MCQs with Solutions for all Competitive Examinations

Geography MCQs for Competitive Examination

Q. 61
In our solar system, the planet nearest to the Sun is ______________________.

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

Answer: (B) Mercury
Explanation: N/A

Q. 62
Which of the following is considered as a dwarf planet?

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

Answer: (C) Pluto
Explanation: N/A

Q. 63
‘Mars’ is an example of _______________________ planet.

(A) Terrestrial planet
(B) Gaseous planet
(C) Outer planet
(D) Jovian planet

Answer: (A) Terrestrial planet
Explanation: N/A

Q. 64
Japan is called ‘the land of rising sun’ because

(A) Sun rises there as soon as it sets
(B) Sun always remains in the eastern part of the sky throughout the day in Japan
(C) Japan being the easternmost country in the world, it has the earliest sunrise
(D) The rays of the sun get reflected from the waters of the sea and make the sunrise beautiful in Japan

Answer: (C) Japan being the easternmost country in the world, it has the earliest sunrise
Explanation: N/A

Q. 65
A group of interconnected island is known as ____________________.

(A) Strait
(B) Peninsula
(C) Archipelago
(D) Lagoon

Answer: (C) Archipelago
Explanation: N/A

Q. 66
The impact of Green Revolution was felt most in the case of

(A) Wheat 
(B) Rice
(C) Pulses
(D) Oilseeds

Answer: (A) Wheat
Explanation: N/A

Q. 67
The outermost layer of Sun is known as __________________________.

(A) Chromosphere
(B) Photosphere
(C) Radioactive zone
(D) Corona

Answer: (D) Corona
Explanation: N/A

Q. 68
Highest percentage of carbon is found in which form of coal?

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

Answer: (A) Anthracite
Explanation: N/A

Q. 69
Greenhouse Effect means

(A) Pollution in houses in tropical region
(B) Prevention of ultraviolet radiation by the ozone layer
(C) Trapping of solar energy due to atmospheric gases
(D) Damage to green painted buildings

Answer: (C) Trapping of solar energy due to atmospheric gases
Explanation: N/A

Q. 70
Agronomy is the practice of raising __________________________.

(A) Plants and animals
(B) Crop plants
(C) Agriculture
(D) Fruit plants only

Answer: (A) Plants and animals
Explanation: N/A

Q. 71
Geomorphology‘ is the scientific study of

(A) Soils in their natural environment
(B) Landforms and landform evolution
(C) Earth’s physical structure
(D) Relationship of organisms and their environment

Answer: (B) Landforms and landform evolution
Explanation: N/A

Q. 72
Who proposed the Big Bang Theory to explain the origin and evolution of the universe?

(A) Georges Lemaitre
(B) Hermann Bondi
(C) Fred Hoyle
(D) Arthur Eddington

Answer: (A) Georges Lemaitre
Explanation: N/A

Q. 73
The brightest planet in the solar system is

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

Answer: (C) Venus
Explanation: N/A

Q. 74
The most abundant element in the earth’s atmosphere is

(A) Argon
(B) Nitrogen
(C) Oxygen
(D) Krypton

Answer: (B) Nitrogen
Explanation: N/A

Q. 75
A stretch of seawater, partly or fully separated by a narrow strip from the main sea is called

(A) Bay
(B) Isthmus
(C) Lagoon
(D) Strait

Answer: (C) Lagoon
Explanation: N/A

Q. 76
Black soli  is also known as

(A) Khadar soil
(B) Bangar soil
(C) Alluvial soil
(D) Regur soil

Answer: (D) Regur soil
Explanation: N/A

Q. 77
The core of the earth is also known as 

(A) Lithosphere
(B) Mesosphere
(C) Barysphere
(D) Centrosphere

Answer: (C) Barysphere
Explanation: N/A

Q. 78
The study of mountains is known as

(A) Oncology
(B) Lithology
(C) Orology
(D) Ornithology

Answer: (C) Orology
Explanation: N/A

Q. 79
The mountain range that divides the North and South India is 

(A) Himalayas
(B) Western Ghats
(C) Vindhyas
(D) Satpura

Answer: (C) Vindhyas
Explanation: N/A

Q. 80
Science dealing with the study of soil is called

(A) Pedology
(B) Pedagogy
(C) Ecology
(D) Pomology

Answer: (A) Pedology
Explanation: N/A

Q. 81
The hottest planet in the solar system is

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

Answer: (B) Venus
Explanation: N/A

Q. 82
What is it called when the earth gets farthest from the Sun?

(A) Aphelion
(B) Perihelion
(C) Apogee
(D) Perigee

Answer: (A) Aphelion
Explanation: N/A

Q. 83
Which of the following is known as fossil planet?

(A) Earth
(B) Mars
(C) Moon
(D) Venus

Answer: (C) Moon
Explanation: N/A

Q. 84
The scientific study of the Moon is called

(A) Cosmology
(B) Astronomy
(C) Selenology
(D) Helioseismology

Answer: (C) Selenology
Explanation: N/A

Q. 85
Which planet is known as ‘Red Planet‘?

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

Answer: (B) Mars
Explanation: N/A

Q. 86
Which of the following planets has two natural satellites, namely Phobos and Deimos?

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

Answer: (A) Mars
Explanation: N/A

Q. 87
What was the first planet to be discovered by telescope?

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

Answer: (C) Uranus
Explanation: N/A

Q. 88
Which of the following is the uppermost layer of the atmosphere?

(A) Stratosphere
(B) Mesosphere
(C) Ionosphere
(D) Exosphere

Answer: (D) Exosphere
Explanation: N/A

Q. 89
Solar eclipse takes place

(A) When the Sun is between the Moon and Earth
(B) When the Earth is between the Moon and Sun
(C) When the Moon is between the Sun and Earth
(D) When the Moon does not lie on the line joining the Sun and Earth

Answer: (C) When the Moon is between the Sun and Earth
Explanation: N/A

Q. 90
Which of the following river does not form a delta?

(A) Ganga
(B) Brahmaputra
(C) Godavari
(D) Tapi

Answer: (D) Tapi
Explanation: N/A

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