GEOGRAPHY PRACTICE QUIZ SET 1

In this post, we are providing you GEOGRAPHY PRACTICE QUIZ 1 GEOGRAPHY PRACTICE QUIZ 1 for exams like SSC and CDS. SSC CGL exam contains 3 to 4 questions from Geography section.

GEOGRAPHY PRACTICE QUIZ 1

1. Arakan yoma is the extension of the Himalayas located in
A.Nepal
B.Myanmar
C.India
D.Tibet

2. The taylor valley lies in
A.United kingdom
B.United States of America
C.Australia
D.None of these

3. The most ideal region for the cultivation of cotton in India is
A.the Rann of Kutch
B.the Indo-Gangetic valley
C.The Deccan Plateau
D.the Brahmaputra valley

4. The city of Nasik is situated on the bank of river
A.Ganga
B.Narmada
C.Nasik
D.Brahmputra

5. The most fertile region of India is
A.The Indo-Gangetic Plain
B.the himalayas
C.peninsular plateu
D.the central highlands

6. Kalgoorie and Coolgardie places famous for gold mines are located in
A.India
B.New Zeland
C.U.S.A
D.Australia

7. Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary is located in
A.Orissa
B.Gujarat
C.Karnataka
D.Uttar pradesh

8.  Which one of the following is most prone to earthquakes ?
A.Old Shields
B.Coastal plains
C.Young folded mountains
D.Plateaus

9. Titagarh ,Amlai and Nepanagar are known for
A.Paper Industry
B.Steel Industry
C.Cotton Industry
D.Iron Industry

10. Sandstone ,Conglomerate ,Limestome ,Shale,Coal and Chalk are example of
A.Igneous
B.Metamorphic
C.Sedimentary rocks
D.None of these

11. Where is the Doldrum Belt located?
A.Near the Tropic of Cancer
B.Near the equator
C.Near the Poles
D.Near the Tropic of Capricorn

12. Which sea has no coastline?
A.caspian sea
B.black sea
C.Saragossa sea
D.dead sea

13. The greatest diversity of animal and plant species occurs in
A.Tropical Main forests
B.Temperate deciduous forests
C.Heavily polluted rivers
D.Deserts and savannas

14. Khamsin’ is a hot and dry local wind experienced in—
A.Saudi Arabia
B.Iran
C.Nigeria
D.Egypt

15. ‘Diamond Ring’ is a phenomenon observed
A.Only along the peripheral regions of the totality trail
B.at the start of a total solar eclipse
C.at the end of a total solar eclipse
D.only in the central regions of the total trail

16. Which is known as the ‘Coffee Port’ of the world?
A.Rio de Janeiro
B.Santos
C.Buenos Aires
D.Santiago

17. Which lake forms an international boundary between Tanzania and Uganda?
A.Victoria Lake
B.Chad lake
C.Malawi lake
D.Zambezi lake

18. Solar eclipse achieves totality in limited geographical regions because
A.The size of the shadow of the moon on the earth is small compared to the cross-section of the earth
B.The trajectories of the earth around the sun and the moon around the earth are not perfect circles
C.Sun rays can reach most of the peripheral regions of the shadow of the moon due to atmospheric refraction
D.The earth is not smooth flat surface but has elevations and depressions

19. The planets on either side of the earth are—
A.Venus and Saturn
B.Mars and Jupiter
C.Mercury and Venus
D.Mars and Venus

20. Which among the following continent is with the highest mean elevation in the world? (IAS 1995)
A.North America
B.Antarctica
C.Asia
D.South America

             

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