Indian geography miscellaneous


  1. The Wheeler Island has been renamed as









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    Wheeler Island, an island off the coast of Odisha, was renamed as Dr. Abdul Kalam Island in September 2015. The island was originally named after British officer Wheeler. India's Integrated Test Range missile testing facility is located on this island.

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    Wheeler Island, an island off the coast of Odisha, was renamed as Dr. Abdul Kalam Island in September 2015. The island was originally named after British officer Wheeler. India's Integrated Test Range missile testing facility is located on this island.


  1. The atomic power station in Rajasthan is situated at :









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    The Rajasthan Atomic Power Station (RAPS) is located at Rawatbhata in Chittorgarh district of the state. It was commissioned on 16 December 1973 and is operated by the Nuclear Power Corporation of India. Currently, RAPS has six Pressurized Heavy Water Reactor (PHWR) units operating with a total installed capacity of 1,180MW.

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    The Rajasthan Atomic Power Station (RAPS) is located at Rawatbhata in Chittorgarh district of the state. It was commissioned on 16 December 1973 and is operated by the Nuclear Power Corporation of India. Currently, RAPS has six Pressurized Heavy Water Reactor (PHWR) units operating with a total installed capacity of 1,180MW.



  1. Who was the creator of the famous Rock Garden of Chandigarh?









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    The Rock Garden of Chandigarh is a sculpture garden that was created by Nek Chand, a government official who started it secretly in his spare time in 1957. It is also known as Nek Chand’s Rock Garden. Today it is spread over an area of 40 acres. It is completely built using industrial and home waste items.

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    The Rock Garden of Chandigarh is a sculpture garden that was created by Nek Chand, a government official who started it secretly in his spare time in 1957. It is also known as Nek Chand’s Rock Garden. Today it is spread over an area of 40 acres. It is completely built using industrial and home waste items.


  1. Which place is called as ‘‘Silicon Valley’’ of India?









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    The city of Bangalore or Bengaluru is called as 'Silicon Valley' of India. This name signifies Bangalore’s status as a hub for information technology (IT) companies in India and is a comparative reference to the original Silicon Valley, based around Santa Clara Valley, California, USA.

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    The city of Bangalore or Bengaluru is called as 'Silicon Valley' of India. This name signifies Bangalore’s status as a hub for information technology (IT) companies in India and is a comparative reference to the original Silicon Valley, based around Santa Clara Valley, California, USA.



  1. The first shore based integrated steel plant in India is









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    Visakhapatnam Steel Plant - popularly known as Vizag Steel is the first shore based Integrated Steel Plant in India. It was set up in 1971. It is the largest single site plant in south and south-east Asia.

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    Visakhapatnam Steel Plant - popularly known as Vizag Steel is the first shore based Integrated Steel Plant in India. It was set up in 1971. It is the largest single site plant in south and south-east Asia.