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186 where is Indian Institute of Petroleum located ?
A Delhi
B Dehradun
C Chennai
D Vishakhapatnam

Answer: Option [B]

The correct answer is Dehradun. Spread over a campus of 257-acre (1.04 km2), it is situated in Dehradun, the capital of Uttarakhand state, on National Highway 72 (NH 72). Established through an act of parliament in the year 1959, it started in New Delhi in 1960 and finally in Dehradun since 1963.

187 Which of the following statements is correct ?
A Mica is found in Kodarma
B Cuddapah series is famous for diamonds
C Petroleum reserves are found in aravali hills
D Natural gas is found in Dharwar rock formation

Answer: Option [A]

The correct answer is Mica is found in Kodarma. Koderma is one of the districts of Jharkhand which is blessed with abundant natural resources and rich mineral deposits throughout the district. Earlier it was famous for production of world class mica and was known as the Mica Capital of India or Abrakh-Nagri.

188 In India, rain forests are found in
A Eastern Ghat
B Central India
C N.W. Himalayas and Eastern Ghats
D N.E. Himalayas and Eastern Ghats

Answer: Option [D]

In India, rain forests are found in N.E. Himalayas and Eastern Ghats. Tropical Rainforests of India, are found in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, the Western Ghats, which fringe the Arabian Sea, the coastline of peninsular India, and the greater Assam region in the north-east. Small remnants of rainforest are found in Odisha state.

189 Silent Valley of Kerala
A is a good picnic spot
B contains costly timber tress
C is the only evergreen forest in India
D contain rare species of plants and animals

Answer: Option [D]

Silent Valley of Kerala contain rare species of plants and animals. Silent valley has many endemic bird species like Nilgiris wood-pigeon, Malabar parakeet, Malabar grey hornbill, white-bellied treepie, grey-headed bulbul etc. Some of the mammal species include lion-tailed macaque, Nilgiris langur and Malabar giant squirrel.

190 Which is “Raisina Hills”?
A where Rashtrapati Bhavan is situated
B The Place where the Dogra rulers of J & K built their fort in Jammu
C The Hill feature in Srinagar, otherwise known as ‘Shankara-charya Hill’
D The rock feature at Kanya-kumari where Swami Vivekananda’s statue was erected.

Answer: Option [A]

Raisina Hill, often used as a metonym for the seat of the Government of India, is an area of New Delhi, housing India's most important government buildings, including Rashtrapati Bhavan, the official residence of the President of India and the Secretariat building housing the Prime Minister's Office and several other ...


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