General Knowledge MCQs - 26

251. Which types of rocks are mainly found in the Himalayan ranges?
(a) Sedimentary-
(b) Metamorphic
(c) Igneous
(d) Granite

252. The Third world comprises approximately ____ % of world’s human race?
(a) 50
(b) 70-
(c) 45
(d) 30

253. The inclination of the earth’s axis to the orbital plane is:
(a) 21 1/2
(b) 23 1/2-
(c) 66  1/2
(d) 90°

254. "Mohs' Scale" is used to indicate the;
(a) Degree of brittleness of a substance
(b) Degree of hardness of minerals-
(c) Degree of viscosity of a liquid
(d) Degree of elasticity of a material

255. What can be the maximum duration of totality for a solar eclipse?
(a) 12.5 minutes
(b) 7 minutes 40 seconds-
(c) 1 hour 40 seconds
(d) There is no maximum duration

256. The total surface area of earth is:
(a) 510 million sq km-
(b) 610 million sq km
(c) 710 million sq km
(d) 810 million sq km

257. What is the approximate equatorial circumference of the earth?
(a) 30,000 Km
(b) 35,000 Km
(c) 40,000 Km-
(d) 45,000 Km

258. The Earth rotates around an axis pointing towards:
(a) The moon
(b) The pole star-
(c) The sun
(d) Venus

259. Latitude of place is indicative of its:
(a) Time
(b) Altitude
(c) Amount of rainfall
(d) Temperature-

260. The upper part of the mantle upon which the crust of the Earth floats is called:
(a) Barysphere
(b) Mesophere
(c) Mohorovic discontinuity
(d) Asthenosphere-

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