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Q:

The tropic of cancer does not pass through which of these Indian states ?

A) Madhya Pradesh B) West Bengal
C) Rajasthan D) Odisha

Answer:   D) Odisha



Explanation:

The tropic of cancer passes through 8 Indian states.

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They are Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Jharkand, Tripura and Mizoram.

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Q:

The Salal project is on the river

A) Ravi B) Sutlej
C) Ganges D) Chenab
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Chenab

Explanation:

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The Salal project or Dam also known as Salal Hydroelectric Power Station, is a run-of-the-river power project on the Chenab River in the Reasi district of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Q:

The Yarlung Zangbo river in India is known as

A) Godavari B) Brahmaputra
C) Ganga D) Indus
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Brahmaputra

Explanation:

The Yarlung Zangbo river in India is known as Brahmaputra. The river Brahmaputra in China is called Yarlung Tsangpo or Yarlung Zangbo river. In Assam and Arunachal Pradesh it is called Lohit or luit meaning blood.

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The Brahmaputra is one of the major rivers of Asia, a trans-boundary river which flows through China, India and Bangladesh.

 

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Q:

Which of these is not a union territory of India?

A) Goa B) Puducherry
C) Delhi D) Andaman & Nicobar
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Goa

Explanation:

A Union territory is a type of administrative division in India. Unlike the other states which have their own state governments, union territories are ruled by the central government. There are 7 union territories in India. They are ::



    • National Capital Territory of Delhi – Delhi.

 

    • Chandigarh – Chandigarh.

 

    • Daman and Diu – Daman.

 

    • Dadra and Nagar Haveli – Silvassa.

 

    • Pondicherry – Puducherry.

 

    • Andaman and Nicobar Islands – Port Blair.

 

    • Lakshadweep – Kavaratti.

 

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Q:

Geography can be understood in terms of five different

A) Themes B) Languages
C) Places D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Themes

Explanation:

Geography is a field of science related to the study of the lands, places, relation between people & their environments. Geography can be understood in terms of five different themes. They are :

• Location
• Place
• Human-Environment Interaction (HEI)
• Movement
• Region.

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Q:

Black soils are best suited for the cultivation of

A) Maize B) Sugarcane
C) Cotton D) Paddy
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Cotton

Explanation:

Black soils are rich in montmorillonitic and beidellitic group of clay minerals and are poor in nitrogen, phosphorus and organic matter. Black soils are most suitable for the cotton crop hence it is also known as black cotton soil. Besides cotton, the soil is suitable for the cultivation of crops like wheat, groundnut, chillies, tobacco and jowar.

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Q:

Which among the following type of soil has the largest area covered in India?

A) Laterite B) Alluvial
C) Black D) Red
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Alluvial

Explanation:

Alluvial type of soil has the largest area covered in India. Alluvial soils are fine-grained fertile soil deposited by water flowing over flood plains or in river beds. Most of the soil is Sandy and clayey soils are not uncommon.

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Q:

Which state is the leading producer of manganese in India?

A) Maharashtra B) Karnataka
C) Odisha D) Andhra Pradesh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Odisha

Explanation:

Odisha state is the leading producer of manganese in India producing 37% of the total manganese production in the country and followed by Maharashtra with 24% and Andhra Pradesh. Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh.

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Q:

Jharia is famous for

A) Diamonds B) Coal mines
C) Pearls D) Gold mines
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Coal mines

Explanation:

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Jharia, a town in the sate Jharkand in India is famous for coal mines and resources. It plays an important role in the economy and development of the state.

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