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Question1) Garhwal Himalaya, a sub-range of the Himalayas, is located in the state of Uttarakhand. It is named so because of several Garhs (forts) found in this mountainous region.

Recently, a team of researchers found that during 8th Century CE, these forts were strategically built to form clusters and varied levels like valleys, ridges and hill tops. The rulers used them to relay information signals using smoke and fire when facing enemy attack.

Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: Garhwal Himalaya, a sub-range of the Himalayas, is located in the state of Uttarakhand. It is named so because of several Garhs (forts) found in this mountainous region.

Recently, a team of researchers found that during 8th Century CE, these forts were strategically built to form clusters and varied levels like valleys, ridges and hill tops. The rulers used them to relay information signals using smoke and fire when facing enemy attack.

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Question2) Uttarakhand has been hit by severe forest fire recently. There are 40 active fire spots in the forests of Garhwal and Kumaon regions.

The Uttarakhand High Court has asked the state government to explore the possibility of using artificial rain to put off the forest fires. It also directed the state to extinguish the fires in two weeks and implement the ‘National Green Tribunal’s 12-point guidelines’ issued during the forest fires of 2017.

Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: Uttarakhand has been hit by severe forest fire recently. There are 40 active fire spots in the forests of Garhwal and Kumaon regions.

The Uttarakhand High Court has asked the state government to explore the possibility of using artificial rain to put off the forest fires. It also directed the state to extinguish the fires in two weeks and implement the ‘National Green Tribunal’s 12-point guidelines’ issued during the forest fires of 2017.

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Question3) A group of archaeologists has recently found the largest ancient city ever discovered in Egypt. The city is named “The Rise of Aten”, which dates back to 3,000 years.

It was discovered under the sand on the western bank of Luxor, and dates to the reign of King Amenhotep III, who ruled Egypt between 1391 and 1353 BCE. The city was the largest administrative and industrial settlement in the period of the Egyptian empire.

Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: A group of archaeologists has recently found the largest ancient city ever discovered in Egypt. The city is named “The Rise of Aten”, which dates back to 3,000 years.

It was discovered under the sand on the western bank of Luxor, and dates to the reign of King Amenhotep III, who ruled Egypt between 1391 and 1353 BCE. The city was the largest administrative and industrial settlement in the period of the Egyptian empire.

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Question4) The Benin Bronzes are a group of over a thousand metal plaques and sculptures located in the royal palace of the Kingdom of Benin.

The Benin city is situated in modern-day southern Nigeria. It was famous for its skilled artisans that produced works of huge historic and cultural importance. In 1897, the British soldiers plundered Benin City, stealing a set of metal sculptures. Recently, UK accepted that the objects will be supplied by their current European custodians, initially on loan for three years.

Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: The Benin Bronzes are a group of over a thousand metal plaques and sculptures located in the royal palace of the Kingdom of Benin.

The Benin city is situated in modern-day southern Nigeria. It was famous for its skilled artisans that produced works of huge historic and cultural importance. In 1897, the British soldiers plundered Benin City, stealing a set of metal sculptures. Recently, UK accepted that the objects will be supplied by their current European custodians, initially on loan for three years.

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Question5) The Shipping Minister Mansukh Mandaviya announced that 110 crore rupees ROPAX Jetty project is to come up on the river Dhamra in Odisha.

Centre has approved over 50 crore rupees for developing the Roll-on/Roll-off Passenger (ROPAX) Jetty and allied infrastructure, under the Sagarmala initiative.

Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: The Shipping Minister Mansukh Mandaviya announced that 110 crore rupees ROPAX Jetty project is to come up on the river Dhamra in Odisha.

Centre has approved over 50 crore rupees for developing the Roll-on/Roll-off Passenger (ROPAX) Jetty and allied infrastructure, under the Sagarmala initiative.

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Question6) A massive forest fire has been raging in the hills near Lunglei town, which is situated in the state of Mizoram. The fire is reported to have spread to towns and villages of in and around Lunglei and Lawngtlai districts of the state.

The state has deployed the firefighting team, who have taken assistance from the Assam Rifles, Border Security Force and IAF personnel to put off the fire.

Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: A massive forest fire has been raging in the hills near Lunglei town, which is situated in the state of Mizoram. The fire is reported to have spread to towns and villages of in and around Lunglei and Lawngtlai districts of the state.

The state has deployed the firefighting team, who have taken assistance from the Assam Rifles, Border Security Force and IAF personnel to put off the fire.

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Question7) The Chota Char Dham is an important Hindu pilgrimage circuit located in the Indian Himalayas, in the Garhwal region of the state of Uttarakhand.

The circuit consists of four sites: Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath. The Uttarakhand government has suspended the Char Dham Yatra, which was scheduled to begin in May. Only priests will perform the rituals inside the shrines.

Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: The Chota Char Dham is an important Hindu pilgrimage circuit located in the Indian Himalayas, in the Garhwal region of the state of Uttarakhand.

The circuit consists of four sites: Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath. The Uttarakhand government has suspended the Char Dham Yatra, which was scheduled to begin in May. Only priests will perform the rituals inside the shrines.

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Question8) Eight Asiatic lions at Hyderabad’s Nehru Zoological Park have tested positive for Covid-19. This is the first case of lions or any other animals testing positive for the coronavirus infection in an Indian zoo.

The samples were tested by Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) and the RT-PCR tests turned out to be positive for Covid-19. However, there is no factual evidence that animals can transmit the disease to humans.

Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: Eight Asiatic lions at Hyderabad’s Nehru Zoological Park have tested positive for Covid-19. This is the first case of lions or any other animals testing positive for the coronavirus infection in an Indian zoo.

The samples were tested by Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) and the RT-PCR tests turned out to be positive for Covid-19. However, there is no factual evidence that animals can transmit the disease to humans.

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Question9) Researchers have found the fossil bone fragments of sauropods – a long neck dinosaur at West Khasi Hills District in Meghalaya. The fossil is assumed to be about 100-million-years old.

This finding makes Meghalaya the 5th state in India after Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Tamil Nadu to report Sauropod bones.

Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: Researchers have found the fossil bone fragments of sauropods – a long neck dinosaur at West Khasi Hills District in Meghalaya. The fossil is assumed to be about 100-million-years old.

This finding makes Meghalaya the 5th state in India after Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Tamil Nadu to report Sauropod bones.

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Question10) The photograph of Lake Van located in Turkey won the Tournament Earth 2021 challenge of NASA. It is the largest soda or alkaline lake on Earth.

The photograph was shot by astronaut Kate Rubins in September 2016, showing a part of one of the largest alkaline lakes in the world, with a pH of 10 and high salinity levels. Lake Van is an endorheic lake and since it has no outlet, its water disappears by evaporation.

Option- ['True', 'False']

Answer: True

Explaination: The photograph of Lake Van located in Turkey won the Tournament Earth 2021 challenge of NASA. It is the largest soda or alkaline lake on Earth.

The photograph was shot by astronaut Kate Rubins in September 2016, showing a part of one of the largest alkaline lakes in the world, with a pH of 10 and high salinity levels. Lake Van is an endorheic lake and since it has no outlet, its water disappears by evaporation.

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