Railway/SSC JE 2019 Geography quiz for Phase I and other railways exams 23/02/2019

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.

Q1.49th Parallel is the boundary line between which two countries?

(a) USA and Canada                                                                        

(b) North and South Vietnam

(c) Germany and France                                                               

(d) Brazil and Chile

Q2.How does La-Nina affect the Pacific Ocean?

(a) Decreases salinity of ocean                                                   

(b) Cools downs the temperature of water

(c) Maintains stable temperature of water                           

(d) Increases salinity of ocean

Q3.Which of the following country is not a member of SAARC?

(a) Nepal                                                                                             

(b) Maldives

(c) China                                                                                              

(d) Afghanistan

Q4.Himalayan mountain range falls under which type of mountains?

(a) Block Mountain         

(b) Residual Mountain

(c) Accumulated Mountain          

(d) Fold Mountain

Q5. ‘Norwesters’ are thunder storms which are prominent in _____.

(a) India and Bhutan      

(b) Bhutan and Nepal

(c) India and Bangladesh              

(d) Bangladesh and Myanmar

Q6.The boundary between Earth’s crust and mantle is _____.

(a) Moho discontinuity                                                  

(b) Lehman discontinuity

(c) Conrad discontinuity

(d) Gutenberg discontinuity

Q7.Doldrums pressure belts lies in between which of the following latitudes?

(a) 5 degree N to 5 degree S                                                                       

(b) 35 degree to 60 degree N and S

(c) 25 degree to 35 degree N and S                                                          

(d) 35 degree to 45degree N and S

Q8. What is full form of BOD?

(a) Biological Oxygen Deficit                                       

(b) Biological Oxygen Difference

(c) Biological Oxygen Demand                                   

(d) Biological Oxygen Distribution

Q9. Match the following.

     Country                                                            Currency

  1. Bangladesh a. Ngultrum
  2. Myanmar b. Rufiyaa
  3. Maldives c. Taka
  4. Bhutan d. Kyat

(a) 1-d, 2-c, 3-a, 4-b                                                        

(b) 1-b, 2-d, 3-a, 4-c

(c) 1-c, 2-d, 3-b, 4-a                                                        

(d) 1-c, 2-d, 3-a, 4-b

Q10.Which of the following planet is also known as ‘Earth’s twin’?

(a) Mercury                                                                       

(b) Venus

(c) Jupiter                                                                           

(d) Saturn

Solution

Ans.1.(a)

Exp.49th Parallel is the boundary line between United States of India and Canada.

Ans.2.(b)

Exp. During a period of La Nina, the sea surface temperature across the equatorial Eastern Central Pacific Ocean will be lower than normal by 3 to 5 °C. Thus it cools downs the temperature of water.

Ans.3.(c)

Exp. The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is the regional intergovernmental organization and geopolitical union of nations in South Asia. Its member states include Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, the Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

Ans.4.(d)

Exp. Fold mountains are created where two or more of Earth’s tectonic plates are pushed together. At these colliding, compressing boundaries, rocks and debris are warped and folded into rocky outcrops, hills, mountains, and entire mountain ranges. Himalayan mountain range falls under this type of mountain.

Ans.5.(c)

Exp. Norwesters or the Kalbaishakhi is a local rain fall and thunder storm which occurs in India and Bangladesh. Kalbaishakhi occurs, with increasing frequency, from March till monsoon establishes over North-East India.

Ans.6.(a)

Exp.The Mohorovicic Discontinuity, or “Moho,” is the boundary between the crust and the mantle.

Ans.7.(a)

Exp.Doldrums, also called equatorial calms, equatorial regions of light ocean currents and winds within the Intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ), a belt of converging winds and rising air encircling Earth near the Equator. The doldrums, usually located between 5° north and 5° south of the equator, are also known as the Intertropical Convergence Zone or ITCZ.

Ans.8.(c)

Exp.Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD, also called biological oxygen demand) is the amount of dissolved oxygen needed (i.e., demanded) by aerobic biological organisms to break down organic material present in a given water sample at certain temperature over a specific time period.

Ans.9.(c)

Exp.Bangladesh currency is Taka, Myanmar currency is Burmese Kyat, Maldives currency is Maldivian Rufiyaa and currency of Bhutan is Ngultrum.

Ans.10.(b)

Exp.Venus is sometimes called Earth’s twin because Venus and Earth are almost the same size, have about the same mass (they weight about the same), and have a very similar composition (are made of the same material). They are also neighboring planets.

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