Kerala PSC Geography Question and Answers - 33

  1. At the time of the first and last quarters of the moon, the sun and the moon are at the right angles, and the resulting weak tides are known as

  2. Which country is the largest tidal energy producer in the world?

  3. What is the name of the broad, flat area of desert covered with wind swept sand without any vegetation?

  4. The ring shaped coral reef that encircles a lagoon partially or completely is known as?

  5. A bend or curve in a coastal plane is known as a ___

  6. A partly enclosed coastal body of brackish water with one or more rivers flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea is called ___

  7. What is the name of the long, narrow inlet with steep sides or cliffs, created by glacial erosion?

  8. A narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas, usually with water on either side is called ___

  9. Which geographical structure is formed by silt at the mouth of a river as the river reaches the ocean?

  10. Which is the world's largest river delta?

  11. What is the usual shape of a river delta?

  12. The tidal phenomenon in which the leading edge of the incoming tide forms a wave of water that travels up a river or narrow bay is known as ___

  13. The collection of volcanically erupted rock material around the vent causes the building up of a cone with a funnel shaped hollow at the top called

  14. The crater of a volcano greater in size and shape like a basin is known as

  15. A deep ravine between pairs of cliffs, carved by the erosive activity of a river over a long timespan is known as ____

  16. The most famous river canyon in the world, the GRand Canyon is situated in which country?

  17. The Grand Canyon is situated in which river?

  18. The cone shaped deposits of sediment built up by streams is known as ___

  19. Name the Asia's largest freshwater oxbow lake situated in India?

  20. The forests cover approximately ____ percent of Earth's land area?

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