Published On: Fri, Jun 18th, 2010

Gk Questions this week

Q. What is Khetri in Rajasthan famous for?
  1 Copper mines
  2 Mica mines
  3 Bauxite mines
  4 Limestone mines
    Ans:1
 
Q. “Nature does not drive man along a particular road, but it offers a number of opportunities from among which man is free to select”. This statement implies-
  1 Deterministic approach
  2 Possibilistic approach
  3 Deterministic and possibilistic both approach
  4 Probabilistic approach
    Ans:4
 
Q. The book ‘COSMOS’ of Alexander Von Humboldt was based on his travel to one of the following continents-
  1 Asia
  2 North America
  3 Europe
  4 South America
    Ans:4
 
Q. Which one of the following is Taiga biome?
  1 Sub-Arctic biome
  2 Sub-Saharan biome
  3 Savanna grass
  4 None of the above
    Ans:1
 
Q. In which of the following States the Chipco movement was started?
  1 Madhya Pradesh
  2 Jharkhand
  3 Uttaranchal
  4 Rajasthan
    Ans:3
 
Q. Which of the following is a coral island?
  1 Tasmania
  2 Lakshadweep
  3 Maldives
  4 Rameswaram
    Ans:2
 
Q. Eustatic changes in the sea levels are caused by-
  1 Ice ages
  2 Epirogenic movements
  3 Orogenic movements
  4 Isostatic changes
    Ans:1
 
Q. Who had used the concept of evapo transpiration in climate classification?
  1 Thornthwaite
  2 Koppen
  3 Kendrew
  4 Austin Miller
    Ans:1
 
Q. Surface inversion of temperature is a phenomenon related to-
  1 Increase in temperature with increase in elevation
  2 Decrease in temperature with increasing elevation
  3 Decrease in temperature with decreasing elevation
  4 Increase in temperature with decreasing elevation
    Ans:1
 
Q. What is the point of origin of an earthquake called?
  1 Quake centre
  2 Epicentre
  3 Seismic focus
  4 Tectonic point
    Ans:3

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