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216 Ankleshwar and kaloi are two oil fields in
A Assam
B Rajasthan
C Maharashtra
D Gujarat

Answer: Option [D]

Ankleshwar and kaloi are two oil fields in Gujarat. Oil fields in Ankleshwar is a city and a municipality in the Bharuch district and Kalol is a city and a municipality in Panchmahal district in the state of Gujarat, India.

217 Which of the following industries are the major beneficiaries of the Mumbai port ?
A Sugar and Cotton textile industry
B Cotton textile and Petrochemical industry
C Iron and Steel industry
D Engineering and Fertilizer industry

Answer: Option [B]

The correct answer is Cotton textile and Petrochemical industry. Mumbai port has excellent harbor facilities for importing long staple cotton and machinery to meet the requirements of the petrochemical and cotton textile industries. Mumbai Port Trust is a port which lies midway on the West coast of India, on the natural deep water harbour of Mumbai in Maharashtra.

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218 IR 20 and Ratna are two important varieties of
A paddy
B jowar
C bajra
D wheat

Answer: Option [A]

IR 20 and Ratna are two important varieties of paddy.

IR-20 and RATNA are the two important varieties of rice along with others such as Jamuna, Krishna and Jaya. India is the second largest producer of rice after China.

(A complete seed of rice is called paddy and contains one rice kernel. )

219 In which of the following states wheat is not produced ?
A West Bengal
B Maharastra
C Tamil Nadu
D Karnataka

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.

220 Which of the following processes is responsible for producing the sand dunes in western Rajasthan ?
A Mechanical weathering
B Erosion by water
C Wind erosion
D Wind deposition

Answer: Option [D]

The correct answer is Wind deposition. Wind deposition processes is responsible for producing the sand dunes in western Rajasthan. Sand dunes are the depositional features which are formed due to the deposition of sand particles carried by wind. A sand dunes shape depends upon direction and speed of wind.

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