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Yanomami Tribe

In which of the following two South American countries, Yanomami tribe is found?


Bravery Awards

Consider the following statements:

  1. ParamVir Chakra is the highest-military award in India awarded for National bravery in the presence of enemy.
  2. Vir Chakra is the second-highest military decoration in India, awarded for acts of conspicuous gallantry in presence of enemy, whether on land, at sea or in air.
  3. Ashoka Chakra is an Indian military decoration awarded for valour, courageous action or self-sacrifice away from the battlefield. It is the peacetime equivalent of the ParamVir Chakra.

Which of the statement(s) 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:


Axone Or Fermented Soya Bean

In which of the following northeastern state, ethnic cuisine- Axone or fermented soya bean is being prepared and eaten by tribal population across the state?


"Industry" Status To Sports

Recently, which of the following northeastern state has accorded ‘industry’ status to sports?


Charan Paduka

Recently, which of the following state has launched an initiative Charan Paduka to help the migrant labour force?


Gopal Krishna Gokhale

Consider the following statements with reference to Gopal Krishna Gokhale:

  1. In 1893, Gokhale became the Secretary of the Bombay Provincial Conference and in 1895, he served as the Joint Secretary of the INC along with Tilak.
  2. In 1905, he founded the Servants of India Society, which trained people to be selfless workers so they could work for the common good of the people.
  3. He launched the English weekly newspaper named The Hitavad (The people's paper) in 1911.

Choose the correct answer from the options given below:


Pulitzer Prize

Consider the following statements:

  1. Pulitzer Prize was established in 1917 and has been awarded for the achievements in magazine, newspaper, online journalism, musical composition, and literature.
  2. The award is administered by Columbia University, USA.

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Statehood Day

Recently, two states celebrated their statehood on 1st May, 2020. Choose the states from the options given below:


Survey Of India

Consider the following statements:

  1. Survey of India is the National Survey and Mapping Organization of the country under the Department of Science & Technology.
  2. Headquartered at Dehradun (Uttarakhand), it has 18 Geo Spatial divisions ranging from the prediction of tides to aerial survey.
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