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236 In a slanting hilly Indian terrain experiencing more than 200 cms of annual rainfall, which one of the following crops can be cultivated best ?
A Tea
B tobacco
C Jute
D Cotton

Answer: Option [A]

The correct answer is Tea. Tea is planted in flat and slightly undulating land at elevation ranging from 20 to 250 m above sea level in major part of the plains of NE India. On hill slopes of Darjeeling and South India, it is planted upto a height of 2000 m above sea level. The state of Assam is the world's largest tea growing region.

237 The confluence of the rivers Alaknanda and Bhagirathi is known as
A Haridwar
B Kedarnath
C Devaprayag
D Rudraprayag

Answer: Option [C]

The confluence of the rivers Alaknanda and Bhagirathi is known as Devaprayag. The term Devprayag stands for 'Holy Confluence' in the Sanskrit language. This is the confluence of two holy rivers Alaknanda and Bhagirathi. ... Devprayag is located on the Rishikesh-Badrinath highway. The Hindus pay immense respect to the town as it is the place where the holy River Ganga takes it shape.

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238 The most literate union territory in India is
A Lakshadweep
B Chandigarh
C Delhi
D Pondicherry

Answer: Option [A]

The most literate union territory in India is Lakshadweep. As per the Census of 2011 the litereacy rate in Lakshadweep is 91.85 percent. Male literacy rate is 95.56% while for female it is 87.95%.

239 Which is the longest river in India ?
A Indus
B Ganga
C Yamuna
D Narmada

Answer: Option [A]

The correct answer is Indus. At over three thousand kilometers long, the Indus is the longest river of India as of 2022. It originates in Tibet from Lake Mansarovar before flowing through the regions of Ladakh and Punjab, joining the Arabian Sea at Pakistan's Karachi port.

240 Which is the largest freshwater lake in India ?
A Vembanad lake
B Chilka lake
C Wular lake
D Tilyar Lake

Answer: Option [C]

The correct answer is Wular lake. The largest freshwater lake in India is Wular Lake (also coined as Wullar). It is also one of the largest freshwater lakes in Asia. Wular Lake is located in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir, India. Tectonic activity has formed the lake basin and it is fed by the Jhelum River.

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