Choose the Appropriate Alternate: the World‘S First Diesel to Electric Locomotive Twin-engine of 10,000 Horsepower Was Flagged off In: - Current Affairs Including General Knowledge

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Choose the appropriate alternate:
The world‘s first Diesel to Electric locomotive twin-engine of 10,000 horsepower was flagged off in:

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  • U.S.A.

  • China

  • India

  • South Korea

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Solution

India
Explanation:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the first-ever diesel-to-electric converted locomotive at the Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW) at Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. The 10,000HP freight locomotive was converted from two units of old diesel locomotives of 2600 HP each with indigenous technology. This is the first-ever conversion of a locomotive from diesel to electric traction.

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
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2018-2019 (May) Set 1
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