asia D) Africa
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Antarctica

Explanation:

Antarctica is known as white continent because 98% of it's area is covered by ice throughout the year.

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Q:

Capital of Belarus -

A) Praia B) Minsk
C) Cairo D) Vienna
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Minsk

Explanation:

Belarus is a European country whose capital city is Minsk.

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Prahaar is a-

A) surface-to-surface missile B) aircraft carrier
C) submarine D) battle tank
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) surface-to-surface missile

Explanation:

Prahaar is a contemporary weapon system capable of carrying multiple types of warheads & neutralizing a wide variety of targets. It is a indigenously developed surface-to-surface tactical missile by DRDO.

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Q:

Yakshagana, a dance drama is popular in

A) Karnataka B) Tamil Nadu
C) Kerala D) Andhra Pradesh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Karnataka

Explanation:

Yakshagana is a traditional Indian dance drama form developed in Karnataka state of India.

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Q:

First Indian Institute of Skills will get in which city?

A) Hyderabad B) Noida
C) Mumbai D) Bangaluru
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Mumbai

Explanation:

India's first Indian Institute of Skills will get in 3 locations viz. Mumbai, Kanpur and Ahmedabad in the country. Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has approved the proposal to set up Indian Institute of Skills (IISs) on Not-for-profit Public Private Partnership (N-PPP) basis.

The reason behind these institutes is to promote further growth of the Indian Skills sector overall, new measures have been initiated by the Government of India to establish state of the art training institutions called Indian Institutes of Skill (IISs).

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