Quiz 631: Geography for All Examinations

1. Which of the following is the narrowest strait of the world ?
[A] Strait of Tartar
[B] Bab-el-Mandeb
[C] Strait of Dardenelles
[D] Foveaux Strait

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2. The only two landlocked countries of South American continent are :
[A] Bolivia and Paraguay
[B] Ecuador and Parana
[C] Columbia and Paraguay
[D] Surinam and Guyana

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3. Falkland Island is a disputed territory between :
[A] Chile and Equador
[B] West Indies and Spain
[C] Uruguay and France
[D] Argentina and UK

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4. ‘Oxus’ is the ancient name of which of the following rivers?
[A] Tigris
[B] Euphrates
[C] Amu Darya
[D] Syr Darya

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5. ‘Samarqand’ was invaded and destroyed by Alexander in 329 B.C. and Chengiz Khan in 1221 A.D. It is one of the important cultural and industrial city of Central Asia which is located in :
[A] Afghanistan
[B] Turkmenistan
[C] Uzbekistan
[D] Iran

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6. Which of the following mountain ranges form the longest mountain chain in the world?
[A] The Rockies of North America
[B] The Andes of South America
[C] The Transantarctic Range
[D] The Great Dividing Range of Australia

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7. Assertion : Though the tropics have great potential in timber resources, commercial extraction is difficult.
Reason: The trees do not occur in homogenous strands.
[A] Both Assertion and Reason are true and reason correctly explains the assertion.
[B] Both Assertion and Reason are true but reason does not explain the assertion.
[C] Assertion is true but Reason is false.
[D] Assertion is false but Reason is true.

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8. Which of the following are ‘erosional landforms’ ?
1.Inselbergs
2.Loess
3.Zeugen
4.Buttes
[A] 1 and 2
[B] 2 and 3
[C] 1, 3 and 4
[D] All of them

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9. Which of the following statements are correct about Denmark ?

  1. It is the smallest Scandinavian country.
  2. Greenland, the world’s largest island belongs to it.
  3. It shares Jutland Peninsula with Germany.
[A] 1 and 2
[B] 1 and 3
[C] 2 and 3
[D] 1, 2 and 3

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10. Consider the following statements regarding the occurrence of ‘Neap Tides’ :

  1. The Sun and the Moon are in one line that is ‘Syzygy’.
  2. When the moon is in Apogee or the Sun is in Apehelion.
  3. Neap tides occurs twice a month.
  4. When Syzygy and Apogee happen at the same time, exceptionally low tides are formed.

Which of the above statement(s) is/are true?

[A] 1 and 2
[B] 2 and 3
[C] 1, 2 and 4
[D] 2, 3 and 4

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  • Haruna Barnabas Saidu
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    I love it

  • nagaraja
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    So much hard work behind this