1. In 1610, Galileo Galilei discovered four moons of which planet? – Jupiter
2. The latitude of a place is the same as which place? – Celestial pole
3. Why is ‘Beaufort Scale’ used ? – To measure wind velocity
4. Where are a large number of species are found within a small unit of area? – Wet evergreen equatorial forests
5. Which is found on the western coast of continents between 30° and 40° latitudes? – Mediterranean Climate Region
6. The Ruhr-Westphalia region is a famous industrial region of which country? – Germany
7. What is the principal reason for the formation of metamorphic rocks? – Extreme heat and pressure
8. Which is the greatest known ocean depth (which lies in the Pacific Ocean)? – 11,033 m
9. Which is the country with the highest density of population in Europe? – Netherlands
10. Which State shares boundaries with the maximum number of other States of India ? – Assam
11. The Himalayas are formed of parallel fold ranges of which the oldest range? – The Great Himalayan Range
12. Which port especially developed for exporting iron ore to Japan? – Paradeep
13. Which type of forest exhibits highest bio-diversity ? – Tropical rain forest
14. With which river is the Omkareshwar Project associated? – Narmada
15. What is the term as the drainage pattern developed on folded sedimentary rocks? – Trellis
16. Which is the chief characteristics of wet and dry tropics? – Constant heating
17. How much of earth surface is covered by the forests? – 30 percent
18. How many islands of India are located in the Bay of Bengal? – 204
19. Which city is known for silk wearing industry? – Kanchepuram
20. What is the total surface area of earth? – 510 million sq km
21. If it is 4 P.M. on Monday at 150°W, what will be the time at 150°E ? – 12 Noon on Tuesday
22. Which hot and dry winds that help in the ripening or grapes in the Alps region? – Foehn
23. Where are the Postaz temperate grassland? – Hungary
24. Silk textiles are mainly produced in which countries? – China and India
25. ‘Caldera’ is a feature associated with which thing? – Volcanoes



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