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621. 

How many monumnets are declared under the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958, in 2018?

[A]. 6
[B]. 5
[C]. 4
[D]. 3

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Ministry of Culture announced that Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) declared 6 monuments as 'protected and of national importance' under the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958, in 2018. These sites are: 125-year-old Old High Court Building in Nagpur, Maharashtra, 2 Mughal era monuments in Agra- Haveli of Agha Khan and Hathi Khana, The Neemrana Baori in Alwar district of Rajasthan, The Group of Temples in Ranipur Jharail in Bolangir district of Odisha, The Vishnu Temple in Kotali, Pithoragarh district in Uttarakhand. After this the total number of centrally protected sites or monuments under ASI are 3693, increasing from 3686. Among that, Uttar Pradesh has 745 sites, Karnataka has 506 and Tamil Nadu has 413 sites, marking them as the states having the highest number of ASI-maintained sites.

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