13. Which of the following is the World’s Largest desert?

A) Thar

B) Kalahari

C) Sahara

D) Gobi

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Answer: C) Sahara

The world’s largest desert is the Sahara desert. India’s largest desert is the Thar desert.

14. What is the name of the elephant which serves as the mount of Lord Indra?

A) Airavata

B) Iranian

C) Vasirahu

D) lndrayer

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Answer: A) Airavata

Airavata is a mythological white elephant who carries the Hindu god Indra. Indra is the king of Heaven and he is the god of the heavens, lightning, thunder, storms, rains and river flows.

15. Which latitude passes through the middle of India?

A) Equator

B) Arctic Circle

C) Tropic of Capricorn

D) Tropic of Cancer

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Answer: D) Tropic of Cancer

The Tropic of Cancer is currently 23″26’13.2″ north of the Equator. Tropic of Cancer is the line of latitude which passes through the middle of India. The 82°30′ East longitude is taken as Standard Time Meridian of India, as it passes through the middle of India (Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh).

16. Fathometer is used to measure-

A) Earthquakes

B) Rainfall

C) Ocean depth

D) Sound intensity

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Answer: C) Ocean depth

The Fathometer is an echo sounding system for the measurement of water depth. The Richter Scale is used to measure the intensity of Earthquakes. Rain Gauge is used to measure rainfall. The Decibel Scale is used to measure sound intensity.

17. Ctrl, Shift and Alt are called ________ keys.

A) Modifier

B) FunCtion

C) Alphanumeric

D) Adjustment

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Answer: A) Modifier

Modifier keys include Alt, Ctrl, Shift, and the Windows key. Modifier keys are commonly used to enter keyboard shortcuts. Common modifier keys include Shift, Control, Alt, Command, Function and Windows key.

18. India lies in which of the following hemisphere?

A) Southern and western

B) Southern and eastern

C) Northern and western

D) Northern and eastern

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Answer: D) Northern and eastern

India is situated north of the equator between 8°4′ to 37°6′ north latitude and 68°7′ to 97°25′ east longitude so India is located in Northern Hemisphere and eastern hemisphere.

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