World Geography - 2

The rock formations that cannot store groundwater are called

A. aquifers

B. aquicludes

C. perched aquifer

D. spring

The planet that takes the highest time for completing a rotation is

A. Mercury

B. Venus

C. Earth

D. Pluto

The Penumbra is

A. the outer portion of the moon's shadow

B. formed by the tangent that intersects between the sun and the moon

C. both (a) and (b)

D. None of the above

The river situated along the border between the USA and Mexico is

A. the Rio Grande

B. the Amazon

C. the Mississippi

D. the Colorado

The process of capture of precipitation by the plant canopy and its subsequent return to the atmosphere is called

A. sublimation

B. stem flow

C. interception

D. through fall

The pedogenic process associated with poor drainage and which involves the accumulation of organic matter in the upper layers of the soil is called

A. salinisation

B. gleisation

C. calcification

D. podsolisation

The oldest rocks found in ocean basins are ____ than the oldest continental rocks.

A. older

B. younger

C. larger

D. smaller

The period of daylight

A. is nearly constant near the equator

B. varies with latitude and the season

C. reaches a maximum of 24 hour in the polar zones in summer

D. All of the above

The process of weathering results into

A. the complete loss of particular atoms or the compounds from the weathered surface

B. the addition of specific atoms or compounds to the weathered surface

C. a breakdown of one mass in to two or more masses, with no chemical change in the mineral or rock

D. All of the above

The part of continental margin that is structurally a part of continent?

A. Continental shelf

B. Continental Slope

C. both (a) and (b)

D. None of the above

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