MCQs with Solutions for all Competitive Examinations

Geography MCQs for Competitive Examination

Q. 31
_________________________ Galaxy is the home of the Earth and our Solar System.

(A) Andromeda
(B) Eye of Sauron
(C) Milky Way
(D) Comet

Answer: (C) Milky Way
Explanation: N/A

Q. 32
If the orbit of a planet is an ellipse then what is the point at which the Sun is located called?

(A) Centre
(B) Circumcentre
(C) Incentre
(D) Focus

Answer: (D) Focus
Explanation: N/A

Q. 33
Who discovered Uranus?

(A) Sir Issac Newton
(B) William Henry Fox Talbot
(C) William Horschel
(D) Nicolaus Coppernicus

Answer: (C) William Horschel
Explanation: N/A

Q. 34
As the river enters the plain, it twists and turns forming forming large bends known as ______________________. 

(A) Crooks
(B) Flections
(C) Rounds
(D) Meanders

Answer: (D) Meanders
Explanation: N/A

Q. 35
The northern plain of India has been formed by the interplay of the three major river systems, namely the Indus, the Ganga and the __________________. 

(A) Brahmaputra
(B) Yamuna
(C) Krishna
(D) Mahanadi

Answer: (A) Brahmaputra
Explanation: N/A

Q. 36
Which of the following river originates in Nepal and flows into the Ganges?

(A) Kosi
(B) Jhelum
(C) Chenab
(D) Ravi

Answer: (A) Kosi
Explanation: N/A

Q. 37
The latitudes of mainland of India extends between ____________________,

(A) 8°4′ N and 37°6′ N
(B) 8°4′ W and 37°6′ W
(C) 8°4′ E and 37°6′ E
(D) 8°4′ S and 37°6′ S

Answer: (A) 8°4′ N and 37°6′ N
Explanation: N/A

Q. 38
As the river approaches the sea, the speed of the flowing water decreases and the river begins to break up into a number of streams called

(A) Plateau
(B) Isthmus
(C) Peninsula
(D) Distributaries

Answer: (D) Distributaries
Explanation: N/A

Q. 39
Which of the following is a major river in Bangladesh, which is also the main distributary of the Ganges?

(A) Gandak
(B) Kosi
(C) Gomati
(D) Padma

Answer: (D) Padma
Explanation: N/A

Q. 40
The longitude of mainland of India extends between 

(A) 68°7′ E and 97°25′ E
(B) 68°7′ W and 97°25′ W
(C) 68°7′ N and 97°25′ N
(D) 68°7′ S and 97°25′ S

Answer: (A) 68°7′ E and 97°25′ E
Explanation: N/A

Q. 41
What is the name of the tropical cyclones in the China Sea?

(A) Hurricanes 
(B) Tornado
(C) Typhoon
(D) Twister

Answer: (C) Typhoon
Explanation: N/A

Q. 42
Soil having high content of Aluminium and Iron oxide is also known as _______________.

(A) Meadows Soil
(B) Pedalfer Soil
(C) Chernozem Soil
(D) Podzol Soil

Answer: (B) Pedalfer Soil
Explanation: N/A

Q. 43
Which f the following region is covered by tropical evergreen forest?

(A) Vindhyanchal
(B) Eastern Ghat
(C) Aravali
(D) Western Ghat

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

Q. 44
Marble comes under which category of rock?

(A) Sedimentary
(B) Igneous
(C) Metamorphic
(D) None of the above

Answer: (C) Metamorphic
Explanation: N/A

Q. 45
Sandstone is which type of rock?

(A) Calcareous Rock
(B) Igneous Rock
(C) Metamorphic Rock
(D) Sedimentary Rock

Answer: (D) Sedimentary Rock
Explanation: N/A

Q. 46
Which of the following has maximum diurnal temperature difference?

(A) Desert
(B) Mountains
(C) Plateau
(D) Ocean

Answer: (A) Desert
Explanation: In meteorology, diurnal temperature difference is the difference between a high temperature and a low temperature that occurs during the same day.

Q. 47
A difference between 2 longitudes at equator is nearby equivalent to _________________.

(A) 101 km
(B) 111 km
(C) 121 km
(D) 91 km

Answer: (B) 111 km
Explanation: 111 km or 69.18 miles

Q. 48
Which of the following winds are hot dust-laden and blow from Sahara desert towards the Mediterranean region?

(A) Sirocco
(B) Loo
(C) Foehn
(D) Mistral

Answer: (A) Sirocco
Explanation: N/A

Q. 49
Which of the following imaginary lines on a map join places with same level of rainfalls?

(A) Contour lines
(B) Isobaths lines
(C) Isohyets lines
(D) Isobar lines

Answer: (C) Isohyets lines
Explanation: N/A

Q. 50
Which types of forests majorly comprises of lichens and mosses?

(A) Taiga forest 
(B) Tundra forest 
(C) Temperate mixed forest
(D) Tropical evergreen forest

Answer: (B) Tundra forest
Explanation: N/A

Q. 51
Which f the following is an example of intrusive igneous rock?

(A) Conglomerate
(B) Shale
(C) Sandstone
(D) Granite

Answer: (D) Granite
Explanation: N/A

Q. 52
_________________________ is the breaking up of the rocks on the earth’s surface. 

(A) Erosion
(B) Weathering
(C) Attrition
(D) Abrasion

Answer: (B) Weathering
Explanation: N/A

Q. 53
Seawater is saltier than rainwater because

(A) Sea animals are salt-producing
(B) The air around the sea is saltish
(C) Rivers wash away salts from earth and pour them into the sea
(D) Sea beds have salt-producing mines

Answer: (C) Rivers wash away salts from earth and pour them into the sea
Explanation: N/A

Q. 54
The term doab means

(A) A land between two mountains
(B) A land between two lakes
(C) A land between two rivers
(D) A land between two seas

Answer: (C) A land between two rivers
Explanation: N/A

Q. 55
Molten rock below the surface of the earth is called _____________________. 

(A) Basalt
(B) Laccolith
(C) Lava
(D) Magma

Answer: (D) Magma
Explanation: N/A

Q. 56
Rainfall caused by intense evaporation in equatorial areas is called _______________.

(A) Orographic rainfall
(B) Cyclonic rainfall
(C) Frontal rainfall
(D) Convectional rainfall

Answer: (D) Convectional rainfall
Explanation: N/A

Q. 57
Acid rain is caused due to pollution of the atmosphere by 

(A) Oxides of Nitrogen and Sulphur
(B) Oxides of Nitrogen and Phosphorous
(C) Oxides of Carbon and Nitrogen
(D) Oxides of Nitrogen and Methane

Answer: (A) Oxides of Nitrogen and Sulphur
Explanation: N/A

Q. 58
The Musi and Bhima are tributaries of the river ______________________.

(A) Mahanadi
(B) Krishna
(C) Kaveri
(D) Brahmaputra

Answer: (B) Krishna
Explanation: N/A

Q. 59
In the sequence of planets in the solar system, which planet comes in between Mars and Saturn?

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

Answer: (C) Jupiter
Explanation: N/A

Q. 60
Lucifer is another name for the planet _________________________.

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

Answer: (C) Venus
Explanation: N/A

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