Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Geography Quiz 6


1. What is the underground layer of permeable rock which retains water called?
Rhyolite
Acquifer
Liquid rock
Peridotite

2. Name the channel that separates the Little Andaman and Car Nicobar in the Bay of Bengal
Ten Degree Channel
Bungo Channel
Coco Channel
Gulf of Mannar

3. Which Indian river is known as Padma river in Bangladesh?
Brahmaputra
Godavari
Ganges
Krishna

4. Uraninite is a radioactive, uranium-rich mineral and ore. It is commonly known in another name. What is it?
Cinnabar
Beryl
Pitchblende
Galena

5. Which variety of coal has the highest carbon content and the fewest impurities?
Graphite
Lignite
Anthracite
Bituminous coal

6. Which of of the following is declared as the first United States national monument by Theodore Roosevelt in 1906?
Devils Tower
Berryessa Snow Mountain
Capulin Volcano
Fort Stanwix

7. Which is highest mountain peak of Africa?
Mount Kenya
Mount Meru
Mount Stanley
Mount Kilimanjaro

8. Which river crosses the equator twice?
Amazon
Congo
Nile
Zambezi

9. A pluviometer or an ombrometer is an instrument used to measure
Rainfall
Winds
Pulse
Temperature

10. What do you call a line on a map connecting points having the same amount of rainfall in a given period?
Isobars
Isotherms
Isohyets
Isohume

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