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 - Identify the river based on the given statements:

1. It originates from the southern part of the Mysore Plateau.

2. It forms rapids, cataracts, and waterfalls.

3. Its drainage basin receives rainfall during the summer season as well as during the winter season.

4. Kabini, Bhavani, Noyyal, and Amaravati are the important tributaries.

Select the correct answer from the given codes:

A - Godavari

B - Krishna

C - Kaveri

D - Narmada

Answer : C

Explanation

N/A

Q 2 - Which one of the following is the lowest point in Africa?

A - Lake Assal

B - Lake Victoria

C - Lake Tanganyika

D - Lake Turkana

Answer : A

Explanation

Located in Djibouti, Lake Assal is the deepest point in Africa.

Q 3 - Mato Grosso Plateau is located in ……………………

A - South of South America

B - West of South America

C - Central of South America

D - North of South America

Answer : C

Explanation

Mato Grosso plateau is located in the central part of South America and specifically western part of Brazil.

Q 4 - Consider the following statements:

1. Sills are solidified lava layers inside the earth in a horizontal form.

2. Dykes are the solidified lava layers inside the earth in a vertical form.

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 5 - Consider the following statements:

1. Soil fertility is greatly influenced by the factors of soil formation.

2. Darker minerals normally yield more infertile soils.

Select the correct answer from the given codes:

A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - Both

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : A

Explanation

Darker minerals normally yield more fertile soils.

Q 6 - Which one of the following planets is the nearest to the Sun?

A - Mercury

B - Neptune

C - Uranus

D - Saturn

Answer : A

Explanation

Mercury is the nearest to the Sun followed by Venus.

Q 7 - National aquatic animal of India is …………

A - Saltwater crocodile

B - Olive ridley turtle

C - Gharial

D - Gangetic dolphin

Answer : D

Explanation

River dolphin or specifically Gangetic dolphin is the national aquatic animal of India.

Q 8 - Consider the following statements:

1. Haze is an atmospheric condition in which dust, smoke, and other dry particles decrease the visibility.

2. Smog is similar to haze; however, the difference is - there is condensation in smog, but no condensation in haze.

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 9 - Olympic Dam and the Ranger mine are known for ……

A - Bauxite

B - Copper

C - Uranium

D - Chromium

Answer : C

Explanation

Located in Australia, Olympic Dam and the Ranger mine are known for Uranium deposits.

Q 10 - In respect to the westerlies, which one of the following is wrong?

A - Roaring Forties

B - Furious Fifties

C - Shrieking Sixties

D - Thunderous Thirties

Answer : D

Explanation

N/A

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 - Which one of the following pairs is incorrectly matched?

A - BALCO Korba

B - HINDALCO Renukut

C - MALCO Salem

D - NALCO Bilaspur

Answer : D

Explanation

NALCO is located in Koraput district of Odisha.

Q 13 - Consider the following statements:

1. The soil is formed because of the deposition of organic matters derived from the trees and bushes.

2. The soil is very rich in humus, but is deficient in Potash and phosphorous.

Based on the given statements, identify the type of soil:

A - Mountain soil

B - Laterite soil

C - Black soil

D - Red soil

Answer : A

Explanation

Mountain soil is also known as the forest soil, as it is formed by the organic matters (of a forest).

Q 14 - Cairo is situated on the ………………………………… River.

A - Nile

B - Benue

C - Ubangi

D - Zambezi

Answer : A

Explanation

Cairo, the capital of Egypt, is located on the Nile River.

Q 15 - Vishakhapatnam is an important port for the export of …

A - Coal

B - Copper

C - Iron

D - Silver

Answer : C

Explanation

Vishakhapatnam is a major port of Andhra Pradesh that exports iron ore to Japan and other countries.

Q 16 - Which one of the following Geographic Regions is known as ‘Torrid Zone?’

A - 00 to 50

B - 100 to 200

C - 200 to 300

D - 450 to 600

Answer : C

Explanation

The Tropic of Cancer (i.e. 23.5 degrees north) and the Tropic of Capricorn (i.e. 23.5 degrees south) is known as Torrid Zone.

Q 17 - Which one of the following is popular as ‘Land of Hummingbirds?’

A - Costa Rica

B - Trinidad and Tobago

C - Cuba

D - Barbados

Answer : B

Explanation

Because of having more than fifteen types of hummingbirds, Trinidad and Tobago is popular as ‘Land of Hummingbirds.’

Q 18 - Desert soil is not suitable for ……

A - Wheat

B - Gram

C - Melon

D - Oilseeds

Answer : D

Explanation

Alluvial soil is more suitable for the oilseeds.

Q 19 - Consider the following statements:

1. Tornados usually occur in the tropical region.

2. The tornados over the sea are known as the waterspout.

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

Tornadoes usually occur in the middle latitudes.

Q 20 - Which one of the following planets has the maximum gravitational force?

A - Venus

B - Saturn

C - Jupiter

D - Mercury

Answer : C

Explanation

Jupiter has the greatest gravitational force among all the eight planets.

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