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 - Srinagar, India has ………………… type of climate.

A - Temperate (with dry winter)

B - Arcticcold summer

C - Subarctic or boreal

D - Ice cap

Answer : A

Explanation

Srinagar, India has Temperate (with dry winter) climate. Koeppen defines it as Cfa.

Q 2 - Ojos del Salado (6,893 m), the world’s highest volcano is located on ……

A - Argentina – Chile border

B - Chile – Peru border

C - Canada – USA border

D - France – Germany border

Answer : A

Explanation

Ojos del Salado is the world’s highest volcano located in the Andes mountain region (South America).

Q 3 - Consider the following statements:

1. The water bodies usually get heated and cooled slower than the land surfaces.

2. The highest temperature of water bodies (on the surface of water bodies) is measured at the noon (12:00).

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

The highest temperature of water bodies (on the surface of water bodies) is measured in the afternoon (between 2 and 4 pm).

Q 4 - Consider the following statements:

1. Paleomagnetism is the most important evidence that supports the concept of Sea Floor Spreading.

2. Paleomagnetism studies the record of the Earth’s magnetic field present in the rocks.

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 - How much time does Earth take to pass through 150 longitudes?

A - 48 minutes

B - 60 minutes

C - 75 minutes

D - 90 minutes

Answer : B

Explanation

The earth makes one complete revolution (i.e. of 360°) in 24 hours; therefore, if divide 360 by 24, then we find that the earth takes 1 hour to pass through 15°.

Q 6 - Which one of the following is not a major iron ore exporting port of India?

A - Mangalore

B - Marmagao

C - Vishakhapatnam

D - Mumbai

Answer : D

Explanation

Mumbai port is one of the oldest ports of India that from where different items (especially petroleum and other manufactured goods) are being traded.

Q 7 - Earth’s crust is categorized into …………… major plates.

A - 5

B - 7

C - 9

D - 12

Answer : B

Explanation

N/A

Q 8 - Which one of the following countries is a leading Aluminum producer?

A - China

B - Russia

C - Canada

D - France

Answer : A

Explanation

China is the largest Aluminum producer in the world, followed by Russia and Canada.

Q 9 - Which one of the following states has the maximum number of elephants in India?

A - Assam

B - Karnataka

C - Kerala

D - Tamil Nadu

Answer : C

Explanation

With more than 6100 elephants, Kerala has the maximum number of elephants.

Q 10 - West coast of India is an example of a/an…………………………

A - Emergent coast

B - Submergent coast

C - Emergent and submergent both

D - Neither emergent nor submergent

Answer : C

Explanation

The norther region of the west coast is submergent and the southern region is emergent.

Q 11 - Tropic of Cancer refers ……………………

A - 23.50 N

B - 23.50 S

C - 24.50 N

D - 24.50 S

Answer : A

Explanation

N/A

Q 12 - In reference to the Pharmaceutical Industry, which one of the following pairs is incorrectly matched?

1.Indian Drugs & Pharmaceuticals Ltd Rishikesh

2. Hindustan Antibiotics Ltd Pimpri

3. Bengal Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd Lucknow

Select the correct answer from the given codes:

A - 1 & 2

B - 2 & 3

C - 1 & 3

D - All

Answer : A

Explanation

The Bengal Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Ltd is located at Maniktala, Kolkata, West Bengal. It has also some other branches at Mumbai and Kanpur.

Answer : C

Explanation

N/A

Q 15 - Consider the following statements:

1. Urban Sprawl is the physical expansion of the city both in terms population and area.

2. One of the biggest reasons of Urban Sprawl is the large scale migration from the rural areas and small towns to the big cities.

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 16 - The earthquake, which magnitude is above 8 on Richter scale is known as:

A - Most destructive

B - Moderate

C - Strong

D - Major

Answer : A

Explanation

The earthquake with more than 8 magnitudes on Richter scale is rare, not occurs usually, as it is so destructive that it can devastate the whole region.

Q 17 - Which one of the following countries is the largest producer of Milk?

A - New Zealand

B - Denmark

C - India

D - France

Answer : C

Explanation

In terms of milk production, India is ranked first followed by the United States and China.

Q 18 - Project Tiger is a tiger conservation program launched in ……

A - 1973

B - 1963

C - 1983

D - 1993

Answer : A

Explanation

Launched in 1973 by the Government of India (by the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi), Project Tiger protects and conserves tiger population.

Q 19 - Which one of the following countries is a leading wheat producer?

A - China

B - India

C - USA

D - France

Answer : A

Explanation

China is the largest wheat producer in the world, followed by India, the United States, and France.

Q 20 - Bahmangarh is located in ………………………

A - Maharashtra

B - Madhya Pradesh

C - Karnataka

D - Rajasthan

Answer : B

Explanation

Bahmangarh is located along the border of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.


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