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Q:

Garampani sanctuary is located at

A) Diphu, Assam B) Gangtok, Sikkim
C) Junagarh, Gujarat D) Kohima, Nagaland
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Diphu, Assam

Explanation:

Famous for Hot water springs and homeland for Hoolock Gibbons and Golden Langurs, The Garampani Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in Karbi Anglong of Diphu area. One of the oldest Sanctuary containing Hot water spring and waterfalls and surrounded by Nambour Sanctuary having 51 rare species of Orchid. It has a total area of 6 sq. Km.

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Q:

What about Earth allows it to maintain bodies of water?

A) mountains B) tides
C) moderate tempatures D) comet crashes
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) moderate tempatures

Explanation:

The moderate temperatures allow Earth to maintain bodies of water into its normal state.

Changes in the bodies of water in terms of volume and structure would change due to the change in temperature. 

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Q:

Lichens are the best indicator of

A) Air pollution B) Sound pollution
C) Noise pollution D) Water pollution
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Air pollution

Explanation:

1. Lichens are plants that grow in exposed places such as rocks or tree bark.

 

2.  Lichens are widely used as environmental indicators or bio-indicators. They can be used as air pollution indicators, especially of the concentration of sulfur-di-oxide in the atmosphere.  

 

3. They need to be very good at absorbing water and nutrients to grow there.

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Q:

The power of a lens is measured in:

A) diopters B) aeon
C) lumen D) candela
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) diopters

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Q:

Which of the following metals forms an amalgam with other metals  ?

A) Mercury B) Zinc
C) Tin D) Lead
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Mercury

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The blue colour of the clear sky is due to 

A) Diffraction of light B) Dispersion of light
C) Reflection of light D) Refraction of light
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Dispersion of light

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Seawater (i.e. saltwater) freezes at: 

A) at a slightly higher temperature than fresh water B) at a slightly lower temperature than fresh water.
C) the same temperature as fresh water. D) seawater does not freeze.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) at a slightly lower temperature than fresh water.

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Heavy water is

A) PH7 B) rain water
C) deuterium oxide D) tritium oxide
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) deuterium oxide

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