1. 

Earth revolves around Sun. Who was the 1st one to present this theory?

a

Albert Einstein

b

Galileo Galilei

c

Copernicus

d

Newton

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option C
Explanation :

Nicolaus Copernicus was a Polish astronomer who put forth the theory that the Sun is at rest near the center of the Universe, and that the Earth, spinning on its axis once daily, revolves annually around the Sun. This is called the heliocentric, or Sun-centered, system. Copernican heliocentrism is the name given to the astronomical model developed by Nicolaus Copernicus and published in 1543.

2. 

The path of a projectile is called its ______.

a

Altitude

b

Range

c

Trajectory

d

Flight

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option C
Explanation :

Trajectory is the path followed by a projectile flying or an object moving under the action of given forces, a curve or surface cutting a family

3. 

Which park also shares its boundaries with Bangladesh?

a

Sundarbans National Park

b

Kaziranga National Park

c

Kanchendzonga National Park

d

Panna National Park

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A
Explanation :

The Sundarbans forest is about 10,000 sq km across India and Bangladesh, of which 40% lies in India, and is home to many rare and globally threatened wildlife species such as the estuarine crocodile, royal Bengal tiger, Water monitor lizard, Gangetic dolphin, and olive ridley turtle. The forest in India is divided into the Sundarbans Tiger Reserve and 24 Parganas (South) Forest Division, and together with the forest in Bangladesh is the only mangrove forest in the world where tigers are found.

4. 

In terms of size, Neptune ranks no. ___ in our Solar System.

a

1

b

2

c

3

d

4

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option D
Explanation :

Neptune is the fourth largest planet .Neptune is the last of the planets in our solar system. It’s more than 30 times as far from the sun as Earth is. Neptune is very similar to Uranus. Its atmosphere is made of hydrogen, helium, and methane. The methane gives Neptune the same blue color as Uranus.

5. 

Abu Dhabi is the Capital City of _____.

a

United Arab Emirates

b

Netherlands

c

South Korea

d

Italy

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A
Explanation :

Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates and is the largest Emirate taking up 80% of the country’s landmass.

6. 

Dudhwa Tiger Reserve is in which state?

a

Karnataka

b

Uttar Pradesh

c

Chhattisgarh

d

West Benga

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option B
Explanation :

The Dudhwa Tiger Reserve is a protected area in Uttar Pradesh that stretches mainly across the Lakhimpur Kheri and Bahraich districts and comprises the Dudhwa National Park, Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuary and Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary. It covers an area of 1,284.3 km2.

7. 

Ganga Sagar Mela fair is held in which state?

a

Uttarakhand

b

Uttar Pradesh

c

West Bengal

d

Maharashtra

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option C
Explanation :

Ganga Sagar Mela festival is celebrated at Sagar which is about 105 km south of Kolkata where the Ganga and the Bay of Bengal form a nexus. Hence the name Gangasagar Mela.The fair is a six-day fair held in the month of January and on the day of Makar Sankranti.

8. 

Which of the following is a renewable source of energy?

a

Coal

b

Petroleum

c

Wind energy

d

Natural Gas

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option C
Explanation :

Wind provide renewable source of energy in form of wood.

9. 

Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary is in which state?

a

Orissa

b

Maharashtra

c

Gujarat

d

Karnataka

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option D
Explanation :

Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka.

10. 

Sandstone is which type of rock?

a

Calcareous Rock

b

Igneous Rock

c

Metamorphic Rock

d

Sedimentary Rock

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option D
Explanation :

Sandstone is a sedimentary rock composed of sand-size grains of mineral, rock, or organic material.

11. 

Earth’s deepest point in water is Mariana trench. It is located in which of the following oceans?

a

Atlantic Ocean

b

Arctic Ocean

c

Indian Ocean

d

Pacific Ocean

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option D
Explanation :

The Mariana Trench or Marianas Trench is the deepest part of the world’s oceans.It reaches a maximum-known depth of 10,994 metres (36,070 ft).It is in the pacific ocean.

12. 

Masai is a tribe of which of the following country?

a

Kenya

b

Germany

c

Australia

d

India

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A
Explanation :

The Maasai are a Nilotic ethnic group inhabiting southern Kenya and northern Tanzania.

13. 

The uppermost layer over the earth’s surface is called the ______.

a

Mantle

b

Core

c

Crust

d

Exosphere

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option C
Explanation :

A crust is the outermost layer of a Earth.The crust of the Earth is composed of a great variety of igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks.The oceanic crust of the Earth is different from its continental crust.The oceanic crust is 5 km (3 mi) to 10 km (6 mi) thick and is composed primarily of basalt, diabase, and gabbro.The continental crust is typically from 30 km (20 mi) to 50 km (30 mi) thick, and it is mostly composed of less dense rocks than is the oceanic crust.

14. 

Bhutan does not share its border with which Indian state?

a

West Bengal

b

Sikkim

c

Meghalaya

d

Arunachal Pradesh

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option C
Explanation :

Bhutan is a land locked country.Bordered by Indian states- Sikkim in west, Arunachal Pradesh in east and West Bengal in south.

15. 

In India, the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act came into force in 1981, but was amended in ________ to include noise as an air pollutant.

a

1987

b

1997

c

2007

d

2017

Answer & Explanation
Answer : Option A
Explanation :

The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act 1981 is amended in 1987 to include noise as an air pollutant.According to amendmemt "air pollutant" means any solid, liquid or gaseous substance (including noise) present in the atmosphere in such concentration as may be or tend to be injurious to human beings or other living creatures or plants or property or environment.

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