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 - Fronts are normally formed between …………………

A - 30° and 65°

B - 40° and 80°

C - 10° and 30°

D - 60° and 90°

Answer : A

Explanation

Fronts are normally multitudes weather phenomena.

Q 2 - Which one of the following is an important product of Monazite?

A - Uranium

B - Thorium

C - Lithium

D - Beryllium

Answer : B

Explanation

Uranium and Thorium are the two important atomic minerals.

Answer : A

Explanation

When the meandering part of a river entirely gets detached from its main course (because of the erosional action), the detached water body is known as an ox-bow lake.

Q 4 - Bababudan Hills is known for the …

A - Iron ore

B - Coal

C - Gold

D - Silver

Answer : A

Explanation

Located in Karnataka, Bababudan Hills is popular for the production iron ore.

Q 5 - Consider the following statements:

1. The westerlies are the regular winds that blow in the temperate zone.

2. In the Southern Hemisphere because of the absence of landmass, westerlies use to be very strong and hence known as the roaring forties.

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 6 - Which one of the following is the largest trading partner of India in terms of the total import?

A - China

B - USA

C - Saudi Arabia

D - France

Answer : A

Explanation

China is the largest trading partner (from where India import maximum number of goods) followed by Saudi Arabia.

Q 7 - The dumping of computer and other computer products releases ………………. gases in the environment.

A - Cadmium, Chromium, & Mercury

B - Beryllium, Lead, & Heptachlor

C - Chromium, Lead, & Plutonium

D - Cadmium, Plutonium, & Mercury

Answer : A

Explanation

Carelessly dumped computer products normally release Beryllium, Cadmium, Chromium, Mercury, Lead, etc. Therefore, the most ideal combination is ‘a.’

Q 8 - On what date, the Sun shines almost vertical on New Delhi?

A - July 4

B - January 3

C - March 21

D - September 23

Answer : A

Explanation

Around July 4, the Sun shines almost vertical on the Tropic of Cancer, which is nearest to New Delhi.

Answer : C

Explanation

Naharkatiya is located in Assam.

Q 10 - Consider the following statements:

1. The Mohorovičić Discontinuity (or Moho) is the boundary between the crust and the mantle.

2. The Gutenberg Discontinuity is the boundary between the mantle and the core.

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 : A

Explanation

N/A

Q 12 - ………… % is the net shown area of the total geographical land of India.

A - 33

B - 56

C - 46

D - 65

Answer : C

Explanation

About 46% area of India is covered under agriculture.

Q 13 - Consider the following statements:

1. Manganese is often found in combination with iron ore.

2. Pyrolusite is the most important manganese ore.

Select the correct answer from the given codes:

A - Only 1

B - Only 2

C - Both

D - Neither 1 nor 2

Answer : C

Explanation

Manganese is not found as a free element in the nature rather found in association with some other ores.

Q 14 - The basic coral reef classification scheme first described by ……

A - Charles Darwin

B - Newton

C - Matilene S. Berryman

D - John A. Church

Answer : A

Explanation

It was Charles Darwin, who first proposed coral reef classification and this classification is still valid.

Q 15 - Which one of the following pairs is incorrectly matched?

A - Akha Andhra Pradesh

B - Oraon Jharkhand

C - Meena Rajasthan

D - Jarawa Lakshadweep

Answer : D

Explanation

Jarawa is the tribe of Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

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 - Which one of the following states is the largest producer of Papaya?

A - Uttar Pradesh

B - Andhra Pradesh

C - Maharashtra

D - Bihar

Answer : B

Explanation

Andhra Pradesh is the largest producer of Papaya followed by Gujarat.

Q 18 - ‘Kalsubai’ is a mountain peak, located in …

A - Eastern Ghats

B - Western Ghats

C - Satpura Range

D - Vindhyan Range

Answer : B

Explanation

Kalsubai (about 1646 m) is one of the highest peaks of the Western Ghats.

Q 19 - Consider the following statements:

1. The salinity of the inland seas and lakes is normally high because of the regular supply of salt by the rivers draining into them.

2. The evaporation further increases the salinity of inland seas and lakes.

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 20 - Which one of the following is the most important river of Chhattisgarh and Odisha?

A - Brahmani

B - Indravati

C - Mahanadi

D - Subarnarekha

Answer : C

Explanation

N/A

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