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- A rare variety of tea from Upper Assam’s Dikom Tea Estate set a new record as it was auctioned for Rs _ per kg at the Guwahati Tea Auction Centre (GTAC).
Ans: C. 75,000
The Golden Butterfly is made of tea buds, not tea leaves. Before the Golden Butterfly, the record was held by Maijan Orthodox Golden Tea (Rs 70,501 for a kilo).
- Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s first death anniversary has been observed on __.
Ans: C. 16 August
Vajpayee died on August 16, 2018 after a long illness. He served as PM thrice: briefly in 1996, and then for two terms between 1998 and 2004. Sadaiv Atal, the memorial for the iconic leader, was unveiled last December.
- What are the Indian Countries that borders Bhutan?
a)Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and West Bengal
b).Manipur, Tripura and West Bengal
c).Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura and Manipur
d)Tripura, Manipur and Assam
Ans: a)Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and West Bengal
Bhutan is bordered by: North Boundary - Tibetan Autonomous Region of China, West Boundary - Sikkim state of India and the Chumbi Valley of Tibet, East Boundary - Arunachal Pradesh state of India, South Boundary - States of Assam and West Bengal.
- Indian PM Modi is on his visit to Bhutan. Who is his contemporary of Bhutan?
Ans: c)Lotay Tshering
Lotay Tshering is a Bhutanese politician and doctor who is the current Prime Minister of Bhutan, in office since 7 November 2018
- How many tonnes of plastic waste is generated every day in the country?
About 20,000 tonnes of plastic waste is generated every day in the country and out of 13,000-14000 tonnes are collected.
- Union Minister Prakash Javadekar launched a massive public campaign to make India free of single use plastics in a meeting in Sao Paulo. Where is Sao Paulo located?
The Union Minister Prakash Javadekar announced a massive public campaign to make India free of single use plastics at the function ordered by the Indian Consulate in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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