World Geography Questions and Answers

1.

What is the main region of South America which produces wheat?

   A.) Columbia
   B.) Brazil
   C.) Peru
   D.) Pampas

Answer: Option 'D'

Pampas

2.

An organic rock is

   A.) Coal
   B.) Granite
   C.) Slate
   D.) Marble

Answer: Option 'A'

Coal

3.

.......... is not a green house gas.

   A.) Carbon dioxide
   B.) Nitrogen
   C.) CFCs
   D.) Water Vapour

Answer: Option 'B'

Nitrogen

4.

Where does the laterisation occur?

   A.) Poorly drained areas
   B.) Cool temperate areas
   C.) Rivrine tracts
   D.) Warm, Humid areas

Answer: Option 'D'

Warm, Humid areas

5.

The population is very low in one of the following places. What is it?

   A.) Southern part of Holland
   B.) North plain of Italy
   C.) Plain of Douro in Portugal
   D.) Interior part of Spain

Answer: Option 'D'

Interior part of Spain

6.

A cyclone is a

   A.) A low pressure system with clockwise winds in the northern hemisphere
   B.) A low pressure system with anti-clockwise winds in the northern hemisphere
   C.) A low pressure system with clockwise winds in southern hemisphere
   D.) A high pressure system with anti-clockwise winds in the northern hemisphere

Answer: Option 'B'

A low pressure system with anti-clockwise winds in the northern hemisphere

7.

Which of the following has the name "Sierra Nevada"?

   A.) A mountain in America
   B.) A fruit found in America
   C.) An animal of America
   D.) A disease found in America

Answer: Option 'A'

A mountain in America

8.

........ layer of the atmosphere maintains an almost uniform horizontal temperature.

   A.) Ionosphere
   B.) Tropopause
   C.) Stratosphere
   D.) Troposphere

Answer: Option 'C'

Stratosphere

9.

Which country is famous for the production of nitre?

   A.) Columbia
   B.) Peru
   C.) Brazil
   D.) Chile

Answer: Option 'D'

Chile

10.

........ is not a planetary wind.

   A.) Westerlies
   B.) Drainage winds
   C.) Trade winds
   D.) Easterlies

Answer: Option 'B'

Drainage winds

11.

Which of the following areas is important for soft wood forests?

   A.) Monsoon regions
   B.) Cold temperate regions
   C.) Mid-latitude deserts
   D.) Tundra regions

Answer: Option 'B'

Cold temperate regions

12.

What is it called when it rains due to the presence of mountains in the way of winds?

   A.) Convectional rain
   B.) Advectional rain
   C.) Cyclonic rain
   D.) Orographic

Answer: Option 'D'

Orographic

13.

Which country is the largest producer of long staple cotton?

   A.) UAE
   B.) China
   C.) Sudan
   D.) USA

Answer: Option 'D'

USA

14.

The chief mineral of Russia is

   A.) Coal
   B.) Copper
   C.) Tin
   D.) Iron

Answer: Option 'A'

Coal

15.

The name of the winds blowing from subtropical high pressure regions to the equator is

   A.) Westerlies
   B.) High latitude easterlies
   C.) Doldrums
   D.) Tropical easterlies

Answer: Option 'D'

Tropical easterlies

16.

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

17.

In which production, India is a leading country?

   A.) Cheese
   B.) Meat
   C.) Butter and ghee
   D.) Pork

Answer: Option 'C'

Butter and ghee

18.

The black cotton soil of India belongs to ........ group.

   A.) Laterite
   B.) Chernozem
   C.) Alluvial
   D.) Podzol

Answer: Option 'B'

Chernozem

19.

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

20.

........ current is a warm current.

   A.) Kuro Shio current
   B.) Peru current
   C.) Okhotsk current
   D.) Oya Shio current

Answer: Option 'A'

Kuro Shio current


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