World Geography Quiz Questions and Answers - Set 03 - ObjectiveBooks

World Geography Quiz Questions and Answers - Set 03

GK Practice Test: Question Set - 03

1. The highest mountains in Africa, which is not part of any mountains chain, is
    (A) Mt. Aconcagua
    (B) Mr. Kilimanjaro
    (C) Mt. Kosciusco
    (D) Mont Blanc

2. The mountains that separate European and Arctic Russia are
    (A) The Pyranees
    (B) The Balkans
    (C) The Carpathians
    (D) The Urals

3. The landforms that are created by massive earth movements due to place tectonics are called
    (A) Structural landforms
    (B) Weathering landforms
    (C) Erosional landforms
    (D) Depositional landforms

4. The highest and lowest values of a weather element observed over the entire period of record are
    (A) Extremes
    (B) Average extremes
    (C) Absolute extremes
    (D) Relative extremes

5. The major countries of Central America are
    (A) Belize, Costa Rica, Panama
    (B) China, Taiwan, Japan
    (C) Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait
    (D) All of the above

6. The main watershed of most of the peninsular river lies in the
    (A) Aravalli hills
    (B) Raj Mahal hills
    (C) Siwalik hills
    (D) Western Ghats

7. The land-sea distribution or the positions of the world's continents and major oceans influences
    (A) The major pressure belts that develop from the general circulation of the atmosphere
    (B) The development of the mid-latitude cyclonic depressions, at the convergence zone between polar and subtropical air masses
    (C) Both (a) and (b)
    (D) None of the above

8. The minor planets revolving between the orbits of Jupiter and Mars are called
    (A) Novas
    (B) Comets
    (C) Meteors
    (D) Asteroids

9. The hazards of radiation belts include
    (A) Deterioration of electronic circuits
    (B) Damage of solar cells of spacecraft
    (C) Adverse effect on living organisms
    (D) All of the above

10. The iron and steel industries of which of the following countries are almost fully dependent on imported raw materials?
    (A) Britain
    (B) Japan
    (C) Poland
    (D) Germany

11. The three recognized major fishing grounds of the world are located in the
    (A) Northern hemisphere only
    (B) Southern hemisphere only
    (C) Two in the southern hemisphere only and one in the northern hemisphere
    (D) One in the southern hemisphere only and two in the northern hemisphere

12. The slow down slope movement of soil and sediment because of frost heaving and thawing is called
    (A) Solifluction
    (B) Gelifluction
    (C) Frost creep
    (D) Rockfall

13. The smallest division of geological time scale is
    (A) Eon
    (B) Eras
    (C) Stage
    (D) Periods

14. The Rhine River of northern Europe empties into
    (A) The Baltic Sea
    (B) The North Sea
    (C) The Bay of Biscay
    (D) The Adriatic Sea

15. The snow line of the Rocky Mountains of the USA is about
    (A) 3 km above sea level
    (B) 6 km above sea level
    (C) It is at the sea level
    (D) None of the above

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