World Political Geography - 02

World Political Geography (Civil Service Examination), Questions and Answers, GK for UPSC, Bank PO & All Exams

1. Through which one of the following Straits, does a tunnel connect the United Kingdom and France? [2007]

2. Consider the following sites/monuments: [2005]
1. Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeo logical Park
2. Chhatrapati Shivaji Railway Station, Mumbai
3. Mahallapuram
4. Sun Temple (Konark Temple)
Which of the above are included in the World Heritage List of UNESCO?

3. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched? [2009]
City River

4. Consider the following countries:
1. Australia
2. Namibia
3. Brazil
4. Chile
Through which of the above does the Tropic of Capricorn pass?

5. The largest coral reef in the world is found near the coast of which one of the following countries? [2007]

6. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:
Geographic feature - Country
A. Great Victoria Desert - 1. Australia
B. Grand Canyon - 2. Canada
C. Lake Winnipeg - 3. New Zealand
D. Southern Alps - 4. USA

7. As a result of their annual survey, the National Geographic Society and an international polling firm Globe Scan gave India top rank in Greendex 2009 score. What is this score? [2010]

8. Huangpu River flows through which one of the following cities? [2006]

9. Out of all the Biosphere Reserves in India, four have been recognized on the World Network by UNESCO. Which one of the following is not one of them? [2008]

10. Which one of the following cities does not have the same clock time as that of the other three cities at any given instant? [2007]

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1. World Geography -Test-01
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3. World Geography -Test-03
4. Geography of India -Test-01
5. Geography of India -Test-02
6. Geography of India -Test-03
7. Geography of India -Test-04
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9. History of India - Test - 01
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11. History of India - Test - 03
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14. History of India - Test - 06
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