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 - Angkor Vat is located in ……………

A - Thailand

B - Cambodia

C - Myanmar

D - Bhutan

Answer : B

Explanation

Angkor Vat is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. This temple is constructed by the Khmer King Suryavarman-II.

Q 2 - Consider the following statements:

1. Plantation forests have trees of roughly same age.

2. Plantation forests are highly vulnerable to pathogens.

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 3 - Consider the following statements:

1. Atlantic Ocean is deeper than Indian Ocean.

2. The average depth of the Indian Ocean is 4,900 m.

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 average depth of the Indian Ocean is 3,900 m.

Q 4 - Consider the following statements:

1. Decades 1901 to 1921 is known as the period of stagnant population.

2. Decades 1921 to 1951 is known as the period of steady population growth.

3. Decades 1951 to 1981 is known as the period of High population growth and declining trend.

Select the correct answer from the given codes:

A - Only 1 & 3

B - Only 2 & 3

C - Only 1 & 2

D - All

Answer : C

Explanation

Decades 1951 to 1981 is known as the period of rapid population growth.

Q 5 - What is the official language of Brazil?

A - English

B - Spanish

C - Portuguese

D - French

Answer : C

Explanation

N/A

Q 6 - Which one of the following is not included in Ramsar wetland?

A - Rudrasagar Lake

B - Sambhar Lake

C - Tsomoriri Lake

D - Lake Pichola

Answer : D

Explanation

Located in Rajasthan, Lake Pichola is an artificial fresh water lake.

Q 7 - Which one of the following is not a tributary of the Ganga?

A - Gomti

B - Gandak

C - Ken

D - Kosi

Answer : C

Explanation

Ken is the tributary of the Yamuna.

Q 8 - Nyasaland belongs to the …………………

A - Malawi

B - Zambia

C - Zimbabwe

D - Botswana

Answer : A

Explanation

Nyasaland was the historical name of Malawi.

Q 9 - Which one of the following is not a ‘vulture safe zone?’

A - Gujarat

B - Assam

C - Uttarakhand

D - Tamil Nadu

Answer : D

Explanation

There are five states, which are categorized as ‘vulture safe zone’ namely –Gujarat, Assam, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand.

Q 10 - Darjeeling, India has …………………… type of climate.

A - Mediterranean

B - Subtropical hot summer

C - Highland

D - Steppe

Answer : C

Explanation

Darjeeling is located in the Himalayan region of north-east India.

Q 11 - Which one of the following action is related to ‘wind-gap?’

A - Wind action

B - Stream action

C - Glacier action

D - Underground water action

Answer : B

Explanation

Wind-gap is a dry valley through which a river flowed in the past.

Q 12 - Consider the following statements:

1. Normally, the tropical deserts lie along western margins of the continent.

2. North-east India receives heavy rainfall from south-west monsoon.

Select the correct answer from the given codes:

A - 1 & 2

B - Only 1

C - Only 2

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : A

Explanation

Presence of the Himalaya supports for the heavy rainfall in the north-east India.

Q 13 - Consider the following statements:

1. Fly ash particles consist of silica, oxides of iron, calcium, alumina, and magnesium and some toxic heavy metals, such as lead, arsenic, cobalt, and copper.

2. These days, fly ash is being used for making bricks and as a land fill.

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 14 - Which one of the following climates is rarely found in the southern hemisphere?

A - Mediterranean climate

B - Polar climate

C - Temperate climate

D - Taiga climate

Answer : D

Explanation

Because of the absence of land part in the higher latitudes, taiga climate is rarely found in the southern hemisphere.

Q 15 - Zawar mines of Udaipur is known for …

A - Gold

B - Silver

C - Tungsten

D - Lead

Answer : B

Explanation

Zawar mines of Udaipur, Rajasthan is the largest producer of Silver.

Answer : A

Explanation

Bio-fertilizer is the living microorganisms which are applied to seeds, plant surfaces, or even soil. These microorganisms colonize the rhizosphere or the interior of the plant, increase the nutrients, and promotes growth.

Q 17 - The mangrove, ‘Bhitarkanika’ is located in …

A - West Bengal

B - Andhra Pradesh

C - Odisha

D - Kerala

Answer : C

Explanation

N/A

Q 18 - Consider the following statements:

1. The average height is 600 m.

2. It is a series of detached hills of heterogeneous composition.

3. Aroya-Konda (1680 m) is the highest peak.

The above given statements define:

A - Western Ghats

B - Nilgiri Hills

C - Eastern Ghats

D - Deccan Plateau

Answer : C

Explanation

The Eastern Ghats consists of a series of detached hills of heterogeneous composition; these hills are known by different names in different regions.

Q 19 - Which one of the following states is the largest producer of Saffron?

A - Maharashtra

B - Karnataka

C - Jammu & Kashmir

D - Andhra Pradesh

Answer : C

Explanation

N/A

Q 20 - The drainage pattern marked by right-angled bends and right-angled junctions between tributaries and the main stream is known as:

A - Dendritic Pattern

B - Rectangular Pattern

C - Barbed Pattern

D - Trellis Pattern

Answer : B

Explanation

A rectangular pattern is formed by a faulted and jointed landscape, which directs stream courses in the pattern of right-angle turns.


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