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Q:

# The ${90}^{o}$East Ridge lies in the _______Ocean

 A) Pacific B) Atlantic C) Indian D) Arctic

Explanation:

The ${90}^{o}$East Ridge is aseismic, composed of volcanic rock it is about 1700 km long treading in a NNE direction into Bay of Bengal from the Indian Ocean.

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Q:

Which continent has the least countries?

 A) Africa B) South America C) Antarctica D) Europe

Explanation:

Africa - 54 countries

South America - 12 countries

Antarctica - 0 countries

Europe - 43 countries.

Hence, Antarctica continent has the least countries.

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The FDA protects the U.S public from

 A) paying too much for medicine B) medications that can form addictions C) drugs smuggled across the border D) harmful prescription and OTC medications

Explanation:

FDA, protects the U.S. public from abuses and poor quality products from industries related to food, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, tobacco, dietary supplements, and even veterinary products.

Hence, the FDA is suppose to protect the public from harmful prescription and OTC (over the counter) medications.

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Q:

What do lines of longitude measure?

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?

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

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

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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Q:

Which ocean surrounds Antarctica?

 A) Atlantic ocean B) Indian ocean C) Pacific ocean 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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Q:

What does the color black on a map illustrate?

 A) contours B) water bodies C) woodland areas 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...