Objective Quiz Questions on World Geography - Set 09

GK Practice Test: Question Set - 09


1. The minerals resources of north-eastern zone include
    (A) Coal, Fe, Mn, Cu, Mica, U, diamond
    (B) Crude Petroleum and natural gas
    (C) Fe, Au (gold)
    (D) Natural gas, Fe, Au, Mn, U

2. The minimum values of annual receipts of solar radiation occur at
    (A) The equator
    (B) The tropics
    (C) The arctic
    (D) None of the above

3. The habitats valuable for commercially harvested species are called
    (A) Coral reefs
    (B) Sea grass bed
    (C) Hot spots
    (D) None of the above

4. Which of the following is an igneous rock?
    (A) Granite
    (B) Limestone
    (C) Slate
    (D) Quartzite

5. The main percentage of the volume of water in the hydrosphere is in
    (A) Oceans and seas
    (B) Groundwater, rivers and streams
    (C) Glaciers and ice sheets
    (D) Freshwater lakes and water vapors

6. The lowermost and the oldest epoch of the Tertiary Period of geologic time is
    (A) Pliocene
    (B) Palaeozoic
    (C) Holocene
    (D) Palaeocene

7. The least explosive type of volcano is called
    (A) Basalt plateau
    (B) Cinder cone
    (C) Shield volcanoes
    (D) Composite volcanoes

8. The meridian passing through London is called the
    (A) Equator
    (B) Tropic of Cancer
    (C) Prime Meridian of 0º Meridian
    (D) Tropic of Capricorn

9. The HBJ Upgradation project, upgraded the capacity of HBJ pipeline from 18.2 MM SC MD to
    (A) 20 MM SC MD
    (B) 33.4 MM SC MD
    (C) 22.3 MM SC MD
    (D) 29.6 MM SC MD

10. The most important force that provide resistance to particles towards entertainment is
    (A) Frictional resistance
    (B) Particle cohesive bonds
    (C) Particle adhesive bonds
    (D) Momentum

11. The major events of Pre-Cambrian era include
    (A) Formation of crust, continents and oceans
    (B) Formation of crust, birth of oldest known rock, origin of life
    (C) Formation of present day atmosphere
    (D) All of the above

12. The main vegetation of the steppe type climatic regions is
    (A) Evergreen forests
    (B) Evergreen deciduous forests
    (C) Large grasslands
    (D) Coniferous forests

13. The minerals of sulphide group are
    (A) Cinnabar
    (B) Pyrite
    (C) Galena
    (D) All of the above

14. The most pleasant elements i.e. summer temperatures rarely above 40º and winters are fairly mild, occur in the
    (A) Tropical mid-latitude zone
    (B) Sub-tropical latitude zone
    (C) Temperature mid-latitude zone
    (D) Sub-temperature latitude zone

15. The most explosive type of volcano is
    (A) The caldera
    (B) A cinder cone
    (C) Basalt plateau
    (D) Shield volcanoes

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