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Geography GK Quiz

Q46. Cactii is associated with
(a) Heavy rainfall
(b) Coniferous forests
(c) Deserts
(d) Grassland

Q47. Which of the following is not an example of the cold winds
(a) Mistral
(b) Sirocco
(c) Bora
(d) Pampero

Q48. The term "Biosphere" was first used by
(a) Hutchinson
(b) Edward Suess
(c) Odum
(d) None of these

Q49. The name "Hurricane" is given to tropical cyclones in
(a) The North Pacific Ocean
(b) The North Atlantic Ocean
(c) Australia
(d) The Bay of Bengal



Q50. The xerophytic natural vegetation is found in
(a) The equatorial region
(b) The monsoon region
(c) The Sahara region
(d) The tundra region

Q51. Sub-aerial Erosion Theory is connected with
(a) Submarine canyons
(b) Continental slope
(c) Spring tide
(d) Ocean current

Q52. Bench terraces are constructed on land surfaces with
(a) Steep slope
(b) Mild slope
(c) Zero percent slope
(d) Grassland

Q53. Soil erosion by raindrop is called
(a) Rill erosion
(b) Inter-rill erosion
(c) Splash erosion
(d) Sheet erosion

Q54. Soil erosion by raindrop is called
(a) Rill erosion
(b) Inter-rill erosion
(c) Splash erosion
(d) Sheet erosion

Q55. The greatest amount of Isolation is received by which place of Earth's surface
(a) Tropical rain forest
(b) Tropical desert
(c) Savanna region
(d) Equatorial region



Q56. Which of the following was the period of formation of the young fold mountains
(a) Carboniferous
(b) Cretaceous
(c) Tertiary
(d) Triassic

Q57. The formation of the Himalayan Mountain took place during the
(a) Pre-Cambrian orogeny
(b) Caledonian orogeny
(c) Hercynian orogeny
(d) Tertiary orogeny

Q58. Which of the following is the rock that turns into slate through the process of metamorphosis
(a) Clay
(b) Sand
(c) Graphite
(d) Marble

Q59. Moraines are debris deposited by
(a) river
(b) sea waves
(c) winds
(d) glacier

Q60. Pediplains and inselbergs are the features of old stage of which of the following cycles of erosion
(a) Glacial
(b) Karst
(c) Arid
(d) Marine


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