Wednesday, March 29, 2017

G.K History (65) for UPSC-TRB-TNPSC-CTET-TNTET-SSC-RAILWAY

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1From which rocks is the soil material mainly derived?Sedimentary rocks
2Which pair of ocean currents meet each other near Newfound land?Gulf stream and Labrador
3The Dogger Bank, the main fishing area of Europe, where is this area?North Sea
4Which is used as the logo of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)?Panda
5Which Indian State has the minimum total forest cover?Haryana
6The river Cauvery originates from which state?Karnataka
7Why does the western coast of India receive very high rainfall in summer mainly? 65292Due to western Ghats
8In India which is the State with the largest area under very dense forests?Arunachal Pradesh
9In which place is the headquarters of the North-Eastern Railway located?Gorakhpur
10Which National Highway connects Chennai and Visakhapatnarn?NH 5
11Which is the largest irrigation canal of the world?Indira Gandhi Canal
12Which lake lies in the 'Dead heart of Australia'?Eyre
13What are the plants of tropical and sub-tropical regions called?Vegatherms
14What is the least influential in determining the distribution of terrestrial biomes?72 0Salinity
15Which country ranks first in producing teak?Thailand
16Which Agriculture export item is second in case of India?Rice
17Which lake in India has the highest water salinity?Sambhar
18Which sector is the largest emitter of greenhouse gases in India?Electric power generation
19Which region has internal drainage?Rajasthan
20Kurnool-Cuddapah canal is taken off from which river?Tungabhadra
21Kudremukh hills known for iron ore deposits is situated in which place?Chickmaglur
22The latitude of a place expresses its angular position relative to the which place?Equator
23The Indian research station Himadri is located at which place?Antarctica
24Of the total volume of the earth, which layer forms the major part?Core
25Why is the Wind in the, Southern hemisphere is deflected towards left?Due to rotation of the earth
26Who discovered South Pole?Amundsen
27Long treeless grassy palms are characteristics of which grass?Pampas
28How climate does the Veld grassland of south Africa experience?The Steppe climate
29Which are connected by over 1700 km-long BTC oil pipe-line?Caspian sea and Mediterranean sea
30leaves used as wrappers for bides, from which are obtained?Tendu
31The northern part of the west coast is known by which name?Konkan coast
32What is the most abundant on the earth crust?Al
33Which river flows through Maharashtra and Gujarat?Tapti
34Which river basin is called 'Ruhr of India'?Damodar
35Which is the longest river in India?Ganga
36Which region in India receives substantial rain during the winter month of January?Punjab
37In which industry is the maximum number of women employed in India?Tea
38The 'Grand Trunk Road' connects which cities?Kolkata and Amritsar
39Which city is at the highest altitude above mean sea level?Bangalore
40In which forest the maximum plant diversity is found?0 65292Tropical evergreen forests
41Which plate movement is responsible for the formation of mid-ocean ridge?Divergent movement
42Where is Dead sea situated?A Rift Valley
43Which is softwood from coniferous forest?Pine
44Hardwood tree like mahogany and ebony are found in which forests?Equatorial forest
45If you want to visit sambhar lake, to which state you will go?Rajasthan
46Which crop are grain with the on set of mansoon & are harvested in September-October?72Kharif
47Among sources of power, India has largest reserves of which thing?Coal
48Which is the most important coal field of India?Raniganj
49Northern part of Australia is typified by which climate?Monsoon climate
50Rain shadow effect is associated with which rainfall?Orographic rainfall

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