General Knowledge - World Geography

Exercise :: World Geography - Section 4

67. 

The second largest continent in the world is

A. Asia
B. Australia
C. Africa
D. Europe

Answer: Option C

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68. 

The southern Deccan area is in a rain shadow and receives only

A. 50 to 1000 mm of rainfall a year
B. 100 to 200 mm of rainfall a year
C. 200 to 400 mm of rainfall a year
D. 50 to 400 mm of rainfall a year

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The southern Deccan area is in a "rain shadow" and receives only fifty to 1,000 millimeters of rainfall a year. Temperature ranges are wide--from some 15°C to 38°C--making this one of India's most comfortable climatic areas.

69. 

The underlying cause of bio diversity loss is

A. poverty and unsustainable development projects
B. macroeconomic policies
C. international trade factors
D. All of the above

Answer: Option D

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70. 

The temperature increases rapidly after

A. ionosphere
B. exosphere
C. stratosphere
D. troposphere

Answer: Option A

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71. 

The spiral flow in a stream caused by channel shape is called

A. stream flow
B. laminar flow
C. turbulent flow
D. helical flow

Answer: Option D

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72. 

The storms or frontal systems develop where

A. air is rising
B. atmospheric pressure is low
C. at the equator and in the mid-latitudes
D. All of the above

Answer: Option D

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