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. Which among the following is/are controlling factors in the magnitude of tides?

  1. Changes in position of the sun and moon in relation to the earth.
  2. Irregularities in the configuration of the oceans.
  3. The shape of bays and estuaries along a coastline

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

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42. In which among the following continents is the Grassland Biome not present?

[A] Arctic
[B] Australia
[C] Antarctica
[D] South America

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43. Which among the following is the smallest group of human race?

[A] Australoid
[B] Mongoloid
[C] Negroid
[D] Caucasoid

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44. What defines the number of daughters who would be born to a woman completing her reproductive life at current age-specific fertility rates?

[A] Crude Birth Rate
[B] General Fertility Rate
[C] Gross Reproduction Rate
[D] Net Reproduction Rate

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45. Which among the following statements is/are correct about Growth of Population?

  1. Natural Growth = Birth – Death + In Migration – Out Migration
  2. Actual Growth of Population = Births – Deaths

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[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 & 2

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46. What is the form of agriculture aimed at producing livestock called?

[A] Horticulture
[B] Pastoral Farming
[C] Pisciculture
[D] Mixed Farming

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47. What is the production of food predominantly from the exploitation of domesticated animals called?

[A] Pastoralism
[B] Nomadism
[C] Pisciculture
[D] Sericulture

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48. What is shifting cultivation also known as?

[A] Dry land Farming
[B] Subsistence Farming
[C] Burn and Slash Farming
[D] Extensive Farming

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49. Which among the following is/are the methods of Mining?

  1. Quarrying
  2. Open Cast mining
  3. Shaft Mining
  4. Drilling 

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

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50. Which among the following statements is/are correct about labor as an important factor of manufacturing?

  1. The mobility of labour is a factor contributing to dispersal of industry.
  2. For the manufacturing activity, both cost and availability of labour are important.

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[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 & 2

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