World Geography Selected Questions and Answers Set 2

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Q.1:- The molten rock below the surface of the earth is called ?

  1. Lava
  2. Magma
  3. Batholith
  4. Basalt

Q.2:- Which scale is used to measure the intensity of earthquake ?

  1. Richter
  2. Metric
  3. Centigrade
  4. Newtow

Q.3:- Which of the following active volcanoes is known as ‘The Light House of the Mediterranean Sea’ ?

  1. Volcano
  2. Stromboli
  3. Vesuvius
  4. Ema

Q.4:- Latitude of place is indicated of its ?

  1. Time
  2. Altitude
  3. Amount of Rain
  4. Temperature

Q.5:- Geostationary orbit is at a height of ?

  1. 18 Km
  2. 1020 Km
  3. 3600 Km
  4. 36000 Km

Q.6:- An earthquake is also known as ?

  1. Teacher
  2. Tremor
  3. Temper
  4. None of these

Q.7:- The majority of Earth’s crust is composed of which rock ?

  1. Igneous
  2. Metamorphic
  3. Sedimentary
  4. Carbonate

Q.8:- Breaking down of rock in situ is known as ?

  1. Erosion
  2. Weathering
  3. Mass Wasting
  4. Degradation

Q.9:- Mechanically formed sedimentary rocks are ?

  1. Chalk
  2. Coral
  3. Gravel
  4. Borax
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Q.10:- The areas marked by internal drainage ?

  1. Plateau
  2. Plains
  3. Deserts
  4. Mountains

Q.11:- A semi enclose coastal body of water which has a free connection with the open sea is called ?

  1. Estuary
  2. Cove
  3. Fjord
  4. Ria Coast

Q.12:- Asia and North America are separated by ?

  1. Bering Strait
  2. Strait of Dover
  3. Bass Strait
  4. Cook Strait

Q.13:- The thermal equator is found ?

  1. At the equator
  2. South of the geographical equator
  3. North of the geographical equator
  4. At the tropic of cancer

Q.14:- The time at Cairo is 2 hours ahead of Greenwich. Hence, it is located at ?

  1. 30 Degree W Longitude
  2. 30 Degree E Longitude
  3. 28 Degree E Longitude
  4. 28 Degree W Longitude

Q.15:- The World’s most active Volcano ?

  1. Cotopaxi
  2. Fujiyama
  3. Kilaueu
  4. Vesuvius

Q.16:- Sandstone is metamorphosed to ?

  1. Quartzite
  2. Marble
  3. Shale
  4. Slate
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Q.17:- Find the odd one ?

  1. Marble
  2. Chalk
  3. Limestone
  4. Slaked Lime

Q.18:- Which one of the following is a warm ocean current ?

  1. Labrador
  2. Gulf Stream
  3. Kurile
  4. Canary

Q.19:- Tides are caused by the gravitational pull of the ?

  1. Earth on the Moon
  2. Earth on the Sun
  3. Sun and Moon on the Earth
  4. Moon on the Earth

Q.20:- The ‘EL Nino’ phenomena which sparks climatic extreme around the globe, originates in the ?

  1. Indian Ocean
  2. Sea of China
  3. Atlantic Ocean
  4. Pacific Ocean

Q.21:- The canal which links Atlantic ocean with Pacific ocean is ?

  1. Suez
  2. Malacca
  3. Panama
  4. Gibralter

Q.22:- Which of the following is the largest irrigation canal of the world ?

  1. Panama Canal
  2. Sirhind Canal
  3. Suez Canal
  4. Indira Gandhi Canal

Q.23:- Ozone layer depletion is a major phenomenon in ?

  1. Troposphere
  2. Stratosphere
  3. Thermosphere
  4. Exosphere
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Q.24:- Ozone holes are more pronounced at the ?

  1. Equator
  2. Tropic of Cancer
  3. Tropic of Capricorn
  4. Poles

Q.25:- Scale used for recording weather condition is known as ?

  1. Hydrometer
  2. Hygrometer
  3. Opisometer
  4. Centigrade