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226 where are MIG engines assembled ?
A Ozar
B Bangalore
C Nasik
D Koraput

Answer: Option [D]

The correct answer is Koraput. Koraput is a town and a Notified Area Council in Koraput district in the Indian state of Odisha. HAL factory (Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, a defence enterprise of the Government of India) is only 15 km from Koraput town. This HAL factory makes military aircraft engines for MiG and expanding for Sukhoi assembly line. The HAL factory and township is surrounded by hills and forest.

227 Monoculture is a typical characteristic of
A shifting cultivation
B commercial grain farming
C subsistence farming
D specialized horticulture

Answer: Option [B]

Monoculture is a typical characteristic of commercial grain farming. Monoculture (The agricultural practice of producing or growing a single crop over a wide area and for a large number of consecutive years) is a distinct characteristic of commercial grain farming.

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228 Which of the following will never get the vertical rays of the sun ?
A Srinagar
B Thiruvanthapuram
C Chennai
D Mumbai

Answer: Option [A]

The correct answer is Srinagar. All latitudes from 22.5 degrees North to 22.5 degrees South of the equator receive vertical or direct rays twice every year as the tilted earth circles the sun. Tropic of Cancer is the determining line for finding out whether a city in India will get vertical rays of the Sun or not. Since Srinagar lies to the north of the Tropic of Cancer, it never gets the vertical rays of the Sun.

229 Which of the following district is not situated in the terai of Uttar Pradesh ?
A Bahraich
B Hardoi
C Pilibhit
D Lakhim Pur

Answer: Option [B]

The correct answer is Hardoi. Hardoi district of Lucknow administrative division does not fall in the terai of UP, Terai is a water logged region having small sized sediments good for agriculture and lies just below the Bhabar region.

230 Which of the following uplands is not a part of the Telangana Plateau ?
A Eastern Ghat
B Western Ghat
C Aravalli
D Satpura

Answer: Option [C]

The correct answer is Aravalli. Aravalli higher ground is not the part of Telangana Plateau. Aravalli hills are one of the oldest mountain ranges in world and they lie in North western part of India. Telangana plateau forms a part of Eastern Ghats, Western Ghats and Satpura range.

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