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Question (26) Where is Kakrapara?
D. Himachal Pradesh
Questions Related to World Geography
Question (27) Which of the following are predominantly seasonal winds-
– Monsoon winds,
– Prevailing winds,
– Descending winds,
– Cyclonic winds
Ans:- Monsoon winds.
Question (28) The earth’s rotation does not cause-
– Deflection of ocean currents,
– Phases of the moon,
– Difference in time between two meridians
Ans:- Difference in time between two meridians.
Question (29) The south pole experiences continuous light at-
– Summer solstice,
– Winter solstice,
– Vernal equinox,
– No time
Ans:- Winter solstice.
Question (30) Which of the following features may occur when lava cools at he surface-
– Basalt plateau,
Ans:- Basalt plateau.
Question (31) Spring tides occur when-
– The moon, the sun and the earth are in the same line,
– The moon, the sun and the earth are at right angles, with the earth at the apex,
– The moon is nearest to the earth,
– The moon is farthest from the earth
Ans:- The moon, the sun and the earth are in the same line.
Question (32) Who gave the idea that originally there was only one continent called ‘Pangea’-
Question (33) The latitude of a place expresses its angular position relative to the place of-
– Axis of the earth,
– North pole,
– South pole
Question (34) Which of the following has the oldest rocks in India-
– All of these
Question (35) The formation of Laterite soil is mainly due to-
Question (36) The soil material is mainly derived from-
– Metamorphic rocks,
– Sedimentary rocks,
– Igneous rocks,
– Biological action
Ans:- Sedimentary rocks.
Question (37) What can be maximum duration of totality for a solar eclipse-
– 12.5 Minutes,
– 7 minutes 40 seconds,
– 1 hour 42 Minutes,
– There is no maximum duration
Ans:- 7 minutes 40 seconds.
Question (38) The sun reaches its maximum angular distance from the equator at the-
– Noon time
Question (39) Which of the following connects the ocean floor level with the continental level-
– Continental slope,
– Continental shelf,
– Epicontinental sea,
– Sea shelf
Ans:- Continental slope.
Question (40) Soil can best be conserved on the hills by which of the following cultivating methods-
– Strip cropping,
– Crop rotation,
– Contour ploughing,
Ans:- Contour ploughing.
Question (41) Which is the highest Himalayan peak in India-
– Nanga Parbat,
– Nanda Devi,
Ans:- Nanga Parbat.
Question (42) Aerating the soil is usually done by-
– All of above
Question (43) Which of the following is a typical feature of volcanic eruption-
Question (44) Which of the following is the main difference between the Western and Eastern Ghats-
– Proximity to the coast,
Question (45) What do you understand by the term ‘Roaring Forties’-
– Major current of the Atlantic Ocean,
– Biggest waterfall in the world,
– The westerly winds,
– A dangerous river of China
Ans:- The westerly winds.
Question (46) Formation of magma along the bedding plane results in-
Question (47) If a solar eclipse occurs when the moon is quite far from the earth, the eclipse would be likely to be-
– None of these
Question (48) Minimum humus is to be found in-
– Chestnut soil,
– Laterite soil
Ans:- Chestnut soil.
Question (49) Loess is ___ Soil-
– Black cotton
Question (50) Fogs formed along the sea coast are due to-
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