World Geography – Section 3

1. 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. Salinization
B. Gleisation
C. Calcification
D. Podsolisation

Correct Answer: B. Gleisation

2. The rock formations that cannot store groundwater are called

A. Aquifers
B. Aquicludes
C. Perched aquifer
D. Spring

Correct Answer: B. Aquicludes

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

A. Mercury
B. Venus
C. Earth
D. Pluto

Correct Answer: B. Venus

4. 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

Correct Answer: C. Both (A) and (B)

5. 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

Correct Answer: A. The Rio Grande

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