1270. The important country close to international Date Line is _______

A.malaysia
B.mauritius
C.new zealand *
D.surinam

1271. Which of the following towns is situated at the highest altitude?

A.lhasa *
B.kathmandu
C.gartole
D.thimpu

1272. Which is the longest day in the Northern Hemisphere ?

A.20th june
B.21st june *
C.22nd december
D.23rd december

1273. Equinox refers to:

A.the area near the equator
B.a kind of pox affecting horses
C.lines connecting points of equal altitude
D.two people in the year when the days and nights are equal *

1274. What are the two seas linked by Suez Canal?

A.the mediterranean and the red sea *
B.the red sea and the caspian
C.the red sea and the black sea
D.the indian ocean and arabian sea

1275. Where is the coldest place in the world situated?

A.england
B.greenland
C.russia
D.antarctica *

1276. Which place in the world has the least rainfall?

A.africa *
B.thar
C.mt.everest
D.pamir

1277. Which is the biggest fresh water lake in the world?

A.chilka lake
B.caspian lake
C.dal lake
D.lake superior *

1278. The international date line is an imaginary line extending from pole to pole along the places on the earth’s surface and lies along the ________

A.0 meridian
B.45 meridian
C.90 meridian
D.180 meridian *

1279. About 50% of the world population is concentrated between the latitudes of ________

A.5N and 20N
B.20N and 40N
C.40N and 60N
D.20S and 40S *

1280. The largest peninsula in the world is:

A.southern india
B.eastern india
C.alaska
D.arabia *

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