Unification of East and West Germany took place in
Italian or Apennine peninsula is located in the
- East of Europe
- South of Europe
- North of Europe
- Western Europe
South of Europe.
The highest peak of Europe.
- Mont Blanc
- Mt. Elbrus
Which of the following lake is found in Europe?
Europe is separated from Africa by the Strait of
- Suez Canal
- Palk Strait
Europe lies in which thermal zone and hemisphere?
- Tropical, southern.
- Temperate, northern.
- Temperate, southern.
- Tropical, northern.
The northernmost point of mainland Europe is located at ............... .
- Cape Good Hope
- Cape Nordkinn
- Cape Roca
- North Cape
A piece of land surrounded by water on three sides.
Scotland, England and Wales make up
- Nordic countries
- Benelux countries
- United Kingdom
- Great Britain
Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg are together known as
- Low countries
- High countries
- Middle countries
- Special countries
Spain, Portugal, Andorra, Part of France as well as the British overseas territory of Gibraltar form
- Iberian Peninsula
- Italian Peninsula.
- Central Europe
- Balkan states.
The European Union came into being by the Treaty of
A land of ten thousand lakes.
The highest peak in the Alps.
- Mt. Etna
- Mt. Blanc
- Mt. Vesuvius
- Mt. Elbrus
Rivers of Scandinavian region are harnessed for
- Canal irrigation
- Watershed management
- Rainwater harvesting
Answer in one word
(a) Deep inlets of sea lying between high cliffs.
(b) A shallow low lying area on the earth's surface.
(c) Chain of mountains formed due to compression.
(d) Land of thousand lakes.
(e) The longest river in Europe.
(c) Fold mountains
(e) Volga River
Match the following:
|Column A||Column B|
|Po River||Great Britain|
|Yugoslavia||Association of European Nations|
|Column A||Column B|
|EU||Association of European Nations|
(a) Europe is called the peninsula of peninsulas.
(b) Finland is called 'the land of thousand' lakes.
(c) Europe is known as a dynamic continent.
(a) Europe looks like a peninsula extending westwards of the Asiatic Landmarks. Large arms of the Seas have penetrated deep into the land and have created smaller peninsulas. That is why Europe is called the "peninsula of peninsulas".
(b) Finland is called 'the land of thousand' lakes due to its abundance of lakes and water bodies. Finland has approximately 1,88,000 lakes, making it one of the most lake-rich regions in the world.
(c) Europe has been called a dynamic continent because it has always been home of inventions, discoveries and rapid rate of progress and has always influenced the world politically, economically and culturally.
State the location and extent of Europe.
Europe is the western most peninsula of the giant supercontinent Eurasia and the second smallest continent in the world. It lies entirely in the temperate zone of the Northern hemisphere and extends from the island nation of Iceland in the West to the Ural Mountains of Russia in the east. It extends from 36°N to 72°N latitude and approximately 25°W to 60°E longitude.
Name any two countries which are called Balkan states.
Two countries which are called Balkan states are:
Give two examples of new fold mountains in Europe.
The Alps and the Caucasus are the two examples of new fold mountains in Europe.
Name the lowland countries. Why are they called so?
Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg are together known as lowland countries. They are called so because they are made up of lowlands. Some parts of these countries lies below sea level.
Which country is called Holland? Where it is located?
Netherlands is also known as Holland. It is located in western europe, between Belgium and Germany.
Which countries occupy the Iberian Peninsula? Where is it located?
Spain, Portugal and Andorra occupy the Iberian Peninsula. It is located in the extreme south-west of Europe.
Name the countries which are included in the United Kingdom.
United Kingdom consists of:
- Northern Ireland
Name the three countries bordering the Baltic Sea.
Three countries bordering the Baltic Sea are:
What are the objectives of European Union? When was it formed?
European Union was formed for the purpose of achieving political and economic integration, reducing trade barriers and increasing cooperation among its members. Protection of natural environment and the exploitation of alternative energy sources have become the core vision for the development of Europe.
The European Union was formed on November 1st, 1993 by the Treaty of Maastricht.
Name the physiographic/physical divisions of Europe.
Europe can be divided into four major physical regions:
- Northwestern highlands.
- North European Plains or Central plains.
- Central Uplands.
- The Southern mountain system.