World Geography - Questions (Section-2)
1The longest ship canal in the world is the
A. St. Laurence Seaway (USA and Canada)B. Suez canal, Egypt
C. Kiel canal, Germany D. Panama canal, Central America
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2The lowermost and the oldest epoch of the Tertiary Period of geologic time is
A. PlioceneB. Palaeozoic
C. Holocene D. Palaeocene
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3The luminous coloured ring, surrounding the sun is called the
A. nebulaB. comet
C. asteroid D. corona
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4The major events of Pre-Cambrian era include
A. formation of crust, continents and oceansB. formation of crust, birth of oldest known rock, origin of life
C. formation of present day atmosphere D. All of the above.
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5The major geological events of the Palaeozoic era include
A. Caledonian mountain rise, life comes ashoreB. Appalachians and Central European mountains come up
C. both (a) and (b) D. None of the above
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6The minor planets revolving between the orbits of Jupiter and Mars are called
A. NovasB. Comets
C. Meteors D. Asteroids
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