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What is the most important geographic use of the Himalayas to India?

A) prevention of invasions B) valuable source of timber
C) They prevent the monsoons from crossing to the north and also serve as a reservoir of water from which our perennial rivers flow D) They protect India from the icy cold north winds

Answer:   C) They prevent the monsoons from crossing to the north and also serve as a reservoir of water from which our perennial rivers flow

Explanation:

(a) refers to political importance and (b) to economic importance. Out of (c) and (d), (c) is more important.

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Tides in the sea are caused by.........

A) Gravitational force of Earth and Sun B) Effect of Sun
C) Combined effect of Moon and Sun D) Effect of Moon
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Combined effect of Moon and Sun

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Which one of the following processes of weathering belongs to both mechanical and chemical weathering ?

A) Hydration B) Exfoliation
C) Carbonation D) Crystallization
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Crystallization

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Which of the following is "Blue Planet" ?

A) Jupiter B) Mars
C) Earth D) Saturn
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Earth

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The National institute of Oceangraphy is located at

A) Goa B) Mumbai
C) Cochin D) Kandla
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Goa

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A famous hill station in Uttar pradesh is...........

A) Darjeeling B) Dalhousie
C) Kulu D) Nainital
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Nainital

Explanation:

Darjeeling is in West Bengal and other two are in Himachal Pradesh.

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