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Quiz

1. Which one of the following pairs of states and tribes is not correctly matched ?

(1) Assam-Miri
(2) Nagaland-Konyak
(3) Arunchal Pradesh-Apatani
(4) Madhya Pradesh-Lambada

2. The first marine sanctuary in India, having within its bounds coral reefs, mollusca, dolphins, tortoises and various kinds of sea birds, has been established in ?

(1) Sunderbans
(2) Chilka Lake
(3) Gulf of Kachchh
(4) Lakshadweep

3. The correct sequence of the given planets in increasing order of their distance from the sun is ?

(1) Mercury, Venus, Mars, Saturn and Jupiter
(2) Venus, Mercury, Mars, Saturn and Jupiter
(3) Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn
(4) Venus, Mercury, Jupiter, Mars and Saturn

4. Which one of the following shows the descending order of the four metroppolitan cities in the Indian sub continent in so far as their population strength is concerned ?

(1) Bombay, Calcutta, Dhaka, New Delhi
(2) Bombay, Calcutta, New Delhi, Karachi
(3) Bombay, Calcutta, Karachi,New Delhi
(4) Calcutta, Bombay, Dhaka, Karachi

5. The Palk strait lies between ?

(1) Gulf of Kachchh and Gulf of Khambhat
(2) Gulf of Mannar and Bay of Bengal
(3) Lakshadweep and Maldive Islands
(4) Andaman and Nicobar Islands

6. The correct sequence in decreasing order of the foursugarcane producing states in India is ?

(1) Maharashtra, U.P., Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh
(2) U.P., Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh
(3) Maharashtra, U.P., Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu
(4) U.P., Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu

7. Which of the following states has the largest kilometrage of National Highways in India ?

(1) Andhra Pradesh
(2) Madhya Pradesh
(3) Rajasthan
(4) Uttar Pradesh

8. Which one of the following is Not correctly matched ?

(1) Chennai - the deepest port of India
(2) Cochin - a natural harbour
(3) Jawahar Lal Nehru Port - only mechanised port in India
(4) Kandla - a tidal

9. What is the difference between Indian Standard Time and Greenwich Standard Time ?

(1) - 4 hours and 30 minutes
(2) - 5 hours
(3) + 5 hours and 30 minutes
(4) + 6 hours and 30 minutes

10. The rivers included in which of the following groups flow into the Bay of Bengal ?

(1) Brahmaputra, Ganges and Godavari
(2) Cauveri, Krishna and Narmada
(3) Krishna, Godavari and Tapti
(4) Narmada, Ganges and Brahmaputra

11. Which of the following is wrongly matched ?

(1) Archaeological Survey of India - Calcutta
(2) Indian Institute of Petroleum - Mumbai
(3) Integral Coach Factory - Perambur
(4) Survey of India - Dehradun

12. Which of the following crop and the region in which it is chiefly grown, has been incorrectly matched ?

(1) Rice - West Bengal
(2) Soyabean - Madhya Pradesh
(3) Tobacco - Andhra Pradesh
(4) Wheat - Gujarat

13. Which of the following has been wrongly matched ?

(1) Periyar Sanctuary - Kerala
(2) Shivpuri National Park - M.P.
(3) Dachigam Sanctuary - J& K
(4) Ranthambore Tiger Project - Gujarat

14. India's biggest Super Thermal Power station is located in ?

(1) Barh (near Patna)
(2) Talcher - Kiniha in Orissa
(3) Koradi near Nagpur
(4) Bathinda in Punjab

15. Which of the following is not correctly matched ?

(1) Glass industry - Ferozabad
(2) Crackers industry - Sivakasi
(3) Silk industry - Karnataka
(4) Cement industry - Patiala

16. Which one of the following statements is not true of the Konkan Railway ?

(1) The total length is about 760 km
(2) It runs through the states of Karnataka, GOa, Maharashtra and Kerala
(3) It is the only rail route that cuts across the Western Ghats
(4) The Konkan Railway construction company which came into being raised money through Public Issues

17. Almatti Dam is being constructed between which of the following pairs of states ?

(1) Madhya Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh
(2) Tamilnadu and Andhra Pradesh
(3) Karnataka and Tamilnadu
(4) Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka

18. In India most of the rainfall occurs during ?

(1) Winter season
(2) North-east monsoon
(3) South-west monsoon season
(4) Summer season

19. 'Indian Standard Meridian' passes through the states of U.P., M.P. ?

(1) A.P. and Karnataka
(2) A.P. and Tamil Nadu
(3) Karnataka and Tamilnadu
(4) Orissa and A.P.

20. The nuclear fuel in the sum is ----- ?

(1) Helium
(2) Uranium
(3) Hydrogen
(4) Oxygen

21. Who discovered the solar system ?

(1) Copernicus
(2) Kepler
(3) Aryabhatta
(4) Newton

22. The average distance from the sun to earth is ----- ?

(1) 150mkm
(2) 57.8 million km
(3) 227.9 mkm
(4) 778.2 mkm

23. Titan is the largest natural satellite of planet ---- ?

(1) Mercury
(2) Venus
(3) Saturn
(4) Neptune

24. Light-year measures which of the following ?

(1) Intensity of light
(2) Mass
(3) Time
(4) Distance

25. Quartz composed of which two elements ---- ?

(1) Iron and megnesium
(2) Iron and oxygen
(3) Oxyzen and silicon
(4) Silicon and iron

26. Which is the second most abundant metal in the earth's crust ?

(1) Iron
(2) Aluminum
(3) Copper
(4) Zinc

27. Tsunamis are originated due to ---- ?

(1) Sea waves
(2) Earthquake
(3) Hurricane
(4) Rotation of the earth

28. Which of the following is the highest active volcano in the world ?

(1) Etna
(2) Fujiyoma
(3) Mount tai
(4) Catopaxi

29. The World's most active Volcano ---- ?

(1) Cotopaxi
(2) Fujiyama
(3) Kilaueu
(4) Vesuvius

30. The approximate diameter of the earth is ---- ?

(1) 4,200 km
(2) 6,400 km
(3) 12,800 km
(4) 15,600 km

31. What is the approximate equatorial cicumference of the earth ?

(1) 30,000 km
(2) 35,000 km
(3) 40,000 km
(4) 45,000 km

32. The largest planet in our solar system is ---- ?

(1) Mars
(2) Jupiter
(3) Saturn
(4) Butterfly

33. One astronomical unit is the average distance between ?

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

34. Which of the following active volcanoes is known as 'the light house of the Mediterranean Sea' ---- ?

(1) Volcano
(2) Stromboli
(3) Veoavius
(4) Ema

35. Epicentre is concerned with ----- ?

(1) Earthquake
(2) Volcano
(3) Cyclone
(4) Land-sliding

36. The total surface area of earth is ---- ?

(1) 510 million sq.km.
(2) 610 million sq.km.
(3) 710 million sq.km.
(4) 810 million sq.km.

37. The earth rotate around its axis from ----- ?

(1) North to south
(2) East to west
(3) South to north
(4) West to east

38. Which of the following planets rotates clock wise ?

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

39. Geostationary orbit is at a height of ---- ?

(1) 6 km
(2) 1000 km
(3) 3600 km
(4) 36, 000 km

40. The portion of the earth's surface covered with water is roughly ?

(1) One-fourth
(2) One-half
(3) Two-third
(4) Three-fifth

41. Oceanic waves caused by an earthquake are known as ---- ?

(1) S-waves
(2) L-waves
(3) P-waves
(4) Tsunamis

42. The largest ocean is ---- ?

(1) Atlantic Ocean
(2) Indian Ocean
(3) Arctic Ocean
(4) Pacific Ocean

43. The world's longest river is ---- ?

(1) Nile
(2) Ganges
(3) Amazon
(4) Mississippi - Missouri

44. Which of the following is the largest river in the world ?

(1) Nnile
(2) Congo
(3) Gages
(4) Amazon

45. The earth is at the least distance from the sun(Perihelion) on ----- ?

(1) December 22nd
(2) January 3rd
(3) July 4th
(4) June 21st

46. The earth is at the largest distance from the sun(Perihelion) on ----- ?

(1) September 23rd
(2) January 3rd
(3) July 4th
(4) June 21st

47. The linesjoining the place of equal intensity of seismic waves are known as ?

(1) Seisimic line
(2) Isoseisimic line
(3) Isogonal line
(4) Isogonic line

48. The famous 'Ring of fire' which account for 68% of an earthquakes occurring in the earth is in the ---- ?

(1) Atlantic Ocean
(2) Indian Ocean
(3) Arctic Ocean
(4) Pacific Ocean

49. Which of the following is the highest plateau in the world ?

(1) Colorado Plateau
(2) Pamir Plateau
(3) Patagonia Plateau
(4) Potwar Plateau

50. The challenger rise is located in ---- ?

(1) The Pacific occean
(2) The Indian ocean
(3) The Atlantic ocean
(4) The Arctic ocean

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