UPSC,PCS,CDS,NDA /World Geography Miscellaneous MCQ set-4 Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
 By what name the Third World Countries are now commonly referred to?

1. Least developed countries

2. Underdeveloped countries

3. Developing countries

4. Underdeveloped countries

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Question:
 Isolines are lines Joining places having

1. Equal temperature

2. Equal diurnal range of temperature

3. Equal salinity

4. Equal cloud cover

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Question:
 Moraine is

1. A tribe inhabiting the equatorial region

2. The debris of fragments of rock material brought down with the movement of a glacier

3. A salt water lake in Arabia

4. A nocturnal animal found in Amazon forests

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Question:
 Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

1. Abuja : Nigeria

2. Ashkhabad : Turkmenistan

3. Pretoria : South Africa

4. Rabat : Yemen

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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:
Amur one of the longest rivers in the worlds is in

1. Africa

2. South America

3. Asia

4. Europe

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Question:
Atlantic and Pacific Oceans are connected by ________ canal

1. Suez

2. Panama

3. Kiel

4. Soo

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Question:
Beaufort scale is an internationally recognised scale for describing

1. Earthquake intensity

2. Noise level

3. Wind speed

4. Radioactive intensity

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Question:
Canals serve as passage of communication in the city of ________ in Italy.

1. Rome

2. Venice

3. Turin

4. Genoa

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Question:
Doldrum is an area of ________.

1. Low rainfall

2. Low temperature

3. Low pressure

4. High winds

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Question:
Durand line is the border common to which two countries?

1. India and China

2. China and Afghanistan

3. India and Tibet

4. Pakistan and Afghanistan

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Question:
First railway line in the world was laid in ________

1. Western U.S.

2. North-East England

3. Federal Republic of Germany

4. Russia

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Question:
Fjords abound the coast of

1. Sweden

2. France

3. Norway

4. Germany

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Question:
Greenland is the largest island of the worl It is an integral part of

1. Norway

2. North America

3. Denmark

4. Canada

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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:
Hurricanes or typhoons (tropical cyclones) develop and mature

1. Over land bodies only

2. In a belt 35�-65� N and S latitudes

3. Anywhere in the tropical zone

4. Over water bodies only

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Question:
In which country will you find the river Po?

1. China

2. Italy

3. Sri Lanka

4. Zambia

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Question:
In which of the following country the first iron bridge was constructed?

1. England

2. Italy

3. Greece

4. France

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Question:
Jute requires

1. Hot and humid climate

2. Cold climate

3. Hot and dry climate

4. Mediterranean climate

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Question:
Kolkhoz and Sovkhoz are

1. Farming organization on agriculture

2. Fertile alluvial lands

3. High yielding variety seeds

4. Breeds of cattle

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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:
Lake Manasarovar is in

1. Sikkim

2. Tibet

3. Kashmir

4. Himachal Pradesh

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Question:
Latex is a name for

1. A milk product

2. Latent heat

3. Crude rubber

4. Refined honey

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Question:
Lesotho is ________

1. An island in Mediterranean Sea

2. An important seaport in Tanzania

3. A country completely surrounded by South Africa

4. A mountain peak in Zambia

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Question:
Malaspine Glacier is in

1. Karakoram Range

2. Alps

3. Alaska

4. Hindukush

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Question:
Mixed farming involves

1. Both crops and livestock

2. Growing a series of different crops

3. Specialised cultivation of vegetables and fruits

4. Pooling land voluntarily and managing it jointly under a democratic constitution

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Question:
Mount Kailas is in

1. Nepal

2. Tibet

3. Sikkim

4. Bhutan

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Question:
Mount Kilimanjaro is in

1. Alaska

2. Argentina

3. Chile

4. Tanzania

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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:
Panama Canal has locks alone its path in order to

1. Regulate traffic

2. Permit check by customs staff

3. Control the level of water

4. Collect canal dues

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Question:
People living in South India generally have more features of

1. Caucasoid

2. Mongoloid

3. Negroid

4. None of these

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Question:
Pygmies are people living in

1. Congo forests

2. Namibia

3. Kenya

4. Cape Province

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Question:
Quartzite is metamorphosed from

1. Limestone

2. Obsidian

3. Sandstone

4. Shale

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Question:
Quinine is obtained from the

1. Mulberry tree

2. Eucalyptus tree

3. Cinchona plant

4. Cocoa plant

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Question:
Railways are best suited for

1. Passenger traffic for distances upto 1000 km

2. Freight traffic for bulky commodities

3. Urban commuters

4. Fast passenger movement

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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:
Shortest air route from New Delhi to Vancouver will be ________

1. New Delhi � Bangkok � Tokyo � Vancouver

2. New Delhi � London � New York � Vancouver

3. New Delhi � Moscow � London � Vancouver

4. New Delhi � Paris � New York � Vancouver

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Question:
Simla is cooler than Amritsar although they are on the same latitude. This is because

1. Shimla is further north

2. Shimla is at greater height above sea level than Amritsar

3. Shimla is farther from the Equator

4. Their longitudes differ

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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:
Sunspots generally wax and wane over a/an

1. 11-year cycle

2. 25-year cycle

3. 3-year cycle

4. 15-year cycle

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Question:
Takla Makan desert is situated in

1. Mongolia

2. Tibet

3. Sinkiang

4. South West China

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Question:
The Australian state which is an island is ________

1. Queensland

2. Java

3. Tasmania

4. New Guinea

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Question:
The biggest railway Junction in the United States is

1. New York

2. Chicago

3. St Louis

4. Washington DC

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Question:
The capital city of Kenya is ________.

1. Nairobi

2. Entebbe

3. Cairo

4. Port Louis

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Question:
The construction of Panama Canal in 1913 eliminated the long and hazardous voyage

1. Round the stormy Cape Horn

2. Round the Cape of Good Hope

3. Between North and South America

4. In the stormy Atlantic Ocean

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Question:
The continents of the world are mainly composed of

1. Core

2. Mantal

3. Sial

4. Sima

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Question:
The country which is commonly known as The Land of Golden Fleece is ________

1. Australia

2. Britain

3. France

4. Japan

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Question:
The country worst affected by cyclones and accompanying floods is ________.

1. Indonesia

2. Sri Lanka

3. Pakistan

4. Bangladesh

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Question:
The deflection of the wind to the right in the northern hemisphere and to Its left in the southern hemisphere is caused by the

1. Rotation of the Earth

2. Revolution of the Earth

3. Uneven heating of the Earth

4. All the above

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Question:
The Density of population in any region is measured by numbers of

1. People

2. Children

3. Families

4. Houses

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Question:
The Earths axis is tilted at an angle of ________ degrees from the perpendicular to its orbital plane.

1. 17.5�

2. 23.5�

3. 36�

4. 45�

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Question:
The flat temperate grasslands of the Hungarian plains are known as ________.

1. Steppe

2. Prairies

3. Pampas

4. Pusztas

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Question:
The hair or Nordic races is generally

1. Blond

2. Woolly

3. Straight

4. All of these

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Question:
The largest amongst the following seas is ________.

1. The Red Sea

2. The South China Sea

3. The Caribbean Sea

4. The Andaman Sea

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Question:
The largest fresh water body (volume-wise) in the world is lake

1. Baikal

2. Titicaca

3. Superior

4. Victoria

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Question:
The largest Inland Sea is the

1. Black Sea

2. Dead Sea

3. Caspian Sea

4. Aral Sea

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Question:
The meeting or warm and cold currents in the ocean gives rise to

1. Frost

2. Rain

3. Fog

4. Cloud-burst

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Question:
The most valuable cash crop of Brazil is

1. Tea

2. Coffee

3. Cardamom

4. Spices

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Question:
The north flowing rivers of Siberia are not of much use for navigation mainly because

1. They are too shallow in the dry season

2. The lower courses remain frozen for many months

3. They flow through uninhabited areas

4. They lack navigation facilities to ensure safety

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Question:
The North Pole is always in the light

1. From September 23 to March 21

2. From March 21 to September 23

3. From June 21 to December 22

4. On June 21

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Question:
The Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park Wyoming is a/an

1. Hot spring

2. Extinct volcano

3. Geyser

4. Oak tree

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Question:
The process which leads to the formation of clouds is known as

1. Evaporation

2. Condensation

3. Cloud-transpiration

4. Precipitation

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Question:
The shallow waters of continental shelves are rich fishing grounds. An example of such area is

1. North Sea

2. Baltic Sea

3. Mediterranean Sea

4. Red Sea

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Question:
The South African River draining into Atlantic Ocean is

1. Orange

2. Zambezi

3. Limpopo

4. Nile

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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 velocity of wind is related to

1. Revolution of the Earth

2. Rotation of the Earth

3. Temperature

4. Pressure gradient

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Question:
The worlds largest port is ________.

1. Mumbai

2. Sydney

3. New York/New Jersey

4. Singapore

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Question:
The worlds major fishing grounds are located along the eastern shores of continents between 40� N and 50� N latitudes where cool and warm currents converge. An example or such area is

1. The Grand Banks off Newfoundland

2. The Dogger Bank in the North Sea

3. The coastal region of Norway

4. Fisheries off the coast of Peru

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Question:
Through which one of the following Straits does a tunnel connect the United Kingdom and France?

1. Davis Strait

2. Denmark Strait

3. Strait of Dover

4. Strait of Gibraltar

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Question:
Tibet the highest plateau in the world is a

1. Piedmont plateau

2. Intermontane plateau

3. Continental plateau

4. Volcanic plateau

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Question:
Trincomalee is a port situated on the

1. East coast Tamil Nadu

2. East coast of Sri Lanka

3. East coast Andhra Pradesh

4. West coast of Sri Lanka

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Question:
Vernal equinox occurs on the

1. 23rd September

2. 21st March

3. 21st June

4. 22nd December

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Question:
What is the capital of Rwanda?

1. Libreville

2. Kigali

3. Copenhagen

4. Bogota

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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 was Norways rank in 2016 Human Development Index published by the United Nations Development Programme?

1. 1

2. 10

3. 100

4.200

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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 is Ninety East Ridgesituated?

1. Pacific Ocean

2. Indian Ocean

3. Atlantic Ocean

4. Arctic Ocean

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Question:
Which among the following is a renewable source?

1. Forest

2. Coal

3. Limestone

4. Sand

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Question:
Which among the following is the greatest inland waterway in Europe?

1. Thames

2. Elbe

3. Rhine

4. Volga

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Question:
Which city is called the City of Perpetual Spring?

1. Colombo

2. Quito

3. Lisbon

4. Berlin

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Question:
Which is the smallest (in area) member of United Nations?

1. Papua New Guinea

2. Cuba

3. Vatican

4. Seychelles

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Question:
Which of the following countries has the greatest length of inland waterways?

1. The United States

2. The Former USSR

3. Germany

4. France

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Question:
Which of the following is a Great Circle?

1. The Equator

2. The 0� longitude

3. 180� longitude

4. Antarctic region

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Question:
Which of the following is a low-density area?I. Equatorial forestII. Tropical desertsIII. Eastern AsiaIV. North-eastern America

1. I II and IV

2. I and II

3. II and III

4. I III and IV

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Question:
Which of the following is Indias north station?

1. Dakshin Gangotri

2. Maitri

3. Himadri

4. None of These

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Question:
Which of the following is not an island?

1. Cuba

2. Greenland

3. Ireland

4. Sweden

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Question:
Which of the following is the largest island?

1. Sumatra

2. Madagascar

3. Honshu

4. Cuba

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Question:
Which of the following is the smallest in terms of area?

1. Vatican City

2. Monaco

3. Nauru

4. San Marino

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Question:
Which of the following pair is not correctly matched?

1. Hevea tree � Brazil

2. Sumatra storm � Malaysia

3. River kayan � Borneo

4. Dekke toba fish � Brazil

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Question:
Which of the following tribes and their area of inhabitance is incorrect ?

1. Samoyeds � Asiatic Tundra

2. Gaucho � Uruguay

3. Bindibus � Algeria

4. Tartars � Siberia

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Question:
Which of the followings is not correctly matched?

1. Indonesia � Jakarta

2. Maldives � male

3. North Korea � Seoul

4. Zimbabwe � Harare

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Question:
Which one of the following is a land-locked country?

1. Angola

2. Gabon

3. Tanzania

4. Zimbabwe

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Question:
Which one of the following is present in the largest amount in terms of per cent by man In the earths crust?

1. Silicon

2. Oxygen

3. Carbon

4. Calcium

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Question:
Which one of the following is the correct sequence of the given towns of Pakistan while moving from the North towards the South ?

1. Islamabad � Gujranwala � Peshawar � Multan

2. Peshawar � Gujranwala � Multan � Islamabad

3. Peshawar � Islamabad � Gujranwala � Multan

4. Islamabad � Multan � Peshawar � Gujranwala

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Question:
Which or the following is a rift valley?

1. The Amazon Valley

2. The Thames Valley

3. The Rhine Valley

4. The Mississippi Valley

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Question:
Why does temperature increase with increase in height in Stratosphere?

1. Closeness of the sun

2. Decrease in atmospheric pressure

3. Concentration of ozone

4. None of these

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Question:
Wind erosion is dominant in

1. Tropical regions

2. Temperate regions

3. Deserts

4. Mediterranean regions

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Question:
________ and ________ are called the Low countries of Europe.

1. Spain and Portugal

2. Holland and Belgium

3. England and Ireland

4. Denmark and Germany

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Question:
________ grasses are known as elephant grasses.

1. Prairie

2. Steppe

3. Savannah

4. Llanos

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Question:
________ is a land locked country.

1. Bangladesh

2. Myanmar

3. Nepal

4. Sri Lanka

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