Geography Questions – 06 December 2017

Geography Knowledge Questions for various competitive exams.

Q1. Which is the longest river of European continent?

A. Danube
B. Ural
C. Volga
D. Dneiper 

Q2. Which country is the largest producer of platinum in the world?

A. Russia
B. South Africa
C. Zimbabwe
D. Canada

Q3. Okhla bird sanctuary is situated in which state?

A. Delhi
B. Uttar Pradesh
C. Haryana
D. Punjab

Q4. Chilika lake sanctuary is situated in which of the following state?

A. Odisha
B. Assam
C. Chattishgarh
D. Uttar Pradesh

Q5. Among the Sutlej, Ravi, Beas, and Jhelum which does not originate in India?

A. Sutlej
B. Ravi
C. Beas
D. Jhelum

Q6.  Which of the following is considered as the biggest physiographic component of India?

A. The Indo-Gangetic plain
B. The Coastal belts and Islands
C. The Himalayas and other ranges
D.  The Peninsular Plateau

Q7. Valley of Flowers National Park is situated in which of the following state?

A. Jammu and Kashmir
B. Himachal Pradesh
C. Uttarakhand
D. Karnataka
 

Q8. The highest concentrations of carbon dioxide are found in the ocean as deep as 3000 meters. This is because:

A. Ocean current absorbs carbon dioxide much rapidly
B. Convection process of the ocean
C. Laminar flow of the ocean
D. None of the above
 

Q9.  In oceanography, which symbol is used to measure the volumetric rate of transport of ocean currents?

A. Sverdrup (Sv)
B. Sievert (Sv)
C. Svedberg (S)
D. None of the above

Q10. Which ocean current is called “Black Current” because it appears a deeper blue than does the sea through which it flows?

A. Tsushima
B. Agulhas
C. Kuroshio
D. Oya
 

Answer Key: 

1. C. Volga

Reading for this question: http://www.worldatlas.com/articles/the-longest-rivers-of-europe.html

2. B. South Africa

Reading for this question: https://investingnews.com/daily/resource-investing/precious-metals-investing/platinum-investing/top-platinum-palladium-producing-countries/

3. B. Uttar Pradesh

Reading for this question: https://obs-up.com/location.php

4. A. Odisha

Reading for this question: http://www.orissatourism.org/chilka-lake.html

5. A. Sutlej

Reading for this question:  http://www.indianewsbulletin.com/names-and-details-of-all-major-rivers-of-india-ganga-yamuna-brahmaputra-godavari-narmada-krishna-etc

6. D.  The Peninsular Plateau

Reading for this question:  

  1. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/316644891_Physiographic_Divisions_of_India
  2. http://www.nios.ac.in/media/documents/SecSocSciCour/English/Lesson-09.pdf

7. C. Uttarakhand

Reading for this question: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valley_of_Flowers_National_Park

8. B. Convection process of the ocean

Reading for this question: http://worldoceanreview.com/en/wor-1/climate-system/great-ocean-currents/

9. A. Sverdrup (Sv)

Reading for this question: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sverdrup

10. C. Kuroshio

Reading for this question: https://www.britannica.com/place/Kuroshio


 

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