General Knowledge MCQ World Geography - Set 06

GK Practice Test: Question Set - 06


1. The metamorphism which involves the chemical replacement of elements in rock minerals when gases and liquids permute into bedrock is called
    (A) Metasomatic metamorphism
    (B) Dynamic metamorphism
    (C) Thermal metamorphism
    (D) Contact metamorphism

2. The gulf that separates Finland and Sweden in Europe is
    (A) The Gulf of Bothnia
    (B) The Gulf of Lions
    (C) The Gulf of Genoa
    (D) The Gulf of Venice

3. The main dividing line between the geological regions of the Indo Gangetic plain and the peninsula is
    (A) The Vindhya Range
    (B) The Aravallis
    (C) The Nilgiri hills
    (D) The Satpwas

4. The horizontal of soil profile is composed of
    (A) Weathered parent material that is not affected by translocation and organic modification
    (B) Material affected by translocation & organic modification
    (C) Unweathered bedrock
    (D) None of the above

5. The low latitude zone of globe extends between
    (A) Tropic of Capricorn and Cancer
    (B) North Pole to South Pole
    (C) Tropic of Capricorn and equator
    (D) Equator and Tropic of Cancer

6. The hunting and gathering economy can support only
    (A) 1 person per sq. km
    (B) 3 person per sq. km
    (C) 5 person per sq. km
    (D) 7 person per sq. km

7. The most densely populated country of Africa is
    (A) Mauritius
    (B) Rwanda
    (C) Burundi
    (D) Sierra Leone

8. The main types of air mass include
      I. Maritime tropical (mT)
      II. Maritime polar (mP)
      III. Maritime arctic (mA)
      IV. Continental polar (cP)
    (A) I, II
    (B) I, III, IV
    (C) I, IV
    (D) All of the above

9. The headquarters of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), formed out of erstwhile USSR, is at
    (A) Minsk in Byelorussia
    (B) Moscow in Russia
    (C) Kiev in Ukraine
    (D) Kistiner in Moldavia

10. The model that describes how various geological processes create, modify and influence rock is called
    (A) Water cycle
    (B) Energy cycle
    (C) Rock cycle
    (D) None of the above

11. The tide produced as a consequence of the moon and the sun pulling the earth in the same direction is called
    (A) Ebb tide
    (B) High tide
    (C) Spring tide
    (D) Neap tide

12. The smallest state, population wise, in the world is
    (A) Vatican City
    (B) Monaco
    (C) Nauru
    (D) Liechtenstein

13. The thickness of biosphere is
    (A) 8-10 km above the earth's surface
    (B) 5-8 km above the earth's surface
    (C) 5-10 km above the earth's surface
    (D) 10-12 km above the earth's surface

14. Which of the following is not a kharif crop?
    (A) Jute
    (B) Maize
    (C) Mustard
    (D) Rice

15. The temperature needed to keep the earth's surface and the atmosphere in thermal equilibrium is called
    (A) The surface temperature
    (B) Equilibrium temperature
    (C) The mean global surface temperature
    (D) Global temperature

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