Q1. Where is the Great Barrier Reef located ?
(a) Pacific Ocean
(b) Indian Ocean
(c) Atlantic Ocean
(d) Arctic Ocean
Q2. Among the following States, _________has the lowest birth rate in India.
(b) Uttar Pradesh
(d) West Bengal
Q3. The Secretariat of SAARC is set up at ____________.
(d) New Delhi
Q4. The outermost range of Himalayas is called_________.
Q5. The longest river of peninsular India is__________.
Q6. The atomic power station in Rajasthan is situated at:
Q7. Which of the following caused radioactive pollution along the coast of Kerala?
Q8. Which of the following causes rainfall during winters in the northwestern part of India?
(a) Western disturbances
(b) Cyclonic depression
(c) Southwest monsoon
(d) Retreating monsoon
Q9. Which country is separated from India by a narrow channel of sea formed by the Palk Strait and the Gulf of Mannar?
(c) Sri Lanka
Q10. Where do the Western and Eastern Ghats meet?
(a) Nilgiri hills
(b) Cardamom hills
(c) Palani hills
(d) Annamalai hills
Sol.The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef system. The reef is located in the Coral Sea, off the coast of Queensland, Australia in Pacific Ocean.
Sol. Kerala has lowest birth rate 14.7, according to the latest official data.Bihar has highest birth rate.
Sol. The SAARC Secretariat is based in Kathmandu, Nepal. It coordinates and monitors implementation of activities, prepares for and services meetings, and serves as a channel of communication between the Association and its Member States as well as other regional organisations. SAARC was founded in Dhaka on 8 December 1985.
Sol. The outermost range of Himalayas is called Shiwaliks.
Sol.Godavari is the longest river of peninsular India. It originates from Triambakeshwar, Nasik (Maharashtra) and covers a total of 1465 kilometers during its journey through states of Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, before discharging into Bay of Bengal.
Sol.The Rajasthan Atomic Power Station is located at Rawatbhata in the state of Rajasthan, India.
Sol. Thorium causes radioactive pollution along the coast of Kerala.
Sol. Western Disturbances causes rainfall during winters in the northwestern part of India.
Sol. Srilanka is separated from India by a narrow channel of sea formed by the Palk Strait and the Gulf of Mannar.
Sol. Western ghats and Eastern ghats meet at Nilgiri hills.
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