1. Which parts of the Earth' s surface experience least variation in incoming solar radiation throughout the year?

2. Which one among the following statements about the International Date Line is not correct?
3. Lack of atmosphere around the Moon is due to

4. The highest of all spring tides occurs at the time of
5. Consider the following statements 1. Most asteroids lie between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. 2. There are 14 known black holes. 3. The Big Dipper is an asterism. Which of the statements given above are correct?
6. Which one among the following statements is correct with regard to the C-SM Super Galaxy?
7. Why does the Earth assume the shape of an oblate ellipsoid? (a) The Earth's rotation causes the Earth to bulge slightly at the equator and flatten at the poles (b) The Earth's rotation causes the Earth to bulge slightly at the poles and flatten at the equator (c) The Earth's revolution::reuses the Earth to bulge slightly at the equator and flatten at the poles (d) The Earth's revolution causes the Earth to bulge slightly at the poles and flatten at the equator Select the correct answer using the codes given below
8. Consider the following statements about Solar System 1. Diameter is 1384000 km. 2. Age is 4.5 billion years (Approx). 3. 71% hydrogen. Which of the statements given above is/ are correct?
9. The greatest seasonal contrast of insolation on the Earth is, in which of the following latitudinal zones?
10. If the time of a place located on 165° E meridian is 11:00 pm on Sunday, what would be the time at the place located on 165° W meridian?
11. The imaginary line on the Earth' s surface that closely follows the 180° meridian is
12. The distance between two consecutive longitudes (91° E and 92° E) at the poles is
13. Which one of the following boundary separates the mantle from the crust?
14. If news is broadcast from London at 10:30 am, at what time it will be heard at Baghdad (45°E)?
15. The theory of plate tectonics explains which of the following phenomena? 1. How the Earth's crust is moving. 2. Continents are formed only of plates. 3. The relation of inter plate movement is defined by the type of plate margin. Which of the statements given above are correct?
16. The Continental Drift Theory is given by
17. The hundreds of active volcanoes faun on the land near the edges of the Pacific Ocean make up what is called the
18. .Consider the following statements 1. Jupiter seems to be reddish in the day and night. 2. Venus is also known as a star, which is morning star. 3. Venus is the planet, having same area with Earth. Which of the statements given above are correct?
19. Continents have drifted apart because of
20. Which of the following do not belong to solar system?
21. The visible range of solar radiation is
22. Consider the following statements 1. All the planets move around the Sun is an elongated path. 2. The small pieces of rocks which move around the Sun are called meteoroids. 3. The Earth is the 3rd nearest planet to the Sun. Which of the statements given above are correct?
23. Normally, the temperature decreases with the increase in height from the Earth' s surface, because 1. the atmosphere can be heated upwards only from the Earth's surface. 2. there is more moisture in the upper atmosphere. 3. the air is less dense in the upper atmosphere.
24. The standard time of the following countries is ahead or behind Greenwich Mean Time depending on whether they are East or West of the longitude passing through Greenwich. 1. Cuba 2. Greece 3. Iraq 4. Costa Rica 5. Japan Which one of the following sequential orders gives the correct arrangement of the countries according to their standard time from ahead to behind GMT?
25. Variations in the length of daytime and nighttime from season to season are due to
26. The imaginary line on the Earth's surface that closely follows the 180° Meridian is

27. The distance between two consecutive longitudes (91° E and 92° E) at the Poles is
28. If news is broadcast from London at 10:30 am, at what time it will be heard at Baghdad (45°E)?

29. We observe twinkling of stars due to
30. Lack of atmosphere around the Moon is due to
31. Which one among the following statements is correct with regard to the C-5M Super Galaxy?
32. When there is noon at 1ST meridian people another place of the Earth are taking their 6 0' clock morning tea. The longitude of the place is
33. Which one of the following scholars suggested the Earth's origin from gases and dust particles?
34. Which one of the following statements is false?
35. The best performance in terms of Human Development among Asian countries is by
36. Who amongst the following was the first to State that the Earth was spherical?
37. If the starts are seen to rise perpendicular to the horizon by an observer, he is located on the
38. Consider the following statements made about the sedimentary rocks 1. Sedimentary rocks are formed at Earth's surface by the hydrological system. 2. The formation of sedimentary rocks involves the weathering of pre-existing rocks. 3. Sedimentary rocks contain fossils. 4. Sedimentary rocks typically occur in layers. Which of the statements given above are correct?
39. Sun's halo is produced by the refraction of light in
40. Which one of the following statements is correct with reference to our solar system?
41. Among the following which planet takes maximum time for one revolution around the Sun?
42. Consider the following statements 1. The Islamic Calendar is twelve days shorter than the Gregorian Calendar. 2. The Islamic Calendar began in AD 632. 3. The Gregorian Calendar is a solar calendar. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
43. Quartzite is metamorphosed from
44. Identify the correct order of the process of soil erosion from the following
45. . Consider the following cities 1. Abadan 2. Basra 3. Cairo 4. Suez The sequence in which a person travelling from West to East almost along 30° N latitude will touch them is
46. When it is 12 Noon in Allahabad (India), the time to Wellington (New Zealand) would be close to
47. When a tide enters the narrow and shallow estuary of river, the front of the tidal wave appears to be vertical owing to the piling up of water of the river against the tidal wave and the friction of the river bed. The appropriate name of this vertical wall of water is
48. The environmental temperature lapse rate per 1000 m of ascent is
49. Which one of the planets is known as ''morning star'' as well as ''evening star'' because it is the first to appear in the evening and that last to disappear in the morning?
50. Consider the following statements Seismic sensitivity is found in the zones where 1. one plateau joins the other with a discordant junction. 2. a mountain and an alluvial plain join each other with a fault. 3. an alluvial plain joins the other with a subterranian fault. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
51. The Glacial Control Theory of 'Coral Reefs' has been put forward by
52. The surface of a lake is frozen in severe winter but the water at its bottom is still liquid. What is the reason?
53. What is the difference between asteroids and comets? 1. Asteroids are small rocky planetoids, while comets are formed of frozen gases held together by rocky and metallic material. 2. Asteroids are found mostly between the orbits of Jupiter and Mars, while comets are found mostly between Venus and Mercury. 3. Comets show a perceptible glowing tail, while asteroids do not. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
54. An artificial satellite orbiting around the Earth does not fall down. This is so because the attraction of Earth Codes
55. Consider the following statements 1. The Richter scale is a logarithmic scale and so an increase of 1 magnitude unit represents a factor of 10 times in amplitude. 2. Each integer reading of the Richter scale has an energy 100 times that the previous integer reading. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
56. The International Date Line, passes through
57. When it is 12 noon in Allahabad, the time in Tokyo would be about
58. Which one of the following is the reason due to which the wind in the Southern hemisphere is deflected towards left?
59. Consider the following statements 1. Daylight varies throughout the year on the Earth; it varies the least at the Equator and the most at the Poles. 2. From the total radiation of the Sun, only around 15 per cent reaches the Earth's surface. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
60. Extremely slow downslope motion of soil or of rock fragments under gravity because of continual or seasonal agitation of particles is called
61. To a perpendicular to the plane of ecliptic, the Earth' s axis of rotation makes an 1 angle of 23-- 2 degrees. Had this angle been 0 degree, which one among the following would result?
62. The surface temperature of the Sun is nearly
63. If the Earth's axis were perpendicular to the plane of its orbit, which one among the following would not have happened ?
64. Which of the following statements is/are correct? 1. In comparison to the Jupiter, planet Earth display eclipse more frequently. 2. On Mars, only partial solar eclipses are possible. Select the correct answer using the codes given below
65. Which one among the following explains the Earthquakes of the Eastern margins of Asia?
66. Unlike other Meridians International Date Line is drawn zigzag in order to
67. The latitude is the angular distance of a point of the Earth' s surface, North or South of the equator as measured from the
68. Which one of the following statements is not correct?
69. Consider the following statements 1. Total land area of Earth is approximately 1475 lakh square kilometers. 2. Ratio of land area to water area of Earth is approximately 1 : 4. 3. Maximum percentage of Earth's water is in the Pacific Ocean. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
70. Consider the following statements 1. The axis of the Earth's magnetic field is inclined at 23 and half to the geographic axis of the Earth. 2. The Earth's magnetic pole in the northern hemisphere is located on a peninsula in Northern Canada. 3. Earth's magnetic equator passes through Thumba in South India. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
71. The exceptionally high and low tides that occur at the time of the new moon or the full moon when the Sun, the Moon and the Earth are approximately aligned is called
72. Consider the following statements about comets 1. Most comets have elongated elliptical orbits that take them close to the Sun for a part of their orbit and then out into the further reaches of the Solar System for the remainder. 2. If a comet is travelling fast enough, it may leave the Solar System. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
73. If it is 12 noon in a city located on 90° W longitude, what would be the time in a city located on 105° W longitude?
74. As we proceed from equator to poles, the daily range of temperature tends to
75. Which one of the following gases, present in the air near the surface of the Earth, has maximum concentrations?
76. Which of the following statements is/are correct? 1. Lunar eclipse takes place when the Earth comes directly between the Sun and the Moon. 2. Solar eclipse happens when the Moon comes directly between the Sun and the Earth. 3. Lunar eclipse takes place when the Sun comes directly between the Earth and the Moon. 4. Solar eclipse happens when the Earth comes directly between the Sun and the Moon. Select the correct answer using the codes given below
77. Consider the following statements I. The tropical year is shorter than the sidereal year. II. The solar day is longer than the sidereal day. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
78. The time difference between the two cities city A (30' N 60' E) and city B (30'N 80'B) would be
79. Consider the following statements 1. The vernal equinox falls on March 21. 2. On equinox, the Sun is directly overhead at the equator. 3. The changes in the day length on equinox result from the changes in the tilt of the Earth with respect to the Sun. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
80. Consider the following statements 1. The Earth's rotation axis is not at 90° to its orbital plane. 2. The Earth's rotation axis is inclined at 23.5°. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
81. Consider the following statements 1. International Data Line is drawn zigzag to avoid landmass. 2. International Data Line is 180° W as 180° E of Greenwich. 3. A ship sailing Westward from Greenwich when crossing International Date line would put back the date by a day. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
82. The Earth's crust is the thinnest
83. Which among the following planets is smaller in size than the Earth?
84. If there are four places on the same meridian 500 km apart and the local time at one place is 12.00 noon, what will be the, time at the three other places?
85. Which of the following features is the product of vulcanicity?
86. Starting from the best quality of iron ore, which one of the following is the correct sequence of the iron ore based on the contents of pure iron?
87. How much of a time period 15° of longitudes account for?
88. Who among the following was first to measure the circumferences of the Earth?
89. Which one of the following regions on the surface of Earth has Horse Latitudes?
90. From which one of the following is the percentage of reflected amount of radiation highest?
91. Which one of the following is different in local time between the places located at 165° East and 165'' West?
92. On planet Earth, there is no centrifugal force at the
93. Which of the following statements is/are correct with regard to Milky Way? 1. It is a spiral galaxy. 2. The solar system resides in one of its spiral arms. Select the correct answer using the codes given below
94. Which of the following statements is/are correct with regard to lines of latitude? 1. They are concentric circles numbered from 0° to 90°. 2. They are circles on a globe which are parallel to the Equator and which are to the North and South of the Equator. Select the correct answer using the codes given below
95. In which one of the following is a great dark plain called 'Maria' found?
96. Which one of the following has geographical position of 0' latitude and 0° longitude?
97. The boundary between North and South Korea is marked by which one of the following?
98. 28.38'' N and 77.12° E are the respective latitude and longitude of which one of the following places?
99. Which one of the following Indian States does not have a common international border with Bangladesh?
100. What is the correct order of occurrence of the following places as one moves from East to West? (1) Murshidabad (2) Gorakhpur (3) Bhopal(4) Bhavnagar Select the correct answer using the codes given below

101. For which one of the following is planimeter used?
102. Which of the following factors influence ocean currents? I. Rotation of the Earth. II. Air pressure and wind. III. Ocean water density. IV. Revolution of the Earth Select the correct answer using the codes given below

103. Which one of the following is correct? The mean distance from the Sun to the Earth is called a/an
104. Which one of the following diagrams shows the direction and duration of wind?
105. June 21 is the longest day of the year for those living in the Northern hemisphere. What is the shortest day of the year for those living in the Southern hemisphere?
106. Which one of the following is correct? Great bear is a
107. How many hours of daylight does the equator experience on September equinox?
108. Consider the following statements 1. Dinosaurs roamed the Earth during the Mesozoic era. 2. All Dinosaurs and other reptiles such as ichthyosaurus and Pterosaurus became extinct due to unknown reasons in Triassic period. Which of the statement given above is/are correct?
109. Horse latitudes lie within the atmospheric pressure belts of
110. When we consider 15° meridian on a world map or globe and count them in an Eastward direction starting with Greenwich Meridian (0°), we find that the time of this meridian is
111. How many kilometres are represented by 1° of latitude?
112. Radio waves are reflected back to Earth from the
113. If the movement of the Earth's crust or a major climatic change makes an old stream young, it is called
114. An earthquake epicentre is the
115. The time at Cairo is 2 hours ahead of Greenwich. Hence, it is located at
116. Which is the rarest naturally occurring element on Earth?
117. . Consider the following statements 1. International Date Line lies on the Greenwich Meridian. 2. The date of Alaska is ahead of the date of Siberia Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
118. Foucault experiment is proof of which one of the following?
119. Which one of the following is the time required for the Earth to return to a given point in its orbit with reference to fixed star, called?
120. Which one of the following is the largest satellite in solar system?
121. Which one of the following is known as the Great Circle?
122. Which one of the following is not a cause for the present global warming and climate change?
123. Which one of the following is the deepest point in the ocean floor?
124. The Asteroid Belt is found between which of the following?
125. How can the International Date Line be explained in simple terms?
126. The Earth revolves around the Sun in an elliptical path and the Sun is located at one focus of the ellipse. imagine a situation in which the Earth goes around the Sun on a circular path. Which one among the following would result in under that situation?
127. Consider the following statements Pluto has recently been demoted to 'dwarf planet' because it does not meet one or more of the following criteria of a planet 1. A planet should orbit around the Sun. 2. A planet should have sufficient mass, so that it assumes a nearly round shape. 3. A planet must have cleared its neighbourhood around its orbit. Select the correct answer using the codes given below
128. What was the pre-Korean War boundary between North Korea and South korea?
129. The Earth is an oblate spheroid and not a perfect sphere. This is because 1. the Earth has a rotational motion and the rotational speed increases as one goes from the poles towards the equator. 2. the equator experiences greater gravitational pull from the Sun. 3. the intensity of Sunlight received at the equator is greater than that at the poles. Select the correct answer using the codes given below
130. Global Positioning System (GPS) is associated with 1. determining latitude and longitude. 2. constellation of satellites. 3. US system of GPS and Russian system of GLONASS. 4. navigation. Select the correct answer using the codes given below
131. Most of the communication satellites today are placed in a geostationary orbit. In order to stay over the same spot on the Earth, a geostationary satellite has to be directly above the
132. A collection of gas dust which appears as a bright ball of light in the sky with a glowing tail is called
133. In the interior of the Earth
134. High spring tides occur at new Moon and full Moon because the
135. Which one of the following statements is not correct?
136. Which one of the following is an object with such a strong gravitational field that even light cannot escape from its surface?
137. Which one of the following is the tide produced as a consequence of Moon and Sun pulling the Earth in the same direction?
138. When it is 12 : 00 noon in India, the time in San Francisco (USA) would be closed to
139. The annual range of temperature in the interior of the continents is high as compared to coastal areas. What is/are the reason/reasons? 1. Thermal difference between land and water 2. Variation in altitude continents and oceans 3. Presence of strong winds in the interior 4. Heavy rains in the interior as compared to coasts Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
140. Radioactive decay provides an internal source of heat for the Earth. This helps in the formation of which type of rocks?
141. Consider the following statements 1. Sudan is bifurcated into two parts. The Southern part is known as South Sudan. 2. South Sudan is a member of the UN. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
142. To which one of the following countries did India pledge $ 10 million loan in the year 2002?
143. Which one among the following is a mechanically formed rock?
144. Which one among the following is not an igneous rock?
145. Which of the following group of rivers originates from the Himachal mountains?
146. Consider the following statements 1. Coriolis effect is zero at the equator. 2. Coriolis effect is more towards the poles. 3. Coriolis effects are related to the decreasing rotational velocity with increasing latitudes. 4. Coriolis effects are related to the increasing rotational velocity with increasing latitudes. Which of the statements given above are correct?
147. Which one of the following is the second largest country of Africa?
148. Which of the following country is the smallest in area and population both?
149. Which one of the following country has the largest proven resources of oil (Billion Barrels)
150. Which one of the following is the most densely populated sovereign nation in the world?
151. The Planetary winds that blow from the sub-tropical high pressure belts to the equator are known as
152. Which one among the following statements is not correct?
153. Consider the following passage X is autonomous and semi independent, got a constitution in 1993, adopted a parliamentary system and became 184 member of UN. It is nominally subject to the suzerainty of France and the Bishop of Urgel in Spain. The government is carried on by a council of 28 elected members. They have highest life expectancy in the world. Tourism accounts for more than 80% of GDP of X. X is an agricultural country. The ''X'' stands in the passage for
154. Consider the following 1. Electromagnetic radiation 2. Geothermal energy 3. Gravitational force 4. Plate movements 5. Rotation of the Earth 6. Revolution of the Earth Which of the above are responsible for the bringing dynamic changes on the surface of the Earth?
155. Which of the following countries are land locked? 1. Burundi 2. Mongolia 3. Nepal 4. Bhutan Select the correct answer using the codes given below
156. Which country has the largest religious temple in the world?
157. Consider the following statements 1. French language is one of the languages of Cambodia. 2. Burkina Faso's 80% population is dependent upon agriculture. 3. Burundi's 90% of population is dependent on subsistence agriculture. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
158. Consider the following statements about Indonesia 1. Butch and English are spoken in Indonesia. 2. It's old name is Dutch East Indies. 3. biggest Islamic nation. 4. Sumatra is the largest island. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
159. Consider the following statements 1. Milan and Naples are the Italian cities. 2. Euro is the currency of Italy. 3. Italy is the world's largest jewellery maker. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
160. Which is one of the following African countries where mobile phone penetration is the highest ?
161. Consider the following statements about libya ? 1. An arab state on the mediterranean coast. 2. Benghazi, Misurata and Tripoli are the large cities. 3. Mostly population is of Sunni sect. 4. It is one of the largest producers of oil. Select the correct answer using the codes given below
162. Consider the following statements 1. Asia covers 1/3rd of total land area of the Earth. 2. The arctic circle passes through Africa. 3. Mariana Tre is located/situated in the Pacific Ocean at 11,022 m depth. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
163. Consider the following statements 1. A strait is a narrow passage of water connecting two large water bodies. 2. Isthumus is a narrow strip of land joining two land masses. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
164. What makes the coast line of Atlantic Ocean an ideal location for natural harbours and ports, resulting in the busiest Ocean of the world?
165. Which one of the following volcanoes is called the lighthouse of the Mediterranean?
166. Arakan Yoma is the extension of the Himalayas located in
167. ''From Aceh in the far North West to Torres Strait in the East 5000 miles, almost as far as from London to Baghadad. The archipelago has 14000 islands, some mere equatorial rocks, others some of the largest in the world.'' This description best fits
168. Hurricanes rarely form or move within 5° of the equator, because
169. Which one of the following is not a Baltic State?
170. What are the official languages of the UNO?
171. . Consider the following provinces of former Yugoslavia 1. Bosnia 2. Croatia 3. Slovenia 4. Yugoslavia The correct sequence of these provinces from the East to West is

172. A class of animals known as Marsupials is a characteristic feature of
173. Which one of the following statements is not correct? Dinar/New Dinar is the currency of

174. The world's highest ground based telescopic observatory is located in
175. Which one of the following is a land-locked country?
176. Israel has common borders with
177. Which one of the following statements is correct?
178. In which one of the following countries is rupee the currency?
179. Which one of the following countries is land locked?
180. Latvia does not share its borders with which one of the following countries?
181. In which one of the following countries, did an ethnic violence between the communities of Hema and Lendu results in the death of hundreds of people?
182. Consider the following statements 1. Montenegro and Serbia agreed to a new structure for the Yugoslav Federation. 2. Croatia remained under the Hungarian administration until the end of First World War. 3. Claims to Macedonia Territ or have long been a source of contention between Belgium and Greece. 4. In 1991, Slovenia declared independence from Czechoslovakia. Which of the statements given above are correct?
183. Where is the volcanic mountain, Mount St Helens is located?
184. In which country is Bandung, where the conference of African and Asian nations was held which decided to establishing Non-Aligned Movement (NAM); situated ?
185. Which one of the following is the correct sequence of the given towns of Pakistan while moving from the North towards the South?
186. Consider the following statements 1. Great Britain comprises England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. 2. England covers less than 60% of the total area of the United Kingdom. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
187. Which one of the following cities is not a former capital of the given country (country given in the brackets)?
188. Which one of the following is the correct sequence of the given continents in the decreasing order of their percentage of Earth's land?
189. Consider the following statements about rocks 1. Shale becomes slate through metamorphosis. 2. Shale is converted to slate when it is subjected to tremendous pressure and high temperature. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
190. Glaciated regions are associated with
191. Which one of the following is generally found in sedimentary rocks?
192. What is the process that tends to build up the land surface by deposition of solid material in its lower areas, known as ?
193. Which one of the following African countries in not land locked?
194. Which one of the following is produced by rain water action?
195. What does the imaginary line passing through Lake Ontario, Lake Erie, Lake Huron and Lake Superior represent?
196. In which one of the following regions are the Andes mountains located?
197. Mount Merapi is located on which one of the islands?
198. The Victoria Falls in Africa is located on which river?
199. Which of the following two countries are separated by the 49th parallel?
200. Among the following sedimentary rocks, which one is of organic origin?
201. Which one of the following cities is located on the bank of the Irrawady river?
202. Granite and Basalt are the examples of which of the following?
203. In which country is the active volcano Mount Merapi located?
204. South Pacific island nation Samoa, positioned to the East of the International Date Line, on May 2011 decided to forego a day and shift to the time zone on its West. The reason for this shifting is to
205. The Broken Hills famous for zinc and lead are located in
206. Name the continents that form a mirror image of each other
207. What is the name given to an almost circular coral reef inside which there is a lagoon?
208. Consider the following statements 1. Coal is a sedimentary rock. 2. Basalt is an igneous rock. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
209. Sunda Trench lies in
210. What is the name of the strait where 'Adams bridge' is situated?
211. Which continent of the world does not have a desert?
212. The pacific islands from new Guinea South East-wards to the Fiji Islands group is called
213. Which one of the following countries is located South of the equator?
214. Which one of the following trains/railways passes through Germany, France, Austria, Hungary and Romania?
215. Bolivar is the monetary unit of
216. Consider the following statements 1, Cirque and Col Glacial to pogrpahy. 2. Barkhans and Yardans Desert topography. 3. Eddies and Potholes Fluvial topography. Select the correct answer using the codes given below
217. Which one of the following countries is not a UN member country?
218. The island of Honshu is located in which one of the following countries?
219. In which one of the following countries is the volcano 'Guallatiri' located?
220. Mr X has been invited to participate in a conference to be held at Buenos Aires. He has chosen the following shortest flight route Mumbai to Frankfurt (non-stop) Frankfurt to Sao Paulo (non-stop) Sao Paulo to Buenos Aires (non-stop) Which one of the following seas will likely to be flown over by Mr X?
221. Why do Fold Mountains have enormous thickness of sedimentary rocks?
222. The Great Barrier Reef is located in which country?
223. Which African country was originally known as Northern Rhodesia?
224. Consider the following statements 1. The Earth does not move along its orbit at a constant rate. 2. The Earth moves fastest at perihelion and slowest at aphelion. The above statements are true of which one of the following laws?
225. The Earth moves around the Sun in an elliptic trajectory due to gravity. If another Sun like star is brought near the Earth, what will be the shape of the trajectory?
226. Which one of the following mountain ranges separates Europe from Asia?
227. Which one among the following is not a Baltic nation?
228. Which one of the following countries does not have a border with China?
229. In a significant climate responsive project, in which one of the following places recently an abandoned thermal power plant has been converted into a mega solar power generating station which poised to give a huge fillip to India's is renewable energy ambition?

230. Which one of the following regions is culturally closer to India but ethnically closer to China?

231. Which one of the following is the capital of Cambodia?

232. Which of the following statements is/are correct with respect to the Chilean Earthquake (February 2010)? 1. Scientists estimated that the Earth's axis of rotation had moved by 3 inches due to the earthquake. 2. Santa Maria island off the coast near Concepcion, Chile' second largest city, may have been raised by 2 m. Select the correct answer using the codes given below

233. Through which one of the following groups of countries does the Equator pass?

234. Other than India and China, which one of the following groups of countries border Myanmar?

235. Where is Bundala Biosphere Reserve which has been recently added to the UNESCO's Man and Biosphere (MAB) network located?

236. Consider the following statements regarding El Nino effect on Indian monsoon 1. The surface temperature goes up in the Southern Pacific Ocean and there is deficient rainfall in India. 2. The Walker Circulation shifts Eastward from its normal position and reduces monsoon rainfall in India Which of the statement (s) given above is/are correct?

237. Where is the Port of East London located?

238. Which one among the following is the longest continuous mountain range in the world?

239. Great Barrier Reef is situated along the coast of

240. Westerlies in Southern hemisphere are stronger and persistent than in Northern hemisphere. Why? 1. Southern hemisphere has less landmass as compared to Northern hemisphere. 2. Coriolis force is higher in Southern hemisphere as compared to Northern hemisphere. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

241. South-East Asia has captivated the attention of global community over space and time as a geostrategically significant region. Which among the following is the most convincing explanation for this global perspective?

242. Which one of the following countries is not a member of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)?

243. Which one of the following countries does not border Brazil?

244. In terms of both quantity and value, which of the following countries is the largest cutting and polishing centre of diamonds in the world?

245. Which one of the following is a landlocked country?

246. Which one of the following countries does not border with the Mediterranean Sea ?

247. Which one is the largest among the following deserts?

248. Bermuda Triangle extends up to which of the following places? 1. Southern Florida, 2. Puerto Rico 3. Hawaii Islands Select the correct answer using the codes given below

249. Which one of the following countries is not a member of the Nordic Council ?


250. Claims to the historical Macedonian territory have been a bone of contention between which of the following countries?

251. The largest coral reef in the world is found near the coast of which one of the following countries?

252. Which one of the following cities does not have the same clock time as that of the other three cities at any given instant?

253. Where is Copacabana Beach located?

254. Which one of the following countries is planning to construct a rival to the Panama Canal to link the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans?

255. Which one of the following countries was admitted as the 189th member of the United Nations in September 2000?

256. Which one of the following is not an Alpine range of mountain formed during the Tertiary Period?

257. Consider the following statements regarding Asia's Physiography: 1. Shan Plateau lies between Pegu Yoma and Arkan Yoma in the eastern part of Myanmar. 2. Plateau of Anatolia lies between Pontic in the North West and Taurus in the south west. 3. Manchurian Plain is drained by Amur River Tsaidam basin is rich in oil fields. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

258. Consider the following statements regarding Europe's Physiography 1. The Lombardy Plain is one of the most industring plain of Europe consisting of Milan, Turin and Venice. 2. Rhine River flows in a rift valley through switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria, West Germary and Netherland. 3. Vosges and Black Forest are two examples of Block Mountains. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

259. Consider the following statements 1. Nile is the largest river of the world. 2. Amazon is the largest river of the world. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

260. Which river basin is in the Equatorial regions? 1. Nile River Basin 2. Amazon River Basin 3. Zaire River Basin Select the correct answer using the codes given below

261. A river is originating from the Tibet, moving towards East, after a reasonable distance it moves towards South and flows through a gorge then move towards West. Then again moves toward, South and finally drains into the Sea. What is the name of the river?

262. Which of the following rivers drains into the Atlantic Ocean?

263. Consider the following statements 1. Strait of dover connect the UK and France. 2. Yangon is situated on Irrawaddy river. 3. Hanoi is situated on Red river. Which of the statements given above are correct?

264. Which among the following rivers is the largest?

265. Consider the following statements 1. Khartoum is situated on Nile river. 2. Budapest is situated on the bank of river Danube. 3. London is situated on the bank of river Thames. 4. Washington DC is situated on the bank of river Potomac. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

266. Karachi is situated on the bank of which river?

267. St. Lawrence is the river, formed boundary between which of the following countries?

268. Which river formed the boundary between USA and Mexico?

269. Consider the following 1. Yenisay River 2. Nile River 3. Indus River Which of the above river is/are Northward flowing river?

270. Arrange the following river lengthwise in ascending order 1. Nile River 2. Krishna River 3. Lena River Select the correct answer using the codes given below

271. Kabul is the Capital of Afghanistan. It is situated on Kabul river . Kabul river is the tributary of

272. Consider the following statements 1. Salween originates from plateau of tibet. 2. Euphiates drains into the Persian Gulf. 3. River seine is the river of France. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

273. Hwang Ho river flows through which one of the following cities

274. Consider the following statements 1. Bangkok is situated on Chao Phraya river. 2. Yangon is located at the Coherence of Yangon and Bago river. 3. Phnom-Phen is not located on Mekong river. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


275. The waterfall 'Victoria' is associated with the river

276. The great Asian river Mekong does not run through

277. Itaipu Dam built on the River Parana is one of the largest dams in the world. Which of the following two countries have this as a joint project?

278. Which one of the following projects of the NHPC (National Hydroelectric Power Corporation) has the largest power generation capacity (installed)?

279. Which one of the following cities is located on the banks of the river St Lawrence?

280. Asia has large areas of inland drainage. Why is it so?

281. Huangpu River flows through which one of the following cities?

282. Which one among the following rivers is the longest?

283. Which one of the following cities is associated with the river Mekong?

284. The place where the Blue Nile and White Nile effect a confluence is

285. The Volta River Project is located in

286. What was the main reason for which Niger was in the news in recent times?

287. Consider the following statements regarding the Three Gorge Dam: 1. The Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River is the world's largest power station in terms of installed capacity (20 300 MW) but is second to itaipu Dam with regard to the generation of electrcity annually. 2. Subansiri Lower HE Project is the biggest hydroelectric project undertanken in India so far and is a run of river scheme on river Subansiri, The Project is located near North Lakhimpur on the border of Asom and Arunachal Pradesh. Which of the above statements is/are correct?

288. ''Climate is extreme, rainfall is scanty and the people used to be nomadic herders.'' The above statement best describes which of the following regions?

289. Humid climate, ready market and availability of cheap and skilled labour are the conditions conducive for the production of cotton cloth. Which of the following states of India will have the highest cotton cloth production?

290. Which one of the following layers of the atmosphere is responsible for the deflection of radio waves?

291. Which one of the following weather conditions is indicated a sudden fall in barometer reading?

292. Cloudy nights are warmer compared to clear cloudless nights, because clouds

293. Consider the following ecosystems 1. Taiga 2. Tropical evergreen 3. Tropical deciduous 4. Tundra The correct sequence in decreasing order of the Albedo values of these ecosystems is

294. Consider the following statements about General Bikram Singh 1. He is the 25th Chief of Indian Army. 2. Prior to his appointment to the top post, he served as Commanding Officer of the Northern Army Command. 3. He is a veteran infantry officer. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

295. The intensity of insolation depends on

296. Rain shadow effect is associated with

297. Which of the following statements is/are correct? 1. Cyclone is a low pressure system. 2. The wind movement is clockwise in the cyclone of northern hemisphere. Select the correct answer using the codes given below

298. Which one among the following is the largest temperate desert of the world?

299. The phenomenon of 'trade winds' takes place due to


300. Doldrums is a

301. Which one among the following statements relating to an anticyclone is correct?

302. Logically, what does a continually rising air pressure indicate?

303. Jet streams are usually found in the

304. Hot deserts like Sahara, Arabia etc, receive very negligible amount of rainfall. This is because they

305. Consider the following statements I. In a cyclone, the direction of wind flow is counter clockwise in the Northern hemisphere. 11. The tropical cyclone fades away when it reaches land because there is not large supply of warm moist air. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

306. Doldrums are characterized by

307. Cloudy nights are warmer than clear nights because of

308. Consider the following Statements related to stratification of atmospheric layers 1. All storms and cloudiness are restricted to stratosphere. 2. Cirrus clouds are formed on the top layers of troposphere. 3. Stratosphere is also an 'isoclinal layer'. Which of the statements given above are correct?

309. Which one of the following is the correct order in which the gases from the atmosphere disappear as one moves away from the surface of the Earth?

310. What is the reason for the major hot deserts of the world lying in the Western part of the tropical latitude?

311. The mass of water vapour per unit volume of air is known as

312. What is the term used to denote the critical temperature at which the air becomes saturated with vapour and below which the condensation is likely to begin?

313. Which one of the following instruments is used for measuring the humidity of the air?

314. Which of the following statements characterize convectional rainfall? 1. It occurs daily in the afternoon in the Equatorial regions. 2. It is of very short duration. 3. It occurs though Cumulonimbus clouds. Select the correct answer using the codes given below

315. Consider the following statements 1. The difference between the moisture-holding capacity of air and its actual humidity is called saturation deficit. 2. The temperature to which air has to be cooled in order to reach saturation is called dew point. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

316. Consider the following statements 1. The approach of cyclone is characterized by a rise in birometric reading. 2. In the cyclones of the Northern hemisphere, the winds circulate in anticlockwise direction. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

317. Which of the following statements are correct? 1. In a cyclone, the area of low pressure is at the centre surrounded by the areas of high pressure. 2. In a cyclone, the areas of low pressure surround the area of high pressure. 3. In an anti-cyclone, the area of high pressure is surrounded by the areas of low pressure. 4. In an anti-cyclone, the area of low pressure is surrounded by the areas of high pressure. Select the correct answer using the codes given below

318. Which region of the Earth's surface is called doldrums?

319. Which one of the following is a low cloud?

320. Consider the following statements 1. All cyclones develop an eye at the centre. 2. The temperature inside the eye is nearly 10°C lesser than that of the surroundings. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

321. In which one of the following areas is monsoon climate found?
 
322. Injurious ultraviolet radiations are mostly prevented from reaching the land surface as these are absorbed mostly by which one of the following?

323. Which of the following statements characterize the anticyclones? 1. Anticyclones are low pressure systems. 2. They are characterized by divergent wind circulation. 3. They are indicative of dry weather conditions. Select the correct answer using the codes given below

324. Consider the following statements 1. In tropical grassland regions, rainfall mainly occurs in the short summer season with a long dry season. 2. In Mediterranean region, the winter rainfall is caused by the passage of cyclones in the westerly wind belt which lies over this area. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

325. Which one among the following is not an important factor of climate of an area?

326. 'El Nino' associated with the formation of the South-West Monsoon of India is

327. The thermal equator is found

328. The warm and dry winds that blow down the steep valleys in Japan are called

329. Which of the following statements regarding ozone layer within the atmosphere is/are correct? 1. It absorbs most of the ultraviolet radiation found in the Sun's rays. 2. Chlorofluorocarbons are serious threat to the ozone layer. Select the correct answer using the code given below?

330. Climate change resulting in the rise of temperature may benefit which of the countries/regions?

331. The jet streams are

332. At high altitudes, pressure cooker is preferable for cooking, because the boiling point of water.

333. Consider the following statements I. A hurricane acquires its spin from the coriol is effect. II. The diameter of the hurricane decreases as it moves away from low latitudes. III. The diameter of a hurricane is never below 150 km. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

334. During the Indian monsoon season

335. Which one of the following is the correct sequence of increasing velocity of wind?

336. Which one among the following is the idealized global pattern of surface wind from the Equator to Pole?

337. What is the convergence of North-East and South-East trade winds near equator known as?

338. Wind is often found to blow in a hot summer day due to

339. What is a cloudburst?

340. Which one among the following statement is correct?

341. Which of the following statements with regard to the expansion of the desert in Rajasthan is/are correct? I. The predominant wind direction in Rajasthan is North-East to South-West, so the tendency for desertification has been more in that direction II. The Thar desert is dominantly a monsoon driven sand desert where wind erosion is a major problem during the summer months. While the Aravalli range is a major barrier in the spread of the desert, rampant mining creating cuts in the range is leading to the spread of the desert. Select the correct answer using the codes given below

342. Consider the following statements The South-West Monsoon originates in India due to 1. low pressure in the Punjab plain. 2. high pressure in areas South of India. 3. equatorial low being filled up by descending air current. 4. the Himalaya. Which of the statements given above are correct?
 
343. Which one of the following towns does not lie in the Mediterranean region?

344. Which one of the following basins experiences the convectional rainfall?

345. A layer in the Earth's atmosphere called Ionosphere facilitates radio communication. Why? 1. The presence of ozone causes the reflection of radio waves to Earth. 2. Radio waves have a very long wavelength. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

346. Human activities in the recent past have caused the increased concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, but a lot of it does not remain in the lower atmosphere because of 1. its escape into the outer stratosphere. 2. the photosynthesis by phytoplankton in the oceans. 3. the trapping of air in the polar ice caps. Which of the statements given above is/ are correct?

347. What could be the main reason/reasons for the formation of African and Eurasian desert belt? 1. It is located in the sub-tropical high pressure cells. 2. It is under the influence of warm ocean currents. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

348. The jet aircrafts fly very easily and smoothly in the lower stratosphere. What could be the appropriate explanation? 1. There are no clouds or water-vapour in the lower stratosphere. 2. There are no vertical winds in the lower stratosphere. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

349. Consider the following statements 1. Either of the two belts over the oceans at about 30° to 35° North and South latitudes is known as Horse Latitude. 2. Horse Latitudes are low pressure belts. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

350. Consider the following 1. Photosynthesis 2. Respiration 3. Decay of organic matter 4. Volcanic action Which of the above add carbon dioxide to the carbon cycle on Earth?

351. La Nina is suspected to have caused recent floods in Australia. How is La Nina different from El Nino? 1. La Nina is characterized by unusually cold ocean temperature in equatorial Indian ocean, whereas El Nino is characterized by unusually warm ocean temperature in the equatorial Pacific ocean. 2. El Nino has adverse effect on South- West monsoon of India, but La Nina has no effect on monsoon climate. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

352. Which one of the following experiences the least annual range of temperature?

353. What is the name of the winds that blow from the subtropical high pressure belts towards the subpolar low pressure belts?

354. Which one of the following sets are the low clouds?

355. Mist is a result of which one of the following
356. Because of which one of the following factors, clouds do not precipitate in deserts?
357. Which one of the following zones of the atmosphere is rich in ozone gas?
358. Retreating monsoon causes sporadic rainfall in which of the following areas?
359. Which one of the following clouds has the greatest vertical extent which brings convectional rain accompanied by lightning and thunder?
360. Logically, what does a continually rising air pressure indicate?
361. What is a Cloudburst?
362. Over 90% of the world's biomass is in
363. Consider the following 1. Pelican 2. Siberian Crave 3. Stork 4. Flamingo Which of the above are migratory birds?
364. Which one among the following covers the highest percentage of forest area in the world ?
365. . The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment describes the following major categories of ecosystem services provisioning, supporting, regulating, preserving and cultural. Which one of the following is supporting service?
366. Which one of the following agricultural practices is eco-friendly?
367. Which one of the following statements is correct?
368. Which one of the following processes of weathering belongs to both mechanical and chemical weathering?
369. A biogeographic region with significant reservoir of biodiversity that is under threat from humans is called as
370. No tress are found in Tundra biome near polar region of northen hemisphere. This is due to
371. Xerophytes thrive in
372. Biodiversity is highest in
373. Consider the following statements 1. Different plant species grow together. 2. Light cannot penetrate into the lower strata full of undergrowth. Which of the following types of vegetation is characterised by the above?
374. Savanna natural region is characterized by which one of the following?
375. Which forests lie in the Amazon Basin in South America?
376. What is the term used to denote the temperature at which the water vapour present in the atmosphere is sufficient to saturate?
377. What is the other name for the equatorial rain forests?
378. Which one of the following groups of animals are primates?
379. Sal trees are the typical species of
380. Which one of the following terms for natural vegetation is associated with Siberia?
381. Dalbergia species is associated with which one of the following?
382. Regarding 'carbon credits', which one of the following statements is not correct?
383. The formation of ozone hole in the Antarctic region has been a cause of concern. What could be the reason for the formation of this hole?
384. If a tropical rain forest is removed, it does not regenerate quickly as compared to a tropical deciduous forest. This is because
385. Biodiversity forms the basis for human existence in the following ways (1AS 2011) 1. Soil formation 2, Prevention of soil erosion 3. Recycling of waste 4. Pollination of crops Select the correct answer using the codes given below
386. Consider the following statements 1. Biodiversity is normally greater in the lower latitudes as compared to the higher latitudes. 2. Along the mountain gradients, biodiversity is normally greater in the lower latitudes as compared to the higher latitudes. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
387. The most important reason for dwining forest resources today is
388. The daily and annual range of temperature is maximum in the
389. Which one of the following statements is correct?
390. Which one of the following statements is correct?
391. The vegetation which survives on aerial roots is
392. Which one of the following statements, is NOT true of coniferous forests ?
393. With reference to the food chains in ecosystems, which of the following kinds of organism is/are known as decomposer organism/organisms? 1. Virus 2. Fungi 3. Bacteria Select the correct answer using the codes given below
394. Carbon dioxide is called a greenhouse gas because
395. Fishing, hunting and food gathering activities are carried out by
396. The most important type of forest in terms of economic value and easy exploitation is
397. The region with grasslands, extensive rolling plains, dull uniformity and monotony of scene, no trees, extreme cold and dryness in winter, can be described as having
398. Consider the following statements regarding equatorial forests 1. They consist mostly of hardwood trees. 2. In very dense areas, under growth is absent. 3. There is segregation of the same species of trees. 4. Lumbering is well developed in these forests. Which of these statements is/are correct?
399. Which of the following leaf modifications occur in the desert areas to inhibit water loss ? 1. Hard and waxy leaves 2. Tiny leaves or no leaves 3. Drip-tip leaves 4. Thorn instead of leaves Select the correct answer using the codes given below
400. A region with summer temperature of 20'C, winter temperature of -15'C, annual rainfall of about 50 cm, mainly in spring and early summer and coniferous vegetation would lie in the
401. Consider the following statements Low soil fertility in Rainy Tropics can be caused by 1. high temperature and heavy rainfall. 2. eluviation and leaching. 3. the existence of an extremely active bacterial life on the forest floor. Which of these statements is/are correct.
402. In the world, viticulture, horticulture, sericulture are well developed in the
403. The Amazon basin remains a backward region because of its
404. Consider the following statements 1. Mahogany is a native of the Equatorial forests. 2. Cactus plants are natives of areas of heavy precipitation. 3. Fir trees are found widely in the Amazon basin. 4. Tea is a plant of cool-dry climates. Which of these statements is/are correct.
405. Which one of the following commercially important groups of trees belongs to cool temperate hardwood species ?
406. Bamboo and pine trees are generally found in which one of the following types of climates ?
407. The transition zone between two Ecosystems is
408. Which one of the following sets of biomes represent the right sequence in terms of increasing water deficiency ?
409. Which of the following is not a greenhouse gas?
410. The important species of the Mediterranean biome are
411. Among the following climatic factors, which one has the least effect upon a terrestrial ecosystem ?
412. Which one of the following regions is not characterised by the Mediterranean type of climate?
413. Plants of tropical and sub-tropical regions are called
414. Carbon dioxide is called a greenhouse gas because
415. Travelling from the equator towards pole, what would be the correct sequence of vegetation types you would encounter ?
416. Consider the following statements 1. Contour ploughing promotes soil erosion and the formation of gullies. 2. Gully erosion is the removal of top soil and creation of many steep-sided cuttings in hillside. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
417. The most important feature of Mediterranean agriculture is
418. Among the following types of ecosystems, the annual average rate of net plant production is highest in
419. Consider the following 1. Broad evergreen leaves 2. Shining, waxy leaf surface 3. Epiphytes Which of the above is/are the salient characteristics of natural vegetation of Selvas ?
420. Consider the following statements 1. Montreal Protocol in the year 1987 called for the complete cut in the use of Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) by the year 2000. 2. India was a signatory to the Montreal Protocol in the year 1987. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
421. Among the following environmental pollutants, which one leads to the occurrence of acid rain ?
422. Among the following types of biomes, which one has the highest species diversity?
423. The Minamata incident, an example for environmental degradation, is due to which one of the following ?
424. Consider the following statements 1. Ozone is mostly found in the stratosphere. 2. Ozone layer lies 25-3 km above the surface of the Earth. 3. Ozone absorbs ultraviolet radiations from the Sun. 4. Ozone layer has no significance for life on the Earth. Which of the statements given above is/ are correct?
425. Which one among the following is a source of methane emission into the atmosphere?
426. What is the major role of a greenhouse gas that contributes to temperature rise of the Earth' s surface?
427. Which of the following can be threats to the biodiversity of a geographical area? 1. Global warming 2. Fragmentation of habitats 3. Invasion of alien species 4. Promotion of vegetarianism Select the correct answer using the codes given below
428. Which one of the following is not a characteristic of the equatorial and tropical rain forest?
429. Which one of the following is known as the convective region of the atmosphere?
430. The correct proportion of gases in the atmosphere in descending order is
431. Which one among the following is not correct regarding tsunami?
432. Consider the following statements 1. Mariana Trench of Pacific Ocean is 10920 m. 2. Java Trench of Indian Ocean is 5122 m. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
433. Arrange the major seas of the world in descending order 1. Bering Sea 2. South China Sea 3. East China Sea 4. Red Sea Select the correct answer using the codes given below
434. Which one of the following is the deepest lake in the world?
435. Which among the following lake is smallest?
436. Which one of the following is not ''The Great Lakes''?
437. Tonga Kermadec is the ocean trench. It's location is in
438. Consider the following statements 1. Mariana deepest point of the ocean is situated in North-East Pacific Ocean. 2. Kuril-Kamchatka one of the deepest point of the ocean is situated in West Pacific Ocean. Select the correct answer using the codes given below
439. Consider the following statements 1. The warm ocean current moves from equator towards pole. 2. Gulf Stream is the warm ocean current. 3. The ocean current influences the temperature of the area where they are flowing.
440. The Suez Canal, the Panama Canal the Straits of the Dardamelles are similiar because of they
441. Japan,Indonesia,Malaysia and Philippines have very rich and developed fishing industry in the world is due to
442. Which of the following countries shares coastline with Arabian Sea?
443. Which one among the following is responsible for the expansion of water in the ocean?
444. Falkland Island is recently the bone of contention between South America and Britishers. This Island is located in
445. Westerlies is the flow water from West to East. It is known as Westerlies because it is under the influence of Westerlies wind. It also increase the speed of the wind. Sometime it is known as Roaring forties, etc. The speed of the Westerlies wind drift is due to
446. Which one among the following is a cold ocean current?
447. It is a well known fact that the maximum temperature of the ocean is always at their surface because
448. Which water body has the highest salinity?
449. Which one of the following is not a minor relief feature in the ocean?
450. Which one of the following is not the warm current?
451. Which one among the following is not a landlocked country in Africa?
452. Willy Willy is
453. Consider the following statements about the 'Roaring Forties' 1. They blow uninterrupted in the Northern and Southern hemispheres. 2. They blow with great strength and constancy. 3 Their direction is generally from North-West to East in the Southern hemisphere. 4. Overcast skies, rain and raw weather are generally associated with them. Which of the statements given above are correct?
454. Which one of the following lakes forms as international boundary between Tanzania and Uganda?
455. Volcanic eruptions do not occur in the
456. Consider the following statements 1. Ocean currents are the slow-surface movement of water in the same. 2. Ocean currents assist in maintaining the Earth's heat balance. 3. Ocean currents are set in motion primarily by prevailing winds. 4. Ocean currents are affected by the configuration of the ocean. Which of the statements given above are correct?
457. Which one of the following countries does not border the Caspian Sea?