World Geography Questions

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The place of origin of an earthquake is called

A) Epicentre B) Seismal
C) Focus D) Amphidromic Point
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Focus

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Eclipses occur due to which optical phenomena

A) Reflection B) Refraction
C) Rectilinear propagation D) Diffraction
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Rectilinear propagation

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Which is the largest fishing ground in the world?

A) Japan sea B) North sea
C) North-East-Pacific D) Newfoundland water
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) North sea

Explanation:

North sea is the largest fishing ground while the North-West pacific is the greatest region

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The Tropic of Cancer does not pass through

A) India B) Egypt
C) Mexico D) Iran
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Iran

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The difference in the duration of day and night increases as one moves from

A) West to East B) East and west of the prime meridian
C) Poles to equator D) Equator to poles
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Equator to poles

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The busiest  sea route is 

A) The Mediterranean Red-Sea Route B) The South Atlantic Route
C) The North Atlantic Route D) The Pacific Route
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) The North Atlantic Route

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There are Industrially most developed countries on either side of the Atlantic Ocean.

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The highest average salinity amongst the following seas is reported from

A) Dead Sea B) Red Sea
C) Black Sea D) Migration Sea
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Dead Sea

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what does the term 'Lithosphere' refer to

A) Interior of the earth B) Crust of the earth
C) Plants and animals D) None of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Crust of the earth

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