UPSC,PCS,CDS,NDA /World Geography Miscellaneous MCQ set-1 Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
A country lying within the Arctic Circle having geysers is

1.Greenland

2. Iceland

3.Norway

4. Denmark

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Question:
A geographical mile is a measure of length equal to one sixtieth of a degree or one minute (1?) of latitude. It varies with latitudes but is approximately equals

1.7200 feet

2. 6080 feet

3.4500 feet

4. 6000 feet

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Question:
Albert Canal links ________ and ________

1.Manchester and Antwerp

2. Antwerp and Frankfurt

3.Antwerp and Liege

4. Manchester and Liege

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Question:
Among the following countries which one is the most densely populated?

1.Belgium

2. France

3.Germany

4. The Netherlands

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Question:
Amongst the following which is the largest island?

1.England

2. Japan

3.Borneo

4. New Guinea

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Question:
Bangkok lies on river

1.Kizil

2. Spree

3.Karnaphuli

4. Maenam

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Question:
Barkhans are

1.Depositional features of wind action

2. Erosional features associated with rivers

3.Erosional features associated with wind action

4. Depositional features of glacial action

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Question:
Boll-Weevil is a pest that attack the ________ crop.

1.Jute

2. Cotton

3.Hemp

4. Flax

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Question:
Collective Farm of Ukraine is also known as

1.Kolkhoz

2. Dom

3.Ryckay Eezik

4. Sovkhoz

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Question:
Copper alloys with tin to give

1.Brass

2. Bronze

3.German silver

4. Zinc

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Question:
Ferrels Law is associated with the

1.Velocity of winds

2. High pressure of winds

3.Low pressure of winds

4. Direction of winds

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Question:
Fish farming is practised in

1.Africa

2. South Africa

3.China

4. Peru and Brazil

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Question:
Great Barrier Reef the worlds largest Coral reef is located in

1.Caribbean Islands

2. Australia

3.Philippines

4. Indonesia

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Question:
Hammada is the name given to ________.

1.An icy desert

2. A sandy desert

3.A stony desert

4. None of the above

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Question:
Horizontal transfer of heat is known as

1.Advection

2. Convection

3.Conduction

4. Elliptical line

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Question:
If A and B are two stations antipode to each other then their

1.Seasons are opposite

2. Day and night are opposite

3.Seasons day and night are opposite

4. Climates are opposite

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Question:
In the Himalayas the melting or the snow is more on the

1.Southern slopes

2. Northern slopes

3.Eastern slopes

4. Western slopes

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Question:
In which of the following countries is the ratio of hydroelectric generation to the total electricity generation the highest?

1.Norway

2. Sweden

3.Italy

4. Denmark

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Question:
India is developing Chabahar Port in which of the following countries?

1.Iraq

2. Oman

3.Iran

4. Afghanistan

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Question:
International date line is a/an

1.Straight line

2. Curved line

3.Zigzag line

4. Elliptical line

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Question:
�Recycling is a method for conserving the resources of

1.Coal

2. Oil

3.Copper

4. Limestone

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Question:
�The Scented Isle in the Mediterranean Sea is

1.Sardinia

2. Corsica

3.Sicily

4. Crete

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Question:
Ladang refers to

1.Shifting cultivation

2. Plantation agriculture

3.Subsistence type of agriculture

4. Dry farming

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Question:
Nautical mile is a unit of distance used in

1.Space travel

2. Navigation

3.Aviation

4. Communication

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Question:
Of the total water on the Earth fresh water reserve a constitute approximately

1.70%

2. 3%

3.10%

4.9%

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Question:
Outwash plain is a depositional feature associated with

1.Rivers

2. Wind

3.Glacier

4. Wave

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Question:
Strait of Malacca separates ________

1.Sumatra and Malaysia

2. Java and Brunei

3.Sumatra and Java

4. Malaysia and Brunei

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Question:
Sunda Trench lies in ________

1.Atlantic Ocean

2. Pacific Ocean

3.Indian Ocean

4. Antarctic Ocean

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Question:
The age of a tree can be estimated by

1.Its height

2. The girth of its trunk

3.The number and size of its branches

4. The number of concentric rings on a cross-section of its trunk

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Question:
The approximate depth of the Mariana Trench or the Pacific Ocean is

1.5530 m

2. 7530 m

3.11030 m

4. 13030 m

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Question:
The Continents of Africa and Europe at their close at point are separated from each other by the strait of

1.Messina

2. Bonifacio

3.Gibraltar

4. Otranto

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Question:
The countries with the lowest and worst economic conditions in the world referred to as the �Pole of hunger are

1.European Countries

2. Middle East Countries

3.Mid-West Countries

4. South East Asian Countries

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Question:
The depositional feature at the point where the river comes down from hills to plain is

1.Meander

2. Water fall

3.Levee

4. Alluvial fan

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Question:
The Doctor is a wind which

1.Is enervating

2. Withers plants

3.Is injurious to health

4. Is conducive to health

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Question:
The Earths population has ________ since the turn of the century.

1.Stayed the same

2. Doubled

3.Trebled

4. Multiplied ten times

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Question:
The first oil well in the world was drilled at

1.Assam

2. Japan

3.Pensylvania

4. Former USSR

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Question:
The Great Barrier Reef is ________

1.Conglomeration of corals in Australian waters

2. Mountains range in Utah U.S.

3.Salt hills of Afghanistan

4. Sub-Oceanic mountain in South China Sea

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Question:
The greatest diversity of animal and plant species occurs

1.Temperate deciduous forests

2. Tropical moist forests

3.Heavily polluted rivers

4. Deserts and savannas

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Question:
The international air route from West Europe to East Asia passes through India because ________

1.India is a busy centre situated between the two places

2. It provides the shortest route

3.India is the only country in Asia providing refuelling capacity

4. None of these

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Question:
The internationally recognised scale for describing wind speeds is ________.

1.The Richter Scale

2. The Mohos Scale

3.The Modified Mercalli Scale

4. The Beaufort Scale

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Question:
The largest country in the world (area-wise) is

1.China

2. India

3.Russia

4. The USA

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Question:
The latitude also known as the

1.Tropic of Capricorn

2. Tropic of Cancer

3.Antarctic Circle

4. Arctic Circle

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Question:
The moat abundant element in sea water is

1.Sodium

2. Chlorine

3.Magnesium

4. Sulphur

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Question:
The most salty basin in the world is the

1.Caspian Sea

2. Dead Sea

3.Red Sea

4. Arabian Sea

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Question:
The most typical Australian tree which sheds its bark instead of leaves is

1.Eucalyptus

2. Teak

3.Birch

4. Oak

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Question:
The Radcliff Line demarcates the boundary between

1.India and China

2. India and Pakistan

3.Pakistan and Afghanistan

4. India and Afghanistan

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Question:
The snowline is the line on mountain or hill slope which

1.Is the highest limit of perpetual snow .

2. Is the lowest limit of perpetual snow

3.Represents the highest amount of snowfall received

4. Represents the lowest amount of snowfall received

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Question:
The Trans-Siberian railway links

1.The Baltic coast with the North Sea

2. Leningrad with Oldiotsk

3.Buanos Aires with Valparaiso

4. Leningrad with Vladivostok

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Question:
The trees of spruce fir pine etc are found in which of the following natural regions of the Earth?

1.Siberian Type

2. Tundra Type

3.Taiga Type

4. Laurentian Type

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Question:
The tropical rain forests in the Amazon basin is known as

1.Savanna

2. Prairies

3.Selvas

4. Pampas

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Question:
The USA is deficient in domestic supplies of

1.Copper

2. Lead

3.Zinc

4. Manganese

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Question:
The Worlds biggest concrete structure Three Gorges Dam is located in which of the following countries?

1.China

2. Taiwan

3.Malaysia

4. Thailand

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Question:
The worlds largest inland sea is ________.

1.The Black Sea

2. The Dead Sea

3.The Caspian Sea

4. The Aral Sea

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Question:
The years 1700 1800 and 1900 were

1.Leap years

2. Not leap years

3.Famine years

4. Years of natural calamities

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Question:
Tin Bigha corridor connects

1.India and Pakistan

2. India and China

3.Bangladesh and Pakistan

4. Bangladesh and India

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Question:
Tropical deserts are rich in ________ resources.

1.Mineral

2. Agricultural

3.Soil

4. Animal

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Question:
Wavy hair is characteristic or

1.Neanderthal man

2. Nordic race

3.Mongoloid race

4. Cromagnon man

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Question:
What is a graticule?

1.The network of intersecting parallels and meridians on a map

2. The network of intersections of Equator and Prime Meridian

3.The intersection of roads

4. The intersection of Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn

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Question:
What is the administrative capital of South Africa?

1.Cape Town

2. Johannesburg

3.Kimberley

4. Pretoria

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Question:
What is the average salt content in a litre of seawater?

1.39 gm.

2. 37 gm.

3.35 gm.

4. 32 gm.

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Question:
What is the usual altitude of the plains?

1.Sea level

2. Less than 500 metres above sea level

3.Less than 600 metres above sea level

4. Less than 800 metres above sea level

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Question:
What percentage or all water available on the Earth is contained in the oceans?

1.50%

2. 70%

3.86%

4.97%

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Question:
When does winter solstice occur in the Northern Hemisphere?

1.21st June

2. 22nd December

3.21st March

4. 23rd March

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Question:
When humidity is expressed in terms of percentage then it is known as

1.Absolute humidity

2. Specific humidity

3.Relative humidity

4. Ratio humidity

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Question:
Where are most or the Earths active volcanoes concentrated at present?

1.South America

2. Africa

3.Pacific Ocean

4. Europe

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Question:
Which among these is a form of precipitation?

1.Dew

2. Fog

3.Mist

4. Hail

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Question:
Which among these is an intermontane plateau?

1.Deccan

2. Anatolia

3.Columbia

4. Tibet

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Question:
Which country is known as the Emerald Isle?

1.Great Britain

2. Ireland

3.Japan

4. New Zealand

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Question:
Which is the correct sequence of the given American cities from West to East?

1.Salt Lake City � Pittsburgh � San Francisco � Boston

2. San Francisco � Salt Lake City Pittsburgh � Boston

3.Salt Lake City � San Francisco � Boston � Pittsburgh

4. San Pittsburgh � Salt Lake City � Boston

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Question:
Which is the smallest Country (in population)?

1.Vatican city

2. Nauru

3.Monaco

4. Palau

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Question:
Which of the following are not pastoral nomads?

1.Pygmies

2. Kazaks

3.Masai

4. Lapps

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Question:
Which of the following gives the correct decreasing order in numbers in the food chain pyramid?1. Primary Producers2. Herbivores3. Carnivores4. Man

1.1 2 3 4

2. 1 3 2 4

3.4 3 2 1

4. 1 2 4 3

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Question:
Which of the following is known as the cold pole of the world?

1.Laurentian region of Canada

2. Verkhoyansk in Russia

3.Antarctica

4. Greenland

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Question:
Which of the following is the longest Railway Tunnel?

1.St. Gothard (Switzerland

2. East Finchley (London)

3.Cascade (U.S.)

4. Tanna (Japan)

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Question:
Which of the following reflects radio waves back to the Earth?

1.Ionosphere

2. Thermosphere

3.Tropopause

4. Mesopause

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Question:
Which one of the following descriptions denotes the phenomenon of El Nino ?

1.A violent rotating column of air extending from a thunderstorm to the ground

2. The deflection of the ocean currents in the northern and southern hemispheres due to the rotation of Earth

3.The Anomalous widespread warming of the sea surface of the tropical east and central Pacific Ocean

4. The revolving tropical storms of the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico

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Question:
Which one the following condition is not favourable for the formation of delta?

1.Active vertical and lateral erosion in the lower course of the rivers

2. Coast should be preferably tideless

3.Sea adjoining the delta should be shallow

4. There should be no strong current running at right angles to the river mouths

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Question:
White coal refers to

1.Hydroelectricity

2. Petroleum

3.Uranium

4. Coal

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Question:
Worlds highest urban density of population occurs in ____

1.Kolkata

2. Tokyo

3.New York

4. London

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Question:
You find some local people living in log cabins in

1.Tropical rainforest

2. Taiga regions

3.Deserts

4. Mediterranean regions

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