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176 Which one of the following is not a part along the western coast of India ?
A Tuticorin
B Kochi
C Nhava Sheva
D Marmagao

Answer: Option [A]

The correct answer is Tuticorin. Thoothukudi, also known as Tuticorin, is a port city and a Municipal Corporation in Thoothukudi district of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Thoothukudi is the headquarters of Thoothukudi District. Thoothukudi is also known as “Pearl City”. Thoothukudi is in South India, on the Gulf of Mannar, about 590 kilometres southwest of Chennai.

177 Green Revolution was most successful in
A Haryana
B UP and Maharashtra
C Punjab and Tamil Nadu
D Punjab, Haryana and UP

Answer: Option [D]

Green Revolution was most successful in Punjab, Haryana and UP. The Green Revolution allowed developing countries, like India, to overcome poor agricultural productivity. Within India, this started in the early 1960s and led to an increase in food grain production, especially in Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh during the early phase.

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178 Rotation of crop means
A some crops are grown again and again
B two or more crops are grown simultaneously to increase productivity
C growing of different crops in succession to maintain soil fertility
D None of the above

Answer: Option [C]

Rotation of crop means growing of different crops in succession to maintain soil fertility. Crop rotation is the practice of planting different crops sequentially on the same plot of land to improve soil health, optimize nutrients in the soil, and combat pest and weed pressure.

179 Which of the following areas is noted for mangrove vegetation ?
A Carbet National Park of U.P.
B Sajnekhali forest of 24 Parganas.
C Lava forest of Kalimpong
D Dandakaranya forest of Orissa

Answer: Option [B]

The correct answer is Sajnekhali forest of 24 Parganas. Sajnakhali Wildlife Sanctuary is a 362 sq.km area in the northern part of the Sundarbans delta in South 24 Parganas district forest area, West Bengal. The area is mainly mangrove scrub, forest and swamp. It was set up as a sanctuary in 1976.

180 Which State in India is the leading producer of Sulphur?
A Maharashtra
B Tamil Nadu
C Assam
D Punjab

Answer: Option [A]

The correct answer is Maharashtra. Among the states, Haryana accounted for 41% of the total sulphur production and it was followed by Gujarat 23%, Maharashtra 13%, Uttar Pradesh 11%, West Bengal 10% and the remaining 2%production was contributed by Bihar and Assam.

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