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Q.1) 'Sonowal Kacharis' primarily live in the state of a. Odisha b. Assam c. Jharkhand d. West Bengal
Solution (b) The Sonowal Kacharis are one of the Indigenous peoples, Assamese people of Northeast India. . They belong to the Sino-Tibetan languages family and are closely associated with other Ethnic group of people of Assam which are commonly referred as Kirata, Kirati people or Kachari people. .They practised the task of procuring, washing and activities related to gold jewellery. .Due to distinct customs and dress and hymns and chants of Bihu as well as religious cerimonies and folklores we can clearly see how they are a part of Kachari (tribe) Community in Assam. They are predominantly inhabitants of Dhemaji district Lakhimpur district, Tinsukia and Dibrugarh districts of Assam.
Q.2) 'Repurpose Cooking Oil (RUCO) initiative' is launched by the a. Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) b. NITI Aayog c. Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas d. None of the above
Solution (a) .Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has launched the Repurpose Cooking Oil (RUCO) initiative to collect and convert used cooking oil into bio-fue FSSAI launches RUCO For a Green, Clean and Healthy India On World Biofuel Day, the FSSAI launched RUCO-Repurpose Used Cooking Oil, an ecosystem that will enable the collection and conversion of used cooking oil to biodiesel. The regulator is implementing an Education, Enforcement and Ecosystem (EEE) strategy to divert Used Cooking Oil (Uco) from the food value chain and curb
Q.3) Consider the following statements with respect to 'Terminalia Arjuna" It usually grows along river banks 2. 1. It is one of the species whose leaves are fed on by the Antheraea paphia moth which produces the tassar silk Select the correct statements a. 1 Only b. 2 Only c. Both 1 and 2 d. Neither 1 nor 2
Solution (c) .The arjuna is about 20-25 metres tall; usually has a buttressed trunk, and forms a wide canopy at the crown, from which branche:s drop downwards. It has oblong, conical leaves which are green on the top and brown below; smooth, grey bark; it has pale yellow flowers. .The arjuna is usually found growing on river banks or near dry river beds in Bangladesh, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal and south and central India .The arjuna is one of the species whose leaves are fed on by the Antheraea paphia moth which produces the tassar silk, a wild silk of commercial importance In Theravada Buddhism, Arjuna is said to have been used as the tree for achieved enlightenment, or Bodhi by the tenth Buddha (title) called "Anomadassi Buddha" Anomadassi Buddha was one of the 28 Buddhas. He was born in Candavati, lived in Upasiri and later lived in the Dhammarama Monastery.
Q.4) The 'Indian Housing Project' is a housing reconstruction project funded by the Government of India in which of the following countries? a. Afghanistan b. Sri Lanka c. Maldives d. Kenya
Solution (b) . Indian Housing Project. The Indian Housing Project is a housing reconstruction project funded by the Government of India and implemented through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Sri Lanka (GOSL)
Solution (a) The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation is an international organization founded in 1969, consistin of 57 member states, with a collective population of over 1.8 billion as of 2015 with 40 countries being Muslim Majority countries. The organisation states that it is "the collective voice of the Muslim world" and works to "safeguard and protect the interests of the Muslim world in the spirit of promoting international peace and harmony . The OIC has permanent delegations to the United Nations and the European Union. The official languages of the OIC are Arabic, English, and French.
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