world political geography - 02

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


1. Consider the following statements: [2006]
1. Length of a terrestrial mile is lesser than that of a nautical mile.
2. Harmattan is a dusty land-wind of the East African Coast.
3. Greece and Albania form a part of the Iberian Peninsula.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?


2. Which two countries follow China and India in the decreasing order of their populations? [2008]


3. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists: [2005]
List-I (City) List-II (River)
A. Washington D.C. 1. River Manzanares
B. Berlin 2. River Seine
C. Paris 3. River Spree
D. Madrid 4. River Potomac Codes:


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


5. Which among the following has the world's largest reserves of Uranium? [2009]



6. Which one of the following straits is nearest to the International Date Line? [2008]


7. 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]


8. Which one among the following rivers is the longest? [2007]


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


10. Consider the following statements: [2008]
1. Ajman is one of the seven Emirates of the UAE.
2. Ras al-Khaimah was the last Sheikhdom to join the UAE.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


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