WORLD GEOGRAPHY
1 .
The term 'Abyssal refers to
A)
inner most part of the earth
B)
deeper parts of the oceans
C)
organism found in the shallow water zone of the seas
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (B) - deeper parts of the oceans

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2 .
The process of capture of precipitation by the plant canopy and its subsequent return to the atmosphere is called
A)
sublimation
B)
stem flow
C)
interception
D)
through fall

Correct Answer : Option (C) - interception

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3 .
The major events of Pre-Cambrian era include
A)
formation of crust, continents and oceans
B)
formation of crust, birth of oldest known rock, origin of life
C)
formation of present day atmosphere
D)
All of the above

Correct Answer : Option (D) - All of the above.

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4 .
The spring season in the north temperate zone is when
A)
the sun returns to equator
B)
the sun is at the Tropic of Cancer
C)
the sun is directly overhead the Tropic of Cancer
D)
the sun is directly overhead the equator

Correct Answer : Option (D) - the sun is directly overhead the equator

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5 .
The major geological events of the Palaeozoic era include
A)
Caledonian mountain rise, life comes ashore
B)
Appalachians and Central European mountains come up
C)
both (a) and (b)
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (C) - both (a) and (b)

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6 .
The tropical easterlies wind lie at
A)
0-30? latitude
B)
30-60? latitude
C)
60-90? latitude
D)
10-40? latitude

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 0-30? latitude

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7 .
The Penumbra is
A)
the outer portion of the moon's shadow
B)
formed by the tangent that intersects between the sun and the moon
C)
both (a) and (b)
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (C) - both (a) and (b)

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8 .
The longest ship canal in the world is the
A)
Panama canal, Central America
B)
Suez canal, Egypt
C)
Kiel canal, Germany
D)
St. Laurence Seaway (USA and Canada)

Correct Answer : Option (D) - St. Laurence Seaway (USA and Canada)

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9 .
The tertiary winds on the north of the Alps (Europe) are called
A)
the Chinook
B)
the sirocco
C)
the foehn
D)
the loo

Correct Answer : Option (C) - the foehn

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10 .
The planet that takes the highest time for completing a rotation is
A)
Mercury
B)
Venus
C)
Earth
D)
Pluto

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Venus

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