Consider the following statements,
1. Sudden stroms and strong winds are the characteristic of equatorial low pressure areas
2. Westerly jet streams are seen in northern hemisphere only
Which off the statements given above is/are correct?
(A) 1 only
(B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2
which one of the following is the correct statement ?In India , the monsoon rainfall is mostly
(C) Conventional and cyclonic
when it is 10:00 a. m . in London in june , the Indian Standard Time will be
(A) 2:30 p.m
(B) 3:00 p.m
(C) 3:30 p.m
(D) 2:00 p.m
A map uses a scale in which 1 cm on the map cover 20 meters on the ground . if two places are 5 cm apart on the , the actual distance between them is
(A) 20 meters
(B) 150 meters
(C) 200 meters
(D) 100 meters
which one among the following is not a feature of ‘Lithosphere’ ?
(A) 97% of the Earth’s water lies in the Lithosphere
(B) Landforms are found on ocean floor also
(C) Mineral wealth is found in this sphere
(D) Mountains, plateaus and valley from part of Lithosphere
which one of the following cannot be said about our planet ‘Earth’ ?
(A) It is a perfect sphere
(B) It is slightly flattened at the poles
(C) It has a bulge in the middle
(D) It is called the ‘blue planet’
Ocean water keeps moving continuosly unlike the clam water of ponds and lakes, which one of the following categories is not one of the movements of water ?
(B) Water cycle
which of the following is not an advantage of high tides ?
(A) They help in fishing
(B) Electricity could be generated from them
(C) They help the local economy by drawing tourists
(D) Navigation is easier
which one of the following is the correct sequence of union territories of India in the increasing order of their areas ?
(A) Pondicherry-Lakshadweep-Chandigarh-Andaman and Nicobar Islands
(B) Lakshadweep-Chandigarh-Andaman and Nicobar Islands – Pondicherry
(C) Lakshadweep-Chandigarh- Pondicherry- Andaman and Nicobar Islands
(D) Pondicherry- Chandigarh- Lakshadweep- Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Pluto has been demoted to ‘dwarf planet ‘because it does not meet one or more of the following criteria of a planet:
1. A planet should orbit around the sun
2. A planet should have sufficient mass , so that it assumes a nearly round shape
3. A planet must have cleared its neighbourhood around its orbit
Select the correct answer using the codes given below
(A) 1, 2 and 3
(B) 2 and 3
(C) 2 only
(D) 3 only
How can International Date Line be explained in simple terms ?
(A) It is the equator
(B) It is the 180 degree longitude
(C) It is the 90 degree east longitude
(D) It is the 0 degree longitude
which one of the following is known as the great circle ?
(A) Tropic of cancer
(B) Tropic of Capricorn
(D) Arctic circle
what is Gulf – stream ?
(A) A cold current in the Atlantic Ocean
(B) A cold current in the pacific Ocean
(C) A warm current in the Atlantic Ocean
(D) A warm current in the pacific Ocean
The tropic of cancer passes through which one of the following state ?
(B) Himachal Pradesh
(C) Jammu& Kashmir
Nagarjunasagar dam is situated in which state of India ?
(A) Tamil nadu
(B) Andhra Pradesh
the Himalayan mountain ranges are not a part of which of the following state ?
(B) Uttar Pradesh
(D) Himachal Pradesh
which of the following is the general direction of flow of summer mansoon in India ?
(A) South to North
(B) South-West to south –east
(C) South-East to South-West
(D) South-West to North-West
The equator does not pass through which of the following country ?
which important latitude divides India into two almost equal parts ?
(A) 23o 30o South
(B) 33o 30 o North
(D) 23o 30o North
The westernmost point of India is —
(A) 68o 7’ W in Gujarat
(B) 68 o 7’ W in Rajasthan
(C) 68o 7’ E in Gujarat
(D) 68o 7’ Rajasthan