Wednesday, March 29, 2017

G.K History (66) for UPSC-TRB-TNPSC-CTET-TNTET-SSC-RAILWAY

SL NOQUESTIONANSWER
1What separates Daman and Diu?Gulf of Khambat
2Which group of rivers fall in the Bay of Bengal?0 65292Ganga, Brahmaputra, Hooghly
3Narmada river originates from Amarkantak in which state?Madhya Pradesh
4Which is not a landform, which results due to rejuvenation of a river?Oxbow lake
5Which type of spurs is typically associated with valleyglaciers?Truncated
6Which hot dust-laden wind is blowing from Sahara desert to Mediterranean region?72Sirocco
7Temperate Cyclone are characterized by which side?Fronts
8The Himalyas are approximately how many kilometer long?2500
9Which range of Himalayas is know for hill stantions?Himachal
10From which country does More than one-third of the crude steel production of the world comes?China
11Asteroids have their orbits between which planets?Mars and Jupiter
12After howmany years does Halley's comet appear once in a period?76 years
13Which is the time required for the Earth to return to a given point in its orbit with reference to fixed star?Sideral year
14When it is 12:00 noon in India, what would be the time in San Francisco (USA)?8 : 30 p.m. of previous day
15Which natural region is best known for the production of grapes?Mediterranean
16Which is the largest temperate desert of the world?Patagonian desert
17Which city is nearest to the Tropic of Cancer?Kolkata
18West Bengal shares boundaries with how many foreign countries?Three
19Which country won the Cricket World Cup in 2011?India
20The massive hole in the ozone layer over the Antarctica was first discovered in which year?1985
21How is general weather associated with anticyclone?Fine and dry
22What are tropical cyclones of the Bay of Bengal usually called?Typhoons
23PIIGS is the group of nations falling under which zone?Euro zone
24How does the earth rotate around its axis?From west to east
25What is the plane of contact of the troposphere and stratosphere?Tropopause
26Who is said to have conquered the land between Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal?Bindusara
27Where are tropical deciduous or monsoonal forests occur?Burma, India, Thailand, Brazil
28In which region are the -most ideal conditions for the chemical weathering are found in? 0 65292Hot and humid regions
29Which current is produced by upwelling of water off the coast of Chile and Peru?Humboldt Current
30The Sun City is located in which continent?South Africa
31On the shore of which counrty cold currents have cooling effect?Peru
32Aravalli ranges are an example of which mountains?Residual mountains
33Which mountain passes lies outside India?Khyber
34Where does rainfall from the south-west monsoon reach?72Delta region of Mahanadi
35The retreating monsoon withdraws from which state?North-west India to Bengal
36How are Air-pockets that cause aircrafts to lose altitude suddenly caused?Temperature inversions
37Which region is the world's best cod-fishing ground?North-east Atlantic
38Which are the Soils that developed in humid tropical regions?Laterite
39'Syntaxial Bent' is a feature of which range?Himalayas
40Which waterfall in India has the most height?Kunchikal Falls
41What is the most abundant metal in the earth's crust?Aluminium
42Which tree is not a soft wood variety?Mahogany
43A V-shaped valley is a feature produced by which river?Youthful river
44Which is the largest sea in the world?South China Sea
45Which is-the largest Gulf in the World?The Gulf of Mexico
46What is the length of India's coastline?About 7500 km
47Which State has the largest coastline in India?Gujarat
48The Sivasamudram Falls is on which river?Cauvery
49The 'Chilka lake region' lies in between the deltas of which rivers-Mahahadi and Godavari
50Which region experiences three cropping season for rice in India (Rice Bowl of India)? 65292Brahmaputra valley

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