World Geography Practice Question and Answer

Q:

Which of the following parallels of latitude represent the Tropic of Capricorn?

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    23½° in the Northern Hemisphere
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    66½° in the Southern Hemisphere
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    23½° in the Southern Hemisphere
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    66½° in the Northern Hemisphere
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Answer : 3. "23½° in the Southern Hemisphere"
Explanation :

1. The 23.5 degree parallel of latitude in the Southern Hemisphere represents the Tropic of Capricorn.

2. The Tropic of Capricorn (or southern tropic) is the circle of latitude in which the perihelion point occurs at the December (or southern) solstice.

3. Thus it is the southernmost latitude where the Sun can be seen directly overhead.

4. It reaches 90 degrees below the horizon at solar midnight on the June solstice.

5. The Tropic of Capricorn is one of the five major latitude lines of the Earth. The other four are latitude lines.

- Equator (0 degrees latitude)

- Tropic of Cancer (23.5 degrees north latitude)

- North Pole Circle (66.5 degrees north latitude)

- South Pole Circle (66.5 degrees south latitude)

Q:

'Palk strait' is located between -

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    India and Maldives
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    India and Indonesia
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    India and Myanmar
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    India and Sri Lanka
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Answer : 4. "India and Sri Lanka"

Q:

The habitat of ‘Yakut’ tribe is

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    New Zealand
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    Congo Basin
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    Amazon Basin
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    North Siberia
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Answer : 4. "North Siberia"
Explanation :

1. Habitat of the Yakut tribe in Northern Siberia.

2. The Yakuts, or Sakha, are a Turkic ethnic group that lives primarily in the Sakha Republic in the Russian Federation. Their habitat also extends to the Amur, Magadan, Sakhalin regions and the Taimyr and Evenk districts of the Krasnoyarsk Territory.

3. Yakut language belongs to the Siberian branch of Turkic languages. The Russian word Yakut is derived from Evenk Yoko.

4. In some old histories the Yakuts call themselves Sakha or Urangai Sakha.

5. The Yakuts engage in animal husbandry, traditionally focusing on the raising of horses.

Q:

habitat of ‘Yakut’ tribe is

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    New Zealand
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    Congo Basin
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    Amazon Basin
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    North Siberia
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Answer : 4. "North Siberia"
Explanation :

1. Habitat of the Yakut tribe in Northern Siberia.

2. The Yakuts, or Sakha, are a Turkic ethnic group that lives primarily in the Sakha Republic in the Russian Federation. Their habitat also extends to the Amur, Magadan, Sakhalin regions and the Taimyr and Evenk districts of the Krasnoyarsk Territory.

3. Yakut language belongs to the Siberian branch of Turkic languages. The Russian word Yakut is derived from Evenk Yoko.

4. In some old histories the Yakuts call themselves Sakha or Urangai Sakha.

5. The Yakuts engage in animal husbandry, traditionally focusing on the raising of horses.

Q:

The landforms that are created by massive earth movements due to plate tectonics are called

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    structural landforms
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    weathering landforms
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    erosional landforms
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    depositional landforms
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Answer : 1. "structural landforms"

Q:

Which of the following is a warm current? 

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    Labrador current
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    Falkland current
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    Canary current
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    Gulf stream
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Answer : 4. " Gulf stream"

Q:

Sri Lanka is separated from India by the ______. 

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    Strait of Malacca
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    Strait of Gibraltar
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    Palk Strait
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    Bering Strait
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Answer : 3. "Palk Strait "

Q:

In which of the following countries is Jhumming known as ‘Conuco’? 

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    Vietnam
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    The US
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    Venezuela
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    Madagascar
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Answer : 3. "Venezuela "

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