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.

41. What is decomposition of a chemical compound by reaction with water called?

[A] Oxidation
[B] Hydrolysis
[C] Erosion
[D] Carbonation

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42. What are debris flows composed largely of volcanic material from the flanks called?

[A] Loo
[B] Lahars
[C] Maestro
[D] Chinook

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43. What is the reduction in the size of the wind blown particles due to their mutual friction called?

[A] Abrasion
[B] Attrition
[C] Deflation
[D] Deposition

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44. What kind of a landform are Bajadas?

[A] Landform by Aoelian Deposition
[B] Landform by Aeolian Erosion
[C] Landform by Glacial depostion
[D] Landform by fluvial deposition

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45. Which among the following landforms is also called as a coastal bench?

[A] Tor
[B] Delta
[C] Wave cut platform
[D] Meanders

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46. What is the channel with numerous Aits called?

[A] Meanders
[B] Braided channel
[C] Anabranch
[D] Stream channel

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47. What is a deep vertical shaft in karst regions opening into a network of a subterranean passages called?

[A] Oasis
[B] Abime
[C] Ejecta Blanket
[D] Tor

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48. What is a steep sided valley formed within the karstic regions by fluvial erosion or due to the collapse of the roof of a cave called?

[A] Abime
[B] Tor
[C] Calanque
[D] Oasis

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49. What feature is formed due to dissolution of carbonate rocks?

[A] Tors
[B] Inselbergs
[C] Karst fenster
[D] Drumlins

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50. What is an isolated steep-sided residual hill composed of either limestone, marble, or dolomite called?

[A] Inselberg
[B] Mogote
[C] Uvala
[D] Horn

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