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 - “Dhands” is the type of …………………………

A - Aeolian Lake

B - Glcacial Lake

C - Lagoon

D - Volcanic

Answer : A

Explanation

Located in Rajasthan, ‘Dhands’ is a typical Aeolian lake.

Q 2 - Consider the following statements:

1. During the Summer, the day is longer than night in the northern Hemisphere.

2. During the Winter, the night is longer than the day in the southern Hemisphere.

3. On March 20 and September 23, the day and night remain approximately equal.

Select the correct answer from the given codes:

A - 1, 2, & 3

B - 1 & 2

C - 1 & 3

D - 2 & 3

Answer : C

Explanation

During the Winter, the night is longer than the day in northern Hemisphere.

Answer : D

Explanation

The source region of an air mass should be extensive with gentle and divergent air circulation.

Q 4 - In which of the following Geographic regions, Eskimos do not reside?

A - Greenland

B - Northern Canada

C - Alaska

D - Northern Finland

Answer : D

Explanation

Eskimos normally reside in the northern parts of America.

Q 5 - What is the average width of the continental shelf?

A - 50 km

B - 80 km

C - 120 km

D - 40 km

Answer : B

Explanation

Though the average width of the continental shelf is about 80 km; however, depending upon the region, it may be merely 5 km or even 500 km.

Q 6 - Phobos and Deimos, these two are the moons of …………………

A - Venus

B - Mars

C - Uranus

D - Saturn

Answer : B

Explanation

Phobos means ‘fear’ and Deimos means ‘terror;’ these two are the satellites/moons of the planet Mars.

Q 7 - Ukai power project is located in …

A - Madhya Pradesh

B - Rajasthan

C - Gujarat

D - Uttar Pradesh

Answer : C

Explanation

N/A

Q 8 - Consider the following statements:

1. Mumbai receives less rainfall than Chennai.

2. Chennai receives rainfall largely from the retreating monsoon.

Select the correct answer from the given codes:

A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - Both

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : B

Explanation

Mumbai receives more rainfall than Chennai (Mumbai’s average annual rainfall is about 95 inches and Chennai’s average annual rainfall is about 55 inches.

Q 9 - Consider the following statements:

1. BirdLife International is a global partnership of the conservation organizations that strives to conserve the birds, their habitats, and the global biodiversity.

2. There are about 150 regional partners of BirdLife International across the world.

Select the correct answer from the given codes:

A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - Both

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : A

Explanation

There are about 120 regional partners of BirdLife International across the world.

Q 10 - Ferrel Cell is located between ………………

A - 00 and 200

B - 200 and 400

C - 300 and 600

D - 600 and 900

Answer : C

Explanation

Ferrel Cell is a mid-latitude cell that forms between 300 and 600 latitudes in both the hemisphere.

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 New Mineral Policy was introduced in:

A - 2001

B - 2005

C - 1991

D - 1993

Answer : D

Explanation

After the liberalization and globalization, the new mineral policy has also introduced for the systematic growth.

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

Answer : C

Explanation

N/A

Q 15 - Which one of the following is included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site?

A - Eastern Ghats

B - Western Ghats

C - Satpura Range

D - Aravalli Range

Answer : B

Explanation

In 2012, World Heritage Committee included Western Ghats in the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Q 16 - Which one of the following is not the part of Satpura Range?

A - Rajpipla Hills

B - Mahadev Hills

C - Maikal Range

D - Rajmahal Hills

Answer : D

Explanation

Rajmahal is the Jurassic Period Hills located in Jharkhand.

Q 17 - Consider the following statements:

1. Uranus is a cold planet.

2. Miranda and Ariel are the major satellite of Uranus.

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 18 - Consider the following statements:

1. Convectional activity generates Cumulonimbus cloud and causes rainfall (known as convectional rainfall).

2. When the saturated air mass rises up on the mountain, its temperature falls, the moisture is condensed, and it causes rainfall – known as orographic rainfall.

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

Answer : B

Explanation

‘Epicenter’ is the point on the earth’s surface; it is vertically above the focus. It is the place that suffers maximum destructions.

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