Geography GK (Part-5)

1. In which resion Softwood forests are mostly found? – Himalayan region

2. When was the Panama Canal constructed? – 1914 A.D.

3. Which are the mass Maps on large scale, representing both natural and man-made features? – Topographic maps

4. The requirement of water is highest in which industry? – Iron and Steel

5. What is generally expressed by the concentration of pollutants in atmosphere? – parts per million

6. How is the predominant soil in the Coastal plains and North Indian plains? – Alluvial

7. Between which hills Palghat is situated? – The Nilgiris and the Anaimalai Hills

8. What do we call the The group of stars arranged in a definite pattern? – Constellation

9. Which country has the highest percentage of its geographical area under forests? – Japan

10. Which country accounts for about two thirds of earning of its total export from rice trade ? – Myanmar

11. Which continent has the largest area in the equatorial belt? – South America

12. Which is place located at the confluence of Alaknanda and Pindar rivers? – Karnapiayag

13. Which Wallace’s Line distinguishes or separates the flora and fauna? – South-East Asia and Australasia

14. By which countries The state of Sikkim is surrounded? – China, Nepal, Bhutan and West Bengal

15. Which place in India is nearest to the Tropic of Cancer? – Aizawl

16. Which is the main characteristic of Mediterranean climate? – Rain in winter season

17. Which International waterways is operated through lock-system? – Panama Canal

18. Thtough which passes does the ‘Golden quadrilateral’, connect Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata? – Vadodara – Pune – Visakhapatnam – Varanasi

19. Ice glacier’s melting is a common phenomenon linked to the rise in seawater level. Where are The glaciers predominantly present? – Antarctica

20. Of which ghat is Veliconda group of low hills a structural part? – Eastern Ghats

21. Which is an example of subsistence farming? – Shifting cultivation

22. The circle of illumination divides Earth into which two hemispheres? – Day and Night

23. Why is Himalayan region poor in mineral resources? – Displacement of rock strata has disturbed the arrangement of rocks and made it complex

24. The origin of which river Amarkantak plateau in the Maikal hills marks? – Narmada

25. Which may be considered a reason for India having ‘high dependency’ ratio? – Large section of population is in the age group of 0-14 years

26. Where have the Westerlies their origin? – Subtropical highs

27. Where are Frontal cyclones occured characteristically? – Mid-latitudinal region

28. According to Ferrel’s law (Coriolis Force) How do winds change their direction? – Towards right in Northern hemisphere and towards left in Southern Hemisphere

29. Which national highway connects Delhi and Kolkata via Mathura and Varanasi ? – NH 2

30. What is The eastward continuation of the Brazil current? – Counter ‘Equatorial drift”

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