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1. Consider the following statements: [2007]
1. The annual range of temperature is greater in the Pacific Ocean than that in the Atlantic Ocean.
2. The annual range of temperature is greater in the Northern Hemisphere than that in the Southern Hemisphere.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


2. Which one of the following reflects back more sunlight as compared to other three? [2010]


3. Consider the following statements: [2002]
1. In equatorial regions, the year is divided into four main seasons
2. In Mediterranean region, summer receives more rain.
3. In China type climate; rainfall occurs throughout the year
4. Tropical highlands exhibit vertical zonation of different climates
Which of these statements are correct?


4. For India, China, the UK and the USA, which one of the following is the correct sequence of the median age of their populations? [2008]


5. Assertion (A): 60 - 65 latitudes in both the hemispheres have a low pressure belt instead of high pressure.
Reason (R): The low pressure areas are permanent over oceans rather than on land. [2002]



6. Assertion (A) : The same face of the Moon is always presented to the Earth.
Reason (R): The Moon rotates about its own axis in 23 and half days which is about the same time that is takes to orbit the Earth. [2005]


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


8. 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]


9. In which one of the following oceans Diamantine Trench situated? [2006]


10. Which one among the following covers the highest percentage of forest area in the world? [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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