Geography Quiz 1 (SSC, Railway)

24.4.19

1. In ‘annular’ pattern. rivers flow
>like a ring

{A ring-shaped drainage system.}



2. Suez Canal
Mediterranean Sea + Red Sea.


{Artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt}

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1/7/19

1. Soil conservation method ~mountain slope is cut into step
 >>Terracing

{terrace is a piece of sloped plane_cut into a series of successively receding flat surfaces, which resemble steps}


Contour plowing
plowing and/or planting across a slope following its elevation contour lines.

>to minimise soil erosion.



Strip cropping
different crops are sown in alternate strips to prevent soil erosion.




2. Vindhyas belong to Block mountain 



3. Which regions is called_‘granary of the world'?
Temperate grasslands regions

{huge production of wheat}




4. Light House of Mediterranean
Stromboli of Sicily

>most active volcanoes on Earth. 
>its eruptions are visible for long distances at night,_known as the "Lighthouse of the Mediterranean".





5. white salt which covers the land in some areas during dry season >>Reh

{Reh is a salty surface crust found on the soil in parts of India.}

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15.7.19

1. Which island _part of Australian State?
Tasmania




2. ‘Laughing Jack’ of Australia
Kookaburra

>a Bird



3. Longest river of Europe is
Volga 




4. Ennore port >>Tamilnadu

{Kamarajar Port Limited, formerly Ennore Port_located about 24 km north of Chennai Port.}


5. World’s highest rail bridge _in J & K_on which river?

Chenab


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22/7/2019

Australia & Tasmania?
Bass Strait


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Bering Strait~ Russia & Alaska {strait of Pacific}

Dover Strait~ United Kingdom & France 

Strait of GibraltarSeparates Morroco & Spain
{connects Atlantic Ocean to Mediterranean Sea}

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Which Kerala town _called 'The Venice of the East' 
Alappuzha 

>Kochi _ Queen of the Arabian Sea.





 interval between a high tide & neaptide
12 hours & 26 minutes 




*Manipur_common boundaries with 
Nagaland, Assam & Mizoram.





Srinagar 
banks of Jhelum River



Andaman separated from Nicobar 
10 ° Channel

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29/7/2019

1. Difference in duration of day & night _increases as one move form _
equator to poles




2. Khyber Pass
Afghanistan & Pakistan




3. Tansa wildlife sanctuary 
Maharashtra.




4. Park_saving rare & almost extinct species of Swamp Deer {also known as ‘Barasingha’.}
Kanha National Park 



5.land-locked sea
 Aral Sea




6. ‘Lushai Hills’
Mizoram

{Mizoram and Tripura}



7.most rich in coal deposits
Damodar valley 



8. Sardar Sarovar Project_which river? 

Narmada.


{ a gravity dam near Navagam, Gujarat.}

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