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 country is Europe’s largest Economy?

[A] Germany
[B] Italy
[C] England
[D] Spain

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12. Barents Sea in the Arctic Ocean has been controversial over the maritime boundary between:

[A] Russia & Norway
[B] Norway and Finland
[C] Finland & Russia
[D] Russia & Denmark

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13. In which of the following countries, weight of 1 Bale of cotton is maximum?

[A] India
[B] United States
[C] Brazil
[D] Egypt

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14. Consider the following statements: 
1. Brackish water is water that has less salinity than seawater
2. Brackish water is water that has less density than seawater Which among the above statements is / are true?

[A] Only 1 is correct
[B] Only 2 is correct
[C] Both 1 & 2 are correct
[D] Neither 1 nor 2 is correct

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15. Which one of the following types of Laser is used in Laser Printers?

[A] Semiconductor laser
[B] Excimer Laser
[C] Dye Laser
[D] Gas Laser

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16. Consider the following Statements:

  1. The 38th Parallel divides North Korea and South Korea.
  2. The Johor Strait separates Malaysia from Singapore.

Which of the above Statement(s) is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 and 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

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17. The so called â??Horse Latitudesâ? are characterised by __?
1. High atmospheric Pressure
2. Violent air
3. High Precipitation
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 2
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] Only 2 & 3

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18. Despite of being located south of Tropic of Cancer, which of the following makes weather at Hawaii pleasant making it one of the most important tourist destination around the world?

[A] Gulf Stream & strong westerlies
[B] Trade winds
[C] Location of Hawaii within the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone
[D] None of the above

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19. Consider the following observations regarding the Coral Reefs:

  1. Coral reefs are more common in Pacific Ocean in comparison to Atlantic Ocean
  2. Largest coral reef of the world is located in Pacific Ocean
  3. Coral reefs are among the zones of highest marine biodiversity on Earth

Which among the above observations is / are correct?

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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20. Which of the following decide whether a collapsing star would become a white dwarf or a black hole?

  1. Mass of star
  2. Temperature of star
  3. Position of the star in a galaxy

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] 1 & 2
[C] 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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