The thermal power plant of Bokaro is located in:

(a) Bihar

(b) Jharkhand

(c) Orissa

(d) Chhattisgarh

Explanation:

The thermal power plant of Bokaro is situated near Konar Dam in Bokaro district of Jharkhand. Konar Dam was included in the first phase of Damodar Valley Corporation. It was built across the Konar River, a tributary to Damodar River in Hazaribagh, Jharkhand. It was inaugurated in 1955.

Ans- (b)


 

With reference to India, which one of the following statements is NOT correct?

(a) RIL is the largest private sector company in India.

(b) BSNL is the first telecom service organization in India to launch a nationwide cellular service at one time.

(c) IPCL is India’s largest petrochemical company.

(d) MTNL is listed on NYSE.

Explanation:

ONGC is India’s largest petrochemical company and IPCL is on the second spot.

Ans- (c)


 

The waterfall ‘Victoria’ is associated with the river:

(a) Zambenzi

(b) Amazon

(c) St. Lawrence

(d) Missouri

Explanation:

The waterfall ‘Victoria’ is associated with the river Zambenzi, situated in South part of American continent.

Ans- (a)


 

Assertion (A): The eastern coast of India produces more rice than the Western coast.

Reason (R): The Eastern coast receives more rainfall than the Western coast.

(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 the correct explanation of A.

(c) A is true but R is false.

(d) A is false but R is true.

Explanation:

The Western Coast receives more rainfall than Eastern Coast. The reason for rice cultivation being more in Eastern Coast is its suitable climate, soil and rainfall.

Ans- (c)


 

Assertion (A): Coal-based thermal power stations contribute to acid-rain.

Reason (R): Oxides of carbon are emitted when coal burns.

(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 the correct explanation of A.

(c) A is true but R is false.

(d) A is false but R is true.

Explanation:

Coal based thermal power stations contribu7te to acid rain because the oxides of carbon containing sulphur is emitted when coal burn. This sulphur converts in 502 which is responsible for acid rain.

Ans- (a)


 

Assertion (A): The amount of moisture in the atmosphere is related to latitude.

Reason (R): The capacity to hold moisture in the form of water vapour is related to temperature.

(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 the correct explanation of A.

(c) A is true but R is false.

(d) A is false but R is true.

Explanation:

The amount of moisture in the atmosphere is related to latitude because the temperature depends upon the latitude and capacity to hold moisture is related to temperature.

Ans- (a)


 

Assertion (A): Areas lying within five to eight degree 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.

(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 the correct explanation of A.

(c) A is true but R is false.

(d) A is false but R is true.

Explanation:

Areas lying within 50-80 latitude on either side of equator receive conventional rainfall due to high temperature and high humidity throughout the year.

Ans- (a)


 

Consider the following statements:

  1. In Macedonia, ethnic Albanians are a minority
  2. In Kosovo, Serbians are majority

Which of these statements is/are correct?

(a) only 1

(b) only 2

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Ans – (b)


 

Israel has common borders with:

(a) Turkey, Syria, Iraq and Yemen

(b) Cyprus, Turkey, Jordan and Egypt

(c) Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Egypt

(d) Lebanon, Syria, Turkey and Jordan

Explanation:

Israel has common borders with Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Egypt.

Ans- (c)


 

What is the correct sequence of the rivers- Godavari, Mahanadi, Narmada and Tapi in the descending order of their lengths?

(a) Narmada – Godavari – Tapi – Mahanadi

(b) Narmada – Tapi – Godavari – Mahanadi

(c) Godavari – Mahanadi – Narmada – Tapi

(d) Godavari – Narmada – Mahanadi – Tapi

Explanation:

According to the descending order in length, it is Godavari, Narmada, Mahanadi and Tapi

Ans- (d)

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5 COMMENTS

  1. it is river “zambezi” and not “zambenzi” . moreover it is locaqted in african continent & not in american one.

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