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Q: The only active volcano of India is located in which State/Union Territory ?

  • 1
    Andaman & Nicobar Island
  • 2
    Gujarat
  • 3
    Haryana
  • 4
    Maharashtra
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Answer : 1. "Andaman & Nicobar Island"
Explanation :

Answer: A) Andaman & Nicobar Island Explanation: A team of scientists led by Abhay Mudholkar, from CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography (CSIR-NIO) in Goa on February 17, 2017 informed that India’s only live volcano, the barren island volcano in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands has started erupting smoke and lava again. The Barren Island volcano last erupted in 1991 after lying dormant for 150 years. Again the volcano has started showing sporadic activity in small intervals of 5-10 minutes. As per the scientists, during the day only ash clouds were observed, but after sunset red lava foundations were erupting from the crater into the atmosphere and hot lava streamed down the slopes.

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