World Geography MCQ with Answers - Set 21

GK Practice Test: Question Set - 21


1. The south temperature zone is a region lying between
    (A) The Tropic of Capricorn and the Antarctic Circle
    (B) The Antarctic Circle and the South Pole
    (C) The Tropic of Cancer and the tropic of Capricorn
    (D) The Tropic of Capricorn and the equator

2. The part of continental margin that is structurally a part of continent
    (A) Continental shelf
    (B) Continental Slope
    (C) Both (a) and (b)
    (D) None of the above

3. The snow line on the northern side of greater Himalayas range about
    (A) 4,500 to 6,000 meters
    (B) 5,500 to 6,000 meters
    (C) 3,500 to 6,000 meters
    (D) None of the above

4. The variation in the duration of the day and the night is due to earths
    (A) Rotation on its axis
    (B) Revolution around the sun
    (C) Inclination of an angle of 60½ degrees
    (D) Both (a) and (b)

5. The process that explains the recent changes in the height of sea level in coastal areas of eastern and northern Canada and Scandinavia is
    (A) Isostasy
    (B) Continental drift
    (C) Plate tectonics
    (D) None of the above

6. The study of soils is called
    (A) Geomorphology
    (B) Pedology
    (C) Hydrology
    (D) Biogeography

7. The planets that are called superior planets are
    (A) Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars and Jupiter
    (B) Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto
    (C) Mercury, Pluto, Venus, Neptune and Earth
    (D) Earth, Uranus, Mars, Saturn and Jupiter

8. The shallow seas found in the Atlantic basin include the
    (A) Caribbean Sea and Mediterranean
    (B) Baltic and Arctic seas
    (C) Gulf of Mexico
    (D) All of the above

9. The storms or frontal systems develop where
    (A) Air is rising
    (B) Atmospheric pressure is low
    (C) At the equator and in the mid-latitudes
    (D) All of the above

10. The obscuring of one celestial body by another, particularly that of the sun or a planetary satellite
    (A) Elliptic
    (B) Ecliptic
    (C) Eclipse
    (D) None of the above

11. The plants grown in equatorial regions include
    (A) Wheat, barley, maize
    (B) Evergreen dense forests, rubber trees, groundnuts
    (C) Groundnuts, soybeans, potatoes
    (D) Evergreen coniferous forests, oats, cocoa

12. The process that creates the deep oceanic trenches is called
    (A) Plate tectonics
    (B) Sea floor spreading
    (C) Continental drift
    (D) Isostasy

13. The original landmass, Pongola split into
    (A) Larissa in the north and Gondwanaland in the south
    (B) Larissa in the south and Gondwanaland in the north
    (C) Larissa in the east and Gondwanaland in the west
    (D) Larissa in the west and Gondwanaland in the east

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