World Political Geography 8

World Political Geography (Civil Service Examination), Questions and Answers, GK for UPSC, Bank PO & All Exams

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1. The original home of the gypsies was: [1995]


2. With reference to the Constitution of India, consider the following: [2010]
1. Fundamental rights
2. Fundamental Duties
3. Directive Principles of State Policy
Which of the above provisions of the Constitution of India I is/are fulfilled by the National Social Assistance Programme launched by the government of India?


3. With reference to Union Government, consider the following statements: [2009]
1. The Constitution of India provides that all Cabinet Ministers shall be compulsorily the sitting members of Lok Sabha only.
2. The Union Cabinet Secretariat operates under the direction of the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


4. Arakan Yoma is the extension of the Himalayas located in: [1995]


5. Which one of the following Constitutional Amendments states that the total number of Ministers, including the Prime Minister, in the council of Minister shall not exceed fifteen percent of the total number of members of the House of the People? [2009]


6. Which one of the following regions of India is now regarded as an ‘ecological hot spot’?


7. In the Indian context the term ‘De-notified tribes’refers to: [1996]


8. Which one of the following does not belong to biosphere reserves set-up so far? [1995]


9. The standard time of the following countries is ahead of behind Greenwich Mean Time depending on whether they are East or West of the longitude passing through Greenwich. [1995]
1. Cuba
2. Greece
3. Iraq
4. Costa Rice
5. Japan
Which one of the following sequential orders gives the correct arrangement of the countries according to their standard time from ahead to behind GMT?


10. Which one of the following is the continent with the highest mean elevation in the world? [1995]


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