Ticker

6/recent/ticker-posts

100 Geography Facts That Will Actually Make Your Life Better.

World Geography Facts
100 Geography Facts
 

100 Geography Facts That Will Actually Make Your Life Better.


1. What is an earthquake?

THE SHAKING OF THE GROUND CAUSED BY THE SUDDEN BREAKING

   AND SHIFTING OF LARGE AND SMALL BOTH SECTIONS OF EARTH'S ROCKY OUTER SHELL


2. List the four types of mountains?

THE FOUR TYPES OF MOUNTAIN ARE-


   1. RESIDUAL MOUNTAIN

   2. VOLCANIC MOUNTAIN

   3. BLOCK MOUNTAIN

   4. FOLD MOUNTAINS 


3. Define beaufort scale?

THE WIND SPEED MEASURED THAT RELIES ON OSERVED INDICATORS SUCH AS 

   THE HEIGHT OF WAVES


4. What is an ocean ridge?

ALONG THE SEAFLOORS, A SERIES OF VOLCANIC MOUNTAINS FORMING 50,000

   MILE CHAIN


5. Name europe's longest river?

DANUBE


6. Which is known as india's silicon valley?

BANGALORE


7. What is the new name of cochin?

KOCHI


8. Which is the largest city of spain?

MADRID


9. Which is the largest wall in the world?

THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA


10. Whcih country is the largest producer of tea?

-   INDIA


11. Which is the largest country in the world?

-   RUSSIA


12. Which mineral is related with haematite and magnetite?

 IRON ORE


13. Which is the largest sugar producing country in the world?

-   BRAZIL


14. Name the highest mountain in turkey rising nearly 1645 feet?

-   MOUNT ARARAT


15. What is glacier?

-   THE HUGE ACCUMULATION OF SNOW AND AFTER MELTING

    IT MOVES SLOWLY AND FORM A RIVER


16. What is the area of water surface of the earth?

-   THE ARE OF WATER SURFACE OF THE EARTH IS 301149700 SQ. KM


17. Where is the zebra found?

-   AFRICA


18. Which country is now known as myanmar?

-   BURMA


19. Name the land of cakes?

 SCOTLAND


20. Name the city know as th city of light?

-   PARIS IN FRANCE


21. Which is the largest city of syria?

-   DAMASCUS


22. Which is the write city?

 BELGRADE, YUGOSLAVIA


23. Why brazil is fomous for?

-   COFFEE


24. Where will you find barbary apes?

-   ON ROCK OF GIBRALTOR


25. Which city serves as italy's main port?

-   GENOA


26. Name the largest island in the west-indies?

-   CUBA


27. Which is known as the land of the rising sun?

-   JAPAN 


28. Where is the secretariat of the SAARC?

 KATHMANDU


29. Where is the yellow river?

-   IN CHINA(HWANG HO)


30. Name the only english island country?

 ISLE OF WIGHT

  

31. Which is the largest single feature on the earth's crust?

-   OCEAN RIDGE


32. Which is the brightest planet?

-   VENUS


33. Which lake is the deepest in the world?

-   BAIKAL IN SIBERIA


34. Which is the largest island in the world?

-   GREENLAND


35. Which is the bigest desert in the world?

 SAHARA DESERT


36. What is iceberg?

 A LARGE MASS OF ICE DETACHED FROM A GLACIER AND FLOATING IN THE SEA

    IS CALLED ICEBERG


37. Name of uppermost layer of the earth's surface?

-   BIOSPHERE


38. How many layers are found in the atmosphere?

 FOUR LAYERS


39. What is the another name of the falkland island?

-   MALIVNAS


40. What are the doldrums?

-   THE EQUATORIAL BELT OF CALM


41. How many islands makes up philipines?

-   7107 ISLANDS


42. Which is the windy city?

-   CHICAGO, U.S.A


43. Which is the largest continent in the world?

 ASIA


44. Which is the smallest continent in the world?

 AUSTRALIA


45. The inner core of the earth is a?

 METALLIC ZONE OF VERY HOT AND DENSE MATERIAL


46. Define shape of the earth?

 AN OBLATE SPHERE


47. The distance between the sun and earth is?

-   149, 597, 900


48. Name the first planet?

-   MERCURY


49. Name the last planet?

 PLUTO


50. Name all the planets?

-   MERCURY, VENUS, EARTH , MARS, JUPITER, SATURN, URANUS, NEPTUNE AND PLUTO


51. Earths lies between two planets, name it?

 VENUS AND MARS


52. Name two major mountains in the world?

-   MOUNT EVEREST AND KNCHENJUNGA


53. Which is the highest plateau in the world?

 TIBET 


54. What is the cicumference of the earth on the equator?

-   24,962 MILES


55. Name the salt lakes?

 SAMBHAR LAKE IN RAJASTHAN


56. What is the new name of dutch?

 SURINAM


57. Which country is the largest producer of wool?

-   AUSTRALIA


58. Which is known as the morning star?

 VENUS


59. Name of the currency of the bangla desh?

-   TAKA

   

60. Name of the currency of japan?

-   YEN


61. Name of the currency of italy?

-   LIRA


62. Name of the currency of mayanmar?

 KAYT


63. Name of the currency of indonesia?

 RUPIAH


64. What is the duration of the day at the equator?

-   12 HRS

  

65. What is the difference between indian standard time and Green-which time?

-   5 AND HALF HRS


66. I.S.T stand for?

 INDIAN STANDARD TIME


67. Which country is the large producer of manganese?

 INDIA


68. Which country is the large producer of carpets?

 IRAN, INDIA


69. Name the largest airport in the world?

 KING KHALID INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT 223 SQ KM OUTSIDE RIYADH(SAUDI ARABIA)


70. Name the largest bird?

 OSTRICH 


71. Name the largest island?

 GREENLAND


72. Name the largest library?

 MODERN LIBRARY


73. Longest day in the northern hemisphere?

 JUNE 21ST


74. Shortest day in the northern hemisphere?

-   DEC 22ND


75. Largest diamond in the world?

 THE CULLIAN (OVER 1 AND 1/2 LB)


76. Which is the world's longest dam?

 HIRAKUND


77. What is the show line?

 THIS IS LINE BEYOND WHICH SHOWS MELTS, AND IT VARIES WITH ALTITUDE


78. In which country did the sauna originate?

 FINLAND 


79. What is the atmospheric pressure?

-   ABOVE THE EARTH'S SURFACE, THE WEIGHT OF AIR CREATES PRESSURE ON IT


80. What are the horse latitudes?

-   THE TROPICAL BELT OF CALM


81. Name the african country shaped as horn?

 SOMALIA


82. What was the former name of U.S.A?

 UNITED COLONIES


83. which is the largest delta in the world?

-   SUNDERBAN


84. Which is the land of white elephants?

-   THAILAND


85. Which is known as the red planet?

-   MARS


86. Which is the lowest point on the earth?

-   DEAD SEA


87. Which is the coldest place on the earth?

 BERKOYANSK IN SIBERIA


88. The tropic of cancer passes from which state of india?

-   GUJRAT


89. What is the duration of the day at the poles?

 SIX MONTHS 


90. What is north pole?

-   NORTHEN END OF THE EARTH'S AXIS


91. In the world, which river carries maximum quantity of water into the sea?

 MISSISSIPPI


92. Where the duration of the sunshine equal at all times on the earth?

-   EQUATOR


93. Name the national emblem of india?

 LION CAPITAL


94. Name the national emblem of pakistan?

-   CRESCENT


95. Name of the parliament of india?

 LOKHSABHA AND RAJYA SABHA


96. What was the former name of kanpur?

-   CAWNPORE


97. What was the former name of varanasi?

-   BANARAS


98. Name the tallest building of the world?

-   PETRONAS TWIN TOWERS , KUALA LUMPUR(MALAYSIA)


99. In which sea the volga river falls?

 CASPIAN SEA


100. Which country is the largest producer of tabacco?

-    CHINA




Post a Comment

0 Comments