Wednesday, March 29, 2017

G.K History (62) for UPSC-TRB-TNPSC-CTET-TNTET-SSC-RAILWAY

SL NOQUESTIONANSWER
1Which decade is celebrated as United Nations decade on biodiversity?2011-2020
2One will NOT have to pass through the Suez Canal while going from Bombay to which canal?Suez
3Where are Shevaroy Hills located?Tamil Nadu
4How can fertility of soil be improved?By adding living earthworms
5Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary is located in which state?Gujarat
6Which current is produced by upwelling of water off the coast of Chile and Peru?Humboldt Current
7Where does the cold Labrador current bring nine months winter?Eastern Newfoundland
8Local thunderstorms 'Norwesters' are prominent in which state? 0 65292West Bengal
9On which conservation law, does a rocker work?Angular momentum
10Which of the planets is nearest to the earth?Venus
11Which planet is known as the Earth's Twin?Venus
12How much the equatorial circumference is greater than the polar circumference?Approximately 68 km
13Vegetative propagation by stem cutting is generally foundation of which plant?Sugarcane
14What is the distance of the equator from either of the poles?10,002 km
15Which layer of the atmosphere provides ideal conditions for flying of jet aeroplanes?Stratosphere
16Which constituents of the atmosphere causes greatest changes in climate and weather?72Water Vapour
17Which type of forest belt supplies most of the world's requirement of newsprint?Coniferous forest
18Which climatic type suffers change due to shifting of the World's Pressure Belts?Monsoon
19What percentage of country's demand for natural rubber is met by in indigenous production?97%
20On which thing Erosion of soil by a river mainly depends?Its speed at which it flows
21Which are the "Horn of Africa"?Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somalia
22A soap bubble is given negative charge then what happen in its radius?Increases
23Israel has common borders with which countries?Lebanon, Syria, Turkey and Jordan
24Which is the State with the largest area under waste land?Jammu and Kashmir
25The absorption of radio waves by the atmosphere depends on which thing?Their frequency
26Which crop requires continuous semiaquatic condition for cultivation?Rice
27The equator cuts through which island?Borneo
28What are Carbon, diamond and graphite together called?Allotropes
29Which city is associated with the river Mekong?Phnom-Penh
30The annual average rate of net plant production is highest in which forests?Temperate forest
31Which state receives rainfall from north-east monsoons?Tamil Nadu
32Which is the brightest planet?Venus
33At the summer solstice, which latitude will have the longest night?60°S
34What happens when a sudden fall in the barometric reading?Storm
35How long does India's economic zone extend miles off its coast?200
36How is the Relative humidity of the atmosphere directly affected? 65292Change in atmospheric temperature
37Which climate best suited for horticulture?Mediterranean
38From which water sources, the water is likely to be contaminated with fluoride?Ground water
39Which neighbouring country has objections on Indian Baglihar Hydro-electric Project?Pakistan
40Which region does not receive most of its rainfall during winter?Central North America
41Which African country is richer than others in gold and diamond?Zaire
42Which is the leading producer of sulphur?U.S.A.
43"Green house effect" with respect to global warming refers to which effect?Warming effect
44Strait of Florida runs in between which water bodies?72 0Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico
45Which Strait separates Asia from North America?The Bering Strait
46Which States of the U.S.A. are attached to Mexico?California and Texas
47Khartoum is situated at the confluence of which rivers?White Nile and Blue Nile
48Which gulf would have to be crossed to reach Sri Lanka from Nagercoil?Gulf of Mannar
49The second largest river basin in India is of which river?Godavari
50Which is the second largest basin in Peninsular India?Krishna Basin

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