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. Which of the following two countries currently occupy / control the Golan heights?

[A] Egypt & Syria
[B] Turkey & Israel
[C] Israel & Syria
[D] Syria & Turkey

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2. Who among the following published Geographike hyphegesis or “Guide to Geography” in 2nd Century A.D?

[A] Ptolemy
[B] Strabo
[C] Herodotus
[D] Aristotle

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3. Which mountains separate Asia from Europe in west?

[A] Ural Mountains
[B] Alps Mountains
[C] Caucasus Mountains
[D] None of them

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4. Which among the following is the major cause of nutation in Earth’s axis?

[A] Earth’s Oblate spheroid shape
[B] The difference between Land and Sea hemispheres
[C] Oceanic Currents
[D] Tidal Forces

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5. Who among the following is associated with the discovery of rings of Saturn?

[A] Galileo
[B] Newton
[C] Edmund Halley
[D] Einstein

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6. The Ganga-Brahmaputra river delta in India and Bangladesh which is one of the most fertile regions in the world is a____________?

[A] River dominated Delta
[B] Tide Dominated Delta
[C] Wave Dominated Delta
[D] None of the above

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7. The Eternal City is a nick name of which city?

[A] Rome
[B] Athens
[C] Jerusalem
[D] New York

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8. Which of the following is NOT a closed sea?

[A] Aral Sea
[B] Black Sea
[C] Red Sea
[D] All are closed seas

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9. Which of the following are hunting nomads?

[A] Pygmies
[B] Kazaks
[C] Lapps
[D] None of the above

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10. Most part of the Cosmic rays that impinge on earth’s atmosphere are __?

[A] Electrons
[B] Protons
[C] Neutrons
[D] Gamma rays

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