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Kolam Tribes

Kolam tribals are listed as Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group in state(s) of?


Geographical Indication

Which of the following are accorded with the Geographical Indication (GI) Status?

  1. Pukhoor Embroidery
  2. Wrangal Durries
  3. Banarsi Pan

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Andaman Islands

Consider the following statements:

  1. North Sentinel Island is located east of Port Blair.
  2. Barren Island is located 50km west of Port Blair.
  3. Barren Island is the only active volcano of India.

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Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Mandhan Scheme (PMSYM)

The government had launched Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Mandhan Scheme (PMSYM) not very long back in early 2019. Consider the following statements vis-à-vis PMSYM:

  1. It is open to all unorganised workers with monthly income less than Rs 20,000.
  2. Uniform pension amount of Rs. 5000 will be given to its subscribers.

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Atal Pension Yojna (APY)

Which of the following is the administering authority for Atal Pension Yojna?


Mycorrhizal Biotechnology

Mycorrhizal Biotechnology has been used in rehabilitating degraded sites because Mycorrihza enables the plants to:

  1. Resist drought and increase absorptive areas
  2. Resist disease infestation
  3. Tolerate extreme of PH

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Insectivorous Plants

Consider the following statements vis-à-vis ‘Insectivorous Plants’:

  1. They prefer to grow in areas having less sunlight as they are not capable of doing photosynthesis.
  2. They grow in acidic and nutrient deficient soil.

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Seshachalam Hills

Seshachalam Hills’ sometimes seen in the news belongs to?


Maveli

‘Maveli’ sometimes seen in the news is related to?


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