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 of the following is the longest continuous barrier reef in the world?

[A] Great Barrier Reef
[B] New Caledonian Barrier Reef
[C] Kingman Reef
[D] Rainbow Reef

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12. Which is the largest bay in the world in terms of shoreline?

[A] Bay of Bengal
[B] Bay of Biscay
[C] Hudson Bay
[D] Bothnian Bay

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13. Which isthmus connects the Toe of Italy to the rest of the Italian Peninsula?

[A] Medanos Isthmus
[B] Isthmus of Cantanzaro
[C] Isthmus of Catalina island
[D] Isthmus of Chignecto

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14. Which type of a star is the Sun ?

[A] Main sequence
[B] Red Giant
[C] Blue Giant
[D] White Dwarf

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15. Which among the following is a young star?

[A] Protostar
[B] White Dwarf
[C] Red giant
[D] Blue giant

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16. NASA’s robotic spacecraft MESSENGER was sent to study_?

[A] Mars
[B] Jupiter
[C] Mercury
[D] Saturn

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17. Which period is called as the “Age of Fishes”?

[A] Cambrian
[B] Permian
[C] Triassic
[D] Devonian

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18. What is the process of repetitive layering in the metamorphic rocks called?

[A] Weathering
[B] Foliation
[C] Mass-wasting
[D] Recrystallization

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19. Which among the following is not a foliated metamorphic rock?

[A] Gneiss
[B] Phyllite
[C] Schist
[D] Quartzite

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20. Which among the following is not a Major plate?

[A] Australian plate
[B] African plate
[C] Carribean plate
[D] South American plate

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