World geography general knowledge questions

49. The time interval between one vernal equinox and the next is nearest to which of the following figures?
A. 359 days
B. 361 days
C. 363 days
D. 365 days

Answer: Option D

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50. Which of the following is measured on the Richter scale?
A. Density of liquids
B. Intensity of earthquakes
C. Velocity of tornadoes
D. Height of mountains

Answer: Option B

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51. The term used to describe the combined effect of all shortwave losses in
A. earth scattering
B. earth radiation
C. earth albedo
D. None of the above

Answer: Option C

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52. The time difference between each side of the International Date line is
A. 12 hours
B. 24 hours
C. 36 hours
D. 48 hours

Answer: Option B

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53. The soil used for cutting bricks, use in the construction of houses is
A. black soil
B. laterite soil
C. alluvial soil
D. saline and alkaline soils

Answer: Option B

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54. The sidereal month may be defined as
A. the period in which the moon completes an orbit around the earth
B. the period in which the moon completes an orbit around the earth and returns to the same positions in the sky
C. the period of rotation of moon
D. None of the above

Answer: Option B

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