World Geography online Test - Set 01

GK Practice Test: Question Set - 01


1. The “Sea of Tranquillity” is located in
    (A) South East Africa
    (B) The West Coast of Russia
    (C) The Moon
    (D) The West Coast of India

2. In terms of longitude, the International Date Line generally follows
    (A) 90° East
    (B) 90° West
    (C) 180° (East or West)
    (D) None of these

3. International Date Line passes through
    (A) 0° Greenwich
    (B) 180° Greenwich
    (C) 90°Greenwich
    (D) 270°Greenwich

4. Suez navigation canal links up Mediterranean Sea with the
    (A) Atlantic Ocean
    (B) Pacific Ocean
    (C) North Sea
    (D) Red Sea

5. Through which of the following Country does the river Tigris flow?
    (A) Egypt
    (B) Iran
    (C) Italy
    (D) Iraq

6. Which of the following two seas are linked by the Suez Canal?
    (A) The Mediterranean and the Red Sea
    (B) The Red Sea and the Black Sea
    (C) The Indian Ocean and the Arabian Sea
    (D) None of these

7. Which is the biggest fresh water lake in the world?
    (A) Chilka Lake
    (B) Caspian Lake
    (C) Dal Lake
    (D) Superior Lake

8. Which place in the world has the least rainfall?
    (A) Africa
    (B) Thar
    (C) Mt. Everest
    (D) Pamir

9. Which is the world’s smallest country?
    (A) Sri Lanka
    (B) Trinidad
    (C) Vatican City
    (D) Indonesia

10. Where is the coldest place in the world situated?
    (A) England
    (B) Greenland
    (C) Russia
    (D) Antarctica

11. Which of the following is concerned with the study of characteristics, origin and development of land forms?
    (A) Ecology
    (B) Geography
    (C) Geology
    (D) Geomorphology

12. The uppermost epoch of the Neogene period is
    (A) The Pliocene epoch
    (B) The Pleistocen epoch
    (C) The Miocene epoch
    (D) The Oligocene epoch

13. Which of the following is concerned with the description and mapping of the main features of the universe?
    (A) Cosmography
    (B) Cosmology
    (C) Geomorphology
    (D) None of these

14. The coldest layer of Earth's atmosphere and its temperature is
    (A) Meosphere (mesopause), -85°C
    (B) Troposphere (tropopause), -80°C
    (C) Ionosphere (thermosphere, thermopause, exosphere) -85°C
    (D) Stratosphere (stratopause), -60°C

15. The plants of which of the following crops are highly sensitive to frost?
    (A) Barely
    (B) Cotton
    (C) Maize
    (D) None of the above

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