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Quiz

1. Where is the Doldrums Belt is Located ?

(1) Near the equator
(2) Near the poles
(3) Near the Tropic of Cancer
(4) Near the Tropic of Capricorn

2. More than 90% of the rock forming minerals in the earth's crust consist ?

(1) Silicate
(2) Oxides
(3) Carbonate
(4) Sulphides and sulphates

3. Which one of the following sea is without a coast line ?

(1) White Sea
(2) Saragossa Sea
(3) Sea of Okhotsk
(4) Tasmania Sea

4. The length of its day and the tilt of its axis are almost identical to those of the earth, This is true of ----- ?

(1) Uranus
(2) Neptune
(3) Saturn
(4) Mars

5. Which one of the following crops enriches the nitrogen content in soil ?

(1) Potato
(2) Sorghum
(3) Sunflower
(4) Pea

6. The time taken by the sun to revolve around the Centre of our galaxy is ?

(1) 25 million years
(2) 100 million years
(3) 250 million years
(4) 500 million years

7. The first bird is believed to have appeared on the surface of the earth ?

(1) 300 million year ago
(2) 200 million year ago
(3) 150 million year ago
(4) 100 million year ago

8. Arakan Yoma is the extension of the Himalayas located in ?

(1) Baluchistan
(2) Myanmar
(3) Nepal
(4) Kashmir

9. In which one of the following crops international trade is low in the context of total produce ?

(1) Rice
(2) Coffee
(3) Rubber
(4) Wheat

10. The clouds float in the atmosphere because of thier low ?

(1) Temperature
(2) Velocity
(3) Pressure
(4) Density

11. Which one of the following is the continent with the highest mean elevation in the world ?

(1) Antarctica
(2) North America
(3) Asia
(4) South America

12. The colour of a star is an indication of its ?

(1) Distance from the sun
(2) Luminosity
(3) Distance from the earth
(4) Temperature

13. Which one of the following is known as the 'Coffee port' of the world ?

(1) Sao Paulo
(2) Santos
(3) Rio de Janeiro
(4) Buenos Aires

14. Which one of the following layers of the atmosphere is responsible for the deflection of radio waves ?

(1) Troposphere
(2) Stratosphere
(3) Mesosphere
(4) Lonosphere

15. Which one of the following lakes forms an international boundary between Tanzania and Uganda ?

(1) Chad
(2) Malawi
(3) Victoria
(4) Zambezi

16. Which one of the following countries receive the most acid rain ?

(1) China
(2) Japan
(3) Norway
(4) U.S.A.

17. Which one of the following is the biggest shipping canal in the world ?

(1) Kiel Canal
(2) Panama Canal
(3) Soo Canal
(4) Suez Canal

18. The Ozone layer lies in the --- ?

(1) Troposphere
(2) Tropopause
(3) Stratosphere
(4) Photosphere

19. The important metal used with iron to produce stainless steel is ?

(1) Aluminium
(2) Chromium
(3) Tin
(4) Carbon

20. Bauxite is an ore of ?

(1) Lead
(2) Aluminium
(3) Zinc
(4) Copper

21. On which river is the world's largest river island ?

(1) Nile
(2) Amazon
(3) Brahmaputra
(4) Sindh

22. The world's wettest spot is ?

(1) Cherrapunji
(2) Mawsynram
(3) Singapore
(4) Waileale

23. The largest tea exporter of the world is ?

(1) India
(2) Indonesia
(3) Kenya
(4) Sri Lanka

24. According to the U.N. Population Division the lowest fertility rate is in ?

(1) Australia
(2) France
(3) Italy
(4) Sweden

25. Pyrometer is used for measuring ?

(1) Air Pressure
(2) Humidity
(3) High Temperature
(4) Intensity of Earthquake

26. Which one of the following rivers flows in a rift valley ?

(1) Amazon
(2) Indus
(3) Volga
(4) Rhine

27. Soils of Western Rajasthan have a high content of ?

(1) Aluminium
(2) Calcium
(3) Nitrogen
(4) Phosphorus

28. Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) has been launched from ?

(1) 2004-05
(2) 2005-06
(3) 2007-08
(4) 2008-09

29. The water pollution in river is measured by the dissolved amount of ?

(1) Chlorine
(2) Ozone
(3) Nitrogen
(4) Oxygen

30. Which is celestial phenomenon occurring due to stars ?

(1) Ozone hole
(2) Black hole
(3) Rainbow
(4) Comet

31. The planet nearest to the earth is ?

(1) Mercury
(2) Venus
(3) Mars
(4) Jupiter

32. The Bermuda triangle lies in ?

(1) North Atlantic Ocean
(2) South Atlantic Ocean
(3) North Pacific Ocean
(4) South Pacific Ocean

33. Diamond Harbour and Salt Lake city are situated in ?

(1) California
(2) Florida
(3) Hong Kong
(4) Calcutta

34. The minimum forest cover to maintain ecological balance in the plains is ---- ?

(1) 50%
(2) 40%
(3) 33%
(4) 25%

35. Which one of the following is not correctly matched ?

(1) Bonn - Rhine
(2) Cairo - Nile
(3) New York - Hudson
(4) Vienna - Volga

36. The leading producer of copper in the world is ?

(1) Australia
(2) China
(3) India
(4) U.S.A.

37. The highest amount of salinity is found in ?

(1) Baltic sea
(2) Black sea
(3) Dead sea
(4) Red sea

38. Which one of the following is the busiest ocean route in the world ?

(1) Indian Ocean
(2) North Atlantic Ocean
(3) South Atlantic Ocean
(4) Pacific Ocean

39. One Astronomical unit is the average distance between ?

(1) Earth and the sun
(2) Earth and the moon
(3) Jupiter and the sun
(4) Pluto and the sun

40. The satellites of which one of the following countries have helped in the preparation of a detailed and complete map of Antarctica ?

(1) Canada
(2) France
(3) Russia
(4) U.S.A.

41. Which one of the following countries has replaced Italy as the major importer of bauxite from India ?

(1) Canada
(2) Greece
(3) Ukraine
(4) United Arab Emirates

42. According to the ancient Indian geographical concept 'Bharata Varhsa' was a part of ?

(1) Pushkaradweepa
(2) Jambudweepa
(3) Kraunchadweepa
(4) Kushadweepa

43. The only anthropoid ape to be found in India is the ?

(1) Hanuman monkey
(2) Liontailed macaque of Western Ghats
(3) Slow loris of Assam
(4) Whitebrowed gibbon of Assam

44. The highest milk producing breed of goat in India is ?

(1) Barbari
(2) Jamnapari
(3) Block Bengal
(4) Beetal

45. In ancient Indian historical geography the name 'Ratnakara' denoted ?

(1) the Arabian sea
(2) the Bay of Bengal
(3) the Indian Ocean
(4) the confluence of the Ganga the Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati at Prayaga

46. Which one of the following is NOT correctly matched ?

(1) Anemometer-Wind speed
(2) Ammeter-Electric current
(3) Tachiometer-Pressure difference
(4) Pyrometer-High temperature

47. The Ozone layer in the atmosphere ?

(1) Causes rainfall
(2) Creates pollution
(3) Protects life on earth from ultraviolet radiation
(4) Produces Oxygen in the atmosphere

48. In cold countries alcohol is preferred to mercury as a thermometric liquid because ?

(1) Alcohol has a lower freezing point
(2) Alcohol is a better conductor of heat
(3) Alcohol is cheaper than mercury
(4) The world production of alcohol is greater than that of mercury

49. The first three leading producers of iron ore in the world are ?

(1) Australia, China, U.S.A.
(2) China, Russia, Australia
(3) Russia, U.S.A., China
(4) U.S.A.. Russia , U.K.

50. Willy willy is ?

(1) A type of tree grown in temperate regions
(2) A wind that blows in a desert
(3) A tropical cyclone of north west Australia
(4) A kind of common fish found near Lakshadweep Islands

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