With the increase in global connectivity, the world has become a smaller place. Nowadays, anyone from anywhere in the world can learn about other cultures through the Internet.
As a result, the geographical borders between countries are becoming less clear. This means that learning about another country or region is no longer limited to textbooks and classroom lessons.
But how much do you know about world geography? Take our free gk quiz and test your knowledge!
1. Where is the great Victoria Desert located?
- West Africa
- North America
2. Which of them has the smallest land mass?
3. Which of the following is tropical grassland?
4. Where can the highest degree of concentration of mineral deposits be found?
- northeast area
- northwest area
- South Zone
- All previous
5. The leading Indian state in paper production is
6. The largest gold producer in the world is
- South Africa
7. The island state of Australia is
- New south Wales
8. In which ocean are the Seychelles islands located?
- Arctic Ocean
- Atlantic Ocean
- indian ocean
- Pacific Ocean
9. The island of Sri Lanka was formerly known as
- None of the above
10. The gulf that separates Finland and Sweden in Europe is
- the gulf of bothnia
- the gulf of lions
- the gulf of genoa
- the gulf of venice
South Australia is covered by the Great Victorian Desert. Most of the desert is covered in sand dunes.
Australia is not only the smallest continent in the world, but also the flattest and the second driest after Antarctica.
The best-known tropical grasslands are those of the African savannahs, but they can also be found in South America, India and Australia.
4. Northeast area
The highest concentration of mineral deposits is found in the northern area.
Maharashtra is the leading paper producing state of India. It accounts for 16.52 per cent of India’s installed capacity and 18 per cent of paper production.
It is estimated that China’s mines will have extracted 370 metric tons of gold in 2021. The world’s leading gold producer is China.
Tasmania, originally known as Van Diemen’s Land, is an Australian island state. It lies 240 kilometers (150 miles) south of Victoria, where it is divided by the comparatively narrow Bass Strait.
8. Indian Ocean
Seychelles is an island nation in the western Indian Ocean with approximately 115 islands. It is home to a wide range of marine life, lush tropical foliage, and stunning beaches.
A small strait divides Sri Lanka, formerly known as Ceylon, from its neighbor India in the Indian Ocean.
10. Gulf of Bothnia
The northernmost arm of the Baltic Sea is the Gulf of Bothnia. It lies roughly halfway between the east coast of Sweden and the west coast of Finland.