World Geography Questions

Q:

The place of origin of an earthquake is called

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

Explanation:

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The point or place of origin of an earthquake is called Focus. 

And,

The point where the seismic waves reach the surface is called as Epicenter.

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Q:

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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Name the Continents that form a mirror image of each other___

A) North America and South America B) Asia and Africa
C) Africa and South America D) Europe and Asia
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Africa and South America

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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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Q:

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

Explanation:

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

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The busiest and most important sea route of the world is _____

A) North Pacific Sea Route B) North Atlantic Sea Route
C) South Atlantic Sea Route D) Indian Ocean Route
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) North Atlantic Sea Route

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Q:

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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Q:

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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