General Knowledge Geography

Straits in the world – General knowledge MCQs


  1. Which of the following words explains a narrow strip of water separating two landmarks and connecting two big seas?

(a)   Strait                  (b)  Bay

(c)   Peninsula           (d)  Gulf

  1. Which of following strait separates Arabia and Africa and jons the red sea and Persian gulf?
  • Bering strait
  • Bab-ul-Mandab
  • Bosphorus
  • Davis
  1. A strait which separates Greenland from baffin islands is————– .
  • Gibraltar (b)  Florida
  • Davis (d)  Dover
  1. Strait of Bosporous connects
  • Black sea and red sea
  • Black sea and baltic sea
  • Black sea and sea of marmara
  • None of these
  1. It separates Italy form sicily.
  • Palk strait (b) Sunda strait
  • Messina strait (d) Megellan strait
  1. Strait of malacca separates
  • Malaysia and China
  • Malaysia and Indonesia
  • Malaysia and Sri Lanka
  • None of these
  1. Which of    the     following      straits

separate India from Sri Lanka?

  • Davis (b) Palk
  • Sunda (d) Johor
  1. It separates Spain form Africa and connects Mditerranean sea with the atlantic ocean  .
  • Gibraltar (b) Johor
  • Florida (d) Davis
  1. Which      of    the     following      straits separate Maiaysia from Singapore?
  • Dover (b) Johor
  • Sunda (d) Palk
  1. Sunda strait separates        .
  • Java from sicily
  • Sumatra from Java
  • Java from Singapore
  • Singapore form Sumatra
  1. Sea of Marmara and Aegean sea are connected by the strait————— .
  • Davis (b) Mozambique
  • Dardanelles (d) Malacca
  1. Bass strait separates Australia from
  • Newzealand
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Tasmania
  • None of these
  1. Cook strait separates South NewzeaIand from—- .
  • North Australia
  • North Newzeland
  • Papua
  • None of these
  1. English channel separates England from———— .

(a) Italy                    (b)   France

(c) Germany             (d)   Sicily

  1. Identify the famous strait located in Medilerranean sea?
  • Bering Strait
  • China Strait
  • Strait of Gibralter
  • Harmoz Strait
  1. Which of the following strait separate Asia from north America?

(a) Bering Strait (b) Plak Strait (c) Harmoz Strait (d) None of these

  1. Which is the Broadest strait of the world?
  • Palk Strait
  • Messina Strait
  • Mozambique Strait
  • None of these
  1. Which of the following straits separate Asia from Africa?
  • Bering Strait
  • Bab-al-Mandab
  • Bosphorous Strait
  • None of these


  1. Which of the following straits separate Florida from Cuba?

(a) Cuba Strait (b)             Florida Strait

(c) Mexico Strait (d)          None   of these

  1. Malacca strait is located in—————- .

(a)   Malaysia               (b) Indonesia

(c)    India                      (d) Canada

  1. Dardanelles strait is located in which country?

(a)   Turkey                  (b) Indonesia

(c)    USA                      (d) Canada

  1. Palk strait is located in the——————-
  • Pacific Ocean
  • Arctic Ocean
  • Indian Ocean
  • Atlantic Ocean
  1. Which is the longest strait of the world?
  • Palk strait
  • Malacca strait
  • Messina strait
  • Bosphorous strait


1. a2. b3. c4. c
5. c6. b7. b8. a
9. b10. b11. c12. c
13. b14. b15. c16. a
17. c18. b19. b20. b
21. a22. c23. b


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