World Geography - Questions (Section-1)
67The highest and lowest values of a weather element observed over the entire period of record are
A. extremesB. average extremes
C. absolute extremes D. relative extremes
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68The highest mountain peak of Oceania is
A. Mt. Victoria, Papua New GuineaB. Mt. Kosciusko, Australia
C. Mt. Cook, South Island (New Zealand) D. Puncak Jaya, Indonesia.
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69The horizontal of soil profile is composed of
A. weathered parent material that is not affected by translocation and organic modificationB. material affected by translocation & organic modification
C. unweathered bedrock D. None of the above
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70The ionosphere contains ionized air that protects the earth from
A. the ultraviolet rays of the sunB. the infrared rays of the sun
C. the falling meteorites D. None of the above
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71The largest city in Latin America is
A. Mexico cityB. Caracas
C. Rio-de-Janeiro D. Buenos Aires
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72The length of the tropical years (the time interval between successive occurrences of the spring equinox) is decreasing very slowly as a result of
A. small, progressive changes in the earth's rotational speedB. small, progressive change in earth's orbit around the sun
C. both (a) and (b) D. None of the above
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