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18 May 2022
Question :
Consider the following statements about a river of Tamil Nadu:
  1. It flows through Tirunelveli and Thoothukudi districts of the Tamil Nadu state of southern India into the Gulf of Mannar.
  2. It is the shortest river in the state; From the source to sea, the river is about 128 kilometres long and is the only perennial river in Tamil Nadu.
  3. This river flows towards north direction initially. However, it changes to east direction later.
Which of the following is being referred here?

Suruli River
Noyil River
Thamirabarani River
Vaigai River

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GEOGRAPHY (OPTIONAL)     
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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INDIAN & WORLD GEOGRAPHY     
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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INDIAN & WORLD GEOGRAPHY     
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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INDIAN & WORLD GEOGRAPHY      
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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INDIAN & WORLD GEOGRAPHY    
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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INDIAN & WORLD GEOGRAPHY       
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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INDIAN & WORLD GEOGRAPHY       
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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INDIAN & WORLD GEOGRAPHY       
08 Feb 2022
Question : Consider the following statement regarding rare earth minerals.
  1. The rare earth's minerals (REM) are a set of seventeen metallic elements.
  2. These metals are called rare because rare earth minerals are very rare.
  3. Of all seventeen minerals, only Promethium is radioactive.
Which of the statement/s given above is/are Correct?

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

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PRELIMS GS PAPER 1 - GENERAL STUDIES    
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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INDIAN & WORLD GEOGRAPHY    

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