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61 where are the Saltora Ranges located ?
A Ladakh
B Along the Vindhyas
C Part of the Western Ghats
D Part of the Karakoram Ranges

Answer: Option [D]

The correct answer is Part of the Karakoram Ranges. The Saltoro Mountains are a subrange of the Karakoram Range. They are located in the southeast Karakoram on the southwest side of the Siachen Glacier, one of the two longest glaciers outside the polar regions.

62 Which one of the following mountain ranges lies in India ?
A Pir Panjal
B Salt Range
C Sulainian
D Arakan Yoma

Answer: Option [A]

The correct answer is Pir Panjal. The Pir Panjal Range is a group of mountains in the Inner Himalayan region, running from east-southeast (ESE) to west-northwest (WNW) across the Indian states of Himachal Pradesh and Indian administered Jammu and Kashmir.

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63 Naga, Khasi and Garo hills are located in
A Karakoram Ranges
B Zaskar Ranges
C Purvanchal Ranges
D Himalaya Ranges

Answer: Option [C]

Naga, Khasi and Garo hills are located in Purvanchal Ranges. The Purvanchal Mountains cover the states of Assam, Manipur, Tripura, Nagaland, Meghalaya and Mizoram. The Garo, Khasi and Jaintia hills are not located in this range which are part of Deccan plateau. Purvanchal hill range include the Patkai, Naga, Barail range, Manipur and Mizo hills.

64 In India, the irrigation of agricultural land is carried out maximum by
A Canals
B Tubewells
C Wells
D Tanks

Answer: Option [A]

In India, the irrigation of agricultural land is carried out maximum by Canals. The longest canal in India is Indira Gandhi Canal about (650 km) this canal is also called Rajasthan feeder.

65 Khasi and Garo Tribes mainly live in:
A Nagaland
B Meghalaya
C Manipur
D Mizoram

Answer: Option [B]

Khasi and Garo Tribes mainly live in Meghalaya. The state of Meghalaya comprises Khasi, Garo and Jaintia hills. The scheduled tribe populations (mainly belonging to khasi, Jaintia and Garo tribes) constitute 85.53% of the total population. The Garos inhabit western Meghalaya, the Khasis central Meghalaya and the Jaintias eastern Meghalaya.

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