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World Geography Practice for Quizzes - Set 07

GK Practice Test: Question Set - 07

1. The largest fish exporting region in the world is
    (A) The north-east Atlantic region
    (B) The north-east pacific region
    (C) The north-west pacific region
    (D) The south-east Asian region

2. With the disintegration of USSR in end 1991, comprised of _________ Union Republics.
    (A) 15
    (B) 10
    (C) 5
    (D) 25

3. The most well known member of halick group is
    (A) Halite
    (B) Pyrite
    (C) Galena
    (D) Hematite

4. The languages used in China is
    (A) Chinese, English
    (B) Chinese, Arabic
    (C) Chinese, French
    (D) Chinese, Korean

5. The ground water that occurs when flow of the subterranean water is not confined by the presence of impermeable layers is called
    (A) Unconfined groundwater
    (B) Confined groundwater
    (C) Aquifer
    (D) Artesian

6. The important mountains of Europe include
    (A) Andes, Alps, Pyrenees
    (B) Alps, Carpathians, Pyrenees, Apennines
    (C) Alps, Himalayas, Rock mountains
    (D) None of the above

7. The maximum soil fertility occurs in the pH range of
    (A) 5.0 to 6.2
    (B) 6.0 to 7.2
    (C) 7.0 to 8.2
    (D) 4.0 to 5.2

8. The largest gulf in the world is
    (A) Gulf of Mexico
    (B) Persian Gulf
    (C) Gulf of Carpentaria
    (D) Gulf of Mannar

9. The low heating capacity of which of the types of coal reduces its value as an industrial fuel?
    (A) Anthracite
    (B) Bituminous coal
    (C) Lignite
    (D) Peat

10. The most recent era of the geological time scale is
    (A) Mesozoic
    (B) Cenozoic
    (C) Triassic
    (D) Paleocene

11. The sequence of layers of atmosphere from earth to upwards is
    (A) Troposphere, tropopause, stratosphere, stratopause, mesosphere, mesopause, ionosphere (thermosphere, thermopause, exosphere)
    (B) Troposphere, stratosphere, stratopause, mesosphere, ionosphere
    (C) Troposphere, tropopause, stratosphere, thermosphere, exosphere
    (D) Troposphere, tropopause, stratosphere, mesosphere, exosphere, thermosphere, thermopause

12. The second largest continent in the world is
    (A) Asia
    (B) Australia
    (C) Africa
    (D) Europe

13. The shape of earth is
    (A) Sphere
    (B) Oblate spheroid
    (C) Circular
    (D) Spheroid

14. The smallest country of the world is
    (A) Russia
    (B) Vatican City
    (C) Brazil
    (D) Canada

15. The sediment deposited at the base of the glacier is called
    (A) Till
    (B) Moraine
    (C) Glacial sand
    (D) None of the above

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