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46 Tropic of Cancer does not pass through which one of the following countries ?
A Bangladesh
B China
C Nepal
D India

Answer: Option [C]
47 The upper part of the mantle upon which the crust of the Earth floats is called :
A barysphere
B mesosphere
C Mohorovicic discontinuity
D asthenosphere

Answer: Option [D]
48 Who among the following was the first to measure the circumference of the Earth ?
A Eratosthenes
B Aristotle
C Hecataeus
D Herodotus

Answer: Option [A]
49 The International Date line passes through :
A Bering strait
B Gibraltar strait
C Florida strait
D Malacca strait

Answer: Option [A]
50 What happens when a ship crosses International Date Line from west to east ?
A It gains one day
B It loses one day
C It loses 10 hrs
D It gains half a day

Answer: Option [B]

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