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The continents of Africa and Europe, at their closest point are seperated from each other by the strait of 

A) Messina B) Bonifacio
C) Gibraltar D) Otranto

Answer:   C) Gibraltar



Explanation:

Strait of Messina seperates Italy and Sicily , while Strait of Bonifacio is located between Corsica  and Sardinia and Strait of Otranto  is found between Italy and Albania.

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What do lines of longitude measure?

Answer

Longitude is the measurement east or west of the prime meridian.


Longitude is measured by imaginary lines that run around the Earth vertically (up and down) and meet at the North and South Poles. These lines are known as meridians.

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Q:

Where is the sheet number on a map found?

Answer

The sheet number on the map is found in bold print in both the upper right and lower left areas of the margin.

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Q:

Groundwater is found underground in the zone of

A) Penetration B) Aeration
C) Saturation D) Both B & C
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Both B & C

Explanation:

Groundwater is all the water that has penetrated the earth's surface and is found in one of two soil layers. The one nearest the surface is the "zone of aeration", where gaps between soil are filled with both air and water. Below this layer is the "zone of saturation", where the gaps are filled with water.

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Q:

Second Ozone Hole was detected over

A) Tibet B) Sweden
C) Northern hemisohere D) Antarctica
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Tibet

Explanation:

Second ozone hole was detected over Tibet in the year 2006. 

Ozone is a form of oxygen, acts as a high-altitude atmospheric screen against cancer-causing ultraviolet light.

The main source of these halogens in the stratosphere is photodissociation of man made halocarbon refrigerants, solvents, propellants and CFC's.

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Which ocean surrounds Antarctica?

A) Atlantic ocean B) Indian ocean
C) Pacific ocean D) Southen ocean
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Southen ocean

Explanation:

Antarctica is surrounded on all sides by water. The Indian, Pacific and Atlantic Oceans surround it on all sides. These three Oceans all meet at Antarctica. The three oceans are collectively called the Southern Ocean.

This is the area located south of 50° latitude.

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What does the color black on a map illustrate?

A) contours B) water bodies
C) woodland areas D) borders
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) borders

Explanation:

There are different colors that are used for different signs on the maps. The typical color standard for topographic maps depicts contours in brown, bodies of water in blue, boundaries in black, and grids and roads in red. Topographic maps may use different colors to represent area features.

 

Black represents man-made objects or cultural features like roads, bridges, borders, etc...

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Q:

What is the most commonly spoken language in the world?

A) Mandarin Chinese B) English
C) Spanish D) Hindi
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Mandarin Chinese

Explanation:
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Q:

In which ecosystem grassland is included?

A) Terrestrial B) Marine
C) Artificial D) Fresh water
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Terrestrial

Explanation:

Grasslands are found in most ecoregions of the Earth.

For example, there are five terrestrial ecoregion classifications of the temperate grasslands, savannas, and shrublands ecosystem, which is one of eight terrestrial ecozones of the Earth's surface.

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