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Here is a collection of 100 Geography Quiz Questions and Answers. This fascinating quiz of geography questions and answers will take your geography knowledge to the next level. You can also use these question-answers to conduct a geography quiz in your school or college. The answers to these geography quiz questions are menioned at the bottom.
100 Geography Quiz Questions
1. What is 'Watergate'? a. A gate of dam across Mississippi b. A dam across Hudson river c. Scandal in which President Richard Nixon got entangled d. A five star hotel in Los Angeles 2. What is the name of the building which holds the principal US bullion depository a. Fort Atkinson b. Fort Collins c. Fort Knox d. Jodrell Bank 3. Which country produces the maximum sugar in the world a. USA b. India c. Cuba d. Brazil 4. What is the capital of Morocco a. Muscat b. Managua c. Ulan Bator d. Rabat 5. 'Death Valley' is located in a. California US b. Kerala, India c. Israel d. Saudi Arabia 6. 'Yurts' are a. A nomadic tribe of the Middle East b. A type of milk preparation c. A tent of animal skins of the monadic tribes of Central Asia d. A type of land form found in deserts 7. 'Galileo Satellites', named after their discoverer, are four large moons of the planet a. Jupiter b. Neptune
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Tarn 16. Towards the centre of low pressure Page 2/11 PDF generated by PHPKB Knowledge Base Script . Has no tail at all 18. “With the disintegration of USSR towards the end of 1991. Hanging trough d. Tallus b. 'Willy willies' are tropical revolving storm in a. 15 b. Has a tail always pointing away from the Sun b. None of the above 15. England. North-west Australian waters 12. Sri Lanka 14. Germany. Sweden b. …… is sometimes referred to as 'the land of white elephants'. Uranus 8. Coastal plains b. Mountain pass d. 25 9. Has a tail. Waterfall in Venezuela 10. Volcano in Hawaii c. Peat 11. Marshy creek c. a. comprises …… Unions Republics a. 5 d. Belgium d. India c. Ireland c. Cirque c. 10 c. North plains d. Antarctic Ocean d. Denmark. Huge waterfall b. Anthracite b. Netherlands. Lignite d. Has a tail. always pointing away towards the Sun c. A cataract is a a. 90 percent loss from floods occurs in the a. A bowl-shaped depression created by glacial erosion is called a a. A cyclone is a system of wind in which the wind blows spirally a. Atlantic Ocean c. sometimes pointing towards the Sun and sometimes away from it d. …… and …… are sometimes referred to as the 'low countries' of Europe. A comet a. Which of the following types of coal contains over 90 per cent carbon and is smokeless? a. 'Old Faithful' is a a. France 13. Tanzania b. Western arctic Ocean b. Deccan plateau c. Geyser in the US b. Thailand d. Currency 17. Saturn d. a. Bituminous coal c.c.
Japan c. Bab-el-mandab (Jerusalem) c. Sri Lanka d. Congo is situated on the …… coast of Africa a. South facing c. South to west 20. South c. Towards the central region of high pressure c. South Korea d. Korea c. Russia 24. 'Gate of Tears' is a. West European d. The Netherlands 28. East facing b. North facing d. North to south b. Towards a region of low pressure d. China b. Japan b. Aberdeen (Scotland) b.b. Compared to other slopes in the northern hemisphere which is the warmest? a. Turkey c. A day is added when a man crosses the international Date Line from a. East 26. Taiga c. Commercial fishing is best developed in a. Earth d. North b. Japan b. Taiwan d. China c. Comets are luminous celestial bodies moving round the … a. West facing 25. East to west c. Pamirs (Central Asia) 27. A hot dry summer. Rome b. Sun b. a. Italy Page 3/11 PDF generated by PHPKB Knowledge Base Script . 'Land of the Morning Calm' refer to a. Prairies (Australia) d. Subtropical Steppe 21. Colombo is the capital of a. Outwards from a central region of high pressure 19. West d. mild winter with moderate rainfall and ample sunshine characterize the …… climate. Moon c. 'Sick Man of Europe' is the nick name for a. North to east d. Jupiter 23. Thailand 22. Mediterranean b.
Earth's rotation 38. Zimbabwe c. Copper d. Dakshin Gangotri is a/an …… a. The tropic of cancer alone b. Zomba b. How many days does the moon take to revolve round the earth Page 4/11 PDF generated by PHPKB Knowledge Base Script . Associated with world weather b. Aksai Chin d. African name of Rhodesia which is dominated by white minority is a. Earth revolution d. None of these 35. Switzerland and Holland c. Equator alone c. Aluminum b. Unnamed station located in the Antarctic for continuous weather and scientific recordings c. An African language c. Earth's rotation around its axis b. Sweden and Italy d. Day and night are the result of a. Belize was formerly known as a. some countries have been able to achieve industrialization without depending on coal as a source of energy. Poland and Switzerland b. Nicaragua c. Oxford 29. Zaire d. Island in the Indian ocean near Antarctica 37. Day and nights are at equal duration at a. Zanzibar City 30. The Tropic of Capricorn alone d. Cambodia was earlier known as a. Bauxite is an important of a. All paralisis is latitude 36. Earth's revolution c. Earthquakes are caused by a. Coal is an essential energy resource for industries. British Honduras b. None of these 33. Mica 31. Persia c. Malvinas 32. Mauritania b. However. For example a. El Nino is a. Zinc c. A river in south Africa 39. River-valley in Andhra Pradesh b. Denudation c. None of these 34.d. Earth's rotation accompanied with its revolution d. Kampuchea d. Tetonism b. Second source of the River Ganga d. An erosional flurial feature d.
Basalt c.30 p.3. Plantation agriculture b. Lhasa d. 29½ 40.30 a. Mixed agriculture c. Sudan d. Australia b. Paris 46. Emerald Island . Greenland c. Petroleum deposits in India are found chiefly in a. Loti is the currency of a. San Francisco 44. Hiroshima d. Swaziland 48. 2.1.00 p. London c. City of Golden .m.m. Rubber is a product of a. 28T d. Lesotho 43. Tanzania d.2. 42. Seychelles is located in the a. Burundi b. None of these 41. Metamorphic rocks d. Cockpit of Europe . Ireland c. m. Mount Everest is located in a. Rhodesia's new name is a. India b. Match the following a. Forbidden City . c.m. Bhutan 45. London is located at 0° while Baghdad at 45° east. Largest island in the world is a.m. Granite b.00 a. Pacific Ocean b. Berlin b. Zimbabwe c. 26S b. Nepal d.00 a.a. 12. d. New Guinea d. 11. Sedimentary rocks 47.4. Belgium b. If a news is broad cast from London at 10. b. 27S c. Special horticulture 49. at what time it will heard at Baghdad a. 1. China c. Libya c. Zaire b. Indian Ocean Page 5/11 PDF generated by PHPKB Knowledge Base Script . On which of the cities was the first atomic bomb dropped by the United States in 1945? a. Mediterranean agriculture d.
The largest mica producing country in the world? a. Revolution round the sun b. Nairobi. The earth is elliptical because of its a. Ghana and Kenya respectively are a. Nairobi c.600 km 56. Geneva b. Mediterranean Sea 50.c. Switzerland is famous for Swiss watches. Lagos. 12. Equator d. The earth completes one rotation on its axis in a. Accra. Nairobi 52. India c. 23h 56 min. Stratosphere d. Lagos. 6. The most abundant element in the earth's atmosphere is Page 6/11 PDF generated by PHPKB Knowledge Base Script . Tropic at Capricorn c. Grand China canal 60. Vevey c. Spherical b. Oblate Spheroid d.900 km c. The equatorial radius of the earth is approximately a. Prolate Spheroid 54. Lagos. Suez Canal d. Accra b. 24h d. 23h 30 min b. Russia d.400 km d. The capitals of Libya. The longest canal in the world is a. 23h 10min 2s 53. The earth is a. The layer of atmosphere close to the earth's surface is called a. Troposphere 59. Centrifugal force of rotation d. Oslo d. Ionosphere c. USA b. Atlantic Ocean d. 6. 11. Japan 57. Berne 51.9s c. Beloye-More Baltic c. What is the Capital of this country? a. Tropic at cancer b. Volga Baltic b. Gravitational force c. Elliptical c. Nairobi. None of these 58. Lausanne d. 4. Exosphere b.700 km b. Accra. Inclination on its own axis 55. The latitude AA' on the map represents a. Tripoli.
Andes d. Victoria 64. Argon b. Cuba b. 43km d.a. 80km c. Nanda Devi c. Bulgaria / Lev / Sofia c. Thunder Storms c. India c. Himalaya . Madagascar c. Korea / Won/ Seoul d. 30km 62. 50. Norway 68.Karakoram c. Nitrogen c. USA Page 7/11 PDF generated by PHPKB Knowledge Base Script . Which country is called the 'Sugar Bowl of the World'? a. Typhoons d. Which of the following countries has the largest area in the world? a.000 km d. Parabolic 67. Elliptical d. What is the shape of the earth's orbit around the sun? a. Krypton 61. Oxygen d. 25. Canada b. 16. Tropical cyclone storms occurring in Philippines Japan and China seas are known as a. Hurricane 65. Hyperbolic c. Which is the world's largest mountain range? a. Godwin Austin 63. What is the approximate circumference of the earth? a.000 km c. Tibet 70. Tornado b. Iran / Rial / Tehran b. 40. The second highest mountain peak in the world is a. Mongolia / Kip / Ulan Bator 69. Alps b. The second largest island in the world is a. The polar diameter of the earth is shorter than its equatorial diameter by a. Circular b.000 km 66. Nanga Parvat b. China c. Which Country/currency/capital combination is wrong? a.000 km b. Burma d. Andes d. Great Britain d. New Guinea b. 25km b.
Chief port of Guinea-Bissau b. Rice d. Libya/Tripoli b. Capital of Barbados. Davao c. The Mississippi d. Mississippi-Missouri c. Amazon b. Malawi/Zomba c. Nile d. The Amazon b. Coffee b. Nile b. Egypt/Cairo d. Nile c. Which of the following river crosses the equator twice? a. Amazon d. Quezon City 75. Ganges 80. Orinoco 78. Which of the following is the largest river of the world? a. Manila b. Wind and water b. Russia 71. Millets 74. Congo d. Sand d. Zamboanga d. Yangtze 76. an island country in Atlantic ocean c. Which of the following is an agricultural produce of Taiwan? a. Maize c. Which of the following river has the largest basin? a. Tibet c.d. Amazon c. None of these 77. Bhutan d. Which of the following rivers has a bird's foot delta? a. Which of the following is/are the Asian agents of soil erosion? a. The Nile 79. Chad/Bangui 73. Taiwan b. A famous seaport of Barbados d. Japan 72. Which of the following is the capital and seaport of Philippines? a. None of these 81. Rocks c. Which of the following countries/capital combination is not correct a. Congo b. Which one of the following country/capital/currency combination is correct? a. Which of the following countries is known as 'Land of the Thunder Bolt'? a. Which of the following statements is correct concerning Bridgetown? a. Botswana/Usumbura/Franc Page 8/11 PDF generated by PHPKB Knowledge Base Script . The Brahmaputra c.
Coral Reef ----------------------------------------------a. Which one of the following is not a sedimentary rock? a. Orbit of the Moon around the Sun d. heavy floods b. Crater 2. Seismic Lines Page 9/11 PDF generated by PHPKB Knowledge Base Script . D-3 d. Heavy showers d. Earthquake 1. Which river in the world carries the maximum volume of water? a. Movement of the Sun 87.b. No rain for a long duration c. Direction of rotation of the Earth round the Sun c. Chalk c. Peat b. A-4. Land of Lilies: Canada SBI/PO 85. Granite d. Lignite 83. Violent wind and rain 88. What are cyclones? a. Holy Land: Palestine c. Bora c. Condensation 3. Amazon b. Jordan/Jerusalem/Dinar d. C-2. Sun rises in the east and sets in the west due to the a. Volcano d. D-2 90. Thimpu 84. Revolution of the Earth around the Sun c. Size of the Earth in relation to the Sun 89. C-2. Nile c. Lhasa b. Kathmandu c. B-3. D-1 c. River c. None of these 86. Isohyte b. Size of the sun in relation to the Moon b. Agulhas 3. B-3. A-4. Which of the following explains why there is n total eclipse of the sun? a. Rainfall 2. Dew Point b. A-4. Bangladesh/Dhaka/Taka c. Wind 4. Guinea/Conakry/Drachma 82. Which one of the following towns is situated at the highest altitude? a. C-3. Denudation 4. Which pair is incorrect? a. Match the following a. B-2. A-1. Rotation of the Earth on its axis d. Hermit Kingdom: Japan d. Gift of the Nile: Egypt b. Match the following a. C-1. Shape of the Earth b. B-1. Atoll 1. Ocean Current d. Sudden. Gartola d. Mississippi-Missouri d. D-4 b.
A-3.30 pm on Wednesday at London b. What will be the time at a place situated at 50° east Longitude? a. 5½ h d. It is 3 pm on Wednesday at Hong Kong d. It is 5 pm on Wednesday at Tokyo 94. A-4. North to east d. 8:40 am b. 90° west longitude 92. A day is added when a man crosses the International Date Line from a. 45° d. It is 6. C-4. North to south b. For a time difference of one hour the longitudinal distance is equal to a. 2 h b. D-1 d. It is 10. B-4. 6½ h 97.25 am on Tuesday at New York c. 5¼ h c. A uniform time adopted by all places in India b. Indian Standard Time is associated with a. pressure a. 3:20 am c. Dry summers and wet winters Page 10/11 PDF generated by PHPKB Knowledge Base Script . 82½° east longitude b. 12 midnight 98. 95° east longitude d. D-2 c. 15° b. The difference of time between two states c. The IST is ahead of GMT by a. First decreases towards the centre and then increases 100. 5:00 am d. South to west 99. B-1. When it is 8 am on Wednesday at Greenwich a. The difference of time between two places d.-------------------------------------------------a. D-2 91. Regions lying on the western margins of the continents between 30° and 40° north have a. 30° c. Decreases towards the center and wind moves in an anticlockwise direction in the northern hemisphere c. B-1. In a tropical cyclone. B-3. East to west c. A-2. Approximately 180° east or west meridian d. It is 12 noon at Greenwich. 180° west longitude c. Does not very appreciably d. C-3. Equator c. Exactly 0° meridian 96. None of these 95. Exactly through 180° longitude b. C-1. D-2 b. The International Date Line passes through a. IST is a. Increases towards the center b. A-3. 60° 93. C-4.
c 37. c 83. Wet summers and warm winters Answers to Geography Quiz Questions The answers to Geography Quiz Questions asked above are mentioned below. a 22. a 88. b 48. b 5. d 77. a 81. c 19. b 26. a 68. b 32. d 40. c 18. a 21. d 56. a 24. d 54. c 58. a 79. a 82. b 64. b 61. d 63. c 27. b 45. a 53. a 97. c 50. d 47. c 17. c 7. d 16. c 46. d 94. c 91. d 73. c 43. b 25. a 90.b. a 13. c 71. b 52. d 75. a 93. b 65. c 6. b 41. c 59. b 8. c 11. a 12. b 20. b 34. c 69. c 62. d 51. c 86. c 70. a 99. b 4. b 57. b 84. c 87. c 100. b 33. a 39. a Page 11/11 PDF generated by PHPKB Knowledge Base Script . b 74. 1. a 14. b 28. a 96. b 85. c 2. d 67. a 42. b 31. a 36. a 72. c 66. c 49. c 89. d 92. c 76. c 38. a 15. c 80. a 23. a 10. Dry climate all the year d. d 98. a 35. c 78. a 30. b 95. c 60. d 9. b 44. b 3. b 29. Rainfall all the year c. d 55.
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