UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-1

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    Consider the following statements regarding Madurai - Coimbatore - Bengaluru region.
    1. It is a predominantly cotton and sugarcane growing region.
    2. Mettur hydel power project provide energy to this region.
    3. The region also support heavy industries such as heavy engineering, locomotive and heavy electricals.
    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    A)  1 and 3           

    B)  1 and 2            

    C)  2 and 3           

    D)  All of these

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] Madurai - Coimbatore - Bengaluru region is a predominantly cotton and sugarcane growing region and has developed around silk textiles, sugar, chemicals, machine tools and leather goods industries. The region receives hydel power from Mettur, Sharavati, Sivasamudram, Papanasam and Pykaram projects. Various public sector enterprises located in this belt include the Hindustan Machine Tools, the Vishveshwaraiya Iron and steel works, the BHEL, the Indian Telephone Industry and the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited.

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