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Q:

Suez Canal was completed in the year

A) 1859 B) 1869
C) 1871 D) 1889

Answer:   B) 1869

Explanation:

Of the two international ship canals, the Suez is more important than the Panama. Constructed over a period of 10 years according to a plan of the French Engineer  Ferdinand de Lesseps, the Suez Canal was opened as early as 1869.

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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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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