WORLD GEOGRAPHY
1 .
The iron and steel industries of which of the following countries are almost fully dependent on imported raw materials?
A)
Japan
B)
Poland
C)
Germany
D)
Britain

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Japan

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2 .
With the disintegration of USSR in end 1991, comprised of ____ Union Republics.
A)
5
B)
10
C)
15
D)
20

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 15

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3 .
Which of the following is tropical grassland?
A)
Taiga
B)
Pampas
C)
Prairies
D)
Savannah

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Savannah

Note : When a grassland is located in tropical region, it is called a tropical grassland. Savannah is the name given to grasslands found in tropical regions of east Africa, hence it is the correct answer.

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4 .
The habitats valuable for commercially harvested species are called
A)
coral reefs
B)
sea grass bed
C)
hot spots
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (B) - sea grass bed

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5 .
Without ____ the equator would be much hotter than it is while the poles would be much cooler.
A)
global wind pattern
B)
latitudinal redistribution of heat
C)
cycle of air circulation
D)
All are similar terms

Correct Answer : Option (D) - All are similar terms

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6 .
The landmass of which of the following continents is the least?
A)
Africa
B)
Australia
C)
Europe
D)
Asia

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Australia

Note : Australia has the least landmass, at 5.9% of the Earth's land. Australia is a single country continent and also the smallest of all the seven continents.

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7 .
The light of distant stars is affected by
A)
the earth's atmosphere
B)
interstellar dust
C)
both (a) and (b)
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (C) - both (a) and (b)

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8 .
The largest dune files are found in
A)
Middle East
B)
North Africa
C)
both (a) and (b)
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (C) - both (a) and (b)

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9 .
The iron ore mined at Bailadila is mostly
A)
limonite
B)
haematite
C)
magnetic
D)
siderite

Correct Answer : Option (B) - haematite

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10 .
The group of minerals chemically containing hydrocarbons is
A)
silicate group
B)
organic group
C)
oxide group
D)
hydride group

Correct Answer : Option (B) - organic group

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