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1. The benefits of implementing the ‘Integrated Watershed Development Programme’ are,

  1. Rainwater harvesting and recharge of the groundwater table
  2. Linking the country’s perennial rivers with seasonal rivers
  3. Prevention of soil runoff
  4. Regeneration of natural vegetation

Choose the correct answer using the codes given below.

a) 1 and 2 only                 b) 1, 3 and 4 only

c) 2,3 and 4 only             d) 1,2,3 and 4

Ans:     B

2. Which of the following below pairs is/are correctly matched?

Region                                     Well-known for the production of

  1. Coromandel: Soya bean

2.  Kinnaur: Areca nut

3. Mewat: Mango

a) 1 and 2 only b) 3 only

c) 1,2 and 3 d) None of the above

Ans:     D

3. National Highway Cities connected

  1. NG 15 Ahmedabad and Jodhpur
  2. NH 4      Chennai and Hyderabad
  3. NH 6      Mumbai and Kolkata

Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?

a) 1 and 2 only b) 3 only

c) 2 and 3 only d) None

Ans:     D

4. Which of the following towns of India are famous for the production of sarees/fabric?

  1. Karnal
  2. Kancheepuram
  3. Chanderi
  4. Bhadrachalam

a) 1 and 2 only b) 1, 2 and 3 only

c) 2 and 3 d) 1,3 and 4

Ans:     C

5. Geographical Feature Region

a) Abyssinian: Arabia

b) Atlas Mountains: North-Western Africa

c) Okavango Basin: Patagonia

d) Guiana Highlands: South-Western Africa

Which one of the above pairs is correctly matched?

Ans:     B

6. Variations in the length of day and night from season to season are due to

a) The earth’s rotation on its axis

b) Latitudinal position of the place

c) Revolution of the earth on a tilted axis

d) The earth’s revolution around the sun in an elliptical manner

Ans:     D

7. Most of the fresh water on the planet earth exists as glaciers and ice caps. Out of the remaining freshwater, the largest proportion

a) Is found in freshwater lakes and rivers

b) Is found in the atmosphere as moisture and clouds

c) Exists as soil moisture

d) Exists as groundwater

Ans:     D

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