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.

51. What is the channel with numerous Aits called?

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

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52. Which among the following statements is/are correct about Braided channel?

  1. It is network of river channels separated by small, often temporary islands called braid bars.
  2. They tend to occur in rivers with high sediment loads 
  3. The Brahmaputra-Jamuna river is an example of braided river.

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

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53. Which among the following is a long winding ridge of stratified sand and gravel?

[A] Esker
[B] Tors
[C] Cuesta
[D] Demoiselles

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54. What is the landform created by deposition of sediment that is carried by a river as the flow leaves its mouth and enters slower-moving or stagnant water called?

[A] Delta
[B] Floodplain
[C] Marsh
[D] Alluvial fan

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55. What is a relatively level surface of land within a region of greater relief called?

[A] Crevasse
[B] Doab
[C] Arete
[D] Flat

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56. What landform is created by running water eroding sharply into the soil?

[A] Hill
[B] Gully
[C] Oasis
[D] Drumlin

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57. Which among the following pairs of lakes and the countries associated is/are correctly matched?

  1. Lake Malawi – Bangladesh
  2. Lake Winnipeg – Canada

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

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58. Which is the highest peak in the Appalachian mountains?

[A] Mt. Elbert
[B] Mt. Mitchell
[C] Mt. Blanc
[D] Mt. Aconcagua

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59. Which among the following mountain ranges is source of the rivers Darling and Murray?

[A] Atlas
[B] Andes
[C] Great Dividing
[D] Arakan Yoma

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60. Which among the following mountains and the continents associated is/are correctly matched?

  1. Mount Aconcagua – Europe
  2. Mount Elbrus – South America
  3. Mount Vinson Massif – Antarctica

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

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