Geography - 6

Mixed farming is mainly practiced in
i) North America ii) Africa iii) Europe iv) Asia

The Prime Meridian passes through:
i) 180 degree longitude ii) 0 degree longitude iii) 90 degree longitude iv) none of these

Which of the following is the warmest month in the northern hemisphere
i) September ii) April iii) July iv) May

The most important crop of Europe is
i) Cotton ii) Wheat iii) Rice iv) Barley

Which continent is known as the Industrialised continent?
i) South America ii) Europe iii) Africa iv) Asia

A narrow strip of land which connects two land masses is called:
i) Isthumus ii) plateau iii) strait iv) pass

What kind of soil is ideal for rice cultivation?
i) Sandy ii) Loamy iii) Alluvial iv) Clayey

The Himalayas in Asia is what kind of Mountain?
i) The Fold ii) The Block iii) The Residual iv) The Volcanic

Books and Authors - 3

Gandhiji lived on a farm named after a famous Russian novelist, What is his name.
Leo Tolstoy (Tolstoy Farm)

Which series of Enid Blyton's stories features Kirrin Island?
The Famous Five

Who translated Rabindranath Tagore's Gitanjali into English?
He himself

'All for one and one for all', was the motto of which famous fictional trio?
The three Musketeers by Alexander Dumas.
Their names were Porthos, Athos and Aramis

Which great work was written by the dacoit Ratnakar?
Ramayan (Ratnakar was the original name of the sage Valmiki)

Which American writer was the first author to use a typewriter?
Mark Twain

Name 3 books written by Akbar.
He was illiterate (He wrote nothing)

How did Captain Hook get his name in the story Peter Pan?
His left arm was bitten off by a crocodile, so he attached a hook instead

The classic Satyajit Ray film Ghare Baire was based on a novel by which great Indian?
Rabindranath Tagore

Which story begins with the words: "Call me Ishmael"?
Moby Dick by Herman Melville