World Geography – GK Quiz

World Geography – GK Quiz

1. The largest city in Latin America is

2. The length of the tropical years (the time interval between successive occurrences of the spring equinox) is decreasing very slowly as a result of

3. The hunting and gathering economy can support only

4. The highest and lowest values of a weather element observed over the entire period of record are

5. The knowledge about the topography of the ocean basins has been derived from

6. The highest mountain peak of Oceania is

7. The largest gulf in the world is

8. The import of crude oil and petroleum done from national oil companies of producer countries, which have a net exportable surplus of oil is by

9. The land-sea distribution or the positions of the world's continents and major oceans influences

10. The headquarters of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), formed out of erstwhile USSR, is at

11. The largest continent in the world is

12. The largest production of mica in Asia is from

13. The imaginary axis at which the earth rotates remains inclined at an angle of ____ to the plane of earth's orbit.

14. The latitude 'AA' on the map represents the

15. The ionosphere contains ionized air that protects the earth from

16. The largest fresh water lake of Africa, area wise is

17. The landforms that are created by massive earth movements due to place tectonics are called

18. The last major glacial period began about 2,000,000 years before present and is commonly known as

19. The horizontal of soil profile is composed of

20. The important mountains of Europe include

21. The highest sand dunes are found is

22. The layer of the earth, immediately below the crust, is called

23. The heavier silicates named as 'Sima' or silica + magnesium are most abundant in the

24. The highest mountains in Africa, which is not part of any mountains chain, is

25. The greatest variety of animal and plant species is found in

26. The imaginary line on the earth's surface, which closely follows the 180 º meridian, is called the

27. The limit beyond which the stars suffer internal collapse is called the

28. The gulf that separates Finland and Sweden in Europe is

29. The ground water that occurs when flow of the subterranean water is not confined by the presence of impermeable layers is called

30. The largest part of our hydrosphere is

31. The initial increase of magnetic field in magnetic storms is caused

32. The Ice age ended about ____ years ago.

33. The island of Sri Lanka formerly known as

34. The languages used in China is

35. The islands with coral covered surfaces in Bay of Bengal are

36. The island state of Australia is

37. Within the transporting medium, transport can occur by

38. The hot, dry wind on the east or leeward side of the Rocky mountains (North America) is called

39. The length of the day is determined in

40. The islands of Seychelles are located in the



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