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Where is Eastern Railway's head quarter located?

A)
Gorakhpur

B)
Kolkata

C)
Jabalpur

D)
Allahabad


Correct Answer :

Kolkata


Explanation :

The Eastern Railway (ER) Eastern Railway was formed on 14th April, 1952 and is one of the largest and High-Tech Zone in Indian Railways, it is among the 16 zones of the Indian Railways. Its headquarters is at Fairley Place, Kolkata and comprises four divisions: Howrah, Malda, Sealdah, and Asansol.

Which city of India is known as "Electronic city of India"?

A)
Mumbai

B)
Dehradun

C)
Kolkata

D)
Bengaluru


Correct Answer :

Bengaluru


Explanation :

Bengaluru is the capital of the Karnataka and popularly nicknamed as ‘Electronic City of India’

Which city of India is known as "City of festivals"?

A)
Jaipur

B)
Sonepur

C)
Pune

D)
Madurai


Correct Answer :

Madurai


Explanation :

Madurai is a major city in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The city is said to be as City of Festivals almost all the days in year is having at least a small festival.

Who wrote the Book "The Golden Threshold"?

A)
Sarojini Naidu

B)
Annie Besant

C)
Mother Teresa

D)
Indira Gandhi


Correct Answer :

Sarojini Naidu


Explanation :

The Golden Threshold (1905)was a work of Sarojini Naidu, known by her sobriquet The Nightingale of India (Bharatiya Kokila).

Who is the author of the book "Conquest of self"?

A)
Jawaharlal Nehru

B)
Mulk Raj Anand

C)
Mahatma Gandhi

D)
Abul Fazal


Correct Answer :

Mahatma Gandhi

First Spice Park in India is located in ..............District?

A)
Chhindwara

B)
Rewa

C)
Indore

D)
Dhar


Correct Answer :

Chhindwara


Explanation :

Spices Board of India planned to open Spices Park in all over India. The project was started to boost the spice export from India. First among the 7 planned spices park was opened at Laas village, Umranala, Chhindwara in Madhya Pradesh India in April 2009.

Other Spice Parks of India

Puttady [Kerala]
Jodhpur [Rajasthan]
Guntur [Andhra Pradesh]
Sivaganga [Tamil Nadu]
Guna [Madhya Pradesh]
Kota [Rajastan]
Raebareli[Uttar Pradesh]

Largest fort in India is .........?

A)
Red Fort

B)
Jamma Masjid

C)
Gwalior Fort

D)

Rewa Majaraja Fort



Correct Answer :

Gwalior Fort

Largest wind energy farm in india is located in?

A)
Kanyakumari

B)
Pune

C)
Bhakranangal

D)
Trivandrum


Correct Answer :

Kanyakumari


Explanation :

Panagudi is situated in the north-east. Located north of Kanyakumari, Aralvaimozhi possess the largest wind farms in the world. These wind farms generates about 450 MW of electricity.

Rain forest in India are found in which state?

A)
M.P

B)
Karnataka

C)
Kerala

D)
Goa


Correct Answer :

Kerala


Explanation :

Tropical Rainforests of India, are found in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, From upper Assam to southern states of Karnataka and Kerala.

In India, coniferous forest are found in?

A)
M.P

B)
Satpura hills

C)
Himalayan region

D)
Rajasthan


Correct Answer :

Himalayan region

First national park of India is?

A)
Kanha national park

B)
Periyar national park

C)
Corbett national park

D)
Bandipur national park


Correct Answer :

Corbett national park


Explanation :

India's first national park was established in 1936 as Hailey National Park, now known as Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand.

Tehri dam was projected on?

A)
Ganga river

B)
Bhagirathi river

C)
Narmada river

D)
Krishna river


Correct Answer :

Bhagirathi river


Explanation :

Tehri Dam is the Highest dam in India and one of the highest in the world. It is a multi-purpose rock and earth-fill embankment dam on the Bhagirathi River near Tehri in Uttarakhand, India.

Travelling Through Conflict? is a book written by?

A)
Hamid Ansari

B)
Cherie Blair

C)
Salman Rushdie

D)
Balraj Krishna


Correct Answer :

Hamid Ansari


Explanation :

Author Mohammad Hamid Ansari

Mohammad Hamid Ansari is an Indian politician who served as Vice-President of India from 2007 to 2017.

What is the full form of NGT ?

A)
National Green Tribunal

B)
National General Tribe

C)
New General Tribunal

D)
National Green Tribe


Correct Answer :

National Green Tribunal


Explanation :

The National Green Tribunal has been established on 18.10.2010 under the National Green Tribunal Act 2010 for effective and expeditious disposal of cases relating to environmental protection and conservation of forests and other natural resources including enforcement of any legal right relating to environment and giving relief and compensation for damages to persons and property and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

Who coined the slogan 'Quit India'?

A)
Mahatma Gandhi

B)
Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

C)
Yusuf Mehr Ali

D)
Aruna Asaf Ali


Correct Answer :

Yusuf Mehr Ali


Explanation :

Yusuf Meher ali (September 23, 1903 – July 2, 1950) was an Indian freedom fighter and socialist leader. Meherally had come up with the term when he was in a meeting with Gandhi and some advisors. Gandhi had asked the group what was the best slogan for independence was, and after many answers, Gandi approved "Quit India."

Who was the first woman Judge of the Supreme Court of India?

A)
Justice M. Fathima Beevi

B)
Justice R. Banumath

C)
Justice Ranjana Desai

D)
Justice Gyan Sudha Misra


Correct Answer :

Justice M. Fathima Beevi


Explanation :

Fathima Beevi (born 30 April 1927) is the former judge of the Supreme Court of India. Appointed on 6 October 1989, she became the first female judge to be a part of the Supreme court of India, and the first Muslim woman to be appointed to any of the higher judiciaries in country.

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