Topic Name : General Geography - Quiz 2

 1. Approximately when does the South-West Monsoon begin in India?


 Late April

 Mid October

 Early June

 Early January

 2. What is the name given to the widened river-mouth found at the point a river enters the sea?







 3. What do isobars indicate?

 The atmospheric pressure in a particular area

 The rainfall in different places

 The wind strength in several areas

 Places with the same temperature

 4. What is significant about the town of Greenwich?



 The International Date Line passes through it.

 The Zero meridian passes through it and therefore the world sets its time by it.

 It is at 180-degree longitude.

 It is a major horological research center in Britain.

 5. What is the triangular landmass that forms at its mouth when a river splits into several branches just before entering the sea?






 6. From west to east, what are the three main island groups in the Pacific called?


 Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia

 Polynesia, Micronesia, and Melanesia

 Melanesia, Polynesia, and Micronesia

 Micronesia, Polynesia, and Melanesia

 7. What is a typhoon called in the Atlantic?


 A typhoon

 A cyclone

 A hurricane

 A tornado

 8. Which meridian is the International Date Line?

 The 180-degree meridian

 The 0-degree meridian

 The 90-degree meridian

 The 135-degree meridian

 9. What is a narrow waterway separating two bits of land called?


 A bay

 A gulf

 A strait

 An isthumus

 10. Which three continents have the largest areas of coniferous forest?


 Australia, Europe, and South America

 Asia, North America, and Europe

 North America, South America, and Europe

 Asia, Australia, and South America

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