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. What is a long valley bounded by gently sloped concave sides called?

[A] Glen
[B] Strath
[C] Dell
[D] Hollow

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22. What are disappearing lakes found in limestone areas called?

[A] Turlough
[B] Mogote
[C] Stalagmite
[D] Stalactite

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23. What is a dome formed by swelling or rising of a caldera floor due to movement in the magma chamber beneath it?

[A] Resurgent dome
[B] Cinder cone
[C] Dike
[D] Guyot

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24. What is a large dome-shaped, steep-sided, bald rock called?

[A] Etchplain
[B] Karst
[C] Tor
[D] Bornhardt

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25. Which among the following statements is not correct about the landform Nubbin?

[A] It is a small and gentle hill consisting of a bedrock core dotted with rounded residual blocks
[B] They occur in patterned groups
[C] It is a weathering landform
[D] It is mostly found in arid areas

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26. Which is largest freshwater lake by volume in the world?

[A] Lake Michigan
[B] Lake Tanganyika
[C] Lake Baikal
[D] Lake Victoria

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27. Mount Everest is located in which among the following ranges of Himalayas?

[A] Dhaulagiri Himalaya
[B] Mahalangur Himalaya
[C] Kangchenjunga Himalaya
[D] Annapurna Himalaya

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28. The Iberian Plateau is located in which among the following countries?

[A] France
[B] Spain
[C] Germany
[D] Russia

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29. Which among the following mountain passes is correctly matched?

[A] Sencotta Gap – Connects Madurai city in Tamil Nadu with Kottayam district in Kerala
[B] Bhor Ghat – Connects Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu to Palakkad in Kerela.
[C] Pal Ghat – Connects Mumbai to Nashik.
[D] Thal Ghat – Connects Mumbai to Pune

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30. Which is the tallest active volcano in Europe?

[A] Mount Pinatubo
[B] Krakatoa
[C] Mount Vesuvius
[D] Mount Etna

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