1. General Knowledge (GK)
  2. World Geography
  3. Set 1
Chapter: Fundamentals of World Geography

'The Land of the Morning Calm' is

A. Japan
B. Malaysia
C. Indonesia
D. Korea
Answer» D. Korea

Dogger Bank, Rockfall Bank, Wales Bank and Sand Bank are located in

A. North West Atlantic
B. North East Pacific
C. North East Atlantic
D. North West Pacific
Answer» C. North East Atlantic

Mid-latitude or temperate forests include the trees of

A. Rosewood, Mahogany, Rubber
B. Teak, Sal, Bamboo
C. Pine, Fir, Spruce
D. Olive, Mapple, Walnut
Answer» D. Olive, Mapple, Walnut

White coal refers to

A. Hydroelectricity
B. Petroleum
C. Uranium
D. Coal
Answer» A. Hydroelectricity

Ladang refers to

A. Shifting cultivation
B. Plantation agriculture
C. Subsistence type of agriculture
D. Dry farming
Answer» A. Shifting cultivation

The countries with the lowest and worst economic conditions in the world referred to as the 'Pole of hunger' are

A. European Countries
B. Middle East Countries
C. Mid-West Countries
D. South East Asian Countries
Answer» A. European Countries

The countries which are called the 'Rice Bowl' of Asia are

A. China, Japan, Sri Lanka, India
B. Myanmar, Thailand, Kampuchea and Vietnam
C. India, Pakistan, Nepal, Mongolia
D. Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, India
Answer» B. Myanmar, Thailand, Kampuchea and Vietnam

The metallic minerals are

A. asbestos, mica, graphite
B. iron ore, copper, lead
C. coal, oil, natural gas
D. salt, potash, sulphur
Answer» B. iron ore, copper, lead

Power minerals are

A. manganese, platinum, tungsten
B. mica, potash, sulphur
C. coal, oil, natural gas
D. lead, zinc, bauxite
Answer» C. coal, oil, natural gas

Iron ore mining in the former Soviet Union are in

A. Kiruna
B. Mesabi and Gegobic
C. Krivoi Rog and Kerch basin
D. Lorraine field
Answer» C. Krivoi Rog and Kerch basin

Mackeral, tuna, herrings, and anchovies belong to _____ type of fish.

A. Pelagic
B. Demersal
C. Anadromous
D. Fresh water
Answer» A. Pelagic

Cod, haddock, halibut, sole, garoupa and snapper are

A. major species of Tropical Forests
B. cattle breeds
C. fish varieties
D. Pacific Islands
Answer» C. fish varieties

Danube, Dneiper, Don, Volga and Ural rivers are flowing In

A. North America
B. Europe
C. Africa
D. Australia
Answer» B. Europe

Cuban economy is based on

A. fishing
B. sugarcane cultivation
C. iron ore mining
D. dairying
Answer» B. sugarcane cultivation

Hemp of Mesta, Ramie and Kapok are

A. food crops
B. fodder crops
C. fibre crops
D. plantation crops
Answer» C. fibre crops

Muscovite, Phlogopite and Biotite are

A. Iron ore varieties
B. Mica varieties
C. Coal varieties
D. Manganese varieties
Answer» B. Mica varieties

The tropical rain forests in the Amazon basin is known as

A. Savanna
B. Prairies
C. Selvas
D. Pampas
Answer» C. Selvas

Botswana was formerly known as

A. Bachuanaland
B. Bahamas
C. Barbados
D. Cameroon
Answer» A. Bachuanaland

Which of the following is the smallest in terms of area?

A. Vatican City
B. Monaco
C. Nauru
D. San Marino
Answer» A. Vatican City

Shifting agriculture is most commonly practised in

A. forests
B. deserts
C. plain areas
D. grass lands
Answer» A. forests

Consider the following statements about the 'Roaring Forties': 1. They blow uninterrupted in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres 2. They blow with great strength and constancy 3. Their direction is generally from North-West to East in the Southern Hemisphere 4. Overcast skies, rain and raw weather are generally associated with them Which of these statements are correct?

A. 1, 2 and 3
B. 2, 3 and 4
C. 1, 3 and 4
D. 1, 2 and 4
Answer» B. 2, 3 and 4

The correct sequence of different layers of the atmosphere from the surface of the Earth upwards is:

A. Troposphere, Stratosphere, Ionosphere, Mesosphere
B. Stratosphere, Troposphere, Ionosphere, Mesosphere
C. Troposphere, Stratosphere, Mesosphere, Ionosphere
D. Stratosphere, Troposphere, Mesosphere, Ionosphere
Answer» C. Troposphere, Stratosphere, Mesosphere, Ionosphere

_____ canal lies on one of the world's largest of trade routes connecting Europe and Far East.

A. The Panama
B. The Suez
C. The Kiel
D. The Goth
Answer» B. The Suez

The Earth's population has _____ since the turn of the century.

A. stayed the same
B. doubled
C. trebled
D. multiplied ten times
Answer» C. trebled

In which country will you find the river Po?

A. China
B. Italy
C. Sri Lanka
D. Zambia
Answer» B. Italy
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