GK/World Geography - II Sample Test,Sample questions

Question: The major important force which provide resistance to particles towards entertainment is

1.frictional resistance

2.particle cohesive bonds

3.particle adhesive bonds

4.momentum


Question: The metamorphism that contains the chemical replacement of elements in rock minerals when gases with liquids permute into bedrock is called

1.metasomatic metamorphism

2.dynamic metamorphism

3.thermal metamorphism

4.contact metamorphism


Question: The most important factor that is affecting all the chemical weathering processes is

1.Vegetation

2.topography

3.Climate

4.None of these


Question: In Which period magnetosphere become unstable by magnetic storm?

1.Initial phase

2.storm sudden commencement phase

3.main phase

4.None of the above


Question: Landon meridian passing is known as-

1.equator

2.prime minister of meridian

3.Tropic of Cancer

4.Tropic of Capricorn


Question: length of the day is determined in

1.solar terms

2.astronomical units

3.length of the hours

4.None


Question: length of the day is determined in

1.solar terms

2.astronomical units

3.length of the hours

4.None


Question: list of important mountains of Europe is

1.Alps, Himalayas, Rock mountains

2.Andes, Alps, Pyrenees

3.Alps, Carpathians, Pyrenees, Apennines

4.None


Question: Species extinction major cause is

1.agricultural activities

2.habitat loss and degradation

3.Both of the above

4.None of the above


Question: Sulphide group minerals are

1.Cinnabar

2.Pyrite

3.Galena

4.All of the above


Question: The great Victoria Desert is located in

1.Australia

2.India

3.Canada

4.Usa


Question: The greatest variety of animal and plant species is fund in

1.tropical moist forests

2.temperate grasslands

3.tundra regions

4.in hot desert


Question: The ground water that occurs when flow of the subterranean water is not confined by the presence of impermeable layers is called

1.confined groundwater

2.unconfined groundwater

3.aquifer

4.artesian


Question: The groundwater can become confined between two impermeable layers. This type of enclosed water is known as

1.artesian well

2.artesian

3.unconfined groundwater

4.confined groundwater


Question: The gulf that separates Finland and Sweden in Europe is

1.the Gulf of Lions

2.the Gulf of Bothnia

3.the Gulf of Genoa

4.the Gulf of Venice


Question: The habitats valuable for commercially harvested species are called

1.sea grass bed

2.coral reefs

3.hot spots

4.all


Question: The hazards of radiation belts include

1.damage of solar cells of spacecraft

2.deterioration of electronic circuits

3.adverse effect on living organisms

4.All of the above


Question: The headquarters of the Commonwealth of Independent States, formed out of erstwhile USSR, is at

1.Kiev in Ukraine

2.Minsk in Byelorussia

3.Moscow in Russia

4.Kistiner in Moldavia


Question: The heavier silicates named as Sima or silica + magnesium are most abundant in the

1.core

2.crust

3.mantle

4.ocean floors


Question: The heavy day soils that show significant expansion and contraction due to the presence or absence of moisture is called

1.vertisols

2.aridsols

3.histosols

4.andisols


Question: 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.

1.larger, less

2.larger, more

3.smaller, less

4.smaller, more


Question: The highest and lowest values of a weather element observed over the entire period of record are

1.extremes

2.absolute extremes

3.average extremes

4.relative extremes


Question: The highest average salinity amongst the following seas is reported from

1.Red Sea

2.Dead Sea

3.Black Sea

4.Mediterranean Sea


Question: The highest concentration of mineral deposits are found in which of the following zone?

1.northwestern zone

2.northeastern zone

3.southern zone

4.none


Question: The highest mountain peak of Oceania is

1.Mt. Cook, South Island (New Zealand)

2.Mt. Victoria, Papua New Guinea

3.Mt. Kosciusko, Australia

4.None


Question: The highest mountains in Africa, which is not part of any mountains chain, is called as

1.Mt. Kilimanjaro

2.Mt. Aconcagua

3.Mt. Kosciuszko

4.Mont Blanc


Question: The Himalayan mountain system belongs to which of the following?

1.Residual mountains

2.Volcanic mountains

3.Block mountains

4.None


Question: The Homolographic projection has the correct representation of

1.Baring

2.Shape

3.Area

4.None


Question: The hot and cold deserts together occupy nearly ____land area of the world.

1.1/3rd

2.1/4th

3.1/2

4.3/4th


Question: The hot, dry wind on the east or leeward side of the Rocky mountains (North America) is called

1.the Sirocco

2.the Chinook

3.the Harmattan

4.the Loo


Question: The humidity of air of earth depend on which factor?

1.location

2.temperature

3.weather

4.all


Question: The hunting and gathering economy can support only

1.2 person per sq. km

2.1 person per sq. km

3.3 person per sq. km

4.5 person per sq. km


Question: The hydrological cycle is a conceptual model that describes

1.the movement of water between biosphere, atmosphere, lithosphere and hydrosphere

2.the storage of water between biosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere and lithosphere

3.A and B

4.None


Question: The Ice age ended about ___ years ago.

1.14000

2.1400

3.140

4.14


Question: The imaginary line on the earths surface, which closely follows the 180° meridian, is called the

1.Tropic of Cancer

2.International Date Line

3.Equator

4.Prime Meridian


Question: The import of crude oil and petroleum done from national oil companies of producer countries, which have a net exportable surplus of oil is by

1.term tenders

2.term contracts

3.monthly tenders

4.All of them


Question: The infrared radiation by sun are strongly absorbed by

1.water vapours

2.carbon dioxide and water vapours

3.carbon dioxide

4.ozone


Question: The initial increase of magnetic field in magnetic storms is caused

1.when there is a large decrease in field intensity

2.when the shock wave, associated with the gusty solar wind, compresses the magnetosphere

3.when the gust wind itself engulfs the magnetosphere

4.none of the above


Question: The intersecting lines drawn on maps and globes are

1.Longitudes

2.Latitudes

3.Geographic grids

4.None of the above


Question: The ionosphere contains ionized air that protects the earth from

1.the infrared rays of the sun

2.the ultraviolet rays of the sun

3.the falling meteorites

4.None


Question: The ionosphere includes

1.thermosphere

2.mesosphere

3.thermosphere and exosphere

4.thermosphere, exosphere and mesosphere


Question: The iron industries of which countries are dependent on imported raw materials

1.Poland

2.Britain

3.Japan

4.All


Question: The iron ore mined at Bailadila is mostly

1.magnetic

2.limonite

3.siderite

4.haematite


Question: The island of Sri Lanka formerly known as

1.Tasmania

2.Ceylon

3.Madagascar

4.None


Question: The islands of Seychelles are located in which ocean?

1.Atlantic

2.Arctic

3.Indian

4.Pacific


Question: The islands with coral covered surfaces in Bay of Bengal are

1.Nicobar islands

2.Andaman islands

3.A and B

4.None


Question: The knowledge about the topography of the ocean basins has been derived from

1.echo sounder

2.seismic surveying

3.side-scan sonar

4.all


Question: The landforms that are created by massive earth movements are called as

1.weathering landforms

2.structural landforms

3.depositional landforms

4.erosional landforms


Question: The landforms that are influences by several process namely, weathering, erosion, deposition are known as

1.structural landforms

2.polygenetic landforms

3.polycyclic landforms

4.None of the above


Question: The landmass of which of the following continents is the least?

1.Australia

2.Africa

3.Asia

4.Europe


Question: The largest country of the world by geographical area is

1.Vatican City

2.Russia

3.USA

4.Australia


Question: The largest dune files are found in

1.North Africa

2.Middle East

3.A and B

4.None


Question: The largest fish exporting region in the world is

1.the south-east asian region

2.the north-west pacific region

3.the north-east pacific region

4.the north-east atlantic region


Question: The largest gold producing country in 2006 in the world ?

1.South Africa

2.India

3.USA

4.Australia


Question: The largest production of mica in Asia is form in which of the following country?

1.Malaysia

2.Indonesia

3.Myanmar

4.India


Question: The last major glacial period began about 2,000,000 years before present and is commonly known as

1.Paleocene or ice age

2.Pleistocene or ice age

3.Pliocene or ice age

4.Holocene or ice age


Question: The last major glacial period began about 2,000,000 years before present and is commonly known as

1.Paleocene or ice age

2.Pleistocene or ice age

3.Pliocene or ice age

4.Holocene or ice age


Question: The latitude AA on the map shows which of the following?

1.Tropic of Capricorn

2.Equator

3.Tropic of Cancer

4.None


Question: The latitude of a place expresses its angular position relative to the plane of

1.Equator

2.South pole

3.Axis of earth

4.North pole


Question: The latitudinal differences in pressure delineate a number of major pressure zones, which correspond with

1.zones of oceans

2.zones of climate

3.zones of cyclonic depressions

4.zones of land


Question: The layer of the earth, immediately below the crust, is called

1.inner core

2.outer core

3.inner mantle

4.outer mantle


Question: The least explosive type of volcano is called

1.Shield volcanoes

2.Cinder cone

3.Basalt plateau

4.Composite volcanoes


Question: The length of the tropical years is decreasing very slowly as a result of

1.Small, progressive changes in the earths rotational speed

2.Small, progressive change in earths orbit around the sun

3.A and B

4.None


Question: The limit beyond which the stars suffer internal collapse is called the

1.Chandrasekhar limit

2.Raman Effect

3.Aurora Borealis

4.Quasan Zone


Question: The longest ship canal in the world is the

1.Suez canal, Egypt

2.St. Laurence Seaway (USA and Canada)

3.Kiel canal, Germany

4.Panama canal, Central America


Question: The low heating capacity of which of the types of coal reduces its value as an industrial fuel?

1.Anthracite

2.Bituminous coal

3.Lignite

4.Peat


Question: The lowermost epoch of the Tertiary Period of geologic time is

1.Pliocene

2.Palaeozoic

3.Holocene

4.Palaeocene


Question: The main vegetation of the steppe type climatic regions is

1.evergreen forests

2.evergreen deciduous forests

3.large grasslands

4.coniferous forests


Question: The major crude oil markets are the

1.Middle East regions

2.Far East regions

3.Both of the above

4.None of the above


Question: The major events of Pre-Cambrian era include

1.formation of present day atmosphere

2.formation of crust, continents and oceans

3.formation of crust, birth of oldest known rock, origin of life

4.All of the above


Question: The most recent era of the geological time scale is

1.Mesozoic

2.cenozoic

3.Triassic

4.paleocene


Question: The pedogenic process associated with poor drainage and which involves the accumulation of organic matter in the upper layers of the soil is called

1.gleisation

2.salinisation

3.calcification

4.podsolisation


Question: The Penumbra is

1.The outer portion of the moon shadow

2.A and C

3.Formed by the tangent that intersects between the sun and the moon

4.None


Question: The process of capture of precipitation by the plant canopy and its subsequent return to the atmosphere is called

1.stem flow

2.sublimation

3.interception

4.through fall


Question: The rays of light of distant stars is affected by

1.Atmosphere of earth

2.Interstellar dust

3.A and B

4.None


Question: The river situated along the border between the USA and Mexico is

1.the Amazon

2.the Rio Grande

3.the Mississippi

4.none


Question: The rock formations that cannot store groundwater are called

1.aquicludes

2.aquifers

3.perched aquifer

4.spring


Question: The temperature increases rapidly after

1.ionosphere

2.stratosphere

3.exosphere

4.troposphere


Question: The temperature increases rapidly after

1.ionosphere

2.stratosphere

3.exosphere

4.troposphere


Question: Tropical grassland??

1.Taiga

2.Pampas

3.Prairies

4.Savannah


Question: Which among the following is the largest glaciers?

1.mountain glaciers

2.continental glaciers

3.alpine glaciers

4.piedmont glaciers


Question: Which of the following group of minerals chemically containing hydrocarbons?

1.organic group

2.silicate group

3.oxide group

4.hydride group


Question: Which of the following is leading state in producing paper

1.Maharashtra

2.West Bengal

3.Madhya Pradesh

4.Uttar Pradesh


Question: Which of the following is the island state of Australia

1.Queensland

2.Tasmania

3.Victoria

4.New South Wales


Question: Which of the following is the largest city in Latin America

1.Caracas

2.Mexico city

3.Rio-de-Janeiro

4.Buenos Aires


Question: Which of the following is the largest continent in the world?

1.Asia

2.Africa

3.Antarctica

4.Australia


Question: Which of the following is the largest fresh water lake of Africa, area wise is

1.lake Victoria

2.lake Malawi

3.lake Tanganyika

4.Lake Rudolf


Question: Which of the following is the largest part of our hydrosphere is

1.Atlantic Ocean

2.Pacific ocean

3.Indian Ocean

4.Antarctica ocean


Question: Which of the following languages used in China country?

1.Chinese, Arabic

2.Chinese, English

3.Chinese, Urdu

4.Chinese, French


Question: Which of the following longest river in the Common wealth of independent states is-

1.Irtysh river

2.Ob river

3.Yenisei river

4.None of the above


Question: Which of the following major geological events of the Palaeozoic era include-

1.Caledonian mountain rise, life comes ashore

2.Appalachians and Central European mountains come up

3.Both of the above

4.None of the above


Question: Which of the following minor planets revolving between the orbits of and Mars and Jupiter :-

1.Novas

2.Comets

3.Meteors

4.Asteroids


Question: Which of the following monsoon climatic regions ?

1.South-east Asia including Australia, Africa, America

2.Europe and South America

3.Asia, Africa and Antarctica

4.None of the above


Question: Which of the the luminous coloured ring, surrounding the sun -

1.nebula

2.comet

3.asteroid

4.corona


Question: which of the types of coal reduces the low heating capacity of its value as an industrial fuel?

1.Anthracite

2.Bituminous coal

3.Lignite

4.Peat


Question: Which one is a largest gulf in the world

1.Persian Gulf

2.Gulf of Mexico

3.Gulf of Carpentaria

4.Gulf of Mannar


Question: With the disintegration of USSR in end 1991, comprised of ____ Union Republics.

1.20

2.15

3.23

4.9


Question: Within the transporting medium, transport can occur by

1.solution and traction

2.suspension

3.solution

4.All of the above


Question: Without which of the following the equator would be much hotter than it is while the poles would be much cooler.

1.cycle of air circulation

2.latitudinal redistribution of heat

3.global wind pattern

4.all are similar terms


Question: Without which of the following the equator would be much hotter than it is while the poles would be much cooler.

1.cycle of air circulation

2.latitudinal redistribution of heat

3.global wind pattern

4.all are similar terms


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