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World Geography - General Awareness Multiple Choice Questions with Answers

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Questions
31 The Equatorial Forests of the Amazon Basin in South America are known as
A Selva
B Taiga
C Pampas
D Tundra

Answer: Option [A]
32 Which one of the following characteristics is associated with the ‘Bread Basket’ area of USA?
A Low rainfall in summer
B Long winter with snow
C Moderate rainfall in winter
D Heavy rainfall throughout the year

Answer: Option [C]
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33 Which one of the following is the largest lake in the world?
A Lake Baikal
B Caspian Sea
C Lake Victoria
D Lake Superior

Answer: Option [B]
34 The Pacific Ring of Fire is
A a volcanic belt around the Pacific
B an area of increase heat in the Pacific
C islands rich in fuel minerals in the Pacific
D an area of constant forest fires in the Pacific Islands

Answer: Option [A]
35 In geography ‘Gulf Stream’ refers to
A the name of a stream
B streams joining a gulf
C strong air current
D a warm ocean current

Answer: Option [D]
36 The Strait of Gibraltar provides entry into the
A Red Sea
B Atlantic Ocean
C Indian Ocean
D Mediterranean Sea

Answer: Option [B]
37 ‘Nippon’ is the name given to Japan which means
A land of pagodas
B land of northern lights
C land of the rising Sun
D land of volcanoes and earthquakes

Answer: Option [C]
38 The Chinese river known as yellow river is
A Sikiang
B Yangtse-kiang
C Mekong
D Hwang-Ho

Answer: Option [D]
39 Fishing grounds of the world are found in areas where
A warm and cold currents meet
B there are low tides
C there are high tides
D high stormy waves occur

Answer: Option [A]
40 The two countries connected by a tunnel under the sea are
A France and Denmark
B Spain and Italy
C England and France
D Australia and New Zealand

Answer: Option [C]
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