1. ‘Sisseri River Bridge’ which was recently inaugurated is located at?
Lower Dibang Valley in Arunachal Pradesh. Recently, the Defence Minister inaugurated the Sisseri River Bridge located at lower Dibang Valley in Arunachal Pradesh. The 200m long bridge provides connectivity between Dibang Valley and Siang. The bridge was constructed by ‘Project Brahmank’ of Border Roads Organisation (BRO). There are four projects of BRO in Arunachal Pradesh namely Vartak, Arunank, Brahmank, and Udayak to not only meet the strategic requirement of India but also contribute to the socio-economic development of the region.
2. Identify the state where ‘Jayakwadi dam’ is located?
Godavari river, Aurangabad district, Maharashtra. Jayakwadi Dam is located on the Godavari river in Aurangabad district, Maharashtra. The dam aims to address the dual problems of flooding along the banks during monsoon months, and that of drought during the rest of the year, particularly in the Marathwada region.
3. ‘Pavoor-Uliya Island’ is located in?
Mangaluru, Karnataka. Pavoor-Uliya is an island in the middle of the river Netravati, Mangaluru, Karnataka. The Netravati River has its origin in Chikkamagaluru district of Karnataka. It merges with the Kumaradhara River at Uppinangady before flowing to the Arabian Sea.
4. The ‘Taj Trapezium Zone’ recently seen in news is located in?
(a) Agra Division (Uttar Pradesh) and (b) Bharatpur Division (Rajasthan). The geographical limits of the Taj Trapezium Zone is defined in the shape of a trapezium lying in the Agra Division of the State of Uttar Pradesh and in the Bharatpur Division of the State of Rajasthan.
5. Identify the state in India where the highest number of tigers is found?
Madhya Pradesh. The tiger reintroduction project in Panna tiger reserve has completed a decade making it one of the best models of conservation in the world. The Panna tiger reserve is situated in the Vindhya mountain range in the northern part of Madhya Pradesh. Madhya Pradesh has the highest number of tigers in the country.