MCQs with Solutions for all Competitive Examinations

Geography MCQs for Competitive Examination

Q. 91
According to the distance of planets from the Sun, which of the following order is correct?

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

Answer: (A) Mercury – Venus – Earth – Mars
Explanation: N/A

Q. 92
Which of the following is not matched correctly?

(A) Loktak Lake – Manipur
(B) Sambhar Lake – Rajasthan
(C) Lonar Lake – Maharastra
(D) Hussain Sagar – Karnataka

Answer: (D) Hussain Sagar – Karnataka
Explanation: Hussain Sagar lake is in Hyderabad.

Q. 93
Which of the following is the largest satellite of the solar system?

(A) Titan
(B) Miranda
(C) Moon
(D) Ganymede

Answer: (D) Ganymede
Explanation: N/A

Q. 94
In which of the following region, midnight sun is visible?

(A) Mediterranean region
(B) Equatorial region
(C) Arctic region
(D) East of Japan

Answer: (C) Arctic region
Explanation: N/A

Q. 95
The line of cancer does not pass through which of the following state of India?

(A) Odisha
(B) Gujarat
(C) Rajasthan
(D) West Bengal

Answer: (A) Odisha
Explanation: N/A

Q. 96
Which of the following river does not form an estuary?

(A) Narmada 
(B) Tapi
(C) Mandovi
(D) Mahanadi

Answer: (D) Mahanadi
Explanation: N/A

Q. 97
Titan‘ is the largest satellite of __________________________.

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

Answer: (B) Saturn
Explanation: N/A

Q. 98
Which of the following two planets in the solar system rotates from east to west on its axis, unlike others?

(A) Venus and Uranus
(B) Uranus and Neptune
(C) Venus and Neptune
(D) Saturn and Venus

Answer: (A) Venus and Uranus
Explanation: N/A

Q. 99
What percentage of the earth’s surface is covered with water?

(A) 50%
(B) 71%
(C) 65%
(D) 90%

Answer: (B) 71%
Explanation: N/A

Q. 100
The line of cancer passes through how many states of India?

(A) 6
(B) 7
(C) 8
(D) 9

Answer: (C) 8
Explanation: N/A

Q. 101
Which of the following is the second-highest mountain peak in the world?

(A) Godwin Austen
(B) Kanchenjunga
(C) Nanda Devi
(D) Nanga Parvat

Answer: (A) Godwin Austen
Explanation: N/A

Q. 102
Which of the following range is known as ‘Sahyadri‘?

(A) Satpura
(B) Western Ghats
(C) Eastern Ghats
(D) Aravali

Answer: (B) Western Ghats
Explanation: N/A

Q. 103
The minimum distance between the Sun and a planet in its orbit is called ____________________.

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

Answer: (A) Perihelion
Explanation: N/A

Q. 104
Who proposed continental drift theory?

(A) Alfred Wegener
(B) Alfred Worwick
(C) Alfred Hanks
(D) Alfred Mane

Answer: (A) Alfred Wegener
Explanation: N/A

Q. 105
The power of an earthquake is expressed in terms of a magnitude on a scale called ________________ scale.

(A) Schmidt
(B) Hutton
(C) Kelvin
(D) Richter

Answer: (D) Richter
Explanation: N/A

Q. 106
The glowing surface of the Sun is called

(A) Photosphere
(B) Chromosphere
(C) Corona
(D) Convection layer

Answer: (A) Photosphere
Explanation: N/A

Q. 107
Which among the following is not an inner planet?

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

Answer: (B) Jupiter
Explanation: N/A

Q. 108
Which among the following is not a greenhouse gas?

(A) Carbon Dioxide
(B) Water Vapour
(C) Carbon Monoxide
(D) Nitrous Oxide

Answer: (C) Carbon Monoxide
Explanation: N/A

Q. 109
The earth is also called ___________________.

(A) Blue planet
(B) Green planet
(C) Red planet
(D) Orange planet

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

Q. 110
Which of the following river flows from South to North?

(A) Godavari
(B) Cauvery
(C) Krishna
(D) Betwa

Answer: (D) Betwa
Explanation: N/A

Q. 111
Strait of Gibraltar connects 

(A) Red Sea and Mediterranean Sea
(B) Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean
(C) Atlantic Ocean and Pacific Ocean
(D) Mediterranean Sea and Arabian Sea

Answer: (B) Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean
Explanation: N/A

Q. 112
India shares the longest international boundary with

(A) China
(B) Bangladesh
(C) Pakistan
(D) Bhutan

Answer: (B) Bangladesh
Explanation: N/A

Q. 113
The state with the longest coastline is

(A) Gujarat
(B) Tamil Nadu
(C) Karnataka
(D) Maharashtra

Answer: (A) Gujarat
Explanation: N/A

Q. 114
World’s largest island is

(A) Greenland
(B) Iceland
(C) Borneo
(D) Madagaskar

Answer: (A) Greenland
Explanation: N/A

Q. 115
The line of Capricon does not pass through which of the following countries?

(A) South Africa
(B) Argentina
(C) Philippines
(D) Chile

Answer: (C) Philippines
Explanation: N/A

Q. 116
Suez canal connects

(A) Red Sea and Arabian Sea
(B) Red Sea and the Mediterranean Sea
(C) Arabian Sea and the Mediterranean Sea
(D) Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean

Answer: (B) Red Sea and the Mediterranean Sea
Explanation: N/A

Q. 117
The instrument used to measure the intensity of earthquakes is

(A) Richter
(B) Seismograph
(C) Anemometer
(D) Hygrometer

Answer: (B) Seismograph
Explanation: N/A

Q. 118
In which direction does the earth rotate around the Sun?

(A) East to West
(B) West to East
(C) North to South
(D) South to North

Answer: (B) West to East
Explanation: N/A

Q. 119
Which of the following rivers does not flow through Punjab?

(A) Sutlej
(B) Ganga
(C) Jhelum
(D) Beas

Answer: (B) Ganga
Explanation: N/A

Q. 120
Which of the following regions receives rainfall throughout the year?

(A) Tundra
(B) Monsoon
(C) Mediterranean
(D) Equatorial

Answer: (D) Mediterranean
Explanation: N/A

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