Geography GK Quiz

Q31. The atmospheric layer part of the heterosphere is
(a) Troposphere
(b) Mesosphere
(c) Ionosphere
(d) Stratosphere

Q32. Tidal hypothesis was formulated by
(a) Kant
(b) Laplace
(c) Newton
(d) Jeans and Jeffrey

Q33. Which one of the following zones of atmosphere contains "Mother pearl cloud"
(a) Troposphere
(b) Stratosphere
(c) Ionosphere
(d) Exosphere

Q34. Which natural region is known as the "Land of Big Games"
(a) Savana Region
(b) Equatorial Region
(c) Hot Desert Region
(d) Tundra Region

Q35. Which of the following winds are known as 'Anti-trade winds'
(a) Chinook
(b) Cyclones
(c) Typhoons
(d) Westerlies

Q36. The speed of rotation of the earth is the highest
(a) Along the equator
(b) At the North Pole
(c) Along the tropic of cancer
(d) Along the arctic circle

Q37. Which one of the following is Warm Ocean current
(a) Canary
(b) Labrador
(c) Gulf stream
(d) Kuril

Q38. What is meant by an atoll
(a) Ocean current
(b) Mountain summit
(c) An island
(d) A type of coral reef

Q39. The progressive wave theory of tides was propounded by
(a) Newton
(b) Harris
(c) Darwin
(d) William Whewell

Q40. The pricipal cause of the absence of coral reefs on the western coasts of continent is
(a) The upwelling of cold water
(b) The warm current
(c) Convergence
(d) None of these

Q41. The term latitude and longitude were coined by
(a) Homer
(b) Plato
(c) Thales
(d) Hipparchus

Q42. "Meteorologica" was written by
(a) Aristotle
(b) Plato
(c) Halley
(d) W.M. Davis

Q43. Which one of the following landforms is not associated with glaciations
(a) Hanging valley
(b) Moraines
(c) Inselberg
(d) Drumlin

Q44. Which of the following landforms is different from other three on the basis of the mode of origin
(a) Fold
(b) Anticline
(c) Nappes
(d) Rift Valley

Q45. Wind gap is related to
(a) Glacial erosion
(b) Wind erosion
(c) Underground water erosion
(d) River erosion

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