General Knowledge - World Geography

Exercise :: World Geography - Section 1

49. 

The highest sand dunes are found is

A. the Sahara desert
B. the Atacama desert
C. the Kalahari desert
D. the Gobi desert

Answer: Option A

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50. 

The greatest variety of animal and plant species is fund in

A. temperate grasslands
B. tropical moist forests
C. tundra regions
D. in hot deserts

Answer: Option B

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51. 

The layer of the earth, immediately below the crust, is called

A. outer core
B. inner core
C. inner mantle
D. outer mantle

Answer: Option D

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52. 

The highest mountains in Africa, which is not part of any mountains chain, is

A. Mt. Aconcagua
B. Mt. Kilimanjaro
C. Mt. Kosciuszko
D. Mont Blanc

Answer: Option B

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53. 

The heavier silicates named as 'Sima' or silica + magnesium are most abundant in the

A. crust
B. core
C. mantle
D. ocean floors

Answer: Option D

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54. 

The imaginary line on the earth's surface, which closely follows the 180 ยบ meridian, is called the

A. International Date Line
B. Tropic of Cancer
C. Equator
D. Prime Meridian

Answer: Option A

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