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What is this switch called and what is its function?

That is the manual choke selector. When the engine is cold you pull it down in the direction of the arrow, this restricts the airflow to the engine to make the mixture rich to make it easier to start. ...
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Suzuki Gixxer mileage halved, could it be because of choke being on?

It's entirely possible that the application of choke would contribute to reduced fuel economy. In an engine that uses a carburetor, with no choke applied, the airflow past the fuel jet(s) provides for ...
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