General Knowledge - World Geography

Exercise :: World Geography - Section 2

19. 

The major cause of species extinction is

A. agricultural activities
B. extraction (including mining, fishing, logging)
C. development (human settlements, industry)
D. habitat loss and degradation

Answer: Option D

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20. 

The major crops found in Sudan are

A. rice, barley, bananas, cocoa
B. maize, cotton, bananas, groundnut
C. bajra, oats, tobacco
D. wool, wine, jute

Answer: Option B

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21. 

The most pleasant elements i.e. summer temperatures rarely above 40 and winters are fairly mild, occur in the

A. tropical mid-latitude zone
B. sub-tropical latitude zone
C. temperature mid-latitude zone
D. sub-temperature latitude zone

Answer: Option C

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22. 

The movement of particles by rolling, sliding and shuffling along the eroded surface is called

A. saltation
B. suspension
C. traction
D. solution

Answer: Option C

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23. 

Which of the following is an igneous rock?

A. Granite
B. Limestone
C. Slate
D. Quartzite

Answer: Option A

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24. 

The main dividing line between the geological regions of the Indo Gangetic plain and the peninsula is

A. the Vindhya range
B. the Aravallis
C. the Nilgiri hills
D. the Satpwas

Answer: Option A

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