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GK Questions: World Geography – Set 17

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  1. Which two countries are linked through an underground tunnel ?
    1.France and England
    2.France and Japan
    3.England and Iran
    4.Iran and Iraq
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.France and England
    Explanation :
    France and England are linked through an underground tunnel

  2. In which country is agriculture practised on the highest percentage of land ?
    3.Sri Lanka
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.China
    Explanation :
    Agriculture is a vital industry in China, employing over 300 million farmers.China ranks first in worldwide farm output, primarily producing rice, wheat, potatoes, tomato, sorghum, peanuts, tea, millet, barley, cotton, oilseed and soybeans.

  3. Main fishing grounds are found in the …………………….
    1.Southern Hemisphere
    2.Western Hemisphere
    3.Northern Hemisphere
    4.Eastern Hemisphere
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Northern Hemisphere
    Explanation :
    The major commercial fishing grounds are located in the cool waters of the northern hemisphere

  4. In which ocean Melanesian archipelago situated ?
    1.Antartic Ocean
    2.Atlanic Ocean
    3.Arctic Ocean
    4.Pacific Ocean
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.Pacific Ocean
    Explanation :
    Melanesia is one of three major cultural areas in the Pacific Ocean. Melanesia (UK:Maluku Islands, part of Indonesian archipelago.

  5. The wettest continent of the world is …………….
    1.North America
    3.South America
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.South America
    Explanation :
    South America is the wettest continent in the world.The dense rain forests that cover almost half the continent contributes to this.

  6. The largest sweet water lake in the world is ………………
    1.Lake Caldera
    3.Lake Baikal
    4.Lake Superior
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.Lake Superior
    Explanation :
    Lake Superior is the largest freshwater lake in the world in area (if Lakes Michigan andHuron are taken separately; see Lake Michigan–Huron), and the third largest in volume, behind Lake Baikal in Siberia andLake Tanganyika in East Africa

  7. Yosemite is a …………………………………
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.Waterfall
    Explanation :
    Yosemite Falls is the highest waterfall in Yosemite National Park, dropping a total of 2,425 feet (739 m) from the top of the upper fall to the base of the lower fall.

  8. The Mariana Trench is located in ………………..
    1.Pacific Ocean
    2.Atlantic Ocean
    3.Antarctic ocean
    4.Indian Ocean
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Pacific Ocean
    Explanation :
    The Mariana Trench or Marianas Trenchis the deepest part of the world’s oceans. It is located in the western Pacific Ocean, to the east of the Mariana Islands. The trench is about 2,550 kilometres (1,580 mi) long but has an average width of only 69 kilometres (43 mi)

  9. ………………… is the name of Indo-Chinese border
    1.Durand line
    2.Hindenburg line
    3.McMahon line
    4.Maginot line
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.McMahon line
    Explanation :
    The McMahon Line is a line agreed to by Britain and Tibet as part of the Simla Accord, a treaty signed in 1914. It is the effective boundary between China and India, although its legal status is disputed by the Chinese government.

  10. Which country was formerly known as Rhodesia ?
    1.New Zealand
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.Zimbabwe
    Explanation :
    Zimbabwe Rhodesia was an unrecognised state that existed from 1 June 1979 to 12 December 1979. Zimbabwe Rhodesia was preceded by an unrecognised republic named Rhodesia and was briefly followed by the re-established British colony of Southern Rhodesia.