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Test: Indian Geography- 1 - Question 1

With the overall clamp down on diesel vehicles in the country due to rising pollution levels, automakers have taken the green step forward, with many introducing hybrid vehicles in India. They are cleaner and more fuel efficient. The Toyota Camry Hybrid is a good example of one such model. It is powered by _______.

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A hybrid car is one that uses more than one means of propulsion. It combines a petrol engine with an electric motor. The main advantage of such a car is that consumes less fuel and emit less carbon dioxide as compared to the cars run by petrol and diesel.

Test: Indian Geography- 1 - Question 2

The 2017 UNESCO Natural Heritage Festival was held from February 11 to 12, 2017. It was in collaboration with Wildlife Institute of India (WII). In which state was the 2017 UNESCO Natural Heritage festival held?

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The 2017 UNESCO Natural Heritage Festival was held at Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP) in Sairopa, Himachal Pradesh from February 11th to 12th.
The fest was held in collaboration with the Wildlife Institute of India (WII) and was attended by many prominent conservationists.
The festival featured a media workshop on environmental journalism, discussions on natural and cultural heritage of the Himalayan region and a heritage walk.

Test: Indian Geography- 1 - Question 3

This ship was the largest and most advanced ship of her time with every luxury aboard. On a fateful night in 1912, she hit an iceberg. She sank rapidly in the North Atlantic ocean killing more than 1,500 of the 2,224 passengers. Name the ship.

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RMS Titanic, the famous passenger liner that sank on her maiden voyage on the 15th April 1912 following her collision with an iceberg the night before. The North Atlantic Ocean disaster claimed the lives of 1,514 people and is one of the most devastating maritime disasters in history. 
The Titanic was the largest ship afloat at the time of her maiden voyage and carried 2,224 people on that maiden voyage from Southampton on 10th April 1912. Her destination was New York City, America.

Test: Indian Geography- 1 - Question 4

Which online portal has been launched in April, 2017 by the Survey of India (SOI) that offers free download of Indian Maps?

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The Survey of India launched Nakshe Portal on April 2017, a new web portal to make open series maps available to Indians for free. The portal was launched by Mr. Harsh Vardhan, the  Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences. The maps are meant to promote developmental activities in the country and also various other projects in India. 

Test: Indian Geography- 1 - Question 5

Which nation, shares the maximum number of borders, 14 in number, with neighbouring countries?

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China is the 4th largest country in the world with a small coastline and landlocked on most area shares border with 14 countries viz: India, Pakistan, Nepal, Russia, Bhutan, Myanmar, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, North Korea, Mongolia, Laos, and Vietnam.

Test: Indian Geography- 1 - Question 6

Botanical garden of India which contains collections of world's tropical plants is?

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Lal Bagh or the red garden is a professional flowerbed in Bangalore, It has India's biggest accumulation of tropical plants and is one of the fundamental vacation spots in the city of Bangalore. 
So, the correct option is 'Lalbagh Garden'.

Test: Indian Geography- 1 - Question 7

Cities generally come up on river banks because of their proximity to water. Water is essential for survival and transport. On which river is Panaji, a city of Goa situated?

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The Mandovi River has a length of 77 kilometres out of which 29 kilometres is situated in Karnataka and 52 kilometres is in Goa. It originates from a cluster of 30 springs at Bhimgat located in the Western Ghats of the Belgaum district in Karnataka. 
The river basin in Goa comprises of approximately 42% of Goa’s total geographical area. 
The Mandovi River is also known as Mahadayi or Mhadei River, and is often described as the lifeline to the State of Goa.

Test: Indian Geography- 1 - Question 8

Which of the following states is odd one out in terms of international border?

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Himachal pradesh, because Rajasthan, Gujarat, Punjab all share their borders with Pakistan and HP do not.

Test: Indian Geography- 1 - Question 9

The largest Muslim country in terms of area ___________.

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Largest muslim country is Kazakhstan. Its the 9th biggest country in the world. Algeria is the second largest muslim country. Kazakhstan isn't mentioned a lot because they arent known for any greatness just yet as they became independent 3 about 30 years ago.

Test: Indian Geography- 1 - Question 10

The Indus originates in Tibet at the confluence of Sengge and Gar rivers and flows through India and then through Pakistan to ___________.

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The Indus river is about 2900km in length and is the greatest river on the western side of the Indian subcontinent. It flows in north-west direction from its source at Tibet.
After entering J&K it flows between the Ladakh and the Zaskar Ranges. It takes a sharp southern bend after crossing the Himalayas.
The river empties into the Arabian Sea south of Karachi after forming a huge delta.

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