General Geography MCQs Page-4

31) The core of the earth is ________
(A) Of amorphous material
(B) A vacuum
(C) Metallic
(D) Plastic

32) The important country close to International Date Line is _________
(A) Malaysia
(B) Mauritius
(C) New Zealand
(D) Turkey

33) Which of the following towns is situated at the highest altitude?
(A) Lhasa
(B) Kathmandu
(C) Thimphu
(D) None of these

34) Winter rain in Kashmir is due to _________
(A) South-West monsoon
(B) Western disturbances
(C) North-East monsoon
(D) Local winds

35) Which is the longest day in the Northern Hemisphere?
(A) 20th June
(B) 21st June
(C) 22nd December
(D) 23rd December

36) Equinox refers to _________
(A) The area near the Equator
(B) A kind of pox affecting horses
(C) Lines connecting points of equal altitude
(D) Two periods in the year when the days and nights are equal

37) The tide at its maximum height is known as _________
(A) Tsunami
(B) Spring tide
(C) Equinoxes
(D) Neap tide

38) Where is the coldest place in the world situated?
(A) England
(B) Greenland
(C) Russia
(D) Antarctica

39) Which place in the world has the least rainfall?
(A) Africa
(B) Thar
(C) Mt. Everest
(D) Pamir

40) The International Date Line is an imaginary line extending from pole to pole along the places on the earth's surface and lies along the
(A) 0° meridian
(B) 45° meridian
(C) 90° meridian
(D) 180° meridian

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