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World Geography General Knowledge Questions

Q. Through which one of the following straits does a tunnel connect the United Kingdom and France?
(A) Davis Strait
(B) Denmark Strait
(C) Strait of Dover
(D) Strait of Gibraltar
Ans: (C)
Q. Ten Degree Channel separates
(A) Andaman from Nicobar Islands
(B) Andaman from Myanmar
(C) India from Sri Lanka
(D) Lakshadweep from Maldives
Ans: (A)
Q. The Palk Bay lies between
(A) Gulf of Kutch and Gulf of Khambhat
(B) Gulf of Mannar and Bay of Bengal
(C) Lakshadweep and Maldives Islands
(D) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Ans: (B)
Q. Strait of Dover connects
(A) Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Bothnia
(B) Bay of Biscay and the English Channel
(C) English Channel and the North Sea
(D) Celtic Sea and the Irish Sea
Ans: (C)
Q. Which of the following is not coastline country of Persian Gulf?
(A) Kuwait
(B) Oman
(C) Qatar
(D) United Arab Emirates
Ans: (B)
Q. Persian Gulf does not form border with
(A) Bahrain
(B) Iraq
(C) Kuwait
(D) Oman
Ans: (D)
Q. Which strait connects Red Sea and Indian Ocean?
(A) Bab-el-Mandeb
(B) Hormuz
(C) Bosphorus
(D) Malacca
Ans: (A)
Q. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?
(A) Gulf of Bothnia – France
(B) Baffin bay – Argentina
(C) Gulf of – Canada Carpentaria
(D) Gulf of Tonkin – Vietnam
Ans: (D)
Q. Match the following. List-I
(a) Strait of Gibraltar
(b) Strait of Malacca
(c) Strait of Bering
(d) Strait of Hormuz List-II
1. Between Indonesia and Malaysia
2. Between Gulf of Persia and Gulf of Oman
3. Between Africa and Europe
4. Between Asia and North America
Code (a) (b) (c) (d)

(A) 4 2 3 1
(B) 3 4 1 2
(C) 3 1 4 2
(D) 4 3 2 1
Ans: (C)
Q. Between India and East Asia, the navigation time and distance can be greatly reduced by which of the following?
1. Deepening the Malacca Straits between Malaysia and Indonesia.
2. Opening a new canal between the Gulf of Siam and Andaman Sea. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) Only 1
(B) Only 2
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2
Ans: (B)


Q. One will not have to pass through the Suez Canal while going from Bombay to
(A) Alexandria
(B) Suez
(C) Port Said
(D) Benghazi
Ans: (B)
Q. Which of the following is the largest navigation canal of the world?
(A) Kiel Canal
(B) Panama Canal
(C) Soo Canal
(D) Suez Canal
Ans: (D)
Q. The port pair located at both ends of the Suez Canal is
(A) Cario and Alexandria
(B) Suez and Cairo
(C) Cairo and Port Said
(D) Port Said and Suez
Ans: (D)
Q. Suez Canal connects
(A) Black Sea with Red Sea
(B) Mediterranean Sea with Caspian Sea
(C) Red Sea with Mediterranean Sea
(D) None of the above
Ans: (C)
Q. Soo Canal connects
(A) Turan and Ontario
(B) Bengal and Tripura
(C) Superior and Michigan
(D) Superior and Huron
Ans: (D)
Q. Panama Canal connects
(A) North America and South America
(B) Pacific Ocean and Atlantic Ocean
(C) Red Sea and Mediterranean Sea
(D) Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean
Ans: (B)
Q. Kiel Canal connects
(A) North Sea – Baltic Sea
(B) Black Sea – Red Sea
(C) Baltic Sea – Red Sea
(D) North Sea – Black Sea
Ans: (A)
Q. Which one of the following countries is planning to construct a rival to the Panama Canal to link the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans?
(A) Colombia
(B) Costa Rica
(C) Guatemala
(D) Nicaragua
Ans: (D)
Q. Which one of the following international waterways is not operated through lock-system?
(A) Suez Canal
(B) Rhine River
(C) Denube River
(D) Panama Canal
Ans: (A)
Q. Which of the following canal is used as an inland waterway in Southern Germany?
(A) Volga – Don Canal
(B) Sault – Sainte Marie Canal
(C) Ludwings Canal
(D) White sea Canal
Ans: (C)

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