MCQs with Solutions for all Competitive Examinations

Geography MCQs for Competitive Examination

Q. 151
The deepest trench in the world Mariana trench is located in the

(A) Atlantic Ocean
(B) Pacific Ocean
(C) Indian Ocean
(D) Arctic Ocean

Answer: (B) Pacific Ocean
Explanation: N/A

Q. 152
Which of the following is a landlocked sea

(A) Timor Sea
(B) Arafura Sea
(C) Greenland Sea
(D) Aral Sea

Answer: (D) Aral Sea
Explanation: N/A

Q. 153
Which is the lowest land point on Earth?

(A) Caspian Sea
(B) Dead Sea
(C) Mariana Trench
(D) Red Sea

Answer: (B) Dead Sea
Explanation: N/A

Q. 154
Saturn’s largest moon is

(A) Europa
(B) Ganymede
(C) Titan
(D) Tethys

Answer: (C) Titan
Explanation: N/A

Q. 155
The planet that takes 88 days to complete one revolution around the Sun is

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

Answer: (D) Mars
Explanation: N/A

Q. 156
A light-year is a unit of 

(A) Distance
(B) Intensity of light
(C) Time
(D) Mass

Answer: (A) Distance
Explanation: N/A

Q. 157
The 49th parallel separates which two of the following countries?

(A) North Korea and South Korea
(B) USA and Mexico
(C) India and Myanmar
(D) USA and Canada

Answer: (D) USA and Canada
Explanation: N/A

Q. 158
The busiest ocean for trade and commerce is

(A) Atlantic ocean
(B) Pacific ocean
(C) Indian ocean
(D) Arctic ocean

Answer: (A) Atlantic ocean
Explanation: N/A

Q. 159
Madagascar is located in which of the following ocean?

(A) Pacific ocean
(B) Indian ocean
(C) Atlantic ocean
(D) Arctic ocean

Answer: (B) Indian ocean
Explanation: N/A

Q. 160
‘Lunar Eclipse’ takes place

(A) When the earth comes in between the sun and the moon
(B) When the sun comes in between the earth and the moon
(C) When the moon comes in between the earth and the sun
(D) None of the above

Answer: (A) When the earth comes in between the sun and the moon
Explanation: N/A

Q. 161
The cup-shaped mouth of a volcano is called

(A) Crust
(B) Epicentre
(C) Magma
(D) Crater

Answer: (D) Crater
Explanation: N/A

Q. 162
Which of the following is the correct order of atmospheric layers from bottom to top?

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

Answer: (A) Troposphere, Stratosphere, Mesosphere, Thermosphere, Exosphere
Explanation: N/A

Q. 163
Contour line is the imaginary line joining places of equal

(A) Elevation
(B) Temperature
(C) Rainfall
(D) Humidity

Answer: (A) Elevation
Explanation: N/A

Q. 164
Moraines are formed in

(A) Glacial regions
(B) Monsoon regions
(C) River deltas
(D) Arid regions

Answer: (A) Glacial regions
Explanation: N/A

Q. 165
Lake formed in a cut-off river meander is called

(A) Ox-bow lake
(B) Lagoon
(C) Playa lake
(D) Crater lake

Answer: (A) Ox-bow lake
Explanation: N/A

Q. 166
The longest river of Europe is

(A) Rhine
(B) Danube
(C) Volga
(D) Elbe

Answer: (C) Volga
Explanation: N/A

Q. 167
The formation of ‘mushroom rock’ in desert region is an example of

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

Answer: (A) Abrasion
Explanation: N/A

Q. 168
Which of the following is an example of old folded mountains?

(A) Himalayas
(B) Aravalis
(C) Andes
(D) Rockies

Answer: (B) Aravalis
Explanation: N/A

Q. 169
Which atmospheric layer is ideal for flying jet aircraft?

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

Answer: (B) Stratosphere
Explanation: N/A

Q. 170
The layer in the earth’s atmosphere that makes radio communication possible?

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

Answer: (B) Thermosphere
Explanation: Also known as Ionosphere.

Q. 171
A body of land surrounded by water on three sides is called

(A) Peninsula
(B) Gulf
(C) Strait
(D) Island

Answer: (A) Peninsula
Explanation: N/A

Q. 172
Which of the following is the largest peninsula in the world?

(A) Mexican peninsula
(B) Arabian peninsula
(C) Indian peninsula
(D) Balkan peninsula

Answer: (B) Arabian peninsula
Explanation: N/A

Q. 173
The Lakshadweep Islands are situated in which of the following water bodies?

(A) Bay of Bengal
(B) Arabian Sea
(C) Pacific Ocean
(D) Indian Ocean

Answer: (B) Arabian Sea
Explanation: N/A

Q. 174
Which of the following river has the largest river basin in India?

(A) Indus
(B) Brahmaputra
(C) Ganga
(D) Krishna

Answer: (C) Ganga
Explanation: N/A

Q. 175
River Narmada is originated from 

(A) Brahmagiri
(B) Slopes of Eastern Ghats
(C) Satpura
(D) Amarkantak

Answer: (D) Amarkantak
Explanation: N/A

Q. 176
Which state is called the Sugar Bown of India?

(A) Madhya Pradesh
(B) Karnataka
(C) Uttar Pradesh
(D) Uttarakhand

Answer: (C) Uttar Pradesh
Explanation: N/A

Q. 177
The upper part of the earth’s crust consists of ___________________ and ___________________.

(A) Silica, Magnesium
(B) Magnesium, Aluminium
(C) Silica, Aluminium
(D) Aluminium, Nickel

Answer: (C) Silica, Aluminium
Explanation: N/A

Q. 178
The ocean with the longest coastline is

(A) Pacific Ocean
(B) Atlantic Ocean
(C) Indian Ocean
(D) Arctic Ocean

Answer: (B) Atlantic Ocean
Explanation: N/A

Q. 179
The Outer Himalayas are also known as 

(A) Himadri
(B) Himachal
(C) Sahyadri
(D) Shivalik

Answer: (D) Shivalik
Explanation: N/A

Q. 180
Pyranometer is a device used to measure

(A) Intensity of an earthquake
(B) Humidity
(C) Speed of wind
(D) Insolation

Answer: (D) Insolation
Explanation: N/A

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