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

1. Cape Canaveral, the site from which space shuttles are launched is located on the coast of [2009]

2. 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?

3. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched? [2009]
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4. Other than India and China, which one of the following groups of countries border Myanmar? [2006]

5. Which one of the following is the correct sequence of the given continents in the decreasing order of their percentage of Earth's land? [2005]

6. Which one amongst the following has the largest livestock population in the world? [2008]

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

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

9. Which one of the following does not border Panama? [2004]

10. 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?

General Knowledge

1. World Geography -Test-01
2. World Geography -Test-02
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
8. Geography of India -Test-05
9. History of India - Test - 01
10. History of India - Test - 02
11. History of India - Test - 03
12. History of India - Test - 04
13. History of India - Test - 05
14. History of India - Test - 06
15. History of India - Test - 07
16. INM-Test-01
17. INM-Test-02
18. INM-Test-03
19. INM-Test-04
20. INM-Test-05
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