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world geography QUESTIONS

Exam Nameworld geography QUESTIONS
Descriptionworld geography QUESTIONS and Answers exams contains the questions from various competitive exams.These questions are the part of previous year paper.These kind of questions would be helpful in preparing for exams like IAS, PCS, UPSC, NDA, CDS SSC, RRB, PSC, IBPS
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Question: 'Kanchipuram' is in which of the following states?

Answer:Tamil Nadu


Question: Approximately when does the South-West Monsoon begin in Pakistan?

Answer:Late July


Question: What is the science of making maps called?

Answer:Cartography


Question: In which direction is the Tropic of Capricorn in relation to the Equator?

Answer:South


Question: Who or what are Mollweide, Bonne and Gall?

Answer:All are map projections.


Question: Outside the Mediterranean region, where else is a Mediterranean climate found?

Answer:The Souththern coast of Australia and parts of the western coast of North and South America.


Question:  What is the difference between a lake and a tank?

Answer:Both are land-enclosed water bodies, but the latter is a manmade.


Question: When is the Summer Solstice?

Answer:21-Jun


Question: What does the scale 1: 1,000,000 represent in linear measure?

Answer:1 cm = 10 km


Question: What are the Doldrums?

Answer:A low-pressure belt round the Equator where there are very light winds and calm seas.


Question: Four of the five most populous countries are also among the five largest countries in the world by area. Which is the fifth largest by area?

Answer:Canada


Question: Which continent is in its entirely further north of the Equator?

Answer:Europe


Question: Which ocean surrounds Antarctica?

Answer:Southern Ocean


Question: What is the more common name for the winds that are sometimes called the Anti-trades?

Answer:The Westerlies


Question: Which part of the world is regularly visited by tornadoes?

Answer:South-east USA


Question: What are permeable rocks?

Answer:They allow water to pass through them easily


Question: Which continent doesn't have a permanent population?

Answer:Antarctica


Question: What does a barometer indicate?

Answer:Changes in atmospheric pressure


Question: What do you call a narrow neck of land that connects two larger landmasses?

Answer:Isthmus


Question: Where is the greatest ocean depth found?

Answer:The Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean