Geography - Online Quiz


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Following quiz provides Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) related to Geography. You will have to read all the given answers and click over the correct answer. If you are not sure about the answer then you can check the answer using Show Answer button. You can use Next Quiz button to check new set of questions in the quiz.

Questions and Answers

Q 1 - Which one of the following figures defines India’s Male life-expectancy at birth?

A - 65.5

B - 72.5

C - 58.9

D - 63.8

Answer : D

Explanation

N/A

Q 2 - Udhagamandalam, the hill resort, is located in …

A - Nilgiri Hills

B - Javadi Hills

C - Shevaroy Hills

D - Mikir Hills

Answer : A

Explanation

Located in the Nilgiri Hills, Udhagamandalam is one of the most popular hill resorts of south India.

Q 3 - Consider the following statements:

1. Because of the Coriolis Force, in the northern hemisphere, the Frontogenesis (i.e. convergence of air masses) occurs in the anti-clockwise direction and in the southern hemisphere, it occurs in the clockwise direction.

2. Temperate cyclones occur because of the frontogenesis.

Select the correct answer from the given codes:

A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - Both 1 & 2

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : C

Explanation

N/A

Q 4 - Which one of the following elements is the highest in Oceanic water (that increases the salinity)?

A - Sodium

B - Chloride

C - Magnesium

D - Calcium

Answer : B

Explanation

Collectively, the Sodium Chloride’ s content is maximum in the Oceanic water.

Answer : C

Explanation

Viticulture is the farming and management of grapes.

Q 6 - Stars of small mass and low temperatures, which glow feebly, are known as …………

A - Neutron Star

B - Pulsars

C - Red Giants

D - Red Dwarf

Answer : D

Explanation

N/A

Answer : A

Explanation

Drought Prone Area Program (DPAP) is a program that implemented in the drought regions of India (especially in western Rajasthan and some districts of southern India).

Q 8 - Which one of the following is popular as ‘Spice Garden of India?’

A - Kerala

B - Karnataka

C - Tamil Nadu

D - Maharashtra

Answer : A

Explanation

Because of having abundance of spices, Kerala is popular as ‘Spice Garden of India.’

Q 9 - Al-Burgan oil field is located in ……….

A - Kuwait

B - Iraq

C - Iran

D - Algeria

Answer : A

Explanation

Located on Kuwait, Al-Burgan is one of the largest oil fields in the world.

Q 10 - Consider the following statements:

1. Nacreous clouds, sometimes also known as mother-of-pearl clouds, are rare clouds.

2. Nacreous clouds normally form in frigid regions of the lower Troposphere.

Select the correct answer from the given codes:

A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - Both 1 & 2

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : A

Explanation

Nacreous clouds normally form in frigid regions of the lower Stratosphere.

Q 11 - Consider the following statements:

1. The Gangasagar Island is located on the continental shelf of Bay of Bengal.

2. Rich in mangrove swamps, the island is the home of the endangered Royal Bengal Tiger.

Select the correct answer from the given codes:

A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - Both 1 & 2

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : C

Explanation

The Gangasagar island is also known as the popular Hindu Pilgrim Center.

Q 12 - The average population density of India is …………………people per sq. km.

A - 326

B - 382

C - 402

D - 296

Answer : B

Explanation

The average population density of India is 382 people per sq. km (Census 2011).

Q 13 - Consider the following statements:

1. The ozone depletion is largely observed around the poles (especially North Pole).

2. The high altitude polar clouds known as Polar Stratospheric Clouds formed during the Polar Vortex events and introduces the ozone depleting elements into the ozone layer.

Select the correct answer from the given codes:

A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - Both 1 & 2

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : B

Explanation

The ozone depletion is largely observed around the poles (especially South Pole).

Q 14 - Which one of the following is popular as ‘Queen of the Adriatic?’

A - Venice

B - Bari

C - Trieste

D - Pescara

Answer : A

Explanation

Because of historical significance, Venice is popular as ‘Queen of the Adriatic.’

Q 15 - Dehang-Dibang Biosphere Reserves is located in …

A - Assam

B - Manipur

C - Arunachal Pradesh

D - Sikkim

Answer : C

Explanation

Located in Arunachal Pradesh, Dehang-Dibang has been given the status of Biosphere Reserves in 1998.

Q 16 - Identify the river based on given statements:

1. It originates from the Satpura Range.

2. It empties in Gulf of Khambat.

3. It forms an estuary.

Select the correct answer from the given codes:

A - Narmada

B - Tapi

C - Sabarmati

D - Sharavati

Answer : B

Explanation

N/A

Q 17 - Which one of the following countries is a leading Potato producer?

A - China

B - India

C - Russia

D - Ukraine

Answer : A

Explanation

China is the largest Potato producer in the world, followed by India, Russia, and Ukraine.

Q 18 - Guru-Sikharis separated from Mount Abu by a Pass known as …

A - Goranghat

B - Palghat

C - Bhorghat

D - Thalghat

Answer : A

Explanation

The Goranghat Pass Separates Guru-Shikhar from Mount Abu and the Great Boundary Fault (GBF) separates the Aravalli from the Vindhyan Range.

Q 19 - Buckingham Palace is located in ……………

A - Paris

B - London

C - Brussels

D - Scotland

Answer : B

Explanation

Buckingham Palace is the palace of British Monarch.

Q 20 - Which one of the following Union Territories has the highest sex ratio in India?

A - Puducherry

B - Daman & Diu

C - Delhi

D - Chandigarh

Answer : A

Explanation

With the sex ratio 1037 females per 1000 males (Census 2011), Puducherry has the highest sex ratio.

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