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World Geography MCQs

1. The “Ninety East Ridge” is a submarine volcanic ridge located in __?
[A] Pacific Ocean
[B] Atlantic Ocean
[C] Indian Ocean
[D] Arctic Ocean

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2. The “Helmand Province” of Afghanistan is famous for cultivation of __:
[A] Tobacco
[B] Opium
[C] wheat
[D] Cotton

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3. The cities of ‘Hiroshima’ and ‘Nagasaki’ are located on which among the following Islands of Japanese Archipelago?
[A] Honshu and Kyushu respectively
[B] Honshu and Shikoku respectively
[C] Hokkaido and Kyushu respectively
[D] Kyushu and Shikoku respectively

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4. Which of the following countries are separated by the Strait of Gibraltar?
[A] Portugal and Morocco
[B] Algeria and Spain
[C] Morroco and Spain
[D] Algeria and Portugal

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5. Which of the following places of the world is known for ‘Guano’, a uniquely-produced natural fertilizer which has a high concentration of nitrates?
[A] Tierra del Feugo
[B] Atacama desert
[C] Minas Gerais of Brazil
[D] Coastal headlands and Islands of Peru

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6. Laterite soils’ are formed due which of the following actions?
[A] Leaching
[B] Erosion
[C] Deposition of fertile riverine silt
[D] Mechanical Weathering of Igneous Rocks

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7. Pemba’ and ‘Zanzibar’ Islands of Africa are famous for the cultivation and export of:
[A] Cloves
[B] Sugarcane
[C] Tobacco
[D] Coffee

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8. The Temperate Grassland or Shrub-Land Biome is commonly known as –

  1. Steppe in Central Asia
  2. Prairie in North America
  3. Veld in South America

Choose the correct option:

[A] 1 and 2
[B] 1 and 3
[C] 2 and 3
[D] 1, 2 and 3

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9. Which of the following main rivers of North America originate from the Rocky Mountains ?
1. Mississippi
2. Missouri
3. Colorado
4. Rio Grande
5. Columbia
[A] 1, 2 and 3
[B] 2, 3 and 5
[C] 1, 2 , 3 and 4
[D] All of them

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10. Which of the following are ‘erosional landforms’ ?
1.Inselbergs
2.Loess
3.Zeugen
4.Buttes
[A] 1 and 2
[B] 2 and 3
[C] 1, 3 and 4
[D] All of them

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