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Which of the following is the largest national park of Madhya Pradesh in area?

A)
Satpura National Park

B)
Bandhogarh National Park

C)
Kanha National Park

D)
Sanjay National Park


Correct Answer :

Kanha National Park


Explanation :

Kanha National Park, also known as Kanha Tiger Reserve, is the largest National Park in Central India.Kanha National Park gave inspiration to Rudyard Kipling for his famous novel "Jungle Book".
The Kanha National Park in Madhya Pradesh came into being in 1955 and forms the core of the Kanha Tiger Reserve, created in 1974 under Project Tiger.

Who built the Buddhist monuments at Sanchi?

A)

Mughal dynasty


B)

Maurya dynasty


C)

Gupta dynasty


D)

Chola dynasty



Correct Answer :

Maurya dynasty


Explanation :

The Great Stupa at Sanchi is one of the most important Buddhist monuments reflecting gem of Buddhist art and architecture. Located at Sanchi Town, Madhya Pradesh, India, this Stupa is the oldest stone structure in India that was built during the Mauryan period. Originally commissioned in the third century BCE by the greatest Indian Emperors, Ashoka of the Maurya Dynasty .
The Hill of Sanchi is situated about 9 kilometres south-west of Vidisha and about 40 km from Bhopal in Madhaya Pradesh, India.

Under the Madhya Pradesh Ladli Laxmi Yojana, the beneficiary is paid the total amount on attaining the age of ?

A)

18


B)

21


C)

23


D)

16



Correct Answer :

21


Explanation :

"Ladli Laxmi Yojana" is an initiative of the Madhya Pradesh state government for improving the health and educational status of the girls in the State.

Under the scheme, on birth of a girl child,

  1. After the approval of the beneficiary, National Saving Certificates of Rs. 6000/- will be purchased continuously up to 5 years in the name of the beneficiary.
  2. Rs. 2000/- will be given on the admission of the beneficiary in 6 th class, Rs.4000/- on the admission in 9th class and remaining amount will be paid as lump sum on completion of 21 years of age and on appearing in the examination of 12th class, ensuring the condition that the girl has been married only after 18 years of age.

Where is the Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum located at?

A)

Jhabua


B)

Khargone


C)

Indore


D)

Bhopal



Correct Answer :

Bhopal


Explanation :

Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum located in Shyamala Hills, Bhopal is a great tourist destination.

The fictional boy character of the ‘The Jungle Book’ by author Rudyard Kipling was?

A)

Kaa


B)

Mowgli


C)

Shere Khan


D)

Bagheera



Correct Answer :

Mowgli


Explanation :

The Jungle Book (1894) is a collection of stories by the English author Rudyard Kipling. Most of the characters are animals such as Shere Khan the tiger and Baloo the bear, though a principal characteris the boy or "man-cub" Mowgli, who is raised in the jungle by wolves.

Vidisha is situated on the banks of river?

A)

Ravi


B)

Sone


C)

Ken


D)

Betwa



Correct Answer :

Betwa


Explanation :

Betwa River, river in northern India, rising in the Vindhya Range just north of Hoshangabad, Madhya Pradesh.
Vidisha, Sanchi and Orchha situated on its banks.

Highest peak in the Vindhya Range is the?

A)

Bell Peak


B)

Mikai Range


C)

Cascade Range


D)

Betwa



Correct Answer :

Goodwill Peak


Explanation :

The highest point of the Vindhyas is the Sad-bhawna Shikhar ("Goodwill Peak"), which lies 2467 feet (752 m) above the sea level.

Who constructed the Chaturbhuj Temple of Orchha?

A)

Satpura Kings


B)

Bundela Rajputs


C)

King Vikramaditya


D)

Raja Bhoj



Correct Answer :

Bundela Rajputs


Explanation :

Orchha was founded in the 16th century by the Bundela chief Rudra Pratap Singh, who became the first King of Orchha.
Chaturbhuj Temple, dedicated to Vishnu, is situated at Orchha in Madhya Pradesh, India.

According to history, who established Gwalior?

A)
Rana Singh

B)
Samrat Ashok

C)
King Vikramaditya

D)
Suraj Sen


Correct Answer :

Suraj Sen


Explanation :

The history of Gwalior was traced to the 8th century AD. Is planted in, Suraj Sen was suffering from a fatal disease and cured by a sage-saint Gwalipa. In gratitude for that event, he established the city under his own name. The new city of Gwalior has existed for centuries.

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Two pipes A and B can fill a tank in 6 hours and 4 hours respectively. If they are opened on alternate hours and if pipe A s opened first, in how many hours, the tank shall be full?

A large tanker can be filled by two pipes A and B in 60 min and 40 min respectively. How many minutes will it take to fill the tanker from empty state if B is used for first half of the time, and A and B fill it together for the other half?

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Probability

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