Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Q1. The deepest lake in the world is  ...?
(a) Wular Lake
(b) Victoria Nyanza
(c) Lake Superior
(d) Baikal Lake
(e) None of the above
Lake Baikal in southern Russia is the world's deepest lake. It is an estimated 5,387 feet deep (1,642 meters), and its bottom is approximately 3,893 feet (1,187 meters) below sea level. Lake Baikal is also the world's largest freshwater lake in terms of volume.

Q2. Diamond mines in India are found in....?
(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Bihar
(d) Gujrat
(e) Maharashtra
Panna is a city and a municipality in Panna district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is famous for its diamond mines. It is the administrative center of Panna District.
Q3. The oldest literary work available in Tamil was..?
(a) Silappadikaram
(b) Tholkappiyam
(c) Manimegalai
(d) Thirukkural
(e) None of the above
The Tolkappiyam is a work on the grammar of the Tamil language and the earliest extant work of Tamil literature and linguistics. It is written in the form of noorpaa or short formulaic compositions and comprises three books – the Ezhuttadikaram, the Solladikaram and the Poruladikaram. Each of these books is further divided into nine chapters each.

Q4. Which city is famous for Cotton Industry in TamilNadu....?
(a) Trichy
(b) Madurai
(c) Coimbatore
(d) Chennai
(e) Rameshwaram
Coimbatore (also known as "Cotton City" and "Manchester of South India") in Tamil Nadu is the source of nearly 35% of India's cotton production. Erode and Tirupur are the largest producers of cotton vests and textiles in India; it exports much of its production to South East Asian and European countries.
Q5. The world smallest country is.....?
(a) Nauru
(b) Tuvalu
(c) San Marino
(d) Monaco
(e) Vatican City
Based on landmass, Vatican City is the smallest country in the world, measuring just 0.2 square miles, almost 120 times smaller than the island of Manhattan. Situated on the western bank of the Tiber River, Vatican City's 2-mile border is landlocked by Italy.
Q6. Gir National Park is situated in...?
(a) Gujarat
(b) West Bengal
(c) Bihar
(d) Maharashtra
(e) Madhya Pradesh
The Gir Forest National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary (also known as Sasan-Gir) is a forest and wildlife sanctuary near Talala Gir in Gujarat, India. Established in 1965, with a total area of 1,412 km2 (545 sq mi). Its region is the sole home of the Asiatic lion in the wilderness, and is considered to be one of the most important protected areas in Asia due to its supported species. 

Q7. Shore temple is located at...?
(a) Calicut
(b) Mahabalipuram
(c) Sanapur
(d) Patna
(e) Pune
The Shore Temple is so named because it overlooks the shore of the Bay of Bengal. It is a structural temple, built with blocks of granite. It was built on a promontory sticking out into the Bay of Bengal at Mahabalipuram, a village south of Chennai in the state of Tamil Nadu in India.
Q8. Loktak lake is located in ...?
(a) Orissa
(b) Nagaland
(c) Tripura
(d) Manipur
(e) Mizoram
Loktak Lake is the largest freshwater lake in Northeast India, and is famous for the phumdis floating over it. Keibul Lamjao is the only floating national park in the world. It is located near Moirang in Manipur state, India.

Q9. The longest mountain range in the world is.......?
(a) Great Dividing Range
(b) The Alps
(c) The Andes
(d) Transantarctic Mountains
(e) The Himalayas
The world's longest above-ground mountain range is the Andes, about 7,000 km (4,300 mi) long. The range stretches from north to south through seven countries in South America, along the west coast of the continent: Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, and Argentina.

Q10. National Institute of Unani Medicine is situated at.....?
(a) Jaipur
(b) Bangalore
(c) Pune
(d) Mumbai
(e) Chennai 
National Institute of Unani Medicine (NIUM) Bangalore is as an autonomous organization under the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India working since 2004. This Institute is being developed as a model of post graduate, teaching, training and research in Unani System of Medicine.

Q11. The main river in Sikkim is....?
(a) Teesta
(b) Jaldhaka
(c) Torsa
(d) Kangsha
(e) None of the above
One of the rivers that almost flow right across the length of Sikkim is the Teesta. It's major tributary is the Rangeet which originates from the Rathong Glacier, meets it at the border between Sikkim and West Bengal. Teesta originates from the Cholamu lake where it is hardly a stream.
Q12. The largest Island in the Indian Ocean is ....? 
(a) Maldives
(b) Sumatra
(c) Sri Lanka
(d) Madagascar
(e) None of the above
Madagascar, officially the Republic of Madagascar and previously known as the Malagasy Republic, is an island country in the Indian Ocean, off the coast of Southeast Africa. The nation comprises the island of Madagascar (the fourth-largest island in the world), and numerous smaller peripheral islands.
Q13. The currency of Bangladesh is.....?
(a) Taka
(b) Riyal
(c) Dollar
(d) Ruble
(e) Real
Bangladesh, to the east of India on the Bay of Bengal, is a South Asian country marked by lush greenery and many waterways. Its Padma (Ganges), Meghna and Jamuna rivers create fertile plains. The Bangladeshi taka is the official currency of the People's Republic of Bangladesh. Issuance of banknotes is controlled by Bangladesh Bank.
Q14. Meghalaya State was created on.....? 
(a) 1960
(b) 1964
(c) 1968 
(d) 1972
(e) 1978
The capital is Shillong, known as the "Scotland of the East". Meghalaya was previously part of Assam, but on 21 January 1972, the districts of Khasi, Garo and Jaintia hills became the new state of Meghalaya. English is the official language of Meghalaya.

Q15. The Kakrapar project is on the river....? 
(a) Narmada
(b) Kosi
(c) Tapti
(d) Sukhbhadar
(e) Khari

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