Geography Quiz - 310

1.Which among the following areas is conducive for well irrigation? (2013 NDA)

(a) Rocky and uneven surface of Peninsular India
(b) Dry tracts of Rajasthan and Gujarat
(c) Brackish groundwater region of Uttar Pradesh
(d) Deltaic region of Mahanadi, Godavari and Krishna

2. Which of the following planets is titled at 90 degree, so it almost rolls around the Sun and hence, it is also called as ‘Lying planet’?

(a) Venus
(b) Jupiter
(c) Uranus
(d) Neptune

3. Most of the communication satellites today are placed in geostationary orbit. In order to stay over the same spot on the Earth, a geostationary satellite has to be directly above the (2011 CDS)

(a) Tropic of Cancer
(b) Either North or South Pole
(c) Equator
(d) Tropic of Capricorn

4. Earthquake is caused by (2007 SSC)

(a) Disturbance of Earth surface
(b) Adjustment of layers of Earth crust
(c) Breakage of rock system
(d) Upliftment of rocks

5. Which of the following is considered as the main reason for the Earth’s Magnetism ?

(a) Volcanic activity in the mantle
(b) Electric currents in the liquid outer core
(c) Interaction of Sun’s electro magnetic radiations with the Earth’s atmosphere
(d) Presence of magnetic elements is the Earth’s interior

6. Huangpu reiver flows through which one of the following cities? (2006 IAS)

(a) Beijing
(b) Ho Chi Minh City
(c) Shanghai
(d) Manila

7. Sunda Trench lies in (2008 NDA)

(a) Atlantic Ocean
(b) Pacific Ocean
(c) Indian Ocean
(d) Antarctic Ocean

8. If it is 10.00 am IST, then what would be the local time at Shillong on 92 degree East longitude?

(a) 9.38 am
(b) 10.38 am
(c) 10.22 am
(d) 9.22 am

9. Most of the active volcanoes are found in the

(a) Mid-oceanic ridge volcanic zone
(b) Sierra Nevada-Cascade volcanic
(c) Mediterranean divergence boundary
(d) Circum-Pacific belt

10. Sun halo is produced by the refraction of light in

(a) Water vapour in stratus clouds
(b) Ice crystals in cirro-cumulus clouds
(c) Ice crystals in cirrus-cumulus clouds
(d) Ice-crystal in cirro stratus clouds

1. (D) Deltaic region of Mahanadi, Godavari and Krishna
2. (C) Uranus
3. (C) Equator
4. (A) Disturbance of Earth surface
5. (B) Electric currents in the liquid outer core
6. (C) Shanghai
7. (C) Indian Ocean
8. (B) 10.38 am
9. (D) Circum-Pacific belt
10. (D) Ice-crystal in cirro stratus clouds