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Which one of the following countries of South-West Asia does not open out to the Mediterranean Sea?

  1. Syria
  2. Jordan
  3. Lebanon
  4. Israel

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“Each day is more or less the same, the morning is clear and bright with a sea breeze; as the Sun climbs high in the sky, heat mounts up, dark clouds form, then the rain comes with thunder and lightning. But the rain is soon over”. Which of the following regions is described in the above passage?

  1. Savannah
  2. Equatorial
  3. Monsoon
  4. Mediterranean
In the South Atlantic and South-Eastern Pacific regions in tropical latitudes, cyclone does not originate. What is the reason?

  1. Sea surface temperatures are low
  2. Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone seldom occurs
  3. Coriolis force is too weak
  4. Absence of land in those regions
What explains the eastward flow of the equatorial counter-current?

  1. The Earth’s rotation on its axis
  2. Convergence of the two equatorial currents
  3. Difference in salinity of water
  4. Occurrence of the belt of calm near the equator
Tides occur in the oceans and seas due to which among the following

  1. Gravitational force of the Sun
  2. Gravitational force of the Moon
  3. Centrifugal force of the Earth

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3
In the Mekong-Ganga Cooperation, an initiative of six countries, which of the following is/are not a participant/participants?

  1. Bangladesh
  2. Cambodia
  3. China
  4. Myanmar
  5. Thailand

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 only
  2. 2, 3 and 4
  3. 1 and 3
  4. 1, 2 and 5
Which one of the following pairs of States of India indicates the easternmost and westernmost State?

  1. Assam and Rajasthan
  2. Arunachal Pradesh and Rajasthan
  3. Assam and Gujarat
  4. Arunachal Pradesh and Gujarat
Consider the following pairs: Place of Pilgrimage Location

  1. Srisailam : Nallamala Hills
  2. Omkareshwar : Satmala Hills
  3. Pushkar : Mahadeo Hills

Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3
Consider the following rivers:

  1. Vamsadhara
  2. Indravati
  3. Pranahita
  4. Pennar

Which of the above are tributaries of Godavari?

  1. 1, 2 and 3
  2. 2, 3 and 4
  3. 1, 2 and 4
  4. 2 and 3 only
Which one of the following regions of India has a combination of mangrove forest, evergreen forest, and deciduous forest?

  1. North Coastal Andhra Pradesh
  2. South-West Bengal
  3. Southern Saurashtra
  4. Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Which one of the following National Parks has a climate that varies from tropical to subtropical, temperate, and arctic?

  1. Khangchendzonga National Park
  2. Nadadevi National Park
  3. Neora Valley National Park
  4. Namdapha National Park
Consider the following States:

  1. Arunachal Pradesh
  2. Himachal Pradesh
  3. Mizoram

In which of the above States do ‘Tropical Wet Evergreen Forests’ occur?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3
Consider the following statements:

  1. The winds which blow between 30°N and 60°S latitude throughout the year are known as westerlies.
  2. The moist air masses that cause winter rains in North-Western region of India are part of westerlies.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2
In India, in which one of the following types of forests is teak a dominant tree species?

  1. Tropical moist deciduous forest
  2. Tropical rain forest
  3. Tropical thorn scrub forest
  4. Temperate forest with grasslands
Which one of the following regions of India has a combination of mangrove forest, evergreen forest, and deciduous forest?

  1. North Coastal Andhra Pradesh
  2. South-West Bengal
  3. Southern Saurashtra
  4. Andaman and Nicobar Islands
In India, the steel production industry requires the import of

  1. Saltpeter
  2. Rock phosphate
  3. Coking coal
  4. All of the above
Each day is more or less the same, the morning is clear and bright with a sea breeze; as the Sun climbs high in the sky, heat mounts up, dark clouds form, then the rain comes with thunder and lightning. But the rain is soon over.” Which of the following regions is described in the above passage?

  1. Savannah
  2. Equatorial
  3. Monsoon
  4. Mediterranean
Which one of the following is the national aquatic animal of India?

  1. Saltwater crocodile
  2. Olive ridley turtle
  3. Gangetic dolphin
  4. Gharial
In a particular region in India, the local people train the roots of a living trees into robust bridges across streams. As the time passes these bridges become stronger. These unique ‘Living Root Bridges’ are found in

  1. Meghalaya
  2. Himachal Pradesh
  3. Jharkhand
  4. Tamil Nadu

 

 

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