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Question: Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists :

List-I (City)                    List II (River)

Bangkok                       1. Irrawaddy

Phnom-Penh               2. Mekong

Hanoi                           3. Menam (Chao Phraya)

Yangon                        4. Red River


A    B    C    D
Answer: Option A
: A

Ans. (a) Explanation Bangkok is the capital of Thailand. It is found at the banks of Chao Phraya river near the Gulf of Thailand. Phnom-Penh is located is south-central region of Cambodia, at the confluence of Mekong river. Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam. It is located on the right bank of the Red river. Yangon is the largest city and former capital of Myanmar. It is located at the convergence of the Yangon and Bago rivers.

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Question 1. Consider the following statements :

1. The annual range of temperature is greater in the Pacific Ocean than that in the Atlantic Ocean.

2. The annual range of temperature is greater in the Northern Hemisphere than that in the Southern Hemisphere.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
  1.    1 only
  2.    2 only
  3.    Both 1 and 2
  4.    Neither 1 nor 2
Answer: Option B
: B

Ans. (b) Explanation Bigger the size of ocean (pacific), lesser the annual range of temperature.
Question 2. The largest coral reef in the world is found near the coast of which one of the following countries?
  1.    Australia
  2.    Cuba
  3.    Ghana
  4.    Philippines
Answer: Option A
: A

Ans. (a)
Question 3. Which one of the following cities does not have the same clock time as that of the other three cities at any given instant?
  1.    London (U.K.)
  2.    Lisbon (Portugal)
  3.    Accra (Ghana)
  4.    Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
Answer: Option D
: D

Ans. (d) Explanation London, Lisbon and Accra cities are situated approximately on the same longitude away from Addis Ababa showing the same clock time.
Question 4. Which one of the following countries is planning to construct a rival to the Panama Canal to link the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans?
  1.    Colombia
  2.    Costa Rica
  3.    Guatemala
  4.    Nicaragua
Answer: Option D
: D

Ans. (d) Explanation Nicaragua is likely to pursue an ambitious $20 b project to create an alternative to Panama canal. This project would redraw the map of the world trade by opening an east coast of North America, Europe, Brazil to large scale sea traffic from pacific Rim countries like China and South Korea.
Question 5. Which one among the following rivers is the longest?
  1.    Amazon
  2.    Amur
  3.    Congo
  4.    Lena
Answer: Option A
: A

Ans. (a) Explanation Amazon - 6570 km (longest river of the world) Amur - 2825 km (A river in N-E Asia) Congo - 4667 km (Second largest river of Africa) Lena - 4410 km (A river in Siberia)

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