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1. A traveler is thirsty in a desert at 15˚ C E and 25˚ S. The desert in question is

(a) Kalahari

(b) Patagonia

(c) Sahara

(d) Mohave


2. Which is the largest desert in the world present in North Africa?

(a) Atacama

(b) Sahara

(c) Gobi

(d) Rub al-Khali


3. Ogaden desert is present in

(a) Asia

(b) Africa

(c) Europe

(d) America


4. The temperate grasslands of Asia and Europe are known as

(a) Pampas

(b) Prairies

(c) Tundras

(d) Steppes


5. The Kalahari Desert, which stretches over 225,000 miles (900,000 sq. m), is in

(a) Australia

(b) South Africa

(c) East Africa

(d) Saudi Arabia


6. Oasis is associated with

(a) Glaciers

(b) Desert

(c) Islands

(d) Heiff


7. Which one of the following regions of the world is called “the bread basket of the world”?

(a) Temperate grassland

(b) Tropical monsoonal region

(c) Mediterranean region

(d) Savana grassland


8. “Dasht-e-Lut desert is located in

(a) China

(b) Libya

(c) Turkmenistan

(d) Iran


10. Down plains are grassland plains present in

(a) USA

(b) New Zealand

(c) Australia

(d) Russia


11. Veld is the name of

(a) Valley in mountain areas

(b) South Africa’s grasslands

(c) New Zealand’s grass lands

(d) Grasslands around the black sea


12. Canterbury plains are present in

(a) New Zealand

(b) Australia

(c) Russia

(d) USA


13. Grass land plains present in Argentina are called

(a) Prairies

(b) Campass

(c) Steppes

(d) Pampas


14. Sonoran is a desert present in

(a) China

(b) Mexico

(c) Australia

(d) India


15. Great Victoria desert is present in

(a) New Zealand

(b) England

(c) Australia

(d) South Arica


16. Simpson desert is present in

(a) USA

(b) UK

(c) Morocco

(d) Australia


17. Kyzulkum desert is present in

(a) Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan

(b) Chine

(c) Russia and Kazakhstan

(d) Morocco


18. Gibson desert is present in

(a) Australia

(b) USA

(c) France

(d) Ethiopia


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