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The number indicating the intensity of an earthquake on a Richter scale range between

A) 1 to 7 B) 1 to 9
C) 1 to 8 D) 1 to 12

Answer:   B) 1 to 9



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Alps mountain range is located in which continent?

A) Europe B) North America
C) South America D) Africa
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Europe

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The Gurudwara 'Panja Sahib' is located in which neighbouring country of India?

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

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The  Gulf  Stream  is  a  poleword  flowing current in the Atlantic Ocean. Which one of the following statements with regard to this is not correct?

A) It  is  similar  to  the  Kuroshio  current  in the North Pacific Ocean. B) It   transports   warm,   tropical   water towards polar region.
C) This   current   is   a   major   factor   in weather  along  the  east  coast  of  the USA. D) The  warm  water  of  the  Gulf  Stream sustains  the  coral  reefs  of  West  Pacific Coast.
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) The  warm  water  of  the  Gulf  Stream sustains  the  coral  reefs  of  West  Pacific Coast.

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All are correct except 4. The Kuroshio is a north-flowing ocean  current on  the  west side  of  the  North Pacific  Ocean.  It is similar to the Gulf Stream in the North  Atlantic  and  is  part  of  the North  Pacific ocean  gyre.  Like  the Gulf  stream,  it  is  a  strong western boundary  current.  Gulf  stream  is not present in west Pacific coast

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Which country is headed towards a confrontation over Gibraltar with Spain?

A) France B) Morocco
C) Germany D) United Kingdom
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) United Kingdom

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Kyoto Protocol's (an international treaty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions) first meeting was held at which country?

A) USA B) Germany
C) Japan D) Switzerland
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Japan

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How does La-Nina affect the Pacific Ocean?

A) Decreases salinity of ocean B) Cools downs the temperature of water
C) Maintains stable temperature of water D) Increases salinity of ocean
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Cools downs the temperature of water

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49th Parallel is the boundary line between which two countries?

A) USA and Canada B) North and South Vietnam
C) Germany and France D) Brazil and Chile
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) USA and Canada

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Strait of Malacca separates which two land masses?

A) Malay Peninsula and Indonesian Island of Sumatra B) Africa and Europe
C) India and Sri Lanka D) North America and South America
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Malay Peninsula and Indonesian Island of Sumatra

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