World Geography Questions (MCQs) for UPSC, State PCS and SSC Examinations

World Geography Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) Quiz for State and UPSC Civil Services Examinations. Objective Questions on Physical Geography and World Geography for competitive examinations.

1. Who is the author of the book Principa?

[A] Newton
[B] Galileo
[C] Copernicus
[D] Ptolemy

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2. Which of the following is the value of Hubble constant?

[A] 73 kilometers per second per mega parsec
[B] 75 kilometers per second per mega parsec
[C] 77 kilometers per second per mega parsec
[D] 69 kilometers per second per mega parsec

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3. Who among the following proposed steady state theory with respect to universe?

[A] Einstein
[B] Laplace
[C] Newton
[D] Hoyle

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4. A cataclysmic nuclear explosion caused by the accretion of hydrogen onto the surface of a white dwarf star, would be termed as ___?

[A] Nova
[B] Nebula
[C] Neutron star
[D] Pulsar

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5. How much time does a ray of light take while reaching from Moon to Earth ?

[A] 8 minutes
[B] 8 seconds
[C] 1 minute
[D] 1 second

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6. Ob river flows in the following region?

[A] Africa , Zaire
[B] Asia, Pakistan
[C] Asia, Russia
[D] USA, Canada

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7. Pebble transport by rivers, sand drift over desert surfaces, soil blowing over fields are examples of which of the following phenomena?

[A] Deposition
[B] Saltation
[C] Attrition
[D] Weathering

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8. Ossetia is a point of contention between which of the following two nations?

[A] Russia & Estonia
[B] Russia & Ukraine
[C] Russia & Georgia
[D] None of the above

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9. Which among the following branches of science deals with study of Mountains?

[A] Lithology
[B] Orology
[C] Paleontology
[D] Seismology

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10. Which of the following nations is famous among geographers as “Friendly Island“?

[A] Tokelau
[B] Tuvalu
[C] Tonga
[D] Marshall Islands.

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