GK Quiz 11th September 2016 (English)
Deur: DK Choudhary
Q 1. When does escarpment develop ?
(a) When a block steps down along a fault plane
(b) When a block moves down vertically along a fault plane
(c)When a block moves horizontally along a fault plane
(d) When a block moves upward along a fault plane
Q 2. Which island is a part of the Australian State ?
(a) Tasmania (b) Santa Cruz Island
(c) New Guinea (d) Loyalty Island
Q 3. How much of the Earth’s land surface is desert ?
(a) 1/10th (b) 1/5th
(c) 1/3rd (d) 1/6th
Q 4. Which one among the following is the largest temperate ?
(a) Patagonian desert (b) Taklamkan desert
(c) Iranian desert (d) Turkmen desert
Q 5. On the planet earth, most of the freshwater exists as ice caps and glaciers. Out of the remaining freshwater, the largest proportion ?
(a) is found in atmosphere as moisture and clouds
(b) is found in freshwater lakes and rivers
(c) exists as groundwater (d) exists as siol moisture
Q 6. The areas marked by intenal drainage ?
(a) Plateau (b) Plains
(c) Deserts (d) Mountains
Q 7. The percentage of fresh water on the Earth’s surface is nearly ?
(a) 4 (b) 3
(c) 8 (d) 5
Q 8. Lake formed in a cut off river meander is called ?
(a) Ox-bow Lake (b) Crater Lake
(c) Playa Lake (d) Meteoric Lake
Q 9. Which one of the following statements regarding water cycle is correct ?
(a) Transpiration by plants does not contribute to cloud formation.
(b) Only evaporation of surface water of rivers and oceans is responsible for cloud formation.
(c) Rainfall does not contribute in maintenance of underground water table.
(d) Underground water may also be connected to surface water.
Q 10. The “Grand Canyon” is on the river ?
(a) Ohio (b) Mississippi
(c) Colorado (d) Columbia