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Q:

Which river of India is called Vridha Ganga?

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

Answer:   B) Godavari



Explanation:

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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Landslides, mudflows, slump, and creep are all examples of

A) runoff B) soil formation
C) mechanical weathering D) mass movement
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) mass movement

Explanation:

Mass wasting, also known as slope movement or mass movement, is the geomorphic process by which soil, sand, regolith, and rock move downslope typically as a solid, continuous or discontinuous mass, largely under the force of gravity, but frequently with characteristics of a flow as in debris flows and mudflows.

 

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Q:

Yoga city in India?

A) Varanasi B) Allahabad
C) Rishikesh D) Amritsar
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Rishikesh

Explanation:

Rishikesh is a city in India’s northern state of Uttarakhand. As the city is renowned as a center for studying yoga and meditation it is called as Yoga city in India.

 

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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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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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