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Saturday, 24 October 2015

The expression 'South Asia' usually includes

Question 27 The expression 'South Asia' usually includes

A) Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Srilanka
B) Nepal, Bhutan, India, Afghanistan, China, Pakistan and Sri Lanka
C) Bangladesh, India, China, Nepal, Japan, Pakistan and Maldives
D) Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka

Answer: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Srilanka

Explanation : The current countries of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka form the countries of South Asia.

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Monday, 12 October 2015

Which one of the following sea routes is the shortest from point to point?

Question 54 Which one of the following sea routes is the shortest from point to point?

A) Kolkata to Yangoon
B) Kolkata to Chennai
C) Chennai to Port Blair
D) Mumbai to Colombo

Answer: Chennai to Port Blair

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Which one of the following is not a sea port?

Question 60. Which one of the following is not a sea port?

A) Paradeep
B) Haldia
C) Diamond Harbour
D) Dhamra

Answer: Diamond Harbour

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The Manas National Park is situated in the State of

Question 64 The Manas National Park is situated in the State of: 

A) Madhya Pradesh
B) Jharkhand
C) Assam
D) West Bengal

Answer: Assam

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The IST meridian 82 and 1/2 degree E (82.5 E) passes through a number of states in India. Which one of the following sets of States is correct in this respect?

Question 71 The IST meridian 82 and 1/2 degree E (82.5 E) passes through a number of states in India. Which one of the following sets of States is correct in this respect?

A) Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Chhatisgarh and Andhra Pradesh
B) Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Chhatisgarh and Odisha
C) Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh
D) Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Chhatisgarh

Answer: Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Chhatisgarh

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Monday, 14 September 2015

The newly formed state of Telengana is surrounded by

NDA NA Exam I 2015 Questions

Question 66 The newly formed state of Telengana is surrounded by

A) 5 States
B) 4 States
C) 6 States
D) 3 States

Answer: 5 States

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Explanation: Telangana is bordered by the states of Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh to the north, Karnataka to the west, and Andhra Pradesh to the south, east and north east. It also shares a small border with Orissa.
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Rain shadow effect is associated with

NDA NA Exam I 2015 Questions

Question 75 Rain shadow effect is associated with

A) Cyclonic rainfall
B) Orographic rainfall
C) Convectional rainfall
D) Frontal rainfall

Answer: Orographic rainfall

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Which one of the following irrigation canals is the most important in terms of area coverage in Haryana?

NDA NA Exam I 2015 Questions

Question 77 Which one of the following irrigation canals is the most important in terms of area coverage in Haryana?

A) Bhakra canal
B) The Western Yamuna canal
C) Jawaharlal Nehru canal
D) Gurgaon canal

Answer:  The Western Yamuna canal

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Sunday, 23 August 2015

Which one of the following pairs of States of India indicates the easternmost and westernmost State?

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Question 56 Which one of the following pairs of States of India indicates the easternmost and westernmost State?

(a) Assam and Rajasthan
(b) Arunachal Pradesh and Rajasthan
(c) Assam and Gujarat
(d) Arunachal Pradesh and Gujarat

Answer: Arunachal Pradesh and Gujarat

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Monday, 3 August 2015

Which of the above hills - region pairs is / are correctly matched?

Post 424
Engineering Services Examination 2015 GAT

Question 82 Consider the following pairs:
Hills                                Region
1. Garo hills  ----------------- Northeast India
2. Javadi hills ----------------- Central India
3. Maikal hills -------- ---  South India
Which of the above pairs is / are correctly matched?
A) 1 only
B) 2 and 3 only
C) 1 and 3 only

D) 1, 2 and 3
Answer: 1 only
Explanation : Garo hills are located in Meghalaya.
Javadi Hills are in Tamil Nadu
Maikal hills are in Chhattisgarh.


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Which of the above national park - region pairs is / are correctly matched?

Post 419
Engineering Services Examination 2015 GAT

Question 88 Consider the following pairs:
National Park                           Region
1. Bandavgarh National Park ----- Western India
2. Bandipur National Park ------- Southern India
3. Manas National Park ------- North eastern India
Which of the above pairs is / are correctly matched?
A) 1 only
B) 2 and 3 only
C) 1 and 3 only
D) 1, 2 and 3
Answer: 2 and 3 only
Explanation : Bandavgarh National Park  is in Madhya Pradesh.
                       Bandipur National Park is in Karnataka
                        Manas National Park is in Assam.
So 2 and 3 only are correct.

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Which of the above town river pairs is / are correctly matched?

Post 418
Engineering Services Examination 2015 GAT

Question 89 Plants with breathing roots are abundantly found in:

A) Mangrove Areas
B) Deserts
C) Tropical Savannahs
D) Tundra regions

Answer: Mangrove Areas

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Question 90 Consider the following pairs : 

Eminent person                          Well Known as
1. Amartya Sen ------------------- Economist
2. Kapila Vatsyayan -------------- Sculptor
3. Hari Prasad Chaurasia --------- Novelist
Which of the above pairs is / are correctly matched?
A) 1 only
B) 2 and 3 only
C) 1 and 3 only
D) 1, 2 and 3
Answer: 1 only

Question 91 Consider the following pairs: 
              Town                                River
1. Dibrugarh ---------------- Brahmaputra
2. Nagpur -------------------- Narmada
3. Kota -------------------------- Chambal
Which of the above pairs is / are correctly matched?
A) 1 only
B) 2 and 3 only
C) 1 and 3 only
D) 1, 2 and 3
Answer: 1 and 3 only

Friday, 24 July 2015

Baikonour cosmodrome is located in

Post 406
Engineering Services Examination 2015 GAT

Question 103 Consider the following statements:

1. Tista (Teesta) river flows through Arunchal Pradesh.
2. Tista (Teesta) river empties into Brahmaputra.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
A) 1 only'
B) 2 only
C) Both 1 and 2
D) Niether 1 nor 2
Answer: 2 only

Explaination: Teesta Merges into BrahmaPutra at Fulchori in Bangladesh.

Question 104 Baikonour cosmodrome is located in:

A) Kazakhastan
B) Tajikistan
C) Uzbekistan
D) Turkmenistan

Answer: Kazakhastan

Thursday, 23 July 2015

Among the following, which are the major iron ore producing States?

Post 398
Engineering Services Examination 2015 GAT

Question 118 Among the following, which are the major iron ore producing States?

A) Assam, Bihar, Meghalaya, Tripura and West Bengal
B) Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Odisha, Goa and Karnataka
C) Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Punjab and Uttarakhand
D) Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Kerala

Answer: B) Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Odisha, Goa and Karnataka

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Question 119 Consider the following pairs:

Institute                                                                       Location
1. Central Food Technological Research Institute ---- Mysore
2. Indian Veterinary Research Institute ---------------- Patiala
3. National Institute of Nutrition -----------------------  Pune
Which of the above pairs is / are correctly matched ?
A) 1 only
B) 2 and 3 only
C) 1 and 3 only
D) 1, 2 and 3
Answer: A) 1 only
Explanation : Central Food Technological Research Institute -   Mysore
Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar is located in Bareilly (UP)
National Institute of Nutrition is located in Hyderabad.


The Great Barrier Reef, sometimes in news is located along

Post 397
Engineering Services Examination 2015 GAT

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Question 120 The Great Barrier Reef, sometimes in news is located along:

A) Australia
B) Madagascar
C) South Africa
D) Vietnam

Answer:  Australia

Explanation : The Great Barrier reef is located in the Coral Sea, off the coast of Queensland, Australia.


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