General Knowledge MCQ - People & Environment

1:  

Sericulture is:

A.

science of the various kinds of serum

B.

artificial rearing of fish

C.

art of silkworm breeding

D.

study of various cultures of a community

 
 

Option: C

Explanation :


2:  

 Which of the following dams is not on Narmada river?

A.

Indira-Sagar Project

B.

 Maheshwar Hydel Power Project

C.

Jobat Project

D.

Koyna Power Project

 
 

Option: D

Explanation :


3:  

 Photosphere is described as the:

A.

Lower layer of atmosphere

B.

Visible surface of the sun from which radiation emanates

C.

Wavelength of solar spectrum

D.

None of the above

 
 

Option: B

Explanation :


4:  

Location of sugar industry in India is shifting from north to south because of:

A.

cheap labour

B.

expanding regional market

C.

cheap and abundant supply of power

D.

high yield and high sugar content in sugarcane

 
 

Option: D

Explanation :


5:  

The area covered by forest in India is about:

A.

46%

B.

33%

C.

23%

D.

19%

 
 

Option: C

Explanation :



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