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Q:

The state having largest area under waste land is

A) Rajastan B) Gujarat
C) Madhya Pradesh D) Jammu and kashmir
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Rajastan

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India lies in the hemisphere

A) Northern and eastern B) Southern and eastern
C) Northern and western D) Southern and western
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Northern and eastern

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Q:

Which of the following is a Trans- Himalayan river?

A) Ganga B) Yamuna
C) Indus D) Ravi
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Indus

Explanation:

Two sub groups of Himalayan Rivers are Trans Himalayan Rivers and Himalayan Rivers.

  • Trans Himalayan Rivers :

These rivers originate beyond the Himalayas. They are The Indus, The Sutlej and The Brahmaputra Rivers.

 

  • Himalayan Rivers :

These are the rivers originate from Himalayas. They are The Ganga, The Yamuna and their tributaries.

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Q:

The Saka Era was founded by 

A) Kadphises I B) Kanishka
C) Alexander D) Menander
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Kanishka

Explanation:

The Saka Era was founded by Kanishka, the emperor of Kushana empire from the year 78 A.D.

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Which one of the following types of waves are used in a night vision apparatus?

A) Radio waves B) Microwaves
C) Infra-red waves D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Infra-red waves

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Q:

Golf player Vijay Singh belongs to which country?

A) USA B) Fiji
C) India D) UK
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Fiji

Explanation:

Golf player Vijay Singh is an Indo-Fijian belongs to Fiji. He was born in 1963, who was number 1 in the Official World Golf Ranking for 32 weeks in 2004 and 2005.

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He was nicknamed as "The Big Fijian", has won three major Golf Championships. He has started his profession career from 1984.

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Q:

The blue colour of the clear sky is due to

A) Diffraction of light B) Dispersion of light
C) Reflection of light D) Refraction of light
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Dispersion of light

Explanation:

A clear cloudless day-time sky is blue because molecules in the air dissipate blue light from the sun more than they dissipate red light. When we look towards the sun at sunset, we see red and orange hues on the grounds because the blue light has been scattered out and away from the line of sight.

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Q:

Who composed the Gayatri Mantra

A) Vishvamitra B) Vasishtha
C) Indra D) Parikshit
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Vishvamitra

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