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Which river of India is called Vridha Ganga?

A) Krishna B) Godavari
C) Kaveri D) Narmada

Answer:   B) Godavari



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Godavari, India's second longest river after the river Ganga and is one among the peninsular rivers.

 

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The river Godavari is often referred to as Vridha Ganga because of its large size and extent among the peninsular rivers.

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Which of the following region is covered by tropical evergreen forest?

A) Eastern Ghat B) Vindhyanchal
C) Aravalli D) Western Ghat
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Western Ghat

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The latitude which passes through Sikkim also passes through _____.

A) Haryana B) Rajasthan
C) Uttarakhand D) Himachal Pradesh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Rajasthan

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The Mosque with "shaking minarets" is situated in which Indian city?

A) Kanpur B) Ahmedabad
C) Jaipur D) Ranchi
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Ahmedabad

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India has longest international border with which country?

A) Bhutan B) Nepal
C) Bangladesh D) Pakistan
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Bangladesh

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Deen Dayal Rasoi Yojana to provide food at only Rs. 5 has been launched on 6th April, 2017 by which state?

A) Chattisgarh B) Haryana
C) Madhya Pradesh D) Uttar Pradesh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Madhya Pradesh

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In which city is the Forest Research Institute of India located?

A) New Delhi B) Hyderabad
C) Dehradun D) Shimla
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Dehradun

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What is the other name of Sahyadri Range?

A) Lesser Himalayas B) Shivaliks
C) Western Ghats D) Eastern Ghats
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Western Ghats

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Which one of the following statements about the Elephanta Island is correct?

A) It was given its name by the British after a large elephant structure located there. B) It contains one large cave.
C) It is well-known for a spectacular carving of Vishnu described in the Vishnudharmottara Purana. D) It is associated with the Pashupata sect.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) It contains one large cave.

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The Elephanta Caves are located in Western India on Elephanta Island (otherwise known as the Island of Gharapuri), which features two hillocks separated by a narrow valley. The name Ardhanarishvara (famous statue of Elephanta) means the Lord Who is half woman, Ardhanarishvara is also known by other names. The Gupta-era writer Pushpadanta in his Mahimnastava refers to form as dehardhaghatana. Utpala, commenting on the Brihat Samhita, calls this form Ardha-gaurishvara, the Vishnudharmottara Purana simply calls this form Gaurishvara.Buddhist caves in Elephants and the caves built by the followers of Pashupata cult (a Shaivite Hinduschool).The island and its resident caves received the name 'Elephanta' from Portuguese invaders after the discovery of a black stone sculpture of an elephant on the island.

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