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231 Jadugoda mines are famous for
A gold deposits
B iron ore
C mica deposits
D uranium deposits

Answer: Option [D]

Jadugoda mines are famous for uranium deposits. Jaduguda Uranium Mine is located in Purbi Singhbhum district of Jharkhand. It commenced operation in 1967 and was the first uranium mine in India. Jaduguda mine produces around 25% of the raw materials needed to fuel India's nuclear reactors.

232 The standard time of India is
A 4 hours ahead of GMT
B 4:30 hours behind of GMT
C 5:30 hours ahead of GMT
D 5:30 hours behind of GMT

Answer: Option [C]

The correct answer is 5:30 hours ahead of GMT. Indian Standard Time (IST), sometimes also called India Standard Time, is the time zone observed throughout India, with a time offset of UTC+05:30. India does not observe daylight saving time or other seasonal adjustments.

233 Jawahar Tunnel, the largest in India is located in the State of
A Maharashtra
B Karnataka
C Himachal Pradesh
D Jammu & Kashmir

Answer: Option [D]

Jawahar Tunnel, the largest in India is located in the State of Jammu & Kashmir. Jawahar Tunnel, also called Banihal Tunnel is a road tunnel in Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Named after the first Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru, it was constructed for round-the-year surface transport between 1954 and 1956.

234 The largest irrigation canal in India is called the:
A Indira Gandhi canal
B Upper Bari Doab canal
C Yamuna canal
D Sirhind canal

Answer: Option [A]

The largest irrigation canal in India is called the Indira Gandhi canal. The Indira Gandhi canal is the longest canal in India and the largest irrigation project in the world. Indira Gandhi canal is 649km long and consists of Rajasthan feeder canal and Rajasthan main canal and runs through 167 km in Punjab and Haryana and remaining 492 km in Rajasthan.

235 In which of the following states the first Synagogue is built in India ?
A Maharashtra
B Tamil Nadu
C West Bengal
D Kerala

Answer: Option [D]

The correct answer is Kerala. Kerala has the 1st Synanogue built in India. Paradesi Synanogue is the oldest of the 7 Synanogue built by Jewish communities in Kerala.


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