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 1) Mekong Ganga Co-operation Project is
A.an irrigation project involving India and Myanmar
B.a joint tourism initiative of some Asian countries
C.a hydroelectric power project involving India, Bang­ladesh and Myanmar
D.a defence and security agreement of India with its eastern neighbours
2) Assertion (A): Anti-cyclonic conditions are formed in winter season when atmospheric pressure is high and air temperatures are low.
Reason (R): Winter rainfall in Northern India causes development of anticyclonic conditions with low temperatures.
A.    Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
B.    Both A and R are true but R is NOT a correct explanation of A
C.    A is true but R is false
D.    A is false but R is true
3) The approximate age of the Aravallis range is
A.    370 million years
B.    470 million years
C.    570 million years
D.    670 million years
4) The correct sequence of the eastward flowing rivers of the peninsular India from north to south is
A.Subarnarekha, Mahanadi, Godavari, Krishna, Pennar, Cauvery and Vaigai
B.Subarnarekha, Mahanadi, Krishna, Godavari, Cauvery and Vaigai
C.Mahanadi, Subarnarekha, Godavari, Krishna, Cauvery, Pennar and Vaigai
D.Mahanadi, Subarnarekha, Krishna, Godavari, Cauvery, Vaigai and Pennar.
5) The average annual temperature of a meteorological station is 26°C, its average annual rainfall is 63 cm and the annual range temperature is 9°C. The station in question is
A.    Allahabad
B.    Chennai
C.    Cherrapunji
D.    Kolkata
6) The sea coast of which one of the following states has become famous as a nesting place for the giant Olive Ridley turtles from South America?
A.    Goa
B.    Gujarat
C.    Orissa
D.    Tamil Nadu
7) With reference to India, which one of the following statements is not correct?
A.    About one-third of the area of the country records more than 750 millimetres of annual rainfall
B.    The dominant source of irrigation in the country is wells
C.    Alluvial soil is the predominant type of soil in northern plains of the country
D.    The mountain areas account for about thirty percent of the surface area of the country.
8) Open stunted forests with bushes and small trees having long roots and sharp thorns or sharp thorns or spines are commonly found in
A.    Eastern Orissa
B.    North-Eastern Tamil Nadu
C.    Siwaliks and Terai region
D.    Western Andhra Pradesh
9) Match List-I (Mangrove) with List II (State) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:
A. Achra Ratnagiri 1. Karnataka
B. Coondapur 2. Kerala
C. Pichavaram 3. Andhra Pradesh
D. Vembanad 4. Maharashtra
5. Tamil Nadu
A.    A-2; B-1; C-5; D-4
B.    A-4; B-5; C-3; D-2
C.    A-2; B-5; C-3; D-4
D.    A-4; B-1;C-5; D-2
10) What is the correct sequence of the rivers-Godavari, Mahanadi, Narmada and Tapi in the descending order of their lengths?
A.    Godavari-Mahanadi-Narmada-Tapi
B.    Godavari-Narmada-Mahanadi-Tapi
C.    Narmada-Godavari-Tapi-Mahanadi
D.    Narmada-Tapi-Godavari-Mahanadi

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