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1. What is the average distance (approximate) between the Sun and the Earth? [2007]


2. Consider the following statements: [2010]
1. Biodiversity hotspots are located only in tropical regions.
2. India has four biodiversity hotspots i.e., Eastern Himalayas, Western Himalayas, Western Ghats and Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


3. Assertion (A): The surface winds spiral inwards upon the centre of the cyclone.
Reason (R): Air descends in the centre of the cyclone. [2002]


4. Consider the following statements: [2007]
1. Either of the two belts over the oceans at about 30 to 35 N and S Latitudes is known as Horse Latitude.
2. Horse latitudes are low pressure belts. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


5. Which one of the following statements is correct? [2005]



6. For short-term climatic predictions, which one of the following events, detected in the last decade, is associated with occasional weak monsoon rains in the India sub-continent? [2002]


7. Consider the following statements: [2005]
1. Total land area of Earth is approximately 1475 lakh square kilometers.
2. Ratio of land area to water area of Earth is approximately 1: 4.
3. Maximum percentage of Earth's water is in the Pacific Ocean.
Which of the statements given above .is/are correct?


8. In the structure of planet Earth, below the mantle, the core is mainly made up of which one of the following? [2009]


9. In order of their distances from the Sun, which of the following planets lie between Mars and Uranus? [2008]


10. Assertion (A): Areas lying within five to eight degrees latitude on either side of the equator receive rainfall throughout the year.
Reason (R) : High temperatures and high humidity cause convectional rain to fall mostly in the afternoons near the equator. [2003]


General Knowledge

1. World Geography -Test-01
2. World Geography -Test-02
3. World Geography -Test-03
4. Geography of India -Test-01
5. Geography of India -Test-02
6. Geography of India -Test-03
7. Geography of India -Test-04
8. Geography of India -Test-05
9. History of India - Test - 01
10. History of India - Test - 02
11. History of India - Test - 03
12. History of India - Test - 04
13. History of India - Test - 05
14. History of India - Test - 06
15. History of India - Test - 07
16. INM-Test-01
17. INM-Test-02
18. INM-Test-03
19. INM-Test-04
20. INM-Test-05
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