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  • 1. 

    Number of districts in Karnataka.

    • A.

      35

    • B.

      30

    • C.

      32

    • D.

      33

    Correct Answer
    B. 30
    Explanation
    Karnataka has a total of 30 districts.

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  • 2. 

    The famous Rock Garden is located in which city?

    • A.

      Agra

    • B.

      Pune

    • C.

      Chandigarh

    • D.

      Bangalore

    Correct Answer
    C. Chandigarh
    Explanation
    The famous Rock Garden is located in Chandigarh. Chandigarh is known for its unique and beautiful Rock Garden, which is a sculpture garden created entirely out of recycled materials. The garden is a popular tourist attraction and showcases the creativity and artistic skills of its creator, Nek Chand. The Rock Garden features various sculptures, waterfalls, and pathways, making it a must-visit destination in Chandigarh.

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  • 3. 

    Current chief minister of Karnataka.

    • A.

      K.Chengalaraya Reddy

    • B.

      S.R.Kanthi

    • C.

      R.Gundu Rao

    • D.

      Siddaramaiah

    Correct Answer
    D. Siddaramaiah
    Explanation
    Siddaramaiah is the current chief minister of Karnataka.

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  • 4. 

    Which city is called the "White City" of Rajasthan?

    • A.

      Udaipur

    • B.

      Jodhpur

    • C.

      Jaipur

    • D.

      Bharatpur

    Correct Answer
    A. Udaipur
    Explanation
    Udaipur is called the "White City" of Rajasthan because of its beautiful white marble architecture and the numerous palaces and buildings made of white marble that are found in the city. The most famous example is the City Palace, which is known for its stunning white marble facade. The city's white buildings, combined with the serene lakes and picturesque surroundings, give Udaipur a unique and ethereal appearance, earning it the nickname "White City".

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  • 5. 

    The first woman prime minister of India.

    • A.

      Sonia Gandhi

    • B.

      Mamta Banerjee

    • C.

      Indira Gandhi

    • D.

      Kiran Bedi

    Correct Answer
    C. Indira Gandhi
    Explanation
    Indira Gandhi is the correct answer because she was the first woman to hold the position of Prime Minister in India. She served as the Prime Minister from 1966 to 1977 and again from 1980 until her assassination in 1984. Indira Gandhi was a prominent political leader and played a significant role in shaping India's political landscape. Her tenure as Prime Minister was marked by both achievements and controversies, making her a notable figure in Indian history.

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  • 6. 

    Popular dance of Gujarat.

    • A.

      Bharathanatyam

    • B.

      Dandia

    • C.

      Kuchipudi

    • D.

      Manipuri

    Correct Answer
    B. Dandia
    Explanation
    Dandia is a popular dance form in Gujarat, India. It is traditionally performed during the festival of Navratri. The dance involves rhythmic movements, footwork, and the use of colorful sticks called dandiyas. Participants form circles and strike their dandiyas together in synchronized patterns, creating a lively and energetic atmosphere. Dandia is known for its vibrant costumes, energetic music, and joyful celebrations, making it a significant part of Gujarati culture.

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  • 7. 

    Official language of Madhya Pradesh.

    • A.

      Hindi

    • B.

      Marathi

    • C.

      Gujarathi

    • D.

      Bengali

    Correct Answer
    A. Hindi
    Explanation
    Madhya Pradesh is a state in central India, and the official language of the state is Hindi. Hindi is widely spoken and understood by the majority of the population in Madhya Pradesh. It is also the most commonly used language for official purposes, government communication, and education in the state. Therefore, Hindi is the correct answer for the official language of Madhya Pradesh.

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  • 8. 

    The National Anthem was first sung in the year?

    • A.

      1915

    • B.

      1947

    • C.

      1911

    • D.

      1950

    Correct Answer
    C. 1911
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1911 because the National Anthem of India, "Jana Gana Mana," was composed by Rabindranath Tagore in 1911. It was first sung during the Calcutta session of the Indian National Congress on December 27, 1911. The song was later adopted as the National Anthem of India on January 24, 1950, when the Constitution of India came into effect.

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  • 9. 

    Golden temple is in?

    • A.

      Amritsar

    • B.

      Mumbai

    • C.

      Hyderabad

    • D.

      Bhopal

    Correct Answer
    A. Amritsar
    Explanation
    The Golden Temple is located in Amritsar. Amritsar is a city in the state of Punjab, India. The Golden Temple, also known as Sri Harmandir Sahib, is a famous Sikh gurdwara and one of the most important pilgrimage sites for Sikhs around the world. It is known for its stunning architecture, golden dome, and the sacred pool that surrounds it. The temple attracts millions of visitors each year and is a symbol of peace, spirituality, and unity.

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  • 10. 

    January 15 is celebrated as?

    • A.

      Hand wash day

    • B.

      Peace day

    • C.

      Army day

    • D.

      Students day

    Correct Answer
    C. Army day
    Explanation
    January 15 is celebrated as Army day. This day is observed to commemorate the day when Field Marshal K. M. Cariappa took over as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army. It is a day to honor the soldiers and their sacrifices in protecting the nation. Army day is an occasion to show gratitude and respect towards the brave men and women who serve in the Indian Army.

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  • 11. 

    Who of the following Prime ministers of India was born in Madhya Pradesh?

    • A.

      Narendra Modi

    • B.

      Atal Bihari Vajpayee

    • C.

      Jawaharlal Nehru

    • D.

      Indira Gandhi

    Correct Answer
    B. Atal Bihari Vajpayee
    Explanation
    Atal Bihari Vajpayee was born in Madhya Pradesh. He was born on December 25, 1924, in Gwalior, which is located in present-day Madhya Pradesh. Vajpayee served as the Prime Minister of India three times, first for a short period in 1996, then from 1998 to 1999, and finally from 1999 to 2004. He was a prominent leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and a respected statesman known for his oratory skills and moderate political stance.

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  • 12. 

    The ratio of National flag width to its length is?

    • A.

      2:3

    • B.

      3:3

    • C.

      3:2

    • D.

      1:3

    Correct Answer
    A. 2:3
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 2:3. This means that the width of the national flag is 2 units and the length is 3 units. The ratio of 2:3 indicates that the width is smaller than the length, which is a common proportion for flags.

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  • 13. 

    Which city is known as the IT capital of India?

    • A.

      Delhi

    • B.

      Chennai

    • C.

      Mumbai

    • D.

      Bangalore

    Correct Answer
    D. Bangalore
    Explanation
    Bangalore is known as the IT capital of India because it is home to a large number of IT companies and tech parks. It has a thriving IT industry and is a major hub for software development, research, and innovation. Bangalore's favorable climate, availability of skilled workforce, and supportive government policies have contributed to its growth as the IT capital of the country. The city attracts both domestic and international IT companies, making it a prominent destination for IT professionals and entrepreneurs.

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  • 14. 

    Chief Minister of Delhi?

    • A.

      Arvind Kejriwal

    • B.

      Sushma Swaraj

    • C.

      Sheila Dikshit

    • D.

      Madan Lal Kurana

    Correct Answer
    A. Arvind Kejriwal
    Explanation
    Arvind Kejriwal is the correct answer for the Chief Minister of Delhi. He is a prominent Indian politician and the current Chief Minister of Delhi. Kejriwal has been serving as the Chief Minister since February 2015, after his party, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), won a majority in the Delhi Legislative Assembly elections. He is known for his anti-corruption stance and has implemented several welfare measures in Delhi during his tenure.

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  • 15. 

    Most water supply to Bangalore comes from ________________ river.

    • A.

      Godavari

    • B.

      Narmada

    • C.

      Kaveri

    • D.

      Krishna

    Correct Answer
    C. Kaveri
    Explanation
    Most water supply to Bangalore comes from the Kaveri river.

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  • 16. 

    The wildlife sanctuary in Maharashtra.

    • A.

      Kaziranga wildlife sanctuary

    • B.

      Radhanagari wildlife sanctuary

    • C.

      Bandipur wildlife sanctuary

    • D.

      Periyar wildlife sanctuary

    Correct Answer
    B. Radhanagari wildlife sanctuary
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Radhanagari wildlife sanctuary. This sanctuary is located in Maharashtra, India. It is known for its rich biodiversity and is home to various species of flora and fauna. The sanctuary is spread over an area of 351.16 square kilometers and is surrounded by dense forests. It is especially known for its population of Indian bison, also known as gaur. The sanctuary also provides habitat to species like leopard, sambar deer, wild boar, and various species of birds. It is a popular destination for nature enthusiasts and wildlife lovers.

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  • 17. 

    Largest selling weekly in India.

    • A.

      Time

    • B.

      India Today

    • C.

      Malayala Manorama

    • D.

      Outlook

    Correct Answer
    C. Malayala Manorama
    Explanation
    Malayala Manorama is the largest selling weekly in India. This suggests that it has the highest circulation and sales compared to the other options listed.

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  • 18. 

    What is the name of the classical dance-drama in Kerala?

    • A.

      Kathakali

    • B.

      Kuchipudi

    • C.

      Mohiniattam

    • D.

      Odissi

    Correct Answer
    A. Kathakali
    Explanation
    Kathakali is the correct answer for the name of the classical dance-drama in Kerala. Kathakali is a traditional dance form that originated in the state of Kerala, India. It combines elements of dance, music, and acting to tell stories from Hindu mythology. The performers wear elaborate costumes, colorful makeup, and facial expressions to portray different characters. Kathakali is known for its intricate footwork, hand gestures, and expressive movements, making it a unique and captivating art form.

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  • 19. 

    Name of the IPL cricket team of Karnataka state.

    • A.

      Deccan chargers

    • B.

      Delhi daredevils

    • C.

      Royal challengers Bangalore

    • D.

      Pune warriors

    Correct Answer
    C. Royal challengers Bangalore
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Royal Challengers Bangalore. This team is the representative of the Karnataka state in the Indian Premier League (IPL). They have been a part of the IPL since its inception in 2008 and have consistently been one of the strongest teams in the tournament. The team is known for its star-studded lineup and has had players like Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers, who are considered among the best in the world. The team is owned by United Spirits, a subsidiary of British alcoholic beverages company Diageo.

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  • 20. 

    The National song of India was composed by?

    • A.

      Mahatma Gandhi

    • B.

      Bankim Chandra Chatterji

    • C.

      Rabindaranath Tagore

    • D.

      Jawaharlal Nehru

    Correct Answer
    B. Bankim Chandra Chatterji
    Explanation
    Bankim Chandra Chatterji is the correct answer because he composed the National song of India. He wrote the song "Vande Mataram" which was later adopted as the National song. Bankim Chandra Chatterji was a prominent Bengali writer and poet who played a significant role in the Indian independence movement. His composition became a rallying cry for freedom fighters and continues to be an important patriotic song in India.

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  • 21. 

    Charminar is in?

    • A.

      Hyderabad

    • B.

      Bangalore

    • C.

      Trivandrum

    • D.

      Chennai

    Correct Answer
    A. Hyderabad
    Explanation
    Charminar is located in Hyderabad. It is a historical monument and iconic symbol of the city. Built in 1591, Charminar is a magnificent structure that attracts tourists from all over the world. It is a popular landmark and a significant part of Hyderabad's cultural heritage.

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  • 22. 

    The famous cricketer from Bangalore is?

    • A.

      Ajay Jadeja

    • B.

      MS Dhoni

    • C.

      Sachin tendulkar

    • D.

      Anil Kumble

    Correct Answer
    D. Anil Kumble
    Explanation
    Anil Kumble is the correct answer because he is a famous cricketer from Bangalore. He is a former Indian cricketer and captain of the Indian national team. Kumble is known for his exceptional spin bowling skills and has achieved numerous records in his cricketing career. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest spin bowlers in the history of cricket.

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  • 23. 

    Who was the first chief minister of Tamil Nadu?

    • A.

      CN Annadurai

    • B.

      A Subrayalu Reddiar

    • C.

      M G Ramachandran

    • D.

      J.Jeyalalitha

    Correct Answer
    B. A Subrayalu Reddiar
  • 24. 

    Sun temple is in?

    • A.

      Allahabad

    • B.

      Chandigarh

    • C.

      Konark

    • D.

      Mysore

    Correct Answer
    C. Konark
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Konark. The Sun temple is located in Konark, which is a small town in the state of Odisha, India. The temple is dedicated to the Hindu sun god, Surya, and is renowned for its architectural beauty and intricate carvings. It was built in the 13th century by King Narasimhadeva I of the Eastern Ganga dynasty. The temple is considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is a popular tourist attraction in India.

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  • 25. 

    The Indian Institute of Science is located at?

    • A.

      Bangalore

    • B.

      Chennai

    • C.

      Delhi

    • D.

      Kolkata

    Correct Answer
    A. Bangalore
    Explanation
    The Indian Institute of Science is located in Bangalore. Bangalore is known as the "Silicon Valley of India" and is a major hub for technology and scientific research. The Indian Institute of Science is a premier institution for higher education and research in science and engineering, making Bangalore an ideal location for its establishment. The city's favorable climate and cosmopolitan culture also contribute to its appeal as a hub for education and research.

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  • 26. 

    Famous dance in karnataka.

    • A.

      Bharathanatyam

    • B.

      Yakshagana

    • C.

      Katak

    • D.

      Dandia

    Correct Answer
    B. Yakshagana
    Explanation
    Yakshagana is a famous dance form in Karnataka. It is a traditional dance drama that combines elements of dance, music, dialogue, and elaborate costumes. The performers, known as Yakshagana artists, enact stories from Indian mythology and folklore. The dance form is characterized by its vibrant costumes, intricate makeup, and energetic movements. Yakshagana is deeply rooted in the cultural heritage of Karnataka and is performed during festivals and special occasions. It is known for its unique blend of dance, music, and storytelling, making it a popular and significant dance form in the region.

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  • 27. 

    Name of the cricket stadium in Bangalore.

    • A.

      Chinnaswamy stadium

    • B.

      Eden garden stadium

    • C.

      Jawaharlal Nehru stadium

    • D.

      Gandhi stadium

    Correct Answer
    A. Chinnaswamy stadium
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Chinnaswamy stadium. This stadium is located in Bangalore and is one of the most famous cricket stadiums in India. It is the home ground for the Karnataka State Cricket Team and the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League. The stadium has a seating capacity of around 40,000 and has hosted numerous international cricket matches, including World Cup matches. It is named after M. Chinnaswamy, who was the president of the Indian Cricket Board from 1977 to 1980.

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  • 28. 

    When was Chhattisgarh separated from Madhya Pradesh?

    • A.

      1 October 2000

    • B.

      I March 2000

    • C.

      1 April 2000

    • D.

      1 November 2000

    Correct Answer
    D. 1 November 2000
    Explanation
    Chhattisgarh was separated from Madhya Pradesh on 1 November 2000.

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  • 29. 

    Which of the following was not added to Madhya Pradesh in 1956?

    • A.

      Kutch

    • B.

      Betul

    • C.

      Indore

    • D.

      Burhanpur

    Correct Answer
    A. Kutch
    Explanation
    In 1956, Madhya Pradesh was reorganized and several territories were added to it. Kutch, a district in Gujarat, was not one of the territories added to Madhya Pradesh during this reorganization. Therefore, Kutch was not added to Madhya Pradesh in 1956.

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  • 30. 

    Which was the capital of Madhya Pradesh before 1 November 1956?

    • A.

      Indore

    • B.

      Rajgarh

    • C.

      Bhopal

    • D.

      Nagpur

    Correct Answer
    D. Nagpur
    Explanation
    Before 1 November 1956, Nagpur was the capital of Madhya Pradesh. This is because during that time, the state of Madhya Pradesh was known as Central Provinces and Berar, with Nagpur serving as its capital. However, after the reorganization of states in India, Madhya Pradesh was formed and Bhopal became its capital.

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  • 31. 

    Which is the highest point in Madhya Pradesh?

    • A.

      Dhupgarh Peak

    • B.

      Amarkantak Peak

    • C.

      Pachmarhi Peak

    • D.

      Satpura Peak

    Correct Answer
    A. Dhupgarh Peak
    Explanation
    Dhupgarh Peak is the highest point in Madhya Pradesh. It is located in the Satpura Range and stands at an elevation of 1,350 meters (4,429 feet) above sea level. This peak offers breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding landscape and is a popular tourist destination.

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  • 32. 

    Capital of India.

    • A.

      Agra

    • B.

      Delhi

    • C.

      Srinagar

    • D.

      Lucknow

    Correct Answer
    B. Delhi
    Explanation
    Delhi is the capital of India. It is a major city and union territory located in northern India. It serves as the political, cultural, and commercial center of the country. Delhi is home to important government institutions, historical landmarks, and a diverse population. It has been the capital of various empires throughout history and continues to be an important city in modern India.

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  • 33. 

    Where is "Taj Mahal"?

    • A.

      Delhi

    • B.

      Agra

    • C.

      Mathura

    • D.

      Srinagar

    Correct Answer
    B. Agra
    Explanation
    The Taj Mahal is located in Agra. It is a famous white marble mausoleum that was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife. Agra is a city in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh in India. The Taj Mahal is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World and is a popular tourist destination.

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  • 34. 

    Who built "Taj Mahal"

    • A.

      Shah Jahan

    • B.

      Akbar

    • C.

      Jahangir

    • D.

      Humayun

    Correct Answer
    A. Shah Jahan
    Explanation
    Shah Jahan is the correct answer because he was the Mughal emperor who commissioned the construction of the Taj Mahal. He built it as a mausoleum for his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal, who passed away in 1631. The Taj Mahal is considered one of the most iconic and beautiful buildings in the world, known for its intricate architecture and stunning white marble construction.

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  • 35. 

    Who is the chief minister of Maharashtra?

    • A.

      Morarji Desai

    • B.

      B.G.Kher

    • C.

      Devendra Fadnavis

    • D.

      Sharad pawar

    Correct Answer
    C. Devendra Fadnavis
    Explanation
    Devendra Fadnavis is the correct answer because he is currently serving as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra. He has been in office since October 2014 and is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Fadnavis has implemented various initiatives and policies during his tenure to address issues such as infrastructure development, agriculture, and urban planning in Maharashtra.

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  • 36. 

    Major river in Maharashtra.

    • A.

      Ganga

    • B.

      Krishna

    • C.

      Kosi

    • D.

      Godavari

    Correct Answer
    D. Godavari
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Godavari because it is the major river in Maharashtra. Maharashtra is a state in western India, and the Godavari river is the second longest river in India, flowing through Maharashtra and several other states. It is an important water source for irrigation and provides a lifeline to many communities in the region.

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  • 37. 

    Which state developed Mohiniyattam?

    • A.

      Kerala

    • B.

      Andhra Pradesh

    • C.

      Karnataka

    • D.

      Telungana

    Correct Answer
    A. Kerala
    Explanation
    Mohiniyattam is a classical dance form that originated in the state of Kerala, India. Known for its graceful movements and expressive storytelling, Mohiniyattam is traditionally performed by female dancers. It combines elements of both Bharatanatyam and Kathakali, and is characterized by its fluid and gentle movements. The dance form has its roots in the devadasi system and was developed in the temples of Kerala. Today, Mohiniyattam is recognized as one of the eight classical dance forms of India and is widely performed and appreciated in Kerala and beyond.

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  • 38. 

    Who composed the famous song "Sare Jahan se accha"?

    • A.

      Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

    • B.

      Rabindranath tagore

    • C.

      Mohammad Iqbal

    • D.

      Mahatma Gandhi

    Correct Answer
    C. Mohammad Iqbal
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Mohammad Iqbal. Mohammad Iqbal, also known as Allama Iqbal, was a renowned poet, philosopher, and politician in British India. He composed the famous song "Sare Jahan se accha" which translates to "Better than the entire world." The song is often considered as a patriotic anthem in India and is widely recognized and sung across the country.

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  • 39. 

    Boat races are famous in which of the following festival?

    • A.

      Diwali

    • B.

      Athachamayam

    • C.

      Onam

    • D.

      Jagannath

    Correct Answer
    C. Onam
    Explanation
    Onam is a festival celebrated in the state of Kerala, India. It is known for its boat races, particularly the Nehru Trophy Boat Race held in the Punnamada Lake in Alappuzha. The boat races are a major highlight of the festival, attracting large crowds and participants from all over the state. These races showcase the traditional snake boat races, where beautifully decorated long boats compete against each other in a thrilling spectacle. Therefore, the correct answer is Onam.

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  • 40. 

    Bijapur is known for its?

    • A.

      Gol Gumbaz

    • B.

      Vidhana Soudha

    • C.

      Jaganmohan palace

    • D.

      Bangalore town house

    Correct Answer
    A. Gol Gumbaz
    Explanation
    Gol Gumbaz is a famous monument located in Bijapur, Karnataka, India. It is known for its architectural brilliance and is the mausoleum of Mohammed Adil Shah. The structure is renowned for its massive dome, which is the second-largest in the world. The whispering gallery inside the Gol Gumbaz is another notable feature, where even the softest sound can be heard from across the dome. Hence, Gol Gumbaz is the correct answer as it is a significant landmark and a major tourist attraction in Bijapur.

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