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Sistine Chapel is located in which country?

A) San Marino B) Vatican City
C) Italy D) Russia
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Vatican City

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The Famous 'Golconda Fort' is located in which state ?

A) Punjab B) Telangana
C) Goa D) Andhra Pradesh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Telangana

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Which city is known as "Queen of Arabian Sea"  ?

A) Vizag B) Kakinada
C) Mumbai D) Kochi
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Kochi

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Which of the Following Lake is located in Udaipur ?

A) Karanji lake B) Kolleru lake
C) Pichola lake D) Vembanad
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Karanji lake

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Karanji lake is artificial fresh water lake built in 1362.

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Which one of the following is a landlocked harbour  ?

A) Mumbai B) Haldia
C) Vishakapatnam D) Ennore
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Vishakapatnam

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Minjar Fair is the important fair celebrated in Chamba district. What does 'Minjar' represent for  ?

A) Lotus flowers B) Wheat flowers
C) Local Custom D) Maize flowers
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Maize flowers

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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 & Explanation 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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" Rani ki Vav " an archaeological attraction is located in which of the following states ?

A) Andhra Pradesh B) Telangana
C) Rajasthan D) Gujarat
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Gujarat

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Rani ki Vav meaning the Queen’s Stepwell is an archaeological site in the state of Gujarat. Beauitfully structured, the site has been included in the list of international heritage sites by UNESCO. With the help of the ambitious project, The Scottish Ten, Rani ki Vav is among the five heritage sites that would be recreated digitally for managment and conservation.

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