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Last Updated: 29 Jun 2021


  • A dry lake bed found in a desert is known as:

A. Aurora
B. Playa
C. Oasis
D. Glacier

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  • Which of the following continents has no desert?

A. Australia
B. North America
C. Europe
D. South America

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  • Which is the largest desert in the world?

A. Thar
B. Sahara
C. Gobi
D. Dasht-e Loot

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  • Sahara Desert is located in?

A. North America
B. Asia
C. North Africa
D. South Africa


  • Sub-Saharan Africa is, geographically, the area of Africa that lies _____ of the Sahara.

A. North
B. South
C. West
D. East

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  • The second largest desert of the world is:

A. Sahara
B. Arabian
C. Gobi
D. Great Bear

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  • In which country is the Taklamakan Desert situated?

A. Kazakhstan
B. China
C. Morocco
D. Turkmenistan

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  • Gobi Desert is located in:

A. Nigeria
B. Mongolia
C. Egypt
D. Mexico

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  • Gibson Desert is in:

B. Australia
C. France
D. Canada

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  • Atacama Desert is located in: 

A. Mongolia
C. Chile
D. Egypt

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  • Which province of Pakistan is without desert?

A. Punjab
B. Balochistan
D. Sindh

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  • The largest desert of Pakistan is:

A. Thal
B. Thar
C. Cholistan
D. Kharan

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  • Thar desert is located in ______ region?

A. Tropical (from 0ºC to 23.5º)
B. Subtropical (from 23.5º to 35º)
C. Temperate (from 35º to 66.5º)
D. Polar (from 66.5º to 90º)


The Thar Desert, also known as the Great Indian Desert, is a large arid region that forms a natural boundary between India and Pakistan. It is the world’s 18th largest desert.

  • Which desert stretches over the districts of Mianwali, Bhakkar, Khushab and D. G. Khan?

A. Thar
B. Thal
C. Cholistan
D. Kharan

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