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. The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is a forum for 21 Pacific Rim countries that seeks to promote free trade and economic cooperation throughout the Asia-Pacific region. How many ASEAN Countries are members of APEC?

[A] 4
[B] 5
[C] 6
[D] 7

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22. Orogenic forces’ are responsible for the formation of:
1.Block Mountains
2.Fold Mountains
3.Relict Mountains
Choose the correct option:

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

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23. The “Ninety East Ridge” is a submarine volcanic ridge located in __?

[A] Pacific Ocean
[B] Atlantic Ocean
[C] Indian Ocean
[D] Arctic Ocean

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24. The faunal diversity of the Arctic Tundra is much more rich in comparision to Antarctic Tundra. Which of the following is / are correct statements in this context?

  1. The temperature of the Antarctic Tundra is much more extreme in comparison to arctic tundra
  2. Antarctica is physically isolated from other continents

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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25. Earth’s Equator is characterized by __:
1. Almost equal length of day and night
2. Almost no change in seasons
3. Quick rate of sunrise and sunset
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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26. Consider the following statements:
1. Harbour waves originate due to earthquakes
2. Rip tides indicate a nearby storm / hurricane
Which among the above is / are correct?

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

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27. What is the reason that Australia is very dry continent and only Antarctica receives less rainfall than Australia?

  1. The landmass in Australia has low elevation
  2. Australia’s West Coast is touched by warm ocean currents
  3. Australia is dominated by low pressure systems

Select 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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28. Which among the following is the correct set of three largest river basins (by area), from largest to smallest ?

[A] Amazon, Congo, Ganga
[B] Amazon, Congo, Mississippi
[C] Amazon, Mississippi, Congo
[D] Amazon, Mississippi, Ganga

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29. Which among the following is / are benefits of the Farm mechanization?

  1. It enhances average foodgrain yield
  2. It reduces human labour
  3. It reduces cost of cultivation
  4. It enhances the quality of the farm produce

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 1, 2 & 3
[C] Only 1, 3 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

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30. The Malay Peninsula is __:
1. southern-most point of the Asian mainland
2. separated from Sumatra by Strait of Malacca
Which among the above statements is/ are correct?

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

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