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Physical Geography :

Tongan Archipelago

Recently, an undersea volcanic eruption in the Tongan Archipelago has sunk one island and created another three times larger. Consider the following given statements about the Tonga:

  1. Tonga is an archipelago that comes under the Melanesia subregion of Oceania.
  2. Tonga's capital city-Nukuʻalofa is located on Niuas, largest island of the archipelago.

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The Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority claimed that the Great Barrier Reef in spite witnessing record bleaching, it is in good condition.Consider the following statements about the Great Barrier Reef:

  1. The reef is located in the Coral Sea, off thecoast of New South Wales Queensland, Australia.
  2. It was included in the World Heritage Site in 1982.

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Catalonia

More than 100 people were detained by Police in Catalonia over controversy sparked by arrest of separatist leaders. Consider the following statements about the Catalonia:

  1. Catalonia is a semi-autonomous region in Iberian Peninsula in the north-eastern Spain.
  2. Catalonia consists of three provinces: Barcelona, Girona, and Tarragona.

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Syria

Which of the following country borders ‘Syria’?

  1. Iran
  2. Turkey
  3. Israel
  4. Iraq

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Sinai Peninsula

‘Sinai Peninsula’ is sometimes seen in the news. Consider the following statements related to Sinai Peninsula?

  1. It is situated between Mediterranean Sea to the south and Red Sea to the north.
  2. It is a peninsula located in Palestine and the only part of that country located in Asia.

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Galkynysh Gas Field

‘Galkynysh Gas Field’ sometimes seen in the news is present in which country?


Sea Of Galilee

Consider the following statements vis-à-vis ‘Sea of Galilee’:

  1. It is the lowest freshwater lake in the world.
  2. Main source of water to Sea of Galilee is River Jordan.

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Dead Sea

‘Dead Sea’ is bordered by?

  1. West Bank
  2. Israel
  3. Jordan
  4. Gaza Strip

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Negombo, Mannar And Kandy

Cities like Negombo, Mannar and Kandy sometimes seen in the news belong to which country?


Golan Heights

Golan Heights is surrounded by which of the following countries:

  1. Syria
  2. Jordan
  3. Israel
  4. Lebanon

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