UPSC,PCS,CDS,NDA /Atmosphere Multiple Choice Questions Set 3 Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
 A drainage pattern where a river is joined by its tributaries approximately at right angles is
 Dendritic
 
 
 

 

1.Dendritic

2.Trellis

3.Rectangular

4.Radial

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Question:
 If you travel along the Suez Canal from Port Said to Suez  you will come across several lakes. Which of the following lakes is not on this Canal?
 
 

 

1.Great Bitter Lake

2.Little Bitter Lake

3.Lake Gatun

4.Lake Timsah

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Question:
 Which is the largest island of the Philippines?
 
 
 
 

 

1.Mindanao

2.Palawan

3.Luzon

4.Negnos

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Question:
 Which of the following is the largest river in the world?
 
 
 
 

 

1.Nile

2.Congo

3.Ganges

4.Amazon

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Question:
A broad  low embankment built up along the banks of a river channel during floods is called
 
 
 

 

1.Delta

2.Levee

3.Flood Plain

4.Dune

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Question:
A stretch of sea water  partly or fully separated by a narrow strip from the main sea is called
 
 
 
 

1.Bay

2.Isthmus

3.Lagoon

4.Strait

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Question:
Along the coasts salinity is
 
 
 
 

 

1.Lowered

2.Increased

3.Stable

4.Unaffected

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Question:
Consider the following statements: 1. Falkland Islands are situated in Pacific Ocean 2. Red Sea separates Sudan from Egypt. 3. England  Norway  Denmark surround North Sea. Which of these statements is/are correct?
 
 
 
 

1.2 only

2.1 and 3

3.2 and 3

4.3 only

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Question:
Coral reefs are formed by ________
 
 
 
 

1.Volcanic rocks

2.Marine sediments

3.Chlorine material precipitated from sea water

4.Tiny colonial marine animals which construct limestone skeleton material

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Question:
Erosion of soil by a river mainly depends upon ________
 
 
 
 

 

1.Its depth

2.Its length

3.Its speed at which it flows

4.Its width

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Question:
Given below are names of four oceans smallest to the biggest in terms of area is:  1. Atlantic 2. Arctic 3. Indian 4. Pacific
 1 2 3 4
 
 
 

1.1 2 3 4

2.4 1 3 2

3.3 4 1 2

4.2 3 1 4

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Question:
In which one of the following is Malta located?

1.Baltic Sea

2.Mediterranean Sea

3.Black Sea

4.North Sea

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Question:
Mongla port is located in
 
 

1.Srilanka

2.Bangladesh

3.Bhutan

4.India

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Question:
Niagara Falls are in ________
 
 
 
 

1.Australia

2.U.K.

3.South Africa

4.U.S.

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Question:
Sea water is saltier than rain water because ________
 
 
 
 

1.Sea animals are salt producing

2.The air around the sea is saltish

3.River wash away salts from earth and pour them into the sea

4.Sea beds have salt producing mines

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Question:
The biggest island at the tip of South America is the
 
 
 
 

1.Falkland Island

2.Long Island

3.Tierra Del Fuego Island

4.Azores Island

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Question:
The Canals in Western Europe are mainly used for ________
 
 
 
 

1.Irrigation

2.Inland navigation

3.Ship building

4.Trade

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Question:
The Caspian Sea  the largest inland sea or lake in the world  is located ________
 
 
 
 

 

1.Wholly in the Continent of Europe

2.Wholly in the Continent of Asia

3.Partly in Europe and partly in Asia

4.Partly in Africa and partly in Asia

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Question:
The direction of ocean currents is reversed with season ________
 
 
 
 

 
147. 

1.In the Pacific Ocean

2.In the Atlantic Ocean

3.In the Indian Ocean

4.In the Mediterranean Sea

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Question:
The equator cuts through which of the following islands ________
 
 
 
 

 
 

1.Madagascar

2.Tasmania

3.Java

4.Borneo

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Question:
The fishing grounds in the Pacific Ocean  the world s greatest fishing regions  lie between the ________

1.Bering Sea and the Mediterranean Sea

2.The North Sea and the Mediterranean Sea

3.The East China Sea and the Bering Sea

4.The Mediterranean Sea and the Arabian Sea

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Question:
The full name of OTEC
 
 
 
 

1.Offshore Thermal Energy Conservation

2.Ocean Terminal Energy Conservation

3.Oil and Thermal Energy Conservation

4.Ocean Thermal Energy Conservation

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Question:
The highest lake above the sea level in the world is ________

1. Lake Avernus

2. Lake Tanzania

3. Lake Toba

4.Lake Titicaca

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Question:
The highest waterfall of the world is ________
 
 
 
 

 

1.Niagara Falls

2.Boyoma Falls

3.Salto Angel Falls

4.Khone Falls

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Question:
The largest and the busiest inland waterways in the world is ________

 
 
 

1. R. Rhine in Germany

2.R. Ganga in India

3.The Great Lakes and the rivers St. Lawrence in U.SA

4.R. Lena and Lake Baikal in Russia

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Question:
The largest coral reef in the world is found near the coast of which one of the following countries ?
 
 
 
 

1.Australia

2.Cuba

3.Ghana

4.Philippines

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Question:
The largest island in the Indian Ocean is ________
 

 

1.Madagascar

2. Maldives

3. Sri Lanka

4. Sumatra

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Question:
The largest lake in Africa is ________
 

 
 

1.Lake Victoria

2.. Lake Malawi

3.Lake Tanganyika

4.Lake Chad

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Question:
The largest ocean is
 
 
 
 

1.Atlantic Ocean

2.Indian Ocean

3.Arctic Ocean

4.Pacific Ocean

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Question:
The longest inland waterways in the world is ________
 

 

1.Mississippi river system

2. The Great Lakes

3. St. Lawrence

4. River Rhine

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Question:
The longest river of Europe is
 
 
 
 

 

1.Rhine

2.Rhone

3.Danube

4.Volga

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Question:
The main area of production of icebergs is found in .
 
 
 
 

1.The West Coast of Greenland

2.The East Coast of Japan

3.The North Coast of Siberia

4.The West Coast of Africa

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Question:
The melting down of glacier is normal event regarding the rising sea level. Most of the glaciers are found in
 
 
 
 

 

1.Green Land

2.South Pole

3.Himalaya

4.North Pole

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Question:
The Ocean currents transfer heat from ________
 
 
 
 

 

1.One sea or ocean to another

2.One coast to another

3.The surface of the sea to greater depths

4.Lower to higher latitudes

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Question:
The stagnated water in the surface of lake is known as
 
 
 
 

1.Epilimnion

2.Metalmnion

3.Thermocline

4.Hypolimnion

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Question:
The World s largest shipping canal is ________
 
 
 
 

 
 

1.Suez in Egypt

2.Panama in America

3.Kiel in Germany

4.Gota in Sweden

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Question:
The World s longest river is ________
 
 
 
 

1.Nile

2.Ganges

3.Amazon

4.Mississippi � Missouri

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Question:
Tokyo  the capital of Japan is situated in the island of
 
 
 
 

1.Hokkaido

2.Honshu

3.Shikoku

4.Kyushu

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Question:
What is the narrow strip which connects two water bodies or Sea or Ocean?
 
 
 
 

 

1.Gulf

2.Strait

3.Peninsula

4.Isthmus

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Question:
What percentage of World s fresh water is stored in the form of glacier ice
 
 
 
 

 

1.0.5

2.0.1

3.1.7

4.0.3

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Question:
Which if the following river crosses the Equator twice.
 
 
 
 

1.Congo

2.Amazon

3.Niger

4.Nile

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Question:
Which is the largest reservoir of sweet water?
 
 

1.Underground Water

2.Pond

3.Lakes

4.Glacier

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Question:
Which is the largest sea in the world?

1.Caspian Sea

2.South China Sea

3.Mediterranean Sea

4.North Sea

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Question:
Which of the following features are formed by the river in its upper course? 1. Gorge 2. Canyon 3. Meander
 
 
 
 

1.1 and 2

2.2 and 3

3.1 and 3

4.1 2 and 3

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Question:
Which of the following group of people changes their house types according to seasons?
 
 
 
 Eskimos

1.Pygmies

2.Bantus

3.Kirghiz

4.Eskimos

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Question:
Which of the following is called �Herring Pond ?

1. Atlantic Ocean

2.Black Sea

3.Dead Sea

4.Pacific Ocean

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Question:
Which of the following lake is known as Honeymoon Lake?
 
 
 



1.Nyasa

2.Chad

3.Titicaca

4.Toba

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Question:
Which of the following river crosses Tropic of Capricorn twice?
 
 
 
 

 

1.Vaal River

2.Limpopo River

3.Niger River

4.Zambezi River

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Question:
Which of the following rivers flowing through Pakistan has its source of origin in that country itself?
 

1.Ravi

2.Jhelum

3.Chenab

4.None of these

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Question:
Which of the following sea is landlocked?

1. Red Sea

2.Timor Sea

3.Northern Sea

4.Aral Sea

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Question:
Which of the following separates Asia and North America?
 
 
 
 

 

1.Bass Strait

2.Dover Strait

3.Bering Strait

4.Cook Strait

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Question:
Which one among the following rivers is the longest?
 
 
 
 

1.Amazon

2.Amur

3.Congo

4.Volga

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Question:
Which one of the following countries does not border the Caspian sea?
 

 
 

1.Armenia

2.Azerbaijan

3.Kazakhstan

4.Turkmenistan

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Question:
Which one of the following pairs of ocean currents meet each other near Newfound land?
 
 
 
 

1.Canaries and Labrador

2.Gulf stream and Labrador

3.Gulfstream and Canaries

4.Kuroshio and Kurile

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Question:
Which river crosses the Equator twice?
 
 
 
 

1.Amazon

2.Congo

3.Nile

4.Orinoco

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Question:
_______ islands are the cross roads of the Pacific.
 
 
 
 

 

1.Fiji

2.Falkland

3.Windward

4.Hawaiian

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