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20 May 2022
Question :
Consider the following pairs:
  Waterfall of India Location
1. Nohkalikai Meghalaya
2. Kunchikal Kerala
3. Barehipani Odisha
4. Dudhsagar Falls Rajasthan
Which of the pairs given above are correctly matched? 

1 only

1 and 3

3 only

1, 2, 3 and 4

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12 May 2022
Question : Consider the following pairs:
Mountain Passes - States/Union Territories
  1. Bara-lacha-la - Himachal Pradesh
  2. Debsa Pass - Himachal Pradesh
  3. Khardung La - Sikkim
  4. Mana Pass - Uttarakhand
  5. Sasser Pass - Ladakh
  6. Sia La - Jammu and Kashmir (Siachen Glacier) 
Which of the pair/s given above is/ are NOT correctly matched?

2 only
3 only
1 and 4 only
3, 5 and 6 only

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06 May 2022
Question : Which of the following river was known by names Kanaknandini, Chitrotpala and Nilotpala in different era?

Brahmani
Brahmaputra
Mahanadi
Godavari

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03 May 2022
Question :
Consider the following statements regarding the Brahmaputra River System:
  1. The river Brahmaputra originates in Himalayan Lake Manasarover in Tibet and flows eastward.
  2. It is known as the Yarlung Tsangpo River in Tibet, the Brahmaputra, Lohit, Siang, and Dihang in India, and the Jamuna in Bangladesh.
  3. The Brahmaputra River traverses the maximum distance in India.
Which of the statement/s given above is/are NOT correct?
 

1 and 3 only
2 only
3 only
2 and 3 only

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02 May 2022
Question : Which of the following countries open out to the South China Sea?
  1. Singapore
  2. Laos
  3. Brunei
  4. Cambodia
Select the correct answer using the codes given below
1 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3 only
1, 3 and 4 only
1, 2, 3 and 4

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27 Apr 2022
Question : Consider the following statements:
  1. The Kuril Islands dispute, also known as the Northern Territories dispute, is a disagreement between Japan and Russia
  2. The Iturup island is the largest and northernmost island in Russia's southern Kuril Islands
  3. A substantial dispute regarding the status of the Kuril Islands arose between the U.S. and the Soviet Union during the preparation of the Treaty of San Francisco in 1951
Which of the statements given above are correct?
1 only
1 and 2 only
2 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3

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03 Apr 2022
Question :
Consider the following statements with respect to river “Ken”:
  1. River Sonar is its largest tributary, whose entire basin lies in Madhya Pradesh
  2. Crossing the Bijawar-Panna hills, the Ken River cuts a long and very deep gorge. In this gorge several streams join the Ken making waterfalls
  3. It is famous for the rare semi-precious stone known as Shahjar or Shazar 
  4. Banda city is located on banks of river Ken
Which of the statements given above are correct?

1 and 3 only

2 and 4 only
2 and 3 only
1, 2, 3 and 4

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01 Apr 2022
Question : consider the following statements:
  1. The site of Mes Aynak possesses a vast complex of Buddhist monasteries, homes, and market areas
  2. Mes Aynak means ‘embrace the concepts of karma’
  3. Mes Aynak contains Afghanistan's largest copper deposit for which the Taliban are hoping for Chinese investment
  4. The site's archaeological wealth had been discovered by Russian and Afghan geologists
Which of the statement/s given above is/are NOT correct?
1, 2 and 4 only
2 only
2 and 3 only
2 and 4 only

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25 Mar 2022
Question : Consider the following statements regarding Mekedatu Water Project:
  1. Mekedatu is located in the state of Tamilnadu. 
  2. Mekedatu is a drinking water cum power generation project located at the confluence of river Cauvery and its tributary Harangi
Which of the statement/s given above is/are correct?
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2 

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06 Mar 2022
Question : Consider the following statements with regards to the Geological Survey of India:
  1. First Geological Map of parts of India was of Hyderabad region by Dr H. W. Voysey in 1821
  2. Thomas Oldham took charge of office on 5th March, 1851, which marks the establishment of the Geological Survey of India. 
  3. In 1951, M. S. Krishnan becomes the first Indian to be a Director of the Geological survey of India
Which of the statement/s given above is/are correct?

1 and 2 only
2 and 3 only
3 only
1, 2 and 3

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12 Feb 2022
Question :
Consider the following statements regarding India Meteorological Department (IMD):
  1. Headquartered in Delhi, IMD is an agency under Ministry of Earth Sciences of the Government of India that operates hundreds of observation stations across India and Antarctica.
  2. It is the principal agency responsible for metrological observation, weather forecasting and seismology.
  3. For more accurate weather forecast, recently IMD has commissioned 4 new doppler radars in Leh, Delhi, Mumbai & Chennai 
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

1 only

1 and 2 only

1 and 3 only
‚Äč1, 2 and 3

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01 Feb 2022
Question : Recently Dhinkia, a village in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district is protesting land acquisition for industry because of the fear of being displaced from their farmlands. What do they grow in their farmland?
  1. Betel Leaves
  2. The Cashew Crop

1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2

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22 Nov 2021
Question : Consider the following statements with respect to the Ganga Expressway:
  1. The Ganga Expressway, an ambitious project of Central Government, connecting Meerut to Prayagraj district has got environmental clearance.
  2. the 594-km Ganga Expressway is the longest expressway in the country, whose more than 90 Percent land acquisition work is complete.
  3. The expressway will start at Bijauli in Meerut district from the Meerut-Bulandshahr highway and conclude at the Prayagraj bypass near the Joodapur Dandu village in Prayagraj district.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

1 Only
1 and 2 Only
2 and 3 Only
1, 2 and 3

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20 Oct 2021
Question :

Consider the following statements w.r.t. Geographic Information System (GIS) Energy Map of India

1.      NITI Aayog in collaboration with Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has developed a comprehensive GIS Energy Map of India with the support of Energy Ministries of Government of India.

2.      The map attempts to identify and locate all primary and secondary sources of energy and their transportation/transmission networks to provide a comprehensive view of energy production and distribution in a country.

3.      The Geospatial Energy Map of India will be useful in planning and making investment decisions.

4.      It will also aid in disaster management using available energy assets.

Which of the above statements are correct?


1 and 3 only
2, 3 and 4 only
1, 2 and 3 only
1, 2, 3 and 4
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