GK Practice Question and Answer

Q:

In our country, vast tracks of forests are cleared and a single plant species is cultivated. This practice promotes:

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    bio-diversity in the area.
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    monoculture in the area.
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    growth of forests.
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    preservation of natural ecosystem.
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Answer : 2. "monoculture in the area."
Explanation :

Final answer: In our country, vast tracts of forests are cleared and a single species of plant is cultivated. This practice promotes monoculture in the area.

Q:

Which of the following reproduces from underground stem?

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    Radish
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    Potato
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    Carrot
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    Sweet potato
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Answer : 2. "Potato"
Explanation :

Potatoes are modified underground stems. They have portions called 'eyes' that can give rise to new plants.

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Which animal has been taken as a symbol by the World Wildlife Fund?

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    Panda
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    rhinoceros
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    deer
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    Tiger
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Answer : 1. "Panda"
Explanation :

The giant panda is the featured animal on the logo for World Wildlife Fund as a symbol of all endangered species that would be able to thrive if permitted the range and natural environment of their origin. Our logo is representative of World Wildlife Fund's commitment to protect wildlife and wild spaces.

Q:

Consider the following functions for plants:

A. To give support to the plant

B. To provide humus

C. To store food

D. To absorb water and minerals

The functions of roots are

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    A and B only
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    C and D only
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    B , C and D
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    A , C and D
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Answer : 4. "A , C and D "
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Explanation: Roots are the underground structures that help in the absorption of water and minerals, provide a proper anchorage to the plant parts, store reserve food material (Carrot, Radish), and synthesize PGR (plant growth regulators). Sometimes roots get modified to perform different functions like Storage of food, respiration, climbing, etc. These types of roots are called modified roots. Examples - prop root of the Banyan tree for providing support, Pneumatophores of Rhizophora, and Mangrove plants for respiration. So, these statements are correct. A. To give support to the plant. C. To store food. D. To absorb water and minerals.

Q:

Which civilization of Rajasthan was spread over the banks and the valleys of Banas, Berach, Vagan, Gambhiri and Kothari rivers?

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    Kalibangan
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    Ahar
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    Ganeshwar
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    Bairath
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Answer : 2. "Ahar"
Explanation :

The correct answer is Ahar Civilization. The Ahar Civilization, also known as the Banas culture is a Chalcolithic archaeological culture on the banks of Ahar River of southeastern Rajasthan, lasting from c.

Q:

Nathdwara School of paintings is famous for

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    Sculpture
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    Wall painting
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    Phad
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    Pichwai
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Answer : 4. "Pichwai"
Explanation :

Nathdwara is the most important center of Pushtimarg of vallabhacharya and hence it is also called Vallabh style. The painters of Nathdwara began painting Krishna in the world as the inclination of God. Paintings of Pichwai, that is, painting on cloth, is a distinctive feature of the paintings done in Nathdwara.

Q:

Where is the Trinetra Ganesh temple located?

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    Ranthambore fort
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    Kumbhalgarh fort
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    Achalgarh fort
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    Jaigarh fort
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Answer : 1. "Ranthambore fort"
Explanation :

Trinetra Ganesh Temple is located in the Ranthambore fort within the Ranthambore National Park at a height of 1579 feet, near the city of Sawai Madhopur in Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan, India. People from different parts of eastern Rajasthan and all over the world come for darshan, to pray.

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Who was the ruler of Mewar in 1948 at the time of the integration of Rajasthan?

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    Umed Singh
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    Gaj Singh
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    Sardul Singh
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    Bhupal Singh
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Answer : 4. "Bhupal Singh"
Explanation :

On 18 April 1948, in the third phase of unification of Rajasthan, the princely state of Udaipur merged with the Rajasthan Union and its new name was 'United Rajasthan Union'. In its cabinet formed under the leadership of Manikya Lal Verma, Maharana Bhupal Singh of Udaipur was made the Rajpramukh, Maharao Bhim Singh of Kota was made the senior Deputy Chief.

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