World Geography Objective Exam - Set 19

GK Practice Test: Question Set - 19


1. The sidereal month may be defined as
    (A) The period in which the moon completes an orbit around the earth
    (B) The period in which the moon completes an orbit around the earth and returns to the same positions in the sky
    (C) The period of rotation of moon
    (D) None of the above

2. The period of daylight
    (A) Is nearly constant near the equator
    (B) Varies with latitude and the season
    (C) Reaches a maximum of 24 hour in the polar zones in summer
    (D) All of the above

3. The soil found in areas of heavy rainfall and high humidity, where there is good growth of vegetation is
    (A) Peat and marshy soil
    (B) Saline and alkaline soil
    (C) Black soil
    (D) Alluvial soil

4. The region that has a typical dispersed rural settlement pattern is the
    (A) Kerala coastal plain
    (B) Western Ganga plain
    (C) Eastern Rajasthan
    (D) Telengana plateau

5. The tide of minimum rise is called
    (A) Spring tide
    (B) Low tide
    (C) Ebb tide
    (D) None of the above

6. The phosphate is a group of minerals of one or more metallic elements chemically associated with the phosphate compound _________.
    (A) Oxides
    (B) Silicates
    (C) Carbonates
    (D) Phosphates

7. The Suez Canal connects the
    (A) Baltic Sea and the Caspian Sea
    (B) Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea
    (C) Red sea and the Caspian Sea
    (D) Mediterranean sea and the North Sea

8. The planet that takes the highest time for completing a rotation is
    (A) Mercury
    (B) Venus
    (C) Earth
    (D) Pluto

9. The time interval between one vernal equinox and the next is nearest to which of the following figures?
    (A) 359 days
    (B) 361 days
    (C) 363 days
    (D) 365 days

10. The phosphate is a group of minerals of one or more metallic elements chemically associated with the phosphate compound _________.
    (A) PO4
    (B) PO3
    (C) PO2
    (D) PO

11. The river Jordan drains into the
    (A) Dead Sea
    (B) Adriatic Garden
    (C) Gulf of Suez
    (D) Resaca Garden

12. The process that directs precipitation down plant branches and stems is called
    (A) Stem flow
    (B) Through flow
    (C) Interception
    (D) Canopy drip

13. The process that creates a sub layer, which is white to gray in colour and composes of silica sand in the A horizon is called
    (A) Podsolosation
    (B) Calcification
    (C) Laterisation
    (D) Gleisation

14. The phenomenon of an opening occurring in the earth's surface through which a jet of hot water and steam is forces out at irregular intervals is called
    (A) Crater
    (B) Geyser
    (C) Hot spring
    (D) Volcano

15. The northern hemisphere and the southern hemisphere are separated by
    (A) The International Date Line
    (B) The plane of the equator
    (C) The plane of Tropic of Cancer
    (D) The plane of Tropic of Capricorn

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