Geography AQA General Quiz

What type of belt can deserts be located on?
High Pressure Belt
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What is a result of the climate of being located on a area of high pressure?
Dry weather due to clear skies
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Name the process that leads to the formation of pedestal rocks?
Abrasion
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How high is Everest's peak?
8850m
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What mountain range can Mount Everest be found on?
Himilayan Range
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What does the word Himilaya mean?
'Abode of Snow'
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For how long must a climber wait at base camp to become acclimatised?
2 Months
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What is the newest form of income for the Nepalese economy?
Tourism
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What is a feature of an Alpine plant?
They grow close to the ground
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What is a feature of an Alpine animal?
Thick coats
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True or False? Is it true that Sherpa's have a better lung capacity than the average person?
True
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Which airport do climbers land at to climb up Everest?
Lukla Airport
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Which way has energy begun to be made in the Himalayas?
Hydro Electric Power
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What is the estimated amount of potential hydro electric energy of the Himalayas?
83,000 Mw
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Who are funding the Micro-Hydro Projects in the Himalayas?
The UN
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What is meant by the Primary Sector
The place in which the raw materials for a product are sourced
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What is the primary sector for the production of Apple's Iphone
The Democratic Republic of Congo
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What is the raw material mined in Kahuzi-Biega National Park?
Tantalum
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What is an example of a negative social effect of tourism on local Kenyan's?
The Masai have began to die off due to regulations preventing them from hunting local wildlife
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How is tourism most likely to change Everest in the future?
More people will be queuing to reach the summit of Everest increasing fatalities and littering will increase and lead to climate change
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What is the purpose of 'Fracking'?
To extract natural gases from the Earth via drilling
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As of May 2016 which UK area has begun to be fracked
Kirby
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Who agrees with fracking
Government
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What is a problem with an ageing population
All of them
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What is an MEDC
A developed country
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