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31
Pick out the incorrect statement
  • A. The Ruhr is a great industrial region
  • B. Scandinavia is noted for its hardwood timber
  • C. The North Sea is a great fishing area
  • D. Katanga is a copper mining region
  • E. Woollen fabrics are manufactured in Yorkshire
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32
The length of a year is 365(1/4)days because that is the time it takes
  • A. the sun to revolve round its orbit
  • B. the earth to rotate on its axis
  • C. the moon to revolve once round the earth
  • D. the sun to revolve once round the earch
  • E. the earth to revolve once round the sun
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33
Two factors which promote rapid chemical weathering in the tropics are
  • A. high temperature and extreme aridity
  • B. high temperature and low humidity
  • C. low temperature and high humidity
  • D. high temperature and high humidity
  • E. high temperature and low rainfall
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34
Smooth oval hills composed mainly of boulders or glacial sands and gravels are known as
  • A. eskers
  • B. drumlins
  • C. moraines
  • D. aretes
  • E. pyramidal peaks
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35
On a population map of the world, all but one of the following appear generally as regions of low population density
  • A. The hot deserts
  • B. The Amazon forests
  • C. Antarctica
  • D. The island of Java
  • E. The Canadian shield
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