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. Lake Titicaca, a large deep lake in South America, is located on the border of which two countries?

[A] Argentina and Bolivia
[B] Bolivia and Peru
[C] Peru and Uruguay
[D] Uruguay and Paraguay

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2. Which of the following regions can be safely called the belt of Doldrums?

[A] Polar region
[B] Sub-tropical region
[C] Temperate region
[D] Equatorial region

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3. Which of the following pertains to “study of Landforms” ?

[A] Geomorphology
[B] Oceanography
[C] Climatology
[D] Marine Geography

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4. 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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5. Pedology is the study of:

[A] Oceans
[B] Soils
[C] Mountains
[D] Land froms

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6. Theory of special relativity was developed by:

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

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7. Which of the following is the major element in earth crust?

[A] Silicon
[B] Oxygen
[C] Iron
[D] Aluminium

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8. Which among the following straits connects the Mediterranean Sea with Atlantic Ocean?

[A] Strait of Gibraltar
[B] Strait of Magellan
[C] Strait of Panama
[D] None of them

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9. What is the amount in percentage of total mass , which Sun comprises of the solar system?

[A] 99.02%
[B] 93.24%
[C] 98.20%
[D] 99.8%

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10. On Summer Solstice, Sun’s rays fall perpendicular on which among the following circles?

[A] Tropic of Capricorn
[B] Equator
[C] Tropic of Cancer
[D] None of them

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