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.

31. Consider the following rocks:

  1. Anthracite coal
  2. Shale
  3. Marble

 Which of the above is/are sedimentary rock(s)?

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

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32.    Consider the following pairs:

  1. Fair weather clouds – Cumulus Clouds
  2. Rainy clouds – Nimbostratus Clouds
  3. Ice crystals – Cirrus Clouds

   Which of the above is/are correct?

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

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33. Consider the following pairs:

  1. Mosses and Lichens – Tundra Vegetation
  2. Velds – Tropical Grassland
  3. Llanos – Temperate Grassland

   Which of the above is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 1 & 2 Only
[C] 1, 2 & 3
[D] None

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34.  Consider the following statements about El Nino:

  1. El Nino refers to unusual warming of waters in the Equatorial Pacific Ocean off the coast of Chile and Peru
  2. It causes dry spells in India

 Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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

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35. Which of the following awards is / are given to the writers of only those languages which are included in Eighth Schedule of Constitution of India?

  1. Sahitya Akademi Award
  2. Saraswati Samman
  3. Vyas Samman
  4. Jnanpith Award

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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36. Which of the following is known as the vertical movement of air?

[A] Wind
[B] Air current
[C] Air turbulence
[D] Air mobility

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37. Which of the following is called the final boundary between the Earth and the outer space?

[A] ionosphere
[B] magnetosphere
[C] magnetopause
[D] mesopause

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38. 49th Parallel is the boundary line between which two countries?

[A] USA and Canada
[B] North and South Vietnam
[C] Germany and France
[D] Brazil and Chile

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39. Which of the following imaginary lines join places with same level of rainfalls?

[A] Isohyets lines
[B] Isobaths lines
[C] Contour lines
[D] Isobar lines

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40. Which among the following a unit of measurement is known as paper gold?

[A] S. D. R
[B] Euro-dollar
[C] G. D. R
[D] Petro-dollar

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