SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-5

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    What is the correct sequence of the following continents in descending order of their areas?

    A)  Asia, Africa, North America, South America

    B)  Africa, Asia, North America, South America

    C)  South America, North America, Asia, Africa

    D)  North America, Asia, South America, Africa

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] The area of continents and the percentage of area covered by each continent of the total land area of the world are as follows
    Continent Area (Thousand Percentage of the total land area of the earth
    1. Asia 44,500 29.8
    2. Africa 30,302 20.3
    3. North America 24,241 16.2
    4. South America 17,793 11.9
    5. Antarctica 14,100 9.4
    6. Europe 9,957 6.7
    7. Australia and Oceana 8,557 5.7

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