Classical

General Knowledge MCQ - People & Environment

11:  

 Atmosphere exists because: 

A.

The Gravitational force of the Earth

B.

Revolution of the Earth

C.

Rotation of the Earth 

D.

Weight of the gases of atmosphere

 
 

Option: A

Explanation :


12:  

The zone of excessively dry climate with very cold temperature throughout the year correspond to: 

A.

Arctic deserts

B.

Tundra

C.

Alpine meadouss

D.

Antarctica

 
 

Option: A

Explanation :


13:  

 Laterite soil develop as a result of:

A.

deposits of alluvial

B.

deposition of loess

C.

leaching 

D.

continued vegetation cover

 
 

Option: C

Explanation :


14:  

 Which of the following rivers is not a tributory of the Indus?

A.

Sutlej

B.

Jhelum

C.

Bhagirathi 

D.

Chenab

 
 

Option: C

Explanation :


15:  

 Tides in the oceans are caused by:

A.

Gravitational pull of the moon on the earth's sufrace including sea water

B.

Gravitational pull of the sun on the earth's surface only and not on the sea water

C.

Gravitational pull of the moon and the sun on the earth's surface including the sea water

D.

None of these

 
 

Option: C

Explanation :




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