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Answer: B. India and Pakistan The Partition of India refers to the division of British India into India and Pakistan. This partitioning caused a severe refugee crisis as well as large-scale violence. The Partition of British India into these two…
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Answer: C. leaf loss One biome which exhibits four distinct seasons is the deciduous forests. Leaves are known to be the main producing organs of food in plants. Leaves are where many metabolic functions like respiration take place. Deciduous trees…
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Answer: A. Whether to use wilderness resources. The use of wilderness resources in the United States was a widely debated topic in 1900. Areas referred to as wildernesses are places where nature is reserved to exist freely. These are places…
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Answer: C. Subsurface mining Subsurface mining is likely to be the least harmful to the environment. It is the extraction of minerals from below the surface without the mine being too noticeable on the surface. It is used in mining…
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Answer: C. subduction zones along convergent plate boundaries The oceanic lithosphere sinks into the mantle at the subduction zones. The geological process which involves the recycling of the oceanic lithosphere into the Earth’s mantle mainly at convergent boundaries is referred…
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Answer: C. Cool In physical weathering, rocks are weathered or broken apart without any form of chemical intervention. In other words, their chemical composition is not changed. It is also referred to as mechanical weathering. Physical weathering occurs frequently in…
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Answer: B. Running water cuts small channels into a slope. In rill erosion, the soil is removed by the concentrated flow of water. In this form of erosion, water forms very small channels throughout the soil as it flows and…
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Answer: B. dendrochronology Dendrochronology is the scientific process of dating growth rings to the exact period they were formed to get information on the age of the tree as well as the previous climate of the area. The branch of…
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Answer: A. their base level The base level is the lowest level in which running water can flow and is capable of eroding. The base level of a stream is the point where the running water has less velocity, which…
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Answer: A. Argentina A fjord can be described as a long and narrow inlet with cliffs created by glacier action. In the Argentine island of Isla de los Estados is located Argentina’s only fjord. A glacier cutting through a U-shaped…
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Answer: B. Seawall Seawalls are parallel structures built to prohibit upland erosion and fast flooding. They are designed on a very massive scale using concrete structures placed along a vast stretch of shoreline especially at urban beaches. It prevents passive…
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Answer: B. Fault A gently curved or planar fracture found in the rocks of the earth’s crust is a fault. In simpler terms, a fault is a fracture or a zone of fractures found between two blocks which permits relative…
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Answer: B. Living off the land without modifying it. Foraging is the gathering and collection of wild food for free. As a result of the rapid urbanization and industrialization of the earth today, foraging has become an act rather than…
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Answer: B. Both are caused by subduction zones. In a subduction process, there is a recycling of the oceanic lithosphere into the earth’s mantle. This occurs in the subduction zone and is known to have led to the creation of…
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Answer: C. What types of earthquakes to expect in association with the different plate boundaries. The most difficult aspect of plate tectonics that requires further research is the part that involves determining the exact type of earthquake one should expect…
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Answer: D. Lagoons Lagoons are very shallow water bodies separated from the sea mainly by barrier islands, coral reefs, or sandbars. This water bodies are sometimes regarded as estuaries and bays. Lagoons have in them some degree of salinity and…
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Answer: A. Bays A body of water surrounded partially by land is a bay and it is usually smaller than a gulf. In the history of human settlement, bays are very significant as they helped in providing a safe place…
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Answer: C. Evaporation exceeds precipitation. Evaporation is the change from liquid to gas and gradually becomes less as a result of the movement of the gaseous particles to the atmosphere. Precipitation on the other hand means to rain. With this,…
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Answer: B.Congo The Congo River crosses the equator twice. Formerly known as the Zaire River, it is the second-largest river in the world by discharge volume after the Amazon. After the Nile, it is also the second-longest river in Africa.…
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Answer: C. Wind Renewable resources are natural resources capable of replenishing and replacing the portion depleted by consumption either through natural reproduction or some other recurring processes carried out in a finite amount of time. Some examples of renewable resources…
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Answer: A.Transitional forms show the evolutionary steps between species. Fossils are dead remains. Organisms leave imprints upon death and these imprints are preserved in sedimentary rock. A transitional fossil, however, is any fossil of a life form capable of exhibiting…
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C. The northern hemisphere is tilted toward the sun. The Earth orbits the sun at an angle. With this, the northern hemisphere is a little bit tilted towards the sun. This is the June solstice, also known as the summer…
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Population density is the number of people living per square kilometer in an area. Population distribution on the other hand is the measure of just how much people are spread in a particular area. When referring to the way a…
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Answer: A. Air Chloro-Floro-Carbon (CFC) emission and smog are examples of air pollution because these pollutants are in gaseous forms and can only be spread that way. CFCs are produced as waste from cars and other industrial machines. Typically, all…
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Answer: A. Conservation favors hunters. Conservation can simply be defined as the controlled use of resources under the guidance of physical laws. Preservation on the other hand is the act of keeping safe, i.e., leaving something in its original state…
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Answer: B. The world is becoming more globalized and connected. Globalization refers to the growing relationship between cultures, economies, and populations of the world caused by increase in cross-border trade in goods and services, communication, investment flow, and technology. Due…
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Answer: C. The country's official policy emphasizes "gross national happiness." Nepal is a country in Southeast Asia and has a variety of acceptable and practiced religions, however, the most common religion amongst people of Nepal is Hinduism. Although the country…
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Answer: C. transform Tectonic earthquakes are caused by faults, where the hanging wall collapses. It is usually caused when the earth's crust breaks apart, and two plates in motion slide against each other. The kind of earthquakes formed are usually…
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Answer: True The answer is true. Climate plays a vital role in determining the composition and horizon of any type of soil. There are five factors that determine how soil is formed, and they are climate, the parent material of…
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Answer: D. all of the above Ocean exploration is the process of venturing into the ocean, to make discoveries and uncover unusual or unexpected results, for possible applications in day-to-day activities. The oceans on earth are a hotpot of every…
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