Geography GK Quiz

Q76. Which among the following is not a cold ocean current
(a) Benguela
(b) Peru
(c) Canari
(d) Agulhas

Q77. Chagos archipelago is located in
(a) South Pacific
(b) North Pacific
(c) Indian Ocean
(d) China Ocean

Q78. The South Sandwich trench is located in
(a) North Pacific Ocean
(b) South Pacific Ocean
(c) Indian Ocean
(d) Atlantic Ocean

Q79. Which of the following ocean currents is associated with Indian Ocean
(a) Florida current
(b) Canary current
(c) Agulhas current
(d) Kurile current

Q80. Who described Geography as the science of map making
(a) Strabo
(b) Ptolemy
(c) Thales
(d) Hecateaus

Q81. Which one of the following is not a metamorphic rock
(a) Geneiss
(b) Conglomerate
(c) Quartzite
(d) Schist

Q82. Which of the following is the largest glacier in the Alps
(a) Baltoro Glacier
(b) Perito Moreno Glacier
(c) Aletsch Glacier
(d) Franz Josef Glacier

Q83. The most common Dune form on Earth and Mars is
(a) Crescentic
(b) Linear
(c) Star
(d) Parabolic

Q84. Most of the dust carried and deposited by dust storms is in the form of silt-size particles which are known as
(a) Dunes
(b) Tuffa
(c) Loess
(d) Colluvium

Q85. A narrow zone along which there is an abrupt change in moisture is called as
(a) Dryline
(b) Squall line
(c) Wetline
(d) Isotach

Q86. Which one of the following is an initial form of the sea wave
(a) Infragravity
(b) Gravity
(c) Ultragravity
(d) Capillary wave

Q87. According to ‘Ekman Spiral’ the net transport of the water moves at _______ angle
(a) 450
(b) 600
(c) 750
(d) 900

Q88. As per the concept of ocean basin development, the stage of ocean basin closure is referred as
(a) Mature stage
(b) Juvenile stage
(c) Terminal stage
(d) Old stage

Q89. An average angle of continental slope is about
(a) 40
(b) 60
(c) 90
(d) 120

Q90. A plant adapted to saline condition is called
(a) Glycophytes
(b) Halophytes
(c) Hydrophytes
(d) Xerophytes

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