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56 Which river of India is called Vridha Ganga ?
A Godavari
B Narmada
C Krishna
D Kaveri

Answer: Option [A]

The correct answer is Godavari. Godavari, India's second longest river after the river Ganga and is one among the peninsular rivers. The river Godavari is often referred to as Vridha Ganga because of its large size and extent among the peninsular rivers.

57 The most important uranium mine of India is located at:
A Vashi
B Jaduguda
C Gauribidanur
D Manavalakurichi

Answer: Option [B]

The most important uranium mine of India is located at Jaduguda. Jadugoda Mines of uranium lies in Purbi Singhbhum district of Jharkhand. It started functioning in 1967 as uranium mine of India.

58 From where did India introduce cultivation of tobacco / tapioca / pineapple ?
A South America
B China
C Pacific Islands
D None of these

Answer: Option [D]

The correct answer is Option D. The Portuguese introduced in India a number of new crops like cashew nuts, tobacco, tapioca, pineapple, papaya and many others. They also introduced changes in the cultivation of coconut. Indian tobacco cultivation began in the late 17th century.

59 Which of the following steel plants is not managed by Indian Steel Authority Limited ?
A Bokaro Steel Plant
B Alloy Steel Plant, Durgapur
C Vishakhapatnam Steel Plant
D Selaam Rust resistant Steel Plant

Answer: Option [D]

The correct answer is Selaam Rust resistant Steel Plant. The Iron ans Steel Authority of India consists of 10 integrated plants. Except TISCO, Jamshedpur, all the integrated plants are in the public sector and are managed and supervised by the Steel Authority of India. Indian Steel Authority is an integrated steel manufacturing company. SAIL has integrated plants at Bokaro i.e Bokaro Steel Plant, Durgapur i.e Durgapur Steel Plant, Rourkela i.e Rourkela Steel Plant.

60 Which from the following territories does not have a border with Mizoram ?
A Myanmar
B Assam
C Nagaland
D Tripura

Answer: Option [C]

The correct answer is Nagaland. Nagaland is a state in Northeast India. It borders the state of Assam to the west, Arunachal Pradesh and part of Assam to the north, Burma to the east, and Manipur to the south. The state capital is Kohima, and the largest city is Dimapur.


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