1. The laterite soil is formed due to

Eluviation

Leaching

Illuviation

Gleying

2. Which is the world’s longest mountain range above sea level?

Himalayas

Andes

Ural

Rocky Mountains

3. Through which continent does the Tropic of Cancer, Equator and Tropic of Capricorn pass?

Asia

Europe

South America

Africa

4. Which river has the longest estuary?

Thames River

Ob River

Amazon

Yachats

5. Who developed the procedure used to measure the size of an earthquake?

Charles Richter

Lucy Jones

Robert Mallet

Emil Wiechert

6. The only active volcano in South Asia is located in which country?

Pakistan

Nepal

Bangladesh

India

7. Which continent has the highest mean elevation in the world?

Africa

Antartica

Asia

Europe

8. Which type of mountains are the Himalayas?

Fold

Dome

Volcanic

Palteau

9. Ghum railway station is the highest railway station in India. In which state is it?

Karnataka

Assam

Himachal Pradesh

West Bengal

10. In which state is the Jaduguda Mine, a uranimum mine in India?

Jharkhand

Uttarakhand

Uthar Pradesh

Karnataka