General Knowledge - World Geography

Exercise :: World Geography - Section 3

37. 

The region of three W's that is wheat, wool and wine is

A. mediterranean climatic regions
B. china type climatic regions
C. steppe type climatic regions
D. equatorial regions

Answer: Option A

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38. 

The process that creates a sub layer, which is white to gray in colour and composes of silica sand in the A horizon is called

A. podsolosation
B. calcification
C. laterisation
D. gleisation

Answer: Option A

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39. 

The ratio of the weight of water vapour to the total weight of air (including the water vapor) is called

A. specific humidity
B. mixing ratio
C. relative humidity
D. absolute humidity

Answer: Option A

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40. 

The polar Easterlies lie at

A. 0-30? latitude
B. 30-60? latitude
C. 60-90? latitude
D. 90? latitude

Answer: Option C

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41. 

The phenomenon of an opening occurring in the earth's surface through which a jet of hot water and steam is forces out at irregular intervals is called

A. crater
B. geyser
C. hot spring
D. volcano

Answer: Option B

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42. 

The northern hemisphere and the southern hemisphere are separated by

A. the International Date line
B. the plane of the equator
C. the plane of Tropic of Cancer
D. the plane of Tropic of Capricorn

Answer: Option B

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