World Geography – Section 2

76. The longest day (shortest night) in the southern hemisphere is

A. June 21
B. December 22
C. July 21
D. November 22

Correct Answer: B. December 22

77. The most obvious effect of pressure on rocks is

A. Foliation
B. Lineation
C. Lithification
D. The reorientation of mineral crystals

Correct Answer: D. The reorientation of mineral crystals

78. The longest era of the classification of the history of the earth is

A. Cainozoic era
B. Pre-Cambrian era
C. Paleozoic era
D. Mesozoic era

Correct Answer: B. Pre-Cambrian era

79. The main objective of the centrally sponsored Command Area Development program is

A. Improving the utilization of irrigation potential
B. Optimizing agricultural productivity and production from the irrigated area
C. Both (A) and (B)
D. None of the above

Correct Answer: C. Both (A) and (B)

80. The minimum values of annual receipts of solar radiation occur at

A. The Equator
B. The Tropics
C. The Arctic
D. None of the above

Correct Answer: C. The Arctic

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