DESERTS AND PLAINS OF THE WORLD

A traveller is thirsty in a desert at 15º E and

25° S. The desert in question is

(a) Kalahari   (Answer)

(b) Patagonia

(c) Sahara

(d) Mohave


Which is the largest desert in the world

present in north Africa?

(a) Atacama

(b) Sahara   (Answer)

(c) Gobi

(d) Rub’ al-Khali


Ogaden desert is present in

(a) Asia

(b) Africa   (Answer)

(c) Europe

(d) America


The temperate grasslands of Asia and

Europe are known as

(a) Pampas

(b) Prairies

(c) Tundras

(d) Steppes   (Answer)


The Kalahari Desert, which stretches over

225,000 miles (900,000 sq. m), is in

(a) Australia

(b) South Africa   (Answer)

(c) East Africa

(d) Saidu Arabia


Oasis is associated with

(a) Glaciers

(b) Desert   (Answer)

(c) Islands

(d) Heiff


Which one of the following regions of the

world is called “the bread basket of the world”?

(a) Temperate grassland   (Answer)

(b) Tropical monsoonal region

(c) Mediterranean region

(d) Savana grassland


“Dasht-e-Lut” desert is located in

(a) China

(b) Libya

(c) Turkmenistan

(d) Iran   (Answer)


Down plains are grassland plains present in

(a) USA

(b) Newzealand

(c) Australia   (Answer)

(d) Russia


Veld is the name of

(a) Valley in mountain areas

(b) South Africa’s grasslands   (Answer)

(c) New Zealand’s grass lands

(d) Grasslands around the black sea


Canterbury plains are present in

(a) Newzealand   (Answer)

(b) Australia

(c) Russia

(d) USA


Grass land plains present in Argentina are

called

(a) Prairies

(b) Campass   (Answer)

(c) Steppes

(d) Pampas


Sonoran is a desert present in
(a) China
(b) Mexico   (Answer)
(C) Australia
(d) India


Great victoria desert is present in
(a) Newzealand
(b) England
(c) Australia   (Answer)
(d) South Africa


Simpson desert is present in
(a) USA
(b) UK
(c) Morocco
(d) Australia   (Answer)


Kyzulkum desert is present in
(a)Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan   (Answer)
(b) China
(c) Russia and Kazakhstan
(d) Morocco


Gibson desert is present in
(6) Australia   (Answer)
(b) USA
(c) France
(d) Ethiopia


The grassland of Asia is called
(a) Downs
(b) Veld
(c) Pampas

(d) Steppes   (Answer)


What is horticulture?
(a) Cultivation of flowers and fruits   (Answer)
(b) Growing of small plants
(c) Cultivation of spices
(d) Rearing animals for meat and milk


Atacama desert is located in
(a) Chile   (Answer)
(b) China
(c) Japan
(d) Peru


Which of the following valleys is a rift valley?
(a) The Amazon Valley
(b) The Thames Valley
(c) The Rhine Valley   (Answer)
(d) The Mississippi Valley


Area dominated by trees and shurbs is commonly known as

(a) Woodland

(b) Forest   (Answer)

(c) Shurbland

(d) Greenland


How many types of the deserts are in the
world?
(a) 3

(b) 4     (Answer)

(c) 6

(d) 7


The second largest desert of the world is

(a)Arabian Desert   (Answer)

(b) Gobi Desert

(c) Sononan Desert

(d) Namibian Desert


What is the total area o Sahara desert?
(a) 6000000 sq km

(6) 8200000 sq km

(c) 8400000 sq km   (Answer)

(d) None of these


Karakum desert is located in
(a) Iran Iraq
(b) Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan   (Answer)
(c) China and Mangolia
(d) Russia and China


Thar desert is of which of the following type?

(a) Polar desert

(b) Subtropical desert   (Answer)

(c) Cold winter desert

(d) Temperate desert


Majaway desert is located in

(a) Australia

(b) Egypt

(c) USA   (Answer)

(d) UK


Namibian desert is situated in

(a) China

(b) Libya

(c) North Africa   (Answer)

(d) None of these


Gobi desert is situated in

(a) Mangolia   (Answer)

(b) India

(c) Russia

(d) Syria


Rub’al-Khali is the name of

(a) Lake

(b) Plain

(c) Desert   (Answer)

(d) River


Taklamakan desert is located in

(a) Mangolia

(b) China   (Answer)

(c) Kazakistan

(d) Russia


What is the rank of Thar desert in the world

(area wise)?

(a) 8th

(b) 9th   (Answer)

(c) 10th

(d) 11th


Which desert of the world is known as

“friendly desert”?

(a) Thar desert   (Answer)

(b) Sahara desert

(c) Gobi desert

(d) Kalahari desert


Death Valley is located in USA in

(a) Michigan

(b) California   (Answer)

(c) Alaska

(d) New York

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