Q. Attappady Thuvara has recently received the GI tag. It belongs to –

[A] Kerala

[B] Karnataka

[C] Tamil Nadu

[D] Andhra Pradesh

Answer: A

Explanation – Attappady Thuvara is a red gram having seeds with a white coat. Compared to other red grams, its seeds are bigger and have higher seed weights. It is used as a vegetable and dal. It is rich in protein, carbohydrates, fibre, calcium and magnesium. It belongs to Kerala.

Source: ForumIAS