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46 Which of the following tribes has its concentration covering Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan?
1 Bhills
2 Santhals
3 Gonds
4 None of the above

Answer: Bhills
47 Which of the following races is clustering around the pacific and Arctic Oceans?
1 Caucasoid
2 Negroid
3 Mongoloid
4 Australoid

Answer: Mongoloid
48 Which one of the following is known as ‘population axis of Europe?
1 The river valleys and coastal plainsof Spain
2 Southern France and Italy
3 Portugal and Greece
4 Areas from English Channel in the west to Dnieper river in the east

Answer:Areas from English Channel in the west to Dnieper river in the east
49 Selvas are known as
1 monsoon forests
2 coniferous forest
3 equatorial forest
4 temperate broad-leave deciduous foreste

Answer:equatorial forest
50 Which of the following cities is called the lake city in Madhya Pradesh?
1 Indore
2 Gwalior
3 Ujjain
4 Bhopal

Answer: Ujjain
51 Tea was discovered in Assam in the year
1 1843
2 1823
3 1833
4 1813

Answer: 1823
52 What is the latitudinal location of the southernmost point of India?
1 60 45’ N
2 10050’N
3 5010’N
4 8035’N

Answer:60 45’ N
53 The large animal grazing areas in prairies are known as
1 estancia
2 ranches
3 motel
4 loop

Answer: ranches
54 The approximate equatorial circumference is
1 35,000 km
2 42,000 km
3 40,000 km
4 45,000 km

Answer:40,000 km
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55 The ionosphere includes
1 mesosphere
2 mesosphere and thermosphere
3 thermosphere and exosphere
4 thermosphere, exosphere and mesosphere

Answer: thermosphere and exosphere
56 Which of the following routes connects the west coasts of America to the east coast of Asia?
1 South Atlantic route
2 North Atlantic route
3 Cape of Good Hope
4 Pacific route

Answer:Pacific route
57 ‘Soo’ canal Joins
1 Lake Superior and Lake Huron
2 Lake Superior and Lake Erie
3 Lake Huron and Lake Erie
4 Lake Erie and Lake Michigan

Answer: Lake Superior and Lake Huron
58 Which of the following types of settlements is found in Ganga-Yamuna doab?
1 Circular settlements
2 Nebular settlements
3 Star-like settlements
4 Rectangular settlements

Answer:Nebular settlements
59 Which of the following is called ‘Heart of the City’?
1 Central business district
2 Zone of working men’s house
3 Zone of better residence
4 The commuter’s zone

Answer:Central business district
60 The highest average salinity is reported from which of the following seas?
1 Dead sea
2 Red sea
3 Black sea
4 Mediterranean sea

Answer:Dead sea

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