MCQs with Solutions for all Competitive Examinations

Geography MCQs for Competitive Examination

Q. 1
Who is the father of Geography?

(A) Herodotus
(B) Aristotle
(C) Eratosthenes
(D) Theophrastus

Answer: (C) Eratosthenes
Explanation: N/A

Q. 2
Which of the following statement about the Himalayan rivers is not correct?

(A) They have very large basins
(B) Over the plain, they display a strong meandering tendency and often shift their beds
(C) Many of them pass through the giant gorges
(D) They perform very little erosion activity

Answer: (D) They perform very little erosion activity
Explanation: N/A

Q. 3
Earth received heat from the Sun is known as

(A) Insolation
(B) Infrared heat
(C) Solar radiation
(D) Thermal radiation

Answer: (A) Insolation
Explanation: N/A

Q. 4
The longest river of peninsular India is

(A) Krishna
(B) Narmada
(C) Kaveri
(D) Godavari 

Answer: (D) Godavari 
Explanation: N/A

Q. 5
The Himalayan Mountain range is an example of 

(A) Volcanic Mountain
(B) Residual Mountain
(C) Fold Mountain
(D) Block Mountain

Answer: (C) Fold Mountain
Explanation: N/A

Q. 6
The lowest layer of atmosphere is

(A) Stratosphere
(B) Troposphere
(C) Mesosphere
(D) Thermosphere

Answer: (B) Troposphere
Explanation: N/A

Q. 7
Which of the following is the largest Biosphere Reserve of India?

(A) Nandadevi
(B) Gulf of Mannar
(C) Sundraban
(D) Nilgiri

Answer: (B) Gulf of Mannar
Explanation: N/A

Q. 8
The biggest planet in the Solar System is

(A) Saturn
(B) Jupiter
(C) Neptune
(D) Uranus

Answer: (B) Jupiter
Explanation: N/A

Q. 9
The most suitable soil for Cotton production is

(A) Black Soil
(B) Alluvial Soil
(C) Laterite Soil
(D) Red Soil

Answer: (A) Black Soil
Explanation: N/A

Q. 10
Loktak is a

(A) Valley
(B) Lake
(C) River
(D) Mountain Range

Answer: (B) Lake
Explanation: N/A

Q. 11
Which of the following scientist proved that the path of each planet around the Sun is elliptical?

(A) Galileo
(B) Copernicus
(C) Newton
(D) Kepler

Answer: (D) Kepler
Explanation: N/A

Q. 12
Indian standard time relates to

(A) 75.5° E longitude
(B) 0° longitude
(C) 82.5° E longitude
(D) 90.5° E longitude

Answer: (C) 82.5° E longitude
Explanation: N/A

Q. 13
The land of maximum biodiversity is

(A) Tropical
(B) Temperate
(C) Monsoonal
(D) Equatorial

Answer: (A) Tropical
Explanation: N/A

Q. 14
Which of the second nearest star to the Earth after the Sun?

(A) Vega
(B) Sirius
(C) Proxima Centauri
(D) Alpha Centauri

Answer: (C) Proxima Centauri
Explanation: N/A

Q. 15
Sex Ratio is calculated as

(A) Number of females per 1000 males in a country
(B) Number of males per 1000 females in a country
(C) Number of children per 1000 people in a country
(D) Number of people per 1000 children in a country

Answer: (A) Number of females per 1000 males in a country
Explanation: N/A

Q. 16
The forest in Sundarban is called

(A) Mangrove
(B) Tundra
(C) Scrub Jungle
(D) Deciduous Forest

Answer: (A) Mangrove
Explanation: N/A

Q. 17
Which one of the following states does not form part of the Narmada River Basin?

(A) Gujarat
(B) Rajasthan
(C) Madhya Pradesh
(D) Maharastra

Answer: (B) Rajasthan
Explanation: N/A

Q. 18
Which of the following is called the “ecological hotspot of India”?

(A)Western Ghats
(B) Eastern Ghats
(C) Western Himalayas
(D) Eastern Himalayas

Answer: (A) Western Ghat
Explanation: N/A

Q. 19
How much of Earth’s land surface is desert?

(A) 1/5 th
(B) 1/10 th
(C) 1/3 rd
(D) 1/6 th

Answer: (C) 1/3 rd
Explanation: N/A

Q. 20
River Indus originates from

(A) Hindukush Range
(B) Himalayan Range
(C) Karakoram Range
(D) Kailash Range

Answer: (D) Kailash Range
Explanation: N/A

Q. 21
Which Indian state is the largest in terms of the total area covered?

(A) Maharashtra
(B) Madhya Pradesh
(C) Rajasthan
(D) Tamil Nadu

Answer: (C) Rajasthan
Explanation: N/A

Q. 22
Marble comes under which category of rocks?

(A) Sedimentary
(B) Igneous
(C) Metamorphic
(D) None of these

Answer: (C) Metamorphic
Explanation: N/A

Q. 23
Which of the following is the most abundant metal on the Earth’s crust?

(A) Magnesium
(B) Iron
(C) Copper
(D) Aluminium

Answer: (D) Aluminium
Explanation: N/A

Q. 24
Red data book contains data of which of the following? 

(A) All planet species
(B) All animal species
(C) All endangered species
(D) All extinct species

Answer: (C) All endangered species
Explanation: N/A

Q. 25
Which of the following has the highest biodiversity?

(A) Desert
(B) River
(C) Polar Region
(D) Tropical Region

Answer: (D) Tropical Region
Explanation: N/A

Q. 26
Which of the following planet is also known as Earth’s twin?

(A) Venus
(B) Mercury
(C) Jupiter
(D) Mars

Answer: (A) Venus
Explanation: N/A

Q. 27
What is the full form of BOD?

(A) Biological Oxygen Deficit
(B) Biological Oxygen Difference
(C) Biological Oxygen Demand
(D) Biological Oxygen Distribution

Answer: (C) Biological Oxygen Demand
Explanation: N/A

Q. 28
Which one of the following is not a type of coal?

(A) Anthracite
(B) Lignite
(C) Peat
(D) Siderite

Answer: (D) Siderite
Explanation: N/A

Q. 29
The uppermost layer over the Earth’s surface is called the ___________________.

(A) Mantle 
(B) Outer core
(C) Crust
(D) Inner core

Answer: (C) Crust
Explanation: N/A

Q. 30
The boundary between the earth’s crust and mantle is called ________________.

(A) Moho Discontinuity 
(B) Lehman Discontinuity
(C) Conrad Discontinuity
(D) Gutenberg Discontinuity

Answer: (A) Moho Discontinuity
Explanation: N/A

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