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General Knowledge MCQs - 10

91. East Timor, is now independent country, before independence it was part of .
(a) Taiwan
(b) Malaysia
(c) Thailand
(d) Indonesia-
East Timor declared itself independent from Portugal on 28 November 1975, but was invaded by neighbouring Indonesia nine days later. The country was later incorporated as a province of Indonesia afterwards. During the subsequent two-decade occupation, a campaign of pacification ensued.
92. Kosovo, is now independent country, before its independence it was part of which of the following countries?
(a) Yugoslavia-
(b) Albania
(c) Romania
(d) Bulgaria
Kosovo, self-declared independent country in the Balkans region of Europe. Although the United States and most members of the European Union (EU) recognized Kosovo's declaration of independence from Serbia in 2008, Serbia, Russia, and a significant number of other countries—including several EU members—did not.
93. On the day of the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere, the length of day-time on the Antarctic Circle is ,
(a) 12 hours
(b) 24 hours
(c) zero hour-
(d) 6 hours

94. Which of the following sequences represents correctly the different atmospheric layers from the earth's surface?
(a) Stratosphere, troposphere, tropopause, ionosphere
(b) Ionosphere, tropopause, troposphere, stratosphere
(c) Troposphere, tropopause, stratosphere, ionosphere-
(d) Stratosphere, troposphere, ionosphere, tropopause

95. Days and nights are of equal duration on March 21 at.
(a) The Tropic of Cancer alone
(b) The Tropic of Equator alone
(c) The Tropic of Capricorn alone
(d) All parallel of latitude-

96. Which of the following is the most porous rock?
(a) Basalt
(b) Granite
(c) Sandstone-
(d) Slate
These connections allow the groundwater to flow through the rock. Sandstone: Fine-grained rocks such as sandstone make good aquifers. They can hold water like a sponge, and with their tiny pores, they are good at filtering surface pollutants. Dolomite: This type of rock can easily be dissolved by slightly acidic water.
97. Weathering is .
(a) Breakdown or disintegration of rocks-
(b) Formation of soil by fine sand particles
(c) Breaking of the surface of land by flowing water
(d) Wearing down of rock surface

98. Which type of plants are adapted to grow under drought conditions?
(a) Pteridophytes
(b) Xerophytes-
(c) Tropophytes
(d) Hygrophytes

99. Which of the following is the oldest rock?
(a) Quartzite
(b) Ordovician-
(c) Carbonatities
(d) Cumbrian
The Ordovician is a geologic period and system, the second of six periods of the Paleozoic Era. The Ordovician spans 41.2 million years from the end of the Cambrian Period 485.4 million years ago (Mya) to the start of the Silurian Period 443.8 Mya.
Jack Hills, Australia, where rocks were found to contain the oldest known minerals on Earth, a 4.4 billion-year-old zircon. Just three of the very oldest zircons have been found, ones that date back to almost 4.4 billion years ago.
100. Which of the following pairs is correct?
    City ::  River
(a) Baghdad :: Tigris-
(b) Bonn :: Danube
(c) Rome :: Seine
(d) Paris :: Tiber
Baghdad, the capital of Iraq, stands on the banks of the Tigris. The port city of Basra straddles the Shatt al-Arab.
Cities‎: ‎Diyarbakır‎, ‎Mosul‎, ‎Baghdad Source‎: ‎Lake Hazar
Countries‎: ‎Turkey, Syria, Iraq Length‎: ‎1,850 km (1,150 mi)

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