Geography Past Questions


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Question 1

Deposition of fine grained sand carried over long distance by wind is known as

Options

A) Chernozem

B) Laterite

C) Loess

D) Podzols

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Question 2

The core of the earth is also called ______?

Options

A) Mesosphere

B) Lithosphere

C) Hydrosphere

D) Barysphere

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Question 3

Which of the following environmental resources is non-renewable?

Options

A) Rain

B) Minerals

C) Water

D) Oxygen

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Question 4

Relief rainfall is common around the

Options

A) Lowland areas

B) Peneplains

C) Highland areas

D) Sahara desert

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Question 5

Which of the following features is of volcanic origin?

Options

A) Sill

B) Zeugen

C) Loess

D) Gorge

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Question 6

The instrument used for measuring atmospheric pressure is

Options

A) Hygrometer

B) Barometer

C) Thermometer

D) Anemometer

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Question 7

The gradual breakdown of rocks in situ by either physical or chemical process is called

Options

A) Erosion

B) Denudation

C) Weathering

D) Deposition

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Question 8

The Fourth planet from the sun in the solar system is

Options

A) Mercury

B) Uranus

C) Neptune

D) Mars

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Question 9

Which rock type involves stratification?

Options

A) Metamorphic

B) Sedimentary

C) Volcanic

D) Igneous

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Question 10

Which type of rainfall occurs when two air masses of different temperatures and other physical properties meet?

Options

A) Orographic rainfall

B) Relief rainfall

C) Cyclonic rainfall

D) Convectional rainfall

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Question 11

In which regions can stalactites, swallow holes and caverns be found?

Options

A) Plateau regions

B) Coastal regions

C) Mountainous regions

D) Limestone regions

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Question 12

The remains of eroded highland in desert and semi-desert environments are commonly called

Options

A) Seif dunes

B) Barchains

C) Inselbergs

D) Volcanic plug

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