UPSC,PCS,CDS,NDA /World Geography Miscellaneous MCQ set-2 Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
 On the Equator the day and night are equal

1.On equinoxes

2. On summer solstice

3. On winter solstice

4. Throughout the year

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
 Which of the following is incorrect?

1.Within the Arctic and Antarctic Circles there is at least one day in the year during which the sun does not set and at least one day on which it never rises

2. At the North Pole there is darkness for half the year

3. At the summer solstice the sun shines vertically over the Tropic of Capricorn

4. The sun shines vertically over the Equator twice the year

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
A large loop like bend in a river is called

1.A river cliff

2. A spur

3. A meander

4. A spit

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
A narrow passage of water that connects two large bodies or water is known as

1.Bay

2. Isthmus

3. Strait

4. Archipelago

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
A narrow strip of land connecting two large land masses is known as

1.Strait

2. Isthmus

3. Headland

4. Bay

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
A passenger  on his transcontinental railway journey in Europe comes across the cities. What is the sequence in which he touches these cities in his east to west journey?  1. Belgrade 2. Vienna 3. Sophia 4. Prague

1.1 3 4 2

2. 4 2 1 3

3. 2 3 4 1

4. 3 1 2 4

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
A short cut sea route between the European and-Asian countries was provided by

1.Cape of Good Hope route

2. Seuz Canal

3. Panama Canal

4. North Atlantic route

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Adam s bridge connects ________

1.Amman and Damascus

2. Dhanushkodi (Rameshwaram) and Talaimannar

3. Israel and Jerusalem

4. Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Asia accounts for nearly ________ percent of world population.

1.40

2. 45

3. 59

4.70

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Black forest is found in

1.France

2. Germany

3. Czechoslovakia

4. Romania

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Borobudur in Java is famous for

1.Lord Buddha s tooth preserved for posterity

2. ABuddhist Temple

3. Its natural museum

4. Fisheries Research Station

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Caucasian people account for ________ per cent of world population.

1.33

2. 39

3. 29

4.43

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Condensation occurs when

1.The air is cold

2. The air is warm

3. The air is saturated

4. None of the above

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Country peopled almost by migration is

1.The USA

2. Brazil

3. Australia

4. Hawaii

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Cuban economy is based on

1.Fishing

2. Sugarcane cultivation

3. Iron ore mining

4. Dairying

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Cyclones are called as hurricanes in

1.Bangladesh

2. China

3. Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea

4. Japan

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Death Valley is in

1.The USA

2. Jordan

3. Israel

4. Peru

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Doldrums is/are

1.Mount of sand blown and formed on beaches and in deserts

2. Low pressure belt of calm and light surface winds near the Equator

3. The north-east and south-east winds

4. Planetary winds

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Eskimos belong to

1.Mongoloid race

2. White race

3. Negroid race

4. None of these

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
European Turkey is separated from its Asian part by

1.Straits of Bosporus

2. Sea of Marmara

3. Straits of Dardanelles

4. All the above

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Fog is common around Newfoundland coast because ________

1.High tides occur causing storms

2. The rainfall is heavy

3. Warm and cold currents meet

4. Icebergs melt around the coast

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Fold mountains are formed due to forces born out of

1.Tension

2. Compression

3. Expansion

4. Volcanoes

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Hemp of Mesta  Ramie and Kapok are

1.Food crops

2. Fodder crops

3. Fibre crops

4. Plantation crops

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Hydro-electric power provides more than 90% of the total power consumed in

1.Norway

2. Sweden

3. India

4. UK

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
In both the hemispheres the trade winds blow towards the

1.Equator

2. Horse latitudes

3. Sub polar low pressure belts

4. Poles

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
In hydro power station  the motion produced in turbines is due to

1.Flow of water

2. Burning of coal

3. Burning of diesel

4. Production of steam

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
In population  high growth rate is a characteristics of

1.High birth and High mortality rate

2. High birth and Low mortality rate

3. Low birth and Low mortality rate

4. Low birth and High mortality rate

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
�Land of Fishermen  refers to

1.Europe

2. Former USSR

3. Norway

4. Japan

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
�The Land of the Morning Calm  is

1.Japan

2. Malaysia

3. Indonesia

4. Korea

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Khartoum is situated at the confluence of ________

1.Murray and Darling

2. Porena and Prague

3. Tigris and Euphrates

4. White Nile and Blue Nile

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Kiel Canal connects the North Sea with the ________ sea.

1.Atlantic

2. Baltic

3. Arctic

4. None of these

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Lowest temperature is recorded in

1.USA

2. Mexico

3. Verkhoyansk

4. Alaska

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Mid-latitude grasslands of Canada are known as

1.Steppes

2. Prairies

3. Pampas

4. Downs

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Mid-latitude or temperate forests include the trees of

1.Rosewood Mahogany Rubber

2. Teak Sal Bamboo

3. Pine Fir Spruce

4. Olive Mapple Walnut

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
On which or the following African riven is the Kariba Dam one of the world s largest hydel power systems located?

1.The Nile

2. The Niger

3. The Congo

4. The Zambezi

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Podzol is a type of soil which is characteristic of a region under the cover of ________ forest.

1.Deciduous

2. Coniferous

3. Evergreen

4. Alpine

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Scandinavia is a suitable country for exploiting hydroelectricity because of the presence of

1.Lakes

2. Steep slopes

3. Great rivers

4. Waterfalls

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Schist is the metamorphic equivalent of ________.

1.Granite

2. Basalt

3. Shale

4. Dolerite

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Silk production in the world has declined because of

1.Lack of demand

2. Lack of remunerative prices

3. Growing competition from man-made fibres

4. Dearth of skilled labour

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
The actual amount or moisture contained in the air is known as

1.Relative humidity

2. Moisture content

3. Dew point

4. Absolute humidity

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
The broken hill famous for zinc and lead are located in

1.Turkey

2. France

3. Germany

4. Australia

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
The busiest inland water-way of Europe is the Rhine. Its preeminence as a waterway rests on the fact that

1.It flows through the most industrialised part of Europe

2. It follows a rift valley

3. Its course is never frozen

4. It falls in the North Sea

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
The capital of South Sudan is

1.Suva

2. Juba

3. Khartoum

4. Taichung

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
The correct descending order of the leading producers of milk is

1.China India Russia U.S.

2. India U.S.

3. China Russia

4. U.S.

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
The countries which are called the �Rice Bowl  of Asia are

1.China Japan Sri Lanka India

2. Myanmar Thailand Kampuchea and Vietnam

3. India Pakistan Nepal Mongolia

4. Japan Indonesia Malaysia India

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
The difference between the diameter of the Earth at the poles and at equator is

1.27 miles

2. 36 miles

3. 48 miles

4. 57 miles

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
The formation of Extrusive rocks takes place ________

1.By solidification of magma above the earth s surface

2. Due to excessive pressure at great depths

3. By deposition of magma at a great depth

4. At an intermediate depth by transformation

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
The gigantic tidal waves produced by earthquakes are called

1.Breakers

2. Tsunamis

3. Currents

4. Drift

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
The Great Barrier Reef is found

1.Close to Greenland

2. Near the Suez Canal

3. In the Bay of Bengal

4. Of the coast of Queensland

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
The largest desert in the world is the

1.Sahara

2. Gobi

3. Kalahari

4. Thar

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
The major factors responsible for changes in the sizes of population are

1.Births

2. Deaths

3. Migrations

4. All the above

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
The most important oil producing area of the USA is

1.The Applachian region

2. The Texas-Louisiana belt

3. The Ohio-Indiana belt

4. The California-Colorado belt

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
The only port in erstwhile Soviet Union that is ice free throughout the year is

1.Leningrad

2. Odessa

3. Murmansk

4. Vladivostok

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
The Shatt-al-Arab waterway is associated with the

1.Euphrates and Tigris

2. White Nile and Blue Nile

3. Jordan and Firat

4. Oxus and Kabul

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
The subject that deals with the regional distribution of human races and their history is called

1.Biogeography

2. Ethnography

3. Cartography

4. Paleontology

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
The temperature at which dew is formed is known as

1.Evaporation point

2. Dew point

3. Precipitation point

4. Critical point

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
The term �epicentre� is associated with

1.The inner core of the earth

2. The outer core of the Earth

3. Earthquakes

4. Volcanoes

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
The trans-continental railway in South America links

1.Moscow and Vladivostok

2. Sao Paulo and Trinidad

3. San Diego and Buenos Aires

4. Valparaiso and Buenos Aires

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
The Tropical Grasslands of Brazil are known as

1.Llanos

2. Campos

3. Selvas

4. Savanna

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Three European cities viz Vienna  Budapest and Belgrade lie on the river

1.Volga

2. Rhone

3. Rhine

4. Danube

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Trans-continental railways have played an Important role in

1.International trade

2. Development of resources in the interior of continents

3. Providing employment to people

4. Deportation of prisoners to the interior

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
What does the 17th parallel separate?

1.South and North America

2. North and South Korea

3. South and North Vietnam

4. South and North Yemen

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
What is the capital of East Timor ?

1.Darwin

2. DiIi

3. Semarang

4. Yogyakarta

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
What is the similarity between Milwaukee Deep  Java Trench and Challenger Deep?

1.They all are trenches in the Pacific Ocean

2. They are the deepest points of the Atlantic Indian and Pacific Oceans respectively

3. They all are trenches in the Indian Ocean

4. They all are deeps of the Atlantic Ocean

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Where is Copacabana Beach located?

1.Buenos Aires

2. Hawaiian Islands

3. Rio de Janeiro

4. Valletta

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Where is the Great Barrier Reef located?

1.Pacific Ocean

2. Indian Ocean

3. Atlantic Ocean

4. Arctic Ocean

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Which of the following are reasons for the chief fishing grounds being located in continental shelf areas where cold and warm currents meet? I. Warm currents are rich in phosphates and nitrates II. Plankton � the chief fish feed � thrives in these regions III. The meeting of cold and warm currents allows the water to be well aerated IV. The epicontinental seas allow sunlight to reach almost to the bottom

1.I and III

2. II and IV

3. I II and III

4. II III and IV

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Which of the following are related with �Red Indian�?

1.New Zealand

2. Srilanka

3. North America

4. Kenya

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Which of the following grades of coal has the highest carbon content?

1.Anthracite

2. Bituminous coal

3. Lignite

4. Peat

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Which of the following has to be crossed over to reach Colombo from Kanyakumari?

1.Palk Strait

2. Gulf of Palk

3. Gulf of Mannar

4. Cook Strait

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Which of the following is a correct sequence of increasing depth?

1.Continental shelf Continental slope Deep sea plains Ocean depths

2. Continental slope Continental shelf Deep sea plains Ocean depths

3. Continental shelf Continental slope Ocean depths Deep sea plains

4. Continental slope Continental shelf Ocean depths Deep sea plains

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Which of the following is not a proof of Earth being an oblate spheroid?

1.When a ship goes out to sea first the hull disappears then the upper parts

2. The shadow of the Earth on the Sun during solar eclipse is always curved

3. Photographs of the Earth taken by artificial satellites have confirmed the fact

4. It has been found that polar circumference is lesser than equatorial circumference

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Which of the following is taken into consideration while deciding a shipping route?

1.Depth of the sea

2. Availability of ports and harbours

3. Climate of the region

4. All the above

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Which of the following natural regions is inhabited by the Eskimos of Canada and Alaska  Lappas of Finland and the Samoyeds and Yakuts of Siberia?

1.High Mountain region

2. Polar Tundra

3. The Taiga region

4. Cool (Mid-Latitude) West margin region

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Which of the following set of countries are completely surrounded by land?

1.Libya Zambia Czech Republic

2. Mongolia Zambia Bolivia

3. Paraguay Mongolia Syria

4. Syria Czech Republic Paraguay

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Which of the following varieties of coal accounts for the maximum coal output of the world?

1.Peat

2. Lignite

3. Bituminous

4. Anthracite

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Which one of the following countries is land locked?

1.Bolivia

2. Peru

3. Suriname

4. Uruguay

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Which or the following is known as the lifelines of a country?

1.Natural growth rate of population

2. Food supplies

3. Energy resources

4. Modem means of transport and communication

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
Why is very little rice sold in world markets?

1.The farmers cultivating rice exist on subsistence cultivation

2. The main producers of rice are also the main consumers

3. The market price of rice is not very remunerative

4. Rice is not eaten throughout the world

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


Question:
________ is the largest city in Canada and is the terminus of the Canadian Pacific Railway.

1.Toronto

2. Chicago

3. Quebec

4. Halifax

Posted Date:-2021-12-30 03:16:41


More MCQS

  1. Indian Geography Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) Quiz for State Set 1
  2. Indian Geography Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) Quiz for State Set 2
  3. India Current Affairs [Nation & States] Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) Quiz
  4. Ancient Indian History [Nation & States] Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) Quiz SET 1
  5. Ancient Indian History [Nation & States] Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) Quiz SET 2
  6. Ancient Indian History [Nation & States] Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) Quiz SET 3
  7. World Geography MCQs for UPSC, State PCS and SSC Examinations SET 1
  8. World Geography MCQs for UPSC, State PCS and SSC Examinations SET 2
  9. Indian Polity & Constitution MCQs for UPSC, State PCS and SSC Examinations SET 1
  10. Indian Polity & Constitution MCQs for UPSC, State PCS and SSC Examinations SET 2
  11. Sports GK Questions - MCQs on Sports General Knowledge
  12. Sports General Knowledge(GK) MCQS
  13. Economics(Trade) General Knowledge(GK) MCQS Part 1
  14. Economics(Trade) General Knowledge(GK) MCQS Part 2
  15. Banking Awareness MCQs Part1
  16. Banking Awareness MCQs Part2
  17. Computer Awareness MCQs
  18. Computer Awareness MCQ Competitive Exam - Sample Test 1
  19. Computer Awareness MCQ Competitive Exam - Sample Test 2
  20. Computer Awareness MCQ Competitive Exam - Sample Test 3
  21. Computer Awareness MCQ Competitive Exam - Sample Test 4
  22. Computer Awareness MCQ Competitive Exam - Sample Test 5
  23. Computer Awareness MCQ Competitive Exam - Sample Test 6
  24. Computer Awareness MCQ Competitive Exam - Sample Test 7
  25. Computer Awareness MCQ Competitive Exam - Sample Test 8
  26. Computer Awareness MCQ Competitive Exam - Sample Test 9
  27. Computer Awareness MCQ Competitive Exam - Sample Test 10
  28. Computer Awareness MCQ Competitive Exam - Sample Test 11
  29. Computer Awareness MCQ Competitive Exam - Computer
  30. GK MCQ Questions Competitive Exams section 1
  31. GK MCQ Questions Competitive Exams section 2
  32. Computer Questions MCQ
  33. Indian Geography” mcq IAS, State PSC, SSC, and other similar competitive exams.
  34. MCQ Questions on Indus Valley Civilisation
  35. Mauryan Empire History Multiple Choice Questions Set 1
  36. Mauryan Empire and Magadha Empire History Multiple Choice Questions Set 2
  37. History Mcq
  38. Atmosphere Multiple Choice Questions Set 1
  39. Atmosphere Multiple Choice Questions Set 2
  40. Hydrosphere General Knowledge Questions
  41. British Rule in India History Multiple Choice Questions set 1
  42. British Rule in India History Multiple Choice Questions set 2
  43. British Rule in India History Multiple Choice Questions set 3
  44. Atmosphere Multiple Choice Questions Set 3
  45. 18th Century Revolts And Reform History Multiple Choice Questions set 1
  46. 18th Century Revolts And Reform History Multiple Choice Questions set 2
  47. Lithosphere Multiple Choice Questions Set 1
  48. MCQ Questions on Political Geography of India Set 1
  49. Lithosphere Multiple Choice Questions Set 2
  50. Lithosphere Multiple Choice Questions Set 3
  51. MCQ Questions on Political Geography of India Set 2
  52. MCQ Questions on Political Geography of India Set 3
  53. World History MCQ Questions Set-1
  54. World History MCQ Questions Set-2
  55. Climate and Weather in Indian Geography Multiple Choice Questions set 1
  56. MCQ Questions on Climate and Weather in Indian Geography set 2
  57. World History Practice MCQ Set-3
  58. World History Practice MCQ Set-4
  59. World Geography Miscellaneous MCQ set-1
  60. World Geography Miscellaneous MCQ set-2
  61. World Geography Miscellaneous MCQ set-3
  62. World Geography Miscellaneous MCQ set-4
  63. World Geography Miscellaneous MCQ set-5
  64. World Geography Miscellaneous MCQ set-6
Search
R4R Team
R4Rin Top Tutorials are Core Java,Hibernate ,Spring,Sturts.The content on R4R.in website is done by expert team not only with the help of books but along with the strong professional knowledge in all context like coding,designing, marketing,etc!