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91 Horse latitudes lie within
1 sub-tropical high
2 equatorial low
3 sub-polar low
4 polar high

Answer: sub-tropical high
92 The primitive people who live in the Kalahari desert are known as
1 Pigmies
2 Bushmen
3 Bedouins
4 None of the above

Answer: Bushmen
93 Which one of the following is considered as the least important factor of industrial location?
1 Capital
2 Market
3 Population density
4 Power

Answer:Population density
94 Potholes are the landforms of
1 glacial topography
2 arid topography
3 karst topography
4 fluvial topography

Answer:karst topography
95 The Antarctic ice sheet is the best example of
1 valley glacier
2 continental glacier
3 piedmont glacier
4 None of the above

Answer: continental glacier
96 The layer of atmosphere where most of the weather phenomena occur is
1 stratosphere
2 ionosphere
3 ozonosphere
4 troposphere

Answer: troposphere
97 Which one of the following is a temperate desert?
1 Sahara
2 Atacama
3 Gobi
4 Namib

Answer:Gobi
98 Which one of the following oceans is S-shaped?
1 Atlantic Ocean
2 Indian Ocean
3 Arctic Ocean
4 Pacific Ocean

Answer:Atlantic Ocean
99 The difference between Indian Standard Time (IST) and Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is
1 4 hours 45 minutes
2 5 hours 30 minutes
3 6 hours 30 minutes
4 6 hours 15 minutes

Answer:5 hours 30 minutes
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100 Which one of the following Greek philosophers coined the term ‘Geography’?
1 Herodotus
2 Homer
3 Anaximander
4 Eratosthenes

Answer: Eratosthenes

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