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Updated on 16 November 2022

76 ‘Nomadic herding’ is an economic activity of
A Dry areas
B Moist rainy areas
C Cool-humid areas
D Hot-humid areas

Answer: Option [A]

‘Nomadic herding’ is an economic activity of Dry areas. Nomadic herding or pastoral nomadism is a primitive subsistence activity, in which the herders rely on animals for food, clothing, shelter, tools and transport. They move from one place to another along with their livestock, depending on the amount and quality of pastures and water.

77 The ‘Rice Bowl’ of China is
A Chunking
B Central China
C Hwang Ho Valley
D Southern to southeast China

Answer: Option [D]

The ‘Rice Bowl’ of China is Southern to southeast China.

78 Which country accounts for largest fish producing in the world ?
B China
C Indonesia
D Japan

Answer: Option [B]

The correct answer is China. China is the ruler of the world's largest fish producer. This Panda country leaves far away its competitors, including India with a distance of six times more. With a total global fish production of 178.8 million tons, one third of the world's fish production comes from China.

79 What is the share of softwoods in demand for industrial wood ?
A 40%
B 70%
C 75%
D 80%

Answer: Option [C]

The correct answer is 75%.

80 Largest copper producing country in the world is
A Chile
B Russia
C Canada
D South Africa

Answer: Option [A]

Largest copper producing country in the world is Chile. As Chile is the world's largest producer of copper, it is not surprising that three of the world's ten largest copper mines based on capacity are located there. At the top of the list is the Escondida mine, located in the Atacama Desert in Chile's Antofagasta Region.


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