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.

11. Which among the following is not a hot wind?

[A] Sirocco
[B] Chinook
[C] Mistral
[D] Loo

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12. On which of the following dates Autumnal Equinox occurs?

[A] March 21
[B] June 21
[C] September 23
[D] March 21

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13. Ob river flows in the following region?

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

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14. Which country was earlier known as Formosa?

[A] Egypt
[B] Taiwan
[C] Gahana
[D] Kenya

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15. Indian ocean is characterized by a greater frequency of _________?

[A] Cyclones
[B] Tornados
[C] Hurricanes
[D] Tsunamis

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16. Jet streams are examples of ________?

[A] Water currents
[B] Air currents
[C] Polar winds
[D] Winds

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17. Petrology is a branch of science which is related to the study of which of the following ?

[A] Oil & Gas
[B] Rocks & Minerals
[C] Fossils
[D] Soils

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18. What is the name of the mountain range in central Asia, where Russia, China, Mongolia and Kazakhstan come together?

[A] Altai Mountains
[B] Sayan Mountains
[C] Ural Mountains
[D] Baikal Mountains

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19. Gulf of Eden has been frequently in news because of the following?

[A] Huge Reserves of Crude Oil
[B] The trilateral maritime issue between Myanmar, Bangladesh and India
[C] Pirates of Somalia
[D] Accidental collision of Submarines of US and Russia

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20. Which of the following country’s official weather service is known by the name of Met Office?

[A] India
[B] Australia
[C] England
[D] China

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