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. Which among the following are inner planets?

[A] Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars
[B] Mercury, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn
[C] Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn
[D] Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune

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52. Who proposed the Binary Star Hypothesis?

[A] Chamberlin
[B] Kant
[C] Russel
[D] Laplace

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53. Which is the uppermost stage of the Quaternary period?

[A] Calabrian
[B] Northgrippian
[C] Greenlandian
[D] Meghalayan

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54. What does the Lithosphere comprise of?

[A] The upper and the lower crust
[B] The core and the lower level of the mantle
[C] The crust and the upper layer of the mantle
[D] The upper mantle and the lower mantle

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55. The Conrad Discontinuity separates which two layers of the Earth?

[A] The outer and the inner crust
[B] The upper and the lower mantle
[C] The mantle and the core
[D] The inner core and the outer core

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56. What is the average thickness of the oceanic crust?

[A] 30 – 35 km
[B] 50 – 70 km
[C] 5 – 10 km
[D] 100 – 150 km

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57. Which layer has the lowest density among all the layers of the Earth’s crust?

[A] Sial
[B] Sima
[C] Nife
[D] outer core

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58. Which rocks comprise almost 65% of the Earth’s crust?

[A] Plutonic
[B] Igneous
[C] Sedimentary
[D] Metamorphic

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59. Which among the following rocks is associated with term ‘change in form’?

[A] Metamorphic
[B] Sedimentary
[C] Igneous
[D] Plutonic

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60. Who published the book “The Origin of Continents and Oceans”?

[A] Harry Hess
[B] Alfred Wegener
[C] John Tuzo Wilson
[D] F.Hoyle

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