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GK Questions: World Geography – Set 26

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  1. The process of formation of a front is known as
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Frontogenesis
    Explanation :
    The process of formation of a front is known as Frontogenesis (war between two air masses), and dissipation of a front is known as Frontolysis (one of the air masses win against the other).

  2. The worlds oldest and largest crater lake is located in
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.India
    Explanation :
    Lonar Crater the worlds oldest and largest crater in India is located in state of Maharashtra’s District Buldhana.

  3. Atmosphere contains huge numbers of solid and liquid particles, collectively called as
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.Aerosols
    Explanation :
    Aerosols are minute particles suspended in the atmosphere.

  4. Which of the following is also called as “Lighthouse of the Mediterranean”?
    1.Sardinia Island
    2.Ischia Island
    3.Capri Island
    4.Sicily Island
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.Sicily Island
    Explanation :
    Stromboli is a small island in the Tyrrhenian Sea, off the north coast of Sicily, containing one of the three active volcanoes in Italy. The volcano has erupted many times and is constantly active with minor eruptions, often visible from many points on the island and from the surrounding sea, giving rise to the island’s nickname “Lighthouse of the Mediterranean”

  5. Columnar basalts located in which state of India ?
    3.J & K
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.Karnataka
    Explanation :
    Columnar Basaltic Lava, Coconut Island (St. Mary’s Islands), Udupi District, Karnataka displays majestic array of multi-faced columns developed in the basalts of Deccan Trap.

  6. Which is the height of the mountains from the ocean floor ?
    1.Mauna Loa
    2.Mount Elbrus
    3.Mauna Kea
    4.Mount Blanc
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Mauna Kea
    Explanation :
    Mauna Kea, is a dormant volcano on the island of Hawaii. Standing 4,207 m above sea level, its peak is the highest point in the state of Hawaii

  7. Which of the following is true with respect to Basaltic Magma ?
    1.Less Silica, Less Viscosity
    2.Less Viscosity, More Silica
    3.High Viscosity, More Silica
    4.More Silica, Less Viscosity
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Less Silica, Less Viscosity
    Explanation :
    Basaltic magma flows out along the divergent edge (Fissure type volcano).Basaltic magma contain less silica and it has less viscosity .

  8. Indonesian and Philippine archipelagos are formed due to
    1.North – South Wind Convergence
    2.Ocean – Ocean Convergence
    3.Ocean – Land Convergence
    4.Land – Land Convergence
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.Ocean – Ocean Convergence
    Explanation :
    Both Indonesian and Philippines archipelagos are a result of a  Ocean – Ocean Convergence

  9. One Knot is equal to how many Kiliometers ?
    1.1.852 Km
    2.1.582 Km
    3.1.825 Km
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.1.852 Km
    Explanation :
    The knot is a unit of speed equal to one nautical mile (1.852 km) per hour, approximately 1.151 mph. The ISO Standard symbol for the knot is kn.

  10. Front is a ………… dimensional boundary zone formed between two converging air masses
    4.All of these
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Three
    Explanation :
    Front is a three dimensional boundary zone formed between two converging air masses with different physicalproperties