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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: Outside Antarctica, which is the deepest part of the earth?

Answer:The Dead Sea


Question: What are the Roaring Forties?

Answer:Strong winds that blow between 40 and 50 degrees South, in a direction opposite to the winds.


Question: Where would you find the Trade Winds?

Answer:Between the Tropics and blowing towards the Equator.


Question: What is the shape of earth ?

Answer:It is slightly flattened at the Poles and bulges slightly at the Equator.


Question: What happens in land that is in the rain shadow?

Answer:It gets no rain, because the rains are cut off by high mountains at one edge of the land.


Question: What do isotherm indicate?

Answer:The temperatures in particular areas


Question: How are heights of land expressed?

Answer:In feet or metres above the sea level.


Question: Which is the specific feature of the Mercator Projection?

Answer:It exaggerates Greenland almost 25 times.


Question: What is sometimes referred to as the World Ocean?

Answer:All the Oceans of the world when considered as one ocean because they are interconnected.


Question: Which water body surrounds the North Pole?

Answer:Arctic Ocean


Question: What is geographical term for "land's end", that tip of land which projects into the sea?

Answer:A cape


Question: What is the name given to the widened river mouth found at the point in river enters the sea?

Answer:Estuary


Question: How many times does the Earth move around the Sun in a year?

Answer:Once


Question:  Which one is the Earth's satellite?

Answer:Moon


Question: What are those smaller rivers that flow into a large, main river called?

Answer:Tributaries


Question: What is an oasis and where would you find it?

Answer:A small area of green and water in a desert.


Question: What is the time difference for every degree of longitude?

Answer:Four minutes


Question: What is a prairie?

Answer:A large, flat grassland in North America.


Question: Which is the hottest place on earth?

Answer:Dallol, Danakil Depression


Question: These "rivers of ice" are always slowly on the move. What is their corect name?

Answer:Glaciers