Online Exam on World Geography - Set 12 - ObjectiveBooks

Online Exam on World Geography - Set 12

GK Practice Test: Question Set - 12

1. The main examples of Rabi crop are
    (A) Wheat, barley, peas, rapeseed, mustard, grams
    (B) Rice, jowar, barley, wheat
    (C) Peas, maize, cotton and jute
    (D) All of the above

2. The heavier silicates named as 'Sima' or silica + magnesium are most abundant in the
    (A) Crust
    (B) Core
    (C) Mantle
    (D) Ocean floors

3. The highest mountain peak of Oceania is
    (A) Mt. Victoria, Papua New Guinea
    (B) Mt. Kosciusko, Australia
    (C) Mt. Cook, South Island (New Zealand)
    (D) Puncak Jaya, Indonesia

4. The mean radius of the earth is approximately
    (A) 32,000 km
    (B) 6,400 km
    (C) 9,600 km
    (D) 12,800 km

5. The higher the wind speed and the longer the fetch or distance of open water across which the wind blows and waves travel, the _________ waves and the _________ energy they process.
    (A) Larger, more
    (B) Larger, less
    (C) Smaller, more
    (D) Smaller, less

6. The longest epoch of the tertiary period is
    (A) Palaeocene
    (B) Eocene
    (C) Oligocene
    (D) Miocene

7. The major crude oil markets are the
    (A) Middle East regions
    (B) Far East regions
    (C) Both (a) and (b)
    (D) None of the above

8. The major countries of Middle East are
    (A) Iran, Iraq, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait
    (B) UAE, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Yemen
    (C) Israel, Turkey, Cyprus, Afghanistan
    (D) All of the above

9. The largest glaciers are
    (A) Mountain glaciers
    (B) Alpine glaciers
    (C) Continental glaciers
    (D) Piedmont glaciers

10. Without _________ the equator would be much hotter than it is while the poles would be much cooler.
    (A) Latitudinal redistribution of heat
    (B) Cycle of air circulation
    (C) Global wind pattern
    (D) All are similar terms

11. The largest country of the world by geographical area is
    (A) Russia
    (B) Vatican City
    (C) Australia
    (D) USA

12. The Himalayan mountain system belongs to which of the following?
    (A) Volcanic mountains
    (B) Residual mountains
    (C) Block mountains
    (D) Fold mountains

13. The latitude of a place expresses its angular position relative to the plane of
    (A) Axis of earth
    (B) North Pole
    (C) South Pole
    (D) Equator

14. Within the transporting medium, transport can occur by
    (A) Suspension
    (B) Solution and traction
    (C) Solution
    (D) All of the above

15. The greatest variety of animal and plant species is fund in
    (A) Temperate grasslands
    (B) Tropical moist forests
    (C) Tundra regions
    (D) In hot deserts

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