Sunday, 29 January 2017

Geography Quiz 5


1. It is a toxic mercury sulfide mineral with a chemical composition of HgS and the only important ore of mercury. Can you name it?
Beryl
Cinnabar
Coltan
Sphalerite

2. This capital city of a European country derived its name from the unification of two places on both banks of the Danube river. Can you name the city?
Budapest
Vienna
Belgrade
Bratislava

3. Name the smallest sovereign state in the world by both area and population.
Monaco
Nauru
Vatican City
Maldives

4. On the flag of which one of the following countries will you find a dragon?
China
Nepal
Bhutan
Myanmar

5. The point on the surface of the earth vertically above the place of origin of an eartquake is called
Hypocentre
Epicentre
Fault plane
Focus

6. India is the largest producer of arecanut and at the same time largest consumer also. Which state in India is the largest producer of arecanut?
Kerala
Karnataka
Assam
Meghalaya

7. A narrow strip of land with sea on either side, forming a link between two larger areas of land is called
Isthmus
Peninsula
Estuary
Archipelago

8. What is the lattitutde of South Pole?
90 degrees N
0 degrees
45 degrees S
90 degrees S

9. What do you call the precipitation composed of rain and partially melted snow?
Hail
Sleet
Drizzle
Snow grains

10. A low-pressure area around the equator where the prevailing winds are light and calm and the ships sometimes get stuck because of the windless waters is called
Trade winds
Westerlies
Doldrums
Hadley cell

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