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General Knowledge MCQ - People & Environment

76:  

 In which South American country does one find the Atacama desert?

A.

Chile

B.

Peru 

C.

Brazil

D.

Columbia

 
 

Option: A

Explanation :


77:  

Winter rains in north and north-west India are generally associated with the phenomenon of

A.

Retreating monsoon 

B.

Temperate cyclones

C.

Local thunderstorms

D.

Shift in Jet stream movement

 
 

Option: A

Explanation :


78:  

 Which one of the following rivers is known as "Sorow of Bihar"? 

A.

Damodar

B.

Gandak

C.

Kosi

D.

Sone 

 
 

Option: C

Explanation :


79:  

Imaginary lines drawn on a global map from pole to pole and from the perpendicular to the equator are called 

A.

Contours

B.

Isobars

C.

Meridians

D.

Steppes

 
 

Option: C

Explanation :


80:  

 A lunar eclipse occurs when 

A.

Sun, Moon and Earth are not in the same line

B.

Earth comes between the Sun and the Moon 

C.

Moon comes between the Sun and the Earth

D.

Sun comes between the Earth and the Moon

 
 

Option: B

Explanation :




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