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Maharashtra floods of 2005: Quiz


Question 1: The ________ and the National Stock Exchange of India, the premier stock exchanges of India could function only partially.
Sanjay Gandhi National ParkIndia Government Mint, MumbaiBombay Stock ExchangeMumbai

Question 2: The city region and the suburbs that make up the metropolis of ________ received 994 mm (39.1 inches).
Salsette IslandMumbaiNariman PointNavi Mumbai

Question 3: It occurred just one month after similar flooding in ________.

Question 4: It is estimated that Mumbai has lost about 40% of its mangroves between 1995 and 2005, some to builders and some to encroachment (________).
Shanty townSlumPovertySquatting

Question 5: Other places to be severely affected were Raigad, Chiplun, Khed, Ratnagiri and Kalyan in Maharashtra and the southern state of ________.
Daman and DiuGoaMangaloreMumbai

Question 6: As a result, there is no way to stop the seawater from rushing into the drainage system during ________.
Physical oceanographyTideTidal powerCurrent sea level rise

Question 7: The ________ state government declared 27 and 28 as a state holiday for the affected regions.
PuneMaharashtraMumbaiMarathi people

Question 8: The rain water caused the ________ to overflow and all water lines were contaminated.
CompostingSewage collection and disposalSewage treatmentAnaerobic digestion

Question 9: The Met department blamed it on the lack of sophisticated ________ which would have given a 3 hour prior warning.
NEXRADMETARWeather radarWeather forecasting

Question 10: ________ ecosystems which exist along the Mithi River and Mahim Creek are being destroyed and replaced with construction.
Neotropic ecozoneMontane grasslands and shrublandsMangroveDeserts and xeric shrublands


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