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Thenzawl Golf Resort Project

In which of the following north-eastern state, Thenzawl Golf Resort Project has been virtually inaugurated?


Indian Council For Cultural Relations (ICCR)

Consider the following statements with reference to the Indian Council for Cultural Relations(ICCR):

  1. ICCR was founded in 1950 by SardarVallabhbhai Patel, independent India’s first Deputy Prime Minister.
  2. It publishes six quarterly journals which are published in five different languages.

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Loya Jirga

In which of the following countries, LoyaJirga - a national mass gathering,that brings together representatives from the various ethnic, religious, and tribal communitiesto settle national issues?


Comptroller And Auditor General Of India

Consider the following statements with reference to the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India:

  1. The Constitution of India provides for an independent office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) in chapter VI under Part VI.
  2. The CAG is mentioned in the Constitution of India under Article 148 – 151.
  3. CAG is the head of the Indian Audit and Accounts Department.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:


Ammonium Nitrate

Consider the following with reference to ammonium nitrate:

  1. In its pure form, ammonium nitrate (NH4NO3) is a yellow, crystalline chemical which is insoluble in water.
  2. It is also the main component of the explosive composition known as ANFO — ammonium nitrate fuel oil.
  3. Ammonium nitrate is used in some instant cold packs, as its dissolution in water is highly endothermic.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:


Nagara School Of Temple Architecture

Consider the following statements with reference to the Nagara School of Temple architecture:

  1. In the Nagara style, the temple is generally constructed on an upraised platform called jagati.
  2. Mandapas are present in front of the Garbhagriha.
  3. Nagara style doesn’t usually have elaborate boundary walls or gateways (South Indian temples often sport magnificent Gopurams).
  4. Nagara School is further subdivided into different schools based on region like Odisha, Khajuraho, Solanki, etc.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? Choose the correct answer from the options given below:


Mullaperiyar Dam

Mullaperiyar dam has been a long standing issue in between two south Indian states. What is the name of those two states? Choose the correct answer from the options given below:


Exclusive Economic Zone

Consider the following statements with reference to the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ):

  1. The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) defines an Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) as generally extending 200 nautical miles from shore, within which the coastal state has the right to explore and exploit, and the responsibility to conserve and manage, both living and non-living resources.
  2. The EEZ includes the territorial sea but does not include the continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles.
  3. The EEZ does not include the contiguous zone.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:


Hoolock Gibbons

Consider the following statements with reference to ‘Hoolock Gibbons’:

  1. The Hoolock gibbons are three primate species of genus Hoolock in the Gibbon family and are native to Eastern Bangladesh, Northeast India, Myanmar and Southwest China.
  2. Eastern Hoolock is listed as ‘Vulnerable’in the IUCN Red List.
  3. Western Hoolock is listed as ‘Critically Endangered’in the IUCN Red List.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:


BeiDou Navigation Satellite System

Recently, which of the following country formally launched its Navigation Satellite System under the name BeiDou?


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