World Geography - MCQ Online Test (1)


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QUESTION: 1

For which crop production is ‘Saopalo’ famous?

Solution:

Sao Paulo is the municipality located in the southeast of Brazil. The expansion of coffee production was the most important factor in the growth of Sao Paulo. It has become the region's chief export crop and also yielded good revenue.

QUESTION: 2

Which of the following industries is famous in the Ruhr industrial region of Europe?

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QUESTION: 3

Which one of the following countries is the largest producer of rice in the world?

Solution:

Answer: b

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Top 10 largest Producers of Rice in the World

QUESTION: 4

Which of the following water-ways does not pass through the Panama Canal?

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QUESTION: 5

Which of the following groups of countries is arranged in descending order of area?

Solution:

The correct option is A.

Russia ( approx. 17.098 million sq.km)

Canada ( approx 9.98 million sq km)

China (approx 9.59 million sq km) and 

USA (approx 9.53 million sq km). 

The overseas territories of the USA are generally not included while calculating it's area. That said if those territories are not factored out, USA becomes third.

QUESTION: 6

The Savana type of climate is characterized by—

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QUESTION: 7

Which of the following Industrial Regions of USA is located mainly on the basis of hydroelectric power?

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QUESTION: 8

The following is (are) not a factor(s) of soil formation

Solution:

The correct option is C.
Answer. Soil texture is not a factor which is responsible for the soil formation. Parent material (minerals and nutrients), Time, Climate, Relief and Organisms are the factors which are responsible for the soil formation.

QUESTION: 9

The most important fishing grounds of the world are found in the regions where

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QUESTION: 10

Arrange the following islands of Japan from North to South?

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QUESTION: 11

 ​Which of the following are incorrect?

i) The Savanna climate is characterized by distinct wet and dry seasons 

ii) Mean high temperature are between 27-30 degrees

Solution:

The correct answer is B as The temperature range of savanna climate is between 20 °C to 30 °C (68 °F - 86 °F). In summer, the temperature is between 25 °C - 30 °C, while in winter the temperature is between 20 °C - 30 °C.

QUESTION: 12

Which one of the following pairs (Geographical Region and Feature) is correctly matched?

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QUESTION: 13

Which of the following are correct?

  1. The Sahara desert is the largest singles stretch desert
  2. The next biggest desert is the Great Australian desert
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QUESTION: 14

Which one of the following is the characteristic climate of the Tropical Savannah Region?

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QUESTION: 15

The annual range of temperature in the interior of the continents is high as compared to coastal areas. What is/are the reason/reasons?

  1. Thermal difference between land and water
  2. Variation in altitude between continents and oceans
  3. Presence of strong winds in the interior
  4. Heavy rains in the interior as compared to coasts

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

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QUESTION: 16

Which of the following is/are unique characteristic/characteristics of equatorial forests

  1. Presence of tall, closely set trees with crowns forming a continuous canopy
  2. Coexistence of a large number of species
  3. Presence of numerous varieties of epiphytes

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

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QUESTION: 17

Consider the following statements
i) South America is the third largest continent in the world
ii) It is triangular in shape
iii) South America along with Mexico, Central America and West Indies is collectively called Latin America.

Which of the above are incorrect?

Solution:

North America is the third-largest continent by area, following Asia and Africa, and the fourth by population after Asia, Africa, and Europe.
The continent is compact and roughly triangular in shape, being broad in the north and tapering to a point—Cape Horn, Chile—in the south.
Latin America consists of Mexico, the Caribbean and most of Central and South America. In these countries, residents speak mostly Spanish and Portuguese. These two languages are classified as Romance languages, which are derived from Latin. So hence the name Latin America.
Hence, the answer would be Option A.
 

QUESTION: 18

Rubber was first discovered in wild state in

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QUESTION: 19

Consider the following statements

i) Guicas practice subsistence agriculture in the Parana river basin

ii) Itaipu the largest damof South America is located on the Orinoco river

Which of the above are correct?

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QUESTION: 20

Consider the following statements about Asia

  1. It is the largest continent in the world in terms of both size and population
  2. It covers one-fifth of the land on the earth
  3. It is situated entirely in the southern hemisphere

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QUESTION: 21

Which one of the following statement is incorrect?

1) The Sea of Japan and yellow sea which get its name from the yellowish loess washed into it by the yellow river (Huang ho)

2) The Suez Canal joins red sea and Mediterranean Sea.

Select the correct code given below.

Solution:

The mighty Yellow River has earned the name “China's sorrow” for its tendency to flood, with devastating consequences, over the centuries. The color of the rivers is due to most of the sediment picked up  via the Huang Ho river as it passes through the Loess Plateau in central China

 

The Suez Canal is an artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea through the Isthmus of Suez. Constructed by the Suez Canal Company between 1859 and 1869, it officially opened on 17 November 1869.

QUESTION: 22

which of the following statement is NOT correct?

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QUESTION: 23

Consider the following statements

1) Malaysia, Indonesia, Southern Srilanka regions have equatorial forest.

2) The climate is always hot and the plants and trees are tall with broad leaves.

3) The trees like Juniper, Pine are found in these equatorial forests.

Select the correct code given below

Solution:

The equatorial regions are the Amazon basin, Guianas, Venezuela, Guinea coast, Congo basin, Southern Srilanka, parts of Malaysia, Indonesia, Colombia. The climate is always hot and the plants and trees are tall with broad leaves.

 

Tropical rainforests grow mainly in three regions: the Malesian botanical subkingdom, which extends from Myanmar (Burma) to Fiji and includes the whole of Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu and parts of Indochina and tropical Australia; tropical South and Central America, especially the Amazon basin; and West and Central Africa.

QUESTION: 24

Which of the following statement is NOT correct?

Solution:

C is the correct option. The of Southern part  Asia is easily accessible to the tropical region in the world, not the Western part. Hence the statement is not correct.

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