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Physical Geography :

Matterhorn Mountain

Recently, Indian Tricolour of more than 1,000 meters in size was projected on Matterhorn Mountain in to express solidarity to all Indians in the fight against COVID-19.Where is the Matterhorn Mountain located? Choose the correct answer from the options given below:


Reunion Island

Recently, India and France have conducted joint patrols from the Reunion Island for the first time. Where is the Reunion Island situated?


Kuril Island

Consider the following statements with reference to the Kuril Island:

  1. It is a volcanic archipelago which separates the Sea of Okhotsk from the north Pacific Ocean. It forms part of the ‘Pacific Ring of Fire.
  2. The Islands are currently under Russian administration. However, they are also claimed by China.

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Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

On which of following river, Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is being built in Africa?


Mt. Aconcagua

Consider the following statements:

  1. Mt. Aconcagua is the highest mountain outside Asia and by extension the highest point in both the Western Hemisphere and the Southern Hemisphere.
  2. It is of volcanic origin, but it is not itself an active volcano.

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Indian Ocean Dipole

Consider the following statements:

  1. Sustained changes in the difference between sea surface temperatures of the tropical western and eastern Indian Ocean are known as the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD).
  2. The IOD affects the climate of Australia and other countries that surround the Indian Ocean Basin, and is a significant contributor to rainfall variability in this region.

Which of the following statements given above is/are correct?


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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