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Podsol is a type of soil which is characteristic of a region under the cover of _________forest

A) deciduous B) coniferous
C) evergreen D) alpine

Answer:   B) coniferous

Explanation:

It develops in a region of  moderate rainfall and limited evaporation. It is agriculturally a poor soil but addition of lime and fertilizers would yield favourable results. Found extensively in northern Canada and northern Russia.

Subject: World Geography
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The shortest air route from Moscow to San Francisco is

A) Over the Atlantic Ocean B) Over the Pacific via Siberia
C) Over the North Pole D) Through the latitude which passes through them
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Over the Atlantic Ocean

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The world's largest river is the......

A) The Amazon B) The Brahmaputra
C) The Mississippi and Missouri D) The Nile
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) The Amazon

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...................is called the "land of a  thousand lakes"

A) Canada B) Finland
C) Switzerland D) Sweden
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Finland

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Which is the fourth planet from the sun ?

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

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Which of the following cities is not one of the capitals of South Africa ?

A) Cape town B) Pretoria
C) Johannesburg D) Bloemfontein
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Johannesburg

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