Wednesday, March 29, 2017

G.K History (63) for UPSC-TRB-TNPSC-CTET-TNTET-SSC-RAILWAY

SL NOQUESTIONANSWER
1Why do Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Orissa often face natural disasters?Due to cyclones
2Why does Mumbai receives more rainfall than Pune?Because mumbai is on the windward side
3Where are Diesel locomotives manufactured?Varanasi
4What is the process that result in the breakdown of rocks and minerals in situ?Weathering
5Because of which factor, clouds do not precipitate in deserts?Low humidity
6What is the quantity of water in a particular volume of air called?Absolute humidity
7Lichens and Mosses are characteristic vegetation of which zone?The polar zone
8What is associated with a savanna climate?Scrub
9Slash and burn agriculture in North Eastern State is Known by which name?Jhumming
10Telangana region represents type of vegetation?Thorn
11On which planet of the solar system does the sun rise in the west and set in the east? 65292Venus
12What is the average salinity of sea water?3.50%
13Which planet of the solar system has the longest day?Venus
14What was the main occupation of the people of the Indus Valley civilization?Agriculture
15Which minerals occurs abundantly in the Earth's crust?Silica
16Pneumoconiosis affects the workers who work mainly in which industry?Coal mining industry
17The tide at its maximum height is known by which name?Spring tide
18Where are the Local thunderstorms 'Nor' westers' prominent?West Bengal
19What is the dense mass of small water drops on smoke particles in the lower layers of the atmosphere?Smog
20How many orangutans disappear each year as result of palm oil farming?5000
21Mosses and Lichens are the characteristic vegetation of which region?Tundra region
22Which specie of rhinoceros is said to be the most critically endangered species?Javan rhino
23Trees with hardwood and dense canopy are generally found in which forests?Evergreen forests
24In India, which type of forest occupy the largest area? 72 0Tropical Moist Deciduous Forest
25Where is Over 90% of the world's biomass?In tropical rain forests
26Why have continents have drifted apart?Because of tectonic activities
27What represents the most complex level?Ecosystem
28Which is the smallest water body?Japan Sea
29Which country makes maximum use of the geothermal energy?Iceland
30Which current is produced by upwelling of cold water off the coast of Chile and Peru?Humboldt current
31In which country are the broken hill famous for zinc and lead?Australia
32The Vindhyas belong to which class of mountains?Block mountains
33Maharashtrian Plateau is made up of which?Lava
34Which tributary of the Ganga System flows northwards?Sone
35Which river originates at Amarkantak?Narmada
36Which are the leading states in the production of cotton in India?Maharashtra and Gujarat
37What is the study of the relation of animals and plants to their' surroundings called?Ecology
38If you wish to visit Golconda Fort, you will have to go to which state?Karnataka
39Which biome has the highest species diversity?Tropical rainforests
40Kanha National Park belongs to which biogeographical area in the world?Tropical Sub-humid Forests
41Which planet is known as veiled planet?Mars
42Which continent has the lowest growth rate of population?Europe
43Nitrogen fixing bacteria is useful in growing which crop?Legume
44Which is the largest fresh water lake in the world?Lake Superior
45Other than India and China, which group of countries border Myanmar?Thailand, Laos and Bangladesh
46Which is the largest river in the world?Amazon
47Asia has large areas of inland drainage. Why is it so? 65292Due to seasonal and scanty rainfall
48Which country in Africa has luxurious tropical rain forests?Ivory coast
49The greatest diversity of animal and species occurs in which forest?Tropical moist forest
50In which valley is the Himalayan pass Shipki La located?Sutlej valley

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