Geography Questions and Answers 

1.Who was the first man to say that the Earth is spherical and revolves around the sun?
 A. Aristotle
 B. Hipparchus
 C. Pythagoras
 D. None of these
 
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2.Which one of the following planets has largest number of natural satellites or moons?
 A. Jupiter
 B. Mars
 C. Saturn
 D. Venus
 
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3.One Astronomical Unit is the average distance between:
 A. Earth and the Sun
 B. Earth and the Moon
 C. Jupiter and the Sun
 D. Pluto and the Sun
 
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4.A submarine mountain or peak rising more than 1000 m above the ocean floor is known as:
 A. Guyots
 B. Seamounts
 C. Abyssal hills
 D. Trenches
 
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5.Dolphin Challenger Ridge is located in:
 A. Atlantic Ocean
 B. Pacific Ocean
 C. Arctic Ocean
 D. Indian Ocean
 
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6.The tropical cyclones do not occur close to the equator because of:
 A. Excessive heat
 B. Calm air
 C. Weak coriolis force
 D. The winds are too wet and heavy
 
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7.Cloudy nights are warmer than clear nights because of:
 A. greenhouse effect
 B. depletion of ozone layer
 C. insolation
 D. terrestrial radiation
 
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8.Which one of the following straits is nearest to the International Date Line?
 A. Malacca Strait
 B. Bering Strait
 C. Strait of Florida
 D. Strait of Gibraltar
 
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