World Geography Questions and Answers

1.

When does the distance between the sun and the earth is minimum?

   A.) January 3
   B.) June 21
   C.) Sepetember 22
   D.) December 22

Answer: Option 'A'

January 3

2.

When the sun is nearest to the earth, the earth is said to be in

   A.) Aphelion
   B.) Apogee
   C.) Perigee
   D.) Perihelion

Answer: Option 'D'

Perihelion

3.

When does the earth is at its maximum distance from the sun?

   A.) January 31
   B.) July 4
   C.) September 23
   D.) December 22

Answer: Option 'B'

July 4

4.

When is the rate of rotation of the earth is highest on its axis?

   A.) January 3
   B.) December 22
   C.) July 4
   D.) It never changes

Answer: Option 'D'

It never changes

5.

The International Date Line is

   A.) Equator
   B.) 0° longitude
   C.) 90° east longitude
   D.) 180° longitude

Answer: Option 'D'

180° longitude

6.

The difference between solar day and sidereal day is

   A.) Both are equal
   B.) Solar day longer than sidereal day
   C.) Solar day shorter than sidereal day
   D.) None of the above

Answer: Option 'B'

Solar day longer than sidereal day

7.

The average distance between ……… and ………… is called one astronomical unit.

   A.) Earth and sun
   B.) Earth and moon
   C.) Sun and moon
   D.) Sun to Pluto

Answer: Option 'A'

Earth and sun

8.

What percentage of the surface of the moon is visible from the earth?

   A.) More than 75%
   B.) 50%
   C.) 100%
   D.) About 59%

Answer: Option 'D'

About 59%

9.

The unit of measurement of the distance of stars from the sun is called

   A.) Light year
   B.) Fathoms
   C.) Nautical miles
   D.) Nano meters

Answer: Option 'A'

Light year

10.

Which of the following is the largest producer of Coco in Africa?

   A.) Ghana
   B.) Sudan
   C.) Nigeria
   D.) Ivory Coast

Answer: Option 'A'

Ghana

11.

The most thinly populated part of North America is

   A.) Alaska
   B.) California
   C.) Eastern Part of U.S.A.
   D.) The region of great lakes

Answer: Option 'A'

Alaska

12.

......... is exported from Halifax.

   A.) Wood and its articles
   B.) Fish and Fruits
   C.) Petroleum
   D.) Wheat

Answer: Option 'A'

Wood and its articles

13.

The chief agricultural product of the U.S.A is

   A.) Maize
   B.) Cotton
   C.) Barley
   D.) Rice

Answer: Option 'A'

Maize

14.

Which of the following is the chief occupation of Brazilians?

   A.) Sugar Production
   B.) Mining
   C.) Producing Coffee
   D.) Sheep rearing

Answer: Option 'C'

Producing Coffee

15.

Which of the following implies on the surface of the moon?

   A.) Mass and weight becomes lesser
   B.) Mass remains constant and only weight becomes lesser
   C.) Only mass becomes lesser and weight is constant
   D.) Both mass and weight are constant

Answer: Option 'B'

Mass remains constant and only weight becomes lesser

16.

What is the name of the comet that appears every 76 years?

   A.) Alpha Centauri
   B.) Donati
   C.) Halley
   D.) Holmes

Answer: Option 'C'

Halley

17.

With reference to the sun, the moon’s period of revolution is

   A.) Equal to one solar month
   B.) Equal to one sidereal month
   C.) Equal to one Synodic month
   D.) None of the above

Answer: Option 'C'

Equal to one Synodic month

18.

Which of the following planets lie between mars and Uranus in order of their distances from the sun?

   A.) Earth and neptune
   B.) Jupiter and Saturn
   C.) Saturn and venus
   D.) Saturn and Neptune

Answer: Option 'B'

Jupiter and Saturn

19.

Selene-1, the lunar orbiter mission belongs to

   A.) China
   B.) European union
   C.) Japan
   D.) USA

Answer: Option 'C'

Japan

20.

When will be the longest day in Australia?

   A.) March 23
   B.) June 21
   C.) September 22
   D.) December 22

Answer: Option 'D'

December 22


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