Monday, 10 March 2014

General Knowledge: Geography

1. The great Victoria Desert is located in
    A) Canada      B)  West Africa         C) Australia       D)North America

2. The light of distant stars is affected by
     A) the earth's atmosphere    B) interstellar dust     C) both (a) and (b)      D) None of the above

3. Which of the following is tropical grassland?
    A) Taiga   B) Savannah   C) Pampas      D) Prairies

4. With the disintegration of USSR in end 1991, comprised of ____ Union Republics.
     A) 15       B) 10    C) 5     D) 25

5. The iron and steel industries of which of the following countries are almost fully dependent on imported          raw materials?
    A) Britain   B) Japan   C) Poland   D) Germany

6. The temperature increases rapidly after
     A) ionosphere   B) exosphere   C) stratosphere    D) troposphere

7. The humidity of the air depends upon
    A) temperature   B) location   C) weather    D) All of the above

8. The Homolographic projection has the correct representation of
    A) shape   B) area    C) baring   D) distance

9.  The latitudinal differences in pressure delineate a number of major pressure zones, which                correspond with
     A) zones of climate   B) zones of oceans   C) zones of land    D) zones of cyclonic depressions

10. The higher the wind speed and the longer the fetch or distance of open  water across which the       wind  blows and waves travel, the ____ waves and  the ____ energy they process.
      A) larger, more   B) larger, less   C) smaller, more   D) smaller, less


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