Exercise 2

Question 1 :

The hydrological cycle is a conceptual model that describes

A). the storage of water between biosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere and lithosphere
B). the movement of water between biosphere, atmosphere, lithosphere and hydrosphere
C). both (a) and (b)
D). None of the above
Answer : Option C

Question 2 :

The least explosive type of volcano is called

A). Basalt plateau
B). Cinder cone
C). Shield volcanoes
D). Composite volcanoes
Answer : Option A

Question 3 :

The largest fish exporting region in the world is

A). the north-east atlantic region
B). the north-east pacific region
C). the north-west pacific region
D). the south-east asian region
Answer : Option A

Question 4 :

The largest country of the world by geographical area is

A). Russia
B). Vatican City
C). Australia
Answer : Option A

Question 5 :

The hot and cold deserts together occupy nearly ____ land area of the world.

A). 1/2
B). 1/4th
C). 1/3rd
D). 3/4th
Answer : Option C