Quiz 187: World Geography for Civils Examination

1.

Which among the following is true regarding cyclones?

[A] rotate counter clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and clockwise in the Southern Hemisphere
[B] rotate clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and counter clockwise in the Southern Hemisphere
[C] may rotate in any direction in any hemisphere
[D] none of the above

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2.

Paleoclimatology is study of:

[A] Ancient Climates
[B] Modern Climates
[C] Climates of other planets
[D] Climates of oceans

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3.

Which of the following sentences defines air mass correctly ?

[A] They are large volume of air defined by temperature and water vapor content
[B] They are large volume of air with different density (temperature and/or moisture) characteristic
[C] They are large volume of air defined by the speed and directions
[D] None of the above

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4.

What fraction of Earth’s total water content is in the form of oceans?

[A] 20%
[B] 30%
[C] 50%
[D] 97%

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5.

In which of the following situation Lunar eclipse occurs?

[A] Sun between earth & Moon
[B] Earth between Sun & Moon
[C] Moon between Earth & Sun
[D] None of the above

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6.

A low pressure area in the atmosphere in which winds spiral inwards is _________?

[A] Anticyclone
[B] Cyclone
[C] Front
[D] Tsunami

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7.

A huge mass of ice fed by snow on a high mountain slowly sliding downhill before it starts melting is ________?

[A] Glacier
[B] Ice berg
[C] Typhoon
[D] Fog

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8.

Which among the following country derives its name from a latitude?

[A] Canary islands
[B] Canada
[C] Australia
[D] Ecuador

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9.

Eskimos live in which of the following climates?

[A] Tundra
[B] Taiga
[C] Siberian
[D] Tropical

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10.

In Geography O Horizon, P Horizon, A Horizon are the layers of which of the following ?

[A] Soils
[B] Rocks
[C] Atmosphere
[D] Oceans

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