Sunday, October 4, 2015

IRCON International Limited Junior Engineer (Civil/Drawing) Recruitment

Applications are invited for filling up the following post of Junior Engineer (Civil/Drawing).
Junior Engineer (Civil/Drawing): 4 Posts
Qualification & Experience:
  • Full time Diploma in Civil Engineering with not less than 60% marks.
  • Minimum 3 years of post qualification experience in drawing of steel structures/concrete structures (Bridge/Building etc.) in AutoCAD, Alignment Drawing (Railway, Road)

Age Limit: 30 yrs as on 31st August, 2015
Pay Scale: Rs. 10,700 – 21,400/- + allowances + PRP (IDA) 
Selection Process: Written Exam and/or Interview. 

How to Apply:
  • Applicants may apply through online at:
  • Application Processing Fee: Rs. 300/- as registration amount and examination fee should be paid by General & OBC candidates as DD drawn in favour of Ircon International Limited payable at New Delhi which is required to be submitted along with the application. There is no application processing fee for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwD and Ex-Serviceman categories.
  • Applicants may take a printout of the submitted application , paste a recent (self-attested) passport size photo in the space indicated , put his/her signatures in the space provided along with relevant documents and send to: 
    Joint General Manager/ HRM, 
    Ircon International Limited, 
    C-4, District Centre, Saket, 
    New Delhi – 110017.

Important Dates: 
Last Date for Submission of Online Application: 23rd October, 2015
Last Date of receiving hard copy of the System Generated Application: 30th October, 2015

For more details, please visit

94 Trade Apprentice Posts @ Central Railways Recruitment

Central Railway recruitment 2015 Apprentice 94 Posts : Central Railway invites application for the position of 94 Trade Apprentices under the apprenticeship act, 1961 for Diesel Loco Shed, Pune, Maharashtra. Apply before 8th October 2015.

Central Railways Recruitment 2015 Complete Details:
Name of the Organization: Central Railways 

Vacancy Details: 
Total Number of Posts- 94

Name of cadre: Trade Apprentice
1. Diesel Mechanic – 79 Posts
2. Electrician – 8 Posts
3. Welder – 5 Posts
4. Machinist – 1 Post
5. Painter - 1 Post

Age Limit : The age of the candidates applying for the position of Trade Apprentice at Central Railway should not less than 15 years and should not more than 24 years. The age of the candidate should be as on 8th September 2015.

Qualification : candidates applying for the position of Trade Apprentice at Central Railway should have passed 1-th class standard examination with minimum 50% marks in the state / ICSE / CBSE / NIOS matriculation / ITI.

Selection Procedure : Selection of the candidates applying for the position of Trade Apprentice at at Central Railway will be on the basis of merit list without any written Examination and Personal Interview.

Pay Scales: The candidates will get salary and emoluments as per norms of government. 
During first year training – Rs 7002 PM, During Second year training – Rs 7877 PM 

Selection Process for the above mentioned Posts:
The candidates will be hired based on merit without written test . 

How to Apply : The candidates have to apply in the prescribed format from the official website and submit the completely filled applications before 8th October 2015. 

Important Dates: Last date of submission of applications: 8th October 2015 

Address : To, Sr Divisional Mechanical Engineer, Diesel Shed, Ghorpuri , Pune 411 001 

Official Website:
For Official Notification:

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Rail tel Corporation of India Limited Recruitment

Western Region, Rail tel Corporation of India Limited has given notification for the recruitment of Technician posts.
Post Details:
Technician (Operation & Maintenance): 25 Posts
Qualification: Diploma in Electronics/ Electrical/ Information Technology/ Computer Science/ Instrumentation/ any combination of disciplines with minimum 60% marks.
How to Apply: Candidates may send their application in the prescribed format along with self attested copies of relevant documents by post to the Rail Tel Corporation of India Ltd., Western Railway Microwave Complex, Senapati Bapat Marg, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai on or before 05.10.2015.
Last Date for Receipt of Applications: 05.10.2015.

For Notification Click Here

Friday, July 31, 2015

General Awareness Practice Questions for RRB / RRC Exams

1. Which archaeologist initially discovered the Mohenjodaro site of the Indus Valley Civilization? –Rakhal Das Banerji 
2. Which planet of the solar system spins on its axis at the fastest rate? – Jupiter 
3. Where was the demand for the Constituent Assembly put forward by the Indian National Congress in 1936 at its session? – Lucknow 
4. In which sector is 70% of working population of India engaged? – Primary sector 
5. Which is the unit of activity of a radioactive source? – Becquerel 
6. In which year did India first take part in the Olympic Games? – 1920 
7. Where is the headquarters of Oil and National Gas Commission? – Dehradun 
8. Which book is entitled as ‘Bible of Communism’ ? – Das Kapital 
9. Who is associated with the development of India’s Atomic Bomb? – Raja Ramanna 
10. Where is the headquarters of UNHCR located? – Geneva 
10. Which UN body deals with population problem? – UNFPA 
11. Which monument in India is the memorial to the unknown soldier? – India Gate 
12. Who produced the first automobile? – Henry Ford 
13. Opium-war was fought between which countries? – Britain and Japan 
14. Which is the unit raised to protect the naval assets? – Sagar Prahari Bal 
15. During 2001-2011, what was the approximate growth rate of population? – 17% 
16. Moortidevi Award is given annually in which field? – Literature 
17. Who was the mediator between man and gods according to the Vedic people? – Agni 
18. Who wrote the Kalpasutra ? – Bhadrabahu 
19. What can be the maximum duration of totality for a solar eclipse? – 7 minutes 40 seconds 
20. Which right conferred by the Constitution of India is also available to non-citizens? – Freedom to speech 
21. For international payments, to which currency is the Indian currency linked? – American Dollar 
22. Sodium metal is kept under which liquid? – Kerosene 
23. By whom was Insulin discovered? – Dr. F G. Banting 
24. Where were first Olympic Games held? – 776 B.C. 
25. The National Institute of Communicable Diseases is located at which place? – Delhi 
26. ‘Higher than Hopes’ is a biography of which author? – Nelson Mandela 
27. Who is the first Air Chief to receive the honour of “Marshal” ? – Arjun Singh 
28. Where is the The International Court of Justice located? – Hague 
29. Which is the maximum spoken language in the world? – Mandarin 
30. What is an organisation’s introductory web page? – Vortal 
31. Which countries were involved in 100 year war? – England and France 
32. Where is Indian Army’s counter-insurgency school situated? – Vairengte
33. Which state has the lowest women literary rate in India (2011 census) ? – Bihar 
34. In which year were Arjuna Awards instituted in the year? – 1961 
35. With which external trade of the Sangam were people carried on? – Romans 
36. which literary figure of the Gupta Age is given the title of 'Indian Shakespeare' ? – Kalidasa 
37. How many kilometres are represented by 10 of latitude? – 111 km 
38. Which was the first woman film star nominated/ elected to the Rajya Sabha? – Nargis Dutt 
39. In India, in which industry are maximum number of workers employed? – Textile industry 
40. What is the life of RBC in human blood? – 120 days 
41. Which type of glass is used for making glass reinforced plastic? – Quartz glass 
42. Where did India made her debut in Olympic football? – London in 1948 
43. Central Arid Zone Research Institute is located in which state? – Rajasthan 
44. Who wrote the book – The Story of the Integration of the Indian States’ ? – V. P. Menon 
45. Which was the first woman to climb Mount Everest? – Junko Tabei 
46. Which organ of UNO is considered as world parliament? – General Assembly 
47. In India, maximum number of newspapers are published which language? – Hindi 
48. Dog bite can cause rabies. Which other animals can also cause rabies? – Bat 
49. Among South Asian countries, which one has the highest level of urbanization? – Bangladesh 
50. Which State Government of India has instituted the Iqbal Samman award? – Madhya Pradesh

General Awareness Practice Questions

1. To which age the Indus Valley Civilization belongs? – Neolithic age 
2. In 1610, Galileo Galilei discovered four moons of which planet? – Jupiter 
3. Which was adopted from the Maurya dynasty in the emblem of Government of India? – Four lions 
4. By which ministry is Economic survey published? – Ministry of Finance 
5. Which remains constant while throwing a ball upward? – Acceleration 
6. Where did India first win the Olympic Hockey gold? – Amsterdam 
7. Where is Indian Institute of Petroleum located? – Dehradun 
8. Who is the ‘author of the book ‘A Brief History of Time’? – Stephen Hawking 
9. Who was the first ‘Indian to swim across English Channel? – Mihir Sen 
11. Which state ranks first in milk procurement in India? – Gujarat 
12. What is the mean of Epigraphy? – The study of inscriptions 
13. How many States of the U.S.A. are not attached to its mainland? – Two 
14. Which is nuclear-capable submarine-launched ballistic missile? – Sagarika 
15. According to 2011 census, howmany female number is per 1000 male? – 940 
16. Who got the ‘Bharat Ratna’ award, before becoming the President of India? – Dr. Zakir Hussain 
17. Which was common both to the Harappan society and the Rigvedic society? – Horses 
18. Which was not included in the Eight Fold Path prescribed by Buddha? – Right knowledge 
19. Which is the place that has the longest day and the shortest night on 22nd December,? – Melbourne 
20. What is the total number of Fundamental Duties mentioned in the Constitution? – 11 
21. Which first Bank was established in India? – Bank of Hindustan 
22. Which is the metal used in storaoe batteries? – Lead 
23. Which is known as the queen of spices? – Cardamom 
24. Which international tennis event is played on a grass court? – Wimbeldon 
25. Which was the The first atomic power reactor in India? – Apsara 
26. ‘Na Khatma Hone Wali Kahani’ is the autobiography of which person? – V. P. Singh 
27. Which was the first Indian woman to scale Mount Everest? – Bachendri Pal 
28. On which date the United Nations Organisation came into existence? – Oct. 24, 1945 
29. Kourou city is well-known for which purpose? – Satellite launching 
30. Which type of coal is difficult to light in the open air? – Peat 
31. The oldest monarchy in the world is that of which country? – Japan 
32. Which was India’s first-ever tactical missile? – Agni 
33. Which state had the lowest literacy rate (according to 2011 census) ? – Bihar 
34. The Kalinga Prize is given by which organization? – UNESCO 
35. During the Sangam Age which dynasty was not in power? – Pallavas 
36. Who anticipated Newton by declaring that all things Gravitate to the earth? – Brahmagupta 
37. What is the approximate circumference of the Earth? – 30,000 km 
38. By whom is the Annual Financial Statement caused to be laid before both Houses of Parliament? – President 
39. Which industry was started first in India? – Tea 
40. The salivary gland secrete saliva that contains which enzyme? – Ptyalin 
41. Which metal is non toxic in nature? – Gold 
42. Which is the first Indian woman to reach Olympic finals in individual track events? – P. T. Usha 
43. Indian Army’s School of Artillery is located at which place? – Deolali 
44. Who is the author of the book ‘India Remembered’? – Pameia Mountbatten 
45. Who is considered the father of Sahatara (Sitar) ? – Amir Khusro 
46. Which is used as the logo of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) ? – Panda 
47. Which of Indian bird has been included in the world conservation list? – Vulture 
48. Mac number is associated with which plane? – Jet Plane 
49. With which is the ‘Tennis court oath’ associated? – French Revolution 
50. Who is the first Asian Winner of Nobel prize? – Rabindranath Tagore

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Indian History Practice Questions for RRB Exams

1. In which year was the Harappan Civilization discovered? – 1921 
2. Where has the largest concentration of Harappan sites been found? – Ghaggar-Hakra 
3. Where was a copper chariot of Harappa times was discovered? – At Daimabad 
4. Where has Rock cut architecture in Harappan culture context been found? – At Dholavira 
5. The people of the Indus Valley Civilization usually built their houses of which thing? – pucca bricks 
6. Which Indus Civilization site gives evidence of a dockyard? – Lothal 
7. Lothal is a site where dockyard of which of the following civilization were found? – Indus Valley 
8. Panini, the first Grammarian of Sanskrit language in India, lived during which century? – 6th-5th Century BC 
9. Which is the God who is the most prominent in ‘Rigaveda’? – Indra 
10. In which language was the ‘Shrimad Bhagavad Gita’ originally written? – Sanskrit 

39. The greatest development in the Kushana period was in which field? – Art 
40. A Buddhist Council during the reign of Kanishka was held at which place? – Kashmir 
41. Which dynasty was associated with Gandhara school of Art? – Kushans 
42. Who presided over the Buddhist Council held during the reign of Kanishka at Kashmir? – Vasumitra 
43. The ‘Paditrupputtu’ is a collection of poems in the praise of which king? – Chera 
44. Which were the patrons of Sangam, an assembly of Tamil poets? – Pandya 
45. Who was the author of ‘Kural’ or ‘Muppal’, a treatise on polity, ethics and social norms,? – Tiruvalluvar 
46. Which is called ‘The Bible of Tamil Land’? – Kural 
47. Who was the founder of Pattini cult related to worship of goddess of chastity-Kannagi? – Sengattuvan 
48. Samudragupta has been given the title of ‘Indian Napolean’ by which historian? – V. A. Smith 
49. The decimal numeral system, including the concept of zero was invented in India during which dynasty? – Gupta 
50. In which century did the famous Chinese pilgrim Fahien visit India? – 5th century AD 
51. The Prayage Prasasti/Allahabad Pillar Inscription is associated with which dynasty? – Samudragupta 
52. The silver coins of the Gupta period were known by which name? – Rupyaka 
53. During which Gupta king’s reign did the chinese traveller Fahien visit India? – Chandragupta II 
54. Which king of the Gupta Dynasty was called the’ Napolean of India’? – Samudragupta 
55. In whose court was a Chinese embassy sent by Tang emperor? – Harshavardhana 
56. Which sources of Islam is associated with the teachings of Prophet Mohammad? – Quran 
57. The decimal system was first known in India at the beginning of which century? – 5th Century AD 
58. The first major inscription in classical Sanskrit is that of which king? – Rudradaman 
59. Which is considered an encyclopedia of Indian Medicine? – Charaka Samhita 
60. In India, who was the first to put forward the theory that the earth revolves round the sun? – Aryabhatta 
61. Who constructed the world famous Jagannath Temple at Puri? – Anantvarman 
62. The Laxman Era was started (in 1119 AD) by which dynasty? – Sens 
63. Which Rajputa king defeated Muhammad Ghori for the first time? – Prithviraj III 
64. Where did the Lingaraja Temple built during the medieval period? – Bhubaneswar 
65. Vikramasila Mahavihara was established by the ruler of which dynasty? – Pal Dynasty 
66. Who is well known for his contribution in the field of Algebra? – Bhaskara 
67. Who founded four mathas in the four comers of India? – Shankaracharya 
68. Which Chola ruler converted the Bay of Bengal into a ‘Chela lake’? – Rajendra I 
69. Where is the famous Idol of Gomteshwar and famous jain temple situated? – Sravanbelgola 
70. Which one of the Chola kings conquered Ceylon (Sinhal) first? – Rajaraja I 
71. By whom was the ‘Ramayan’ the Tamil version of the great epic Ramayana made? – Kamban 
72. Which one of the Chola Kings conquered Ceylon? – Rajendra I 
73. Which religion was patronised by Rashtrakutas? – Jainism 
74. Which was the South Indian state famous for its naval power? – Cholas 
75. Rath temples at Mahabalipuram were built in the reign of which Pallava ruler? – Narasinghvarman I 
76. Who were the ashta-diggaja in the court of Krishnadeva Raya ? – Eight telugu poets 
77. Which Bahmani ruler built the famous Gol Gumbaj at Bijapur? – Muhammd Adil Shah 
78. Sufi Kalam, a type of devotional music, is the characteristic of which state? – Kashmir 
79. Which ruler of Vijayanagar had sent his embassy to the emperor of China? – Bukka I 
80. When Babur invaded India who was the ruler of Vijayanagara empire in South India? – Krishnadeva Raya 
81. The Bahmanis of the Deccan rose to prominence in which century? – 14th century 
82. Which region of India was ruled by Sultan Zainul Abidin ? – Kashmir 
83. Which Sultan of Delhi was known as Lakh Bakhsh (giver of Lakhs)? – Qutubuddin Aibak 
84. Who was the last ruler of the Tughlaq dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate? – Mahmud Shah Tughlaq 
85. Timur, the Lame invaded India during the reign of which ruler? – Mohammad Shah Tughlaq 
86. Mohammad-bin-Tughlaq shifted his capital from Delhi to which place? – Daulatabad 
87. Who was the first woman ruler of medieval India? – Razia Sultan 
88. Who witnessed the reign of seven Sultans of Delhi? – Amir Khusarau 
89. Which Delhi Sultan is known for introducing market control mechanism? – Alauddin Khalji 
90. Who was known as Tuti-e-Hindustan (the parrot of India)? – Amir Khusrau 
91. The Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti came to Rajasthan during the reign of which ruler? – Prithviraj Chauhan 
92. Amir Khusrau played a pioneer rule in the development of which thing? – Khari Boli 
93. Where is the Shrine of Hazarat Nizamuddin Auliya is situated? – Delhi 
94. Which Sultan of Delhi was refused an audience by Nizamuddin Auliya? – Jalaluddin Firoz Khalji 
95. Which philosophical system was founded by Vallabhacharya? – Suddhadvaita 
96. Bhakt Tukaram was a contemporary of which Mughal emperor? – Jahangir 
97. Who was the Hindu saint to have as disciple both Hindus and Muslims? – Sri Chaitanya 
98. Who was the first Bhakti saint to use Hindi for the propagation of his message? – Ramananda 
99. Which sequence indicates the correct chronological order? – Sankaracharya-Ramanuja-Chaitanya 
100. Who was the most radia of the Bhakti Saints? – Kabir 

Indian Geography Practice Questions for RRB Exams

1. In which country is Barail range located? – India 
2. Which State in India has the broadest continental shelf? – Gujarat 
3. Which longitudes determines the Indian Standard Time? – 82.5°E 
4. Which is the oldest mountain range in India? – Aravali 
5. In which district is the highest point of Eastern Ghats located? – Visakhapatnam 
6. Among the States of India, which one has the oldest rock formations in the country? – Karnataka 
7. The Himalayas are formed of parallel fold ranges, which is the oldest range? – the Great Himalayas Range
8. Which country has the longest international boundary with India? – Bangladesh
9. India is the seventh largest country in the world and how much area does it cover approximately? – 3200000 sq. km 
10. How much percent land area of India is covered by plains? – 43.3 

24. The Himalyas are approximately how many kilometer long? – 2500 
25. The Himalyas are approximately how many kilometer broad? – 150 to 400 
26. How many islands of India are located in the Bay of Bengal? – 204 
27. The Himalayas consist of how many main parallel ranges from north to south. – Three 
28. How much percentage land areas of India is covered by mountains? – 10.7 
29. Driest areas of India which lie in Rajasthan have howmuch average annual rainfall? – Less than 1 cm 
30. In terms of area, India is which largest country of the world? – Seventh 
31. The Karakoram Highway connects which pair of countries? – China-Pakistan 
32. What is the approximate length of the coast-line of India? – 6,000 km 
33. Among the Union Territories of India, which one has the largest size? – Puducherry 
34. The distance between the northern most point in Kashmir and Kanyakumari covers about how many latitudes? – 300 Latitude 
35. Seacoast of which state is the longest? – Gujarat 
36. Which range of Himalayas is know for hill stantions ? – Himachal 
37. Which is east of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands? – Indonesia 
38. What is the difference between IST and GMT? – 5 hours 30 minutes 
39. In which island of India is an active volcano found ? – Barren Island 
40. Kula, Kufri, Kajjair and Dalhousie are all tourists place of which state? – Himachal Pradesh 
41. Which two river meet and form the largest delta in the world? – Ganga-Brahmaputra 
42. Which correct sequence of places going from the east to the west of India? – Jorhat, Bhopal, Ahmedabad, Rajkot 
43. Which is the wettest place in India? – Mawsynram 
44. Which is area with annual rainfall less than 500 cm in a year? – Leh in Kashmir 
45. How much average annual rainfall is experienced in the Rayilsema? – About below 60 cm 
46. Which region has the highest variability of rainfall? – Gujarat 
47. Which station has maximum annual range of temperature? – Delhi 
48. Which are two coldertmenths in the northern part of India ? – December, January 
49. Which is the State having the highest rainfall by North-East Monsoon? – Tamil Nadu 
50. During winter North-western part of India gets rainfall from which side? – Western disturbances 
51. Which winds prevail in India during cold weather season ? – North-East Trade winds 
52. Which cause rainfall in the north-western parts of India during Winter Season? – Western disturbances 
53. South west monsoon contributes to India’s total rainfall upto the extent of how many percentages? – 80-90 percent 
54. In Thornthwaite’s scheme of classification of climate, what does ‘E’ indicate in the context of India? – Arid climate 
55. Which region does not receive much rainfall in the south-west monsoon season? – Eastern Himalayas 
56. Which state receives rainfall from north-east monsoons? – Tamil Nadu 
57. Which is considered to cause an adverse of effect on Indian monsoon? – El-nino 
58. Which region does not receives much rainfall in the south-west monsoon season? – Tamil Nadu coast 
59. The annual variability of rainfall is over 50 percent in which state? – Western Rajasthan 
60. Daily weather map showing isobars is an example of which map? – Chropleth map 
61. Which place gets the least rainfall? – Jodhpur 
62. In certain parts of Khasi and Jaintia hills, annual rainfall is about howmany c.m.? – 1000 cm 
63. Which place receives fainfall less than 20 cms? – Jammu and Kashmir 
64. The maximum rainfall area of India, i. e, Meghalaya has average annual rainfall of howmany c.m.? – 1050 cm 
65. Certain regions of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh have rainy season in which months? – October-December 
66. North-East monson causes rainfall in South-Eastern part of peninsular India during which states? – May-June 
67. On the basis of rainfall patterns, India has been divided into how many number of rainfall regions? – 62 
68. Amritsar and Shimla are almost on the same latitude, but why is their climate difference? – Due to the difference in their altitudes 
69. Among regions of India, which one receives comparatively least amount of annual rainfall? – North-eastern Rajasthan 
70. In which season in the frequency of tropical cyclenes in the Bay of Bengal Maximum? – Retreating mansoon 
71. Why most parts of India remains dry during cold weather season? – Due to low pressure 
72. The areas where monthly rainfall during October to December ranges 10 cm to 30 cm fall in which state? – Jammu and Kashmir 
73. In which valley is the Himalayan pass Shipki La located? – Sutlej valley 
74. Macmohan Line demarcates the boundary between which countries? – India and China 
75. Which latitude passes through India? – Tropic of Cancer 
76. Which river does not form any delta at its mouth? – Tapti and Narmada 
77. Penganga, Wardha and Wainganga are the tributaries of which river? – Godavari 
78. Which lake in India has the highest water salinity? – Sambhar 
79. Which region has internal drainage? – Rajasthan 
80. On which river is located Indo- Pak Bagalihar Project? – Chenab 
81. Which waterfall in India has the most height? – Kunchikal Falls 
82. In India, which state has the largest inland saline wetland? – Rajasthan 
83. The Dul Hasti Power Station is based on which river? – Chenab 
84. The Chilka Lake region lies in between the deltas of which rivers? – Mahanadi and Godavari 
85. Whey are some of the rivers of peninsular India non perennial mainly? – Beacause rainfall is seasonal 
86. Which lake has been formed due to tectonic activities? – Wular lake 
87. The Damodar-Subarnarekha system is an example of which pattern? – Superimposed drainage pattern 
88. If you want to visit sambhar lake, to which state you will go? – Rajasthan 
89. When the top layer of the soil is removed over a large area by running water, what is it called? – Sheet erosion 
90. Of the gross cropped area in India, the food grains occupy howmany percentages? – 60 to 70 percent 
91. Which crop are grain with the on set of mansoon and are harvested in September-October? – Kharif 
92. Which state leads in the production of maize? – Punjab 
93. With which crop has Green Revolution been associated? – Wheat 
94. Out of the total irrigated areas, the highest percentage of tank irrigated area lies in which state? – Bihar 
95. Which is the state that is top in the cultivation of flowers? – Tamil Nadu 
96. The small and marginal farmers will get irrigation facilities through which plan? – Ganga Kalyan Yojna 
97. In India, what is the main limiting factor for cultivation? – Indequacy of water supply 
98. Which state is the largest producer of black pepper in India? – Kerala 
99. Jhum cultivation is a method of cultivation which is used to be practiced in which state? – Nagaland 
100. Which is not an important plantation crop of India? – Grapes

World Geography Practice Questions for RRB Exams

1. What is the percentage of radiant energy reflected back by surface called? – Albedo
2. Which types of cloud rarely forms at height lower than 5000 metres? – Nimbostratus
3. A sea-breeze front is a weather front created by a sea-breeze, also known by which name? – Convergence zone 
4. What is a line on a weather map joining all places of equal pressure called? – Isobar 
5. Why is wind in the southern hemisphere is deflected towards left? – Due to rotation of the earth 
6. Local thunderstorms ‘Norwesters’ are prominent in which state? – West Bengal 
7. If the atmosphere is cooled, what is its capacity for water vapour? – Lowered 
8. The tornadoes are very strong tropical cyclones originating in which sea? – Caribbean sea 
9. Which region receives the rainfall throughout the year due to westerly winds? – South Chile 
10. A cold local wind draining occasionally down the Rhone valley is known by which name? – Mistral 

26. Exceptionally high rainfall is recorded in regions owing to which effect? – Orographic effect 
27. In which country has maximum damage to the forests been caused by acid rain? – Poland 
28. Which type of rubber provides the best commercial rubber? – Castillo 
29. Which biomass has the highest species diversity? – Tropical rainforests 
30. What is the minimum forest cover to maintain ecological balance? – 33% 
31. The high altitude tropical forest which has dwarfed trees is known by which name? – Elfm forest 
32. What are the plants of tropical and sub-tropical regions called? – Vegatherms 
33. The lower limit of the growing season is fixed a temperature of how many degrees? – 6°C 
34. Bamboo and pine trees are generally found in which types of climates? – Tropical monsoon 
35. Thick stems and thorny wax coated leaves are commonly found in which area? – Deserts 
36. Xerophytes are plants which can grow in regions having how moisture? – Low moisture 
37. What are the plants of tropical and sub-tropical regions called? – mesotherms 
38. Plants which lack true roots, stems and leaves are called by which name? – Thallophytes 
39. Equatorial forest of the Amazon basin is known as by which name? – Selvas 
40. Plants having thorny leaves and penetrating roots are classified by which name? – Xerophytes 
41. Primitive people practice animal rearing in the tropical grasslands of which area? – East Africa 
42. What are the Low-latitude grasslands in south America called? – Pampas 
43. The daily and annual range of temperature is minimum in which area? – Hot desert 
44. The daily and annual range of temperature is maximum in which area? – Savanna grassland 
45. Which environment leads to the occurrence of acid rain? – Sulphur dioxide
46. Which endangered Ridley turtles have the world’s largest aggregation? – Gahirmatha 
47. Which climate factor has the least effect upon terrestrial ecosystem? – Wind 
48. By whom was the concept of ‘stop and go’ Determinism put forward? – Griffith Taylor 
49. What is the transition zone between two Ecosystems called? – Ecotone 
50. The wave length of electromagnetic wave of the spectrum is expressed in which unit? – Angstorm 
51. Which activity occupies the largest area of the world? – Pastoral herding 
52. Which is the chief characteristic of wet and dry tropics? – Constant heating 
53. In equatorial regions How is the temperature between July and January? – The same 
54. Which natural region produced by the creation of climatic homogeneity by the sea? – Marine west coast 
55. Lichens and Mosses are characteristic vegetation of which zone? – The polar zone 
56. Which Grand Banks are famous fishing grounds in the region? – North-West Atlantic 
57. A majority of the population of New found land are engaged in which profession? – Fishing 
58. Which is the most important pelagic fish found in the North Sea adjacent to the U. K.? – Herring 
59. Which country produced 127 lakh metric tones fish in 2010? – Japan 
60. The Dogger Bank, the main fishing area of Europe, lies in which sea? – North Sea 
61. Which country is included in the North-West pacific fishing grounds? – Japan 
62. Abundance of organic matter in the soil is indicated by which colour? – Dark colour 
63. What is the most suitable measure for soil conservation? – Afforestation 
64. Which are the Soils that developed in humid tropical regions? – Laterite 
65. Which soils developed on transported sediments? – Lithosols 
66. Which type of soils produced by granite and gneiss of weathering? – Red 
66. In which region is maximum amount of world’s phosphate produced? – Northern Africa 
68. Which mineral is found in association with zinc? – Lead 
69. In CIS, Krivory Rog, Kerch peninsula, Magnitogorsk are major producers of which ore? – Iron Ore 
70. Which mineral is occurs in Alluvial deposits? – Tin 
71. Which minerals are associated with granite and igneous rock? – Gold and silver 
72. Which country is the largest producer of electricity by wind power in the world? – Norway 
73. Where is the highest hydro-power potential in the African continent? – Equatorial Africa 
74. Which country has the highest proportion of its electricity generation by nuclear plants? – France 
75. Which is the highest coal producing country in the world? – China 
76. Which country is the biggest exporter of soybeans in the world? – U.S.A. 
77. Which region is practicing most intensive subsistence farming? – Monsoon Asia 
78. Which food stuff is supposed to be the aristocrat among all cereals? – Wheat 
79. Who has divided the world into major agricultural regions? – Whittlesey 
80. Which country is well-known for its small precision high cost industrial goods? – Switzerland 
81. Which has influenced most regarding the location of industries in the world? – Petroleum 
82. Among the Asian countries, whose share in the world exports is the highest? – Singapore 
83. Augusta and Atlanta, Where are the two important cotton textile centers located? – Georgia 
84. Who devoted himself to the study of the modes of life of Germans living outside Germany? – Ratzel 
85. Who advocated the idea that ‘the state is an organism attached to the land’? – Ratzel 
86. Who geographers stated that the Earth is ail inseparable organic whole? – Ritter 
87. The highest growth rate of population is found in which country? – India 
88. Who was the first scholar to formulate the laws of migration? – Ravenstein, E.G. 
89. South East Asian Cultural realm culturally is dominated by which country? – China 
90. Which primitive people use ‘Krall’ for their shelter? – Maasai 
91. Which racial group has the largest number of members? – Mongoloid 
92. Who propounded the concentric circle theory of city morphology? – Burgess 
93. Which country has the largest concentration of Railways? – South Africa 
94. Which geographers wrote the book ‘Influences of Geographic Environment’? – Semple 
95. Which geographer has developed the idea of the ‘mobility transition’? – L.A. Kosinski 
96. Which geographer adopted the ‘deductive method’ of study in geography? – Kant 
97. Which is the largest country in South West Asia in terms of population? – Turkey 
98. ‘Amphilious’ wooden houses, floating of the chanals, where are found? – Bangkok 
99. The major amount of wheat in Ukraine is produced in area of which soil? – Black earth (soil) 
100. What is the largest country in the western hemisphere in terms of population? – United states