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 is an International Date Line?

A - 00

B - 900

C - 1800

D - 1000

Answer : C

Explanation

The 1800 meridian is recognized as the international date line.

Answer : D

Explanation

Atlas mountain runs through Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia.

Q 3 - Consider the following statements:

1. The forests of high latitude store more carbon than tropical rainforests.

2. One-third of the world’s soil-bound carbon is found in the taiga and tundra regions.

Select the correct answer from the given codes:

A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - both

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : C

Explanation

N/A

Q 4 - Badam Pahar is popular for the …

A - Coal

B - Iron

C - Gold

D - Silver

Answer : B

Explanation

Located in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha, Badam Pahar is popular for the iron ore.

Q 5 - The westerlies blow between ………………………………

A - 40° and 65°

B - 30° and 60°

C - 10° and 25°

D - 0° and 15°

Answer : A

Explanation

N/A

Q 6 - Which one of the following states is the largest producer of Black Paper?

A - Maharashtra

B - Karnataka

C - Tamil Nadu

D - Kerala

Answer : D

Explanation

N/A

Q 7 - Who has first proposed the term ‘Isostasy?’

A - Dutton

B - W. Jason Morgan

C - Airy

D - Pratt

Answer : A

Explanation

American geologist Clarence Dutton has first proposed the term ‘Isostasy.’

Answer : C

Explanation

Extra-tropical cyclone, roughly, looks like a comma (,); however, it is almost circular or oval in shape.

Answer : A

Explanation

Horticulture is the science and culture of fruits, vegetables, and other ornamental plants.

Q 10 - Black foot disease is normally caused by ……

A - Phosphate

B - Chloride

C - Chromium

D - Arsenic

Answer : D

Explanation

A long time exposure with arsenic may cause black foot disease.

Q 11 - Which one of the following stars is closest to the Earth?

A - Proxima Centauri

B - Alpha Centauri A

C - Barnard’s Star

D - Wolf 359

Answer : A

Explanation

Sun is the closest star to the Earth; however, after the Sun ‘Proxima Centauri’ is the second closest star from the Earth.

Q 12 - Which one of the following is not a major iron ore importer (from India)?

A - Japan

B - South Korea

C - South Africa

D - Iran

Answer : C

Explanation

South Africa is not an important buyer of Indian iron-ore.

Q 13 - Which one of the following regions is the least cyclone affected?

A - Odisha

B - Kerala

C - Andhra Pradesh

D - Tamil Nadu

Answer : B

Explanation

Normally, tropical cyclone originates on the Bay of Bengal and affects largely to the eastern coastal states only.

Q 14 - Bauxite is the ore of………………

A - Aluminum

B - Silicon

C - Barium

D - Nickel

Answer : A

Explanation

Bauxite is non-crystalline and the ore of Aluminum.

Q 15 - 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 16 - Which one of the following countries is not a member of the ‘Arctic Council?’

A - United States

B - Norway

C - Sweden

D - United Kingdom

Answer : D

Explanation

N/A

Q 17 - Which one of the following is the largest (in terms of total coal reserves) coal field of India?

A - Talchal

B - Raniganj

C - Jharia

D - Hutar

Answer : B

Explanation

Located in West Bengal, Raniganj has the highest coal reserves followed by Talcher.

Q 18 - The Equatorial radius of the Earth is about …………………………

A - 6,378 km

B - 6,340 km

C - 5,378 km

D - 5,857 km

Answer : A

Explanation

N/A

Q 19 - The Hirakund Project is located on the river ……… in ………

A - Mahanadi – Odisha

B - Indravati – Odisha

C - Subarnarekha – Jharkhand

D - Mahanadi – Chhattisgarh

Answer : A

Explanation

Located nearby Sambalpur (in Odisha), Hirakund dam is one of the longest dams and it is one of the major projects of India.

Q 20 - Which one of the following is the product of wolfram ore?

A - Zinc

B - Tungsten

C - Lead

D - Chromite

Answer : B

Explanation

Tungsten is the product of wolfram ore.


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