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World Geography General Knowledge Questions

Q. Latest ancestor of modern human is
(A) Java man
(B) Cro-magnon man
(C) Neanderthan man
(D) Peking man
Ans: (B)

Q. Archeopteryx is
(A) Most ancient bird of Jurassic age
(B) Reptile of Jurassic period
(C) Reptile of Triassic period
(D) Reptile of both Triassic and Jurassic period
Ans: (A)

Q. ‘Archaeopteyrx’ is a connecting link between which of the following classes of animal?
(A) Amphibia and Aves
(B) Reptilia and Aves
(C) Reptilia and Mammalia
(D) Aves and Mammalia
Ans: (B)

Q. Mammoth is the ancestor of
(A) Dog
(B) Horse
(C) Camel
(D) Elephant
Ans: (D)

Q. Dinosaurs were
(A) Cenozoic reptiles
(B) Mesozoic birds
(C) Paleozoic amphibians
(D) Mesozoic reptiles
Ans: (D)

Q. Dinosaurs were in
(A) Paleozoic era
(B) Cenozoic era
(C) Mesozoic era
(D) Pleistocene era
Ans: (C)

3. Taxonomy

Q. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists. List-I
(a) Theory of mutation
(b) Theory of evolution
(c) One gene one enzyme hypothesis
(d) Operon concept List-II
1. Beadle and Tatum
2. Jacob and Monod
3. Darwin
4. Hugo De Vries Code
(a) (b) (c) (d)

(A) 3 4 1 2
(B) 4 3 1 2
(C) 4 3 2 1
(D) 3 4 2 1
Ans: (B)

Q. Which one of the following statements is not correct?
(A) All echinoderms are viviparous
(B) Roundworm has no circulatory system
(C) In bony fishes, swim bladder is usually present
(D) In cartilaginous fishes, fertilization is internal
Ans: (A)

Q. Of the following which one is not a fish?
(A) Starfish
(B) Sawfish
(C) Pipefish
(D) Guitarfish
Ans: (A)

Q. Biologists have so far known, found and identified a large number of species in the plant and animal kingdom. In terms of numbers, the largest found and identified so far is from among the
(A) Fungi
(B) Plants
(C) Insects
(D) Bacteria
Ans: (C)

Q. Warm-blooded animals are those which are able to keep their body temperature
(A) Lower than environment
(B) Higher than environment
(C) Constant temp. all time
(D) Equal to the atmospheric temp.
Ans: (C)

Q. Of the following, which one is a true fish?
(A) Silverfish
(B) Crayfish
(C) Jellyfish
(D) Catfish
Ans: (D)

Q. Which one of the following is a true fish?
(A) Starfish
(B) Jellyfish
(C) Dogfish
(D) Seahorse
Ans: (D)

Q. Which is the largest mammal?
(A) Whale
(B) African Elephant
(C) Hippopotamus
(D) Polar bear
Ans: (A)

Q. From which of following groups does the whale belongs?
(A) Fishes
(B) Mammals
(C) Reptiles
(D) Amphibians
Ans: (B)

Q. Which one is a mammal?
(A) Shark
(B) Squid
(C) Octopus
(D) Whale
Ans: (D)

Q. Which of the following species is the largest of the ‘toothed-whales’?
(A) Finback whale
(B) Blue whale
(C) Sperm whale
(D) Humpback whale
Ans: (C)

Q. Which among the following one lays eggs and does not produce young ones directly?
(A) Echidna
(B) Kangaroo
(C) Porcupine
(D) Whale
Ans: (A)

Q. Mammal capable in flying is
(A) Jaguar
(B) Ostrich
(C) Pellican
(D) Bat
Ans: (D)

Q. Amongst the following flying organisms, which one does not belong to the group, Aves?
(A) Bat
(B) Crow
(C) Eagle
(D) Parrot
Ans: (A)

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