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'Roaring Forties' are 

A) waterfalls in canada B) cyclonic winds
C) the turbulent years in world History from 1940 to 1944 D) westerly winds blowing through out the year over the oceans of the Southern Hemisphere between 40 degrees and 60 degrees south

Answer:   D) westerly winds blowing through out the year over the oceans of the Southern Hemisphere between 40 degrees and 60 degrees south

Explanation:

The absence of a landmass within these latitudes in the southern hemisphere eliminate friction and lends force to these winds and hence derives the name

Subject: World Geography
Q:

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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Q:

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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Q:

...................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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Q:

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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