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.

91. Which among the following areas are the deepest parts of the oceans?

[A] Trenches
[B] Ridges
[C] Guyots
[D] Atolls

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92. What is a flat topped elevation located in the continental margins?

[A] Bank
[B] Reef
[C] Trench
[D] Shoal

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93. Which among the following statements is/are correct about Ocean Deposits?

  1. Muds – These are terrigenous deposits as they are derived from land
  2. Clays  – These are pelagic deposits as they are derived from the oceans
  3. Oozes – These are an accumulation of volcanic dust blown out from volcanoes during volcanic eruptions

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94. Which among the following factors influence the salinity of ocean water?

  1. Evaporation
  2. Precipitation

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[C] Both 1 & 2
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95. Which among the following statements is/are correct about Pelagic Deposits?

  1. They cover 75 % of the total sea floor.
  2. They consist of only organic deposits.

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96. Which among the following statements is not correct about Terrigenous Deposits?

[A] Bigger sized sediments get deposited near the coast such as boulders, cobbles and pebbles
[B] The shape and size of these materials differ which in turn influence their seaward distribution.
[C] They are derived from the skeletons of marine organisms and marine plant remains.
[D] Blue Mud consists of Sediments derived from rocks containing Iron Sulphide and decomposed organic content.

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97. Who among the following first proposed the basic coral reef classification scheme?

[A] F. Hoyle
[B] Alexander Humboldt
[C] Charles Darwin
[D] Edwin Hubble

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98. Which among the following statements is/are correct about Ocean Water movements?

  1. Movements of ocean water are affected by external forces like the sun, moon and the winds.
  2. Waves and the ocean currents are vertical movements of ocean waters while the tide is a kind of horizontal movement of the ocean water.

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99. What is the position where the earth is farthest from the sun called?

[A] Apogee
[B] Perigee
[C] Aphelion
[D] Perihelion

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100. Which among the following statements is/are correct about Ocean Currents?

  1. In the lower latitudes, the warm currents flow on the eastern shores and cold on the western shores
  2. The warm currents move along the western shores and the cold currents along the eastern shores in the higher latitudes.

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