World Geography GK Questions - Set 16

GK Practice Test: Question Set - 16


1. The number of a topographic map is 47A/16/NW. Its scale must be
    (A) 1 : 250,000
    (B) 1 : 100,000
    (C) 1 : 50,000
    (D) 1 : 25,000

2. The propagation of radio signals is greatly influence by
    (A) Troposphere
    (B) Ionosphere
    (C) Exosphere
    (D) Thermosphere

3. The largest city in Latin America is
    (A) Mexico City
    (B) Caracas
    (C) Rio-de-Janeiro
    (D) Buenos Aires

4. The Pyrenees Mountains are located on the border between ________ and ________.
    (A) Romania, Bulgaria
    (B) Norway, Sweden
    (C) Hungary, Romania
    (D) France, Spain

5. The region of three W's that is wheat, wool and wine is
    (A) Mediterranean climatic regions
    (B) China type climatic regions
    (C) Steppe type climatic regions
    (D) Equatorial regions

6. The periodic rise and fall of the sea level on the earth, gives rise to tides. This is related to
    (A) The position of the moon with reference to the earth and the gravitational pull exerted mainly by the moon and partly by the sun
    (B) Infrared rays from the sun
    (C) Ultraviolet rays from the sun
    (D) None of the above

7. The iron ore mined at Bailadila is mostly
    (A) Haematite
    (B) Siderite
    (C) Limonite
    (D) Magnetic

8. The process of destruction or dying of fronts is called
    (A) Fromtogenesis
    (B) Frontolysis
    (C) Both (a) and (b)
    (D) None of the above

9. The ozone layer at high altitude contains
    (A) Atomic oxygen (O) and ordinary oxygen (O2)
    (B) Only ozone (O3)
    (C) Mixture of atomic oxygen (O), ordinary oxygen (O2) and Ozone (O3)
    (D) Only ordinary oxygen (O2)

10. The latitudinal differences in pressure delineate a number of major pressure zones, which correspond with
    (A) Zones of climate
    (B) Zones of oceans
    (C) Zones of land
    (D) Zones of cyclonic depressions

11. The original founders of Common wealth of Independent States, in December 1991, are
    (A) Tajikistan, Kirghizia and Turkmenistan
    (B) Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan
    (C) Russia, Ukraine and Byelorus
    (D) Moldavia, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan

12. The process where the particle moves from the surface to the medium in quick, continuous, repeated cycles is called
    (A) Saltation
    (B) Suspension
    (C) Traction
    (D) Solution

13. The umbra is
    (A) The inner portion of the moon's shadow
    (B) Formed by tangents to the sun and moon
    (C) Both (a) and (b)
    (D) None of the above

14. The Penumbra is
    (A) The outer portion of the moon's shadow
    (B) Formed by the tangent that intersects between the sun and the moon
    (C) Both (a) and (b)
    (D) None of the above

15. The southern Deccan area is in a rain shadow and receives only
    (A) 50 to 1000 mm of rainfall a year
    (B) 100 to 200 mm of rainfall a year
    (C) 200 to 400 mm of rainfall a year
    (D) 50 to 400 mm of rainfall a year

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