World Geography MCQ Practice Test - Set 15

GK Practice Test: Question Set - 15


1. The largest production of mica in Asia is from
    (A) Indonesia
    (B) Malaysia
    (C) Myanmar
    (D) India

2. The most densely populated regions in the world are
    (A) The monsoon climatic regions
    (B) The equatorial regions
    (C) The hot desert climatic regions
    (D) The summer climatic regions

3. The moon
    (A) Is the natural satellite of earth
    (B) Has no liquid water
    (C) Has no atmosphere
    (D) All of the above

4. The light of distant stars is affected by
    (A) The earth's atmosphere
    (B) Interstellar dust
    (C) Both (a) and (b)
    (D) None of the above

5. The highest degree of concentration of mineral deposits are found in
    (A) North-eastern zone
    (B) North-western zone
    (C) Southern zone
    (D) All of the above

6. The oldest rocks found in ocean basins are _________ than the oldest continental rocks.
    (A) Older
    (B) Younger
    (C) Larger
    (D) Smaller

7. The polar Easterlies lie at
    (A) 0-30 latitude
    (B) 30-60 latitude
    (C) 60-90 latitude
    (D) 90 latitude

8. The layer of the earth, immediately below the crust, is called
    (A) Outer core
    (B) Inner core
    (C) Inner mantle
    (D) Outer mantle

9. The products of _________ are a major source of sediments for erosion and _________.
    (A) Weathering, deposition
    (B) Deposition, weathering
    (C) Rocks, weathering
    (D) Rocks, deposition

10. The right ascension is the equivalent of longitude on the celestial sphere, and it is given in the units of
    (A) Degrees
    (B) Time-hours, minutes and seconds
    (C) Only hours
    (D) Only seconds

11. The pyramidal peaks that form when several cirques chisel a mountain form three more sides are called
    (A) Horns
    (B) Cirques
    (C) Aretes
    (D) Medial moraines

12. The study of human geography includes study of
    (A) Human society and culture
    (B) Behaviour and urban systems
    (C) Economics and politics
    (D) All of the above

13. The tertiary winds on the north of the Alps (Europe) are called
    (A) The Chinook
    (B) The foehn
    (C) The sirocco
    (D) The loo

14. The typical soil of tropical region, formed by the weathering of laterite rock, which promotes leaching of the soil is
    (A) Laterite soils
    (B) Black soil
    (C) Red and yellow soil
    (D) Peat and marshy soil

15. The soil used for cutting bricks, use in the construction of houses is
    (A) Black soil
    (B) Laterite soil
    (C) Alluvial soil
    (D) Saline and alkaline soils

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