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Codes : 118.

In which geological period did Orissa in collaboration w


(a) (b) (c) (d) the shallow sea reptile Ichthyo- Krupps & Demag Co. of W
saurus first appear ? Germany (at that time). It
(A) 2 4 1 3
(A) Silurian (B) Devonian iron-ore from Sundargarh
(B) 2 1 4 3 Keonjhar districts. The first o
(C) Triassia (D) Ordovician
(C) 3 4 1 2 was started in 1959.
(D) 3 1 4 2 119. Consider the following state-
ments : 6. (A) Tobacco is cultivated in
114. Among the following countries, loam sandy and alluvial soil
1. Carajas region of Brazil is an
which one has the largest con- not only in black cotton soil.
area of iron ore.
centration of Railways ? 7. (A) Maximum tobacco is pro
2. Pilbara region of Australia is
(A) South Africa an area of copper ore. ced in Andhra Pradesh (
(B) Egypt Verginia) and in Gujarat (K
Which of the statements given
and Badodra districts).
(C) Algeria above is/are correct ?
(A) 1 only 8. (C)
(D) Sudan
(B) 2 only 9. (C) Pine tree is found in Mon
115. Among the following, which a moist temperate forests at
country is reliant on a single (C) Both 1 and 2
height of 1800 to 2500 me
export of oil/petroleum ? (D) Neither 1 nor 2
While Sal tree is found at
(A) South Africa 120. Which one of the following Himalayan zone from Kangr
(B) Zimbabwe countries produces the largest Himachal Pradesh to Darr
amount of crude steel of the and Nowgong district of Ass
(C) Namibia
world ?
(D) Nigeria 10. (B) 11. (B)
(A) Japan
116. Consider the following state- 12. (C) In rejunevated stage of
(B) USA
ments : sed meanders, knick points
(C) South Kor ea river terraces are formed not
1. The subtropical jet stream is (D) China bow lake.
evident throughout the year
but the polar front jet stream Answers with Hints 13. (B)
is strong only during the 1. (C) Warm currents absorb mois- 14. (B) Rodendrose and Magnoli
half-year centred on winter. ture and cause rains in effected Montane Temperate forest fo
areas. While cold currents do at height of more than 3
2. The migration of Equatorial
not rain, being cold. Benguela metre in Himalayas
Low (ITCZ) into the Sout-
hern Hemisphere in January current is a cold current and has 15. (A) 16. (B) 17. (C)
is far less pronounced than a greater role in forming the 18. (B) Cadastral maps are
its migration into the Nor- Kalahari desert at the Western owned maps drawn at large s
thern Hemisphere in July. coast of South Africa. in which the smallest meas
Which of the statements given In the same way the Indian ocean ment is needed which is don
above is/are correct ? currents are influenced by land diagonal scales.
as well as monsoon winds in 19. (C) In star diagram the direc
(A) 1 only
North Indian ocean, due to N.E. of wind and blown no. of day
(B) 2 only and S.W. monsoonal winds the the direction is shown.
(C) Both 1 and 2 currents in Indian ocean change 20. (B) In comfort diagram whic
(D) Neither 1 nor 2 their direction twice a year. more or less a cliamogr
117. Match List-I with List-II and 2. (D) Azamgarh (1026), Jaunpur Monthly temperature as we
select the correct answer using (1021), Deoria (1003) of Uttar relative humidity is shown
the code given below the lists Pradesh and Rudrapryag (1117), temperature regions the com
Bageshwar (1110), Almora (1147) Index is 6877 F and rela
List-I List-II and Garhwal (1104) of Uttara- humidity is 2575%.
(Mineral) (Producing Area) khand are the districts having
21. (A) 22. (D)
(a) Iron ore 1. Arkanasas more ratio of women than men.
23. (D) The percentage of salinit
(b) Copper 2. Cuba As per cencus of 2001. Sex ratio
Black Sea is 18 while at B
(c) Aluminium 3. Kazakhstan in India is 933. While in Orissa it
Sea it is 3 in North and 15
is 971, and in Manipur 958.
(d) Nickel 4. Krivoy Rog South.
3. (B)
Codes : In the same way the tempera
4. (C) Length of equator is twice
(a) (b) (c) (d) in enclosed Red Sea is
that of central meridian or it is
(A) 1 2 4 3 four times more than the radius (32C) while in Persian gulf
94 (34C).
(B) 1 3 4 2

of circle or 4 2 R.
24. (C) 25. (C) 26. (C) 27. (C) 28
(C) 4 2 1 3 5. (B) Rourkela Steel Plant is situa-
(D) 4 3 1 2 ted in Sundargarh district of 29. (D) 30. (D) 31. (A)

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