Geography -One Liners

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Geography -One Liners


1-A meteoric crater lake found in India — Lohar in Maharashtra

2-Gutenberg discontinuity separates — mantle and core

3-Seismic wave that causes maximum destruction — L wave

4-Earth is round was first theorised by — Plato

5-The antipodal point of 10 degrees North 125 degree East is — 10 degrees South 55 degree West

6-Layer beneath the lithosphere capable of flowing under stress — Asthenosphere

7-Line joining places that experience earthquake at the same time — Homo seismal line

8-Magnitude of an earthquake is measured on — Richter Scale

9-The only active volcano in India — Barron, Andaman, and Nicobar

10-Theory that explains Earthquakes — elastic rebound theory

11-Seismic wave transverse in nature which does not pass through molten outer core — s wave

12-The intensity of earthquake wave is recorded by — seismograph

13-Lighthouse of the Mediterranean — Mt. Stromboli

14-Meridian accepted as the Indian Standard Time — 82 1/2 degree east

15-Continental Drift Theory was given by — Alfred Wegenor

16-When it’s noon in London, the local time for a place 90 degree west of it will be — 6 am

17-Earth’s rotational velocity at equator is — 1690 km/hr

18-Each degree of latitude equals — 111 km

19-The sun is vertically overhead at the equator on — March 21st (spring equinox)

20-A person crossing International Date Line from East to West — loses one day

21-Circum-Pacific belt is called Ring of Fire because — 80% of volcanic activity of Earth is there

22-Gigantic seismic sea-waves are called — Tsunami

23-Mohorovicic discontinuity separates — Crust and Mantle

24-Earth’s tilted axis causes — Season

25-Hardest mineral — Diamond, and softest mineral — talc

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