16)The longest circle which can be drawn on the earth surface passes through the
Circle of Arctic Equator
Tropic of Cancer Tropic of Capricon
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17)Which one of the following is the largest irrigation canal in the world ?
Suez Canal Indira Gandhi Canal
Panama Canal Sirhind Canal
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18)Which of the following soils has low humus contents?
Alluvial Black
Desertic loamy
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19)Area under forests is far below the required percentage in India because of
Long dry spell period Large area under cultivation due to large population
Large area under plateau and hilly terrain Large extent of drought-prone area
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20)Which of the following combinations represents the arrangements of the decreasing particle size order of soils?
Clay, gravel, sand and silt Gravel, sand, silt, and clay
Sand, gravel, clay and silt Silt, sand, gravel, and clay
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21)Which of the following is the youngest mountain of India?
Aravallis Himalayas
Nilgiris Vindhyachal
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22)Which of the following combinations of crops provide raw material for agro-based industries?
Cotton, jute and oilseed Pulses, tobacco, and jute
Jowar, cotton, and sugarcane Ragi, spices and sugarcane
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23)Aravalli ranges are an example of
Volcanic mountains Residual mountains
Block mountains Folded mountains
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24)Which one of the following is not a landlocked country in Africa.
Botswana Zambia
Lesotho Nigeria
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25)The imaginary line on the earth\'s surface that closely follows the 180 degree Meridian is
Prime Meridian Equator
International Date Line Tropic of Cancer
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26)The country that shares longest border with India is
China Bangladesh
Nepal Pakistan
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27)The distance between two consecutive longitudes (91 degree east and 92 degree east) at the Pole is
0 km 18 km
25 km 110 km
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28)Logically, what does a continually rising air pressure indicate?
Advent of unsettled and cloudy weather. Advent of cyclone
Fine and settled weather. Fine and unsettled weather.
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29)The soil formed by wind dust in and around hot deserts is called
silty soil loamy soil
sandy soil loess soil
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30)In wildlife conservation, which one of the following best defines an \'endemic\' species?
When the critical number of a species declines in a forest due to parasitic attack. A species which is cosmopolitan and can be commonly found in a biosphere.
An endangered species which is found in few restricted areas on the earth. A species confined to a particular region and not found anywhere else.
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