ISSO- Social Science Olympiad (SOF) Class 5: Questions 1 of 100

Question MCQ▾

A piece of land surrounded by water on three sides is called as________.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Island

b.

Delta

c.

Desert

d.

Peninsula

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Answer

d.

Explanation

  • Peninsula is the correct answer for the particular question. Peninsula is the land that is surrounded by water on three sides. Most of the U. S. state of Florida is a peninsula that separates the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. Peninsulas are found on every continent.

Whereas:

  • An Island is a piece of land that is surrounded by water on the sides
  • A delta is the area of land formed at the mouth of the river. It is usually triangular in shape, and
  • The desert is a vast sandy stretch of land.
Land Surrounded by Water

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