World Geography Online Test GK Questions for Competitive Exams - 1

Question: 1

The volcanic region ‘Ring of Fire’ surrounds

(A) Atlantic Ocean

(B) Arabian Sea

(C) Indian Ocean

(D) Pacific Ocean

Ans: D

Pacific Ocean

Question: 2

The intensity of earthquakes is measured on

(A) Mercalli scale

(B) Secant scale

(C) Beaufort scale

(D) Richter scale

Ans: D

Richter scale

Question: 3

‘Caldera’ is a feature associated with

(A) Faulting of mountains

(B) Volcanoes

(C) Earthquakes

(D) Folding of rocks

Ans: B


Question: 4

Which volcano in the Philippines erupted after remaining dormant for nearly six centuries?

(A) Mt. Pinatubo

(B) Barren islands

(C) Mt. Fujiyama

(D) Mt. Unzen

Ans: A

Mt. Pinatubo

Question: 5

Which of the following folds is also known as iso-clinal fold?

(A) Asymmetrical fold

(B) Fan fold

(C) Recumbent fold

(D) Symmetrical fold

Ans: C

Recumbent fold

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