Geography Important Questions Series

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Geography is the scripture through which knowledge of the upper form of the earth and its natural divisions (such as mountains, continents, countries, cities, rivers, seas, lakes, forests, etc.). Also, it is very important to know physical geography from the point of view of almost all competitive examinations, the questions of which are asked under the subject of general knowledge.

Geography Important Questions

Here, I am providing important questions about Geography for those teachers who are preparing for competitive examinations. With the help of this blog, you can practice Geography General Knowledge questions for better results in the exam.

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Geography GK Questions and Answers

Q :  

Which of these countries is located separately from India due to the narrow sea waterway formed by Palk Strait and Gulf of Mannar?

(A) Bangladesh

(B) Myanmar

(C) Sri Lanka

(D) Pakistan


Correct Answer : C
Explanation :

1. Palk Strait is a strait between the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and the Mannar district of the Northern Province of Sri Lanka.

2. This strait connects the Bay of Bengal to the Palk Bay in the north-east and then to the Gulf of Mannar in the south-west.

3. The strait that separates India and Sri Lanka is the Palak Strait.


Q :  

Consider the following statements (A) and (B) and choose the correct option.

(A) Agricultural activity is concentrated in those regions of the world where suitable factors for the growing of crops exist.

(B) Wool, dairy and poultry products are considered output of agricultural system

(A) Only (A) is true

(B) Only (B) is true

(C) Both (A) and (B) are true.

(D) Neither (A) nor (B) is true.


Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

(A) Agricultural activity is concentrated in those regions of the world where suitable factors for the growing of crops exist. (B) Wool, dairy and poultry products are considered output of agricultural system. Both (A) and (B) are true.


Q :  

Which of the following terms is NOT associated with rivers?

(A) Meander

(B) Horst

(C) Distributary

(D) Waterfall


Correct Answer : A
Explanation :

The correct answer is Horst The land between two parallel faults rising to form is termed a Block Mountain or Horst. The land between two parallel faults subsiding into a depression is termed as a Graben or Rift Valley. The Rhine Valley, the Vosges mountain in Europe and Vindhyas and Satpura are examples of Block mountain systems. East African Rift, Baikal Rift Valley (Russia), and Rhine Rift Valley (Germany) are examples of Rift Valley.


Q :  

Which one of the following countries is credited with setting up Uranium City?

(A) Russia

(B) Canada

(C) Australia

(D) None of these


Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

Kazakhstan produces the largest share of uranium from mines (42% of the world supply from mines in 2019), followed by Canada (13%) and Australia (12%). 

Over two-thirds of the world's production of uranium from mines is from Kazakhstan, Canada, and Australia. 

An increasing amount of uranium, now over 50%, is produced by in situ leachings.


Q :  

Which of the following countries has the world's largest uranium reserves?

(A) Australia

(B) U. S. A.

(C) Russian Federation

(D) Canada


Correct Answer : D
Explanation :

Australia is considered to have the largest reserves of recoverable uranium in the world. However, Kazakhstan and Canada produce more uranium than Australia.


Q :  

Where is Silicon Valley located?

(A) California

(B) Scotland

(C) Swiss Alps

(D) New England


Correct Answer : A
Explanation :

Silicon Valley is a global center of technological innovation located in the South San Francisco Bay Area of California. The area was named after the primary material found in computer microprocessors. Silicon Valley is home to dozens of major technology, software, and internet companies.


Q :  

When is World Tiger Day celebrated every year?

(A) 29 July

(B) 30 July

(C) 31 July

(D) 27 July


Correct Answer : A
Explanation :

1. International Tiger Day is celebrated every year on 29 July.

2. This day is also called Global Tiger Day.

3. This day is celebrated every year to raise awareness about tiger conservation.


Q :  

When is Global Tiger Day celebrated?

(A) 29 July

(B) 29 August

(C) 29 September

(D) 29 June


Correct Answer : A
Explanation :

1. International Tiger Day is celebrated every year on 29 July.

2. This day is also called Global Tiger Day.

3. This day is celebrated every year to raise awareness about tiger conservation.


Q :  

When is "International Tiger Day" celebrated every year?

(A) 30 July

(B) 31 July

(C) 29 July

(D) 15 July


Correct Answer : C
Explanation :

1. International Tiger Day is celebrated every year on 29 July.

2. This day is also called Global Tiger Day.

3. This day is celebrated every year to raise awareness about tiger conservation.


Q :  

Which date 'International Tiger Day' is celebrated every year?

(A) 25th July

(B) July 27

(C) 29th July

(D) 30th July


Correct Answer : C
Explanation :

1. International Tiger Day is celebrated every year on 29 July.

2. This day is also called Global Tiger Day.

3. This day is celebrated every year to raise awareness about tiger conservation.


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