1281. During an earthquake, the major destruction is caused by the energy released due to ______

A.sound waves
B.light waves
C.seismic waves *
D.a combination of sound waves and seismic waves

1282. In the troposphere, the normal lapse rate, i.e the decrease in temperature with height is of the order of _________

A.1C for the 155 metres
B.1c for the 160 metres
C.1C for 165 metres *
D.1C for 170 metres

1283. A land-locked country in Africa is ______

A.zambia *
B.tanzania
C.nigeria
D.somalia

1284. South pole is located in the continent of _____

A.africa
B.australia
C.greenland
D.antarcrtica *

1285. The atmospheric pressure at any place is measured by a _______

A.artimeter
B.pressuremeter
C.barometer *
D.thermometer

1286. Which mountain system lies between the black sea and the caspian sea?

A.applachians
B.caucasus *
C.pyrenees
D.atlas

1287. Which is the longest river in the world?

A.nile *
B.amazon
C.volga
D.mississipi

1288. Which of these cities once served as the capital of Japan?

A.kobe
B.kyoto *
C.okinawa
D.sendia

1289. Which is the deepest lake in the world?

A.titicaca
B.victoria
C.baikal *
D.superior

1290. Which is the largest lake in Africa?

A.chad
B.nyasa
C.victoria *
D.tanganyika

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