Wednesday, March 29, 2017

G.K History (68) for UPSC-TRB-TNPSC-CTET-TNTET-SSC-RAILWAY

SL NOQUESTIONANSWER
1Which pair of States is the leading producer of tobacco in India?Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat
2Where are diesel locomotives manufactured?Varanasi
3Where is the headquarters of Amnesty International?London
4On which date the earth is at the largest distance from the sun (Apehelion)?July 4th
5The latitude of a place expresses its angular position relative to the place of which point?Equator
6Who introduced the term anticyclone for the first time?F. Galton
7Why do the tropical cyclones not occur close to the equator?Weak coriolis force
8Which river does not form any delta at its mouth?Tapti & Narmada
9Penganga, Wardha and Wainganga are the tributaries of which river?Godavari
10Which planet take maximum time for one revolution around the Sun?Jupiter
11When will the Smith-tuttle comet crash with Earth?In 2126 AD
12What is the approximate circumference of the Earth?40,075 km
13When the wind is deflected due to the rotation of the Earth, what is it called?Geostropic wind
14The equatorial regions receive rainfall throughout the year. What is the annual rainfall?72 0250 cms
15Which is the world's largest desert?Sahara
16The problem of leaching of the soil is more pronounced in the areas how rainfall is there?Heavy
17In the context of Indian wild life, what is the flying fox?Bat
18Moon shaped sand-dunes, formed by which wind action?Barkhans
19Which river has the largest drainage basin?Amazon
20Which is the largest fresh water lake in the world?Lake Superior
21In which sea are the Lakshadweep Islands are situated?Arabian Sea
22Which is east of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands?Indonesia
23By what name is the Ganga known in Bangladesh?Padma
24Which peninsular river is westward flowing?Tapti
25Ankaleshwar and Navagaon are two oil fields in which state?Gujarat
26What was the capital of Hoyasals?Dwarasamudra
27Where was the first oil well in India was dug?Digboi
28Neap tides occur during which phase of the moon?First and third quarter
29Which oceanic tidal wave that moves upto 200 MPH and is up to 1000 feet high?Tsunami
30Between which was the ancient town of Takshasila located?Indus and Jhelum
31Which planet of the solar system spins on its axis at the fastest rate?Jupiter
32Which planet is known as the 'Watery Planet'?Earth
33What will be the antipodal position of a place located at 350 south and 800 west? 65292350 north and 1000 east
34Where is Salar Jung Museum situated?Hyderabad
35If news is broadcast from London at 10:30 AM, at what time it will be heard at Baghdad (450 E)?1:30 PM
36Where is the Taiga belt found?Temperate grasslands and Tundra
37The north pole of the earth's magnet is near the geographical which direction?South
38Which region gets no rainfall throughout the year?The Tundra Region
39Bowl shaped depression created as a result of glacial erosion high on a mountainside what is this called?Cirque
40What is Residual hill in the desert region?Inselberg
41Which is the largest irrigation canal in the world?Indira Gandhi Canal
42Why is fog common around Newfoundland coast?72 0Because warm and cold currents meet
43Which is the capital of the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli?Silvassa
44Kanchipuram is in which state?Tamil Nadu
45Which river flows between the Vindhya and Satpura ranges?Narmada
46Which is an east flowing river of Indian Peninsula?Mahanadi
47Apart from Tamil Nadu, lignite is found in which state?Gujarat
48Which State of India has the largest reserves of monazite, with a high thorium content?Kerala
49There is a submarine ridge in the Bay of Bengal. What is it called?Ninety east ridge
50Which is the largest producer of fruits in the Anglo-American Region?California

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