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191 Girna Project is situated in
A Delhi
B Chhattisgarh
C Maharashtra
D Andhra Pradesh

Answer: Option [C]

Girna Project is situated in Maharashtra. Girna Dam, is an earthfill dam on Girna river near Malegaon, Nashik district in state of Maharashtra in India.

192 Which foreign country is closest to Andaman Islands ?
A Myanmar
B Pakistan
C Indonesia
D Sri Lanka

Answer: Option [A]

The correct answer is Myanmar. Myanmar is the nearest mainland and foreign country from Andaman. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands, one of the seven union territories of India, are a group of islands at the juncture of the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea.

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193 Which cities were first connected by the STD services ?
A Kanpur and Delhi
B Kanpur and Lucknow
C Delhi and Kolkata
D Delhi and Mumbai

Answer: Option [B]

The correct answer is Kanpur and Lucknow. Subscriber Trunk Dialing (STD) services were started in 1960 and firstly commissioned in Kanpur and Lucknow in the same year.

194 Of which major river system is the Sutlej a part ?
A Indus
B Yamuna
C Ganga
D Bhahmaputra

Answer: Option [A]

The correct answer is Indus. Sutlej River, Ancient Greek Zaradros, Sanskrit Shutudri or Shatadru, longest of the five tributaries of the Indus River that give the Punjab (meaning “Five Rivers”) its name. It rises on the north slope of the Himalayas in Lake La'nga in southwestern Tibet, at an elevation above 15,000 feet (4,600 metres).

195 Which State of India has the largest percentage of poor?
A Jharkhand
B Odisha
C Chhattisgarh
D Bihar

Answer: Option [C]

The correct answer is Chhattisgarh. As per RBI estimates Chhattisgarh has highest poverty level with 39% people living Below Poverty line.

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