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World Geography General Knowledge Questions

Q. Which of the following seas does not have a coast line?
(A) Black Sea
(B) Sargasso Sea
(C) Sea of Azov
(D) Caspian Sea
Ans: (B)
Q. Sargasso Sea is characterized by
(A) very cold water
(B) very warm water
(C) highly saline water
(D) typical marine vegetation
Ans: (D)
Q. Which of the following pairs of countries are around Aral Sea?
(A) Kazakhstan – Uzbekistan
(B) Kazakhstan – Turkmenistan
(C) Azerbaijan – Uzbekistan
(D) Kazakhstan – Russia
Ans: (A)
Q. The sea surrounded by Italy, Sicily, Sardinia and Corsica is
(A) Adriatic Sea
(B) Aegean Sea
(C) Ligurian Sea
(D) Tyrrhenian Sea
Ans: (D)
Q. Which one of the following African countries does not border with the Mediterranean Sea?
(A) Algeria
(B) Chad
(C) Morocco
(D) Tunisia
Ans: (B)
Q. Red Sea is an example of
(A) Volcanic valley
(B) Eroded valley
(C) Axial trough
(D) U-shaped valley
Ans: (C)
Q. Mediterranean Sea is a border of which of the following countries?
1. Jordan 2. Iraq
3. Lebanon 4. Syria Select the corret answer using the code given below.

(A) Only 1, 2 and 3
(B) Only 2 and 3
(C) Only 3 and 4
(D) 1, 3 and 4
Ans: (C)
Q. Which one of the following countries of South-West Asia does not open out to the Mediterranean Sea?
(A) Syria
(B) Jordan
(C) Lebanon
(D) Israel
Ans: (B)

Oceanic Currents

Q. Agulhas current flows in
(A) The Indian Ocean
(B) The Pacific Ocean
(C) North Atlantic Ocean
(D) South Atlantic Ocean
Ans: (A)
Q. Which one of the following factors is responsible for the change in the regular direction of the ocean currents in the Indian Ocean?
(A) Indian Ocean is half an Ocean
(B) Indian Ocean has Monsoon drift
(C) Indian Ocean is a land-locked ocean
(D) Indian Ocean has greater variation in salinity
Ans: (B)

Q. The country benefiting the most out of the North Atlantic Drift is
(A) Poland
(B) Portugal
(C) Norway
(D) Nigera
Ans: (C)
Q. Which of the following is not a cold ocean current?
(A) Canaries
(B) Humboldt
(C) Oyashio
(D) Agulhas
Ans: (D)
Q. Which one of the following Oceanic currents is not associated with the Pacific Ocean?
(A) Canaries
(B) Kuroshio
(C) California
(D) Humboldt
Ans: (A)
Q. Which one of the following is a cold current of the South Atlantic Ocean?
(A) Canary current
(B) Benguela current
(C) Agulhas current
(D) Brazil current
Ans: (B)
Q. Which one of the following currents does not contribute to form a complete circle of currents in the South Atlantic Ocean?
(A) Benguela
(B) Brazil
(C) Canary
(D) West wind drift
Ans: (C)
Q. Which of the following ocean currents does not belong to Indian Ocean?
(A) Agulhas Current
(B) Mozambique Current
(C) South Indian Ocean Current
(D) Benguela Current
Ans: (D)
Q. Which of the following is cold ocean current?
(A) Peruvian Current (Hamboldt Current)
(B) Kuroshio Current
(C) Gulf Stream
(D) Brazil Current
Ans: (A)
Q. The ocean current different from the remaining three is
(A) Benguela
(B) Brazilian
(C) South Equatorial
(D) Peruvian
Ans: (D)
Q. Gulf stream is
(A) a river in the gulf
(B) an oceanic current
(C) another name of Jet Stream
(D) a surface wind
Ans: (B)
Q. Which of the following is not matched correctly?
(A) Brazil Current – South Atlantic Ocean
(B) Hamboldt Current – North Pacific Ocean
(C) Gulf Stream – North Atlantic Ocean
(D) Agulhas Current – Indian Ocean
Ans: (B)

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