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Test: Diversity & Discrimination - Question 1

Ladakh is a desert in the mountains in the ___ part of Jammu and Kashmir

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Ladakh is a cold desert in India. It lies in the Great Himalayas, on the eastern side of Jammu and Kashmir. It has the mighty Karakoram Range in the North and in the south, it is bound by the  Zanskar mountains. Several rivers flow through Ladakh. The most important one is the Indus.

Test: Diversity & Discrimination - Question 2

Which is Tibetan national epic?

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The Kesar Saga poem is an eleventh-century Tibetan epic about Kesar, the King of Ling. The story became the national epic of Ladakh, and it is so much a part of the region’s cultural landscape that some claim that Kesar was actually born in Kargil. 

Test: Diversity & Discrimination - Question 3

Which of the following is NOT the feature of geographical diversity

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Correct Answer :- d

Explanation : The Indian mainland has been broadly divided into four geographical areas: the Northern Mountains or the Himalayan region; the great Northern Plains; the Deccan Peninsula; the coastal plains and Islands.

Therefore Option A  is the part of geographical diversity.

There are many numbers of races in India. This is not a feature of geographical diversity.

Test: Diversity & Discrimination - Question 4

This region is covered in snow for a large part of the year. Due to this, very little agriculture is practised in this region. As there is barely any rainfall, only a few trees grow in this region.

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Ladakh is a desert region that is covered in snow for a large part of the year. There is very little water available here. Due to this, there is very little agriculture practised here and there are barely any trees here. The people here depend on the melting of snow in the summer months for their drinking water needs.

Test: Diversity & Discrimination - Question 5

People in Ladakh keep sheep to produce

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As we know that Ladakh is cold place and it's temperature decreases -40degree .so,surely it's too cold and pashima wool in very hot in nature as comparison to others

Test: Diversity & Discrimination - Question 6

Who discovered the sea route to India

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Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama discovered a sea route to India in 1497-1498. Actually, an unnamed Indian navigator he hired in Kenya directed the journey from the east coast of Africa to what is now Kozhikode, India.

Test: Diversity & Discrimination - Question 7

Ladakh is also called

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LADAKH is a land of high passes on the borderland of India & Tibet. Ladakh is also known as 'The Land of the Mystic Lamas', 'The Broken Moon land', or 'The Last Shangri-La'. It is also known as 'Little Tibet' because of the cultural & geographical similarities with Tibet.

Test: Diversity & Discrimination - Question 8

Islam was introduced in this region more than _____ ago and there is a significant Muslim population here.

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Islam was introduced 400 years ago, by Chinese Muslims, Indian Muslims, and Persians. Islamic provinces founded in the Philippines included the Sultanate of Maguindanao, Sultanate of Sulu, Sultanate of Lanao and other parts of the southern Philippines.

Test: Diversity & Discrimination - Question 9

Ladakh has a very rich oral tradition of

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Buddhism reached Tibet via Ladakh. Ladakh is also called Little Tibet. Islam was introduced in this region more than four hundred years ago and there is a significant Muslim population here. Ladakh has a very rich oral tradition of songs and poems. Local versions of the Tibetan national epic the Kesar Saga are performed and sung by both Muslims and Buddhists.

Test: Diversity & Discrimination - Question 10

We feel safe and secure with people who look, talk, dress and think like us.

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India is a nation which has a different language, religion, culture, and customs. This makes India a diverse country. Sometimes diversity is not celebrated because we feel safe and secure with people who look, talk, dress and think like us.

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