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.

Consider the following Statements:

  1. Baleric Islands are located in Mediterranean Sea.
  2. The Islands of Corsica and Sardinia are located west of Italy.

Which among the above Statement(s) is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 and 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

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5.

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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6.

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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7.

Which among the following is/are the after-effect(s) of deforestation

  1. Increased run-off leading to soil erosion
  2. Recharging of ground-water table
  3. Flash floods
[A] Only 1
[B] 1 and 2
[C] 1 and 3
[D] 1, 2 and 3

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8.

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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9.

Consider the following Statements:

  1. An Ox-Bow lake is a cut-off river meander.
  2. Youthful stage of a river is characterised by a flood-plain.

Which of the Statement(s) given above is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 and 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

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10.

Consider the following types of depositional features:

1.Moraines:Glacial deposits
2.Barchans:Aeolian deposits
3.Delta:Fluvial deposits

Which among the above is/are correctly paired with it’s/their respective type of landforms?

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

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