QOTD-General Knowledge-Geographical Indication Tags Related Question


2019-07-30 | Team PendulumEdu

Which of the following is not matched correctly?

 

Geographical Indication

State

A.

Pochampally Ikat

Telangana

B.

Chanderi Sarees

Madhya Pradesh

C.

Thanjavur Paintings

Maharashtra

D.

Etikoppaka Toys

Andhra Pradesh

Explanation:

Geographical Indication is a tag given for certain products/goods that have their origination in a specific region. India being a signatory of WTO’s agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) enacted the Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999. Darjeeling Tea was the first to get GI tag since then many of the products have been included in this list. The below-given table shows some of the GI tagged products and their corresponding states:

S.NO

Geographical Indication

States

1

Pochampally Ikat

Telangana

2

Chanderi Sarees

Madhya Pradesh

3

Thanjavur Paintings

Tamil Nadu

4

Ekitoppaka Toys

Andhra Pradesh

5

Kangra Tea

Himachal Pradesh

6

Phulkari

Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan

7

Moradabad Metal Craft

Uttar Pradesh

 

 

Hence, C is the correct answer.

Recently, Odisha Rasagola has got a GI tag. To know more about this, click here.

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