General Knowledge MCQs [Quiz 38]

Q1. What is the name of the hot molten matter underneath solid rock?
(a) Lava
(b) Magma
(c) Crust
(d) None of the above

Q2. The hard, solid rocks, whose composition or texture has been changed by heat or pressure in the Earth are called:
(a) Sedimentary rocks
(b) Metamorphic rocks.
(c) Igneous rocks
(d) None of the above

Q3. The rocks formed out of layers of sediment bonded together are known as
(a) Metamorphic rocks
(b) Sedimentary rocks
(c) Igneous rocks
(d) None of the above

Q4. The fine yellowish dust or silt spread and deposited by the winds, that is very fertile is called:
(a) Alluvium
(b) Loess
(c) Sediment
(d) None of the above

Q5. The mixture of silt, sand, and gravel deposited by flowing water such as rivers and streams is called
(a) Sediment
(b) Loess
(c) Alluvium
(d) All of the above

Q6. The part of a river near the coast into which the sea flows is termed as
(a) Tributary
(b) Bank
(c) Estuary
(d) None of the above

Q7. The areas of grassland totally without trees in South America especially around the estuary of the River Plate are called:
(a) Savanna
(b) Pampas
(c) Loess
(d) All of the above

Q8. The Great Barrier Reef is a huge coral reef off the northeast mast of
(a) Australia
(b) Maldives
(c) Sri Lanka
(d) Uzbekistan

Q9. What is the name of tropical grassland that has tree clumps mattered about it?
(a) Pampas
(b) Moraines
(c) Savanna
(d) None of the above

Q10. The floor of a valley that is regularly flooded by a river and which receives a layer of alluvium each time is called
(a) Delta
(b) Flood Plain
(c) Confluence
(d) All of the above

Updated: 8th August 2019 — 9:03 PM

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