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Geography General Knowledge Questions and Answers

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Question 1
Population density means?
A
No. of persons in a village
B
No. of persons living per kilometre
C
Ratio of population living be-low poverty Line to total population
D
No. of persons living per sq. km.
Question 2
What is the world's largest desert?

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A
Antarctica Desert
B
‎Arabian Desert
C
Sahara Desert
D
‎Patagonian Desert
Question 3
The solar eclipse occurs when
A
None of these
B
the earth comes in the between the sun and the moon
C
the moon comes in between the sun and the earth
D
the sun comes in between the moon and the earth
Question 4
'Blue dwarfs' and 'Red giants' refer respectively to
A
Old stars and young stars
B
Young stars and old stars
C
Short term and long term crops of wheat
D
Pygmies and the Caucasians
Question 5
The monsoon climatic regions are

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A
South-east Asia including Australia, Africa, America
B
Europe and South America
C
None of these
D
Asia, Africa and Antarctica
Question 6
Which from the following rivers does not originate in Indian territory?
A
Chenab
B
Mahanadi
C
Brahmaputra
D
Ravi
Question 7
Who coined the word ‘Geography’ ?
A
Herodatus
B
Hecataus
C
Eratosthenese
D
Ptolemy
Question 8
Which one of the following states does not form part of Narmada River basin ?
A
Gujarat
B
Rajasthan
C
Maharashtra
D
Madhya Pradesh
Question 9
Natural heat of earth is called
A
Bio energy
B
Geothermal energy
C
Geographic energy
D
Abiotic energy
Question 10
The slow down slope movement of soil and sediment because of frost heaving and thawing is called
A
rockfall
B
solifluction
C
frost creep
D
gelifluction
Question 11
The term 'epicentre' is associated with
A
Cyclones
B
Tornadoes
C
Earthquakes
D
Earth's interior
Question 12
Largest country in South America?

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A
Greenland
B
Chile
C
Brazil
D
Venezuela
Question 13
Where is the Great Karoo found?
A
Australia
B
Bhutan
C
Cambodia
D
South Africa
Question 14
Which of the following is called the ‘ecological hot spot of India’ ?

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A
Western Himalayas
B
Eastern Ghats
C
Eastern Himalayas
D
Western Ghats
Question 15
The largest desert of the world is:
A
Rajasthan
B
Kalahari
C
Sahara
D
Arabian
Question 16
The age of the Earth can be determined by—
A
Radio-Metric Dating
B
Geological Time Scale
C
Fossilization method
D
Gravity method
Question 17
Which of these has the largest river basin?
A
Godavari
B
Sutlej
C
Brahmaputra
D
Ganga
Question 18
What is an isthmus?
A
Narrow strip of land joining two larger ones
B
holes in ozone layer
C
Rocks formation in Himalayas
D
A cloud formation
Question 19
Paris is situated on the bank of river:
A
Thames
B
Hudson
C
Siene
D
St. Lawrence
Question 20
Atmosphere pressure is measured with
A
Barometer
B
Altimeter
C
Hydrometer
D
Hygrometer
Question 21
Which canal connects the Mediterranean sea with Red Sea?

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A
Suez
B
Panama
C
White Sea
D
Thames
Question 22
Which is the largest river in the world?
A
Nile
B
Amazon
C
Yangtze
D
Mississippi
Question 23
Wettest Place in the World?
A
Debundscha, Cameroon
B
Maui, Hawaii
C
Cropp River, New Zealand
D
Mawsynram, India
Question 24
Which of the following order is given to the plantes of solar system on the basis of their sizes?
A
Jupiter, Saturn, Earth, Mercury
B
Mercury, Earth, Jupiter, Saturn
C
Earth, Mercury, Saturn, Jupiter
D
Saturn, Jupiter, Mercury, Earth
Question 25
What is the coldest place in the world?
A
Mount McKinley
B
Dome Argus
C
Dome Fuji
D
Verkhoyansk
Question 26
The art and science of map making is called—
A
Photogrammetry
B
Mapping
C
Remote Sensing
D
Cartography
Question 27
Which of the following is a land-locked country?
A
Chad
B
Togo
C
Guinea
D
Somalia
Question 28
Where is the Dune of Pilat found?
A
West coast of France
B
The Netherlands
C
North-western Poland
D
North-east coast of Algeria
Question 29
Which of the following is not a State or Union Territory of India?
A
Manipur
B
Alwar
C
Chandigarh
D
Mijoram
Question 30
The Nathu La Pass lies between India and which country?

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A
Pakistan
B
Bhutan
C
China
D
Nepal
Question 31
Which is the smallest continent?
A
Australia
B
South America
C
Antarctica
D
Europe
Question 32
Which country has the highest waterfall in the world?
A
Browne Falls
B
Yosemite Falls
C
Snow Creek Falls
D
Angel Falls
Question 33
The removal of top soil by water or wind is called
A
Soil creep
B
Silting of soil
C
Soil erosion
D
Soil wash
Question 34
Which country has largest forest area in the world?
A
Russia
B
Antarctica
C
Australia
D
Brazil
Question 35
Which of the following is/are a renewable source of energy ?
A
Wind and Thermal Energy
B
Wind and Thermal
C
Wind and Solar Energy
D
Thermal and Solar Energy
Question 36
Soil erosion on hill slopes can be checked by—

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A
Afforestation
B
Strip cropping
C
Terrace cultivation
D
Contour ploughing
Question 37
Largest State in terms of area, in India is
A
Madhya Pradesh
B
Rajasthan
C
Maharashtra
D
Uttar Pradesh
Question 38
Which country is the largest producer of bauxite in the world?
A
Germany
B
China
C
Australia
D
India
Question 39
Which of the following is/are considered a Renewable Source of Energy?
  1. Wind Energy
  2. Solar Energy
  3. Nuclear Energy
A
Wind Energy
B
Solar Energy and Nuclear Energy
C
Solar Energy
D
Wind Energy and Solar Energy
Question 40
In speleology, what does phreatic action achieve?
A
Forms stalactites
B
Erodes a well funnel
C
Erodes a trench in a cave floor
D
Forms cave passages by dissolving the limestone in all directions
There are 40 questions to complete.
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