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World Geography General Knowledge Questions

Q. Consider the map given below. The map shows the sea voyage route followed by
(A) Thomas Cook
(B) Ferdinand Magellan
(C) John Cabot
(D) Vasco-de-Gama
Ans: (B)
Q. Daily weather map showing isobars is an example of
(A) Choropleth map
(B) Isopleth map
(C) Chorochromatic map
(D) Choroschematic map
Ans: (B)
Q. Isogonic lines are
(A) Same atmospheric pressure lines
(B) Same temperature lines
(C) Same salinity lines
(D) Same magnetic declination line
Ans: (D)


Q.4. The concept of Neo-Determination in Geography was advanced by
(A) Miss Semple
(B) G. Taylor
(C) Ratzel
(D) Huntington
Ans: (B)
Q.5. The most important fishing grounds of the world are found in the regions where
(A) Warm and cold atmospheric currents meet
(B) Rivers drain out large amounts of fresh water into the sea
(C) Warm and cold oceanic currents meet
(D) Continental shelf is undulating
Ans: (C)
Q.6. In their book ‘Introducing Cultural Geography’, J.E. Spencer and W.L. Thomas has divided the world into how many Cultural Worlds?
(A) 9
(B) 10
(C) 11
(D) 12
Ans: (C)
Q.7. Which one of the following statements is not correct?
(A) The country which does not belong to group of BALKANS is Bosnia
(B) North-Eastern part of Australia is not affected by Mediterranean climate
(C) The Nova Scotia Coalfield lies in Canada
(D) At present China is the country in the world which is the largest producer of cotton
Ans: (A)
Q.8. Grand bank is located at
(A) Western coast of North America
(B) Western Europe coast
(C) Eastern coast of North America
(D) Eastern coast of Africa
Ans: (C)
Q.9. Which one of the following is correctly matched?
(A) Paraguay – Pampas
(B) U.S.A. – Manitoba
(C) Morocco – Atlas mountains
(D) Australia – Kimberley
Ans: (C)
Q. The line joining the areas having the same rainfall is called
(A) Isobar
(B) Isohyet
(C) Isotherm
(D) Isohaline
Ans: (B)

Q. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
(A) Seikan Rail Tunnel – China
(B) Petronas Towers – Malaysia
(C) Appalachian Trail – USA
(D) Rogun Dam – Tajikistan
Ans: (A)
Q. Where was the first nuclear power station established in the world?
(A) Britain
(B) Germany
(C) Russia
(D) U.S.A.
Ans: (D)
Q. The Bermuda Triangle lies in
(A) North Atlantic Ocean
(B) South Atlantic Ocean
(C) North Pacific Ocean
(D) South Pacific Ocean
Ans: (A)
Q. Peneplain is related to
(A) Wind
(B) Underground water
(C) Glacier
(D) River
Ans: (D)
Q.5. The satellites of which one of the following countries have helped in the preparation of a detailed and complete map of Antarctica?
(A) Canada
(B) France
(C) Russia
(D) U.S.A.
Ans: (A)
Q.6. Where is the Satellite launch centre of USA?
(A) Alamos
(B) Los Angles
(C) Cape Verde
(D) Cape Kennedy
Ans: (D)
Q.7. The age of the tree can be determined from the
(A) Counting of leaves on the tree
(B) Counting the number of rings on its stem
(C) Counting the branches on the tree
(D) Measurement of its height
Ans: (B)
Q.8. The largest producer of wine in the world is
(A) France
(B) Italy
(C) Spain
(D) United States of America
Ans: (A)
Q.9. The World’s highest ground based telescopic observatory is located in
(A) Columbia
(B) India
(C) Nepal
(D) Switzerland
Ans: (B)
Q. Where is the Copacabana Beach located?
(A) Buenos Aires
(B) Hawaiian Islands
(C) Rio-de-Janeiro
(D) Valletta
Ans: (C)

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