Ch – 5 Major Domains Of The Earth (Part 1)

Q.1: The solid portion of the earth where we live is called _________.

a) biosphere

b) atmosphere

c) lithosphere

Q.2: In Greek, ________ means ‘water’.

a) Bios

b) Atmos

c) Hudor

Q.3: Elevation of land is measured from the level of sea which is taken as __________.

a) one

b) negative one

c) zero

Q.4: _____________ and ______________ were the first men to climb the highest peak Mt. Everest on May 29, 1953.

a) Edmund Hillary and Bachendri Pal

b) Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Junko Tabei

c) Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa

Q.5: The combined landmass of Europe and Asia is called _____________.

a) Mediterranean

b) Strait

c) Eurasia

Q.6: ___________ is the second largest continent after Asia.

a) Europe

b) Australia

c) Africa

Q.7: Mariana Trench in _________ ocean is the lowest point of the earth.

a) Atlantic

b) Indian

c) Pacific

Q.8: The world’s longest river is _________.

a) Amazon

b) Ganga

c) Nile

Q.9: Asia is separated from Europe by ____________ mountains.

a) Himalayas

b) Alps

c) Ural

Q.10: ______________ is the only continent through which Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn and Equator pass.

a) Asia

b) North America

c) Africa

Q.11: North America is linked to South America by a strip of land called _______________________.

a) Isthmus of Panama

b) Isthmus of Suez

c) Isthmus of Rivas

Q.12: A __________ is a narrow passage of water connecting two large waterbodies like seas and oceans.

a) strait

b) isthmus

c) both

Q.13: Which continent lies entirely in Southern hemisphere ?

a) Antarctica

b) Australia

c) South America

Q.14: ___________ strait connects India and Sri Lanka.

a) Palk

b) Messina

c) Malacca

Q.15: The world’s largest mountain range ___________, lies in South America.

a) Andes

b) Alps

c) Rockies

Q.16: _____________ is called an ‘island continent’.

a) Australia

b) Africa

c) Asia

Q.17: Maitri and Dakshin Gangotri are the Indian research stations located in ____________.

a) Antarctica

b) Africa

c) Asia

Q.18: ___________ are the major part of hydrosphere.

a) Oceans

b) Rivers

c) Lakes

Q.19: ___________ ocean covers the one-third part of the earth.

a) Pacific

b) Indian

c) Arctic

Q.20: __________ river is the world’s largest river.

a) Amazon

b) Ganga

c) Nile


  1. c
  2. c
  3. c
  4. c
  5. c
  6. c
  7. c
  8. c
  9. c
  10. c
  11. a
  12. a
  13. a
  14. a
  15. a
  16. a
  17. a
  18. a
  19. a
  20. a

Published by Priya Prakash

In the midst of winter, i found there was within me an invincible summer ~ Albert Camus

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