World Geography Questions

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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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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

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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 upper part of the mantle upon which the crust of the earth floats is called

A) Barysphere B) Mesosphere
C) Mohorovic discontinuity D) Asthenosphere
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Asthenosphere

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