Geography Question Answer

Q1. The sum total of weather conditions and variations over a large area for a long period of time is called
(a) Weather
(b) Climate
(c) Hot weather
(d) Cold weather

Q2. Deflection force of winds is maximum in
(a) At the poles
(b) At the equator
(c) Prime Meridian
(d) Southern Hemisphere

Q3. The most appropriate method for showing the distribution of soils is
(a) Isopleth
(b) Dot
(c) Choropleth
(d) Chorochromatic

Q4. Cold and dry local winds are
(a) Brickfieder
(b) Harmattan
(c) Mistral
(d) Chinooks

Q5. The "weather layer" of the atmosphere is the
(a) Mesosphere
(b) Ionosphere
(c) Troposphere
(d) Stratosphere

Q6. Which one is the highest layer of the atmosphere
(a) Thermosphere
(b) Exosphere
(c) Troposphere
(d) Mesosphere

Q7. Who was the first person to use the word "geography"
(a) Archimedes
(b) Ptolemy
(c) Aristarchus of Samos
(d) Eratosthenes

Q8. The Geographical Society of London was founded in the year
(a) 1820
(b) 1830
(c) 1935
(d) 1872

Q9. The value of solar constant is
(a) 1.36 KW/m2
(b) 1.42 KW/m2
(c) 2.20 KW/m2
(d) 3.16 KW/m2

Q10. Who was the first Geographer to ascertain the length of the equator
(a) Anaximander
(b) Thales
(c) Herodotus
(d) Eratosthenes

Q11. Who proposed the theory of continental drift
(a) Sven Hedin
(b) Harry Hess
(c) Alfred Wegener
(d) Peter Kropotkin

Q12. Who is known as the father of mathematical geography
(a) Leonid Brekhovskikh
(b) Eratosthenes
(c) Alfred Wegener
(d) Alfred Wegener

Q13. Who had written the book "Geographia"
(a) Ptolemy
(b) Alexander von Humboldt
(c) Bernhardus Varenius
(d) Abu Rayhan Biruni

Q14. Volcanoes with quiet eruptions are known as
(a) Hawaiian type
(b) Strombolian type
(c) Vulcanian type
(d) Pelean type

Q15. Which among the following is not a metamorphic rock
(a) Marble
(b) Granite
(c) Quartzite
(d) Schist

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