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 the point on the fault where seismic waves are released called?

[A] Hypocentre
[B] Epicentre
[C] crest
[D] ridge

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42. Which earthquakes are also called as ‘crustal earthquakes’?

[A] Shallow focus earthquakes
[B] Deep focus earthquakes
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 & 2

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43. What are Stratovolcanoes also called?

[A] Shield volcanoes
[B] Composite volcanoes
[C] Supervolcanoes
[D] Volcanic cones

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44. What is a large body of magmatic material that cools in the deeper depth in the form of a large dome called?

[A] Lapolith
[B] Phacolith
[C] Laccolith
[D] Batholith

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45. Through which among the following does biological weathering take place?

[A] Animal burrowing
[B] Human intervention
[C] Plant roots
[D] All of the above

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46. Which among the following is/are agents of erosion and deposition?

  1. Running water
  2. Stream landscapes
  3. Glaciers
  4. Waves and currents
  5. Winds

Select the correct code from the options given below:

[A] Only 1, 3 & 5
[B] Only 1, 3 4 & 5
[C] 1,2,3,4 & 5
[D] Only 1

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47. Which among the following statements is/are correct matched?

  1. Cirque – Glacier
  2. Fiord – River 
  3. Barkhans – wind

Select the correct code from the options given below:

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

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48. Bornhardts are commonly composed of which rocks?

[A] Igneous
[B] Metamorphic
[C] Sedimentary
[D] None of the above

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49. Which among the following landforms is also known as sugar loaves?

[A] Arete
[B] Badlands
[C] Butte
[D] Bornhardt

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50. What is science of the study of the aspects of caves and their formation called?

[A] Sedimentology
[B] Cosmology
[C] Speleology
[D] Geomorphology

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