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.

21. Rhins of Galloway Isthmus is situated in which country?

[A] Brazil
[B] France
[C] Russia
[D] Scotland

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22. Who gave the Theory of Expanding Universe?

[A] Newton
[B] Edwin Hubble
[C] Alexander Von Humboldt
[D] Keppler

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23. Which of the following statements is/ correctly matched?

  1. Origin of the Universe – Nebular Hypothesis 
  2. Evolution of the Earth – The Big Bang theory 
  3. Evolution of the Moon – The Big Splat Theory 

select the the correct options from the code given below:

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

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24. What is the approximate number of stars in the Milky Way?

[A] 40 billion
[B] 10 billion
[C] 100-400 million
[D] 100-400 billion

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25. Which among the following planet and its associated weather system is not correctly matched?

[A] The Great Red Spot – Saturn
[B] Dust Storms – Mars
[C] Hurricanes – Earth
[D] Holes in atmosphere – Neptune

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26. Who proposed the fission model of the origin of the moon?

[A] A.C.Banerji
[B] George Darwin
[C] Kant
[D] Laplace

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27. Which time comprises almost 90% of the Earth’s history?

[A] Pre-Cambrian
[B] Quaternary
[C] Cenozoic
[D] Mesozoic

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28. Which period is not a part of the Cenozoic Era?

[A] Quaternary
[B] Devonian
[C] Neogene
[D] Paleogene

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29. What is the average density of the ‘core’ of the Earth?

[A] 5 gm/cm3
[B] 2.9 gm/cm3
[C] 2 gm/cm3
[D] 12 gm/cm3

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30. Which among the following rocks is a Metamorphic rock?

[A] Granite
[B] Quartzite
[C] Andesite
[D] Rhyolite

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