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181 Which group of the industries maximize savings on transport costs by being located near the sources of materials ?
A Iron and steel, cement, silk
B Heavy machinery, cement, sugar
C Iron and steel, sugar, cotton textiles
D Iron and steel, aluminum, cement

Answer: Option [D]

The correct answer is Iron and steel, aluminum, cement. Iron, Steel, Aluminum and Cement are the industries which maximize savings on transport costs by being located near the sources of materials.

182 In India, ‘Yellow Revolution’ is associated with
A production of tea
B production of oilseeds
C production of flower
D production of paddy

Answer: Option [B]

In India, ‘Yellow Revolution’ is associated with production of oilseeds. The Yellow Revolution started in 1986-1987 to multiply the production of vegetable oils, especially mustard and sesame seeds, to achieve independence known as the Yellow Revolution. Yellow Revolution targets nine oil seeds, namely peanuts, mustard greens, soybeans, saffron, sesame, sunflower, niger, flaxseeds, and castor.

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183 The only ape of India found in hill forest of Assam and Nagaland is
A Gorilla
B Chimpanzee
C Gibbon
D Orangutan

Answer: Option [C]

The only ape of India found in hill forest of Assam and Nagaland is Gibbon. The hill forests of Assam and Nagaland are home to the only ape found in India. They are also known as Hoolock Gibbons. In Hoollongapar Gibbon Sanctuary, one can spot them.

184 where is the Bandipur National Park
A Karnataka
B Assam
C Rajasthan
D Andhra Pradesh

Answer: Option [A]

The correct answer is Karnataka. Bandipur National Park is a national park covering 868.63 km2 (335.38 sq mi) in Chamarajnagar district in the Indian state of Karnataka. It was established as a tiger reserve under Project Tiger in 1973. It is part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve since 1986.

185 where is the Headquarters of the Botanical Survey of India located ?
A Darjeeling
B Calcutta
C Oottaccamund
D Lucknow

Answer: Option [B]

The correct answer is Calcutta. Botanical Survey of India (BSI) located in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. It was founded on 13 February 1890, is Government of India Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change's organization for survey, research and conservation of plant wealth of India, flora and endangered species of India, including by collecting and maintaining germplasm and gene bank of endangered, patent and vulnerable plant species.

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