1. Which region in Africa is known as Swahili coast?
Zanzibar. Zanzibar is part of East Africa, a region known as the Swahili coast, stretching from present-day Somalia to Mozambique on the western shores of the Indian Ocean.
2. Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Turkey, Bulgaria and Romania share borders with which sea?
Black Sea. The Black Sea is located between Eastern Europe and Western Asia sharing borders with Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Turkey, Bulgaria and Romania. It is surrounded by the Pontic, Caucasus, and Crimean Mountains in the south, east and north respectively. The Black Sea is also connected to the Sea of Azov by the Strait of Kerch.The Turkish straits system - the Dardanelles, Bosporus and Marmara Sea - forms a transitional zone between the Mediterranean and the Black Sea.There is a significant absence of oxygen in the water (anoxic waters).
3. In which country is Lake Tahoe located?
USA. Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake in North America, and the second deepest lake in the USA, with Crater Lake in Oregon being the deepest in the US. Alpine lakes are lakes or reservoirs at high altitudes, usually over above sea level or above the tree line.
4. With which country does India conduct the tri-services exercise - Konkan Shakti 2021?
United Kingdom. India and the UK started Konkan Shakti 2021, the first-ever tri-services joint exercise. It started off the west coast of India. It aims to derive mutual benefits from each other’s experiences and also showcase the continuing cooperation between the two countries. It is also aimed at training troops in the conduct of Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief Operations by coalition forces in an opposed environment.
5. Identify the country with whom China shares its land borders.
Laos. Officially known as the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), is one of the most peaceful and least explored nations in Southeast Asia. A mountainous and landlocked country, Laos shares borders with Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to the south, Thailand to the west, and Myanmar and China to the north.