General Knowledge - World Geography

Exercise :: World Geography - Section 2

7. 

The meridian passing through London is called the

A. equator
B. Tropic of Cancer
C. Prime Meridian of 0 Meridian
D. Tropic of Capricorn

Answer: Option C

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8. 

The most recent era of the geological time scale is

A. Mesozoic
B. cenozoic
C. Triassic
D. paleocene

Answer: Option B

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9. 

The low heating capacity of which of the types of coal reduces its value as an industrial fuel?

A. Anthracite
B. Bituminous coal
C. Lignite
D. Peat

Answer: Option D

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10. 

The most important factor that is affecting all the chemical weathering processes is

A. vegetation
B. topography
C. climate
D. None of the above

Answer: Option C

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11. 

The longest river in the Common wealth of independent states is the

A. Irtysh river
B. Ob river
C. Yenisei river
D. Volga river

Answer: Option D

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12. 

The monsoon climatic regions are

A. South-east Asia including Australia, Africa, America
B. Europe and South America
C. Asia, Africa and Antarctica
D. None of the above

Answer: Option A

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