Current affairs/World Geography Questions MCQs Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
180 degree longitude is also known as ?

1.Arctic Circle

2.International Date Line

3.The Great Circle

4.Equator


Question:
About 90% of the worlds earthquakes and 80% of the worlds largest earthquakes occur along the Ring of Fire. In which sea this Ring of Fire lies ?

1.Himalayan Area

2.Atlantic Ocean

3.Pacific Ocean

4.Mediterranean Area


Question:
Gwadar Bay is located in which gulf?

1.Gulf of Guinea

2.Gulf of Gabes

3.Gulf of Oman

4.Gulf of Aden


Question:
Headquarters of Asian Clearing Union is loacted at

1.Manila

2.Beijing

3.Tokyo

4.Tehran


Question:
How many climatic groups did Koeppen recognise?

1.20

2.10

3.5

4.2


Question:
In which among the following countries is the Lut Desert located?

1.Iran

2.Iraq

3.Afghanistan

4.Pakistan


Question:
In which among the following oceans is the Factorian Deep located?

1.Indian

2.Atlantic

3.Pacific

4.Southern


Question:
Mogao Caves, also known as Caves of the Thousand Buddhas are located in which among the following countries?

1.Cambodia

2.China

3.Japan

4.Vietnam


Question:
Musa sapientum, is a variety of which among the following crops?

1.Cotton

2.Silk

3.Tobacco

4.Banana


Question:
Rama Setu or Rama Bridge is located in which gulf?

1.Gulf of Khambhat

2.Gulf of Kutch

3.Gulf of Oman

4.Gulf of Mannar


Question:
Shale is an example of ?

1.Igneous Rock

2.Sedimentary Rock

3.Metamorphic Rock

4.None of the above


Question:
The Challenger Deep is located in which among the following oceans?

1.Pacific Ocean

2.Atlantic Ocean

3.Indian Ocean

4.Southern Ocean


Question:
The Kalahari desert is located in which among the following continents?

1.Africa

2.Asia

3.Europe

4.South America


Question:
The Kalmuk tribes inhabit which among the following areas?

1.Rockies

2.Atlas

3.Altai

4.Himalayas


Question:
The logo of World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is depicts which among the following animals?

1.Panda

2.Polar Bear

3.Tiger

4.Stag


Question:
The Magna Carta was a charter of Rights granted to the Englishmen during 1215 AD by which of the following ?

1.King John II

2.Henry I

3.Henry II

4.Hary I


Question:
The part of Earths lithosphere that surfaces in the ocean basins is called ?

1.Ocean floor

2.Ocean crust

3.Continental slope

4.None of the above


Question:
The Sargasso Sea is located in which among the following oceans?

1.Pacific

2.Atlantic

3.Indian

4.Arctic


Question:
The Shipki La pass is located in which among the following states in India?

1.Sikkim

2.Arunachal Pradesh

3.Uttarakhand

4.Himachal Pradesh


Question:
The winds that blow from the subtropical high pressure belts towards the sub polar low pressure belts are called as ?

1.Local Winds

2.Trade Winds

3.Westerlies

4.Easterlies


Question:
What are cities accommodating population size between one to five million called?

1.Urban Agglomeration

2.Census Town

3.Class I Town

4.Metropolitan City


Question:
What are deep focus earthquakes also known as?

1.Crustal earthquakes

2.Intraplate earthquakes

3.Both 1 & 2

4.Neither 1 & 2


Question:
What are Stratovolcanoes also called?

1.Shield volcanoes

2.Composite volcanoes

3.Supervolcanoes

4.Volcanic cones


Question:
What are the processes involved in the formation of Badlands?

1.Erosion

2.Deposition

3.Both 1 & 2

4.Neither 1 & 2


Question:
What are the processes involved in the formation of Badlands?

1.Erosion

2.Deposition

3.Both 1 & 2

4.Neither 1 & 2


Question:
What is a law stating that Coriolis forces deflect winds to the right in the northern hemisphere and to the left in the southern hemisphere called?

1.Boyles Law

2.Zeroth Law

3.Ferrels Law

4.Hookes Law


Question:
What is a steep slope separating two relatively level regions called?

1.Escarpment

2.Arete

3.Tor

4.Doab


Question:
What is a valley through which a river runs called?

1.Vale

2.Tor

3.Cuesta

4.Deil


Question:
What is an imaginary line joining places having equal temperatures called?

1.Geotherm

2.Isotherm

3.Ectotherm

4.Eurytherm


Question:
What is an isolated steep sided residual hill composed of either limestone, marble, or dolomite called?

1.Inselberg

2.Mogote

3.Uvala

4.Horn


Question:
What is the  Sidereal Month in Hours , Minutes and Seconds?

1.27 days, 7 hours and 11.6 seconds

2.27 days, 8 hours and 11.6 seconds

3.27 days, 9 hours and 11.6 seconds

4.27 days, 11 hours and 11.6 seconds


Question:
What is the bubble like region in the interstellar medium known as ?

1.Chromosphere

2.Heliosphere

3.Photosphere

4.Corona


Question:
What is the climate of most regions of nomadic herding?

1.Humid

2.Arid and Semi-arid

3.Monsoon

4.Cold and Dry


Question:
What is the forest activity involving the production of Timber called?

1.Ranching

2.Mariculture

3.Lumbering

4.Algaculture


Question:
What is the line of lowest elevation within a valley or watercourse called?

1.Delta

2.Thalweg

3.Cuesta

4.Meander


Question:
What is the narrow opening of the Volcano called?

1.Crater

2.Vent

3.Dyke

4.Sill


Question:
What is the shallow submerged extension of the continent called?

1.Continental Rise

2.Continental Shelf

3.Continental Slope

4.Submarine Trenches


Question:
Where did the earliest plantation came up?

1.Islands off the Guinea coast of Africa.

2.Galapos Islands

3.Islands of Indonesia

4.Ireland


Question:
Where was the first municipal corporation was set up in India?

1.Calcutta

2.Bombay

3.Delhi

4.Madras


Question:
Which among the following are the representative groups of the animal herders of Africa?

1.Yakut

2.Masai

3.Eskimos

4.Bedouins


Question:
Which among the following comet is seen every 75 to 76 years?

1.Halleys Comet

2.Holmes Comet

3.Donatis Comet

4.Orion


Question:
Which among the following factor/factors affect the industrial location? 1. Government Policy  2. Relief 3. Climate 4. Raw Materials  Select the correct code from the options given below:

1.Only 1, 3 & 4

2.Only 3 & 4

3.Only 1 & 4

4.1, 2, 3 & 4


Question:
Which among the following has the highest albedo?

1.Forests

2.Deserts

3.Fresh snow

4.Land surface


Question:
Which among the following is a hypothesized area at the edge of the Solar system?

1.Oort cloud

2.Comets

3.Proxima Centauri

4.Meteor


Question:
Which among the following is a permafost or periglacial landform?

1.Stacks

2.Seifs

3.Hummocks

4.Demoiselles


Question:
Which among the following is correct about Heliopause?

1.Heliopose is the theoretical boundary beyond which Light from Sun can not reach

2.Heliopose is the theoretical boundary beyond which heat from Sun can not reach

3.Heliopose is the theoretical boundary beyond which Solar Winds can not reach

4.Heliopose is the theoretical boundary beyond which there is no existence of Solar system


Question:
Which among the following is the most abundant element by mass in Earths Crust ?

1.Iron

2.Aluminum

3.Nickel

4.Oxygen


Question:
Which among the following is the worlds highest island?

1.Hawaii

2.Borneo

3.New Guinea

4.Sumatra


Question:
Which among the following is not a cold current in the Atlantic Ocean?

1.Falkland current

2.Labrador current

3.Brazilian current

4.Benguela current


Question:
Which among the following is not a push factor of migration?

1.Pleasant Climate

2.Unemployement

3.Poor living conditions

4.Socio-economic backwardness


Question:
Which among the following is not an example of a dissected plateau?

1.Alps Mountains

2.Catskill Mountains

3.Deccan Plateau

4.Allegheny Plateau


Question:
Which among the following lakes makes the border tripoint of Kenya , Tanzania & Uganda ?

1.Lake Turkana

2.Lake Victoria

3.Lake Tivu

4.Lake Tanganyika


Question:
Which among the following layers of the earths atmosphere helps in Radio transmission?

1.Troposphere

2.Stratosphere

3.Mesosphere

4.Thermosphere


Question:
Which among the following layers of the Earths atmosphere is ideal for flying aeroplanes?

1.Troposphere

2.Thermosphere

3.Stratosphere

4.Ionosphere


Question:
Which among the following mountain ranges is located in Russia?

1.Andes

2.Ural

3.Arakan Yoma

4.Vosges


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

1.Side valley A valley with a tributary to a larger river

2.Hill Landform that extends above the surrounding terrain

3.Mountain pass A geographic area containing several geologically related mountains

4.Rift valley Linear lowland created by a tectonic rift or fault


Question:
Which among the following pairs of Tribes and their Habitat is not correctly matched?

1.Red Indians Aborigines of North America

2.Masai Cattle herders of South America

3.Hottentots Tropical Africa

4.Inuits Inhabitants of Tundra


Question:
Which among the following plateau is famous for Sheep rearing in Argentina?

1.Colorado Plateau

2.Mexican Plateau

3.Bolivian Plateau

4.Patagonian Plateau


Question:
Which among the following River is not in Asia?

1.Amur

2.Lena

3.Mekong

4.Berg


Question:
Which among the following statements is the correct definition of the term Carrying capacity of the land?

1.It is the gross total of the natural vegetation in the land

2.It is the number of animals a given area of land can support with its natural vegetation minus the respiration rate

3.It is the number of animals a given area of land can support with its natural vegetation and artificial vegetation

4.It is the number of animals a given area of land can support with its natural vegetation


Question:
Which among the following the correct English Official name of CERN ( Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire)?

1.European Organization for Nuclear Research

2.European Council for Nuclear Research

3.European Center for Nuclear Research

4.European Nuclear Research organization


Question:
Which among the following winds originate from sub tropical high pressure belt and move towards subpolar low pressure belt?

1.Westerlies

2.Trade winds

3.Easterlies

4.Monsoons


Question:
Which country is compiling Worlds first Traditional Knowledge Digital Library?

1.China

2.India

3.USA

4.UK


Question:
Which Era is known as the Age of Mammals?

1.Mesozoic

2.Cenozoic

3.Paleozoic

4.Neoproterozoic


Question:
Which is the second longest canyon in the world?

1.Echo Canyon

2.Amazon Canyon

3.Ulubey Canyon

4.Fish River Canyon


Question:
Which is the smallest gulf country in the world?

1.Bahrain

2.Oman

3.Iraq

4.Qatar


Question:
Which is the warmest ocean in the world?

1.Pacific

2.Atlantic

3.Indian

4.Southern


Question:
Which Isthmus connects the Gulf of Corinth and the Saronic Gulf?

1.Isthmus of Rivas

2.Isthmus of Corinth

3.Madison Isthmus

4.Isthmus of Avalon


Question:
Which metamorphism happens without any appreciable chemical change?

1.Dynamic Metamorphism

2.Thermal Metamorphism

3.Contact Metamorphism

4.Regional Metamorphism


Question:
Which of the following country is known as Kalaallit Nunaat, meaning Land of the people ?

1.Estonia

2.Greenland

3.Iceland

4.Panama


Question:
Which of the following is worlds longest estuary?

1.Orange River Estuary

2.Great Bay

3.Gulf of Ob

4.San Francisco Bay


Question:
Which of the following Isthmus is disputed between Gibraltar and Spain?

1.Isthmus of Potidea

2.Isthmus of Gibraltar

3.Isthmus of Corinth

4.Isthmus of Suez


Question:
Which of the following layer of the earth is termed as Sial?

1.Core

2.Crust

3.Mantale

4.None of the above


Question:
Which of the following planet is an example of Jovian planet?

1.Earth

2.Mercury

3.Venus

4.Saturn


Question:
Which planet among the following does not have a natural satellite?

1.Saturn

2.Mercury

3.Neptune

4.Uranus


Question:
Which raises the temperature near the eastern coast of North America and the West Coast of Europe?

1.Labrador

2.Canary

3.Gulf Stream

4.Benguela


Question:
Who among the following has given the classification of Agriculture?

1.Jeans Jacques

2.D. Whittlesey

3.Alexander Humboldt

4.Thomas Hess


Question:
Who among the following said, Asia has many people where people are few and few places where people are very many ?

1.Charles Darwin

2.F Hoyle

3.George Cressey

4.Thomas Hess


Question:
Who was the first to observe Saturn with a telescope?

1.Galileo Galilei

2.Issac Newton

3.Jacques Cassini

4.David H. Levy


Question:
Zebrafish, which has been genetically modified in Glofish to be sold as a pet is native to which among the following countries?

1.India and Sri Lanka

2.Australia & New Zealand

3.India and Pakistan

4.Japan


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