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  1. The circulation and movement of soluble inorganic matter (nutrients) derived from sedimentary and atmospheric phases and reservoirs throught organic phase of various biotic components and finally their return to inorganic phase is collectively called: Biogeochemical Cycles

  2. The middle zone of the earth with a thickness of 2780 Km having an average density of 5-6 is known as :

    1. Pyrosphere

  3. The instrument which records the seismic waves generated by the occurrence of earthquakes is called :

    1. Seismograph

  4. Wild Ass Sanctuary is situated in                                                                          Little Rann of Kutch, Gujarat

  5. The western Ghats are also known as The Sahyadris

  6. The major peaks like Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Dhaulagiri, Mansalu, Cho Oyu, Nanga Parbat and Annapurna all are situated in: The Greater Himalayas (Himadri)

  7. The highest peak of the KaraKoram Range is: K2 (Godvin Austin)

  8. Vembnad Lake is located in Kerala

  9. The most important coal field in India is: Jharia Coalfield

  10. The top five million cities of India as per the 2001 census, in descending order, are :

    1. Greater Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai and Bangalore

  11. A river drains the water collected from a specific area which is called its: Catchment Area

  12. The low flat central area of a basin of inland drainage is called:          Playa

  13. The only South American nation through which both the Equator and the Tropic of Capricorn pass throught

    1. Brazil

  14. India shares maximum length of the border with Bangladesh

  15. On the bank of which river is Hyderabad situated? Musi River

  16. Who constructed Suez Canal? Ferdinand de Lesseps

  17. Where is Silicon Valley located at? In U.S.A.

  18. The highest percentage decadal growth rate of population as per 2001 Census was registered by

    1. Nagaland

  19. What is the difference between the Indian Standard time and Greenwich Standard Time ?

    1. 5 Hour and 30 minutes

  20. Wainganga river is a tributary of : Godavari

  21. Indira Gandhi Zoological Park is located in : Vishakhapatnam

  22. Madhumalai Sanctuary is located in : Tamil Nadu

  23. The headquarters of North Western Railway is located in : Jaipur

  24. First Metro Railway was inaugurated in Kolkata : On October 24, 1984

  25. India’s First Stock Exchange Bombay Stock Exchange was established in : 1887

  26. The index which refers to moisture deficit or surplus in a area is called: Moisture Index

  27. The study of plant communities in relation to their habits of a given ecosystem is known as :

    1. Synecology

  28. Primary producers fall into two categories e.g.: Phototrophs and Chemotrophs

  29. The Naharkatiya oil field is located in : Assam

  30. The largest mangrove forest in the world is located in : Sunderbans (West Bengal)

  31. Mindanao Island is located in : The Pacific Ocean

  32. Upper Volta is the old name of : Denmark

  33. The Highest point of Australia is : Mount Kosciusko

  34. A group of populations of different species living in the same habitat and interacting with one another is called

    1. Ecological Community

  35. Which river is known as Sorrow of Bihar ?                                                           Kosi River

  36. The largest among the west flowing rivers of Peninsula of India is Narmada River

  37. Titagarh, Amlai and Nepanagar are associated with Paper Industry

  38. Sandstone, Conglomerate , Limestone, Shale, Chalk and Coal are example of Sedimentary rocks

  39. WladimirKoppen –the great climatologist of Austria suggested in his new scheme of climatic classification

    1. Five major types of climate

  40. The Largest Indian Mammal is Elephant

  41. The India Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE) was created in 1987

  42. The inner planets include Mercury , Venus, Earth , and Mars

  43. The mean thickness of Oceanic crust is 5 Kilometre

  44. The first large scale modern machine tool factory set up in public sector is

    1. The Hindustan Machine Tools (HMT) at Bangalore in 1953

  45. The first shore-based steel plant in India is Vishakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP)

  46. Golden Quaderilateral Comprising National Highways connects

    1. Delhi-Mumbai-Chennai-Kolkata-Delhiby six lane super highways

  47. The Diesel Locomotive works engaged in producing desel locos is located in Varanasi

  48. The Chambal Valley Project is a joint venture of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh

  49. World Environment Day is observed on : June 5

  50. McMohan Line lies between which of the following countries ? India and China

  51. India is the seventh largest country in the world. It occupies : 4% of world area

  52. The imaginary line joining the land projecting towards the sea which is the landward limit of internal seawater is called :                                                                                                                                        Base Line

  53. The Beas project consisting of Beas-Satluj link and Pong dam at Beas is the joint venture of

    1. Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan

  54. The Nagarjunsagar Dam Project is located on :

    1. Krishna River in Nalgonda district

  55. Which river is known as sorrow of Bihar due to its devastating flood and frequqnt changes in its course ?

    1. Kosi River

  56. CGWB stands for Central Ground Water Board

  57. Which planet is called a watery planet? Earth

  58. The Crude Birth Rate is defined as: The Number of births per thousand population in a particular year 


  1. Which instrument measures the soil salinity ? Conductivity meter

  2. Uniform soil erosion by running water is Sheet erosion

  3. Terracing is done in which type of areas ? Hilly areas

  4. Crop rotation is employed for Enhancing soil fertility

  5. Social forestry is useful in yielding Multipurpose uses

  6. Eco-friendly method is Energy plantation

  7. Silent valley has been preserved as it has Natural forest

  8. India’s Wheat Yield revolution of 1960s was possible primarily due to

    1. Mutations resulting in plant height reduction

  9. Ranikhet is a disease of Poultry

  10. Dwarf wheat varieties brought into India from Mexico were Sonora-64 and Lerma Rolo-64

  11. As per the 2010-11 advance estimates recently released by Central Statistics Office (CSO) the agriculture and allied sector accounted for :

    1. 2% of Gross Domestic Product at Constant 2004-05 prices

  12. Agriculture and allied sector account for : 1% of the total exports of India

  13. During the first three years of the Current Eleventh Five Year Plan (2007-12) agriculture sector recorded and average growth of : 03%

  14. As per the third advance estimates of foodgrain for the year 2010-11 the production of foodgrains stands at the highest level of : 88 million tonnes

  15. Rangrajan Panel was recently constitution to study the recommedations of National Advisory Council (NAC) on the proposed : National Food Security Bill

  16. The group of crops which is sowm in October last and harvested in March/ April every year is :

    1. Rabi Crop

  17. Grey revolution in India is associated with the Resources is Located in : Karnal (Haryana)

  18. National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources is locaed in : New Delhi

  19. International Institution of Horticulture situted at Brazil

  20. Which gas is released from the paddy field ? CH4

  21. Which two crops are responsible for almost 75% of pulse production in India ? Gram and Pigeon Pea

  22. Supersonic Jet causes pollution by thinning of O3 Layer

  23. Who invented Penicillin ? Alexander Fleming

  24. The name of the white revolution is associated with VergheseKurien

  25. Scientists at the Tomato Genome Consortium (TGC) successfully sequenced the genomes of which of the following vegetables ? Tomato

  26. VenkataramanRamaKrishnan was jointly awarded Noble Prize in Chemistry in the year 2009 for the

    1. Studies of the structure and function of the ribosome

  27. Which Indian scientist proposed a theory for long distance transport of water in plants ?

    1. C. Bose

  28. Crop rotation helps to Eliminate parasites which have selective hosts

  29. The credit of Green Revolution in India goes to Norman Borlaug and Dr. M. s. Swaminathan

  30. Silver Revolution in India is associated with: The production of Eggs

  31. As per the National Agriculture Policy 2000, the growth rate for agriculture has been targeted at 4% :

    1. For next two decades

  32. The State Agricultural Produce Marketing (Development and Regulation) Act was passed in :

    1. The year 2003

  33. TRIFED stands for :

    1. Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India Limited

  34. Food Chain Revolution aims at putting :

    1. A check on destroying food grains, vegetables, and fruits

  35. In milk production, India stands: First in the World

  36. The pioneer of operation flood in India is: Varghese Kurien

  37. About 3-68 crore farmers have been benefited from this scheme involving debt waiver and debt relief of Rs. 65318.33 crore. The scheme is :

    1. Agriculture Debt Waiver and Debt Relief Scheme 2008

  38. Three types of loans which are provided to Indian farmers to meet their financial requirements are :

    1. Short term loans, medium terms loans, and long-term loans

  39. As per the Eleventh Five Year Plan Period (2007- 2012) target under the National Food Security Mission (NFSM), the production of rice, wheat and pulses are to be increased by :

    1. 10,8 and 2 million tonnes respectively

  40. Food management in India has three basic objectives namely :

    1. Procurement of foodgrains from farmers, distribution of food grains to the consumers and maintenance of food buffers for security and price stability

  41. Keeping in view the interest of the farmers as also the need of self-reliance the Government has been announcing Minimum Support Price (MSP) for                                                                                          24 Major crops

  42. FRP stands for : Fair and Remunerative Price (of Sugarcane)

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