UP PCS (Pre) 2010 GENERAL STUDIES

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The huge volume of water that flows down the Damodar and its tributaries during the monsoons used to be a fury in the upper reaches of the valley but in the lower valley it used to overflow its banks and flood large areas

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UP PCS (Pre) 2010 GENERAL STUDIES1. Dhuria is folkd dance of(a) Avadh(b) Bundelkhand(c) Purvanchal(d) RohelkhandAns. bExplanation: Dhuria is the dance form of tribal. This dance form is very famous in Bundelkhandregion2. In which one of the following States is Suil river project located?(a) Uttarakhand(b) Haryana(c) Punjab(d) Himachal PradeshAns. dExplanation:Suil river project is located in Himachal Pradesh.3. Consider the following statements:Assertion (A) : River Damodar was known as "River of Sorrow" in west Bengal prior to thedevelopment of the Damodar Valley Corporation.Reason (R) : Damodar in its upper reaches flows rapidly and in its lower reaches it runs toosluggishly.Select the correct answer using the codes given below:Codes(a) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).(b) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).(c) (A) is true, but (R) is false.(d) (A) is false, but (R) is true.Ans. aExplanation:Damodar River originates near Chandwa village, Palamau district, on the Chota Nagpur Plateauin the Jharkhand. The Chota Nagpur Plateau receives an average annual rainfall of around 1400mm, almost all of it in the monsoon months between June and August. The huge volume of waterthat flows down the Damodar and its tributaries during the monsoons used to be a fury in theupper reaches of the valley but in the lower valley it used to overflow its banks and flood largeareas.4. Which Sta

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