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General Knowledge MCQ - People & Environment

86:  

When the moon is near the horizon, then it appears bigger because of

A.

Atmospheric refraction 

B.

Scattering of light

C.

Diffraction

D.

Total internal reflection

 
 

Option: A

Explanation :


87:  

Tsunamis are huge sea waves caused by:

A.

Earthquakes

B.

Volcanoes

C.

Winds

D.

Icebergs

 
 

Option: A

Explanation :


88:  

 'Equinox' means

A.

Days are longer than nights

B.

Days and nights are equal

C.

Days are shorter than nights

D.

None of these

 
 

Option: B

Explanation :


89:  

 International Date Line passes through

A.

0° Greenwich

B.

180° Greenwich 

C.

900 Greenwich

D.

2700 Greenwich

 
 

Option: B

Explanation :


90:  

 Suez navigation canal links up Mediterranean Sea with the

A.

Atlantic Ocean

B.

Pacific Ocean

C.

'North Sea

D.

Red Sea

 
 

Option: D

Explanation :




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