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Which forests are called "Lungs of the Earth"?

A) Tongass B) Congo
C) Nile D) Amazon

Answer:   D) Amazon



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The world’s largest tropical rainforest Amazon rain forests are called "Lungs of the Earth". It is so called because it produces 20% of the Earth's oxygen, and is also a vast carbon sink, absorbs more than 1 billion tons of atmospheric carbon which is emitted by the burning of fossil fuels annually.

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Japan is called the 'Land of the rising sun' because

A) Sun rises there as soon as it sets B) Sun always remains in the eastern part of the sky throughout the day in Japan
C) Japan being the Eastern most country in the world, it has  earliest sunrise D) The rays of the sun get reflected from the waters of the sea and make the sunrise beautiful in Japan
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Japan being the Eastern most country in the world, it has  earliest sunrise

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Siderosis is a disease caused by the inhalation of

A) silica dust B) iron dust
C) zinc dust D) coal dust
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) iron dust

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Which of the following is not a feature of a capitalist economy?

A) Right to private property B) Existence of competition
C) Service motive D) Freedom of choice to consumers
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Service motive

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What do you mean by 'Density of Population'?

A) Ratio of people living below poverty line to total population B) Number of persons live per square kilometre
C) Number of persons in a city D) Number of persons living per kilometre
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Number of persons live per square kilometre

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India has recently signed a memorandum of understanding for the construction of the petroleum pipeline to export petroleum products to _________

A) Nepal B) Bhutan
C) Bangladesh D) Sri Lanka
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Nepal

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At hill stations, the boiling point of water will be

A) same as at sea level B) less than that at sea level
C) more than that at sea level D) equal to the melting point of ice
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) less than that at sea level

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Sun appears red in colour at sunrise and sunset due to

A) the fact that sun emits only red colour at that time B) red light having longer wave length scatters away
C) that sun comes out of the mountains D) that all other colours scatter away except red
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) that all other colours scatter away except red

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Which of the following uses the spawn mechanism to duplicate itself ?

A) Trojan horse B) Worm
C) Keystroke logger D) Logic bomb
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Worm

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