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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)     
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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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     
18 Apr 2022
Question : Consider the following statements about the Dibru-Saikhowa National Park :
  1. Dibru-Saikhowa is a National Park as well as a Biosphere Reserve
  2. It is the largest swamp forest in north-eastern India.
  3. White-winged wood ducks are endemic to this national park.
  4. It is also known for its huge population of feral horses.
  5. The park is bounded by the Brahmaputra and Lohit Rivers in the north and Dibru River in the south. 
Which of the following statements are correct?

Only 1, 2, and 4
Only 1, 3, 4 and 5
Only 2, 3, 4 and 5
1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

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ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT         
28 Mar 2022
Question :
Consider the following statements:
  1. October 5th has been designated as National Dolphin Day to be celebrated every year to create awareness for conservation of Dolphins
  2. The Gangetic dolphin is categorised as endangered on the International Union for the Conservation of Nature Red List.
  3. A WWF-India and the Uttar Pradesh forest department assessment in 2012 and 2015 recorded 1,272 dolphins in the Ganga, Yamuna, Chambal, Ken, Betwa, Son, Sharda, Geruwa, Gahagra, Gandak and Rapti
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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

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ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT       
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       
26 Nov 2021
Question : Consider the following statements with respect to the River Cities Alliance, a dedicated platform for river cities in India to ideate, discuss and exchange information for sustainable management of urban rivers:
  1. The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) and National Institute for Urban Affairs (NIUA) have collaborated together to launch the River Cities Alliance (RCA)
  2. The River Cities Alliance can play a crucial role in connecting cities with their rivers, and that it can be a model for all cities in the Basin and beyond to emulate
  3. This first of its kind Alliance in the world symbolizes the successful partnership of the two Ministries i.e., Ministry of Jal Shakti and Ministry of home Affairs.
  4. 30 Members Cities from across the Country Sign the Alliance that will focus on three broad themes- Networking, Capacity Building and Technical Support.
Which of the statements given above are correct?
1, 2 and 3
2, 3 and 4
1, 2 and 4
1, 2 ,3 and 4

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