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201 The area with annual rainfall less than 50 cm in a year is
A Leh in Kashmir
B Konkan Coast
C Meghalaya
D Coromandel coast

Answer: Option [A]

The area with annual rainfall less than 50 cm in a year is Leh in Kashmir. Areas receiving rainfall "less than 50 cm" in India are regions of "Western Rajasthan, Northern Kashmir, Deccan Plateau, and Punjab". Rainfall is especially very scanty in the Rajasthan region due to various factors like lack of any orographic barriers in the region that can make use of the south-west monsoons.

202 What is “NMD”?
A New Monroe Doctrine
B New Monetary Device
C National Meteorological Department
D Space-based anti-ballistic missile system being set up by the US

Answer: Option [D]

The correct answer is Space-based anti-ballistic missile system being set up by the US.

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203 where is the Forest Research Institute located ?
A Dehradun
B Delhi
C Bhopal
D Lucknow

Answer: Option [A]

The correct answer is Dehradun. The Forest Research Institute (FRI) is an institute of the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education and is a premier institution in the field of forestry research in India. It is located at Dehradun in Uttarakhand, and is among the oldest institutions of its kind.

204 Which amongst the following States does not cultivate wheat ?
A Karnataka
B West Bengal
C Tamil Nadu
D Maharashtra

Answer: Option [C]

The correct answer is Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu does not cultivate wheat. Because the temperature in these areas does not fall to the required level, as the temperature should not rise beyond 10° to 15° C for its proper growth.

205 Which of the following mountain ranges in India are the oldest ?
A Sahyadri
B Himalayas
C Vindhyas
D Aravalli

Answer: Option [D]

The correct answer is Aravalli. The Aravali range is the oldest mountain range in India, running across Rajasthan to Haryana. The Aravalli range is the eroded stub of a range of ancient folded mountains. Aravalli Range is one of the most popular mountain ranges in India also known as mewat hills.

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