Railway/SSC JE 2019 Geography quiz for Phase I
Railway/SSC JE Geography quiz for (Phase I), RRB NTPC, SSC various exams and other competitive exams.
Q1.Earth’s deepest point in water is Mariana trench. It is located in which of the following oceans?
(a) Atlantic Ocean
(b) Arctic Ocean
(c) Indian Ocean
(d) Pacific Ocean
Q2.Masai is a tribe of which of the following country?
Q3.The uppermost layer over the earth’s surface is called the ______.
Q4.Bhutan does not share its border with which Indian state?
(a) West Bengal
(d) Arunachal Pradesh
Q5.In India, the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act came into force in 1981, but was amended in ________ to include noise as an air pollutant.
Q6.Which Indian state is the largest in terms of the total area covered?
(d) Tamil Nadu
Q7.Which among the following neighboring country of India is the largest producer of Opium in the World?
(c) Sri Lanka
Q8.With which country India exchanged its border maps?
(b) Sri Lanka
Q9.Marble comes under which category of rocks?
(d) None of these
Q10.In which city is the Forest Research Institute of India located?
(a) New Delhi
Exp. The Mariana Trench or Marianas Trench is the deepest part of the world’s oceans.It reaches a maximum-known depth of 10,994 metres (36,070 ft).It is in the pacific ocean.
Exp. The Maasai are a Nilotic ethnic group inhabiting southern Kenya and northern Tanzania.
Exp. A crust is the outermost layer of a Earth.The crust of the Earth is composed of a great variety of igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks.The oceanic crust of the Earth is different from its continental crust.The oceanic crust is 5 km (3 mi) to 10 km (6 mi) thick and is composed primarily of basalt, diabase, and gabbro.The continental crust is typically from 30 km (20 mi) to 50 km (30 mi) thick, and it is mostly composed of less dense rocks than is the oceanic crust.
Exp. Bhutan is a land locked country.Bordered by Indian states- Sikkim in west, Arunachal Pradesh in east and West Bengal in south.
Exp. The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act 1981 is amended in 1987 to include noise as an air pollutant.According to amendmemt “air pollutant” means any solid, liquid or gaseous substance (including noise) present in the atmosphere in such concentration as may be or tend to be injurious to human beings or other living creatures or plants or property or environment.
Exp. Rajasthan is the largest state in India (in terms of area). It covers an area of 342, 239 square kilometres. This represents 10.4% of the whole India.In terms of area, Rajasthan is followed by Madhya Pradesh (308,245 square kilometres), Maharashtra (307,713 square kilometres), Uttar Pradesh (240,928 square kilometres).
Exp.Afghanistan has been the world’s greatest illicit opium producer, ahead of Burma (Myanmar), Thailand & Laos.
Exp. India and Bangladesh signed agreement for transfer of enclaves in May 2015. The prime ministers of India and Bangladesh signed the Land Boundary Agreement in 1974 to exchange enclaves and simplify their international border maps.
Exp. Marble is a metamorphic rock composed of recrystallized carbonate minerals, most commonly calcite or dolomite. Marble may be foliated.
Exp. The Forest Research Institute (FRI) is an institute of the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education and is a premier institution in the field of forestry research in India. It is located at Dehradun in Uttarakhand, and is one of the oldest institutions of its kind.
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