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General Knowledge MCQ - People & Environment

36:  

Atmospheric pressure exerted on earth is due to: 

A.

rotation of earth

B.

revolution of earth 

C.

gravitational pull

D.

uneven heating of earth

 
 

Option: C

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37:  

 The southern tip of India is:

A.

Cape Comorin

B.

Point Calimere

C.

Indira Point in Nicobar Islands

D.

Kovalam in Trivandrum

 
 

Option: C

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Biju Nair said: (10:56pm on Monday 6th March 2017)
A, Cape Comorin is the correct answer

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38:  

 In determining the Indian climate, major role played by Himalayas is/are:

A.

The east-west extension of the Great-Himalayas does not permit the summer monsoon to cross it and thus keeps its sojourn restricted to India

B.

The direct the summer monsoon towards the north-west

C.

During the winter they stop the southward penetration of the cold and dry polar air 

D.

All of the above

 
 

Option: D

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39:  

 The rock material carried by a glacier is called

A.

alluvium

B.

meanders

C.

nodules

D.

moraines 

 
 

Option: D

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40:  

 Krishna Raja Sagar Dam is built across the river: 

A.

Kaveri

B.

Tungabhadra

C.

Krishna

D.

Godavari

 
 

Option: A

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