GK Questions and Answer, GK Quiz

1:  Which of the following ocean currents of the world is associated with the Indian Ocean?
Options:
  1. Benguela current
  2. Kuroshio current
  3. Canaries current
  4. Agulhas current

Answer: Option4

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2:  Which is the deepest sea in the world?
Options:
  1. Caribbean Sea
  2. South China Sea
  3. Mediterranean Sea
  4. Bering Sea

Answer: Option1

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3:  What does the geological term 'Water table' refer to?
Options:
  1. The lower limit of the zone of saturation.
  2. The upper limit of the zone of saturation.
  3. The contact zone of permeable and impermeable rocks.
  4. Seepage of water into fissures lying below the earth's surface.

Answer: Option2

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4:  On average, how much salt is present in one litre of seawater around the world's oceans?
Options:
  1. 39 gm
  2. 37 gm
  3. 35 gm
  4. 32 gm

Answer: Option3

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5:  The direction of ocean currents is reversed with season in the
Options:
  1. Pacific Ocean
  2. Atlantic Ocean
  3. Indian Ocean
  4. Mediterranean Sea

Answer: Option3

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6:  Which is the deepest hyper-saline lake in the world?
Options:
  1. Great Salt Lake
  2. Salton Sea
  3. Dead Sea
  4. Caspian Sea

Answer: Option3

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7:  Among the following renowned ocean currents, which one is a cold ocean current?
Options:
  1. Kuroshio
  2. Humboldt
  3. Brazil
  4. Gulf stream

Answer: Option2

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8:  Among the following pairs of ocean currents, which ones meet each other near Newfoundland?
Options:
  1. Canaries and Labrador
  2. Gulf stream and Labrador
  3. Gulf stream and Canaries
  4. Kuroshio and Kurile

Answer: Option2

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9:  Among the following renowned ocean currents, which one is a warm ocean current?
Options:
  1. Kuroshio
  2. Humboldt
  3. Labrador
  4. Canaries

Answer: Option1

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10:  The pieces of rocks that are shattered by frost action, embedded in the glaciers and brought down by them are termed as
Options:
  1. Conglomerates
  2. Sediments
  3. Moraines
  4. Inselbergs

Answer: Option3

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11:  When almost all the elevated portions are worn down by river erosion reducing an area to almost a plain region, it is termed in geomorphology as a
Options:
  1. Fanplain
  2. Panplain
  3. Pediplain
  4. Peneplain

Answer: Option4

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12:  Distributaries are formed in which course of a river?
Options:
  1. Lower course
  2. Meandering course
  3. Middle course
  4. Upper course

Answer: Option1

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13:  Stones that are carried away with the river water acquire a distinct shape. These stones are known as
Options:
  1. Peneplain
  2. Pangaea
  3. Conglomerates
  4. Paralic

Answer: Option3

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14:  What is an 'Estuary'?
Options:
  1. A broad channel where sea and river waters mingle.
  2. A Natural Harbour.
  3. A Tropical storm.
  4. A Waterfall.

Answer: Option1

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15:  Stalactites and Stalagmites are features most commonly associated with which of the following type of rock?
Options:
  1. granite
  2. basalt
  3. limestone
  4. sandstone

Answer: Option3

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16:  'Seif' is a structure formed by the action of which of the following agents of weathering?
Options:
  1. River
  2. Glacier
  3. Wind
  4. Sea waves

Answer: Option3

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17:  Which of the following features is formed due to the action of underground water?
Options:
  1. A cirque
  2. A cave
  3. A mushroom rock
  4. A cliff

Answer: Option2

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18:  A type of desert landscape consisting of bare rocks, swept clear of sand and dust by wind is called
Options:
  1. Stony desert
  2. Hamada
  3. Bajada
  4. Chebka

Answer: Option2

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19:  A ribbon lake is usually found in
Options:
  1. Reservoirs behind dams, made by man
  2. Upper Courses of rivers
  3. glaciated valleys
  4. rift valleys

Answer: Option3

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20:  Crescent-shaped sand-dunes, formed by wind action are known as
Options:
  1. Cirque
  2. Bajada
  3. Barkhans
  4. Mesa

Answer: Option3

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