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GK Questions and Answers on the Geography of Europe

18-APR-2018 11:39
    GK Questions and Answers on the Geography of Europe

    Europe is the second smallest continent in the world. It is bordered on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the west by the Atlantic Ocean, and on the south (west to east) by the Mediterranean Sea, the Black Sea, the Kuma-Manych Depression, and the Caspian Sea.

    1. Europe is a located entirely in which of the following Hemisphere?

    A. Northern Hemisphere

    B. Southern Hemisphere

    C. Southern and Eastern Hemisphere

    D. Northern and Western Hemisphere

    Ans: A

    Explanation: Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere. Hence, A is the correct option.

    2. Which of the following group of countries together called 'Scandinavia'?

    A. Spain and Portugal

    B. Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Denmark

    C. Yugoslavia, Greece, Romania and Albania

    D. Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia

    Ans: B

    Explanation: Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Denmark are together called ‘Scandinavia’. Hence, B is the correct option.

    3. Which of the following separated Europe from Asia?

    A. Caspian Sea and Atlantic Ocean

    B. Caspian Sea and Mediterranean Sea

    C. Caspian Sea and Ural mountains

    D. Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea

    Ans: C

    Explanation: Europe is separated from Asia by Caspian Sea and Ural mountains. Hence, C is the correct option.

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    4. Which of the following group of countries together called 'Iberia'?

    A. Spain and Portugal

    B. Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Denmark

    C. Yugoslavia, Greece, Romania and Albania

    D. Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia

    Ans: A

    Explanation: Spain and Portugal are together called Iberia. Hence, A is the correct option.

    5. Which of the following group of countries together called 'Balkan States'?

    A. Spain and Portugal

    B. Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Denmark

    C. Yugoslavia, Greece, Romania and Albania

    D. Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia

    Ans: C

    Explanation: Yugoslavia, Greece, Romania and Albania, situated on the coast of Black Sea and Mediterranean Sea are called ‘Balkan states’. Hence, C is the correct option.

    6. Which of the following group of countries together called 'Baltic States'?

    A. England and Ireland

    B. Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Denmark

    C. Yugoslavia, Greece, Romania and Albania

    D. Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia

    Ans: D

    Explanation: Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia are together called ‘Baltic states’. Hence, D is the correct option.

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    7. Which of the following is the highest peak of Europe?

    A. Mt. Elbrus

    B. Mt. Chimborazo

    C. Mt. Mauna Kea

    D. Mt. Etna

    Ans: A

    Explanation: Mount Elbrus is the highest mountain in Europe, and the tenth most prominent peak in the world. A dormant volcano, Elbrus is in the Caucasus Mountains in Southern Russia, near the border with Georgia and Abkhazia. Hence, A is the correct option.

    8. Which of the following is the longest river in Europe?

    A. Rhone River

    B. Shannon River

    C. Tagus River

    D. Volga River

    Ans: D

    Explanation: The Volga is the longest river in the Europe, which has been connected with Don River and hence forms a waterway for the vessels from the Black Sea into the interior parts of the continent. Hence, D is the correct option.

    9. Which of the following is the second longest river of Europe passes through five capital cities of Europe?

    A. Rhine River

    B. Shannon River

    C. Danube River

    D. Volga River

    Ans: C

    Explanation: Danube is the second longest river of Europe passes through five capital cities of Europe, namely- Bucharest (Romania), Bratislava (Slovenia), Belgrade (Yugoslavia), Budapest (Hungary), and Vienna (Austria). Hence, C is the correct option.

    10. Which of the following is the longest rail route in the world?

    A. Northern Trans-continental Railway

    B. Orient- Express Railway

    C. Trans Caucasian Railway

    D. Trans-Siberian Rail Route

    Ans: D

    Explanation: Trans-Siberian Rail Route is the longest rail route in the world. It connects St. Petersburg in the west and Vladivostok in the east. Hence, D is the correct option.

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