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World Geography Objective Type Quiz - Set 04

GK Practice Test: Question Set - 04

1. The Homolographic projection (elliptical projection) has the correct representation of
    (A) Shape
    (B) Area
    (C) Baring
    (D) Distance

2. The major crops found in Sudan are
    (A) Rice, barley, bananas, cocoa
    (B) Maize, cotton, bananas, groundnut
    (C) Bajra, oats, tobacco
    (D) Wool, wine, jute

3. Which of the following is tropical grassland?
    (A) Taiga
    (B) Savannah
    (C) Pampas
    (D) Prairies

4. The leading state in India in producing paper is
    (A) Bihar
    (B) West Bengal
    (C) Kerala
    (D) Orissa

5. The main objective of multi-purpose river projects are
    (A) Extension of irrigation facilities by constructing dams to store surplus water during the rainy season, for release in summer
    (B) Power generation by constructing hydro power stations
    (C) Flood controls and making rivers navigable
    (D) All of the above

6. The infrared radiation by sun are strongly absorbed by
    (A) Carbon dioxide
    (B) Water vapors
    (C) Carbon dioxide and water vapors
    (D) Ozone

7. The island of Sri Lanka formerly known as
    (A) Madagascar
    (B) Tasmania
    (C) Ceylon
    (D) None of the above

8. The mean surface temperature of the sun is estimated to be of the order of
    (A) 5500°C
    (B) 4000°C
    (C) 2000°C
    (D) 1000°C

9. The limit beyond which the stars suffer internal collapse is called the
    (A) Raman Effect
    (B) Chandrasekhar limit
    (C) Aurora Borealis
    (D) Quasan Zone

10. The imaginary axis at which the earth rotates remains inclined at an angle of ________ to the plane of earth's orbit.
    (A) 4 ½ º
    (B) 55½ º
    (C) 66½ º
    (D) 0 º

11. The polar regions of earth cannot support forest growth because
    (A) The growing season is short in these areas
    (B) The ground is often frozen or snow or ice covered
    (C) The rainfall is very low
    (D) All of these factors

12. The Plio-Pleistocene boundary lies about ________ years ago, at the beginning of the interval of warming after the last Pleistocene glaciations.
    (A) 1,00,000
    (B) 1,000
    (C) 10,000
    (D) 100

13. The process of capture of precipitation by the plant canopy and its subsequent return to the atmosphere is called
    (A) Sublimation
    (B) Stem flow
    (C) Interception
    (D) Through fall

14. The southernmost part of the world is
    (A) Cape of Good Hope, Africa
    (B) Cape of Horn, S. America
    (C) Colombo, Sri Lanka
    (D) Wellington, New Zealand

15. The planet with the maximum number of natural satellites (moons), so far discovered is
    (A) Jupiter
    (B) Neptune
    (C) Saturn
    (D) Uranus

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