Geography One Liners Quiz (To The Point)

Study of rock~ Petrology.


Angular distance of a point (on Earth's surface)_ measured in degrees (from centre of Earth)
~Latitude.

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Besides the equator, four other parallels are following-

*Arctic Circle~ 66° 34′ North

Tropic of Cancer~ 23° 26' N

Tropic of Capricorn~ 23° 26′ S

Antarctic Circle~ 66° 34′ S

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*Angular distance_ East or west of Prime Meridian~ Longitude

>imaginary lines which run around Earth vertically (up & down) and meet at North & South Poles.




#Prime meridian is a meridian (a line of longitude)_at which longitude is defined to be .





**Line that passes through 180 degree East or West Meridian of longitude _ opposite side of Greenwich Meridian~ International Date Line.



**0 degree longitude that passes through Greenwich near London~Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).



imaginary line_ from pole to pole & perpendicular to Equator~ Meridian.



Earth_greatest distance from Sun ~ Aphelion.


Moon _greatest distance from Earth ~ Apogee.



*Anticlock in Northern Hemisphere & clockwise in Southern Hemisphere~Tornado.

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Upto 20

*equal depth in sea~ Isobaths


fertile soil _ UP, Punjab, Haryana & Bihar~ Alluvial soil.


*soil suitable_cotton, wheat, oil seeds & tobacco~ Black soil


Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi, Beas & Sutlej_ tributaries of ~ Indus.


**Largest producer of Mica~ China.

[NelloreAndhra Pradesh~ largest producer of Mica.]


One horned Rhino~ Kaziranga wildlife sanctuary,  Assam


Sariska sanctuary~ Rajasthan.


Caspian Sea (Russia)~ largest salt water lake


Lake Superior (Canada)~ largest fresh water lake.


*Smallest ocean ~ Arctic ocean.

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upto que 40

currency of Argentina? Peso.


Parliament of Russia~ Duma.



 City of Seven Hills? Rome.


*North Korea & South Korea~ 38th parallel.


Sugar Bowl of World~ Cuba.


'Willy willies' ~North-West Australian waters


*A bowl-shaped depression created by glacial erosion~ Cirque


**cyclone_wind blows spirally: Towards the centre of low pressure



Comets are luminous celestial bodies moving around Sun

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Comets are celestial bodies moving about solar system in_elliptical orbits _a long shining tail

>snowballs of frozen gases, rock and dust that orbit the Sun.

>when passing close to the Sun, warms and begins to release gases, a process called outgassing.


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first atomic bomb in 1945 Hiroshima


Earth is elliptical because of~ centrifugal force of rotation


Equatorial radius of earth~ 6400 km



*Polar diameter of Earth is shorter than equatorial diameter by~43 km


2nd largest island in world~ New Guinea


Tropical cyclone_Philippines, Japan & China seas~ Typhoons


*circumference of the earth~ 40,000 km


*Capital & seaport of Philippines~ Manila



Sun rises in east and sets in west due to~ Rotation of Earth on its axis



For difference of 1 hour_ longitudinal distance= 15 degree



**A day is added when a man crosses_ International Date Line from East to West


{International Date Line_ from prime meridian (0° longitude) or about 180° east (or west) of Greenwich}



*Tropical cyclone_ Pressure decreases towards center & wind moves anticlockwise direction in northern hemisphere~  True



total geographical area of world_ India~ 2.4 percent



Indian wild life_ flying fox is a~  Bat

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upto Que 80

Shompen tribe~ Nicobar Islands


*Buddhist site Tabo Monastery~ Himachal Pradesh


Virupaksha templeHampi




Strait of MalaccaMalaysia & Indonesian island of Sumatra

{shipping channel b/w Indian Ocean & Pacific Ocean}

Basin countries
Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia




Sutlej river Does NOT originate in India.



Cape Canaveral {from where space shuttles are launched} located in~ Florida



Ursha Major, Orion, Scorpio, Ursa Minor_ examples of~
Constellations



**Spinning neutron star which emits radio waves ~ Pulsar



Revolve round Sun_ b/w orbits of Mars & Jupiter~ Asteroids



A body, NOT burn completely on entering earth's atmosphere & lands on earth~ Meteorite

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Upto 100

Heavenly bodies_seen as bright streak of light in sky: Meteors or shooting stars


Maximum satellites: Saturn


fastest rotating planet: Jupiter
slowest rotating planet: Venus


*Same period of rotation & revolution? Venus


Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus & Neptune: Jovian planets


Morning & Evening star: Venus
brightest planet: Venus
rotates from East to West: Venus


*Rotates from North to South: Uranus


Phobos & Deimos are satellites of: Mars


Land of Gold & Diamond: South Africa


*Capital of Nigeria: Abuja


Longest waterfall in the world is? Victoria Falls


flightless bird of Kalahari desert? Ostrich


*Victoria Fall discovered by: David Livingston


Temperate grassland of South Africa is called? High Veld


*Deepest points of Atlantic & Pacific oceans respectively Milwaukee Deep & Challenger Deep


*General direction of Cyclones formed in Bay of Bengal~
East to West



No trees are found in Tundra biome near polar region of northern hemisphere due to?
Frozen ice beneath the surface restricts root growth


Vertical movement of air: Air turbulence

Thames river:  United Kingdom


Firefly gives us cold light by phenomenon of: Bioluminescence


*warm & dry winds, blow down steep valley in Japan: Zonda



Which element_ nitrogen metabolism: Molybdenum



*Which disease, when sorghum is consumed in excess quantity?Pellagra


Green Ear, Ergot, Rust_diseases~ Bajra


Sheep able to breed for? 10 years


*Sharadamani~ Rabi maize variety


*Major fungi that affects food-grains in storage~ Mucor



*Perennial variety of Elephant Grass (Napier Grass)~ Pusa Giant Napier

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