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Question: The Homolographic projection has the correct representation of

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shape

2

area

3

baring

4

distance

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: The higher the wind speed and the longer the fetch or distance of open water across which the wind b

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larger, more

2

larger, less

3

smaller, more

4

smaller, less

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Without ____ the equator would be much hotter than it is while the poles would be much cooler.

1

latitudinal redistribution of heat

2

cycle of air circulation

3

global wind pattern

4

All are similar terms

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: The hazards of radiation belts include

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deterioration of electronic circuits

2

damage of solar cells of spacecraft

3

adverse effect on living organisms

4

All of the above

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: The intersecting lines drawn on maps and globes are

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latitudes

2

longitudes

3

geographic grids

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The islands with coral covered surfaces in Bay of Bengal are

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Andaman islands

2

Nicobar islands

3

both (a) and (b)

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Within the transporting medium, transport can occur by

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suspension

2

solution and traction

3

solution

4

All of the above

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: The length of the day is determined in

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astronomical units

2

solar terms

3

length of the hours

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The hot, dry wind on the east or leeward side of the Rocky mountains (North America) is called

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the Chinook

2

the Sirocco

3

the Harmattan

4

the Loo

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The islands of Seychelles are located in the

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Arctic Ocean

2

Atlantic Ocean

3

Indian Ocean

4

Pacific Ocean

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The island of Sri Lanka formerly known as

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Madagascar

2

Tasmania

3

Ceylon

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The knowledge about the topography of the ocean basins has been derived from

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seismic surveying

2

echo sounder

3

side-scan sonar

4

All of the above

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: The headquarters of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), formed out of erstwhile USSR, is a

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Minsk in Byelorussia

2

Moscow in Russia

3

Kiev in Ukraine

4

Kistiner in Moldavia

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: Which of the following factors are responsible for present crisis in the jute industry in India?

1

The decline in overseas market

2

Inadequately supply of raw jute

3

Stiff competition from synthetic packing materials

4

The decline in overseas market

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The groundwater can become confined between two impermeable layers. This type of enclosed water is

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artesian

2

artesian well

3

unconfined groundwater

4

confined groundwater

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The landmass of which of the following continents is the least?

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Africa

2

Asia

3

Australia

4

Europe

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The habitats valuable for commercially harvested species are called

1

coral reefs

2

sea grass bed

3

hot spots

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: Which of the following is tropical grassland?

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Taiga

2

Savannah

3

Pampas

4

Prairies

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: The temperature increases rapidly after

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ionosphere

2

exosphere

3

stratosphere

4

troposphere

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The iron ore mined at Bailadila is mostly

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haematite

2

siderite

3

limonite

4

magnetic

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The largest dune files are found in

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Middle East

2

North Africa

3

both (a) and (b)

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The Harmattan is

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cool, extremely dry wind that forms over the Sahara and blows westward or south-westward to the African coast

2

wind that blows during the dry season from December to February

3

tertiary wind that carry great quantities of fine dust from the Sahara

4

All of the above

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: The latitudinal differences in pressure delineate a number of major pressure zones, which co

1

zones of climate

2

zones of oceans

3

zones of land

4

zones of cyclonic depressions

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The great Victoria Desert is located in

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Canada

2

West Africa

3

Australia

4

North America

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The light of distant stars is affected by

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the earth's atmosphere

2

interstellar dust

3

both (a) and (b)

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The iron and steel industries of which of the following countries are almost fully dependent on

1

Britain

2

Japan

3

Poland

4

Germany

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: The land use in an arc changes with the time because of change in the

1

fertility of land

2

quality of land

3

utility of land

4

price of land

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The largest glaciers are

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mountain glaciers

2

alpine glaciers

3

continental glaciers

4

piedmont glaciers

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The humidity of the air depends upon

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temperature

2

location

3

weather

4

All of the above

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: The leading state in producing paper is

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Bihar

2

West Bengal

3

Kerala

4

Orissa

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: The landforms that are influences by several process namely, weathering, erosion, deposition are kno

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polygenetic landforms

2

structural landforms

3

polycyclic landforms

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The initial increase of magnetic field in magnetic storms is caused

1

when the shock wave, associated with the gusty solar wind, compresses the magnetosphere

2

when there is a large decrease in field intensity

3

when the gust wind itself engulfs the magnetosphere

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The island state of Australia is

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Victoria

2

Queensland

3

Tasmania

4

New South Wales

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: he Ice age ended about years ago

1

140

2

1,400

3

14,000

4

140,000

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The languages used in China is

1

Chinese, English

2

Chinese, Arabic

3

Chinese, French

4

Chinese, Korean

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The layer of the earth, immediately below the crust, is called

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outer core

2

inner core

3

inner mantle

4

outer mantle

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: The imaginary line on the earth's surface, which closely follows the 180 º meridian, is called the

1

International Date Line

2

Tropic of Cancer

3

Equator

4

Prime Meridian

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The highest mountains in Africa, which is not part of any mountains chain, is

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Mt. Aconcagua

2

Mr. Kilimanjaro

3

Mt. Kosciusco

4

Mont Blanc

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: The highest sand dunes are found is

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the Sahara desert

2

the Atacama desert

3

the Kalahari desert

4

the Gobi desert

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The greatest variety of animal and plant species is fund in

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temperate grasslands

2

tropical moist forests

3

tundra regions

4

in hot deserts

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: The ionosphere contains ionized air that protects the earth from

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the ultraviolet rays of the sun

2

the infrared rays of the sun

3

the falling meteorites

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The horizontal of soil profile is composed of

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weathered parent material that is not affected by translocation and organic modification

2

material affected by translocation & organic modification

3

unweathered bedrock

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The largest city in Latin America is

1

Mexico city

2

Caracas

3

Rio-de-Janeiro

4

Buenos Aires

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The highest and lowest values of a weather element observed over the entire period of record are

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extremes

2

average extremes

3

absolute extremes

4

relative extremes

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The highest mountain peak of Oceania is

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Mt. Victoria, Papua New Guinea

2

Mt. Kosciusko, Australia

3

Mt. Cook, South Island (New Zealand)

4

Puncak Jaya, Indonesia.

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: The length of the tropical years (the time interval between successive occurrences of the spring equ

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small, progressive changes in the earth's rotational speed

2

small, progressive change in earth's orbit around the sun

3

both (a) and (b)

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The largest gulf in the world is

1

Gulf of Mexico

2

Persian Gulf

3

Gulf of Carpentaria

4

Gulf of Mannar

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The land-sea distribution or the positions of the world's continents and major oceans influences

1

the major pressure belts that develop from the general circulation of the atmosphere

2

the development of the mid-latitude cyclonic depressions, at the convergence zone between polar and subtropical air masses

3

both (a) and (b)

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The hunting and gathering economy can support only

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1 person per sq. km

2

3 persons per sq. km

3

5 persons per sq. km

4

7 persons per sq. km

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The import of crude oil and petroleum done from national oil companies of producer countries, which

1

term contracts

2

term tenders

3

monthly tenders

4

All the above

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The heavier silicates named as 'Sima' or silica + magnesium are most abundant in the

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crust

2

core

3

mantle

4

ocean floors

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: The highest degree of concentration of mineral deposits are found in

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northeastern zone

2

northwestern zone

3

southern zone

4

All of the above

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The group of minerals chemically containing hydrocarbons is

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silicate group

2

organic group

3

oxide group

4

hydride group

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: The largest gold producing country in the world is

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China

2

Canada

3

South Africa

4

USA

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The least explosive type of volcano is called

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Basalt plateau

2

Cinder cone

3

Shield volcanoes

4

Composite volcanoes

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: he largest fish exporting region in the world is

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the north-east atlantic region

2

the north-east pacific region

3

the north-west pacific region

4

the south-east asian region

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The largest country of the world by geographical area is

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Russia

2

Vatican City

3

Australia

4

USA

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The hot and cold deserts together occupy nearly land area of the world.

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1/2

2

1/4th

3

1/3rd

4

3/4th

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Correct Answer: 3

Question: The highest mountains on earth namely Mount Everest, K2, Kanchenjanga are located in

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the greater Himalayas

2

the Lesser Himalayas

3

the outer Himalayas

4

None of the above

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The infrared radiation by sun are strongly absorbed by

1

carbon dioxide

2

water vapours

3

carbon dioxide and water vapours

4

ozone

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The highest average salinity amongst the following seas is reported from

1

Dead Sea

2

Red Sea

3

Black Sea

4

Mediterranean Sea

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Correct Answer: 1

Question: The Himalayan mountain system belongs to which of the following?

1

Volcanic mountains

2

Residual mountains

3

Block mountains

4

Fold mountains

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Correct Answer: 4

Question: The heavy day soils that show significant expansion and contraction due to the presence or absence

1

aridsols

2

vertisols

3

histosols

4

andisols

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: The HBJ Upgradation project, upgraded the capacity of HBJ pipeline from 18.2 MM SC MD to

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20 MM SC MD

2

33.4 MM SC MD

3

22.3 MM SC MD

4

22.3 MM SC MD

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Correct Answer: 2

Question: The latitude of a place expresses its angular position relative to the plane of

1

axis of earth

2

north pole

3

south pole

4

equator

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Correct Answer: 4

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