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1. The Indian subcontinent was originally part of a huge mass 16. Which of the following is not igneous rock?
called (a) Granite (b) Conglomerate
(a) Indian (b) Aryavarta (c) Basalt (d) Rhyolite
(c) Angaraland (d) Gondwana land 17. Jet stream is
2. Which one of the following is the dominant element of the (a) Fast blowing westerlies in upper part of Troposphere.
earth crust? (b) Ocean current
(a) Aluminium (b) Iron (c) Monsoon winds
(c) Oxygen (d) Silicon (d) None of these
3. The highest salinity is found in which of the following lakes? 18. Peanuts are the main crop of
(a) Van Lake (b) Dead sea (a) Georgia (b) Gambia
(c) Balkash lake (d) Baikal lake (c) Ghana (d) Guatemala
4. The deepest lake of the world is 19. The leading producer of both rice and wheat in the world is
(a) Baikal (b) Crater (a) China (b) India
(c) Nyasa (d) Tanganyika (c) Russia (d) U.S.A.
5. Which one of the following sea is the largest in area? 20. Which one of the following is a fossil source of energy?
(a) Sea of Okhotsk (b) Sea of Japan (a) Wood (b) Solar radiation
(c) Sea of China (d) Bering Sea (c) Tidal waves (d) Petroleum
6. The biggest island of the Indian Ocean is 21. The largest exporter of steel in the world is
(a) Maldives (b) Madagascar (a) China (b) Japan
(c) Lakshadweep (d) Sumatra (c) Russia (d) Ukraine
7. Which one of the following ocean currents is different from 22. In which of the following crops the international trade is
others? low in comparison to total produce?
(a) Gulf stream (b) Kuroshivo (a) Coffee (b) Rice
(c) North Atlantic Drift (d) Labrador (c) Rubber (d) Wheat
8. Earths Albedo is largely affected by 23. Which of the following countries is the greatest producer
of bauxite in the world?
(a) Cloudiness
(a) Argentina (b) India
(b) Dust particles in atmosphere
(c) South Africa (d) Brazil
(c) Atmospheric layer
24. The neighbouring country of India which has the largest
(d) Nature of the earths surface
area is
9. The largest volume and mass of the earth is found in
(a) Bangladesh (b) China
(a) Crust (b) Mantle
(c) Pakistan (d) Nepal
(c) Outer core (d) Inner core 25. Which one of the following countries has the longest
10. The clockwise movement of winds in the cyclones of international boundary with India?
southern hemisphere is mainly caused by (a) China (b) Pakistan
(a) Centrifugal force (b) Deflective force (c) Bangladesh (d) Myanmar
(c) Frictional force (d) Pressure force 26. The Eastern Ghats and the Western Ghats meet at the
11. Which one of the following currents has a warming (a) Cardamom Hills (b) Anaimalai Hills
influence on the neighbouring coast? (c) Nilgiri Hills (d) Palani Hills
(a) Benguela (b) Agulhas 27. The coast that belongs to Tamilnadu is known as
(c) Canaries (d) Oyasio (a) Konkan coast (b) Malabar coast
12. Which one of the following local winds is different from the (c) Coromandel coast (d) Canara coast
other three? 28. Which of the following latitudes passes through India?
(a) Khamsin (b) Foehn (a) Arctic circle (b) Tropic of Capricorn
(c) Sirocco (d) Mistral (c) Tropic of Cancer (d) Equator
13. Atmospheric layer which reflects radio waves is called 29. Nathula Pass is in
(a) Exosphere (b) Ionosphere (a) Arunanchal Pradesh (b) Nagaland
(c) Stratosphere (d) Troposphere (c) Sikkim (d) Manipur
14. The layer of the atmosphere which contains dust particles 30. Which of the following rivers flows from south to north?
and water vapour is called (a) Son (b) Krishna
(a) Stratosphere (b) Troposphere (c) Mahanadi (d) Ganga
(c) Ionosphere (d) Mesosphere 31. Which of the following rivers is not the tributary of Yamuna?
15. Gulf stream is (a) Chambal (b) Betwa
(a) A river in the Gulf (c) Ken (d) Gandak
(b) An ocean current 32. The river also known as Tsangpo in Tibet is
(c) A second name of jet stream (a) Brahmaputra (b) Indus
(d) A local wind (c) Sutlej (d) Teesta
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33. The term Regur is used for 51. Name the state where density of population is the lowest
(a) Alluvial soil (b) Black soil (a) Meghalaya
(c) Laterite soil (d) Yellow soil (b) Mizoram
34. Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary is in the state of (c) Arunachal Pradesh
(a) Assam (b) Tamilnadu (d) Sikkim
(c) Uttar Pradesh (d) Kerala 52. What is the percentage of literacy in India, as per 2011
35. The only sanctuary where Kashmir stag is found is census data:
(a) Kanha (b) Dachigam (a) 73% (b) 78%
(c) Manas (d) Nanda devi (c) 70% (d) 68%
36. Project Tiger was launched in 53. The group of stars arranged in a definite pattern is called
(a) 1973 (b) 1980 (a) Milky way (b) Constellation
(c) 1982 (d) 1984 (c) Andromeda (d) Solar system
37. Kal Baisakhi gives rainfall to 54. The principle of Black hole was enunciated by
(a) Rajasthan (b) West Bengal (a) C.V. Raman
(c) Punjab (d) Goa (b) H.J. Bhabha
38. Which one of the following is the wettest place in India? (c) S. Chandrashekhar
(a) Udhagamandalam (b) Mahabaleshwar (d) H. Khurana
(c) Cherrapunji (d) Mawsynram 55. The planet which is called twin sister of the Earth is
39. India is the largest world producer of (a) Mercury (b) Venus
(a) Cotton (b) Milk (c) Mars (d) Uranus
(c) Wheat (d) Rice 56. Which planet was named after the Roman God Zeus?
40. The ore of Aluminium is (a) Earth (b) Mars
(a) Bauxite (b) Chromium (c) Venus (d) Jupiter
(c) Mica (d) Manganese 57. Which one of the following is called terrestrial planet?
41. Which one of the following is known as the Pearl city? (a) Mercury (b) Earth
(a) Kandla (b) Tuticorin (c) Mars (d) Saturn
(c) Hyderabad (d) Kochi 58. The mean radius of the Earth is
42. What is Khetri in Rajasthan famous for? (a) 3200 km (b) 6400 km
(a) Copper (b) Mica (c) 8400 km (d) 12800 km
(c) Bauxite (d) Limestone 59. The energy of sun is produced by
43. The Deccan trap was formed by the (a) Nuclear fission (b) Ionisation
(a) Dharwar Vulcanicity (c) Nuclear fusion (d) Oxidation
(b) Mesozoic Vulcanicity 60. Cycle of sun spots is
(c) Cretaceous Vulcanicity (a) 9 years (b) 10 years
(d) Paleozoic Vulcanicity (c) 11 years (d) 12 years
44. Jhum is 61. Which planet is called Evening star?
(a) A tribe in the North-East of India (a) Mars (b) Jupiter
(b) The type of cultivation (c) Venus (d) Saturn
(c) A Folk dance 62. Lunar eclipse occurs
(d) The name of a river (a) When moon lies between earth and sun
45. Bhakhara dam is situated on which river? (b) When earth lies between sun and moon
(a) Ravi (b) Chenab (c) When sun lies between earth and moon
(c) Jhelum (d) Sutlej (d) None of these
46. Which state of India shares its boundaries with six other 63. The Astronaut looks the sky in the space
states? (a) Blue (b) Black
(a) Madhya Pradesh (b) Jharkhand (c) Red (d) White
(c) Chhattisgarh (d) Karnataka 64. Which one of the following is not a tropical desert?
47. Which one of the Indians state/union Territories is having (a) Atacama (b) Arabia
lowest sex ratio in 2011? (c) Gobi (d) Kalahari
(a) Haryana (b) Daman and Diu 65. Which one of the following is a warm ocean current?
(c) Punjab (d) Dadar and Nagar Haveli (a) East Australian current
48. As per 2011 census data, the child sex ratio has come down (b) West Australian current
from 927 to (c) Benguela current
(a) 904 (b) 919 (d) Peru current
(c) 922 (d) 925 66. Rift valley is formed by
49. As per 2011 census data, the sex ratio is
(a) Earthquake (b) Folding
(a) 943 (b) 940 (c) Faulting (d) All of these
(c) 925 (d) 920 67. Which is the capital of Mali ?
50. Which state of India tops in literacy?
(a) Mopti (b) Barmako
(a) Kerala (b) Tamil Nadu (c) Cairo (d) Nairobi
(c) Delhi (d) Uttar Pradesh
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68. Which one of the following atmospheric layers absorb 84. The nearest planet to earth is
ultraviolet rays of the sun? (a) Mercury (b) Venus
(a) Troposphere (b) Stratosphere (c) Mars (d) Jupiter
(c) Ionosphere (d) Ozonosphere 85. Why is Aryabhatta famous?
69. The drainage pattern developed on folded sedimentary rock (a) He was a writer
is termed as (b) Poet
(c) He was an ancient mathematician and astronomer
(a) Trellis (b) Dendritic
(d) He was a famous artist
(c) Radial (d) Deranged
86. Choose the correct statement(s)?
70. Which one of the following is not correctly matched? (a) Moon does not have life because it does not have atmosphere
(a) Darjeeling - West Bengal (b) Asteroids are those celestial bodies which are found between
(b) Mount Abu - Rajasthan orbits of Mars and Jupiter
(c) Kodaikanal - Tamil Nadu (c) Meteoroits are pieces of rock which move around the sun
(d) Simla - Uttar Pradesh (d) All the above are correct
71. The earth is at its maximum distance from the Sun on 87. Which one of the following planets has the largest number of
(a) January 30th (b) December 22nd natural satellites or moons?
(c) September 22nd (d) July 4th (a) Jupiter (b) Mars
72. Consider the following pairs: (c) Saturn (d) Venus
Tributary Main River 88. Which of the following planets is known as the Earths twin?
1. Chambal : Yamuna (a) Saturn (b) Jupiter
2. Sone : Narmada (c) Venus (d) Mercury
3. Manas : Brahmputra 89. Which planets are known as the big four?
Which one of the pairs given above is/are correctly (a) Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Mercury
matched? (b) Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune and Uranus
(a) 1, 2 and 3 (b) 1 and 2 (c) Earth, Venus, Mars and Jupiter
(c) 2 and 3 (d) 3 only (d) Venus, Mercury, Mars and Saturn
73. The total population divided by available arable land area 90. Asteroids revolve around the sun in the space between
is referred to as (a) Jupiter and Saturn (b) Uranus and Neptune
(a) Population density (c) Mars and Jupiter (d) Mercury and Venus
(b) Nutritional density 91. Greenwich line passes through which country?
(c) Agricultural density (d) Industrial density (a) England (b) U.S.A
74. The first short based integrated steel plant in the country is (c) India (d) China
(a) Vijaynagar (b) Salem 92. Frigid Zones are very cold because
(c) Vishakapatnam (d) Bhadravati (a) They lie close to poles
75. Name the condition which influences the development of (b) In these zones the sun does not rise much above the horizon
plants into distinctive forms. so its rays are always slanting and provide less heat
(a) Climatic conditions (c) (a) and (b) both are correct
(b) Soil conditions (d) All the above are incorrect
(c) Environmental conditions 93. Which one of the following straits is nearest to the International
(d) Social conditions Date Line?
76. Celestial bodies are (a) Malacca Strait (b) Bering Strait
(a) Sun (b) Moon (c) Strait of Florida (d) Strait of Gibraltar
(c) Stars (d) All the above 94. Which of the following statements is not correct?
77. Which one is a star? (a) The real earth has a needle that passes through earths centre
(a) Moon (b) Sun (b) Axis is an imaginary line
(c) Earth (d) All the above (c) The earth moves around its axis.
78. Constellations are : (d) The north and south end of the earths axis are called north
(a) path traced by moon and south pole respectively.
(b) path traced by star 95. Which of the following statements in regard to the motion of the
(c) various patterns formed by different group of stars earth is correct?
(a) The day and night are caused due to the earths rotation.
(d) All above are incorrect.
(b) The earth takes about 365 days to complete one rotation
79. Small bear or Saptarishi group consists of (c) The earth rotates from east to west
(a) 5 stars (b) 3 stars (d) Rotation of the earth causes seasons
(c) 9 stars (d) 7 stars 96. Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
80. Nearest star to earth is (a) An imaginary line (i) Equator
(a) Moon (b) Pole star that divides the earth
(c) Sun (d) Mars into two equal halves
81. Solar system consists of : (b) These are measured in (ii) Parallels of latitudes and
(a) Sun (b) Nine planets percentage longitudes
(c) Satellites and asteroids (d) All the above (c) 0 longitude (iii) Prime meridian
82. Which planet is nearest from the sun?
(a) Earth (b) Venus (d) 66 S (iv) Antartic circle
(c) Mercury (d) Mars 2
83. Which planet is farthest from sun? 97. The movement of earth around the sun in a fixed path is called
(a) Jupiter (b) Mars (a) spinning (b) revolution
(c) Uranus (d) Neptune (c) rotation (d) None of these
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98. The fact that only half of the earth gets light from the sun at a time 117. Which of the following is known as the gold capital of the world?
is due to the reason. (a) Egypt (b) South Africa
(a) Spherical shape of the earth (c) Kimberley (d) Johannesburg
(b) Motion of the earth 118. Merino is a species of
(c) Revolution of the earth (a) sheep (b) elephant
(d) None of these (c) fish (d) cow
99. The worlds largest chain of mountains above sea level is: 119. How many layers does the earth have?
(a) The Andes. (b) The Alps (a) 5 layers (b) 3 layers
(c) The Himalayas. (d) The Rockies (c) 2 layers (d) 1 layer
100. How many countries share land boundaries with India? 120. The continental masses are mainly composed of
(a) Five (b) Six (a) silica (b) alumina
(c) Seven (d) Nine (c) (a) and (b) both (d) None of these
101. Which is the world's largest delta? 121. The oceanic crust is mainly composed of :
(a) Sunderbans delta (b) Ganga-Brahmaputra delta (a) silica (b) magnesium
(c) Beas-Chenab delta (d) Godavari delta (c) (a) and (b) both (d) None of these
102. In which part of India does the Great Indian Desert lie? 122. Mantle extends up to a depth of :
(a) Western (b) Eastern (a) 1900 km (b) 2900 km
(c) Northern (d) Southern (c) 3900 km (d) 4900 km
103. Lakshadweep Islands are ___________ Islands located in the 123. What are fossils?
Arabian Sea (a) The remains of the dead plants and animals
(a) Coral (b) Maldives (b) Molten magma
(c) Both 'a' and 'b' (d) None of them (c) Igneous rocks
104. Which of the following is the largest state of India? (d) All the above
(a) Bihar (b) Rajasthan
124. The movement of earth plates occurs due to :
(c) Madhya Pradesh (d) None of these
(a) molten magma (b) crust
105. Which of the following rivers does not drain into the Bay of
(c) mantle (d) None of these
125. Earthquake occurs because
(a) Mahanadi (b) Krishna
(a) When magma inside earth comes out
(c) Yamuna (d) Ganga
(b) High pressure wind blows
106. Which is the coldest inhabited place of the world?
(a) Kargil (b) Srinagar (c) Lithosphere plates move, causing the earths surface to
(c) Leh (d) Drass vibrate.
107. What do you call the hot and dry winds? (d) None of these
(a) Hawa (b) Zoo 126. The radius of the earth is ________km.
(c) Loo (d) None of them (a) 6000 (b) 6371
108. What do you mean by Natural Vegetation? (c) 6800 (d) 7000
(a) Small plants 127. Igneous rocks are characterised by
(b) Plants which grow on their own without interference or help (a) full of fossils and fauna
from human beings (b) stratification
(c) Forests (c) deposition of sediments
(d) None of them (d) None of these
109. Which are the monsoon forests? 128. A volcano is a
(a) Tropical evergreen forests (a) vent in the earths crust through which molten material erupts
(b) Tropical deciduous forests suddenly.
(c) Tropical rain forests (b) opening in the earths surface through which water comes
(d) None of them out.
110. In Brazil, Tropical Grasslands are called (c) force that works on the surface of the earth.
(a) Savannah (b) Campos (d) None of these
(c) Llanos (d) Pampas 129. Which of the following is a cold desert ?
111. Tafilalet Oasis is found in (a) Thar (b) Sahara
(a) Morocco (b) Libya (c) Ladakh (d) None of these
(c) Egypt (d) Algeria 130. What does Khapa-Chan mean ?
112. Where is the Ganga-Brahmaputra basin situated? (a) Sand land (b) Snow land
(a) It lies in the sub-tropical region (c) Water area (d) All of these
(b) It lies in the north-temperate region 131. What do you mean by a 'reserve'?
(c) It lies beside the Nile river
(a) It is that portion of the actual resource, which can be
(d) None of them
developed profitably with the available technology
113. Name one of the important rivers which flows through Ladakh?
(b) This is a resource that cannot be developed further
(a) Ganga (b) Yamuna
(c) Brahmaputra (d) Indus (c) It requires a lot of time and energy of human beings
114. In which continent is the world's largest desert situated? (d) None of them
(a) Asia (b) Africa 132. Physical factors responsible for soil erosion is /are
(c) Australia (d) South America (a) slope of the land
115. How many countries does the Sahara desert touch? (b) intensity of rainfall
(a) 10 (b) 8 (c) velocity of wind blowing in that area
(c) 11 (d) 5 (d) All of them
116. Which of the following is the largest river basin in the world? 133. Bauxite is an ore of _________
(a) Nile basin (b) Yamuna basin (a) aluminum (b) iron
(c) Amazon basin (d) Hwang-Ho basin (c) gold (d) copper
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134. What is Geothermal Energy? 154. Alluvial soils are usually
(a) It is muscular energy (i) rich in nitrogen (ii) poor in humus
(b) It is energy produced by human beings (iii) highly fertile (iv) easy to plough
(c) It is the natural heat found in the interiors of the earth (a) i, ii and iv (b) ii, iii and iv
(d) None of them (c) i, iii and iv (d) i, ii and iii
135. Atmospheric pressure depends on 155. One area in which peaty soil is found is
1. Altitude 2. Temperature (a) the Kashmir valley (b) Madhya Pradesh
3. Earth rotation 4. Moons pull (c) Uttaranchal (d) Rajasthan
(a) 1, 2 and 3 (b) 2 and 3 156. Name the macro plant nutrients
(c) 1 and 2 (d) 1, 2, 3 and 4 (i) Phosphorous (ii) Iron
136. Which of the following is a non-metallic mineral? (iii) Carbon (iv) Nitrogen
(a) Silver (b) Copper (a) i and iv (b) i, ii and iii
(c) Gold (d) Petroleum (c) i, iii and iv (d) All of these
137. Which of the following are the worlds largest producers of tin? 157. The disease called black arm affects
(a) India (b) Bolivia (a) bajra (b) suggarcane
(c) Brazil (d) Both (b) and (c) (c) cotton (d) rice
138. Which of the following is a greenhouse gas? 158. The disease, green ear, affects
(a) Oxygen (b) Nitrogen (a) coffee (b) bajra
(c) Argon (d) Carbon dioxide (c) wheat (d) rice
139. Jute is obtained from _____ 159. Which of the following are wrongly matched?
(a) the leaves of jute plant (b) the roots of jute plant (i). Planet nearest to the earth - Mercury.
(c) the bark of jute plant (d) None of them (ii). Planet farthest from the earth - Pluto
140. Which crop is used both as foodgrain and as fodder? (iii). Planet with the most elliptical orbit - Uranus
(a) Pulses (b) Wheat (iv). Planet with the slowest rotation - Neptune
(c) Maize (d) Rice (a) i, ii and iii (b) i, iii and iv
141. Which of the following is known as the Golden fibre? (c) ii, iii and iv (d) i, ii and iv
(a) Cotton (b) Coffee 160. The minimum distance between the sun and the earth occurs on
(c) Silk (d) Jute (a) December 22 (b) June 21
142. Which of these methods would be generally used for mining (c) September 22 (d) January 3
limestone and iron ore? 161. The earth is at its maximum distance from the sun on
(a) Alluvial (b) Underground (a) July 4 (b) January 30
(c) Opencast (d) One of these (c) September 22 (d) December 22
143. Which of the following is the Manchester of India? 162. What is the International Date Line?
(a) Mumbai (b) Kanpur (a) It is the equator.
(c) Delhi (d) Ahmedabad (b) It is the 0 longitude.
144. Which of the following is the Silicon Valley of India? (c) It is the 90 east longitude.
(a) Kolkata (b) Bangalore (d) It is the 180 longitude.
(c) Patna (d) Chandigarh 163. How much of the surface of the moon is visible from the earth?
145. One of the states through which the Tropic of Cancer passes is (a) more than 75% (b) only about 40%
(a) Jammu and Kashmir (b) Himachal Pradesh (c) about 59% (d) about 65%
(c) Bihar (d) Jharkhand 164. On the surface of the moon, the
146. The Shiwaliks stretch between (a) mass and weight become lesser
(a) Indus and Sutlej (b) Potwar Basin and Teesta (b) mass remains constant and only the weight is lesser
(c) Sutlej and Kali (d) Sutlej and Teesta (c) only the mass is lesser
147. The highest peak in Indian territory is K2. In which range is it (d) mass and weight both remain unchanged.
located ? 165. Which comet appears every 76 years?
(a) Central Himalayas (b) Trans-Himalayas (a) Haileys (b) Holmes
(c) Karakoram Range (d) Kumaun Himalayas (c) Donatis (d) Alpha Centauri
148. Which of the following rivers flows through a rift valley? 166. What is a tidal bore?
(a) Ganga (b) Narmada (a) a tidal wave resulting from seismic activity
(c) Brahmaputra (d) Krishna (b) a deposit of sand in coastal areas
149. Which of the following are believed to be older than the Himalayas ? (c) a formation of polyps just above high tide level
(i) Indus (ii) Ganga (d) a high tidal wave moving upstream in the mouth of a river
(iii) Brahmaputra (iv) Sutlej 167. Which place will experience sunlight for the longest period in
(a) i, ii and iii (b) ii, iii and iv summer?
(c) i, ii and iv (d) i, iii and iv (a) Mumbai (b) Srinagar
150. Which area in India gets the summer monsoon first? (c) Chennai (d) Kolkata
(a) The Himalayas (b) The Eastern Ghats 168. A day is added when one crosses
(c) The Western Ghats (d) The Indo-Gangetic plains (a) The equator from north to south
151. Which place receives the maximum solar energy in December? (b) 1800 longitude from west to east
(a) Kolkata (b) Delhi (c) 1800 longitude from east to west
(c) Amritsar (d) Chennai (d) the equator from south to north.
152. The maximum daily range of temperature is likely be observed at 169. The most prominent gases in the atmosphere, in terms of volume,
(a) Chennai (b) Thiruvanantapuram are
(c) Delhi (d) Mumbai (a) nitrogen and methane
153. Which soil swells when wet and develops cracks when dry? (b) nitrogen and oxygen
(a) Alluvial (b) Red (c) oxygen and carbon dioxide
(c) Black (d) Laterite (d) hydrogen and nitrogen.
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170. Which gas in the atmosphere absorbs ultraviolet rays (c) Pressure only due to vapour in the air
(a) Methane (b) Nitrogen (d) Pressure in the clouds
(c) Ozone (d) Helium 178. Rainfall caused due to the presence of mountains in the way of
171. Horse latitudes is the term applied to the winds is called
(a) 0 5 Nand S latitudes (a) orographic rain (b) cyclonic rain
(b) polar circles (c) convectional rain (d) advectional rain
(c) 30 40 Nand S latitudes 179. What is Gulf Stream?
(d) 40 60 Nand S latitudes (a) A cold current in the Atlantic Ocean
172. The velocity of winds is governed by (b) A cold current in the Pacific Ocean
(a) pressure gradient (b) Farrels Law (c) A warm current in the Atlantic Ocean
(c) rotation of the earth (d) temperature (d) A warm current in the Pacific Ocean
173. Which one of the following is a great circle? 180. What does the term lithosphere refer to?
(a) Tropic of Cancer (b) Tropic of Capricorn (a) Plants and animals (b) Interior of the earth
(c) Equator (d) Arctic circle (c) Crust of the earth (d) None of these
174. What is the importance of ozone in the atmosphere? 181. The crustal layer of the earth is also called
(a) It provides protection against ultraviolet radiation. (a) sial (b) sima
(b) It provides condensation nuclei. (c) moho (d) nife
(c) It creates the greenhouse effect on earth. 182. Plains formed due to the filling up of lakes are called
(d) It helps scatter blue light. (a) delta plains (b) flood plains
175. Which one is an anticyclone? (c) till plains (d) lacustrine plains
(a) Low pressure system with clockwise winds in the northern 183. Metamorphic rocks originate from
hemisphere (a) igneous rocks .
(b) High pressure system with clockwise winds in the northern (b) sedimentary rocks
hemisphere (c) both igneous and sedimentary rocks
(c) Low pressure system with clockwise winds in southern (d) none of these
hemisphere 184. The layers in soil are referred to as
(d) High pressure system with clockwise winds in southern (a) horizons (b) profile
hemisphere (c) hard pans (d) pedocals
176. What is a tornado? 185. What is peninsula?
(a) A very high pressure centre (a) A narrow bit of land
(b) A very low pressure centre (b) A mountainous island
(c) A very high ocean wave (c) A piece of land surrounded by water
(d) A planetary wind (d) A range of hills
177. What is the vapour pressure? 186. Which is the largest ocean ?
(a) The presence of vapour in air (a) Indian (b) Pacific
(b) Barometric pressure (c) Atlantic (d) Arctic

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1 (d) 26 (c) 51 (c) 76 (d ) 1 01 (b ) 1 26 (b ) 1 51 (d ) 1 76 (b )
2 (c) 27 (c) 52 (a) 77 (b ) 1 02 (a) 1 27 (b ) 1 52 (c) 1 77 (c)
3 (a) 28 (c) 53 (b) 78 (c) 1 03 (a) 1 28 (a) 1 53 (c) 1 78 (a)
4 (a) 29 (c) 54 (c) 79 (d ) 1 04 (b ) 1 29 (c) 1 54 (b ) 1 79 (c)
5 (a) 30 (a) 55 (b) 80 (c) 1 05 (c) 1 30 (b ) 1 55 (c) 1 80 (c)
6 (b) 31 (d) 56 (d) 81 (d ) 1 06 (d) 1 31 (a) 1 56 (c) 1 81 (a)
7 (d) 32 (a) 57 (a) 82 (c) 1 07 (c) 1 32 (d ) 1 57 (c) 1 82 (d )
8 (a) 33 (b) 58 (b) 83 (d ) 1 08 (b ) 1 33 (a) 1 58 (b ) 1 83 (c)
9 (b) 34 (a) 59 (c) 84 (b ) 1 09 (b ) 1 34 (c) 1 59 (b ) 1 84 (a)
10 (b) 35 (b) 60 (c) 85 (c) 1 10 (b ) 1 35 (a) 1 60 (d ) 1 85 (c)
11 (b) 36 (a) 61 (c) 86 (d ) 1 11 (a) 1 36 (d ) 1 61 (a) 1 86 (b )
12 (d) 37 (b) 62 (b) 87 (a) 1 12 (a) 1 37 (d ) 1 62 (d )
13 (b) 38 (d) 63 (b) 88 (c) 1 13 (d ) 1 38 (d ) 1 63 (c)
14 (b) 39 (b) 64 (c) 89 (b ) 1 14 (b ) 1 39 (c) 1 64 (b )
15 (b) 40 (a) 65 (a) 90 (c) 1 15 (c) 1 40 (c) 1 65 (a)
16 (b) 41 (b) 66 (c) 91 (a) 1 16 (c) 1 41 (d ) 1 66 (d )
17 (a) 42 (a) 67 (b) 92 (c) 1 17 (d ) 1 42 (c) 1 67 (b )
18 (b) 43 (c) 68 (d) 93 (b ) 1 18 (a) 1 43 (d ) 1 68 (c)
19 (a) 44 (b) 69 (b) 94 (a) 1 19 (b ) 1 44 (b ) 1 69 (b )
20 (d) 45 (d) 70 (d) 95 (a) 1 20 (c) 1 45 (d ) 1 70 (c)
21 (a) 46 (c) 71 (d) 96 (b ) 1 21 (c) 1 46 (b ) 1 71 (c)
22 (b) 47 (b) 72 (c) 97 (b ) 1 22 (b ) 1 47 (c) 1 72 (a)
23 (d) 48 (b ) 73 (a) 98 (a) 1 23 (a) 1 48 (b ) 1 73 (c)
24 (b) 49 (b ) 74 (c) 99 (a) 1 24 (a) 1 49 (d ) 1 74 (a)
25 (c) 50 (a) 75 (c) 10 0 (c) 1 25 (c) 1 50 (c) 1 75 (b )

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