Quiz # 26



#1 Which city in India is called the ‘Lake City’?

Udaipur City, formally known as the city of lakes and Venice of East. Udaipur, the capital of the former princely state of Mewar is a beautiful city in Rajasthan, India. Udaipur is also referred to as the “Venice of the East”, the “Most Romantic City of India” and the “Kashmir of Rajasthan”.

#2 Which one among the following is not an important factor of climate of an area?

longitude is distance east or west of the prime meridian (an imaginary line running from north to south through Greenwich, England). Longitude is measured in degrees east or west of the prime meridian. This means one half of the world is measured in degrees of east longitude up to 180°, and the other half in degrees of west longitude up to 180°.

#3 ’EI Nino’ associated with the formation of the South West Monsoon of India is

Collectively, El Niño and La Niña are parts of an oscillation in the ocean-atmosphere system called the El Niño-Southern Oscillation.El Niño Southern Oscillation refers to the cycle of warm and cold temperatures, as measured by sea surface temperature, SST, of the tropical central and eastern Pacific Ocean.

#4 Which one among the following rivers does not flow into the bay of Bengal?

The Narmada and the Tapti are the only major rivers that flow into the Arabian Sea. The total length of Narmada through the states of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Gujarat amounts to 1312 km. The Tapti follows a parallel course to the south of the Narmada, flowing through the states of Maharashtra and Gujarat on its way into the Gulf of Khambhat.

#5 In the interior of the Earth

Structure of earth’s interior is fundamentally divided into three layers – crust, mantle and core.A rise in temperature with increase in depth is observed in mines and deep wells.These evidence along with molten lava erupted from the earth’s interior supports that the temperature increases towards the centre of the earth.Just like the temperature, the pressure is also increasing from the surface towards the centre of the earth.

September 19, 2019

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