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August: Geography

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Welcome to the August 2021 PositiveNaija Science Quiz!

Date: 29th August, 2021 | Time: 9:00 pm - 9:05 pm

The 15 Questions will be updated on this same post at the stated date and time with replies (answers) by participants to follow accordingly.

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  1. Which continent has the most countries?
    1. Africa
    2. Asia
    3. South America
    4. Europe

 

  1. Imaginary lines joining places having equal amount of rainfall are:
    1. Isopleth
    2. Isohyet
    3. Isohaline
    4. Isotherm

 

  1. Which term do geographers use to classify an area with unifying physical characteristics?
    1. Location
    2. Orientation
    3. Region
    4. Perception

 

  1. What is the lowest layer of the atmosphere?
    1. The mesosphere
    2. The troposphere
    3. The thermosphere
    4. The stratosphere
    5. The exosphere

 

  1. As you go up in altitude in the atmosphere, what generally happens to the air pressure?
    1. Increases
    2. Decreases

 

  1. The amount of sunlight striking a given location on the Earth primarily depends on the location’s latitude.
    1. True
    2. False

 

  1. An mT (maritime tropical) air mass is:
    1. Moist and hot
    2. Moist and warm
    3. Dry and warm
    4. Moist and cold

 

  1. A solar eclipse takes place
    1. When the moon comes between the Sun and the Earth
    2. When the Earth comes between the Sun and the moon
    3. When the moon is full
    4. None of the above

 

  1. On planet Earth, there is no centrifugal force at the
    1. Equator
    2. Tropic of Cancer
    3. Tropic of Capricorn
    4. Poles

 

  1. According to the United Nations, 21st March is observed as
    1. World Food Day
    2. World Environment Day
    3. World Forest Day
    4. World Population Day

 

  1. Eutrophication means water extraction from rocks.
    1. True
    2. False

 

  1. Noise is measured using sound meter and the unit is:
    1. Bar
    2. Decibel
    3. Mommes
    4. Diopter

 

  1. In which region does rainfall occur throughout the year?
    1. Polar region
    2. Sub-polar region
    3. Middle-Latitude region
    4. Equatorial region

 

  1. The speed at which Earth is revolving around the Sun is:
    1. 5 kilometers per second
    2. 100 kilometers per second
    3. 50 kilometers per second
    4. 30 kilometers per second

 

  1. The most important process of cloud formation in the atmosphere is:
    1. Cooling by compression of air
    2. Cooling by release of latent heat of vaporization
    3. Cooling by expansion
    4. Radiation cooling
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1.a
2.a
3.c
4.d
5. B
6.a
7.d
8.a
9.a
10.b
11.b
12.b
13.c
14.a
15.b

1 b 2d 3c 4d 5b 6a 7a 8 a 9b 10 c 11d 12a 13b 14c 15a

1. B

2. B

3. C

4. D

5. B

6. A

7. D

8. A

9. A

10. D

11. A

12. B

13. B

14. B

15. B

1. A; 2. B; 3.C 4. A 5.A 6. A 7.B ; 8. B ; 9. A 10. B; 11. A 12. B 13. C 14. C 15. B

1. A

2. A

3. C

4. D

5. B

6. A

7. B

8. A

9. D

10. B

11. A

12. B

13. D

14. C

15. C

1.a

2.b
3.c
4.b
5.b
6.a
7.d
8.a
9.a
10.b
11.b
12.b
13.d
14.b
15.b

1a

2a

3.c

4. B

5 b

6. B

7. B

8. A

9. D

10. B

11. B

12. B

13. A

14. C

15. B

1.b
2.b
3.c
4.a
5.a
6.b
7.b
8.a
9.c
10.a
11.b
12.d
13.c
14.a
15.b

1. A
2. B
3. A
4. B
5. B
6. B
7. B
8.A
9. D
10.B
11. B
12. B
13. A
14.D
15.B

1. A, 2. C, 3.B, 4.C, 5.B, 6.C 7B 8C 9A 10B 11C 12A 13A 14B 15C

1.a
2.b
3.c
4.d
5.a
6.a
7.b
8.b
9.d
10.b
11.b
12.c
13.a
14.c
15b

1. A
2. B
3. C
4. B
5. B
6.  A
7. B
8. A
9. D
10. C

11. B
12. B
13. D
14. D
15. A

dejt4u - Ayodeji Olowolagba

1 A

2 B

3 C

4 A

5 A

6 A

7 A

8 A

9 D

10 C

11 B

12 B

13 D

14 D

15 A

1 A

2 B

3 C

4 A

5 A

6 A

7 A

8 A

9 D

10 C

11 B

12 B

13 D

14 D

15 A

@ positive naija

I didn't deliberately input double entries. If you check my answers, both entries are the same , the double entries dropped as a result of poor network function.

 

My sincere apologies for that.

Quote from Kayo on August 29, 2021, 9:08:30 PM

@ positive naija

I didn't deliberately input double entries. If you check my answers, both entries are the same , the double entries dropped as a result of poor network function.

 

My sincere apologies for that.

Okay. No worries; considering that both submissions are indeed same with one of the submission within the designated time-frame.

Your entry/submission is accepted.

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The winners for this edition are as follows:

  1. 1st - Ayodeji Olowolagba (dejt4u): 14/15
  2. 2nd - Paul Bamidele (Kayo): 11/15
  3. 3rd - Esiri Ogigbah: 10/15 in 9:04:33 PM ahead of Ewomazino Orere (10/15 in 9:04:40 PM) and Favour Sogaolu Oluwadamilola (10/15 in 9:04:50 PM)

Congratulations and thanks to everyone.

Answers to the quiz questions can be accessed here: https://www.positivenaija.com/2021-positivenaija-science-quiz/

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Prize received. Thank you so much. Congratulations to Paul and Esiri

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