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51. If a magnetic needle is freely suspended at the geographic North Pole

(a) The needle will remain vertical with its N-pole downward

(b) The needle will remain almost vertical with its N-pole downward

(c) The needle will remain vertical with its S-pole downward

(d) The needle will remain almost vertical with its S-pole downward.


52. South Pole is located in the continent of

(a) Africa

(b) Australia

(c) Asia

(d) Antarctica


53. The atmospheric pressure at any place is measured by

(a) Altimeter

(b) Pressure meter

(c) Barometer

(d) Thermometer


54. Which mountain system lies between the Black Sea and the Caspia Sea?

(a) Applachians

(b) Caucasus

(c) Pyrenees

(d) Atlas


55. Which of these cities once served as the capital of Japan?

(a) Kobe

(b) Kyoto

(c) Okinawa

(d) Sendia


56. Which peninsula lies between the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov?

(a) Crimean

(b) Iberian

(c) Kamchatka

(d) Yucatan


57. On the banks of which river is the city of London located?

(a) Severn

(b) Thames

(c) Avon

(d) Humber


58. Which among the following trees is considered the tallest in the world?

(a) Cedar

(b) Redwood

(c) Eucalyptus

(d) Date palm


59. Which country was earlier known as Siam?

(a) Indonesia

(b) Somalia

(c) Thailand

(d) Myanmar


60. Which is the largest country in the Arabian Peninsula?

(a) Oman

(b) Yemen

(c) Saudi Arabia

(d) Kuwait


61. Which river forms the Grand Canyon in the United States?

(a) Mississippi

(b) Hudson

(c) Colorado

(d) Columbia


62. Which of these cloud forms is found at the highest altitudes?

(a) Billow

(b) Nacreous

(c) Noctilucent

(d) Pileus


63. Thickness of atmosphere around the earth is

(a) 100km

(b) 130km

(c) 145 km

(d) 195 km


64. Atmosphere around the earth maintains its

(a) Temperature

(b) Pressure

(c) Density

(d) Shape


65. The layers of atmosphere are divided into

(a) Two parts

(b) Three parts

(c) Four parts

(d) Five parts


66. Above the earth’s surface, troposphere extends to a height of

(a) 08 km

(b) 12 km

(c) 20 km

(d) 15 km


67. Which next layer is above the troposphere?

(a) Mesosphere

(b) Stratosphere

(c) Thermosphere

(d) Space


68. The mesosphere extended above the earth’s surface is up to

(a) 60 km

(b) 65 km

(c) 80 km

(d) 85 km


69. Which one of the following phenomena occurs when water vapour condenses around a particle of smoke?

(a) Fog

(b) Hail

(c) Mist

(d) Smog


70. Lines joining places of the same earthquake Intensity are known as

(a) Isohyets

(b) Isohels

(c) Isoseismal lines

(d) Isohalines


71. Canola refers to special type of oil seed mustard varieties bred for human consumption. The main characteristic of these varieties is that the

(a) Seeds have very high oil content

(b) Oil is rich in unsaturated fatty acids

(c) Oil has long shelf-life

(d) Oil has very low Erucic acid content


72. Which ore of the following lakes forms an international boundary between Tanzania and Uganda?

(a) Chad

(b) Malawi

(c) Victoria

(d) Zambezi


73. Which of the following countries has highest percentage of land under cultivation?

(a) U.S.A.

(b) India

(c) China

(d) Canada


74. Which form of iron has got the highest carbon content?

(a) Mild Steel

(b) Stainless Steel

(c) Wrought Iron

(d) Cast Iron


75. Rows of trees grown along the coastal areas Ic reduce the impact of cyclones are known as

(a) Wind breaks

(b) Protection

(c) Mangroves

(d) Shelter belts

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