Classical

General Knowledge MCQ - People & Environment

61:  

 Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other lebelled as Reason (R):
Assertion (A) :  One of the movements of the surface water of ocean is known as ocean current.
Reason (R)     :  Ocean currents are caused mainly due to planetary winds and the difference in temperature and density of water.
       In the context of the above two statements, which one the following is correct?

A.

Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

B.

Both A and R are true but R is not a correct explanation of A

C.

A is true but R is false

D.

A is false but R is true

 
 

Option: C

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sarita said: (11:19pm on Wednesday 29th July 2015)
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62:  

 The 23South latitude is known as

A.

The Tropic of Cancer

B.

The Tropic of Capricorn

C.

The Equator

D.

The Prime Meridian

 
 

Option: B

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63:  

The sky appears blue because 

A.

It is actually blue 

B.

The atmosphere scatters blue light more than the others 

C.

All colours interfere to produce blue

D.

In white light, blue colour dominates

 
 

Option: B

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64:  

At the Equator, the duration of a day is

A.

10 hrs

B.

12 hrs

C.

14 hrs

D.

16 hrs

 
 

Option: B

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65:  

Siachen is

A.

Limiting glacier zone between India and Pakistan

B.

Limiting desert zone between India and Pakistan 

C.

Limiting zone between China and Pakistan 

D.

Limiting zone between India and Myanmar 

 
 

Option: A

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Firdose Tonse said: (2:36am on Saturday 1st June 2013)
Answer is incorrect. Siachen is a North-east point , where the Line of Control between India and Pakistan ends.

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