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Q.141. The atomic power plant which became active recently is located at
(A) Tarapur (Maharashtra)
(B) Narora (Uttar Pradesh)
(C) Kalpakkam (Tamil Nadu)
(D) Kaiga (Karnataka)
Nuclear power plants in India are:
- Tarapur, Maharashtra (1969)
- Rawatbhata, Rajasthan (1973)
- Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu (1984)
- Narora, Uttar Pradesh (1991)
- Kakrapar, Gujarat (1993)
- Kaiga, Karnataka (2000)
- Kudankulam, Tamil Nadu (2013)
Q.142. The percentage of scheduled caste population in terms of percentage of total population is highest in
(A) Himachal Pradesh
(D) Uttar Pradesh
Maximum scheduled caste population (Descending order)
- Punjab- 31.9%
- Himachal Pradesh – 25.2%
- West Bengal – 23.5%
- U.P – 20.7 %
Minimum scheduled caste population (Ascending order)
- Mizoram – 0.1%
- Meghalaya – 0.6%
- Goa – 1.7%
- Dadra & Nagar Haveli- 1.8%
Q.143. Which one of the following state has highest scheduled caste population
(A) West Bengal
(D) Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh (35,148,377) has the largest Scheduled Caste population, followed by West Bengal (18,452,555) and Bihar (13,048,608).
Q.144. Which among the following state has highest scheduled tribes population
(B) Madhya Pradesh
Scheduled Tribe Population – Census 2011
- Madhya Pradesh 15,316,784
- Maharashtra 10,510,213
- Orissa 9,590,756
Q.145. The percentage of scheduled tribes population in term of total population is highest in the state of
(C) Arunachal Pradesh
Maximum scheduled tribe population (Descending order)
- Lakshadweep – 94.8%
- Mizoram – 94.4%
- Nagaland – 86.5 %
- Meghalaya- 86.1
- Arunachal Pradesh – 68.8 %
Minimum scheduled tribe population (Ascending order)
- U.P – 0.6%
- T.N- 1.1%
- Bihar- 1.3%
- Kerala- 1.5%
Q.146. Which one of the following is the most urbanized state
(C) Uttar Pradesh
(D) West Bengal
Level of Urbanization State/UT’s wise (in %)
- Delhi- 97.50
- Chandigarh- 97.25
- Lakshadweep – 78.08
- Daman & Diu- 75.16
- Puducherry – 68.31
- Goa- 62.17
- Mizoram- 51.51
- Tamil Nadu- 48.45
- Kerala- 47.72
- Dadra & Nagar Haveli – 46.62
- Maharashtra – 45.23
- Gujarat- 42.58
- Karnataka- 38.57
- Punjab- 37.49
- Andaman & Nicobar Island – 35.67
- Haryana- 34.79
- Andhra Pradesh- 33.49
- West Bengal- 31.89
- Uttrakhand – 30.55
- Manipur – 30.21
Q.147. The Kukrail project is known for the protection and breeding of
Kukrail Reserve Forest an urban forest created in 1950s as a plantation forest, is located about 9 km northeast from Lucknow city centre in Uttar Pradesh state of India.
It has a captive breeding and conservation center for the freshwater gharials (gavialis gangeticus), one of the 3 native species of crocodiles in India.
Q.148. The number of major ports in India
India has reportedly 12 major ports and 200 non-major ports. The major ports of India are as follows:
Kolkata port, Paradip Port, New Mangalore Port, Cochin Port, Jawaharlal Nehru Port, Mumbai Port, Kandla Port, Visakhapatnam Port, Chennai Port, Tuticorin Port, Mormugao Port, Ennore Port.
Q.149. Which state in India has Highest Road density?
(B) West Bengal
(D) Tamil Nadu
Highest Road density
The road density in India is comparable with that of Germany.
India has a road network density of around 1.8 km per square kilometre of its area.
The road network of India is the second-largest in the world after the USA only.
Density wise the USA is behind India along with Russia, Brazil and China.
In terms of the density of roads per square km of the area: Kerala, Tripura and Assam are at the top among states. Kerala has 5,268.69 km of road network per 1,000 square km.
Delhi, Chandigarh and Puducherry are at the top among states and UTs combined.
Q.150. Which one of the following state is the leading producers of raw silk in India
(A) Andhra Pradesh
(B) Tamil Nadu
(D) West Bengal
Largest silk producing state
India is the second largest producer of silk in the world after China. About 97% of the raw silk comes from five Indian states, namely, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Jammu & Kashmir, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal.
“Silk City” Ramanagara and Mysore in Karnataka, contribute to a majority of silk production in India.
Q.151. The first Metro Rail Project was started in the city of
Q.152. Which one of the following rivers does not form a delta?
Q.153. The largest tributary of the Ganga is
Q.154. The country India shares longest boundary with
- Bangladesh shares the longest border with India.
- Bangladesh shares a 4,096-kilometre-long (2,545 mi) international border with India. Bangladesh–India border is the fifth-longest land border in the world.
- Five Indian states that share their border with Bangladesh:
- Tripura. Mizoram. Meghalaya. West Bengal.
Q.155. Which one of the following countries shares the smallest boundary with India?
|Neighbouring Country||Length Border (Kms)||Border Name|
|1. Bangladesh||4096.7||Radcliffe Line|
|2. China||3488||McMahon Line|
|3. Pakistan||3323||Radcliffe Line|
|4. Nepal||1751||The India–Nepal border|
|7. Afghanistan||106||Durand Line|