General Knowledge Questions Of Geography Quiz 2

General Knowledge Questions Of Geography Part 2

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Q11. By how many hours Indian Standard Time (IST) is ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) ?
 (A) 4:00 Hours
 (B) 4:30 Hours
 (C) 5:00 Hours
 (D) 5:30 Hours
Answer: D

Q12. Crescograph, a device for measuring growth in plants, was invented by which Indian scientist ?
 (A) Jagadish Chandra Bose
 (B) Satyendra Nath Bose
 (C) Jayant Narlikar
 (D) Meghnad Saha
Answer: A

Q13. Where is the Indira Point, the southernmost point of land in the territory of India, situated ?
 (A) Lakshadweep
 (B) Andaman & Nicobar Islands
 (C) Kerala
 (D) Tamilnadu
Answer: B

Q14. What line connects the points on a map that have the same temprature ?
 (A) Isobar
 (B) Isohel
 (C) Isotherm
 (D) Isohume
Answer: C

Q15. In which river is India's largest riverine island Majuli is situated ?
 (A) Ganga
 (B) Brahmaputra
 (C) Mahanadi
 (D) Godavari
Answer: B

Q16. Who became the first space tourist on 28 April, 2001 ?
(A) Dennis Tito
(B) Mark Shuttleworth
(C) Gregory Olsen
(D) Anousheh Ansari
Answer: A

Q17. Which term is used to describe the rearing of silkworms for the production of raw silk ?
 (A) Sericulture
 (B) Viticulture
 (C) Horticulture
 (D) Apiculture
Answer: A

Q18. Which imaginary line, located at zero degrees latitude, divides the earth into Northern and Southern hemispheres ?
 (A) Prime Meridian
 (B) Equator
 (C) Tropic of Cancer
 (D) Tropic of Capricorn
Answer: B

Q19. The capital of Colombia is ?
A Kiev
B: Ankara
C: Bogota
D: Santo Domingo
Answer: C

Q20. Honolulu is the capital of which state ?
A: Florida
B: Hawaii
C: Alaska
D: Oregon
Answer: B

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