World Geography – Section 2

71. The ministry of Water Resources lays down policies and programs for the development and regulation of the country’s water resources. It covers

A. Sartorial planning, coordination and policy guidelines
B. Technical examination and techno- appraisal of project providing central assistance to specific projects
C. Facilitation of external assistance in resolution of interstate water disputes, policy formulation planning and development of groundwater resources
D. All of the above

Correct Answer: D. All of the above

72. The main crops of Kharif are

A. Rice, jowar, bajra
B. Ragi, maize
C. Cotton, jute
D. All of the above

Correct Answer: D. All of the above

73. The main percentage of the volume of water in the hydrosphere is in

A. Oceans and seas
B. Groundwater’s, rivers and streams
C. Glaciers and ice sheets
D. Freshwater lakes and water vapors

Correct Answer: A. Oceans and seas

74. The longest epoch of the tertiary period is

A. Paleocene
B. Eocene
C. Oligocene
D. Miocene

Correct Answer: B. Eocene

75. The main watershed of most of the peninsular river lies in the

A. Aravalli Hills
B. Raj Mahal Hills
C. Siwalik Hills
D. Western Ghats

Correct Answer: D. Western Ghats

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