Random Geography Questions:
Ques. Which is the smallest continent?
(b) South America
Ques. Prime Meridian passes through
(c) New York
Ques. Which one of the following is a renewable resource?
(b) biological species
(c) mineral ores
(d) soil fertility
Ques. Sinkholes are present in a ___region.
Ques. Hydrological cycle occurs between
(a) Land and air
(b) Air and sea
(c) Land and sea
(d) Land, sea and atmosphere
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Ques. Which country has the largest forest area in the world?
Ques. Which of the following order is given to the planets of the solar system on the basis of their sizes?
(a) Jupiter, Saturn, Earth, Mercury
(b) Saturn, Jupiter, Mercury, Earth
(c) Mercury, Earth, Jupiter, Saturn
(d) Earth, Mercury, Saturn, Jupiter
Ques. What is the coldest place in the world?
(a) Dome Fuji
(b) Mount McKinley
(c) Dome Argus
Ques. The solar eclipse occurs when
(a) the sun comes in between the moon and the earth
(b) the earth comes in the between the sun and the moon
(c) the moon comes in between the sun and the earth
(d) None of these
Ques. In speleology, what does phreatic action achieve?
(a) Erodes a trench in a cave floor
(b) Forms cave passages by dissolving the limestone in all directions
(c) Forms stalactites
(d) Erodes a well funnel
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Ques. The removal of top soil by water or wind is called
(a) Soil wash
(b) Soil erosion
(c) Soil creep
(d) Silting of soil
Ques. What is an isthmus?
(a) A cloud formation
(b) Narrow strip of land joining two larger ones
(c) Rocks formation in Himalayas
(d) holes in the ozone layer
Ques. Soil erosion on hill slopes can be checked by—
(b) Terrace cultivation
(c) Strip cropping
(d) Contour ploughing
Ques. Which of the following is a land-locked country?
Ques. Who coined the word ‘Geography’ ?
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Ques. The slow down slope movement of soil and sediment because of frost heaving and thawing is called
(c) frost creep
Ques. Which one of the following continents lies in Northern Southern and Eastern – ‘western hemispheres of the Earth?
(d) South America
Ques. In a biosphere reserve, limited human activity is permitted in
(a) Core zone
(b) Buffer zone
(c) Manipulation zone
(d) None of these
Ques. A person stood alone in a desert on a dark night and wanted to reach his village, which was situated 5 km east of the point where he was standing. He had no instruments to find the direction but he located the pole star. The most convenient way now to reach his village is to walk in the
(a) direction facing the pole star
(b) direction opposite to the pole star
(c) direction to keep the pole star
(d) direction keeping the pole star to his right
Ques. Wettest Place in the World?
(a) Maui, Hawaii
(b) Debundscha, Cameroon
(c) Cropp River, New Zealand
(d) Mawsynram, India
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Ques. Which country has the highest waterfall in the world?
(a) Angel Falls
(b) Browne Falls
(c) Snow Creek Falls
(d) Yosemite Falls
Ques. Which is the largest river in the world?
Ques. Which of the following is called the ‘ecological hot spot of India’ ?
(a) Western Ghats
(b) Eastern Ghats
(c) Western Himalayas
(d) Eastern Himalayas
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Ques. The largest country in South America?
Ques. The art and science of map making is called—
(a) Remote Sensing
Ques. What is the world’s largest desert?
(a) Sahara Desert
(b) Antarctica Desert
(c) Arabian Desert
(d) Patagonian Desert
Ques. The age of the Earth can be determined by—
(a) Geological Time Scale
(b) Radio-Metric Dating
(c) Gravity method
(d) Fossilization method
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Ques. Where is the Dune of Pilat found?
(a) The Netherlands
(b) North-east coast of Algeria
(c) North-western Poland
(d) West coast of France
Ques. Which canal connects the Mediterranean sea with Red Sea?
(c) White Sea
Ques. Where is the Great Karoo found?
(c) South Africa
Ques. Paris is situated on the bank of a river:
(d) St. Lawrence
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Ques. The monsoon climatic regions are
(a) India and Pakistan
(b) Europe and South America
(c) Asia, Africa and Antarctica
(d) South-east Asia including Australia, Africa, America
Ques. The Sinai Peninsula is part of which country?
Ques. Which of the following is/are considered a renewable Source of energy?
Wind Energy, Solar Energy and Nuclear Energy
(a) Wind Energy
(b) Solar Energy
(c) Wind Energy and Solar Energy
(d) Solar Energy and Nuclear Energy
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Ques. The main cause of recurring flooding is
(a) Soil erosion
(c) Silting of river beds
(d) All of these
Ques. In which of these places is tundra most likely to be found?
(a) The Sahara
(b) The Arctic
(d) Panama Canal
Ques. Which one of the following parts of the world does not receive rainfall any time of the year ?
(a) Central North America
(b) Central Europe
(c) Polar regions
(d) Sub-Saharan areas
Ques. Atmosphere pressure is measured by
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Ques. The topography of the plateau is ideal for
(d) generation of hydro power
Ques. What is a “tornado” ?
(a) A very high pressure center
(b) A very low pressure center
(c) A very high ocean wave
(d) A planetary wind
Ques. Cutting and displacement of land by the action of water and wind is called
Ques. The largest warm desert of the world is:
Ques. A geyser is a spring which
(a) throw water continuously
(b) throw water intermittently
(c) throw water and steam at regular intervals
(d) throws only steam
Ques. ‘Blue dwarfs’ and ‘Red giants’ refer respectively to
(a) Pygmies and the Caucasians
(b) Young stars and old stars
(c) Old stars and young stars
(d) Short term and long term crops of wheat
Ques. A day is added when one crosses
(a) the equator from south to north
(b) 180 degrees longitude from east to west
(c) the equator from north to south
(d) 180 degrees longitude from west to east
Ques. Which of the following is/are a renewable source of energy ?
(a) Wind and Thermal
(b) Wind and Solar Energy
(c) Wind and Thermal Energy
(d) Thermal and Solar Energy
Ques. Where does the El-Nino current occur?
(a) On the coast of Brazil
(b) On the coast of Peru
(c) On the coast of Alaska
(d) On the coast of west Australia
Ques. The natural heat of the earth is called
(a) Abiotic energy
(c) Geothermal energy
(d) Geographic energy
Ques. Why is Earth called the Blue Planet?
(a) Because two-thirds of the surface is covered by water
(b) Because of water laden clouds in the atmosphere
(c) Because of pollution in the atmosphere
(d) None of these
Ques. Which of the following is not true?
(a) 70% of the earth is water
(b) 90% of the earth is water
(c) 50% of the northern hemisphere is water
(d) 90% of the southern hemisphere is water