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General Knowledge MCQs - 5

41. The speed of rotation of the earth is the highest___.
(a) Along the Equator
(b) Along the Tropic of Cancer
(c) Along the Arctic Circle
(d) At the North Pole-

42. Flash Point” term is related with the
(a) Study of water
(b) Study of climate-
(c) Study of Dew drops
(d) Study of rocks

43. About 50% of the world population is concentrated between the latitudes of____
(a) 5°N and 20°N
(b) 20°N and 40°N
(c) 40°N and 60°N
(d) 20°S and 40°S-

44. The time at any point on the earth’s surface calculated when the sun reaches its highest position in the sky is known as___
(a) Local time-
(b) Sidereal time
(c) Solar time
(d) Standard time

45. What will be the time at a place situated at 70° W when it is 4 p.m. at a place situated at 35° E?
(a) 5 p.m.
(b) 8 p.m.
(c) 11 a.m.
(d) 9 a.m.-

46. When the local time is 12.00 noon and the time at Greenwich Meridian is 8.00 a.m., the local longitude is___.
(a) 60° east-
(b) 60° west
(c) 45° west
(d) 45° east

47. The Captain of Pakistan Cricket team which defeated England at the Oval in 1954 was
(a) Fazal Mehmood
(b) Hanif Muhammad
(c) Abdul Hafeez Kardar-
(d) Khan Muhammad

48. In the troposphere, the normal lapse rate,
i.e., the decrease in temperature with height is of the order of—.
(a) 1 °C for 155 metres
(b) 1°C for 160 metres
(c) 1°C for 165 metres-
(d) 1°C for 170 metres

49. Blind Dolphins are found in
(a) Ganges River
(b) Nile River
(c) Yangtze River
(d) None-
The Indus River Dolphin is found in the Indus river in Pakistan and its Beas and Sutlej tributaries. Mostly these dolphins are found in a small area of Indus river near Sukkur town in the central Sindh province of Pakistan.Jun 22, 2011
50. In which one of the following positions does the Earth revolve at a faster rate around the Sun?
(a) Summer Solstice
(b) Winter Solstice
(c) Autumnal Equinox
(d) Vernal Equinox-
Earth's spin, of course, is not the only motion we have in space. Our orbital speed around the sun is about 67,000 mph (107,000 km/h), according to Cornell.

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