Quiz 48 : General Knowledge →World Geography

1. Which volcano is called the “light pillar of Mediterranean sea”?
[A] Mount Barbaro
[B] Mount Etna
[C] Strombli
[D] Mount Vesuvius

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2. What is the average density of earth in g/cm3?
[A] 5.515
[B] 4.415
[C] 4.515
[D] 6.515

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3. In which country is located World’s largest trade centre of diamond?
[A] Belgium
[B] India
[C] USA
[D] France

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4. Consider the following statements about Equinox:
1. Center of Sun and Earth’s equator are in same plane
2. Occurs twice a year
3. The length of the day & night is equal
Which among the above statements is/ are correct?
[A] Only 1
[B] 1& 2
[C] 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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5. Lloyd Barrage is a 6166 mile long network of canals, feeding the largest irrigation system in the world, with more than 5 million acres of irrigated land. In which country it is located?
[A] China
[B] Pakistan
[C] India
[D] Afghanistan

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6. In which among the following countries is located the “Owen Falls” that is world’s greatest man made lake?
[A] Uganda
[B] Rwanda
[C] Congo
[D] Tanzania

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7. Isohaline are the lines joining the points in the ocean that have equal _____?
[A] Density
[B] Salinity
[C] Temperature
[D] None of the above

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8. Which among the following region is called as rust belt of Japan?
[A] Shikoku
[B] Honsh
[C] Kyushū
[D] Chubu

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9. Mogao Caves, also known as “Caves of the Thousand Buddhas” are located in which among the following countries?
[A] Cambodia
[B] China
[C] Japan
[D] Vietnam

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10. Which among the following is NOT a correct statement about ” tropical rainforests”?
[A] They are roughly within 28 north or south of the equator.
[B] They are also known as lowland equatorial evergreen rainforest.
[C] Minimum normal annual rainfall between 175 cm and 200 cm occurs in this climate region
[D] Rainforests are home to 90% of all the living animal and plant species on the planet

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  • Rohit
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    Sir, with reference to question, “Where is Black Mountain situated”, I want to add that Black mountain is not in Bhutan. plz check

  • black mountain
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    Black mountain is in Bhutan!!!

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  • kols
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    shahgarh’s in M.P not rajasthan

  • reddy
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    Ques. 14 Correct answer should be Madhya Pradesh.

    • GKToday

      No its in Jaisalmer.

  • Vipul
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    Shahgarh is in M.P. but shahgarh landscape is in Rajasthan

  • snehasish
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    As per a news articles the first lot of 6 (not sure)cheetahs will be introduced in M.P. and then total of 60 to be imported.

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  • vivekanand
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    @ question 7 (Quiz 48)———world largest man made lake by volume is– LAKE KARIBA
    WORLD LARGEST MAN MADE LAKE BY SURFACE AREA IS ——– LAKE VOLTA
    What do you mean by “Greatest” lake..??