|World Geography MCQ Questions and Answer|
Q1. The terms longitude and latitude were first used by
Q2. The original home of the gipsies was:
Q3. The continent through which both the tropic of cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn pass is
(a) North America
Q4. . Which one of the following does not belong to the biosphere reserves set-up so far?
(a) Great Nicobar
(c) Nanda Devi
(d) Gulf of Kutch
Q5. Consider the following statements and select the correct answer using the codes given below:
Assertion (A): The length of the day at the equator is always 12 hours.
Reason (R): The angle of incidence of the Sun’s rays at the equator is constant.
(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
(b) Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of A.
(c) A is true, but R is false.
(d) A is false, but R is true.
Q6. Which one of the following is the correct sequence of the descending order of the latitudinal zones of ocean salinity? Use the codes given below to select the correct answer:
- 10°N — 15°N
- 15°N — 40°N
- 40°N — 50°N
- 50°N — 70°N
(a) 1, 3, 2, 4
(b) 2, 1, 3, 4
(c) 2, 1, 4, 3
(d) 1, 4, 3, 2
Q7. Who founded the word “Geography”?
Q8. Arakan Yoma is the extension of the Himalayas located in:
Q9. Which one of the following characteristics of the earth is not explained by the tetrahedral hypothesis?
(a) Drifting of the continents.
(b) Location of the chain of Fold Mountains around the Pacific Ocean.
(c) Antipodal arrangement of the continents and oceans.
(d) Triangular shape of the continents and the oceans.
Q10. Milky Way Galaxy was first seen by-
(b) Martin Schmidt
Q11. Consider the map given below:
The dotted (broken) line in the map is the:
(a) Durand line
(b) McMohan line
(c) Line of demarcation between India and Pakistan suggested by the Boundary Commission (1947)
(d) Route followed by young husband’s expedition.
Q12. Consider the following statements:
- Either of the two belts over the oceans at about 30° to 35° N and S latitudes is known as Horse Latitude.
- Horse latitude is low-pressure belts.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q13. . The distance between Earth and Sun is maximum on?
(a) January 30
(b) December 20
(c) September 22
(d) July 4
Q14. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the list.
|List I||List II|
|(A) 0° latitude||(i) Standard meridian of India|
|(B) 88½° E||(ii) Arctic Circle|
|(C) 23½° S||(iii) the Equator|
|(D) 66½° N||(iv) Tropic of Capricorn|
(a) A – (iii), B – (i), C – (iv), D – (ii)
(b) A – (ii), B – (iii), C – (iv), D – (i)
(c) A – (iii), B – (ii), C – (i), D – (iv)
(d) A – (iii), B – (i), C – (ii), D – (iv)
Q15. In the Indian context, the term ‘Denotified tribes‘ refers to:
(a) Tribes which are aboriginals
(b) Nomadic tribes
(c) Tribespracticing shifting cultivation
(d) Tribes which were earlier classified as criminal tribes
Q16. What is the total number of planets move around the Sun?
Q17. 90° E Ridge lies in
(a) Atlantic ocean
(b) Indian ocean
(c) Pacific ocean
(d) Mediterranean ocean
Q18. Consider the following programs:
- Afforestation and development of wastelands
- Reforestation and replantation in existing forests
- Encouraging the wood substitutes and supplying other types of fuel
- Promotion of wide use of insecticides and pesticides to restrict the loss of forest area from degradation caused by pests and insects.
The National Forest Policy of 1988 includes:
(a) 1, 2, 3 and 4
(b) 2 and 4
(c) 1, 3 and 4
(d) 1, 2 and 3
Q19. The four largest planets of the solar system in descending order are-
(a) Jupiter, Mercury, Saturn, and Uranus
(b) Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn, and Neptune
(c) Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune
(d) Jupiter, Mercury, Saturn, and Neptune
Q20. What are the date/dates on which day and night are equal in both hemispheres?
(a) June 21
(b) December 22
(c) March 21 and September 23
(d) June 21 and December 22
Q21. Which of the following planets do not have satellites?
(a) Mars and Venus
(b) Mercury and Venus
(c) Mars and Mercury
(d) Neptune and Pluto
Q22. The rough outline map shows a portion of the MiddleEast
The countries labelled A, B, C and D are respectively:
(a) Syria, Iraq, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia
(b) Syria, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and Jordan
(c) Iraq, Syria, Saudi Arabia, and Jordan
(d) Iraq, Syria, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia
Q23. How many days in one year on mercury?
Q24. Given below is a map of some countries that were parts of the erstwhile Soviet Union, with water bodies shown by shaded areas:
The countries marked 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 are respectively:
(a) Tajikistan, Turkmenia, Uzbekistan, Kirgizia, Kazakhstan
(b) Turkmenia, Kirgizia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan
(c) Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kirgizia, Turkmenia
(d) Kazakhstan, Turkmenia, Uzbekistan, Kirgizia, Tajikistan
Q25. Which of the following Scientist proved that the path of each planet around the Sun is elliptical?