GK Quiz on World Geography - Set 05

GK Practice Test: Question Set - 05


1. The import of crude oil and petroleum done from national oil companies of producer countries, which have a net exportable surplus of oil, is by
    (A) Term contracts
    (B) Term tenders
    (C) Monthly tenders
    (D) All the above

2. The major motion of the planet earth includes
    (A) Rotation
    (B) Revolution
    (C) Both (a) and (b)
    (D) Any of these depending upon the question under construction

3. The largest dune files are found in
    (A) Middle East
    (B) North Africa
    (C) Both (a) and (b)
    (D) None of the above

4. The mica belt of the Himalayas, the major part of it is situated in
    (A) Andhra Pradesh
    (B) Bihar
    (C) Rajasthan
    (D) West Bengal

5. The main producers of free gas are
    (A) The south Bassein and Tapti fields in the western offshore
    (B) The gas fields in Tripura and Andhra Pradesh (KG Basin)
    (C) Both (A) and (B)
    (D) None of the above

6. The landforms that are influences by several process namely, weathering, erosion, deposition are known as
    (A) Polygenetic landforms
    (B) Structural landforms
    (C) Polycyclic landforms
    (D) None of the above

7. The magnetic field of earth, Magnetosphere expands to about
    (A) 9600 km above the earth's surface
    (B) 8000 km above the earth's surface
    (C) 64,000 km above the earth's surface
    (D) None of the above

8. The main objective of centrally sponsored Command Area Development programme is
    (A) Improving the utilisation of irrigation potential
    (B) Optimizing agricultural productivity and production from the irrigated area
    (C) Both (A) and (B)
    (D) None of the above

9. The islands of Seychelles are located in the
    (A) Arctic Ocean
    (B) Atlantic Ocean
    (C) Indian Ocean
    (D) Pacific Ocean

10. The last major glacial period began about 2,000,000 years before present and is commonly known as
    (A) Pleistocene or ice age
    (B) Palaeocene or ice age
    (C) Pliocene or ice age
    (D) Holocene or ice age

11. The tropical and temperate deserts of the world, occupy nearly _________ of the land surface of the worlds.
    (A) 1/4th
    (B) 1/3rd
    (C) 1/2
    (D) 1/7th

12. The soils whose parent material tend to be rich in sand are
    (A) Spodsols
    (B) Alfisols
    (C) Aridsols
    (D) Ultisols

13. The rate at change of temperature is called
    (A) Temperature difference
    (B) Temperature gradient
    (C) Isotherm
    (D) None of the above

14. The strongest bonds exist between the particles found within
    (A) Metamorphic rocks
    (B) Igneous rocks
    (C) Sedimentary rock
    (D) All have similar strength of bonds

15. The radiation belts are zones in space around the
    (A) Earth
    (B) Jupiter and Saturn
    (C) Mercury
    (D) Earth, Jupiter and Saturn

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