NDA Exam: GK Practice Questions – Geography

1. Tropical Cyclones are intense low pressure areas confined to the area lying between a) 30 degree north and 30 degree south b) 50 degree north and 50 degree south c) 50 degree north and 30 degree south d) 5 degree north and 5 degree south Ans. (a) 30 degree north and 30 degree south 2. The Indian Tsunami Early Warning Centre (ITEWC) established at More...

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General-knowledge-today-world-geography-Quiz-and-Questions

Four Corners Monument United States Four Corners Monument is the quadripoint meeting four states of US viz. Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah. It is located in South-western United States and is the only point More...

By gktoday On Saturday, September 13th, 2014
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The Great Circle

Great Circle: A circle on the earth’s surface whose plane passes through its centre, and bisects it into two hemispheres. Two opposing meridians together form a Great Circle. The shortest distance between any More...

By gktoday On Tuesday, April 10th, 2012
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GEOGRAPHICAL DISOVERIES

America Chiristopher Columbus South Pole Amundsen Sea-route to India Vasco-da-Gama Suez Canal Designed by Ferdinand de North Pole Robert Peary  More...

By gktoday On Tuesday, April 10th, 2012
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GEOGRAPHICAL EPITHETS-Countires,Cities,Places etc.

A America’s Motor City Detroit B Britain of the South New Zealand Bowl of the world Cuba C City of Dreaming Spires Oxford (England) City of Eternal Springs Quito (S.America) City of Flowers Cape Town (S.Africa) City More...

By gktoday On Wednesday, September 21st, 2011
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Geography Quiz from your favourite gk site

1. Which of the following rocks is different from the remaining three on the basis of its mode of origin? (A) Limestone (B) Sandstone (C) Shale (D) Marble Ans : (D) 2. Which of the following land forms is not associated More...

By gktoday On Thursday, June 30th, 2011
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The Mariana Trench

The Mariana Trench is the deepest part of the world’s oceans, and the lowest elevation of the surface of the Earth’s crust. It is located in the western Pacific Ocean, to the east of the Mariana More...

By gktoday On Wednesday, April 27th, 2011
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Geography Quiz

Name of Continents   Area (Sq. Km.) Asia    41667920 Africa    29800540 North America    24320000 South America    17599050 Antarctica    14245000 Europe    9699550 Australia    7687120 A More...

By gktoday On Saturday, February 12th, 2011
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Geography Quiz-Questions and Answers based on Geography

1. The International date line deviates from 1800 meridian in the North Pacific Ocean due to 1              Aleutian Islands 2              Samoa Islands 3              More...

By gktoday On Sunday, September 5th, 2010
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Commonly Used Geographical Terms

Acid Rain : The name given to rain, snow or sleet contaminated with acid substances so that its acidity is greater than the limit expected by normal concentrations More...