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Question1) Residents of Himachal Pradesh have been protesting against the proposed 804 mega-watt Jangi Thopan Powari hydroelectricity project (JTP HEP).

This is a proposed project over the Sutlej River. The run-of-the-river (ROR) project involves construction of a concrete gravity dam above the deepest foundation level across river Satluj and underground powerhouse on the right bank upstream of Tehsil boundary.

Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: Residents of Himachal Pradesh have been protesting against the proposed 804 mega-watt Jangi Thopan Powari hydroelectricity project (JTP HEP).

This is a proposed project over the Sutlej River. The run-of-the-river (ROR) project involves construction of a concrete gravity dam above the deepest foundation level across river Satluj and underground powerhouse on the right bank upstream of Tehsil boundary.

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Question2) Kaluchak IAF station, is said to have witnessed an attack from an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), using highly explosive impact IEDs.

This was the first time that UAVs were used to strike a strategic military installation in India. A day after, the Army personnel spotted and fired at two drones said to be hovering over the Kaluchak military station.

Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: Kaluchak IAF station, is said to have witnessed an attack from an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), using highly explosive impact IEDs.

This was the first time that UAVs were used to strike a strategic military installation in India. A day after, the Army personnel spotted and fired at two drones said to be hovering over the Kaluchak military station.

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Question3) Scientists from NASA and some universities are undertaking a $15 million, five-year study on adjacent areas of Louisiana. They are using high-tech airborne systems along with boats.

The team aims to create computer models that can be used with satellite data. This will let countries around the world know which parts of their deltas can be shored up.

Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: Scientists from NASA and some universities are undertaking a $15 million, five-year study on adjacent areas of Louisiana. They are using high-tech airborne systems along with boats.

The team aims to create computer models that can be used with satellite data. This will let countries around the world know which parts of their deltas can be shored up.

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Question4) Queshuachaca Bridge is in Quehue District, Canas Province, Peru. The dimension of the bridge is 33 m. long and 1.20 m. wide, the material used is only the braided straw, obtained from the high Puna. It requires an annual maintenance because the straw used for its construction begins to decompose.

Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: Queshuachaca Bridge is in Quehue District, Canas Province, Peru. The dimension of the bridge is 33 m. long and 1.20 m. wide, the material used is only the braided straw, obtained from the high Puna. It requires an annual maintenance because the straw used for its construction begins to decompose.

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Question5) Nagaland is known as the Falcon Capital of the World. It became India’s 16th state on Dec. 1, 1963. The Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party’s Neiphiu Rio is its current chief minister. Recently, declaring the state as a “disturbed area”, the Centre extended the operation of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in the state for six more months, till December 31.

Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: Nagaland is known as the Falcon Capital of the World. It became India’s 16th state on Dec. 1, 1963. The Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party’s Neiphiu Rio is its current chief minister. Recently, declaring the state as a “disturbed area”, the Centre extended the operation of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in the state for six more months, till December 31.

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Question6) Dashli ada or Dashly Island is one of the islands of Baku Archipelago, located in the Caspian Sea. The volcanic island is also called as the Ignatiy Stone Island.

Recently, an explosion occurred near an oil field in the Caspian Sea off Azerbaijan. As per media reports, a mud volcano is the cause of the explosion. Mud volcanoes are driven by hot water and natural gas. They tend to occur where layers of water-saturated clay rocks, in Earth’s interior, are under pressure from the layers above

Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: Dashli ada or Dashly Island is one of the islands of Baku Archipelago, located in the Caspian Sea. The volcanic island is also called as the Ignatiy Stone Island.

Recently, an explosion occurred near an oil field in the Caspian Sea off Azerbaijan. As per media reports, a mud volcano is the cause of the explosion. Mud volcanoes are driven by hot water and natural gas. They tend to occur where layers of water-saturated clay rocks, in Earth’s interior, are under pressure from the layers above

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Question7) There are 135 Centrally Protected Monuments/Sites in Andhra Pradesh. Monuments at Nagarjunakonda, Budhhist Remains at Salihundam and Veerabhadra Temple have been identified as ‘Adarsh Smarak’ in Andhra Pradesh.

The Government provides additional facilities at Adarsh Smarak including Wi-Fi, Cafeteria, Brail signages, etc. Fort at Gandikota has been included in Government’s Adopt-a-Heritage scheme.

Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: There are 135 Centrally Protected Monuments/Sites in Andhra Pradesh. Monuments at Nagarjunakonda, Budhhist Remains at Salihundam and Veerabhadra Temple have been identified as ‘Adarsh Smarak’ in Andhra Pradesh.

The Government provides additional facilities at Adarsh Smarak including Wi-Fi, Cafeteria, Brail signages, etc. Fort at Gandikota has been included in Government’s Adopt-a-Heritage scheme.

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Question8) The Union Cabinet approved the establishment of a central university in Ladakh, at a cost of Rs 750 crore.

The jurisdiction of this university will cover the regions of Leh and Kargil. The Education Ministry is expected to bring two amendments to the Central Universities Act, 2009 for this matter. The government has identified a location near village Khaltsi, which is located between Leh and Kargil.

Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: The Union Cabinet approved the establishment of a central university in Ladakh, at a cost of Rs 750 crore.

The jurisdiction of this university will cover the regions of Leh and Kargil. The Education Ministry is expected to bring two amendments to the Central Universities Act, 2009 for this matter. The government has identified a location near village Khaltsi, which is located between Leh and Kargil.

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Question9) World’s first 3D-printed steel bridge was opened to the public in Amsterdam recently. It was developed by MX3D, a Dutch robotics company, in collaboration with a team of experts.

The bridge was unveiled by Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands. The bridge was developed for four years and was installed over one of the oldest canals in Amsterdam’s city centre – the Oudezijds Achterburgwal. This bridge represents a major milestone for 3D-printing technology.

Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: World’s first 3D-printed steel bridge was opened to the public in Amsterdam recently. It was developed by MX3D, a Dutch robotics company, in collaboration with a team of experts.

The bridge was unveiled by Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands. The bridge was developed for four years and was installed over one of the oldest canals in Amsterdam’s city centre – the Oudezijds Achterburgwal. This bridge represents a major milestone for 3D-printing technology.

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Question10) The North Eastern Space Applications Centre (NESAC) is a joint initiative of Department of Space (DOS) and the North Eastern Council (NEC). It is located in Umiam, Meghalaya.

The Union Home Minister, Amit Shah, recently laid the foundation stone for the Multipurpose Convention Centre and Exhibition Facility of the North Eastern Space Applications Centre-NESAC, in Shillong.

Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: The North Eastern Space Applications Centre (NESAC) is a joint initiative of Department of Space (DOS) and the North Eastern Council (NEC). It is located in Umiam, Meghalaya.

The Union Home Minister, Amit Shah, recently laid the foundation stone for the Multipurpose Convention Centre and Exhibition Facility of the North Eastern Space Applications Centre-NESAC, in Shillong.

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