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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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 Tropic of cancer does not pass through

A) India B) Pakistan
C) Bangladesh D) Myanmar
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Pakistan

Explanation:

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The Tropic of Cancer is 23.5 degrees north latitude. It passes through 16 countries across 3 continents. They are

 

1. In North America,

Mexico and Bahamas(Archipelago).

 

2. In Africa,

Niger, Algeria, Mauritania, Egypt, Libya, Mali and Western Sahara.

 

3. In Asia,

Myanmar, Omen, Bangladesh, India, Saudi Arabia, China, United Arab Emirates and Taiwan.

 

The Tropic of Cancer also passes through 6 Water Bodies on the whole. They are

1. Indian Ocean,

2. Atlantic Ocean,

3. Pacific Ocean,

4. Taiwan Strait,

5. Red Sea (and) 

6. Gulf of Mexico.

 

Hence, The Tropic of cancer does not pass through Pakistan.

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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 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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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 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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