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71 Which of the following hydroelectric projects does not belong to Tamil Nadu ?
A Kundah
B Periyar
C Aliyar
D Idukki

Answer: Option [D]

The correct answer is Idukki. The idukki Hydroelectric project does not belongs to Tamil Nadu. The Idukki Hydroelectric Project is the biggest hydroelectric Project in Kerala. It comprises of three dams at Idukki, Cheruthony and Kulamavu and related systems. The Idukki Dam is a dam constructed across the Periyar River in Kerala.

72 The Andaman group and Nicobar group of islands are separated from each other by
A Great Channel
B Bay of Bengal
C Ten Degree Channel
D Andaman sea

Answer: Option [C]

The Andaman group and Nicobar group of islands are separated from each other by Ten Degree Channel. The Ten Degree Channel is a channel that separates the Andaman Islands from the Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal. The two sets of islands together form the Indian Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The Channel is approximately 150 km wide, running essentially along an east-west orientation. It is so named as it lies on the 10-degree line of latitude, north of the equator.

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73 Which of the following districts is on the international border of India ?
A Jaipur
B Gorakhpur
C Kullu
D Kinnaur

Answer: Option [B]

The correct answer is Gorakhpur. Gorakhpur is a city located along the banks of Rapti river in the north-eastern parts of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is located near the Nepal border, 273 kilometers east of the state capital Lucknow. It is the administrative headquarter of Gorakhpur District and Gorakhpur Division. The city is home to the Gorakshanath Temple (Gorakhnath Math).

74 Where is Panjshir valley situated ?
A Syria
B Lebanon
C Jammu and Kashmir, India
D Afghanistan

Answer: Option [D]

The correct answer is Afghanistan. Panjshir is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan, located in the northeastern part of the country containing the Panjshir Valley. The province is divided into seven districts and contains 512 villages.

75 Which one of the following river flows through a rift valley ?
A Narmada
B Mahanadi
C Godavari
D Krishna

Answer: Option [A]

The correct answer is Narmada. The Narmada originates on the western flank of the Amarkantak plateau at a height of about 1,057 m. Flowing in a rift valley between the Satpura in the south and the Vindhyan range in the north, it forms a picturesque gorge in marble rocks and the Dhuandhar waterfall near Jabalpur. After flowing a distance of about 1,312 km, it meets the Arabian sea south of Bharuch, forming a broad 27 km long estuary.

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